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Sara Mostafa

6 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Senior Cost accountant & Financial Analyst at AkzoNobel Powder Coating

Experience Details

Senior Cost accountant & Financial Analyst

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Act as Financial Controller assistant in any required reports and urgent tasks.

Activity based costing project Champion:

• Collect data from all departments.
• Determine reasonable allocation key of every activity.
• Allocate costs to each activity using its allocation key.
• Calculate operating income (OI) per customer.
• Discuss the result with sales team and make action plan for each significant customer to improve its OI.

Cost control and Margin support:

• Determine actual Product cost and report variances between actual and standard cost.
• Analysis product cost increasing to determine its reasons to manage it if possible.
• Follow up Spare parts inventory and count it monthly to determine required adjustments.
• Produce high quality accurate Sales & Margin information, discuss with all teams regularly to understand a situation and commit Employees Company wide to margin improvement.
• Daily review and report Sales & production volume comparing with history MTD.
• Weekly and Monthly report consolidated sales.
• Daily review and report CM & ASP comparing with history MTD.
• Analysis AP usage variance and set a standard variance to tight CM variance between finance and sales.

Revenue Budgeting:

• Provide sales managers with all information needed to create sales budget.
• Collect and review data from sales managers.
• Create a consolidated budget version for management approval
• Weekly and Monthly report consolidated sales volume,CM and ASP compared with budget.
• Update the budget model each quarter to account for significant changes in the business environment


Company Details

AkzoNobel Powder Coating (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Manufacturing

N/A

Jan 2015 to present (1 year 11 months)
Cost accountant & Financial Analyst at AkzoNobel Powder Coating

Experience Details

Cost accountant & Financial Analyst

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Cost control & Margin support:

• Determine actual Product cost and report variances between actual and standard cost.
• Ensure Opex for each department are tightly controlled and discussed with relevant Management.
• Follow up Spare parts inventory and count it monthly to determine required adjustments.
• Produce high quality accurate Sales & Margin information, discuss with all teams regularly to understand a situation and commit Employees Company wide to margin improvement.
• Daily review and report actual CM&GM; comparing with standard as monitor and analyses sales invoices.


Budgeting and Planning:

• Provide department managers with all information needed for creating their own budget.
• Act as an advisor to department managers in formulating their budget submissions
• Review proposed budget submissions from department managers for accuracy and completeness.
• Examine whether budget submissions can be achieved and also there is no Budgetary Slack
• Propose enhancements to the budget model.
• Create a consolidated budget version for management approval.
• Compare actual to budgeted results monthly, and report on significant variances


Company Details

AkzoNobel Powder Coating (multinational)

cairo, giza, Egypt

101-500 employees

Manufacturing

N/A

Jan 2013 to Dec 2014 (1 year 11 months)
Receivable accountant at AkzoNobel

Experience Details

Receivable accountant

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Credit control:

• Follow up of the receivables and establishing coordination with the sales department with the target of maximizing the collections.
• Preparation of the reconciliation letters for customers and follow up.
• Analysis of the limit-risks, and periodical updating.
• Cheque processing in MfgPro system
• Preparation of the daily and weekly payment lists.
• Performing company’s payments

Banks:

• Establishing and coordinating relations with the banks.
• Follow up on the changes in relevant laws.
• Minimizing Finance related cost

Accounting:

• Provides General Ledger and MFG Pro data entries.
• Assists in audits and tax inspections.
• Ensures compliance with finance/accounting policies and procedures.


Company Details

AkzoNobel (multinational)

6 October, Egypt

101-500 employees

Manufacturing

https://www.akzonobel.com/

Jul 2011 to Dec 2012 (1 year 5 months)

Achievements


CMA in progress Master’s Degree in accounting

Education

Master's Degree in Cost accounting

Education Details

Master's Degree

Cost accounting

Cairo University, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Cairo University
2009 - 2011

Certifications

CMA Part One
Feb 2016

Certificate details

CMA Part One

Feb 2016

N/A

N/A

N/A

IMA

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

CMA part one

Aug 2013

IPA

N/A

Training/Course Details

CMA Part Two

Jul 2016

AUC

N/A

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