Basic Info

Islam Azzam ,CMA

9 years

Alexandria, Egypt

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Manager

Work Experience

Chief Accountant at British Council

Experience Details

Chief Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Liaise with the HUB to clear and reconcile all bank GLs,ensure no open items aged more than 30 days.
Extract the daily bank deposits from the bank statement and send it to all credit controllers and follow up with them to clear all unidentified receipts.
Liaise with the bank to solve any issues related to the bank statement transactions.
Validate calculations ,documentations and post all journals and offline payments.
Ensure no “parked- not posted” entries on SAP at the end of the month.
Review the accrued and deferred income control account on monthly basis.
Review all petty cash transactions,validate documentation and post parked transactions on SAP.
Quarterly clearing of un-collected cheques that are aged more than 6 months.
Handling HSBC user’s profile and device related issues.
Collate date and follow up on the monthly funding for sub bank account to cover monthly online payments.
Assist the finance manager in collating and reviewing the top 20 journals on a monthly basis for the purpose of the FCCF meeting.
Reviewing the trial balance on a monthly basis.

Key achievements:
I have achieved the 30-day compliance of the bank reconciliation in the British Council Egypt (about 1000 risk items in the bank each month)
And achieved 15-day compliance during the closure of the financial year 16-17. Meanwhile, I was able to handle, review, validate and post all accruals and deferral journals, providing the Regional team with necessary documents and information to accomplish their task and ensure compliance to the policy and controls. I am able to raise and process all kinds of manual journals on SAP as I have extensive experience in using the SAP system, which enables me to park, post and generate reports like GL and WBS reports. I am also assisting in reviewing trial balance identifying and justifying any abnormal movements to the management and reconciling them.


Company Details

British Council (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

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Education

N/A

Dec 2016 to present (7 months)
Senior Accountant at Saudi binladin group

Experience Details

Senior Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

N/A


Company Details

Saudi binladin group

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure

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Jul 2009 to Sep 2015 (6 years 2 months)

Education

Vocational in Accounting and finance

Education Details

Vocational

Accounting and finance

Institute of management accountants(CMA), United States

Not specified

N/A

ima USA CMA

Institute of management accountants(CMA)
2015 - 2016
Bachelor's Degree in commerce

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

commerce, Major Accounting / English section

Tanta University, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

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Tanta University
2002 - 2006
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Gamal Abd El Nasser

Egypt

2002

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

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Gamal Abd El Nasser
2002

Certifications

IELTS
Sep 2014

Certificate details

IELTS

Sep 2014

6.5 out of 9

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N/A

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ICDL
Aug 2007

Certificate details

ICDL

Aug 2007

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Book keeping

Jul 2008

Guide for training and consulting

Book keeping and commercial excel

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Profile Skills and Keywords

AccountingAccounting And FinanceArabicBook KeepingBritish CouncilBudgetingChief AccountantCommerceCommercial ExcelConstruction - Industrial Facilities And InfrastructureCorporate FinanceCost AccountingCreativeEducationEnglishFinanceFinancial AccountingFinancial AnalysisFinancial ManagementGermanHard WorkerICDLIELTSInsuranceInternal ControlMajor Accounting / English SectionPlannerSenior AccountantSupportiveTeam Player

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

German

German

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

Fields of Expertise

financial analysis

financial analysis

: Expert

: High

:

5-7 years

financial management

financial management

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

budgeting

budgeting

: Advanced

: High

:

Less than 1 year

Commercial Excel

Commercial Excel

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Financial Accounting

Financial Accounting

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

cost Accounting

cost Accounting

: Advanced

: Medium

:

Less than 1 year

corporate finance

corporate finance

: Advanced

: High

:

Less than 1 year

internal control

internal control

: Intermediate

: Little

:

Less than 1 year

Key Skills

Planner, Hard worker, Creative, Team Player, Supportive

Online Presence

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