Saeed was educated in the UK and USA. He completed his accountancy qualification with The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and Institute of Chartered Accountants (ACA) . Saeed is also qualified as a Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) specialising in taxation of Owner Managed Businesses.
Saeed trained with a medium size firm, gaining expertise in all aspects of accountancy for small and medium size businesses. He also worked for a number of years at an accountancy systems integrator in London gaining expertise in a number of enterprise management systems. Here he was responsible for delivering accountancy solutions to clients.
Saeed returned to practice in 1996 and soon after established a firm in West London, Pars Mackenzie. He expanded this practice which later merged with Flinthams to form Flintham Mackenzie. He is responsible for assessing client businesses and requirements prior to engagement, reviewing and improving client accounting systems, preparing business plans including cash-flow projections, breakeven analysis, assessing and advising on tax matters and planning requirements.