Basic Info

Mahmoud Awad

14 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Senior Financial Reporting Analyst at Canadian Delta

Experience Details

Senior Financial Reporting Analyst

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Develops complex financial models to support management decision making related profitability of new opportunities, capital investments, revenue models, profit margin analysis, and impact of regulatory changes
• Analyzes and summarizes the company’s financial statements, expenses, and records. Develops recommendations for management decision making
• Prepares financial data and summary information for use in management reporting for executive level presentations across the organization
• Performs complex financial analysis including conducting research and identifying, designing and implementing applications and tools to fulfill reporting and analysis needs. Runs various scenarios through models and interprets financial impact. Measures financial results against budget and forecasts
• Assists in the development of the long-range financial plans and continuously analyzes operating financial results. Works closely with other departments within the company to ensure that strategic initiatives are achieved
• Assists in the development of the annual budget and analyzes actual and budgeted figures on an ongoing basis. Creates and maintains detailed budgeted templates
• Reviews monthly financial operating results, identifying key trends, variances, and areas of improved performance
• Provides information and assistance to management regarding expenditures, purchases and other costs of doing business
• Performs ad hoc analysis and forecasts for management team


Company Details

Canadian Delta (multinational)

Hamilton, Canada

101-500 employees

Business Supplies and Equipment

N/A

Nov 2015 to Apr 2016 (5 months)
Financial Manager (Deputy CFO) at Melody Entertainment Limited

Experience Details

Financial Manager (Deputy CFO)

Accounting/Finance

Manager

Manage the accounting and Finance department
• Formulate Group accounting policies and common standards jointly with CFO.
• Supervise and assist in the consolidation and publication of financial statements on monthly and annual basis
• Continuous support and coordination with external auditors, review balance sheets and necessary disclosures
• Monitor inter-company balances and negotiate with PHS annually the agreement and amounts transferred between affiliated companies
• Budgeting and business review of the whole Group. Monitoring variances and depth analysis.
• Cash & fund management. Exposure to banking and treasury functions.
• Facilitate the flow of financial information for interested managers.
• Supervise, manage and train staff in the most effective way.


Company Details

Melody Entertainment Limited (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Entertainment

N/A

Jan 2013 to Aug 2015 (2 years 7 months)
Financial Controller at One Card

Experience Details

Financial Controller

Accounting/Finance

Manager

• Arrange for audits of the company’s accounts, Assist in preparing annual audited financial statements
• Prepare reports required by regulatory authorities both in Egypt and KSA. Comply with all processes required by law
• Coordinate the month-end and year-end closing processes. Ensure processes are followed systematically
• Review company’s financial statements for accuracy and clarity. Ensure high-quality documentation and proper system usage
• Manage the work and development of staff members consisting of two full time senior accountants and one part time senior
• Responsible for maintaining accurate books and subsidiaries
• Prepare monthly forecast update, primarily by working closely with department heads in forecasting their department’s overheads
• Assist with preparation of semiannual Holding company reporting package
• Review bank reconciliations, loan schedules, management fees, etc.
• Review intercompany billings , including the follow up of payment
• Ensure the monthly reconciliation of all ledgers and sub-ledgers with HO , suppliers , branches
• Analyze business performance / results, providing feedback to Senior Management
• Track and monitor revenue for accuracy, verifying it against sub ledger report on a monthly basis
• Ensure monthly accruals are adjusted to meet the demands of the business
• Ensure approved capital expenditure budgets are adhered to at all times

Selected Achievements
• Established the financial accounting and reporting of an international company. Accomplishments included: monthly accounting period close, monthly financial statements, account analysis, depreciation schedules, budgeting, intercompany accounting, foreign currency accounting.( SAR 100 Million)
• Lead comprehensive ERP tailoring to the company’s special nature of business (Online Payment Processing) &a full integration with the website reporting system .


Company Details

One Card

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Internet/E-commerce

N/A

Feb 2012 to Dec 2012 (10 months)
Financial Controller at Melody Entertainment Limited

Experience Details

Financial Controller

Accounting/Finance

Manager

• Direct and coordinate company’s financial planning and budget management functions.
• Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of the Company, its subsidiaries, and its investments.
• Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget. Establish and maintain internal controls, including monitoring ongoing activities.
• Oversee daily operations of the Finance/Accounting Department.
• Manage the preparation of the Company annual and monthly reports of financial position, results of operations, and cash flows.
• Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts.
• Manage, motivate, and coach staff (Accountants, Senior Accountants, and Team Leaders) with their daily activities.
• Evaluate existing financial information systems and suggest improvements
• Maintain the Internal Control environment within the organization
• Collaborate with the CFO to support overall department goals and objectives.
• Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.

