Nik Assanand

Partner, Audit

KPMG in Canada

With over 20 years of experience, Nik is an audit partner who specializes in the financial services industry, serving clients in the investment management, insurance, banking/credit union, and investment dealer sectors. Nik’s specialties also include pension and benefit plans. He is also a practice leader in reporting under the Global Investment Performance Standards and has advised numerous clients in achieving compliance with these requirements. Nik has a deep understanding of the operational control environment, as well as an extensive knowledge of the accounting, tax and regulatory issues relevant to financial services entities. Nik is also a Financial Instruments and Derivatives Specialist and has extensive experience with securitization transactions, derivatives and hedging and financial instruments accounting. Nik is also a regular speaker at industry events.

  • B.Comm., University of British Columbia

  • CPA, CA

  • Financial Statement Auditing

  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

  • Securities Offerings

  • GIPS Verification Services