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Accounting Staff

Location:
Hempstead, New York, 11550, United States
Posted:
November 27, 2017

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DEVON ST. AUBYN SHIRLEY

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

Hempstead, NY 11550

*-516-***-****

ac3h3v@r.postjobfree.com

Executive Profile

Versatile and highly self motivated results driven team oriented leader whose accomplishments reflect superior business acumen, financial development skills and a demonstrated commitment to organizational growth.

Skills Highlights

Financial & Accounting Management Taxation

Accounting Team Leadership Auditing

Professional Experience

Anbell Agencies Limited – September 2015 –October 2016

Finance Manager

Develop and implement policies and procedures with emphasis on internal controls.

Plan, coordinate and execute Annual Financial Audit, liasing with Auditors to ensure that audit schedules and reports are received on a timely basis.

Assist in the compilation of information for the company Monthly and Annual Tax Returns.

Generate budgets and prepare daily, weekly and monthly financial reports for Directors.

Ensure the maintenance and retention of required records in whatever form.

Supervise the Accounting staff.

Ensure the staff are appropriately trained, have the necessary guidance, qualifications, knowledge and experience needed to carry out their functions.

Process Payroll.

Ensure TCC’s are up-to-date for all companies.

Monitor daily cash flow.

Approval of postings of journal entries to G/L.

Ensure that the Accounting Computer Records are backed-up, labeled and appropriately secured.

Implement stock control verification system.

Project

Ensure that all company’s accounts are brought up-to-date within a reasonable time.

RedBk Jamaica Limited – November 2011 –February 2015

Financial Controller

General responsibility for supervising the accounting procedures of the company.

Assign and audit the work of the accounting department.

Engage in the more critical and confidential aspects of accounting.

Responsible for the development of policies, systems, special financial studies, etc. of major importance.

Difficult accounting works or involved projects and problems.

Duties require broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with complex accounting issues.

Works with confidential data, which if disclosed, might have significant internal effect or monitor external effect.

Develop and implement adequate procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records, ensure sound accounting and enforce audit controls.

Prepare periodic financial reports including management reports, cash flows and variance analysis, ensuring accuracy, objectivity and timeliness.

Monitor accounting systems ensuring effective audit controls are implemented and audit trails exist.

Provide guidance and motivation for reporting staff.

Liaise with External Auditors and preparation of audit schedules etc

Deal with Tax Department and Statutory Payments and Returns

FI MI Investment ja.ltd -2006-2011

Chief Accountant

General responsibility for supervising the accounting procedures of the

company.

Assign and audit the work of the accounting department.

Engage in the more critical and confidential aspects of accounting.

Responsible for the development of policies, systems, special financial studies, etc. of major importance.

Difficult accounting works or involved projects and problems.

Duties require broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with complex accounting issues.

Works with confidential data, which if disclosed, might have significant internal effect or monitor external effect.

Develop and implement adequate procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records, ensure sound accounting and enforce audit controls.

Prepare periodic financial reports including management reports, cash flows and variance analysis, ensuring accuracy, objectivity and timeliness.

Monitor accounting systems ensuring effective audit controls are implemented and audit trails exist.

Provide guidance and motivation for reporting staff.

National Fuels & Lubricants Ltd. 2001-2005

Financial Controller

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer

Preparation of Financial Reports for Directors

Daily monitoring and management of Company’s cash flow (for 14 Service Stations)

Develop and maintain accounting policies and controls

Liaise with Company’s corporate bankers

Liaise with Company’s external auditors and preparation of audit schedules etc

Review and approve all statutory returns and payments to the Government Departments.

The Port Authority of Jamaica- 1998-2000

Internal Auditor

Developing and executing a comprehensive audit programme for the evaluation of management controls

Examining the effectiveness of all levels of management in the stewardship of the Port Authority’s resources

Review control system and procedures and recommend improvements to control and safeguard the assets of Port Authority

Conduct complete audits of the Authority’s subsidiaries/management companies

Medical Resources Jamaica Limited-1997-1998

Financial Manager

Establish and maintain financial plans and polices of the Company:

Establish and control and maintain Fiscal control

Prepare and interpret Financial Report

Safeguard Company’s Asset

Develop and maintain overall accounting polices and controls

Establish and maintain good corporate relations with banking communities

Assist in long corporate planning

Manage risk including development of proper type and of insurance

Develop tax polices

Assist in developing inventory controls systems

Advise Senior Management of financial matters

Prepare Financial Reports for Management, Shareholders and Board of Directors

City Retreading Limited-1994-1996

Accountant

Audit Procedure

Liaising between accounting staff and auditors

Ensuring timely preparation if accounts

Supervision of Accounting Staff

To ensure the timely preparation of management reports

To ensure the proper presentation of monthly accounts

To monitor the inventory done by accounting staff; ensuring that the system is adequate and the personnel are carrying out their functions on a timely basis.

Setting up of Accounts

The setting up of accounting procedures for all new companies

The review of accounting procedures in all operating companies and recommendations of any appropriate changes

Cost Accounting for Manufacturing and Service Entities

The establishment of cost accounting system

The monitoring and preparation of costing accounting reports

The generation of pricing structure based on results of cost accounting reports

Money Management

Monitoring of cash flow and management of all cash surpluses

Review of loan portfolio and recommendations for ongoing operation

Recommendations on how to management flow

Musson Jamaica Limited-1992-199

Deputy Group Financial Control

Reporting to managing Director

Liaise with company’s external and auditors

Responsible for the Accounting department which prepares accounts for:

Eight (8) divisions

Ten (10) individual companies

Allied Stores Limited which comprises four (4) supermarkets

Reviewing of monthly quarterly accounts for Division and Group companies

Review bank reconciliation, GCT Returns, Inter-company reconciliation

Preparation of company profit tax payments and returns for all Group Companies

Organize monthly and quarterly stock counts for Group Companies and Divisions

Check and approve insurance payments

Capleton, Jones & Company, Chartered Accountants-1980-1992

Audit Manager (5 of the last 12 years)

Finalizing financial statements

Review and discussion if financial statements with clients

Universal Stores Limited 1978-1980

Accounts Payable Clerk

Education

The Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Association Of Accounting Technicians - (A.A.T)

College Of arts Science & Technology-1978-1980 (now University 0f Techchnology)

Kingston College-1971-76

G.C.E O’levels subject

Rollington Town Primary School-1966-1971

Technical Qualifications:

Microsoft Excel and Word

QuickBooks

Peach Tree Accounting

H&R BLOCK Income Tax Course 2017

References available on request



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