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Accounting Administrative Assistant

Location:
Lagos, Nigeria
Posted:
October 01, 2016

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Funmi Ajayi

074******** acwu3b@r.postjobfree.com

PERSONAL STATEMENT

As an accounting and finance graduate with an aptitude for figure-work, analysis and organizing. My learning and work experience has enabled me to enhance my attention to detail, my ability to set and reach personal targets and deadlines, appreciation of colleagues and best practice work ethics.

I enjoy the challenge of embracing new ideas and relish the opportunity to develop my practical experience of working as an accountant especially as it is my goal to specialize in forensic accounting.

EDUCATION

BA (HONS) ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE WITH A ONE YEAR INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENT UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE UK (2016)

Taxation for non-specialists A

Contemporary Issues in accounting and finance A

Practice of Auditing B

Corporate governance B

Advanced corporate finance B

GCSE SEPTEMBER 2005 TO JUNE 2011 CALEB INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE, NIGERIA

Grades ranging from A-D

EXPERIENCE

LEGAL ACCOUNTING OFFICER WILSONS SOLICITORS UK LTD AUGUST 2014-AUGUST 2016

Carrying out bank reconciliations, recording petty cash and expenses, monitoring incoming and outgoing bank credit payments.

Costing and processing legal help claims and supporting accountants with month end reports.

Ensuring compliance with the SAR, money laundering regulations in all aspects of the role.

Bill processing; preparing the receipt and transfer bills, cheque production, daily banking; making electronic payments via our on line banking facility.

Negotiating with suppliers, comparing quotes and raising payments either through bacs or cheque on behalf of the organisation.

Liaising with fee earners and maintaining case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorneys, clients, and providers.

Achieving a twice a week target of banking company’s payment; cash and cheque as the case may be.

Generating and implementing a creative and an understandable system for documentation of files of accounting for book-keeping purposes.

Managing receivables such as cheque payments made by clients and ensuring accurate representation of these payments on the company’s accounting software.

VOLUNTEER ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD CENTRAL OFFICE, KNEBWORTH UK NOVEMBER 2013- MAY 2014

Receiving of calls from customers and also answering of any queries they might have.

Responsible for the posting of standing order payment checks on quick book software

Responsible for packaging and franking of letters

Responsible for updating monthly progress reports on Microsoft excel

TRAINEE ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT FINESSE CONSULTS LTD, NIGERIA JULY 2013- SEPTEMBER 2013

Received and recorded cheques and posted vouchers on peach tree software.

Received and made cold calls to customers.

Wrote proposals and supervised junior staff.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Owing to my learning and work experience in accounting and finance, I am very detail oriented and able to handle confidential information according to the company’s data security protection.

Furthermore, I am a confident and hardworking person with good communication skills; I have delivered presentations as part of coursework at university and also during a job interview with GE Capital.

Additionally, I am a smart worker who is proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Finally, I’m a quick learner who is open to positive changes and new challenges

INTERESTS

I enjoy singing, dancing and watching plays

REFERENCES

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