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Finance Director

Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
January 22, 2018

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Egypt - Alexandria

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Mobile : 002-****-**** 515, 002-****-*** 5427


With several reputed organizations in UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia seeking a challenging senior managerial level position within a reputed Company in the field of Finance to invest my professional expertise, qualifications, valuable

Experience to optimal level, to serve a company and continue career growth


and Skills

- Strong technical accounting and financial management knowledge and experience

- Short, Long term Planning, Strategy analysis skills

- Proven people management skills, developing and motivating others

- Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills

- Strategic thinker, Practical, common sense approach

- Highly developed ERP/ IT systems skills ( SAP – MS Dynamic (Navision) – GPS –Oracle )

- Comply with IFRS, US GAAP and Local Regularity

- Energetic, proactive and self-sufficient

- Able to drive beneficial change and cost control

- High level of determination and commitment,Innovating new ideas

- Sense of urgency and ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines

- Analytical thinking, Attention to details, Commercial understanding



Corporate Profile: Leading, well known Trading, Distribution, Wholesale,Retail company for Cables and Wires, Electric Materials, Lighting materials, switch gears,Wiring Devices, Transformers, lighiting fixtures, Lighting decorative poles, Subsidery company of Energya Group

Job Profile : Finance Director ( November 2015 To December 2017 )

Reporting to : CEO and Group CFO ; Assisted by 3 subordinates


Managing the activities of Finance department, in respect of accounting, reporting, cost control, credit control

and legal, ensure all financial transactions are handled and processed in-line with the approved Policies and procedures, create function KPI’s and strategic plans in accordance with company vision and mission

Lead the Preparation of monthly & quarterly financial reports with all needed financial and costing analysis comparing to Budget and KPIs, ensuring the integrity of the financial statements

Prepare and maintain regular financial planning reports, Aligns financial planning to overall business objectives, participate in creating and developing business plans in coordination and alignment with group strategies and vision

Partner with CEO on the execution of business strategies, providing analytical support for key business decisions

Work Closely with the senior management team to ensure alignment/prioritization of resources across the country

Monitoring/develop the reporting tools and presenting the financial performance throughout the year

Identifying opportunities and risks, making recommendations or proposing solutions

Professionally look for systemic ways to develop, improve profitability and margins across the Branches

Work with top management to analyze opportunities for further expansion across the existing and emerging markets

Manage the people to optimize their performance and oversee their development both as a team and individuals

Monitor, direct the implementation of the company’s strategic business plans, develop reliable internal control system

Develop and manage efficient treasury protocols including management of cash and cash forecasts

Manage the processes of revenue and capital expenditure budget ( Annual/MYF ) and related financials

Maintain banking relationships, deal with banks and financial institutions to secure required WC fund

Conduct various financial and organizational studies in order to analyze and suggest means for optimal utilization of resources, implement a robust management system, Manage and Review medical / non-medical insurance programs

Inventory Control through implementing inventory management system, acted as purchasing committee member

Customer's credit management and authorization, ensures effectiveness of credit and collection system are in place

Dealing with External & Internal auditors and preparing relevant reports, establish develop financial control system

Ensure timeliness & accuracy of external reporting to government and regulators


Corporate Profile: Leading, reputed engineering, Trading, real estate Company

Job Profile : Finance Manager ( July 2014 till October 2015 )

Reporting to : General Manager, Assisted by 2 subordinates


Handling of finance department activities, including accounting, costing,reporting

Creating, monitoring financial objectives and business plans, creat and develop internal control system

Liaising with banks for loans, working capital finance and other facilities,dealing with external auditors and preparing concerning reports, maintain timeline and accuracy of external reporting to government

Prepairing Revenue and capex budget,periodic revised budget,cash flow forecast, creat, implement financial policies and procedures, participate in creating, developing short/long term business plans

Inventory control through implementing effective inventory management system, monitoring material cost

Prepare and review monthly financial reports, analysis reports, presentation to management,establish and develop financial management system including debtors,creditors, banking,assets, leasing, facilities management

