Basic Info

Ahmed Hossam

12 years

Giza, Egypt

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Finance and Administration manager at Degremont Suez Group

Experience Details

Finance and Administration manager

Accounting/Finance, Administration

Manager

Accounting:
• Revising project accounts & submitting related reports to HO for consolidation.
• Meeting with and reviewing the accounts with the external auditors on regular basis.
• Coordination with the audits regarding the taxes inspections & submits related reports to HO for the Tax dept.
• Conducting Cash Flow reports for all projects.
• Manages the invoices collection
• Managing the local & Offshore Bank accounts & related transactions in regard to Cash flow.
• Coordination with Project Mgrs. Regarding project budget, budget actualization, monitoring cost control, cash flow situation.
• Responsibility for managing the day-to-day operation of the general accounting department to ensure all transaction are accounted.
• Manage the month-end closings and reconciliations for Sister Companies.
• Prepare financial statements on quarterly basis.
• Research, design, develop and implement financial systems, controls, policies and procedures to support rapid growth and expansion
• Drive process improvement and identify opportunities for cost savings
• Provide leadership and coaching to team members in support of individual employee professional goals and ambitions.
• Following up with the external and internal auditors and the tax inspectors.
• Interprets company policy to the team and enforces company policy and practices.
• Administration:
• Managing contracts of accommodation, visas, work permits, driving license for the expatriates
• Managing the insurance of the apartments, cars and site insurance.
• Interacting with Telecom companies for related issues
• Interacting with the governmental entities regarding electricity and water consumption.
• Interaction with lawyers & Legal consultation regarding any legal related issue.


Company Details

Degremont Suez Group (multinational)

Giza, Egypt

More then 1000 employees

Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure, Engineering Services

N/A

Dec 2010 to present (6 years 4 months)
Group Accounts Payable Manager at Magrabi Retail Corporate Office

Experience Details

Group Accounts Payable Manager

Accounting/Finance

Manager


• Manages and supervises the Accounts Payable Team
• Responsible for preparing month-end schedules and reports for management review
• Manages and coordinates activities required to ensure an accurate and efficient Accounts Payable cycle.
• Develops and recommends new and existing policy and procedure to govern the payment of company bills to the advantage of the organization in terms of cash flow.
• Directs invoice processing and verification, expense coding, and drafting of payment checks or vouchers Performs audit process to ensure accuracy against overpayments, remittance address errors or checks sent to International trade process and procedures including the letter of credit regulations
• Knowledge of different methods of electronic payment processing.
• Prepares various monthly Accounts Payable Reports to the Financial Controller
• Maintains Accounts Payable ledger and vendor database
• Manages claims and disputes
• Reports directly to the Controller
• Responsible for processing of credit references.
• Work with vendors to resolve disputes and ensure that services are not interrupted, including reconciling of vendor statements monthly


Company Details

Magrabi Retail Corporate Office (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More then 1000 employees

Retail

N/A

Jun 2009 to Nov 2010 (1 year 5 months)
Accounting Manger at Kingdom Agriculture Development company).

Experience Details

Accounting Manger

Accounting/Finance

Manager

Accounting Manager:

• Responsibility for managing the day-to-day operation of the general accounting department to ensure all transaction are accounted for in accordance with U.S. GAAP
• Manage an accounting staff of eight to include Payroll, Inventory, AP, AR, and General Accounting
• Auditing receivables and payables transactions
• Prepare Balance Sheet forecasts and budgets
• Research, design, develop and implement financial systems, controls, policies and procedures to support rapid growth and expansion
• Drive process improvement and identify opportunities for cost savings
• Interact with accounting management regarding corporate financial matters
• Provide leadership and coaching to team members in support of individual employee professional goals and ambitions.


Company Details

Kingdom Agriculture Development company). (multinational)

Giza, Egypt

101-500 employees

Agriculture/Fishing/Farming

N/A

Jul 2008 to May 2009 (10 months)
Senior Financial Accountant at Industrial Modernization Programme (IMP).

Experience Details

Senior Financial Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Participate in creating annual working plan of IMC (AWP4 & AWP5)
• Responsible on managing budget lines of the AWP in my region.
• Monitor the project budget for each contract.
• Reporting to the financial controller with the financial situation of the BRC on monthly basis.
• Reviewing all the reports that are required for the auditors.
• Providing assistance on financial matters to BRC manager.
• Assist in preparing financial statements and reports according to IMC financial procedures and the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
• Managing Accounts Receivable/ Payables on the G/L, and insure that the financial policies are implemented.
• Posting daily transactions into ERP and preparing reports.
• Insure budget deduction from client ceiling.
• Follow up on monthly basis the collection of the cost share with the project manager.
• Managing cash flow and bank account.
• Maintain accurate books and records.
• Preparing bank reconciliation.


Company Details

Industrial Modernization Programme (IMP).

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Management Consulting

N/A

Apr 2005 to Jun 2008 (3 years 2 months)
Senior Financial Officer at Arab Academy Graduate School of Business (AAGSB)

Experience Details

Senior Financial Officer

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Responsible for handling customers and suppliers Accounts.
• Reporting to (the Student Affairs and Career Development Departments) with the financial clearance of the MBA students.
• Bank reconciliation.
• Bank transfer.
• Responsible for Cash Collections and Bank Deposits.
• Responsible for controlling the inventory of the library and Book store.
• Reporting to the Under Graduates French program coordinator and to the LSE program coordinator with the financial situation and handling the financial letters (Dues).
• Organizing and supervising all the paper work in the office.
• Following up the returned cheques with the head office (ICHRD).
• Handle petty cash and prepare petty cash reimbursements report.
• Budgeting.


Company Details

Arab Academy Graduate School of Business (AAGSB)

Giza, Egypt

101-500 employees

Education

N/A

Aug 2000 to Mar 2005 (4 years 7 months)

Education

MBA in Finance

Education Details

MBA

Finance

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

Banking, corporate Finance, General Accounting, Investments, Strategic Managemnet, Marketing, Operation Management, Human Resource.

N/A

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
2002 - 2005
BSC in Accounting English Section

Education Details

BSC

Accounting English Section

Ain Shams University, Egypt

Not specified

Marketing, Managment, Accounting, Human Resource

N/A

Ain Shams University
1997 - 2000
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

OM ELABTAL LANGUAGE SCHOOL

Egypt

1996

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

OM ELABTAL LANGUAGE SCHOOL
1996

Certifications

TOEFL
May 2006

Certificate details

TOEFL

May 2006

520

N/A

N/A

Arab Academy for Science and Technology

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Effective Communications skills

Dec 2010

Magrabi

N/A

Training/Course Details

International Trade Products

Dec 2010

Magrabi

N/A

Training/Course Details

Trade Finance Seminar

Nov 2009

Magrabi

N/A

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English

English

: Advanced

: Advanced

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Arabic

Arabic

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Internet

Internet

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Computer Skills

Computer Skills

: Advanced

: High

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More than 7 years

SAP

SAP

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

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1-3 years

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

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: Medium

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Accounting

Accounting

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Administration

Administration

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: High

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1-3 years

Tax

Tax

: Intermediate

: Medium

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3-5 years

Budgeting and Reporting

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: Extreme - I love it!

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1-3 years

Key Skills

Hard worker, Creative, Organizer, Flexible / Adaptive, Social

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