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Accountant

Location:
Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
Salary:
37,000$
Posted:
March 14, 2019

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CURRICULUM VITAE

NALUMANSI LILIAN

P.O. Box ***6, Kampala, Uganda

Tel: +256-***-***-***/+256-***-***-***

E-mail: ac7640@r.postjobfree.com

Date of Birth: 30TH October 1988

Citizenship: Ugandan

PROFILE

A detail oriented, self-driven Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over 5 years of experience in managing financial reports, monitoring budget variances, budget forecasting, and participating in compliance checks and audits on behalf of Centenary Publishing House Limited. A strong team-player who is good at multi-tasking, respects employer confidentiality, and is compliant with the various laws and regulations governing the profession.

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) (2014-2018);

Accounting Technician Certificate (ATC), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) (2009- 2011)

Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (U.A.C.E), Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) (2007-2008)

Uganda Certificate of Education (U.C.E), Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) (2003-2006)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE AND SKILL

Preparing accurate and timely financial reports.

Familiarity with Payroll accounting that includes dealing with all relevant statutory obligations.

Participating in and overseeing external audits.

Participating in budget preparation and forecasting to ensure appropriate budget estimates to avoid business Chaos.

Monitoring of budget variances to minimize over or under spending

Compliance checks to ensure conformity with organizational policies, procedures, and statutory requirements

Posting payments and journal vouchers on a regular basis

Monitoring accountabilities for cash advances disbursed to project staff/marketing/sales staff.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

USAID UGANDA Literacy Achievement and Retention Activity RTI International,

Finance Support (30th August- 14th September 11, 2018); (09th January- To Date)

Reviewing Document from Field projects

Reviewing and assessing documents from field projects to ensure eligibility of expenditure, which includes: reviewing support documentation such as participant attendance lists, mobile money nomination lists and mobile money payment forms for participant and facilitators. Reviewing MOU’s against food vendor invoices to ensure that all expenditures made to the vendors are corresponding to the actual number of participants and facilitators at the given training centre.

Achievement include; ensuring there is eligibility of expenditure made to participants, facilitators and food vendors.

Filing Accounting Documents

Arranging and sorting original or copies records so that they can be readily located when required for review: internally and external Audit.

Achievements included ensuring that the records are organized systematically and efficiently to support transparency. The Finance office is able to people access information so easily.

Accountabilities and reconciliation:

Checking documents from field projects to ensure accountability of field officers and reconciliation of food vendor expenses with MOU, reviewing documents such as participant attendance lists to ensure that the number of people on the invoice reconciles with that on the MOU and Vender invoices.

Achievements include; ensuring that all field officers are accountable and transparent with the field expenses. Ensured that expenditures were in line with the MOUs signed by the food vendors.

Centenary Publishing House Ltd (CPH

Accountant (March 2015 –April 2018)

Financial Reports:

Preparation of accurate and timely periodical and management financial reports, in conformity with International Financial Report Standards and other Financial Reporting policies and procedures.

Achievements included the development and submission of monthly management reports, which assisted in monitoring budget variances to minimize cases of over/under spending.

Budgets and Liquidations:

Participated in budget preparation and forecasting. Ensured that expenses were monitored against the budgets estimates.

Achievements included engaging in budget preparation to assign the right budget lines to activities. Timely liquidation saved the company from Business Chaos.

Payroll and Statutory Obligations:

Prepared monthly staff payrolls and the filing of monthly Pay As You Earn (PAYE), Local Service Tax (LST), Withholding Tax (WHT), and National Social Security Fund (NSSF) payments as per the statutory requirement.

Achievements included ensuring that all approved staff salaries were paid by the 28th of each month, and that all statutory returns were filed before the 15th of the subsequent month.

Compliance:

Ensured that payment vouchers and supporting documents (including invoices, Terms of references, contracts, and LPOs) for accuracy, completeness, and conformity with organizational policies, procedures, and statutory requirements.

Ensured that all vouchers had received the required organizational approvals and authorisations before processing the payments. (Such routine procedures also helped resolved audit queries that would subsequently arise.)

Posting:

Posted payment and journal vouchers in the tally accounting system on a daily basis for all organizational transactions for different transactions; stamped them posted/paid.

Posted all revenue received from sales and reviewed daily reconciliations for onward acknowledgement to the manager.

Achievements included ensuring that all payment vouchers and cash receipts were captured in the system by the 5th of the subsequent month to available information for preparing monthly management reports by 10th of the subsequent month and for close monitoring of budget line variances.

Debtors and Creditors:

Approved the administering of debts to customers and maintained updated debt balances. Monitored debts and managed the debt collection exercise.

Liaised with suppliers so as to get credit purchases and maintained updated credit balances. Monitored credit balance to avoid over borrowing and prompt clearing of creditors.

