• Bahrain, BH Al Hidd


Finance Manager



Enthusiastically seeking a challenging position in a prestigious organization to utilize my multi-dimensional learning and experience in the field of finance in a strategic, innovative, and dynamic way.

Work History

Work History

Finance Manager

May 2012 - Present

Manama Packaging Industry W.L.L is a leading manufacturing & converting company in Bahrain and dealing in sales of comprehensive range of flexible packaging products for various industries. MPI is certified ISO 9001:2008, ISO 22000:2005, HACCP, BRC/IOP Company and consists of 300 Employees (Appox.) and factory is in 24Hours Operation.

Currently working as Finance Manager, whereby, following are key responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely and accurate closing of monthly books of accounts including strict monitoring of all bookings of CAPEX, OPEX, inventories and monthly accruals.
  • Maintain existing banking relations and exploration of new sources for financing (ST & LT)

  • Monthly Management Reporting (Monthly Dashboard Report MTD & YTD, Sales Analysis Report with various criteria’s, Cash Forecast Report etc.).
  • Ensure all modules of ERP are duly reconciled with GL on monthly basis i-e Stores inventory (including finished goods, raw material, spare parts and general items), Receivable & Payable Module, Fixed Assets Register and WIP.
  • Ensure completion of monthly bank reconciliation statements on timely basis.
  • Conduct monthly audit of all inventories.
  • Responsible for all revenue billing (export & local) and ensure revenue is accurately booked.
  • Effective management of all payable functions and ensures smooth disbursement of cheques / online transfers to suppliers.
  • Managing all fixed assets related matters including Fixed Assets Register (FAR). Computation of monthly depreciation
  • Liaison with banks for opening of import LCs, collection of original avalized import documents and acceptance to bank for the same, smooth outward remittances, arrangements of payments through Trust Receipts (TR) and arrangement of performance bonds against sales tenders.
  • Liaison with insurance companies for obtaining insurance for newly purchased assets, inventories and insurance claims.
  • Coordinate with various departments of MPI for timely & successful completion of all accounting records.
  • Liaison with Auditors for the conduct of annual audit

Special Assignments

Elected by Management to oversee HR & Admin departments,  following are brief achievements:

  • Compiled Employees Data Base for 300 Staff & 75 contractor’s staff
  • Developed various Forms (interview Assessment Form, Joining Report, Appraisal Form, Clearance Certificate, Exit Interview Form, Leave Application, Travel Authorization Form etc.,)
  • Liaison with legal advisory for Finalization of Employment contact as per Bahrain Labor Law
  • Maintained all HR & Admin records as per requirements of Ministry of Labor-Bahrain, ISO, HACCP, BRC/IOP
  • Managed all matter regarding to employees accommodation and transportation

Asst. Manager Finance (Specialist-I)

Jun 2006 - Apr 2012
Trans World Associates (Pvt.) Limited

Trans World Associates (Pvt.) Limited is a joint venture between Orascom Telecom Holding (SAE) of Egypt (Orascom Telecom is operating GSM networks in high growth markets in the Middle East, Africa and Asia) and Saif Holdings Limited (SHL) of Pakistan.


Transworld is Pakistan's first private sector undersea fiber optic cable system. The system is a 1300 km Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Network between Karachi (Pakistan), Muscat (Oman) and Fujairah (UAE) which commenced operations in 2006.


Served as Asst. Manager Finance (Specialist-I), the brief job description is as follow:


Finance, Budgeting & Others


  • Successfully managed construction project of cable landing station, where ensured timely and accurate payments according to BOQs and recording the same in accounting software.
  • Played key role during implementation of ERP System. (Microsoft Dynamics GP 10)
  • Productively managed CAPEX, OPEX, Revenue, Receivables, Payable accounting / operational functions. (Microsoft Dynamics GP10 - ERP System)
  • Supervise billing & recovery function at accounts level with persuasive analysis.
  • Supervise monthly bank reconciliation statements and ensure its accuracy/completeness.
  • Managed all fixed assets related matters including insurance and maintenance of Fixed Assets Register (FAR). Calculate depreciation both in excel and GP and to ensure effective controls over such items while physical verification of assets at all sites.
  • Prepare monthly Admin and HR report.
  • Conduct monthly analysis of major operating expenditures.
  • Submission of monthly financial data to Orascom in Hyperion Planning Management “HPM”.
  • Fully involved in the preparation / finalization of Budget & Forecast. (0+12 Budget, 3+9 FCST & 8+4 FCST)
  • Coordinate with sales, marketing, engineering, HR and admin department for the finalization of CAPEX & OPEX requirements. (0+12 Budget, 3+9 FCST & 8+4 FCST)
  • Monthly analysis report of available budget VS consumed budget.
  • Supervision of accurate books of accounts of Provident Fund (PF) and ensure timely closing & reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with PF rules at all times, Treasury management of the fund and Audit of the books of account & preparation of PF accounts.
  • Submission of monthly/annual sales tax returns.
  • Liaison with Auditors for the conduct of quarterly reviews and annual audit and finalization of financial statements.


