Accounting Specialist – Global Finance Organisation
Pakistan & Afghanistan Region
Iqbal joined the
company almost 24 years ago, and he’s still motivated to celebrate his silver jubilee
serving The Coca-Cola Company. Iqbal is the Accounting Specialist for Global
Finance Organisation, serving Pakistan & Afghanistan Region, based in
Lahore. His job role encompasses meticulous attention to detailing. Under his
supervision, his department has to ensure that the Company provides valuable
business path to its stakeholders, effectively balancing growth, governance and
productivity. Also, to energize and maintain a vibrant financial organization for
the benefit for the region. He is also responsible for accurate financial
reporting which depicts the correct business health of the organization.
I took over this role…after
working for 17 years for BU, and in 2009 I was ring fenced as Accounting Specialist
by the GFO. With this achievement I was able to practice further teamwork along
with leadership skills.
completed my Masters in Business Administration, and secured a job in the
prestigious Lahore University of Management Sciences as the Accounts Officer.
However, joining The Coca-Cola Company for me was a strong opportunity struck
by good luck.
I chose Coca-Cola
because…the Company is a paramount of growth with vision. This Company is
like a well-oiled machine, which is continuously seeking growth by employing
global business practices towards its value chain. The Company doesn’t just
make beverages, it has instead created an empire with the multi-billion dollar brand
Coca-Cola is… my
support system! In my career, I’ve seen this Company providing opportunities to
all the well-qualified and deserving associates, but it is important to stay
fearless and grasp the chance with all the risks associated. We all are leaders
of our roles, and confidence is the key to exponential success.
My best memory with
Coca-Cola… was when I was honored with an award for Outstanding Performance
in 1993, by The Coca-Cola Export Corporation. That moment is still special for
me because it gave me the motivation to work harder in securing success whilst serving