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Business Finance Supervisor/Analyst

Location:
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary:
7000
Posted:
November 13, 2017

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Zeeshan Victor

Business Finance Supervisor/Analyst

(Finance Professional – Mid-Level Career)

DOB: 08/Sep/1987, Pakistani, Single

(Visit / Tourist Visa valid till 31st January 2018)

Address: Jumeirah 1, Dubai

Contact: 058-*******

ac3atx@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE

To serve for dynamic and exciting opportunity in finance, internal controls and risk assessment roles at a top-level management position, which helps in building up my knowledge & skills to add value to my capabilities, qualification & experience as well as creating value for my organization.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY & KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

A seasoned professional with positive attitude having 3.5 years’ work experience in Financial Planning & Analysis, Performance Management, Internal Control Assessment and Project Administration.

Attempting final paper of ACCA and will be applying for ACCA membership post qualification.

In less than a year working at NBAD was ‘Awarded’ additional responsibility for supervision of payment team.

Played an active role with KE recovery team and achieved targeted recovery of PKR 15 Mil.

Proven record of working efficiently in high-stress situations, being a quick study, 'out of the box' problem solving and handling responsibility effectively.

Considered a top performer by management in annual performance rating.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Technical – Financial Planning & Analysis, Budgeting & Forecasting, Variance Analysis, Payables, Receivables.

Work based – Leadership, Decision Making, Reporting writing, Presentation Skills, Analytical, Team Player

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Certification/Diploma/Degree

Institution

Status

ACCA

ACCA, UK

Finalist (Cleared 13/14)

Advanced Diploma in Accounting & Business

ACCA, UK

Awarded in Jan 2017

Bachelor of Commerce

University of Karachi

Graduated (1st Div.), 2009

PROFESSIONAL WORKING EXPERIENCE

First Abu Dhabi Bank – Abu Dhabi, UAE

Business Finance Supervisor /Analyst

March 2015 – April 2017

Key Contributions

Supervision of Payment Team

Managed payment team ensuring goals, action plans, and timelines are achieved.

Maintained excellent mentor-mentee relationship by providing on-going training & advice to enhance skills.

Performance monitoring of each individual team member against KPI’s for timely actions.

Headed inter-department weekly meetings for identifying risky areas, gaps and finding solutions.

Design development & documentation of standard operating procedures to ensure adherence to practice.

Financial Planning & Analysis

Played a critical role in the successful resolution of the critical legacy issue of dues worth AED 40 Mil through business process re-engineering.

Exceptional reporting of losses, irregularities, variances identified during monthly and quarterly reconciliation.

Recommended corrective actions for billing discrepancies leading to net saving of AED 3 million in 2016.

Slashed administration costs 30% by negotiating pricing and fees with vendors along with enhanced services.

Prepared annual budgets for administration through close coordination with the various finance teams.

Presented different financial reports (monthly, quarterly and annually) as required by higher management.

A/C Payable Function & Business Finance

Responsible for validating Statement of Accounts received from different corporate vendors, suppliers etc.

Restructured monthly payments of AED 10 million for different corporate vendors, suppliers etc.

Established, maintained and reconciled general ledgers for proper records and accuracy.

Detail review of payments as per defined scope before submitting to procurement team for processing.

Approved all the purchase requisition/purchase orders/invoices in Oracle after reviewing accounting entries.

Prioritized successful execution of the new bank-wide accruals policy for administration department.

Handled and resolve all queries/issues related to compensation and benefits

Management Information System (MIS)

Engaged with internal & external stakeholders to understand their key requirements and support key process re-engineering projects & identifying areas for improvement opportunities through analytics.

Conducted extensive exercise of mapping & reconciling of approx. 48K old & new accounts for accurate cost allocation to business units.

Researched and transformed Excel manual database to MS Access using access tables, relationships & queries.

Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance – Karachi, Pakistan

Business Development Officer

August 2014 – January 2015

Key Contributions

In a span of 6 months working in the business development department, various functions and responsibilities were assigned that relates to creating leads for different services offered by company including Board Performance Evaluation, Directors Training Programme, Workshops on Risk Management, Corporate & Individuals Memberships and other activities were managing invoices and maintaining the database of customers.

Karachi Electric – Karachi, Pakistan

Business Analyst

June 2013 – June 2014

Key Contributions

Assisted recovery team in changing consumers’ behavior and their respective payment trend through schemes.

Conducted review of internal controls to determine whether such controls are adequate to meet objectives.

Follow-up with regional coordinators to ensure all actions are completed for payment by big defaulters.

Submission of Distribution Strategy Department’s extract for the Annual Report and Directors’ Report.

Prepared Annual General Meeting finance presentations for the BAC and BOD meetings.

Performance monitoring of all the company’s 28 business centers against standard KPIs.

Reconciled transactions, preparation of different reports along with recommendations.

Initiated projects for increasing company’s recovery; namely Rebate/Waiver of dues and Token Payment.

Analyzed Theft Billing and Load Regularization for system improvement.

INTERNSHIPS

National Bank of Pakistan – Advances Department (8 weeks)

COMPUTER / IT SKILLS

Highly proficient in MS Office – Advance MS Excel (V-lookup & Pivot), Word, Access, and PowerPoint.

Functional knowledge of Oracle Financials and SAP based applications.

Good understanding of Tally, Quick Books, Sage 50 accounting software’s.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & TRAININGS

Project Management Financial Accounting Oracle Procurement Requestor

Business Online Portal Anti-Money Laundering Financial Statement Analysis

LANGUAGES

English – IELTS Score of 8 out of 9 (British Council, Abu Dhabi)

Urdu – Native



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