Basic Info

Hatem Swif

10 years

Alexandria, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Budget and Cost Control Analyst/Chief Cost Accountant at Alex Group For Steel Integrated Solutions

Experience Details

Budget and Cost Control Analyst/Chief Cost Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Manager

Cost Control Manager

at Alex Steel for Contracting & Construction
September 2009
To Present
Egypt - Alexandria
I. Work history
A. Cost Control Manager at Alex steel “one of Alex group companies” from April 1 st 2009 till now according the following functional gradation arranged from newest to the oldest:

1. Cost control executive manager responsible for the following:

• Determining cost classification policies and assuring implementation of the determined policies.
• Support and review accountant’s operations and Accounting Transactions.
• Analysis of project cost
• Coordinating with sales team to optimize cost structure and achieving best pricing to close the deal.
• Accurate forecasting and management of budgets
• Improving of new systems and procedures.
• Attend all relevant meetings and provide verbal and written insight into issues.
• Trailing and reviewing stock-takings.

2. Senior Accounts Payable responsible for the following:

• Consistently manage the processing of payable invoices and assure they are properly coded to the general ledger.
• Develop and maintain positive relationships with suppliers.
• Research and resolve accounts payable issues with our suppliers.
• Performing duties in compliance with IFRS, internal controls requirements, and company policies and procedures.
• Preparing ad hoc financial reporting request, other analysis and special projects as requested by management.
• Assist in monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information; ensures accuracy of financial statements.
• Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner and all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable.

3. Warehouse Accountant responsible for the following:

• Match delivered stock against ordered items.
• Ensure the stock system is recording valid cost prices.
• Ensure obsolete and slow moving stocks and suggest stock write-offs whenever required.
• Support operations with Accounting Transactions.
• Investigate stock and stock in transit discrepancies between the source systems and the general ledger.
• Attend all relevant meetings and provide verbal and written insight into issues.
• Assist in the improvement of new systems and procedures.
• Participating in the quarterly stock-takings.

4. Payroll Accountant responsible for the following:

• Evaluating and auditing payroll data and performing necessary deductions and corrective actions as required.
• Preparing journal entries including required accruals, and reconciling and analyzing payroll sheets.

5. Senior Receivable Accountant responsible for the following:

• Maintain up-to-date billing system.
• Generate and send out invoices.
• Follow up on, collect and allocate payments.
• Perform account reconciliations.
• Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities.
• Generate and Review AR aging analysis to ensure compliance.
• Maintain accounts receivable customer files and records.
• Follow established procedures for processing receipts, cash etc.
• Investigate and resolve customer financial queries.
• Collect data and prepare monthly metrics.

6. Cash Accountant responsible for the following:

• Cash flow management.
• Handling all cash transaction of an organization.
• Checking daily cash accounts.
• Maintaining monthly, weekly and daily report of transactions.
• Keep periodic balance sheets of amounts and numbers of transaction.
• Sort, Count and wrap currency and coins.
• Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment.
• Assign entries to proper accounts.
• Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.

B. Financial auditor in “Abd Elhameed Mangood for Accounting and Auditing” from September 1st 2008 till march 31st 2009.

The most important role have been done:

Establishing a standard costing system for Print house organization.

Note: the work environment is ERP in addition to MS Excel for further analysis.


Company Details

Alex Group For Steel Integrated Solutions

Alexandria, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure

http://alexgroup.website/

Apr 2009 to present (8 years 6 months)
Auditor at Abd Elhameed Mangood Office for Accounting and Auditing

Experience Details

Auditor

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Auditing corporations and sol proprietorship companies:

 Industrial companies:
-Biger Company for carton
- Eagle fashion for ready-made clothes
- Print house for printing clothes

 Marine and trading companies:
- Sweegypt Company for contracting and engineering
- Alex Company for contracting and engineering

 Services companies:
- German hospital
- Arabian academy for science and technology
- Alex for you for engineering training


Company Details

Abd Elhameed Mangood Office for Accounting and Auditing

Alexandria, Egypt

11-50 employees

Accounting and Auditing Services

N/A

Sep 2008 to Apr 2009 (7 months)

Achievements


Establishing costing system including all relevant regulatory rules, documents and information flows, in addition to training new accountants on all aspects of the new system



Establishing costing system for the sake of dress printing factory called (Print House) it follows Eagle Fashion LTD and it's one of the auditing office clients. including all relevant regulatory rules, documents and information flows, in addition to training new accountants on all aspects of the new system

Education

BSc in Accounting

Education Details

BSc

Accounting

Alexandria University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Alexandria University
2002 - 2006

Certifications

Certificate details

ICDL (International Computer Driving License)

Oct 2008

100 out of 100

N/A

N/A

ECDL Foundation

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

financial accounting

Feb 2008

Egyptian Society for Chartered Accountants / Alexandria University

N/A

Training/Course Details

Primavera 6

Jan 2010

New Horizon Training Center

N/A

Training/Course Details

Summer trainee

Jul 2002

MIBank (Misr International Bank)

N/A

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Languages

Arabic

Arabic

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English

English

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French

French

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Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

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More than 7 years

ERP

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More than 7 years

Primavera

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3-5 years

Fields of Expertise

Accounting

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More than 7 years

cost control

cost control

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More than 7 years

Financial Analyst

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More than 7 years

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