Basic Info

Khaled Abu El Wafa

15 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Senior Management

Work Experience

Founder & Managing Partner at Zoroa for Agricultural Development S.A.E. (Trading Company)

Experience Details

Founder & Managing Partner

Operations/Management

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

• Responsible for the foundation idea & vision.
• Managing company’s creation, idea & vision implementation.
• Following up legal & formal requirements, mandates and licenses issuance.
• Following up preparations in Upper Egypt site & hiring the requested calibers.
• Setting policies & plans with board members & company’s consultants.
• Preparing for operations activities with local & international suppliers including registration activities.
• Exploring business opportunities in the local market, planned to be outside Egypt starting from 2017.


Company Details

Zoroa for Agricultural Development S.A.E. (Trading Company)

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Agriculture/Fishing/Farming

N/A

Jul 2013 to present (3 years 6 months)
Financial Compliance Manager & acting as Governance Officer at Syngenta Agro S.A.E.

Experience Details

Financial Compliance Manager & acting as Governance Officer

Accounting/Finance, Operations/Management

Manager

Reporting Line: Regional Head of Finance, Regional Financial Compliance, Regional Legal & Ethical Compliance
Job Responsibilities:
• Provide complete support for country finance head & team in financial operations management.
• Provide coaching and daily supervision for Finance team for all financial & accounting activities.
• Provide support for treasury function & avail alternative funds to manage liquidity, F.C. & cash control issues.
• Support Country Finance Head with verification process of key financial master data in ERP system.
• Oversee & follow up on all tax requirements and ensure compliance to the Egyptian Tax Law.
• Perform periodic internal reviews & audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed.
• Follow up the findings highlighted in Internal Control Frame Work trackers (ICF), Internal Audit Report & Letter of Assurance (LoA) and ensure the remediation of the agreed upon action plans.
• Provide assistance through internal and external audit & compliance reviews.
• Review management reports regarding compliance operations and progress.
• Review& approve all financial statements, financial reports submissions, reconciliations, variance reports, breakdowns & analysis to ensure compliance to SOX requirements.
• Ensure full compliance with the company's processes and values while supporting all users.
• Managing legal risks & oversee legal disputes and litigation.
• Coordinate legal & corporate secretarial requirements.
• Ensure business continuity & sustainability, and avoid business disruption in the country.
• Proactively managing any potential risks & exposures.
• Engage with local authorities as needed, and represent the company in the meetings.


Company Details

Syngenta Agro S.A.E.

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Agriculture/Fishing/Farming

www.syngenta.com

Aug 2012 to Jun 2013 (10 months)
Treasury Manager & acting as Trade Finance Manager at Syngenta Agro S.A.E.

Experience Details

Treasury Manager & acting as Trade Finance Manager

Accounting/Finance, Business Development

Manager

- Reporting Line: Local CFO & Group Treasury
Job Responsibilities:
• Manage the timely and accurate preparation of regular reports according to the role purpose functions & needs concerning cash position, payments control, cost of funds, aging, breakdowns and reconciliations.
• Ensure the efficient and effective processing of A/P & A/R in accordance with best practices and policies
• Represent the company in relations with all banks to ensure obtaining best services and competitive deals.
• Review and supervise all banking activities & transactions and controlling all cash & checks transactions in order to maintain the best practice of healthy cash flow management.
• Plan, direct and ensure effective & efficient trade finance strategies and operations.
• Review & monitor the sales order process in terms of credit management & treasury functions.
• Provide support for customer service function in billing and in the timeous resolution of all customer queries.
• Coordinate for audit & tax inspections& provide support and assistance during the inspection process.
• Full management of payroll process.
• Responsible for incorporation formal & legal issues.


Company Details

Syngenta Agro S.A.E. (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Agriculture/Fishing/Farming

www.syngenta.com

Aug 2002 to Jul 2012 (9 years 11 months)
Senior Accountant at ABB Automation

Experience Details

Senior Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Cash & bank transactions.
Prepare bank reconciliation for all related banks.
Assist in reporting work.
Issuance & follow up LC’s & LG’s.
Issuance of bank transfers & bank drafts (certified checks).
Prepare manual entries.
Entry booking on the accounting system.


Company Details

ABB Automation (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Engineering Services

www.abb.com

Dec 1998 to Jun 2002 (3 years 6 months)
Accountant at Al Ezz Steel Rebars

Experience Details

Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Prepare the accounts payable manual entries.
Control payables LG’s.
Prepare payroll breakdown.
Fixed assets control.
Assist in corporate & sales tax inspections.


Company Details

Al Ezz Steel Rebars

Cairo, Egypt

More then 1000 employees

Manufacturing

N/A

Aug 1996 to Dec 1998 (2 years 4 months)
Tax Accountant at Ernst & Young Int’l

Experience Details

Tax Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Entry Level

Deal with tax authority on behalf of the customers.
Prepare & attend tax inspection for customers.
Prepare & attend objection committees on behalf of the customers.


Company Details

Ernst & Young Int’l (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Accounting and Auditing Services

N/A

May 1995 to Jul 1996 (1 year 2 months)

Education

BSc in Accountancy

Education Details

BSc

Accountancy, Economics, Business adminstration & Marketing

Ain Shams University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Ain Shams University
1990 - 1994
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

EL Tabary

Egypt

1990

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

EL Tabary
1990

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Credit control management

May 2007

Syngenta, Amsterdam

N/A

Training/Course Details

Citibank FX seminar (bourse game)

Mar 2007

Citibank

N/A

Training/Course Details

Citibank trade finance workshop

Feb 2006

Citibank

N/A

Training/Course Details

Hyperion Enterprise

Nov 2004

Syngenta, Basel, Switzerland

N/A

Training/Course Details

Oracle introduction

Sep 1998

Oracle Egypt

N/A

Training/Course Details

Egyptian & int’l accounting standards

Jun 1998

Arab Business Admn. Assoc.

N/A

Training/Course Details

Unified tax in Egypt & corporate tax

Mar 1998

DATCOM.

N/A

Training/Course Details

Egyptian taxation system

Jun 1995

Tax Authority

N/A

Training/Course Details

Accounting & Audit

Oct 1995

Ernst & Young Int’l

N/A

Training/Course Details

Leadership

Feb 2010

QED Prague

N/A

Training/Course Details

Selling skills

Jun 2009

Syngenta

N/A

Training/Course Details

Strategic agenda

Apr 2005

Syngenta

N/A

Training/Course Details

Root mapping learning

Mar 2004

Syngenta

N/A

Training/Course Details

Communication skills

Mar 1999

AUC

N/A

Training/Course Details

Effective time management

Jan 1999

AUC

N/A

Training/Course Details

Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Mar 2014

American University in Cairo

Preparations & revisions for CMA part 2.

Training/Course Details

Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Nov 2000

American Chamber of Commerce in Cairo

Preparations & revisions for CMA part 1.

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Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Advanced

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Advanced

: High

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More than 7 years

ERP

ERP

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Finance

Finance

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Business Adminstration

Business Adminstration

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Business Foundation

Business Foundation

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Key Skills

Planner, Business-oriented, Customer-oriented, Problem Solver, Flexible / Adaptive

Online Presence

khaled_wafa0@yahoo.com

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