KPMG Strengthens Audit Management in Jamaica and the Wider Caricom Area

KINGSTON, JamaicaKPMG in Caricom has appointed three new audit companions to additional strengthen its audit follow for purchasers in private and non-private sectors throughout the area.

Management Appointments

The management appointments which took impact earlier this month embrace Audit Companions, Uday Bhalara who joins KPMG in Jamaica bringing over 18 years of expertise, Damion Reid, additionally from KPMG in Jamaica, bringing over 18 years of expertise, and Chay Gomez, resident in Trinidad & Tobago, with over 13 years of expertise. All three new companions have robust worldwide expertise and are dedicated to consumer service supply.

Jamaica – Uday Bhalara

Uday Bhalara  - KPMG - Partner, AuditJamaica
Uday Bhalara
Accomplice, Audit
Resident: Jamaica

Uday Bhalara has labored with varied multi-national purchasers world wide and makes a speciality of monetary sector audits, with a key deal with banks. Uday’s portfolio additionally contains listed corporations, public sector entities, manufacturing, power and pure assets, and shopper industrial markets. Having beforehand served on the Audit Staff at KPMG in India and as a Accomplice at one other worldwide audit agency in Uganda, he has developed a observe document in high quality and audit transformation. In his new position, he’ll work with purchasers to make sure that audits are executed persistently, consistent with the necessities and intent of relevant skilled requirements, inside a powerful system of high quality management.

Jamaica – Damion Reid

Damion Reid - KPMGPartner, Audit
Resident: Jamaica
Damion Reid
Accomplice, Audit
Resident: Jamaica

Damion Reid, who began his audit profession at KPMG’s Montego Bay workplace with development by Kingston and Hamilton, Bermuda, may have a specialised deal with the Insurance coverage, Journey, Leisure & Tourism, and Company sectors. His twin presence in Kingston and Montego Bay positions him to cater to purchasers’ numerous wants in these areas and the broader Caricom, addressing distinctive regulatory calls for prevalent in these industries.

Trinidad and Tobago – Chay Gomez

Chay GomezKPMG Partner, Audit
Resident: Trinidad and Tobago
Chay Gomez
Accomplice, Audit
Resident: Trinidad and Tobago

Chay Gomez brings international publicity and native insights having labored with KPMG in Trinidad and Tobago and the UK (UK). Within the UK, Chay had in depth expertise in information analytics, studying and improvement, and delivering excessive worth to his diversified portfolio of purchasers. As an Audit Accomplice, Chay will deal with enhancing audit effectivity to satisfy purchasers’ wants, whereas driving his ardour for growing younger expertise throughout Caricom.

Barbados – Ravi Sankar

Along with the above new companion appointments, KPMG additionally introduced that Ravi Sankar, Advisory Accomplice, specializing in Cybersecurity and Expertise Consulting, who was beforehand based mostly at its Kingston workplace, will now be connected to the Hastings, Barbados workplace. Ravi’s presence on this key location will improve KPMG’s capabilities and responsiveness to purchasers’ evolving wants, notably within the realm of cybersecurity and information safety.

The Accomplice appointments had been complemented by a number of Director promotions throughout KPMG in Jamaica, Barbados, and Trinidad & Tobago, additional strengthening the agency’s management throughout the area.

“As KPMG in Caricom continues to remodel itself throughout the area, these strategic appointments underscore our dedication to bolstering management, enhancing audit high quality, delivering strategic advisory providers, and providing revolutionary options to our purchasers, all while setting up our future leaders to deal with consumer service” shared R. Tarun Handa, Senior Accomplice at KPMG in Caricom. “We warmly welcome our new Companions to the senior management staff and lengthen our congratulations to our newly promoted Administrators,” he added.