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Accounting Manager, Asst. Finance Manager, Senior Accountant

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
November 20, 2018

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Katherine Sheena Tugade

Senior Management Executive



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Sahara Plaza

Al Nadha, Sharjah

United Arab Emirates






June 24, 1985



Marital Status



valid till Feb, 10, 2019


Financial Accounting


Tax Management

Internal Audit

IFRS Standards

ERP System

Ratio Analysis

Fund Management

FS Reporting

Management Reporting

Team Leadership

Bank Reconciliation

Cash Audit

Audit Compliance

Regulatory Compliance

Month-End Process

Sensitivity Analysis

Due Diligence



Certified Public Accountant, Philippines

Accredited CPA preparer of Financial Statements


BS in Accountancy-

Philippine School of Business Administration, Philippines


AB Political Science-

New Era University, Philippines



Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)

Association of CPAs in

Commerce and Industry

(ACPACI)- Philippines


Reading Books

Watching TV



Available upon request.


Highly accomplished, results-driven Licensed CPA with more than 10 years of progressive experience in accounting, financial analysis, fund management, report generation, tax (VAT), Audit and compliance, management and team leadership, ERP and Microsoft office versed for industries such as pharmaceutical, import-export, distribution and marketing, retail, wholesale, food, audit and consultations.


New Marketlink Pharmaceutical Corporation Interim Accounting Manager Assistant Finance Manager

2017 – 2018

Overseeing month-end closing process with a team of 8 people, and delivering accurate, reliable and timely financial and management reports, analysis and schedules for internal and external parties which is compliant with PFRS standards, Parent Group’s standard reporting and local government tax authorities. Directing the tactical functions of the company on forecasting, budgetary control, financial analysis and fund management.

Assisted in raising finance of AED 10 million for ongoing operational and capital investment requirements by engaging with banks for funding.

Spearheaded the implementation and integration of a New ERP Accounting System (Microsoft Dynamics Navision) optimizing reporting efficiency by 99%.

Prepared Sensitivity Analysis on different scenarios affecting the decisions of the company with the direction and guidance of the CFO, resulting to successful renewals of contract for principal suppliers.

Worked closely with Sales and Marketing Department, purchasing, and operations management to assist with the execution of budget and forecast commitments, including communications to management of both progress toward attainment of said budget and forecasts.

Willore Pharma Corporation Comptroller


Responsible for providing advice to the Chairman/CEO on all financial matters concerning the company’s budget and tax planning. Directs and oversees all financial and accounting activities including preparation of report.

Implemented inventory control system reducing yearly inventory adjustments to 1% of the sales.

Reduced costs by 10% by monitoring w/ budgets and realigning with actual performance vs. budget costs for the year

Right-way negotiations with tax authorities enterprising tax savings of AED 2.5Million for an accumulated 6-year tax assessment.

Provided Financial leadership to Sales and Marketing heads in the development of expense budgets and directed and coordinated such budgeting and forecasting activities.

Convened with executive committee and decide on top management decision making on all matters concerning the company, ensuring alignment of core values and strategic visions. Participated and completed comprehensive valuation analysis for a due diligence that was 95% successful with an interested Conglomerate.

Conducted Basic Accounting Training for Non-accountants attended by sales managers, office managers and supervisors within the company.

Willore Pharma Corporation Accounting Manager


Managing all aspects of accounting including invoicing, cash management, accounts payable, fixed assets, payroll and inventory control.

Oversaw all accounts, ledgers and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate PFRS standards for SME’s and local regulatory requirements.

Prepared and presented Budget plans with the Board of Directors.

Ensured accurate and timely delivery of all relevant tax and regulatory documentation.

Coordinated with external auditors for audit requirements and concerns.

Represented the company to all tax audit and negotiates and prepared all tax schedules needed for audit. Regularly met with legal and external auditors for all discussions regarding the audit.

Red Crab Group of Restaurants Internal Auditor


Overall responsible for internal control procedures, internal audits and ad hoc investigations for 6 restaurants.

Prepared and monitored monthly food costs, inventory valuations and inventory count assignment.

Audited and monitored cash of the assigned restaurants and physical inspection of the stocks.

Checked store manager’s work and its effectiveness.

Coordinated with external auditors for audit requirements and concerns.

Campos, Campos & Co.- CPAs External Auditor


Handled minimum of (10) companies per audit season such as hotels, manufacturing companies, commercial mall, advertising company, property/land developers, traders/retailers. Audited all items from balance sheet accounts to the expense accounts and finished audit within timeline.

Planned and conducted operational and financial audits to assure financial statements were fairly presented in alignment with GAAP.

Drafted monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for reporting purposes, audit programs, audit reports, audited financial statements, income tax returns and other related schedules as is required by the client and other Regulatory Authorities, where ever applicable.

Performed tax compliance procedures on clients against existing laws and regulations; in areas of taxable income, VAT payable, withholding taxes payable, and other relevant tax matters.

Evaluated client’s internal accounting structure to identify weaknesses and other areas of improvement and management considerations.

Lead several inventory checks; tested and analysed significant unusual transactions.

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