Fareed Sheik & Co
Who are we:
Fareed Sheik & Co’s humble beginning started in 2008 as a boutique public accounting firm serving the greater Toronto area (GTA)’s small and medium sized businesses and self-employed individuals. Today after more than a decade of presence our firm has left a footprint as a reputed boutique public accounting firm serving over 400+ happy clients assisting in their tax, accounting and auditing needs. We are licensed to practice public accounting by the CPA Ontario and CPA of British Columbia.
Our vision is “To be recognized as a firm excelling in meeting client’s expectations.”
Our mission is to run a public accounting practice which helps our clients meet their financial and taxation goals. We will achieve this by means of providing exemplary professional service by our dedicated, qualified and experience team of professional accountants.
Fareed Sheik CPA,CA, LPA
Fareed Sheik is seasoned accounting professional with over 25 years of experience in tax, accounting and audit lines of practice. He has worked with large accounting firms like Ernst & Young and Deloitte. Fareed Sheik is Chartered Accountant from Canada, US and India. Fareed's area of specialization is internal controls, taxation and client management. Fareed has been leading and directing a team of dedicated and qualified professionals at Fareed Sheik &Co for the past many years to deliver excellent client service. Fareed enjoys outdoor activities like camping, swimming and playing soccer.
Manager - Accounting and Book Keeping Services
Shakeel Khan is highly analytical, result-driven accounting specialist skilled at working quickly and accurately with more than 3 years of experience that included Taxes, Financial reporting and compliance and over 10 years of experience in the banking sector, with expertise in commercial banking and customer relationship management. Shakeel holds University degree in Commerce and a Master’s degree in Public administration and is pursuing CPA Canada designation
Asst. Manager - Audit and Assurance
Shah Qazi is with the firm since 2015. He is a diversified accounting professional with over 10 years of experience in Audit, Bookkeeping and Taxation. He has done Bcom and Mcom from the University of Meerut (India) and pursuing a CPA. He holds the Accounting Technician Certificate from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Shah Qazi has strong analytical and communication skills. He is motivated, team player, organized, detailed oriented and proficient in working independently.
Bushra Fathima is a graduate of Bachelor of Commerce with honors from York University. She is currently pursuing CPA designation from CPA Ontario. She is involved in many not for profit organization and has been a treasurer for Muslim Students Association of York University for 2 years. Her interest taxation and audit services.
Payroll and Billing Services- Assistant
Sidhra Fareed graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting. She is currently pursuing Payroll compliance practitioner (PCP) course from McMaster University. She is currently working as a payroll and billing assistant at the firm. Her interest includes bookkeeping and payroll. Sidhra is a dedicated, organized, and hard-working team player.
Aadil Shahnawaz graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Northern BC. He is working as a Staff accountant and has an interest in audit and assurance. He is currently pursuing his CPA designation with CPA Ontario. He Joined the Team of Fareed Sheik from May 2022
Client compliances co-ordinator
Sr. Manager - Audit and Assurance
A seasoned professionally designated accountant having 10 years experience in audit planning, data analysis, execution, and reporting. Rajeev manages the assurance services of the practice. Rajeev is associated with the firm since 2016. Rajeev is very knowledgeable in accounting and auditing standards, businesses and processes, risk evaluation, mitigation through internal control and process deficiencies. He has Worked in large firms like PwC, KPMG. A good team leader and a strong believer in training and development of skills and talents in new comers to the organization.
Manager - Accounting and Book Keeping Services
Sudha joined the firm in 2017. With a Masters degree in Mathematics, Sudha is a results-orientated accounting personnel with broad experience in a deadline-driven environment. Strong accounting skills, proficient in direct and indirect taxes, proven track record in consistently and effectively delivering accounting services.
Payroll and Billing Administrator
Abdulla Rahil, working as Payroll / Billing Administrator, his qualifications include Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) from Canadian Payroll Association and MBA specialized in Accounting & Finance from University of Madras, India. His experiences include but not limited to Canadian Payroll System, Book Keeping and Preparation & Compilation of Financial Statements.
Azhar Mohammed is a graduate of Bachelor of Commerce from St Joseph’s College of Commerce, India. He is currently in completion stage of Associate Certified Chartered Accountant, UK. He has experienced working with large accounting firm Ernst & Young. He was also part of innovation and process optimisation team to carry out audit procedures efficiently. His interests are Taxation and Audit & Assurance services. His hobbies includes Trekking and cooking.
A certified AWS cloud practitioner, and a mathematical wizard, Solomon has over 4 years of experience supporting clients as well as domain knowledge on software engineering for business use, which he acquired at Sheridan College. He has also begun his journey in project management, looking to pursue CAPM, and eventually PMP. On his “downtime”, Solomon enjoys sports, fitness and tinkering with tools.
Syed Ali Waris
Accountant - Corporate Services
Syed Ali Waris is a Graduate in Commerce and has a certification in finance and accounting essentials. He has 10+ years experience in finance and accounting for multiple clients across Europe and India. At Fareed Sheik & Co he dedicatedly handles Corporate client accounts with their monthly and quarterly financial reporting.
Asma Sheerin has completed her Bachelors degree in English Literature and currently pursuing her Masters in English literature. At Fareed Sheik & Co she is responsible for all the compliances related matters for clients like filing annual returns with ministry and Federal Government. She also maintains client records and data base to ensure they are in compliance. Her interests include reading books, writing blogs and travelling places.