I am a finance professional with more than 13 years of corporate experience, covering various areas within the finance function, mostly in multinational organizations.
I am a Certified Management Accountant “CMA”, and currently I am an MBA student at Manchester Business School “MBS”.
Freelance Finance Professional
Self-employed June 2015 - at PresentProvide financial consulting services, including: Finance and Accounting training courses, consulting, writing Finance and Investment articles, and Career counselling.
Treasury Team Leader
BG Group February 2010 - April 2014Responsible for the liquidity management and cash forecasting processes, controlled the escrow accounts related to LNG export sales, and managed all aspects related to banks, including online banking platform, banks authorizations, and bank reconciliations.
Accounts Payable Team Leader
BG Group November 2008 - January 2010Maintained a robust Accounts Payable function that ensures efficient processing of vendor invoices (including PO and non-PO invoices) and timely payments. Maintained proper level of DPO, adhere to Group KPIs, seek ways to improve process inefficiencies. Monitored the process of intercompany charging. Supervise G&A accrual process, and maintain communication channels with budget holders.
Arma Oil Industries May 2008 - October 2008Lead the Accounting function. Responsible for control of accounting transaction and assurance of their conformity to internal and external policies and regulations. Supervised the preparation of the periodic financial statements.
Reporting and Financial Planning Section Head
Schneider Electric SA July 2007 - April 2008Responsible for quarterly rolling budget preparation, actual vs budget analysis, consolidation of financial statement for NEA region, and annual financial plan preparation. Controlled and analyzed profitability analysis reports.
Co-Business Process Owner (FI): SAP Implementation Project
Schneider Electric SA June 2006 - June 2007Drive change management and ensured smooth implementation of the new processes. Acted as a link between the Finance business process owners and the SAP experts team. Analyzed the current processes and designed the new ones according to SAP requirements and business needs. Prepared training documents and provided training for key users and masterdata owners.
Schneider Electric SA April 2004 - May 2006Supervised & monitored financial transactions performed by the Accounting team and achieved proper level of control for Schneider Electric Distribution’s accounts & transactions. Responsible for the tax function for NEA and assure conformity to the current Tax Laws & Legislation.
GN4ME April 2001 - March 2004Contributed in the preparation of management reports, and year-end financial statements. Prepared feasibility studies for several projects.
AlAlam AlYoam Newspaper November 2000 - March 2001Managed the accounting records for the three publications: Adam AlYoam magazine, Party magazine, & Etessalat AlYoam Newspaper. Contributed in the preparation of year-end financial statements.
Master of Business Administration
Manchester Business School
2015 - at Present (2 years) Dubayy
Diploma in Islamic Finance
2014 - 2015
(1 year) London
Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Institute of Management Accountants
2002 - 2005
(3 years) New Jersey
Ain Shams University
1996 - 2000
(4 years) Muḩāfaz̧at al Qāhirah