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Manager Financial

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
October 25, 2018

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I am the finance manager for National aviation services (NAS) it is international company which

shareholder’s Agility (previously PWC) and BAS (Bahrain Airport Services, operates in three regions

(the Middle East, Africa and South Asia), it is a leading company in the field of which specializes in:

• Cargo Management

• Engineering Services and Line Maintenance

• Passenger Services (Check-in services, Arrival and transit services, Special handling& Pearl Assist)

• Aviation Security

• Airport Technologies

• Travel Solutions

Before that I was the finance manager for NATGAS Group which shareholder’s shell Netherlands, Gaill India, Egyptian Kuwait holding co, it is a leading company in the field of natural gas, which specializes in:

• Gas Infrastructure construction, the main gas lines outside the cities including PRS stations and add odor

• Created electric power stations plants by natural gas.

• The only port in the Middle East to central air conditioning technology and water heating with natural gas.

• Establishment of a network gas within the residential cities and industrial zone according to applicable international safety standards.

• Delivery of natural gas to homes with the sale of gas in accordance with the monetary policy. My job description includes

• Formulating strategic and long-term business plans

• Prepare financial statements, business activity reports, and forecasts

• Monitor financial details to ensure that legal requirements are met & Providing and interpreting financial information.

• Monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends

• Analyzing change and advising accordingly & researching and reporting on factors influencing business performance

Analyzing competitors and market trends

• Developing financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk

• Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities

• Managing a company's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems

• Liaising with auditors to ensure annual monitoring is carried out

• Developing external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, solicitors, bankers and statutory organization such as the Inland Revenue

• Producing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines

• Managing budgets &Supervise employees who do financial reporting and budgeting

• Arranging new sources of finance for a company's debt facilities

• Keeping abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation &Help management make financial decisions.


Sherif Awad - Finance Manager – (Reporting to: Global CFO) Mobile: 002-01223211059

Home: 002-02-26072175


Address: AL Rehab City, Cairo, Egypt.

Career Objective :

• creates transparency on NAS Egypt financial results towards local Senior Management, Emerging Market HQ and provides decision supporting analysis for strategic initiatives.

• Also, responsible for performance management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and consolidation processes for the subsidiary.

• The consistency, transparency, planning, analysis, reporting, controlling and maintaining state of the art business partnering with Operations and Wholesale Teams, in alignment always with globally defined standardized guidelines and processes.

• Support the Finance Director by providing highly relevant information, analysis and with preparation of ad hoc presentations.


University: BSc. of accounting; Faculty of Commerce; Cairo University; May 1999. High School: Primary & Preparatory & Secondary stages: Lycée La Liberté (Lycée Français) Skills

Skill Skill Level Years of Experience

oracle system Expert More than 11 years

Word- Excel-Advanced Excel-Access-Advanced Access- Internet Expert More than 15 years Languages

Language Skill Level

French Excellent

English very good

Arabic mother tongue

Personal Information

Birth Date : 5 April 1977

Gender : Male

Nationality : Egyptian

Visa Status : Citizen

Residence Location : Cairo, Egypt

Marital Status : Single

Driving License : Egypt

Professional Experience

April 2017

National Aviation Services (NAS) CAIRO, Egypt

Finance Manager

Company Industry: Aeronautic and aerospace

Career Level: Management

Job description:

• Manage and execute standardized monthly and ad-hoc financial forecasting reporting / process and partner with all internal stakeholders for enabling fact based decision making.

• Creating transparency and acting as advisor for commercial, marketing and finance counterparts based on the actual reporting, forecasting/budgeting process, potential Risk

/ Opportunities and management comments.

• Responsible for the timely & accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end closing reporting, according to Group policies (including monthly comments).

• Coordinate, execute and participate in the budgeting/forecasting/Annual Strategic Business Plan processes by gathering data from various departments, accomplishing required standard templates, reflecting this data on the company’s reporting tool and ensure compliance in relation to the Group manuals.

• Preparing updated management information packs on a regular basis related to actual achievements and forecasts (ad hoc analysis, presentations, telco).

• Manage and execute Operating Working Capital analysis (ageing of receivables, overdue receivables & inventory, non-current stock, clearance, accounts payable) for making better business decisions by actively collaborate with internal stakeholders.

• Manage and execute Standard Margin, Net Margin, Operating Overhead, Marketing Working Budget.

• Identify significant improvement potential through variance analysis and propose solutions.

• Provide support regarding accounting treatment issues to ensure compliance with Group regulations.

• Managing, monitoring and reporting Capex.

• Manage and execute order-book / BOH analysis and validation on Risks and Opportunities.

• Create transparency about business performance by analyzing and comparing data from different sources of information and preparing dashboards for Senior Management with variance analysis and recommendations regarding achievements for NAS Egypt.

• Be involved in ad hoc projects and implementing/automating reports.

• Coach and guide other team members.


• On time submission of Management Reports

• Accuracy of actual reporting and forecasts validation

• Validation of budget inputs based on actual and forecast reporting

• Meet reporting deadlines

August 2013

/April 2017

Shell / NATGAS CAIRO, Egypt

Finance Manager

Company Industry: Natural Gas Distribution

Career Level: Management

Job description:

• Lead and manage the department to achieve company strategic financial goals.

• Formulate financial strategy and develop budget of company for the financial year.

• Ensure that the department strategy is properly communicated across all departments.

• Establish and enforce appropriate financial policies and procedures at company to ensure the standardization of financial practices across the organization.

• Ensure compliance with local and international financial and budgetary laws and regulations.

• Establish & enforce financial controls &monitor the financial performance of all departments.

• Instigate the business plan process via presentation to the senior management team and prepare documentation for collating all the necessary information pertaining to budget requirements, manpower planning and corporate objectives, for the purpose of preparing the business plan.

