Mr. Abid Rasheed

Mr. Abid Rasheed

Lecturer

School of Accounting & Finance.

Abid Rasheed joined UCP in 2014. He was formerly a finance manager, a public limited company. He graduated from the University of the Punjab, got a Masters degree from Thames Valley university London UK. He also has an LL.M from University of Lahore, LL.B from Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, MA English from University of the Punjab, MA History with Europe Specialization from University of Sargodha. He is a member of Lahore Bar council and an environmentalist lawyer. He was trained at climate reality program at Houston, Texas USA. His research interests are in Financial Law and Corporate Governance.

  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Taxation
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Business Finance
  • Business Ethics
  • Business & Company Law

Education

LL.M

University of Lahore, Post Graduate Institute of Law, Lahore, Pakistan (2016)

LL.B

Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan. (2010-2013)

M.A English

University of the Punjab

M.A History (European History Specialisation)

University of Lahore,Premier College and Hajvery College of Business Administration

Master of Science in Financial & Legal Management M.S

Thames Valley University, UK (2004 – 2006)

MBA

University Of Northwest, London Stratford College, UK (2003)

BBA (Finance)

University Of Northwest, London Stratford College, UK (2001)

F.Sc

Govt. Islamia College Civil Lines. Lahore, Pakistan (1993 – 1995 )

Matric

Govt. Comprehensive Higher secondary School, Lahore, Pakistan (1987 – 1992)

Personal Profile

I am a finance graduate and looking to work in a corporate environment to utilise my finance skills. I have worked in the UK and bring with me the knowledge and work practices employed abroad to further enhance my prospective workplace.
I possess strong IT skills; have an expert command on English language, paired with excellent interpersonal skills.

Career History

University of Central Punjab, Lahore.(02/2014 – till date)
  1. Teaching
  2. Conducting class activities
  3. Exam paper setting and marking
Lecturer in Faculty of Management Sciences(School of Accounting & Finance) .(03/2008 – 02/2014)
  1. Teaching
  2. Conducting class activities
  3. Exam paper setting and marking
Finance Manager ,N.B. Sons (Pvt) Ltd. Lahore.(01/2005 – 02/2008)
  1. Financial Management
  2. Pricing and costing of the imported and local purchases
  3. Import related tasks
  4. Assisting and advising the directors in financial, legal and administration issues.
Finance and accountancy personnel, Bovis Plc, London UK.(01/2002 – 12/2004)
  1. Interdepartmental dealing; dealing with company’s bankers and lawyers
  2. Assisting finance manager in his daily chores
  3. Liaison with local councils and other regulators
Accountant –Hafeez & Co. Chartered Accountants, London UK.(10/2001 – 12/2003)
  1. Preparing V.A.T Returns
  2. Bank and Cash book reconciliations
  3. Invoicing Customers; Maintaining P.A.Y.E records
Customer Services – First Great Western Railway, Londo
  1. Providing Customer Care and services to passengers; Safety Issues
  2. Spotting and helping the passengers and other station users
  3. Over looking the ticketing operation and helping the fellow colleagues in rush hours
Evening Supervisor – Sodexho, HSBC Data centre, London.(11/2000 – 12/2001)
  1. Responsible for evening catering operations and ordering and coordinating with sous chefs
  2. Supervising staff; Cash handling
Stock controller – Sainsbury to You, London.(07/1998- 12/2002)
  1. Stock takes of more than 32000 products line every fortnight
  2. Forecasting and ordering
  3. Allocating places for new items
  4. Investigating Variances
Manager –Burger King, Queensway London
  1. Running daily shifts, Forecasting and ordering, Hiring and training new staff
  2. Supervising the staff, assisting in any jobs assigned by store manager

Professional Qualifications and Training

A.C.C.A 7 out of 14

A.C.C.A papers passed include:
F.1 (Accountant in business)
F.2 (Management Accounting)
F.3 (Financial Accounting)
F.4 (Corporate and Business Law)
F.5 (Performance Management)
F.8 (Audit and Assurance)
P, option converted pass (Business Information Mgmt, 3.4)

CiMA(Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), UK

Certificate in Business Accounting(Comprise of first five papers)

Skills Summary

Specialist Knowledge

Corporate Governance, Accountancy theory, Legislations governing companies (CDDA1986, CA1985, I.A86) and Company secretarial affairs; I also have an understanding of Pakistani law including Pakistani Penal Code, and civil and criminal procedures.

Computer Skills

Strong IT knowledge
University-level qualification in computer Audit
Working knowledge of a variety of accounting software (SAGE line 50, Peachtree and Tally)
Languages
A Masters degree in English literature from Punjab University, Pakistan.
Proficiency in English and basic know-how of German, Arabic, Sindhi and French languages.
Certificate in French language from  AIOU Lahore
Diploma in German language from University of the Punjab, Lahore

Interests

Travelling and discovering Suburbs and small towns of historic and cultural importance. Sports; Reading Literature and History

References

References available on request

abid.rasheed@ucp.edu.pk
Ext# 287
School of Accounting & Finance, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

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