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Financial analyst

March 18, 2018

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Rana Salah El-Okdah

Haram, Giza, Egypt

Mobile: +(20-010********


Career Objective:

Seeking a full-time opportunity in a challenging work environment where I can utilize and enhance my experience, knowledge and skills as well as developing my career objectives. Education & Certification

• from October University for Modern Sciences & Arts (MSA), Finance & Accounting. 2013 o Grade: Excellent, GPA: 3.56/4.0

Work Experience

Company Name : Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson Web site :

Company business : Pharmaceutical with six important therapeutic areas of healthcare: Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Immunology, Infectious Diseases & Vaccines, Neuroscience, Oncology, Pulmonary Hypertension Financial Analyst (September 2017 - Present)

Job Responsibilities:

• Responsible for reviewing and providing financial and business analyses and supporting the business through generating financial solutions in the areas of budgeting, forecasting, financial planning.

• Performs routine financial, accounting or planning activities. Maintains appropriate databases or other analyses to monitor, forecast and report on rates of return, working capital, investments, and financial and expense comparisons.

• Assists in the preparation of special studies, reports, and analyses.

• Assist in preparing and analyzing costs and communicates findings to management for forecast cycles and monthly actual closings.

• Extending support in dealing with banks either in the currency conversion part or the bank opening / activation process

• Extending support to continued AR management with distributors in times of currency constraints

• Extending support for system updates on SAP (pricing changes due to devaluation - this is not automatic, requires negotiations with customers)

• Support in providing details for legacy issues (claims) with distributors across NAF to mitigate the risk of out of period adjustment

Company Name : Bel NEAR “North East Africa Region” (Bel Group) Web site :

Company business : Processed cheese manufacturing, with five universal core brands, including The Laughing Cow®, Kiri®, Leerdammer®, Boursin® and Mini Babybel®, and over 25 local brands. Junior Financial Analyst (September 2015 - August 2017) Job Responsibilities:

• Closing Controlling modules in SAP especially Sales, Trade promotions and rebates, Advertising & promotion and Freight out costs, run the closing cycles

• Reconciliation of market BEB vs. legal reporting.

• Help in the preparation of the budget and the revisions

• Support operations (sales, marketing, general management, supply chain with financial reporting and analysis.

• Follow-up the customer accounts and the payments clearance vs. invoices

• Control the credit limit of customers

• Issuing invoices and credit notes to customers.

• Record Distributors' Debit Notes through agreements on SAP.

• Aging and receivables status for distributors and for Bel (local sales teams and France).

• Follow up the payments with Treasury department for Bank reconciliation.

• Record all marketing activities and compare them with budget.

• Analyze the Marketing type of expenses and Internal orders per SKU per market.

• Control the marketing expenses through POs and invoices Commercial

• Control Distributors (Egypt & Libya) through cost plus model to ensure efficiency and quality of business according to Bel policies and guidelines.

• Build strong relationship with the finance of the distributors through visits and meetings, work as the first line customer support and discuss ways to solve issues.

• Maintaining the DSO days to maintain our benchmark position.

• Quarter reconciliation of Bel books with distributors books.

• Conduct visits to the Distributors to review the Distributors' P&L (4 distributors in Egypt) Reporting monthly & YTD review (Realized vs. Budget vs. Forecast):

• Trade promotion and Rebates reporting per activity per region

• Trade Rationalization Report “IMS volumes and Trade Spending” per activity per channel per region.

• Advertising & Promotions reporting per activity per brand.

• Volumes shipment & IMS reporting

• Gross Sales reporting

Accountant (June 2014 - August 2015)

Job Responsibilities:

• Register accounts payable invoices on SAP and make the necessary checks review MIGO, tax status in addition to prepare the payment request.

• Responsible for General Ledger, cost center accurate allocation, provisions and accruals and prepayments (recurring entries).

• Prepare vendor situation analysis, stock analysis, and down payment analysis in order to assure accurate working capital performance indicator and high accuracy of the financial package.

• Participate in the stocks physical count in order to make the necessary control and assure accuracy.

• Follow up with the concerned parties (vendors and purchasing dept.) in order to assure smooth operation.

• Report monthly on Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC) Company Name : Credit Agricole Bank Egypt

Web site :

Trainee (September 2012 - September 2012)

• Training in Customer Service and Operations departments. Training & courses:

Course Provider Date

CMA Part1 Inact House Ongoing


Arabic: Mother tongue

English: Excellent in both of written and spoken language. Language Skills:

• Microsoft office package on excellent command and SAP experience in Accounting and Analysis. Experience in Business Warehouse (BW) and Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC) Computer Skills:

Team Player, Adaptable, analytical, innovative, Independent, Details oriented and Tactful and patient communicator.

Personal Skills:

Personal Information:

Marital status : Single

Date of birth : 20th of March 1993

References: Available upon request.

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