Ivan Fsadni is a Certified Public Accountant with Warrant Number 48317 issued by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Malta.
To provide affordable book-keeping and accounting services to businesses including but not limited to sole traders and companies.
Ivan Fsadni CPA
Ivan Fsadni received his degree in Accountancy from the University of Malta in 1983 and was presented with his warrant as Certified Public Accountant in 1984. Ivan is a fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants and a Member of the Malta Institute of Management. Amongst his other qualifications, Ivan has also been a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) since 2008, and a member of ISACA. Ivan also obtained the CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist) certification in 2009.
His career had its foundations at a leading local retail bank. The highlights of his nineteen-year stint at this institution included an assignment to create and establish the IT Audit Section within the Bank’s Audit and Inspection Services Department and heading the Business Requirements Team for the institute’s IT Replacement Banking System Project.
Subsequently, Ivan decided to offer his professional services as a Certified Public Accountant as a sole practitioner. During this period, he provided Internal Audit Consultancy and Advisory services (specialising in IT audits), Project Management of IT Implementations, Financial Management, Tax Planning and Accounting services. Ivan also offered a range of corporate services, including directorships, company formation and liquidation services. His clients included financial and credit institutions, private corporate entities, as well as public agencies.
In 2006, Ivan joined an international credit institution specialising in the provision of trade finance products and services as Group Head Internal Audit. In this role, apart from performing the standard audits at the Bank’s head office, Ivan was also required to visit and perform audits of the Group’s subsidiaries and joint ventures around the globe, including in India, Egypt, Russia, the UK and the UAE. Ivan also acted as Secretary to the Audit Committee and held the position of Group Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO).
In 2013, Ivan was appointed as Group Chief Risk Officer of this credit institution, reporting to the Board Risk Committee, and managing a team of eleven people. His responsibilities included the establishment, maintenance and control of the Group’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework (ERM), with oversight responsibilities of the risk management processes and of the Group’s risk management systems.
In the first quarter of 2015, Ivan set up his private practice under the brand name Ivan Fsadni Advisory.
When Ivan Fsadni set up Ivan Fsadni Advisory, he had one clear objective in mind - to direct his more than 35 years’ professional experience and expertise in Malta’s financial services industry to the benefit of his clients. This experience covers the areas of internal audit, governance, risk management and compliance within high-profile organisations and SMEs.
The hallmark of Ivan Fsadni Advisory is the same set of values which has underlined Ivan’s extensive professional career, namely the delivery of personalised, quality, high- value expertise, based on hands-on and thorough involvement, and a commitment to objective and independent advice. At Ivan Fsadni Advisory, our professional input always aims at adding value and improving clients’ operational activities and constantly strive to help clients achieve their objectives by bringing a systematic approach towards evaluating and improving the effectiveness of their control functions.
Ivan Fsadni Advisory’s professional advice can assist clients in developing the proper risk and control frameworks within which they can align their organisations to current exigent while adding value to their capabilities in achieving set strategic objectives. To this end, we are prepared to work with audit committees, executives and management of companies, as well as owners of firms, in order to assist and support them as required. Our specialist advice can also help clients identify, assess and analyse their risks, highlighting solutions designed to better manage and mitigate identified risks and identify opportunities in an organization’s risk framework.
Ivan Fsadni Advisory can also assist organisations in strengthening their internal control and finance functions, through the establishment of effective internal control frameworks, proper risk oriented financial control and effective regulatory operational management requirements. Moreover, we can assist management in the collation and analysis of data with the aim of providing information which will render the decision-making process more effective and efficient.
Ivan Fsadni CPA
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