Amir

Online Tutor

Amir

Society of Actuaries US, Institute & Faculty of Actuaries UK (discontinued), FCCA(discontinued) - Finance, Accountancy, Actuarial Science; - ASA, FCCA (discontinued)

5.0

Finance, Accountancy and Actuarial Professional with more than 15 years financial services/insurance sector experience.

Recent Students: 6 Total Hours: 300 Last Online: 20 Apr 2021
All-time Students: 41 Total Classes: 205 Signed Up: 03 Jun 2019

About me

I am a hard working, passionate and very approachable person. I enjoy learning new things, interacting with people, travelling, gym, and photography.

After working many years in financial services I have decided to impart my knowledge and experience to new students so that they could have an accelerated learning journey. I am flexible in my tutoring approach and plan and design lessons taking into consideration the individual learning needs of my students.

Tutor Experience

I am a finance, accountancy and actuarial professional, based in London, with over 15 years financial services / insurance sector experience.

Whilst working in financial services I provided training on various topics, conducted mentoring sessions and explained complex financial concepts to multiple stakeholders.

I am tutoring since 2019 and have taught the following subjects so far:
ACCA: Performance Management, Financial Management
ICAS: Advanced Finance
CIMA: Fundamentals of Management Accounting (BA2)
IFoA: Financial Mathematics & Loss Reserving (CM2A, CM2B), Actuarial Practice (CP1), Pensions (SP4)
Undergrad: Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Corporate Finance
Postgrad: Corporate Finance, Financial Mathematics, Financial Economics, Actuarial Science, Behavioural Finance
MBA: Accounting, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Financial Analysis

I have also taught MS Excel techniques (e.g. Statistical / Mathematical / Financial formulas, Lookup Functions, Pivot Tables, Charts, Goal Seek, Solver, Building spreadsheet models etc.) to students of various levels.

I look forward to be your tutor!

Topic Expertise

Under-grad, Post-grad & MBA:
Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Corporate Finance, Financial Mathematics, Financial Analysis, Financial Markets, Derivatives, Financial & Behavioural Economics, Actuarial Science, Risk Management, Stochastic Calculus, Probability

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK:
Management Accounting, Financial Accounting, Performance Management, Financial Reporting, Financial Management, Advanced Financial Management

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK:
Fundamentals of Management Accounting, Fundamentals of Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Financial Reporting, Advanced Management Accounting

Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales (ICAEW), UK:
Business, Technology & Finance; Accounting, Management Information, Business Planning, Financial Accounting & Reporting, Financial Management

Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS), UK :
Finance, Financial Accounting, Management Information & Technology, Financial Reporting, Strategic Finance & Modelling

The Association of International Accountants (AIA), UK:
Financial Accounting 1 & 2, Business Economics, Management Accounting 1 & 2, Financial Management

Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland (ICAI), Ireland:
CAP1 (Finance, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting), CAP2 (Strategic Finance & Management Accounting)

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), US:
Level 1 (Quantitative Methods, Economics, Financial Reporting & Analysis, Corporate Finance & Portfolio Management, Equity & Fixed Income, Derivatives & Alternative Investments);
Level 2 (Economics, Financial Reporting & Analysis, Corporate Finance, Equity, Fixed Income & Derivatives, Alternative Investments & Portfolio Management);
Level 3 (Application of Economic Analysis & Asset Allocation; Fixed Income & Equity Portfolio Management; Alternative Investments, Risk Management & Application of Derivatives; Trading & Rebalancing, Performance Evaluation)

Financial Risk Manager (FRM), US:
Part 1 (Foundations of Risk Management, Financial Markets & Products, Valuation & Risk Models)
Part 2 (Market Risk Management, Credit Risk Management)

Institute & Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), UK:
Actuarial Statistics, Actuarial Mathematics, Business, Actuarial Practice, Modelling Practice, Specialist Principles - Life, Specialist Principles - Pensions, Specialist Principles - Investment & Finance, Specialist Advanced - Investment & Finance

Institute of Actuaries (IoA), India:
Actuarial Statistics, Actuarial Mathematics, Business, Actuarial Practice, Modelling Practice, Life Insurance, Pensions & Other Benefits, Investment & Finance (SP5, SA7)

Actuaries Institute, Australia:
Actuarial Statistics, Actuarial Mathematics, Business Finance & Economics, Actuarial Control Cycle, Asset & Liability Management, Life Insurance & Retirement Valuation, Investment, Banking

Actuarial Society, South Africa:
Actuarial Statistics, Business Economics, Business Finance, Financial Mathematics, Risk Modelling & Survival Analysis, Contingencies, Loss Reserving, Actuarial Risk Management, Life Insurance Principles, Finance & Investment Principles, Investment Applications

