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Accountant cum Administrative executive

Location:
Rawdat Al Khail, Qatar
Posted:
November 06, 2019

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SIFORA PEREIRA

Abu Salama Street, Qatar, Mumtaza 47146 . +974-********/55854104. adarth@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Summary

Accountant holding a Master’s degree in Finance & Accounts with plus 11 years of experience (7 years Gulf experience). Adept at financial reporting, financial statement analysis, budgeting, account reconciliation and tax preparation. Proficient in ORACLE-FINANCE MODULE, SAP, TALLY and MS-EXCEL (pivot tables, v-lookups, conditional formatting, and macros).

Highlights

Cash flow analysis

Accounts payable / accounts receivable

Payroll specialist

Budget analysis

Closing processes

Financial reporting specialist

Extremely focused and able to get the job on time

Efficient and effective and can handle risk and pressure

Have a curiosity to learn and explore new things and techniques

Strong communication skills

Work History

Accountant, 09/ 2012 to 07/2018

Harsco Al-Darwish United – Doha, Qatar

Reported to the Finance Manager and Chief Financial Officer

Recorded 300 plus invoices/monthly after matching POs with approvals from respective departments.

Scheduled payment analysis for suppliers and processed payments in HSBC bank.

Posted revenue for contracts and sales department and documented receipts.

Prepared Cash flow statement for reporting to Finance Manager on a weekly and monthly basis.

Assisted in preparing budget forecast and prepared periodic reports that compared budgeted cost to actual cost.

Reconciled bank statement, Petty cash, vendor’s and debtor’s statement.

Efficiently handled the confidential documents of employees for calculation of monthly payroll and for processing of final settlements by maintaining 100% accuracy in calculation of gratuity, leave pay and deductions as per Qatar Labour Law.

Maintained Fixed Assets and its lapsing schedule.

Carried out efficiently month-end activities of passing necessary journal entries for accounts closing and reported reconciled general ledgers, restricted cash flow statements, debtors aging reports, fixed asset statement to the regional heads.

Prepared corporate tax return, payments and tax filing with necessary paperwork.

Prepared monthly Profit and Loss account and Balance Sheet statement.

Main Achievements

Re-organized monthly payroll calculation for plus 400 employees by automating data calculation in excel sheet, thus reducing month end time spent from 5days to 3 days.

Reduced invoice input time in Oracle by 50% with Oracle AP invoice automation.

Awarded the best team player in finance department for the year 2017.

Accountant cum Administrative Assistant, 11/ 2011 to 09/2012

Qatar Electromechanical Solutions – Doha, Qatar

Reported to the General Manager and Finance Manager

Raising purchase orders with approvals, coding and posting vendor invoices against POs in the system.

Recorded revenues and receipts from debtors.

Processed petty cash and employee expenses by accurately coding in the system and then making payments.

Documented Capex expenditure and attained approval from top management by providing related documents such as POs, approvals from designated department head and cost of fixed asset.

Liaised with bank for preparation of Letter of Credit and Bank guarantee.

Monitored shipments to guarantee on time delivery by completing all necessary customs documents and paperwork.

Reviewed and cross-verified charges raised by the clearing agents.

Prepared, maintained, and reviewed purchasing files, reports and price lists.

Compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.

Determined if inventory quantities are sufficient for office needs, ordering more materials when necessary.

Main achievements

Instrumental in reducing demurrages by ensuring shipment documents are in place 3 days prior to arrival of the shipment, this saved time and cost of the Company.

Assisted credit manager in account collection by phone and mail, increasing accounts receivables by 20%.

Company Secretary Assistant, 01/ 2010 to 05/2011

Oracle Financial Services Software Limited– Mumbai, India

Reported to Compliance Officer of Oracle

Worked directly with Compliance Officer to conduct Annual General and Board Meetings.

Independently prepared the agenda and minutes of the Board meetings of Subsidiaries.

Managed to clear long pending disputed Unclaimed Dividend Account after obtaining proper documentation and evidence.

Obtained listing and trading approvals for shares allotted to top management under ESOP 2002.

Assisted Karvy the share transfer agents in matters relating to issuance, transfer and redemption of shares for Oracle shareholders.

Staff Accountant, 05/ 2007 to 12/2009

Asian Heart Institute and Research Centre Private Limited– Mumbai, India

Monitored the status of accounts receivable and payable to facilitate efficient processing.

Performed periodic budgeting/modeling to project monthly cash requirements.

Negotiated with Insurance Companies to collect outstanding payments via one-time or negotiated installment methods.

Accessed credit records to evaluate customer histories.

Performed administrative tasks such as recordkeeping, writing correspondence and gathering materials.

Filed tax returns and prepared governmental reports in compliance with strict standards.

Accounting Assistant, 06/ 2006 to 05/2007

Veer Design Studio– Mumbai, India

Education

Compliance Management, Professional degree of Company Secretary-August, 2010

Institute of Company Secretaries of India –New Delhi, DL

Corporate Governance and Secretarial Practice.

Due Diligence.

Corporate Restructuring.

Foreign Collaborations and Joint Ventures.

Capital Market and Investor Relations.

Direct and Indirect taxation.

Master of Commerce, April 2007

Mumbai University- Mumbai, MH

Advanced Financial Accounting

Advanced Financial Management.

Advanced Cost Accounting.

Advanced Auditing

Direct and Indirect taxation

Bachelor of Commerce, March 2005

Mumbai University- Mumbai, MH

Personal Details

Birth Date : May 15, 1985

Civil Status : Married, Family RP

Religion : Roman Catholic

License : Qatar Driving License

I hereby certify that the above information is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

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