Oscar Alisen, Jr., CPA

Oscar Alisen, Jr., CPA

Senior Accountant at Overseas Marine Logistics LLC
Lives in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
over 6 months ago

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A Certified Public Accountant from the Philippines with more than 5 years of UAE work experience in Financial & Cost accounting background. Most recently in a Marine Offshore operations. With great experience in team environment, excellent analytical skills, communication and ability to perform job under pressure. Geared up to be an asset of an organization through the application of my technical knowledge and experience in Budgeting & Forecasting. I am looking for a company where I can be best used of my skills and expertise.

Experience

  • Senior Accountant

    Overseas Marine Logistics LLC - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Finance/Accounting
    October 2016 - October 2018 · 2 years and 1 month

    Key Responsibilities • Leading a team of four (4) staff accountants responsible for cash, receivables, payables; while maintaining general ledger account reconciliations and bank reconciliations as part of leadership development initiative in Corporate Accounting. • Assist in the preparation of company’s annual budget, mainly in the formulation of expense budget (in addition to Profit & Loss Budget) and cash flow budget (cash inflows and outflows projections). • Responsible for preparation and summarization of all monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reports for internal and external users (FTA for VAT Reporting and Banking Institutions). • Prepares financial reports and performs variance analysis in accordance with business plan. Compiled periodic financial packages with metrics for senior management decision-making and essential MIS-KPIs to keep track the progress of a company's business goals. • Regularly monitors the updating of VAT Inputs & Outputs (excel file); ensuring the figures are tallying against the recorded invoices in WAYZ-ERP system. Accomplishments • Key Member of 10-man Internal Control Team tasks to establish and assess company’s core departments (Profit & Cost centers) internal control system. Handles the main task in formulating the standard procedures for clients’ billing (receivables) and maintenance of accounts. • Assisted in the design and implementation and maintenance of a billing system using WAYZ-ERP accounting software and contributes in simplifying the accounting system (i.e. streamlining the Chart of Accounts). • Initiated and implemented the use of Cost Control Sheet (excel file). To ensure the profitability of each project closed and keeping track of costs from preparation until project completion.

  • Regional Accountant

    Knight Frank Middle East - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Finance/Accounting
    November 2014 - February 2016 · 1 year and 4 months

    Key Responsibilities • Managed the MENA operations’ financial accounting cycle. Coordinating the generated revenues as well as the incurred expenses for branches including KSA, Bahrain, Qatar and some countries in Northern Africa. • Prepared monthly, quarterly and year-end results of operation reports and profitability analysis for six (6) profit centers for management and provided action plans to meet or exceed budget. • Assist in the preparation of the company’s annual budget plan for all service lines (residential and commercial). Contributing mainly in the formulation of revenues (sales budget) down to cash budget (cash flow projection). Accomplishments • Developed a weekly reporting KPI-MIS for the company financial status and results of operations analysis as basis for management decision-making. • Prepared ad hoc reports for Accounting Manager, Partner-General Manager and to Head Quarters (UK) on a monthly basis. • Produced reports and analysis of software cost allocation, rent expense and fixed asset movements to Accounting Manager and Partner-General Manager

  • General Accountant

    Fait Maison Cuisine - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Finance/Accounting
    March 2013 - May 2014 · 1 year and 4 months

    Key Responsibilities/ Accomplishments • As a start-up business, I initiated the establishment and implementation of company’s cash management and procurement procedures (from ordering to purchasing and warehousing of inventories). • Formulated the use of Food Costing Sheet as a tool to determine a menu selling price. This also helps to manage food costs including all the related overheads. • Managed the Financial and Accounting aspects of the company, including but not limited to cashiering, receivables, payables and payroll. Mainly task in the monitoring and procurement of F&B stocks. And some administrative tasks as assigned.

  • Accountant

    DULSCO - Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Finance/Accounting
    September 2008 - February 2013 · 4 years and 6 months

    Key Responsibilities • Involved in the finalization of accounts before closing of the books on a monthly basis. • Maintains accurate financial or accounting records including data (supplier invoices, accounts receivables, expense accruals, general entries etc.) being input into ERP system (Oracle JD Edwards). • Responsible for manpower and waste management services billing to clients and perform appropriate revenue accounting and AR collection management; • Liase with banks for the accomplishment of requirements by the company from sub-account openings to requests submissions; • Assist in the yearly external audit activities. Accomplishments • Aided in providing immediate solutions to client inquiries as well as the increased efficiency of reconciling and billing group accounts on a daily basis. • Aided department in reconciling group accounts that were in arrears for six months; delivered updated progress reports to outstanding items to management as needed. • Provided cost reduction reports for procurement department of Abu Dhabi branch (local and international, including online procurement) as basis for suppliers’ assessment.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy

    University of Mindanao - Davao City, Philippines

    June 1996 - March 2000

Languages

  • Tagalog
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • English
    Professional working
    60%
  • Hindi
    Notions
    20%
  • Arabic
    Notions
    20%

Skills

  • Advanced Excel
  • Budget, Forecast
  • ERP Software
  • Fast Learner
  • Financial analysis
  • Food Costing
  • General Accounting
  • Knowledgeable in VAT Laws & Applications
  • Management Accounting
  • Organized
  • Peachtree Accounting
  • Proactive & responsible
  • Problem solving skill
  • QuickBooks
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Teamwork Leadership
  • Very good communication & interpersonal skills

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