Ketan Vikamsey

In 1990, he joined as partner and is in overall charge of the Audit Department.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) since 1990
  • Diploma in Information System Audit (DISA) of ICAI
  • Certification on IFRS held by ICAI
  • BSE certification on Derivatives Exchange held by the Stock Exchange, Mumbai
  • Certification on Internal Audit Studies held by the Bombay Chartered Accountants Society [BCAS], Mumbai

Professional/ Social Activities:

  • Heads the Assurance Practice of the firm, having handled audits of large Corporates, Mutual Funds, Insurance Companies, Nationalised Banks, Foreign Banks, Due diligence, Regulatory Inspections & Investigations
  • Speaker/ Chairman at various seminars, meetings, lectures held by WIRC of ICAI, NIRC of ICAI, SIRC of ICAI, CIRC of ICAI, BCAS, Study Circles, [Ahmedabad, Nashik, Nagpur, Surat, Jalgaon, Navi Mumbai, Pune] branches of WIRC, Reserve Bank of India and Comptroller and Auditor General of India
  • Member, Internal Auditing Standards Board of ICAI in 2011–2012
  • Member Banking, Finance & Insurance Committee of Indian Merchants’ Chamber
  • Member Banking & Finance Committee, Capital Markets Committee & Economic Affairs Committee of Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Member, Study group formed by ICAI for preparing Guidance Note on Audit of Banks in 2009 and 2010
  • Convener, Residential Refresher Course and Public Relations Committee of the Chamber of Tax Consultants (CTC) in 2011 and 2012
  • Member, Study group formed by ICAI for preparing book on Issues on Audit of Banks in 2010
  • Trustee, Vipassana Research Institute, Igatpuri and Samyak Vanijja Charitable Trust, Mumbai. Also, Trustee of an Educational Trust
  • Member, Professional Development Committee of WIRC of ICAI 2009–10
  • Member, Expert Study Group of Committee on Insurance and Pension of ICAI, 2006–07
  • Member, Auditing and Assurance Standards Board of ICAI in 2004–2005

Erstwhile

  • Contributor, WIRC Annual Referencer on “Auditing and Assurance Standards”
  • Contributor, BCAS Annual Referencer on “Bank Branch Audit”
  • Convener, Working group formed by ICAI for adopting FOUR International Auditing Practice Statements on Information Technology viz: IT Environments Stand–alone Computers; IT Environments–On–line Computer Systems; IT Environments–Database Systems; Risk Assessments and Internal Control–CIS Characteristics and Considerations
  • Member, Working group formed by ICAI for Revising the LFAR (Long Form Audit Report) in case of Banks and its branches
  • Member, Editorial Board of WIRC of ICAI
  • Member, Working group formed by ICAI for preparing the Guidance Note on Accounting for Equity Index Options and Equity Stock Options
  • Member, Study group formed by ICAI for Accounting Standards for Banks
  • Member, Committee on Continuing Professional Education of WIRC of ICAI
  • Convener, Chembur CA CPE Study Circle, which won the Best Study Circle Award during the tenure
  • Member, Membership & Website Committee of CTC
  • Director, Atlantis Investment Advisors Private Limited, HLB Technologies (Mumbai) Private Limited and Miloni Consultants Private Limited