Frederick Kyere, CA, CPA
Detail-oriented CA, CPA with 10+ years of experiences helping clients maximize financial success with accurate record management and tax savings strategies.
Senior Accounting Associate 12/2020 to Present.
Albert Acquah & Associate PC Alexandria, Virginia
Review and Reconcile Account payables and Account receivables schedules supporting the financials statements.
Document and index working paper files.
Prepare and review chart of accounts.
Investigate the possibility of unrecorded revenues
Review basis of inventory valuation.
Evaluate the propriety of depreciation methods and lives used.
Inspect securities owned, verify cost and review the basis for the valuation of the securities.
Prepare time budgets for engagements.
Meet time constraints and deadlines.
Supervise and train associates.
Review, document, and evaluate internal controls.
Determine possible contingent liabilities by corresponding with attorneys, examining minutes, contacting clients, etc.
Prepare audit, review, and/or compilation work programs
Develop appropriate computer skills including standard office software (word processing, spreadsheets, and time entry), tax preparation software, and financial statement software
Contribute to a positive work environment.
Staff Accountant 12/2015 to 11/2020
Constellis Secure Success (USA Incorporation) Herndon, Virginia
Timely preparation of bank reconciliation statements for final review and approval by the Accounting Manager.
Timely reconciliation of credit card accounts and submit credit card liability for payment to maintain good credit score.
Prepare journal entries with supporting documentation to ensure accuracy and sufficiency of audit trail.
Prepare monthly account reconciliations and validate the accuracy and reasonableness of account balances.
Research and resolve account discrepancies.
Provide appropriate supporting documentation for account balances.
Assist with year-end audit preparation, financial reporting, and financial analyses as required.
Assist with the timely completion of monthly, quarterly and year-end closing activities including accruals, adjustments, and depreciation.
Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements.
Provide information as requested for the Company's annual audit and audit ready supporting documentation.
Ensure that vendors’ payments are timely and appropriately posted to correct vendor accounts.
Ensure vendor account balances accurately and appropriately reflect all vendor transactions to assure correct vendor account balances.
And any other duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager.
Accountant (Certified Accountant, CA) 12/2001 to 08/2015
Holy Family Hospital Berekum, Ghana.
•Preparation of financial statements -Income Statement, Statement of financial position, cash flow statement and notes to the financial statement.
• Perform detailed review of monthly, quarterly and annual general ledger accounts and financial statements to ensure accuracy and adherence to GAAP.
•Perform detail reconciliation of Balance Sheet general ledger accounts to the assets and liabilities and equity records to ensure the accuracy of posting of transactions.
•Supervise, train, provide guidance, and mentor the Accounting staff as needed.
•Handle day to day accounting matters including but not limited to posting of transactions to general ledger accounts, daily cash collections, inventory updating and invoicing of customer for goods and services.
Associate Partner (Bediako and Associates) 02/2011 to 8/2015
-A firm of Certified Accountants Sunyani, Ghana
•Timely preparation and filing of tax returns of the clients on behalf of the firm.
•Ensuring that clients of the firm pay their taxes before the filing and payment deadlines to avoid payment of penalties.
•Quarterly examination of accounting records to ensure that all taxes are deducted and paid to Ghana Revenue Authorities.
•Ensure clients of the firm properly plan their taxes to minimize payment of taxes.
University of Ghana, Legon-B. Sc. Administration- (Accounting option) - June 2000.
Intuit QuickBooks Certified User-(Desktop)-October 2020
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)-NASBA(AICPA) – January 2020
Certified Taxation Consultant-Chartered Institute of Taxation Ghana - February 2011
Certified Accountant-Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana – November 2009
A member of the AICPA.
Completion of Professional Ethics: The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Comprehensive.
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICA GH)
Continuous professional development (CPD) organized by ICA GH and constantly reading of professional journals of the Institute.
Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation Ghana (CIT GH)
Continuous professional development (CPD) organized by CIT GH and constantly reading of professional journals of the Institute.
Overall Best Student
Chartered Institute of Taxation, Ghana February 2011
•In-depth knowledge in tax accounting practice.
•In-depth knowledge in accounting (IFRS and US GAAP) and taxation.
•Computer literate with proficiency in various accounting softwares like QuickBooks and Tally and also Microsoft office.
•Computer literate with proficiency in various tax softwares like ProSeries, Turbotax and HR Block.
•Proven ability to manage multiple assignments under minimal supervision, while meeting tight deadline schedules.
•Skills in conflict management & resolution.
•Excellent communication, negotiation, analytical and problem -solving skills.
•In-depth knowledge in professional ethics (high levels of integrity and honesty).
•Experienced in IFRS financial reporting.