NAME : Victor Owiti Bodo
NATIONALITY : Kenyan
DATE OF BIRTH : 07/07/1987
LANGUAGES : English & Swahili
E-MAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
MOBILE : +971*********
A confident, multi-skilled & capable Accounting Professional with excellent knowledge of finance & accounting procedures. Exceptional analytical & problem solving skills & able to provide financial information to all areas of the business whilst ensuring that all management information is accurate. Collaborate effectively with business managers to resolve variances, refine forecasts, and identify opportunities for improvement. Excellent communicator, fluent in English and Swahili. Computer proficient in QuickBooks, Sage, Pastel, Tally and MS Office.
Additional areas of expertise include:
•Budgeting and forecasting
•Income Statement Analysis
•Month end procedures
JUMUIA RESORTS LIMITED
Accountant (January 2015 – Present)
Maintain full charge of all accounting functions for the company including Cost Accounting, Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, General Ledger, Financial Reporting, Fixed Assets, Inventory Control and Payroll. Manage staff of 3 and control $ 0.5M capital project. Work closely with business managers to review costs, reconcile variances and indentify areas of productivity and costs improvements.
•Preparing sales invoices & the upkeep of an accurate accounts filing system.
•Prepare financial documents including invoices, bills and accounts receivable and payable.
•Create and complete purchase orders, and handle payroll functions as instructed.
•Complete bank reconciliations, and ensure that any discrepancies are immediately managed.
•Process business expenses, manage company ledgers, and provide assistance with budgets.
•Verify balances in accounts books, and ensure that all day to day transactions are properly managed.
•Record office expenses, ensuring that they remain within provided budgets for each area.
•Create and maintain reports of debtors, and perform follow up services to ensure that outstanding payments are acquired.
•Sort financial documents, ensuring that they are posted to correct accounts, and resolve errors in financial reports.
•Fixed Asset accounting, reconciliations and depreciation journals.
•Preparation of bi-weekly invoice and expense claim payment runs.
• Preparation of monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.
•Inputting of supplier invoices and employee expense claims to the ledgers.
Assistant Accountant (January 2013 – December 2014)
Responsible for processing purchase and sales ledger invoices, complete reconciliations, and general finance related within the department. In busy periods also assisting with answering the phone & general admin duties.
•Raising purchase and sales invoices, coding, and posting to ledger.
•Producing management accounts.
•Assisted in preparing Annual budgets, and verifying bank deposits.
•Provided support in determining causes of discrepancies, aiming to resolve them in real time.
•Handled Accruals and payments and encoded accounting entries to data processing purposes.
• Completing and submitting monthly & quarterly VAT returns.
• Daily banking and allocating of all monies.
•Preparing weekly and monthly accounts.
•Ensuring that all expense claims are collated and paid on time.
•Production of trial balance for month end and preparation of audit.
•Simplified the processes of retrieving data from the computer system, maintaining department records and compile reports daily, quarterly and annually, saving $3600 in labor costs annually.
Ensured proper administration of regulatory and staff benefit schemes by remittance on time.
•Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Finance – Maseno University 2017
•Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Strathmore University 2015
•Accounting Technicians Certificate (ATC) – Strathmore University 2010
•Reading Business Articles.
•Making Friends and Trying new ideas
References available upon request