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Deepak Hooda

Deepak Hooda

Finance Manager(Enterprise) at Vodafone Global Enterprise

Location
Reading, United Kingdom
Industry
Telecommunications
Current
  1. Vodafone
Previous
  1. BUPA,
  2. Ramboll UK,
  3. Intec Telecom Systems Plc
Education
  1. Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
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Vodafone

Vodafone

Finance Manager (Enterprise)

– Present

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Background

Summary

A Senior Finance professional/Business Partner with proven ability to provide key financial data, support and reporting to assist in key business decisions in a fast paced and challenging FTSE 100 environment. Having excellent communication skills and able to build strong relationships both within and outside of a finance department as well as effectively communicating financial information to non-finance colleagues .Able to combine technical and commercial knowledge to challenge and drive business profitability.

Experience

Finance Manager (Enterprise)

Vodafone
– Present (2 years 9 months)Bracknell

-Provide business support to the sector heads for both Utilities and Insurance(Fixed Line)
-Providing support to sector heads in Ireland (Mobile)
-Business partnering sector directors to create business case
in relation to transfer of activities to shared service centre
- Business partnering the sales and service teams accountable for delivery of the revenue and margin.
- Production of forecasts/budgets for Revenue, Gross Margin, OPEX & CAPEX.
- Provision of robust reports on monthly results including commentary and detailed variance analysis.
- Identify actions and track to ensure targets for the year are delivered
- Monitor the delivery of sales wins into the monthly results
- Financial controls for area including: revenue and
gross margin provisions.
- Assist in setting targets for channel and review commission payments

Management Reporting Manager

BUPA
(5 months)BUPA House,Holborn

--Management reporting to the Board, the Chief Executive Committee and Business Unit senior management.
--Manage the review of data and interpretation of results of all the divisions underpinning the management reports.
--Lead the production of the following high quality reports; Monthly Performance Report, 3 Year Plan, Annual Operating Plan , Business Review Papers.
--Develop and manage a team of three Senior Management Accountants.

Financial Manager

Ramboll UK
(1 year 2 months)

Ramboll UK is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company with 200+ offices across Northern Europe, Russia, India and the Middle East, a turnover of €815m and 9000 employees.

--Manage a team of qualified, part qualified and qualified by experience accountants to produce monthly management accounts (with full commentary), group reporting to Head Office in Denmark, annual budgets and annual cash flow forecasts (UK budget £35m).

--Also oversee statutory accounts, corporation tax, VAT returns and year end audit planning.

--Lead all recruitment, training, performance management and succession planning.

--Liaise with service area Directors to discuss business unit performance, provide analysis and make recommendations on how they can maximise profitability and financial control.

--Prepare four-monthly re-forecasts and ensure forecasts are in line with business plan.

--Manage reporting of overseas entities in Ireland and Eastern Europe as well as budgets and re-forecasts. The role required travel to the regional offices in UK and HO in Denmark.

--Oversee treasury management and review cash flow forecasts.

--Provide information / analysis for tenders and contribute to driving contract profitability.

--Performed an entire review of expenses accounting and reporting which identified significant anomalies and saved the company £13,000 in overpaid taxes

--Managed the full financial integration of an acquired company into the group across people, processes and systems. Oversee all financial systems and reporting capability.

--A recent internal employee survey highlighted significant satisfaction within finance team.

Group Reporting Accountant

Intec Telecom Systems Plc
(2 years 6 months)

--This was a Group Reporting role with responsibility for producing consolidated group financial accounts for 34 legal entities across the group.

--Prepared group statutory accounts (under IAS, IFRS and UK GAAP), group monthly balance sheet and a major section of group annual accounts with relevant notes / commentary.

--Delivered half and full year reporting including the review of reporting packages and collating information from reporting packages to produce financial commentary.

--Delivered month end reporting including consolidated income statements and led the identification and investigation of variances.

--Acted as the main point of contact for the audit of Plc accounts and prepare annual accounts report for the company's audit committee.

--Formulated internal audit plan which involved collating information from global finance teams, analysing control reports, and identifying potential weaknesses.

--Prepared debtors dashboard for the Intec's top 10 debtors and provided explanations for 60 day+ debt by liaising with Financial Controllers across the globe.

--Led a project to design group treasury policy as well as overseeing day to day treasury management across the group.

--Developed detailed policy and procedures guidelines / manual and ensured group companies were compliant with group policies and procedures.

--In response to issues raised by the company's auditors, created an Excel model that allowed Intec to adequately explain the movement of translation reserves in the balance sheet.

--Developed a process for extracting data from SAP that allowed a more accurate calculation of debtor days. Additionally worked with IT to make bespoke changes to SAP which led to greater accuracy when posting payments.

--Automated group cash flow statements using advanced Excel which reduced time taken to produce cash flow statements by 60%.

Accounts Controller

RSM Tenon Group Plc
(7 months)

RSM Tenon is regarded as one of the most progressive and entrepreneurial professional services firms in the UK. They are the UK's 7th largest accounting firm with approx 3000 people in over 50 offices.

90% of the role focused on preparing detailed monthly management accounts and providing general outsourced accounting services to a portfolio of clients ranging from International quoted corporations to UK SMEs, with turnover ranging from £5m to £25m.
Supervised a team of three Accounts Assistants, providing advice and training as required.
Performed cash flow forecasting on a monthly and quarterly basis in order for clients to determine working capital requirements.

Senior Accountant

Jolly & Co (London)
(2 years 9 months)

65% of the role involved accounts production including the preparation and review of statutory accounts, P&L Analysis, balance sheet analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
Extensive involvement in management accounting (20% of role) for clients including cashflow forecasting, quarterly management accounts, expenses analysis and trust accounting.
Trained and supervised three junior staff including reviewing their work. Have assisted all three in passing their AAT qualifications and one to final stage of ACCA.
Led several systems implementations (Sage Line 50). Project managed these implementations including: assessing client needs, project planning, allocating resources, setting key milestones, physical implementation and training on functionality and reporting capabilities.
Performed due diligence on potential mergers and acquisitions.

Audit Senior

Earlier Career
(8 months)

Skills

  • Forecasting
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • SAP
  • Budgets
  • Analysis
  • Financial Accounting
  • Team Management
  • Internal Controls

Education

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

ACCA, Finance

University Of Delhi

Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), Finance and Accounts

overlaps with ICAI)

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