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Accounting Manager Audit Associate

Queens, NY
April 12, 2022

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Mohammad Shammi

Queens, New York


Analytically minded Accountant with over 10+ years of experience in financial reporting, analysis, forecasting, budgeting, auditing, SOX, Forensic and financial operations. Transformational Leader reinvigorating companies by restructuring, streamlining, and strengthening financial processes to maximize performance and profitability.

Core Competencies

Full Cycle Accounting Process ● Fund Asset Management● Client Assets Management ● Budgeting and Forecasting ● Subscriptions Management ● Inventory Management ● Audit and Taxation ● Human Resources & Payroll ● Real Estate Accounting ● Deferred Revenue ● Revenue/ Expenses recognition ● ASC 606 ● IFRS 15 ● Financial Statements & Reporting ● Fraud Investigation/Management ● Variance analysis ● E-Commerce ● GAAP and SOX Compliances ● Public Accounting ● Customer Loyalty Management Systems(LMS) ● Financial Consolidation ● Multi Entities Accounting ● Expert in Financial & Costs Audit

● Experienced in Investment Oversight and Fund Accounting and Reporting

Systems, Tools & Automation Expert

Certified from QB and Bill.Com● QuickBooks Desktop/Online ● ADP/Gusto/Tri Net /Rippling Payroll ● ERP – SAP – IN – TABS Billing (Tele Communications) ● SAGE LINE 50 ● Paymentech ● ● Pabbly ● DEEL ● Ramp ● CARTA ● Tax tools ● Slack● Flowlu● PM Tools ● PayPal ● Blue snap ● PEOs ● Expensify ● Stripe ● XERO ● Abacus ● Sales Force● Crypto/Blockchain & ● Health Care Systems● Hotel Key Operations

Professional Experiences

Accounting Manager

Burkland Associates, San Francisco, CA

Aug 2021– Present

Responsible for operating all management services more than 600+ Venture Backed Startup Companies.

Role and Responsibilities:

Fractional CFO Services

Startup Accounting Services

Tax Services

People Operations

Clients Management

SaaS Professional

Audit & Compliance Services

Financial Due Diligence

Financial Reporting & Analysis

Senior Manager & Head of Accounting

Feather Group

Feb-2019 – July 2021

Feather Group operates 9 Companies in the industry of Financial, Hotel, Restaurants, Real Estate, Constructions, IT, and other service-oriented business

Role and Responsibilities:

Banking and fund management issues (Budget, Operations, Approval & Reporting)

Operational issues confirmation for Head Office of the Group and supervise all receivable & payables issues

Experienced in Hotel & Revenue Management ensuring all related tasks including Night Audit etc

Financial issues as well as reporting confirmation ensuring PL, BS and other management reporting

Preparing profit and loss accounts and the balance sheet for senior management

Manage the Budget, Communication and data endorsement for reporting and agreement for the Group

Service costs & price, commission, and promotional activities supervision

Conducting Audit for all Inter Companies and ensure internal control systems

Handle wage and salary calculations, as well as employee payouts and payments

Monthly Tax calculations and settlement/refund etc.

Partners, Agents as well as customers queries settlement

Staff management and schedule preparation for team players to drive the customer services

Collections of all financial data and reconciliation on daily basis with automation

Managing Team Works for different multitasking issues

Audit Associate

Sarwar Choudury & Associates, CPA

Apr-2018 to Jan 2019

Role and Responsibilities:

Accounting & Audit services for clients based on U.S. GAAP, U.S. GAAS, IFRS

Tax Accounting, Financial Analysis, Managerial Accounting & Information Technology Auditing

Payroll services

Ensuring Accounting in all fields like billing & credit control, Inventory & cost control, Safeguarding assets & operating budget

Fraud management and Revenue assurance etc

Support for the Accounting & Tax issues for different clients

Sales & other tax calculations and submission on behalf of clients

Different tasks also performed like Tax resolutions, Business set up, Oath Hearing, Communication to all parties & Business consulting

AGM & Group Head of Finance & Accounts

Madina Group. Dhaka, Bangladesh (A diversified business group in Bangladesh who operates 30 Companies)

March-2017 to Feb 2018

Role and Responsibilities:

Business Planning, Analysis and Monitoring

Directing and supervising finance and accounting department staffs (above 120+)

Financial Accounting and Management Reporting with approvals

Commercial operations and liaison

Auditing & SOX issues

Management and monitoring cost, budgetary functions and financial compliance

Implementation of Annual Budget, Monthly Forecast, Monthly Treasury Plan.

