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TAX, VAT, Accounts, Audit, Costing

Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
February 29, 2020

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Akash Shankar Agrawal

CMA, CA-Finalist, MIPA, AFA & B. Com

Tax, Accounts & Audit

Experience: 10 Years

Visa Status: Visit Visa

Dubai, UAE akashsagrawal@gmailcom +971-**-***-****


Work Experience

Contech Group (Unit of FAMCORP INVESTMENT LLC (DIFC) & BAHRAIN, Dubai – Group VAT Implementation and Compliance Officer Jan 2018 to till date Contech Group is one of the leading precast, Concrete manufacturers, construction and contracting companies in UAE having completed several projects like commercial buildings, heritage buildings, residential villas, boundary walls, infrastructure and marine products, etc.

Roles & Responsibility:

Implementation and managing VAT for more than 10 contracting, construction and investment companies.

Creation of VAT Codes Group of 10 companies.

Conducting VAT impact assessments on regular basis.

Monthly inspection for purchases and sales.

Reconciliation of Import & Export records with the records of Custom Authorities.

Guiding the Supplier & Customer on various aspects of VAT Laws & Regulations.

Guidance and training to team members on the specific VAT Laws & Regulations and MS Office.

Filing VAT Return on monthly basis after verification of required ledgers and reconciliation.

Handling all issues related to VAT with Federal Tax Authority (F T A) in UAE

Replying to TAX Authority with proper reconciliation & detailed feedback.

Accompanied by

Process Improvement Specialist, creating standard templates for companies.

Developed Standard Operating Procedure department wise for construction and contracting companies

Implemented Internal controls on Micro and Macro levels in entire Group.

Review and finalization of monthly, quarterly and annual accounts within time bound schedules.

Consolidation of accounts for 8 companies.

Inter-company Reconciliation.

Project & Product wise costing and calculation of Break Even Point for 2 Concrete company

Valuation of closing stock for construction company.

Unique Financial Services Limited (Strategic Alliance Partner of Grant Thornton), Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - Financial Controller July 2016 to Oct 2017

Accounts and Audit for various sectors: Import & Trading of Liquor, Hotel & Resorts, Casinos, Agricultural & Food Processing Units, Religious Temples and Shipment containers.

Lead and controlled financial of Eight companies of various sectors.

Managed team of Six Accountants, nine data entry operators together with providing accounting, management reporting & other financial advisory services to portfolio of clients spread across various sectors.

Review and finalization of monthly and annual accounts for internal and external audit.

Maintain the database of daily transactions, ensuring accuracy and completeness of required files and supporting documentation serving as evidence of transactions.

Finalizing statutory/tax audits with auditors ensuring all compliances under regulatory acts and other statutory bodies.

Provided training to staffs in accounting related matter.

Hill Brow Metallics & Construction Pvt. Ltd., (India) - Internal Auditor Aug 2015 to July 2016

R K Singhania & Co., Chartered Accountants, (India)– Assistant Audit Manager Feb 2014 to July 2015

M/s Sunil Kumar Agrawal, (India) - Accountant Apr 2013 to Jan 2014

M/s Dewan P N Copra, Chartered Accountants, (India) - Article Assistant Nov 2010 to Feb 2013

M/s O P Singhania & Co., Chartered Accountants, (India) - Article Assistant Feb 2010 to Oct 2010

Formulate internal audit plan for various organization.

Conducted statutory and internal audit as per discussion with Audit Manager.

Managed the work performed by subordinate and/or peers and resolved issues that falls outside of normal procedures.

Prepared statutory audit reports together with management report reflecting the results of worked performed.

Filed E-TDS Return, Service Tax Return and Income tax Return and process of recovery and refunds; steered issuance of Form 16 and 16 A.

Accounting in Tally ERP 9- entries pertaining to sales, expenses, journal entries.

Formulated and reconciled P&L statements, Balance Sheet and other month closing and accounting reports.

Filed VAT Returns and ROC Compliance.

Prepared financial statements with working notes.

Internal Audit of multinational companies involved in verification, vouching, scrutiny, ageing analysis, preparation of audit reports.

Bank and Insurance Audits etc.


Cost and Management Accountant (CMA)-2019 - The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India

Chartered Accountants – Finalist (CA)-2010 - The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Membership – Public Accountants (MIPA)-2017 - The Institute of Public Accountants of Australia

Membership –Financial Accountants (AFA)-2017 - The Institute of Financial Accountants of UK

Graduation in Bachelor’s in commerce -2013 - Bilaspur University, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India

Technical & Personal Skills

Software proficiency:

PROFICIENT – Orion 10.6, Tally ERP, MS Excel and MS Word.

MODERATE - SAP, Quick books, Peach Tree.

Language proficiency:

English, Hindi, Bengali & Chhattisgarhi.

Personal Details

D.O.B: 03.08.1988

Nationality: Indian

Driving License: UAE, India

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