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Arslan Saleem

November 14, 2017

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Arslan Saleem

Senior Accountant

ACCA (UK) & UAECA Member

Cell : +971-**-***-****

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Gulf Experience : 3.5 years

Total Experience : 6 years

Driving License : UAE


ACCA & UAECA Member with 6 years of diversified experience in U.A.E & Pakistan for FMCG (F&B) Manufacturing

& retail industry in handling Accounts, Finance & External Audit functions with world’s top leading audit firm PWC

(pricewaterhousecoopers) and nation’s well-known Manufacturing Concern Service Industries limited as Financial Accountant, currently working in AGF Investments Dubai UAE as Senior Accountant. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – (ACCA Member) February 2012 Major: Advanced Performance Management, Advanced Audit and Assurance United Arab Emirates Chartered Accountants - (UAECA Member) February 2015 Accountant & Auditors Association (AAA), UAE


Bachelor of Commerce. November 2008

University of the Punjab, Lahore.


AGF Investments LLC

Role: Senior Accountant (March 14 – Continue)

AGF investment established by Founder & Ex-Chairman of Arabtec Holdings, is UAE based holding company having versatile portfolio of business like investment in Stocks, Bonds, Forex, Manufacturing plant, FMCG Retail

(F&B) company, Real estate management etc.

Managing financial accounting and reporting requirements of company investments and reporting directly to finance Manager and Investment Director.

Reporting on revenues of investments and submitting variance and comparatives with monthly targets.

Assist Finance Manager in preparing Annual Budget, Cash flow / Money Management Report and month end variance report.

Responsible for day to day management of books of accounts, preparing and posting month end closing journal Entries.

Handling the Accounts Payables team, performing reconciliation of supplier accounts on monthly basis and process payment.

Performing reconciliations for various banks including Commercial & Corporate banks to ensure effective controls over cash.

Preparing Management report for quarterly Management meetings including profitability, stock related reports and reporting on receivables.

Responsible for timely replenishment and reconciliation of petty cash to ensure the availability and accuracy of cash on-hand. Establishing internal controls, managing risk effectively, developing an effective reporting structure in wholly owned subsidiary FMCG Retail & continuously review the operations of business.

Interacting with internal & external Auditor for completion of Audit & to implement the recommendations approved by management.

Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of systems, processes and practices in the Finance department

Reporting on the portfolio of Forex, Handling Rollovers from Spot to Forward Trades, Breakeven Calculations, Stocks, bonds etc. to Director regarding current cash & investment position also about Preparation of half yearly and year end schedules of Interest rollover, advances to supplier, outstanding supplier balance and fixed asset position.

Service Industries Limited, Lahore, Pakistan

Role: Financial Accountant (Jan 12 – Dec 13)

Service Industries Limited (SIL) is a public limited company listed on the stock exchanges of Pakistan. It has annual revenues of about PKR 13 billion ($130 Million) and is the largest manufacturer & retailer of footwear, tyres & tubes for two-wheelers and three-wheelers, and has been the largest footwear exporter of the country for the last 10 years.

Engaged in preparing monthly actual & budgeted cash flow statements, profitability statements for revenues & expenses and monthly variance analysis

Performed reconciliation of all sub ledgers and general ledger on regular basis with parent and group companies; managing cash float and liaison with Finance Dept., capital budget tracing and liaison with relevant department and bank reconciliations

Prepared monthly invoices and follow up letters as well as engaged in suppliers accounts reconciliation

Ensured that reporting are accurate and in accordance with the company procedures and IFRS

Interfaced with internal & external auditors and implemented recommendations and suggestions. A. F. FERGUSON & CO. member firm of the PwC network Audit Trainee (Jan 11- Dec 11)

Verification of Admin & Selling Expenses, other income, short term financing schedule, Debtor balance confirmations, Fixed Assets Verification including Performa building at Pace Pakistan Limited a leading construction Company.

Review engagement on D.G khan Cement regarding forecasting and projection for loan feasibility report required by client’s bank.

Inventory re-conciliations and fixed asset management assignment at Pepsi Cola International.

Stock Take, Cash Count Activity and built stock & cash customized Performa’s at Pakistan Agriculture Storage & Service Corporation Limited.

Accounts Compilation engagement, verifying insurance claims, reporting on non-financial data regarding brown sugar foreign market exploration at JDW Sugar Mills. I.T PROFICIENCY:

Well versed with Microsoft Office Package.

Oracle Financial R12, Peachtree, Tally ERP 9 & QuickBooks Financial reporting software.

Business Intelligence Software, Outlook and Internet Applications. SKILL ENHANCING WORSHOPS:

Developing Employability Skills Program:

Organizer: SKANS School of Accountancy, ACCA Campus Lahore, December 2011 Session (30 days workshop)

Participated in multiple session of English & Communication, Professional Comportment in Workplace and Information Technology Skills.

Talent Gymnasium:

Organizer: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), held at Royal Palm Lahore in Oct 2011.

Grooming for success and professionalism in the workplace.

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