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I am a qualified Accountant with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration , CIMA and currently I am reading for my Masters in Business Administration (Finance) attached to Anglia Ruskin University –United Kingdom. I have 15 + years Accountancy work experience altogether. I have 5 years Accountancy experience in Sri Lanka working for some of the leading companies and 6 + years experience as a Chief Accountant in one of the prestigious hotel groups in Maldives. Currently 5 + years in Qatar as a Chief Accountant attached to one of the leading hospitality / real estate group of companies.
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.
Algassar Resort/Alfardan Group - Doha, QatarFinance/AccountingNovember 2012 - Now · 6 years and 1 month
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
Mookai Group of Hotels - Malé, MaldivesFinance/AccountingApril 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.
HSBC - Colombo, Sri LankaFinance/AccountingJune 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.
Tea Tang Co Ltd - Colombo, Sri LankaFinance/AccountingDecember 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
Lanka Milk Foods Ltd - Colombo, Sri LankaFinance/AccountingApril 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
Central Finance Co Ltd - Colombo, Sri LankaFinance/AccountingOctober 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
Masters in Finance
Anglia Ruskin University - London, United KingdomJanuary 2016 - May 2018
Bachelor's in Business Administration
Vinayaka Mission University - Chennai, IndiaJanuary 2007 - September 2009
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants - London, United KingdomJune 2001 - September 2018
EnglishNative or fluent100%
- Accounting system
- Finance skills