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Kempton Park, GP, South Africa
Posted:
August 19, 2016

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CURRICULUM VITAE

Ms. Memory Tukuta

Orchards, Pretoria, South Africa

Mobile: +27-60-528*-***

Email: acv8s6@r.postjobfree.com

Career Objective:

To use my skills and expertise to provide excellent services and help grow my career at the same time, by providing leadership to plan, direct and coordinate management program activities and key projects.

Career Summary:

With a B.Com Accounting degree and total work experience of more than 8 years, and expertise in programme management, financial accounting and budget analysis, I am capable of handling any responsibilities independently and in a team. Currently functioning as an AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Programs Manager and Trainer, with a record of successful launching, directing and managing of large scale programs in a organization by performing management functions such as, planning, scheduling, organizing, and tracking processes, ensuring the feasibility of each project.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Strong leadership and management skills

Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures

The ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems.

Capable of leading high performing teams under tough deadlines, to meet expectations of multiple customers.

Strong communicator skills (verbal and written).

Good knowledge and handling of project and programme management methodology and techniques

A good understanding of the wider objectives of the programme

Comprehensive knowledge of accounting software (Pastel, QuickBooks, and Advanced Microsoft Applications)

Well versed in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Financial Statements and General Accepted Accounting Practices

Educational Qualifications:

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa (2006)

Qualified Assessor

High School Advanced Level Certificate, Makumbe High School, Zimbabwe,1996.

Memberships

Currently enrolled for CIMA qualification - Operational Level.

Platinum Member of Association of Accounting Technicians(MAAT)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Programs Manager

Oxbridge Training Institute (Financial and Accounting Training Company) – Pretoria, South Africa

January 2014 – Present

Main duties and responsibilities:

Manage learning programmes

Main activities:

Understand the learning programmes in depth

Running of learning programme: scheduling, resources (budget and staff), objectives

Manage selection and admission according to learning programme regulations

Logistical support: venues, learning material, assessment papers, etc

Manage learner support: attendance, absenteeism, drop-out, interventions, results

Develop additional learner material and practice assessments

Manage the assessment system

Manage a mentoring system

Manage work placements

Manage databases

Manage reports

Manage projects

Main activities:

Daily programme management throughout the programme lifecycle

Planning the overall programme and monitoring the progress

Managing the programme’s budget

Managing risks and issues and taking corrective measurements

Coordinating the projects and their interdependencies

Managing and utilising resources across projects

Managing stakeholders’ communication

Aligning the deliverables (outputs) to the programme’s “outcome”

Managing the main programme documentations such as the Programme Initiation Document.

Management functions

Main activities:

Support the Managing Director in running the company successfully

Participate actively as members the Operational Meeting

Be proactive in terms of problems, risks and crises and find workable solutions

Improve policies, procedures and systems in a continuous cycle of improvement

Deal with stakeholder groups in a professional way: Professional Bodies, clients, partners, learners

Ensure quality assurance in every detail of the planning and execution of programmes and projects

Promoting the Company

Main activities:

Promote the company in terms of the company as a brand and a training company by building relationship and ensuring quality delivery

Search for training opportunities

Submit proposals and tenders

Manage all related marketing and advertisements in terms of projects and learning programmes

Recovery Accountant (6 Months Contract)

Remote Metering Solutions (Utility Management Company) – Pretoria, South Africa

1 July 2013 – December 31 2013

Main duties and responsibilities:

Utility Management – assisting property management companies to recover funds from tenants for utility consumption. Manage a Portfolio of clients in the property management industry.

Interpret and evaluate the municipal tariff structure for the building and make recommendations more cost effective structures

Capturing and processing of invoices and reconciling all accounts.

Investigate variances and pro-actively identify possible errors and rectify or resolve.

Resolve issues with regards to municipal accounts or tenant pro forma invoices by actively following up and coordinating resolutions.

Prepare and load debtor’s payments.

Perform financial administration of the portfolios under management.

Manage monthly cash flows and prepare cash flow reports and compiling monthly Management Report Pack (Cost of Sales Report, Variance Report, Issues Report and Pivot Tables).

Interpretation of all the reports

Building and maintaining excellent relations clients to facilitate future growth and development of the company.

Accountant

Sabela Investments (Manufacturing Company), Pretoria, South Africa:

1 August 2011 – 30 June 2013

Main duties and responsibilities:

Responsible for preparing monthly budgets and monthly forecasts reports and send for approval with the Financial Director

Responsible for preparing account reconciliations and monthly journal entries

Handle the tasks of tracking bank accounts to ensure that it meets the regulatory financial models

Responsible for bookkeeping and maintaining all records

Prepare the balance sheet for internal and external audits and get the same approved by the Financial Director

Abide by the rules and regulations pertaining to accounting and taxation with reference to manufacturing organization

Ensuring that the payments and receivables tally, and delayed payments are brought to the notice of the collections department

Manage and operate the payroll accounting system and make sure that the salaries are credited on time with accuracy

Accounting Manager

Brillen Business Solutions (Business Consultancy), East London, South Africa:

1 January 2007 – 31 December 2010

Main duties and responsibilities:

Responsible for financial management and budgeting and make sure that utmost efficiency is maintained in various accounting procedures

Responsible for accounting processes of Brillen Business Solutions.

Responsible for issuing billings and receipts

Preparing reports for internal accounts for management appraisal

Expertly managing all the excel related functions

Managing issues related to accounts and finance

Risk evaluation involved in different projects to be set up

Monitoring the accounting cycle and record keeping as a supervising authority

Checking conformance while record filing and document preparation

Multi-tasking to improve the efficiency

Salon Manager

Nail Zone (Salon), Dubai, UAE

1 August 2003 – 31 October 2005

Main duties and responsibilities:

Managed the daily work of the 20 salon employees and took care of their concerns, thus keeping them motivated at all times

Ensured that all the items were placed in the right place

Sent daily salon sales report to the Managing Director

Ensured that all the inventory was available at all the times and placed orders with the suppliers whenever needed

Took care of the accounts and kept a tab on the daily cost of salon operations

Involved in recruiting and providing training to employees for better working of the firm

Taking measures in promoting goods and services

Designing of new plans and marketing strategies for enhancing sales

Assigning responsibilities to employees and supervising their work

Administrative Assistant (Part-time):

University of the Free State -Bloemfontein, South Africa

1 January 2001- 31 December 2002

Main duties and responsibilities:

Coordinated and participated in general office duties and administrative tasks.

Student Support

Review work upon completion for conformance to department requirements.

Managed the internal and external mail functions.

Respond to requests for information.

Relieve management of routine personnel, budget, payroll and purchasing duties.

Gather and prepare information for routine reports.

Initiate and maintain a variety of files and records.

Hobbies and Interests:

Reading, share trading, and playing netball

Flexibility:

Willing to relocate for suitable job opportunities

Achievements:

Developed and implemented new financial accounting systems and procedures.

Handled complete accounting structures of companies

References:

Mr. Brian Dube, Managing Director

Brillen Business Solutions, East London, South Africa

Email: acv8s6@r.postjobfree.com

Mobile: +27 (0-718******

Mr. Nick Venter, Deputy Director, Student Academic Services

University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa

Email: acv8s6@r.postjobfree.com

Tel: 27 (0-51-401****



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