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CV, UK Based Experienced Management Accountant Targeting Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 29056
(06/25/1986, male)
List top 5 skills: accountant, finance analyst, finance manager, financial accountant, management accountant
Short Bio:

Fully qualified accountant who is adaptable, conscientious, enthusiastic, and self-motivated with exposure to a wide range of areas. Possessing excellent communication skills combined with the ability to relate well to people at all levels. Currently seeking next challenging and rewarding opportunity within a financial analyst/management related role.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

accounting and finance, Oil, Gas and Energy, Transport and Logistics

Spoken languages: 

PERSIAN, russian

Locations I am interested in working:

kuwait, qatar, Russia (Russian Fed.), saudi arabia, United Arab Emirates



Profile

Qualified CIMA accountant with 6 years experience who is adaptable, conscientious, enthusiastic, and self-motivated with exposure to a wide range of industry sectors. Possessing excellent communication skills combined with the ability to relate well to people at all levels. Currently seeking next challenging and rewarding opportunity within a Finance Analyst/Management Accountant related role.

Has worked on a number of projects both internal and with external clients. Possesses project management, team-working and financial management skills with a keen interest in developing technical knowledge in financial systems. A consistent performer and able to work within any given industry.

Qualifications

CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS (OCT-11 TO NOV-13)
CIMA – Qualified Accountant

BRUNEL UNIVERSITY (OCT-05 TO AUG-09)
Business & Management BSc – 1st Class Honours Degree

SOUTH THAMES COLLEGE & CROYDON COLLEGE (2003 – 2005)
AS Mathematics – [A]
AS Accounting – [A]
AVCE Business Studies Double Award – [A][B]

SOUTHFIELDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (1997 – 2002)
10 GCSE’s & 2 Half GCSE’s including Maths – [A] and English – [B]

Skills

Technical

Accounting Software – Sageline 1000, Sageline 200, INFOR BI, Hyperion Explorer

Microsoft Office – Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Communication Tools – Lotus Notes, Sametime, Outlook, Lync

Other – SPSS, Research Management System

Professional

Project Skills – Competitive Analysis, Risk Management, Client Relations, Market Research

Financial – Data Analysis, Budgeting, Financial Management, Financial Accounting with SAP, Financial Analysis, Forecasting,

Consulting – Business Analysis, Business Process, Account Management, Consulting Skills Training, Finance Operations Improvement

Work History

 RAIL SAFETY & STANDARDS BOARD (RSSB) – MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT
(NOV-14 TO PRESENT)

As the Management Accountant, I support the provision of budgeting and management reporting services for RSSB to the majority of member funded departments. Support the provision of management accounting and Board Reporting for RSSB, which involves regular liaising with all departments and senior management as well as understanding and reacting to requests for information.

CERNER – SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST
(APR-14 to JUL-14, 4 MONTHS, CONTRACT ROLE)

As the Financial Analyst I was the critical link between the Finance Organization and the Operational Business. By business partnering, reporting, planning and analysing I supported the rationale and number driven efficiency of the organisation.

IBM GLOBAL BUSINESS SERVICES – FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT
(JUL-10 to APR-14, 4 Years, Permanent Role)

As a Financial Management Consultant in IBM Global Business Services I worked on client projects either based at a client site or an IBM office. I worked with clients to offer better ways for them to manage their finance, including planning, reporting and budgeting. The role involved analysing client data, researching best practice and presenting the results of this to clients to help them plan their next steps.

LONDON SOUTHBANK UNIVERSITY – SENIOR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT
(SEP-13 to MAY-14, 9 MONTHS, CONTRACT ROLE)

Responsibilities included producing accurate and timely financial data to the level of trial balance and assisting the Finance Manager in the preparation of monthly management accounts and annual financial statements. Also, to assist in the day-to-day running of the Finance Department and provide cover for the Finance Manager when required.

IBM SOFTWARE GROUP LTD – MARKETING ANALYST
(JUL-11 to AUG-12, 1 YEAR & 2 MONTHS, CONTRACT ROLE)

Responsibilities included acting as the Client References Coordinator, managing the UK brand web pages, producing weekly reports on Telemarketing and Volume pipeline, producing analysis on the performance of the Small & Medium Sized Business Sector, tracking and providing updates on competitors and managing Business Partner events.

