Cell No(s): 0345-5858963/ 0333-9126083
Proactive, results-oriented and vision- driven professional with more than 12 years (2
years international) of experience in finance, administration and grants management, including organization, research and close-out.
Demonstrate exceptional leadership through sound decision-making and strong organizational skills, able to motivate cooperation of employees to achieve peak productivity and achievement of target goals.
Committed to inclusiveness, with the ability to work effectively with diverse groups and key community leaders and organizations; utilize excellent public speaking, written communication, and interpersonal skills in establishing and cultivating strategic partnerships and key alliances.
Skilled in developing work plans and budgets for projects and designing access and excel based tools and databases.
Remained a part of team in Developing M&E Plans and tools for projects to measure progress against indicators in line with the M&E framework and project log frame, also submitted required project data to the Project Manager, Donors, Steering Committees on a regular basis and assisted in implementation and on-going development of monitoring and evaluation processes and systems.
I have played an instrumental role in planning, reporting, tracking and management of large public health interventions /projects in FATA and KP.
I also remained part of the proposal development, planning and budgeting
Recognized for hard-work and outstanding performance
Reputed as caring, thoughtful and willing with an ability to work in highly pressurized and demanding environments.
USAID Rules And Regulations:
Experience of USAID Cooperative Agreements, Contracts and Grants, having expertise on CFR 226, CFR 228, A 122, FAR 31, A 21, ADS and OMBs. Have assisted the USAID Contracts and Cooperative Budgets ranging from 20M $ -
30M $. Managed the financial compliance of 3 USAID cooperative agreements and sub grants.
Taxation Management: Having diversified experience of Income/Sales tax systems and management.
Systems Development: Having diversified experience of financial systems development and finance department operations. Worked in different transitioned responses and have experience of developing cost allocation policies and budgeting processes.
Strategic Financial Planning: Master in budgeting of organization by translating the strategies into financial plans.
Sub-Grant Management: Sub- Grant management diversified experience of USAID.
Financial Software’s/Packages: Sun- System, Quick Books, Peach Tree and Web
Team Management: Lead a team of 15 staff members of finance and grants in 11 sub offices.
Data Management - Developing database in access and excel
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February 2012 till 28 February 2015
Review of grant agreements/Fund Summaries to ensure that the terms and conditions are acceptable and practicable.
Developed sub grantees manual and detail implementation plans (DIP) for activities.
Conducting training of potential sub grantees and providing orientation of DIP.
Preparing grant/contract agreements in accordance with approved workflow procedures.
Support budget holders in preparing their program budgets in the system and related donor mapping.
Prepare Master Budget from organizational strategy and Master Coverage for staff and office costs for the organization.
Facilitate the negotiation of terms and conditions of awards and sub-awards, ensuring compliance with Donor, and local laws and policies.
Provide training to the new staff on grants management and reporting requirements
Ensure compliance with donor guidelines.
Supervised and conducted special Six year financial review of USAID and annual A-
Successful closed out USAID Project (ICHP of 26 Million USD).
Developed field finance standard operation procedures for new USAID project.
Provided training on USAID rules and regulations to 11 field offices staff.
Developed high performance finance Admin team to strengthen FATA-KP field offices and finance policies and procedures.
Developed and prepared decision making tools for COP and management in respect of budgeting, forecasting and burn rate information.
Prepared a tracking sheet for construction sections based on BOQs in line with finance payments.
March 2010 till Jan 2012
Assist CFO in close out of the project and indirectly supervised the task.
Worked closely with USAID in disposition plan of all major assets.
Assist CFO in liquidation of all liabilities of the organization and adjusted all claims owed to project.
Supervised 6 field offices and reviewed their expenditures on monthly basis.
Developed efficient taxation, computerized accounting, and budgeting tracking system.
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Developed an effective supply management system which improved the services of logistic department.
Developed effective management reports for decision making.
Nov 2008 till Jun 2009
Management and leadership:
Builds strong relationship with clients and external actors.
