Khushal Khagram FFA/FIPA has wide-ranging experience as an accountant in all aspects of finance and management. He also has extensive experience in corporate Public Relations as well as an exceptional ability to bring parties together through negotiation; building relationships at key levels.
In 2008 Khushal co-founded the prestigious London accounting firm of Kingsley Maybrook where he oversees the company’s profitability, and dad-to-day financial systems and budgets.
Khushal is the group’s liaison with banks and other financial institutions as well as the supervisor of all accounting functions via Blue Point, our accounting and financing subsidiary. In addition to supervising junior members of staff and trainee accountants, he is involved in all negotiations of major agreements and the preparation of statutory accounts for submission to relevant authorities. He has honed the expertise he bring to the Group through years of experience in Tax Preparation, GAAP, Compilation and Reviews, Tax Planning, Tax Mitigation, Strategies, Tax Law Analysis, Land and Property Tax Return, International Taxes, Revenue Compliance and Liaising with HMRC on all Taxation matters, VAT, PAYE, CT, and Self Assessment.
A brief vita of Khushal’s relevant employment experience prior to Kingsley Maybrook includes:
EXCEL COMMODITIES LIMITED -- Managing Director
Non-ferrous Metals trading (sourcing and supplying) between UK, Netherlands and Africa
Started the business from scratch and built it up to £10m turnover per year based on relationships created
DISH ASIA LIMITED -- Chief Technical Officer
Launched 6 South Indian television channels covering Europe, Middle East the United States
Negotiated satellite uplink contracts, play-out programming
Managed marketing and public relation initiatives
SIMPLY ASIAN TV -- Managing Director
Established joint venture with Simply Media Group to launch the free to air satellite Asian channel in the UK
Exceeded forecasts with Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Urdu, Tamil & Bengali programming
Controlled editorials, ensuring compliance to ITC regulations
REMINISCENT TELEVISION PLC -- Managing Director
Founding partner of RTV – started two television channels to target the two major expatriate Indian communities worldwide (Gujarati and Punjabi).
Primary PR and fundraising manager during two rounds of Private Placements in UK, Australia & New Zealand.
Led the acquisition strategy to create a bouquet South Asian channels
Initiated several corporate and marketing synergies globally
Responsible for all correspondence with investors, auditors, and lawyers
KINGSLEY BRACKMAN & CO -- Founder
Targeted niche market catering to clients requiring book-keeping and management consultancy services
Established a portfolio of recommendations from leading firms including NatWest Bank, BDO Stoy Hayward & Delloite Touche.
GORDONS -- Chartered Accountant
·Reported directly to the senior partner on issues related to advising clients on tax planning, VAT returns, PAYE, Audits, specialising in contractors
BERG KAPROW LEWIS -- Chartered Accountant
Audit clerk working with at a senior level undertaking all accountancy, audit and tax work, specialising contractors.
A MUNIR SHEIK & CO -- Chartered Accountant
·Responsible for basic bookkeeping, payroll, VAT returns.
Khushal’s education includes FFA Fellow of Institute of Financial Accountants; FCPA Fellow of Certified Public Accountants; BTEC: National in Business Studies (Merit). He also is proficient in Gujarati, Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi (basic).
When not working with our accounts, Khushal spends a lot of time volunteering for charitable and non-profit organizations – usually working with their accounts.