CV, London Big 4 ACA looking for work in Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 16898

Skills keywords: finance, IFRS, stakeholder engagements
Short Bio:

A Chartered Accountant with post graduate degree in Finance & Investment. UK Big Four Experience of auditing and reviewing financial statements of Oil & Gas clients. Good experience of project management, audits, financial reporting, business risk advisory, business processes improvements and financial accounting advisory. Managing a number of engagements simultaneously across various geographical boundaries and timelines, well-diversified experience of IFRS and financial analysis.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: BRITISH
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Bahrain, Oman, qatar, saudi arabia, United Arab Emirates


ICAEW London P/T Associate Chartered Accountant. (First time Pass). 2011 – 2013

ACCA London P/T Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant. 2003 – 2007

Cass Business School London P/T
M.Sc. Finance & Investment.Dissertation – Mergers & Acquisitions: A detailed research and analysis of target company shareholders’ wealth in the UK Financial Service Sector. 2008 – 2010

Oxford Brookes University Oxford P/T
B.Sc. (Hons) Applied Accounting. (2.1)
Dissertation – Financial Analysis: An analysis of financial situation of Cenes Plc. 2003 – 2007

Career Summary

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Oil & Gas Company Limited, Peshawar, Pakistan
Oct-13 to Sep-14

Role: Finance Manager

Whilst on Sabbatical from EY London, I went to Pakistan and got this opportunity of working as Finance Manager in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Oil & Gas Company Limited (KPOGCL), a Company owned by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, with the main aim to increase upstream activities in the province. I was responsible for first year budget of Rs 8.7 billion.

Responsibilities were

• Financial leadership, accounting advisory and process formation services.

• Developing the finance & accounts department.

• Financial reporting on company portfolio investments & investment proposals.

• Overall corporate governance implementation in all areas of operations.

• Functional review of significant contracts, deal structure, and processes.

• Business integration support for joint venture projects and due diligence.

• High and mid-level strategic planning.

• Developing comprehensive cash flow forecasts including detailed financial & investment modelling and sensitivity analysis for presenting to the BOD.

• Preparation and presentation of financial forecasts to various stakeholders.

• Significant interaction with executives across banking community.

• Preparation of financial statements in accordance with IFRSs.

• Coordination between accounting, audit and legal functions.

• Managing the planning and budgeting function.

• Supervising cash management system and managing the financing activities.

• Managing and delivering multiple conflicting priorities.

• Preparing and reporting business plan (including investments and manpower planning).

• Periodic performance reporting and other management reports.

Montpelier     Jun-07 to Mar-11

Ashfords         Mar-06 to Jun-07

Shoaibi            Sep-03 to Mar-06

3 Different firms, all based in London

Role: Trainee to Audit Supervisor


• Lead audit and financial advisory engagements from planning to completion.

• Helped clients in setting up their accounting and finance functions.

• Provided financial accounting advisory services.

• Prepared financial statements in accordance with UK GAAP & IFRS.

• Prepared monthly & quarterly management accounts.

• Advised clients on their internal control environment.

• Provided coaching and on the job training to junior staff.

• Assisted teams with technical and business development initiatives.

• Conducted post audit reviews, liaised with clients and partners.

• Prepared various reports on a regular and timely basis.

• Prepared cash flows and various business plans.