Hari is an Executive Director for Advisory at BDO Malaysia specialising in high-end technology solutions including Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain technology, Cloud-based solutions, cyber strategy, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Robotics and Digital technology.
Hari has 25 years of technology auditing experience gained partly with the other Big 5 accountancy firms in Australia and the UK. This includes external IT audit assurance, project assurance, business process reviews, Cloud-based solutions, Cyber Security, Blockchain and AI strategies, IT internal audit, Sarbanes Oxley attestation and Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) reviews. He is well experienced in dealing with senior executive management in UK and global blue chip organisations.
Hari is a Certified SAP Consultant with considerable experience in implementing SAP solutions, SAP programme assurance and auditing SAP systems. He is experienced in Financial Institution (FI) and GRC reviews with good knowledge of Controlling (CO), Materials Management (MM), Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Joint Venture Accounting (JVA) and modules of SAP. He has successfully delivered a high value Programme Assurance for SAP Business Transformation Programmes in the energy sector.
Hari has led a number of complex engagements across various industries for high profile clients including large MNCs, blue chip organisations and conglomerates.
Hari had published articles in professional accountancy journals on the ‘Challenges in Auditing SAP’, ‘ERP Programme Assurance’ and ‘Challenges in Auditing Cloud Computing’.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS / EDUCATION
- Member of the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CAANZ)
- Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institute of CPAs (HKICPA)
- Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments (CISI)
- Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA)
- Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
- Certified SAP Consultant