Development of Procurement Policy, Negotiation Practices and Purchasing Cost Reduction.

Reduction of Admin and Factory Overhead by 5% by adopting different measures and alternatives.

New ERP implementation. Sit with the SBU line managers frequently in order to develop new policies in order to ensure and make awareness regarding quality production, development and cost effectiveness

Investment Analysis Strategy & Plan Develop.

Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement.

Manager & Head of Revenue Operations, Finance Division

Banglalink Digital Communications Ltd (Multinational Telecom Company in Bangladesh)

Feb-2005 to Feb-2017

Role and Responsibilities:

Several ranks had been played in 12 years like Manager, Deputy Manager, Associate Manager, Asst Manager, Senior Executive, and Executive.

Analysis and Monitoring of Revenue Operations for all products and services

Financial Accounting and Treasury Function

Cost & Budgetary Function

Tax and VAT Related Function

Inventory & Fixed Assets Management

Reporting and People Management

Software implementation and audit issues

Multiple Training done on IAS, IFRS, GAAP & SOX Controls facilitated by E&Y, PWC, KPMG & Deloitte (Global Team from Netherlands, USA and Mumbai)

Product Management (Budget, competition, promotions, subsidy, launching etc.)

Branding & Loyalty Management expert with commercial and financial risk management

Align commercial objectives in pricing and costs area with financial and technological objectives and pricing portfolio management

Costs analysis for controls targeting business KPIs, Product sales process, profitability designing

Assistant Manager (Finance & Accounts)

Crescent Developers Ltd.

Jul-2003 to Dec-2004

Role and Responsibilities:

Monthly Accounts Preparation for Management (As per IAS).

Annual & half-annual financial statement preparation for management & for Income Tax purpose.

Raw material & spare parts consumption report and per unit cost impact monthly.

Daily Received payment statement and loan limit balance monitoring and report to the management (Unit wise).

Monthly & Yearly Cash flow statement projection and reconciliation with monthly actual statement

Maintain the chart of accounts, if require any change do it with consent of divisional Head.

Distributor wise credit monitoring and Fixed Asset management.

Budget variance analysis monthly basis and report to the management & presentation at monthly meetings.

Per Unit cost of sales & Cost of goods manufactured calculation of two units.

Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) of various ongoing and Projected Investment areas.

Audit Manager

K.B. Newaz & Co, Chartered Accountants

Jan-2003 to Jun-2003

Role and Responsibilities:

Making different proposals of consultancy, internal and external audit.

To advise clients as to fund management, budgetary control and other financing policies.

Selecting an effective audit team and to brief them as to the specific assignment.

For planning, coordinating and overall supervision of consulting as well as auditing assignments.

Identifying nature and extent of analytical procedure and determining materiality level.

Finalizing financial statements, drafting reports and discussing with partners, clients on different matters after the completion of work.

Performed comprehensive process review and risk assessment in the area of procurement, revenue recognition, receivable management, inventory control, HR & administration and advised for improvement.

Academic & Professional Education

Completed Bachelor & Master of Commerce in Accounting from National University, Bangladesh. Chartered Accounting (Intermediate) and CMA final level completed from ICMAB (scholarship holder)

Continuing CMA (Certified Management Accountant) course at IMA (Institute of Management Accountants, The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business) USA

Certification and Training

MS –Word, Excel, Power point, project. Advanced MS Training from New Horizons Computer Learning Center

Revenue Assurance training, facilitated by Group Revenue Assurance, Egypt and UK

High Impact Communication for Superior Performance Training from Success Workz, Singapore & Creative Problem Solving & Decision-Making Training from IKYA and UKAS

Training on “Corporate Data Warehouse (CDW)” facilitated by PWC-India

Time Management & Assertiveness from TACK Training Intl & British Council

Completed related courses and training with SAP Concur

Extracurricular activities

Member & Rotarian of Rotary E-Club of Heritage New York.

Working as a Volunteer and Case Admin of Disaster Cycle Services of Greater New York region of the American Red Cross.

Licensed Insurance Agent from the State of NY Department of Financial Services

Tax Preparer from the State of NY Department of Taxation and Finance

Member of Humane Society of the United States. Address:1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 450, Washington, DC 20037

Member of Marquis Who’s Who. Address: 350 RXR Plaza, Uniondale, NY 11556

Human Rights Consultant Certificate training completed from US Institute of Diplomacy and Human Rights. Address: 2400 16th St NW Suite 534, Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 20009, United States

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