ASSIGNMENT HISTORY
RSSB – MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT – NOT-FOR-PROFIT COMPANY

Responsibilities Include:

Providing accurate and timely management accounts to aid decision making. These reports are produced every period and also entail meetings with the Heads of Departments.

Attend monthly directorate meetings to discuss their current financial position and also produce papers for senior management and board members.

Pro-actively taking the lead on analytical analysis to drive efficiencies throughout the organisation.

Providing ad-hoc reports such as analyses of specific cost areas and liaising directly with users requesting this information.

CERNER – SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST – IT HEALTHCARE COMPANY

Responsibilities Included:

Ownership of overall UK/Ireland profitability reporting. Analyse revenue, cost, margin and expenses and articulate variances from targets or prior.

Drive forecasting and planning process for various business units. Serve as key contact for new client sales opportunities including ownership of pricing and involvement in client negotiations.

Examine areas of risk and proposing mitigating actions. Identify opportunities for and support roll out of process improvements.

Effectively communicate and discuss analysis and reports with executive and senior level management on a regular basis.

IBM – LEAD INVOICE ANALYST – BP PROJECT

Responsibilities Included:

Reduce the backlog of invoices from 2013 going forward by managing team of about 7 invoice analysts. Develop relationship with client contacts to resolve invoice disputes and queries.

Introduce efficient trackers to facilitate accruals submission and invoice status reporting. Reduce debtor days through immediate payments tracking.

IBM – FINANCE MANAGER – CLS BANK PROJECT

Responsibilities Included:

Provide support to the PMO Team Leader. Support financial reconciliation activities, forecasting consolidation/roll-ups and Project Managers using the forecasting tool.

IBM – COMMERCIAL ANALYST – BP PROJECT

Responsibilities Included:

Manage forecasting process and liaise with Project Managers

Cary out reviews with Project Managers for actual vs forecast

Production of invoices and Billing Evidence Files that support the invoice as back-up

Production of monthly revenue accruals

Liaison with the client to ensure timely payment

IBM – PRICING ANALYST – BG GROUP PROJECT

From a pricing perspective support the bid teams with Gross Profit Estimation reports, completion of bid templates and pricing adjustments. I also worked with the Sales Transaction team by conducting reporting analysis on unrecognized bids by determining which supported bids had not flowed through the reporting process and the associated reasons.

IBM – PROJECT FINANCE ANALYST – BBC PROJECT

Collecting and analysing financial information and providing conclusions to the Project Leader, thus facilitating the project planning and decision making process from a financial point of view. As a strong team player acting as the Project Financial Analyst I communicated with various internal and external functions working closely with Project Leader(s), Project Specialist(s) and project team members.

Drive process to ensure completion of project invoicing and receivables, third party vendor billing and payments as well as monitoring the overall budget for assigned projects.

Develop actual/forecasts versus the budget in terms of both professional fees and pass through expenses.

Complete month-end responsibilities including revenue recognition and forecasts, variance analysis, and profitability analysis.

Provide financial analysis of revenues & costs (actual & forecast) and recommend actions to address variances.

IBM – BUSINESS ANALYST – BBC PROJECT

Responsibilities Included:

Input to project meetings and workshops with comprehensive, well documented output production. Work directly with stakeholders across the business and develop effective working relationships.

Elicit and document business requirements in a variety of medium clearly and unambiguously preparing written documentation that is coherent, grammatically correct, effective and professional.

Work with the Senior Business Analyst to ensure requirements management is clearly understood throughout the business.

Arrange and manage meetings and workshops with stakeholders in a professional manner, ensuring that the aims are clear. Challenge stakeholders and others constructively to attain best results.

IBM – FINANCE PROCESS ANALYST – LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PROJECT

Responsibilities Included:

Alignment of products between legal entities

Rationalisation of business systems

Migration of product data between business systems

Managing the relationship with the divisional product migration teams

Determining the impact on Finance of the divisional product migration requirements and changes