Tahir Manzoor, a leading alternative investment assurance professional, lives by the mantra “go big or go home.” He holds around two decades of experience in asset management industry specializing in accounting, auditing, financial reporting, internal control, and operational issues impacting all types of funds. Still today, he continues to apply his mantra to every project he undertakes as a senior manager at PwC Canada and maintains his reputation as a vibrant and energetic leader who inspires his clients and team members to improve, to strategize, and to drive efficiency.
PwC, short for PricewaterhouseCoopers, is a multinational network headquartered in London, is ranked the second largest professional services firm in the world with offices in 158 countries and a staff of over 250,000 globally. PwC provides industry-focused services including audit assurance, risk assurance, tax, deals and consulting. Tahir especially values PwC’s mission i.e. “creating leaders, inspiring people, and bringing perspectives together to achieve what matters most.”
As a senior manager at PwC, Tahir manages complex asset management clients with assets under management (AUM) over $10 trillion. Being a relationship manager and trusted advisor on some of the biggest asset management brands in the world, he understands the core issues faced by the industry, reviews the investment and business due diligence process, conversant with most investment strategies, performs benchmarking for the hedge funds managers, specializes in reviewing SOC 1 and SOC 2 reports, acquainted with the concepts of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) framework, people, financial, operational and cultural diligence, digital transformation and data governance. Tahir also supervises, mentors, and trains asset management group personnel and researches accounting and regulatory issues as needed. Due to his exemplary work at PwC, Tahir has been the recipient of the Top Performer Spotlight Award for the past three consecutive years. He works hard but has a full and fun life. When he's not working with his clients and teams, he can be found enjoying time with his wife, kids and friends.