Alan Asher Vijay
Alan Asher Vijay

Alan Asher Vijay

Accountant and Business Consultant

l Fin Lit advocate l Investment Analyst l Retail investor I Data enthusiast l

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A young, dedicated and reliable Commerce graduate and FMVA, recently awarded MSc in Business Analytics and Management Science, now seeking opportunities to learn from the plethora of lessons and skills to be acquired.

Hope you are able to easily navigate through the education and humble experience I have gained so far.

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☎️ Contact information

📱 +44 7305310578

📧 alanashervijay@gmail.com

📧 aav1n22@soton.ac.uk

☑️ linkedin.com/in/alanashervijay

📚 Education

University of Southampton, UK

2022 - 2023

MSc. Business Analytics & Management Science

Corporate Finance Institute , US

2020 - 2021

Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA).

Completed all 15 courses scoring above 80% for each, including;

  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Business Modeling and Valuation
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Dashboards and Data Visualisation
  • Startup / E-commerce Model
  • Mergers and Acquisition Modeling
  • Corporate & Business strategy
  • Corporate Ethics etc...

Institute of Management Accountants, USA

2018 - 2019

Certified Management Accountant (US) coaching

  • Training completed and currently pursuing the certification accredited by IMA, US.

Mahatma Gandhi University , India

2015 - 2018

Bachelor of Commerce

  • the degree included a Computer application specialisation in Tally ERP.
  • Elected and served as Chairman of the Student's council (2017-2018)
  • Vocalist and Percussionist in College band.
  • Represented College Basketball team.
  • Senior volunteer and Leader - National Service Scheme.

New Indian Model School , UAE

2013 - 2015

Higher Secondary Education

  • Served as Deputy Head Prefect.
  • Represented School basketball team.

📚 Other certifications

Institute of Management Accountants , US

  • IMA Data Analytics & Visualization Certificate
  • Robotic Process Automation 101
  • Governing RPA
  • Cybersecurity 101
  • Emotional Intelligence in workplace

Google Digital Garage

  • Digital Marketing for Business and Career certification.

Coursera

IBM Data Science Specialisation
  • Data Science
  • Tools for Data Science
  • Data Science Methodologies
  • Python for Data Science and AI
  • Databases and SQL for Data Science
University of Virginia & BCG Pricing certification
  • Cost and Economics in Pricing strategy

American Board of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

  • Certified Associate Practitioner.
  • Certification affiliated to ABNLP and iGNLP.

💼 Work experience

Accounts Dubai, U.A.E

Feb 2021- July 2022

Accountant and Tax Consultant

Manage Accounting and VAT Compliance for 23 SME's carrying out activities including:

Accounting Services
  • Preparing and posting accounting vouchers for SME clients.
  • Recording all inward and outward transactions.
  • Recording and keeping client’s tally accounts up-to-date.
  • Examining client firm’s bank accounts and reconciling with their ledgers.
Accounts Receivables
  • Preparing customer invoices and ensuring in voice accuracy.
  • Making reminder mails/calls as instructed by clients to ensure timely collection within credit cycle.
  • Posting customer payments by recording cash, checks and credit card transactions.
  • Carrying out credit card payment reconciliation.
  • Preparing and reviewing aging analysis report.
Accounts Payable
  • Processing, verifying and reconciling invoices with local purchase orders.
  • Verifying creditor’s A/c details used for payment.
  • Processing weekly batch runs based on A/P aging.
  • Preparing and maintaining cheque register.
Financial Advisory
  • Provide valuable insight to upper level management
  • Aid in decision-making
Compliance
  • UAE VAT compliance

S & A Chartered Accountants Co. , India

Nov 2019 - Feb 2020

Intern staff

Accounting Services
  • Preparing and posting accounting vouchers for SME clients.
  • Recording all inward and outward transactions.
  • Recording and keeping client’s tally accounts up-to-date.
  • Examining client firm’s bank accounts and reconciling with their ledgers.
Accounts Receivables
  • Preparing customer invoices and ensuring in voice accuracy.
  • Making reminder mails/calls as instructed by clients to ensure timely collection within credit cycle.
  • Posting customer payments by recording cash, checks and credit card transactions.
  • Carrying out credit card payment reconciliation.
  • Preparing and reviewing aging analysis report.
Accounts Payable
  • Processing, verifying and reconciling invoices with local purchase orders.
  • Verifying creditor’s A/c details used for payment.
  • Processing weekly batch runs based on A/P aging.
  • Preparing and maintaining cheque register.
Compliance
  • Transaction vouching during Audit.
  • Clerical assistance in validating client's compliance with regulatory framework.

👨🏻‍💻Virtual Internship Experience

Grant Thornton - Audit Experience

Assessed by practical task modules in:
  • Trial balance variation
  • Variation commentary
  • Payroll tax expenses
  • Superannuation expenses
  • Audit completion and reporting

KPMG - Data Analysis Experience

Assessed by practical task modules in:
  • Data quality assessment
  • Data insights
  • Data insights and presentation
  • Dashboards

JPMorgan Chase Investment Banking Experience

Assessed by practical task modules in:
  • Scouting M&A targets
  • Target information and Auction process
  • Financial analysis
  • Providing Investment recommendation

🛠 Skills

💻 Technology

MS Excel ⭐⭐
  • Pivot Tables
  • VLOOKUP
  • HLOOKUP
  • Charts and Modeling
  • Data visualisation etc...
Tally ⭐⭐⭐
  • Document all transactions
  • Verifying against Invoices
  • Reconcile discrepancies
  • Adhere to Internal controls
  • Prepare necessary financial statements
  • Maintain confidentiality etc ...
Python
  • As a tool for Data Science
  • Use Jupyter notebooks
  • Use Watson studio
  • Use RStudio IDE
  • Use Apache Zeppelin
  • Data structures
  • Data analysis etc ...
C++
  • Object oriented programming
  • Data structures
  • DBMS and SQL
  • Boolean algebra etc ...
Adobe Creative Suite ⭐⭐
  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom
  • Illustrator
  • Audition
Apple creative suite ⭐⭐
  • iMovie
  • Garageband
  • Logic Pro
Procreate ⭐⭐
  • Digital art
  • Brush Calligraphy art

👨🏻 Acquired soft skills

  • Communication ⭐⭐⭐
  • Adaptability⭐⭐⭐
  • Problem-solving ⭐⭐⭐
  • Time management ⭐⭐⭐
  • Teamwork ⭐⭐⭐
  • Creativity ⭐⭐⭐
  • Work Ethic ⭐⭐⭐
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Still striving to further educate myself and gain any amount of experience to ensure I'm able to apply what I learn to solve any queries or problems I shall face in my life and/or career.