You are on page 1of 3

Mohammad Shoaib

Email : shoaibwali@gmail.com Mobile : +964-75-175-97469


PERSONAL SUMMARY
More than 17 years of financial and operations management experience, providing senior level oversight,
detailed monitoring, administrative controls, grants management, and regular financial reporting mostly in
challenging, transition, conflicts, post-conflict and post-natural disaster areas.
Have worked for/in Asia (Pakistan, Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan), Middle East and North Africa - MENA (Jordan,
Iraq, Kuwait, Sudan), Southeast Asia (Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar), East Africa (Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda) ,
West Africa (Nigeria) in various organizations and have managed financial, controllership, budgeting, auditing,
internal controls, cost allocation and financial training, Logistics, procurement and IT departments. Have extensive
experience in financial management of donor-funded programs, including USAID, OFDA, USDOL, DFID, UNDP,
UNHCR, NORAD, WHO, DANIDA, EC, ECHO, Norwegian MFA etc. Well-versed in establishing internal controls, sub-
granting and capacity building of finance and partners staff. Have experience working in politically sensitive
settings. Well conversant in various donors rules and regulations.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Team Management, Financial Management, Accounting, Compliance, Cost Allocation, Procurement, Training,
Administration, Human Resources Management, Operations & Logistics.

CAREER HISTORY
2016 Sept TODATE Country Finance Manager Iraq, Relief International, Erbil, IRAQ
Ensuring Effective Financial, Accounting and Reporting Systems. Development, implementation & Maintenance of
Cash Management Systems. Preparation and Management of Donor and statutory reporting. Design and
implementation of BVAs review, monitor and track system. Facilitation of Internal and External Audits. Ensuring
compliance with donor and internal procurement procedures. Annual / Quarterly / Donor Budget preparation and
revisions. Identification and follow-up for cost-share / co-financing of the projects. Ensuring effective resource
management and maximization of cost effectiveness and value for money. Leading the Annual Financial operation
planning process. Implementation of Financial Management Policies, systems, structures and procedures.
Supervising the Finance department staff and proactively identify and act upon deficiencies and area of
improvement and provide training and other capacity building.

2015 Aug-2016 Aug Technical Finance Controller (Asia Caucasus & Middle East) - ACME
International Rescue Committee, Islamabad, PAKISTAN
Provide job orientation and technical training to new Finance Controllers, develop and design standard finance
training modules, conduct periodic monitoring and support visits to the country offices, prepare and conduct training
for financial, program, logistics and administrative staff, contribute to the development of financial and accounting
policy including the maintenance of the International Finance Manual and the continued development of financial
accounting systems, provide expert guidance to colleagues with regards to various donors, travel to the country
offices to provide assistance and expertise in the execution of new initiatives and implementation of new policies
and systems.

2015 Jan-2015 Jul Director Finance & Grants (Creative Associates International)
Nigeria Education Crisis Response Project, Bauchi, NIGERIA
Leads and oversees all matters related to financial, grants, procurement and ICT management and financial
reporting. Ensures compliance with all USG and USAID policies and procedures. Ensures adherence to budgets and
internal controls, and prepares financial reports. Responsible for Sub Grants monitoring, reporting and training, Pre-
award assessments, Manages payroll and accounting and finance records. Supervises IT function of the project.

Mohammad Shoaib CV, Page 1 of 3


2013 Dec-2014 Nov Regional Head of Finance and Administration for AfPak Region, Danish
Refugee Council, Kabul, AFGHANISTAN
Oversees budgeting, accounting, compliance, internal controls, cost allocation, audit, financial training, Partners
(Sub-grantee) Management, Human Resources, Administration, Legal issues, Liaison, System Development and IT
for the AfPak Region (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Tajikistan) portfolio of grants upto 15 million USD funded by
DANIDA, UNHCR, EC, ECHO, UN. Responsible for standardizing financial and HR Reporting tools. Responsible for
mentoring the staff in all the four countries and act as interface between countries and Headquarter.

2011 Aug-2013 Nov Norwegian Refugee Council, Finance and Administration Manager, Iraq (Aug- Sept,
2011), Uganda (Oct 2011 Jun 2013), South Sudan (July Nov 2013)
Oversees budgeting, accounting, compliance, internal controls, cost allocation and financial training of the country
program staff. Manages risk mapping activities, due diligence and anti-corruption trainings and implementation for
measures and control to ensure transparency and accountability. Conducts pre- award assessments of partners.
Responsible for overall supervision of the Administration Department for the country program. Manages logistics
and procurement and IT departments. Supervises the Head Offices to ensure all financial systems are in place. Acts
as Country Director as needed. Managing grants of upto 20 million Per Annum for the South Sudan Program

