IRSHAD HUSSAIN ZAIDI
Professional Objective: Senior Accountant, Chief Accountant, Trade Finance, VAT Audit Executive Profile
Pro-active and results oriented accounting professional with over 15 years of Successful experience handling accounting function for leading companies from Manufacturing / Trading/Contracting /Real Estate / Import Export/ Trade Finance/Logistic Function/Facility Management.
Organized and analytical with capacity to easily master new tasks and manage multiple responsibilities without compromise on quality and productivity.
Proven ability to improve operations, impact business growth and maximize profits through achievements in accounts and finance management, cost reduction, internal controls, and productivity/ efficiency improvements.
Reputation as a self-directed professional with excellent problem solving, communication, analytical, and management skills. Ability to effectively communicate and interact with executives, management, and staff.
Well disciplined with proven ability to manage multiple assignments efficiently under extreme pressure while meeting tight deadlines schedules. Looking for a challenging opportunity with a reputable Company / Group where my skills and experience will have a valuable impact. Core Competencies
Monthly Financial & MIS Reporting
Cash/Fund Flow Management
Office & Staff Administration
HR Support Activities
Cost and Internal Control
Accounts Payable / Receivable
Investment & Project Accounting
Trade Finance/Import Export
Commercial & logistic activities
Forecasting –Budgeting -Variance Reporting
Real Estate Finance & Reporting
Complete accounting cycle
Treasury & Banking Communication
Nasser Bin Abdullatif Alserkal Group: Tyres Trading & Distribution / Real Estate & Property Management
/Holding Co./Head Office Shared Division/Venture Investments/Family Office A diversified business group in UAE established in 1947 with business as distributor’s for Bridgestone, Kumho & Apollo Tyres for UAE, Property development & Real Estate, Hospitality & Travel, Investments in various business Duration : July 2012 to Present
Position : Senior Accountant (Real Estate/Head Office) Reporting to : Group Finance Director
Consolidation and MIS of for subsidiary companies (10 Companies)
Lead of Group Intercompany transactions with responsibility of GL accounting.
Bank reconciliations/ Intercompany accounts reconciliation.
Projects/WIP/Investments related accounting, Contracts payments.
Banking: Managing O/D facilities, bank communication, Interbank Transactions, Bank Reconciliation, Foreign & Local remittances
Investment and Portfolio Accounting: Recording of Monthly Portfolio Investment shares & portfolio dividend income and interest fees Disposal income,
Updating CRM Sales force.com, updation and report generation for Revenue/Cashflow Projection, Revenue recognition and Integration with Dynamics AX
Ensuring tax compliance including the preparation of tax audit requirements and tax return filings.
To balance Inter company’s daily cash position Execute wire transfers and other funding.
Coordinate for foreign currency requirements, and acquire competitive exchange rates from banks
Extern and Internal Audit co-ordination and finalisation for Subsidiaries with (Grant Thornton, Audit Firm. Zenith Rubber Industries Middle East LLC. (R.A.K. UAE) Manufacturing/Trading (Rubber/Plastic/Chemicals) Largest & sole Manufacturer/Exporter of Rubber Sheets, Rubber Products & Trading of Rubber Chemicals & Raw material in the Middle East, GCC region & to USA, Europe, UK Australia. Part of Zenith Ind. Rubber, Mumbai JV with Falcon pack group Sharjah.
Duration : November 2004 to October 2011
Position Handled : Senior Accountant /Sales & logistic Executive/Administrator Reporting to : Director Operations
Monthly Financial Reporting, complete accounting cycle (Revenue, Expense, Closing & Reporting).
Liaise with Planning, Sales team and provide the cash flow inputs for weekly and monthly forecasts.
Prepare monthly and ad-hoc management reports and provide details for monthly business reviews and preparation of dashboard reporting.
timely settlement of Intercompany creditors and debtors.
Verification of LPO’s, coding and posting of approved expenses as per budget in respective GL Accounts, cost centers and ensure approvals.
Monthly Financial Reporting, complete accounting cycle (Revenue, Expense, Closing & Reporting).
Periodic Verification and counting of Inventory Items
Monitor costs of goods sold Determine actual manufacturing costs of finished/Semi finished goods and raw material purchases, inventory and labor and other direct cost of manufacturing.
Review cash forecast with senior management on a weekly analysis on long-term forecasts and budgets
Control bank account balances and interface with banks regarding Trade Finance related work
Application for LC issuance/amendments/ TRL & settlements, Import Export documentation.
