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Renhard Teodoro

Candidate ID: 1789280

Career Summary

CA / CS / CFA / All Professional Finance Degrees with 16 years experience in Accounts / Tax / CS / Audit / Finance functional area

Skill Set

Financial Accounting, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, Budgeting, Forecasting, Cash Flow Forecast, Financial Modeling, Closing of books at month-end and year-end, Financial Statements, IFRS, VAT, Balance Sheet Reconciliations, Year-end Audit Management, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable,

Professional Information

Total Experience : 16

Nationality : Philippines

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

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

Work Location Preference : UAE

Detailed Profile



RENHARD TEODORO, CPA
PO Box 502397, Dubai UAE
Mobile No: +971 55 108 1703
Email Address: renhard_teodoro@yahoo.com



CAREER PROFILE

Certified Public Accountant with 16 years of experience in providing financial solutions which includes accounting, auditing, financial reporting and control risk management for companies in the construction, retail, manufacturing and service sectors.

Core competencies include Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Budgeting, Forecasting, Risk Management, Team Management and Software Implementation.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

? Bachelor of Science in Accountancy (June 1998 to April 2002) – Polytechnic University of the Philippines
? Certified Public Accountant (CPA) board passer – May 2003
? Proficiency in financial accounting, financial reporting, management reporting, budget and forecast preparation.
? Experienced with Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll processes and management.
? Proficient with GCC VAT rules and regulations, filing of returns and payment.
? Strong leadership and organizational skills.
? Highly analytical with keen attention to details.
? Flexible and ability to work well in a diverse multi-cultural team environment.
? Possesses great communication skills, both oral and written communication.
? Advance IT Skills (Windows & Office Tools -Excel, Word, PowerPoint), (Accounting System – Sun Systems Accounting Software, Sky Software, QuickBooks and J.D. Edwards)

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

? Enabled the team to follow the company’s accounting policies and procedures to ensure the company’s internal control is in place which contributed a cost savings of half a million dirhams to the company.
? Developed complex spreadsheets to facilitate the production of management accounts in a more effective and time efficient manner.
? Established crucial financial reporting tools to help the management in making a sound economic decision.
? Played a key role in the professional development of the finance team to help them carry out their duties and responsibilities effectively and efficiently.
? Accelerated the month-end closing process through defined and developed productivity tools.
? Consistent and timely submission of accurate financial and management reports.
? Built a good working relationship with colleagues, both locally and internationally.
? Awarded with employee of the month and employee of the year for going above and beyond for demonstrating and upholding the company’s core visions and objectives.
? Assumed the responsibilities of the Finance Director on interim basis.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

March 15, 2010 to March 31, 2020 (10 years)

Assistant Financial Controller
International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC) FZ - LLC
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

IQPC is a global business to business event company. The company is a go to source for online and offline events, information, education, networking, and promotion for executives across an extensive range of industries and professions. IQPC now has offices in Berlin, Doha, Dubai, London, Miami, New York, Singapore, Sydney, Tampa and Toronto

Duties and Responsibilities

? Reports directly to the Finance Director.

? Preparation of the company’s annual budget and monthly rolling forecasts reflecting the company’s strategic plans, planned level of profitability and availability of cash.

? Preparation and submission of rolling weekly forecast covering the next 3 months to monitor events/conferences gross profitability, track sales performance against target, highlight any potential risks and take on any changes within the business that have a material financial impact.

? Preparation of weekly cash flow forecast that covers 3-month period reflecting the realistic estimates of anticipated receivable collections from the clients and payments to suppliers, ensures the availability of cash when needed, and addresses any potential funding issues to the management and provides solutions to the problems.

? Assists the management in performing financial analysis and financial modeling exercises to evaluate the projects and to avoid any financial risks and losses.

? Manages the day-to-day financial operations of the business such as booking of supplier’s invoices, supplier payments, raising of invoices to the clients and collections of receivables and takes full ownership of the tasks when one of team members is on leave for holiday.

? Supervises the payroll accountant and ensures accuracy of payroll calculation, all changes are incorporated, employees are paid on time and takes full ownership of the process when the payroll accountant is on leave.

? Supports in monthly and yearly financial closing activity in close co-ordination with business and accounting teams.

? Performs variance analysis on actual results against budget and forecasts, provides explanations for significant variances and highlight significant changes to management.

? Delivers timely and accurate financial reports to the management highlighting the business and operational performance, any potential risks and recommends improvements.

? Prepares balance sheet reconciliations to ensure ledger accounts are reconciled, transactions are properly presented in the balance sheet and with proper valuation, supported with proper documentation, calculations and assumptions.

? Preparation of quarterly VAT returns and payments.

? Provides training to the team with the use of the company’s accounting software as and when necessary.
? Assists auditors and tax consultants with the general ledger accounts schedules and provides them a prompt response to their queries.

? Assists the Finance Director to generate ad-hoc reports to management as and when needed.

Key Achievements
? With a great organizational skills and proper mentoring of the team, all deliverables such as closing of month end and year end, submission of budget and forecasts, year-end audit are completed and submitted in a timely manner and without a delay.
? Establishment of crucial budgeting and forecasting tools for transparency and accuracy to help the management to identify any potential risks.
? Played a key role in a cost savings exercise which contributed a business to save half a million dirhams in a single year.
? Conducting a staff training to develop their skills in the proper utilization of the company’s accounting software.
? Received multiple awards on various occasions for going above and beyond for upholding the company’s core objectives.


