Knar Petrosyan, FCCA

Knar Petrosyan, FCCA

Partner, Quality control manager

Knar Petrosyan, FCCA

• 15+ years of experience in auditing, financial management, accounting, business planning and internal controls in enterprises, banks and other financial institutions;
• ACCA Member; Certified Auditor, Certified Chief Accountant;


  • FCCA Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Auditor qualification, Chief accountant qualification, Association of accountants and auditors of Armenia
  • Master in Finance, Money Turnover and Credit, Yerevan State University
  • Bachelor in Economics, Yerevan State University


Professional Experience

  • 11 years of experience in auditing, accounting, financial management, financial analyses, project management, budgeting, business planning and internal controls in enterprises operating in different industries, banks and other financial institutions;
  • Supervisor of audit engagements in enterprises, banks and other financial institutions; Strong experience as chief accountant and tax advisor;
  • Trainer of Financial reporting; Audit and internal controls and IFRS
  • Strong knowledge of RA tax legislation; RA legislation on financial institutions; International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS); International Standards of Auditing (ISA),
  • Advanced communicative skills as well as strong analytical, advising, commenting and reporting skills.


Has lead audit engagements of the following entities: Converse Bank cjsc; Armswissbank cjsc; Anelik Bank cjsc; Unibank cjsc; Artsakhbank cjsc; SME Investments UCO cjsc; Aybbengim group cjsc (Instigate); G&A UCO; Farm Credit Armenia UCO CC; Nor Horizon UCO cjsc; Hayinkassacia cjsc; etc; in addition has participated in the following audit engagements Vivacell-MTS; Garant Insurance CJSC; Shahnazaryan Wine House; Artfood LLC; Tufenkian Hospitality LLC; Cafesjian Center for the Arts; Save the Children Armenia Country Office; Habitat For Humanity; etc.


Exinity Group (group of Investment companies, 45 companies worldwide); Position: Global head of accounting and payments; Chief finance officer of Armenia office

Period of work: Aug. 2016-December 2020


Grant Thornton CJSC; Position: Senior Auditor at Financial Institutions Audit Department

Period of work: Feb.2014- Aug. 2016

  • Pre-audit study and planning of audit engagement;
  • Task delegation between audit assistants;
  • Supervise the work during fieldwork;
  • Review clients’ accounting system and internal control system (including IT controls);
  • Review clients’ compliance with RA regulations;
  • Review clients’ tax returns compliance with RA tax regulations;
  • Discuss the highlighted issues with clients;
  • Preparing of financial statements in accordance with IFRS’s;
  • Report audit findings and make recommendations for correction of control and accounting deficiencies noted.


BDO Armenia CJSC; Position:  Auditor

Period of work: Oct. 2012-Feb. 2014   


PHP Audit CJSC; Position: Auditor                     

Period of work: Dec. 2010-Oct. 2012   

Robert Melikyan, PhD

Founder, Managing partner

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Aram Melikyan

Co-founder, partner

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Mher Mheryan

Accounting manager

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Anahit Ganjalyan

Senior Consultant

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