Grant Thornton Abdulaal Gulf Audit

Grant Thornton International Ltd (Grant Thornton International) is one of the world's leading organisations of independently owned and managed accounting and consulting firms. These firms provide assurance, tax and specialist business advice to privately held businesses and public interest entities.

Abdulaal Gulf Audit established in 2000, as one of the leading chartered accounting practices in Bahrain. It joined Grant Thornton International in January 2006 offering a full range of professional services supported by Grant Thornton Member offices around the world.

The strength of our local firm is reflected in the scale of our international operations. Grant Thornton operates in over 115 countries, bringing together 28,000 personnel in more than 650 offices worldwide. We focus on practical, customized solutions and identifying and pursuing business opportunities domestically and internationally.

Meeting the highest standards of professionalism plays a pivotal role in how this firm is structured. The firm functions within a well-established code of conduct, focused on living up to the commitment of achieving excellence.

Jassim Abdulaal, the Managing Partner of the Firm is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the UK, a member of ICEAW, with over 18 years experience in Assurance and Special Advisory Services in both the Middle East and the UK. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Abdulaal Gulf Audit, Jassim was Audit Partner in BDO Jawad Habib leading the assurance services for two years, and prior to that he was a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

He served as a member of Bahrain Parliament for 4 years, acting as Chairman and Vice Chairman of Finance and Economic Committee. From 1990 to 1995 he worked in the UK office of Coopers and Lybrand where accumulated substantial amount of experience in audit and special assignments on both growing business and large blue chip clients.