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Resources Manager Financial Accountant

Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
July 31, 2021

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Jecktone Odhiambo Opiyo

P.O Box ***** - *****


Cell Phone No. 072*-***-*** CAREER OBJECTIVE

I am looking for an Accounting position in a competitive and challenging environment where I can consistently and effectively deliver accounting services that will enhance the company’s purpose and profitability.


Proven experience in preparation and analysis of financial statements and reports.

Competent in financial management, project appraisals and evaluation.

Proven experience in preparation of management accounts, budgets and implementation of budgetary control policies.

Well conversant with interpretation of international accounting standards and international auditing practice statements

Excellent problem solving skills and exceptional commitment to results and performance. Able to identify and learn new technical skills.

Work well without supervision, able to withstand pressure while remaining forecast to accomplish objectives.

Good experience in general financial management and administration.

Good understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and financial reporting standards.

Excellent proven knowledge and experience in Payroll preparation, Tax computations and compliance requirements as well as itax.

Excellent knowledge in Cash and Bank equivalent reconciliations.

Working knowledge of Procurement procedures and computerized accounting system.

Good Communicator in English and Kiswahili.


Implementation of accounting system from manual to Quick Books at Nation Staff Consumer Cooperative Society Ltd

Cleared all outstanding debtors during my one year in office by March the following year in NASCOS

Cut the costs of supplies by 15% through comparing three quotations every time a procurement was done as cost evaluation enhanced its effectiveness in Premier Flour Mills Ltd.


April 2020 to date : The Travel Lounge Ltd

Position : Accountant

Dec 2017 to March 2020 : Richard, Hassan and Associates Position : Auditor

Basic Job Description

Examine and analyze accounting records to determine financial status of establishment and prepare financial reports concerning operating procedures. Duties

Collect and analyse data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.

Report to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities.

Prepare detailed reports on audit findings

Review data about material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income, and expenditures

Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency, effectiveness, and use of accepted accounting procedures to record transactions.

Examine and evaluate financial and information systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.

Prepare, analyze, and verify annual reports, financial statements, and other records, using accepted accounting and statistical procedures to assess financial condition and facilitate financial planning.

Aug 2017 to Nov 2017 : Rainhouse

Position : Part Time Accountant

April 2015 to July 2017 : Nation Staff Consumer Cooperative Society Ltd- Restuarant Position : Accountant/Head of Finance Department


Establish, maintain and coordinate the implementation of accounting controls and procedures to satisfy legal and internal requirements

Provide timely and accurate monthly financial and accounting information to management.

Prepare year end accounts and ensure that the year-end audit exercise progresses smoothly and completed successfully

Analyse revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget and expenditure control levels in line with company policies.

Review and submit various statutory returns as is required on time.

Prepare and review budgets, revenue, expenses, payroll entries, invoices and other accounting documents.

Planning, assigning, directing and reviewing of Account assistants’ reports and operations and provide leadership to the team as well as their performance

Ensure the society complies with the regulatory and statutory guidelines on tax, levies and best labour practices

Provide advisory opinion on investment and do monthly physical stock taking then reconcile with the system/bin cards stock levels.

Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits

Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, vendors and clients and address any accounting discrepancies.

Recommend, develop and maintain financial data base, computer software system and manual filing system

Debt collections, reporting bad debts and keeping a careful eye on the cash flow June 2010 to March 2015 : Premier Flour Mills Ltd

Position : Accountant.

Key duties:

Prepare monthly and annual management reports eg Trial balance, statement of comprehensive income and statement of financial position before presenting to the management.

Preparation of manufacturing account on monthly basis and comparison of the same with the previous month’s for variance analysis.

Analyzing the various costs met due to supplies and advising the management on cost effective measures to take when making the required orders.

Payroll administration and ensure that all statutory deduction eg NHIF,NSSF and PAYE are paid on time in accordance with relevant tax laws so as to avoid unnecessary penalties due to non compliance.

Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness.

Monthly physical stock taking of raw and packing materials, finished goods and reconciliation with the system values.

General duties:

Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions.

Maintain and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting internal control procedures.

Review all financial documents including payment vouchers, petty cash vouchers, and cheque payments and ensure that proper authorization as well as approval procedures has been followed to the latter. Initiate procurement process and make all payments within the stipulated time and in accordance with global fund regulations

Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the different projects in accordance and adherence to various reporting formats.

Analyze and review budgets and expenditures for international and private funding, contracts, and grants and give reports on variance analysis.

Analyze revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels, and ensure expenditure to control cost.

Recommend, develop and maintain financial data bases, computer software systems and ensure proper entry into the system.

Interact with internal audit department and external auditors in reviewing company’s existing controls and ways of improving them.

Nov 2000 – May 2007 : Armour Group Kenya Ltd Security Officer. Responsibilities:

Liaising with the head office on security matters as pertains the station under my management.

Overseeing supervisors and guards on the ground to ensure they effectively work as per the required company’s standards in order to meet the client’s satisfaction.

Preparation of duty roster for both supervisors and guards on monthly basis and ensuring the go for off duty every week.

Receiving reports both from supervisors and the clients on issues which need urgent attention for the smooth running of the station.


Nov 2000 : Basic Training with Armour Group Kenya Ltd. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

December 2009 : Certified Public Accountants (CPA) finalist. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

June – Aug 2004 : Multiface Computer Training Certificate in Computer. 1995 – 1998 : Maranda High School K.C.S.E C+ (Plus) 1986 – 1994 : Oseno Komolo Primary School K.C.P.E B+ (Plus) LEADERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS

1991 – 1993 : Bell Ringer

1997 – 1998 : House captain


Business minded

Strong Ethics and Integrity

Organized and structured

Creative and inquisitive

Offering Advisory services

Detail oriented


Communication skills (both verbal & written )

Computer skills

Time management

Leadership skills

Basic skills in Karate

Self motivation

Self confidence

Team work skills

Problem solving



Languages: Fluent in English and Swahili.

Date of Birth –9


December 1978.


1. Phillip K. Ochieng,

Head of Finance Department,

Paramount Bank Ltd,

P.O. Box 140**-*****, Westlands,

Cell phone: 073*-***-***


2. Shaila Hassan,

Group Human Resources Manager,

Premier Flour Mills Ltd,

P.O. Box 593**-*****,

Cell phone: 072*-***-***


3. Samson Owino Olendo,


Tax Plus Kenya,

P.O. Box 3164-00506,

Cell phone: 074*-***-***


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