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Customer Service Accountant

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
November 01, 2022

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Customer Service

Due Diligence


Syed Hashmi

Financial Controller

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Experienced Finance with a demonstrated history of working in the Manufacturing, Trading, construction

and Food service industry. Skilled in Budgeting, Operations Management, Risk Management, Customer Service, and Managerial Finance. Strong finance professional with a MBA in Finance focused in Finance from Hamdard University.


Hayat Steel Company Ltd

Financial Controller

March 2022 - Present (8 months)

Riyadh Dammam Saudi Arabai

The Chefz ذا شفز

Financial Controller

February 2019 - February 2022 (3 years 1 month)

Riyadh Saudi Arabia

• Analyses and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial reporting materials for all business lines, and oversee all financial accounting.

• Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.

• Implement a robust contracts management and financial management/ reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.

• Recommend updates to and implement all approved business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department’s overall policy and procedure manual.

• Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including:

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a) accounts payable/receivable

b) cash receipts

c) general ledger

d) Vendor account statement reconciliations,

e) revenue and expenditure variance analysis

f) capital assets reconciliations

g) Bank Reconciliation

• Implemented new Accounting software (Manager io) and designed chart of Account and all accounting feature along with different reports as per requirement.

• Collaborates with external partners such as tax accounting firm personnel, auditors, and in all matter regarding auditing and taxation

• To manage and record VAT and filling return quarterly

• WHT tax calculation and file return monthly

• To lead on technical accounting compliance requirement, developing knowledge throughout the team and with the GM

• Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions Dubai Saudi Arabian Contracting Co

Senior Accountant

October 2009 - March 2018 (8 years 6 months)

Riyadh KSA

• Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information

Maintains and balance subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies

• Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance, reconciling entries such as Inter-company accounts, Vendors and sub-contractor.

• Bank reconcile at the end of month

• Fixed asset processing and reporting.

• Take the provision of the accrual of all the expenses

• Summarizes financial status by collecting information and other statements

• Prepare and produces payroll by initiating computer processing WIP; printing checks, verifying finished product.

• Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts, providing information for auditors

• Assist with tax audits and tax returns

• Secures financial information by completing database backups

• Prepare Debit and Credit Notes and reconcile

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• Conduct physical stock count at end of each month and prepare reconciliation report.

• Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers

• Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

• Implemented new Accounting software (Peache Tree) and designed chart of Account and all accounting feature along with different reports as per requirement.

• Support month-end and year-end close process.

• Preparing monthly VAT report and Withholding Tax

• Preparing Zakat & Income tax report and filing supported by the tax consultant

• WHT tax calculation and file return monthly

• Coordinating with the external auditors to ensure timely filing

• Liaise with our Chief Accountant improve financial procedures EASTERN DUTY FREE SERVICES PVT LTD (E.D.F)

Chief Accountant

January 2007 - June 2009 (2 years 6 months)


• Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role e.g. AR, AP, GL, forecasting, budgeting


• Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations

• Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts

• Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash- flow.

Management reporting for submission to CFO

• Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries

• Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project.

Teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis

• Develop and maintain internal Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting

system and policies for the set up

• Provide guidance to other Accountants when needed.

• Review and recommend changes to existing accounting procedures.

• Support CFO in ensuring that intercompany cost allocations are in line with management

agreements and transfer pricing policy

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• Work consultative with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives

• Supervisory responsibilities directly supervise or more employees in the Finance & HR department.

• Cooperates with tax authorities in case of tax reviews.

• Ensure adherence to company’s policies and procedures and coordination in audit procedure.

• To develop, foster and maintain effective relationships with all relevant external stakeholders and



Chief Accountant

August 2003 - December 2006 (3 years 5 months)


• Perform financial analysis and reporting to management as needed Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.

• To manage Receivables and Payable Accounts

• Coordinate with finance team to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines

• Evaluate computerized accounting systems& provide recommendations to IT team for

performance improvements

• Generate financial reports and statements to Managers for review

• Daily summary of cash disbursements and Cash Receipts and to work with the Company's other

accounting executives regarding the company's cash receipts and disbursements.

• Analyze financial discrepancies and recommend effective resolutions

• Implemented new Accounting software (Visual Basic) and designed chart of Account and all accounting feature along with different reports as per requirement

• Monitor expenditures, analyze revenues and determine budget variances and report the same to


• Respond to accounting inquiries from management in a timely fashion.

• Provide guidance to other Accountants when needed

• Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities for assigned accounts

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• Coordinating in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested


• Coordinate with sales tax authorities for submission and claim refund.

• Monitor monthly and yearly sales tax and its claims

• Monitor and record financial transactions according to company policies and regulations

• Review and recommend changes to existing accounting procedures SIDDIQSONS DENIM MILLS LTD


February 1998 - August 2003 (5 years 7 months)


• Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.

• Summarizes financial status by collecting information and other statements

• To manage Receivables and Payable Accountants

• Reconcile banks and Vendors

• Assist with Tax Audi and Tax Return.

• Assist Sale Tax and coordination for Return claim

• Examining expenses submitted by employees

• Finalize the Account on monthly basis

• Analyzing data collected in order to determine the state of the company’s financial health.

• Examining the proficiency of the software programs used to organize data.

• Stock taking end of every month

• Coordination with Internal and external auditor



January 1996 - January 1998 (2 years 1 month)


• To prepare the vouchers as such journal voucher, payment voucher receipt voucher

• Maintained Debtors & Creditors Ledger as well as • reconcile the party account.

• To prepare trial balance 10th of every month

• To pass every adjustment & closing entry

• To prepare the bank reconciliation statement of every bank on monthly basis

• To deal sales tax matter for refund claim

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• Prepare the monthly statement of IT2A and u/s 50 for tax department

• Prepare monthly Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet every month

• To deal the banking transaction for export remittance & others of the company


Assistant Accountant

January 1993 - December 1995 (3 years)

• Handle petty cash

• Prepared Petty cash vouchers

• Prepared bank payment and receipt Vouchers

• Reconciled banks and various parties

• Prepared payroll and reconciled wages

• Prepaid Debit and Credit notes

• Analysis of departmental expense

• Prepared of various reports for senior management Education

Hamdard University

MBA in Finance, Finance · (2006 - 2009)

Karachi University

Bachelor of Commerce - BCom, Accounting and Business/ Management · (1991 - 1994)

Karachi University

Bachelor of Science - BS, Physics, Chemistry and Math · (1989 - 1991) Page 6 of 6

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