About Rashid M. Rana

Intellectual Face

  • Professional Trainer and have conducted various trainings of Mid & Senior Level Professionals
  • Author of various Professional Articles published in international Journals
  • Writer of various Social and Political articles published in national newspapers of Pakistan

Profile Summary

The C – Suit business stagiest equipped with Participative Leadership Style & over 16 Base Points of PDI (Professional Development Index) in setting Growth Strategy, Business Growth Drivers & Growth Indicators backed by extensive knowledge and hands on expertise in Financial Management, Audit Management and Operations. Practicing management functions since years and have established finance department, audit department, corporate finance structures, feasibility studies, project management and monitoring. Specialized in establishing effective internal controls and cost cutting process, expert in Business Objective settings and KPIs development, Financial Modeling & Startup Projections.

Currently engaged as CFO and Financial Advisor to CEO with multi-million Group M/s KAKI Hospitality Group with 10 wholly owned subsidiary companies and operating 20 restaurants under national and International Brands in KSA. Being part of Executive Management leading a team of 30 professionals in accounting & Supply Chain functions. Assisting CEO in setting business strategy for horizontal and vertical expansion, setting of Growth indicators and Business Growth Drivers. 

Effectively established Financial Reporting Structure, Organizational & Departmental Objectives, Restructured entire Accounting System & Process and Supply Chain functions. Introduced risk based financial feasibility studies process and masterly prepared various feasibilities for new restaurants and implemented the projects in controlled environment. Provided Budget Preparation and Management Trainings to stakeholders and financial trainings to Non-Finance Managers.

Professional Qualification

Other Courses and Workshops

Technical Skills

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Public Finance Accountant
  • Professional Finance Manager
  • Certified Financial Modeler
  • Master Project Manager
  • Certified Investment Professional Manager
  • Organizational Objective Settings and KPIs
  • Performance Management
  • ISO 9004:9008 Internal Audit
  • Time Management
  • Effective Meeting and Negotiation Skills
  • Health & Safety Training
  • Presentation Skills Training
  • SAGE X 3 ERP System
  • PRAXIS ERP (Oracle Application)
  • Oracle EBS
  • Business Planning, Analysis & Budgeting
  • Setting of Growth Drivers
  • Setting of Growth Indicators
  • Financial Modelling
  • Monte Carlo Simulation
  • Benford’s Analysis
  • Beniesh Modelling
  • Dupont Analysis
  • Financial Health Analysis  
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Financial Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Internal and External Audit
  • IFRS (International Financial Reporting standards)
  • Financial & Management Reporting
  • ISAs (International Standards on Auditing)
  • Organizational Objective Settings
  • Performance Management 

Intellectual Skills

  • Strategy, Vision and Mission Planning
  • Operational Policies and Procedures Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Effective communication
  • Time Management
  • Leadership
  • Gap Analysis 

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants
  • Member of AIBFM US
  • Institute of Professional Finance Managers UK
  • American Academy of Project Management US

Trainings Delivered

Litrary Work

  • Financial Management 
  • Performance Management 
  • Budgeting 
  • Financial Proposal Writing
  • Time Management 
  • Finance for Non-Finance Managers
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