About Ahmed Khalil

About me

Financial specializing in casino operation audits thorough in evaluating
data and accurate in identifying key trends and problems impacting
business success. Discerning Auditor with 16 years of expertise resolving
high-level technical, audit issues. Runs smooth audits with diligent
planning, time management and problem-solving abilities. Genting
qualified.

Education

  • 1997 - 2002
    Faculty of Commerce

    Tanta University

    Accounting Major Passed Degree 2.19 Passed 55%

Experience

  • 2022 - Present
    MAHMOUD ELGENDY GENERAL TRADING LLC

    Accountant

    Accountant prepare and examine financial records, ensuring records are accurate and that taxes are paid. Different types of Accountant duties and responsibilities may include the following:

    Reconciling the company’s bank statements and bookkeeping ledgers
    Completing analysis of the employee expenditures
    Managing income and expenditure accounts
    Generating the company’s financial reports using income and expenditure data
    Keeping a check on the company’s finances based on financial status
    Filing and remitting taxes and other financial obligations
    Initiating and managing financial and accounting software used by the company

  • 2018 - 2021
    NOKAN For Casinos Management & Inspection - Sulaymaniyah, Iraq

    Senior Auditor

     Oversaw small team of 5 accountants performing complex financial
    audits from full scope audits to targeted reviews.
     Followed-up audit observations to evaluate implementation of
    suggested corrective actions.
     Maintained up to date knowledge of industrial developments, best
    practices and regulatory requirements.
     Forged and maintained productive relationships with key stakeholders
    within area of responsibility.
     Collaborated with senior audit staff to drive development of annual
    audit plan, critically assess existing controls and perform holistic
    evaluation of associated risks.
     Produced high quality audit observations emphasizing meaningful issues
    impacting business operations.
     Understood and applied various audit methodologies as appropriate,
    including internal and external auditing.
     Automated internal routines to improve focus of audit testing.
     Completed 8 assigned audits within desired timeframe and budget
    each quarter.
     Contributed to development of corporate policy, strategy and
    planning, including a response to legislative changes.
     Recommended and implemented practical and cross-functional
    solutions to address emerging risks and control issues.
     Nurtured audit team of 5 through coaching and mentoring to equip
    staff for success.
     Maintained updated knowledge of risk management policies and
    compliance requirements for audit accuracy.
     Helped teams strengthen internal controls and departmental processes
    to bring errors to near-zero.
     Minimized risk by maintaining up to date knowledge on industry and
    regulatory changes impacting audit operations.
     Applied auditing expertise and industry knowledge to consistently
    complete quality audits on schedule.

  • 2016 - 2017
    Genting - Crockfords Cairo Casino Ritz Carlton HTL - Cairo, Egypt

    Senior Cashier

     Processed sales, exchange and refund transactions efficiently to
    reduce customer waiting times.
     Regularly cleaned and straightened work areas, ensuring stores stayed
    tidy in line with company standards.
     Processed cash, cheque, credit and debit payments accurately and
    efficiently, minimizing till discrepancies.
     Issued receipts for customer purchases and gifts, advising on in-store
    return and exchange policies.
     Displayed and restocked merchandise by following brand guidelines.
     Bagged, boxed and wrapped goods with care to maintain quality and
    presentation.
     Maintained and recorded gift certificate documentation for accurate
    financial records.
     Minimized long register queues by completing sales transactions quickly
    and accurately.
     Handled diverse customer queries, providing accurate store, product
    and service information.

  • 2009 - 2014
    Taba Sands Casino - Taba-South Sinai., Egypt

    Accounts Auditor

     Applied auditing expertise and industry knowledge to consistently
    complete quality audits on schedule.
     Resolved high-level technical and audit issues impacting audit
    completion.
     Logged audit work, noted findings and compiled evidence of
    misdeeds.
     Implemented substantive testing to identify material misstatements,
    preventing some amounts in non-compliance losses.
     Checked large and complex data sets to identify controls failures, fraud
    and concerning trends.
     Planned and executed accounting audits to validate records and
    systems for compliance with UK Generally Accepted Accounting
    Principles (GAAP).
     Executed fraud investigations to uncover faults and recover funds.
     Handled diverse client portfolio work, establishing goals and supporting
    achievement to deadline.
     Supported senior auditor in creating audit objectives and project scope
    for progression towards audit targets.
     Helped teams strengthen internal controls and departmental processes
    to bring errors to near-zero.
     Minimized risk by maintaining up to date knowledge on industry and
    regulatory changes impacting audit operations.
     Led team of junior auditors to consistently meet and exceed audit
    goals.
     Facilitated smooth workflow by developing audit programmes and
    determining audit scope, objectives and timelines.
     Interpreted financial statements, account records and detailed
    numerical data to make accurate audit assessments.
     Prepared comprehensive audit reports, facilitating accurate
    measurement of audit findings against set KPIs.
     Maintained updated knowledge of risk management policies and
    compliance requirements for audit accuracy.
     Compiled and organized casino data for review and analysis.
     Resolved high-level technical and audit issues impacting audit
    complete.

  • 2006 - 2008
    Tobya Casino - Taba-South Sinai, Egypt

    Head Cashier

     Handled Timeframe for cash and asset counts with meticulous
    accuracy and efficiency.
     Correctly accounted for casino transactions, managing large sums of
    cash carefully and to casino regulations.
     Quickly and accurately counted drawers at start and end of each shift.
     Verified over $ 500,000 of cash and credit payments daily.
     Paid winnings and collected losing bets as established by rules and
    procedures of each specific game.
     Continually protected company reputation by upholding all internal
    policies and complying with all gambling legislations.
     Served needs of more than 1000 customers in busy casino environment.
     Seated patrons at gaming tables and efficiently opened and closed
    cash floats and game tables to keep games moving.
     Eliminated customer service issues by quickly resolving disputes and
    correcting problems.
     Conducted more than 50 games per night, including slots and online
    games.
     Efficiently managed accurate money transfers and protected
    transactions with standardized procedures.
     Supported floor operations by preparing collection reports and
    delivering tickets, cards and money to game callers.

  • 2004 - 2006
    Reef Oasis Beach Resort - Sharm Elsheikh-South Sinai, Egypt.

    F&B Cashier

     Operated cash registers with proficiency during high-volume shopping
    times, reducing customer queues.
     Displayed and restocked merchandise by following brand guidelines.
     Performed accurate cash counts at store opening and closing.
     Processed sales, exchange and refund transactions efficiently to
    reduce customer waiting times.
     Prepared and submitted end-of-shift reports using ERP Software systems.
     Minimized long register queues by completing sales transactions quickly
    and accurately.
     Issued receipts for customer purchases and gifts, advising on in-store
    return and exchange policies.
     Improved processes to support team target achievement.
     Reduced customer wait times through optimized checkout processes.
     Checked notes with money checking pens and examined coins
    carefully to spot and refuse counterfeit currency.
     Assisted in smooth running of shop floor processes by helping customers
    locate items and ensuring signage and pricing accuracy.

Languages

Arabic (Native)
Proficient
English
Intermediate
Italian
Beginner
Russian
Beginner