Audeh Jibreel of Palestine has been admitted as members of Kreston International. The firm operates from a single office in Ramallah and offers the full range of core services - auditing, taxation and consulting to a broad mix of clients, including to the manufacturing, automotive, professional services and not for profit sectors. Established in 1966, the firm is the second oldest auditing firm in Palestine, and has been highly rated in the region for many years. Managing Partner Audeh Jibreel was president of the Palestinian auditing institute for 12 years and is well known throughout the Middle East. Jon Lisby, Executive Director of Kreston, comments "The profession in Palestine has worked through extremely troubled times to serve clients with business interests in the area. The Palestinian Market is now dominated by NGOs and USAID Projects, banks, universities and insurance companies, all of whom are seeking firms with international capabilities. We are pleased to recruit one of the country's best known audit offices".
Kreston International has been named a full member of the Forum of Firms after reporting it has implemented a globally coordinated quality assurance program, committed to the use of International Standards on Auditing (ISAs), and met other specific ethics requirements, the Forum announced today.
Kreston International held its first Middle East Conference from 3-5 November in Dubai. The event took place at the Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Downtown. Delegates from all Kreston firms across the Middle East attended, as well as members from India and Jersey.
Kreston International, the global network of independent accounting firms, has added Kanaan Firm as a Correspondent. Established in 1998, Kanaan Firm provides auditing and accounting services in Gaza and the additional coverage is supported by Kreston’s existing Palestinian Kreston member firm, Audeh Jibreel of Ramallah on the West Bank. Jon Lisby, Kreston CEO, said: “We are pleased to welcome Kanaan Firm to extend our coverage of the Palestinian Territories”. Founding Partner Bassam Ahmed said: “We are extremely pleased to be attached to the Kreston network and look forward to working with the members of Kreston International both in the region and globally”