Essam Ahmed

Director, Accounting Advisory Services

KPMG in Kuwait

Sector Experience:

Essam has over 21 years of experience in Cost Accounting ,auditing, financial and management accounting in diversified industries in Kuwait and Egypt.

He currently manages the Accounting Advisory team in KPMG, Kuwait.
Essam performs forensic investigations of public, private, government and non-profit entities. His practice includes preparation of prospective financial information; due diligence investigations; lost profits, damage calculation and analysis; breach of contract disputes; and embezzlement investigations.

Essam has independently managed various engagements for a number of clients within the investment, real estate, manufacturing, contacting, trading , education ,printing, media and publishing sectors.

Specialized Experience:

Essam leads KPMG Kuwait’s AAS and has lead engagement teams for clients within construction, contracting investment, trading, manufacturing , and media and publishing sectors.

Performed accounting advisory like assisting company’s personnel in solving various types of accounting problems and issues for a number of clients in Kuwait.

For example Essam has provided accounting advisory for many companies in preparing claim files, experts requests, reconciliations.

Another example , Essam has Lead teams in creating proper accounting system for many new established companies in Kuwait working in different sectors like investment ,TV channels, restaurants, infrastructure.

Essam has very good experience in cost accounting, he has provided accounting advisory engagement for a main newspaper publisher in Kuwait.

The scope of work was advising the company’s personnel on how to book and control the cost of printing different newspapers daily releases.