(555) 432-1000,
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Results-driven professional with experience in developing and implementing strategies to synergize business processes. Exceptional communicator with strong negotiation, problem resolution, customer and management needs assessment aptitude. Effective at identifying opportunities, developing focus, and providing tactical business solutions for improved performance and value add. Core strengths include: SAP Joint Venture Accounting **Statutory Accounts **Financial Analysis & Reporting Treasury, Banking & SWIFT **Product Training **Sales & Marketing Business Presentations **Team Building & Leadership **Policy/Procedure Formulation Contract Negotiations Strategic & Tactical Planning **Public Relations Work Plan & Budget **Logical and Analytical Skills Client / Vendor Relations Lead a team of professionals, develop synergies, deliver projects and bring in the required value addition to the organization. Very high levels of concentration and quick capability to acquire knowledge of new products and other skills A broad-minded approach to new technology, business models and strategies Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Package A go getter, with very high entrepreneurial, logical and analytical skills A people person and capability to work in a multi-cultural environment Quick Learner and ardent listener Team Building and effective Leaderships skills

  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
, Expected in 4 2011 IFRS Training (General & Specialist : - GPA :
, Expected in 12 2011 ON THE JOB TRAININGS Course Attended Period IFRS Training (Specialist) November 2012 IFRS Training (Specialist : - GPA :
Mahatma Gandhi University Higher Secondary School , Kerala Expected in 1 1996 Bachelor of Commerce : - GPA :
S Indian School Doha, Expected in 1 1993 M.E : - GPA :
, Expected in SAP-FI/CO/JVA Concept, Understanding OPCO June 2011 Forecasting May 2011 Enhanced Appraisal Sys Awareness Session November 2010 EL - Qatargas Environmental Awareness January 2010 SEQ - Fire Fighting Training October 2009 Exploration & Production Accountng-Lvl 2 November 2008 : - GPA :
Meruelo Group - Financial Assistant
, , 06/2006 -
  • Department: Treasury Back-Office Daily Cash Balances for Bank and Books Exception Reporting to Treasury Department Posting and clearing of all the entries of all the 35 bank accounts in various banks Pre-Advices for invoices amounts due to be received in Citibank Accounts to be advised Ensuring that A/P Payments to vendors are duly submitted in the respective banks Petty Cash Expenses Management Online Payment Processing of Vendor Payments Managing inter-departmental queries Time Deposits processing Processing of Interim and Monthly Cash Calls between the operating company and and the Joint Ventures Accounting of all replenishment transfers Process documents of QG3 and QG2 for call back Processing of Cash Payment Advices (CPA) Downloading and uploading of online bank statements to SAP Processing and investigations of payment returns Processing accruals for SouthHook and QGII Coding and processing of cheques issued by South Hook LNG into SAP Issuance of court cheques Updating the exchange rate table in SAP Verification of Bank postings and ensuring all Interests received are posted correctly.
  • Reconcile Year end Bank Balances with the book balances Spot Award for admirable performance on the team November 2006 - Recognition Award for active involvement in the JVA data migration team November 2006 - Spot Award for extensive testing done pre-JVA data migration Rated Excellent Performer in the year 2006 Appraisal Transferred to General Ledger section May 2007 with merit increase in pay Carried out testing and implementation of the online processing and reconciliation of bank statements Based on my background handling SWIFT secured payment messages and their associated tags, I was tasked to work with the SAP consultants to design and test the SWIFT MT100 and MT103 in the SAP FI module.
  • This was also successfully completed and implemented.
- Cost Control Officer
, , -
  • Analyze and control expenses for divisions of the Offshore platforms, Offshore Logistics and Offshore Onshore Support & Asset Maintenance divisions Cost analysis and reporting to the Offshore Management, Operations Group Management & the Finance Reporting Group Controlling offshore operating budgets for OPCO, QG1, QG2 and QG3&4 Manage, Analyze and review all Offshore Contracts and process vendor invoices based on these LTC and STC contracts Review and Process monthly time sheets of contractors Budget Coordination & Preparation of the Offshore Annual + six year forward work plan budgets for OPEX and CAPX costs Track the monthly Helicopter flight, Marine usage charges and their respective fuel expenses Evaluate, create and issue Contract Work Orders / Purchase Orders Prepare and submit monthly & yearly Accruals for OPCO, QG1, QG2, QG3&4 Present cost performance presentations and provide financial training at the Offshore Platform Review and analyze chemical consumptions, decide on the capitalization criterias, review & audit contract price reviews with the vendor and carry out reconcilliations accordingly ACHIEVEMENTS Transformed and initiated innovative Budgeting & Reporting Models that enable data flow to various charts that helped in improving the trend analysis and forecasting of offshore costs Initiated, presented and lobbied for obtaining the approval of our proposed marine allocation methodology Streamlined the Logistics Marine & Helicopter cost allocation to the ventures and 3rd party back-charges Given the opportunity to make a presentation of the offshore business process to a packed house during the 2010-11 Budget initiation meeting Worked in obtaining approval for our proposed Logistics allocation for Helicopters costs from 2011 onwards and ensured the same was approved & included in the OPCO allocation policy and procedure.
