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Financial Manager

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Lagos, Nigeria
Posted:
April 22, 2021

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Name

Oladimeji Olakunle S

Date of birth

**th of May 1973

Nationality

Nigerian

Sate

Ogun State

E-mail

adlvzy@r.postjobfree.com, adlvzy@r.postjobfree.com

Gender

Male

Phone

081********, 081********

Address

3 Bassey Udom crescent Akwa Ibom Uyo

Profile

A Chartered Accountant with many years of experience in financial management and control, administration, budgeting, planning and logistics in International Organisation (Marsh FJC ) and Local organisation (Association For Reproductive and Family Health- ARFH). Combining a strong academic background in Accounting with an excellent approach to time management and prioritising tasks. Excellent analytical and administration, finance and control skills and ability to use own initiative and work as part of a team. An effective communicator at all levels within an organization.

Objective

To work in an International and National organisation on developmental issues. A success driven and competitive organization where my skills and competencies can be best utilized without compromising the place of truth and integrity. To deliver high quality services with integrity and effectiveness.

Education & Professional Qualifications

BSC. Accounting( 2nd class Upper) -2020

( Achiever University Owo, Ondo State )- 2nd Class Upper (2.1)

HND. Accounting (Upper Credit ) - 2005

(The Polytechnic Ibadan, Ibadan Oyo State.) -Upper Credit

International Financial Reporting Standard certification ( IFRS)-2012

The Institute for Internal Control ( Certified Internal Control Auditors)-2010

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (Associate Chartered Accountants - ACA)-2005

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (Associate Accounting Technician -AAT)-1998

Current Position

HEAD, FINANCE AND ADMIN

Professional Experience

Direct Constructions Nigeria Limited – Head, Finance and Admin

October 2020 to date

Duties and Responsibilities;

Validation of JV project payment and entries into project account with contract administrator

Validation of joint project sales inflow with sales manager.

Preparation of JV report on monthly,quarterly and yearly basis

Interactions with project managers and Technical Directors for status updates on JV

Liason with Insurance companies and technical managers on Insurance matters

Liason with Legal department on JV structures.

Ensure proper filling of JV report and archiving of all JV report for ease of retrieval.

Coordinate the process of the Audit of the JV financial Account

Implementation of Internal and external Audit recommendation

Create cost centers for every project and initiate Financial management procedure for all projects

Initiate Audit procedures for all project sites.

Work closely with Executive Director in preparation of business plan and operational budget.

Review all invoices and make the relevant payments in a timely manner.

Review accounting discrepancies and recommend corrective actions.

Ensure the preparation and maintenance of all financial records.

Identify and resolve financial and administrative issues.

Association for Reproductive and Family Health – Finance Officer – Akwa Ibom (ARFH) April 1st 2019 Till December 2019.

Duties and Responsibilities;

Reviewing of purchase and payment request, ensuring validity of claims, completeness of supporting documentation and consistency of values while ensuring the request is within the budget.

Daily monitoring of project funds availability for project / program/ Admin expenditures and request for replenishment from the Head office.

Preparation of Payment Vouchers, Journal Vouchers, writing of cheques and Making payments for all procurements, purchases and for services to vendors, staff payment, Consultants etc.

Maintain financial records and monitoring system to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments and other data for day to day transactions and reports.

Ensures the effective financial recording and reporting system, internal control and audit follow-up and processes financial transactions in and accurate and timely way. Proposes procedures to improve internal controls and efficiency and responds to audit issues

Prepare monthly Financial Reports: Bank reconciliation statement and QuickBooks reports as well as Full Accountability reports Finance and admin and Inventory reports and assist in preparing annual financial reports,

Review financial documents such as vouchers, invoices, delivery notes, purchase orders and other documents to ensure the completeness, accuracy, and validity of the documents.

Monitors the financial year Budget and ensures financial transactions are in accordance with USAID/ARFH financial rules and procedures..

Uploading of approved payment to the GT Bank banking payment portal and follow up for review and approvals to ensure timely payment

Carry out banking transaction and recording of daily lodgments and withdrawers, initiate bank transfer for payment to vendor’s and ensure transfers are done on time.

