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Accountant 9 years Experienceed construction

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
August 12, 2018

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Key Skills

Profile Summary

Accounts & Finance



Accounts Payable & Receivables

Petty Cash Management / Expense Management

Journal Entries

Construction Accounting

Team Building & Leadership

Dynamic career of over 9years that reflects rich gulf experience & year-on-year success in Accounts & Finance

Expertise in leading entire finance & accounts activities involving scrutiny of general ledger, booking of invoices, supplier reconciliation, cash management and settlement of payments with all stakeholders (internal & external)

Skilled in ensuring that all suppliers & subcontractors are paid on time (based on invoice ageing), developing various monthly reports on Deposits, Cash Advances, Camp Cost, DEWA Payments & Weekly Cheque Runs for Supplier / Sub-contractor Payments and assisting Management Accountant in month-end closing / reports

A forward thinking person with strongcommunication, analytical & organizational skills; well organized with a track record that demonstrates self-motivation & creativity to achieve corporate goals

Soft Skills




Since Aug’15


MBA FINANCE alagappa University India DEC 2018

B.Com. from MS University,Tamilnadu, India -2001

10th / 12th from SLB Govt Hr School, Nagercoil,Tamilnadu,


Tally Accounting Software in 2008 by CSC

SAP FICO in 2015 by omega Dubai


Since Aug’15: MS Construction LLC FZ, Dubai, UAE as Accountant


Reporting to Accounts Manager in the organization

Supervising finance & accounts activities encompassing:

oEnsuring that the reconciliation of all sub-ledgers & general ledger are performed on a regular basis

oAssuring that general ledger entries are as per company procedures & international accounting standards

Answering all supplier queries regarding payments & invoice issues

Passing & posting monthly accrual entries

Checking accounts payable to ensure completeness of recording liability by timely assuring that accurate claims are filed with vendors & receivable are collected on time and preparing periodic reconciliation statement

Assuring that all invoices for the month have been booked into the system

Payment of invoices as per payment terms and ensure all invoices with proper documentation as per company's internal procedures

Driving all aspects of petty cash (monthly 300,000 AED)

Suppliers invoice booking based on 3 way cheking .

Supplier Reconciliation,Payment Run & Cheque Printing

VAT Verify.

Conducting weekly cheque runs for suppliers and subcontractors

Preparing Supplier / Sub-contractor Payment Schedule for EC approval

Managing monthly employee deduction entries for payroll

Maintaining Monthly Employee Deduction Schedule for payroll deductions

Creating monthly schedules such as prepayment visa, advances, employee advances and deposits

Dec’13-July’15: Chicago Maint&Construction Co LLC, Dubai & UAE as Accountant


Reported to Head of Finance and Senior Management Accountant

Generated daily, weekly &monthly reports such as journal entries, accrual entries and daily suppliers closing balance to help senior management in making well informed decisions

Prioritized the booking of all invoices based on their respective payment terms

Reviewed all invoices for rightly documenting such as delivery notes, store receipt, valid LPO & approved requisition and booking their cost to the correct period

Maintained voucher records, corrected any reconciliation problems, provided evidence against all transactions and documented all petty cash payments

Managed all cost problems, identified all extraordinary / unnecessary costs and reported them to Manager

Ensured the correct accounting treatment of all labor hires by checking labor hire invoices and posting them for approval of HR department before recording their journal entries

Conducted all important accounting tasks with independent auditors for year-end reviews, supplier audit, staff meetings and back-up of all financial data on daily basis

Posted sub-contract invoices after checking the payment certificate approved by Project Manager

Answered all queries made by supplier/subcontractor regarding payment and retention


Developed a standard petty cash form of all sites for cash reimbursement

Identified & eliminated items such as cash advance & salary advance for employees and processed it through salaries for easy tracking / identification

Suggested various improvements for petty cash by introducing Petrol Card System

Created a Method of Filing for projects (accounts receivables) by color coding based on type of work with project code, title and details for filing system

Prepared a Fixed Asset Register (FAR) based on category and sub-category of assets

Nov’11-Nov’13: IdealStar Metal Mfg LLC, Dubai & UAE as Accountant


Book keeping of accounts payable, accounts receivable and reconciliation of GL accounts.

Perform and lead the team to month end / year end closing activities according to the Company's time framework.

Processed an ageing report and payments

Payment Run and Allocation

Maintaining the logs of all the guarantees related to the Project.

Respond to all queries of internal /external auditors and vendors.

IT Skills

Tally, Oracle,SAP FICO,Infor Sunsystem ERP,Coins ERP,Causeway Poject Accounting and Internet Applications

MS Office (Word, Excel & Outlook) and Web Search

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 05TH June 1977

Nationality: India

Visa Status: Residency Visa (Transferable)

Marital Status: Married

Languages Known: Tamil,English, Malayalam, Hindi

Address: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Elango Sivaraman



Communicator Innovator


Collaborator Intuitive

BCOM from MS lUniversity,Tirunelveli India.

MS Construction LLC FZ as Accountant

Chicago Construction as Accountant

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