Jorge Abad is a manager working in the service line Business Risk Services at Grant Thornton Switzerland in Zurich.
He has eight years of experience working in the Big 4 environment in the areas of internal audit, external audit, enterprise risk management, internal control systems and SOX testing. In addition, Jorge Abad has extensive know-how in the preparation, implementation and reporting of internal audits at industrial companies operating at national and international level. His main clients are Swiss companies with operations around the world. Jorge has also gained sound knowledge of SOX controls testing at companies operating in the aviation and packing industries.
The professional profile of Jorge Abad is rounded off by his extensive experience in the auditing of the annual financial statements of industrial companies in accordance with the Swiss Code of Obligations (OR), Swiss GAAP FER und International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Professional qualifications and memberships
Jorge Abad has a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics and is soon to become a certified internal auditor. He also holds an IIA certification on the quality assurance of internal audit functions.
In addition to his mother tongues German and Spanish, Jorge Abad speaks fluent English and French.
- Bachelor of Science in Business Economics
- certified internal auditor (in progress)
- IIA certification on the quality assurance of internal audit functions