Professional and industry experience
Kholoud has over 16 years of Audit and Finance experience across various industries and possesses a thorough knowledge of Saudi accounting and financial reporting standards(SOCPA) as well as International Financial Reporting Standards(IFRS).
Throughout her professional career at KPMG and other financial services firms, Kholoud gained a wide range of industrial and professional experience in accounting , audit and Zakat &Tax advisory. Her experience covered different sectors; Manufacturing, Construction, Medical &Healthcare, Trading, and Investments. She has been also involved in providing financial advisory services, development of accounting system and Policy & Procedures manual, etc.
During her membership of the Governance committee of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) she led projects relating to Governance frameworks for Major Saudi family businesses and for non for profit institutions. This involved alignment of Family constitutions and shareholder values with Management and incorporating diverse expectations of individual shareholders with transparency and efficiency and allowing for good governance without hindering decision-making at operating levels.
As a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusiveness she has been engaged in leading country-wide nationalization strategy, women empowerment and gender diversity within her previous employers. As well as promoting audit and financial advisory as a profession to Saudi graduates, especially females.
MS and BS in Accounting & licensed CPA.
Member of the Saudi Organization of Certified Public Accountant (SOCPA)
Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)