Basic Info

Mahmoud Saad

11 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Finance Manager at AMRB - KANTAR GROUP COMPANY

Experience Details

Finance Manager

Accounting/Finance

Manager

Highlights
Deputed as financial controller involved in managing various financial and accounting activities through
effective monitoring and ensuring operational efficiency of local teams.

Key Responsibilities

Financial Control
• Managing accounting functions encompassing billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and other accounts related functions.
• Guiding team members in preparing budgets, financial forecasts, report variances, monthly financial statements and other regulatory reports. Providing support to month end and year end close processes.
• Following up with concerned teams in managing and complying with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
Operational Support
• Providing ERP support to North Africa (Egypt, Algeria and Morocco) based on precise operational requirements defined by the departments.
• Training internal teams on the use and application of Cartesis (AMRB Reporting tool) to increase accountability and efficiency in every department.
• Updating knowledge and implementing SOX controls.
• Collaborating with team members in processing ad-hoc requests related to sub-regional, AMAP and internal customers.
• Presenting various reports highlighting financial and business performance to the CFO MENA region and other stakeholders to enable effective decision making.
• Preparing reports and measuring performance (Revenue, GM and OP) parameters to ensure appropriate variance and trend analysis.
Process Improvement Initiatives
• Optimizing resource utilization, streamlining processes and implementing APIs to enhance operational efficiency and departmental profitability.
• Developing and implementing skill barometer for regional finance teams North Africa (Egypt, Algeria and Morocco) and prepared training plans based on specific requirements.
Training and Development
• Evaluating training requirements and organizing training sessions for startup teams and new recruits prior to starting up operations.
• Designing and maintaining course curriculum based on industry trends, specific business and function-wise requirements.


Company Details

AMRB - KANTAR GROUP COMPANY (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Market Research

www.kantargroup.com

Apr 2015 to present (1 year 8 months)
Accounting Manager at Raya Holding

Experience Details

Accounting Manager

Accounting/Finance

Manager

Highlights
• Played key role in valuation and launch of Raya Contact Center IPO leading to significant improvement in revenue generation.
• Rated high for significant contribution in setting up Raya Contact Center international regions like Raya Contact Center Gulf LLC (Dubai) and Raya Contact Center Europe LLC (Poland).
• In 2014, cleared company due diligence processes that included meeting financial, taxation, and legal conditions and requirements.

Key Responsibilities

Budgeting and Cost Control
• Assessed project profitability by preparing integrated projections on revenue, head count and cost including estimated balances and projections on monthly working capital.
• Implemented various cost control measures for maintaining organizational bottom lines. Assisted other departments in preparing and maintaining budgets for enhancing operational profitability.
• Conducted trend and variance analysis for ascertaining contribution margin per project. Monitored trends in foreign exchange rates to evaluate impact of FX on revenue.
Finance and Accounts Management
• Reconciled trial balance accounts, weekly and monthly bank accounts for updating general ledger entries, subsequently preparing balance sheet highlighting organizational financial position.
• Involved in end to end managing invoices encompassing receipt of invoices to payments and settlements for updating the accounts payable and accounts receivable cycle.
Financial Reporting and Documentation
• Interacted with the senior management team in preparing and closing financial statements based on evaluated accounting data.
• Processed and presented data for internal and external audits, tax inspection including various reports for the senior management to enable effective decision making.
• Documented financial transactions by setting up and maintaining financial files and records.
Treasury Operations
• Maintained updated cash flows by posting, adjusting and reconciling GL accounts. Negotiated credit and financing facilities by LCs, guarantees, loans and OD with banks, MTL accounts (Ceiling around 50 million EGP).
• Prepared, maintained budgets and cash forecasts, ascertained organizational profitability by evaluating revenue and expenditure.


Company Details

Raya Holding

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Telecommunications

www.rayacorp.com

Jan 2010 to Mar 2015 (5 years 2 months)
Costing and Payable Accountant at AMIRAL GROUP

Experience Details

Costing and Payable Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Key Responsibilities
• Managed day to day accounts related activities like preparing vouchers, cash book and maintaining updated details of business transactions.
• Prepared monthly financial statements and other related records by evaluating various accounting transactions. Maintained accurate cost of inventories for fodder, livestock and fresh meat stocks.
• Reconciled bank accounts, supplier accounts and managed general ledger accounts based on operational requirements.
• Maintained updated accounts payable files and assisted in month end closing activities. Calculated production overhead for day to day processes.
• Generated financial statements maintained updated journal entries and performed general ledger accounting functions including monthly account reconciliation.


Company Details

AMIRAL GROUP (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

FMCG

www.amiralgroup.com

Jun 2007 to Dec 2009 (2 years 6 months)
Accountant at EMEC CORP.

Experience Details

Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Entry Level

Key Responsibilities
• Involved in reconciling ledger entries for transactions, prepared reconciliation reports and evaluated organizational health.
• Participated in project financial reviews and assisted in collections for accomplishing collection targets.
• Maintained petty cash, costs (raw material inventory) and processed invoices prior to releasing payments. Prepared and presented annual budget for the manufacturing facility.
• Evaluated existing processes for implementing process improvement and automation opportunities to enhance operational efficiency.
• Updated business and financial status to the senior management team using detailed reports and presentations to enable effective decision making.


Company Details

EMEC CORP.

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Manufacturing

www.emec.com

May 2005 to May 2007 (2 years)

Achievements


Highlights
Deputed as financial controller involved in managing various financial and accounting activities through
effective monitoring and ensuring operational efficiency of local teams.


Highlights
• Played key role in valuation and launch of Raya Contact Center IPO leading to significant improvement in revenue generation.
• Rated high for significant contribution in setting up Raya Contact Center international regions like Raya Contact Center Gulf LLC (Dubai) and Raya Contact Center Europe LLC (Poland).
• In 2014, cleared company due diligence processes that included meeting financial, taxation, and legal conditions and requirements.


Establishment 2008 budget


Establishment Excel template for our factory general entries


Excel and English Courses

Education

Accounting and Finance in Accounting

Education Details

Accounting and Finance

Accounting, Finance

Helwan University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Bachelor's degree, Accounting and Finance

Bachelor's degree, Accounting and Finance

Helwan University
2001 - 2005
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

El Ibrahimia

Egypt

2000

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

Thanaweya Amma

El Ibrahimia
2000

Certifications

CMA
Nov 2011

Certificate details

CMA

Nov 2011

79 out of 100

N/A

34519

IMA

Certified Management Accountant

Training and Courses

ICDL at UNICIF
Apr 2011

Training/Course Details

ICDL

Apr 2011

UNICIF

ICDL

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Languages

Arabic

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English

English

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Tools and Technologies

Oracle ERP

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Excel

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Finance

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Accounting

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Budgeting

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More than 7 years

Treasury

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More than 7 years

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