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IMAD SALKHAM (CPA)

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - Financial & Business Planning & Control

Phone:

+971 508 326 294

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Address:

UAE - Dubai

Current Title

Managing Partner - Outsourced CFO 

Exceeds target in High-growth Environment

  1. Driving business revolution and establishing systems that support scaling financial operations with 3 decades of extensive experience in managing financial planning and control, process streamlining, and completing statutory and compliance audits in the FMCG sector.

  2. Demonstrated success in leading financial modelling and analysis for multi-organization setups.

  3. Highly skilled at financial or business planning, budgeting, developing financial and operational forecasts, negotiating acquisitions, and risk management.

  4. Experienced in policy development and staff management, positively affecting overall morale and productivity.

  5. Embrace a cross-functional leadership style that promotes a culture of analysis and removes the barriers to great care and revenue growth.

  6. Strategic advisor across all business functions with advanced ability to form and manage partnerships with stakeholders, board members, and other executive leaders to support strategic planning and drive continuous improvement.

Areas of Expertise:

Financial Planning and Analysis • Financial Modeling & Reporting • Financial Modelling DCFs • Business Planning and Analysis • Treasury and Cash Management • Internal Control & Compliance • Risk Analysis, Management & Mitigation • Credit Management • Market Growth & Business Strategies

Work Experience

Mine &Yours Investment LLC

Chief Financial Officer - Exclusive Luxury Hospitality

Nestle Waters, Riyadh, Arabian Peninsula (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain)

Chief Financial Officer

Nestle Waters, Egypt 

Finance & Control Manager,

  • Leading the forecasting process by providing guidance, consolidating submissions, and leading monthly actual and forecast meetings with senior management.

  • Overseeing routine finance functions like receivables and payables, the preparation of periodic financial statements, and internal reports while ensuring proper internal controls are in place.

  • Looking after strategy, planning, treasury, and risk management functions, supporting investor relations as well as corporate governance.

  • Reviewing business activity reports, financial forecasts, annual budgets, and the production of periodic financial reports.

  • Providing suggestions and recommendations to management on short- and long-term improvement plans, financial objectives, and policies.

  • Creating long-term business plans and making decisions about new investments, cash flow forecasts, and investments in new systems.

  • Dealing with external values and surveyors, along with various external bodies, including various teams.

  • Managed an entire Finance and Accounting Operations team in the company, in addition to organizational performance against both the annual budget and long-term strategy, and highlighted areas of potential threats and opportunities.

  • Developed a long-term business plan, financial restructuring strategies, and a business impact analysis.

  • Determined short- and long-term cash requirements and measures to meet this requirement.

  • Managed business valuation, including modelling performed for acquisitions and CAPEX investments using discounted cash flow, along with investor relationships

  • Took part in the audit of financial statements in coordination with all the relevant authorities, as well as the closure of the tax audit and compliance.

  • Fostered an ethical and compliant organization, meeting the requirements and regulations of numerous agencies

  • Provided direction to all financial activities, including budget development, the creation of budgetary controls, and investment management.

  • Handled month-end book closure by ensuring that all transactions relating to a particular month have been accounted for to arrive at the balances correctly.

  • Maintained a first-rate control environment through the continued review and upgrade of internal controls and financial processes.

  • Prepared business presentations, monthly templates, monthly P&L, a balance sheet for review with the controller, and monthly and quarterly cash flow statements for effective cash utilization.

  • Developed a highly skilled accounting and financial management team to achieve established objectives

Early Career

Nestle Waters, Jordan as Finance & Control Manager, 2002-2006

Directed the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, managed investment activities, and provided strategies to sustain growth and profitability.

Career Acheivments 

01 Achievement

Drive short- and long-term financial planning by creating an overall organizational finance strategy.

05 Achievement

Efficiently maintained, agile, and responsible organization with sustained growth by monitoring industry forecasts and honing budgets.

02 Achievement

Initiated ideas for development, cost reduction, and system enhancement.

06 Achievement

Analyzed operational performance and efficiency to identify and implement cost reduction initiatives and process improvements.

03 Achievement

Significantly executed investment strategies include seeking M&A opportunities.

07 Achievement

Improved overall financial reporting by redesigning control processes, reporting structures, cash flow, retiring debt ahead of schedule, controlling costs, and employee benefits.

04 Achievement

Valued potential acquisitions and investments using discounted cash flow.

08 Achievement

Build and deploy strategies to achieve the company's vision and financial growth.

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