Ahmed Soliman (CPA) SVPF Significant Achievements Professional Experience Education Personal Information Ahmed Soliman (CPA) SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT Finance Fully accomplished in leading business startups whilst controlling divisional finances with the ability to analyze complex problems to workable solutions and corporate objectives. An effective Senior Vice President Finance (SVPF) and a member of a top executive management team, reporting to board level and providing business strategy, business generating ideas and direction with and inspirational leadership style that has exceeded targets, minimized risk and maximized growth. Now looking to make a continued, significant contribution within the development of strategy for employees-oriented corporation. Significant Achievements English – French Bilingual Certified Public Accountant, (CPA) # 016 58673 Licensed from the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation # 065 028734 Member in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (CA) Canada # 372052 Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Reciprocity PhD from Illinois University Member in The American Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Member of the Egyptian Society of Accountants and Auditors Member of the Egyptian Tax Association Human Resource Management Diploma, (From the American University In Cairo) Professional Experience Senior Vice President Finance (August 2015 – Till Present) Advanced Accounting System Canada (AASC). www.aascanada.ca Form a close working relationship with the CEO, the Managing Director and other Senior Executives, to develop the company strategies across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and guidance in all activities to grow the business, formulating strategies, targets and plans. Provide leadership to the Board’s Finance and Accounting strategies, to optimize the company’s financial performance and strategic position. The preparation of timely, accurate business financial statements, management reports, and the presentation of findings and specific recommendations to board. Responsible for managing the company investment, liquidity and capable to show different methods to improve the company profit and working capital. To optimize gross profit to let the company aware of the factors that impact gross profit margin. Track the gross profit margin overtime and pay close attention to ensure that it will not lead to cash flow problems. Responsible for managing the preparation of the budget, cash flow management and projections for next year. Obtaining the information needed to effectively manage the Company’s cash position and introduce the company to alternative financing sources, to maintain an adequate cash flow. Strong business banking and lending relationship with most of the international banks in Egypt, Middle East and North America to help the company with their banking and lending issues. Responsible for managing capital structure and credit agreements (loans), by assuming many important factors to make it optimal and relevant to its value, to maximize the value of the firm. Developed internal control programs to enhance financial control and ensure compliance to policies and procedures for both branches and corporates. •Controlled all contract negotiations and litigation issues building long term relationships as well as protecting the company’s interest by enforcing a strong preliminary lien policy, including interfacing with lawyers. Chief Financial Officer (N.A.) (July 2010 – July 2015) ORASCOM Construction Industries Algeria. www.orascom.com Take ultimate responsibility for the company cash management policies.to enhance the cash flow position and maintain it healthy. Successfully negotiated new operating lines of credit. Solving cash flow problems by implementing treasury, cash management procedures and help in reducing receivable balances. Leadership-plan, direct, coordinate and supervise functions and activities of assigned departments. Responsible for establishing strong controls over the cash throw out the company. Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers and advisors. Lead, develop and providing executive coaching to the finance team while doing their job duties and give the necessary professional training. Coordinate legal issues with outside and corporate counsel. Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met. Chief Financial Officer (May 2000 – June 2010) Globalstar – TE.SA.M (Télécommunications par Satellites Mobile) Take overall control of the company’s finance and accounting functions to develop business and strategic financial planning to refine the company’s assumptions (strength of competition, market conditions, time available…etc), and then evaluate and determine if they are achievable. Obtaining the information needed to manage the analysis of business opportunities effectively, and allow practical solution to increase business sales in a proactive and efficient manner, to help the company make sure that business stays on an even footing through the ups & down. Designed and implemented budget, forecasting, and cash management processes. Ensure corporate budgeting processes are carried out and reviewed. Ordinate with all other departments for the annual budget revenue /expenses and capital expenditures as well as the company strategic plan. Financial Controller (Dec 1993 – Apr. 2000) Campenon Bernard Special Works SGE. Being a liaison between the main office in Cairo and the head office in France and also the regional offices in the Middle East and Africa. Develop the company budget – forecast and responsible for the monthly forecast updates, variance Analysis and quarterly review. Participate in internal and external audits and ensure admission folder reviews. Assistant Chief Accountant (Jun. 1990 – Nov. 1993) Pioneer Egypt Edible Oil Education 1986—1990 Faculty of Commerce, Cairo University Business Administration Dept. 1985 —1986 GCE from “London University” 1972 –1985 College De La Salle «Freres» Personal information Nationality : Egyptian – Canadian Date of birth : 10th August, 1967 Address : Canada : Toronto – ON, Canada Egypt : Maadi, Cairo, Egypt Phone : Canada : +1 647 866 34 23 Egypt : +2 0100 219 2644 E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org SOCIAL MEDIA Contact Us Address : Canada : Toronto – ON, Canada Egypt : Maadi, Cairo, Egypt Phone : Canada : +1 647 866 34 23 Egypt : +2 0100 219 2644 E-mail : email@example.com CORPORATES SERVICES Advisory AASC deliver outcomes that grow, optimize and protect our clients’ businesses. 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