“Financial Controller, Accounting Manager”
Address: * **. *** ** ***** Fahmy, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt.
Date of Birth: 11/07/1984
•Experienced Accounting Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the corporate hospitality industry for 11 years.
•Skilled in Microsoft Word, Financial Forecasting, Cash Flow Forecasting, Microsoft Excel, and Corporate Finance. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, I am self-motivated, ambitious, passionate, highly organized, hard worker, outgoing and a team player.
•Strong finance professional with a Bachelor's degree focused in Business Administration and Management.
Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transportation
College: Business Administration Major: Financial Management
Graduated in: Sep 2007 Grade: Good GPA: 2.8
Financial Controller Lady Egypt Tours
Jan 2019 – April 2019
In Charge of “Le Riad Hotel de Charme”. This is a luxury boutique hotel which is inspired by the surrounding environment and architecture of Beit El Sehemy and its exceptional Ottoman houses. The hotel consists of 17 suites which reflect Old town Cairo architecture with rich warm colors, Fatimid fabrics, and painters from talented local artists dating back to the past era.
Setup the back office system from scratch and COA.
Assisting GM in day-to-day operations.
Facilitate the funding process from the corporate during pre-opening.
Statutory Accounting Manager Starwood Management Companies Legacy
Middle East & Africa at “Marriott International Inc.”
June 2017 – Dec 2017
That was after “Marriott International” took Over “Starwood Worldwide”.
Attended corporate meetings in Dubai twice.
Helped in smooth flow of information to the new Management.
Statutory Accounting Manager Management Companies in Egypt at “Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide LLC.”
Dec 2016 – June 2017
Reporting to RDOF & Division office in Brussels.
Responsible for the completion of all balance sheet reconciliations for Starwood Egypt entities ensuring appropriate back-up is kept, and any un-reconciled and/or incorrect items are rectified in a timely manner.
Responsible for Starwood’s internal management reporting to EMEA/Brussels office.
Prepare and post all AP invoices and payment vouchers to ensure vendors are paid in a timely manner.
Prepare and reconcile bank reconciliations and be point of contact for banks in Egypt.
Prepare month end journals and record them in sap pertaining to these entities.
Ensure completion of assigned audits in a timely manner and in conjunction with local filing deadlines.
Perform ad hoc tasks as directed by the director, entities and corporate statutory accounting.
Provide support in legal and tax matters for entities.
Serve as point-of-contact for stakeholders across the organization as it relates to Starwood Egypt entity accounting Issues.
Chief Accountant Management Companies in Egypt at “Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide LLC.”
Nov 2011 – Dec 2016
Reporting to RDOF – Dubai.
Handling Centralized Charges (Sales Team, Area Charges Projects-EGYPT) & (DFM- EGYPT & North Africa).
Preparing Management Companies' Budgets.
Preparing Inter-company with Starwood Headquarters (Regional, Divisional & Corporate) and Hotels.
Preparing Management Companies taxes' reports.
Preparing monthly (Actual & Forecast Fees, DFM, Cash-Flow, Roll-Forward, Headcount, Bad Debts, Forex, ASC 740 Questionnaire and tax, Month Closing and Confirmations) & quarterly (S-forms, Equity, Investments &Reimbursable) reports.
Preparing ASC 740 (Annual Equity).
Preparing and providing opened tax years' reports to the tax consultants.
Worked and succeeded with our tax consultants to reconcile and finalize 15 opened tax years. With claim reduction of EGP 7 M.
Succeeded to wrap up, with our legal advisor, the labor legal cases from 420 to 12 legal cases.
Corporate Accountant Starwood Management Companies in Egypt.
Aug 2008 – Nov 2011
Reporting to ADOF – Egypt & North Africa.
Preparing & Posting Journal Entries.
Preparing Monthly Reports (Cash Flow, Headcount).
Preparing Month End Reconciliation.
Preparing Monthly Inter-company Confirmations.
Trainee Sheraton Cairo
Nov 2007 – July 2008
I started my career path by joining “Starwood Worldwide for Hotel & Resorts”, as a trainee in Sheraton Cairo.
I was under assessment in different operational departments. My assessment was superior and overqualified.
After then, I had been asked by ADOF to oversee the management company office in Egypt.
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Forecasting & Budgeting
Petty Cash Management
MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
FRS, Hyperion, Dat files
Worldwide code of Business conduct & Ethics recertification annual training.
Confidentiality annual training.
Finance Code of Ethics annual training.
Data handling ethics annual training.
Managing difficult interactions annual training.
Anticorruption annual training.
Listening to Music.
Reading Political books.