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Michelle Aldana

Candidate ID: 1762028

Career Summary

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over 20 years of combined significant work experiences on Tender Pricing/Cost Estimation, Budget and Cost Control, Supply Chain and Procurement, Auditing and Accounting and operations of Quarry business.

Skill Set

Budget Preparation, Estimation, Accounting, Auditing, Procurement

Professional Information

Total Experience : 19

Nationality : Philippines

Qualification Level : CA / CS / CFA / All Professional Finance Degrees

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

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

Detailed Profile

• 7+ years as Tender/Bid Estimator (Cost Accountant)
Skilled at calculating and proposing to Management the Budget together with the Best and Final Offer (BAFO) of a Bid that will win the contract in a competitive bidding situation. Specializes in Tenders for Remote site camp operations for Catering, Laundry, Housekeeping, Camp Maintenance, Waste and Facilities Management Services, Recreation and Medical Services. Project locations are for wide range of sites in the Oil & Gas, Military, Mining, and Construction sectors in Iraq, UAE, Libya, Kuwait, Qatar, KSA, Oman, Mozambique, Malawi, Congo and other Middle East and African countries.
Proven ability to win Multi-Million Dollar Contracts and prepared Bid Proposals that brought work
“To the Table.” In 2014, was chosen as “Employee of the Year” for Business Development Department.

• 3+ years as Procurement Analyst
Specializes in procuring and sourcing out Suppliers for Food and Beverages, consumables, tools and equipment for catering, laundry, cleaning and camp maintenance services, medical services and all other requirements that deliver Camp Life Support services to 5000 to 20,000 daily headcount. Also procured and request quotations for all kinds of Construction Materials (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing), Furniture and Fixtures, home appliances, vehicles (with LNG vehicles), heavy equipment, spareparts and tools. Able to procured and negotiated purchases from Suppliers from Kuwait, UAE, Iraq, Turkey and Middle East countries and worked out a discounted rate from original quotation by least 2%.

• 1+ years as Head of Accounting – Investments’ Department
Presented and prepared the Quarterly Management Report and Consolidated Financial Statements for Offshore Holdings on the Company’s Investment Portfolios (Private Equities, Real Estates, Hedge Funds and Equities). Had sourced out and evaluated Investment Accounting Software to replace the current Accounting software (DELTA).

• 7+ years as State Auditor of the Commission on Audit of the Philippines (COA)
Audited the financial statements and accounting books of government sectors and check authenticity, legality and reliability of the content. Conducted Financial, Fraud and Value for Money (VFM) Audits and drafted the Proposed Annual Audit Findings and Recommendations. Expert on Cash Examination, was able to demand settlement of unliquidated cash advances.

• 1+ years as Finance and Operations’ Officer Sand and Gravel Quarry Business
Oversees the overall business operations and financial matters of the Business. Had supplied on May 2017 sand and gravel aggregates for the 7-kilometer long TPLEX road construction Project at Pozorrubio, Pangasinan, Philippines

• Has sufficient and dependable knowledge on both Manual and Computer auditing, accounting, budgeting and procurement (SAP FICO ECC 6.0, Delta, Procurement & Warehouse Mgmt. Systems (Ilogix), Phillippines’ Electronic New Government Acctng. System/e-NGAS)

• Proficient on Microsoft Office Applications (Expert on Advance Excel. Can use Macros)
• Worked within the Gulf Areas/Middle East for over 11+years (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait)
• Can effectively worked with Multi Nationalities
• Experienced in Remote working set-up
• Willing to travel. Capable of getting to and around some foreign countries (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Italy, France, Belgium, Monaco, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong)