Professional Bio: Manraj Singh - Senior Manager, Advisory
Manraj is a qualified Chartered Accountant, with 8 years experience, specializing in delivering risk based internal audits and internal control testing engagements.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Manraj was associated with Indian Chartered Accountancy firms as an article assistant. He was involved in internal audits, statutory audits, revenue audits, tax audits and tax filings
He joined Grant Thornton US Shared Services Centre in India in 2015 in the Advisory team where he assisted the GT US Teams in risk based internal audits, SOX 404 testing, and regulatory compliance audits.
Professional qualifications and memberships
- Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Punjab University, India
- Chartered Accountant (CPA equivalent)
- Certified Anti-money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
- Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
- Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
In 2019 he relocated to Grant Thornton in the Cayman Islands where he specializes in internal audit, internal controls, SOX compliance and regulatory compliance audits particularly in relation to anti- money laundering compliance.
Manraj experience includes the preparation of audit plans, conducting walkthroughs, performing risk assessments, reviewing the business processes and performing test of design & test of operating effectiveness on the controls.
He has conducted MRA issue validation for one of the world's largest banks and worked closely with client's IA personnel and business process owners to understand the processes and conduct testing as required and validate issues identified in prior internal audits. He also performed External Quality Assessment of the Group Internal Audit function of a global financial services company.
He has also led AML/CFT Inspections (on behalf of Cayman Regulators) and regulatory compliance review engagements with regards to various Cayman Islands regulations.