Basic Info

Ragwa Mohamed

8 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Finance Manager at Chestnut Learning

Experience Details

Finance Manager

Accounting/Finance

Manager

Oversee finance function for UK & Cairo offices; establish internal finance controls, policies and procedures. Ensure that overall financial targets are met and in line with the company's strategies. Prepare, manage the operating budget, conduct reviews and evaluations for cost reduction opportunities. Supervise preparation of the monthly management reports& financial statements as well as ensure its accurate and timely submission. Liaise with external auditors and handle any arising matters. Monitor, interpret cash flow and anticipate future trends. Manage accounting, reporting and other financial systems to ensure effective and efficient financial management within the company.


Company Details

Chestnut Learning (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

E-Learning

N/A

Nov 2016 to present (5 months)
Senior Admin & Finance Assistant at European Commission Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection

Experience Details

Senior Admin & Finance Assistant

Accounting/Finance

Manager

Act as focal point on finance aspects for the regional office in Cairo, provide advice and support to offices under the same imprest account. (Algeria, Serbia, Khartoum and Addis Ababa), carry out financial planning for forthcoming periods on a monthly basis. Prepare the regional office annual office budget; conduct the revision exercise as per HQ stated timelines. Request office replenishment so that sufficient funds are available to run the office. Submit monthly signed off financial reports to HQ Brussels based on accounts with all necessary commentaries and justified documentation.


Company Details

European Commission Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Non-Profit Organizations

N/A

Feb 2016 to Oct 2016 (8 months)
Financial Planning & Reporting Manager at HSBC Electronic Data Service Delivery

Experience Details

Financial Planning & Reporting Manager

Accounting/Finance

Manager

• Assess reporting requirements on an ongoing basis and proactively work with the necessary teams to improve reporting processes and output as required.
• Consolidate budget plans of various business units into a corporate master budget and provide an overview of the financial status to top management.
• Manage the budgeting process, challenge head of departments to reduce their costs, ensure that the overall financial targets are met and in line with the company's strategies.
• Responsible for submission of quarterly /semi-annual plan and update forecast processes.
• Deliver meaningful financial MI with detailed commentaries and provide insightful advises to key stakeholders.
• Maintain accurate and timely financial information in a changing environment; further developed management reporting function with standard financial MI frameworks.
• Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
• Provide periodic feedback to functional departments on areas for cost reduction, concerns and discrepancies.
• Review & ensure completion of group, regional, internal & Adhoc reporting returns with satisfactory results to group and business functions.
• Ensure that accounting & reporting applications are functionally reconciled and GL accounts are mapped appropriately to group chart of accounts.


Company Details

HSBC Electronic Data Service Delivery (multinational)

Smart Village, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Banking, Outsourcing/Offshoring

N/A

Apr 2010 to Oct 2013 (3 years 6 months)
Senior Consultant - Financial Accounting Services at PwC

Experience Details

Senior Consultant - Financial Accounting Services

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Provide financial accounting services in line of financial statements preparation, financial reports, bookkeeping & payroll. Assign tasks to team members & ensure adherence to the assignment plan. Prepare proposals for new prospective clients.


Company Details

PwC (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Accounting and Auditing Services

N/A

Jun 2006 to Mar 2010 (3 years 9 months)
Telesales representative at Amecotech

Experience Details

Telesales representative

Customer Service/Support

Entry Level

Click to edit position descriptionResponsible for acquiring new UK customers and sell telecommunication products over the phone.


Company Details

Amecotech (multinational)

Egypt

101-500 employees

Consumer Services

N/A

Aug 2004 to Aug 2005 (1 year)

Education

ACCA in ACCA

Education Details

ACCA

ACCA

ACCA, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

N/A

ACCA
2016 - 2018 (Expected)
BSc accounting - English section in Faculty of commerce and business administration

Education Details

BSc accounting - English section

Faculty of commerce and business administration

Helwan University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Helwan University
2000 - 2004
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Om kalthoum language school

Egypt

1999

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

Om kalthoum language school
1999

Certifications

CMA
Mar 2013

Certificate details

CMA

Mar 2013

N/A

N/A

N/A

IMA

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Business Writing Skills

Sep 2009

British Council

N/A

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Profile Skills and Keywords

ACCAAccountingAccounting And Auditing ServicesAdaptiveAmecotechAnalyticalBankingBusiness Writing SkillsCMAChestnut LearningConsumer ServicesCustomer ServiceE-LearningEnglishEuropean Commission Humanitarian Aid & Civil ProtectionFaculty Of Commerce And Business AdministrationFinanceFinance ManagerFinancial Planning & Reporting ManagerFinancial Planning And ReportingFlexibleHSBC Electronic Data Service DeliveryInsuranceMS Office Computer Proficiency, Accounting And Reporting ERP Systems (i.e. SUN, OMT, Hyperion Reporting, Saracen, TM1, Cognos, PeopleSoft, Comsys, Infinity& Crystal Reports).Non-Profit OrganizationsOffshoringOutsourcingPersistentPlannerProblem SolverPwCSenior Admin & Finance AssistantSenior Consultant - Financial Accounting ServicesSupportTelesales Representative

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

MS Office Computer proficiency, accounting and reporting ERP systems (i.e. SUN, OMT, Hyperion reporting, Saracen, TM1, Cognos, PeopleSoft, Comsys, Infinity& Crystal reports).

MS Office Computer proficiency, accounting and reporting ERP systems (i.e. SUN, OMT, Hyperion reporting, Saracen, TM1, Cognos, PeopleSoft, Comsys, Infinity& Crystal reports).

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Accounting

Accounting

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Financial Planning and Reporting

Financial Planning and Reporting

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Planner, Problem Solver, Flexible / Adaptive, Persistent

Online Presence

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