Rashid Mehmood Manager Finance

Abu Dhabi UAE



With Experience in Gulf & UK


Language:                                           English & Urdu

Visa Status                                          Employment

Mobile:                                                                00971-52-1673427

email:                                                    [email protected]


career summary – objective / key skills

A young, energetic & dynamic Accounting & Finance professional with 14+ years of extensive expertise across the domains of Budgeting, Business Planning & Analysis, Cash Flow & Treasury Operations, CAPEX/OPEX Management, Financial Reporting, Receivables/Payables Management and Taxation/Insurance. Exceptional proficiency in performing brilliantly in stressful & high pressure work environments, strategic thinking, multi-tasking, leading & developing high performing teams in multi-cultural settings and enabling corporations develop competitive advantage under unfavorable economic circumstances. Seeking a key executive position at an established organization in the GCC region where my prior experiences, accrued skills & endless desire to pursue excellence will make useful contributions towards the attainment of bottom-line gains & organizational objectives.


Key Skills: Accounting & Financial Management, Budgeting, Financial Analysis & Reporting, ERP, Internal & External auditing, Audit Planning, Accounting techniques, Credit Analysis, IASA, Inventory Audit, Investment portfolio audit, financial statement analysis, General Ledger, Financial Controls, Inventory Management, IFRS & Reconciliation.



·         Financial Management, Management Accounting, Project Financing, Financial Reporting & Analysis, Budgeting

·         Taxation/Insurance, Feasibility Studies, Investment Appraisals, Risk Management, Forecasting, Payroll

·         Financial Consulting, Human Capital Management, CAPEX/OPEX Management, Financial Modeling & Valuation

·         Strategic Thinking, Visionary Leadership, Problem Solving, Decision Making, Negotiation, Disturbance Handler

·         Team Building, Communication, Interpersonal, Conflict Resolution, Resource Allocation, Time Management

·         IT: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, Sage Accounting/QuickBooks Accounting ,Tally ERP 9, SAP FICO



AL-GHAITH INDUSTRIES L.L.C, ABU DHABI, UAE                                                                                         May 2016-Present


Organization Profile

Al Ghaith Industries (AGI) is located in Industrial City of Abu Dhabi (ICAD1) on a 100,000m2 plot. AGI was established in 2006 with vision to become a leader in various chemical manufacturing in the GCC region.

Work Description:

·   Financial Accounting, P&L Control , business profitability, working capital and operating cash flow of the Plant and projects through existing/new controlling tools, package & operations meeting, follow-up meetings and discussion with commercial management

·   Make sure that monthly financial reports (including monthly analysis) will be prepared accurate and on timely manner through follow-up of the main tasks with involved departments/functions

·   Manage the whole budgeting process through organization of the process, create and follow-up budget targets and challenge the packages, in coordination with the corporate requirements

·   Support the management team with different analysis to enhance the business management through economical evaluations, discussions about assumptions and providing necessary business/economic analysis

·   Control of capex projects through analysis/review of capex requests and follow-up review

·   Supervision of Day to Day Banking activities; ensure compliance with group treasury guidelines

·   Audit of Historical Data related to projects and current expansion.

·   Management of Working Capital

·   Implementing SAP. Integration of FI/CO Module with SD,MM,HR


QURESHI TELECOM & CONTRACTING COMPANY LIMITED, SAUDI ARABIA                                             NOV 2014-To Mar 2016


Organization Profile
QTCC has been actively involved in the execution of Civil and Telecom Projects of GSM Tower field as a Foreign Investor since 2002 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We have been successfully completing GSM Sites (Civil & Telecom works) for STC, MTC and MOBILY through their authorized contractors like MADAF, SNS, MOTOROLA, AL-MOZOON, NOOR COMMUNICATION, BTC, HICAP and AL-SHARQ.

Work Description:

·   Assisting the start-ups with the company organization & registration, 10 direct reports, Business plan preparation.

·   Managerial advisory services, Consulting in the turn-around strategy, IT,Telco products & services.

·   Prepare & analyze Commercial Bids, Assisting businesses in financing, Transfer pricing analysis.

·   Finance head overseeing all corporate financial accounting and reporting activities and ensuring that finance employees abide by regulations and laws when performing their duties.

·   Implementation of accounting principles and to make sure that they are being adhered to.

·   Financial reporting in accordance with the local laws and regulatory requirements.

·   Preparation of budgets and other several ad hoc reports containing variance analysis, sensitivity and other analysis.

·   Presentation to management of revenue reports, Cost Benefit analysis and several other reports.

·   Head of Finance and Administration.

·   Restructuring and Reorganizing of current organizational structure.

·   Review all formal finance-, HR-, IT- and MS-related procedures, processes, and administration, recommending improvements to the systems in place and managing the systems going forward.

·   Establishing new teams for different telecom and civil projects.

·   Arranging capital for existing and upcoming projects.

·   Resources and Cost Optimization in Current scenario.