  • Part of the process of decision making, implementation & testing of Offshore Operations cost structures for the QG2 and QG3&4 ventures Transferred from a definite contract to an indefinite contract and included in the core operations group Developed and managed the invoicing, tracking & price review formalities of the QG2 Hydrate chemicals, KHI and CI Complimented for thinking out of the box and the desire to learn operational and technical work issues beyond my normal work requirement.
Bartell Drugs - Financial Analyst
Minneapolis, , Qatar 04/2011 - Current
  • Prepare and review the year end Statutory Accounts based on the IFRS Standards, for External Audit review and onward submittal to Shareholders Synergize with the Internal and External Auditors Co-ordinated, managed & tested the upgrade of the QG1 financial structure in SAP Analyze and present the QG1 Downstream financial performance during the Legal Entity review every month after the books are closed, including revenue, royalty, shipping, operations and maintenance costs.
  • Analyze and prepare the QG1 Downstream Shareholder Report for review by the senior management and onward submittal to the shareholders Coordinate and prepare the QG1 Downstream and Upstream Budget Books to shareholders and management Review and analyze the volumetric data, shipping data and revenue data prior to its population in the various downstream reports Prepare the Business Performance Reports and Business Review reports.
  • Coordinate and manage the QG1 financial structural change together with SAP basis team by building relevant streams to capture revenue and costs for seamless reporting in both SAP and Business Warehouse Reporting.
  • Provide data to Corporate Planning department for International Benchmarking purposes Prepare the financial performance quarterly presentations for management review ACHIEVEMENTS Managed the seemless migration and upgrade of the QG1 financial structure Helped carry out changes on the Shareholder reports for QG1 Downstream and Upstream Successfully implemented the technical aspects of the Facility Sharing Agreement in SAP and carried out the analysis of the retro credits due to QG1 based on the stipulated sharing percentages.
Cisco Systems, Inc. - Offshore Operations
, , Qatar 06/2008 - 04/2011
Bickford Senior Living - Senior Financial Assistant III
, , Qatar 05/2007 - 06/2008
Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Accounting/General Ledger
, , Qatar 04/2006 - 05/2007
  • Carry out Month-End closing of all books as per the closing schedule issued.
  • The process starts from the last work day of the month to the 15th work day of the current month Plan and prepare the monthly closing schedule for all ventures Maintain the Bank Master, Vendor Master, Cost Center, Order, AFEs and WBS Master records Maintain, administer & reconcile the Corporate Credit Cards Resolve Inter-Department queries Assist in the timely preparation and review of Quarterly GL Account reconciliations SCOPE OF WORK The Month-End closing process involves a multitude of intricate activities that immensely brings you in close terms many financial activities with in OPCO and the other ventures.
  • The Month Processing in itself involves Recurring Entries Assessment Cycles SAP FI JV CO PC WBS Settlements FOREX Valuations Distribution Cycles Balance Sheet Cut Back Cost Center Settlements GR/IR Clearing Cost Allocations Venture Accounting Statistical Key Figures Accruals Period Locks Order (AFE) settlements ACHIEVEMENTS Completed IBAN inclusion Project for all vendor payments to Europe as part of Global Banking Requirement Supported the SAP Enhancements and Upgrade Phases Sport Award for Bank Master Data Restructure Project from Treasury department Sport Award for Credit Card Outstanding Balances Streamlining Project Promoted Senior Financial Assistant III Completed the SharePoint project for the Accounting Dept as part of Firewall and CCSI Objective The GL team, that was able to carry out 2007 year end close on the scheduled time Completed the Vendor Master update project for Accounts Payable Rated Outstanding Performer in the 2007 Appraisal.
Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Business Development Manager
, , 12/2000 - 03/2006
  • Internet systems & solutions Develop and explore new business opportunities for the company Client servicing and management Analysis of the Qatar Market and client profiles Manage the financials of the company Explore new products that can be introduced into the market by analyzing their scalability in terms of understanding possibility of a requirement of such a product, the niche areas where the product can penetrate and can be easily sold in the Qatar Understand client needs and propose solutions that will meet their requirement Make & Design Business Proposals, negotiate with the client for closure of deal Design and make business presentations to clients Co-operation and co-ordination of project works with development centre based in Mumbai, India Ensure the client is constantly updated during the design and development of the project and ensure their comments and suggestions are carried out by the team of developers assigned to carry out the completion of the project Carry of product specific training and high end training to the client Ensure the a complete and smooth handover of the project Maintain a very high level of Client after Sales Service and ensure the percentage of customer satisfaction and retention is on a higher scale compared to that of our competitor Carry out business analysis of the competitor business and explore possibilities of penetrating their turf Develop logical solutions for projects and even assist in layout designs Developed & carried out business with significant business corporates in Qatar from various industries ranging from Airlines, Automobiles, Construction, and Government oriented organizations etc.
