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Administrative Assistant Management

Woodbridge, VA
April 22, 2016

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Tola Kekeba

***** ******* ** ***. *, Woodbridge VA 22193

240-***-**** -


Capable Accountant successful at preparing and managing different financial statements, general ledger accounts, federal taxes and consistently meeting deadlines under pressure. Extensive knowledge of accounting policies and procedures.


Lowes Home Improvement Store, Chantilly, VA 12/2012 to Present

Sales Specialist

Create relationships with customers to identify customer needs and recommend appropriate solutions.

Apply product knowledge and industry knowledge to each customer interaction.

Follow up with customers, designers, vendors and contractors to confirm delivery of customer orders and answer questions

Close sales and prepare invoices for orders Generated leads for different interior and exterior projects.

Walmart, Chantilly, VA 01/2012 to 01/2014

Inventory Supervisor

Supervise Inventory Management Associates

Arrange and organize merchandise /supplies, identify shrink and damages and ensure a safe work environment

Audit inventories

Ethiopian Assembly of God Church, Nekemte, Ethiopia 01/2007 to 08/2010


Maintain the General Ledger Accounts, do reconciliation on monthly basis, coordinate payments to approved expenses, make monthly statements and prepared reports for the Church management and members of the Church, and work closely with the cashier and other church administrators to manage the income of the Church.

German Technical Cooperation, Nekemte, Ethiopia 01/2008 to 08/2010

Administration and Finance Officer

Manage financial and administration activities to achieve financial goals.

Respond to customer queries/issues in a timely manner.

Review all invoices and make the relevant payments in a timely manner.

Implement standard accounting policies.

Ensure the preparation and maintenance of all financial records.

Supervise and manage payroll processing and tax filing activities.

Identify and resolve financial and administrative issues.

Ethiopian Roads Authority, Nekemte, Ethiopia 10/2004 to 12/2007

Administrative Assistant

Prepare financial reports, verify and report on benefit payments, maintain the leave management system, supervise completion of the payroll, and prepare budget for the department


Nekemte City Administration, Nekemte, Ethiopia 06/2008 to 08/2010

Business Consultant

I worked with Nekemte City Municipality to help 200 youth, recent technical school graduates and others to start their own businesses through providing different trainings and capacity building programs using a fund from UNDP.


Strayer University 08/2015

MBA in Accounting

Herndon, VA, USA

GPA: 4.00

Jimma University 07/2004

BA in Business Management

Jimma, Oromiya, Ethiopia


CPA Candidate

Registered Tax Return Preparer

SAP FICO, Materials Management, Business Analysis


Microsoft Suite, SAP FICO, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Financial Statements, Tax, Audit

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