Bağdat Cad. No:169/1 D:8
34730 Selamicesme - ISTANBUL
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MERCK SHARP DOHME ILACLARI LTD. ŞTI.
Accounting Manager April 2005 – November 2008
(8 people, one of which was the Accounting Supervisor, were reporting to me in the department)
·Monthly US GAAP and quarterly & annually statutory reporting
·Preparation of monthly VAT, income tax, stamp tax returns
·Control of A/P, A/R, F/A, Payroll Accounting activities
·Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
·Control of the VAT refund process
·Close monitoring of tax rules & regulations
·Primary contact for internal & external audit.
·Preparation of the Transfer Pricing Report for the company
·Tax Planning & Entity Profitability
Treasurer Jan 98 – Mar 05
(11 people were reporting to me)
As Treasurer of the company I was in charge of the below 3 functions:
Conducted the relationship with banks, negotiated financing structures, borrowed or invested based on the cash position of the company, prepared short term & long term cash financing needs of the company, accrued for interest income/expense, provided FX needed for importation of raw materials from the source of supply, handled monthly/quarterly reporting to the headquarters.
Obtained approval from the headquarters for the ex-man price to be applied for new launches, applied for price adjustment whenever allowed by the pricing decree/Ministry of Health, handled pricing related reporting, closely monitored the pricing decree, prepared proposals for discounts/rebates/ free good programs to be applied to different group of customers.
Conducted the relationship with the wholesalers with the help of the Commercial Customers Manager. Established credit limits and adjusted them based on the changing performance of the wholesalers. Visited the customers together with the Commercial Manager to have an understanding of the market conditions. Prepared recommendations for yearly sales terms. Controlled receivables from the wholesalers. Controlled the warehousing activity via the Commercial Manager and involved in the preparation of the SOPs for being in line with good distribution principles.
GOODYEAR LASTİKLERİ T.A.Ş.
Manager Cash Management Department Apr 92 – Dec 97
Managed 4 direct reports. Prepared daily & monthly cash position of the company. Received quotes from the banks for FX purchases. Checked all bank charges, controlled interest revenue or expense, accrued for interest income / expense. Analyzed different borrowing or investment instruments to be able to select the most advantageous one. Utilized different borrowing instruments like term loans, overdrafts, Eximbank loans, FX loans, FX indexed TRL loans. Negotiated with banks for instruments that are used in day to day operation. Worked in the bank selection process.
Cash Management Mar. 91 – Mar 92
As Senior Accountant in Cash Management Department, controlled bank charges, transferred funds between different bank accounts of the company, cleared bank guarantees that are no longer needed.
Import Sept 90 – Feb 91
As Senior Accountant in Import Department, obtained import licenses to clear the goods from the customs, provided the guarantee letters needed during the import operation, negotiated with banks for FX purchases, and closely monitored the import regime to be able to benefit from the export encouragement & investment encouragement certificate utilization.
Export Nov 89- Aug. 90
As Senior Accountant in Export Operating Department, prepared the documents for export transactions, be it CAG, CAD, L/C or cash. Dealt with the collection of receivables from export customers. Negotiated with banks for exchange rates upon collection of the export receivable. Applied to the Central Bank for export premiums arising from tire exportation.
CITIBANK N.A. ISTANBUL TURKEY CENTRAL BRANCH
Apr. 88 – Oct. 89
Worked in Cash Management & Counter Services. Handled account opening/closing transactions, computed time deposit interest, and processed fund transfers both in domestic & foreign currency, dealt with payment orders & check issuance both in foreign currency & local currency.EDUCATION
Istanbul University - Faculty of Economics, Istanbul, 1982-86
Saint Benoit French School, Istanbul, 1974-81COMPUTER SKILLS
Date of BirthOctober 13, 1962
Place of BirthAnkara
Marital Status Married – 1 child
ATTİLA ARSLAN – ŞUBELER OPERASYON KOORDİNATÖ;RÜCITIBANK-533 275 97 98
AYŞİN SAĞLAM –TREASURERGOODYEAR -532 257 56 50
NERGİS BİLGİÇ -- MUHASEBE MÜDÜRÜ GSK ILAÇ -532 704 69 62 NURAY ŞAR -- MUHASEBE MÜDÜRÜ LILLY ILAÇ -533 524 83 34 ATTİLA AYGININ -- MUHASEBE MÜDÜRÜ SERVIER ILAÇ -533 292 10 27
·Fluent in English, intermediate French
·Participated in various technical & leadership courses/seminars. The list of courses attended is as below given:
Our values & standards
Managing low performance & employee development process
Hayatta kişisel imaj
Yetiştirme ve danışmanlık
Performance geri bildirim eğitimi
Leadership development program
Employee development program
Effective presentation skills
New manager orientation