UHY appoints a new member in Jordan, extending coverage across the Middle East & North Africa (MENA)

Jordan firm, Arab Auditors, Amman, joins the top 20 network, UHY
April 7, 2009 - PRLog -- Global accountancy network, UHY, has expanded its coverage in the Middle East and North Africa region with the admittance to membership of Arab Auditors, of Amman, Jordan.

The firm, which provides services to small to medium-sized businesses, is 15-strong including partners.  Sixty per cent of its turnover is from audit, 30% from tax, 5% from bookkeeping, and 5% from other services. The firm is currently planning to expand service offerings to include IT advice.    Industries represented by clients include: confectionery, retail, hotel and agri-chemicals, contracting and shipping sectors are also among its specialisms.  Languages spoken within the firm are Arabic and English.  

Arab Auditors is an active member of the Jordan Association of Certified Public Accountants (JACPA) Omran Tillawi was recently elected as Vice President in the current Council following a three year term as Secretary and Nabil Haddad is a member of the Continuous Training Committee and the Legal Committee related to JACPA.

Managing partner, Omran Tillaw said: ‘We are pleased to join UHY, as like us they are a service oriented organisation, with an attitude and willingness to add value to clients and to look after their interests.  Sharing these values as well as providing the worldwide reach we need to fully support our clients with increasingly international business interests makes UHY the ideal network for us.’

UHY International Chairman, John Wolfgang, comments: ‘We welcome Arab Auditors into our network.  The Jordanian Government is pushing ahead with large infrastructure projects to support the new central business area, the Abdali district; the planned rail link to the industrial city of Zarqa; the renovation of Amman’s Queen Alia airport, etc.  Jordan and its capital city are set to compete with the other capitals of the Middle East, despite the worldwide downturn.  Arab Auditors strengthens UHY’s presence in the Middle East as well as extending our coverage across the MENA region where we have members in: Egypt, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and United Arab Emirates.’

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About UHY International

Established in 1986 and based in London, UK, UHY International is an association of independent audit, accounting and consulting firms with offices in over 211 major business centres in 72 countries. Over 7055 staff generated an aggregate income of US$667 million in 2008, ranking UHY International among the top 20 international audit, accounting and consultancy networks (by revenue). Each member of UHY International is a legally separate and independent firm. For further information on UHY International go to www.uhy.com

UHY is a full member of the Forum of Firms, an association of international networks of accounting firms: www.ifac.org/Forum_of_Firms

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