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Professional Summary

More than 25 years experience in Accounting, Audit, and Finance field. Holding MBA-Accounting degree from NYIT-Abu Dhabi. Looking for a challenging work environment where I can utilize my experience and excel business performance from all aspects.

  • Cash flow analysis.
  • Accounting procedures consultant.
  • Audit reporting.
  • familiar web-enabled Oracle financial platform.
  • Expert in QuickBooks Pro, Peachtree and cloud-based software.
  • Team building.
  • Presentations expert.

  • Financial reporting and analysis.
  • MS Excel expert.
  • Advanced computer proficiency (PC and Mac).
  • Budgeting and financial management.
  • Accounting & Finance trainer.
  • Process improvement.
  • Multi-operations management.
Work History
Finance Manager, 06/2014 to 07/2018
Sengabi Information Technology & E-marketing LLC Amman, Jordan
  • Creating strategic decisions regarding future targets.
  • Meeting with stakeholders and maintaining productive relationships.
  • Identifying and investigated variances to financial plans and forecasts by interpreting financial results.
  • Creating an analytical framework for identifying and developing financial growth opportunities.
  • Introduced internal controls to monitor critical areas of financial control and devised corrective actions to address risks or deficiencies.
  • Oversaw daily financial functions, including accounting, payroll and financial reporting.
  • Prepared accurate financial statements at end of the quarter.
  • Generated financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures each month.
  • Prepared financial pages for presentation to senior management.
  • Supervised 5 person accounting team.
  • Optimized and managed research and development spending through collaboration with key business leaders.
  • Drafted the complete annual audit reports including all footnote disclosures.
Finance Controller, 05/2013 to 06/2014
Real Vision Research & Business Consultancies RAK UAE
  • Analyzed budgets, financial reports and projections for accurate reporting of financial standing.
  • Crafted strategies to increase client revenue and reduce client spending.
  • Created an analytical framework for identifying and developing financial growth opportunities.
  • Developed annual budgets in collaboration with other directories.

Senior Accountant/ Internal Auditor , 07/2006 to 01/2013
Department of Presidential Affairs Head Office Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • Supervised and coordinated projects for external auditors and examiner evaluations.
  • Reported internal control issues to management and supplied comprehensive recommendations to mitigate the associated risks.
  • Communicated audit results to upper management through written reports and oral presentations.
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.
  • Generated financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures each month.
  • Created periodic reports comparing budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Trained 5 new employees on accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Supported management through risk identification, control testing and process improvement procedures.
  • Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Directed accounting system conversions into web-enabled Oracle financial platform.
  • Compiled financial reports pertaining to cash receipts, expenditures and overseas projects
Accountant, 05/2003 to 01/2004
FIFA World Youth Championship (Emirates 2003) Abu Dhabi

  • Reported budget versus actual and variances statements to higher committee and FIFA Organization.
  • Generated financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures each month.
  • Created periodic reports comparing budgeted costs to actual costs to higher committee and FIFA Organization.
  • Drafted and reviewed financial statement compilations before being approved by the committee.
  • Reviewed collection reports to determine the status of collections and the amounts of outstanding balances.
  • Performed periodic budgeting/modeling to project monthly cash requirements.
Chief Accountant , 12/1997 to 01/2002
Jordanian Artists Organization Amman-Jordan
  • Maintained records of accounts and projects in progress and made necessary adjustments journal entries.
  • Generated monthly and periodically Trial Balance along with proper balances.
  • Finalized end of year financial statements,  Balance Sheet and related various accounts statements.
  • Liaised with bank and ensured accuracy of monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Communicated with the external auditor for related issues.
  • Supervised and controlled all accounting transactions from all aspects.
  • Setup and customized accounting software to operate the establishment accounting system.
  • Assisted management with the finalization of the annual expense plans.
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.
  • Compiled general ledger entries on a short schedule with nearly 100% accuracy.
  • Generated financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures each month.
  • Developed and implemented effective accounting systems.
Master of Business Adminstration: Accounting, 2010
New York Institute of Technology- Old Westbury - Abu Dhabi Campus
  • Minor in [Accounting]
  • Coursework in Financial Management, Financial Statements Analysis, Advanced Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Legal Env. of Business, Professional Auditing,  Economics, Fed Tax, operation Management, Business Policy Seminar

B.S. Economics and Managerial Science: Accounting , 1995
Mutah University - Jordan
  • Movie production
  • Traveling
  • Swimming
  • Gardening
Additional Information
  • Fluent in Arabic and English
Additional Information
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Motivated developer seeking opportunity at making valuable contributions towards achieving project and organizational goals. Commitment to Learn, Love working with data.

