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Accounting Management

November 18, 2018

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Okeke Anthonia Ifunanya

+1-647-***-**** LinkedIn

Group Accountant

6+ years’ success leading financial management and analysis for high-growth organisations

Dynamic, dedicated, and versatile Association of Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA), combining excellent educational credentials, including Bachelor’s degree in accounting, with broad technical knowledge honed through extensive hands-on financial accounting experience in diverse industries. An intuitive leader with acute financial acumen and expertise in budget development, corporate reporting and analysis, accounts payable process and management, vendor negotiation and management, general ledger entries, and audit. Expert presenter, negotiator, and businessperson; able to forge solid relationships and build consensus across multiple organizational levels.

Highlights of Expertise

Financial Accounting, Analysis, and Reporting

Accounting Statistics and Forecasting

Feasibility Reporting and Analysis

QuickBooks, Excel, and PowerPoint

Financial Planning and Budget Management

IFRS standards and Government Regulations

Internal Audits, Controls, and Systems

Process / Performance Improvement

Closings, Reconciliations, and Variance Analysis

Financial and Operating Performance

Career Experience

Havas Media Nigeria

Designed and executed financial and human resource procedures for the company.

Finance and Administration Manager (August 2018 to December 2018)

Monitoring and maintaining of financial books, ledgers and statements, preparing monthly financial reports for both local and head office use, ensuring each individual project is delivered within the budget and at a profit, developed revenue projections and budgets, accounts payable and receivables management, managing monthly payroll for all staff

Successfully untangled the accounting web caused by the lack of an accounting system for two years within months in time for year-end closing.

Setup a medical plan for staff that suits both staff and management. Also set and managed a retirement saving plan

Cyrus Trading Group, Lagos Nigeria

Provided executive-level financial leadership for managing diverse accounting functions, including examining accounting records to ensure recording accuracy and compliance with IFRS and organisational procedures.

Group Accountant (February 2017 to August 2018)

Performed a range of accounting and financial management tasks and responsibilities for four distinct companies such as prepared and interpreted financial statements and returns, prepared and monitored budgets, carried out financial analysis, verified payroll, and compiled reports for management decision making. Oversaw the vendor management process, including verifying accuracy of invoices and negotiating prices. Managed the company expenses to ensure alignment with company guidelines. Prepared project feasibility reports and analysed business development opportunities.


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Improved the financial management processes of the Group through efficient evaluation of financial reporting systems and processes to recommend improvement initiatives.

Earned recognition from senior management for successfully developing and implementing working procedures to ensure timely and accurate turnout of reports and analysis.

Ensured compliance with relevant tax laws, and IFRS and other regulatory standards by analysing journal and ledger entries, bank statements, and other financial records.

Successfully reduced receivables by 45% within a month by redesigning working capital systems and processes.

Amah Global Engineering Services Ltd., Lagos Nigeria Spectranet Limited, Abuja Nigeria

Oversaw the responsibility of preparing accrued and adjusting general journal entries, reviewing bank reconciliations, calculating percentage of completion, and assisting in preparation of financial reports.

ACCOUNTANT ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (February 2014 to December 2016)

Prepared and incorporated month-end adjustment entries for accounts including, deferred revenue and unbilled revenue adjustments as well as recorded project expenses and revenues. Collaborated with

Senior management and staff to prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and reports. Efficiently prepared and updated fixed asset register and inventory records.

Accurately recorded revenue for different on-going jobs and projects by successfully performing percentage of completion calculation.

Assisted the management in decision making process by preparing and presenting monthly sales reports for review by senior management.

Pro-actively analysed benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance for departments through effective coordination with cross-functional teams.

Spearheaded preparation of project feasibility reports and gross margin reports to identify and capture business development opportunities.

His Mercy Hospital, Abuja Nigeria

ACCOUNTS OFFICER (August 2012 to February 2014)

Successfully handled the processing, distribution, and verification of invoices while consistently maintaining accuracy in calculating figures and amounts such as discounts, interest and commission.

Generated and analysed regular reports and summaries of accounting activities, including preparation of accounts payable and accounts receivable reports for review by senior management and other departments.

Central Bank of Nigeria, Abuja Nigeria

BUDGET OFFICER -NYSC (July 2011 to July 2012)

Performed extensive research and analysis to compile monthly and weekly budget performance and variance analysis reports. Monitored expenditures to ensure proper controls are maintained in accordance with established regulations and policies. Compiled data from multiple sources and developed performance reports to be reviewed by senior management.

Education & Credentials

Chartered Professional Accountant- CPA In-view

Associate Certified Chartered Accountant – ACCA

Association of Chartered & Certified Accountants

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Madonna University Okija, Anambra State

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