• Selected Achievements
• Lead comprehensive ERP tailoring to the company’s special nature of business ( Media)
• Established the financial accounting and reporting of an international company. Accomplishments included: monthly accounting period close, monthly financial statements, account analysis, depreciation schedules, budgeting, intercompany accounting, foreign currency accounting.( USD 25 Million)
• Lead Pre-IPO process for the holding company and 14 subsidiaries.


Company Details

Melody Entertainment Limited

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Entertainment

N/A

Apr 2008 to Jan 2012 (3 years 9 months)
Chief Accountant at Melody Entertainment Limited Chief Accountant

Experience Details

Chief Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Review and monitor all accounting entries made by the department personnel.
• Process all company payments for approval and verification by the Financial Controller.
• Supervision of monthly payments and reports to be given to suppliers.
• Preparation and closing of all accounts for audit
• Preparation of budget, financial analysis & monthly management report.


Company Details

Melody Entertainment Limited Chief Accountant

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Entertainment

N/A

May 2005 to Dec 2007 (2 years 7 months)
External Auditor at Mohammed Soliman Public Accountants & Auditing firm

Experience Details

External Auditor

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Conduct comprehensive financial audits, governmental compliance audits, and agreed-upon procedures.
• Perform analytical procedures/analyses to detect unusual financial statement relationships.
• Perform internal control and substantive testing’s.
• Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to seniors and managers.
• Propose adjusting journal entries and discuss audit findings with clients.
• Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to seniors and managers.
• Document audit procedures and cross reference work papers.
• Create management representation letter comments and recommendations and draft audit reports for management review.
• Coordinate entrance/exit conferences.


Company Details

Mohammed Soliman Public Accountants & Auditing firm

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Accounting and Auditing Services

N/A

May 2002 to Apr 2005 (2 years 11 months)

Achievements


• Established the financial accounting and reporting of an international company. Accomplishments included: monthly accounting period close, monthly financial statements, account analysis, depreciation schedules, budgeting, intercompany accounting, foreign currency accounting.( SAR 100 Million)
• Lead comprehensive ERP tailoring to the company’s special nature of business (Online Payment Processing) &a full integration with the website reporting system .



• Lead comprehensive ERP tailoring to the company’s special nature of business ( Media)
• Established the financial accounting and reporting of an international company. Accomplishments included: monthly accounting period close, monthly financial statements, account analysis, depreciation schedules, budgeting, intercompany accounting, foreign currency accounting.( USD 25 Million)
• Lead Pre-IPO process for the holding company and 14 subsidiaries.



Education

MBA in Finance & Investment

Education Details

MBA

Finance & Investment

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

N/A

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
2007 - 2010
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

Accounting

Faculty of commerce, Cairo University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Faculty of commerce, Cairo University
1998 - 2002

Certifications

Certificate details

CFC (Certified Financial Consultant) certificate

Feb 2013

N/A

N/A

N/A

Institute of Financial Consultants

N/A

Certificate details

CFP (Certified Financial Professional)

Nov 2008

N/A

N/A

N/A

Meirc Training & Consulting

N/A

Certificate details

MAC (Modern Accounting Certificate )

Jul 2004

N/A

N/A

N/A

American University in Cairo

N/A

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AccountingAccounting & Financial ManagementAccounting And Auditing ServicesAnalyticalArabicAudit Management And SupportBusiness Planning & Analysis .Business Supplies And EquipmentCFC (Certified Financial Consultant) CertificateCFP (Certified Financial Professional)Canadian DeltaChief AccountantControllership & Decision SupportDetails-orientedE-commerceERPEnglishEntertainmentExternal AuditorFinanceFinance & InvestmentFinancial Analysis & ReportingFinancial ControllerFinancial Manager (Deputy CFO)FrenchGrowth Strategy DevelopmentHandles StressIPO , M&A & Investor RelationsInsuranceInternetMAC (Modern Accounting Certificate )MBAMelody Entertainment LimitedMicrosoft OfficeMusicOrganizerProblem SolverProficiency With IAS, IFRSReadingSenior Financial Reporting AnalystStrong Experience On Various Accounting Reporting Systems (BAAN ERP System & Qucikbooks)

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Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

ERP

ERP

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Accounting & Financial Management

Accounting & Financial Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Controllership & decision support

Controllership & decision support

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Financial analysis & reporting

Financial analysis & reporting

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

IPO , M&A & Investor relations

IPO , M&A & Investor relations

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Audit management and support

Audit management and support

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Business Planning & Analysis .

Business Planning & Analysis .

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Strong experience on various accounting reporting systems (BAAN ERP System & Qucikbooks)

Strong experience on various accounting reporting systems (BAAN ERP System & Qucikbooks)

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Proficiency with IAS, IFRS

Proficiency with IAS, IFRS

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Growth strategy development

Growth strategy development

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Organizer, Problem Solver, Details-oriented, Handles Stress

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