Review and maintain suppliers contracts, local purchase orders, tenders pricing, projects cost


Corporate Profile: Leading and well known FMCG (Flour/Animal Feed) Manufacturing & Distribution Company,

Part of Agthia Group as (Agriculture Business Division), Agthia Group listed in AD securities exchange

Grand Mills Company is a pioneer in the field of flour milling and animal feed industry in UAE and Gulf Region

Job Profile : Finance Manager ( May 2008 till May 2014 )

Reporting to : General Manager and Group Finance Director ; Assisted by 4 subordinates


Overseeing finance department in respect of Accounting / Costing / Reporting to ensure proper maintenance of all records, systems, functions and accountability, establish and monitor financial goals and objectives

Creat,develop and control financial short and long term plans, Align the finance department’s structures with business needs and external demands, Craet and implement policies and procedures,monitor it to ensures compliance

Prepare and maintain regular financial planning reports, maintaining timelines, accuracy of the reports, Aligns financial planning to overall business objectives, participate in creating and developing 3 to 5 years business plans for the company in alignment with group strategies and vision, policies development as a member of management team

Establishe and develop financial management systems including debtors, creditors, assets, banking,leasing, purchasing of capital machinery and facilities required, provide advice to management on resources allocations

Determining corporate policies & manuals in coordination with Group Director

Creating and monitoring annual budget ( Revenue & Capex ) and periodic revised Budget ( MYF ) in alignment with group strategic plans, reviewing monthly & YTD financial reports ( P&L and Balance Sheet ), conducting variances in Actual performance vs Budgeted, preparing short - long range cash forecast, comparing actual & forecast, monitoring and reviewing capex requirements and planning funds accordingly, Maintain timeliness accuracy of external reporting

Participate and involve in various business initiatives ( opening new operations, asset acquisition, new service launches )

Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to GM & Group Finance Director

Assess & comment on organizational performance against both annual budget and company’s long-term strategy

Dealing with banks and financial institutions for fund planning, Contribute in risk management analysis and assignments

Direct and review financial analysis and feasibility studies to identify profit improvement opportunities

Monitoring inventory,create management control system, manage and Review medical/non-medical insurance program

Review and maintain supplier's contracts and external agreements, member of purchasing committee

Reporting addition of new products, price fixation, monitoring of products cost and wastage

Dealing with External & Internal auditors and preparing relevant reports, establish and develop internal control system

Ensure effectiveness of collection system, ensures an accurate assets register is kept, machinery,facilities are utilized optimally and cost effectively, Support and review commercial agreements and front-end legal matters

Review job descriptions and manpower budget related to finance Dept. with HR department


Corporate Profile: A Reputed & well known FMCG company in UAE and GCC countries for Manufacturing & Distribution of fresh Juices and dairy products, subsidiary of Emirates Rawabi Group

Job Profile : Financial Controller ( February 2006 to April 2008 )

Reported to : General Manager, Group Finance Manager, assisted by 3 subordinates


Managing the activities of Finance department under corporate policies, including accounting, cost control, reporting

Creating and monitoring financial objectives, aligning financial planning to overall business goals

Direct financial and accounting information, records, to ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial operations

Prepare Capital expenditure and Revenue budget, periodic revised budget, prepare and review monthly & YTD financial reports ( P&L,Balance Sheet ), Conduct variance analyses in actual performance Vs budgeted

Prepare,maintain cash flow,review daily and monthly cash flow reports,Analyze variances in actual vs forecast

Liaising with banks for working capital finance, other facilities, dealing with external and internal auditors and preparing concerning reports, Creat and develop policies & procedures, Create and monitor internal control system

Prepare reports for addition of new products / price fixation / sales promotion campaigns

Customer's credit authorization, ensures effectiveness of credit and collection system

Manage, Review medical/non-medical insurance programs, Review and maintain external agreements and contracts

Inventory Control through implementing inventory management system, identify slow moving obsolete items for appropriate actions, approve material requisitions and local purchase orders, acted as purchasing committee member

