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Manager Accounting

Hightstown, New Jersey, 08520, United States
January 29, 2018

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Ahmed Saleh MBA, CMI

East Windsor, NJ

US Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder

Available from Feb 19th,2018

Education Masters of Business Administration (MBA), - Middlesex University London, United Kingdom.

BA Honors Accounting and Finance (3.5 GPA) -Middlesex University London, United Kingdom.

CPA Candidate (Attending Becker review)

Systems IBM Cognos TM1, IBM Planning Analytics, SAP, GL / Oracle EBS R/12, Great Plains, Hyperion, Sage, QuickBooks, Microsoft Office

McGraw-Hill Education, London /New York, NY 2013- present

Global Record to Report Accounting Manager

Prepared SEC filings (Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Form 8-K, press release) and reviewed XBRL tagging.

Managed the annual audit and quarterly review of our external auditors by working closely with various functional teams and providing the requirements of our external auditors timely.

Assist in preparation of the annual proxy statement and other ad hoc registration statements.

Working closely with the Domestic and the International finance team on the restatement of the company’s audited financial statements to apply ASC 606 “Revenue Recognition” to the company’s multiple element arrangements.

Led the implementation of the new lease accounting standard (ASC 842).

Led US GAAP to IFRS Global reconciliation project.

Calculated and concluded on the accounting for $2.1 billion debt refinancing in accordance with modification/extinguishment guidance in ASC 470.

Assist with the preparation and review of the quarterly financial statements and footnotes in accordance with debt covenant compliance, and oversee the preparation of the Management Discussion and Analysis.

Prepared the annual goodwill/intangible asset impairment for the Global Controller review.

Developed corporate financial policies and procedures in accordance with United States GAAP & company policy.

Prepared the Financial disclosures for the IPO filings (S-1)

Led Oracle R/12 implementation for the GL for EMEA and the US regions.

Global Subject Matter Expert and RTR lead for MHE’s TM1 migration to new cloud based IBM Planning Analytics.

AIG Insurance, Dubai, UAE & NY, USA & London, UK 09 – 12

Regional Sarbanes & Oxley Manager

Provide guidance on AIG Accounting Policies and test to ensure countries are compliant with the policies.

Develop and maintain the Sarbanes Oxley compliance section of the regional website.

Monitor the implementation of internal and external audit recommendations.

Managing the solvency across MEMSA region.

Dealing with the External Auditor for the Region and responsible for the preparation of the Regional office statuary accounts.

Responsible for the Balance Sheet Reconciliation and the Intercompany.

Implementation of my own initiative compliance and Risk frame works known as L1-SOS across the Globe and Led this initiative for the 25 countries worldwide including UK/US.

Interpret newly issued GAAP & IFRS statements for distribution to business managers.

Review and approve all Technical Accounting Sarbanes-Oxley documentation and test work.

Review and analyze financial, operational, market, and strategic risks of the company, and document appropriate action plans to mitigate such risks.

GE Corporate – Global Business Services, Dubai, UAE - Finance Leader 09 – 09

GE Money Bank, Hannover, Germany - US GAAP Reporting & Head of SOX internal Audit 08 – 09

GE Healthcare Global HQ, Danbury, CT - Internal Audit Manager-Corporate Audit Staff 07 – 08

GE Healthcare Global HQ, London-UK - UK Facilities Accountant 03 – 07

Responsible for Oracle 11i implementation.

Responsible for finance transition to GENPACT outsourcing to India.

Trained & hired new staff, ensuring transition to GENPACT India was smooth and compliant.

Implementation of Audit process across the business.

Preparation of STAT (IFRS/US GAAP) for 2008.

Implementation of the T&L process across EMEA.

US GAAP Financial Statements including SEC schedules, US Regulatory Banking Reporting and other reports for GE disclosures purposes

Set up processes to report financial statements in accordance with US GAAP.

Providing Monthly Balance Sheet and Profit /Loss Variance Analysis to European Leadership team

Managing the process to ensure SOX 404 compliance within the entire bank.

Documenting processes related to US GAAP and GE consolidated accounting

Set up processes for building and maintenance of models for calculation of entries to be booked in US GAAP adjustments ledgers, cooperate closely with FP&A team and Risk team to ensure all the necessary data are accessible.

Ensure all entries related to GE consolidated accounting as well as entries for US GAAP adjustments are properly posted

Coordinate preparation and submission of SEC schedules and US Banking regulatory Reports related to quarter close process and other reports to GE Money Headquarters.

Successfully lead Consolidation and Disposition accounting for Santander.

Produced monthly reports to UK Financial Controller & assist in preparation of management board packs.

Implement and manage controls covering all UK, foreign and US bank accounts ensuring integrity of cash.

Set up, maintain and develop a strategic audit framework based on the evaluation of the risks the company is exposed to.

Provide accurate financial accounts on the fully integrated SAP business system in accordance with Standard Accounting Practice.

Implemented and ensured financial controls met External & Internal Audit group requirements

Owned and implemented SAP FI-CO Financial Accounting and Controlling, SAP Fixed Assets, SAP P2P, SAP O2C, SAP Inter Company, SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, SAP Project Accounting and integration of SAP with tax bolt-on tools.

PricewaterhouseCoopers, London-UK - Staff Transaction Diligence to Assistant Audit Manager 00–03

Reviewed consolidated financial statements and related footnote disclosures in accordance with United States GAAP standards.

Serviced large public client with emphasis on SEC reporting (8-K, 10-Q and 10-K) and IFRS.

Responsible for running year-end audits including planning, performance, and completion of audit engagements.

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