Execute project procurements for all required purchases of equipment, supplies, goods, and the contracting of services in full compliance with applicable USAID rules, regulations, policies, and procedures

Supporting the monitoring of programme financial performance for all project funds by providing necessary financial information and analysis, including implementation rate against indicators/results. Detects potential over-under expenditure problems and suggests remedial action

Coordinate with technical and finance teams to confirm participants and workshop costs. Ensure the vendor invoices and participants expense reports are processed for payment on time.

Provide logistics support and manage all administrative services for events and workshops, trainings, and Meetings including arranging venue, Tea Break, Lunch, travel and hotel reservations, hall rental and Air port pick up etc

Facilitating all payment requests, financial record-keeping and preparation of financial reports required in line with USAID/ARFH financial rules and procedures.

Assist in calculation and payment of DSA/Per Diem to staff and participants during workshops, trainings and meetings and handles electronic payments of participants at workshops.

Fixed Asset Management such as Procurement, Asset Register, Tagging, Maintenance, Control, Transfer and Verification.

Reviewing of Staff Monthly Time Sheet to ensure they are properly completed and fellow up on Timely Submission.

Providing quality services in administration, procurement, communication and management of office equipment and infrastructure to internal and external clients mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures;

Assist in processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of ARFH

Assist in Petty Cash Management and Control, and ensure timely retirement of staff advances for travels and program implementation..

Reviews and monitors charges for common services and cost recovery taking into account maximum cost efficiency and represents USIAD/ARFH’s interest in related negotiations and agreements

Assist in supervising transport officers, vehicle repairs and maintenance, movement of staff to various site and the LGAs

Assist in the recruitment of transport officers, Consultants, Interns, NYSC Corpers, Volunteers, and CBOs Financial Officers.

Provide support and guidance to program and other administrative staff in accordance with ARFH/USAID Policy and procedures. Travel to various districts and training sites when required to provide training and workshop logistical, administrative, and financial support.

Prepare travel and project activities expense advances and ensure travel expense reports and required accounting for other approved expenditures are properly completed and all outstanding advance amounts are reconciled, including timely repayments to be made to the project.

Making fund requisition, reimbursement and involvement in the capacity building of the Community Based Organization on Financial Management.

Remittance of PAYE Tax and Withholding Tax to the appropriate authorities.

Provide technical support supervision to the implementing partners / CBOs to ensure that all advances are retired and financial reports are prepared and submitted on a timely basis.

Ensure all expenses, payments, receipts, bank reconciliations and other required financial data are entered correctly and properly and in a timely fashion in project online QuickBooks accounting program.

Assist in the procurement and distribution of intervention items to beneficiaries as well as the Households Economic Strengthening (HES) items to the selected beneficiaries.

Ensure the proper use, maintenance and repairs of facilities and equipment, such as generators, vehicle, communication, computer units and peripherals, video and audio equipment and all other office equipment.

Manage and organise official travel for ARFH staff and consultants including flight arrangements, accommodation & other associated tasks

Attend meetings on day to day on finance and admin matters, oversees the movement of staff to project site areas, their attendance, leave plans and overtime.

. Association for Reproductive and Family Health – Finance Officer – Rivers State (ARFH) September 1st 2019 Till March 31st 2019.

Duties and Responsibilities;

Reviewing of purchase and payment request, ensuring validity of claims, completeness of supporting documentation and consistency of values while ensuring the request is within the budget.

Daily monitoring of project funds availability for project / program/ Admin expenditures and request for replenishment from the Head office.

Preparation of Payment Vouchers, Journal Vouchers, writing of cheque’s and Making payments for all procurements, purchases and for services to vendors, staff payment, Consultants etc.

Maintain financial records and monitoring system to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments and other data for day to day transactions and reports.

