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Accounting Financial Analyst

Dublin, Ireland
€45k €50k
December 10, 2019

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Godwin Ashibuogwu



Location: 13 Barnwell road Hansfield Dublin 15 Ireland


Am Accountant, perform multi task and deliver result, cultural diverse, goal-oriented with international work experienced in United Kingdom, Ireland and Africa. In addition, an experienced Regulatory Finance Accounting & Business risk Analyst/ ERP Consultant with enormous requirements gathering, analysis and documentation experience gained from multiple sectors. With my expert knowledge in business process modelling and analysis as well as my fantastic stakeholder management skills.


Core Skills

•Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, Visio, Access, Power point

Software: SAP, AX Microsoft dynamics, Tas book, SAGE LINE 50 and Oracle, Integra 2

Work Experience

Financial Management Accounts Executive

IDA Ireland February 2019 - August 2019

Cash Management and Reporting on overseas Account areas in Financial Management.

Support treasury in reconciliation of Accounts cash and bank Accounts both home and overseas.

Ensure that creditor claims are discharged in accordance with Revenue Withholding Tax and eTax Clearance regulations and in accordance with Prompt Payment of Accounts legislation.

Ensure that procurement procedures for Property and Administration are observed.

Ensure that IDA procedures regarding the collection, lodgement and payment of funds are effectively implemented.

Ensure that all receipts are lodged on a timely basis to the correct accounts and that all payments are made correctly.

Make statutory returns of Withholding Tax and Construction Tax by the due dates.

Provide monthly banking information for DBEI.

Ensure that the necessary control reconciliations are completed and review all bank and accounts payable control account reconciliations on a monthly basis.

Assist and provide supporting document and answering Audit queries.

Supervise staff in the section offer training, guidance and advice where necessary.

Ensure that procedure manuals for Creditors and Cash Management functions are regularly updated.

Liaise with AIB to ensure that payments continue smoothly and to ensure that the Agency is utilizing the latest software available from the bank to ensure that security is maximized and risk minimized.

Revenue Accountant

Ingersoll Rand International July 2018 - January 2019

Review and ensure accurate Revenue and CoGs including inventory accounting for specific and others SBU.

Ensuring timely and accurate reconciliation of complex balance Sheet accounts with accounting performance in accordance with corporate procedures and GAAP/IFRS.

Identify and calculating risk associated with exchange rate on various SBU product and services and the impact on Revenue.

Accurate posting of weekly and month end Journal Revenue CoGs and allocation of product code

Monitoring and reporting the SBUs that are performing in term of product and services.

Identify impact of high-risk areas in cost allocated SBU associated with revenue

Lead and participate in lean accounting, project and process initiatives- automating routine accounting processes, eliminating manual entries, supporting reporting excellence and driving productivity.

Review and reporting additional responsibility on projects work on high risk areas impacting revenue

Engage in projects works on various SBUs portfolio, Process change improvement in terms of quality, delivery and productivity.

Month end/ quarter / year end process and Reporting accounts to the management

Ensure that Revenue are recognise and report in accordance with US GAAP/IFRS

SOX compliance and relevant guidelines are met.

Review the monthly revenue preparation and compared actual revenue with forecast

Supporting and carry out Audit risk and Reporting to the management.

Ensure that internal control assessments and risk identification related to cost allocated to SBU revenue reported.

Finance & Project Business Analysts Consultant

Nationwide Corporate Finance February 2018 - June 2018

Analytical review of business portfolio accounts of Nationwide on specific projects and recommend to the management best practices, is to adhere to regulation and guide line

communicating with stakeholders for requirements gathering and identify risk, analysis, document and control assessment in various accounts, treasury, Financial reporting tax (FRT) and IFRS 9

Provide risk managment support to wider business entity.

Compliance with credit risk framework and Management policy and regulation guideline.

