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General Accountant

United Arab Emirates
December 26, 2019

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Shajmal Aboobacker

Contact No. : +971-********* / E-mail:

A dynamic, result-oriented and innovative person having extensive experience in Finance and accounts, enabling to juggle between roles of Senior Accountant and Assistant Purchase officer with equal ease.

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Career Contour

Oct 2016 – Till date Thumbay Group (Thumbay Builders L.L.C) General Accountant Oct 2016 – Till date

Accounts Payable

Key Deliverables:

Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures

Maintaining outsourced labours and in-house labours site allocation reports

Submission of staff attendance reports

Prepared journal entries and financial report during month-end closing

Supervised the account payable system and payments procedures

Pioneered web-based filing of Sales and Use Taxes resulting in improved efficiency and reduced workload

Managed month end close processes streamlining the process from 4 to 2 days to meet corporate requirements

Completed monthly reconciliations including all bank accounts, inter-company and accrual accounts

Processed daily journal entries to record daily receivables and revenue

Maintained close communication with department leaders and vendors to ensure payment of invoices

B.Com Computer Application with over 8 year of multi - functional work experience in Finance, Accounts and Purchase

Acquired knowledge and understanding of different subjects related to Corporate Communication, Soft Skills and multi linguistic.

Gained practical knowledge through various trainings and operations under projects management.

Ability in learning new concepts quickly, working well under pressure and communicating ideas effectively.

Abilities in handling multiple priorities, with a bias for action and a genuine interest in professional development.

An excellent team player with strong analytical and leadership skills along with strong business acumen with effective inter-personal skills.

Regularly completed work in a timely manner in a team effort to support the department by servicing guest calls, promptly resolving guest issues, and following up with stakeholders

Worked closely with external auditors, accomplished year-end auditing schedules

Performed other work -related duties and special projects as assigned

Calculate, post business transactions, process invoices, verify financial data for use in maintaining accounts payable records, and provide other clerical support necessary to pay the obligations of the organization

Assemble invoices to be completed for payment

Review invoices and requisitions for satisfactory payment approval

Maintain copies of vouchers, invoices or correspondence necessary for files

Clarify any questionable invoice items, prices or receiving signatures

Prepare vouchers listing invoice number, date, vendor address, item description, amounts and coding per accounting policies and procedures

Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries

Paying vendors by scheduling pay checks and ensuring payment is received for outstanding credit and generally responding to all vendor enquiries regarding finance

Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances, preparing cheques

Disburses petty cash by recording entry and verifying documentation Accounts Receivable

Key Deliverables:

Preparation and submission of periodically invoices for respective projects

Updates receivables by totaling unpaid invoices

Posts revenues by verifying and entering transactions form lock box and local deposits

Maintains records by scrutinizing invoices, debits, and credits

Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments, and from customers

Summarizes receivables by maintaining invoice accounts and coordinating monthly transfer to accounts receivable account

Feb 2010 - Feb 2016 Al Takween United Trading Co L.L.C (Building Materials, Sanitary & hardware)

Senior Accountant (2014 March to 2016 February)

Key Deliverables:

Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures

Manage outsourced functions

Oversee the operations of the treasury department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives

Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment

Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements

Maintain banking relationships

Assist in determining the company's proper capital structure

Manage the preparation of the company's budget

Report to management on variances from the established budget, and the reasons for those variances

Assist management in the formulation of its overall strategic direction

Engage in ongoing cost reduction analyses in all areas of the company

Review the performance of competitors and report on key issues to management

Interpret the company's financial results to management and recommend improvement activities

Participate in target costing activities to create products that meeting predetermined price goals

Compile key business metrics and report on them to management

Create additional analyses and reports as requested by management

Oversee the extension of credit to customers

Position handled:

Designation: Junior Accountant (2013 June to 2014 march) Key Deliverables:

Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.

Documents financial transactions by entering account information.

Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.

Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.

Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.

Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.

Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.

Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.

Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.

Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.

Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Accomplishes the result by performing the duty.

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Designation: Assistant Purchase Officer (2011 January to 2013 June) Key Deliverables:

Forecasting levels of demand for services and products to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels

Scrutinizing market to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality;

Checking, verifying and finalizing the quotations received from various suppliers;

Submission of best quotation to the management for taking the approvals;

Continues follow-up with suppliers for the delivery of goods at right time;

Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers;

Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, and building and maintaining good relationships with them;

Negotiating and agreeing contracts and monitoring their progress, checking the quality of service provided;

Processing payments and invoices;

Keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future;

Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities;

Developing an organization's purchasing strategy;

Producing reports and statistics using computer software;

Ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives;

Attending meetings and trade conferences;

Training and supervising the work of other members of staff. Designation: Assistant Accountant (2010 Feb to 2011 December) Key Deliverables:

Working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers and journals.

Preparing statutory accounts.

Calculating and checking to make sure payments, amounts and records are correct.

Sorting out incoming and outgoing daily post and answering any queries.

Managing petty cash transactions.

Controlling credit and chasing debt.

Reconciling finance accounts and direct debits.

Significant Highlights:

Good contact with auditors and auditing firms in Oman and UAE.

Have extensive experience in all operations in a company.

Al Takween united Enterprises started two more branches within a span of five years. Academic Credentials - Computer Application from Prathiba College, Calicut University, 2008 Higher Secondary Examination (Commerce), ICA Higher Secondary School, Vadekkekadu 2005 Central board of Secondary Examination (SSLC), Ansar English CBSE School Perumbilavu 2003 Trainings Undergone

Advanced Diploma in Manual And Computerized Accounting (2008)

Undergone training for :-

Tally Accounting Software Certification In Tally Academy Bangalore (2009)

BUSY Accounting With Inventory Software in Delhi BUSY InfoTech (2011) I, Shajmal Aboobacker hereby declare that the above given information are true to the best of my knowledge.

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