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Management Accounting

Location:
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted:
November 11, 2017

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MUHAMMAD AHMED

Dubai, UAE

Email: ac29iq@r.postjobfree.com / Skype: ahmed_khan17

Phone: (M) 050*******

~ FINANCE & ACCOUNTS PROFESSIONAL ~

Targeting challenging assignments with a globally reputed organization to achieve management vision & goals in planned and stipulated time frame

Career Abridgement

Dedicated Finance & Accounts Professional with more than 8 years of high integrity Finance & Accounts leadership experience

Currently spearheading functions as a Credit Controller with Oberthur, Dubai, UAE

Expertise in Finance & Accounts Operations, extensive experience in operations management with exposure to all facets of activities

Proficiently performing and excelling under demanding work conditions, well versed in basic accounts to finalization of accounts

Demonstrated excellence in handling Petty Cash, Bank Reconciliation and Payroll Processing

Thorough understanding of IFRS, GAAP and Accounting Standards

Hands-on experience in ORACLE ERP A/R, A/P Modules and Tally ERP 9

Expertise in performing high - financial analysis and dexterous in implementing the online accounting system & accounting package

A keen analyst with exceptional relationship management & negotiation skills, including liaising with banks, financial institutions and various regulatory authorities

Successful in leading corporations through turnaround and fast-track growth as part of Top Management team. Tolerant, soft and firm with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Total 4.7 years of International experience in UAE

Core Proficiencies & Skills

Accounts & Finance Operations

Financial Accounts / Bookkeeping

Petty cash Handling

Accounts Payables / Accounts Receivable

Bank & Debtors / Creditors Reconciliation

Credit / Cash Management

Fixed Asset Accounting

Payroll Management

Financial Statements

Budgeting

Customer / Supplier Queries Handling

Inventory Valuations

General Ledger Accounting

Income Tax Compliance & Monitoring

Internal Audit / Internal Checks

Accounting Standards

Business Solutions/Strategic Planning

People & Team Management

Client Relationship Management

Process Improvements

Executive Leadership

Strong Communication skills

Career Graph

ORGANIZATION

DESIGNATION

DURATION

Oberthur Technologies ME FZE, Dubai, UAE

Credit Controller

Dec-15 - Present

LAMSA FZ LLC, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Accountant

Oct’14 – Dec'15

Elite Engineering FZ LLC, Dubai, UAE

Accountant/ Collection Off.

Nov’12 – Oct’14

Geofman Pharmaceuticals, Karachi, Pakistan

Accountant

Jan’07 – Nov’11

Work Background

CREDIT CONTROLLER AT OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGY (Dubai)

Monitoring and controlling AR overdue for middle east region

Follow up for payments with regular visits to key accounts such as NI, HSBC, Masheq, NBAD, Citi

Enforce payment terms, follow-up and retrieve customer payments for all invoices

Follow up with delinquent customers and negotiate settlement agreements as per credit policy.

Reconcile customer account after submission of invoices and statement of account

Every month send statement of accounts and get payment promise/ expected status from customer

Follow-up with payment promise and expected with customers, emails/ calls and escalation

Develop a good relationship with key customer frequently visit them to maitain customers

To get payment allocation from customer and posted receipt on software correctly

Resolve queries, disputed invoices and issue credit notes to customer if requried

Closely monitor invoice dispatching to ensure that all invoices receive by customer on time

Every week/ monthly make landing, collection and ageing report for management to review and escalate unresolved issue to senior level with comments on each customers.

Send statement of account to customers monthly and when payment received

Alert/ Flag to management on delay of payments and escalate to sales/ sales director

Recongnize provision and identify bad debts infront of management

Daily review payments and do bank eeconciliation and reconcile customer account as well

Communicate and counsel credit department policy and procedures to internal parties.

Undertake any other duties as required by the division from time to time.

Weekly and monthly meeting with credit managers, Sales & Customer Service to ensure escalate the major issues on time and find action to solve them and follow-ups with them

ACCOUNTANT AT LAMSA FZ LLC(Abu Dhabi)

Responsible for petty cash, monthly expense budgeting, control expenses, managing funds for expenses.

Records all accounting entries on daily basis and maintain Capital, Liability, Assets and Expense accounts.

Preparing Accounts, Banks, Supplies & Customers Reconciliations on monthly basis, Aging Reports.

Preparing Staff Salaries via WPS System, Staff loan deductions, Overtime, Leave accruals/ Encashment, Yearly Bonuses and Gratuity (End of Service Benefits) according to UAE Labor Law alongwith gerenerate Pay Slips, Salary Transfer Letter and maintain entire data of all Employees.

Maintain Fixed Asset Register, Deprecialate/ Amortize Assets according to IFRS standard and company policy

Perform variance analysis of monthly expenses, revenue and cash flow projection, make effective decisions to increase revenue and control monthly production cost and operational expenses

Prepare monthly consolodiated Income Statement present to management along with Content Providers & Operatores Revenue Report, analysis on monthly basis.

