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COntroller

Location:
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted:
March 03, 2018

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ROOPESH MAHENDRAKUMAR PARIKH – B.Com, CMA, CIMA(Pursuing)

UAE Address :

Flat 130, Bin Hendi Bldg.

Damascus Street, Qusais, Dubai.

Mobile No. 009**-**-*******

Residence No. 009**-*-*******

Email Id: ac4omz@r.postjobfree.com

FINANCE CONTROLLER / CHIEF ACCOUNTANT

Personal Summary CMA with 20 years of valuable experience (15 years in Middle East) of working in the finance departments of major companies. Knowledge of finance, accounts, credit con- trol, audit, management, VAT, Excise, GAAP and compliance. Highly focused on issues such as time management, reviewing accounts and credit control procedures and devel- oping and implementing enhancements where required. Core Competencies Financial Reporting – Budget Planning – P& L Management – Forecasting - Revenue Analysis - Regulatory Compliance – Client Exposure Reporting – Team Development & Leadership – Internal Audit - Organization & Communication. Career History National Refreshment Company L.L.C. – Dubai January 2017 – Present Controller (Reporting to Finance Director)

Overseeing accounts payable and receivable, reconciling entries, reviewing all inter- company transactions and generating invoices as necessary. Prepare financial statements and analysis of variance, maintaining company accounting procedures and processes, de- veloping procedures to improve efficiency, cash flow, ensure credit profiles of all cus- tomers are complete and adequate insurance are there for high risk clients. Investigate and resolve customer queries internally and externally. Weekly and monthly reporting and month-end closing. Follow up on legal cases. Supervising a team of accountants. Squire Patton Boggs (MEA) LLP – Abu Dhabi March 2015 – December 2016 Client Accounting Analyst (CSR) (Reporting to Director of Global Billing - UK) Responsible for accounting of Dubai and Abu Dhabi office. Independently look after invoicing, receipts, payments, write-offs and reconciliation for both the office and co- ordinate with Partners and lawyers regarding same. GL Reconciliation, statement of ac- counts to client and ad hoc reporting of billing, collection and receivables to local and UK/US office. Solve queries from secretaries and lawyers on accounting. Dentons – Dubai/Kuwait August 2009 – February 2015 Revenue & Credit Controller (Reporting to Director of Finance - Middle East). Dubai Office (Oct 2013 to Feb 2015) – Revenue & Credit Controller - Responsible for revenue department of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and Saudi office. Work not limited to invoicing, reconciliation, receivable reporting, revenue analysis, client exposure report, budget planning, collection and forecasting, SRA obligations financial statement based on GAAP and other adhoc work. Liaise with external auditors regarding revenue audit for this offices.

Kuwait Office (Aug 2009 to Sep 2013) – Chief Accountant – Responsible for full ac- counting of Kuwait which includes P&L management, flash reporting, receipts, pay- ments, reconciliation fixed asset schedule, payroll, EOSB, analysis and reporting of reve- nue, invoicing both paper bill and e-billing on Serengeti and Datacert, coordinating be- tween office and local sponsors, regulatory compliance, Budgeting, Forecasting, FACE

(Financial Accounting and Control Expectation) reporting to London office, liaise with auditors for year-end audits and other adhoc duties from time to time. M. H. Alshaya Co. W.L.L. – Kuwait February 2005 – July 2009 Accounts Supervisor (Reporting to Finance Manager) Responsible for sales accounting of the firm (More than $50 Million). Demonstrating leadership, team building and development by supervising work of accountants and sen- ior accountant regarding sales accounting both retail and wholesale, month end closing, sales reporting, reconciliation, review all unposted transaction, unaccounted & unapplied receipt, analysis and reporting of control account with TB, store petty cash accounting, cash collection through security company, till discrepancies, credit card machine installa- tion in stores, gift voucher reporting, liaise with bank for credit card transactions and disputes.

Matrix Advisors (I) Pvt. Ltd. – India October 2002 – January 2005 Team Leader (Reporting to Director)

Assist Director in operation of the firm. Compilation of weekly & monthly financial, op- erational & business plan for Director and assisting him in developing action plans. Ac- tive interaction with Datamatics for US project of filing US tax returns for CCH. Re- sponsible for budgeting, reviewing tax returns prepared by preparers, communicating with CPA about changes to be made in the tax return, supervision of Abstract & Index project of Thompson Gale.

Eros Group – Dubai November 1997 – June 2002

Senior Officer- Accounts and Credit Control (Reporting to Accounts Manager) Responsible for accounting for 2 shops of electronics & home appliances (Al Dana Elec- tronics & Golden Electronics) from 1997 to 1999, responsible for accounting including trial balance, profit & loss and balance sheet for Eros Engineering Co. from 2000, job costing of Eros Electro-mechanical and collecting payment from customer, accounting in Oracle ERP, bank reconciliation, payroll for staff, asset register, invoicing of Eros Elec- tricals and POS for stores; auditing store for inventory. M/s P. D Construction – India January 1997 – October 1997 Accountant (Reporting to Accounts Manager)

Responsible for accounting, payroll, filing of income tax returns, bank transfers and rec- onciliation, project reporting, weekly and monthly financial reporting to Partner. M/S S&C Ginning Co. Ltd – Tanzania July 1996 – December 1996 Operation In-charge (Reporting to Finance Manager) Responsible for operation of cotton ginning factory, prepare PO and invoice for export of cotton, TB, P&L and BS of the company, assist manager in day to day activities. Education CMA (Certified Management Accountant) – 2017, Bachelor of Commerce – 1995, CIMA (Pursuing) – 2018.

Technical Skills MS Office, Tally, Peachtree, New Fact Accounting, Elite, Carpe Diem, Adherent Expert, Intapp and Business Objects.



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