International Projects Development, Accounting and Finance Management Expert (currently seeking opportunities)
Greater New York City Area
PHD candidate in Economic Sociology.
August 2009 to Present
Asian Development Bank
Accounting and Financial Management Specialist
September 2004 to Present
National Accounting Teachers Association
January 2005 to January 2008
Public Finance Internal Control Expert (Independent Consultant)
February 2006 to June 2006
Asian Development Bank
Senior Project Coordinator
October 2004 to July 2005
Senior Project Manager
May 2002 to October 2004
Senior Expert for Professional Accounting Courses, Business Trainings /Marketing Media Rep.
May 2001 to May 2002
Trainer/Monitor/Credit and Finance Analyst.
November 1999 to May 2001
Tajik American Institute of Economy and Business (TAIEB)
Senior Teacher of Economy/Head of Economics Department
September 1996 to October 1999
Having experience in projects team leading, strong communication, negotiation and leadership skills, I was always interested in understanding what motivates people to behave in a certain way; how that behavior can be regulated to achieve team goals or goals of an organization. I found that sociology is a science that studies and explains human behavior. My decision... Having experience in projects team leading, strong communication, negotiation and leadership skills, I was always interested in understanding what motivates people to behave in a certain way; how that behavior can be regulated to achieve team goals or goals of an organization. I found that sociology is a science that studies and explains human behavior. My decision to do PhD in Sociology was based on the fact that I wanted to learn and understand how effectively communicate and negotiate tasks and goals with people whom I deal with. Knowledge I gained while doing PhD in Sociology helped my strategic thinking and improved human resource management skills.
What company does Muqaddas Pulotova work for?
Muqaddas Pulotova works for Rutgers University
What is Muqaddas Pulotova's role at Rutgers University?
Muqaddas Pulotova is PHD candidate in Economic Sociology.
What industry does Muqaddas Pulotova work in?
Muqaddas Pulotova works in the International Trade and Development industry.
OVERVIEW International projects development and financial management expert with over 15 years of experience working with both for profit and international development aid organizations/donor institutions (ex: USAID, ADB, The World Bank) Key Competencies: • Professional experience in project handling, management, implementation and monitoring with number of donor organizations, profit and non profit institutions; • Professional experience in financial management analysis and implementing accounting system based on international accounting standards; • Experience in grants development, management and grants evaluation; • Hands-on experience in training needs identification, leading works on development of training materials and providing trainings for trainers; • Excellent communication, negotiation and leadership skills; • Quantitative and qualitative skills in conducting research studies in sociology and economics; • Effective report writing skills, ability to work comfortably and independently with deadlines. • Experience working with diverse and multi-cultural community and staff. GENERAL PROFILE Geographical: ● Expertise in Central Asia, Caucasus and Russia (Tajikistan/Uzbekistan/Kazakhstan/Azerbaijan/Russia) 13 years ● U.S. - 5 years Area of expertise: Financial Sector Development, Private Sector Development, Agriculture and Rural Development, Education Development, Social Protection and Poverty Reduction. Functional: ● Team leadership/project management and implementation - 9 yrs ● International accounting and financial management - 8 yrs ● Budgeting and business planning - 5yrs ● Grants development and management - 4 years ● Independent consulting - 10 yrs ● Institutional development - 3 yrs ● Social development - 4 yrs ● Training and education development - 11yrs ● Fluent in Russian, Tajik/Farsi, English, Uzbek Sector: ● Nonprofit ● For-profitPHD candidate in Economic Sociology. @ Having experience in projects team leading, strong communication, negotiation and leadership skills, I was always interested in understanding what motivates people to behave in a certain way; how that behavior can be regulated to achieve team goals or goals of an organization. I found that sociology is a science that studies and explains human behavior. My decision to do PhD in Sociology was based on the fact that I wanted to learn and understand how effectively communicate and negotiate tasks and goals with people whom I deal with. Knowledge I gained while doing PhD in Sociology helped my strategic thinking and improved human resource management skills. From August 2009 to Present (6 years 5 months) Accounting and Financial Management Specialist @ Over the past 10 years I have worked with the ADB on multiple projects. I have held both supervisory and management positions depending on project and scope. Project examples: ● Rural Development Project ● Sustainable Cotton Sub-sector Project for Tajikistan ● Regional Financial Sector Development Project for the Central Asia and Caucasus. ● Farm Analysis and Awareness Raising for Cotton Debt Resolution. Development of Agriculture Sector. From September 2004 to Present (11 years 4 months) Executive Director @ My primary responsibility as an Executive Director was successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. Other responsibilities included (but not limited to): ● Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs and services; ● Projects development, fundraising and grants management; ● Monitor day-to-day delivery of the programs and services of the organization to maintain and improve quality; ● Determine staffing requirements for organizational management and program delivery; ● Coach and mentor staff as appropriate to improve performance. ● Represent association on meetings and conferences, participated in negotiations with donor organizations, government institutions and other interested parties. From January 2005 to January 2008 (3 years 1 month) TajikistanPublic Finance Internal Control Expert (Independent Consultant) @ Food Security Program in Tajikistan. ● In close cooperation with the Internal Audit and Control Division of the Ministry of Finance implemented new Internal Control System in Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Health , Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Finance in Tajikistan. From February 2006 to June 2006 (5 months) TajikistanSenior Project Coordinator @ Regional Financial Sector Development Project for the Central Asia and Caucasus. ● Leaded project implementation activities. ● Made an assessment of thirty pilot enterprises in terms of their readiness to convert from the old soviet accounting to the new international accounting system. Conducted analysis of needs and constrains that enterprises face with implementation of international accounting standards. ● Coordinated works and activities with other project experts in Central Asian countries and Caucasus. ● Cooperated with international organizations and projects working in the area of implementing international accounting standards in Tajikistan. ● Effectively negotiated project needs and accounting reform issues with the government officials in Tajikistan. From October 2004 to July 2005 (10 months) Senior Project Manager @ Enterprise Development Project/ Accounting Reform Program, Pragma/USAID. ● Supervised program staff and overall program implementation activities. ● Facilitated the creation of appropriate program management tools (e.g., schedules, tracking, reporting, risk management) ● Identified training needs, consulted and coached project team. ● Developed program budgets, forecasts and progress reports. ● Worked on grants management and development in Grant Management Commission. ● Facilitated and leaded meetings with the government officials, negotiated project implementation and accounting reform issues. ● Accompanied human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training employees; communicated job expectations. ● Prepared and implemented action plans. ● Assisted the monitoring and evaluation specialist in the preliminary design, planning and supervision of the monitoring of: implementation safeguards and benefits. From May 2002 to October 2004 (2 years 6 months) Senior Expert for Professional Accounting Courses, Business Trainings /Marketing Media Rep. @ Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Development Project, Pragma/USAID. From May 2001 to May 2002 (1 year 1 month) Trainer/Monitor/Credit and Finance Analyst. @ International Micro Loan Fund/Mercy Corps From November 1999 to May 2001 (1 year 7 months) Senior Teacher of Economy/Head of Economics Department @ From September 1996 to October 1999 (3 years 2 months) Master's degree, Economics @ Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick From 2009 to 2010 Master's degree, Economics, Accounting and Business Analysis @ Khujand State University From 1992 to 1997 Muqaddas Pulotova is skilled in: International Development, Economics, Stata, Econometrics, Policy Analysis, Qualitative Research, Research, Data Analysis, Program Evaluation, Capacity Building, Statistics, International Relations, Sustainable Development, Emerging Markets, Teaching
Extraversion (E), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Judging (J)
3 year(s), 4 month(s)
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