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Senior Accountant

Location:
Kenya
Salary:
50,000
Posted:
September 23, 2018

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Curriculum Vitae

Patrick Kamau Wachira

Telephone no: +254-***-***-***/073******* Email: ac65es@r.postjobfree.com

Bio Data

Gender: Male

Marital Status: Married

Date of Birth: 1st Feb 1988

Nationality: Kenyan

Personal Profile

Top-performing accounting professional with extensive experience of 5 years. I am exceptionally well-versed in reviewing and certifying corporate and individual clients’ books of accounts, balance sheets and other statutory returns. I also have vast experience in forecasting and investigating finance and account issues. Track record of success reviewing the company’s systems and analyzing risks, along with great insight into maintaining accounting records and management information.

Education

2010 - 2013

CPA -K

Rware College of Accounts

2004 - 2007

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education

Attained: Grade B- (Minus)

Chinga Boys High School

Professional Training

2012: Accounting Packages; Nyeri institute of Computer Studies

Skills

Communication Skills: I am an excellent communicator who effectively conveys information both verbally and in writing. I am also a keen listener and gives prompt feedback.

Analytical Skills: Recognizes areas of weaknesses requiring improvements and makes recommendations to the management for consideration, approval and implementation.

Time Management: Ability to prioritize work and manage time effectively.

Decision Making and Problem Solving Skills: I am able to make timely, well considered and logical decisions on problem situations that may arise so as to find appropriate and workable solutions.

Flexibility: Capacity to fit into most environments, maintain calm under pressure and can adapt well to changes in the work place.

Planning and Organizing: Refined planning and organizational skills that balance work, team support and ad-hoc responsibilities in a timely and professional manner.

Team player: Works as a competent member of the team, willingly providing back-up support for coworkers when appropriate and actively supporting group goals.

Computer Skills: Working and training knowledge of Accounting Software’s and computer skills MS Office suit, PowerPoint, QuickBooks

Jan 2017-to date

Best solutions LTD & Iflux magic connections ltd

Position: Senior Accountant

Responsibilities:

Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to book of accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.

Maintaining of fixed asset register.

Ensuring financial transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting systems.

Heading a team of accountants and accounts clerks.

Filling and submitting of statutory returns; ITAX, NHIF, NSSF, Provident funds, PAYE.

Prepare monthly sales reports into excel spread sheet for analysis.

Preparing accounts receivables and payables, Preparing working capital of the company

Maintaining the asset register

Verify and reconcile contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.

Monitor compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures through liaising with the internal auditors -assisting in implementation of audit recommendations.

Stock receiving procedures, stock controls and stock take procedures through tally system.

Carry out internal audits to comply with internal audit committee recommendations.

Administration tasks

Assist in statutory preparation and reporting through financial accounts preparation

Work Experience

Feb 2016 toDate

Vegpro Kenya Limited

Position: Assistant Accountant

Responsibilities:

Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to book of accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.

Maintaining of fixed asset register.

Ensuring financial transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting systems.

Accounts payables and receivables duties

Costing - costing projects, raw materials, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities,project accounting and reporting.

Payroll preparation, reconciliation, generating reports, processing and issuing pay slips.

Filling and submitting of statutory returns; ITAX, NHIF, NSSF, Provident funds, PAYE.

Prepare monthly sales reports into excel spread sheet for analysis.

Verify and reconcile contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.

Monitor compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures through liaising with the internal auditors -assisting in implementation of audit recommendations.

Stock receiving procedures, stock controls and stock take procedures through tally system.

Carry out internal audits to comply with internal audit committee recommendations.

Recruiting and placement of new staff at the farm level -keeping employee records, issuing and renewing contracts.

Human resources and administrations tasks

Assist in statutory preparation and reporting through financial accounts preparation

Feb - Dec 2015

Kenya Women Microfinance Bank

Position: Assistant Accountant

Responsibilities:

Verification of Loan Forms and Preparing timely performance reports.

Analyze Bank Reconciliations, Input and verify data in the system.

Prepare relevant vouchers as required and attach with supporting documents.

Transfer adequate funds between accounts and make verification of Loan Forms.

Prepare timely performance reports, control and prepare Petty Cash.

General accounting work involving book keeping knowledge.

Ensure compliance with organization policies and procedures on all financial and accounting transactions.

Analysis Bank Reconciliations and authorizing data input in the system.

2013 - Jan 2015

Biashara Sacco Society Limited

Position: Credit Officer and Assistant Manager

Responsibilities:

Provided quality service to internal customers and external through undertaking risk assessment analysis of various types of lending proposals.

Loan processing and posting, loan portfolio monitoring and management.

Analyzed financial information such as statements, business assessments, management accounts and cash flow statements.

FOSA and BOSA accounts maintenance and updating.

Monitored of the assigned portfolio and provided feedback to emerging trends.

Assessed the credit worthiness of clients, companies and business through assessment visits.

Developed departmental plans, set goals and deadlines, implement procedures to improve productivity and customer service and define the responsibility of supervisory- level managers.

Enhanced the overall office appearance and loyalty from both external and internal publics.

Ensured that there was an effective communication between the top-level managers and the subordinates.

Other Positions Held

2013: Marketing and Accounting at Biashara Sacco Society Limited

2009: Accounting officer at Gateway Triton Service Station

Additional Information

Hobbies and Interests

Sports (Soccer, Table Tennis), Swimming

Referees

Peter Mwai

Lecturer Rware College of Accounts

Telephone no :+254-***-***-***

Eunice Asava Minage

Unit Manager, Kenya Women Microfinance Bank

Telephone no:+254-***-***-***

Zephaniah Njega

The Manager, Biashara Sacco Society Limited

Telephone no: +254-***-***-***



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