About SAE
| S A E | is an Accounting, Tax and Related regulatory compliance and business advisory service firm founded by an experienced Chartered Accountant from Mumbai who is ex-Big Four with collaborative support from two Emirati businessmen.

We together have a vision of building one of the well known professional services firms in the United Arab Emirates and other GCC countries.

The Managing partner – CA Abhay D. Champanerkar is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since April 2009. He has also completed his Graduation with the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants, India. His core competencies include Audit & Assurance and Accounting Advisory. He has a good working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Standards on Auditing (ISA). He also possesses knowledge of UAE VAT since its introduction in UAE from January 2018. He was associated with one of the Big4 firms in India and one of the Top 10 consulting firms in UAE. His knowledge coupled with the experience of 12 plus years of which 8 plus years gained in one of the Big Four and one of the Global Top Ten consulting firm, make him a good professional to assist clients in fixing accounting process issues, identifying internal control weakness and recommending improvements, tax compliances, companies formation and liquidation related compliances, conducting internal and external audits across various industries.

He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India – Dubai Chapter and was associated with sub-committee of ICAI – Dubai Chapter in the past.

Our Director
Muhammad Hassan Aftab, ACA is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP). He completed his training from one of the big-4 firms with exposure to Financial Advisory Services and Audit in 2009. He has diversified industry experience including FMCG Manufacturing, Retail Distribution, Hospitality, Management Consultancy, and Import & Exports.

Our Direct Tax Expert
CA Rupesh Gujarathi is an Indian Chartered Accountant and carries 18+ years of experience in the field of direct tax and management accounts. He was associated with Big4 firms for 6 years in Mumbai, India. His core competency is to handle direct tax matters for corporates and individuals. He has handled corporate clients from various industries such as Steel, FMCG, ITeS, eCommerce business, Media and entertainment, Infrastructure, etc to name a few. He is also an expert in doing Transfer Pricing Studies to assist corporate in deriving appropriate arm’s length mechanisms for related parties transactions.