Liaison for the annual statutory audit Prepare and file annual audited financial statements with Deloitte
& Touché (Big 4 Auditing firm)
Budget preparation and monthly budget variance analyze
Monthly Bank reconciliation. Post accruals & prepayments in the system.
Preparing updating fixed assets register maintenance and inventory control & costing
Ensure timeliness and accuracy of all payroll disbursement and accounting
Employees benefits settlement preparation and accounting (Leave/Gratuity)
Record accounting entries in Tally for all types of vouchers Al Riyadiah Technical works LLC, (Facilities management Co. (Subsidiary of MAB Facilities Management) Company Profile : Facilities Management Co. providing cleaning/maintenance service to Emmar Group, Dubai Mall, DTMC & Aldar Group in Abu, 300 Staff
Duration : October 2011- to May 2012.
Position Held : Senior Accountant/HR & Administration Reporting to : General Manager
Complete Accounts & finance with Month end Financial closing reporting MIS to Management
Preparation of Time sheet issue of Invoice as per contract terms
Budgeting & Costing, Variance reporting Cash flow projections
Petty Cash management & bank, cash flow/ funds flow reporting, internal controls.
Preparation of Monthly payroll and transfer through WPS & Online salaries.
Vendor’s payment, Staff settlements, Air Ticket bookings, New Visa/Renewals Processing
Office Administration, Medical of workers, Visa Stamping Labour Immigration work Indian broiler Farms (Nagpur – India) FMCG/Retail Group for Poultry Distribution Company in business of Poultry products in Central region India with annual turnover of Rs. 300 Million with own retail/wholesale shops, distribution network for Livestock Poultry meat Duration : August 2003 to October 2004 Position Held : Internal Auditor. Weight Sensors Pvt. Ltd (Nagpur – India) Contacting/Maintenance of Weighbridges & equipment’s Construction/Maintenance/AMC & Govt. Contractor of weighbridge for Power Houses, 2 associates companies Duration February 2001 to August 2003. Position Held : Accountant cum Office Administrator Afsa Engineering P. Ltd. Nagpur India, Contracting/Project Management/ Maintenance & Trading Contracting/Project Handling Electrical Maintenance & Trading of Electrical Switchgears/Motors, Generators etc. with 3 another associate Co
Duration : March 2000 – January 2001. Position Held : Accountant Rajesh Dagaonkar & Company (Chartered Accountant) Nagpur - India Chartered Accountancy firm Bank/Firm Audit/Account maintaining/Tax Consultancy Duration : March 1999 – February 2000. Position Held : Trainee – Audit/Accountant Major Responsibilities and Activities in India: March 1999 to November 2004
Assisting in regular and special Investigation audit of public sector government banks
Bookkeeping writing Auditing of NGO, Pvt. Limited Companies & Firms (Manually & on Tally)
preparation of final accounts trial balance income statement balance sheet
Computing calculation Filing of sales tax, Income tax return & assessments
Internal Auditing of Retail Branch. Physical verification of stock/Loss reporting
Verification of Revenue & expense reports of branch.
Collection of sales cash from Branch & recovery of receivables. Sending daily report to the H.O
Complete data entry of sales purchase payments receipts etc.
Invoicing to Customer for Contract/Maintenance. Renewal of customers AMC & new Contract updation
Office Administration & other misc. routine works. Settlement of partners account.
Preparation of cheques & payment to suppliers upon due.
Reconciliation of bank accounts & debtors creditors’ statement,
Daily banking work. Maintaining stock register assisting in periodical stock taking.
Filing of sales tax income tax returns advance tax, Excise duty, assisting in sales tax assessment & excise
Assisting in auditing & other accounting work and other office routine work Academic Qualification:
M.Com (Finance) 2001 Nagpur University, Nagpur, India. (Finance, Accounts, Economics, Management)
B.Com. Accountancy 1999Nagpur University, Nagpur, India.(Accounting, Economics, Management)
CMA – USA (Certified Management Accountants) – Pursuing (Studying) Chicago Training Sharjah
Diploma in Computer Software Application,
Advance MS Excel & Financial Modeling Delphi Training Institute Dubai Computer Skills & Accounting Software’s:
Microsoft Windows Office Word/Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook 365,
Accounting Software’s: Microsoft Dynamic AX 365 Axapta/Navigation ERP, Sage Peachtree, Tally (ERP)
Nationality : Indian
Date of Birth : 01-07-1976
Visa Status : Employment visa
Languages : English, /Hindi/Marathi/ Working knowledge of Arabic. Driving License : Holding valid UAE driving license