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Finance, Operations

Luton, Luton, United Kingdom
October 18, 2016

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Ghulam SANAYEE, Curriculum Vitae

Year of Birth: *977

Current Address: * *********** ***** ***** ************ LU4 9ST UK Email:

Phone: 078********


Adaptable/flexible and sensitive to cultures. 13 years of progressive and supervisory experience working in different positions with the International NGOs in general and the United Nations in particular.


Current Advance Studies (ACCA) [F1-F9, P2, P3 passed] January 2014 Advanced Diploma in Finance and Accounting from Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA)

January 2014 Foundation in Ethics and Professionalism from ACCA December 2006 Bachelors in Business and Administration under Distance Learning program, Preston University Islamabad Pakistan

[Affiliate Preston University USA]


October 2004: Grant Management Software introductory training in Tajikistan November 04: Grant Management Software training in Sofia Bulgaria organized by the Soros Foundation.

April 2005: 14days in depth training of Grant Management Software in Sofia Bulgaria organized by the Soro Foundation

June 2007: 10 days IMIS “Integrated Management Information System” training in Sri Lanka, organized by UN-HABITAT Fukuoka and UNON

September 2007: 7 Days IMIS in depth training in Nairobi Kenya organized by UNON


November 2010 to date: Accounts/Administrator Focus Interpreting and Translation Services Ltd. Company, Luton

• Organisation and management of translation projects with various translators and the clientele for on time and efficient completions.

• Review and follow up on progress of translation projects.

• Preparation, submission and follow up of invoices with various solicitors’ agencies.

• Book keeping of company’s accounts

• Monthly reconciliation of accounts

• Suppliers/vendors invoices and payments on monthly basis.

• Preparation of yearly accounts and submission to the contracted agent accountancy firm.

• Overall management of the office, including assigning about 40+ interpreters and translators to carry out translation and interpreting projects on behalf of our clients. January 03- 19 June 2010: Sr. Finance Officer (Operations) UN-Habitat Afghanistan.

Starting from National Officer Category A (NOA) &

Currently National Officer Category C (NOC/5)

Financial Management Responsibilities;

• Coordination and management of financial and budgetary resources of UN-HABITAT program and projects in Afghanistan in accordance with UN and UN-HABITAT rules and regulations

• Operation budget preparation of over $23 million for the various programs.

• Operational support of 21 field offices across the country i.e. office setups, recruitments, inductions, training and allocation of financial resources to these offices.

• Financial focal point for USAID funded US$ 40 million project which was implemented over 5 years in 20 provinces of Afghanistan.

• Financial focal point for EC funded projects in Kabul.

• Financial focal point for DFID funded projects in Helmand province.

• Budget revision as per the needs of the program and preparation of effective budgetary forecasts for decision making purposes to the higher management of the organization.

• IMIS functionality and usage advise/training to the related staff Procurement Responsibilities;

• Assist in review and certification of submission to Local Contract Committee in Afghanistan within the DOA [Delegation of Authority] of Afghanistan.

• Assist procurement officer (Afg) in establishing criteria and procedures on evaluation and suitability of suppliers for procurement and roster.

• Coordinating project procurement planning with the logistics officer in terms of funding and fund availability and cash requirement

Program and Administrative Functions;

• Assist project managers and substantive officers in preparation of project documents with specific input on budgets and financial estimates required

• Assist program implementation through provision and support of adequate financial and management resources, needed for the program

• Provision of various financial as well as administrative training to the field office finance assistances (21) at least once each year

• Advise on subcontracts (commercial and non-commercial), their check and payment process within UN rules and regulations and the contract contents.

• Preparation of various donor reports as per the specific donor requirement/forms.

• Act as backstopping officer for PMO in his absence. September 97- Dec 2002: Finance and Admin Assistant, UNCHS (Habitat) Kandahar: GS 6

• Management of over 45 sub-contracts with a mean value of $20,000 each which ranged from water supply projects to solid waste clearance and shelter reconstruction projects- Peace I and Peace II projects.

• Management of petty cash of the office

• Administrative management of the office (services contract processing, preparation of RFPs and human resources)

• Monthly reporting to the head office in Kabul on the status of the projects, funds, and requests for project replenishments

May 1997 - September 97: Secretary with International Committee of the Red Cross

(ICRC) Herat Afghanistan


MS. Excel, MS. Word, QuickBooks, PowerPoint


Available upon request

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