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Management Assistant

Location:
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Posted:
March 02, 2018

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OLUSHOLA THOMAS

* ***** **** ****** *** *RA

075******** ac4n5p@r.postjobfree.com

A dedicated, knowledgeable and highly resourceful with 5+ years of successful the UK accounting experience as accountant and possess great ability of taking initiatives, optimizing organizational performance, profitability and achievement of corporate goals. I exhibit exceptional communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills; and excellent problem-solving skills.

Accountant - DELANI AWE & CO ACCOUNTANCY FIRM 2008- Present

Duties

Supervising the work of the accounts assistant including coding of invoices into correct nominal ledger and department codes, review of purchase ledger, review bank reconciliations and giving guidance to accounts assistant as required.

Monthly review and management of aged debtors

Maintain fixed asset registers

preparing monthly management accounts

Preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations

Contributing to the preparation of the annual budget and re-forecasts

Prepare Cash-flow and forecasting

Assisting in the preparation of client reports

Prepare a monthly intercompany reconciliation of all intercompany loans and balances

Various other analyses and project work that will be needed from time to time

Preparation of the monthly revenue and profitability sales reports.

Prepare yearly Profit and loss and balance sheet accounts including journals for the yearly audit and liaising with the auditors

Prepare quarterly management accounts

Prepare quarterly VAT returns

Prepare tax files for UK and US tax advisors

Assist the other members of the team when required

Head of Department/Assistant General Manager (Finance & Accounts)-NIGERIA REINSURANCE CORPORATION 1983 – 2007

Duties

Developed monthly financial monitoring report, completed variance analysis on contracts and projects, also enhanced financial models to forecast and report on all elements of the P&L; the preparation of monthly management accountant and the year end and the liaison with external auditors.

Implemented strategies to improve evaluation process for all journals, accruals, prepayments, and management of the month end close down process and carried out detailed cash flow forecast on a rolling 12 month basis.

Planned and coordinated the annual financial & operational audits and presented management reports to senior managers/board, also created and maintained policies, procedures for finance functions.

Spearheaded training with contract managers on financial management also liaised with external and internal auditors on a regular basis while identified opportunities for improvement.

Controlled and augmented daily accounts payable and receivable transaction processes, assured payment of invoices and contracts within stated deadline and timely prepared statutory payments to VAT and Tax Returns

Education & Credentials

B. Sc. (Hons) Accounting, 2:1, University of Lagos, Nigeria, July 1988

Professional Qualification

Associate-Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI)

Associate- Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ACA)

Training Courses

Sage 50 Payroll 2012 (V18), London School of Accountancy, 2012 (3 days)

Sage 50 Accounts Professional 2010, London School of Accountancy, 2012 (5 days)

OCR Level 1 Certificate for IT users, OCR Recognising Achievement, 2009 (3 months)

Level 3 Diploma in Computerized Accounts, International Association of Bookkeepers, 2009 (3 months)

Level 2 Certificate in Computerized Accounts, City and Guids, 2008 (3 months)

Strategic Management Course, London Management School, 2004 (12 days)

Debt and Financial Management, Federal Ministry of Finance and Central Bank of Nigeria, 1996 (5 days)

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