Ensured that updated debt and credit balances where maintained and well reconciled with customers and supplier respectively.

Custody:

Ensured that all sensitive financial documents like chequebooks, payroll, receipt books, bank reconciliations, expense files, statutory return forms for LST, PAYE and WHT were safely kept in secure safes.

Ensured the availability of all necessary documents for audit purposes.

Cash and Banking:

Preparation of cheques for pay suppliers and other service providers, timely facilitating the Marketing and sales staff by withdrawing funds from the bank and transferring funds to staff for the execution of field activities; oversaw payment facilitation at workshops.

Engaged in routine receipting and banking of revenue from sales made in office and from field activities after accountabilities have been undertaken within the stipulated organisation timeframe.

Bank Reconciliations:

Ensured timely preparation of bank reconciliations for 2 bank accounts, all by the 10th of each month.

Oversaw bank activities using Internet banking systems for salary payments, PAYE, NSSF, and other service providers for example: Kenya Stock suppliers through EFT for foreign currency transaction UGX to KSHS). Manually processed transfers when banks lacked Internet banking facilities.

Achievements included ensuring that funds for workshops or marketing/field trips were processed in a timely manner and availed to staff. In instances where the cash amounts were substantial, direct banking was always made by customers and good delivered to reduce the security risks of carrying cash by the customers.

Accountabilities and Reminders:

Checked accountabilities for cash imprest (petty cash) to ensure eligibility of expenditure, which included reviewing support documentation such as receipts for expenses, acknowledgement of funds received by marketing and sales personnel, and other service provider documentation. Sent reminders to staff who failed to account within the stipulated 7 working days after end of field activities.

Achievements included ensuring that all petty cash/ advances were accounted for within the stipulated time period. Ensured that expenditures were in line with budgets. Banked all revenue.

External Audits:

Participated in the year-end external audits for the company. Supported auditors during the process of the audit and responded to the audit queries.

Achievements included ensuring that all postings were in the system by 15 January of the subsequent year to enable finalisation of the final accounts.

Internal Control:

Ensured that efficient and effective financial reporting internal controls are in palace and adhered to by staff like daily banking of sales revenue, counter signing on crossed receipt and invoice, authorisation of credit invoices among others.

Achievements included ensuring that audit risks of material Misstatements due to control risk caused by the inefficiencies in internal controls are minimised as far as possible.

Stock Control:

Recording of received stock and cross examining the quality of stock received, checking records of all stock outs from cash sale receipts, invoices and delivery notes. Supervised monthly stock counts for the company. Complied monthly stock take records and monthly stock reconciliations.

Achievements included ensuring accountability for stock and minimised stock fraud or errors.

Centenary Publishing House Ltd.

Accounts Assistant (March 2012 – Feb. 2015).

Maintaining files, including filing of general ledger journal vouchers and accounts payable documents.

Reviewed bank statements and preparation of bank reconciliations.

Prepared of bank cheques.

Handled and reconciled Petty Cash.

Participated in monthly stock counts.

Examining the receipt books and posting the entries to the Tally accounting package program.

Centenary Publishing House Ltd.

Cashier/Sales Person (March 2010 – Feb 2012)

Made sales and receipted cash sales.

Made daily cash reconciliations and forwarded them the accountant for review.

Marketed company products.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS, ATTRIBUTES, COMPETENCES AND RELEVANT INFORMATION

Accounting:

Can quickly understand and evaluate complex information.

Able to connect with customers to build loyalty.

Accurate and precise math skills.

High standard of accounting accuracy and precision.

Personal:

Able to handle multi tasks, meet deadlines and work under pressure.

Think creatively to solve complex problems.

Willing to assume responsibilities for decisions.

Strong working ethics.

A proven high performer and quick learner.

Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Quick books, Tally Software

Working Languages and Level: English (Very Good)

Objections to Making Inquiries of Past and Present Employers: No

Legal Convictions: None

REFEREES

1.Mr. Mubiru Richard, Manager Enterprise Group & Development in Private Sector Development Unit, Ministry of Finance Planning & Economic Development. +256-***-***-***) ac7640@r.postjobfree.com

2.Prof. Simeon Kayawa, CEO, Kayiwa International University. +256-***-***-***) P.O. Box 9096 Kampala. ac7640@r.postjobfree.com, ac7640@r.postjobfree.com

3.Robinah Namuganda, Finance and Administrative Manager, USAID UGANDA Literacy Achievement and Retention Activity RTI International. (Office: +256-***-******) ac7640@r.postjobfree.com, ac7640@r.postjobfree.com

Acknowledgment

I hereby acknowledge to the best of my knowledge that the above

Information is true and correct.

18th February 2019

Sign Date

NALUMANSI LILIAN



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