Accounts & Finance Professional
Dedicated Finance and Accounting professional with over 11 years' of extensive experience in auditing/accounting/financial management, possessing allied proficiency in bookkeeping, financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting. Consummate professional with keen business acumen in understanding financial requirements coupled with adequate experience in establishing risk mitigation and internal control policies for effective risk management. Deft in financial management, project management, cash management, debtors’ management, investment analysis, and relationship management. Demonstrated track record of consistently combining financial leadership with sound business practices to ensure bottom-line revenues. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills with proven abilities in team management and planning.
Date of Birth
+971-**-***-**** email@example.com Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Strategic Planning & Leadership Accounts Finalization Financial Management Receivables Management Statutory Compliance Revenue Generation Documentation / Reporting Accounting Operations Management Internal & External Audit Reconciliation Liaison & Negotiations Cross-functional Coordination Client Service Excellence Accounts Payable
Credited with securing business loans to the tunes of AED 5MN, and facilitating company expansion plans.
Received multiple compliments and praises from customers commending outstanding service due to effectiveness and efficiency.
Contributed to setting up proper systems for Internal Controls and condensing accounts receivables and credit period.
Amicably developed a plan to collect old outstanding from Accounts Receivables and reduced bad debts, resulting in successfully increasing revenues by 80%.
Won appreciation for providing support in systematizing the accounting procedure, the finalization of balance sheet, and compliance with internal & external audits.
Significantly partook in identifying financial management needs, including the establishment of fiscal policies and procedures, and cost accounting & documentation requirements.
Senor Pepes' Mexican foods factory LLC / Global foods Trading - Dubai, UAE Sep 2011 - Nov 2019
Day to day financial operation with regard to financial accounting including Accounts receivable, Accounts payable, General Ledger and Inventory.
Ensuring all month end journals are posted in a timely and accurate way with appropriate supporting information.
Posting of journal, cash, bank payments and receipt vouchers on daily basis.
Performing cash flow forecasting.
Supervision of daily banking activities and ensure compliance with group guidelines, preparing bank reconciliations for all bank accounts and cash positions report on monthly basis.
Review all petty cash reimbursement for proper documentation and to ensure adherence to petty cash policies and procedures.
Responsible for maintaining accounting ledgers and performed account reconciliation.
Preparing monthly expense accrual and maintaining a control sheet for all prepaid expenses and prepare journal entries for monthly amortization of prepaid expenses to the respective cost centre.
Processing receivable and payable accounting transactions.
Processing the payroll through WPS and EOSB calculation as per UAE labor law.
Maintaining track record of company’s expenses.
Assisting in carrying out company’s annual audit.
Carrying out various banking functions, online banking etc.
Preparation and filling of VAT returns.
Responsible for financial accounts including budgets and cash-flow.
Ensuring that information is accurately collated and entered into database systems.
Assisting in the preparation of monthly balance sheet account reconciliations and reports.
Preparing sales invoices & the upkeep of an accurate accounts filing system.
Preparation and input of month end journal vouchers.
Inputting, matching, batching and coding of invoices.
Fostering a culture of continuous improvement within the various budgeting, accounting and finance departments.
Dr. Sunny Healthcare Group - Sharjah, UAE Mar 2010 - Sep 2011
Exercised an excellent collaborative approach while working with a team of auditors for external audits.
Dexterously resolved billing problems and corrected invoicing and journal entry errors.
Devised effective strategies for ensuring timely/smooth/fruitful completion of internal/special/statutory audits.
Meticulously managed and handled timely processing of invoices with high levels of accuracy.
Demonstrated exceptional accuracy in calculating figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages.
Accountable for reconciliation of supplier and bank statements.
Monitored the processing, distribution, accuracy verification, and maintenance of invoices; liaised extensively with a nationwide network of vendors.
Fully responsible for processing employee payrolls in accordance with WPS.
Overall responsible for verification and recording of day to day transactions for all incoming sales receipts for multiple branches.
Oversaw proper allocation of expenses, including petty cash and local supplier payments to concerned cost centers.
Produced audit work papers and documentation for checking and approval by superiors; supported the external Auditors for smooth audit process.
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Master of Accounting - Central Queensland University, - Melbourne, Australia - 2008
Bachelor of Commerce - Saurashtra University - Rajkot, India - 2006
VAT Master Class Training - Katerpillar - Dubai, UAE - 2017
MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook
Tally Accounting Software ERP 9, Quick Books Accounting Software 2010 and Internet
English, Hindi & Gujarati