CELEROS NETWORKS PRIVATE LIMITED, PAKISTAN                                                                                      OCT 2008-OCT 2014


Organization Profile
Celeros is the finest, most professional & well equipped Telecom Services Company. Celeros acts as catalyst of success in maintaining efficient telecom networks by providing RF, TI, O&M, CW, SA, CP, Site Survey, Network Optimization and Managed Services.
Work Description:

·   Partner with the Chairman/CEO on all operational and strategic issues as they arise; provide strategic recommendations to the board members based on financial analysis and projections, cost identification and allocation, and revenue/expense analysis.

·   Participate in the ongoing strategic planning process as an integral member of the senior management team.

·   Oversee long-term budgetary planning and cost management in alignment with Celeros’s strategic plan.

·   Engage the board finance committee around issues, trends, and changes in the operating model and operational delivery.

·   Oversee budgeting, and the implementation of budgets, so as to monitor progress and present operational metrics both internally and externally.

·   Ensure that finance staff maintains financial record systems in accordance with IFRS, IAS, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and monitor the use of all funds.

·   Oversee the preparation and approval of all financial reporting materials and metrics for funding projects and Celeros new ventures; prepare and communicate monthly and annual financial statements.

·   Manage cash flow and forecasting; direct all financial, project-based, and departmental accounting.

·   Coordinate all audit activities.

·   Develop and manage direct staff, to include managers in finance, HR, and IT; guide larger multi-disciplinary teams outside of direct span of control.

·   Ensuring that internal controls, procedures and guidelines conform to top management’s directives, human resources policies, industry practices and government rules.

·   Oversee and monitor the approval and processing of revenue, expenditure, and position control documents, department budgets, mass salary updates, ledger, and account maintenance.

·    Contract reviews and commercial negotiations for major expansions and projects.


BARNET & CHASE FARM HOSPITALS NHS, UK                                                                                                JUL 2005-AUG 2008


Organization Profile

Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust will continually strive to deliver excellent patient care, of which patients, the public and staff can be proud. They are a major hospitals trust based in north London, across two main hospital sites, providing general and specialist care to patients.

Work Description:.

·   Support the Financial Management Team in the provision of a comprehensive financial management service and administrative support to the Divisional Finance Manager(s), Divisional Directors, Clinical Directors, Business Managers and all budget holders within the Division(s).

·   Production of Budget Reports

·   Ensuring monthly budget reports are produced in line with the required timetable and reflect accurately the financial transactions processed in the month, including all necessary accruals for income and expenditure
Investigates financial queries and analyses data to identify any error and discrepancies. Ensures corrective action identified and implemented where necessary.

·   Produces variance reports monthly requiring the interpretation of financial information, payments and receipts from a range of sources.

·   Processing complex recharges from internal service providers to services users, internal and external, requiring the use and setting up of complex spreadsheets, excel and databases to action Internal Service Level Agreements.

·   Input of complex financial data e.g. Budget, expenditure, income and accrual journals into the financial ledger and identification/correction of incorrect entries via journal input.

·   Reconciling complex financial data to source documents e.g. Flexi bank expenditure, yearend reconciliation of debtors and creditors.

·   Responsible for own workload and ensuring deadlines are met, with little direct supervision.

·   Provide a comprehensive and efficient administrative service across trust.



AKSA-SOLUTION DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, PAKISTAN                                                                               JAN 2004-AUG 2004


Organization Profile
AKSA’s expertise cover a wide range of in-house capabilities like Software applications development, embedded systems programming, Hardware design and development to board level designing. Our expertise is a result of a decade of versatile experience in providing these services.
Work Description:
• Trend & Gap Analysis of Financial Statements/Information.
• Develop & managed complex Financial Models using MS Excel
• Analysis of available corporate financing options/opportunities and their impact on Capital Structure
• Analysis of Future Projections/feasibilities based on historical business and financial performance
• Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
• Analysis and interpretation of management accounts.
• Preparation of monthly management accounts.
• Preparation of budgets based on management’s estimates.
• Preparation of the Costing Sheets of different products.
• Managing the Inventory using the Customized Software and month End Stock take.
• Responsible for treasury functions & preparation of bank reconciliation on monthly basis.
• Preparation of reconciliation statements with major Suppliers and Customers.
• Handling the Fixed Assets Register.
• Preparation of documents for imports and exports




Associate Certified Chartered Accountant [ACCA], London, UK                                                                                        2009

MBA Finance / IT , Bahria University , Pakistan                                                                                                                     2002

University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan                                                                                                                                    1998

Bachelors of Commerce [B.Com]


·         Experience in implementation of systematic working environment and controls across organization

·         Strong accounting knowledge & background and working on different ERP packages

·         Excellent communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills

·         Efficient team player and goal oriented

·         Enthusiastic, versatile, problem solver, juggles multiple tasks, responds creatively and quickly with conventional or unconventional solutions

·         Able to gather and analyze a wide range of complex information using logical reasoning and innovative solutions to problems

·         Able to work under pressure



Reference will be furnished on demand