Procurement, Supply Chain & General Insurances


Elected by the Management to head Procurement, supply chain & general insurances functions, following are brief achievements:


  • Implemented Microsoft Business web-portal (procurement)
  • Plan, develop and implement procurement procedures
  • Streamlined the process of OTH’s approval.(lead time reduced to 15 days from 45 days)
  • Based on historical cost analysis, order volume etc., issue POs on different incoterms i.e. DDP, FOB, CIF etc. (Significant cost saving in CAPEX)
  • Represent finance department for finalization of commercial terms (deferred payment plans, signing of import contracts, performance bonds, advance payment guarantees)
  • Supervision of road/air freight arrangements and custom clearance & distribution.
  • Annual renewal of general insurances and ensure timely recovery of claims launched.(Obtained maximum insurance coverage, no claim bonuses adjustment and special discounts on rates)


Oct 2005 - May 2006

HMA is a multi disciplinary company engaged in the services of diversified nature including Financial, Management, Project Management Services, Human Resource, Corporate, Taxes, Legal, and Systems Studies Public Issue, listing on Stock Exchange and Share Registrar Services etc.


Served as Consultant in Hameed Majeed Associates (Pvt.) Ltd. Where I delivered the followings:


  • Feasibility reports for new projects.(Dehydration of Vegetables & Paper Manufacturing Plant for SMEDA)
  • Income estimation of individuals and corporate for Prime Commercial Bank Ltd. and Bank Alfalah Ltd.
  • Designing, developing and implementation of accounting systems for clients
  • Registration of Companies, AOPs and Individuals with SECP and subsequent corporate affairs of companies
  • Registration of trade mark, patent and copyrights
  • Executive search and recruitment services

Sr. Accounts & Operation officer

Jan 2004 - Aug 2005

Served as Sr. Accounts & Operation officer, where, I was given an opportunity to work with different departments’ e.g Accounts, Operations, HR, CSD, Admin and Marketing. Following are the brief achievements:


  • Successfully completed the task of automation of accounting system using Peachtree accounting software.
  • Develop SOP for courier staff including pickup, delivery, shift management and successfully implemented over the company
  • Formalize the administrative work e.g. procurement, office administration
  • Successfully enter into a agreements with business partners at remote area (Profit sharing basis)
  • Automation of billing system on MS Excel




2003 - 2006
The University of Lahore

Lahore, Pakistan


2000 - 2002
Punjab College of Commerce

Rawalpindi, Pakistan


  • Attended three days training session on “Rvsd. Hyperion – S9 Software + Procurement Policies” held in Cairo-Egypt.
  • Participated in four days training session on “Fast Closing of the Books” in Dubai organized by Orascom Telecom Holding.
  • Attended four days training session on “Hyperion –S9 software" (used for financial reporting to Orascom Telecom Holding) held in Cairo-Egypt
  • Participated in two day Workshop and training session on “Communication skills” by ark Consulting Group - Islamabad
  • Participated in numerous one day workshop on “Withholding Tax, Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 & Sales Tax Act, 1990” by NIU, Lahore
  • Participated in one day work shop on “Documentary Collections & Credits” organized by HSBC – Bahrain.



Microsoft Office Suite

Hyperion S9 software

Microsoft Publishing Web-Portal

Microsoft Dynamics GP 10

Sage - Pastel Partner


Other Information

Marital Status: Married

Date of Birth: 15 April, 1983

Driving License: Valid Bahraini Driving License 

Nationality: Pakistani


Can be provided upon request.