Gartner Expert

Faith Vakil

Director, Research

Faith Vakil is a Finance Research and Key Initiative Leader for Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting.

Previous experience

Prior to this, she was a Research and Key Initiative Leader of Internal Control and Technical Accounting as well as Finance Leader Effectiveness. She was formerly a Director of Financial Reporting, a Director of FP&A, an Accounting Operations Manager, a Securities Impairment and Guarantee Fee Accounting Expert, a Hedge Fund Analyst and a Financial Auditor and Sarbanes-Oxley Specialist.

Professional background

Fannie Mae

Director, Financial Reporting

Goldman Sachs

Hedge Fund Accountant/Analyst


Financial Auditor

Areas of coverage

Finance Leader Effectiveness (retired)

Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting

Internal Control, Tax and Investor Relations


B.S., Accounting, Pennsylvania State University

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