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Office Assistant Accountant

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
October 03, 2022

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To contribute towards the growth and development of a dynamic organization where there are ample opportunities to grow both professionally and personally and where I can utilize my skills and experience efficiently and effectively.


Holding Master’s Degree MBA-Finance with B. Com, Accounts & Finance, Management Professional with 19+ years of extensive experience, a record of quality work performance within multicultural dynamic business environment.

Intensive experience in handling a wide range of accounts & finance-related operations, major working experience with well-known brokerage firms in the UAE Stock Markets; DFM & ADX under the UAE Regulatory Authority; SCA.

Equipped with outstanding presentation and report writing skills in Office applications like MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint.

Expertise in different kinds of software including Oracle-ERP, SAP, TradeNet Financial, Zag Traders Extreme Brokerage(FM), Orion GL, Workhorse, Focus & SAGE Accounting Software in various SME sectors. STRENGTHS AND SKILLS

Financial Analysis and Business development

Providing management accounting support & advice to clients

Management of complete accounting cycle including AR/AP analysis, Vendor and Bank Reconciliation, Finalizing Trial Balance, Preparation of Financial Statements (Balance Sheet, Income Statement & Cash Flow Statement) as per IFRS and MIS reporting.

Analyzing budget figures with actual.

General and VAT accounting, transitional support and compliance

Team player with problem-solving skills.

Time management efficiently and effectively.

Flexible with a positive attitude. Negotiate issues and resolving problems.

Punctual, quick understanding with accurate working performance. CAREER SNAPSHOT

Leads Accountancy & IT Consultancy FZE, Abu Dhabi - U.A.E

"Financial Advisor/VAT Consultant” Oct-2017 till Now Job Description:

Interaction with clients and setting up meetings.

Dealing with financial institutions on behalf of potential clients as per their requirements.

Providing financial assistance i.e. maintaining accounts, internal control & producing financial reports based on client’s requirements.

Collating clients’ financial data, ensuring all accounts are in order.

VAT implementation and guidance for the execution of VAT Return and record in accordance with UAE VAT laws.

Review of VAT process and controls.

Review and record monthly vendors and bank reconciliation statements.

Review & report of client’s daily accounts operations of the finance department.

Maintaining books and records for clients and complete general ledger operation as per accounting standards.

Provide services as per the client's requirement (in case of a partly outsourced accounting service). AL FARDAN FINANCIAL SERVICES L.L.C, DUBAI - U.A.E

"Financial Controller” June-2010 to Aug-2015

Job Description: (5 -Yrs)

Operate internal control & risk reporting systems to ensure fluid transactions and effective financial management.

Cost control, financial analysis accounting practices, and reports.

Supervise accounting procedures internal controls (implementing, monitoring, enhancing), and Professional CV of ABDULLAH QURESHI Page 2 of 3

database management.

Analyze and audit workflow to assure that all accounting transactions are appropriately authorized.

Coordinate with external auditors in preparation, finalization & submission of quarterly audited financial statements to SCA (Regulatory Market Authority), financial markets; DFM, ADX Shares Markets.

Member of policymaking committee setup for review and evaluation of policies.

Collaborate with other business unit managers to advise on company's risk matters, controls, and best practices.

Review & report of complex accounting records and transactions’ accuracy.

Analyze records & transactions in order to project results, such as the impact on the financial statement.

Monitor & analyze monthly operating results against budget.

Monitor all bank transactions on daily, weekly & monthly basis.

Review bank settlements, facilities renewal, monitoring bank contracts, and guarantees renewals.

Review & report the daily operations of the finance department.

Supervise the preparation of financial statements.

Review customers’ transactions buy and sell orders and their facilities and limits.

Communicate & coordinate for the reconciliation for branch accounts i.e. loans, financial bank guarantees, fixed deposits, margin on guarantees, internal accounts balances, etc.

Coordinate with Head Office-Al Fardan Group of Companies, Abu Dhabi –U.A.E. Achievements:

Acknowledgment by CFO on the achievement of reconciliation of old intercompany disputed accounts.

Co-ordination with the I.T team and other departments for automation and data migration of clients' accounts balances into a new accounting system along with other accounts. WORLD FINANCIAL SERVICES LLC-UAE (formerly: Al Theqa Financial Services LLC

"Senior Accountant” June-2006 to June-2010

Job Description: (4-Yrs)

Organize and assign a day to day work schedule to the accounts staff.

Verify, analyze, and interpret accounting records for the organization.

Coordinate with external auditors in preparation, finalization, and submission of quarterly audited financial statements to SCA (UAE Regulatory Authority) DFM, and ADX (UAE Stocks Markets).

Monitor all financial transactions, Bank Reconciliation on daily, weekly & monthly basis.

Monthly reconciliation of Vendors & Inter-Company branch accounts & monitoring these accounts on daily basis.

Supervise fixed assets management.

Directing monthly & quarterly basis accruals & pre-payments.