AMERICAN BILLING June 2015 to October 2017 Application Developer
Stockton, CA
  • Applied python libraries like NumPy for calculations, Pandas for data analysis, Matplotlib for data visualization. 
  • Wrote Python codes to parse JSON documents and load the data in PostgreSQL database. 
  • Designed and developed data management system using MySQL and wrote several queries to extract/store data. 
  • Used Python Library Beautiful Soup for web scrapping to extract data for building graphs
  • Used Numpy for Numerical analysis for Insurance premium
  • Managed datasets using Panda data frames and MySQL. 
  • Generated reports for the data by using Django ORM queries from the MySQL database.• Developed the back-end web services using Python and Django REST framework. • Designed and developed the UI of the website using HTML, CSS, Java script, JQuery and Bootstrap
  • Designed, developed and retrieved the data from the database tables using Django models and Django ORM queries in MySQL. 
  • Used Git for code submissions and issue tracking
  • Performing code coverage and pep8 standardization.
  • Regular interactions with the customer to get the requirement updates.
Corral Liquors January 2005 to July 2010 Web Manager/ Finance Controller
Wood River, IL
  • Created a Python/Django based web application using Python scripting for data processing, MySQL for the database, and HTML/CSS/JQuery and High Charts for data visualization of the served pages.
  • Developed views and templates with Django view controller and template to create a user-friendly website interface.
  • Wrote scripts in Python for extracting data from HTML file using Python library Beautiful Soup.
  • Responsible for development, implementation and maintenance of the company's website.
  • Ensure the website meets the business needs of the organization.
  • Assisted in the monitoring and reporting on website traffic and performance.
  • Used Python Library Beautiful Soup for web scrapping to extract data for building graphs
  • Designed email templates and sent campaigns through MailChimp. 
  • Compiled data for monthly reports.
  • Troubleshot/resolved any application issues. 
  • Gathered data/produced reports to improve product efficiency.
  • Responsible for debugging and troubleshooting the web application.
DataLode Inc. March 2000 to October 2005 Data Analysis Consultant
San Rafael, CA
  • Worked with Company's important client Hewlett Packard to create reporting database.
  • Prepared and presented technical proposals for clients.
  • Assisted in the monitoring and reporting on website traffic and performance.
  • Worked with clients to analyze computing and network needs and installed appropriate solutions within each organization's budget.
  • Served as ETL Developer to create Reporting database.
  • Designed, documented and executed maintenance procedures, including system upgrades, patch management and system backups.
  • Responsible for overseeing key aspects of DataLode's professional services organization and internal database projects, including creating and managing project plans, personnel and budgets.
  • Managed all phases of client engagement including defining customer requirements and managing expectations, providing project updates, assessing and mitigating delivery risks, developing technical specifications, data integration workflow processes and providing expertise in the areas of system architecture, system design, data mapping, data cleansing, data modeling and system implementation for all back-end database consulting engagements.
FYI INC January 1996 to March 2000 Database / ETL Developer
Brisbane, CA
  • Involved in creating new database objects like tables, views, procedures, packages, sequences, etc. 
  • Handled tables, indexes and partitioning and involved in data cleaning, merging and conversion. 
  • Involved in design, development and modification of PL/SQL stored procedures, packages, functions and triggers to implement business rules into the application. 
  • Involved in using dynamic SQL and complex SQL queries consisting of joins, sub queries, correlated sub queries, set operators, cursors, etc. to develop database objects like procedures, functions, etc
  •  Involved in creating DBMS scheduler jobs to automate data insertion and update of multiple database tables from different database schemas. •
  • Worked on PL/SQL code optimization and error handling mechanisms.
  • Involved in the ETL project of Hewlett packard to streamline the entire database by thorough analysis of multiple database schemas to separate the list of columns and tables currently required and then deleting(commenting) the not required ones.
  • Created Technical Design documents for major developments and attended Technical Design Reviews.
Education and Training
University of Delhi, India Bachelor in Accounting and Management
India Education Center, India Database and Cobol Programming
Wintec Software, Sunnyvale,CA Oracle Database and Web Programming
Summary of Qualifications
  • Frameworks Django, Flask,
  • Openstack Web Technologies HTML, CSS, DOM,Java Script, JQuery,
  • Programming Languages  Python, Java, SQL
  • Database MySQL, Sqllite , Postgres,Oracle
  • IDE's/ Development Tools NetBeans, Eclipse, PyCharm, Atom
  • Apache Spark-Map Reduce
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Tax Preparer consistently recognized for a strong work ethic and exceeding expectations. Confident decision-maker with strict attention to detail and natural ability for working well under pressure. Seeking to bring a long history of exceptional work to a dynamic accountancy firm.
  • Exceptionally organized
  • Independent worker
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Record-keeping
  • Tax expertise
  • Federal and state tax regulations
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
Tax Preparer(SEASONAL) 01/1998 to Current Walker,Ostrowski,Williams Deerfield, Florida Prepared Federal and various State individual tax returns. Scanning and computer software utilized to facilitate this process. Research and communication skills also applied.
Tax Preparer(SEASONAL) 01/1996 to 04/1997 David Katzman, CPA Boca Raton, Florida
 Prepared individual tax returns
Finance Controller 01/1991 to 12/1997 Purr 'n Pooch Tinton Falls , Nj Computerized and maintained accounting records. Prepared payroll, sales tax reports and financial statements.
Office Manager 01/1991 to 05/1993 Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Bricktown, NJ Hired and trained seasonal tax preparers. Prepared tax returns for multiple clients and reviewed returns prepared by seasonal staff. Also, handled  correspondence letters with IRS and resolved tax issues when our clients required these services..
Bokkeeper And Tax Preparer 01/1996 to 12/1990 Marilyn Heller Ayer, CPA Bricktown, NJ Prior to working at this firm, I was a Tax Preparer for Beneficial Finance Co., which was located in Bricktown, NJ.  I worked at Beneficial Finance Co for four years as their only seasonal Tax Preparer.  Seeking a yearly position, I was fortunate to be hired by Heller and Heller, CPA, which is now owned by Marilyn Heller Ayers. While working there as a bookkeeper and Tax Preparer, I attended college and received my AAS in Accounting.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Accounting 1994 Ocean County College Toms River, NJ H & R Block Tax course completed to reinforce computer skills and tax knowledge. Also, completed yearly tax updates on software and tax law.
Activities and Honors
I was Co-Owner of Prestige Travel, Point Pleasant, NJ established in 1989. In addition to travel planning and sales, I maintained our accounting records. Unfortunately, due to the changes in the economy, we closed our doors in 1999.
After relocating to Florida in 1996, I pursued other interests. I opened and maintained a small retail gift shop for several years.  I enjoy dealing with people and my customer service skills have helped me achieve my goals in all my endeavors.