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Manager Accounting

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
January 03, 2018

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Joshua F. Agbebakun, MBA, CPA, ACA, CGMA

**** ****** **** *****, *************, Maryland 20721

Phone 301-***-**** E-mail


A progressive, challenging career position in Accounting and Finance, where past experience and proven capabilities provide opportunity for growth and advancement or teaching position.


1987 Passed CPA Examination in 1987, ACA 2010, CGMA 2011

1985-1986 Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Finance Major. Morgan State University, Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore Maryland 21234

1981-1984 Bachelor of Science (Magna cum Laude) Accounting Major. Alabama A&M University, Normal Alabama.


2016 – Date Operating Budget Advisor, D.C. Office of Chief Financial Officer,

Office of Budget and Planning, 1350 Pennsylvanian Avenue Washington DC 20004.

As the Operating Budget Advisor, the incumbent is responsible for providing guidance to the most complex agencies' budgets within the OCFO, OBP. The incumbent advises and consults with representatives of the Office of the Mayor, District Council, and other government agencies. Responsible for the development, formulation, and execution of budget functions for agencies serviced throughout the District Government.

Performs budget analysis for citywide agencies, identifying and performing special analyses, such as cost analysis studies of specific programs or analysis of agency financial reports. Develops policy options based on detailed analyses, frequently of a quantitative nature. Demonstrates good reasoning skills necessary to consider conceptual, technical, and procedural issues related to the budget process (the refinement of computer systems applications to accommodate evolving budget formulation strategies, e.g. performance-based budgeting). Desirable results may include the development of the informed guidance needed for OBP program divisions and District agencies to make proper budgetary formulation, execution, and planning decisions.

Serves as the primary agency advisor providing advice and recommendations for the use of a complex array of funding sources. Exercises technical authority and participate s in decisions concerning the spending of agency funds and providing expert advice and recommendations concerning the costs and benefits of proposed actions. Coordinates, implements, and evaluates multi-year budget formulation processes that are critical to the successful operation of agency budgets and have an impact on not only the agency serviced, but the entire financial condition of the government. Oversees, coordinates, and leads teams of Budget Analysts with performing Data Integrity Reviews, checking and examining agency budge t submissions for errors to improve the overall quality level of the work product.

Provides day-to-day training to lower-graded Budget Analysts and monitors their professional growth.

Leads the design and preparation of financial models, forecasting, and estimating, and provides analyses on current and future financial trends to agencies serviced to ensure compliance with budget my guidelines.

Conducts additional issue analysis and prepares budget analysis white papers or special budget chapters that analyze key budgetary challenges and proposes recommendations for District leaders, as part of a larger responsibility for developing expertise in one or more program areas.

Leads policy development efforts and takes the leadership role in some OBP policy initiatives, such as writing budget instructions, implementing SOAR training for new employees, or conducting strategic planning.

Assumes role of "right hand" to the Operating Budget Manager by hand li ng various coordination and management responsibilities and acts as Manager in his or her absence. Provides status report of the tea m's activity to the Manager.

Briefs management and gives presentations related to the status of budget my and financial stability of agencies, identifying and recommending what corrective actions, if any, should be taken to alleviate problems.

Collaborates with senior management to develop and recommend milestones, objectives, and plans to achieve the Division's short-range and long-range mission and priorities.

Analyzes financial needs for large and complex programs; develops, recommends, and implements budgetary policies, providing agencies with oversight and review to continuously monitor and provide guidance.

Provides guidance and assistance to agencies with identifying and collectively changing unfavorable budgetary conditions and implementing guidelines and practices for the agencies to follow to allow for financial and budgetary stability.

Oversees training and workshops for agencies' budgetary staff in order to ensure they are kept abreast of changing budgetary guidance, rules, and regulations.

Leads District-wide budget projects and activities to include the preparation of the operating budget guidance manuals and analyst instructions. Performs other related duties as assigned.

2006 – 2016 Senior Budget Administrative Analyst III, D.C. Office of Chief Financial Officer,

Office of Budget and Planning, 1350 Pennsylvanian Avenue Washington DC 20004.

