Bishnu Prasad Bhandari
FCA, MA(Eco), LLB, DipIFR, CCIT
Mr. Bhandari holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Delhi University, India. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) and Master’s Degree in Economics from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN). He has completed International Taxation course “CCIT” from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He holds Diploma in International Financial Reporting (Dip IFR) from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK.
Mr. Bhandari has more than ten years’ managerial experience in the largest private sector Telecom Company in Nepal owned and managed by Multinational Telecom Operator. Prior to joining the Telecom he worked as audit manager in one of the largest audit firm of Nepal. He has rich experience in IFRS, Local Tax Laws and International Taxation. He also has in-depth knowledge in Financial Planning and Budgeting, Treasury Management, Due Diligence, Project Management and Revenue Assurance.
Mr. Bhandari is the present council member (2018-2020) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal. He is the member of the Examination Committee, Fiscal & Taxation Committee and Committee on Public Finance and NPSAS of the institute. In past, he also served as a member of Committee for implementation of NFRS –Bank and Financial Institutions, Editorial Committee, Monitoring committee and Fiscal and Taxation Committee. He also has served as member of the Executive Committee and Treasurer of The Association of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ACAN).
Mr. Bhandari has devoted his expertise in preparation of “Technical Guide on Telecommunication Industry” published by ICAN. He is co-author of the book “Customs and Excise: Theory and Practice” and “Value Added Tax: Theory and Practice”. He has published various articles on accounting, taxation, telecommunication, business, economics etc in leading newspapers and Journals. He has provided various trainings on IFRS/NFRS and is one of the key resource person on General Management and Communication Skills (GMCS) Program conducted by ICAN during 2016 and 2017. He has attended various seminars, events and workshops on IFRS, taxation, business, finance, economics and leadership across the globe.
Rich experience in IFRS, Local Tax Laws and International Taxation.