Basic Info

Usman Ibraheem

7 years

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Master's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Group Internal Auditor at Al Ahli Holding Group

Experience Details

Group Internal Auditor

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

 Develop Annual Audit Plans for conduction of Operational & Financial Audits and implement the same after approval from Head of Internal Audit.
 Establish detailed SOPs and Risk based Methodologies for Independent, Objective & Systematic Conduction of Operational & Financial Audits.
 Perform ad hoc audits and conduct fraud investigations or other Special Assignments as per instructions from Higher Management.
 Prepare and Circulate Monthly Business Update and Income/Expense Variance Analysis Reports for Higher Management.
 Performing Process Audits, reporting deficiencies in internal controls and giving recommendations to improve overall internal control environment.
 Performing periodic Financial & Operational Reviews, identifying and investigating any significant variations and preparing summary reports for higher management.
 Preparing audit reports based on the results of audit performed, special reports on management’s request and maintains audit working papers for record purpose.
 Drafting financial and operational policies and procedures and process flows and work towards their successful implementation within all areas of the organization.
 Reviewing Letter of Credits, Inward Document Collections and Export Collection Documents.
 Participate in BU Performance Appraisal Meetings and help stakeholders in evaluation of business improvement plans.


Company Details

Al Ahli Holding Group

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

More than 1000 employees

Construction - Residential & Commercial/Office, Plastics , Transportation

N/A

Dec 2013 to Jun 2016 (2 years 6 months)
Senior Accountant at Pioneer Packaging & Trading Co.

Experience Details

Senior Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

 Monitor all matters related to accounts receivable & accounts payable such as preparation and posting of sale invoices, purchase order, payment receipt and payment made on daily basis.
 Handling day to day accounts in ERP and prepare reports as per management requirement.
 Responsible for Preparation and implementation of monthly/annual budgets.
 Monitor all banking/treasury matters & documentation for the same (LC, Forex Transactions etc.).
 Review and analyze the cost of goods sold records and report variances relating to the same.
 Maintain accounting controls by establishing a chart of accounts, defining accounting policies & procedures.
 Prepared monthly financial statements as per Internal Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs).


Company Details

Pioneer Packaging & Trading Co.

Lahore, Pakistan

51-100 employees

Packaging and Containers , Wholesale Trade

N/A

Feb 2012 to Nov 2013 (1 year 9 months)
Audit Assistant at Zulfiqar Ahmad & Co. Chartered AccountantsAudit Assistant

Experience Details

Audit Assistant

Accounting/Finance

Entry Level

Internal Audit Engagements

Got the opportunity to perform following tasks in the capacity of ‘Team Senior’ for top tier clients (Hilti Private Limited, Nippon Paint Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd, Diamond Paints (Pvt.) Ltd & Levis Strauss Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd):
 Reviewing the financial & operational processes of companies focusing on the internal controls environment.
 Evaluating the internal control procedures to identify & report areas requiring management intervention.
 Drafting and helping in implementation of various operational policies & procedures for clients.
 Reviewing the financial results to identify & report material misstatements in the presentation of financial information.
 Preparing financial analysis reports including sales & profitability trend analysis, cost analysis and forecasting.
 Reviewing and updating audit programs and questionnaires; recommending new policies and procedures.
 Review financial forecasts and budgets, prepared by clients, to ensure accuracy and reliability of the same.
 Identifying material variances in management accounting estimates such as accruals and depreciation.
 Preparing special reports as requested by the senior management on business and financial risks and financial reporting.

Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) Engagements

Got the opportunity to perform following tasks in the capacity of ‘Team Leader’ for top tier clients (Volvo Pakistan Ltd, Mitchell’s Fruit Farms Limited, Hilti Private Limited & Suzuki Township Motors):
 Studying, understanding and documenting (flow charts) the existing “As-Is” business processes of major clients by performing walk through.
 Identifying major control gaps/weaknesses regarding the operational and financial processes of the organization.
 Re-engineering the existing (or backend) business processes to accomplish the new cross-functional business processes.
 Documenting and drafting/narrating the ‘As-Is’ and ‘To-Be’ business processes and sub-cycles in the form of Visio-flowcharts.
 Training and implementing the newly developed ‘To-Be’ cross-functional businesses processes as agreed/signed-off by the process owners/client’s key management personnel.


Company Details

Zulfiqar Ahmad & Co. Chartered AccountantsAudit Assistant

Lahore, Pakistan

51-100 employees

Accounting and Auditing Services

N/A

Jan 2010 to Jan 2012 (2 years)
Audit & Tax Assistant at Ishtiaq Rana & Co. Chartered Accountants

Experience Details

Audit & Tax Assistant

Accounting/Finance

Entry Level

Being an Audit & Taxation Assistant, I got the opportunity to perform the following assignments:

 Reviewing the finance & operational processes of various clients focusing on the internal controls environment.
 Evaluating the internal control procedures to identify & report areas requiring management intervention.
 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.
 Prepare and submit the Sales Tax Returns of various companies on monthly basis.
 Preparation & E-Filling of Monthly & Annual Income Tax Returns of various clients.
 Work as “Accounts Payable Executive” on secondment basis for one month period.


Company Details

Ishtiaq Rana & Co. Chartered Accountants

Lahore, Pakistan

11-50 employees

Accounting and Auditing Services

N/A

Jan 2009 to Dec 2009 (11 months)

Achievements


My achievements as Group Internal Auditor at Al Ahli Holding Group are as follows: 1. Being the first/senior member of the team, worked directly with HoD on various projects and played significant role in development of the IA team. 2. Attained High Performance Scores on successful completion of assignments under tight deadlines and on helping in achievement/identification of significant actual/potentials cost savings for the company.

Education

M.Com in Audit

Education Details

M.Com

Audit

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Higher Education Commission
2016 - 2016
High School - Other

High School Details

Other

Government School, Burrewala

Pakistan

2015

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

Government School, Burrewala
2015

Certifications

Certificate details

UAE Chartered Accountant (UAECA)

Oct 2015

N/A

N/A

N/A

Accountant & Auditor Association (AAA)

N/A

Certificate details

Associate Member of ACCA

May 2013

N/A

N/A

N/A

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

N/A

Certificate details

Certified Accounting Technician (CAT)

Dec 2007

N/A

N/A

N/A

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

iScla

Dec 2010

Zulfiqar Ahmad & Co. Chartered Accountants

N/A

Training/Course Details

AASMIS

Jun 2014

Al Ahli Holding Group

N/A

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Urdu

Urdu

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English

English

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Punjabi

Punjabi

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: Intermediate

: Fluent

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Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

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3-5 years

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

QuickBooks

QuickBooks

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: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Oracle

Oracle

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1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Internal Audit

Internal Audit

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Internal Control Evalutaion

Internal Control Evalutaion

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

MS Office

MS Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Business Process Reengineering

Business Process Reengineering

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

IFRS

IFRS

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3-5 years

Oracle

Oracle

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1-3 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Communicator, Initiative, Flexible / Adaptive

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