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Finance Manager - 12 Years Exp - Chartered Accountant

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
April 27, 2018

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Muzammil Hassan Farhan

Dubai, UAE +971*********

Dear Manager of Human Resources:

Ready to deliver immediate and long-lasting results in your esteemed company in Finance Position, I am confident that my significant career is a perfect match for your needs. With 12 years of experience leading finance operations and performing duties regarding courier and logistics, cargo and freight, shipping, warehousing, constructions, property developments, real estate, manufacturing, and trading. I am eager to explore this opportunity with you.

Currently accountable for finance manager at TCS Express World Wide LLC I hold the responsibility for interfacing with executive leaders across multiple departments to build consensus and initiate productive change. Having advanced through a number of specialized roles, you will quickly note the strength and scope of my abilities upon reviewing my resume.

A few highlights of my strong qualifications include the following:

Decreased communication, operational, and admin costs up-to 8%-12% by taking strong actions.

Charted economical procedures and policies with accounting actions, entries, and flow charts.

Conducted performance evaluations for audit trainees and junior team members, as well as resolved issues with team members discussing with engagement partner.

Sincerely interested in further exploring this opportunity, I propose we arrange a time for us to meet, where we can discuss your needs and my background in detail. Until then, thank you for your consideration.


Muzammil Hassan Farhan

Enclosure: Resume

Muzammil Hassan Farhan

Dubai, UAE +971*********

Chief of Accounts Management

Highly accomplished, finance professional with multiple years of involvement in accounts management and customer services. Proven Success in competitive and regulatory settings of diversified industries including, courier and logistics, cargo and freight, shipping, property developments, oil and gas, and several banking companies. Proficient in analyzing accurate financial reports and improving customer operational performance. Strong communication skills, ability to collaborate with partners to develop financial business plans for comprehensive company growth. Proven expertise in:

Financial Analysis & Reporting

External Audit Coordination

Cost Control Management

MIS Reporting

Cash Flow & Treasury Management

Account Payable Management

Staff Leadership & Training

Budgeting & Forecasting


Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) (2009)

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan

Karachi, Pakistan

Bachelors of Commerce (B.COM) (2004)

University of Karachi, Pakistan

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - American Institute of Certified Public Accountant (pursuing)


TCS Express World-Wide LLC, UAE

Finance Manager, April 2016 to Present

Formulate and implement financial management policies and structures to meet company goals as well as train and review lower level staff in assuming new reporting and reconciliation duties.

Develop annual budget with the cooperation of all stakeholders. Edit documents including projections for renewal of existing loan and replacement of term loan. Execute processes and relevant changes according to VAT implementation in billing and accounting system as per instructions. Encourage external auditors to ensure completion of audits within time by providing necessary information.

Key Contributions:

Analyzed networking cost by comparing services of all vendors with charges, and created an advance atmosphere for shipments that saved cost up-to 10% yearly.

Decreased communication, operational, and admin costs up-to 8%-12% by taking strong actions.

Spearheaded inclusive credit policy for customers that reduced doubtful debts from 5% to 1.5%.

Waterworld Realty (Group Company of Credo Investments), UAE

Finance Manager, May 2010 to March 2016

Produced investment analysis reports including NPV, IRR, debt equity ratio, and liquidity ratios, also estimated cash flow, financial ratios, and capital requirements for current/upcoming projects.

Supported finance director for managing all aspects of project finance including detailed feasibility studies, budget preparation, cash flow analysis, market data collection, error checking, and executive liaison. Scrutinized historical data by performing several evaluations including sold/unsold, mortgage unit, break even, paid/outstanding, debt/equity, interest cost, and leasing analysis.

Key Contributions:

Accelerated employee productivity and overall efficiency of company to complete monthly reports by improving accounting processes and implementing standard operating measures that eliminated duplication and reduced time.

Charted economical procedures and policies with accounting actions, entries, and flow charts.

Prior experience as Assistant Manager - Audit and Assurance at KPMG Pakistan & KPMG U.A.E.

Oct 2005 to April 2010


Featured Projects:

Accomplished annual audits for following clients:

Topaz Group of Companies – Dubai, UAE

Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ- Limited – Pakistan

Bank Alfalah Limited – Pakistan

Iffco Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited

Idemitsu Lube Middle East & Africa FZE – Dubai

Engro Corporation Limited

Singer Pakistan Limited

Professional Development:

VAT – Attended various training for VAT in various seminars, UAE, 2017

OMS – Oracle based software in-house training, TCS Express, UAE, 2016

Risk Management Policies & Independence Compliance, KPMG, 2008

Advanced Banking, KPMG, Karachi, Pakistan, 2007

Vector, KPMG Audit Software, Karachi, Pakistan, 2006 – 2009

International Auditing Standards & International Financial Reporting Standards, KPMG, 2005

Advance level training on KPMG Audit Methodology, KPMG, 2006 – 2009

Presentation Skills Training Course (90 hours), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan

Professional Memberships:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP), 2009 - Present


User level knowledge of SAP FI-CO • Oracle Financials based software OMS, Microsoft Dynamics, Sage and Tally 9.0 ERP • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office as a tool for the preparation of business reports, spreadsheets, budgets and general correspondence and presentations • 90 hours Course of Computer Practical Training (CCPT).

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