Akash has consulted for Deloitte NZ and PWC UK, where he worked on multiple AML/CFT advisory engagements for the major banks and large financial services firms. Akash is also a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists.
Leaders in outsourced AML Audits
The AML/CFT Act 2009 requires all reporting entities to have their risk assessment and AML/CFT programme audited every two years, or at any other time at the request of the supervisor. First AML is qualified to audit all reporting entities in New Zealand.
Why use First AML Audit
We make Audits easy
FIrst AML Audit has developed a best in class audit methodology based on extensive experience in conducting AML/CFT Audits for professional services firms Deloitte and PwC in New Zealand and The United Kingdom.
Our Audit team is structured in a way to deliver robust, yet cost effective Audits.
We provide comprehensive recommendations for addressing non-compliance (if necessary) or otherwise improving the robustness of your AML/CFT Risk Assessment and Compliance Programme.
As an experienced AML/CFT Auditor, we can take care of all of your Audit needs, including
Full independent audit and review of your AML/CFT programme and risk assessment.
Ensure your documentation is aligned with key sections of the AML/CFT Act 2009.
POST AUDIT VALUE ADD
Identifying areas of non-compliance and providing recommendations.
Lead Audit Director
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