Al Naboodah Group (overall 2 years and 3 months)

Senior Accountant
June 2009 to March 12, 2010 (10 months)
Al Naboodah Construction Group LLC
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Al Naboodah Construction Group (ANCG) is a leading UAE-based contractor specialising in civil engineering, building and MEP in both the GCC and further afield. Proud to have made a significant contribution to the growth and prosperity of the country, ANCG has worked on many iconic infrastructure projects including Palm Jumeirah, Business Bay, Yas Island, Dubai Water Canal Project, Dubai airports, Parallel roads and Expo2020.

Duties and Responsibilities

? General Accounting and Financial Reporting
? Reports directly to the Finance Manager.
? Prepares and records month-end accruals, standard journal entries and adjustments into the system.
? Reviews and reconcile payroll accounts to the master payroll reports and coordinates with Payroll Department if there is any discrepancy.
? Performs a daily bank reconciliations and any unrecorded collections and payments are highlighted to the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable team for recording.
? Reconciles accounts receivable and accounts payable balances to specific sub ledgers and aging reports.
? Performs reconciliation on all intercompany balances and ensures the balances match the records of the subsidiaries.
? Prepares balance sheet reconciliations on all ledger accounts and ensure accuracy of all the accounts balances.
? Prepares the financial statements and reviews the income statement and balance sheet thoroughly.
? Presents the financial statements to the Finance Manager for a detailed and thorough review and checking. Any points of actions noted by the Finance Manager are addressed in a timely manner.

Key Achievements

? Reconciliation of problematic general ledger accounts within the deadline period.
? On time submission of month end and year end results.
? Consistent excellent feedback from finance managers for setting up a good example in preparing monthly accurate balance sheet reconciliations supported with proper back-up, documentation, assumptions and calculations.

Finance Supervisor
January 2008 to May 2009 (1 year and 5 months)
Al Naboodah National Plant & Equipment LLC (Start Up)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Duties and Responsibilities

? Reports directly to the Finance Director.
? Supervision of the day-to-day financial operations and activities of the business.
? Develops accounting policies and procedures from the startup phase of the business and ensures these rules are observed and followed strictly.
? Manages the accounts receivable and accounts payable team activities in a regular manner.
? Reviews carefully the payroll reports produced and processed by the company’s Shared Services division prior to payment.
? Ensures and reviews all general ledger accounts are up to date and reconciled.
? Leads the closing of books of accounts at month-end and year-end.
? Assist auditors with the general ledger accounts schedules and responds to their queries on a timely manner.
? Conducts training to the team on areas that needs development and improvements.
? Financial and management reporting
? Prepares the financial statements and performs detailed review of the income statement and balance sheet prior to submission to the management.
? Prepares weekly cash flow forecast in detail with a proper schedule of anticipated collections and payments to enable the business assess the gab in funding and ensure that the business has necessary cash to meet its obligation.

Key Achievements

? Establishment and implementation of accounting policies and procedure for a business starting up.
? Lead and trained the team with the implementation and use of the new accounting software called J.D. Edwards.

February 2006 to December 2007 (1 year and 11 months)

Senior Accountant
Group Five Construction (UK) Ltd
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Group Five Construction is the 4th largest South African Company and has construction projects throughout Africa and Middle East.

Duties and Responsibilities

? General Accounting and Financial Reporting
? Reports directly to the Finance Manager.
? Prepares and records all standard journal entries and adjustments.
? Maintains the records of company’s fixed assets resources and runs monthly depreciation in the system.
? Reconciles and reviews all general ledger accounts and ensures they are free of material error.
? Assists auditors with the general ledger accounts schedules.
? Provides ad-hoc assistance and training to the team as and when necessary.

? Management Reporting
? Assists the Finance Manager with the preparation of monthly financial statements submitted to the head office in South Africa.

Key Achievements
? Reconciliation of problematic general ledger accounts within the time frame as set by the Finance Manager.
? On time submission of month end and year end results to the head office in South Africa.

August 2003 to November 2005 (2years and 3 months)

Senior Audit Associate
BAKER TILLY INTERNATIONAL
15th Flr. Citibank Tower, Makati City, Philippines

Baker Tilly International, an international network of high quality accountancy and business advisory firms. Ranked 8th among the largest associations of independent accounting firms worldwide, Baker Tilly International is represented by 161 firms in over 137 locations with some 27,000 Partners and Staff.

Audit of Financial Statements

? Conducted comprehensive understanding of a client's business across various industries such real estate and construction, retail and merchandising, manufacturing and hospitality services.
? Planned and implemented audit engagements.
? Performed a detail review of the client’s accounting policies and procedures to obtain understanding of a company’s internal control system.
? Performed internal control walkthroughs to assess the overall risk of material misstatement to the financial statements.
? Reviewed client’s financial statements if they adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
? Performed a careful examination of client’s financial records, accounts, transactions, accounting practices and internal controls.
? Prepared audit reports, financial statements, income tax returns and other schedules required by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Bureau of Internal Revenue.
? Discussed with client's management about the financial statements and proposed audit adjustments, identified business risks and accounting issues.


CONFERENCES ATTENDED

Conferences organized by International Quality and Productivity Center FZ LLC

? GCC VAT Forum 2017 – February 20 to 21, 2017 held at The Meydan Hotel Meydan Dubai
? 3rd GCC VAT Forum - September 11 to 12, 2017 held at The Dubai Address Dubai Marina


REFERENCES

Bailey Holmes
Regional Finance Director
International Quality and Productivity Center
Telephone Number: +61 413 717 711