Experience

  • General Manager Finance

    at Digri Sugar Mills Limited

    January 2017 - at Present

    Punjab

    General Manager Finance managing $60M worth of sugar manufacturing unit. Responsible for business planning, forecasts, budgeting and overall finance and accounts department. Dealing with banks for arrangement of financial lines for short term and long term financial requirements to support business operations and growth for long term profitability. Preparing financial and business model for new perspective ventures allied to same line of operations and diversification. Preparation of monthly financial as well as management reporting, variance analysis provide deep insight towards business planning and controlling of operations. Improved accounting and internal control system and ensured compliance and effectiveness to safeguard business assets and to achieve long term business goals.

  • Finance Manager

    at Watan Gas Limited

    December 2015 - January 2017

    Punjab

    Finance Manager managing $200 M worth group companies responsible for overall business financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting. Key achievement is to provide deep insight for procurement/imports of Oil and Gas products (LPG, Gasoline, Diesel and Jet Fuel) based upon Fundamental and Technical analysis of the International Energy Market portfolio in commodities market resulting in making imports as efficient as possible to maximize profit margins. Sales & distribution of imported Oil & Gas products in local Market. Preparing financial and business model for new projects or ventures for new Investments of the group. Monthly financial reporting for the board and shareholders, management reporting, variance Analysis and input for business planning and controlling of operations. Improved accounting and internal control system and ensured compliance and effectiveness.

  • Financial Controller

    at Descon Engineering Limited

    July 2014 - October 2015

    Punjab

    Financial Controller managing big energy projects portfolio $220 M; Yunus Energy, Gul Ahmed, Metro $50 M each and Karachi Electric $18 M executed on turnkey solution basis executed by three sister concern entities performing their respective part of scope i.e. procurement, construction and project management. Managing complex business structure split in offshore and onshore portions through effective financial management of $168 M to ensure smooth execution with in targeted completion timelines. Dealing with financial institutions for financial guarantees and monitoring thereof throughout the respective project’s life. Strong monitoring and control through annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting. Achieved efficiency in reporting monthly management reporting package by 2 days. Accurate reporting of projects consolidation, revenue, net profitability, exposures and variance analysis for significant difference with justifications.

  • Chief Accountant

    at Saudi German Hospital Dubai

    December 2011 - March 2014

    Dubayy

    Chief Accountant for newly established health care facility of 300 beds worth $110 M in new market with different economic dynamics and challenges. Prepared annual budget departmental and profit center level and achieved targeted revenue numbers through monthly monitoring of targeted numbers, performing variance analysis and incorporating amendments in next months’ targets accordingly. Established effective finance department team from different ethnic backgrounds, participated in implementation of Accpack and HIS systems for maintain timely accurate accounting records and meeting reporting requirements. Developed and implemented accounting and internal control systems to achieve controls and mitigate risks. Prepared monthly management reporting package including consolidation and bring efficiency in reporting by 1-2 days.

  • Asst Financial Controller

    at Pepsicola International Pvt Limited

    September 2007 - May 2010

    Punjab

    Asst. Commercial Controller part of commercial department team achieved and exceeded targeted budgets through effective monitoring and performing variance analysis. Resolved long outstanding distributors claim. Implemented Sarbanes Oxley Act for functions across the organization (S&D, G&A, Agro, P2P, A&M and HR). Conducted training workshops of control owners and process owners for successful implementation and achieved effective audit rating. Improved process maps through identification of shortcomings within existing systems and implementing new key controls. Achieved efficiency in tasks performed by team by developing new system generated customized reports in Oracle Financial 11 i and saved 3 days of team’s overall time.

  • Manager Accounts

    at Fatima Sugar Mills Limited

    December 2004 - August 2008

    Punjab

    Manager Accounts managed big team over 100 people and different departments i.e. Finance Accounts, Cane accounts, Godowns, warehouse and, IT. Improved accounting and internal control systems especially sugar cane procurement system. Management reporting to BOD for significant affairs and issues requiring attention and immediate actions. Monthly closing financial and management reporting package. Planning and managing finances for working capital and operations.

  • Audit Supervisor and Trainee

    at Ernst & Young

    January 1999 - September 2004

    Punjab

    Executed systems based external audits of prominent local and multinational companies including Financial and NBFI, banks, investment banks, Insurance Companies and manufacturing concern and education sector i.e. Citibank, American Express Bank, The Bank of Punjab, Atlas Investment bank, First Capital Securities Limited, New Jubilee Insurance, Muslim Insurance, Pepsi cola International, GAM Corporation (Mc Donald’s) and Nimir Industrial Chemicals Limited.  Secondment EY Riyadh (Feb 2003-June2003) to perform audit of construction, manufacturing Insurance Companies, Furniture manufacturing Company and Jewelry Company.  Delivered financial statements audit services for manufacturing, trading and insurance companies.  As team member performed internal control and process reviews, recommended systems improvement

Education

  • CA Finalist

    at ICAP

    2003 - at Present (17 years) Punjab

  • ACCA

    at ACCA

    2005 - 2007 (2 years) Punjab

  • CA Inter

    at ICAP

    1997 - 1998 (1 year) Punjab

  • B.Sc.

    at Punjab University

    1993 - 1996 (3 years) Punjab

  • F.Sc.

    at Lahore Board

    1991 - 1993 (2 years) Punjab

  • Matriculation

    at Lahore Board

    1988 - 1990 (2 years) Punjab

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