Effective January 2020 Armen Hovhannisyan has been appointed CEO of Grant Thornton CJSC (Assurance services).
Armen was a CFO/Partner of the firm since 2001 following his appointment as a manager in 1999. He has participated and headed around three hundred audit missions for commercial and national banks both in Armenia and abroad, and has extensive experience in the sphere of financial institutions audit and consulting.
As expert in bank accounting and audit, Armen has profound knowledge of Armenian banking regulations and is primarily specialized in assessment and improvement of bank internal control mechanisms and accounting policy, examination of the adequacy of the policy for extending loans and procedures, financial statements in compliance with the International Financial Reporting Standards.
- Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Association of Accountants and Auditors of Armenia
- Licensed auditor (RA Ministry of Finance)
- Degree in Finance and Economy (Yerevan State Institute of National Economy)