About Us: Partner Gorkem Celebioglu BA MSc CA
Çelebioğlu&Co Chartered Accountants – North Cyprus Office is founded by Gorkem Celebioglu BA MSc CA. He has won a Fulbright Scholarship to study Economics in United States. He has obtained Bachelor’s Degree as a double major in Economics and Mathematics from Carleton College – USA. His undergraduate comprehensive thesis was for 3M (Minnesota Mining&Manufacturing). 3M is one of largest 100 Companies in USA. His work was on TS-Lars Analysis and Neural Networks statistical models in Sales Forecasting. While at Carleton he also worked as a teaching assistant for Price Theory Economics class.
Upon completion of undergraduate studies he moved to London -U.K. He began his graduate work at Cass Business School – London, U.K. in International Accounting and Finance. While at Cass his graduate work focused on ”Economic Crises and its effect on Banks’ Financial Statements”. He gained his Master’s Degree with Distinction and placed in top of his class. Due to his academic achievement, Cass Business School registered him as a member into ”Beta Gamma Sigma” Academic Honour society.
Following his graduate work at Cass Business School, obtained a position with one of world’s top 4 Professional Services firm. Ernst&Young LLP – London – Financial Services Office. At EY, he worked with various multinational financial institutions. Among which were Banks, Insurance Companies, Reinsurance Companies, Lloyd’s Syndicates and various other investment vehicles. While working with Ernst&Young LLP – London Office, he obtained the Chartered Accountant title. His client portfolio consisted of FTSE 100 (Largest 100 quoted Companies in UK) listed financial services companies. During his work, he took part in Accounting and Advisory work for various clients. Client portfolio was based in UK, Dubai, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands and other Crown Dependencies. His field of work consisted of Internal Controls, Due Diligence work for Mergers and Acquisitions, International Company Consolidation and International Accounting Advisory.
Finally in 2015 he returned to North Cyprus and setup his own practice ”Celebioglu&Co Chartered Accountants” in capital Nicosia. He has started providing clients, both local and international, on International Accounting, Investment, Tax Planning and Audit.
Additionally Mr. Gorkem Celebioglu is an active contributor to Economic talks in North Cyprus via columns written for Newspapers and TV Talk Shows. You can see his written work and TV Talk Shows in Press section.
Why should you work with Celebioglu &Co Chartered Accountants?
We are operating as an Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales – ICAEW Member Firm. We are one of the few Accountancy Offices, including Turkey, with such credentials. Therefore you know that you are getting your money’s worth in professionalism and due care with highest ethical standards unparalleled in North Cyprus.
We also aim to have the most qualified workforce to serve you better. Professional services that you will get depend on the quality of the workforce we have as an office. Hence we have an ongoing cooperation with Association of Chartered Certified Accountants providing excellent trainee development services for our workforce.
Additionally, our staff is up to date with its knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards – IFRS and can provide you with accountancy services that will be acknowledged wherever your investors and creditors are. As you see from our internationally renowned qualifications, certifications and experience, we are aiming to provide you the level of service you can get at world’s largest financial centre’s from the warm and sunny climate of North Cyprus. Large portion of our client portfolio consists of international businesses and high net worth individuals with investments all over the world.
We aim to give you latest knowledge about world markets and help you utilise latest regulations to your benefit. Whether your investments are in North Cyprus or anywhere else in the world, our office is capable of providing you services that will rival that of top firms in London or New York with additional personal touch that you cannot get from them.