London, United Kingdom, February 14, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Beirut-based professional services firm Boutros, Saghir & Associates (BSA) has been upgraded to full membership of the Russell Bedford global accounting network.
The Lebanese firm joined Russell Bedford as a correspondent in May 2013.
BSA was launched as a Professional Civil Company in May 2013 by its two partners, Abdel Kader Saghir and Tony Boutros, both members of the Lebanese Association of Certified Public Accountants (LACPA).
The senior partner, Abdul Kader Saghir, established his own firm, AKS, in 1993. Providing services to both local and international clients, his firm became recognised as one of the leading medium sized audit offices in Lebanon. Abdul Kader Saghir is vice-president of the LACPA. He is also a vice president of the Arab Federation and Accountants and Auditors and a member of the board of directors of the Arab Tax Society.
Tony Boutros, the managing partner, has over 15 years of audit, tax and advisory experience at Big-4 firms in Lebanon. In addition to his Lebanese CPA qualification, he has an MBA and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).
BSA provides audit, accounting, tax compliance and advisory services to clients in Lebanon and elsewhere in the Middle East and North Africa region. The firm draws upon its partners' wide experience in the retail, construction, real estate, banking, insurance, manufacturing and not-for-profit sectors.
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