Compile and Analyze Financial information on monthly and annual basis for the preparation of Consolidated Final Accounts, including Trial Balance, Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash flows and to ensure that financial records are maintained in accordance with IFRS Standards.

Establish Internal Control policies and procedures mainly including Petty Cash, A/R, A/P and Bank Payments.

Liaison with Banks, Auditors, Content Providers, Telecom Operators, Twofour54 & Shareholders.

Work Closely with External Auditors to ensure Financial Statements are free of material and misstatement.

Supervise other Accountants in Amman & Riyadh Offices to maintain accuracy in accounting records, rectify discrepancies and to ensure that all accounting records are maintain according to IFRS Standards.

Consolidation of inter-company transactions and reconciliations with associate companies.

Perform any other task specifically given by the management, make MIS Reports.

ACCOUNTANT CUM COLLECTION OFFICER AT ELITE ENGINEERING FZ LLC (Dubai)

Responsible for Petty Cash/ Cash control, to receive incoming revenues, maintain a petty cash fund, process transactions, and check disbursements/ reimbursements

Reconciling expenses and posting to their proper head of account in general ledger, daily operations of accounts and make effective decisions

Efficiently preparing Monthly Bank reconciliation for all bank accounts to the general ledger, prepare adjusting entries necessary to make corrections to appropriate accounting records

Performing payroll processing, month-end closing and calculate End of Service compensation

Make entries of Bank & Cash Payment/Receipt/Journal/ Contra Vouchers

Preparing Final Accounts, including Trial Balance, Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash flows quarterly, half yearly and yearly basis and presented to management.

Preparing weekly, monthly and yearly reports of budget & expenses, make variance analysis

Accountable for financial data recording on the books of accounts as per the IFRS/ GAAP

Preparing Asset Register and managing any disposal of Fixed Assets

Responsible for preparing any particular reports on request on management (MIS Reporting)

Expert in making of Chart of Accounts for any industry, expert in project accounting

Liaison with Bank Staff & Accounting Software Consultant for any queries

Apply Accounting standards, principles and procedures to prepare accurate and timely financial reconciliations

Manage all Outdoor work & Payments (Etisalat/ Du, Dewa, suppliers etc.)

Efficiently handling Government Services – TECOM/ PRO Work

Involve in Visa related work – Entry permits, employment Visa, renewal, cancelation, dependents visa, Government transfer, dependent transfer, also manage tourist and visit visa

Responsible for Office related work – Company formation, New License/ renewal, community fees, changes of share capital/ Shareholder

Managing other Tecom work & Renewals – PO Box, Establishment Card, Service Amendments, Immigration Clearance, Salary Certificate, Misc. Amendment requests

Accountable for Office Tenancy Agreement/ Ijari renewal

ACCOUNTANT AT GEOFMAN PHARMACEUTICALS (Karachi)

Responsible for Purchase and Sales Ledger Accounts, petty cash, Bank Reconciliation, Control & Reconcile Expenses and posted to their proper head of account, Sales Invoicing, as well as the daily operations of accounts & make effective decisions

Worked with customers to control payment terms and solve Invoice queries

Prepared reports on different aspects of the business on weekly, monthly and yearly basis and daily registration of Invoices, Credit & Debit Notes

Compiled daily tax collections into a report which is then presented to the tax board

Posted Adjustment Journal double entries/ Reversals/ Accruals/ Prepayments

Individually reconciled Nominal Ledger with books of prime entries.

Opened Chart of Accounts

Reconciled monthly Cheques reports/ Supplier Statements and issue of Payments

Involved in Creditors & Debtors Monthly & Annual Reconciliation

Processed Invoices with corresponding nominal coding

Processed salaries of all employees, including time administration

Performed payroll processing and month-end closing of payroll

Attended and coordinated with employees to resolve queries in relation to payroll related issues

Prepared end of Service calculations for approval

Maintained high level of confidentiality, manage good relations with the HR department

Improved efficiency and constantly finding new ways of doing things better

Verified Recorded and banked remittances from customers

Controlled Cash Book & make Reconciliations

Dealt and communicated with Bankers for financial matters

Maintained daily bank transaction reports and handled the balance in outgoing and incoming funds, Issuing Cash and expenses for staff

Certifications & Trainings

Association of Chartered Certified Accountant from ACCA, UK

Advanced Excel & Financial Modelling Certificate from PwC Academy ME in 2013

Attended Audit & Audit Reports Workshop

Academic Credentials

B. Com. from University of Karachi in 2007

Computer Skills

Windows/ MS Office

Sage line 500

Tally ERP

Oracle ERP

QuickBooks

SAP-FICO (A/R, A/P, GL)

Personal Minutiae

Date of Birth: 06th August, 1987

Languages Known: English, Urdu, Hindi & Basic Arabic

Location Preference: Dubai - UAE

Passport Details: MY1157222, Valid Till: 20th April, 2023

Visa Status: Employment Visa (JAFZA Freezone)

Marital Status Married



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