Director - Internal Audit
Erkhan Murad is a Director in the Internal Audit department at DLA where he is responsible for internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance activities for his clients.
Mr. Murad brings over 14 years of audit and consulting experience to DLA and his experience spans across various industries including hedge fund, private equity, and real estate. At DLA, he has been responsible for the building of clients’ internal control frameworks readying them to be SOX compliant. In addition, he has worked with existing public clients, specifically within the BDC, Mortgage/Property REIT and Investment Management industries, to offer outside of the box recommendations to reduce cost and improve processes. Further, Mr. Murad leads a wide variety of internal audit projects, including but not limited to, enterprise risk assessments, operational reviews and process/system optimizations.
Previously, Mr. Murad worked for eight years in the Assurance practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) within the Alternative Investments group. He was responsible for planning, budgeting and managing audit engagements for hedge fund and private equity clients. In addition, he was responsible for the review of work papers to ensure all significant accounting, auditing and reporting issues were resolved prior to financial statement issuance.
Mr. Murad has hands on experience defining audit scope, developing strategies and prioritizing activities by researching clients’ risks, objectives and business goals. He has also researched technical accounting issues and assured clients were complying with technical standards. He focuses on educating clients about opportunities for improving their internal accounting processes, resulting in both time and cost efficiencies.
Education, Certifications & Affiliations
- Binghamton University, Bachelor of Science; Accounting
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