Basic Info

Vishal Gupta

15 years

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

UAE Finance Manager at Wood group PSN

Experience Details

UAE Finance Manager

Accounting/Finance

Manager

Delivery of month-end and annual financial closing, reporting & consolidation process
• Presenting to senior management financial results with cost/volume variance analysis
• Analysing costing trends, potential risk & opportunity areas to reposition business proactively
• Continually identifying, implementing & developing of best practices
• Cost control- challenging standard operating costs, delivering against cost targets
• Preparing annual budgets and periodic re-forecasting
• Structuring inter-company transactions/ secondment contracts with maximum tax efficiency
in compliance with international transfer-pricing norms
• Supporting commercial proposals & bidding teams to meet company’s financial objectives,
cost re-engineering for specific tenders/ bids
• Performing due diligence reviews, authorize credit limits & negotiating payment terms
• Managing payroll with focus on full labour law compliance in UAE, Bahrain and Iraq
• Managing interface with Shared Service Centre for performance excellence for outsourced
business services to minimize operating cost and optimize working capital
• Internal audits - preparation and review of processes/ procedures to ensure all accounting
policies & controls are documented, updated and constantly adhered
Supporting external audits for timely conclusion of statutory & tax audits in UAE & Iraq.
Key Achievements
• May 2013 – helped business improve FY 2013 bottom line by $0.25M for its projects in Qatar
• Jul 2015 - Independently recovered $0.4M from a sub-contractor after a 2 year-long
commercial pursuit
• Dec 2015 - successfully transitioned several business processes like AP, AR banking, cash
application, account reconciliations to its back office in India
• Apr 2016 - implemented ERP-Oracle solutions for three entities in the region and helped
business converge all operating systems onto one common time-writing and billing platform.


Company Details

Wood group PSN

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

More than 1000 employees

Oil and Gas

www.woodgroup-psn.com

Mar 2011 to Aug 2016 (5 years 5 months)
India Finance Manager at Wood Group PSN

Experience Details

India Finance Manager

Accounting/Finance

Manager

Played strategic role in complying with various legislations and resolved several operating challenges
during its incubation and evolution stages. Established internal controls and implemented Oracle ERP and
management reporting systems needed to ensure compliance with different statutory, tax and regulatory
reporting requirements.


Company Details

Wood Group PSN

Gurgaon, India

N/A

Oil and Gas

www.woodgroup-psn.com

Oct 2010 to Mar 2011 (5 months)
Senior Accountant at Wood Group PSN

Experience Details

Senior Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Project Accounting for a contract WG PSN had with a major Oil producer in Barmer (Rajasthan- Western
India field. Managed all aspects of project management involving project costing analysis, budgeting, billing
& AR follow up. Cash flow forecast, project insurance and performance bond etc. Complying with Service
Tax and TDS regulations. Preparation and maintenance of entire trial balance, P&L, balance sheet and other
financial reports. Employee contract design as per transfer pricing regulations.


Company Details

Wood Group PSN

Gurgaon, India

More than 1000 employees

Oil and Gas

www.woodgroup-psn.com

Oct 2008 to Oct 2010 (2 years)
Assistant Manager at M B REAL ESTATE P. LTD

Experience Details

Assistant Manager

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

The company specializes into construction of five star hotel properties, town ships, malls and shopping
complexes in Delhi & NCR region in India. I was leading a team of 15 whose deliverables involved:
• Providing bookkeeping and accounting support for various real estate development projects.
• Managing Accounts Payable, Accounts receivable, and Payroll functions for employees.
• Generating budgets and forecasts on a monthly & quarterly basis
• Managing vendor accounts, inventory records, and generating weekly demand for supplies.
• Managing bank accounts, and performing bank reconciliation, generating daily cash reports.
• Liaison with bankers, insurers and solicitors regarding financial transactions.
• Establishing new and improving existing controls for internal operations.
• Preparing monthly dashboards and Performance Appraisals for team members.


