Offering Expertise and Holistic Perspective To Make Your Business Shine
Our Business Consulting and Advisory division provides a wide range of services to a large number of clients in Pakistan and abroad. Clients serviced by us include public sector corporations, listed companies, private entities, non-profit and charitable organizations and financial institutions.
The services provided by Bridgepoint Holdings are governed by its mission and values. Maintenance of quality standards, professionalism and integrity are of prime importance and the same are reflected through the services provided by us.
Remaining within these parameters we have developed refined, comprehensive and flexible procedures to provide our client with the maximum benefits through quality, effective and cost efficient solutions.
Our Business Consulting and Advisory Services
Audit and Assurance
Audit and assurance services imply responsibility towards those functionaries who rely upon the reports issued in this context. All audit and assurance services including Statutory Audit involves a total professional approach that involves strict quality control. This means maintaining highest standards of professionalism, adhering to applicable International Auditing Standards, other applicable pronouncements, adopting modern audit techniques and maintaining complete independence and objectivity.
We at Bridgepoint are proud of being associated with top audit firms in Pakistan who share a common belief in Professionalism with the attributes of integrity, objectivity, independence, adherence to professional standards and applicable laws and regulations, and demonstrated will to maintain and improve the quality of services and to withstand all pressure, competitive and otherwise, not to compromise on principles, standards and quality.
Through these associates, we assist our clients in effective coordination of the following audit and assurance services:
- Financial statement audits
- Internal audits
- Risk management audits
- Efficiency and management audits
- Value for money audits
- Preemptive audits
- Investigative and forensic audits
- Technology audits
Interpretation and application of tax laws is complex which makes tax management very challenging. With the ever-changing dynamics of taxation, it has become arduous to stay on top of changing tax laws. Minimization of the taxation impact taking advantage of all the allowances and exemptions available and appropriate tax planning is essential to produce long-term sustainable tax savings.
We offer a wide range of income tax and sales tax services to assist our clients cut through the complex taxation structure and stay ahead of the taxation changes that impact their business. These include:
- Income tax and sales tax advisory services including determination of income and chargeability of tax, exemptions, credits and withholding tax matters.
- Compliance services relating to income tax and sales tax.
- Representation before tax authorities
- Tax litigations
We also provide expert advice in specialist areas such as taxation relating to mergers and acquisitions, foreign employees and expatriates, international corporate tax and transfer pricing.
Corporate and Secretarial
The complexity of the corporate world has increased manifold with everchanging governing rules and regulations. Whether its adherence to existing rules and regulations or its application to achieve certain objectives, it requires services of specialists and experts.
Our corporate and secretarial services involve multi-facet aspects, which include identification of the appropriate kind of corporate structure, incorporation of companies including specialized companies (insurance, banking, brokerage etc.), raising capital (equity and debt), public issue of shares, mergers and acquisitions, compliance with various regulatory requirements including filing of corporate returns, compliance with code of corporate governance and maintenance of corporate records.
Financial Accounting and Reporting
The quality and clarity of financial reporting are critical for all entities from the perspective of all stakeholders. Reliable, precise and timely financial accounting and reporting is critical both internally to meet the information requirements of the management and externally for financial reporting pursuant to regulatory framework. There is a necessity to align finance and accounting models according to the changing financial reporting, regulatory and competitive demands. Our professional services in the areas of financial accounting and reporting include:
- Interpretation and application of International Financial Reporting Standards and other financial reporting and regulatory frameworks to individual items appearing in the financial statements.
- Maintenance of computerized accounting including cashbook, general ledger, inventories, sales, purchases, receivables, payables, payroll etc. In addition to routine accounting information, we also provide periodic reports like statement of cashflows, receivable and payable positions, daily reports indicating overall position, periodic financial statements tailored according to the specific needs of our clients.
- Preparation of financial statements and other information reports in accordance with a specified financial reporting framework.
Our corporate finance advisory facilitates corporations in dealing with funding sources, capital structuring, and investment decisions. Our corporate finance advice is primarily concerned with maximizing shareholder value through long and short-term financial planning and the implementation of various strategies. We provide advice related to all corporate finance tasks including capital investments, capital financing and working capital management.
We help our clients assess technology strategies and, in doing so, align their technology strategies with their business or process strategies. These services support our clients’ IT initiatives by providing:
- Strategic advisory services that help clients assess their IT needs and formulate system implementation plans.
- Architecture advisory services that combine strategic plans and knowledge of emerging technologies to create the logical design of the system and the supporting infrastructure to meet customer requirements.
- Operational assessment/benchmarking services that assess the operating efficiency and capacity of a client’s IT environment.
- Implementation services aimed at advising customers on the rollout and testing of new solution deployments.
Human resources are the nucleus of a flourishing businesses not only relating to its operations but also are regarded as representative ambassadors. Investment in human capital has become a very important and major asset of successful entities. We recognize its significance and provide the following services:
- Executive search for senior management positions including chief executive officer, and functional heads covering finance, accounting, production, sales, marketing and human resources.
- Human resource management and development encompassing recruitment, performance evaluation, training needs assessment, employee motivation, rewards and benefits, teams and leadership development, human resource planning, job descriptions and profiles, and human resources information systems.
- Preparation of service rules; designing of procedures and standards relating to human resources function including remuneration structure, performance appraisal, recruitment, resignations, conflict resolution and disciplinary action.
- Development and redesigning organizational structure with emphasis on corporate culture, mission and values and core competencies and motivational factors.
Management Consulting and Specialized Services
Our management consulting services aim to help your business prioritize and strategize projects in the best way possible. Our expert and experienced management consultants work with you to create comprehensive business solutions as per your individual business needs. With our management consultancy services, your business will have better efficiency, effectiveness, and performance. These services include strategic planning, succession planning, organizational development, facilitation, and organization change management.
Our specialized services include advisory and execution of mergers and acquisitions, business and investment valuations, feasibility studies, valuation of assets, due diligence etc.
Why choose us
Bridgepoint’s professional team is a unique combination of Chartered Accountants, Certified Accountants, IT Professionals, HR Experts, MBAs, Lawyers, Marketing Specialists, Cost and Management Accountants, Commerce Graduates who work closely to provide optimum solutions our valued clients. To us, concern means dedication to each of our clients and a firm commitment towards helping them solve their business problems from commencement to conclusion. We place emphasis on competence, professionalism and creativity in conducting our assignments.
COMPETENCE and technical expertise play an integral part in our comprehensive approach to client service, forming the “core” which is never compromised. Competence is a combination of an in-depth understanding of the clients’ business affairs, and a thorough knowledge of current principles and techniques.
We believe in PROFESSIONALISM with the attributes of integrity, objectivity, independence, adherence to professional standards and applicable laws and regulations, and demonstrated will to maintain and improve the quality of services and to withstand all pressure, competitive and otherwise, not to compromise on principles, standards and quality.
At Bridgepoint Holdings a CREATIVE approach is stressed in all engagements. Imagination combined with sound professional judgment provides us with the opportunity to explore new concepts while remaining sensitive to the fundamental need for practical solutions. Our philosophy is to anticipate management’s needs and design solutions which are innovative and effective.
Experience In a Wide Range of Industries
Construction and Engineering
Energy and Utilities
Transport and Travel
Manufacturing and Trading
Focus on your core deliverable only
Our business advisory service is designed around your need – we have a hassle-free solution for all your support functions so you can focus on what is truly important for you – YOUR BUSINESS.