Mag. Askhat Serikbekuly


Inhaber, Managing Partner, UP Consulting LLP

Almaty, Kazakhstan


Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Project
Power BI
Business Intelligence
Google Analytics
Google APIs
Big Data
Data Science
Financial Analysis
Corporate Finance
Venture Capital
Business Process Modeling
Business Planning
Business Plan
Business Plan Development
Market Research
Computer Simulation
Visual Basic for Applications
IT Project Management
International Project Management
Financial Modeling
Investment project
Strategic Planning
Digital strategy
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Project Planning
Financial Accounting
Financial Planning
Company valuation
Due Diligence
M&A Advisory
M&A Transactions
M&A Consulting
General Management


Professional experience for Askhat Serikbekuly

  • Current 5 years and 11 months, since Mar 2017


    Intelligent Data Solutions

    Software development, CRM implement, Business Intelligence systems, Mobile Application development.

  • Current 13 years and 11 months, since Mar 2009

    Managing Partner

    UP Consulting LLP

    General management, research services, business plan development, fund-raising, finance management, project management. Projects' industries: Banking, Agro-industrial, HoReCa, Real Estate, venture IT-projects (start-ups).

  • 8 months, Oct 2013 - May 2014

    Chief Financial Officer

    Cinema Hotel Corporation (Chaplin Cinemas)

    Film distribution. Cinema network "Chaplin Cinemas". Investment relationships. Develop IR with PE-fund and local bank. Management Reporting to the fund and directors. Budgeting (full PDCA cycle: plan, do, check/control, analysis and act). Forecasting and financial modeling. Cash management and liquidity control. Organize financial team (cost-control, accounting, analysis). Management by financial and economic analysis in the Group of the companies.

  • 1 year and 4 months, May 2012 - Aug 2013

    Chief Financial Officer

    Comfort Distribution

    Transform the company into a business system. Budgeting. Management accounting. Financial reporting. Working capital management Fundraising. Operational management of profitability and liquidity of assets. Leadership of 4 regional branches and head office (accountants, economists, treasurer, cashiers, operators) - 24 people. Distribution of FMCG non-food (household chemicals, cosmetics, personal care items).

  • 1 year and 1 month, Feb 2011 - Feb 2012

    Project Manager

    Universal Business Consulting

    Planning: definition of project objectives, setting goals, allocating resources, monitoring implementation of the development and testing, requirements specification, Control of accordance to IFRS, Tracking the project schedule according to plan, Coordination of the project team-players, Project documentation, Quality control of works and results. Projects industries: Retail (biggest retailer of consumer electronics in KZ), Mining & Metals (copper plant with full-cycle manufacturing).

  • 1 year, Apr 2008 - Mar 2009

    R&D Manager (co-CFO)

    TAT Financial Corporation (Trans-Asian Trade Bank)

    Investment Relationships, tax planning, management of assets and liabilities, financial control, risk-management, organization of external audits The chairman of Budget committee Achievements: transparent management of cash-flows, participation in the project of the new Tax code-2009 in favour of the Microcredit organisations of KZ The full name of posts: - Director of Analysis and Development Department - Vice-chairman of Board at "Mortgage organization "ТАТ Ipoteka" JSC

  • 2 years, Apr 2006 - Mar 2008

    Vice Chairman (CFO)

    TAT Financial Corporation (Trans-Asian Trade Bank)

    Operating management, membership in BoD, organization of desion-making process in company. Monitoring of credit department, HR, finance, marketing, legal, regional network (opening of branches) The chairman of Credit and Budget committees. Achievements: business process on delivery of credits is optimised control of problem borrowers is organised quantity of regional branches is lead up to 18 offices 5 sales-offices of credit products in Almaty are opened

  • 8 months, Aug 2005 - Mar 2006

    Head of Department of economic analysis and planning

    TAT Financial Corporation (Trans-Asian Trade Bank)

    controlling, participation in tax planning, process of budgeting and cost-control, management of liquidity, reporting, analysis of efficiency of divisions and products, analysis of a loan portfolio, business plans for attraction of investments, forecasts planning, organisation of complex analytics and research. Achievements: Best employee of 2005, Start of Electronic Budget committee

  • 1 year and 11 months, Oct 2003 - Aug 2005

    Senior Business Analyst

    TAT Financial Corporation (Trans-Asian Trade Bank)

    control over performance of prudential ratios, management reporting, budgeting and cost-control, management of short-term liquidity (conducting a position of liquidity), an exchange of assets, MBK/MBD in the interbank market, analysis of efficiency of divisions and products, analysis of non-retail projects for crediting Achievements: participation in re-structuring of holding regarding financial designing of activity organisation of the consolidated budgeting on all organisations of holding

Educational background for Askhat Serikbekuly

  • 3 years, Sep 2018 - Aug 2021


    Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

    System dynamics, simulation modelling, logistic processes in investment projects

  • 2 years and 11 months, Sep 2008 - Jul 2011


    Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

    Private Equity, Leveraged Buy Out, Financial Management, Corporate Finance

  • 3 years and 11 months, Sep 2001 - Jul 2005

    Banking & Finance

    Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

    Strategic Banking Management


  • English


  • Russian

    First language

  • Kazakh



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