1. ACCA finalist have 15+ years GCC experience in Finance and Accounts, proficient in Budgeting, forecast.
2. Consolidation of Management Reports, develop business plan, financial strategies, setting up internal control, cost center reporting and different reporting systems.
3. Risk management, margin analysis, define KPI, structure project finance, financial modelling, tax planning, structure Joint Venture finance, multi tasking and organisational skill and conversant in JD Edwards and Hyperion.
4. Multi discipline business experience particularly in the field of Engineering consultancy, Construction, Retail/ wholesale, pharmaceuticals etc...
1. Since Feb’11 Taiba Group (Multi discipline holding company of the region ) Group Finance Manager ,
2. Dec’05-Jan’11 Atkins Intl, Bahrain (Engineering & Design consultancy) Finance Manager
A competent professional with excellent interpersonal & multitasking skills, proactive, influential and organisational skills with typical ability in team management in Senior Level, 15+ years of experience in managing Accounts, Finance and Audit Operations.
Proficient in managing wide spectrum of Finance & Accounts activities encompassing Accounts Payable & Receivables, Bank Reconciliation, Financial Reporting, Audit and Finalization of Accounts.
A keen & strategic planner with strong skills in implementing financial procedures, finalization of accounts as per statutory requirements and liaising with taxation authorities for redresses of taxation matters.
Expertise in implementing financial systems, policies & procedures, maintenance & finalisation of accounts as per statutory requirements.
Conversant with consolidation of Financial/ Forecast/ Budget/ Management reports by closely working with respective Business Unit Directors.
Sound knowledge about the prevalent economic / financial reforms in the financial market.
Possesses analytical & organisational abilities with adeptness in formulating accounting systems, preparing accounting records and financial statements.
Well versed with budgeting, forecasting and finalisation of accounts, internal controls, project cost and review reports in line with IFRS.
Looking for a challenging and responsible Senior position in Finance where general and professional qualification with varied experience shall have a rewarding and valuable application together with long term and reliable career advancement.
Key Deliverables under multiple country reporting structure:
Strategic Planning & Financial Control
Performing the key role of validating business plans & strategies for maximising profitability & revenue generation in line with corporate goals.
Determining financial objectives and preparing and implementing systems, policies & procedures to facilitate internal financial control in the areas of pricing, credit and collection.
Finance & Accounts
Preparing & analysing of budget, forecast, quarterly business review reports, variance analysis reports under multiple financial scenarios. (Realistic, Optimistic & Pessimistic).
Reviewing quarterly / yearly working capital requirements, Fixed Asset Management, etc.; ensuring timely management of Accounts Receivables/ Payables & Payroll.
Ensuring the strict implementation of Group Authority Matrix in Finance on approval and authorisation.
Reviewing reconciliation of different accounts viz., bank statement reconciliation, current assets reconciliation, interest reconciliation, vendor’s account reconciliation, balance sheet etc.
Manage procurement & installation schedule in line with budget, negotiation of LC.
Setting standards and KPI for Cost of Goods Sold, slow movement of inventory and stock ageing.
Managing Group Internal Audit and other statutory audit in line with group perspective.
Liaising with Project Management team to implement strategic schedule for project audit.
Effectively implement Control Self Assessment (CSA) to have easy flow of internal audits.
Providing feedback to the top management with regular internal audit report recommendation & solution thereon.
Documentation & Reporting
Examining monthly trend projection of productivity and preparing overhead report of multiple Business Units across the region; reviewing new contracts to ensure the group’s financial interest and strict implementation of Group Authority Matrix.
Arranging meetings with Project Management team to discuss and action on project movement and alert on financial implications happened on every month against budget / forecast performance.
Working on project performance report & financial recommendations of risk recognition; consolidating financial performance & SWOT reports of BUs to the group/ regional.
Analysing CAPEX, business case report, cash flow budget and its performance on monthly basis; preparing business plans and setting-up systems related to inventory, accounts and administration.
Attending and arranging annual training to refresh the knowledge and experience across the team members.
Participating quarterly/ yearly financial seminar and training across the region especially by external consultants to update latest trend around the globe.
Well structuring the Finance team by providing necessary training and motivate as a team leader.
Successfully implemented action plan of data migration of finance software into JD Edwards with least disturbance to the main frame performance.
Instrumental in managing group audits and other statutory audits of the regional office.
Implemented business proposal of web based telephone and staff mobile results substantial overhead saving without affecting the volume.
Executed payment structure system by reflecting the transparency in line with group finance policy; this has been very much appreciated by Internal and External auditors.
Generated user friendly Excel model for online petty cash claim form which reduces massive time spent by the staff especially to find out the job or cost code.
Successful in the generation of automated payslip by email was significant achievement as it save a day time of one man hour to 5 minutes job (Head Count was nearly 500).
Prepared Budget (average annual turnover of BD 6m) forecast and quarterly business report.
Ensured timely review and implementation of IFRS by liaising with Auditors to reduce least queries and upturn the awareness among the team.
2011 to present Taiba Group Group Financial Controller
2005 to 2011 ATKINS International, Bahrain Finance Manager
2002 to 2005 Worked on Call Off Contract, Bahrain Finance Consultant
1999 to 2002 Amer Ship Management Ltd., Bombay Senior Accounts Manager
1996 to 1999 Smith International Ltd., UAE Accountant
1991 to 1996 Supreme Engineers, Bombay, India Accounts Assistant
M.Com (Finance) University of Kerala, India 1993
B.Com. (Finance) University of Kerala, India 1991
ACCA Final (Pursuing)
Diploma in Computer Applications from ICCT, Bombay 1994
Diploma in Software Technology from DATAPRO, Bombay 1995
Undergone training on “Effective Negotiation Skills” by Management Improvements Ltd., UK.
Attended Seminar on Financial Management under multi-dimensional challenges.
Trained on Managerial Communication and Influential Skills by People Plus Consultants.
Annual seminar for IFRS update and amendment of regional Tax.
Expert in JD Edwards & Hyperion; Tally Version 6.3, SUN and Sage Sovereign Version 5.1.
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