Proactive Business planner, strategist, corporate developer and qualified Senior Accountant with proven experience of over 7+ years in Financial Control and Management, Financial consulting, Start-ups and turnarounds in Pakistan and across UAE. Professionally
Expert at capitalizing on opportunities to improve profitability.
A team builder and decision maker who excels at managing multiple activities.
A persuasive, educated, and skilled negotiator with outstanding communication, client service, relationship management skills and evolved analytical skills.
History of successfully delivering innovative business solutions based upon sound and resourceful strategies.
Recognized as a negotiator and persuasive presenter who listens well and breaks down barriers – engendering trust and confidence in a positive and fair outcome.
Skilled in leading large teams & managing Board level relationships.
Boasts of excellent relations with affiliates, partners, banks, financial institutions, regulatory authorities and other external agencies.
Operational Audit & Analysis
Finalization of accounts & financial statements
Strong managerial & team leadership skills
Negotiation and Conflict Management
Excellent analytical & problem solving
Well Versed in Sage X3, Quick Books, Tally, Peachtree Accounting Packages.
Accounting and Finance Manager02/2014 to 02/2016MBG International Premium Brands Trading LLCDubai, UAE
Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts while under tight deadlines.
Reduced closing time for monthly and quarterly close by 54% by implementing new consolidation procedures.
Tracked all capital spending against approved capital requests.
Restructured and analyzed SAGE X3 to improve budget reporting.
Aligned all financial activity with the regulations of the group.
Thoroughly reviewed financial statements and audits to correct any discrepancies.
Revised and streamlined inefficient work procedures with automation software.
Analyzed costs and revenues to project future trends.
Coordinated fixed asset additions and retirements.
Accounts Manager09/2012 to 01/2014GSG Metal Insustries LLCDubai, UAE
Distinction of establishing the Company's Finance function and audit department and overseeing all aspects of Audit, MIS, Finance, Accounting, Reporting etc.
Steered initiatives in studying Internal Controls Structure and perform Risk Analysis for main operations in the Company.
Reviewed the Company's Policy and Procedures periodically and evaluated the financial and operational procedures for adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls.
Key role in formulation and implementation of Policies and Procedures, preparation of budgets and forecasting, analysis & feasibility of capital investments.
Monitoring the current banking facilities on regular basis and obtaining additional general and project specific financial facilities from the banks as per the requirement.
Involved in Fixed Assets Management, its physical verification and maintenance.
Purchasing & negotiation meetings with suppliers, Store management & Inventory control.
Developed and implemented systems, procedures and reporting formats. Ensured all administrative and office expense to be paid before due dates, preparing payroll and their disbursement within time limit.
Reduction in overhead costs through better negotiation and controlling wastage.
Improving number of days of receivables through effective collection of dues.
Training subordinates to improve efficiency in reporting.
Senior Accountant08/2010 to 08/2012Leaders Aluminium and Glass Industries LLCSharjah, UAE
Adept at reviewing accounting records and other financial data to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance with company policies and applicable reporting standards.
Adept with calculating staff payroll, leave salary and end of service benefits and payroll transfer through WPS(Wages Protection System)
Reported the MIS with expense schedules to the Management.
Compiled and prepared reports of the entries posted by the juniors, checked and approved the same.
Monitored daily bank balances through Internet banking and prepared Daily Bank Balance statement.
Monitored Receivables and Payables and submitting weekly reports to Finance Manager, General Manager & Chief Financial Officer.
Checked Daily Outstanding Statement updated by the Junior Accountants.Determined the payments which are to be made based on the availability of funds as per the Daily Bank Balance Statement, after discussing with the Finance Manager & Procurement Manager.
Preparation and Submission of Invoices / Bills for Work in Progress for different projects.
Follow up and recovery of retention money, withheld by different customers for their various projects.
Attending monthly receivable meetings with Sales Team, checking the overdue receivables & discussing the reasons, if collection were not made as per the budget.
Monitoring the daily Purchase booking, Invoicing, Journals, Debit/Credit notes and other accounts related transactions.
Facilitate the HR department by preparing the manual monthly provision report (EOSB, Leave Salary, Air Ticket) and reconciling the same with Payroll Module.
Proficiency in Major Accounting Softwares such as,
SAGE X3, QUICK BOOKS, PEACHTREE, TALLY ERP.
Pressure and deadline management
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)– (HONS 4Years)
Certified Accountant Technician (CAT)
Diploma in Commerce (D.com)
Pursuing - Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA)