CHRIS EMEKA EGEDE
***, ********* ******, ********* ****** Lugbe, Abuja (FCT)
Date of Birth: 27th December, 1989
State of Origin: Ebonyi
Local Government Area: Ikwo
Marital Status: Single
A partly qualified Accountant with over 5 years relevant accounting/finance experience, knowledgeable in Accounting process, financial reporting, Nigeria tax system, investment appraisals and Accounting application (QuickBooks, Sage 50, Odoo ERP, Wave, Zoho and Xero accounting software) eager to contribute to organization achieving its corporate objectives while maintaining professional growth & accounting best practice.
Knowledge of Book-keeping, Financial reporting, Nigeria Tax System and Accounting software Application (QuickBooks, Sage 50, Odoo ERP, Fathom and Xero Accounting)
Proficient with computer application such as: Microsoft word, Microsoft excel, Power point, Google sheet, Google doc, Internet explorer, etc.
Ability to keep proper record of all transaction and ensure the security and accuracy of fund
Data entry management and General math’s skills
Attention to details, Deadline Oriented and time management skill.
Ability to work with little or no supervision and carry out assigned duties effectively
Develop with the use of Google sheet templates for daily report, inventory report, monthly management report, facility report and financial model for investment appraisal all in Efugo Farms Limited
Reviewed and standardized Efugo Farms Limited accounting system, Making numerous adjustments, modification and introduction in their Xero accounting software
Detected, investigated and reported fraud carried out in a year by employees (Top management inclusive) of 97,000,000.00 which triggered change of strategy by the Managing Director enabling the company to maintain its going concern status.
Converted crystal glass Nigeria Limited Paper accounting System into computerized accounting system resulting in increased efficiency and time saving
Single handedly managed cash disbursement and book-keeping for abacus Building Services Limited enabling preparation of monthly management account.
Successfully converted Abacus Building Services Limited Accounting System from Incomplete Record & Single-Entry Accounting System to Double Entry System, introduced the preparation of monthly Management Account (Financial Statement) and use of Accounting Software (Xero accounting).
INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATE
Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki 2008 – 2012
Gov`t Day Secondary School, Katsina-Ala, Benue State 2001 – 2007
St. John’s Primary School, Katsina –Ala, Benue State 1995 - 2001
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Accounting, Second Class upper (2.1) 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) Advance Diploma in Finance & Business 2018
Professional Qualification (ACCA) in view –Strategic Professional Level
Wimo Publishers August 2020 to date
Position: Remote Account Controller
Software used Wave accounting software
Setting up the accounting software for managing the accounts
Implementing circuits and workflows (Payment validations, Client payments, transfers, advances, tax payments, Salaries, purchase procedures, follow up of regular payments, bank reconciliations) in order to anticipate expenses at and to optimize cash needs and its security.
Controlling the daily cash and check management and ensuring that all receipts and
documentation meet the requirements (procedures, deadlines, information, signatures)
Tracking bills/vouchers, invoices and other running costs and analysing the related information (costs, service contracts ...) in order to give reliable and updated information.
In close collaboration with the CEO, defining, analysing and following-up the project budget, in order to ensure that funds are used according to funding contracts and proposing corrective action if needed.
Ensuring the timely execution and control of the monthly and yearly accounting closure, with due quality.
Ensuring a monthly account report in accordance with standard accounting procedures, checking individual entries and preparing the necessary administrative documents as a basis for justification and explanation of payments and receipts made
Ensuring financial reporting to the CEO (monthly closures, income statement Cash inflow.
Efugo Farms Limited April 2019 to August 2020
Position: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Software used: Xero and Fathom accounting software
Collecting, sorting, numbering, posting and filling of expense request forms (ERF) and petty cash payment vouchers (PV)
Reconciliation of income, expense and owners’ equity bank accounts and seeking clarification where necessary
Updating and requesting information from management via WhatsApp, Slack and Email
Updating of fish dried, find table weight and poultry inventory report according to pond & pen.
Financial Analysis & Action: Analyze and assess the viability, profitability, solvency, liquidity, stability, and profitability of the business. Produce reports to be submitted to the management for informed decision making.
Investment Planning, Analysis & Action: Identify and prioritize financial goals, and spearhead actions to achieve them.
Margin Analysis, Action & Recommendations: Examine and analyze additional benefits of activities compared to the additional costs incurred by that same activities in order to maximize potential profits.
Financial KPI Setting & Management: Set and manage Financial Key Performance Indicator that indicates how well the business is doing regarding generating operating cash flow, current ratio, revenue and profits.
Loan Sourcing: Source for loans for the company when needed.
Credit Financing: Source for credit and do your module to know your payables
Financial Policies: Regulate, supervise, and oversee the financial and payment systems, with the view of promoting financial stability, market efficiency, and client-asset and consumer protection.
Periodic Budgeting: Compile, estimate and re-evaluate on a periodic basis the revenue and expenses that would be used to run the business.
Cash Flow Planning & Management: Plan, monitor, analyze, optimize and manage the net amount of cash inflows and outflows over several periods.
The Limi Hospital and Maternity Group March 2018 to April 2019
Position: Senior Accountant
Software used: Odoo ERP and Medic plus electronic medical record
Prepare budget, financial Forecast and financial statements
Managing of all accounting statement based on accounting principles
Audit financial transactions and document accounting control procedure
Collect, analyze and summarize accounting information
Developing reports and documents containing actionable recommendations with metrics for evaluating the performance of the organization
Daily Journal entry review, bank/POS settlement reconciliation, petty cash/ expense audit etc
HMO account receivable management and review of account payable etc.
Reorder level review and approval of purchase orders.
Abacus Building Services Limited. April 2015 to Feb 2018
Software used: xero accounting
Budget Preparation, Implementation and variance analysis.
Preparation of Quarterly management reports
Checking and preparation of statutory deductions i.e. PAYE, VAT, WHT, PENSION etc
Process payments for all projects and operational transactions.
Compile and sorts documents, such as invoices and cheques, substantiating business transactions
Verify and post details of business transactions such as fund received and disbursed and total accounts to ledger or computer spreadsheet and database
Audit invoices against purchase orders, research discrepancies and present for approval
Posting of payment and petty cash vouchers to the accounting software.
Investigate problems that vendors or purchasing agents have with obtaining payment for their bills.
Compute and record charges, refunds, cost of lost or damaged goods, freight charges, rentals and similar items
Prepare vouchers, invoice, cheques, receipts, account statements, reports and other records and review for accuracy
Extract general ledger information and reconcile general ledger account with various registers
Compile cost reports and revenue and balance sheets
Monitors loans and accounts payable and receivable to ensure that payments are up to date
Assists employees, vendors, clients and customers by answering questions related to accounts, procedures and services
Preparation of monthly payroll and other variable pays for haulage drivers/operators
Withdrawing of cash and lodgment of cash and cheques into the company’s account.
Filing of all accounts and finance document in the proper file.
Ensuring that assets of the company (cash, stock, fixed assets, any other materials) are always taken care of
Reconcile report discrepancies and problem
Maintain accounting controls and define accounting policies and procedures.
Liaise with regulatory authorities at all levels (Local, State and Federal) and Auditors
Reconciliation of cash and bank transaction
Perform other related functions as may be reasonably requested by supervisor, the organization`s MD/CEO or management.
CRYSTAL GLASS NIGERIA LIMITED, AMUWO-ODOFIN, LAGOS May 2014 to April 2015
Position: Account officer
Updating and maintaining subsidiary books of account, Journals, Ledger and trial balance.
Maintaining fixed Assets register, Account Payable, Account Receivable, Tax Account etc.
Preparing of Financial Statement
Reconciliation of cash and bank transaction
Stock taking and stock account reconciliation
Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing accounting information
Preparing of monthly, Quarterly and annual financial statement and reports etc.
NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORP (NYSC) 2013 - 2014
Govt. Junior Sec. Sch., Ahmadu Maikwato, Keffi; Nasarawa State
Student member, Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), Strategic Professional Level
UDEMY ONLINE TRAINING 2019 -2020
●Business process modeling
●Google sheet usage
MYACCOUNTANT BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED (Financial and HR Consultant) 2017.
●Xero Accounting software evaluation.
●Xero Accounting set-up, transaction processing and reports.
FIN-SOFT ASSOCIATES (Financial and IT Consultant). 2016
●Sage 50 Accounting Package.
●QuickBooks Accounting Package.
●Evaluation of Accounting Packages.
WIZER ADVISORY 2015
●Intermediate Microsoft Excel
●Microsoft Office – Word
●Microsoft Office - PowerPoint
LANGUAGE SPOKEN English, Igbo, Hausa and Tiv
Studying, Researching, Traveling, listening to inspirational Music, Meditating etc.
Available on request