• Mau Aima Allahabad-212507 Uttar Pradesh India.

Meraj Akhtar

Chief Accountant 

Summary

A confident, multi-skilled & capable assistant accountant & auditor with excellent Knowledge of finance & accounting procedures. Exceptional analytical & problem solving skills & able to provide financial information to all areas of the business. Whilst ensuring that all management information is accurate having a proven ability to drive out inefficiencies through process improvement as well as assist in the Maintenance & development of financial systems and accounting procedures.

Now looking for a new & challenging accountancy position, one which will make best Use of my existing skills and experience & also further my development.

Work History

Work History

Accountant & Night Auditor.

Jan 2013 - Present
Manam Sohar Hotel Apartments 

Supporting the business by assisting to produce accurate financial and management accounting information on which financial decisions are based also involved in compiling financial reports and analyses, whilst working to strict deadlines. Assisting Audit Managers in the performance of complex audit assignments and Investigations, often undertaking specific elements of the assignment with minimal supervision. Completing allocated work within required time and budgets and to required quality standard.

Protect organization's interest keeping information confidential

Petty Cash

  • Responsibility for the petty cash box.
  • Keep petty cash under lock and key and lock away at night in safe.
  • Petty cash to be counted and reconciled monthly.
  • Ensure all the petty cash vouchers are signed and filed numerically.
  • Petty cash analysis completed daily and prepared for processing into accounting system.
  • Transactions processed daily into accounting system.

General Ledger

  • Process the recurring vouchers.
  • Post the normal journal vouchers.
  • Review the General ledger.

Stock control

  • Supervise the stock count process
  • Perform the stock adjustments

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

  • Maintains the proper filing system.
  • Performs related duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Assist in month end financial statement close.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Identify the business risks and recommend the corrective course of action.
  • Involve in external annual audit process.
  • Maintains sales and purchase ledgers and journals.
  • Preparing statutory accounts.
  • Calculating and checking to make sure payments, amounts and records are correct.
  • Sorting out incoming and outgoing daily post and answering any queries. 
  • Managing petty cash transactions. 
  • Controlling credit and chasing debt. 
  • Reconciling finance accounts and direct debits.

Assistant Accountant & Audit Assistant.

May 2009 - Dec 2012
Shashwat Singhal & Co. (CA Firm)

Supporting the business by assisting to produce accurate financial and management accounting information on which financial decisions are based also involved in compiling financial reports and analyses, whilst working to strict deadlines. Assisting Audit Managers in the performance of complex audit assignments and Investigations, often undertaking specific elements of the assignment with minimal supervision. Completing allocated work within required time and budgets and to required quality standard.

Duties:-

  • Preparing sales invoices & the upkeep of an accurate accounts filing system,
  • Preparation and input of month end journal vouchers,
  • Inputting, matching, batching and coding of invoices,
  • Debtor and Creditor reconciliations,
  • Preparation of various reports for senior managers,
  • Responsible for financial accounts including budgets and cash-flow,
  • Supervise junior financial staff,
  • Conversant with PAYE and VAT reconciliations,
  • conducting regular business reviews of financial performance,
  • Proactive identifying business improvement opportunities,
  • Fixed Asset accounting, reconciliations and depreciation journals,
  • Ensuring that information is accurately collated & entered into systems.
  • Preparation of bi-weekly invoice and expense claim payment runs.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Inputting of supplier invoices and employee expense claims to the ledgers.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

Education

Education

B Com.  

Jul 2009 - Jun 2012
University of Allahabad.

B com. (Hons.) Allahabad University     2009-2012

(A central University of India) with subjects of

Business Finance, Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Corporate Accounting.

Business Statics, Auditing, Business Law, Insurance, Money & Banking,

Business Communication and Human Resource and Management.

Skills

Skills

Tally EPR

MS Office 

MS Excel