Company Details

M B REAL ESTATE P. LTD

NEW DELHI, India

11-50 employees

Construction - Residential & Commercial/Office

www.dmall.in

Dec 2007 to Sep 2008 (9 months)
Management Trainee at GENPACT

Experience Details

Management Trainee

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

I was part of the closing & reporting team managing BPO / back-end operations for VFS, a division of GE Capital, Danbury, USA. I would prepare reporting templates & required disclosures to SEC & other US statutory agencies. My major tasks were:

• Reporting as per US GAAPs for certain portfolio like goodwill, intangibles and investments
• Books closure including sub system close, booking monthly journals, clearing edits / checks
• Preparation of reconciliations for major balance sheet portfolio like fixed assets, intangibles
• Building detailed end to end process maps for critical closing & reporting processes
• Oracle general ledger segment maintenance – setup of new legal entities, cost center codes
• Transitioning several regulatory reporting schedules for SEC submission from US to India
• Preparing submissions for soft-close & hard-close schedules for SEC disclosure on Hyperion


Company Details

GENPACT (multinational)

Gurgaon, India

N/A

Financial Services

www.genpact.com

Aug 2004 to Dec 2007 (3 years 4 months)
Specialist Customer Support at IBM Daksh eServices P. Ltd

Experience Details

Specialist Customer Support

Accounting/Finance, Customer Service/Support

Entry Level

The process was to ensure timely processing of Shipment orders for a Large US Telecom services provider.
Responsible to ensure that each order processed was completed as per SLA.
This involved a lot of Checks and regular follow-up with other teammates to ensure that Service Level
Agreement is always maintained and that the interaction meets or exceeds the customer expectations.
Helped in creation of a tracking mechanism for the team members and assisted the manager to setup a process
to monitor the number of cases & quality of processing.


Company Details

IBM Daksh eServices P. Ltd (multinational)

Gurgaon, India

More than 1000 employees

Accounting and Auditing Services, Financial Services

www.ibm.com

Oct 2003 to Jul 2004 (9 months)
Senior Accounts Executive at Shivnath Rai Harnarain (India) Ltd

Experience Details

Senior Accounts Executive

Accounting/Finance

Entry Level

I was responsible for preparation of branch accounts which included cash book, bank reconciliations, monthly
Stock reports, payroll for the local staff, etc. Major responsibilities included:
Compilation of Reports- Trading and Profit & Loss a/c, Physical Evaluation & stock verification reports
Preparing & maintaining Books of Accounts (Cash book, Ledger, Journal, Sales register, Assets register)
Dealing with Sales tax authorities, PF & Labor department, and Customs Department
Preparing important reconciliation reports like stock evaluation, Bank reconciliation
Reporting to HQ at month end and to provide support for any Audit / Accounting effort.


Company Details

Shivnath Rai Harnarain (India) Ltd

KANDLA, India

51-100 employees

Logistics and Supply Chain , Agriculture/Fishing/Farming, FMCG

www.shrilalmahal.org

Mar 2002 to Sep 2003 (1 year 6 months)

Education

M Com in Financial Statements

Education Details

M Com

Financial Statements, Statistical Analysis, Organization Behavior

Delhi University, India

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Delhi University
2000 - 2001
B Com (Hons.) in Costing & Cost Control

Education Details

B Com (Hons.)

Costing & Cost Control, Auditing, Financial Accounting

Delhi University, India

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Delhi University
1997 - 2000
College Diploma in Business Administration

Education Details

College Diploma

Business Administration, Organizational Management

National Institute of Sales, India

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

National Institute of Sales
1997 - 1999
High School - Other

High School Details

Other

GBSSN1

India

1997

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

GBSSN1
1997

Certifications

IELTS
Jul 2011

Certificate details

IELTS

Jul 2011

8.5 out of 10

N/A

N/A

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

IFRS

Dec 2010

Piron Education

N/A

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Languages

English

English

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: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Hindi

Hindi

: Fluent

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: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Oracle

Oracle

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Financial Management

Financial Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Month end

Month end

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Cost Control

Cost Control

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Oracle Applications

Oracle Applications

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Financial reporting

Financial reporting

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Project Management

Project Management

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Initiative, Problem Solver, Flexible / Adaptive, Interactive

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