A well-experienced Accounting professional, possessing Management, Leadership, Communication & Team-work skills

Over 20 years as an Accounting/Finance professional, possessing Management, Leadership, Communication & Team-work skills with knowledge & experience in the following:
o Managing Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Fixed Asset Modules & Accounts Reconciliations.
o Proven ability to Recover Aged-Receivables & enhance relations with customers
o Preparation of Financial Reporting from SAP to Hyperion Enterprise & Analysis thereof
o Preparation of Budgets, Forecasts & Quarterly Reporting packs
o Internal Processes Management (Governance) & Compliance
o Conducting Compliance Audit & Compliance Training.
o Submitted paper on “Governance, Risk Management & Compliance” for Business Law in MBA
o PMC Project Commercial function - Overall Timesheet & Billing process per contracts.
o Dealing with the Internal / External Auditors & audit- reviews.
o Knowledge of Overall Organizational Performance such as Operations, Sales, Accounting, Inventory Management, Admin & H.R. Management, Vendors & Customers.
o Accounting / Reporting Software knowledge: SAP–4.7, INFINIUM,SAGE & Hyperion

Last Resume Update January 14, 2019
Address Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Experience

Amec Foster Wheeler - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Commercial Officer of PMC for ‘Zadco-UZ750 Project’ in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Jan 2014 - Dec 2018

Reporting to Amecfwd (Zadco Project) PMC Manager, my main responsibilities are as follows:-
o Ensure smooth-running of the Commercial function of PMC operations of the project in relation to accurate & timely submission of Monthly Invoice to Zadco to maintain better cash-flow, by exercising the following tasks:-
(a) Making sure that all employee timesheets are accurately & timely filled in Convero for the purpose of month-end reporting & billing.
(b) Creating functional codes in Convero for New-joiners through Amecfw /Wood to the project to enable them to update weekly their timesheets in Convero, assisting them with their intial queries.
(c) Generate Monthly Timesheet summaries from Convero by each of the 20 departments of the project, verifying their accuracy against individual timesheets and then obtain departmental manager-approval for attaching as backup of the invoice.
(d) Calculate total man-days & prepare Monthly billing summary for rebilling per Contractual terms & conditions, and submit to Zadco for approval with approved timesheet summaries as backup.
(e) Finally, submit the monthly invoice based on billing summary, also adding reimbursable expenses such as hotel/airfare & transport charges incurred by company for Zadco business trips.
o Monitor that recruitment & manpower mobilization for project needs are taking place as per
billable contractual agreements.

Amec Foster Wheeler - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Accounts Payable Supervisor – Middle East & North Africa Region
Feb 2013 - Dec 2013

Responsible for ‘Accounts Payable Function’ within Amec Foster Wheeler across the Middle
East & North Africa Region.
o Also supervised Intercompany Receivables & Intercompany Reporting.
o Resolved the challenged issue of unpaid Inter-company Receivables from UK & Asia Pacific
o Handled Financial Reporting in Hyperion (HFM) of Amec International Abu Dhabi, which
includes the following activities at month-end:-
(a) Analyze Monthly Costs of Projects (Zadco, Adma-Opco, Adma-Umm Lulu, Adco, etc)
and pass the necessary Accruals for the month.
(b) Finalize the Cost Reports to be sent to Project Managers.
(c) Process required Adjustment Journals relating to monthly Project Revenue & Costs.
o Handled Reporting of Fixed Assets (Additions, Depreciations & Retirements) for all Amec
Entities of across the MENA Region.
o Also responsible for GL Account Reconciliations relating to Accounts Payable & Fixed Asset
Accounts of all Amec Entities of the MENA Region.
o Prepared Quarterly reports for Sustainability & Travel Data for MENA Region, required for
Amec Head Office in UK.

International Professional Resources (Baker Hughes) - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Accountant
Dec 2001 - Oct 2012

Functioned as the Team Leader of IPRS Support Services Center and led the Accounts
Receivable, Accounts Payable & General Ledger teams, and was responsible for Monthly
Financial Reporting of IPRS in BHBSS Hyperion Enterprise module.
o Handled the AR process in SAP with particular reference to cash collections, cash
applications and AR management process, including analysis of Age Trial Balance by
customers & follow up for aged receivables.
o Improved the outstanding AR balances as well as I/Co. Confirmation process, resulting in
being awarded for 3 years (see under Rewards &. Recognition).
o Perform Month-end GL close process in SAP for IPRS, reconcile specified GL accounts on a
monthly basis, pass journal entries, making inquiries and running reports in GL for analysis.
o Worked with Compliance Officer for documenting processes in all divisions of Baker
Hughes (Middle East) in preparation for Compliance audit & conducted Compliance Audits
& Trainings within the company.
o Handled also Accounts Payable process in SAP, approve payable invoices, generating
automatic payments from SAP to Citibank/ABN AMRO Bank payment modules, and also
processing electronic payments through J.P. Morgan Chase Bank payment module

BAKER OIL TOOLS (Division of Baker Hughes Inc.), Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Accountant
Apr 1991 - Nov 2001

Worked as the District accountant of Baker Oil Tools branch locations such as Abu Dhabi, Oman, Pakistan,
Iran and Saudi Arabia (at different times during the tenure of 10 ½ years) and was responsible for the
following:-
o Coordinated with the district manager for required revenue for the month.
o Billed Sales, Services and Rental to customers.
o Paid special attention to Cash collections & followed up Aged Receivables with customers.
o Checked the Field Bonus sheets of the engineers against their Job-DSLs for correctness and
passed them on to IPRS payroll for their payment.
o Analyzed and booked Costs & Expenses into appropriate accounts.
o Prepared Monthly Accounts and Performed Financial Reporting in Hyperion.
o Reconciled General Ledger accounts on a timely basis.
o Prepared Plan (Budget) and the Plan-Update every six months.
o Held responsibility of being the Inter- company Contact for all branches of BOT Middle East
Region with other BOT companies and divisions of Baker Hughes worldwide, reconciling all
I/Co. Receivable & Payable accounts being reported by region.
o Handled correspondence in connection with customers & inter-companies.
o Checked & finalised the salaries to the locally-paid staff of the company.
o Was responsible for accounting of Inventory for all BOT locations within Middle East
Region. Held annual Physical Stock counts at these locations, reconciling the verified stock
balances to the GL balances in those respective BOT companies within the Middle East
Region.
o Was instrumental in developing a Computer Program (on IBM-AS400) for generation of
Inventory reports by usage types, to correctly account for inventory movement for the month.

Education

Postgraduate Institute of Management of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
Master of Business Administration
Sep 2007 - Apr 2011

Finance & Management

The Institute of Data Processing Management, London, England.
Diploma in Data Processing & Accounting
Sep 1986 - Oct 1988

Practitioner Membership

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