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MOHAMMED AIJAZ AHMAD

Candidate ID: 1631361

Career Summary

Professional Degrees with 23+ years experience in Accounts / Tax / Audit / Finance functional area.

Skill Set

FINANCE & ACCOUNTS

Professional Information

Total Experience : 23

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Post Graduate

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

Work Location Preference : UAE

Detailed Profile

Curriculum vitae

Mohammed Aijaz Ahmad

MOBILE # : +971-54-745 8035, +971-55–700 3865
E-mail : aijazahmad4777@gmail.com
Place : U.A.E.

Career Objective: Seeking senior / medium level assignments, to pursue a dynamic and challenging career in the field of Accounts, Finance and Commercial functions with an esteemed organization, which give value addition to the organization as well as offers opportunity to enhance my professional skills while getting a high level of satisfaction and recognition.

PROFESSIONAL OVERVIEW
A zealous and seasoned Finance & Accounts professional with a proven track record of over 23+ years’ including over 17+ years’ experience in the UAE. Associated as “Manager Finance & Accounts” with Al Fara’a Group of Companies in its Head Office located in Al Ain, U.A.E. Working knowledge of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Reconciliation, Taxation (VAT) & General Ledger (GL) activities, analyzing & preparing the Financial Statement of company, Accounting and Auditing.

Exposure of developing a system for timely submission of various reports, MIS Data and replies to Audit observations/queries; improvement in the processes to avoid recurrence of adverse observations/remarks. Excellent team building, communication, relationship management and analytical and auditing skills, which inspires & promote trust, cohesion across all stakeholders including executives, team members, vendors & key decision makers.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Total experience: 23+ years
Experience in UAE: 17+ years
Experience in home country – India: approx. 7 years


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN UAE

Unibeton Ready-mix - United Arab Emirates

Unibeton is a building materials company based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Unibeton Ready-mix is vertical of Al Fara’a Group. Unibeton Ready Mix is the one of the largest manufacturer and distributor of ready-mix concrete in GCC. Unibeton also has international operations in Jeddah and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, and in Doha, Qatar.

Started the GCC career in the UAE with Al Fara’a Group as a Senior Accountant in its Head Office located in Al Ain - UAE and progressed to become Manager – Finance & Accounts over a period of time with direct reporting to the Vice President – Finance & Accounts and also direct interaction with the Vice Chairman and President & Executive Chairmen of the group. Accordingly having complete ground level knowledge of all basic Finance & Accounts functions of the organization.


Working with Unibeton Ready Mix, vertical of Al Fara’a Group of Companies from 2005 to till now


Career Progression:

*May-19 to till date Al Fara'a Group
Promoted as Manager - Finance & Accounts for Unibeton Ready-mix for UAE region.
Leading UAE Accounts team on Daily task, Exposure to monthly P & L, Balance Sheet, MIS reports and handling External Audit (Deloitte).

*Aug-14 to Apr-19 Al Fara'a Group
Promoted as Assistant Manager – Finance & Accounts for Unibeton Ready-mix for UAE region.
Exposure to monthly P & L, Payables & Receivables, Loans & Liability, GL scrutiny, MIS reports etc.

*Jun-05 to Jul-14 Al Fara'a Group
Joined as Sr. Accountant
Exposure to Accounting field (Payables & Receivables) and Bank reconciliation, Inter Co. reconciliation etc.

*Feb-02 to May-05 M/S Avadh Constructions Co.
Joined as Accountant
Exposure to Daily task, handled Cash book, Creditors, Bank reconciliation, assisted to seniors for closing of Accounts books.

*Aug-98 to Jan-02 M/S Vinod Bhatia & Associates (C A Firm)
Joined as Accountant
Exposure to Finalization of Accounts books, Taxation, Filing of Income & Sales Tax re-turns etc.

Key Deliverables:

