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Work experience

Aug 1997Sep 2013

Cost & Budgeting - Accounting Manager

Gandour

A - Cost:

1 – Calculate & analyze actual manufacturing costs, compare standard costs to actual and prepare periodic reports on variances & evaluate the reasons of variances.

2 – Prepare labor & overhead calculations.

3 – Prepare the periodic reports of cost, margin, productivity, stock position, …

4 – Prepare the periodic waste reports by material & by products.

5 - Update standard costs in the bill of materials on the basis of current & replacement prices.

6 – Control the landed cost of the purchased raw material, goods & spare parts.

7 – Apply overhead costs as required by management.

8 – Conduct monthly physical stock count for the material in the plant & treat the discrepancies.

9 – Lead annual physical inventory & prepare the related variances reports.

10 – Control the Marketing trade offers .

11 – Other cost issues.

B - Budget:

1 – Assist the department managers monitoring the different expenses related to their BU.

2 – Collect & compile budgets received from BUs.

3 – Prepare monthly, quarterly & annual reports and analysis (operating expenses, cash flow, profit & loss, capital expenditure, sales forecast).

4 - Prepare and analyze monthly variances reports (budget v/s actual).

5 – Pre-set feasibility studies for new projects.

Sep 1995Nov 1996

Chief Cost Accounting

Conserves Modernes Chtaura

Responsible for controlling the work done by cost accountant, putting plans and targets that should be achieved to reach a better cost policy, cooperate with the new Product Development division in order to achieve the lowest cost for the best product, controlling labor and raw material wastes, reporting to higher management about products cost, controlling cost centers expenses and take the appropriate steps to achieve lower products cost,…

Sep 1994Aug 1995

Cost Accountant

Conserves Modernes Chtaura

Responsible for stock control, costs calculation, control of physical inventory, daily costs for items produced and tabulating machines maintenance costs

Dec 1991Dec 1993

Controller

Conserves Modernes Chtaura

Responsible for everything related to production control, such as: Daily production schedule, tables of raw material needed for production, closing production accounts at the end of the month and finally coordination with the cost accounting division

Education

Sep 2004Sep 2005

Bachelor

Bekaa technical institut

General Accounting, Cost Accounting, Budgeting, ...

Skills

Courses
Cost Accounting in Industrial Companies (Team International – Beirut) Cost Accounting (Tagi Training – Beirut)
Computer
Windows (Excel, Word,), BPC'S, AS400, JDEdwards

References

Joseph Shamoun - Finance manager - +9613898792

Ihab Badawi - Managing director - +9613253304