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Senior Manager FP&A

Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
October 14, 2019

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CA Ankur Jain

Dubai, UAE

***, ******** ********* ****** ***** Area, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Phone: Mobile +971-**-***-**** Home +971 55 4 327 6232

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Senior Finance & Commercial Professional

13 years of quantifiable experience in managing Finance function across

Refinery & Petrochemicals, Clinical Research, Hospitality & Leisure, Facility Management etc. industry domains


Strategic & Commercially focused Senior Finance Professional with multi-sector experience - Refinery & Petrochemicals, Life Sciences, Hospitality & Facility Management Services.


Accounting & Financial Control Business planning & analysis

Financial analysis & reporting Budgeting & Forecasting

Pricing & Bids Business and Product Modeling

M&A and Divestments Post M&A integration

Fund Raising Capital Cash Flow Management

Business and Process Transformation Lean Six Sigma

Organization: Transguard LLC, Dubai, UAE Feb ’16 – till date

Designation: Senior Manager FP&A

Key Accountabilities

oEnd to End Finance & Accounting for Transguard Cash, Man-guarding & System Integration Business (Annual Turnover of AED 0.9 Billion)

oAnnual Budgeting, monthly and quarterly rolling forecast

oMonthly Financial presentation to Management and Business

oMonthly Board report to Joint venture partners and quarterly board review presentations

oMonthly Contract Profitability review with board on project not delivering sold margins and bring out the action plan to revive margins

oSupport Business in new business pricing and renewals

oPart of Inhouse M&A Team, working on opportunities, successfully close G4S acquisition while leading finance function with CFO

oBusiness & new product modeling, done several feasibility studies on new capex, major one new state of art Cash center in Dubai and Abu Dhabi (AED 175 Million)

oWorked on Several Transformation projects, major one was conversion of traditional Cash in Transit model to Smart Cash Deposit Machines (AED 100 Million)

oDevelop first ever detail 5 years plan model for Transguard Cash Business

oDevelop zero based budgeting model for System Integration Business

Organization: Jumeirah Group (Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts), Dubai, UAE Jun’15 – Dec ‘15

Designation: Finance Manager – Group & Corporate

Key Accountabilities

oMainline responsibility for multiple activities in F&A function while reporting to Director – Finance (Group & Corporate)

oAccounting, finance, forecasting and strategic planning

oMonthly financial planning and analysis of UAE and overseas Jumeirah Hotel management companies in Singapore, Hongkong etc.

oQuarterly/ annual audit review; Accounts finalization

oPreparing annual budgeting and monthly forecasting (90 days rolling plan)

ofinancial policies & control, financial decision making, business planning & feasibility studies

oCapital expenditure review and management reporting; P&A and shared services process restructuring

Organization: Landmark Hospitality & Leisure Services, Dubai, UAE Mar’13 – Jun’15

Designation: Corporate Finance Manager, (CFO Office)

Key Accountabilities

oMainline responsibility for multiple activities in Corporate Finance function, while reporting to CFO of Landmark Hospitality.

oConcept and Corporate Hospitality accounts finalization in line with GAAP and IFRS standards

oHandle Cash flow & working capital management, fund raising, debt restructuring on competitive terms for new hotels, Restaurants, gyms and leisure centers.

oFormulating business models & strategy; Performing feasibility studies for hospitality concepts along with Business

oPreparing/reviewing consolidated planning and budgeting

oPreparing presentations and dashboards for quarterly and annual management reviews

oBusiness portfolio ROI & payback analysis, 3- & 5-year business plan framework for the Hospitality Business

oPerforming cost analysis; Benchmarking with competitors and market standards

Organization: Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), Mumbai, India Oct’06 – Mar’13

Designation: Senior Manager – Business Planning and Analysis

Key Accountabilities

oResponsible for Business Development strategy including business & process modeling, business resizing, capacity utilization, spinoffs etc.

oProject evaluation & viability analysis wrt. Cash flow projections, NPV and payback calculation

oOrganization, segment and product level planning and budgeting, studying business dynamics and economics of refinery & petrochemical business

oDue diligence in domestic and foreign acquisition/ ventures; Business and financial performance review

oResponsible for monthly, quarterly and yearly financial reporting, audits and accounts finalization

oPreparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial packs for overall business & individual business segments

oPerform variance & profitability analysis at overall company, business segment and product level

oPerform fixed and variable cost analysis wrt. to budget and PY

oPreparation of impact of foreign exchange gain loss wrt. to GAAP and IFRS

oMonitor the optimal utilization of export benefits under Foreign Trade Policy of India Viz. Advance authorization, DEPB, FMS, FPS, MLFPS, Duty Drawback, EPCG etc.

oPlanning/analyzing of best export benefits to be obtained against exports; Managing issues related to EOU & SEZ with DGFT


oTransformation Project in Cash in transit business comprise of AED 55m of Capex results in annualized operational savings of AED7m in FY 18-19.

oTransformation project on Cash Business Operations by Merger of ATM and CIT Business results in savings of 50+ vehicles and teams in FY 16-17 results in total savings of AED 15m

oIntroduction of DBOT (Design Built Operate and Transfer) model in System Integration business projects results in increase of order book value by AED 25m

oIntroduction of Live Project performance dashboards in System Integration Business to have better control on Project profitability and progress

oIntroduction of centralized treasury function in Landmark group, Restructuring of existing debt & start $ based funding

oPortfolio analysis of hospitality portfolio of landmark hospitality to identify non-value add business

oOptimal utilization of Target Plus Benefit in Reliance Industries Limited worth $ 1 Bn

oBusiness and Process restructuring of fabrics and clinical research business of RIL, results in increase in order book by $5m

oBusiness Process Re-engineering (BPR) wrt. Planning & Budgeting & Exports/Imports

oRollout of daily cash flow for Chairman’s office in RIL


oAssociate Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), New Delhi, India, May’06 (1st Attempt)

oBachelor of Commerce (B. Com Professional), DAV College, Jalandhar, India, Apr’04


oCertificate Course in Valuation, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), New Delhi, Mar’09


Lean Six Sigma Project Management

IFRS and Hyperion Leadership Training


Functional Software’s

SAP, Oracle, Sun Financials, Hyperion Planning & Financial Management

Operating Systems Application Packages

Windows MS Office Suite Excel for Apps


Date of Birth : 19th September 1983

Marital Status : Married

Linguistic Abilities : English, Hindi & Punjabi

Passport Details : Indian Passport P1879478

Driving License : Valid UAE & Indian driving licenses

Ankur Jain

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