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SYED ZULFIQAR HUSSAIN BUKHARI

Candidate ID: 1354104

Career Summary

An experienced finance & Operations Professional with more than 9 years of well diversified experience with a strong background in Accounting,Finance,Operations and Management Accounting.Well versed with Accounts Management,Management Reporting,Budgeting, Policy and Planning and Financial Analysis

Skill Set

Accounts ,Finance , Inventory Management , Internal & Credit Control, Real Estate , Planing & Policy And Operational Management

Professional Information

Total Experience : 9

Nationality : Pakistan

Qualification Level : Post Graduate

Job Function : Accounts / Tax / CS / Audit / Finance

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Syed Zulfiqar Hussain Bukhari
Finance & Operation Professional – Nine (9 ) Years Experience.

An accomplished finance & Operations Management Professional with well-diversified experience of setting accurate account recording system with prudent protocols, financial reporting, and an expert in determining most optimal operational practice, reducing leakages and maximizing revenue with efficient resource utilization.

Email : zulfiqarbukhari@hotmail.co.uk
Mobile: +971 (0) 509 369 724
Address: UAE – Dubai, Oud Al Muteena,Villa # 20.
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/syed-zulfiqar-bukhari-49842721/

CORE COMPETENCIES :

Accounting & Reporting , Financial & Business Analysis, Forecasting and Budgeting
Inventory Management , Credit & Internal Control , Key Account Management
Operation Management , Project Management , Policy & Planning
Real Estate Regulations , Team Leading Ability , Public Sector Administration


EDUCATION:

ACCA (Part Qualified)
Masters in Commerce (Finance & Management) from University of Karachi, Pakistan in 2008.
Bachelors in Commerce from Government Commerce & Economics College Karachi, Pakistan in 2006

ACHIEVEMENTS / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

o Raised Annual collections to AED 80 Million by designing a mechanism of improving collections system.
o Settled more than AED 7 million worth of bad debts disputes by revising customer contracts.
o Managed to release funds worth more than AED 3 million from retention account on special approvals.
o Developed and implemented a contingency plan to save AED 5 Hundred Thousand.
o Recovered 70,000 Sq. Ft from sold off-plan & ready units (Inventory) by devising a prudent inventory control system.
o Negotiated & Revised 25 Million worth of contractor payment terms to resolve short term liquidity (cash flow) issues.
o Developed and implemented a forecasting system improving forecasting efficiency by 40%.
o Implement a custom design CRM system to structure reporting standard of key departments.
o Revamp the accounting system, which ended up in increased efficiency in handling accounting controls.
o Effectively manage Escrow & Financial Audits and maintain a strong relationship with auditors & trustee for approvals.
o Reduced cost of office supplies by 35% by bringing onboard a less expensive but quality supplier.
o Analyzed and resolved invoice payments transaction-related matters.
o Accurately review and resolved exception reports.

WORK EXPERIENCE AND DESIGNATION TOTAL EXPERIENCE 9 YEARS

SHAIKHANI - GROUP (Formerly Memon Investment Limited), Dubai-U.A.E Feb 2014 To Present

Hired as a “Senior Finance Executive” and promoted to “Assistant Finance Manager & Operation Manager”.

Key Responsibilities - Assistant Finance Manager;

o Review general ledger and ensure journal entries are timely recorded as per accounting Standards.
o Supervise & perform reconciliations, month-end closing, and preparation of financial statements.
o Manage creation and record keeping of customer Invoices, suppliers bills in lieu of Tax (VAT) regulation.
o Prepare payroll, end of service, benefits, commission, and employees’ registration & salaries release via WPS.
o Ensure cash flow is maximized through smart management of accounts payable and current accounts receivable.
o Present periodic reports on collection, forecasting, credit control, asset-liability and account analysis
o Develop financial plans and forecasts and analysis of variances against plans.
o Monitor management of bank reconciliations, guarantees, Local bank relationships, statutory audit (escrow-audit), external-audit, regulatory reporting and also maintain a strong relationship with all associates.
o Supervise and execute payments disbursement from the Trust Account through TAS System.
o Assist in managing project costing, expense management, the budget setting process and annual business planning.
o Assist in presenting solutions of the accounting issues and results to executive committees and higher management.
o Report on the revenue generations ensuring schemes by closely working with sales and collection teams.

Key Responsibilities - As Operation Manager;

o Supervise property management, property registration, compliance, customer contracts, and Leasing teams.
o Maintain office system, supervise administrative staff and ensure a smooth running of the organization.
o Organize office operations procedures, designing filling system.
o Review and approve supply requisition, assigning and monitoring clerical functions.
o Review Standards for efficient service to meet customer needs and expectation.
o Design and implement office policy by establishing standards and procedures.
o Supervise project launch activities and make sure that line officers are trained and meet regulatory requirements.
o Establish and maintain a strong relationship with key management personnel in public organization, Contractors, Banks, Real Estate Agencies, Master Developer and third parties.
o Monitor SITE activities with regard to facility management, construction progress, and technical inspections.
o Work with departments to benchmark their services from financial and non-financial perspectives and to develop reporting mechanisms to monitor and assess relative performance.

Sun Consulting Private Ltd, Karachi – Pakistan. From Nov 2009 To Dec 2013

Hired as a “Management Trainee Officer” and promoted to “Portfolio Manager”.

Key Responsibilities Includes:

o Supervision research and analysis to provide with definitive financial data and advice for making well-reasoned financial management decisions that suit clients’ business and its corporate immigration processing.
o Establishing management tools that effectively monitor proper utilization of funds.
o Supervision and preparation of a feasibility report for different projects and recommend risk aversion measures.
o Provide financial and Tax management consultancy in lieu of immigration framework.
o Develop and maintain professional and enduring relationships with clients to generate new business.
o Supervise the issuance of invoices to clients and third parties and weekly reconciliation to ensure smooth payment Collection process.


House Building Finance Corporation Limited, Karachi – Pakistan. From May 2009 To Nov 2009

Worked as Intern and directly engaged in especially tasks with department heads.
Key Responsibilities Includes:
Working as Intern in various dept. to learn the mechanism of the organization and perform each department’s daily task, accomplish assigned report formulation task pertaining to the financial performance of corporation in last five years and proposed strategies.

TRAINING & I.T PROFICIENCY :

o OQOOD–INTERIM REGISTRATION.
o REAL ESTATE LAWS & TRAININGS.
o RERA REGULATION COURSES.
o Tally, Quick Books, Peach Tree & Oracle.
o MS Office, Crystal Reporting, CRM Software.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

o DATE OF BIRTH: 25th July 1985
o AVAILABILITY: Immediately
o DRIVING LICENSE: Dubai-U.A. E
o VISA STATUS: Valid
o NATIONALITY: Pakistani
o LANGUAGES: English & Urdu