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  • Jerad Dias
Jerad Dias, Partner - Audit and Assurance

Executive Summary

Jerad is a partner in the Audit and Assurance division at BDO Sri Lanka and Maldives. He also serves as the Head of Training at BDO.

He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) and holding a B.Com (Special) degree from the University of Colombo. He has more than 18 years’ experience mainly in audit, consulting and training functions. Prior to joining BDO, he worked at Ernst & Young (EY), Sri Lanka for nearly 10 years, including their offices located in Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Guam.

After leaving EY, he worked in the BDO, Fiji office for two years as an Associate Director prior to joining BDO Sri Lanka in 2017. He is specialized in general financial accounting, audit and in providing services related to IFRS training & consulting. His local and international experience includes auditing clients in different industries including, banking and finance, leisure, telecommunication, manufacturing, transportation, food & beverage, retail and services. He has conducted IFRS/Audit trainings for Fiji, Bhutan, Nepal and the Maldives.

At CA Sri Lanka, he is currently serving as the Alternate Chairman of Chapter Establishment and Engagement Committee of CA Sri Lanka and a member of Members Relations Committee, Financial Reporting Standards Implementation and Interpretation Committee, National Conference Technical Committee and Regional Conference Committee of CA Sri Lanka (2022-2023). He has served as a member of the Student Training and Skills Development Committee and the National Conference Technical Committee (2017-2019). He has also served as a member in the CAPA/National Conference Technical Committee, Audit Faculty, Financial Reporting Standards Implementation and Interpretation Committee and the SMP Task Force of CA Sri Lanka (2020-2021). He was the Manager in Charge of the SMP Audit Toolkit development project (2012) and a member of the SMP Audit Software development project (2019) and the Practical Training Guide development project (2019). He is also serving as a facilitator at the Institute of Charted Accountants of Sri Lanka in conducting various training sessions. Further, he has contributed as a guest speaker/resource person of certain local and foreign universities.

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Statutory Audits
  • IFRS Advisory
  • Internal Control & Corporate Governance
  • Training and Development

 

Qualifications and Certifications

  • B.Com (Special)
  • ACA