Dubai, United Arab Emirates +971-**-***-**** email@example.com
A dynamic professional with 8+ years of work experience in accounting and financial management. Expertise in financial analysis, audit and implementation of internal control tools. In-depth knowledge of accounting principles and standards including IFRS, ISA and GAAP. Successful record of formulating financial strategies, improving systems & processes with sound analytical ability and excellent problem- solving skills. Seeking a challenging managerial assignment with a reputable organization to contribute to business expansion and acquire advanced professional competencies. SKILLS
Finalization of Books of Accounts, Suspense Accounts, Preparation of Trial Balance, P&L A/c & Balance Sheet
Financial Statement Analysis& Presentation, Financial Reporting, IFRS, Accounting Standards
Financial Audits, Compliance Management, Audit Report Drafting, Management Audits & Reporting
Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Bank Reconciliations, Adjustment Entries
Foreign Trade Transactions, Letter of Credit, Bill of Lading, Foreign Exchange Operations
Debit Notes, Credit Memos, Accounts Aging Analysis
Depreciation Calculation, Fixed Assets Valuation, Book value Analysis, Company Investment Planning
Inventory Accounting, Annual & Interim Stock-taking, Inventory Receipt & Issuance Accounting
Stock Movements & Recording, Documentation & Paperwork
Centralized Payroll Accounting, Compensation Management
Excellent Prioritizing & Time Management Skills, Learning & Development Aptitude
ERP – Oracle Financials, NTS, Syros, Gallant, Peachtree, MS Office, Advanced Excel
Leadership Skills, Team Building & Motivation Coaching
Excellent Communication & Interpersonal Skills, Corporate Presentation Aptitude PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
ACCOUNTANT GENERAL, MAY 2014 – JANUARY 2016
PICNICO GENERAL TRADING / PICNICO TRADING (AL DAWAR GROUP) (DUBAI, UAE),WWW.PICNICO.AE Achievements:
Administer Murabaha / Musharika financing and repayment in compliance with Islamic financing norms, verify sale transactions, agreed prices, profit margins, terms of delivery, interest amount on deferred payments and documentation.
Designed and implemented systems and procedures to facilitate robust internal control through application of detailed risk assessment measures, discrepancy investigation mechanism, monitoring & reviewing systems and effective internal communication.
Worked in close collaboration with the Group Finance Manager and senior teams to implement effective accounting systems and procedures.
Accounting& Financial Management
Verify journal entries of all transactions across various retail outlets of the company, calculate realized sales, assess credit terms, ensure appropriate ledger postings and monitor the preparation of books of accounts.
Analyze accounting information, direct the monthly closing of books of accounts, prepare bank reconciliation statements, and assign appropriate accounting treatment to suspense accounts.
Prepare budgets in coordination with departmental heads and assess financial ceilings for major capital expenditure planned for execution in the near future.
Evaluate operational expenditure limits, verify adherence to budgets and recommend corrective measures to check variances in order to exercise effective budgetary control. ABDUL AHAD
Dubai, United Arab Emirates +971-**-***-**** firstname.lastname@example.org AR & AP Management
Set credit limits for customers based on the study of their financial credibility / creditworthiness, monitor accounts receivable and accounts payable closely and expedite the processing of these accounts within acceptable deadlines.
Study cash conversion cycles and assess requirement of working capital to modify terms of payment, make productive credit decisions and maintain favourable turnover ratios.
Record AR and AP details, calculate total outstanding amounts over specified periods, authorize credit memos, release debit notes and track payments in line with internal control procedures and accounting norms. Audit
Monitor audit compliance through detailed process reviews and employee performance assessment.
Liaise with internal and external auditors, respond to auditor enquiries on accounting information presented, prepare required documentation and implement post-audit recommendations filed by the auditors. Vendor Accounting
Interact with vendors, negotiate terms of contract, register transaction details and finalize contracts according to accounting standards and management guidelines.
