Roshan Wickremasinghe

Chief Accountant at Algassar Resort/Alfardan Group
Lives in Doha, Qatar
over 6 months ago

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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.

Experience

  • Chief Accountant

    Algassar Resort/Alfardan Group - Doha, Qatar

    Finance/Accounting
    November 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

  • 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

  • Recoveries Assistasnt

    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

  • Masters in Finance

    Anglia Ruskin University - London, United Kingdom

    January 2016 - May 2018

  • Bachelor's in Business Administration

    Vinayaka Mission University - Chennai, India

    January 2007 - September 2009

  • CIMA

    Chartered Institute of Management Accountants - London, United Kingdom

    June 2001 - September 2018

Languages

  • English
    Native or fluent
    100%

Skills

  • Accounting system
  • Finance skills

Other

  • linkedin

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

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