2010 Nov-2011 June Finance Director, United Methodist Committee on Relief, Khartoum, SUDAN Managed
and supervised all finance, procurement and compliance, cash management and payroll functions for the Sudan
office. Maintained financial systems and controls in accordance to donor and UMCOR regulations to ensure
efficiency, integrity, and transparency of the field and sub offices. Generated and monitored budgets for grants
and donors and prepared donor reports. Ensured country office met GAAP standards and donor requirements.
Conducted field audits and coordinated with external auditors to prepare financial reports. Provided training and
skills development to staff. Managed OFDA funded project 2 Million, PRM 0.5 Million, DFID 1.2 Million, UN Grants
1 Million and Internal UMCOR Grants 2 Million
2009 Jan-2010 Oct Regional Finance Controller, American Refugee Committee, Kampala, UGANDA
Conducted regular visits to Sudan, Thailand and Pakistan and ensured staff are trained on required financial
regulations. Provided training to all staff on field financial procedures, accounting software and reporting. Assisted
in the preparation of the external audit. Ensured compliance with USAID, OFDA, BPRM, DFID, UN, Global Fund etc.
and ARC policies and procedures. Responsible for supplying monthly financial reports to the headquarters, including
reconciliation summaries per country and narrative reports on activities performed. Provided guidance for USAID,
OFDA, DFID, PRM, UN, Global Fund for $ 12 Million
2006 Jun-2008 Dec Finance and Administration Manager, Mercy Corps, Amman, JORDAN
Oversaw all finance, HR, procurement, compliance, legal and administrative functions of the Amman office and
provided support to the office in Iraq. Conducted regular visits to sub-field units and offices to ensure regular
monitoring and supervision of activities. Developed and implemented a monthly management reporting system.
Responsible for due diligence for partners, sub-grantees, staff, consultants, and vendors. Trained and mentored
finance staff for the North/Central Iraq office. Managed various projects funded by USAID-OFDA 31 Million, DOS 0.8
Million and UNICEF 7.3 Million. Additionally provided support to USAID 56 Million Southern Iraq Program

2005 May-2006 Jun Field Finance Manager, Mercy Corps, Quetta, PAKISTAN
Conducted regular visits to sub-field offices to ensure regular monitoring and supervision. Performed an audit of
implementing partners and provided technical assistance. Supervised and trained national staff. Managed various
projects funded by PRM1.2 Million, EC & ECHO 3 Million & various emergency grants 2 million.
2004 Sep-2005 Apr Finance and Compliance Officer, Save the Children UK, Islamabad, PAKISTAN Responsible
for the maintenance of accounting records and supporting documentation for USD 5 Million Child Labor Project
funded by US-DOL. Maintained systems to ensure efficiency and transparency of
Sub-grantee activities. Conducted regular visits to partner and sub-grantee offices to ensure regular monitoring
of staff. Conducted internal audits and built capacity of sub-grantees. Monitored financial analysis reporting and
facilitated project audit.
Mohammad Shoaib CV, Page 2 of 3
1998 Apr-2004 Sept Finance Manager, The World Conservation Union, Islamabad, PAKISTAN Managed daily
accounting and finance functions of the office. Developed and managed a monthly management reporting system.
Supervised finance staff in NWFP and Northern Areas. Assisted in the preparation of annual and quarterly budgets
and reports. Managed Various Conservation & Sustainable Projects funded by SDC & NORAD 3 Million, UNDP 10
Million, RNE 3 Million
1996 Aug-1998 Apr Team Member, Sidat Hyder Morshed Associates, Quetta, PAKISTAN Conducted
household surveys and data collection for the Public Heath Engineering Department. Prepared financial feasibility
reports, designed billing and collection formats. Responsible for software implementation and maintenance
support.
1992-1993 Management Trainee, Associated Industries Garment Pakistan, Karachi, PAKISTAN
Oversaw management training in production, planning and inventory.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
Master of Finance - Karachi University 1994-95

DONORS WORKED WITH


USAID, OFDA, USDOL, BPPRM, EC, ECHO, DFID, UNDP, WFP, UNICEF, UNHCR, SDC, NORAD, RNE, UNFPA, WHO,
DANIDA

COMPUTER SKILLS
Windows, MS Office, Integrated Windows based General Ledger (GL), Sun Accounting System (Maintenance,
Operation & Management), MASS 90 Accounting System, Sage ACCPAC Accounting System, Serenic Navigator with
SQL Server and Role Tailored Client, Agresso, NAVISION, Microsoft Dynamic,

TRAININGS
US Grants Rules and Regulations (APVOFM) Washington DC USA 2008, EC/ECHO, DFID and European Donors
Regulations (Amman Jordan) 2008, Monitoring of Projects (Islamabad Pakistan) 2004, SUN Accounting System
advance level (Karachi Pakistan) 2000, Time Management, Conflict Resolution, Report Writing, Gender Training,
Activity Based Costing, (Pakistan) 2003, Serenic Navigator NAV & SQl Server Minneapolis USA 2010, USAID/CDC
Regulations and Policies (CPM) Kampala Uganda 2010, Financial Management of USAID/CDC Awards (CPM)
Kampala Uganda 2010

LANGUAGES
English, Urdu and local languages of Pakistan.

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Pakistani born August 15, 1973, married with three kids

REFERENCS
Furnished on request

Mohammad Shoaib CV, Page 3 of 3