Monitoring the day-to-day Accounts & financial operations within the company, invoicing, vendor payments (Fund Base), Bank Reconciliation, scrutiny & active in closing books of accounts.
Reviewed of query report which help to identified root coz of late invoice processing, late payment.
Handled overseas and local supplier’s payments.
Inter Division reconciliation of the balances & looking after month closer and day to accounting.
Sound knowledge of LC & Import bill processing & documentation, handling LCs for local & foreign vendors, for importing of raw material, machinery, vehicles and spare parts etc. for batching plants.
Examine letters of credit and trade documents for adherence to LC term in accordance with UCP.
Communicate discrepancies to clients and counseled them for adherence to L/C requirements.
Leads and oversees the closing responsibilities of the accounting team; performance of all key tasks must be done within the prescribed time-frame.
Handling a team of people to ensure that the Vendor invoicing booking and other daily routine related work. Responsible for month end closing (Payable, Receivable), Handling GL etc.
Responsible for Ownership of Fixed Assets module including recording of fixed assets acquisition, acquisition adjustment, depreciation, depreciation adjustment, sale / scrap of fixed assets.
Preparation of MIS reports, Cash Flow, Ageing Report Related to Vendor & Customer.
Preparing & submitting flash and provisional financial statements as per IFRS & IAS.
Finalize & review monthly, quarterly & annual financial statement ensuring statutory compliances.
Reviewing financial data & preparing monthly & annual reports, conducting research and analyses of financial reports and presenting financial reports to board members & Chairman.
Providing insightful information & expectations to VP – Finance & Accounts to aid in long-term & short-term decision making.
Resolving accounting issues & handling reconciliations in case of disputes, monitoring account receivables & payables ensuring optimum cash flow & maintain outstanding & dues as per agreed terms & organizational policy.
Managed Internal & External Audit, preparation of Reports relating to Audit & liaise with the Auditors.
Preparing Variance analysis of Income statement and balance sheet items at the month end and provide reason for the variance.
Provides complete, comprehensive reporting to VP – Accounts and Finance.
Played an active role in preparing and implementing of ERP – Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009. For the modules like finance & accounts, fixed assets, inventory control, Purchase.
Preparation, validation and submission of monthly and quarterly VAT returns for the UAE entities.
Handle VAT reporting (payables and receivables). Ensure collections and payments are done in line with UAE regulations.
Prepare and manage all documents in line with VAT regulations and other related activities.
Maintain controls by adhering to the accounting department’s policies and procedures and ensure Tax practices are in compliance with UAE financial reporting statutes, standards and financial reporting best practices.
Conduct day-to-day transactional processing and reporting on taxation. This includes the accurate posting of all tax related entries.
Researching, analyzing and interpreting changing tax legislation in both inside UAE and in GCC.
Compile, verify, and analyze financial information and prepare financial reports and accounting statements so that senior management get accurate and timely information for making financial decisions. These reports may include monthly VAT liabilities, VAT returns and filings.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN HOME COUNTRY - INDIA

M/S VINOD BHATIA & ASSOCIATES (Chartered Accountants)

Accountant
Aug’ 1998 – Jan’ 2002 (3+ Years)

Key Deliverables:

Handle the TDS & Income Tax matters of various clients.
Preparation & Filing of Monthly / Quarterly Sales Tax Return, preparation of Sales Tax Summary, Registration and preparation of cases for scrutiny and appeal.
Computation of Income, Calculation of tax payable & Income tax return filing of various corporate & non corporate entities.
Service Tax computation, return filing.
Calculation and Deduction of Tax from the source of various payments like salary, contract, professional, rent and interest etc.
Finalization of Income statements and Balance sheet in concurrence with requirements of Companies Act, 1956.
Compliance of Income Tax provisions, Wealth tax provisions and Sales tax provisions.
Direct tax compliance & Advisory work.
Preparing Projected Financial Statements in Excel for clients for Bank loan purpose.


M/S AVADH CONSTRUCTIONS CO. (Leading Construction Group)

Accountant
Feb’ 2002 – May’ 2005 (3+ Years)

Key Deliverables:

Looking after day to day entries of accounts, maintain all cash & bank transactions.
Prepare Bank Reconciliation Statement on monthly basis.
Vouching of Various Books like purchase book, Cash Book, Journal Book.


EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

Post Graduate Diploma In Business Administration (PGDBA) in “Finance Management” with grade A+ in Mar’ 2014 from Symbiosis (SCDL), India.
B. Com (Graduation) in 1998, with from Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut.
Class XII (HSC) from U.P. Board with Science Stream in 1994.
Class X (SSC) from U.P. Board with Science Stream in 1992.

COMPUTER EXPOSURE

Accounting Software:

Conversant in working in ERP – Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009.
C Soft, Tally 4.5, 5.4 & 6.3

Other Software:

MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access).
DTP (Corel Draw 5.0, Page Maker 6.5, Photo Shop)
Adequate knowledge of excel formulas for data analysis and formatting.

Certificates:

Advance Diploma in Computer Application and System Management from G. Tech Computer Centre (Registered from Delhi Government), New Delhi.


PERSONAL DETAILS

Father’s Name : Mr. Rizwan Ahmad
Nationality : Indian
Date of birth : 04/07/1977
Marital Status : Married
Permanent Address : New Delhi - India
Language Known : English, Hindi & Urdu
Driving License : Possess U.A.E & India Driving License.


References:

Mr. Lancy D’Souza
Senior Vice President – Finance & Board member (Retired)
Al Fara’a Group of Companies, Al Ain, U.A.E.
Mobile: +971-50-6439825; +971-55-9002727

Mr. Ramesh Bhatia
Ex-Vice President – Finance & Accounts (Settled in India)
Unibeton Ready Mix LLC
Al Fara’a Group of Companies, Al Ain, U.A.E.
INDIA NO. : +91-97692 67847; +91 88792 13224;
UAE NO. : +971-55-9002919


More references can be provided upon request.

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