Dedicated and proactive leader with demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, controls, analytics, taxation, and reporting, with values of integrity and transparency, and with over 15 years of experience in various industries

MBA, BS in Computer Science

Experience

  • co-founder and Managing Director

    at Taxcons

    October 2018 - at Present

    Beyrouth

    Providing financial and tax advisory services

  • Finance Director

    at National Electrical Utility Company SAL

    July 2015 - September 2018

    Beyrouth

    The company: Distribution Service Provider with over 1000 Employees - planning, design, and construction of distribution facilities; operation and maintenance, implementation of advanced metering Infrastructure, meter reading, bill collection, customer services, management and reporting of the EDL owned Distribution Network Duties: Managing, planning and controlling all finance-related activities and functions: accounting, corporate finance, project management, costing, procurement, legal, and taxation

  • Group Financial Controller

    at Inkript Industries Holding SAL

    June 2010 - March 2015

    Beyrouth

    The company: Manufacturing of high-security products for the MENA region, operating in two plants with over 800 Employees Duties: • Managing a multidisciplinary team of accounting managersa and accountants • Conducting periodic assessment of group financial performance against budget • Leading acquisitions and start-up of new subsidiaries • Reviewing monthly consolidated financial statements and other financial reports • Providing recommendations to decrease the exposure of the group to taxes & fines • Managing the working capital of the group • Providing credit facilities through liaising with banks and financial institutions • Handling tax examinations and external audits • Reviewing accounting books for timeliness and accuracy • Supporting execution and providing financing for multilateral trade projects • Overseeing compliance with national legislations and international standards

  • Finance Manager

    at Homline (Reco SAL)

    May 2006 - June 2010

    Beyrouth

    The company: One of the biggest retailers of home appliances in Lebanon operating with 15 outlets and over 120 employees Duties: - Heading the accounting team (8 members) - Preparing budget and reporting monthly actual vs. budgeted figures - Monitoring sales and GPM; overseeing procurement and expenses - Managing cash flow and debt financing - Reviewing external financial reports: Tax Return, VAT Return, and Social Security - Handling communication with tax authorities and external auditors - Implementing policies and procedures and monitoring the internal control system - Providing financial recommendations

Education

  • MBA

    at AUB

    1998 - 2002 (4 years) Beyrouth

  • BS in Computer Science

    at Balamand University

    1995 - 1997 (2 years) Mohafazat Liban-Nord

Knowledge and keywords

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • Arabic Native

  • French Negotiation

  • Russian Conversation

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