CV, UK based Financial Analyst Seeking Work in Dubai

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 14444

Skills keywords: analysis, budgeting, credit control, forecasting, reporting
Short Bio:

Since I graduated in 2011 with a 1st Class BSc Honours in Economics and Finance, I have worked with a number of leading Financial Institutions with various accounting systems achieving more than the set objectives and increasing productivity.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  accounting and finance, Banking Insurance and Financial Services
Spoken languages: Bengali, english, Hindi, Urdu
Location I am interested in working: United Arab Emirates
List the countires you have a visa to work in: United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom

Education And Qualifications
BSc (Hons) in Economics and Finance with Professional Development (1st Class) (2007-2011)
Dissertation: Determinants of sovereign risk on emerging market using credit default swap spread (In the process of being published).
Brunel University

A-Level: Business Studies (B), Accounting (C), Economics (C) and Law (C) (2005-2007)
Kingston College

GCE Ordinary Level: Economics (A), English Language (B), Bengali Language (A), Accounting (B), Maths Syllabus B (C) and Computer Studies (C). (2003-2005 )
Cephalon International School

Financial Analyst (01/14 – Present)
Mizuho Bank (Contract)
• Verify expenditures incurred passed on from the expense processing unit (EPU) for approval and related journals for several divisions in multiple currencies, ensuring these correctly reflect the expense account, cost centre and compared against the awarded budget.

• Prepare month end accruals and prepayment journals as well as any other expense related journals including rates, miscellaneous loss and SLA’s.

• Analyse variances and explore potential problems with line Managers. Make appropriate recommendations.

• Undertake forecast variance analysis at agreed intervals during the year in conjunction with budget holders.

• Assist the head of Management Accounts with the planning and budgeting process. Provide training to budget holders so that they understand key financial concepts. Ensure all budget holders understand the financial information they are sent every month and to answer questions they may have. Assist budget holders with preparation of budget templates. Collate budget holder planning and budgeting information. Produce the budget book.

• Analyse and extract current and prior period data as well as liaise with divisional line Managers in preparation for the divisional line forecast reports for multiple divisions. Compare forecast with awarded budget and advise divisional Managers on areas of concern and/or requirement for additional budget.

Client Services Assistant Accountant. ( 10/12 – 07/13)
Augentius – Private Equity Fund Administration.                                                                                                                 • General ledger processing and preparation, submission and distribution of quarterly and annual financial statements, including Profit and Loss Account, Statement of Total Recognised Gains and Losses, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement in compliance with the most current Limited Partnership Agreement (LPA) to stakeholders.

• Quarterly and annual preparation and distribution of Investor report including Fund Summary, Cashflow and IRR Calculations, Partners’ Capital Accounts schedule and General Partners’ Share.

• Quarterly and annual preparation of financial work paper packages including Portfolio and Interest Schedules, Accruals and Prepayments and Investments.

• Take responsibility for portfolio valuation process (quarterly, annually and ad-hoc requests), drawdowns and distributions and management fee.

• Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations for all fund entities in GBP, EUR and USD.

• Ensuring compliance with anti-money laundering procedures.

• Processing telephone, fax and emailed subscriptions, redemptions, transfer and switches for onshore and offshore funds.

• Preparation of client related correspondence and investor requests.

• Provide necessary accounting dealing-related enquiries by email and by telephone, supplying information relating to funds’ portfolios, prices, dealing procedures, markets and currencies

• Liaising with local offices, clients and shareholders around the world

• Maintaining shareholder register and investor files

• Interact with auditors providing requested information as needed.

Finance Assistant ( 02/12 – 06/12)
Zeltiq Ltd. Turnover £62 million. Provider of non-invasive slimming devices using crylipolysis technique.
• Monthly preparation and submission of Income statement and Balance Sheet reconciliation.

• Investigate analysis and reporting of variances between actual performance and forecast through liaising with managers from various departments.

• Purchase ledger maintenance including daily record of invoices received; coding of invoices, processing of invoice batches and supplier payment.

• Logging, investigating and resolving supplier invoices under query.

• VAT Return.

• Payroll

• Responsible for most aspects of the sales ledger including, coding and recording of invoices and the processing of invoice batches.

• Maintenance of the general ledger, updating & entering journals for sales revenue and other transactions.

• Finalise bank reconciliation at month end in GBP, Euro and USD accounts.

• Responsible for accruals, prepayments and fixed asset depreciation.

• Identifying and promoting cost-reducing measures.

• Processing of expense & credit card claims.

• Contribute to overall goals of the Finance Division through active participation in team and departmental meetings.

• Ad-hoc project work as required.

Assistant Management Accountant (Contract) 07/11- 01/12)
DST Global Solutions Ltd, Subsidiary of DST Systems Inc. Turnover $ 2,218 million
One of the world’s leading back and middle office software development firm.
• Monthly preparation and submission of Income statement and Balance Sheet reconciliation for six entities.

• Investigate analysis and reporting of variances between actual performance and forecast through liaising with managers and other departments across the business, clearly communicating the outcome of these investigations.

• End of year Statutory Accounts Analysis

• Supervise the Monthly Performance Review of Accounts Receivable.

• Managing relationship with shared service centre in the US (Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable).

• Logging, investigating and resolving supplier invoices under query.

• Responsible for producing billing unit invoices via clarity.

• Manage credit control.

• Cash receipt forecasting

• Contribute to overall goals of the Finance Division through active participation in team and departmental meetings.

• Ad-hoc project work as required

Assistant Accountant ( (Placement) 09/09 – 09/10)
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CMA). Turnover £300 million
World’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace.