Amit Dewan, CPA
Director of Client Services
Amit Dewan, CPA, CA, CISA is a Director with Aviva Spectrum and works out of Los Angeles, California, US office. He brings over fifteen years of professional experience, which is supported by an extensive background in SOX projects assisting clients in design, management and implementation of compliance activities. Amit has also acquired considerable experience executing financial statement audits and provided assurance-based business advisory services in line with a variety of audit engagement requirements. Amit has also actively participated in financial fraud investigations where he leveraged sophisticated forensic accounting techniques.
Amit worked at American Express as the Team Lead of its Global Accounts: Control & Compliance; and SOX Testing Group. During his tenure at American Express, Amit was responsible for a number of significant activities that included Balance Sheet account reviews as well as SOX compliance, testing and reporting. Prior to earning that experience, Amit served as a Senior, Assurance and Business Advisory Services, at Price Waterhouse (PwC), where he acquired extensive operating experience in the audit practice group. During his tenure, Amit provided business advisory professional consulting services to leading Information Technology and Telecom companies that included Hewlett-Packard, Hutchison Whampoa, and HCL Technologies. Before joining Price Waterhouse, Amit worked as a Manager â€“ Audit, at Ray & Ray Chartered Accountants (an affiliate of Moore Stephens International), where he applied his training and professional experience in audit and procedures at numerous client engagements, identified and resolved practice-related issues and developed ideas to help clients mitigate strategic as well as operational risk. Amitâ€™s sphere of responsibility also included staff development and other internal and external client management activities. The list of clients Amit worked with at Ray & Ray included IDBI, IFCI, East India Hotels and Bharat Hotels.
Amit earned his Certified Public Accountant certification from the California Board of Accountancy (CBA), his Chartered Accountancy certification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and his Certified Information Systems Auditor certification from Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). Amit graduated with honors as a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance from Delhi University (India).