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Accounting Manager

Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Salary:
60,000
Posted:
May 30, 2017

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Aklilu Zewdie

Mob: (***) ***-*** ac0j80@r.postjobfree.com /ac0j80@r.postjobfree.com Alexandria, VA

Accounting and Finance

Financial Accounting expert with more than 9 years of hands-on experience. Good exposure with adeptness in all facets of Financial Management, General Ledger accounts, accounting reports, financial modeling. In depth knowledge & skilled in numerous Accounting/ERP Software’s. Team work & leading skill in collaborating with all members of the organization to achieve its business objectives.

HIGHLIGHT

Financial Accounting (Bank, Cash, Receivable, Payables, Inventories…)

Financial Data Analysis

Financial Data Modeling

Budgeting, Planning, & Forecasting

Prepare & Report Tax, Annual Financial Statements(I/S, B/S)

Journalizing, Posting, invoicing, updating, Reconciliation, closing accounts, Backup & Restore data

Administrative tasks

Advanced Microsoft Excel (VBA/Macro), Word, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint

SAP-FICO/Logistics, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, QuickBooks, Scala, Peachtree

Review & Adjust Contract Agreements against TOR, PO,SO

Logistics’

Project-Management using JIRA

Professional Experience

National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education -USA DC 2016-December

Consultant for Robert Half International Inc.

Prepare asset, Liability, Capital, Income, & Expense entries by compiling and analyzing account information

Analyzing documents, coding account instruction, Journalizing & Posting Transactions

Recording General Ledger accounts Transactions (A/P, A/R, Bank Acct.) & make Ready the Financial Statement for External Audit

Working on company’s Financial Database & Troubles Shooting

Install the New Version of Accounting Software & Configure the system,

Back up all the data from Previous years and Restore/ Migrate to the newly installed version

Cascade International Import and Export PLC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2013-2015

Senior Accountant/Deputy Finance Manager

Maintain and improve the accounting system and make sure that it is consistent.

Review contract agreements & take adjustments of articles. Evaluate the contract meticulously against Tender/Bid, Company Resolution, TOR, commercial code, budget, Purchase order, Sales Order, by laws; Ensure that billing and collection schedule is adhered to and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.

Record General Ledger entries/ transactions & take any corrections before updating the database

Prepare Accounts Receivables Reports & draft Payment term procedures, Ageing of A/R, Invoicing & follow-up debtors, Provision/Allowance for Bad debt, Write off bad debt, transfer list of bad customers to legal department.

Summarize company financial statement & Prepare Balance Sheet, profit & Income statements, and other reports

Work closely with External Auditors and Substantiate financial transactions & Maintain account controls

Reconcile balance accounts (Bank, Account Receivables, Account Payables, etc.)

Applying security measures by completing data base backups & restore backups if needed

Coordinate, analyze and report the financial performance to Management

Prepare short and long-term financial forecasts of financial performance for management and external parties

Develop, implement and maintain accounting and administrative policies and procedures for a set of activities.

Attend meetings once a week and discusses the weekly activities of the company and resolve several decisions

Communicate with report users, business people, and international suppliers

AL-Buruj General Trading PLC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2008-2012

Senior Accountant / Deputy Finance Manager

Review contract agreements & take adjustments of articles. Evaluate the contract meticulously against Tender/Bid, Company Resolution, TOR, commercial code, budget, Purchase order, Sales Order, by laws.

Prepare Chart of Accounts, Accounting Procedures and policy.

Install and configure Accounting software, backup and restore financial data

Analyze, coding accounts, Journalize, check & correct entries, Post, and report the financial statement

Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status.

Prepare Accounts Receivables Reports & layout Payment term procedures, Ageing of A/R, Invoicing & follow-up debtors, Provision/Allowance for Bad debt, Write off bad debt, transfer list of bad customers to legal department.

Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the management

EECMY-South West Synod (SWS), Arbaminch, Ethiopia 1999- 2005

Chief Accountant /Deputy Finance Manager/

Provide timely financial report to internal and External Users

Review contract agreement & take adjustments of articles. Evaluate the contract meticulously against Tender/Bid, Company Resolution, TOR, commercial code, budget, Purchase order, Sales Order, by laws.

In charge of more than Eighty Cost centers with a budget of more than $ 2.5 million

Control payroll and related deductions (tax, loans, advances, etc)

Perform the annual closing entries and provide financial statements of the year to partners and donors

Check the Daybook Journal & any correcting entries before updating in the computer

Assist & Closely work with the Finance director & External Auditors

Managing the Accounting Section & partly Responsible for the Synod’s finances

Maintenance and development of the System of Accountancy and Logistics.

Co –ordinate and communicate big purchases through Purchasing and clearing Service (PCS)

Attend different meetings (officers, Executive and Annual Assembly)

Senior Accountant & Logistics 1995-1998

Verify quantities & amounts shown on the vouchers, codding transactions according to chart of accounts and Make sure that the hard copies are kept safe for a minimum of ten years.

Follow up outstanding accounts by invoicing, emailing, calling, & visiting clients

Posting checked payment & Receipts vouchers on SCALA/Navision/ and filing the daybook Journal

Design and maintain functional logistic system. (collection of Performa invoice, analyze terms & Condition, price, etc), work on contracts (purchase of services & Products)

Assist & work closely with the chief Accountant & other Colleagues for the success of the company

Education & Credentials

Accounting (Degree-Bachelor of Commerce), Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Engineering (Associate Degree / Advanced Diploma), Arbaminch University, Arbaminch, Ethiopia

Banking and Finance (Diploma), Makalle Business Collage, Makalle, Ethiopia

Honors & Awards

Golden Key International Honors Society in Recognition of Outstanding Scholastic Achievements and Excellence, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, 2006 (https://www.goldenkey.org)

Certificates

Business Solutions Software

(Accounting Software)

Microsoft Dynamics NAV ( Business Solutions Navision Financials) Super User Course

Microsoft Dynamics NAV (0Business Solutions) Basic Users Course

QuickBooks, SCALA, Pastel, Peachtree.

Business & Management

Financial Routines, Rural Development and Rural Credit

Participatory Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation in cooperation with International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)

Database Server

Administrating Microsoft SQL Server 2008 & 2012 Data base (#10775)

Implementing Data Warehouse Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (#10777)

Programing Language

Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (#10774) (T-SQL)

Networking Device

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1 (ICND 1) & Part 2 (ICND 2)

Basic Computer Skills

Advanced Microsoft Excel (VBA/Macro), Word, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint



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