MS Excel and financial modeling expert
  |   Ardiya, ARDIYA
  |  2:28 am Local Time

About the Company

We have over 10 years experience and an excellent knowledge in the following areas: MS Excel and financial modeling using Excel, Islamic banking and investments, investment valuation, performance analysis, financial analysis, business planning and strategy, entrepreneurship, market and feasibility studying, and training and development.
Service Description
* Advanced Excel files design and improvements
* Financial models using Excel
* Financial Analysis
* Feasibility study preparation
* Financial plan development and writing
* Strategy formulation and analysis
* Private wealth management advice and planning
* English to Arabic translation of business letters
* Data entry and data cleansing experts in Excel
* Excel web links for live data retrieval
Kuwait University
B.A./Finance and Financial Institutions
1996 - 2002
Louisiana State University (LSU)
Engineering (Transfered and changed major later)
1992 - 1996
Kuwait Finance House (KFH)
Investment Risk Unit Manager
2012 - Present
* Analyze the various risks involved in KFH¿s investment portfolio * Prepare risk reviews and recommendations prior to new investments * Developing ideas and products to mitigate the risks involved in the investment portfolio
Kuwait Finance House (KFH)
Investment Manager
2010 - 2012
* Participated regularly in formulating the strategy for the direct investment department to match that of KFH * Involved in preparing and updating the policy and procedure manual for the direct investment department and suggested many improvements * Evaluated offers to buy KFH investments and help negotiate and reach a reasonable selling price that added to the revenues of the department and KFH * Implemented various procedures, reports, and models to streamline, speed, and improve the work of the department * Handled the department¿s annual internal audit review reporting and worked in eliminating any comments * Involved in the annual internal control review (ICR) reporting for the department and for some subsidiaries of KFH and worked in eliminating any comments * Managed KFH group collective correspondents * Prepared the annual budget for the department and managed its continues follow up and update * Represented the department and KFH in various internal and external meetings
Kuwait Finance House (KFH)
Assistant Investment Manager
2008 - 2010
* Recommended action plans for some of KFH subsidiaries that have been approved by the senior management and implemented * Analyzed the capital needs for KFH?s subsidiaries and giving suggestions on the findings * Created new performance reports and produced detailed analysis reports of our total investment portfolio * Calculated the impact of the CBK regulations, Basel II implementation, and capital change of KFH and the subsidiaries on the department, investment sector, and the KFH * Administered the department?s internal (Risk Management, Back Office, Financial Control, and others) and external (CBK, Ministry of Commerce, Kuwait Stock Exchange, Invested Companies, and others) reporting * Created a financial model to calculate the consolidated profit, provision, provision reversal, and consolidated ownership for KFH total equity portfolio of more than 1 billion USD * Created a model to handle the share register of various KFH?s holdings, and many other models
Kuwait Finance House (KFH)
Investment Supervisor
2007 - 2008
* Analyzed and gave recommendation on various equity and fund participations presented to KFH * Studied new investment opportunities to be established and markets to be tapped by KFH and gave the right recommendations * Prepared individual investment?s performance reports and gave the right comments on them
Kuwait Finance House (KFH)
Risk Analyst
2004 - 2007
* Managed the reporting to KFH?s Assets and Liabilities Committee (ALCO) and created a new automated reporting mechanism * Participated in the annual review of the bank ratings by the world renowned rating agencies and helped in improving the process * Successfully designed and implemented a model (Using Excel with VBA) to calculate the Value at Risk (VaR) for KFH?s equity and currency investment portfolios with reporting capabilities saving the bank more than 25,000 KD * Established an investment portfolio concentration risk report for the senior management * Created a database for the various reports produced & worked on various projects and meetings
Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA)
2003 - 2004
* The program included 34 specialized courses covering various business areas including investments, financial analysis, real estate, M&A analysis, Economics, Accounting, and other fields. The courses were delivered by university instructors, specialized training companies trainers, and highly respected international financial institutions practitioners (A list of the courses taken is included with the CV) * The program included a 3 months internship with Deutsche Bank (DB) ? London. Introduced to the 7 core business divisions of DB. Worked on some projects with Global Equities, Asset Management, and Global Corporate Finance (M&A) plus being exposed to some products (creation & analysis) in each business division
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