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Mir Wasim Akhtar Hossain

Candidate ID: 158537

Career Summary

A Semi-Qualified CA (CA intermediate) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, MBA in Financial planning and Analysis & Bachelor Degree in Commerce with more than 9 years of hand on working experience in Finance, Accounts and Audit.

Skill Set

Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, MIS, Variance Analysis, Budgeting & Forecasting, UAE VAT, Audit, IFRS, ERP, MS Office

Professional Information

Total Experience : 9

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Post Graduate

Job Function : Accounts / Tax / CS / Audit / Finance

Work Location Preference : UAE

Detailed Profile

Mob No.; +971-52-5574410

Executive/Professional Summary:
A Semi-Qualified CA (CA intermediate) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, MBA in Financial planning and Analysis & Bachelor Degree in Commerce with more than 9 years of hand on working experience in Finance, Accounts and Audit, seeking for a suitable assignment in an organisation where I Can learn & grow my professional career & make some contribution towards the growth & development of the organisation as well. I am having decent experience in Finance/ Accounts and Audit, having Strong communication skill with capability to perform well under pressure with work ethics & smartly, Believes in Hard work, Loyalty, Integrity, dedication & Passion are the formula of success.
Expertise/Key Skill Summary:

• Financial Accounting.
• Management Accounting.
• Management Reporting (MIS).
• Variance Analysis.
• Budgeting & Forecasting.
• Value Added Tax - UAE.
• Audit Technics & Process (External Audit, Internal &
Concurrent Audit)
• Comprehensive knowledge of IFRS, IAS & Auditing Standards.
• Complete ERP Skill set.(IFS, Focus, GEMS, Tally 9.0, Bank 24, Aura
& Envoy)
• Microsoft Office skills (MS Excel, word & power point).
• Good Communication & Presentation Skills (Both written & Oral)
• Strong Analytical Interpersonal Skills of Financial Data.
• Quick learner & adaptability with change environment.
• Excellent Team player.

Career History/Highlights:
August 2020 to Till Date: Culligan Middle East FZE, Dubai, UAE.
Designation: Senior Accountant (Senior Accounts Officer)
Reporting Manager: Finance Director
Company Short Profile:
Culligan is an American water treatment company founded in 1936, headquartered in Rosemont, lllinoise, USA. Culligan Water Specializes in water softeners, water filtration systems and bottled water for residential, commercial and industrial consumers. Culligan Middle East established in 1993 & operating 7 companies under its portfolio and has grown to be one of the largest and most diverse water treatment companies in the gulf region
Job Responsibilities/Key Duties:
• Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations. Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts.
• Responsible for monthly & Annual MIS reporting.
• Preparation of Variance analysis report for Current year VS Last year and Actual VS Budget both at MTD & YTD Level.
• Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and other teams for smooth completion of all activities.
• Maintaining schedules for all accruals, prepayments, fixed assets and other receivable and Responsible for month end closing entries. Ensuring all Pre-payments and accrued liabilities on balance sheet are reconciled.
• Review and approve various vouchers e.g. Payment vouchers, Receipt vouchers, Journal entries, purchase vouchers, Petty cash vouchers & other miscellaneous vouchers.
• Following internal control and maintaining effective accounting systems as set compliances.
• Maintaining chart of accounts and recording expenses under different GL, according to the respective cost centres and business units across all entities.
• Active participation in year-end stock taking and preparation of inventory valuation and inventory reconciliation report.
• Responsible for accounting of all leased vehicles & buildings, insurance cost, renewal and premium payments and claims.
• Monitor related cash flow and bank balances of different currencies. Coordinate with RM for various banking operations.
• Responsible for monthly Intercompany & Intra-company Reconciliation & balance confirmation and Intercompany cross charge of various expenses.
• Liaise with HR team for the monthly report on employees Payroll deductions & Reimbursements as a part of monthly payroll process. Review and approve various payroll entries.
• Coordinate with external and internal auditors for the Audit process. Ensure all audit matters/comments are discussed appropriately closed.
• Liaise with IT department for enhancement and implementation of existing IT system for accurate financial reporting.
April 2018 to August 2020: Barakat Group of Companies, Dubai, UAE.
Designation: Accounts Lead (Accounts Officer)
Reporting Manager: Group Finance Manager
Company Short Profile:
Barakat Group is the leading company in Fresh Fruit & Vegetable industries, Founded in 1976 & operating 4 companies under its portfolio. Currently Barakat is one of the leading suppliers of a diverse spectrum of fresh produce to five-star establishments, Class A retailers and major airline catering companies in the UAE. With 4 business units, 6 large, state-of-the-art refrigerated facilities spread across UAE, 350 refrigerated vehicles, and over 1,500 passionate, multinational employees, Barakat’ s reach has grown beyond UAE to premium establishments in Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Maldives and the Far East.
Job Responsibilities/Key Duties:
• Preparation of Consolidated as well as entity wise Financials and KPI’s for Monthly & annually.
• Preparation of Monthly, Quarterly & Annual MIS reporting.
• Preparation of Variance analysis report for Current year VS Last year and Actual VS Budget both at MTD & YTD Level.
• Active Participation in Annual Budget preparation as per the management guidance.
• Responsible for all accruals, Provisions and month end closing entries. Ensure all Pre-payments and accrued liabilities on Balance sheet are reconciled.
• Responsible for Fixed assets recording, additions and disposals. Accruing depreciation and calculating profit/loss on sale of fixed assets.
• Maintaining chart of accounts and consistency of recording expenses under different heads across all entities.
• Responsible for accounting of all insurance cost, renewal and premium payments and claims across each entity.
• Intercompany cross charge and Reconciliation of Intercompany accounts.
• Work with HR team to validate all payroll entries and recovery/advances made to employees as part of month end payroll process. Review and push teams to follow month end closing process timely.
• Co-ordinating with External Auditor & Internal Auditor for Audit process.
• Follow up with both Air and Sea Shipment & Co-ordinate with Store departments, Shipping line & Supplier to confirm whether product received in good condition or not & follow up with the surveyor to conduct the survey on both Air and Sea Shipment.
• Independently Handling Claim Departments of the company i.e. If there is quality issue with the product received through import purchase, coordinate and follow up with the purchase department, store department & supplier to arrive at the final claim amount for the wastage.
• Preparation of VAT Reconciliation Statements and Calculation of VAT as per Reverse Charge Mechanism.
• Preparation of Monthly Wastage Report and Wastage VS Claim report for the company.
May 2016 – April 2018: Emirates Steel LLC- ANIE Group Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Designation: General Accountant
Reporting Manager: Finance Manager
Company Short Profile:
Emirates Steel LLC is a subsidiary of Al Naseer Industrial Enterprise Company which is part of Al Naseer Group of Companies. Emirates Steel LLC was established in 1995 in Abu Dhabi to produce steel billets. It was the first of its kind steel melting company in the UAE.
Job Responsibilities/Key Duties:
• Preparation of Monthly Report- MIS (Management Information Report).
• Passing Month End Closing JVs for All Provisions and Prepaid. Process Month End Closing Procedure for All Modules in the Books.
• Administering book keeping functions like Posting Journal Vouchers, Bank & Cash Payment Vouchers, Bank & Cash Receipt Vouchers, Petty Cash Entry, Stock Transfer & Stock Adjustment Entry, Etc in ERP.
• Maintaining Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger Module and All books of Accounts, subsidiary Ledgers and other accounting statements in ERP Environment.
• Scrutinizing all bills, vouchers, records and books of accounts to ensure their accuracy and authenticity
• Up-to-date information on financial accounts by displaying the General Ledger in real time.
• Reconciliation of Bank Statements, Debtors & Creditors Accounts.
• Verifying all bank entries and preparing reconciliation statement to overcome discrepancies, if any
• Prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents.
• Preparation of Daily Production, Sales, Purchase & Inventory Stock Report.
• Preparation of Term Loan, LTR, STL, LC and BG Documents.
• Preparation of Weekly Bank Position Report & Fortnight Chairman Report.
• Accounting of VAT Transactions and Preparation of Monthly Report for Net VAT Payable to the Govt.
• Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
• Working closely with various departments such as Personnel & Administration, Purchase & Stores etc., for smooth completion of all activities.

