“Deloitte takes pride in being the firm which performed the world’s first financial audit, 170 years ago and we continue to treasure the contribution of our Audit practice to clients, to our firm and to society, long after the firm has evolved from auditor into a global leader in integrated, multidisciplinary professional services. In Romania, we have a very strong audit practice, with a solid and diverse leadership team. Two of our new partners have grown all the way through our ranks and one is rejoining us after several years, which reflects our commitment to developing leaders within Deloitte while remaining open to exceptional talent from the profession,” said Alexandru Reff, Country Managing Partner, Deloitte Romania and Moldova.
Zeno Caprariu, newly appointed Partner with the Audit practice, joined Deloitte as a university master graduate from the Bucharest University Mathematics Faculty and has 16 years of experience in providing audit and advisory services to large multinational and local companies, his primary focus being energy, resources & industrial products and consumer industries. Zeno is highly entrepreneurial, has an exemplary client focus and a strong business acumen. He leads or contributes to various Deloitte programs and initiatives, apart from his role with the Audit and Assurance practice. Zeno is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) from United Kingdom, of the Romanian Chamber of Financial Auditors (CAFR) and of the Romanian Chamber of Chartered Certified Accountants (CECCAR).
Irina Dobre, the other internally promoted Audit Partner, joined Deloitte as a student graduate 13 years ago and has grown through the ranks based on outstanding dedication to client service and development of talent. Irina specializes in audits of financial services entities such as banks, investment funds, leasing companies and other non-banking financial institutions and has contributed significantly to building the audit practice focused on this industry, having led important audit and advisory projects for financial services firms. She holds a Bachelor in Economics from the Academy of Economic Studies and is a member of the Romanian Financial Auditors Chamber and of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants in UK.
Corina Dimitriu joins Deloitte as Audit Partner from another Big 4 firm. She has more than 20 years of experience in the field of financial audit, accounting, project management and internal controls, as well as exposure to various organizational cultures, having worked for accounting and consulting firms both in Romania and abroad. Corina focuses on the entrepreneurial segment of the market yet she has served various multinational companies as well. She is passionate about developing others and fond of innovation, having championed various initiatives to introduce technology tools in the audit business.
“The appointment of three new partners marks the next milestone in the development of our audit practice in Romania. Deloitte is committed in its journey to be the best training and opportunities organization to our staff at all levels and I am delighted to welcome three talented and energetic professionals into our partnership as we continue upon this road,” said Steve Openshaw, Audit and Assurance Partner-in-Charge, Deloitte Romania.
Deloitte Romania’s audit practice reached approximately 200 experts and provides clients with professional advice and assurance on their controls and accounting systems. This includes performing audits of financial statements under both local and international reporting standards, review of accounting systems and internal controls, agreed upon procedures, as well as accounting advisory services on issues arising from new legislation such as Romanian statutory regulations, international financial reporting standards (IFRS) and US generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP).