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Manager Accountant

Carleton Place, ON, Canada
November 05, 2019

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Accomplished and energetic Certified Accountant with a solid history of achievement in shipping/maritime, FMCG and consultancy. Motivated Forensic Accountant with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include financial analysis, audit and fraud investigations, AML/risk analysis, financial reporting, AR & AP and Budgeting.


Management of financial resources

Financial Reporting

Excellent Communication Skills

Account Receivables/Payables

Critical Thinking & Analytical Skills

Leadership skills

Microsoft Dynamics NAV/GP

Risk/Financial Analysis

Audit/Fraud Investigation



Microsoft Office Suite


Accountant, Imex Agro Inc – Gatineau, QC, August 2019 – November 2019

Assist in the preparation of financial statements

Ensure month end close functions are completed on a timely basis

Assist with various financial reports and analysis

Support the annual budgeting process and forecasts

Maintain the general ledgers including bank reconciliations

Manage the accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory accounting and payroll

AML Analyst, Promontory Financial Group (An IBM Company), Markham, ON, May 2018 – May 2019

Performed transaction analysis, research and procedural work for engagements with defined expectations.

Conducted name screening for PEDP, PEFP, Sanctions and Terrorists alerts in accordance with PCMLTFA, FINTRAC and OSFI Guidelines.

Conducted reviews for AML alerts, case investigations, customer due diligence (CDD) and sanction screening using World Check and various investigative tools

Researched, analyzed and investigated complex banking relationships, account activity and information in order to make risk-based determination regarding potential ML/TF activity

Managed work efficiently to meeting production goals and project deliverables.

Worked collaboratively in a team environment.

Courier Processor, Metro Supply Chain Group, Toronto, ON, Dec 2017-Apr 2018

Audited picked orders for accuracy, through scanning/computer process

Coordinated and communicated with Operation Supervisor and Inventory Control Supervisor on all process flow issues, order accuracy issues, system issue, and safety concerns

Allocated clients’ orders using the company’s Red Prairie Warehouse Management System

Regional Accounting Manager, Great Brands Nigeria Ltd., Lagos, Nigeria, Mar 2016-Sept 2017

(Affiliate of British American Tobacco)

Prepared annual operation budget for finance department and coordinated the other regional functional heads in the development of their budgets

Reconciled inventory, sales and cash flow daily

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Monitored the accuracy of the sales postings by the storekeepers

Checked stock movement and audited warehouse inventory at month-end or as required

Performed variance analysis e.g. regional Cost per Carton Sold Versus Budget and Inventory Shortage +/-

Maintained and physically audited fixed assets

Handled payroll operation and ensured that proper procedures were in place for PAYE, contributory pension scheme and other statutory deductions

Prepared and administered monthly financial statements, close internal reporting processes, and created efficiencies needed to move the company forward

Liaised / worked with external auditors during annual audit engagements

Audit Manager, S.S Afermikhe Consulting – Lagos, Nigeria, Aug 2014-Feb 2016

Conducted in-depth investigations of suspicious financial activity, such as suspected money- laundering efforts

Analyzed financial data to detect irregularities in areas such as billing trends, financial relations, and regulatory compliance procedures, and participated in fraud investigation teams

Reviewed reports of suspected fraud to determine need for further investigation

Negotiated with responsible parties to arrange for recovery of losses due to fraud

Prepared written reports of investigation findings

Planned and performed operational and financial audits to ensure that financial statements were fairly presented in accordance with IFRS

Examined and evaluated clients’ financial and information systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity

Collected and analyzed clients’ data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non- compliance with laws, regulation and management politics

Accountant, Swamp Blue Pearl Ltd – Port Harcourt, Nigeria, Feb 2013-July 2014

Prepared, examined, or analyzed accounting records, financial statement or other financial reports to access accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards

Computed taxes owed and prepared tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements

Reported to management regarding the finances of the establishment

Developed, maintained, and analyzed budgets, preparing periodic reports that compared budgeted costs to actual costs, as well as managed the company payroll

Prepared forms and manual for accounting and bookkeeping staff, and directed their activities

Accountant, Pacific International Line (PIL) Nigeria Ltd- Lagos, Nigeria, Mar 2011- Oct 2012

Handled debt recovery, credit control, and reconciliation of customers’ accounts

Liaised / worked with external auditors during end of the year auditing engagements

Handled cost control/ cost reductions, as well as reconciliation of bank accounts

Prepared and administered monthly financial statements, close internal reporting processes, creating efficiencies needed to move the company forward

Maintained or examined the records of government agencies

Reported to management regarding the finances of establishment

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Assistant Finance Manager, Mediterranean Shipping Company(MSC)Lagos, Nigeria, May 2009-Feb 2011

Prepared and administered monthly financial statements, close internal reporting processes, creating efficiencies needed to move the company forward

Supported the organization in the strengthening of all internal control processes.

Implemented strict corporate governance compliance

Ensured that month-end books were closed within set targets

Reviewed submission of reconciled accounts and budget report


Higher National Diploma – Accounting, Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Nigeria, 2006

Ordinary National Diploma – Accounting, Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Nigeria, 2002


CPA Candidate, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

Certified Forensic Accountant of Nigeria, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, 2012

Associate Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, 2009

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