HANI MAHMOUD HANAFI

ACCOUNTING & FINANCE

Chief Financial Officer of Gulf Group Company, has more than 16 years of experience directing at the top chief level all corporate financial functions so that financial transactions, policies, and procedures meet the organization short and long-term business objectives and are conducted in accordance with regulations, accounting principles and standards. He is a key player in evaluating acquisitions, investments, capital expenditures, mergers or sales of assets. Hani leads, directs and controls the organization financial resources to maintain financial health for the business. He chairs the risk committee across seven business divisions in Gulf Group in the GCC countries

Hani served as a President of IMA Kuwait Chapter for a term of three years. 

Areas of Specialization 
  • Formulation of long-term plans and strategies for the company
  • Annual financial plans and budgets
  • Converting the company’s long-term strategic planning into action
  • Analyzing expenditures terms and determining deviations from evaluated budget
  • New projects’ feasibility studies, including Forecasted P&L, Cash flow projections, sensitivity, and NPV, IRR and Payback period
  • Acquisitions and projects evaluations
  • Financial Accounting and reporting
  • Internal Audit 
Education 
Dates Job Title & Experience
2012 - 2014 Master of Science (MSc), Finance - University of Leicester
2010 - 2012 CFA, Financial Analyst (CFA) - CFA Institute
2010 - 2011 FRM, Financial Risk Manager - Global Associatation of Risk Professionals (GARP)
2008 - 2010 CMA, Management Accountants - IMA
2008 - 2009 CIPA, Islamic Accountant and Sharia Compliance - Certified Islamic Professional Accountant (CIPA)                                                                                          
1994 - 1998 Minufia University, Bachelor of Commerace (B.Com.), Accounting
Training Experiance 
Dates Employed Job Title & Experience
June 2016 - Now CFO, Gulf Group
June 2012 - 2016 Unit Head Financial Analyst, Kharafi National K.S.C.
Sept. 2012 - Present President and Founder , IMA Kuwait Chapter Sept.
Sept 2010 - Present Instructor, GUST & PACE
Feb. 2011 - Present Counselor, Freelance International Arbitration counselor                                                                                                                                                
Aug 2008 - May 2013 Financial Manager MAS International