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Manager Management

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
October 29, 2018

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CA Ankur Jain

Dubai, UAE

***, ******** ********* ****** ***** Area, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Phone: Mobile +971-**-***-**** Home +971 55 4 327 6232

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Senior Finance & Commercial Professional

12 years of quantifiable experience in managing Finance function across

Refinery & Petrochemicals, Clinical Research, Hospitality & Leisure, Facility Management etc. industry domains

Passionate Senior Finance Professional with proven combination of strategic innovation with entrepreneurial execution and drive. Demonstrated strengths in enhancing value through focus on core competencies, business deliverables, customer focus and commitment to excellence. Exceptional proficiency in handling Finance & Accounting and business transformation towards creating and enhancing value for all stakeholders



Accomplished and results driven professional with 12 years of experience in Finance, Accounting & Commercial.

Presently associated as Senior Manager Finance & Commerical with Transguard LLC in Dubai, UAE

Extensive hands on experience in Finance & Accounting in Month, Quarter and Year end closing, Finalziation of Accounts, Financial & Systems Controls, Regulatory compliance, Reporting & MIS.

Proficient in Business Partnering FP&A Function w.r.t Financial Analysis, Risk Management, Capital Budgeting, 5 Years business plans, Business and Product modelling, Pricing etc.

Proven abilities in Improving operations, impacting business growth & maximizing profits through effective Business Transformation.

Hands on experience in M&A ‘s, Due Diligence and treasury related function including working capital management and fund raising.

Proficient in IFRS, local GAAP Standards etc.

Experience in managing & driving well diversified and multi-cultural work environments

Finalization of Accounts

Business Strategy Financial Planning & Analysis

Budget Forecasting & Controls Audits Due Diligence

Financial Reporting Financial Modeling Feasibility Studies

Fund Raising Cash Flow Working Capital Management

Capital Budgeting Business & Product modelling

Business Process Re-engineering Transformation

ABC / Cost Benefit Analysis Ratio & Variance Analysis

Taxation Statutory Compliance Regulatory Controls

Performance Measurement SOP Formulation

System Implementation Documentation Report Making

Shared Services Client Relationship Management

Training & Development Liaisoning & Coordination


C level authority liaison

Analytical & logical skills Time driven delivery ability

Conflict management & resolution skills

Collaborative skills Negotiation skills

Excellent communication & interpersonal skills


Transguard LLC, Dubai, UAE Senior Manager Finance & Commercial Feb ’16 till Date

Jumeirah Group (Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts), Dubai, UAE Finance Manager Group & Corporate Jun’15 – Dec ‘15

Landmark Hospitality & Leisure Services, Dubai, UAE Corporate Finance Manager – (CFO Office) Mar’13 – Jun’15

Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), Mumbai, India Senior Manager Oct’06 – Mar’13


Transguard LLC, Dubai, UAE Feb ’16 – till date

Senior Finance Manager

Key Accountabilities

oMainline responsibility for multiple activities in Finance & Operations function, while reporting to CFO and Directors (Operations and Business Development) of Cash, Manguarding and System Integration Business.

oWorking on constructing new business and product models, and pricing templates and KPI dashboards. Formulating financial policies & handling queries from Internal and External auditors.

oEnd to End Finance Function comprise of month end related activities Accruals, Reporting, Finalization and providing board pack to Board and external Shareholders

oBusiness and Financial Partenring w.r.t. Pricing, new Business and Product development.

oCarried out several Business Transformation projects include Process, Product, business model, Merger & Acquisitions business segment conversion adding value to the organization in the competitive environment.

oDevelopment of 3 & 5 years business plan

Jumeirah Group (Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts), Dubai, UAE Jun’15 – Dec ‘15

Finance Manager – Group and Corporate

Key Accountabilities

oMainline responsibility for multiple activities in F&A function while reporting to Director – Finance (Group & Corporate)

oAccounting, finance, forecasting and strategic planning

oMonthly financial planning and analysis of UAE and overseas management companies

oQuarterly/ annual audit review; Accounts finalization

oPreparing annual budgeting and monthly forecasting (90 days rolling plan)

oFormulating financial policies & control, financial decision making, business planning & feasibility studies

oCapital expenditure review and management reporting; P&A and shared services process restructuring

