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Accounts Payable Receivable

Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Posted:
January 24, 2018

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Joshua Mandishona

**** ******* ***** ** *******, AB T2H0J3

Phone: 403-***-**** Email: ac36dn@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE

Professional Position in Accounting or Bookkeeping.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

More than 17 years’ experience in accounting covering the following areas:

•Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable

•General Ledger & Cash Reconciliation

•Credit & Collections Operations

•Client relations management

•Bachelor of Business Administration and Master in Business Administration degree

•Financial Analysis & Reporting

•Attention to detail, and strong analytical skills

•Payroll administration

•Proficient in MS Office, QuickBooks, and Pastel

•Records management and updating

•Tax computations and filing

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Business Administration, GPA - 3. 18 (4-year degree Canada equivalent), May 1999

SOLUSI UNIVERSITY, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Honors & Activities:

•2 time Dean's List

•Overall Second Best Student Class of 1999

Master of Business Administration, GPA – 3.68 (Master’s degree Canada equivalent), August 2007

UNIVERSITY OF ZIMBABWE, Harare, Zimbabwe

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Manager: Finance and Administration Oct 2014 to Jan 2018

MRL Incorporated (Chartered Accountant), Johannesburg, South Africa

www.mrlinc.co.za

MRL is an Accounting, Audit and Tax Advisory Services firm with clients in the public and public sector.

Full-time permanent staff position with a Medium Audit, Accounting and Consultancy firm with a diversified clientele base. Responsible for the management of the Finance Department that employs more than 10 people. Instrumental in establishing a sound recording and accounting system and operating environment.

Prepared accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements;

Prepared audit files, lead schedules, liaised with external auditors, and cleared audit queries;

Reviewed and approved credit applications, reviewed vendor invoices, prepared payment schedules and posted transactions to the relevant Accounts Payable ledger accounts;

Coordinated the preparation and reviewed timesheets, prepared billing invoices and statements, following up on outstanding Accounts Receivables, journalized and posted transactions to the relevant Accounts Receivable ledger accounts;

Conducted regular reviews and updated policies and procedures, and monitored compliance with the approved policies and procedures;

Performed monthly Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger and Bank reconciliations and performed month-end and year-end cut off procedures;

Computed and ensured compliance with tax filing obligations (Payroll, Value Added Tax, Legislated Employee Insurance Schemes);

Director: Finance and Administration June 2012 To Sept 2014

KwinanaEquifin Advisory Services, Pretoria, South Africa

www.kwinanaequifin.co.za

KwinanaEquifin is a Medium size consulting firm specializing in the provision of accounting, tax advisory, risk management and internal audit services throughout South Africa.

Full time permanent position responsible for managing the finance department. The department employed more than 20 people.

Reviewed, analysed and approved journals, monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements;

Prepared the annual budget parameters/assumptions; reviewed and approved budgets, analysed monthly and annual performance results and developed corrective action plans;

Reviewed and updated financial policies and procedures and ensured consistent implementation of key internal control procedures including month Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Bank reconciliations and period-end cut off procedures;

Reviewed customer invoices and coordinated the management of the Accounts Receivable cycle;

Reviewed vendor invoices, payments schedules, processed payments and resolved vendor complaints and disputes.

Reviewed payroll computations and payment schedules for compliance with employee contracts, collective agreements and tax and legislated obligations.

Finance Manager Feb 2009 to May 2012

Kwinana and Associates (Chartered Accountant), Pretoria, South Africa

www.kwinana.co.za

Kwinana and Associates is a Small to Medium size business consulting firm providing external and internal auditing, risk management, accounting and general business consultancy services.

Full time permanent employee responsible for the day to day operation of the Finance Division. The Division employed more than 20 people. Promoted to the position of Director when Kwinana and Associates merged with Equifin Incorporated to form KwinanaEquifin Advisory Services. Successfully established a new revenue generating department as part of the Company’s diversification strategy.

Prepared accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements;

Prepared audit files, lead schedules, liaising with external auditors, and clearing of audit queries;

Reviewed credit applications, reviewed and reconciled vendor invoices, prepared payment schedules and posted transactions to the relevant Accounts Payable ledger accounts and resolved vendor queries, complaints and/or disputes;

Prepared and generated customer billing invoices and statements, followed up on outstanding Accounts Receivables, journalised and posted transactions to the relevant Accounts Receivable ledger accounts;

Conducted regular reviews and updating of policies and procedures, and enforcing compliance with the approved policies and procedures;

Conducted monthly Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Bank reconciliations, data entry and processing of journal and performing monthly and annual cut off procedures;

Computing and ensuring compliance with tax filing obligations (Payroll, Value Added Tax, Legislated Employee Insurance Schemes);

Payroll administration including data capturing, computing employee remuneration and statutory deductions and journalizing payroll related transactions.

Senior Group Internal Audit Jan 2003 to Jan 2009

Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited, Harare, Zimbabwe

http://zimpapers.co.za

A Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed company and the biggest newspapers printing and publication company in Zimbabwe which employees over 1 000 employees in 8 subsidiary and related companies.

Full-time permanent employee responsible for planning and managing the Internal Audit function. The function employed 5 full time employees. Successful established a function and effective internal audit department which improved governance and the internal control environment.

Even though my primary duties and responsibilities related to the Internal Audit function, I was occasionally seconded to the different subsidiary to assist with the Accounting functions as follows:

oPreparation of financial statement and management reports;

oPayroll administration and payment;

oTax computations and filing;

oReviewing of costing models for the manufacturing subsidiaries;

oCoordinating the Accounts Receivable (billing and collection) and Accounts Payable (processing invoices, payment and resolving vendor queries) activities;

oCoordinating and liaising with external auditors and clearing audit queries;

oCaretaker / stand-in Accountant or Finance Manager responsible for the day to day running of the accounting function.

Accountant Dec 1999 to Dec 2002

Ministry of Finance, Harare, Zimbabwe

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Chartered Secretary 2009

Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators

REFERENCES

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