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Location:
Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
Posted:
November 22, 2018

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KHAWAJA SHABBIR AHMAD

S/O Khawaja Abdul Latif (Late)

I strongly rely on my ability to work in a team, meeting deadlines through time management, delegation, and taking initiatives. I strongly believe in leading from the front and use analytical tools in decision-making. Knowledge and extensive use of Advance Excel, Word, QuickBooks, Microsoft Outlook and MS Access, etc; help me retrieve and arrange data needed for such analysis. Good communication skills also helped me establish exceptional working relationships with colleagues

Looking for opportunities where I can utilize my diverse experience in international development, higher education, organizational start-up, strategic planning, and systems consulting as part of a project team addressing development issues. I have the experience of innovative and articulate administrator as senior management, finance professional, facilities planning and information systems with goal-oriented and energetic team player who can work with diverse constituent groups and manage new initiatives.

Education:

Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA) Major in “Finance & Accounts” from Preston University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2005-2006.

Completed five years Chartered Accountants Articleship with Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan through Jawaid Qadeer Rashid and Co, Chartered Accountants (Ex-partners of Pricewaterhouse, Coopers & Lybrand Chartered Accountants). 1987-1992 CA Inter.

Bachelor of Commerce (University of Punjab), Lahore.1986.

Registered Member with Institute of Internal Auditors

Registered Member of Institute of Financial Consultants, Canada (IFC) with the designation of Certified Financial Consultant (CFC), USA 2002-2003.

Registered Associate Member - Association of Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE) USA -2011-2012.

President - Islamabad (313) Chapter (Pakistan), Institute of Internal Auditors, USA for the period 2011-2014.

-Certification in Risk Management with the designation of “CRMA” – (Certified Risk Management Assurance) from Institute of Internal Auditors, USA.

-Certification in Internal Controls Auditor with the designation of “CICA” – (Certified Internal Controls Auditor) from Institute of Internal Controls Auditor, USA.

-Certification in Forensic and Investigative Auditors from Association of Forensic and Investigative Auditors, Canada with the designation of “CFIA” – (Certified Forensic and Investigative Auditor)

(January 2018 - todate)

Working with Khawaja & Co as CEO since January 2018. Khawaja & Co is a consulting firm dealing in income tax, sales tax and company corporate matters.

(June 2010 - December 2017)

Worked with National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTP) as Internal Auditor” since June 2010 to December 2017. National Tuberculosis Control Program is a vertical program of Government of Pakistan under administrative control of former Ministry of Health. Global Funded called as GF-ATM. funds NTP. After the 18th Constitutional Amendment (NTP) National TB Control Program governs under administrative control of Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, (NHSR&C) Government of Pakistan.

National TB Control program is a global program for whole country of Pakistan with the collaboration of all the provinces of Pakistan including Azad Jammu Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan (federally administrative states) for the eradication and control of epidemic disease of Tuberculosis.

For further details about program, please visit Website: www.ntp.gov.pk

My basic responsibilities were to function as an active part for Pre and Post Audit and report for the key areas, which includes but not limited to:

Monitoring & Evaluation of program activities and provides reasonable assurance that risk management, controls and governance system are functioning according to the Program’s objectives and goals.

Report risk management issues and internal control processes and deficiencies identification and directly report to the National Program Manager (CEO of the Program) and to provide recommendations for improving the Program operations, in terms of both efficient and effective performance.

Evaluate information security and associates risk exposures and pin point the weaknesses and problems persist in the system and advise management to achieve the projected goals according to the Global Fund Grant guidelines/rules and procedures with the component of capacity building of the financial as well as program activities in the implementation of the Programmatic objectives.

(February 2007 to June 2010)

Worked with Abt Associates Inc, USA (Pakistan Office-Pakistan Safe Drinking Water and Hygiene Promotion Project) at the capacity of Manager Finance. Abt Associates Inc is a Company registered office in Washington DC USA. In Pakistan, Abt Associates Inc was supporting (USAID) U.S. Agency for International Development in its efforts to provide critical assistance in increasing the effectiveness and sustainability of the Government of Pakistan's Clean Drinking Water Initiative (CDWI) project “Pakistan Safe Drinking Water and Hygiene Promotion Project”. It was a three years project with the total cost of US $ 20.3 Million.

The CDWI Pakistan program results in the installation of 5,845 water treatment facilities throughout Pakistan. Each water treatment facility contains the capacity to treat 2,000 gallons of water per hour.

My Job Responsibilities as Financial and Accounts Manager

Supervise and prepare financial statements for USAID and coordinate with USAID internal auditors and external auditors for conduction of financial and management audit.

Continuous monitoring and critical and financial review of collaborate NGO’s.

Assistance provided to Deputy Chief of Party in preparation of financial budgets for donor USAID and reporting to Abt Headquarter in Washington DC. Review of financial and operating procedures review as set out in the financial manual of the organization and USAID.

