Walid I. Fraiha, Senior Consultant
Mr. Fraiha is a Senior Consultant with Meirc Training & Consulting. He holds a BS in Business Administration from Notre Dame University in Lebanon and an MS in Accounting and Taxation from the University of Hartford in Connecticut, USA. Mr. Fraiha is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.
Walid has twenty years of experience between the Middle East and USA. His professional background includes business advisory and audit roles with Ernst & Young, and financial management with Kettaneh Group focusing on accounting, finance and internal audit functions. Walid also worked as Group Financial Controller in JHF, a manufacturing, wholesale, and retail group in Connecticut, USA. He also served as a business advisor and auditor and held senior finance positions in other companies that gave him experience in setting-up and managing financial departments. His industry knowledge includes service, consulting, auditing, production and manufacturing, trading and contracting. Before joining Meirc, Walid was the Corporate Financial Controller for GlobeMed, a group that invests in, and provides solutions to, third party administrators.
Mr. Fraiha has extensive experience in financial and managerial accounting, internal control, operational and compliance auditing, corporate governance and structures. His value proposition includes designing policies and procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of accounting and finance departments. He also specializes in training financial department personnel in reporting and analysis with an emphasis on monthly and year end closing, budget preparation, and business reporting.