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Senior Accountant

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
April 30, 2018

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Ahmed Mahmoud Mohammad Hammouda

Maadi, Cairo, Egypt

Mobile : 002***********



- Cairo University / Bachelor of Commerce - Accounting Dept. 1993 / good Skills:

Computer Skills:

Excellent user of Windows

Excellent MS-Word

Excellent MS-Excel user with advanced abilities (Excel & VBA programming skills) Excellent user of Internet

Language Skills:

Arabic: Mother tongue

English: Very good

Career Objective:

Looking for a dynamic and well-established company to learn, and to have a challenging position at the company through which I can make effective use of my experience and skills as well as gaining new experiences enhancing my potential.

Work Experience:

Senior Accountant, Tahweel Building Trading Company-Saudi Arabia-Riyadh (2013 : 2016):- All Finance Department Responsibilities such as and not limited to: Responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining the general ledger, and preparing month-end closing procedures. Responsibilities

Assisting in month-end closing activities including, but not limited to, accruals, prepayments, salaries, foreign exchange reevaluations, verifying balances of account payables and receivables, and adjustment entries

- Preparing monthly general ledger reconciliation reports

- Running depreciation for all fixed assets

- Preparing audit schedules relating to fixed assets and assisting the auditors in their inquiries

- Analyze revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis

- Assist with financial and tax audits

- Managing the accounts and ensuring that all the records are booked accurately

- Verifying all the payments and expenditures

- Responsible for the monthly closing cycle and preparation of the monthly financial statements

- Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash, using MS Excel forms and techniques, and developing Excel VBA applications when necessary.

- Maintain and prepare payroll for company employees.

- Review Petty Cash payments processing / reconciliations.

- Review bank and cash reconciliation

- Manage and Provide support during external audit process with E&Y (Ernst & Young)

- Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.

- Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential

- Ensuring that all the supporting documents are in place and reflect the records

- Assist with preparing tax returns and corporate reporting requirements

- Assist with quarterly producer commission reports; analyzing and correcting discrepancies

- Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls

- Other projects as assigned

Skills & Behavioral Competencies

- Accuracy and focus

- Very good communication skills

- Strong understanding of accounting theory

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus

- Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish

- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

- Time management skills

- Ability to work independently or within a team, team player, Integer and loyal.

- Committed and responsible, Ability to work under pressure and deliver tasks within tight deadlines

- Good research and development skills

- Highly organized

- Good English verbal and written communication skills.

- High proficiency in Microsoft Office "Especially on Excel spreadsheet"

- Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results Senior Accountant, Haiaty for Electromechanical Engineering and Contracting (2010 : 2013):-

- Establish an accounting department system, and monthly and annual reporting system.

- Review of all daily, weekly and monthly reports, as well as preparation of Profit & Loss Accounts, Balance Sheet, and Bank Reconciliation.

- Supervise accounting staff & give them directions to use the company systems, policies, procedures & forms.

- Supervise & update the cash position of the company and manage the transactions of cash & banks

(withdrawals, deposits etc.).

- Manage & supervise project accounts, which means updating projects costs (material, labor & expenses) and also issue the reports to the finance manager.

- Coordinate with the site or project manager to prepare bills for clients on time & as per the contract and to make sure that the bills are issued on time without any delay.

- Follow-up with clients about collection & receipts.

- Maintain account registers in computer as per company policy and systems, to manage the entries and do the posting accurately.

- Manage the payroll & staff accounts on daily basis to follow-up the daily changes of labor cost.

- Do adjustments and reconciliations of all accounts (banks, suppliers, inter-company accounts etc.) without delay to issue, updated & correct reports every end of the month. Senior Accountant, Egypt’s Society for Integrated Services (A Software Developing Company )

(2006 : 2009):-

- Customer service involving close communication with clients for problem-solving and quality assurance in multiple projects

- Measuring company performance by setting up, maintaining the accounting system.

- Set up a monthly and an annual reporting system of the firm’s financial transactions.