Landmark Hospitality & Leisure Services, Dubai, UAE Mar’13 – Jun’15

Corporate Finance Manager, (CFO Office)

Key Accountabilities

oMainline responsibility for multiple activities in Corporate Finance function, while reporting to CFO.

oConcept and Corporate Hospitality accounts finalization in line with GAAP and IFRS standards

oHandle Cash flow & working capital management, fund raising, debt restructuring on competitive terms

oFormulating business models & strategy; Performing feasibility studies for hospitality concepts along with Business

oPreparing/reviewing consolidated planning and budgeting

oPreparing presentations and dashboards for quarterly and annual management reviews

oBusiness portfolio ROI & payback analysis, 3 & 5 year business plan framework for the Hospitality Business

oPerforming cost analysis; Benchmarking with competitors and market standards

Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), Mumbai, India Oct’06 – Mar’13

Senior Manager – Business Planning and Analysis Jan’11 – Mar’13

Key Accountabilities

oResponsible for Business Development strategy including business & process modeling, business resizing, capacity utilization, spinoffs etc.

oProject evaluation & viability analysis wrt. Cash flow projections, NPV and payback calculation

oOrganization, segment and product level planning and budgeting, studying business dynamics and economics of refinery & petrochemical business

oDue diligence in domestic and foreign acquisition/ ventures; Business and financial performance review

oResponsible for monthly, quarterly and yearly financial reporting, audits and accounts finalization

oPreparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial packs for overall business & individual business segments

oPerform variance & profitability analysis at overall company, business segment and product level

oPerform fixed and variable cost analysis wrt. to budget and PY

oPreparation of impact of foreign exchange gain loss wrt. to GAAP and IFRS

oMonitor the optimal utilization of export benefits under Foreign Trade Policy of India Viz. Advance authorization, DEPB, FMS, FPS, MLFPS, Duty Drawback, EPCG etc.

oPlanning/analyzing of best export benefits to be obtained against exports; Managing issues related to EOU & SEZ with DGFT

Special Assignments

oTransformation Project in Cash in transit business comprise of AED 55m of Capex results in annualized operational savings of AED7m in FY 18-19.

oTransformation project on Cash Business Operations by Merger of ATM and CIT Business results in savings of 50+ vehicles and teams in FY 16-17 results in total savings of AED 15m

oIntroduction of DBOT (Design Built Operate and Transfer) model in System Integration business projects results in increase of order book value by AED 25m

oIntroduction of Live Project performance dashboards in System Integration Business to have better control on Project profitability and progress

oIntroduction of centralized treasury function in Landmark group, Restructuring of existing debt & start $ based funding

oPortfolio analysis of hospitality portfolio of landmark hospitality to identify non-value add business

oOptimal utilization of Target Plus Benefit in Reliance Industries Limited worth $ 1 Bn

oBusiness and Process restructuring of fabrics and clinical research business of RIL, results in increase in order book by $5m

oBusiness Process Re-engineering (BPR) wrt. Planning & Budgeting & Exports/Imports

oRollout of daily cash flow for Chairman’s office in RIL


oAssociate Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), New Delhi, India, May’06 (1st Attempt)

oBachelor of Commerce (B. Com Professional), DAV College, Jalandhar, India, Apr’04


oCertificate Course in Valuation, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), New Delhi, Mar’09


Lean Six Sigma Project Management

IFRS and Hyperion Leadership Training


Functional Software’s

SAP, Oracle, Sun Financials, Hyperion Planning & Financial Management

Operating Systems Application Packages

Windows MS Office Suite Excel for Apps


Date of Birth : 19th September 1983

Marital Status : Married

Linguistic Abilities : English, Hindi & Punjabi

Passport Details : Indian Passport P1879478

Driving License : Valid UAE & Indian driving licenses

Ankur Jain

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