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Accounting Customer Service

Location:
Sunnybank, Queensland, 4109, Australia
Salary:
3000
Posted:
January 14, 2018

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ABIMBOLA FATOKI

**/** ******* ******, *********, QLD 4114

M: 0451 388 963 ¦ E: ac31au@r.postjobfree.com ¦

BACHELOR OF ECONOMICS WITH AN MBA – EXPERIENCED IN AUDITING, BOOKKEEPING, GOVERNANCE AND RISK, FINANCIAL POLICY AND PROCEDURES

- An experienced and accomplished Internal Audit Officer, Account Officer & Bookkeeper.

- A dedicated professional with strong personal drive and integrity, who establishes clear plans and timeframes for financial accounting tasks.

- An eye for detail, systems focused and a genuine passion for Auditing.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL PROFILE

Ten years of professional accounting experience in Audit Officer and Bookkeeping roles responsible for providing leading edge financial advice and service, producing high quality reporting – plus completed an MBA at Griffith University, Queensland in December 2015

Strong work ethic – while studying fulltime for the MBA completed a Certificate III in Aged Care and Disability; and working in a permanent part-time capacity within the Aged Care sector (current)

Experienced in evaluating the cost effectiveness and risks of operational processes, activities, policies and systems, reporting to management on the efficiency of the system of internal controls

Outstanding track record in examining, verifying and evaluating financial, operational and managerial processes, systems and outcomes ensuring financial integrity and compliance; plus assists with business process reviews, risk assessments, developing deliverables, and reporting progress against outcomes

Driven, ambitious and totally focused on performance and results, with a ‘can do’ attitude, and ‘will do’ approach – achieves a sense of job satisfaction through a tenacity to successfully complete the more complex and technical administrative and accounting challenges

Strict adherence and Compliance with tax, accounting, and business risk in accordance with statutory requirements, relevant standards and company policy

QUALIFICATIONS and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

MBA ¦ Griffith University, Queensland 2015

Grade achieved: 4.07/7.0

B.Sc Economics ¦ Ekiti State University, Nigeria 2002

Grade achieved: 3.16/5.0

The Institute of Internal Auditors of Australia (IIA) 2016

African Professionals of Australia Ltd (Gold Coast Chapter) – Grant Officer 2015

Economics Society of Australia (ESA- QLD Branch) 2016

Certificate III in Aged Care and Disability ¦ Equalis Pty Ltd 2015

SSCE (year 12) ¦ St. Charles’ Grammar School, Osogbo, Nigeria 1996

Grade achieved: Six (6) Credits including English & Mathematics

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

INTERNAL AUDIT OFFICER ¦ Sportsvision Nigeria Limited Aug 2004-July 2014

Company overview:

Sportvision is a leading sports program production and marketing outfit. The brains behind the critically acclaimed Sports Express, arguably Nigeria’s best morning sports radio program, and 90MINS, the most comprehensive football program on Nigerian television. Sportvision is rated as the best football program ever on Nigerian television. It also represents the values of, competent specialists delivering professional services.

DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Assisted with monthly payroll processing including senior and contract staff – verified payee’s details, amounts, retired benefit allowances and other deductions for up to 117 staff members

Vetted contractors bills, and company vehicles fuel usage and consumption.

Responsible for establishing robust internal control systems, preparation of annual financial statements, satisfying all statutory and taxation requirements

Devised, re-organized and establishing budgetary cost control, and assisted with the introduction of modern accounting systems such as QuickBooks and Peachtree computer-based systems

Ensured proper and accurate completion of all documents complying with company requirements

Verified accounts, traced transactions through systems and prepared schedules applying advanced knowledge of financial reports and their application

Examine and analyze journal and ledger entries, bank statements, inventories, expenditures, tax returns and other accounting and financial records, documents and systems of individuals, departments within organizations, businesses or other establishments to ensure financial recording accuracy and compliance with established accounting standards, procedures and internal controls.

Examine accounting records and prepare financial statements and reports

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Internal Audit Officer, Account Officer & Bookkeeping ¦ Sportsvision Nigeria Limited

Productively consulted with upper management on business trends and differentiators, with a view to developing new services, products and opportunities

Involvement with major sporting events at Sportsvision – Summer Olympics in London 2012; CAF African Nations Cup in South Africa 2013; FIFA under 17 World Cup in UAE

Highly regarded by colleagues and management for creating quality reports on P&L, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable; examining, verifying and evaluating financial, operational and managerial processes, systems and outcomes ensuring financial integrity and compliance; reflecting research and accuracy, and in a timely manner (as referees will attest)

A ‘go to’ person by subordinates, colleagues and management, with an ability to drive and lead teams up to seven staff – mentored staff; delivered on the job training; coordinated staff events to promote teamwork and build internal relationships; a genuine team player

Committed to coaching staff on application of best practices, setting performance goals, and measuring results to achieve and improve operational productivity

As a people manager developed a thorough understanding of personnel and their capabilities, before delegating tasks to team members, thereby effectively matching relevant skills and experience

PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANT (Casual) ¦ St Vincent’s Care Services Queensland, Arundel July 2015-current

Company overview:

St Vincent’s Care Services welcomes all Queensland seniors, not only those with St Vincent’s connections. As a leading not-for-profit provider, they respond to community need, offering services and facilities that enable older people to fulfill their individual lifestyle choices.

DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Provide a high standard of service which supports and assists residents to achieve maximum independence and comfort

Meet daily living and personal requirements within their plan of care, with consideration to individual’s preferences and circumstances

Support and assist in the provision of a clean, comfortable, safe and secure environment

Report all changes in health status to a Registered Nurse.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Gained knowledge of legislation that used in Residential Aged Care. It is delivered by approved providers under the Aged Care Act 1997. Approved providers have obligations and responsibilities described in the Quality of Care Principles, and measured by the Residential Care Standards and Accreditation Standards, set out in the Quality of Care Principles. Medication management forms part of the care provided under the Act, Principles and Standards

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Work/life balance: Soccer, chess, personal health and wellbeing

Referees: Available on Request



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