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Highly qualified professional with 14+ years of experience in Treasury middle, support and back offices. Effectively managed audit systems, monitored credit and dealers’ limits, tested and implemented new treasury systems, controlled FX Speculation, and drafted daily reports. Interact easily with people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and professional levels and possess excellent relationship building skills. Resourceful and analytical nature improves operational efficiency and productivity. • Comprehensive understanding of the accounting principles needed to identify cost-saving opportunities, lead time compliance and successfully estimate, and implement productivity enhancements. • Possess strong decision-making and problem-solving skills needed to successfully deal with corporate, public, private, and non-profit entities’ accounts. • Highly recognized for providing support to senior management and cross-functional teams while being appreciated by others for willingly stepping up to any challenge.
CFA Candidate Level 1 | 02/2022 (Estimated) Zagazig University, Egypt B.Sc in Commerce (Honors – English Dept.) | 15th in the university rank | 2002 Misr for Clearing, Settlement, and Depository Co. (MCSD) Training | Elgomhoria St | 09/2000, 09/2001 National Bank of Egypt, Customer Service Department Training | Heliopolis Branch | 08/1999, 08/2000 National Societe Generale Bank (NSGB) Training | L/C Department, Head Office | 09/1999 Basic Business Skills Acquisition Program (BBSA)| Future Generation Foundation (FGF) | 04/2003
Gulf Bank, Kuwait Head of Treasury Middle Office 02/2016-Present • Ensure the implementation of the defined policies and procedures while using the best practices to support unit of Gulf bank treasury money market, foreign exchange, and capital markets operations. • Oversee FX Speculation, credit, and dealers’ limits and inform the treasurer regularly on open and overnight positions as well as breaching. • Verify and update counterparties’ banks, countries, and regions limits while informing dealers on large balances in Nostro accounts to maximize available funds usage. • Research on the minimization of overdraft charges while handling check and balance on the cash flow of diverse currencies and overdrawn accounts. • Resolve and report KRI, RCSA, and other system issues to Operation Risk Unit. • Accountable for Collateral Management and Hedge Accounting work flows. Career Achievements: • Maintained all the operational aspects of the treasury department as well as launched and tested new products. • Enhanced reconciliation process by contributing to the implementation of a new treasury flow. • Improved time reconciliation of treasury transactions and monitored MTM for Foreign Exchange transactions, including forwards and swaps to define and report breaches to GM-Treasury. • Responsible for the implementation of a new treasury system “Murex” to facilitate the financial operations and mitigate operational risk. • Prepared and monitored the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) reports as well as introduced Collateral Management and managed the respective contracts. Kuwait Finance House, Kuwait Business Analyst 02/2006-01/2013, 11/2013-02/2016 • Streamlined the KFH treasury money market, foreign exchange market, and capital market operations by preparing and implementing strategic plans and best practices. • Handled treasury and investment deals in the system as well as increased reconciliation process by introducing new treasury flow. • Maintained the treasury systems in accordance with the Standard Settlement Instructions for diverse currencies and products. • Prepared confidential MIS reports using Business Objects as well as capital adequacy and treasury reports for the Central Bank of Kuwait. • Cooperated with business teams to verify the approvals, and with the Risk Department and Internal Control Unit to decrease potential risks by revising the policies. • Managed data inputs, postings, verifications, and reconciliations, as well as compared the P&L with the budget. Career Achievements: • Implemented Capital Adequacy Ratio to measure bank financial strength and promote financial systems stability. • Tested and executed new Islamic Banking System-Modified (IBS-M) for the Central Bank of Kuwait. • Spearhead the new system for the investment sector (Imal-system) that resulted in decreasing manual work.