Contributed to feasibility studies, Direct and manage Pricing / products cost / spoilage and wastage control

Coordinate with HR regarding job descriptions & candidate selections, Conduct system study and implement accounting quality procedures manuals, Issue MIS, quarterly and annual consolidated financial reports


Corporate Profile: The purchasing Department is part of Finance department which is belong to Abu Dhabi government, responsible for purchasing and Payment procedures for local government sectors in emirate of AD

Job Profile : Senior Accountant ( November 1997 to February 2006 )

Reported to : Finance Manager


Direct and maintain general & subsidiary ledgers, properties cost records, depreciation and general expenses, deal with banks, maintain procurement records, audit housing contracts related to employees, maintain local purchase orders

Participate in preparation of monthly payroll, monitoring of accounting records related to receipts,expenditures

Participate in tenders finalization committee meetings, co-ordinate with end user departments on tenders updating

Participate in preparation of Balance Sheet and various financial statements and reports


Corporate Profile: A Leading and well-known Trader and Distributor of tires, equipment, accessories and tools

Sub-agent of European and Asian manufacturers of tires and equipment

Job Profile : Chief Accountant ( October 1994 to November 1997 )

Reported to : General Manager; assisted by 2 subordinates


Direct and maintain accounting processes, ledgers, Accounts payable, receivables, depreciation, cost property, Fixed assets records, sales revenue and operating expenses, cost analyses, pricing, Inventory management

Prepare and review financial reports ( P&L and Balance sheet ) and cash flow, maintain local purchase orders

Communicate and present financial results to management, Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities

Interact with banks for fund planning and various facilities, implement policies and procedures for the company

Create financial control system, improve existing system, liaise with external auditors, collection follow up


Corporate Profile: A reputed contracting and transportation company

Job Profile : Accountant (September 1993 to September 1994)

Reported to : Finance Manager

Responsibilities :

Maintain general, subsidiary ledgers, accounts payable, operating expenses, revenue, Maintain local purchase orders

Assist in cost analyses, assist in preparation of Balance Sheet, P/L, Deal with banks,financial institutions, insurance


Corporate Profile: A Leading company, Manufacturer of tires and rubber products

Job Profile : Accountant (September 1991 to April 1993)

Reported to : Chief Accountant

Responsibilities :

Maintain accounting records, Assist in preparing of balance sheet and other financial statements

Assist in maintenance of operating expenses, cost property, payable, receivables and collection follow up


B.Com. ( Accounting & Finance) - Alexandria university 1990 ( Egypt )

CMA / inter ( IMA institution )


IFRS Comprehensive training Course organized by Arab Academy for science and technology(Alexandria)

IFRS Changes and Business Impact Workshop Organized by PWC ( Abu Dhabi )

Improving Leadership Skills course organized by HumanTelligence (Abu Dhabi )

Cost Accounting – Key to Success organized by 3Fold Training and education center (Abu Dhabi )

IFRS workshop organized by KPMG ( Abu Dhabi )

Business Ethics in Practice course organized by Agthia Academy training Centre ( Abu Dhabi )

Senior executive finance training Program – organized by IIR training Institute ( Dubai )

Certificate in financial control – organized by IIR training Institute ( Dubai )

Leadership (Great leader- Great Team - Great results) - Franklin Cover Middle East Training institute (Dubai )

Modern Methods of Budgeting preparing and control - Training institute (Dubai )

(HACCP ) Internal Audit - RMK Expertise management institute (Dubai )

ICDL Certificate – Microsoft Excel 2007 Training course – New Horizon Computer Training Centre (Abu Dhabi )

Navision ERP system - INFOSYS (Abu Dhabi )

Basic Dairy Technology course – DS consulting ( Dubai )

Personal portfolio management of equity trading and techniques - Maharat training center (Abu Dhabi )

Collection and Credit Management Workshop – Waseet International ( Bahrain )


Date of Birth : 7 August 1968 Visa status : No Visa

Nationality : Egypt Driving License : Holding a valid U.A.E / Egypt driving license

Language Skills : Arabic / English Marital status : Married

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