  • Work at NETMINDS required me to manage and multi-task activities some of which mainly involved; Business development Sales and marketing Client relations Presentations Project Management Offsite team relations Back-end site Administration Server Space Management Domain Management Client email server support Finance Site Statistics.
, , Qatar 01/1997 - 12/2000
  • Responsible for all International and Local Outward Remittances Collation of data from various departments and submittal of monthly returns to the Qatar Central Bank Maintaining strict group & external audit recommendations in the department Maintain and verify highly confidential signature files of authorized signatories of International Banks worldwide Maintain high vigil over money laundering and fraudulent transactions Maintain and Reconcile Balances of sundry accounts, as well as the Nostro and Vostro Accounts Maintain a professional relationship with officials of other International Banks in terms of remittances Maintain a very high level of Customer Satisfaction for both corporate and personal customers Responsible for holding and processing post-dated cheques of customers Preparing Annual Budgetary Targets and figures for the Remittances Department in liaison with the officer in charge Part of the Y2K team, responsible for the smooth transition of remittances systems to the year 2000 Responsible for the complete setup and installation and smooth working of the EURO Dollar in the banking system when it was launched The point of contact for customer enquiries & problem solving for the Telephone Banking System Maintain and Execute Remittances Standing Instruction for corporate and personal customers Worked in the Network Service Centre for departments like Loans and Retail Banking ACHIEVEMENTS Year 1998 promoted to grade 1 Year 1998 Certificate of Participation for Money Laundering & Compliance Course Year 1998 Certificate of Appreciation for Special Efforts "Shukran" Year 1999 promoted twice in year, first to grade 2 and later grade 3 Year 1999 Certificate of Appreciation for Customer Service Representative HUB Training Year 1999 Certificate of Achievement for generating MT110 telex advices for Demand Drafts, awarded during the visit of HSBC Group Director to Qatar Year 2000 promoted to grade 4.
Keeping myself updated on Local and International Business Markets, History and Nature Ensure to keep my mind in a creative mode at all times, by my interest in photography, paintings, traveling and lots of reading Enjoy playing sports and keeping fit. Meeting new people, networking and building relationships
Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accruals, A/P, Automobiles, Balance Sheet, banking, Benchmarking, book, Budgeting, budgets, Budget, business analysis, Business development, business presentations, business process, charts, closing, Concept, Contracts, Cost analysis, CPA, Credit, Client, clients, Client relations, Customer Satisfaction, Customer Service, data migration, decision making, Downstream, email, senior management, Finance, financials, Financial, Firewall, Forecasting, FOREX, General Ledger, GL, Government, HUB, Instruction, invoicing, layout, Legal, Logistics, Director, Managing, marketing, Market, Back-Office, exchange, Money, works, migration, Network, Presentations, problem solving, Coding, Project Management, Proposals, reporting, Requirement, Retail, Sales, SAP, SAP basis, SAP-FI, SAP FI, Settlements, shipping, Statistics, Statutory Accounts, SWIFT, Telephone, Treasury, trend, Upgrade, Upstream, Year 2000, Y2K
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  • INTERESTS Keeping myself updated on Local and International Business Markets, History and Nature Ensure to keep my mind in a creative mode at all times, by my interest in photography, paintings, traveling and lots of reading Enjoy playing sports and keeping fit. Meeting new people, networking and building relationships
  • PERSONAL DETAILS Name Jessica K Claire Date of Birth 28th August 1XXX Nationality Indian Marital Status Married
  • I confirm that the above information provided to you is accurate and true to the best of my knowledge. Yours sincerely, Jessica K Claire

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  • Mahatma Gandhi University Higher Secondary School
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  • IFRS Training (General & Specialist
  • ON THE JOB TRAININGS Course Attended Period IFRS Training (Specialist) November 2012 IFRS Training (Specialist
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • M.E
  • SAP-FI/CO/JVA Concept, Understanding OPCO June 2011 Forecasting May 2011 Enhanced Appraisal Sys Awareness Session November 2010 EL - Qatargas Environmental Awareness January 2010 SEQ - Fire Fighting Training October 2009 Exploration & Production Accountng-Lvl 2 November 2008

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