- Responsible for the verification and accuracy of the ledger account balances.

- Post the entries to computer system.

- Preparation of the trial balance, adjustments for trial balance accounts, and preparation of the -trial balance.

- Preparation of the balance sheet, income statement, and Cash flow.

- Preparing the Monthly payroll sheets.

- Preparation reports as per Management request.

- Track and reconcile the collections with banks and clients

- Reconcile and balance all cash and bank accounts and intra-fund transactions to assess the accuracy of the financial records.

- Review the monthly department financial reports for accuracy.

- Prepare schedules, such as expenditures, cash and liabilities in preparation of the annual audit operations.

- Assist the CFO with investigations, and resolution of audit findings.

- Provide supervisory guidance to other staff in detecting reoccurring problem areas within the overall accounting systems.

- Provide direct supervision for those positions involved in the Accounting Department, Supervisory duties include assign, coordinate, review work, establish schedules and priorities, as required to accomplish work load.

- Arrange for and provide training of accounting staff, evaluate work in progress and discuss problem areas; identify and recommend disciplinary actions; etc.

- Ensure compliance with required policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and internal controls within the accounting department.

Team Leader for sales consultants, BEYMEN CAIRO Fashion Store-Four Seasons Hotel Nile Blaza [Nile Bosphorus Retail and Trading Company (a joint venture between Beymen and the leading Egyptian conglomerate Talaat Moustafa Group)] (2005 : 2006):- 7. Beymen Cairo Training Program from 8 to 30 August 2005 :

* Communication Skills + Customer Services (Care).

* Sales Techniques (By Promark Corporation Ltd. / PMC)

* Personal Care

* Visual Merchandising

* Textile product training

* Beymen – Man & Woman product training

* Imported Brands Man & Woman product training

* How to use Terminals & Terminals' application

-One week training in BEYMEN Turkey at Istanbul and I was selected to be a candidate for the position of a Team Leader.

-Selling Techniques Program from 9 to 10 July 2006, by Allied Consultants Group /ACG. Assistant Finance Manager, H.C. Securities & Investment (Morgan Stanley Middle East Inc. and International Finance Corporation (IFC)'s joint venture in Egypt) (1997 : 2002 ):-

- Customer service involving close communication with clients for problem-solving and quality assurance in multiple projects

- General accounting responsibilities including recording companies' financial transactions in the bookkeeping, posting to the General Ledger, preparing Trial Balance, and any other internal accounts for the company

- Responsible for analyzing Debits and Credits Ledger as well as Profits and Losses Ledger for the company's accounts

- Analyzing Fixed Assets

- Set up a human resource information system including annual leave, sick leave, attendance, salaries...etc.

- Set up a monthly and annual reporting system of the firm’s clients including shares bought, shares sold, cash positions, and bank reconciliation.

- Funds under management of about L.E. 700 million over 120 portfolios

- Set up a custodian system to be used as a structure for the company’s clients’ custodian

- Set up an information system for portfolios, especially for those with huge investments

- Supervised junior staff members

- Portfolio management and back office responsibilities: 1. Clearance of clients accounts on cash position and shares available 2. Follow up with brokers on execution of buy/sell orders against invoices 3. Issue/collect checks upon execution of buy/sell transactions 4. Reconciliation of clients' accounts with bank statements and custodian IT Specialist, Ministry of local Administration ( 1996 : 1997 )–Artisan & Small Business Project ( Social Fund for Development ) – IT Department:

- Built an information system to manage loan positions for each governorate in terms of loan balance, interest and principal repayment, and delayed payments

- Administration of computer data entry, data maintenance and reporting Sales Representative, Middle East Chemicals (1994 : 1996 ):

- Sales representative for various chemical and consumer products

- Generated new accounts and followed-up with existing clients for customer's satisfaction assurance Personal Data:

Nationality: Egyptian

Marital Status: Single

Activities & Hobbies:

Reading, running, aerobics, music, movies, tours and traveling, helping people.

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