19 - 21 April, 2020 | Dubai, UAE

Nauman Mian

CFO Bayt

Nauman is a graduate in Finance from the U.K, an Associate member of Chartered Accountants England and Wales and a Fellow member of Chartered Certified Accountants. He is serving as the Chief Financial Officer at Bayt.com Inc., the Middle East's # 1 job site. He has diverse experience in Auditing and Finance in the major financial blocs including the Middle East and U.K. He started off his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and went on to work for FTSE listed - No.1 Health & Fitness provider in U.K. After moving to Dubai, Nauman rejoined practice in PricewaterhouseCoopers and later moved to Bayt.com.

As the CFO, he is heads Bayt’s Group Finance Division and continues to play a key role in defining the strategic direction and in developing expansion plans for the organization.

Nauman has demonstrated leadership skills throughout his academic and professional career. He is currently the Chairman of the ACCA Members Advisory Committee in UAE. He was also the Founder and Chairman of ICAEW Middle East Student Network. In addition to this, he has been nominated for multiple awards, such as the “Young Accountant of the Year”, and “Chartered Accountant of the Year” at the Finance & Accountancy Middle East Awards.

Conference Day One Monday, 17 June 2019

Monday, June 17th, 2019

3:15 PM Revisiting 2018

The one year anniversary: How has VAT impacted the business and what did it mean to the finance department?
According to the latest IMF forecasts, the UAE’s real GDP growth is expected to reach 2 per cent in 2018 as compared to 0.5 in 2017, and average 3.1 per cent in 2019-23.
Key question: With increased costs, extra functions and changes to structure within businesses, what has the journey been so far?
  • How has your global income been affected with the inclusion of VAT?
  • Has the business efficiency seen a rise?
  • How to risk-manage different scenarios in the design and application of VAT?

4:00 PM Key Enabler – Approaching Gcc Vat

What will the consequences of rolling out VAT in GCC look like?
With UAE and Saudi taking the first leap of implementation of VAT, the other GCC countries are not far behind. The question is how will VAT Impact on intra-GCC trade operations and Reverse Charge Mechanism for intra-GCC imports.
  • With current VAT being at 5%, is there a possibility of seeing it move higher in the near future?
  • What are the key lessons learnt with Saudi and UAE?

Conference Day Two Tuesday, 18 June 2019


Ethics and Compliance: contributors to organisational productivity or the latest market fad? Key question: How can an ethical and compliant culture in the organisation help implement regulatory frameworks in an easier and faster manner?
  • What qualifies as a world class compliance program? Has your business achieved it?
  • Is it time to modify the classic CFO role to match the ever changing business climate?
  • Why must a new age CFO focus on communication skills as much as analytical skills?

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Nauman.

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