Basic Info

Maha Abdel Wahab

14 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Finance and Administration Manager at United Nations - WFP

Experience Details

Finance and Administration Manager

Accounting/Finance, Administration

Manager

• Maintain awareness of corporate finance and resource management strategies and major ongoing programmatic initiatives.
• Contribute towards the development of country specific plans and processes aligned with regional policies and procedures.
• Report on key data for financial status and outcomes of projects ensuring accuracy, deadlines and compliance with accounting processes.
• Monitor budgets, and carry out forecasting for new and ongoing projects according to established corporate procedures and requirements.
• Review bank reconciliations, disbursements, clearance of receivables, overall cash management and monthly financial closures on a regular basis in accordance with corporate requirements.
• Deliver core administrative services, working with contractors and following standard processes to provide cost effective, quality and timely services to WFP.
• Where necessary, undertake basic human resource functions related to staff benefits, recruitment of local staff and training.
• Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reporting, providing management with financial, staffing and resource usage information to enable them to make informed decisions.
• Track and collate data to support others to improve policies, systems and procedures in order to minimize financial risks, improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
• Contribute to the delivery of financial controls, supporting periodic risk and internal control assessments to identify areas that may present potential audit, compliance of financial risks.
• Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of reference and supporting them with complex analysis and queries.
• Represent unit/country office at internal meetings, external meetings and events with other UN agencies, banks, and other financial institutions, or other partners and entities as required.
• Follow standard emergency preparedness practices.

SAP Experience



Company Details

United Nations - WFP

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Aerospace and Defense

N/A

Feb 2015 to present (1 year 10 months)
Finance and Administration Manager at Raytheon Company

Experience Details

Finance and Administration Manager

Administration, Human Resources, Accounting/Finance

Manager

Administration/Financial Operations Manager

• Managing Financial and Administrative staff
• Responsible for all matters related to operations and administration.
• Ensure Compliance with company policies and procedures.
• Manage the transfer of local work processes to the central office in the U.S.
• Manage leases to make sure they are current and amendments are processed as required.
• Oversee administration of human resources, including maintaining personnel files, assisting with recruitments and orientation procedure, purchasing and maintaining adequate health and other insurance policies.
• Manage interviews, payroll, benefits, appraisals, employee relations, annual leave and other related matters for the staff.
• Manage properly functioning IT equipment, routine maintenance, security IT anti-virus software and regular back ups.
• Ensure Maintaining finance and administration files.


• Financial Cash, Accounting and Budget Management
• Ensure sound cash management of local bank accounts and maintain petty cash funds.
• Prepare yearly budget, analyze monthly variances, recommend actions and conduct estimate to completion analysis (ETC).
• Supervise monthly financial reports and internal management reports.
• Supervise monthly cash audits to ensure proper financial control.
• Review actual expenses against planned expenses.
• Supervise Monthly cash forecast.
• Review daily accounting transactions, closing preparation and report submissions to central office.
• Ensure accuracy and completeness of required files and supporting documents.
• Responsible for full accounts payable function from procurement through payment of invoices.
• Ensure timely payment of all payees and maintain sufficient and complete payees file.
• Manage General Ledger accounts reconciliation and accurate journal entries.
• Manage accounts receivable and review monthly receivables report.
• Review monthly bank reconciliations.
• Support cost reduction in all program activities.
• Support General Manager long term forecasts and program operation.
• Support 25 U.S. expatriates and their families as well as 19 local personnel for expenses, payroll, medical and Foreign Assignment Allowance Benefits such as dependent Education, relocation in/out, and housing leases for U.S. expatriates.


• Supply Chain and Vendor Management
• Procurement Support.
• Reviewing new vendors and contract renewals for existing suppliers.

• Program Banking Operations
• Negotiating immediate credit facilities, reduced bank commissions and all company dealings with the bank.

• Proposal Development for new projects and contracts

• Senior staff advisor to International Finance and Administration Manager in all areas of program operation

• U.S. Government mail (APO) liaison and financial management for all U.S. companies using the mail service. (Voluntary Service).


SAP Experience



Company Details

Raytheon Company (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Aerospace and Defense

N/A

Jan 2000 to Apr 2014 (14 years 3 months)
Accountan/Administrative Assistant at Raytheon Mediterranean Systems Co.

Experience Details

Accountan/Administrative Assistant

Accounting/Finance, Administration

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Raytheon Mediterranean Systems Company
Cairo, Egypt

 Responsible for monthly closing
 Responsible for bank reconciliations
 Responsible for issuing checks and maintaining checks registers
for U.S. Dollar and Egyptian Pound payments
 Handling expense reports for business trips
 Organized relocation in and out for expatriate employees
 Preparing a monthly Additional Income Report for taxation purposes
 Handling medical expenses
 Reviewing all Petty Cash transactions
 Responsible for Lease Contracts
 Administered Foreign Assignment Allowances for expatriate employees
 General Ledger accounts reconciliation
 Preparing a monthly report for work hours, sick leaves, holidays and vacation for expatriate employees
Vacation days for expatriate employees
 Preparing a daily location and status report for all expatriate employees
 Preparing a weekly Headcount report for all employees and their dependents
 Responsible for a monthly vacation status report
 Computer Programming:
 Inventory Control Program
Handles all purchases, sites, warehouse
 Stock Control Program
Controls the inventory of all the parts present on sites.
 Accounting Program
Categorizes all accounts and automatically generates the monthly closing


Company Details

Raytheon Mediterranean Systems Co. (multinational)

Egypt

N/A

Aerospace and Defense

N/A

Nov 1995 to Dec 1999 (4 years 1 month)

Achievements


Reduced capital spending by $78,000 - Applied Six Sigma tools


Computer programming - Closing Program
Inventory Control Program


I have achievements in the university: Graduated with High Honors.

Education

MBA in Finanace

Education Details

MBA

Finanace

Ain Shams University, Egypt

Not specified

Finance Accounting Management Marketing

N/A

Ain Shams University
2010 - 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Education Details

Bachelor of Arts

Business Administration, Computer Science - Minor

American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

Accounting Finance Management Marketing Computer Statistics English Arabic Mathematics Biology Psychology Sociology History Music

N/A

American University in Cairo (AUC)
1990 - 1994
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

English school

Egypt

1990

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

English school
1990

Certifications

Six Sigma
May 2006

Certificate details

Six Sigma

May 2006

N/A

N/A

N/A

Raythen Company

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Programming with Dbase III

Oct 1994

IBM

Computer Programming Course

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Languages

English

English

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Arabic

Arabic

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French

French

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Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Word

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Access

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Six Sigma

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More than 7 years

SAP

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Financial Management

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More than 7 years

Accounting

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More than 7 years

Computer Programming

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More than 7 years

Negotiation Skills

Negotiation Skills

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More than 7 years

Key Skills

Leader, Planner, Hard worker, Creative, Flexible / Adaptive

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