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Abdul Sayeed
Grants Coordinator , International non-profit organization
Ranchi, Jharkhand
A results-oriented Finance professional with more than 15 years’ progressively responsible experience in an international relief and development agency. Specialized in Fund Accounting, Grants, Auditing and Taxation. Experience in streamlining Finance Systems and Procedures. Advanced IT skills, solution-oriented and have strong work ethics.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, HR, Management, Accounting/Finance
Professional Experience:
Senior Finance professional with more than 15 years’ of experience in international relief and development agency. Strong expertise in assessing and implementing Finance and Accounting systems complying with generally accepted accounting principles. Proficiency in managing Accounting processes, Payroll management, Grants Management, Auditing and Taxation, Budgeting, Financial Documentation and Compliance Management. In-depth knowledge of drafting financial policies and guidelines, project budgets and financial proposals.
Reviewed and assessed over 40 partner organizations and helped streamline their Financial Processes, and Systems. Developed IT-enabled monitoring tools to achieve efficiencies in compliance management. Experience of dealing with prestigious donors including USAID, OFDA, PRM, TTF, BMGF and complying with their financial guidelines and reporting requirements. Strong experience of handling National and International level consortiums, sub-partners like Plan, CARITAS, Aide et Action, ZOA and several LNGOs.
Based on organizational needs, also provided critical programme support from time to time in planning and execution of disaster relief response systems during natural calamities, across India
M.Com., Marwari College, Ranchi University, Ranchi, 2004

B.Com., Marwari College, Ranchi University, Ranchi, 2002

Financial Management for Humanitarian and Development Professionals (Online)-2018- Humentum

Project Management –(Online)- 2018 Last Mile Learning

Diploma in Computer Application and Accountancy 2000 Sterlite Training Institute
Affiliations and Achievements:
• Handled program budgets in excess of 6 million USD (annually) and enabled successful financial bids to the tune of 10 million USD.
• Assessed Finance and Accounting systems and subsequently helped streamline the financial operations for more than 40 national and international partner organizations
• Enhanced the capacity of +40 CRS partners to strengthen systems, internal controls and compliances in line with GAAP and donor guidelines.
• Managed to reduce 20 partner organizations from a high financial risk status to low risk within a span of 2 years.
• Handled multi-disciplinary large teams in multi-cultural environments
• Critical programme support delivered from time to time in planning and implementing disaster relief response systems for natural calamities like Nepal earthquake (2015), Bihar Flood emergency response (2016 & 2017), Kerala Flood Response (2018) and more recently the Titli and Fani Cyclones Response (2018 & 2019), in Odisha.

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  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    15-20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi
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