Sabuj H Chowdhury FCA, a dynamic Professional Accountant, has served global technology giants, telco and big4 professional firm stalwartly to building enterprise value.
Twenty years of global and multinationals experience as an executive in early stage, senior managerial and leadership role in high growth companies operating in Southeast Asian and global marketplace.
He is a fellow Chartered Accountant (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) after having post-graduate degree on accounting with distinction and obtained diploma on management degree from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata (IIM, K).
Mr Chowdhury has 20+ years of experience as CFO, Business Controller, corporate executive and audit senior role at HMD Global Oy, Microsoft, Nokia Corporation, Telenor/Grameenphone, TMI/Aktel, Deloite & Touché ME and Hoda Vasi Chowdhury & Co where he led full finance team, business partnering with sales, marketing, HR, Care and Logistics and/or drive own department successfully.
He has excellent track records to handle multi-country/markets business finance function in multiple geography in Southeast Asian countries and Middle East (Indonesia, Thailand, Bangladesh, Sri-Lanka, Nepal, Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia). He has been rewarded as the best performer in his corporate career many times.
He has comprehensive and in-depth knowledge/experience across all corporate finance i.e. strategy setting, financial planning, reporting & performance evaluation, Merger & Acquisition,
Business Valuation, Policy and Procedures review and further improvements, funding & risk management, SOX Compliance and process improvement, IT and ERP Integrations Projects, new business feasibility, consumer products pricing, market survey, channel margin and commission fixation, Retail channel survey and Auditing, project management, accounting, auditing and fiscal matters.
He also worked as short-term consultant at World Bank to review financial management process of multiple projects at public sector. He has strong business partnering skills, excellent judgement and decision-making ability in a collaborative style.
Being an audit senior at Deloite & Touché, Middle East and Hoda Vasi Chowdhury & Co (HVC), he was always keen to learn/adopt new issues relating audit, assurance and business advisory. He is also very keen to learn more on Artificial Inteligence, digital streaming, cloud computing, e-commerce and it’s impact analysis. In Deloite & Touché- ME, he was assigned to do audit of different large companies, like Saudi ARAMCO, SAHARA Petroleum, Zamil Group, Sheraton Hotel Group, etc. In his HVC career, he Led audit team to carry out internal and external audit, consultancy and business advisory services at leading MNCs, Development Agencies and International NGOs. He has comprehensive knowledge on manufacturing entity audit and analyze cost drivers which influence company bottom line performance.
Mr Chowdhury attended series of foreign training and workshops as a trainer/participant. He travelled Finland, Turkey, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, India, Nepal and Bhutan. He is socially associated with Lions Club International, Corporate Executive Club, different Orphanages and educational institute.