Manraj Singh Senior Manager Grant Thornton Cayman +1 345 525 9859

Professional Bio: Manraj Singh - Senior Manager, Advisory

Background

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.

 

Experience

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.