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CA Sherin Thomas

Candidate ID: 1464174

Career Summary

CA / CS / CFA / Other Professional Degrees with 9 years experience in Accounts / Tax / CS / Audit / Finance functional area

Skill Set

Accounts/Finance/ VAT

Professional Information

Total Experience : 9

Nationality : United Arab Emirates

Qualification Level : CA / CS / CFA / Other Professional Degrees

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

Work Location Preference : UAE

Detailed Profile

ABOUT ME Chartered Accountant having 9 plus years of experience in Financial Management, Statutory & Internal Auditing, and Direct & Indirect Taxation in UAE and in India. Also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration with specialization in Finance. Expertise in spearheading corporate and financial planning initiatives in Commercial Operation, Accounts & Finance, Auditing & Taxation, MIS, Exports Management, and Accounts Forecasting. Easy going by nature and able to work with all members of staff regarding finance issues to resolve problems. Presently seeking a professional and satisfying role in a reputable company. Aggressive and determined to find the strengths and weaknesses of a company so as to improve its profitability.




CORE SKILLS
? Auditing ? Internal Audit ? Taxation ? Leadership ? Cash Flow Analysis ? Problem Identification & resolution ? VAT Registration, Amendment & Deregistration ? E-filing of Returns ? VAT Return Filing ? Working Capital Management ? Financial Statement Preparation ? Project report and Forecasting ? Budget Preparation ? IFRS ? Reconciliation of bank statements, accounts payable, accounts receivable ? Financial Management and Ratio Analysis




HIGHLIGHTS ? A major project report for releasing a loan of more than 100 million from a leading bank. ? Lead as the team head in takeover of a proprietary ship firm in to the company. ? Issued Company shares to employees under the ESOP scheme. ? Debt Equity restructure that reduced the company finance cost from 12% to 9%





EXPERIENCE PROFIT FORTE TAX CONSULTANCY Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Tax Consultant
Oct’17 - Present • Registration, Amendment and De registration of VAT application. • Assess and prepare the VAT Return for each tax period within the time limit and submit to the FTA in accordance with the Tax law. • VAT reconciliation with the books of accounts for audit purposes. • Preparation of MIS Reports and relevant analysis. • Created and implemented best practices to standardize internal control and procedures of client’s companies. • Formulated and delivered financial and budget reports for investors, partners and stakeholders. • Prepared and delivered financial statements and communicated monthly operational performance results. • Analyzed operational processes and recommended to continuous improvement initiatives to promote profitability and efficiency. • Preparation of project reports.






Apr’14 to Jul’17 NIRANJAN ULTRASOUND INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED (NUIPL) Location: Kozhikode, Kerala, India
Finance Manager • Verification of financial reports and records for its accuracy and reliability. • Preparation, presentation, and analysis of quarterly financial statements and discussion with the board of directors. • Analysis of revenue and expenditure trends and recommending appropriate budget levels and ensuring expenditure control. • Management of monthly financial reports showing actual versus budget variations, cash flow forecast, P and L, key cost drivers analysis, trends, and risks as well as areas that require managerial attention. • Preparation of reconciliation of bank statements, accounts payable, accounts receivable periodically. • Liaison work with external auditors, banks, and regulatory agencies. • Ensuring procedures, policies, legislation, and regulations are correctly followed and complied with. • Overall supervision of the Finance Department. • Monitoring team performances, conducting performance reviews against agreed goals, and ensuring effective staff development on an ongoing basis. • Identification of training and development priorities for the departments to ensure that all employees possess the requisite skills and knowledge.
Apr’14 to Jul’17
COLOUR DOPPLER, INDIA ULTRASOUND, VINDHYA LAB AND PROBELAB [ Sister concerns of NUIPL] Location: Kozhikode, Kerala, India
Internal Auditor
• Formation and liquidation of Partnership Firms. • Prepared and delivered internal and external financial statements and communicated quarterly operational performance results. • Supported company objectives by developing solid financial plans. • Analyzed operational processes and implemented continuous improvement initiatives to promote profitability and efficiency. • Experience in Handling different types of Returns etc.
Apr’12 to Jun’13 SALES AND SERVICES Location: Kozhikode, Kerala, India
Assistant Finance Manager
• Maintaining accuracy and integrity of all financial records. • Liaising with managerial staff and presenting the findings and recommendations. • Handling the entire accounting activities independently up to finalization of accounts. • E-filing of Returns such as VAT, Service Tax, and TDS. • Ensuring the compliance of Laws, Accounting Standards, Auditing Standards, and others • Handled communications with clients and vendors via phone, email and in-person. • Assisted finance manager in audit works, facts check and resolving discrepancies.
INTERNSHIP MATHEW & THANKACHAN CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS FIRM Location: Kozhikode, Kerala, India
Articled Assistant
Mar’09 to Mar’12
• Exposure of various areas of auditing, taxation, corporate law and financial management. • Preparation of Audit program and execution of audits (Internal & Statutory). • Statutory Audits under Companies Act, 1956 and Tax Audits u/s • 44AB of the Income Tax Act, 1961 of Companies. • Statutory Audits of Bank Branches as per the Prudential norms on Income Recognition & Asset Classification (IRAC Norms). • Audits under the Income Tax Act, 1961 of charitable organizations and Trusts. • Audit under Sales Tax. • Preparation of Trial Balance, Profit & Loss Account, Balance Sheet, analysis and interpretation of the same through ratios and reviewing accounting entries during the course of audit to ascertain the respective over heads balance.





• Preparation of Income tax returns of companies, firms, trusts & individuals and E – Filing of Income tax, Service Tax, VAT, and TDS returns. • Concurrent audit of banks. • Preparation of project reports and forecasts.
CERTIFICATIONS ? Certified on UAE VAT Law from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Overseas Branch, Dubai. ? Diploma in computerized Financial Management from Centre for Development of Imaging Technology under Government of Kerala ? General Management and Communication Skills course, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. ? Information Technology Training Course, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

AFFILIATIONS ? Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
EDUCATION Chartered Accountant, Finance and Accounts Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Master of Business Administration, Finance Bharathiar University, India Bachelor of Commerce, Tax University of Calicut, India

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY
? Tally ERP ? Microsoft Excel ? Microsoft Power BI ? Microsoft Office



STRENGTH ? Dedicated to highest ethical standards and integrity ? Team player ? Able to lead a team and motivate the group ? Ability to adapt to changing work environment
? Fast learner ? Self-motivated and result oriented ? Punctual and good in follow – ups of tasks ? Maintaining good client relationship.
PERSONAL
LANGUAGES : English, Malayalam, Hindi NATIONALITY : Indian


DECLARATION I, SHERIN THOMAS, hereby declare that the information contained herein is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

DATE: 02/09/2019 CA SHERIN THOMAS ABU DHABI, UAE