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Manager Accounting

Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
March 12, 2020

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ID Number: 750-***-**** 089 Marital Status: Married Dependents: 3 x daughters Health Status: Excellent

Driver’s License: EB Hobbies/Interest: Hockey & Reading

Nationality: Coloured SA Female Other languages: Afrikaans & Xhosa

Religion: Christian Anglican Own transport: Yes

Age : 43

Address: Cell: +277*-***-****

205 Dr Belcher Road, Heidedal Email:



Personally I regard myself as a self-starter, energetic, very good orientated systematic and organized person. I place great value on loyalty and dependability towards any employer. I possess good human relations, communication as well as problem solving skills; I am confident that I can make a significant contribution to any organization/establishment. I have developed personally and have grown considerably in financial management and leadership skills contributing to positive economic change. The work I present reflect the value I place on customer focus and customer satisfaction. I am capable of working, both as a team member and independently and have the perseverance to carry out difficult tasks with the minimum of fuss. Working under pressure and meeting deadlines is also one of my key strengths. A keenness to learn as well as having strong leadership skills is some of my best characteristics. I see myself growing professionally and contribute towards achieving organizational objectives, policies and expectations.


My Studies has helped me to enhance my overall Management Accounting skills and to have a better understanding as well as an extensive knowledge in the business environment, nationally as well as internationally due to continuous paradigm shifts globally. Consumers are converging to a global norm and are sourcing products worldwide which have changed market conditions drastically, thus making it extremely difficult for companies to increasingly stand out from their competitors to survive during these tough economic times. By applying these accounting technician skills, it will assist companies to manage these challenges. Proficient in Windows XP, Vista & 7, Microsoft Office 2003/2007 skills, SAP, Supplier Relationship Management, MSIS, Walker, Business Warehouse, NEDLMP, Geniva, Uni-portal (Servact), Project-Estim Software. Other acquired skills include Advance Financial Skills, Thoroughness, Confidentiality, Analyzing Information, Decision Making, Professionalism, Verbal Communication, Supervision, Subordinate Involvement, Planning, Quality focus, Resolving conflict, Customer focus & service, Promoting process improvement, Staffing, Efficiencies, Understanding the business, Tracking budget expenses, Inventory control, Developing standards, Reporting skills and Presentation skills.


Maria Louw Senior Secondary School

National Senior Certificate – 1992







Typing (45 w.p.m)

Technical College SA (incomplete)

National Diploma: Cost and Management Accounting (2003 – 2004)


Financial Accounting I

Information systems – modules 1, 2 and 3

Potchefstroom Business School

Programmed in Management Excellence (NQF level 5) - 2007


The Engaging Manager

The Leading Manager

The Coaching Manager

The Empowering Manager

The Team-Enabling Manager

ATCOR – 2011 – 2014

Certificate: Accounting Technician (NQF Level 3) – 2011/12

Completed Subjects:

Basic Accounting I

Basic Accounting II

Work effectively in Accounting and Finance

Basic Costing

Computerized Accounting

Advance Certificate: Accounting Technician (NQF Level 4) – 2012/13

Completed Subjects:

Accounts Preparations I

Accounts Preparations II

Cash Management

Cost and Revenues

Indirect Tax

Professional ethics in accounting and finance

Spreadsheet software

Diploma: Accounting Technician (NQF Level 5) – 2013/14

Completed Subjects:


Outstanding Subjects (Re-writes):

Financial Performance

Financial Statements

Credit Management and Debt Control

Business Tax

Internal Control and Accounting systems


Nedbank Ltd (Business Banking) – AML (Anti Money Laundering) Specialist Team Leader – June 2016 – 31st May 2018

Job Purpose – Provide Administration Support & Specialist Services to Management across Business functions in line with business strategy

Job Responsibilities – Financial business results. Manage process (FICA). Manage Team. Manage transformation and change. Manage stakeholder relationships. Checking accuracy of Reports and Records. Communicating internally. Comparing Two sets of information. Completing various administrative duties (examples: answering of phones, making copies, filing, etc.). Drafting of Internal Reports. Interacting with diverse groups. Interacting with internal/external clients. Managing conflict situations. Managing customer satisfaction/expectations.

Technical/Professional Knowledge – Administrative procedures and systems. Banking knowledge, procedures, principles, terms and definitions. Governance risk and controls. Nedbank cultures and values, policies and procedures, vision and strategy.

Behavioral Competencies – Adaptability. Communication. Contributing to Team Success. Customer focus. Decision making. Manage work (Time Management).

Reason for leaving – Contract position.

ATCOR (PTY) LTD – Johannesburg

Invigilator – September 2014 – October 2015

Invigilating Government Department Assessments in Bloemfontein

Reason for Leaving – Temporary position

Telkom Data and Advance Services – Management Accounting

Operational Specialist (Senior Accountant) – September 2009 – April 2013

Financial Performance – Manage Network Field Operations Opex Budget (within 70%), Capex Budget (within 15%) as well as Manage Budget to within 2% variance. Deliver on R194m efficiencies in budget. Focus on staff expenses.

Customer Relationship – Improve internal customer satisfaction based on survey results. Financial support to Line Management on all financial aspects and Service delivery. Compile/Cascade budget and projections and balance to SAP. Manage Projects. Build strong Business Partner relationships with customers. Alignment between Group Finance and Shared Service Centre. Interface with Internal/External Stakeholders. Assist and provide information to External Auditors. Adhere to financial policies and processes. Communicate and interpret financial policies and procedures to Line Management.

Leadership – Contribute to training and development of Business Partner team and Shared Service Centre.

Operational Effectiveness and Efficiency – Identify long term efficiency processes. Track and Report on achievement of efficiencies. Actively present and escalate wastage.

Reason for Leaving: Retrenched

Telkom Network Infrastructure Provisioning – Management Accounting

Operational Manager (Senior Accountant) – April 2006 – August 2009

Reporting and Analysis – 100% Data integrity at month end. Unfavorable variances – timeously to facilitate corrective steps (journals, etc.). Compile monthly Income Statements, Overtime, Labour, Transport and Costs Reports (Executive and Senior Manger level). Financial interventions (Fraud prevention, Labour and Vehicle reallocations, Travel Management).

Budgeting and Projections – Compile Quarterly Budget (P1, P2 & P3) as per customer satisfaction with completeness and usefulness.

Compliance to Policies and Procedure – Compliance to SHE, Training and Productivity. Implement Efficiency Management Plans. Safety Driving and knowledge reviews. Monthly workplace inspections. Waste Management compliances. Update monthly Production Reports. Update and ensure that policies are being adhered to.

Financial Support – Cost control and measures to be implemented within two weeks of receipt of new procedure or discovery of problem area. Audit Sundry payments, SRM purchases, S&T payments, Petty Cash, Refund Vouchers, Request for chq payments, etc. Audit and close all Operational Projects in own section.

Leadership – Improve on previous performance feedback results. Manage / Coaching performances of direct reports.

Reason for Leaving: Restructuring

Telkom Network Field Operations – Management Accounting

Accountant – September 2001 – March 2006

Cashier – Compiling & Reconciling the Cash Book for my area of control, Issue & Replenish Petty Cash, Payment of Subsistence & Travelling claims Advances for Subsistence & Travelling, Payment of Relocation costs. Authorize Payments & Issue chq Requisitions for Creditors. Receipting of Payments to the Company and control the cell phones of the section.

Management Accounts – Capture Business Trip Management (Subsistence & Travelling) Claims & Advances on SAP R/3, Capture requisitions for Stationary, Computer Material, and Equipment etc. on SAP R/3, and the capturing of Goods Receipt notes for payment of Creditors. Assist Financial Manager to consolidate the Regions Income Statement, Variance Report and other financial reports & Analysis etc. Compile monthly Management Reports for the Senior Area Manager Northern Cape & Free State and his managers. Compiling, capturing and Balancing the Budget on SAP R/3. Compiling, capturing and balancing quarterly budget forecasts on SAP R/3.Create, Audit & Close Internal Orders i.e. Projects (Theft Breakages & Losses, IE195’s maintenance jobs) expenditure on SAP and verify/ensure settlements to correct Cost Centre or to correct Network number for capital expenditure. Ensure that capital expenditure on operating budget is capitalized according to the budget guidelines. Capture journal allocations and corrections.