Ensure that effective effective risk identification, analysis and monitoring process are rightly put in place

Facilitation of Backlog Items elaboration & User Stories creation workshop

Ensure that translation of business requirement to software requirement specification

Worked closely with the Product Owner to break down Epics into User stories

Documented and analysed AS IS business processes and identified areas for improvement

Production of training schedule / plan to be used ahead of implementation

Credit Risk Analyst

Accenture at Microsoft January 2017 to January 2018

• Performing credit risk assessments for all lines of business in Microsoft Credit Risk Service mostly for EMEA

• Recommending credit ratings and credit limits for Microsoft partners based on interpretation of their financial result

•Conducting conference calls with MS partners discussing their major financial challenges

• Processing reviews through FSCM (SAP)

• Credit evaluations of partners in EMEA and North America

•Analytical review based on the quantitative and qualitative information.

• Managing global meetings with Microsoft including preparation of reports showing progress of work.

•Adapting to the Client`s dynamic business changes and needs.

•Close collaboration with other teams such as collections and Cash applications.

•Producing global reports for review by senior management and client for decision making on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.

•Ensure SLA and SOX compliance requirements are met

•Supporting local and global Management Leads with resolving complex queries

•Identifying areas of improvement in existing processes and following through on implementation.

•Participating in weekly meetings with the client for process improvement, decision making, and dispute resolution.

Accenture Project for Nationwide Corporate Finance



•Business Analysis on Reconciliation Accounts, Treasury, Financial reporting TAX (FRT), IFRS 9

•Set up procedures for Various Accounts Reconciliation.

•Verify the reconciliation Account journals and positing

•Confirmation of various sources of document

•Review internal controls in Reconciliation Accounts

•Involve in contributing and Building a new integrating software ARM for Reconciliation Account.

•Data quality validation and verification.

Finance, Cash Application Specialist and Bank Reconciliation

Accenture at Microsoft Sept 2007 – January 2017


• Processing of client receipts against open invoices of across designated EMEA countries with multiple entities.

• Reconciliation of number of business streams accounts with a variable level of transactions

•Trouble shoot unidentified receipts / receipts without remittance information to determine invoices being paid

•Suggest document procedure for process changes and improvement

•Answer queries from Collection teams regards to swift enquiry, Treasury Team and other vendors

•Ensure SLA and SOX requirements are met

•Escalate issues in accordance with escalation policy

•Creating Debit Note with Sap

•Preparation of management Reports in line with client and Accenture team

Financial Analyst & Reconciliation Analysts

Support to One Finance (Treasury Team) in Reconciliation of Accounts (Cash & Bank Reconciliation of number of •business streams, approx 50 accounts with a variable level of transactions)

•Cash flow forecasting

•Forex translation on all EMEA bank charges

•Intercompany transaction and monitoring

•Cash Sweep

•Analyse P&I and Balance Sheet

Prepared management report

General Ledger Accountant

Speed Secretarial Bureau Dublin 15 July 2006 – August 2007


•Processing of receipts against open invoices

•Cash and cheque payment

•Weekly payroll and VAT returns

•Ensures accurate positing of journals

•Ensuring timely and accurate reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts

•Preparation of Cash and Bank Reconciliation Account

•Ensure that queries are resolves with customers

•Assist in Data entry and collating, coding

•Filling Accounting documents

•Preparation of Management Report

Accountant Jan 2000 - June 2006

Mountain of Fire Ministries Ireland Headquarters

•Maintaining and preparation of all Account books of the Ministries

•Reconciliation of Accounts of the Ministries.

•Preparing and post of Journals monthly/quarterly end

•Recording supplier’s invoices and filing.

•Report ing and Assist in carry out Audit Reports of the ministries

•General office work.

•Assisting in payroll

•Assisting in Audits Works

Self Employed- Teacher 1994 - 1999

•Mathematics, Economics, Strategy Management and Accounting


Present Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Finalist

Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA) Finalist

2010 Bachelor of Business-Accounting

Honours Degree

Institute of Technology Tallaght, Dublin 24

1994 Accounting Technician ICAN

AAT- Associate Accounting Technician

Institute of Chartered Accountants

West African Examination Council

Ajao Estate College 1

Anthony, Lagos


Leisure & Sport Football, Table Tennis and Swimming


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