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Cost Analyst at pfizer global supply

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
15K EGP - current salary
January 14, 2018

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Marwa Marwa El-El-Mahdy Mahdy

Cost Analyst


21C Zhoor street, Yasmine compound, first

settlemet, New cairo

Phone 010********


Date of birth September 17, 1989


Marital status Married

I have a total of 7+ years of professional experience in various positions within the Finance Divisions& External audit, handled almost all the Finance& External audit functions.

CMA Candidate.

Currently I am working at Pfizer global supply– Cairo site as a Cost Analyst; hold this position after rotations between several Audit

&finance divisions (payables, external audit, taxes &budgeting). Have a solid background with ERP accounting packages, specially “SAP” & “Enterprise One – Oracle” Furthermore, my contributions have been mainly achieved by implementing the monthly dashboard and budgetary Control Systems and integrating it with SAP. This resulted in improving the quality of financial information and its flow within all business stakeholders through regular Financial Performance Reviews workshops and monthly presentations. Self-motivated person, able to work under pressure, and usually meet very tight deadlines with full informative and quality of deliverables. Combine strong analytical skills and creative thinking with consistent high performance. One of my most achievements is the Financial Statements Closing Process (FSCP) and Budget process where I studied, reduced and restructured the accounting cycles, functions, and staff performance which resulted in achieving substantial improvement and efficient operations that exceeded the whole management team’s expectations.


Feb 2015 - present Cost Analyst

Pfizer Global Supply

• Responsible for the fixed assets register (additions, removal & impairment assessment).

• Responsible for the capital projects & expenditures and the following up according to the agreed deadlines.

• Responsible for the reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts.

• Responsible for inventory reconciliation each month closing and assessment of the destructed inventory, Slow moving, Physical count adjustment and Inventory accruals.

• Analysing the Production variances (Purchase Price variance, Material Usage variance & volume mix variances) and communicating this analysis to the related Departments (Planning dep. & procurement dep.) and discuss new ways to avoid unfavourable results.

• Reviewing the recording of the actuals and analysing it at the end of each month.

• Preparing the deferral and amortization analysis of (Production variances, Exchange rates & standard cost revision).

• Preparing the budget files and communicate it with the budget holders and allocate the budget figures.

• Monitoring the budget figures on Monthly basis to ensure that all expenses are recorded on the right allocations.

• Issuing actual Vs. Budget monthly report to discuss it with the budget holders.

• Helping the budget holders to forecast their budget for the rest of the year and prepare the forecast file and report it on monthly basis.

• Preparing aging reports for the inventory accruals and following up.

• Prepared a template to show the effect of sold quantities (according to sales plan) of each product how it will affect the standard cost per unit (fixed costs related to the product) and this template was considered a project as it reduce a lot effort in analysis & communications with finance planning.

• Performs all needed 'ad-hoc' operational analysis. 1

• Prepared the Materials template for budget (including the Raw materials cost, Customs fees in case of imported materials, labour hours, quality hours & the full absorption total direct costs & overheads). Feb 2014 -

Jan 2015

Finance Business Partner


• Responsible for scheduling, organizing, and implementing the annual budget process; including the preparation of more complex seminars, guidelines, input files, and worksheets for departments to support the short and long term planning and budget process.

• Responsible for budgetary control process and check all company POs to insure if this within budget or exceeded including budget adjustment and budget rolling reports.

• Responsible for reporting for updates to quarterly models to include last quarter actual, new business, new departments and new computations of operating results.

• Establishes benchmarks and scorecards to assist leadership in managing the fiscal discipline of their functions.

• Responsible for monthly reports for top management, comparing actual vs. budget and Make recommendations for financial planning as appropriate to meet business needs.

• Work closely with the Business Segment Leaders on a recurring basis to create understanding of key financial metrics and how to track for desired results.

• Performs all needed 'ad-hoc' operational analysis.

• Collaborate with department heads on corporate expenses variance to prior year, versus plan and prior forecast to develop analytics to monitor performance and strategies to keep costs within budget.

• Provide updates to senior management on financial performance.

• Work with accounting to help with close activities for manufacturing groups.

• Work with business partners to monitor contracts and invoices to ensure accurate payment and proper coding.

• Contribute to preparation and presentation of project summaries and recommendations to senior management. May 2013 -

Jan 2014

Payables Accountant


• Prepare and record accruals related to operation.

• Responsible for handling all of invoices related to the manufacturing site.

• Handling prepayment invoices and prepares monthly report showing the instalments and the remaining balance.

• Responsible for handing over & supervise GENPACT “data entry team” to ensure that all transactions have been done.

• Handling tax payments (payroll tax, Stamp tax and Local WHT).

• Record IC invoices and invoices related to cross charges.

• Review and recording supplier’s invoices.

• Preparing all types of payment methods on ERP system “SAP” & preparing the reconciliation of the trade payables account on a monthly basis.

• Preparing GL adjustment entries.

• Reconcile between paid & unpaid invoices on a weekly basis.

• Ensure that all payments have true procedure & make within company process & polices.

• Reviewing supplier's outstanding balance, reconciling their statements & replying to all their queries. Jan 2011 -

Apr 2013



• Ability to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control & governance process.

• Ability to Identify, Analyze, and Mitigate risk to help the organization to achieve its goals.

• Evaluation of Internal Control System & identifying strength and weakness points in it.

• Auditing financial statements according to international and Egyptian accounting standards.

• Performing Professional service for business line of FMCG, Industrial, Contracting, Trading, Natural Gas, Financial Investments& Non- Profit Organization.

• Ability to Prepare Financial analyses by ratios & indicators related to understanding & analysis financial statements for different kinds of business entities

• Auditing the deferred tax


• Some Companies which PerformedProfessional services for:

• LG Electronics Egypt - Cairo co.

• Ginza for Construction & Real Estate development Co. (IGI Group )

• National Gas Company (NATGAS).

• Income for Petroleum & Industrial Services (IGI Group )

• National steel fabrication co. ( Orascom Group )

• Atlantic Engineering Company for Energy Technology.

• National council for human rights

• Al Tadamun Microfinance Program “The Project” of Women’s Health Improvement Association, Cairo.

• Juhayna Food Industries.

• Bavaria Egypt.

• International Hospital for Urology & Neurology (IHUN).

• Al Borg Laboratories Company (Al Borg Laboratory).

• IFFCO Food Industries

• Karesten Middle East

• Flora.

Jun 2010 -

Dec 2010

Customer Service agent

Vodafone international Services

Customer Service for International Accounts (NewZealand) Education

Sep 2006 -

May 2010

Faculty of Commerce & BA - Helwan University

English Section - Finance & Accounting Major grade Good NotreDame Des Apotres - Heliopolis

High School


• Accounting treatments, corporate finance, Strategic Planning, budgeting & Forecasting

• Reporting & Analysis

• Financial & Operational KPIs Analysis

• Financial Applications - ERP

• Problem Solving & Conflict Resolution

• Research skills

• Analyzing information

• Attention to detail, Deadline-oriented

• General math skills

• Execution & Management

• Efficiency Management and Appraisal

• Leadership Development

• Relationship and Team Building

• Training and Mentoring

• Time Management

• Power Negotiation

• Business process


• Policy, Procedures Development & Compliance

• Customer Retention Strategies

• Microsoft office applications


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