Syed Resume

Last Updated: 17th July 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Saudi Arabia




Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

English, Urdu


Finalization of Accounts up to Balance Sheet, Income
Statement, Internal Audit, Budgeting, Costing,
Banking work, Administrative work, Secretarial
works, A/R, A/P, & all general accounting works,
Audit, taxation & Reporting


Hamdard University
MBA in Finance

   Feb 2006
— May 2009


University of Karachi
Bachelor of Commerce

   Dec 1991
— May 1994

Major Accounting and Management

University of Karachi
Bachelor of Science

   Jun 1989
— May 1991

Major in Physics , Chemistry and Math


Dubai Saudi Arabian Contracting Co
Senior Accountant

   Oct 2009
— Current

!.Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and
analyzing account information.
2. Maintains and balance subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting,
reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
3. Maintains general ledger by transferring g subsidiary accounts; preparing g a tri al balance;
reconciling entries. •
4. Summarizes financial status by collecting information and other statements.
5. Produces payroll by initiating computer processing; printing checks, verifying finished
product. Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts;
providing information for auditors.
6. Assist with tax audits and tax returns
7. Secures financial information by completing database backups.
8. Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
9. Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
10. Support month-end and year-end close process
11 . Liaise with our Chief Accountant improve financial procedures

Chief Accountant

   Jan 2007
— Jun 2009

1. Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role eg. AR, AP, GL, forecasting, budgeting etc
2. Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations
3. Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts.
4. Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash- flow management reporting for submission to CFO.
5. Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries
6. Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
7. Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up.
8. Support CFO in ensuring that intercompany cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy
9. Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives

Chief Accountant

   Aug 2003
— Dec 2006

1. Perform financial analysis and reporting to management as needed.
2. Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.
3. To manage Receivables and Payable Accountants
4. Coordinate with finance team to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines
5. Evaluate computerized accounting systems and provide recommendations to IT team for performance improvements.
6. Generate financial reports and statements to Managers for review.
7. Daily Summary of cash disbursements and Cash Receipts and to work with the
Company's other accounting executives regarding the Company's cash receipts and disbursements
8. Analyze financial discrepancies and recommend effective resolutions.
9. Monitor expenditures, analyze revenues and determine budget variances and report the same to management.
10. Respond to accounting inquiries from management in a timely fashion
11. Provide guidance to other Accountants when needed.
12. Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities for assigned accounts
13. Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing
requested documentations.
14. Monitor monthly and yearly sales tax and its claims.
15. Monitor and record financial transactions according to company policies and
16. Review and recommend changes to existing accounting procedures.


   Feb 1998
— Aug 2003

1. Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
2. Summarizes financial status by collecting information and other statements.
3. To manage Receivables and Payable Accountants
4. Reconcile banks and Vendors
5. Assist with tax audits and tax returns
6. Assist Sale Tax and coordination for Return claim
7. Finalize the Account on monthly basis
8. Stock taking end of every month
9. Coordination with Internal and external auditor


   Jan 1996
— Jan 1998

1. To prepare the vouchers as such journal voucher, payment voucher receipt voucher.
2. Maintained Debtors & Creditors Ledger as well as • reconcile the party account.
3. To prepare trial balance 10th of every month.
4. To pass every adjustment & closing entry.
5. To prepare the bank reconciliation statement of every bank on monthly basis
6. To deal sales tax matter for refund claim.
7. Prepare the monthly statement of IT2A and u/s 50 for tax department.
8. Prepare monthly Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet every month
9. To deal the banking transaction for export remittance & others of the company

Assistant Accountant

   Jan 1993
— Apr 1995

1. Handle petty cash
2. Prepared Petty cash Vouchers
3. Prepared bank payment and receipt Vouchers
4. Reconciled banks and various parties
5. Prepared payroll and reconciled wages
6. Prepaid Debit and Credit notes
7. Analysis of departmental expenses
8. Prepared of various reports for senior management

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