Expertise that fits!

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Your partners in finance, analytics, and business transformation.
Atif Ansari
Founder & Principal CFO
With twenty-five years of finance and strategy experience in innovative, entrepreneurial, and high-growth companies, Atif brings a wealth of experience to Ansid's clients with prior executive positions with national and multinational companies in technology, software, data, marketing, and business services.

Atif holds professional accounting designations from CPA Canada (CPA, CMA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK (ACMA, CGMA), and has served as advisory board member to Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (USA) and CPA.com's global start-up accelerator.

Atif also served on the Board of Directors for Health Nexus Sante, a not-for-profit health and wellness promotion organization, most recently as Treasurer and Chair of the Finance & Audit Committee.

Expertise
Financial, HR, and IT leadership, building high-performing teams, process automation, digital transformation, ERP implementations, M&A / integrations, compliance & audit, treasury, fundraising and facilities management

Industry experience
Technology, software, analytics, data, marketing, manufacturing, business services, retail, food & beverages
Wafa Karmi
Consulting CFO
Wafa is a highly accomplished, result driven, senior financial executive with more than 25 years of progressive experience in start-ups to multibillion dollar global organizations. She partners effectively across all functions in an organization to streamline business operations, driving  growth and increasing efficiency and bottom-line profit.

Wafa has a Masters in Financial Management, and prior to joining Ansid, held senior financial roles in organizations in the United States and the Middle East.  
Owais Khalid
Consulting CFO
Owais is a CPA and master’s in professional accounting from University of London, UK, with a proven track record of delivering high quality business outcomes.

He brings over 14 years of experience managing all aspects of finance functions in manufacturing, technology, insurance, hospitality, restaurants, government contracting and construction for national and multi-national organizations in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East. 
Kevin Loo
Consulting CFO
Kevin leverages over 20 years experience in both private and public companies to help  optimize financial operations and maximize profitability. 

He is a technology-savvy CPA who quickly establishes rigour around an organization's strategy and management to bring clarity over financial position and direction.
Sourish Dasgupta
Analytics/Automation Consultant 
Sourish brings his more than 7 years of data science and analytics experience from academia and industry. 

Using his data modelling, visualization and process automation skills, Sourish brings together sales, marketing, operational, and financial data to develop reporting and analytics solutions that provide actionable insights for data-driven decisions.
Shawn Beal
Client Accounting Associate
Shawn has 10 years of experience in accounting for clients in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

With a BBA from Yorkville University, Shawn has the training and experience in providing full-cycle accounting service to Ansid's clients.
Madeeha Hussain
Client Accounting Associate
Madeeha has eight years of versatile accounting experience with multiple Canadian industries. 

From day-to-day accounting to overall financial analysis, she has worked on many system and operational improvement projects.
Aparna Sahai
Marketing/Accounting Associate
With a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance, Aparna has extensive experience in full-cycle accounting and reporting.

She also has over six years of marketing and content writing experience, communicating complex finance & accounting concepts in a simple manner for non-financial users.
Marinela Sirbu
Client Accounting Associate
Marinela (Mary) has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and comes with significant experience in full-cycle accounting using QuickBooks and other ERP software while working for small to large companies in Toronto.
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