Nov 2014 – May 2016: PWC SDC, Kolkata, India
Designation: Audit Associates
Reporting Manager: Senior Audit Associates
Job Responsibilities/Key Duties:
• Working as an Associates and Assisting senior associates in Audit planning and allocation of work to other associates.
• Performing Test of Details like Revenue Testing, Expense Testing, Inventory cut-off testing, etc.
• Checking Mathematical Accuracy and Recalculation of computed figures.
• Mapping of Trial Balance and Roll forward of financial statements.
• Preparing and Analysis of Bank Reconciliation Statements
• Aura Lead Schedule preparation and Template preparation.
• Performing Substantive analytics and testing layout of disclosure.
• Checking internal consistency and summarisation of Service organisation report.

Feb 2013 – Nov 2014: G.Balu Associates, Chennai, India
Designation: Audit Assistant
Reporting Manager – Senior Auditor.

Professional/Academics Qualification:
Qualification Institute Board/University Month & Year % age
MBA in FP & A Arunachal Pradesh Venkateswara open university Mar 2021 80%
IPCC EIRC ICAI Nov 2014 56%
CPT EIRC ICAI June 2010 56%
B.COM Bhadrak(A) College Fakir Mohan University April 2012 75%
+2( COM) Bhadrak Junior College CHSE, Bhubaneswar May 2009 68%
10 th Zilla School Bhadrak HSE, Bhubaneswar March-2007 70%

Technical Skills
? Proficiency in IFS ERP, Focus ERP, GEMS ERP(Global Enterprise Management System), Tally ERP 9.0, Bank 24(TCS General Software), Aura (PWC Audit tool) & Envoy.
? Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint).

Personal Details:
Name : Mir Wasim Akhtar Hossain
Address : At-Kantabania, Dist/Po- Bhadrak, State-Odisha, Pin-756100.
Date of Birth : 14th MAY 1992.
Marital Status : Married.
Languages Known : English, Hindi, Urdu, Odhia and Bengali.
Passport No : L3602580.
Visa Status : Employment Visa
UAE Driving License : Yes


I do hereby declare that all the information furnished above is correct & to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Place: Dubai Signature
Date: Mir Wasim Akhtar Hossain