Part Time Lecturer
at UK College of Business and Computing - Dubai Campus
June 2019 - at Present
Currently attached to UK College of Business and Computing as a part-time ACCA lecturer, for papers F1 (Accountant in Business) and F3 (Financial Accounting). Work involves preparation of course delivery, and lecture planning.
Senior Financial Analyst
at Gradiant Alliance
July 2015 - at Present
My current role as an off-shore analyst comprises the following tasks: • Financial Modeling. • Quarterly company and industry monitoring: Telco and Semiconductor sectors. • Budgeting and Forecasting - including investment appraisals and evaluation. • Ratio Analysis. • Preparing Analytical and Performance reports for Senior Management. • Preparing Business Plans for Funding/Grant Applications. • Conducting Feasibility studies to assess the attractiveness of new markets. • Database analysis and report writing. • Monitoring daily/quarterly news flow, at both company and Macro-levels. • Scheduling events/tasks while performing the above for clients in the Indian sub-continent, I am also responsible for scoping out new projects, co-coordinating with team members to facilitate project delivery, managing direct client relationships, and liaising with third party data/information providers to obtain required information.
Associate Vice President
at Acuity Knowledge Partners
January 2008 - June 2015
• Experience with European clients: - supporting them with maintenance of financial models, - earnings review write-ups of companies under coverage, - client support on daily and weekly deliverables, - daily news flow and weekly database maintenance. - Gained exposure to writing full-length company IPO reports, M&A deal reports, and change-in-recommendation reports. Sectors covered include: retail, electronics, media, airlines, and semiconductors. • Experience with a Sri Lankan client; - writing of full-length initiation reports, as well as quarterly earnings reviews for the Colombo Stock Exchange covering the companies listed on the S&P SL20 Index. Work involved both primary research (one-on-one meetings with board-level management), and secondary research. • Experience in working with information systems such as Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters. • I was also actively involved in Training and Development activities, keeping in line with the company's culture.
at Imperial College of Business Studies - Postgraduate Division
September 2010 - December 2012
Subjects taught include Financial Accounting, Mathematics and some syllabus areas of Management Accounting. Work involved preparation of course delivery, lecture planning and conducting mock examinations.
at The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
2013 - 2016 (3 years) London
at Chartered Institute of Marketing
2008 - 2009 (1 year) London
at Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
2005 - 2007 (2 years) London
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