Basic Info

Joseph Tawfik

More than 15 years

Cairo, Egypt

Doctorate Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Finance Director at Logistica

Experience Details

Finance Director

Accounting/Finance, Administration

Manager

Highlights:
• Advanced automation of financial processes by implementing ERP System - Microsoft AX (Financial).
• Played a crucial role constructing a structured and organized reporting structure with well-defined responsibilities and authority matrix for finance department.

Key Responsibilities:
• Spearheading development of critical financial plans and strategies including budgeting and forecasting to ensure sound financial management and control.
• Embedding well defined work structures/ processes including best financial practices while deploying actions that ensure all financial obligations are met adequately and on time.
• Devising forecasts and budgets based on past trends and future growth plans; monitoring performance with targets/ budget and implementing corrective actions in case of any shortfall/ overruns.
• Directing preparation of financial statements, narratives and schedules while assessing them for accuracy, completeness and conformance to all accounting and reporting standards.
• Summarizing overall financial position of the organization into relevant reports and routinely presenting them to CEO along with recommendations for improvisations.
• Mediating largely with bankers for facilities - tactically negotiating favorable terms/ pricing while facilitating any document/ information required by them from time-to-time.
• Executing periodic audits jointly with external auditors while emphasizing implementation of all audit recommendations to enhance the efficiency of all business policies/ processes.
• Recruiting competent professionals; providing financial leadership and guidance to staff in delivering performance that support organization’s strategic goals.


Company Details

Logistica

cairo, giza, Egypt

101-500 employees

Logistics and Supply Chain

N/A

Aug 2010 to present (6 years 4 months)
Finance Director at Logistica

Experience Details

Finance Director

Accounting/Finance

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

N/A


Company Details

Logistica

Giza, Egypt

101-500 employees

Logistics and Supply Chain

N/A

Aug 2010 to present (6 years 4 months)
Finance Director at Etisalat Merged ISP, Batelco El Bahrin, EGYNET

Experience Details

Finance Director

Accounting/Finance

Manager

Highlights:
• Contributed significantly in establishing and migrating processes from manual to ERP system thus advanced accuracy and integrity for finance functions.
• Leveraged core functional expertise in formulating finance policies and procedures for Batelco El Bahrain.
• Established a cohesive collection strategy that regularized and augmented efficiencies of business cycle.
• Spearheaded transition from Delta ERP to Oracle ERP; orchestrated seamless integration of Etisalat policies, procedures and systems with subsidiary company to secure consistency and minimum disruption in routine business functions.

Key Responsibilities:
• Devised cohesive finance management strategies with key emphasis on accounts payable/ receivable, treasury and fixed assets for enhancing current as well as future financial performance of the organization.
• Led a team of middle level managers to convert fiscal business information into financial statements and reports in sync with various reporting and procedural standards.
• Oversaw factors critical for sound financial performance like budgeting and forecasting. Identified variances and deployed actions to circumvent the same.
• Generated an array of analytical reports that involve past trends and statistical compilation of current business data for MD and Finance Batelco team review on monthly basis.
• Fostered appropriate control levels, established best practices for cost systems and implemented tight collection processes to optimize cash flow.
• Verified accuracy, completeness and integrity of all financial statements/ reports and provided integral support to auditors in generated year-end audited financial statements.
• Kept current on tax policies and structures to advise management on tax implications while explored any tax saving opportunity while filing of sales, salaries and stamp tax.
• Governed a performance driven culture across the organization; evaluated performance vis-à-vis target and directed modifications to policies/ strategies to ensure business performance heads in a positive direction.


Company Details

Etisalat Merged ISP, Batelco El Bahrin, EGYNET (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Internet/E-commerce

N/A

Jan 2000 to Jul 2010 (10 years 6 months)
Accounting Manager at Trading Company

Experience Details

Accounting Manager

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Key Responsibilities:
• Served as an expert source for all finance issues including full accountability of producing balance sheets, income statement and cash-flow statements with quality, accuracy and conformance to chart of accounts.
• Led activities from concept to completion with regards to project budgeting and forecasting.
Be aligned payable, receivables and inventory cycles to maintain a positive working capital flow in the system.
• Recorded and updated detailed schedule of fixed assets; calculated accumulated depreciation and ensured all assets are appropriately valued and documented in the books of accounts.
• Presented reports highlighting financial position/ performance in line with the set targets or budgets and clearly outlined financial risk/ benchmarks to senior management with corresponding action plans.
• Administered treasury functions and concurrently evaluated impact of financial policies and processes and re-organized structures to ensure the organization’s financial domain is efficient and organized.
• Maintained complete, accurate and systematic set of records for all financial statements, documents and reports. Ensured cost controls as well as application of appropriate accounting standards and principles.


Company Details

Trading Company

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Retail

N/A

Jan 1997 to Dec 1999 (2 years 11 months)
Senior Accountant at Manufacturing ( Plastic, snacks and Juices)

Experience Details

Senior Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Key Responsibilities:
• Handled full operational remit of core accounting functions and prepared year-end financial statements and reports while developed and maintained accurate financial databases.
• Compiled financial data and prepared reports that exhibit organization’s financial stability/ liquidity/ growth for strategic decision making by senior management.
• Ensured the organization business activities like accounts payable, receivable and treasury functions are documented and reported in conformance to various accounting standards.
• Involved in budgeting/ forecasting; applied various financial models/ techniques while developing strategies to maximize success of finance management initiatives.


Company Details

Manufacturing ( Plastic, snacks and Juices)

Hofof, Saudi Arabia

101-500 employees

Packaging and Containers

N/A

Jan 1994 to Dec 1996 (2 years 11 months)
Trainee Accountant at Mohsen Abou El Souad

Experience Details

Trainee Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Entry Level

Training Accounting in Charter Accounting &Import;& Export


Company Details

Mohsen Abou El Souad

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Accounting and Auditing Services

N/A

Jan 1992 to Dec 1993 (1 year 11 months)

Education

Doctoral Of Business Administration (D.B.A) in Business Administration

Education Details

Doctoral Of Business Administration (D.B.A)

Business Administration

Cairo University, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Cairo University
2013 - 2017 (Expected)
MBA in MBA

Education Details

MBA

MBA

Arab Sciense Technology & Maritine Transport, Egypt

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

GPA 3.79 Full GPA Is 4

Arab Sciense Technology & Maritine Transport
2011 - 2013
Technical Diploma in Accounting & Auditing

Education Details

Technical Diploma

Accounting & Auditing

Cairo universty, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

Degree of excellence in research topic, a discovery of fraud and mis-under operating-accounts ERP System

Cairo universty
1996 - 1998
Bachelor's degree of Accounting in Accounting

Education Details

Bachelor's degree of Accounting

Accounting

Cairo universty, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

Excellent degree in the preparation of financial statements

Cairo universty
1987 - 1991

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Logic Training Consulting

Nov 2005

Logic Training Consulting

Budget Techniques

Training/Course Details

Developing Effective Business Plan

Feb 2003

IMC(Industrial Modernistion Center)

N/A

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English

English

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More than 7 years

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More than 7 years

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More than 7 years

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More than 7 years

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More than 7 years

Managing

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More than 7 years

Accounting

Accounting

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More than 7 years

Costing

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More than 7 years

Finance

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More than 7 years

Budgeting

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Leader, Planner, Organizer, Problem Solver, Entrepreneur

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