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Accounting Manager

Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
March 19, 2020

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Address: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Mobile: +971*********


Date of birth: 12/10/1983

Nationality: Zambian

Marital status: Single

Senior Executive with 15+ years experience in the field of accounting and finance, with prime focus on Financial Accounting/Billing /Tax calculations & VAT accounting/Revenue calculations & Collections/Debt management/Payroll management & accounting/Cost & management accounting/Customer management/Vendor account management /Stock management/Management consultancy/Auditing

Resourceful, focused and result-oriented professional with over 15 years’ experience in finance and accounting having experience in all aspects of the finance & accounting while working with leading private & government firms. PROFESSIONAL SNAPSHOTS

Formulating, implementing & managing accounting systems for different companies in various industry sectors.

A dynamic professional with insightful and extensive experience in the core accounting & group accounting I have had the privilege of working with leading private & government organizations.

Prepared reports based on the analysis of 67,000 plus individual customer accounts.

Reconciled and kept up to date over 5,000 customer Payable & Receivable accounts. EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

January 2018 – To date: Capex Hassan Auditing (Dubai, UAE) Management Consultant/Audit Consultant – Client account management/Business & Financial consulting/Auditing of Clients Company Accounts

Key Responsibilities – Audit Consultant

Preliminary planning of audit with the participation of Senior Managers and Partners

Resolving the technical issues raised by audit staffs and clients in relation to finance function of the organization

Preparing Financial Statements, Audit Reports and discuss accounting issues with audit seniors/partners and communicating to clients working on strict deadlines

Evaluating organizational policies, plans, procedures, existing systems and internal control

Preparation of management letters, discussing the weaknesses of internal control systems and computerized accounting systems to the local and foreign management of companies

Attending to planning meetings with clients, understanding and discussing the client business processes, key reporting requirements, delivery needs and objectives

Coordination of team members and preparation of detailed audit work plan for the team. Key Responsibilities - Management Consultant

Inspect accounting books and systems for effectiveness, efficiency and acceptance of accounting procedures

Examine and evaluate financial and information systems recommending controls for system reliability and integrity

Evaluate information to determine compliance with accounting standards and regulations

Reviewing accounting software packages and recommending systems/ Implement filing structure

Manage accounts, VAT accounting and providing MIS reports (Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss & cashflows)

Develop and carry out communications to client senior management and Stakeholders on various company issues November 2009- August 2017: Nkana Water & Sewerage Company (Kitwe, ZAMBIA)) Billing Analyst – Client account management/Billing arrears/revenue reporting & collections/Debt management Key Responsibilities – Billing Analyst

Checking for accuracy of Billing groups and Invoicing monthly/Arrears

Analysis of all utility accounts relating to disconnections, reconnections & new connections on a monthly basis.

Preparing monthly revenue report for all clientele of the company.

Review and management of all disputed accounts & authorizing account adjustments.

Planning & implementing quality assurance for all processes

Analyse and review the customer’s debtors list/Prepare debtors report for the follow up debt collection team for outstanding collections

Overseeing, training and supervising staff, implementation of new billing systems and team building Page 2 of 2

July 2008 – October 2009: Master Drilling (Pty) Limited (Kitwe, ZAMBIA) Finance Manager – Finance staff management/Reviewing Financial Statements/Reporting to BOD Key Responsibilities – Finance Manager

Reviewing /Analysing financial statements, forecasts and budgets and market trends as well as preparing reports

Day to day monitoring accounts, tracking financial status and performance and overseeing finance employees

Provide insightful information to BOD and senior executives and clients in formal meetings

Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company

Contract outside services for tax preparation, auditing, banking, investments as other financial needs as necessary

Adhere to financial regulations and legislations June 2007 – June 2008: BBC Consolidations Limited (Kitwe, ZAMBIA) Financial Accountant

Key Responsibilities – Financial Accountant

Monitoring cash flows daily/electronic bank transfers

Preparing complete statutory returns, VAT, PAYE

Processing Journals monthly

Conducting monthly stock counts

Reconciliation of all Balance Sheet items

January 2004 – May 2007: Mpelembe Drilling Company Limited (Luanshya, ZAMBIA) Assistant Financial Accountant - Stores Accounting/Cost Accounting/Credit control management/Financial Accounting

Worked in various departments for three and a half years and rose from Accounts clerk to Assistant Financial Accountant. Key Responsibilities

Finalising monthly payroll/Preparation of total wage bill/Creditors listing

Preparing the company’s financial statements/Reconciling Balance Sheet items/trade debtors & supplier accounts

Preparing debtors statements/monthly age analysis/following up overdue balances

Raising invoices/credit notes from production sites/Checking for discrepancies

Maintaining sales ledger/Journalising sales to the ledger monthly/purchase transactions

Preparing cost statements and reports/conducting yearly stock counts

Analysing and summarizing the company’s material consumption weekly and monthly.

Maintaining cashbooks/Cash balances for receipts & payments/Raising payments for accounts payable

Pricing stock items/processing suppliers invoices for payments EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

May 2006: ZICA Diploma in Accountancy – Technical and Vocational Teachers’ College, Zambia

December 2008: Certificate in Project Management – Technical & Vocational Teachers’ College, Zambia

January 2017: Advanced Diploma - ACCA - ZAMIM, Zambia (Equivalent to a UK Bachelor’s Degree)


Excellent interpersonal and Team Management Leadership Skills

Fast learner and sober character

Ability to perform under pressure and pays attention to details

Able to work independently with minimum supervision IT SKILLS

Proficient in Windows, MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and internet research

Able to use accounting packages such as Pastel Accounting, Edams Billing System, Sun System, PeachTree, WaveApp Accounting, QuickBooks & Oracle.


Languages Known: English

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