Ensures the effective financial recording and reporting system, internal control and audit follow-up and processes financial transactions in and accurate and timely way. Proposes procedures to improve internal controls and efficiency and responds to audit issues

Prepare monthly Financial Reports: Bank reconciliation statement and Quickbook reports as well as Full Accountability reports Finance and admin and Inventory reports and assist in preparing annual financial reports,

Review financial documents such as vouchers, invoices, delivery notes, purchase orders and other documents to ensure the completeness, accuracy, and validity of the documents

Monitors the financial year Budget and ensures financial transactions are in accordance with USAID/ARFH financial rules and procedures..

Uploading of approved payment to the GT Bank banking payment portal and follow up for review and approvals to ensure timely payment

Carry out banking transaction and recording of daily lodgments and withdrawers, initiate bank transfer for payment to vendor’s and ensure transfers are done on time.

Execute project procurements for all required purchases of equipment, supplies, goods, and the contracting of services in full compliance with applicable USAID rules, regulations, policies, and procedures

Supporting the monitoring of programme financial performance for all project funds by providing necessary financial information and analysis, including implementation rate against indicators/results. Detects potential over-under expenditure problems and suggests remedial action

Coordinate with technical and finance teams to confirm participants and workshop costs. Ensure the vendor invoices and participants expense reports are processed for payment on time.

Provide logistics support and manage all administrative services for events and workshops, trainings, and Meetings including arranging venue, Tea Break, Lunch, travel and hotel reservations, hall rental and Air port pick up etc

Facilitating all payment requests, financial record-keeping and preparation of financial reports required in line with USAID/ARFH financial rules and procedures.

Assist in calculation and payment of DSA/Per Diem to staff and participants during workshops, trainings and meetings and handles electronic payments of participants at workshops.

Fixed Asset Management such as Procurement, Asset Register, Tagging, Maintenance, Control, Transfer and Verification.

Reviewing of Staff Monthly Time Sheet to ensure they are properly completed and fellow up on Timely Submission.

Providing quality services in administration, procurement, communication and management of office equipment and infrastructure to internal and external clients mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures;

Assist in processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of ARFH

Assist in Petty Cash Management and Control, and ensure timely retirement of staff advances for travels and program implementation..

Reviews and monitors charges for common services and cost recovery taking into account maximum cost efficiency and represents USIAD/ARFH’s interest in related negotiations and agreements

Assist in supervising transport officers, vehicle repairs and maintenance, movement of staff to various site and the LGAs

Assist in the recruitment of transport officers, Consultants, Interns, NYSC Corpers, Volunteers, ans CBOs Financial Officers.

Provide support and guidance to program and other administrative staff in accordance with ARFH/USAID Policy and procedures. Travel to various districts and training sites when required to provide training and workshop logistical, administrative, and financial support.

Prepare travel and project activities expense advances and ensure travel expense reports and required accounting for other approved expenditures are properly completed and all outstanding advance amounts are reconciled, including timely repayments to be made to the project.

Making fund requisition, reimbursement and involvement in the capacity building of the Community Based Organization on Financial Management.

Remittance of PAYE Tax and Withholding Tax to the appropriate authorities.

Provide technical support supervision to the implementing partners / CBOs to ensure that all advances are retired and financial reports are prepared and submitted on a timely basis.

Ensure all expenses, payments, receipts, bank reconciliations and other required financial data are entered correctly and properly and in a timely fashion in project online QuickBooks accounting program.

Assist in the procurement and distribution of intervention items to beneficiaries as well as the Households Economic Strengthening (HES) items to the selected beneficiaries.

Ensure the proper use, maintenance and repairs of facilities and equipment, such as generators, vehicle, communication, computer units and peripherals, video and audio equipment and all other office equipment.

Manage and organize official travel for ARFH staff and consultants including flight arrangements, accommodation & other associated tasks

Attend meetings on day to day on finance and admin matters, oversees the movement of staff to project site areas, their attendance, leave plans and overtime.

January 2013 to August 2015 Femi Johnson & Co Ltd; Manager –Controllership

Coordination of FJC General Ledger

Generation of Financial Reports on monthly basis to Parent company in London

Attending to request and queries from Parent companies on regular basis.