Process vendor invoices to ensure timely payment and closure of vendor accounts and maintain consistency in pay-out ratio.
Manage payroll accounting, calculate remuneration payable to staff based on leave records, prepare pay slips, transfer salaries and file payroll reports for management review.
Handle employee benefits and retirement compensation, settle separation payment to retiring employees and make appropriate accounting entries.
TRAINEE STUDENT FROM JUNIOR TO SUPERVISOR, JUNE2009–FEBRUARY 2014 RIAZ AHMED & COMPANY CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS (MEMBER FIRM OF NEXIA INTERNATIONAL)
(LAHORE, PAKISTAN), WWW.RACOPK.COM
Key Client Accounts handled (Industry / Sector-wise):
Financial Services: Adamjee Insurance Co. Ltd, Universal Insurance Co. Ltd, State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan
Energy & Power: Pakgen Power Ltd, Lalpir Power Ltd
Manufacturing: Grays of Cambridge Pakistan Ltd, Agro Tractors Pvt Ltd
Textile: Kohinoor Mills Ltd, Shams Textile Mills Ltd
Education: Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA), Molana Zafar Ali Khan Memorial Trust
Food & Beverages: Shakarganj Food Products Ltd, At-tahur Pvt Ltd Key Responsibilities:
Provided management consultancy to organizations from various sectors in critical business areas comprising strategy formulation, system implementation, change management initiatives, technology upgrade and process automation & migration.
Conducted audits at client locations according to assignments allocated by the organization, independently handled internal audit tasks, liaised with client’s representatives during audits and presented reports to the senior management.
Managed external audits in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Standards on Auditing (ISA), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAPs) and government regulations issued for listed and unlisted companies.
Drafted and presented audit reports, outlined discrepancies, non-conformities, reported on levels of company controls, accounting policy and procedures, disclosures and observations about the state of affairs from the accounting perspective.
In-charge of risk advisory functions; assessed transactional, operational and financial risks and suggested hedging tools for country risks associated with foreign trade to clients involved in import-export transactions.
Managed forensic audits for specific cases to ensure appropriate closure of cases of fraud, embezzlement and settlement of financial claims.
Implemented special projects dealing with corporate governance matters and recommended preventive mechanism to ensure appropriate financial analysis and reporting according to government norms and industry standards. ABDUL AHAD
Dubai, United Arab Emirates +971-**-***-**** email@example.com ASSISTANT MANAGER ACCOUNTS, SEP 2006 TO MAY 2009
SHAKARGANJ FOOD PRODUCTS LIMITED, (LAHORE, PAKISTAN) Key Responsibilities:
Collected accounting information, made journal entries & ledger postings, created chronological records, analyzed accounting data and prepared financial statements to assess company’s financial position and planned capital expenditure accordingly.
Evaluated solvency levels of customers and suppliers, managed accounts receivable and accounts payable to regulate cash flows, processed debit and credit notes and ensured uninterrupted operations.
Reviewed accounting systems and procedures from time to time, identified system impediments and suggested improvements to modify processes.
Monitored compliance with accounting principles & standards and conducted regular audits to detect non-conformities and implemented remedial actions.
Processed vendor payments and handled other third party payments, calculated interest costs, suggested investment options and settled lease payments.
Assisted in personnel administration and payroll activities, managed employee benefits, perquisites and remuneration to ensure that the company offered industry comparable compensation. EDUCATION
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, (Pakistan) Chartered Accountancy Module E (Finalist)
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, (England) ACCA Professional Module (Finalist)
The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, (Pakistan)
Bachelors in Economics & Statistics (June 2004)
Emirates ID: 784-1-978-***-****-1
Date of Birth: 20/12/78
Marital Status: Married
License: UAE Driving License
Hobbies and Interests: Cricket, Movies, Reading and Current Affairs
Language: Fluent in English, Urdu and Punjabi
References: Available on request