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Dubai Customs’ Finance Department visits DEWA

Mohammed Al Hashimy: The visit had achieved its expected results of sharing experiences and information between DC and DEWA

A delegation of Dubai Customs’ Finance Department employees has paid a visit to Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA).

The DC delegation was able to learn about and explore DEWA’s best financial and accounting practices and standards. A benchmark with DEWA’s financial and accounting processes was set to be conducted.

Mohammad Al Hashmi, Finance Director, Fahima Shaiban, Senior Manager, Financial Accounts, Omar bin Nassir, Senior Manager, General Accounts, Ahmed El ktan, Senior Specialist, Saeed Al Bannai, Payables Manager, Samer Ghazal, Manager, General Accounts, and Ohood Al Meeza, Manger, Financial Statements, comprised the DC delegation.

The delegation was received by Hasan Rajab, Financial Observer, Mansoor Bahrozian, Senior Manager, Accounts and Costs, and Maha Al Tamimi, Manager, Budget and Information System.

The visiting delegation received hands-on information on DEWA’s best practices in budget processes and procedures, periodical financial reporting, types of receivables reports, KPIs, bounced checks, among others.

Commenting on the visit, Mohammad Al Hashmi, Dubai Customs’ Finance Director, said: “Dubai Customs is keen on promoting mutual synergies and sharing experiences and practices with government and private agencies locally, regionally and internationally, in line with its strategy to open up to the world and become the leading customs administration in the world supporting legitimate trade.”

The Finance Director at Dubai Customs noted that the visit had achieved its expected results of sharing experiences and information between DC and DEWA, in addition to exploring further areas of cooperation.