Mr Azer Akbarov joined BDO Azerbaijan as a Senior Manager from 1 February 2018. He heads up Tax & Compliance, Accounting and Payroll service lines of our company. Prior to BDO, Azer worked for four years in one of Big4 companies’ Baku and Kyiv offices and then led tax and legal practice in an Azerbaijani member firm of one of the world’s top 10 audit and consulting firms for 10 years.
Mr Akbarov has over 14 years of practical experience in advising multinationals and local businesses on complex domestic and cross-border (international) tax structuring, tax accounting optimization and compliance, payroll and labor law compliance and other matters, as well as on various areas of law, including commercial law, intellectual property law, etc.
Mr Akbarov served clients in a variety of industries, including construction, manufacturing, banking, leasing, trading, insurance, oil and gas, communications, pharmaceuticals, air space, international freight, logistics, environment, public transport, catering, agriculture and many other industries.
Mr Akbarov holds a Master’s degree in business law from the Azerbaijan State Economic University.