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Accounting Manager

Location:
Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Salary:
40000
Posted:
January 25, 2018

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FIDELIS IKHIFA ACCA

** **** ******

Bradford

BD* 0BX

Tel: +44-074********/074********

E-Mail: ac36w3@r.postjobfree.com

PERSONAL STATEMENT

I am an experienced Accountant looking for new opportunity within large or small operations in Leeds, Manchester and London. I have previous experience in corporate accounting and small business accounting. Driven to succeed, a valuable addition to a forward-thinking company with strong opportunities for progression

CAREER SUMMARY

Senior Accountant

Oando Nigeria Plc. (PENGASSAN Branch) Jan 2010- Sept 2016

Duties:

Investigate and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts

Compiled financial reports pertaining to cash receipts, expenditures, and profit and loss

Tracked all capital spending against approved capital request

Review all ledger entries

Review financial statements and audit statements and audit documents to uncover variances

Ensure all activities comply with GAAP

Educated Management on strategies for minimising tax liability

Collaborate with auditor during audit process

Management Accountant

Swiss Pharmaceutical Company Nigeria Ltd, Aug, 2008- November, 2009

Duties:

Cost accounting for product line

Reported on breakeven points, margins, and periodic variances by products and work centres

Set standard costs for all products and directed the implementation of cost accounting methods and activities

Preparation of monthly management account preparation

Cash flow forecasting and review

Inventory reconciliation

Investigate cycle counting variances and resolved issues, working with the production Manager to locate and dispose of obsolete inventory

Balance sheet reconciliation

Assisting with statutory and financial accounting when required

Working closely with and reporting direct to tax office

Key Achievement

Regular yearly financial report to the Directors

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

Financial

Experience of analysing data, providing financial advice, supporting new business projects and planning budgets.

Thorough understanding of financial and business processes in various departments such as sales, HR and Marketing.

Preparing the company`s annual reports and accounts and ensuring they are robust and delivered in a timely fashion.

Driving improvements in efficiency, effectiveness and continuous improvement in relation to financial performance.

Understanding of book –keeping principles, debt management, and of computerized accounting software packages

Open to constructive feedback and always listening carefully to what other employees have to say about his ability.

Personal

Tactful communicator who has a warm, friendly and welcome manner and who is confident when communicating.

Possessing a strong analytical mind-set with the ability to process and present data in a meaningful and useful way.

Adhering to all times to the strictest interpretation of all relevant codes of practice and professional conduct.

Excellent Microsoft excel and system skills

Never put off by seemingly insurmountable obstacles, instead seeing them as challenge to be overcome.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

External Reporting

Financial analysis andCredit control

Annual budgeting

Cash flow Forecasting

EDUCATION:

University of Benin, Nigeria

BSc Accounting 1992/1996

Bangor University, United Kingdom

MSc Management and Finance (Merit) 2016/2017

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:

Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP)

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Chartered Institute of Taxation (in-view) ( CTA)

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Reading, travelling and football game

REFERENCES: Available on request.



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