Please turn on your javascript Khawar Abbas - Finance Executive - NEO TV - Lahore, Pakistan

Summary

A graduate with a 1st Division degree in Commerce and an ACCA Finalist having experience of 5 and half years in a Chartered accountant firm, a services provider group of companies and a media group respectively based in Lahore, Pakistan. Key strengths include: extensive experience of bookkeeping to trail balance, exposure of preparing financial statements at statutory level, statutory audits, internal audits, budgets preparation, internal controls evaluations, financial accounting, reconciliations, independent stock/inventory audits, projects funds management & disbursements, project costing and preparation of management financial reports for media and education industry and good at reports writing.

Experience

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Finance Executive
NEO TV
May 2015 - Mar 2017 | Lahore, Pakistan

NaiBaat media network is a newly added media group in media industry of Pakistan having a daily newspaper (Daily NaiBaat) distributed nationally and a National news TV channel (NEO TV).
Hired as a Finance Officer but within a month I was promoted as Finance Executive.
Due to keen interest, professional knowledge and experience I was given an extra role as production associate in production management department.
In this organization also worked on implementation of bespoke accounting software specially designed according to organization’s accounting requirements.
Prepared costing reports e.g. per episode cost of all programs separately for advertisement rate decision making.
During my work with this group I worked on preparation of program budgets separately and on preparation of whole organizations master monthly and annually budgets. I have worked there on costing, cost allocation and revenue cost analysis for better management decision making regarding rates of advertisements in specific slots.

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Audit Officer
Superior group of colleges
Jan 2013 - Apr 2015 | Lahore, Pakistan

I have worked as Audit Officer in The Superior Group (Superior Group of Colleges). Superior Group is Pakistan’s largest group diversified in the field of Education, Media and Consultancy with Colleges & Schools in different Cities and Superior University, Medical College (Azra Naheed Medical College), News Paper (Nai Baat) and Nai Baat News Channel, Chaudhry Muhammad Akram Center for Entrepreneurship Development, AN Consultants.
In Superior group my responsibilities were:
1. To plan & conduct financial and non financial audits of Naibaat Newspaper, Superior University, Superior colleges, and The Spirit schools based all over the Pakistan.I had to prepare audit reports for Director Operations, Director Colleges and Chairman after completion of my work.I had worked on audits of various departments including Accounts, Finance, Purchase, Stock, I.T, Admin, and Transport according to company policies and standards.
2. To prepare audit review reports for directors and chairman.
3. To perform audit of various departments including Accounts, Finance, Purchase, Stock, I.T, Admin, and Transport according to company polices and standards.
4. To make and implement policies for Sale, Purchase and Stock Department.

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Audit Trainee
MUNAWAR ASSOCIATES (Chartered Accountants)
Aug 2011 - Dec 2012 | Lahore

My responsibilities in Munawar associates Chartered Accountants were:

1. To conduct statuary audit of clients as a team member in starting and job In charge in later days. I started working from vouching of expenses ledgers, assets additions and walk through of revenue transactions. With the passage of time I have learned how to complete a full external audit of clients and make audited financial statements and prepare audit reports.

2. Filing of tax returns of taxation clients.

3. Incorporation of companies under Companies act 1984, NGO's and Societies.

4. Working on different customized assignments e.g. Employees benefits audit,
Development of financial policies and procedures and implementation of the same,
Development of internal controls.
Non financial audits.
Stock takings etc.

Education

ACCA Pakistan
Masters in Commerce ACCA‎
Accounting, Finance, Auditing
Percentage 60%
2018
University of the Punjab
Bachelors in Commerce B.com‎
Accounting, Finance, Auditing
Percentage 63%
2008

Skills

4 Years ACCA (Finalist)
4 Years Bookkeeping
1 yearCorporate Tax Filings
2 Years External Audit
2 Years Financial Statement Analysis
1 yearFixed Asset Management
4 Years Funds management
5+ Years IFRS
5+ Years Internal Audit
5+ Years Internal Controls
5+ Years International Accounting Standards
5+ Years International Standards on Auditing
4 Years Microsoft Office Accounting
5+ Years Microsoft Word
5+ Years MS Excel
3 Years Non-Profit Organization
Less than 1 YearPeachtree
Less than 1 YearPersonal Tax Filings
1 yearProject Management
1 yearProvident Fund Management
1 yearQuickBooks
1 yearRevenue Recognition
1 yearSage 100 ERP
1 yearSECP filings
1 yearTax Preparation

Languages

Expert Punjabi
Expert Urdu
Intermediate English