Review & implement effective internal control policy relating to credit control.

Supervise the preparation of financial statements as per the IFRS.

Prepare & review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents.

Analyze financial information to prepare entries for accounts, such as general ledger accounts and document business transactions with TradeNet Financial – Accounting Software.

Review & report of quarterly Balance Report to be submitted to SCA.

Recommend, develop, and maintain financial data, computer software systems, and manual filing systems, coordinate with Head Office-Al Bassam Group-UAE & Saudi Arabia.

Sample verification of customers’ transactions buy and sell orders

Verification of clients’ data on the company software. Achievements:

Took the initiative of introduction, implementation, and usage of TradeNet-Financial in the entire department. BELCO ELECTROMECHANICAL L.L.C, DUBAI - U.A.E

"Accountant" July-2004 to Dec-2005

Job Description: (1 -Yrs)

Prepare Trial Balance, Profit & Loss A/c, Balance Sheet, Bank Reconciliation & Cash Flow Statement.

Verify L.P.O, D.O, invoices from before journal voucher entry into the system till the party's payment.

Prepare presentations and special administrative reports as requested.

Monthly Reconciliations with Banks, Vendors & Inter-Company branch accounts.

Payroll recording and personnel records, calculation & supervision for disbursement of wages.

Responsible for handling petty cash.

Coordinate with external auditors & Head Office-Belselah Group, Dubai-UAE. EJAZ DYEING & FINISHING MILLS (PVT) LIMITED, LAHORE-PAKISTAN

"Procurement Officer" May-2003 to Mar-2004

Job Description: (1-Yr)

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Assist the company in managing and controlling stocks and Fixed Assets Management.

Visit the plant site in the month beginning to check the ending inventories.

Recording the acquisition and disposal of fixed assets.

Making of relevant department's formats with co-ordination for WRAP & ISO certifications.

Monthly Reconciliations with Vendors & Inter-Company branch accounts.

Coordinate with the procurement manager for day to day work in the plant.

Coordinate with auditor, compliance & Head Office-Ejaz Group of Companies, Lahore-Pakistan. AIMS SYSTEM OF EDUCATION, BAHAWALPUR, PAKISTAN

"Accounts Officer” March-2001 to May-2003

Job Description: (2 -Yrs)

Prepare monthly Bank Reconciliation Statements.

Prepare Profit & Loss Accounts, Balance Sheet & Cash Flow Statement.

Prepare presentations and special administrative reports as requested.

Fixed Assets Management, payroll recording, and personnel records.

Coordinate with auditors and Directors of the AIMS System of Education, Karachi-Pakistan. THE CITY SCHOOL (EDUCATION SYSTEM PVT. LTD. BAHAWALPUR-PAKISTAN

"Accountant / Office Assistant" Aug-1999 to Mar-2001 Job Description: (1 -Yrs)

Preparation for head impressed accounts

Responsible for distribution and record of student fee slips and their collection report with the help of monthly bank reconciliation statements.

Prepare Profit & Loss Accounts, Balance Sheet & Cash Flow Statement.

Fixed Assets Management, payroll recording, and personnel records.

Prepare presentations and special administrative reports as requested.

Coordinate with auditors & Head Office of The City School-Education System Pvt. Ltd. Lahore-Pakistan. PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

MBA Finance College of Business Administration, Lahore – Pakistan. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)


Islamia University, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.

CPD Event on Islamic Banking & Finance from Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan held in Pakistan Association of Dubai-UAE(5-CPD Hrs).

Project Management Tools & Techniques from Chicago Training & Consultancy, Abu Dhabi-UAE (3-Hrs).

How to Conduct the Internal Audits Effectively (As Per ISO-9001:2015 & ISO 19001) from 3Fold Education Center, Abu Dhabi-UAE (2-Hrs).

Trained in Fire Fighting & Causality Services, Punjab Social Security, Lahore-Pakistan(100-Hrs)

Trained in National Cadet Crops, Pakistan Army (400-Hrs)

ISO-9000 Certificate from C.B.A Lahore, Pakistan. (3-Months) LANGUAGES SKILLS

Read Write Speak Understand

Arabic Very Good Good Working Knowledge Working Knowledge English Very Good Good Good Good

Urdu Mother Language


Father's name: Abdul Hafeez Qureshi

Born on: December 1, 1972

Nationality: Pakistani

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Driving license: Dubai U.A.E Valid LTV License

Visa status: Residence Visa - Abu Dhabi-U.A.E

Microsoft Windows, MS. Word Excel PowerPoint, Outlook

Accounting Packages –Off the Shelf

QuickBooks, Peachtree, Tally, Focus & SAGE

Accounting Packages – ERP

Oracle, SAP, ZagTrader Extreme Brokerage(Financial Module) Orion GL, Workhorse & TradeNet-Financial

Equators & Horizon DFM & ADX, UAE Stocks Markets. REFERENCES (Will be furnished if required.)

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