Basic Info

Rahul Dave

More than 15 years

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Financial Controller at Vertical Space LLC

Experience Details

Financial Controller

Accounting/Finance, Operations/Management

Manager

Successfully supported the management to turnaround the business from a loss-making unit.
Overall responsibility for company’s financial reporting and banking (MIS, Audit, Board Reports, etc.).
Responsible for all contract negotiations.
Actively involved in and responsible for recovery of doubtful debts from customers.
Identifying non-performing assets and suitable alternatives to reduce overheads.
Additionally, in-charge of all HR and Administration functions.


Company Details

Vertical Space LLC

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

51-100 employees

Architectural and Design Services, Furniture

N/A

May 2013 to present (3 years 7 months)
Accounts Manager at Sterling & Wilson M.E. Electromechanical LLC

Experience Details

Accounts Manager

Accounting/Finance, Operations/Management

Manager

Negotiated opening of banking limits of AED 80m and QR 125m for the company.
Responsible for financial reporting and banking (MIS, Audit, Board Reports, etc.).
Arranged consolidated insurance coverage across 3 Gulf countries, netting a savings of AED 82,000/-.
Financial reports consolidation for UAE, Qatar and KSA, for reporting to H.O. in India.
Payroll processing for all Middle East operations.
Cash flow management – Middle East and Nigeria and coordinating with Head Office in India.


Company Details

Sterling & Wilson M.E. Electromechanical LLC (multinational)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

101-500 employees

Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure

N/A

Sep 2010 to Nov 2012 (2 years 2 months)
Chief Accountant at Interiors Furniture

Experience Details

Chief Accountant

Accounting/Finance, Operations/Management

Manager

Was the chief coordinator for the company for the selection and implementation of SAP as the ERP system, which involved interacting with the overseas implementation team and other group companies, in addition to my regular duties.
Overall responsibility for company’s financial reporting and banking (MIS, Audit, Board Reports, etc.).
Successfully negotiated several pricings and contracts with suppliers (overseas and local), resulting in substantial savings for the company.
Monitored company’s sales from various showrooms across UAE, to control pricing policy, cash flow and discounts given to customers.
Suggested and implemented revised incentive policy for sales staff, resulting in reduction of conflicts between showrooms and better sales flow.
Devised and implemented internal controls to ensure non-moving stock items were put up for sale on a regular basis across all showrooms.


Company Details

Interiors Furniture

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

101-500 employees

Furniture

N/A

Nov 2003 to Aug 2010 (6 years 9 months)
Asst. Manager (Internal Audit) at Priya Ltd.

Experience Details

Asst. Manager (Internal Audit)

Accounting/Finance

Manager

Within the first 3 months of joining duty, reported on misuse of company’s discount policies, resulting in immediate savings to the company and also, suggested implementation of better procedures.
Overall In-charge of Internal Audit Dept. of the company.
Conducted routine as well as surprise audits across all the company branches, to ensure adherence to company pricing and stocking policies.
Streamlined the process of collections from debtors and set controls in place to ensure future continuation of the same, resulting in debtor’s collection days being reduced by nearly 16 days.
Represented the company in several legal cases for recovery of dues from customers.


Company Details

Priya Ltd.

Mumbai, India

101-500 employees

Computer Hardware

N/A

Sep 1999 to Oct 2003 (4 years 1 month)
Senior Accountant at B. Arunkumar Trading Ltd.

Experience Details

Senior Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Second In-charge for financial reporting and banking (MIS, Audit, Board Reports, etc.).
Represented the company for sanctioning of credit limits from banks.
Verification of daily collections and deposits across 26 locations in India.
Represented the company for various matters to tax departments and Company Law Board.


Company Details

B. Arunkumar Trading Ltd.

Mumbai, India

101-500 employees

Wholesale Trade

N/A

Jun 1997 to Sep 1999 (2 years 3 months)

Education

Chartered Accountant (CA) in Accounting

Education Details

Chartered Accountant (CA)

Accounting, Finance, Auditing

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, India

Not specified

N/A

N/A

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
1994 - 1998
Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com.) in Accounting

Education Details

Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com.)

Accounting, Auditing, Taxation

University of Mumbai, India

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

University of Mumbai
1992 - 1994

Certifications

Certificate details

CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor)

Sep 2007

N/A

N/A

N/A

ISACA

N/A

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Last update more than 3 months ago.

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Profile Skills and Keywords

AccountingAccounts ManagerAnalyticalArchitectural And Design ServicesAsst. Manager (Internal Audit)AuditingBanking Facilities & LimitsBudgeting & Variance AnalysisBusiness-orientedCISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor)Cash Flow ManagementChief AccountantComputer HardwareConstruction - Industrial Facilities And InfrastructureContract NegotiationsEnglishFinanceFinancial ControllerFurnitureGujaratiHindiInitiativeInsuranceInternal Controls And ProceduresMIS ReportingMS Excel / Word / PPManagementMarathiOrionPlannerProblem SolverRealSoftSAP (FI & CO)Senior AccountantSterling & Wilson M.E. Electromechanical LLCSun Systems (UK)TaxationWholesale Trade

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Hindi

Hindi

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Gujarati

Gujarati

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Marathi

Marathi

: Fluent

: Advanced

: Fluent

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

MS Excel / Word / PP

MS Excel / Word / PP

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

SAP (FI & CO)

SAP (FI & CO)

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Sun Systems (UK)

Sun Systems (UK)

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Orion

Orion

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

RealSoft

RealSoft

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Cash Flow Management

Cash Flow Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Contract Negotiations

Contract Negotiations

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

MIS Reporting

MIS Reporting

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Internal Controls and Procedures

Internal Controls and Procedures

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Budgeting & Variance Analysis

Budgeting & Variance Analysis

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Banking facilities & limits

Banking facilities & limits

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

SAP (FI & CO)

SAP (FI & CO)

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Planner, Business-oriented, Initiative, Problem Solver

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