REHAM ABDEL-BASSET

PERSONAL DATA Date of birth: June 19th, 1978 Nationality: Egyptian, Eligible to work in the UK. CAREER SUMMARY AND OBJECTIVE Extensive financial experience in strategic and operational planning, Shared Service Center management, Cost and supply chain finance, legal entities restructuring, SAP system integrations, standard costing, budget analysis, project management, change leadership and auditing, for both developed and developing markets. My objective is to further develop my financial expertise and nourish my sense of achievement by delivering on new challenges every day, in a way that enables me to achieve my career goal and the organisation’s goals. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PROCTER & GAMBLE Co. Cairo Plants Finance Group Manager Jun’11 Egypt and UK, Jul’00- Jun’11 Cairo, Oct’09 – Gender: Female

 Led the Finance and Accounting team (c15 people) in two of the largest multi-category manufacturing sites in the Middle East with 200 million USD turnover and 1000+ co-workers, producing laundry detergents, dish liquids and paper products for local and global export markets (e.g. Ariel, Fairy, Pampers, Always).  Delivered accurate and timely financial planning and management reporting for all the manufacturing legal entities, in accordance with local and US GAAP reporting requirements. This includes Cost, Capital and fixed assets accounting, Inventory forecasting and analysis, Standard costing, Variances forecasting and analysis, Reserves Management, Investments analysis and Regional/Global Benchmarking.  Key member of the Plant Leadership Team; led the Plant’s economics management scorecard, controls governance, and financial KPIs reporting and analysis. Developed the sites 5 year economics, including capacity analysis, new initiatives assessments (250 million USD) and annual savings targets (20 million USD annually).  Successfully managed the financial and controls complexity of the biggest capital spending in P&G Egypt history; New Paper Plant (150 Million USD) during construction. Procurement controls, asset safeguarding and construction costs. Strengthened my leadership in driving better controls, cost reductions and productivity improvements. Enhanced my ability to analyze and interpret complex financial and operational data, and to identify control risks. Exercised my interpersonal skills to successfully collaborate with others and drive change in business processes and initiatives. Europe New Business Integration Finance Group Manager Newcastle, Sep’07 – Sep’09  Led the Western Europe SAP integration project across the different Gillette and Wella European plants (Germany, France, Spain, Poland and Nordics). Implemented the standard procedures and controls in the new sites. Achieved project success criteria across all modules. Managed the accurate migration of all financial and commercial data.  Led the Customer Reporting and Controlling Tools implementation team (c10 people) across Europe. Successfully provided integrated reports on Revenue, Margin, and Sales Operational Expenses. Provided technical and business support to the Business Unit Managers.  Delivered all financial reporting tools of the newly integrated legal entities', trained c50 Finance End Users teams. Liaising with the Group finance in the USA to enable accurate monthly/quarterly forecasting and reporting processes in accordance with US GAAP and in compliance with local statutory requirements  Effectively managed the full accounting for the Gillette legal entities (UK GAAP and IFRS) in the Shared Service Center (SSC) before and during transition. Working on different accounting cycles and systems. Built mastery in SAP system, Project and People Management skills. Learned Shared Service Center Management and Customer Service skills. Further developed my accounting knowledge, effective collaboration within diverse working cultures.

Real Estate.  Finance manager of the five exclusive distributors across Egypt. Strengthened my upper management written and verbal communication skills. regional and country specific audit teams across the three SSCs and perform risk assessment and develop audit and consulting approaches in the financial areas of SOX compliance. Developed my controls awareness. Procurement. objective setting. Marketing and Manufacturing Financial Analyst Cairo. Jul’00 – Jan’03  Led financial planning and analysis. Learned how to handle diverse work cultures and extensive travel schedules. joint business planning.REHAM ABDEL-BASSET Senior Global Internal Auditor. and managing out non-performers. Third-Party Governance. Further developed my Project and People Management skills. Foreign Trade.Helwan University .  Led the first initiative to identify a standard distributors’ back margin system. including price planning. forecasting and analysis. payables. budgeting. Developed standard reporting. Developed my financial planning and analysis skills to understand the brands and the market. Planned and executed the First Global Real Estate Consults in the company. Led major controls improvements in the credit control.  IGCSE. project management and people management skills. promotional analysis. budget management. Class’00 (Good). standard strategy. coordinated the accounting process integration into the Manila Shared Service Center. Treasury. Formulated my SAP knowledge. Documenting business requirements versus standard processes. creation of training material End-users. trade channel value creation. responsible for SOX compliance roll out and reinforcement of processes related to accounting. EPS Class’94 –United Arab Emirates SKILLS AND INTERESTS . Partnered with the P&G senior management and business experts in South Africa subsidiary to drive alignment on controls risks.Sc. Learned USGAAP accounting. Led the Global Selling. Fixed Assets. and Pampers). monitoring of performance and management reporting flows across the three SSCs. standard costing and variance analysis which enabled my deep understanding of the manufacturing processes. which led to major changes in current processes. reassigning the personnel. and post implementation support. Employee Benefits and Information Technology. Banking. Research and Administration Accounting audits in the three SSCs. Unit and integrated testing.  Led the Accounts payable outsourcing to third party. based on detailed understanding of the distributors’ ideal cost structure. identifying emerging risks and designing mitigation plans.Financial Accounting Services  Newcastle. EDUCATION  B. standard costing and variance analysis for Feminine and Baby care Brands (Always. Jul’05 – Aug’07 Led global. market support spending and distributors agreements. and deployed new automated sales handhelds as part of multifunctional Team. Collaborated with Third-Party Real Estate Agencies to renew contracts and service level agreements. reviewed and adjusted CSAs. Data migration. auditing and supervising skills. and ROI analysis of investments requirements. Extensive use of teamwork and collaboration. budget management. Sales.    Cairo Plant Senior Cost Accounting Manager Cairo. Enhanced my leadership skills while working with Third-party to lead big changes.  Successfully managed the transition to SAP R/3 for all manufacturing legal Entities. (English Section). Feb03 – Jun’05  Led the accounting team (c5 people) for Cairo plant. effective truck load structure. intercompany structure. Deployed Control Self-Assessments (CSA).Commerce & Business Administration. Identified control risks in the travel and relocation expenses.

REHAM ABDEL-BASSET  Languages: Arabic-Native Fluency. French-Fair Conversational Ability. Platinum and Hyperion (Finance related modules).  Interests: Member of the Alzheimer’s Association in UK.5-Certified P&G SAP trainer for FI/CO/SD/MM modules. . English-Fluent.  Systems: SAP R/3 and R4.

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