A highly skilled Team Leader, having more than 25 years of experience in various accounting fields, Key skills being good communication, ability to work under pressure, Time management, Leadership skills, willingness to learn something new to enhance my skills, Conflict Resolution etc
Team Leader – Centralised Invoicing/Collections/Accounts Receivables
at Intertek Group UK Ltd, Sharjah, U.A.E.
February 2000 - January 2019
Prepare & submit Invoices to the customers based on contracts & quotations. Ensure effective collection. Follow up on payment status from outstanding accounts & ensure follow through of customer payments in line with the credit terms. Clientele included a host of local & international clients with the likes of Enoc, Dugas, Totsa, Trafigura, Enoc Singapore, BP, Petrochina, Mitsubishi, Augusta Energy, Socar Trading, Shell, Adnoc to name a few. Analysis & rigorous follow up of long overdue accounts. Monitor & track collection progress with the objective of minimising bad debts risks, reducing days sales outstanding (DSO) & improving of conversion of revenue to cash. Prepare financial information and analyses (Customer, Balance, Bad debts) as required.
at Welcare Hospital L.L.C., Dubai, U.A.E
May 2000 - February 2004
Invoicing the customers (i.e. Self Paying Patients(Cash/Credit Card/Cheques), Credit Patients & Insurance Patients). Handling cash and depositing the same along with the day’s transaction summary (Cash/Credit Card/Cheques/Forex) to Accounts Department. Reconciling Daily Transaction Cash Summary. Checking the Cash/Credit Invoices with the Audit Trail Summary on daily basis. Co-ordinating with the patients regarding their Insurance coverage and carrying out the procedures for Insurance coverage (i.e. filling the claim forms, pre-authorization request forms for hospitalization etc.) Registering new patients. Co-ordinating with the Corporate Companies (Credit) for In-patients/Out-patients entitlements, getting the approvals and filling out the necessary claim forms/cost estimates for the same. Co-ordinating in admission of a patient in the hospital (i.e. collecting deposit, taking approvals from the Insurance Companies etc.)
at Key Information Technology, Dubai, U.A.E.
March 1996 - March 1999
Responsible for accounting entire company’s purchases (Accounts Payables) & disbursing supplier’s payments as and when due. Processing suppliers payments after matching the same with the PO’s. Processing of Petty Cash Vouchers Preparing Payroll of around 100+ Employess. Invoicing the Customers (Sales) & follow-up for receivables when due (Abu Dhabi Office) Reconciling the Payables/suppliers statements. Cross checking with the stores for the materials supplied by the suppliers and accounting for the same. Product-wise costing for overseas consignment, taking into consideration the cost factors involved i.e. freight, customs & clearing charges. Liaising with the customs department and clearing agents for clearing overseas consignment of goods. Handling/Preparing documents for re-export sales. Monthly closing of Books of Accounts. Reconciling Bank Statement on monthly basis. Liaising with the Auditor during Audit.
Bachelor of Commerce
at Mumbai University
1990 - 1994 (4 years) Mumbai - Mahārāshtra
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