Roshan Wickremasinghe

Roshan Wickremasinghe

Chief Accountant at Algassar Resort/Alfardan Group
Lives in Doha, Qatar

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About me

I am a qualified accountant with 17 + years’ experience; including nearly 12+ years experience in hospitality and Real-estate industry. I have vast knowledge and experience in Hospitality, Real Estate, Bank and Manufacturing industry and worked in different countries like Maldives, Sri Lanka. PresentlyI am working in Qatar attached to one of the leading group of companies as a Chief Accountant.

I am a very good team member and a leader. My work has always meant a lot to me. I flourish when I am faced with challenges and easily able to dispense a smile even in stressful situations. I would like to contribute my utmost best to the companies that I work to achieve the organizational targets.

Experience

18 years and 8 months

  • Chief Accountant

    Algassar Resort/Alfardan Group - Doha, Qatar

    Finance/Accounting
    November 2012 - Now · 7 years and 2 months

    Representing the owning company of St. Regis Doha, Kempinski, Hakkasan Restaurants UK and Richard Sandoval USA Restaurants etc. Preparation of monthly/quarterly Financial Statements, involving in ERP implementation in the organization. Manage all accounting operations including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Fixed Assets Register and Revenue Recognition. Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting and coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances. Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings. Assures internal control compliance, Monitor monthly bank reconciliations. Reporting to the owners about the financial position on monthly basis about the other international hotels owned by the Alfardan Group

  • Chief Accountant

    Mookai Group of Hotels - Malé, Maldives

    Finance/Accounting
    April 2006 - October 2012 · 6 years and 7 months

    Responsible for all Month end and Annual Financial Reporting of the Company as per IFRS and Preparation of Monthly and ad-hoc Management Reports.  Managing Cash Books, preparation of Bank Reconciliations and monitoring of the paymentprocess.  Managing all Bank Accounts and Company funds  Maintaining and ensuring statutory and regulatory compliance involving the Inland Revenue, Board of Investment and Customs with regard to taxes and other ?administrational requirements.  Assisting in setting financial policies and operating standards for the company  Assisting the General Manager in effective control of the Department to ensure smooth and streamlined operations  Direct communication with Board of Directors on various matters  Assisting in controlling and setting limits for Credit transactions for Corporate and Individual Clients.  Liaise with Auditors and other partners regarding the finalization of annual accounts and computation of taxes.

  • Assistant Manager

    HSBC - Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Finance/Accounting
    June 2004 - April 2006 · 1 year and 11 months

    Handling UK based back-end banking operations and data processing comprising of various business areas, including payments, General banking services, risk advisory, credit and risk, data entry and insurance.

  • Accounts Assistant

    Tea Tang Co Ltd - Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Finance/Accounting
    December 2003 - May 2004 · 6 months

    Review invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.  Assist month end closing, preparing of journal vouchers  Maintain log of employee expenses, reconciling vendor accounts and queries  Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately in accordance with company policies

  • Accounts Assistant

    Lanka Milk Foods Ltd - Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Finance/Accounting
    April 2002 - December 2003 · 1 year and 9 months

    Responsibility for petty cash including maintenance of petty cash records and completion of cash reconciliation at each month end.  Reconciliation of the credit card account. Ensure the Trial Balance is up to date at each month end and prepare relevant reports for review by the Financial Accountant.  Preparing the monthly bank reconciliation for review by the Financial Accountant.  Assist the Financial Accountant in preparing the year end audit file to ensure that all information is ready and available in time for the statutory audit.  Assist the Financial Accountant with any other duties as required

  • Accounts Assistant

    Central Finance Co Ltd - Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Finance/Accounting
    October 2000 - August 2001 · 11 months

    Responsible for all Month end and Annual Financial Reporting of the Company as per IFRS.  Customer debt collection  To liaise and work effectively with other partner organizations and internal departments as required carrying out the duties of the post.  To assist in the collection of leasehold charges.  To provide administrative support within the team as required, including the receipt and distribution of both incoming and outgoing mail.  To raise invoices and all other duties commensurate with the post as directed by the Branch Manager

Education

Currently studying

  • CIMA

    Chartered Institute of Management Accountants - London, United Kingdom

    June 2001 - Now

  • CMA

    Institute of certified Management Accountants - New South Wales, Australia

    January 2018 - October 2019

  • Masters in Finance

    Anglia Ruskin University - London, United Kingdom

    January 2016 - December 2018

  • Bachelor's in Business Administration

    Vinayaka Mission University - Chennai, India

    January 2007 - September 2009

Languages

1 language

  • English

    Native or fluent

Personal information

Nationalities

  • Sri Lankan

Date of birth

May 10th 1980

Skills

10 skills

  • Accounting system
  • Account management
  • account reconciliation
  • Budgeting & Finance operations Da
  • Data analysis Annual reports tracking
  • Finance skills
  • Leadership
  • Strong verbal communication
  • System Implementations Cash flow management
  • Team liaison & Conflict resolution

Additional Information

1 information shared

  • linkedin

    www.linkedin.com/in/roshan-wickremasinghe-82104948

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