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CV, Chartered Accountant Seeking Work In Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 41518
(05/10/1971, male)
List top 5 skills: chartered accountant, chief finance officer, director finance, financial manager, group finance manager
Short Bio:

Over 20 years of experience in Strategy Planning, Finance & Accounts, Administration and Secretarial Operations including nearly 7 years of entrepreneurial experience. (14 Years of Post Qualification Experience) Presently working with Furniture Centre (DSM) Limited, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa as Internal Auditor (Designated Finance Manager). Comprehensive exposure in providing & interpreting financial information, monitoring / interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends.

Current location: 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - View on map

Nationality: 

Indian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Manufacturing and Operations, education and training, accounting and finance

Spoken languages: 

english, Hindi, Konkini, Malayalam, Tamil

Locations I am interested in working:

Dubai, Hong Kong, (China), Kenya, Middle East



 

Profile

Over 20 years of experience in Strategy Planning, Finance & Accounts, Administration and Secretarial Operations including nearly 7 years of entrepreneurial experience. (14 Years of Post Qualification Experience).

Presently working with Furniture Centre (DSM) Limited, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa as Internal Auditor (Designated Finance Manager). Comprehensive exposure in providing & interpreting financial information, monitoring / interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends. Proficient in developing accounting systems and preparing accounting records and financial statements.

Extensive expertise in administrative activities, HR management, policy implementation, facility management and secretarial functions across assignments.

Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Track record in providing & analysing financial information, monitoring / interpreting budget flows and predicting future trends. Skilled in researching & reporting on factors influencing business performance and developing financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk. Proven abilities in liaising with financial institutions. Possess excellent analytical and presentation skills.

Area of Expertise

• Finance functions involving determining financial objectives, designing and implementing systems, policies & procedures to facilitate internal financial control

• Monitoring the new project activities, reviewing project schedule, ensuring cost control within budget, planning the cash flow requirements, etc.

• Collaborating with other senior leaders to drive growth and seek improvements in operational processes as a key member of the decision-making team

• Analyzing expenditure trends, recommending appropriate budget levels and ensuring expenditure control

• Developing financial operating reports such as annual plans, quarterly forecasts, periodic reviews and updates

• Gathering business performance data and developing recommendations for improvements in revenue growth or resource allocation

• Monitoring administration activities including maintenance of facilities, inward / outward correspondence, procurement, dispatches, etc.

• Maintaining, preparing and filing necessary documents, registers, reports and returns as required under the Companies Act / various other statutory acts, rules and regulations

• Managing manpower planning for recruitment, selection and induction purposes as well as assisting in terms of performance appraisal

 

Organisational Experience

Internal Auditor (Designated Finance Manager)
Furniture Centre (DSM) Limited, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa
Since September 2015

Primary areas of focus are system wide budget development, including capital and operating, long-term forecasting and planning, decision support, funds flow management, operations performance management and process improvement, training and educations services to staffs.

Role:

• Conduct various types of specialized analyses including cost-benefit analyses, financial analyses, and feasibility studies.

• Conduct internal and external research.

• Support managers by analysing data and conducting analyses and summarizing the results in an understandable way to assist in decision making

• Gathering business performance data and developing recommendations for improvements in revenue growth

• Develop annual budget plan from system wide initiatives intended to reduce costs and /or increase efficiency

• In cooperation with local operations staff and key users, provides strategic, budgeting and disaster recovery/business continuity planning to offices and staff in multiple operating, business and functional units.

• Monitors security compliance in accordance with Company standards, policies and procedures.

• Responsible for maintenance of systems documentation such as operations manuals.

• Financial responsibility may include working within a budget to complete projects, negotiating and contracting with vendors, assisting with budget development, and meeting fundraising targets.

• Assist the Managing Director to developing policy, strategic sourcing and funds flow management

• Ensure that all business units of Company are working together to achieve core business goals.

• Develop various tools , techniques and strategies to improve Company’s business agility and operations performance

 

Previous Experience

(1) Group Finance Manager
Nadaka Group of Companies, Mwanza, Tanzania
May’07 – Aug’15

Role:

• Acting as Head of Finance & Accounts Department and ensuring that the accounts reflect a true and fair position of the companies. Steering regular interaction with accounts team including visits to various locations for routine financial management duties

• Monitoring the consolidation, review and reporting of monthly performance

• Accountable for verifying and reporting the internal company management account

• Developing all group tax accounts and ensuring that external audit is completed on time

• Supervising proper administration of all finances including credit control

• Initiating the financial arrangements with banks and preparing project reports / business plans for new projects

• Rendering assistance for a complete range of human resource management functions including recruitment, employment contracts, induction, placement of staff, performance management, etc.

 

Achievements:

• Established balance sheet and cash flow forecasting models, thereby ensuring greater financial control

• Designed / implemented internal control and cost control measures

• Developed new management reporting mechanism for management for daily/weekly/monthly reporting

• Played a key role in delivering presentation on finance to non-finance managers

• Actively participated and supervised commissioning of 2 projects:

 Manufacturing facility of Industrial Gases

 Lead Cycling Plant

 

(2) Practicing Chartered Accountant
Cochin, Kerala from Jul’01 – Apr’07

 

(3) Ayyar & Cherian
Chartered Accountants, Kerala, India
Jan’95 – Jun’01

Joined as Audit Assistant and rose to the post of Audit Supervisor

 

Association

• Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

 

Academic Details

• C.A.
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
2001

• B.Sc. (Mathematics)
St. Paul’s College, Ernakulum, Mahatma Gandhi University
1991

 

IT Skills

Sage, Tally, MS Office (Word, Excel & Outlook) and Internet Applications