Managed Information Integrity – Do Cost Tracking and an analysis of all operating accounts to ensure correct allocation of expenditure. Ensure that all expenditure is in line with the company’s guidelines and policy requirements. Implement financial controls & policy. Obtain explanations for mismatches between cost driver databases and actual expenditure, and take corrective action and implement preventative measures.

Managed Resources – Interpret business plan targets set for Finances and implement costs containment drives in my area of control. Implement costs effective systems e.g. for Labour Saving Devices. Allocate and manage resources of my area of control.

Reason for Leaving: Higher position

Telkom Transmission

Admin Officer – February 2000 – August 2001

General Administrative Duties e.g. Coordinating information, Minutes in Meetings / Hearings, Compiling of Spreadsheets and Presentations and Record Keeping, Switchboard duties, Booking of Hotels, Typing, Filing, Handling Staff related issues, Ordering and Control of Stationary & distribute and control of Correspondence (Groupwise), Control of Petty Cash, Ordering Stock on Walker and working on Webforce to update work related info.

Reason for Leaving: Higher position

Telkom Construction Services

Admin Officer – November 1998 - January 2000

General Administrative Duties e.g. Coordinating information, Minutes in Meetings / Hearings, Compiling of Spreadsheets and Presentations and Record Keeping, Switchboard duties, Booking of Hotels, Typing, Filing, Handling Staff related issues, Ordering and Control of Stationary & distribute and control of Correspondence (Groupwise), Control of Petty Cash, Ordering Stock on Walker and working on Webforce to update work related info.

Reason for Leaving: Restructuring

Truworths / Truworths Man

Administrative Supervisor (Back Office) – December 1993 – January 1998

Transaction on Computer, Updating Analysis Book, Casual Wages, Capturing incoming/outgoing Stock. Filing, Banking, Stocktaking, Holding of Meetings/Presentations, Petty Cash, Updating Information (Promotions), Minutes in Hearings, Acting Manager for 08 months (Managing Men’s / Ladies Departments), Customer relations, dealing with customers, Sales, Credits, Refunds, Receipts etc.

Reason for Leaving: Other Career Opportunity

Balmoral Girls Primary School

Secretary – May 1993 – June 1993

Typing, Filing, and Answering of Switchboard. Took Minutes in Meetings, Ordering and Control over Stock, Receipting of School Fees etc.

Reason for Leaving: Temp work


AML Specialist Remediation Training

Professional Writing Skills: Secretaries

Secretarial: Communicating Effectively

Secretarial: Meeting/Conference Organization

Telkom: Introduction to Telkom SA

Electricity & Electronics: Principles

Logic's: Principles

First Aid: Level 1 Course

Profit Centre Accounting Reporting

Introduction to SAP

EBP requisitions (RFM:Request for Material)

Managers Competency Workshop Phase I

Managers Competency Workshop Phase II

SAP Business Reporting (BW)

Personal Mastery Course

Introduction to Window's 2000/Outlook


BPM - Introduction to the system

EBP Refresher Course

Emergency Preparedness & Response Committee

Emotional Intelligence for Everyone

PST and use of Servact within NIP

PNR and Estimator

Introduction to Business Continuity Management (Management Level)

Long Service Awards 5, 10 years respectively

Name in Lights – Service Excellence Awards (2007) for Commitment & Dedication


Extensively experienced and goal-oriented Management Accountant with a demonstrated track record of leading the preparation and analysis of financial reports to summarize and forecast financial position. Proven expertise in driving efficiency and productivity through evaluation of financial management systems and implementation of process improvements. Talented leader directing highly skilled financial management teams to support achievement of overall corporate goals and objectives.

My future aspiration is to secure a challenging position within a company, offering a rewarding career path in which my background and experience will be fully utilized and further developed.


Registered Member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)


Mrs. Marinda van der Sandt

Regional Manager – Business Services

Nedbank Business banking – Campus Building


Tel: (051-***-**** / 083-***-****

Mr. Sybrand Brand

Financial Manager

Telkom Jan Smuts Drive


Tel : (021-***-**** / 081-***-****

Mrs. Hannalize Marais

Financial Manager

Telkom College Court


Tel: (051-***-**** / 081-***-****

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