Commercial and Finance Manager

Last Updated: 21st December 2017 (over 4 years ago)



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Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level

Arabic, English, Urdu


•Over 12 years’ experience of Financial Manager / Controlling, Reporting, Project Controller, Procurement and Contracts, HR / Administrative & ERP.

•Expert in handling complex Projects i.e. EPC, Turnkey, supplies and Services, Consortium agreements for Energy Sector and Oil and Gas companies.

•Worked with renowned MNCs Siemens AG Based in Oman, ABB LLC Middle East, Byco Oil Refinery, Siemens Engineering Pakistan Company Ltd.

•Extensive experience of managing Pre & Post award phases of a Projects i.e. preparation of Commercial terms & conditions, review and evaluation of commercial offers, seeking clarifications, negotiations on commercial terms, monitoring of Project’s performance, taking appropriate actions to protect the employer from financial losses and/or to improve the profitability of project.

•Settlement / negotiations for incoming and enforcing outgoing claims (EOTs, Variations, etc.) with persistent follow up until the settlement of issue. This include rigorous Commercial negotiations, as well.

•Excellent analytical skills and capable of advising supporting project team / management on complex Project and Commercial matters keeping in view the situational sensitivity


Institute of Certified Public Account UK

   Feb 2012
— Nov 2013

Pakistan Institute of Management
Course of Certified Information System Auditor

   Jun 2009
— Dec 2009

Institute of Certified Public Account Pakistan

   Jan 2009
— Oct 2010

Pakistan Institute of Management
MBA - Supply Chain & Finance

   Jan 2006
— Aug 2008


Siemens AG based in Middle East
Business Unit Head / Controller of Energy Management

   Apr 2012
— Current

Responsible for all aspects of:
1. Finance
2. Commercial
3. Supply Chain
4. Procurement and Logistic
5. ERP
6. Reporting & Controlling

ABB Switzerland based in Middle East
Project / Finance Controller

   Jan 2011
— Apr 2012

•Perform the tasks of overseeing and monitoring project management and implementation of cost control
•Enter and maintain project budgets/estimates in ERP system.
•Update and evaluate the accuracy of the project forecast by assessing actual cost incurred and physical progress achieved for all phases of project.
•Analysis of project profitability and performance against KPI’s.
•Significant input into the Period-End accounting processes.
•Co-ordinate with CFO and the Operations team to drive profitable growth and meet region targets providing insight and decision making support.
•Provide support to CFO in provision of project cost.
•Ensure continuous alignment between Project Services, Supply Chain Management and Project Accounting, identifying gaps & removing duplication of activities.

Byco Oil Refinery Pakistan
Officer oil accounting and contracts

   Jun 2009
— Jan 2011

•Managing daily cash balances, Forecasting cash payments and anticipating challenges arising from limited cash flow.
•Adjustment and Check processing
•Payable Ability to supervise accounting transactions of payable and receivables Advanced skills in preparation of Financial Statements Ability to prepare monthly.
•Planning & Organizing Ability to plan and execute multiple tasks Coordination & Communication
•Prepare reports & budgets & review financial statements & coordinate with business units for clarification about variance
•Terms and Conditions Raising of invoices to Customers and purchase orders for Sub-Contractors Control invoicing, cash, bookings and billings
•Support business area team negotiations with new and existing customers/Sub-contractors to minimize liability of the company & to maximize profit margins.
•Coordinate with Finance Department for the opening of L/C.
•Ensuring timely and accurately reporting to the Vise President
•Quarterly review that actual vs Budget
•Weekly submission of cash flow statement to finance department
•Responsible for ensuring yearend audit and periodic internal audit
•Coordination with the shared services finance on AR, AP & GL’s

Siemens Pakistan Engineering Company limited
Projects Commercial Officer

   May 2005
— May 2009

• Worked as Project Team Member for 500kV Transmission Project.
• Key Account Manager Projects for 220kV & 132kV GIS Groups
•Worked as Internal Auditor for ongoing Projects.
•Monitoring of Cash flow management
•Monthly reporting to BU heads for the Projects.
•Organizing procurement and logistic activities.
•Generating SAP related PO’s and invoices.

Additional Responsibilities – Divisional Management:
•Making procurement Volume (actual and forecast)
•Controlling and documentation of CNI and report to Siemens Germany
•Reporting of activities and MPS savings quarterly to Management
•Performing target/actual comparisons
•Supplier Management / Negotiation with Supplier
•Weekly / Monthly Report / Settlement of Open Orders
•PUMA Report / Regional Report
•Review of Monitoring of projects
•Review compliance with policies
•Follow up on the progress of implementation of recommendations and directions to the executive director.

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