Vikas Agarwal

Vikas Agarwal

Vikas Agarwal

Manager, Assurance Services
Mr. Vikas joined our firm in 2006. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and post qualified in Information System Audit (ISA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), India. He has been working in professional field of accounting, auditing, taxation, costing, business consultancy and audit manuals for various corporate, non-government organizations, public sector undertakings, banking institutions and large public and private sector companies, for over eleven years

About Vikas Agarwal

He is a senior partner of Lochan & Co, and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Ha has over 29 years of professional experience in consulting, assurance, and advisory services. As project lead, he has provided assurance and consulting services in more than 65 countries to various multilateral agencies, bilateral agencies.
As managing partner of Lochan & Co, he is managing more than 150 employees, including professionals, consultants, and trainees, to maximize company profitability and efficiency. He has experience in leading and growing all sectors of business to make it a dynamic and progressive organization.
He is a capacity development specialist who has experience of advising governments, UN agencies, international organizations, Non-Government Organizations and the private sector since 1990. He has developed the Best Practice Framework for Managing large scale complex projects.

Education and Professional Qualification:

• Fellow Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI); 1990
• Bachelor of Commerce (H) from Ramjas College, Delhi University, India; 1982
• Member of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), India

Expertise:

• Ability toprovide risk management and internal control leadership and support regarding adequate controls, risk mitigation strategies, and overall compliance with IIA standards, policies, and procedures;
• Managing the internal control environment and promoting continuous enhancements,
• Improving financial and operational controls, processes and system capabilities;
• In-depth knowledge and varied experience in conducting audits following the International Standards on Auditing (ISA), audit principles, Internal Audit standards, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) norms, etc.