Preparation Of Financial Schedules and Report

Monthly /Quarterly/Annual Financial report and balances sheet reconciliation

Fixed Assets Accounting.

Payments.

Reconciliation and Analytical reviews.

Member of annual budget committee

Staff cost management.

January 2008 to December 2011; Femi Johnson & Co Ltd. Manager -Fiduciary

Preparation of Client credit notification to Insurer

Preparation of client settlement

Monthly Reconciliation with Insurance Companies

Management of Clients ‘account

Liaison officer with regulators

Preparation of company’s monthly income

Supervision of subordinate

Monthly report of the department

March 2003 to December 2007 Femi Johnson & Co LTD; Deputy Manager (Finance)

Compliance Monitoring & Reporting.

Management of Financial Process Compliance

Preparation of quarterly financial report and analysis for management use

Management of Clients’ Account.

oManagement of Insurance companies Accounts

Oversight functions of branch operations.

Monthly reconciliation of Creditors and Debtors accounts with clients and insurance companies

Management of Financial Report

Assisting accounting software implementation.

Preparation of monthly and quarterly journals.

Preparation of Bi-Annual service charge for the subsidiary companies.

Age analysis of reconciliated items, preparation of report on long outstanding one

Achievement

I have effectively and efficiently supported immensely the implementation of many projects – USAID /ARFH LOPIN 1 OVC Project. USAID/ ARFH SURGE PASS PROJECT, Assisted in providing administration and logistics support to over 300 workshops, training and meetings.

Support the effective procurement and distribution of Intervention items, Block Grant Items, Household Economics Strengthening items to affective individuals, Adolescents, Households and Caregivers,

Assisted in adequate, efficient and effective handling of project funds ensuring value for money and making sure that funds are expended for what they are being budgeted for in a transparence manner. And to achieve the project goals and objectives as well as saving lives.

Assisted in building the capacity of CBO / partners staff capacities in the area of Finance, Administration, Accounting, Funds management,

Certificates of

Trainings

Personal effectiveness, time management and organization.

Fraud and Control Awareness Course

Efficiency techniques in Microsoft excel

Financial Statement Analysis Module

Basic Accounting Module

United Nation - Basic security in the field – staff safety, health, and welfare.

United Nation - Advance security training,

USAID and CDC rules and regulations.

First aid training.

USAID/US Government Procurement Policies.

Household Economic Strengthening Training on LOPIN 1 Project

Financial and Grant Management Refresher Training

Training on Gender Norms and Child Safe Guarding Policy

The Code of Business Ethics & Conduct and Procurement Integrity & Organisation Conflict of Interest.

Nutrition Care for Vulnerable Children Training

Skill and Proficiency

Fixed asset management and control

Efficiency techniques in the use of Banking applications and QuickBooks and Atlas.

Excellent in data/schedule management, maintenance of protocol and information flow;

Financial Reporting /variance analysis.

Good understanding of donors Rules and Regulations (USAID, UNDP)

Excellent analytical, financial and internal control skill.

Administrative procedures and logistics services.

Project Review and Monitoring with respect to budget and spending.

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office tools (Excel, MS Word, Power Point) and QuickBooks.

Embracing cultural diversity and change,

Strong problem solving, analytical, operational, and coordinating abilities

Integrity, high ethical values and good communication skills.

Highly Adaptable, Focused and willing to learn.

Good in documentation and information handling

Good knowledge of Accounting practice, policies and procedures

Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills

Achieving results and Accountable

Developing and applying professional expertise

Thinking analytically and strategically,

Working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships,

Hobbies

Voluntary Services & Care and Support Service

Traveling

Reading

Football

Reference

1, Mr.Adesola Olalekan - General Manager

PGS Exploration

Victoria Island

Lagos

080********

adlvzy@r.postjobfree.com

2 Ajibola Jubril Olasupo

Air Logistic Coordinator

Oriental Energy resources

74 ordinances Road

Trans Amadi

Rivers State

Portharcourt

080********

adlvzy@r.postjobfree.com

Note: Further details available on request



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