OLA, OLUKUNLE RAPHAEL (ACA)
Off Shopeju Street, Ladipo Estate,
Ikeja, Lagos State.
Phone no: 080********
CAREER SUMMARY: I am a seasoned, organized and responsible Finance and Accounting, Internal Audit, Financial Management and Project Management Expert with a background in Retail, Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, FMCG, Commercial Printing & Advertising and Consultancy. Educated and energetic professional recognized as a quick learner with exceptional computer skills and the unique ability to manage several tasks in a stressful environment. I am also an excellent communicator seeking a challenging position, utilizing current skills and abilities, with the opportunity for professional growth.
PROFESSIONAL BODIES: Associate Member (ACA) - The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
Graduate Member (GNIM) - The Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM)
SKILLS/ ABILITY: Strategic and Financial Planning Expert Staff Leadership and Development
SAP Skills Accurate Forecasting
Strength in Financial Planning Business Account Reconciliation
Performance Improvement IFRS Compliance
Polished Communication Skills Great Interpersonal Skills
WORK EXPERIENCE: SHOPRITE - RETAIL SUPERMARKETS NIGERIA LIMITED
THE PALMS SHOPPING MALL, BIS WAY, MAROKO, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS
ACCOUNTANT AND COMPLIANCE MANAGER (2014 – TILL DATE)
Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operation of financial and accounting department.
Develop and implement the financial policies and systems.
Establish performance standards and prepare various financial reports for top management.
Importation landed costing; collation of all needed documentation to pay the suppliers by working closely with the clearing agents and company’s ITD, submission of FECDs to the bank and working closely with the bank Trade Dept to ensure suppliers receive payment.
Obtain statement of account from the suppliers and reconciling same with them. Ensure all documentation on suppliers is up to date.
Ensure strict compliance to all statutory requirements
BETTYMOVIL NIGERIA LIMITED
9, KASUMU EKEMODE STREET, OFF SAKA TINUBU, V/I, LAGOS
FINANCE MANAGER (2010 – 2014)
Maintain visibility on accounts, costs and cash flows including payroll.
Ensure proper budget plan and tracking in coordination with sales, marketing and general country operations and handle purchase process, negotiate with providers.
Ensure corporate compliance on all local and international regulations.
Report to corporate on cash flows, budgets, financial forecasts and admin status.
Interpret cost drivers, KPIs and bench marks, Prepare detailed statistics, financial results and reports.
Liaise with Regional Managers to ensure proper capturing of financial transactions.
Manage company's fixed asset register, Stock- activation, purchase and reconciliation.
Review bank and inter-branch account reconciliation.
Ensure all records and data are adequately imputed for ease of reference by the company's auditor.
Develop and implement tax planning strategies and apply expertise in solving tax problems, aiding in tax decisions, and identifying tax planning opportunities and risks. Obtain tax clearance certificate for company as a whole and staff in general.
Keep records of Departmental/staff cash requests and disbursements.
Analyze & make recommendations regarding investment that will help in achieving the company's financial goals.
Define possible risks & potential returns for investments; assess the company's financial/business needs strategies.
Review potential acquisition, joint ventures, mergers, projections and sales.
Provide periodic report and analysis of sales, competition and Key Performance Indicators
DE-UNITED FOODS IND. LTD. (INDOMIE)
KM 4, IDIROKO ROAD, OTA, OGUN STATE
Recording of all sales activities & prompt banking of proceeds.
Maintenance of Fixed Assets Register & Schedule.
Preparation of Fin. Statement using Excel, Sage & Navision.
Preparation of Annual Operational Budget.
Preparation of monthly banks, debtors & creditors reconciliation. Statements.
Inventory Costing, Project Evaluation and Capital budgeting.
Importation costing, standard costing and variance analysis.
Stock valuation, capital expenditure planning and management.
CONSOLIDATED BUSINESS HOLDINGS LTD
10-12, SOMORIN OKE-OWO ST. IFAKO-GBAGADA, LAGOS
INTERNAL AUDITOR (2004- 2007)
Verification of Assets Owned by the Company and Carry out Planned Audits.
Review and Conduct Investigations and Monitor the Company Cash Flows.
Prepare and Implement Audit Programme and Stocktaking exercise
Institution of Strong Internal & Accounting Control System.
Ensure strict compliance of staffs to Company's rules and regulations.
Preparation of Report for the Management to enhance decision making.
Identify Processes and Procedures that can be improved upon.
AKINTOLA WILLIAMS DELOITTE & TOUCHE
SIR KASHIM IBRAHIM WAY, MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE
AUDIT TRAINEE - NYSC (2002-2003)
Auditing of Bank and Other Financial Institutions, Companies, Government Parastatals, Agencies etc.
Consultancy and Tax Services & Preparation of Accounts.
AWARDS, COURSEWORKS & TRAININGS: National Overall Winner, the 2009 Big Idea Competition, An event organised by DUFIL Group Management.
Participant, Training on Corporate Culture and Work Ethics, organized by Image Builders
Participant, Programme on Facility Efficiency, Material Handling and Waste Management Workshop, organized by Industrial Training Fund.
PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN: Publication of "The Student Accountant Voice", a campus magazine for student accountants 2000/2001 edition
SOCIAL/EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Editor-in-Chief, National Association of Polytechnic Accountancy Students (NAPAS) MAPOLY Chapter, Executive Cabinet 2000/2001
Executive Member, Society against HIV/AIDS (MAPOLY Chapter)
Member, MAPOLY Junior Chambers, 2000/2001
EDUCATIONAL BIO DATA: Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho Oyo State. (MBA, Finance in view) 2020
Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
(HND in Accountancy - Upper Credit) 1999-2001
Ogun State Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
(ND in Financial Studies - Lower Credit) 1996-1998
Government College, Ibadan, Oyo State.
(Senior School Certificate of Examination) 1990 -1995
PERSONAL BIO DATA Nationality: Nigerian
State of Origin: Ogun
Marital Status: Married
REFEREE: Available on Request.