MARS Group is founded in Dubai by a team of qualified professionals with years’ experience and expertise in Business Management and Consultancy. MARS is registered with FTA in UAE as “TAX AGENCY”. MARS Group offers range and diversity of skills and technical expertise available within the firm and through our affiliation to respond to every client situation throughout the United Arab Emirates and Internationally.
Who We Are?
Our client’s most valued and trusted advisor.
Running a business can be overwhelming, as administrative and financial functions tend to take over. You are left with little time to strategize and run your core business.
That’s where we step in.
MARS group with its 360° approach offers integrated business management solutions. The company was founded by highly experienced professionals, who are proficient in accounting, information risk management, IT and cyber security, digital marketing, VAT consultancy and more.
Through our 360° approach, we leave no stone unturned. Right from company setup to taxation matters, you can think of us as a natural extension to your business. Over the years, our services have become more comprehensive, yet we still personalize according to individual client requirements.
No challenge is too big for us. Through our diverse range of technical expertise, we help business owners reach their objectives. It is precisely this approach that has instilled a sense of confidence within our client base, both within the UAE and internationally.
We gain trust through our actions by dealing with our clients in a fair and ethical manner.
We believe in developing leaders, and continually growing our collective technical expertise to meet the needs of our clients.
To continually provide value-adding accounting and business consultancy services by maintaining sound professional and financial standards.
To steadily increase the value of our firm and our portfolio of diversified clients by exceeding clients’ expectations.
Attention to Detail
We are meticulous with our work and do not compromise on quality. Our firm uses superior technology and value-added processes to deliver a high standard of service.
Every team member is thoroughly vetted to fit our company standards. We always maintain a high level of efficiency and effectiveness.
All employees have mutual respect for one another and complement each other’s skills. We come together at all times to put the client’s needs first.
We look at a business from all angles and employ a holistic 360° approach. We reduce your workload by taking on different functions so that you can focus on your core business.
The services we offer are well-defined and priced according to the value delivered to our client. High quality of service is our goal and responsibility.
We only give advice we believe in. Our ethos is based on being open and straightforward.
We maintain strict confidentiality concerning all client information.
Abdulkader H. Bhanpurawala
B.COM, ACA, CISA
– Managing Partner
Abdulkader is a Founder member and Managing Partner at MARS Group. He looks after the Financial and Tax Consultancy Divisions in the company with an in depth knowledge of local and regional taxes and have sound knowledge of accounting and auditing practices. He has a professional career spanning 20 years in the Middle East, from Big 4 experience of Deloitte to Multinational company’s experience of Hewlett Packard, holding senior positions in both companies and contributing towards their business success. Having worked in both consulting and IT disciplines , Abdulkader brings the best of his comprehensive experience to MARS. Some of his key skills includes, VAT consultancy, Financial management, Business process re-engineering, Risk Management, among others. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India.
– Managing Partner
Mustafa is a Founder member and Managing Partner at MARS Group. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with 19 years of experience in leadership positions at regional & international level. Started the professional career with Big 4 Accountancy firm and previous roles includes leading the finance departments of private and public companies in the Middle East & UK. Have expertise in complex accounting and reporting matters, including the ability to research, interpret and apply accounting principles and applicable regulations. Mustafa is handling IFRS, Due diligence, Business planning, Corporate advisory services.
Shabbir I Jangbarwala
B.COM, ISO Lead Auditor / Consultant
– Managing Partner
Shabbir is a Founder member and Managing Partner at MARS Group. He heads the ISO Consultancy Division as a Lead Auditor, and looks after the Human Resource and Support Services Division. Shabbir has 17 years of experience under his belt, in revered companies such as Majid Al Futtaim Group and Hewlett Packard. Throughout his working tenure, he took on a variety of financial roles, and implemented several successful plans. Strategic planning is his forte and through his leadership, several of our clients have found success. Shabbir’s key skills include ISO Consultancy, Business process Analysis, Peoples’ Management, Compliance Reporting and more.
– Partner – Advisory Services
Murtaza leads the Business, Financial and CFO Advisory Services at MARS Group. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountant of England & Wales in London with Ernst & Young background. Highly regarded financial professional with over 25 years of global experience across Multinationals including British Telecom, MasterCard, Dubai World, Arora Group and Various Healthcare Assets. His experience includes corporate finance, financial management & reporting, business restructuring & turnaround, private equity financing, ERP Implementation, partnering with operational functions, strategic input, understanding key business drivers and leading in the development of robust controls and processes. He has repeatedly transformed businesses and led pivotal change.
Abu Talib Haideri
– Director Advisory Services
Abu Talib Haideri is a Professional Accountant with over 20 years of Finance and Senior Management experience. He started his career with PwC in 1987 and then moved to Saudi Arabia in 1992, working first for Deloitte and then Saudi Aramco. He then moved to Dubai in 2000 and has worked with leading conglomerates having diversified businesses in the UAE and the overall MENA Region.
In increasing complex economic & social environments compounded by technology solutions, he has been instrumental in assisting Owners/Businesses Managers in not only preserving wealth & ensuring growth but also in embracing new ideas & business methods for increasing shareholder /stakeholder value. His other specialities are M&A, Fund Raising & Management and IPO's.
ME (MECH), ASQ CMQ/OE, IRCA QMS Lead Auditor
– ISO Lead Auditor
• M. E (Mechanical Engineering) with 38 years of experience at various levels.
• The Abu Dhabi Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners Course (OSHAD)
• ASQ CMQ/OE – American Society for Quality
• IRCA Membership Number 6026748
• TUV NORD Auditor SAP- Nr 90010690
• Hard core Corporate Trainer
• Lead Auditor for ISO 9001 QMS
• Lead Auditor for ISO 14001 EMS
• Lead Auditor for OHSAS 18001
• Lead Auditor for ISO 45001
• Experienced Consultant and Auditor for ISO Standards
• Have conducted Lead Auditor and Internal Auditor trainings and have trained more than 800 Lead Auditors.
• Have conducted CMQ/OE training and have trained more than 100 delegates.
• Have written IRCA approved course material for ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 while working with 3FOLD Education Centre got IRCA Approval for courses written.
– VAT Consultant
Hanae is a VAT expert with more than 16 years of extensive regional experience in
Accounting, Tax Consultancy and Business Development. He is a VAT specialist providing
VAT services to diversied client portfolio of MARS. Hanae has secured 100% marks in
GCC VAT Compliance Diploma from PWC academy - Dubai. He is an Arab national and
have good command over Arabic and English language.