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Financial Analyst, Project Manager

Location:
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Posted:
January 21, 2017

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NATIG ISMAYILOV

** **** *****, ********* *****, W148NH, London/UK; (+44) 740 356 57 97; acyejc@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE:

Motivation for Finance or Accountancy: I am presentable, detail concentrated, having good quantitative skills and experienced working with different financial products on investment projects with multimillions capital.

Client Relationship-building: Working with people from different backgrounds in diverse projects motivates me to work in a team or manage a team as well as to create good and trustful relationships with business’s customers.

Project Management: Experience on project management and consultancy, ability to lead projects and create new strategies encourage me to take challenging responsibilities on new complex tasks.

Trading Skills: One year experience on trading with real money enlarged my view on risk and return analysis on different assets or portfolios.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION:

2016-2017 MSc Finance and Banking, Queen Mary University of London (Distinction - 75%, expected)

Related Modules: Investment Management, Risk Management for Banking, Asset Management, Applied Corporate Finance, Merge and Acquisition, Commercial and Investment Banking, Quantitative Methods in Finance

2009-2010 Graduate Diploma in Management, London School of Business and Accountancy

(Awarding Body: Institute of Commercial Management, Pass)

Degree2: Advanced Diploma in Business Studies

Related Modules: Customer Service and Relationship management, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Financial Management, Corporate Ethics and Governance, Leadership Strategies

2004- 2008 BSc. Finance and Banking, Qafqaz University, Azerbaijan (Average: 77%, Distinction)

Related Modules: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Financial Management, Public Finance, Banking, International Financial Organizations, Cost Accountancy, Bank Accountancy, Monetary Theory and Policy, Bank Regulation, International Finance, Statistics

CERTIFICATION AND AWARDS:

Bloomberg Market Concepts: Certificate of Completion

ACCA student: Modules passed: F1, F2, F3 and F4, Certificate in IFRS ( result expected June 2017)

Integration to International Financial Stock Markets by FX FINANCIAL GROUP: Cert in Completion

World Science Olympiads(Physics): 4th Place of honor, 2002

State (Republic) Science Olympiads: Gold and Silver medals, 2000-2001

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Jan, 2014- Apr, 2015 Group Project Supervision Head & Head of Relationship Management

Azerbaijan Consulting Group (Consultancy and Advisory Services)

Involved in due diligence of different projects internationally to find out the best investment opportunities in Retail, Food industry to obtain franchising rights and negotiate in expansion strategies for Azerbaijani market.

As RM, worked closely with business owners (franchisers) to discuss the terms of cooperation, conditions of MOU acts and Franchise agreements. Worked closely with financial department to provide inputs for financial models to calculate profitability and viability of new business at new market.

Facilitated shareholders and business partners by providing on time support, periodically verified budget control and optimization and development strategies which led to successful completion of 5 projects under my leadership.

Involved in periodically auditing and reporting of projects’ status, coordinated and supervised business process management of investment portfolio.

Did third party business consultancy and benchmark analysis for SMEs, supported to find financing for all approved projects, conducted audit and corporate governance surveillance.

Achieved Skills: Management outsourcing, due diligence, project finance, Corporate Governance appliance

Successfully Delivered Projects: Methanol Plant (Oil and Gas), DeBeers Diamond Jewelers UK, WH Smith Book store UK, KFC- Yum Inc., Hamleys Toy store UK, Dunhill Store UK, Nina Ricci Paris

Feb, 2013-Jan, 2014 Advisor of Investment Projects (June- Dec), General Secretary (EA, Feb-June)

European Chamber of Commerce Trade, Economy and Industry (EEIG)

Created and delivered presentations providing recommendations on project due diligence, short and long term financial strategies, analyzed project financing opportunities, identified key risk factors and investment viability

Consolidated and analyzed monthly results and budget.

Conducted researched to find out available optimal investment opportunities. Worked in cross-functional business development team to prepare effective investment portfolios for investors.

Reported and supervised MOU terms, EU investment regulations investigation and due diligence in MOU contracts according to business correspondences.

Achieved Skills: Enhanced my research skills by doing several analyses related to European market and standards. This led to perfect my skill to manage the client- business networks, customer relationship and especially project financing.

May, 2010-Feb, 2013 Financial Analyst (2012-13), Executive Assistant to Chairman (2010-12)

Azerbaijan Methanol Company (Oil and Gas Industry)

Conducted analysis of financial data to forecast the revenue, identify future financial targets by evaluating investment prospects and assess risk associated with capital expenditures and generated profit maximization strategies for current and ongoing group projects.

Developed comprehensive reports and charts to present data and guided investment strategies.

Performed ad-hoc analysis and reporting.

Managed a complex schedule of chairman, booked meetings and coordinated conference calls.

Followed up to company procedures and reported to chairman. Compiled management reports, prepared correspondence revisions and prioritized items for chairman that needed attention.

Prepared weekly expense reports and managed all on demand communications on behalf of the chairman.

Achieved Skills: Contributed positively to operational efficiency of finance department through implementation of corporate governance and reporting standards. Involved in trainings of Corporate Governance standards, conducted by IFC (International Financial Corporation)

INTERNSHIP:

Apr, 2007 –Nov, 2007 Customer Service Department Specialist, Rabita Bank OJSC, Azerbaijan

Developed professional methods of protecting bank’s interest and minimizing loss through adherence to excellent service measures and other policies or procedures at customer service department.

Analyzed customers’ feedback on specific problems and did research to find out quick and effective solutions. Worked as a team supervisor with small group of interns to find out innovative approach on a model for customer faced problems and awarded with salary growth by department head for successful result.

Jun, 2006-Sep, 2006 Finance/Treasury Analyst, Kuwait Turk Participation Bank Inc., Turkey, Istanbul

Analyzed transactions of bank by monitoring transfers, account balances, portfolio finances, currency and coinage accounts status and involved in liquidity analysis and cash forecasting.

Practiced in real time trading of stocks, currency and commodities, analyzed the daily economical activities of markets. Learned how to apply different risk analysis techniques to investment portfolios and trained by bank’s finance experts. Practiced how to choose optimum portfolio by their risks and returns. Did 1 week Trade in FX market in amount of 20,000 USD that consented by Finance Department Head and raised the account P&L up to 2.5 %.

CONFERENCES ATTENDED:

Caspian Corridor Conference- Economic development and business development of Caspian Sea countries: conducted by EBRD, Asia House, City UK {London, 2012-2015/www.caspiancorridor.org}

Life After Brexit for Hedge Fund Startups: Bloomberg European Headquarters, London, Oct.2016

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

English •Turkish •Russian • Azerbaijani: Fluent Persian: Business proficiency

ADVANCED COMPUTER SKILLS:

Word •Excel • PowerPoint • Outlook • MS Project • Bloomberg Terminal • E-Views • Hardware/Maintenance

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

Responsible • Flexible• Strong analytic and communicable • Good in numerical tasks • Problem Solver

Conflict manager • Supportive • Able to work on team and individually • Confident working under pressure Attentive to every details of tasks • Good managing skills of information

HOBBIES:

Swimming • Football • Table Tennis • Music • Chess • Technology



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