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Accounting Manager

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
November 11, 2017

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Swasttik k Bhatt

Dubai Contact: +971*********

India Contact: +917*********

Personal Summary: Finance and Audit Professional

I am a capable individual who is willing to both support and challenge at all levels. Got all the relevant experience, numerical ability, finance and auditing expertise, positive and proactive approach that employers look for in a candidate. In my Current and previous roles, I have been pivotal in helping the company directors navigate the business through the next period of its financial and operational growth. As a true professional I am someone who only makes recommendations based on results to drive any improvement that is required. Possesses the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet strict daily deadlines. Tactful communicator who has a warm, friendly and welcoming manner & who is confident when communicating. Adhering at all times to the strictest interpretation of all relevant Codes of Practise and Professional Conduct. Never put off by seemingly insurmountable obstacles, instead seeing them as challenges to be overcome. Right now, looking for a suitable position that is full of possibilities. Professional Experience:

Aug 2015 till Present: CALEY ENERGY FZCO, Dubai (Finance Controller and Admin Coordinator)

Working since August 2015, for Caley Energy Free Zone Company, a multi-million-dollar turnover establishment dealing in supply of manpower/technicians and equipment leasing to Petroleum companies. Proud to quote that during my work period as the Finance Manager the Co has successfully achieved a substantial profit increase, circa form a loss of USD 75k to profit of USD 300k. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES ACCOMPLISHED

Financial accounting and reporting

• Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

• Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures.

• Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit and liaise with the Board's Audit Committee and the external auditors as necessary

• Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash

• Review monthly results and implement monthly variance reporting

• Manage the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with policy

• Oversee the bookkeeping function including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.

• Manage the acquisition of capital assets and ensure that assets are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate

Payroll preparation and administration

• Oversee all payroll functions to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner

• Process and submit statutory and benefits remittances on time

• Successfully establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation, and prepare the annual budget in consultation with the Executive Director and achieving it Office administration

• Oversee and supervise the administrative function of the organization including reception, property/facility management, safety of the work environment, and provision of furnishings and equipment necessary for effective operations

• Manage the management of all leases, contracts and other financial commitments

• Monitor all legislation relevant to the organization (JAFZA employment standards, occupation health and safety, human rights, etc) and all regulations on professional certification to ensure that the organization is compliant.

Feb 2015 to July 2015: BAKER TILLY, Dubai (Statutory Auditing) Worked since Feb 2015, as a Senior Audit Associate for the statutory auditing team for the firm. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES ACCOMPLISHED

• Responsibilities performed include running client engagement from start to finish, including planning, performing, leading and completing engagements in a timely cost efficient manner.

• Represented as the face of the firm, held continuous and result based interaction with clients and been part of the core team, constantly monitored the resources, time and budget.

• Maintained a strong client focus, be responsive to client’s requests, and developed/maintained productive working relationships with client personnel.

• Developed people through teamwork, integrity and leadership. Collaborated with team members to set goals & responsibilities.


• Lead / Supervised audit engagements in a variety of industries including manufacturing, construction, engineering, infrastructure / real estate, telecommunications, technology, chemical and pharmaceuticals.

• Demonstrated Proficiency in applying GAAP and GAAS.

• Working knowledge of IFRS.

• Implemented the risk based audit approach.

• Identifying business, control and audit risks and evaluating, and documenting procedures and controls.

• Experienced in managing multiple engagements.

• Owned excellent analytical, technical accounting and auditing skills.

• Displayed excellent organizational, client service, communication and supervisory skills. Aug 2007 to Feb 2013: JM Vyas & Co Chartered Accountants A Jaipur (India) based firm serving corporate world in Audit, Taxation and Consultancy services since 1973 under CA Nitin Vyas, Secretary of Regional Council of ICAI. 1. Controlled Statutory Audit of Banks and Companies: - Year Clients Nature of Work

2009, 2010,


State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur

(10 Branches located in various

places of Rajasthan)

Compliance related to NPA,

Compliance related TDS, Issues related

to Revenue leakage, RBI Compliances


2010 Thar Gramin Bank Compliance related to NPA, Issues related to KYC norms.

2007-2010 United Assurance Co. Ltd Vouching and Verification, Claims. 2007-2010 Hotel Jaipur Ashok (An ITDC


Vouching and Verification, Issues

related to consumer cards, Hotel


2. Handled Internal Audit of ICICI (RAPG) at Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Bhilwada and ICICI Home Finance in which I put my cautious effort to evaluate efficiency and effectiveness in each department viz Sales, Operations, Credit, Collections, Field Investigations and Legal. 3. Ran Concurrent Audit of Various Banks for 2 consecutive years: -

• ICICI Bank Housing Finance (concurrent)

• UCO Bank (concurrent)

• ING Vysya Bank (concurrent)

• IDBI Bank (Monthly & Quarterly)

• IDBI BANK Retail Assets (Monthly & Quarterly)

• Central Bank of India (Monthly & Quarterly)

4. Taxation & VAT: -

• Performed various Tax Audits and prepared various personal tax returns.

• Assisted Principal in drafting various legal documents like application u/s 154, 144, 158 etc. of Income Tax Act 1961.

• Providing VAT support to clients and the accounts teams on complex areas of VAT.

• Keeping up to date with regulatory changes and providing training to other members of staff.

• Undertaking VAT advisory and ad-hoc project work.

• Liaising with Govt Sales Tax and Customs Department and clients on VAT & Excise Duty matters and enquiries.

• Assisting the tax partner and senior managers with transactional advice. Qualification

• Professional Qualification

Year Level

2011 Professional Competence Course (ICAI)

2007 Common Proficiency Test (ICAI)

• Academic Qualification

Year Degree University / Board

2011 LLB (Academics) University of Rajasthan

2010 B. Com University of Rajasthan

Extra-Curricular Activities

• Volunteered at All India National Convention held by ICAI in 2008, 2010, 2013.

• Participated in various Photography exhibitions and work is been published in various magazines and newspapers published from Jaipur city.

• Participated in CBSE Zonal Badminton Competition in 2007.

• Performed Tandem Sky Dive in July 2015 form Dubai Palm Jumeriah. Strengths

• Proposing innovative solutions to defined problems to ensure that sound decisions are made across the company.

• Responding quickly, responsibly and pragmatically to situation that requires immediate attention, focus and action.

• Capable of driving change across a whole finance department and comfortable in influencing key decision makers.

• Having a professional & helpful manner when dealing with finance related enquiries from colleagues/third parties.

• Understanding of book-keeping principles, debt management, and of computerised accounting software packages. Adroit in SAP Basic, Quick Books, Tally and other ERP software’s.

• Open to constructive feedback & always listening carefully to what employees have to say about my ability.

Personal Dossier

Date of Birth : August 16th, 1989

Permanent Address : G 25, Harsh Path, Shyam Nagar, Ajmer Road, Jaipur (India). Dubai Address: F-204, Al Afaf Building, Al Mankhool, Near Al Fahidi Metro Station, Bur Dubai. Passport No : K66223113 Valid upto 10/10/2022

Visa Type : JAFZA working Visa.

Marital Status : Single

Driving License : Holds a valid UAE Driving License valid upto 09/10/2026.

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