Ilyas Anis, Finance Expert in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Ilyas Anis

Finance Expert in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Member since May 9, 2022
Ilyas is a seasoned finance business partner and FP&A who has assisted various corporate businesses and semi-governmental institutions. He is currently serving as a partner for a financial modeling boutique and business consultancy firm with decades of experience. Adopting some of the most cutting-edge technologies to build robust and efficient models based on a widely accepted financial modeling standard, Ilyas enjoys enabling users to interact with the models in a highly engaging way.
Ilyas is now available for hire

Career Highlights

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Case studies

Employment

  • Corporate Finance Advisor

    2022 - PRESENT
    Real Dairy Australia
    • Oversaw the acquisition of Gulli Food Distributors Australia, an industry competitor, adding $20 million to the company's valuation and completing an M&A acquisition.
    • Delivered Board Pack for reporting financial statements and commentary to the management.
    • Prepared the reporting suite financial model for monthly corporate finance reporting.
    Focus areas: 409A Valuation, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Corporate Finance, CFO, Investments, Family Office, Family Office Consultants, Interim CFO, Construction, Fractional CFO
  • Principal Consultant

    2018 - PRESENT
    135 Madison
    • Delivered financial modeling advisory on a day-to-day basis.
    • Advised clients in the fundraising process through financial modeling.
    • Assisted clients in valuation and financial modeling.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Financial Modeling, Investment Banking, 409A Valuation, DCF Modeling, DCF Valuation, Investments, Family Office, Family Office Consultants, Interim CFO, Cash Flow Analysis, Construction, Fractional CFO
  • Managing Partner

    2012 - PRESENT
    IMnS Associates
    • Started a management consulting company that has grown to several associates covering over 500 early to mid-stage companies.
    • Prepared screening materials, an illustrative financing proposal, and a management presentation to facilitate the financing for various startups.
    • Engaged with over 300 clients to assist with fundraising by creating and revising presentations, financial modeling, capital structuring, and market and valuation analysis.
    • Spearheaded over 50+ valuation models supporting corporate transactions and presented conclusions of analyses to senior executives, board members, and senior investment professionals.
    • Advised pre-funded companies, including helping bring together fundraising materials like presentations, financial models, valuations, capital structures, and market research.
    • Advised post-funded companies in a management consultant capacity assisting with seasonal interim CFO positions, directly interfacing with investors to scale the businesses.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Financial Modeling, Valuation, DCF Modeling, Auditing, Accounting, Deal Advisory, Valuation Modeling, Pitch Decks, Fundraising, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Revenue & Expense Projections, Controller, QuickBooks Online, Expert Excell, Venture Capital, SaaS, Business Models, Middle East, Early-stage Venture Capital, Startup Funding, Startups, Financing, Forecasting, Early-stage Startups, Three-statement Modeling, US GAAP, IFRS Financial Reporting, Cannabis, Excel Expert, Software as a Service (SaaS), Excel VBA, B2B, Investments, Family Office, Family Office Consultants, Interim CFO, Cash Flow Analysis, Fractional CFO
  • Audit Supervisor

    2011 - 2015
    Reanda Haroon Zakaria & Company (Chartered Accountants)
    • Acted as an audit associate in this firm, a member of MSI Global Alliance since 1993. The firm is led by senior chartered accountants and a team of qualified professionals with extensive experience providing expert solutions.
    • Ensured that financial statements were prepared following the applicable financial reporting framework, local laws, and requirements of regulatory authorities.
    • Involved in business evaluation and its environment to identify risk areas, its effect on audit, and thereby assisting in planning.
    • Performed control tests, analytical procedures, and details tests within the firm's audit programs to collect audit evidence and critically examine them to identify discrepancies, issues, and control weaknesses.
    • Liaisoned at an appropriate level on client’s management for relevant matters and discussed issues identified.
    Focus areas: Auditing, Financials, Taxation, Financial Modeling, Fundraising, Revenue & Expense Projections, Controller, QuickBooks Online, Expert Excell, Business Models, Middle East, CFO, Early-stage Venture Capital, Startup Funding, Startups, Financing, Forecasting, Early-stage Startups, Three-statement Modeling, US GAAP, IFRS Financial Reporting, Excel Expert, Software as a Service (SaaS), B2B, Investments, Family Office, Family Office Consultants, Interim CFO, Cash Flow Analysis, Fractional CFO

Education

  • Master's Degree in Economics
    2012 - 2014
    University of Karachi - Karachi, Pakistan

Certifications

  • Modano Certification
    FEBRUARY 2022 - PRESENT
    Modano
  • Chartered Financial Modeler (CFM)
    JULY 2021 - PRESENT
    Financial Modeling Institute (FMI)
  • Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA)
    JUNE 2021 - PRESENT
    Corporate Finance Institute (CFI)
  • Commercial Real Estate Finance Specialization
    MAY 2021 - PRESENT
    Corporate Finance Institute (CFI)
  • Chartered Accountant
    FEBRUARY 2021 - PRESENT
    The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan
  • Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM)
    DECEMBER 2020 - PRESENT
    Financial Modeling Institute (FMI)
  • Fellow Chartered Management Accountant (FCMA)
    DECEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMA Pakistan)

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