• Monitor the management of daily cash, liquidity and cash flow projections to determine the optimum use of funds, suggest alternative ways if necessary.

• Analyze cash flow, cost controls, and expenses to guide business leaders.

• Analyze financial statements to pinpoint potential weak areas.

• Supervise the accounting and financial activities.

• Manage relationship with banks and monitor account balances.

• Provide a source of expertise and advice to managers and staff on financial issues.

• Monitor work of Finance and Accounting employees; provide feedback and lead recruitment, performance management, career management and personnel development.

• Provide regular reports to the Director of Business Support analyzing company business performance.

• Create, coordinate and evaluate the financial supporting information systems to include budgeting, tax planning and conservation of assets.

• Approve and coordinate changes and improvements in financial management information systems.

• Oversee the approval and processing of revenue, expenditure, and position control documents, department budgets, mass salary updates, ledger, and account maintenance and data entry.

• Coordinate the preparation of financial statements, and reports.

• Establish and maintain appropriate internal control safeguards.

• Interact with other managers to provide consultative support to planning initiatives through financial and management information analyses, reports and recommendations.

• Ensure records systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.

October 2012

/July 2013

Shell / NATGAS CAIRO, Egypt

Head of Reporting - Financial Control

Company Industry: Natural Gas Distribution

Career Level: Management

Job description:

• Prepares reports which outline company's financial position in the areas of economic, expenses and earning based on past, present and future operations.

• Responsible on the month end submission of financial records to headquarters

• Ensure integrity of the financial statements and requirements are met.

• Arranges for audits of company's accounts with the external auditor.

• Ensures proper accounting policy & procedures are maintained.

• Meets Shared Service objectives by completing the ongoing projects.

• Confirms financial status by monitoring revenue and expenses; coordinating the collection, consolidation, and evaluation of financial data; preparing special reports.

• Maintains accounting controls by establishing a chart of accounts; defining accounting policies and procedures.

• Guides other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues.

• Create the necessary documents through (preparation and updating) policy and procedures related to financial operation.

• Maintains financial security by establishing internal controls.

• Avoids legal challenges by understanding current and proposed legislation; enforcing accounting regulations; recommending new procedures.

• Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

• Preparation, analysis and distribution of the monthly management

• Provide recommendations for improvements and modifications to the MIS reports and production process where appropriate.

• Preparation and distribution of the divisional monthly performance reports.

• Management of the annual budget process.

• Assist with the preparation/review of accounting procedures for new products/issues.

• Management of the quarterly financial reporting process and the preparation of the quarterly financial statements.

• Management of the annual financial reporting process and the preparation of the financial statements.

• Provide an interface with the External Auditors to assist with the clearance of the financial statements.


/October 2012

Shabakat for natural Gas co. CAIRO, Egypt

Budget & Costing Manager

Company Industry: Natural gas network construction &Electromechanical installation. Career Level: Management

Job description:

• Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.

• Analyzing data collected and recording results

• Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost

• Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs

• Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures

• Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports

• Making estimates of new and proposed product costs

• Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.

• Supervising Sap Co closing and solving issues if any occurs during co process

• Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger

• Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program

• Reconciles finished goods inventories

• Calculation Cogs of Budget for forecasted sales.

• Manages, coordinates, and participates in developing the annual budget including the compilation of data from designated ministries & discussing the assumptions and develops preliminary and final budget documents until submission of final versions.

• Establish and maintain monthly forecasting process to ensure the timely and accurate preparation of quarterly and interim forecasts.

• Analyzes revenue and expenditure variances relative to the adopted budget and compare the actual figure vs. budget figure and determined the discrepancies by preparing vertical

& horizontal analysis and specify the positive & negative figures on the estimate budget monthly/quarterly to evaluate its achievement.

• Discussing the department about the reasons of errors and excuses and studding the reason of changes and Verify the justification from the concerned departments

• prepares monthly management including recommendations (Monthly analysis for deviations for budget Vs. actual an verify the justification from the concerned departments. ) (evaluate the performance and achievement of the Co. objective with the recommendations for the corrective action to avoid negative deviations & evaluate the performance and achievement of the Co. objective)

• Ensure that the monthly and quarterly reporting requirements are achieved and that the accounting and process are in line with the Group's policies Using the reliable financial ratios and evaluates and formulates recommendations for enhancing the budget development process and budget documents to makes recommendations as necessary.

• Prepares cost & revenue project to Prepare quarterly forecasts and variance analysis

• Preparing the business plan according to the company vision and mission and Coordination with the management for specifying & verifying company objective and Support local and regional staff in preparing and executing business plans.

• Coordination with the concerning parties for action plan to achieve predetermined objectives.

Jun 2000/Jun


Shell / NATGAS CAIRO, Egypt

Accounting Manager

Company Industry: Natural Gas Distribution

Career Level: Management

Job description:

• Manage all ERP transaction entries for both Accounting and Financial Teams.

• Supervise the general ledger activities such as posting entries and recording accruals to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met.

• Maintain timely and accurate account reconciliations

• Maintain high level of accuracy in the use of resources through proper monitoring and efficient analysis of the accounting department’s activities

• Manage and provide direct Supervision for Accounting Team

• Manage and maintain daily operation of accounts payable, business license and cash receipts.

• Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end closing.

• Monitor the preparation of sales taxes, payroll taxes, and withholding taxes.

• Prepare revenue and expenditure variance analysis and capital assets accounting entries.

• Ensure the accurate and timely processing of positive pay transactions.

• Lead annual financial audit process.

• Participate in developing and implementing policies, procedures and c ontrols to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.

• Monitor Tax and EAC (Egyptian accounting Standards) Audit process.

• Provide support and assistance to the Finance Manager as required.


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