Abdul Rahman Ismail

  • Senior Finance Executives
  • Kedah, Malaysia
  • May 03, 2021
Full time Accounting

Personal Summary

Skills
Accounting system - SAP, MYOB, UBS
MS office - Word, Excel, Power Point

Work Experience

Senior Finance Executives
Apr 2016 - Jan 2021 Export Arm for Go Automobile Manufacturing Sdn Bhd

Go Bremen Motors Sdn Bhd (Borgward)

• Achieves accounting operational objectives by contributing accounting information and recommendations to strategic plan and reviews, preparing and completing actions plans, resolving
issues, completing audits, identifying trends, determining system improvements and implementing
changes
• Meets accounting financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing annual budget,
scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions
• Confirms financial status by monitoring revenue and expenses, coordinating collection and credit
control activities and treasury activities
• Maintains accounting controls by establishing a chart of accounts, defining accounting policies and procedures
• Maintains financial security by establishing internal controls
• Review monthly GST submission
• Cross functioning support and coordinating with Logistics, Sales, Operation and HR departments
• Liaise with auditors, tax agents, company secretary, lawyers, bankers and business ventures partners
• Present monthly financial results to Management Committee, highlighting business performance and analysis to facilitate brainstorming and strategic decision making

Sr Analyst - Management Information, Planning & Appraisal
May 2012 - Jul 2015 Shell Timur

(LOB Bitumen East - Country Business Manager, 4 Account Managers, Pricing
Manager, Supply Executive, Regional Marketing Coordinator, Technical Specialist and Cluster Finance
Manager) *

• Focal for the business in the Shared Centre with responsibility to work closely with other functions as AP/
AR, Manage Close, Fixed Asset and Hydrocarbon (Stock team) to ensure smooth closing of books each
month.
• Doing a financial review (pre and post-closing) to ensure proper accrual and provisions are made to reflect the true state of business
• Review, assesses and provide variance analysis of actual financial performance against plan. Identify
and analyze key performance drivers of the business (Gross Margin, SKU, and LOB analysis covering both financial and non-financial). Recommend insightful business solutions and provide ad hoc analysis
and support as assigned.
• Organize and communicate results with local Finance, Sales & Marketing and Finance Regional team
on monthly and quarterly basis to facilitate understanding and decision making
• Drive delivery towards target and support the team to improve performance towards achievement of business goals and KPIs - regional/global initiatives (standardization/ Cost optimization/ Race 123 Sales
Competition/ Balance Sheet clean up to drive Working Capital, Inventory and Receivable reduction
and managing Accounts payable position better)
• Manage and drive monthly and quarterly forecast exercise and analysis with Sales team and supply
chain to ensure high forecast quality
• Preparation and submission of Annual budgets
• To assist the Statutory and Group reporting team in the preparation of commentaries on quarterly basis
• Provide Sales incentive plan vs. actual data in timely and accurately to be approved by the management and HR on quarterly basis
• Process improvement, methods and activities to improve organizationally efficiency and effectiveness.
Ensure the Accounting standards, Shell Controls and Compliance framework are adhered to

Analyst - Reporting Manage Close
Apr 2009 - Apr 2012 Shell Development Australia

(Controller's team) *

• Prepare and post journal entries including recurring journal entries, provisions, accruals and reclassification on monthly basis.
• Actively lead monthly engagement with the Financial Controller and Head of Accounting for review of monthly financial reports/KPIs
• Reconciliation and analysis of balance sheet accounts assigned on monthly basis to ensure corrective
measures are taken.

• Ensure timely and quality submission of Group reporting on quarterly basis with minimum adjustment.
• Liaise with auditors (PwC) and provide assistance to enable smooth completion of audit within timeline
• Support process improvement projects e.g. reducing manual journal/ SAP upgrading/Accounting
Quality review e.g. Peer Checking - perform quality reviews
• Ensure the Accounting standards, Shell Controls and Compliance framework are adhered to

Dec 2006 - Mar 2009 Accounts Associates

Reporting Manage Close * Dec 2006 - Mar 2009
Shell Philippines (Intra Group Reporting) *

• Provide process and systems support to the Inter Company Reconciliation team
• Support in processing Inter-company related workflow, by ensuring delivery quality in terms of accuracy, completeness and timeliness on daily basis
• Reconciliation and analysis of balance sheet accounts assigned on monthly basis to ensure corrective
measures are taken
• Prepare Inter-company billing and Recharge accurately
• Resolves Inter-company billing issues and to ensure on quarterly basis necessary accruals are posted to avoid issue for Group reporting submission.
• Ensure the Accounting standards, Shell Controls and Compliance framework are adhered to

review with Finance Manager
Apr 2005 - Nov 2006 Accounts Associates

Apr 2005 - Nov 2006
Shell Business Operations *

• Maintain full sets of accounts, perform month end close and other related duties in the daily
administration of finance department
• Prepare monthly financial statements (BS, Income Statement) for review with Finance Manager
• Maintain the accounts receivables (Inter-company) and manage the collections
• Payment processing, analyze and prepare payment forecast
• Facilitate the year end audit - Liaise with auditors (PwC) and provide assistance to enable smooth
completion of audit within timeline
• Ensure proper maintenance of all financial documents with appropriate supporting material, update
records as necessary
• Reconciliation and analysis of balance sheet accounts assigned on monthly basis to ensure corrective
measures are taken
• Ensure the Accounting standards, Shell Controls and Compliance framework are adhered to.

Education

Diploma in Accountancy - Work preference
Dec 1997 - Jan 1999 Entrepreneur Development Institute

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Email Address

rhismail1978@gmail.com

Expected Salary

8,000