Haleem Chowdhury, CPA, CA, GPLLM

Senior Vice President, Global Tax & Regulatory Compliance at SkyPower Global

Haleem Chowdhury, CPA, CA, GPLLM has a diverse work experience spanning various roles and industries. Haleem is currently working at SkyPower Global as the Senior Vice President of Global Tax & Regulatory Compliance, where they started in October 2022. Prior to this, they served as the Vice President of Global Tax & Regulatory Compliance at the same company from July 2021 to November 2022.

Before joining SkyPower Global, Chowdhury worked at IBI Group from 2014 to 2021. Haleem held the position of Head of Tax & Treasury, Global, where they built an inhouse tax center of excellence and significantly reduced external consulting fees. Haleem also mentored and developed their team and was responsible for Canadian direct and indirect tax filings, as well as international VAT filings. Prior to this role, they served as the Manager of Tax and Treasury at IBI Group.

Chowdhury began their career at PwC Canada in 2007, where they worked as a Team Manager in Audit, Corporate Tax. Haleem started in the Audit practice and completed the required CA training hours. Later, they transitioned into the Corporate Tax Group where they served from 2011 to 2014. During their time at PwC, they worked on audits of top-tier real estate clients and gained experience in corporate tax.

Haleem also had short-term roles at NOVA Chemicals as a Tax Analyst through a PwC secondment in 2012 and 2013. Additionally, they worked as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Toronto from 2005 to 2007. Before that, they had roles at The Co-operators as a Licensed Insurance Representative Assistant and at TD as a Marketing Associate in 2005 and 2004 respectively.

Overall, Haleem Chowdhury has a strong background in tax, treasury, and auditing, with a focus on global tax compliance and regulatory affairs.

Haleem Chowdhury, CPA, CA, GPLLM, has a diverse education history that spans both accounting and law. In 2014, they obtained the CPA, CA certification from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).

Prior to that, in the years 2010 to 2013, Haleem earned their CA Designation from CPA Canada, focusing on a broad range of accounting topics.

For their undergraduate education, Haleem attended the University of Toronto Mississauga and completed a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) degree, specializing in Commerce and Finance. However, the exact years of their undergraduate studies are not provided in the information given.

Later, in 2013 to 2016, Haleem continued their education at CPA Canada, completing the Tax In Depth Program, with a specialization in Tax Law/Taxation.

In 2019, Haleem embarked on postgraduate studies at the University of Toronto. Over the course of two years, from 2019 to 2021, they pursued a Global Professional Master of Laws degree, focusing on Innovation, Law and Technology, as well as Business Law.

Alongside their educational achievements, Haleem Chowdhury has obtained practical certifications, such as the CPA, CA certification in 2014 from CPA Canada. However, no further information regarding additional certifications is provided in the available data.

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Timeline

  • Senior Vice President, Global Tax & Regulatory Compliance

    October, 2022 - present

  • Vice President, Global Tax & Regulatory Compliance

    July, 2021

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