Society of Actuaries (SoA), US:
Probability, Financial Mathematics, Investment & Financial Markets, Long-term Actuarial Mathematics, Short-term Actuarial Mathematics

Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS), US:
Probability, Financial Mathematics, Financial Economics, MAS-I (Probability Models only), MAS-II (Estimating Claims Liabilities only), Regulation & Financial Reporting - US (Financial Reporting element only)

MS Excel:
Spreadsheet Design, Data Analysis, What if Analysis, Mathematical & Statistical Formulas, Pivot Tables, Charts

MS Word, MS Powerpoint

Client Reviews

Sara - Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Very thorough, doesn't rush you and provides great insight.

Sara - Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Very helpful and informative, excellent explanations provided. Clear and concise, not rushed. Highly recommend

Omar - Finance

Very well structured in his teaching and good pace overall.

Jawaher - Finance

The tutor was very professional in explaining, well organized and prepared. His teaching techniques was clear and very helpful.

Kaitlin - Accounting

Amir is a great tutor! He's been extremely helpful with all of my Financial Accounting lessons, and is always willing to work with me to find a time to meet.

Katherine - Finance

The best tutor. I feel very lucky!

Katherine - Finance

Best tutor I've ever had.

Emily - Accounting

Amir was extremely helpful in reviewing all of the concepts that will be on my upcoming exam. I contacted him very last minute to schedule a meeting and he was able to still do prep for me beforehand by going through all of my notes familiarizing himself with the curriculum and highlighting the important concepts. Great teacher, very clear and really knows his stuff.

David - Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)

Very clear explanations on topics I have struggled with, showing a range of methods. Amir was happy to address any questions I had during the class.

Arjun - Institute of Actuaries

Brilliant!

Testimonials

Hi Amir! I hope all is well. I wanted to thank you for helping me pass my last semester. - Kaitlin (Finance and Accounting)

Very thorough, doesn't rush you and provides great insight. - Sara (CIMA)

I just received the results this morning. Happy to tell you that I’ve passed the finance exam. Thank you for all of your help! David (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, ICAS)

Very well structured in his teaching and good pace overall. - Omar (Financial Mathematics)

The tutor was very professional in explaining, well organized and prepared. His teaching technique was clear and very helpful. Jawaher (Finance)

Amir is a great tutor! He's been extremely helpful with all of my Finance/Accounting lessons, and is always willing to work with me to find a time to meet. - Kaitlin (Finance and Accounting)

Amir has been very helpful, during each stage of our class! I would highly recommend Amir to anyone looking for assistance! - Mark (MBA Finance)

Everything was simply great, Amir was well prepared and able to explain all concepts in a very well structured and understandable way - Tuba (Executive MBA)

Really well explained , good use of resources and easy to follow. In depth and a good rate to pick everything up and covering all areas. Clearly explained and lots of detail - Susie (MS Excel techniques)

Brilliant! - Arjun (Institute and Faculty of Actuaries UK, IFoA)

Very clear and helpful guidance, very knowledgeable. Invaluable support - Ali (Corporate Finance)

Very fast and efficient. Recommended - Juris (Financial Economics)

Amir was extremely helpful in reviewing all of the concepts that will be on my upcoming exam. I contacted him very last minute to schedule a meeting and he was able to still do prep for me beforehand by going through all of my notes familiarizing himself with the curriculum and highlighting the important concepts. Great teacher, very clear and really knows his stuff. - Emily (Accounting)

Very clear explanations on topics I have struggled with, showing a range of methods. Amir was happy to address any questions I had during the class. - David (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, ICAS)

Amir is the best tutor I've ever had. The only reason why I understand finance at all is because of him. He is wonderful! - Katherine (Finance & Accounting)

My tutor Amir has been a great help. He is always well prepared, and quite knowledgeable. He is also motivated, patient and encouraging. I would highly recommend. Steph (Institute and Faculty of Actuaries UK, IFoA)

Hi Amir. Just got my results back for the financial maths paper. I passed it! So just wanted to say thank you very much for your help. The exam was extremely difficult (only 30% of class passed) so thank you. Nawfal (Financial Economics)

Price: $84/hr

No upfront payments

Only pay as you go

Only teaches online

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Qualifications

Associate Society of Actuaries (ASA), US;

Nearly-qualified Actuary of Institute & Faculty of Actuaries, UK (discontinued, can be reinstated later on) - completed all exams except CP3 and specialized in Finance & Investment (ST0, ST5 and SA6);

FCCA, UK (discontinued, can be reinstated later on);

Availability

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