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Accounting Financial

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Nigeria
Posted:
March 17, 2020

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WORK HISTORY

ACCOUNTANT, FINANCIAL OPERATIONS April 2018 to Date

MTN NIGERIA COMMUNICATIONS PLC, LAGOS, NIGERIA

Account for all company-wide Financial Operations activities specifically Revenue Management.

Maintain commercial relationships with external stakeholders

Review relevant general ledger, sub-ledger, balance sheet, accounts; including reconciliation of weekly/monthly performance reports

Review and approve journal vouchers and other financial transactions for posting in ERP systems

Supervise the implementation of finance policies, processes, and procedures, ensuring strict adherence to regulations

Assess relevant management and board papers, review supporting documents schedules to meet audit and regulatory requirements, analyzing data to facilitate decision making

Ensure efficient optimization of systems and prompt resolution of all reconciling items

Monitor and report on key performance indicators in order to meet all month-end deadlines

Oversee daily department operations, safeguarding company assets and maintain customer relationships

Recover shortfall payments owing to MTN

Coach subordinates to ensure understanding of department goals, identifying opportunities for team members

Identify training requirements for team members, develop program to address knowledge gaps, and enrich knowledge repository within the department

Foster active collaboration across all levels and divisions, in line with company’s values SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER Feb 2014 – Mar 2018

OLANIWUN AJAYI LP, LAGOS, NIGERIA

Respond to inquiries from clients regarding billing issues, amicably resolving the problem

Execute all aspects of billing using Sage ERP and CounselLink LexisNexis

Ensure the Cost of Sales schedule is up to date from month to month

Prepare overheads and other reports for use in management reports

Record and post cash received from clients against invoices settled on Sage ERP

Filing and collation of client bills (soft copy and hard copy) and general housekeeping

Continuous review and suggestion of possible improvements to control and reporting systems

Prepare and send correspondence to external parties

Report to the CFO with information issues of service flow maintenance

Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements, including review and analysis of income statement and various supporting schedules

Prepare monthly balance sheet paperwork and income statement accounts

Prepare variance analyses write-ups and financial analytic schedules

Respond to various ad-hoc requests, (general ledger summary, detail reports, and expenses re-classification)

Maintain the integrity and accuracy of the firm’s General Ledger

Develop daily tasks & work quality of staff within the Admin Department

Oversee all domestic expense reporting

Ensure accounting and company policies, procedures and programs were being followed

Compute fee earner’s hours and total amount to be billed to client

Oversee and post accounts payables invoices on Sage ERP FINANCE MANAGER May 2012 – Mar 2014

TENETEN NIGERIA LIMITED, LAGOS, NIGERIA

Overhauled the system in order to restored the integrity of accounting &inventory records

Set up of statutory PAYE tax system for company staff

Set up order & proper documentation for inventory transfer & sales reporting EDUCATION

ACCA member

BSc Applied accounting

Oxford Brookes University

HND Accountancy: The Federal

Polytechnic Ede.

HIGHLIGHT

Excellent Communication

Management

Administration

Client Relationship

Strategic Partnerships

Integrity

Deadline Driven

Result Oriented

Customer Service

Relationship Builder

Team Worker

Self-Motivated

Leadership & Initiative

Training and Mentorship

Business Acumen

Organizational Skills

IT Proficiency

PROFILE

Financial accounting and management professional with diverse and extensive experience in handling financial records and ensuring all financial operations adhere to companies, and industries, financial standards and policies. Seeks a position where all experience in the financial sector can be put to inordinate use in a mutually beneficial way to the company and clients.

MORENIKE

ASAJU

ACCA, CIMA Adv. Dip. MA

CONTACT

234-(0-803-***-****

234-(0-808-***-****

adccd0@r.postjobfree.com

Lagos, Nigeria

Reference available on request

Sensitivity: Internal

Set up and maintained computerized accounting (Peachtree for all regions)

Reduced AR from over N26m to N2m by re-possession of inventory, cash collections, and writing off as bad debt accordingly

Identified & improved cash flow and areas of cost cutting

Negotiated with auditors to perform the first ever statutory audit in the company, submitting statutory reports and annual returns since inception

Prepare financial policies and procedures manual

Identify areas of cost-cutting and operation improvements

Support operations through information analysis (current processes, actual performance vs. budget)

Prepare operational data analysis that ensured informed decision making, for publication to various sections

Deliberate over annual budget process, periodic forecasting, and analysis of operations

Keep accurate records, both computerized and manual

Prepare and interprete financial information to stakeholders

Maintain the integrity of all financial information, ensuring best practice and consistency

Payroll and remittance of appropriate taxes (VAT and Corporation Tax)

Liaise with external stakeholders to ensure accounts were audited on time

Monitor, prepare, and interprete cash flows, predicting future trends

Manage general accounting functions, including AR/AP, account reconciliation, and cash management FINANCE OFFICER/BOOKKEEPER Oct 2005 – Aug 2010

THE DOMINION CENTRE (UPG MINISTRIES), LONDON, UK

All aspects of bookkeeping (sales, purchase ledger input, reconciliations, journals and nominal ledger)

Bank and process payments for appropriate departments

Monitor, collect, receive, and reconcile all income, including processing of receipts by post, person or during fundraising and preparation for banking

Prepare financial statements for non-profit organizations (Income and Expenditure statement, Balance sheet, Bank reconciliation as well as statutory annual reports)

Compile budgets, cash-flow forecast and financial management reports on monthly and basis

Withdraw cash from bank, disbursing accordingly, plus reconciliation and reimbursement of petty cash

Returns to government agencies (including VAT and Gift Aid)

Credit control and Payroll including PAYE remittances

Liaise with every stakeholders (auditors and company executives), answering financial-based questions

Provide administrative and secretarial support, including database, to senior management

Maintain finance and administrative filing systems (manual and computerized)

Participate in planning & organizing of events and conferences ACCOUNTS/AUDIT TRAINEE July - Sept 2005

STANDARD ACCOUNTING LTD, LAGOS, NIGERIA

Setting up computerized accounting systems

Inventory control and stock taking

Undertaking audits and other internal control systems ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2020: Member, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in view 2020: Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in view 2016: Member, Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) 2014: Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) 2010: Affiliate, The Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) 2008: Graduate Diploma in Management Studies, Institute of Commercial Management, UK 2007: Advanced Diploma in Business Studies, Institute of Commercial Management, UK 2003: Higher National Diploma in Accountancy, The Federal Polytechnic Ede, Nigeria 1998: Diploma in Computer Operations, Afro Euro Consult, Nigeria 1997: O’ levels, Badagry Grammar School, Badagry, Nigeria ACCOUNTING SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Preparation o f financial statements

Maintaining statistical report & spreadsheet

Compiling, analyzing, interpreting and

disseminating critical financial information in

different currencies

Statutory reporting

Internal audit functions

Tax related matters (PAYE, VAT, Corporation Tax, etc.) TECHNICAL SKILLS

Computer literacy (Microsoft office), Power BI

and Power Query

Accounting Software (Oracle, Peachtree and Sage

ERP)

SQL Knowledge

Oracle (relational database)

Presto (big data)



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