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Professional Experience Accounting

Location:
Little Elm, Texas, United States
Posted:
April 20, 2017

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UMAIR ALI

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Summary:

Outstanding accounting professional with diverse industry experience and proven record of success in corporate financial oversight. High achiever with focus on maximizing sustainable growth through financial management, cost containment and internal controls. Expertise includes:

Internal Controls Financial Reporting Expense Management Process Reengineering

Business Modeling Strategic Planning Budgeting/Forecasting Business Management

Professional Experience:

Amax Insurance Services Inc. 2/2013 – Current

Financial Controller

Responsible for annual financial audit process

Calculate and report financial and operating metrics to management

Benchmark financial performance and monitor key performance indicators

Timely prepare and report statutory and internal financial reports

Manage cash flow and treasury duties

Implement appropriate internal controls

Custodian of the payroll process

Achievements:

oDeveloped budgetary controls to run annual budget of $25million efficiently

oDocumented accounting manual to standardize accounting functions

oPlayed spearhead role in getting 3 years of financials audited

oAssisted internal audit team to develop audit plan 2016

oCoached accounting team to work efficiently without compromising quality

oRevamped accounts payable process to bring efficiency in payments disbursement

oIntroduced forecasting models to budget revenues & cash flows

oAssisted HR department to implement new payroll processing and benefit administration system

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 6/2012 – 2/2013

Auditor - Specialized in Service/Retail/Manufacturing sectors

Assisted in carrying out audit and other assurance services

Identified and communicated accounting and audit matters to manager

Coach newly hired team members on audit procedures

Prepared audit analysts and performed substantive testing

Achievements:

oCompleted audited engagements within allotted timeframe

oAudited revenue section of one of the leading service industry client

oIdentified and documented internal controls weakness on two audit engagements

Sunbonnet Partners Client: Capital One Bank (Contract)

Business Analyst 10/2010 – 10/2011

Designed Business Intelligence (BI) governance model

Establish controls over database decommission process to avoid report loss

Improved controls over report requirements gathering process to speed up report designing process

Developed a risk mitigation program for Home Loans - BI

Optimized performance of Home Loans Business Intelligence

Achievements:

oEstablish controls to ensure up to date metadata is readily available

oDesigned and implemented HL BI governance model

oDesigned request intake form (RIF)

oDesigned & maintained backlog and metrics

oInitiated performance metrics to evaluate data analysts’ performances

Ernst & Young 1/2009 – 4/2010

Auditor - Specialized in Service/Retail/Manufacturing sectors

Prepared audit plans for the audit engagement

Communicated and reported findings to audit managers, directors and client's management.

Started to act as an auditor-in-charge for small subsidiaries

Performed day to day audit associate duties including control testing and substantive testing

Addressed complex audit problems and took leading role in solving issues at clients

Achievements:

oAssisted in complex audit of two of the largest business groups of Kuwait

oManaged audit teams on small audit engagements

oSaved cost on audit engagement (Al Shaya Group) by suggesting idea of implementation of flex hours

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 9/2007 – 3/2008

Audit Intern

Performed transaction testing for expenses, insurance premium and cash for insurance industry clients

Helped senior in conduction substantive testing on expenses i.e. prepared salary analysis, expenses analysis

Assisted audit teams in performing other assurance services

Achievements:

oCompiled audit file on two audit engagements

oFound some key control issues while conducting test of controls for one of the manufacturing industry client

Education:

Master of Science in Accounting, University of Dallas

Bachelor of Science in Applied Accounting, Oxford Brookes University

Associate Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

Other Skills:

QuickBooks Enterprise

QuickBooks Accountant

Microsoft Office (MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Visio)

Caseware

SAP Business One

Peachtree

Lotus Notes



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