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Accounting Microsoft Office

New York, New York, United States
January 27, 2018

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Feyisayo Ajala, ACCA

***E ***th Street Apt *A New York, NY 10029


Over 10 years of extensive experience in the financial services industry with proven abilities in understanding clients’ business, policies, procedures, systems, and providing resolution of issues. Provides supervision over a diverse portfolio of clients and delivers high quality audit and assurance services, including coordinating and reviewing audit plans, and reviewing compliance reports and financial statements for public and private companies.


PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Lagos, Nigeria and New York, USA July 2007 - Present Assurance Senior Manager

Charged with leading financial statement and ICFR audits of Fortune 500 companies and planning and performing audits in accordance with GAAP and GAAS standards for companies in the Banking and Capital Markets industries. Scoping, structuring and leading projects from strategy development through capability realization and execution.

Representative clients served include: JP Morgan (Corporate), Royal Bank of Canada, MarketAxess Holdings (including broker dealers and other subsidiaries), One Main Financial (Springleaf Financial), China Construction Bank NY, Cadent Energy Partners, Citibank Nigeria, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Central Bank of Nigeria, Guaranty Trust Bank, Keystone Bank, et al.

Technical knowledge of complex accounting and auditing under USGAAP and IFRS to ensure compliance with required regulations and standards.

Extensive experience in performing integrated and financial statement only audits under PCAOB, AICPA and ISA standards; reviews of SEC periodic filings, including press releases, 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, and Form S-3 for public companies, and compliance requirements for banking and broker dealer regulations.

Extensive experience in reviewing the following for broker dealer companies; financial statements, FOCUS report, net capital calculations, supplemental schedules required by SEC Rule 17a-5, reports subject to 15c3-3 or 15c3-1, and performing agreed upon procedures required by SIPC Rule 600.

Significant expertise in internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) - Sarbanes Oxley Section 404, including leading strategies on SOX internal controls, assessment of risks, independent appraisal of controls over financial integrity, IT controls for security and privacy, operational effectiveness, and compliance with laws and policies. Also advised clients on effective business performance reviews, controls optimization, risk management practices and implementation of internal controls best practices.

Comprehensive understanding of how transactions like revenue generating trades of global credit products go from initiation to completion and eventual reporting in the financial statements from a top - down risk based approach.

Significant practical experience in end to end accounting and reporting processes, systems, and related internal controls, analyzing annual and quarterly financial statements and registration statements for technical accounting/disclosure issues, as well as ensure regulatory compliance for clients in the Banking & Capital Markets Industry.

Proficiency on current SEC reporting and technical accounting issues, such as ASU 2016-08 - Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606) and ASU 2016-09 - Improvements to Employee Share- Based Payment Accounting.

Assisting clients in solving complex business problems by promoting quality financial reporting consistent with applicable professional standards and evaluating alternatives to ensure that the accounting model selected reflects the economic substance of transactions.

Instrumental in the identification of new opportunities/services for the firm, while providing ways to enhance the relationship with clients and deliver added value.

Leading teams in providing integral assurance services to audit clients, and GAAP conversion guidance from local GAAP to IFRS/US GAAP.

Proficiency in reviewing business development plans and forecast to ensure consistency of information and to provide insights on risk assessments and for added value.

Expertise in the use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Access) and proficiency in the use of various accounting software packages.

Participated in drafting proposals and plans for services to prospective clients, and gave oral presentations that provided perspective from audit and finance standpoints.

Preparing and presenting plans and deliverables to senior level management during Audit Committee and Board of Director meetings.

Leading and overseeing engagement economics, including authorization for services, independence, fee negotiations, billing/invoicing, resource assignment and budget monitoring.

Coaching and supervision of staff and review of engagement team workload and work-papers to ensure quality deliverables to client; provided knowledge-sharing initiatives (industry and technical knowledge) by participating in several FS specific content trainings and facilitated assurance wide trainings across the US.


Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom

Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Expected - March 2018 Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria

Bachelor of Arts, English and Literature (Second Class Upper Division) - October 2005 Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Certified Member - November 2013


PwC Diversity Committee (Co-Chair) March 2015 – July 2017 National Association of Black Accountants (Member) December 2013 - Present Junior Achievers NY (Volunteer) March 2016 - Present East Harlem Tutorial Program (Volunteer) March 2014 – Present

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