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Manager Accounting

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
January 13, 2020

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Hatem Ali, CMA

Address: Maadi ring road, Kattameya, Cairo.

Mobile : +2-010-********

Home : +2 23150075

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Profile Summary:

I am skilled, highly motivated and well trained finance professional with CMA certificate with a diversified and progressing experience of working within financial management environments. With over 15 years’ experience providing an excellent standard of work I have developed exemplary managerial and leadership skills and have a proven track record of thriving in highly pressurised, challenging & multicultural environments.


07/18 - Present Marico Egypt.

Position: Financial Manager

Industry (FMCG)

Team Size 6 Members.

05/15 – 07/18 Glenmark Egypt.

Position: Financial Controller

Industry (Pharmaceuticals)

Team Size 3 Members.

09/13-04/15 Arrow Food Trading Egypt (Nestle Nespresso distributor).

Position: Finance Manager

Industry (FMCG Retail & Distribution)

Team Size 6 Members.

07/06-08/13 Cargill Egypt.

Position: Accounting supervisor (Acting Accounting Manager)

Industry (Commodity Trading & Distribution)

Team Size 8 Members.

10/03-07/06 Synovate (Ipsos) Egypt.

Position: Senior Accountant

Industry (Marketing Research)

12/99-10/03 Egyptian International Shipping Agencies and Services.

Industry (Shipping & Maritime)

Position: Accountant

Key responsibilities in current position: -

Budgeting, Planning & Controlling

Managing the processes for financial forecasting and budgeting including Design and implement effective budgeting policies and procedures.

Monitor variances between actual and budgets and advise on the reason behind such variance and advise related action plan for implementation.

Periodic review of products cost elements (BOM) to ensure compliance with budgets.

Provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.

Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans.


Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team.

Oversees the daily operations of accounting, legal, tax, and treasury departments.

Oversees the company's transaction processing systems

Implement operational best practices.

Financial Reporting

Oversees the preparation of monthly financial reports including monthly operations results, rolling cash flow forecast, foreign currency exposure position & overdraft utilization position.

Compliance & Risk Management

Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry

Construct and monitor reliable control systems.

Maintain appropriate insurance coverage.

Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements

Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies

Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors

Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations


Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts

Excess funds Investment planning

Third Parties

Maintain banking relationships

Maintain good relations with governmental authorities such as Tax, Social insurance, etc….

Special assignments:

Syria from July 2006 to Jan 2007

Spent six months on an assignment in Syria during the construction of a sugar plant JV in which I was able to establish internal controls, accounting and filling systems, also managed to hire and train a Syrian accountant to be in charge as I was returning to Cairo after concluding the first year statutory audit.

Belgium from November 2009 to June 2010

I spent eight month working with Cargill Texturizing Solutions working on their new strategy execution to reduce costs and increase the BU profitability, I was in charge of SG&A reduction initiatives part; responsible for following up on the progress toward achieving our target of 25-million-dollar reduction in SG&A for the BU worldwide, two months of this assignment were spent in Cairo and six months were spent in Belgium.


05/07 Certified Management Accountant (CMA) from the institute of management accountants IMA – New Jersey – USA.

06/99 Bachelor of Commerce Accounting Department, Ain-shams University, Cairo.


-Perfect working knowledge of MS Windows, MS Office.

-Familiar with computerized accounting software such as (SAP, AS400 & MS Great Plains).


- English: Very good command of spoken and written English.

- Arabic: Mother-Tongue.


- Date of birth: 12 Aug. 1977

- Marital status: Married

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