Prepare agency budget instructions and guidelines, the Highway Trust Fund and Data Integrity Review. Work independently or as a team leader to identify and perform special analyses, studies of specific programs or an agency budget. Checking and examining agency budget submission for completeness and accuracy. Assist and guide agency staff in the preparation of annual budget. Perform monthly agency reviews to identify spending patterns and assist agencies to resolve spending pressure issues. As a team Leader, I assist and guide other budget analysts in charge of Public Safety and Public Works cluster agencies with ($2.5 billion) annual budget formulations and execution. Prepare Cost of Service Funding Level (CSFL) which forms the bases for budget formulation for District Agencies. Review reprogramming requests submitted by agencies to ensure that they are in line with District reprogramming laws and regulations.

Grant Analyst: Review all grants submitted to the Office of Budget and Planning for modifications to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Provide guidance to agencies on grant related issues. Ensure agency’s budget is balanced; that budgeted expenditure is at a minimum equal to projected revenue.

2001-2006 Consultant, Walker and Company, Certified Public Accountant and Management Consultant. 4200 Wisconsin Avenue Washington DC 20016

Perform consulting functions on various engagements. Perform studies, reviews, analysis, assessments, strategic planning, evaluations, revenue projections, financial plans, and advise clients on various financial issues. Help clients implement new procedures, strategic plans, methods, and practices. Develop training materials; conduct training on various financial issues. Interpret various financial accounting pronouncements, regulations, opinions, standards to clients. Interpret various governmental regulations, laws and assess impact on financial reporting and budget planning. Assist various clients including government and not for profit organizations to develop policies and procedures. Monitor implementations of policies and procedures.

1999-2001 Controller, Department of Correction, 1923 Vermont Avenue, NW. Washington DC 20006

Manage the Department of Corrections budgets. Supervise five professional managers: Inmate Finance (Banking System for Inmates), Accounts Receivable Manager, Accounts Payable Manager, Grants Manager, and Payroll Manager. Develop and implement policies and procedures. Interface with internal and external auditors. Prepare response to audit findings. Represent the department on various public and private meetings. Ensure all audit recommendations are implemented. Assist agency Chief Financial Officer and Executive director on financial, budgetary, information technology, administrative and personnel issues. Perform studies, reviews, design and implement changes in techniques, controls and standards. Review and certify financial reports and documents. Prepare quarterly and end of year closing packages.

1994-1999 Accounting Officer (Assistant Controller) Metropolitan Police Department (MPD).

300 Indiana Avenue, Washington DC 20001

Develop, review, formulate, allocate and reprogram MPD budget, perform detailed analysis to assist agency Chief Financial Officer and Chief of Police. Reviews accounting practices design and implement changes in techniques, controls, procedures and standards. Perform revenue forecast, cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable. Prepare end of year closing packages. Interface with internal and external auditors. Prepare response to audit findings. Prepare indirect cost rate and billable rates for the Department.

1990-1994Grants Manager, Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)

300 Indiana Avenue, Washington DC 20001

Manage several grants from various sources; Federal, Local, Private, Foundations and Donations. Develop and maintain accounting systems in accordance with the District and Federal Government accounting policies, procedures and standards. Perform complex analysis of all agency grants, prepare reports and analyze expenditure patterns. Examine financial documents as to their appropriateness, financial claims as to reasonability, fairness and consistency. Prepare revenue forecast for Other Sources of revenue (O-type).

1988-1990Teaching Position, Central Piedmont Community College,

Elizabeth Street Charlotte, NC

Taught Principles of Accounting, Business Mathematics and Cost Accounting. Advice and counsel students. Develop course outlines and tests. Provide professional advice and counseling to students.

1986-1987 Teaching Position, Morgan State University, Baltimore MD

Taught Advance Accounting, Cost Accounting, Federal Income Tax, Intermediate and Managerial Accounting. Advice and counsel students. Develop course outlines and tests.

1991-Date Principal Owner, Josh Accounting and Management Services, 1702 Willow Oaks Court, Bowie MD

Perform various Financial, Accounting, Management Consulting Services, and Tax Services to various clients; (small to medium) Corporations, Partnership, Sole Proprietorship, and Individuals.


WordPerfect, Excel, Word, System of Accounting and Reporting (SOAR) or R*Star and Personal Computer Applications. Timber Line, Budget Formulation Applications (BFA).


Fellow Member, Maryland and American Institutes of Certified Public Accountants; DaCoaster Scholarship award to attend Graduate School. Government Financial Officers Association Distinguished Budget Award for the last 10 years (2006-20017).


References will be provided upon request.

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