. I am an astute & seasoned Finance professional with over 25 years’ enriched experience in the areas of Strategic Financial & Business Planning, Accounting, Fund Management, Internal Control & Compliance, Taxation & Auditing, Financial Analysis & Consolidations, besides others.

Experience

  • Regional Finance Head

    at Amico Group

    April 2019 - at Present

    Dubayy

    Responsibilities: 1. Managed financial accounting and MIS for UAE and other GCC Countries 2. Annual financial Closing and Audit 3. Managed Income tax submissions in Oman and Qatar 4. Managed VAT in UAE 5. Monthly review of Financials and Receivables with Corporate HQ 6. Preparation of Financial Budgets with MD/Country Manager 7. Manage a Team for payables, receivables, financial accounting 8. Manage Banking Relationships and finding out efficient means with Banking products 9. Analyzed KPI’s like ROCE, NWC, AR and inventory days/turns across business and consolidated Region- II, for implementing effective remedial measures 10. Management of Accounts Receivable, leading the Collection team, Conduct regular AR reviews.

  • Head Finance and Accounts

    at Jumbo Electronics Ltd LLC

    March 2013 - March 2019

    Dubayy

    Managing General Accounting, FPA, Treasury, Sales accounting, Credit Control, Accounts payable & VAT functions of the Group reporting to CFO. Worked with Strategy& (PWC) team on getting the Strategic direction of Co until 20-20. Helped them roll out a Strategic Business Plan. Was deeply involved in the analysis, interviews, compilation as well as presentation and acceptance of the Plan by Board. Post that compiled and presented a Implementation plan to Board Spearhead Financial Planning, Analysis & Reporting (based on IFRS), function for the entire group encompassing treasury, and financial controllership of Retail, Enterprise, Manufacturing and International Subsidiaries. Outsourcing, E-Commerce), implementing various process improvement initiatives Assess financials operations of GCC subsidiaries. Collaborate with head office about vendor claims settlement, insurance, audit, payments, financial analysis, and reporting

  • Unit CFO

    at Saud Bahwan Group

    March 2006 - March 2013

    Ash Shāriqah

    Managed Accounting (based on IFRS) & Finance functions for the group across UAE & KSA, including banking facilities for all group companies through a geographically dispersed team of 30+ reportees including eight cashiers Ensured all Units' Financial strategy is defined, aligned to the business needs and appropriately cascaded across all Sections / Functions in the Unit Assisted in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans. Develop financial strategies. Manage the capital request and budgeting processes. Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction.

  • Manager- FP&A- Cost Accounting

    at Gillette

    July 1996 - March 2006

    Gurgaon - Haryāna

     Preparation of direct cost variances reports – price variances, usage variance including monthly forecasts and other reports to enable effective decision making by the senior management  Compliance with organizational policies/statutory regulations in maintaining Factory related Statutory Accounts Data, Detailed information, Excise Records, Returns, TDS, Sales Tax Returns, and conducting annual Cost Audit based on Company Law.  Assessed monthly budgets for balance of the year  Mapped Indian statutory books to reports and reporting pack.  Prepared quotation of product cost for export markets/ new products  Managed indirect taxation and rendered support to various cost reduction initiatives  Guided team members in ensuring compliance with taxation/ TDS, service tax, indirect tax as well as other applicable taxes, internal and regulatory requirements, documenting SOP’s  Represented Unit on Indirect Tax related matter before Government authorities

  • Senior Executive Accounts

    at HCL-HP

    January 1995 - July 1996

    Gurgaon - Haryāna

    . Managing the Accounts and Finance of the Software Technology Park Unit of the Company at Noida. 2. Managing the Software Export Business of the Company w.r.t Accounts, Finance, Budgeting, Costing and Reporting and Statutory Compliance like Export Obligation, Inward Remittance of Forex, coordination for preparation of Tax certificates, etc. 3. Inter Unit Accounts Reconciliation. 4. Worked extensively on the UNIX-based ERP Package on the FMS and MMS modules having Four Modules- MMS, SMS, and PMS, FMS.

Education

  • CPA

    at Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Ireland

    2018 - 2019 (1 year) Leinster

  • CMA

    at Institute of Cost and Works management of India

    1994 - 1996 (2 years) Calcutta - West Bengal

  • ACA

    at Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

    1991 - 1994 (3 years)

  • B.Com(Hons)

    at St Xavier's College

    1987 - 1990 (3 years) Calcutta - West Bengal

  • ISC

    at Assembly Of God Church

    1985 - 1987 (2 years) Calcutta - West Bengal

Services offered

  • Accounting & Finance

    General Accounting, Finance, Financial Planning, Budgeting, Statutory Audit, Taxation, Treasury, Payables, Accounts Receivable

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • Hindi Negotiation

  • Bengali Native

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