Omar Shaikh, CPA, CGASenior Search Consultant
Accounting and Finance | Permanent Recruitment Division
Omar Shaikh is a Senior Search Consultant at The Mason Group.
Prior to joining the recruiting industry, Omar originally began his career with KPMG in Audit, specializing in accounting and audit engagements and spending the majority of his time working with clients in the financial services, manufacturing, retail & CPG industries. He then moved to the retail industry, over a seven-year period, working in Financial Planning & Analysis at various organizations such as Xerox, L’Oreal and Pandora Jewelry.
As a former FP&A professional, Omar understands the numerous sides of the business and what actually drives it. “I believe that attracting and retaining top talent are key to a company’s progression,” he shares. One of the things Omar enjoys the most is getting candidates excited about job opportunities and meeting clients who offer the best roles. To Omar, the addiction of recruiting lies in helping people grow their careers, while aiding companies in finding the “difference maker” of their organization.
Omar is a Chartered Professional Accountant, and holds a BSc (Hons) Applied Accounting degree from Oxford Brookes University as well as an ACCA – UK.
In his spare time, Omar enjoys playing squash and going out on a hiking trail.