JOBS BOARD: Yahya Elwi

I am responding regarding the job opening. Please find bellow my resume showing my education, experience, and background.

I am passionate about discovering the challenges and the journey the business world may have for my future. That same passion is the passion I bring to the work place everyday, to achieve my future goals.

I would be more than happy to talk about further matters at your convenience. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Best regards,

Yahya Elwi

P.O Box 15542  Saudi Arabia  Phone+966-504307912  Email:

Career Goal: Business Development / Financial Analyst

Dedicated Accountant excellent experience in developing and implementing financial systems, strategies, processes and controls that significantly improve P&L scenarios. Expert in establishing accounting functions, systems and best practices; cost-reduction, automation; and lasting business relationships to ensure goal-surpassing fiscal performance.

Summary of Qualifications

 Strong understanding of accounting operations and the ability to work in a fast-paced office environment
 Excellent communication skills and the ability to work autonomously.
 Good experience in the areas of accounting, finance, international business, etc.
 In depth knowledge of standard cost and inventory management


2008-2013 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: international business
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain
Courses: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, International Accounting, Strategic management, International marketing, Exchange Rates, Micro Economics, Macro Economics
Volunteerism: Rock Your Vote (volunteer)

2006-2007 Bachelor of Commerce Queensland Institute of Business and Technology, Brisbane, Australia

1997-2005 High School Diploma.
American International School of Jeddah

Employment Profile

2013-Present Sales and Business Development
Faisal Abdullah Al-Sulaimany EST. for Trading and Contracting, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Responsible for:
 Provide market feedback to the company leadership regarding competitive offerings, prospect needs and generate product development ideas.
 Planning and coordinating the implementation of business plans and the penetration of new markets.
 Coordinating efforts with stakeholders to resolve collection issues and participating in regular meetings with management.
 Maintaining customer relationships and ensuring customer loyalty through excellent customer service as well as meeting all client needs appropriate to their business
 Preparing sales contracts, quoted prices and discounts as well as credit policy, warranties and delivery dates.
 Analyzing the company's internal financial data in order to identify opportunities and prepare budgets to manage cash flows.

2009-2012 (Summer) Cost Accountant (Internship)
Faisal Abdullah Al-Sulaimany EST. for Trading and Contracting, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Work closely with business manager to review costs, reconcile variances and identify areas for productivity and cost improvement. Duties included but not limited to:
 Prepare cost analysis, margin analysis, and target costing.
 Research and gather information for the forecast of future market trends.
 Examine standard costs against actuals to identify process inefficiencies, and improvement opportunities.
 Develop manual Journal entries to post transactions to the General Ledger for work in process (WIP) and Inventory.
 Analyzing financial statements to know how the company is performing.
 Assist in organizing conferences and business trips.

2005-2006 (summer) Administrative Assistant (Summer Job)
Faisal Abdullah Al-Sulaimany EST. for Trading and Contracting, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Responsible for providing administrative support to business division that include:
 Collection and filing of all confidential and business information as required and ensure files are easily retrieved.
 Coordinating and assembling information for internal and external distribution
 Receive phone calls, requests, faxes and mail, etc. and courteously deal with all either by personally responding, delegating, or re-directing.
 Communicate with clients, effectively and professionally to obtain necessary information for project success.
 Other administrative duties as required.

Computer skills:
Experience in the use of commercial software packages for:
- Business and Accountant such as SAP Business Suit and QuickBooks
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel , Outlook, PowerPoint, and Adobe
- Basic knowledge in HTML, CSS, and Java-script

 English – fluent in reading, writing, and conversation
 Arabic – fluent in reading, writing, and conversation
 Spanish – Intermediate in reading, writing, and conversation

Additional Information:
- Fundamentals of Cost Accounting II – University of Minnesota (online course)
- CPA Candidate – State of New Hampshire

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