Prepare and disbursement of monthly salaries to all project staff through banking channels. Preparation of procurement and administration procedures and coordinate with the Abt HQ for implementation and adaptation of the rules, also maintain, prepare and design the procurement, HR and logistic arrangements for the smooth operation of the project activities. To gain the project activities in conjunction with financial as well as programmatic functions supervise the finance, administration, IT and logistic support staffs.

Prepare and give assistance in finalization of Travel/M&IE policies for the Pakistan operations, coordinate and finalize the procurement contracts and logistic contracts with hotels and guesthouses. Act as focal person for the arrangement of MOUs between USAID and Partners NGOs as well as PPP (Private Partnership Partners) associates with project PSDW (Pakistan Safe Drinking Water & Hygiene Promotion Project).

Address: House No. 299, Street No. 19, Sector E-7, Islamabad.

(October 1999 to Feb 2007)

Worked with Islamabad Club, Islamabad operated under Patron in Chief, President of Pakistan as Head of Finance and Accounts Department with the designation of Manager Accounts. Club was establish to provide major sports facilities to Federal Government employees and residents of Rawalpindi/Islamabad. Pakistan.

Address: Islamabad Club, Main Murree Road, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Phone: 92-51-922****-**; Fax: 92-51-922629, Email: ac7rj2@r.postjobfree.com

My Job Responsibilities include:

Supervise and prepare annual financial statements of the organization coordinate with internal and external auditors for conduction of financial and management annual audit.

Preparation of annual budgets, according to the activities and expansion plans of the Club. Ensure compliance approved procedures, rules and provide periodic and annual reports.

Variance analysis of expenses against the established budget & submit an explanation report to the management for any inconsistency therein. Continuous monitoring and critical review of financial operating procedures through out the organizational set up.

Ensures adherence to management policies and Internal Audit techniques, suggest improvement in policies found defective and uneconomical.

Take care of all the matters relating to banking, insurance, provident fund and gratuity fund, EOBI (Employees Old Age Benefit Institution) and corporate affairs etc.

July 1993 to November 1997

Senior Accounts Officer with Network Television Marketing (Private) Limited.Islamabad

Address: 44, Nazim ud din Road, Nazim ud din Road, Islamabad.

Major tasks: Compilation of departmental accounts, coordination/supervision of Islamabad and Peshawar Region. Preparation and Extraction of reports as per requirements of management, taking care all matters relating to programs and production expenditures.

July 1992 to June 1993

Chief Accountant with Alamco Diplomatic Bonded warehouse, Islamabad.

Address: Old Embassy Road, Islamabad, Phone: 051-*******

Major tasks: Preparation of final accounts, and statements in multiple currencies, Pak Rupee, US Dollar, Japanese Yen, Hong Kong Dollar Saudi Riyals and UAE Dirham also coordination/supervision of Excise and taxation departments, internal /external audits, Extraction of reports as per requirements of management, taking care all matters relating to reconciliation of foreign suppliers accounts and other statutory requirements.

Certificates/Trainings:

In Pakistan

Completed training course on Leadership skills for Managers conducted by Islamabad Club.

Participated in seminar organized by USAID-Pakistan for Performance Audits and Quarterly Accruals, Theory & Practice.

Completed five days’ workshop course of “Project Management Professionals” (PMP) by (PMI) Project Management Institute USA arrange by Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad. Pakistan.

Participated in 05 days training organized by USAID-Pakistan on the Topic of “USAID Regulations and Procedures and USAID Financial Management Regulations.

Outside Pakistan

Participated in workshop arranged by Abt Associates Inc in its HQ, Washington DC, USA on the topic “Workshop on Financial and Administrative Compliance Procedures” from June 28 - 30, 2010.

Computer Skills:

Windows 95 & 98, 2003-2007

Micro Soft Word

Micro Soft Excel

Quicken - Accounting Software.

Contact:

House No. 550, Block- D, Satellite Town,

Rawalpindi- Pakistan.

Date of Birth: November 18, 1964

Phone No. (Res.) 92-51-929****

(Off.) 92-51- 8438078-80 Ext-218

(Mob) 92-333-***-****

Passport #. ET 1150073

E-mail: ac7rj2@r.postjobfree.com

Skype: khawaja550

References:

1. Raja Abdul Qadeer - Partner

BDO Ibrahim & Co

22-E, 3rd Floor, Saeed Plaza, Constitution Avenue,

Blue Area, Islamabad. Pakistan.

Cell: 923**-*******. Off. 9251- 2604461-4 E-mail: ac7rj2@r.postjobfree.com

2. Mr. Rashid Ibrahim - Partner

Price water house Coopers & Lybrand, Chartered Accountants, Pakistan

Cell: 92-321-*******, E-mail: ac7rj2@r.postjobfree.com



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