Perform additional responsibilities and able to operate under pressure and tight deadlines.
Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to critical feedback.
Reporting of all financial activities to the HQ (Washington DC) and different Donors.
Managing financial operations according to Government of Afghanistan.
Preparation of monthly reporting and analysis of the department's consolidated operating results by business unit and geography including interpretive analytics of cause and effect as well as recommendations to optimize results.
Providing support to General Manager in planning and management.
Responsible for reviewing and handling the commercial, financial and legal aspects of
Bank financed procurement at all stages of the project cycle, in consultation with the
Legal Department and operational policy units.
Preparation and monitor procurement work program and budget allocation for the country procurement team.
The review of and accounting for procurement transactions to ensure adequate supporting documentation, accuracy of amounts and control over payments.
Providing input to Purchase Request approvals to ensure commitments are considered before further purchases approved.
Budgeting and Forecasting:
Support preparation of long and short-term forecasts of financial performance for use with internal management.
Overall administrative support to successful Microfinance Operation.
Rendering Financial Advice to the management officials of different operations, to undertake proper financial planning and decision making.
Cost-benefit analysis of loans.
Preparation of cash forecasts and Cash Transfer Request for the country program ensuring that appropriate balances are kept in-country to facilitate grant implementation.
Supervises the collection of all contractual, employee receivables and other forms of receivables.
Monitoring cash usage and requirements and advises the Finance Controller and
Finance Director of possible unusual activity or requirements.
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Liaison with bank officials to resolve problems or facilitate improved service.
Maintain effective control over cash and bank, and ensure that cash in hand and bank reconcile with accounting records. Ensure that the field office and sub-office funds are adequately managed.
Jun 2007 till Jun 2008
Helped partner MFI’s to shift from manual to computer based financial system.
Managed finance and operations functions of AMAN with partner MFIs.
Facilitated trainings on various aspects of microfinance in MF sector.
Streamlined and linked credit and finance departments of partner MFIs.
Provided support to MFI’s management to build their institutions and staff.
Review of internal controls.
Review of operational Policies and procedures.
Analysis of Portfolio quality.
Checking compliance of policies and procedures and reporting to management any deviations found.
Reporting to management weaknesses/issues that come across during the assignment.
Suggestions to management to bring improvements in presents internal control system.
Cost-benefit analysis of management decisions.
Apr 2005 till May 2007
Preparing reports on different aspects of the business on weekly and monthly basis and daily registration of invoices and credit notes.
Planning budgets and performed variance analysis in accordance with business plan.
Parties’ reconciliation on monthly bases.
Annual and monthly purchase and sales budgeting for all brands.
Record keeping of sales tax books and monthly returns.
Compilation of Periodic financial reports for senior management.
Responsible for inventory controlling and maintaining appropriate record.
Mar 2003 till Mar 2005
Reviewed with re-engineering of the purchase and payment process and system ensured uniformity across the organization.
Developed manual accounting system into computerized accounting system.
Prepared monthly financial statements and audit reports.
Performed monthly account reconciliations and monitored general ledger transactions.
Worked in collaboration with controller to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial information in support of overall business objectives.
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Dec 2000 till Feb 2003
I started my career with this organization and learnt professional skills, applicable to my profession. During this span of time carried out audits of different companies i.e. private limited, NGO’s and government Institutions (Public Sector).
Professional I (Cost and Management Accounts)
MS office ( Word, Excel ,PowerPoint, MS Access), Access/Excel based databases
Attended three days training on MS Advance excel (2007) locally.
Attended three days training on USAID Cooperative agreements and Grants locally.
“Ratio Analysis and Financial Management” organized by MISFA in Kabul Afghanistan.
“Microfinance Business Administration” organized by AMAN in Kabul Afghanistan.
“Finance for Non-Finance Executives” organized by British Counsel in Islamabad Pakistan.
“Ethics at Work” organized by ICMS Peshawar Pakistan.
Date of Birth 3 rd April 1979
Marital Status Married
Sanwal Colony Tehsil Road Nowshera City, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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