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Financial Analyst

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
November 20, 2018

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Dedicated and detail-oriented Finance professional with 5+ years of experience, committed to the teamwork that leads to a team’s success. Focused on continual professional and personal growth, on acquiring financial pinnacles, both for the company and himself, through skill, knowledge and hard work.


Leadership, Communication, Time Management, Problem Solving, Multitasking

Accounting, Controlling, Reporting, IFRS, Forecasting, Budgeting, Financial Modelling

Statistical, Data, Trend, Variance Analysis, Account Reconciliation

External audit, Compliance, Internal controls, Internal Audit

Business Processes, Software Implementation, Software Integration, Project Planning

MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, SAP, Oracle (HFM)

Working towards on the improvement of VBA, Microsoft Access and SQL


Finance Manager / “Kontinent Construction” LLC June 2017 – May 2018

A leader in executing Government projects, Azerbaijan

Partnered with the Procurement department on their data analysis, resulting in a decrease in material costs by 5%.

Analyzed tax code and recommended a strategy for the new project that saved $5m.

Managed AR and AP reconciliation process, resulting with the correction of balances in the financial statement by 20%.

Developed cash management decreased the payment days from 6 to 2 times per week.

Reporting and Budgeting Head / “Ideal Kompani” LLC Dec 2015 – Apr 2017

Industry Leader in Perfumery&Cosmetics, Azerbaijan

Monitored and recalculated expense distribution of logistics and customs per product raised product margins by 5%.

Established new forecasting tracking and management reporting system to improve availability and accuracy of financial data, triggering 20% increase in accuracy.

Improved files using Excel modelling (Vlookup, Pivot Tables, Formulas, etc.) to reduce the month-end reporting process by 1 day.

Executed the process of first time IFRS adoption for the $30m valued company performed by PricewaterhouseCoopers for 6 months.

Senior Accountant / Gilan Textile Park LTD and Saba OJSC Aug 2014 – Dec 2015 (One of the top three leaders in Textile, Agriculture, Poultry and Diary), Azerbaijan

Created a control process between the warehouses based on a cross-check between issuing and receiving locations, decreasing stock discrepancies by up to 10%.

In the budget preparation process identified mistakes in cost allocation per business units by 10% and corrected.

Increased using operational functions of the production software, allowing automation of manual processes from 30% to 70% and the ability to produce new reports.

Reporting Budgeting Controlling Specialist / Azerinteltek LLC June 2012 – Aug 2014 Turkcell Group Company, First and the only operator in Lottery and Betting, Azerbaijan

Assisted Manager in the integration project of SAP and BW (Business Warehouse), which decreased the month-end closing process from 5 to 2 working days.

Determined misusage of marketing expenses based on actual vs budget analysis per accrual principle in the value of $500k.

Saved 30% of reporting time for all departments through training.

Senior Audit Associate, Audit Associate, Intern / PwC Jan 2008 – Jun 2012

As part of the advisory project run for the biggest oil company in Azerbaijan, found the $50 million adjustment suggested in error by the audit company of the client.

Prepared financial statements in accordance with IFRS for financial institutions, manufacturing and oil & gas companies with approximately $20 billion in total assets.


Working towards on Chartered Professional Accountants, 2020 (Expected)

The Azerbaijan State University of Economics, Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm), 2009

Fluent in Russian and Turkish, beginner in French


Party Site Food Station Volunteer / Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Oct 2018

Distribute food bags

Replenish food bags and yogurt to the front of the table, from the stacked bins

Stand at the food area exit point and tell participants that it is an exit only

Stand before the food area, with a megaphone, and direct Participant to the lines

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