Muhammad Safdar

About Muhammad Safdar

  • Academic Level Certificate
  • Age* 28 - 32 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Industry* Hospitality
  • Please tell us what type of passport you have and the country it is from* I Have Pakistani Passport
  • Is your passport valid?* Yes
  • Your Nationality* Pakistani

Description

Versatile senior finance management professional offering over 9 years of experience in steering accounting operations across various industry verticals as well as processing all payments using e-banking and e-cheques system. Skilled in leading change management initiatives while building productive partnerships with key clients, team members and top management. Technically and commercially astute individual skilled in monitoring financial progress, attaining set objectives and summarising financial data. Staying abreast with the industry knowledge by proactively participating in educational activities, reading professional publications and visiting highly professional organisations. Proficient in investigating general ledger, account balances, balance sheets, income statements and various other financial statements. Success in evaluating company performance, developing budgetary control system, managing expenses, reconciling financial statements and evaluating corporate KPIs.

Education

  • 2009
    The Islamia University Bahawalpur, Punjab,Pakistan

    B.com (Hons)

    I have done B.com (Hons) from Islamia University Bahawalpur specialization in Accounting and Finance.

  • 2012
    Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

    ACCA

    Specialization in advance Audit and Advance Taxation.

Experience

  • 2009 - 2011
    Servaid Pharmacy PVT LTD, Lahore, Pakistan

    Senior Accountant

    Significant Highlights: ▪ Assisted in analysing financial statement, preparing tax returns and corporate reports as well as conducting financial and tax audits while reporting variances and revising inconsistencies. ▪ Effectively executed and completed external audits by analysing and scheduling general ledger accounts as well as providing important information to auditors. Key Responsibilities: ▪ Prepared financial statements and supporting schedules in line with the monthly close schedule. ▪ Monitored and evaluated revenues, commissions and expenses, also prepared monthly account reconciliations. ▪ Assisted in preparing quarterly producer commission reports as well as documenting and monitoring internal controls. ▪ Always complied to legal requirements and secured financial information through database backup. ▪ Accomplished all payroll activities, such as initiating computer processing, printing cheques and verifying amount

  • 2012 - 2013
    Muhammad Irfan & Co Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, Faisalabad, Pakistan

    Auditor

    Significant Highlights: ▪ Monitored audit progress and communicated status/important aspects in the meeting in addition to escalating complicated issues, analysing papers and preparing final audit reports. ▪ Identified and mitigated financial risk, implemented internal controls, analysed manual and automated financial processes, determined process bottlenecks and resolved operational issues. ▪ Recommended improvement changes related to the management monitoring, assessment and motivational practices as well as internal control structure and operating processes. ▪ Proactively contributed in maximising team performance and handling challenging assignments while assisting other team members in accomplishing assigned tasks. Key Responsibilities: ▪ Planned and conducted financial audits in accordance with the organisational objectives while identifying related risks. ▪ Ensured compliance with the financial regulations and controls as well as maintaining confidential company information. 2 Muhammad Safdar | Phone: + (971) 56 394 2684 | Email: msafdar1988@gmail.com ▪ Assessed asset and liabilities, maintained accurate audit reports/memoranda and documented audit tests and findings. ▪ Prepared accurate financial statements in accordance with the International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs).

  • 2013 - 2019
    The Media Lounge

    Senior Accountant

    Significant Highlights: ▪ Success in preparing bank reconciliation, depreciation, prepayment and gratuity schedules as well as calculating salary and dues on a monthly and yearly basis. ▪ Efficiently processing vendor payments, maintaining related reports for auditing purpose and reconciling inter and intra company wing balance. Key Responsibilities: ▪ Responsible for handling the entire accounting system while reporting to the Management. ▪ Recording and segregating daily transactions, bank/creditor payments, customer receipts and foreign currency transactions. ▪ Processing WPS salary using ADCB net baking and C3 card operations. ▪ Forecasting and managing project budget while implementing necessary control measures. ▪ Preparing and maintaining reports relating to liquidity cash forecasting, fund forecasting and budgetary, etc. ▪ Overseeing monthly payroll costing and annual closing activities while approving WPS and other social fund, end of service benefit and staff claims. ▪ Directing and assisting HR employees in preparing monthly payroll, weekly payments and detailed payroll report.