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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Posted:
August 24, 2018

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JACOB O. ORENGE

Cell: +254-***-******

Email: ac6slf@r.postjobfree.com

Skype: jacob.orenge

PERSONAL

Nationality: Kenyan, DOB: 1/10/1977 Marital status: Married OBJECTIVE To secure a position in a Finance Office where I can contribute strong skills in Accounting, planning, organization, financial risk assessment and the ability to interpret the vast amounts of financial materials compiled for the well being of the organization and my career advancement.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE A professional with over 15 years of working experience in the Finance arena. Possesses high ethical standards and integrity that is beyond reproach; Self confident, disciplined, detail oriented, highly motivated and consistent; excellent planner who thrives on challenges and is able to prioritize and deliver when working under tight deadlines. Key competencies are:

Strong expertise in strategic Financial Management and budgetary controls.

Detail-oriented, efficient and organized professional with extensive experience in accounting systems.

Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to make well thought out decisions.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Highly trustworthy, discreet and ethical.

Resourceful in the completion of projects, effective at multi-tasking. SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS Developed an integrative accounting system for Harp Housing, which was in compliance with International Accounting Standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and the legislation of Kenya Revenue Authority, and ended fines and penalties due to non-compliance.

Applied for VAT refunds for Essar Telecom from the Kenya Revenue Authority to the tune of Kshs 20 Million.

Lodged a claim for Essar Telecom to the Ministry of Finance leading to a waiver of 55% of penalties amounting to Kshs 5 Million relating to PAYE.

Automated the Essar Telecom procurement system from a manual one to Pay System, subsequently eliminating a lot of man-hours and unnecessary paper work.

Convinced our suppliers to keep supplying despite the fact that we had cash flow problems and were unable to pay them for more than three months during the global economic crunch.

Best runners up student in electronic data processing (EDP) by KASNEB 2 Curriculum vitae

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FRESH URBAN KITCHEN LTD

POSITION: ACCOUNTANT CURRENT

Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures

Inventory management

Ensure all reporting, cash flow and accrual, monthly and quarterly, received is complete and timely

Ensure all decisions recorded and commentary provided with variance analysis

Supplier/ Debtor management and reconciliations i.e. ageing, payment planning & collection.

Tax and VAT compliance

Run budgeting process and any capital expenditure approval and monitoring

Monitoring of cash balances

Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met

Prepare financial management reports

Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close

Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures

Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities

Financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process

Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses IWAY AFRICA KENYA LTD 2015 TO OCTOBER 2016

POSITION: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

Compile and Analyze financial information to prepare financial statement including monthly and Annual Accounts.

Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.

Ensure all reporting, cash flow and accrual, monthly and quarterly, received is complete and timely.

Ensure all decision recorded and commentary provided with variance analysis.

Deal with payment processing where required.

Tax and VAT compliance.

Run budgeting process and any capital expenditure approval and monitoring.

Monitoring of cash balances.

Preparation of consolidated monthly group flash and management account figures.

Preparation of consolidated profit re-forecasting exercises throughout the year.

Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met.

Prepare financial management reports ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.

Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures

Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities.

Continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities.

Monitor and support taxation issues.

Develop and maintain financial data bases.

Financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process

Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses

Analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenue.

Financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process. ESSAR TELKOM KENYA LTD 2008-2015

3 Curriculum vitae

Position: Manager Payable

Prepare utility consumption analysis reports (i.e. Electricity/Water/Fuel gas).

Suppliers Reconciliation (i.e. Recon of figures as per supplier statement with figures as per our records / ledger accounts)

Update COD Register and follow-up with concerned key players in respect of material not delivered or services not rendered.

Post bank payment, bank receipts in the system, and prepare monthly bank reconciliations of various banks.

Keep track on statutory payments & prepare statutory compliance report.

Prepare Management Reports.

Assist the Financial Controller on the preparation of budgets.

Ensured timely and accurate input of financial data necessary for preparation of financial statements.

Prepared and presented periodic financial reports to Management.

Prepared payments to suppliers of goods and services and reconciliation of statements.

Maintained all financial records and books of accounts.

Assisted in developing, maintaining, and analyzing budgets; and prepared periodic reports that compared budgeted costs to actual costs to actual costs to ensure expenditure control.

Handled end month billing to clients and timely debt collection.

Prepared payroll and ensured that all statutory deductions were submitted in a timely manner.

Responsible for maintenance of fixed asset register.

Prepared monthly/quarterly cash flow forecast and variance reports.

Assisted in developing and implementing accounting and internal control system. Prepared KRA tax returns, ensured compliance with payment, reported tax requirements. HARP HOUSING LTD 2006-2008

Position: Accountant

Received and verified invoices and requisitions for goods and services.

Ensured that transactions complied with financial policies and procedures. Prepared verified and processed invoices and coded payment documents.

Monitored the branch general ledger and reconciling differences.

Prepared monthly returns for internal accounts.

Managed the weekly cheque run and Prepared vendor cheques for mailing.

Maintained listing of accounts receivable and payable and the general ledger.

Monitored the branch general ledger and reconciled differences.

Prepared monthly returns for internal accounts.

Maintained office files and records.

THE STANLEY HOTEL, part of Sarova Group of Hotels 1999-2005 Position: Payable Accountant

Maintained & updated a list of mandatory suppliers and other priority payments.

Filed invoices & Delivery Notes.

Monitored whether all invoices/delivery notes had been forwarded to Accounts.

Maintained inward invoice register.

Filed PRs/LPOs Accounts copies & suppliers’ invoices, statement, correspondence etc.

Resolved disputes with suppliers and answered their queries.

Answered suppliers’ related queries.

Maintained good relation/effective communication with suppliers.

Finalized the leave schedule for staff.

Provided assistance in reconciliation of stocks.

Any other duties assigned by the superiors time to time. QUALIFICATIONS

ACADEMIC COURSES COURSE INSTITUTION DATES

Certified Public Accountants Part II Section

IV

Vision Institute 2011

Certified Public Accountants Part I Vision Institute 1999 K.A.T.C Carlie College of Business

Studies

1998

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Gusii Highlights 1992-1995 4 Curriculum vitae

ADDITIONAL SKILLS Computer Literacy: Hotel in Training- Windows XP, Fidelio, IDS, Sun System, Spreadsheet, Tally System, SAP System.

INTERESTS Playing football.

Travelling.

Reading Business Magazines.

REFERENCES 1) Mr. Peter Nyagah

Financial Controller,

Aga Khan Hospital

P. O. Box 83013

Mombasa

Cell: +254-***-***-***/ 733-630 733

Email: ac6slf@r.postjobfree.com

2) Mr. Nicholas Kangogo

Principal cost Accountant,

Safaricom Ltd.

P. O. Box 66827 - 00800

Nairobi

Tel: +254-***-***-***

Cell:+254-***-***-***

Email: ac6slf@r.postjobfree.com

3) Mr. Josiah Adera

Financial Controller,

Tribe Hotel - Gigiri

P. O. Box 32686,

Nairobi

Tell: +254-**-*******

Cell: +254-***-***-***



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