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Executive Assistant Account Officer

Lagos, Nigeria
November 18, 2022

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Nigerian University of Technology & Management (NUTM) (Lagos, Nigeria) 2021-2022 Postgraduate Diploma in Technology, Entrepreneurship, & Design Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University (Lagos, Nigeria) Aug 2021 Mini-MBA Certification (Venture in Management Program) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Enugu, Nigeria) 2015-2019 B.Sc. Accountancy (2:1)


GigsAfrik (Lagos, Nigeria) Oct 2021-Present

Team and Product Lead

• Leading a team of 5 to build a company that is developing a product for the gig economy by leveraging new technologies such as AI, machine learning, and GIS mapping

• Building the MVP, leveraging no-code tools to on-board over 100+ users NUTM Shadow a Leader Program X McKinsey & Company (Washington DC, USA) Apr-May 2022 Apprentice to Finyinfolu Oladiran (Partner at McKinsey)

• Worked to develop a strategy product for post-secondary education in the US through research, data collection, analysis and visualization, which informed potential client decision making Centdoor Limited (Lagos, Nigeria) Apr-Sept 2021

Finance Analyst

• Worked with the finance team to improve the efficiencies of the business financials in the revenue segment, through data collection, sorting and tracking of all account’s receivables from clients worth over 200 million KPMG (Lagos, Nigeria) Jan-Mar 2020

Graduate Intern, Deal Advisory

• Facilitated research on commercial and financial due diligence reports for clients to support deal structuring and acquisition

• Prepared presentations for projects and in-house sessions, and computed data for various deliverables, relative to various industries and sectors, which increased the speed of project delivery LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Student Personal Development Hub (SPDH) (Enugu, Nigeria) Mar 2019-Present Founder/Executive Director

The Student Personal Development Hub (SPDH) is an online career center for students across universities in Nigeria that helps students adopt the mindset of personal development and prepare for the future of work.

• Leading a team of 12 to solve the problem of apathy towards personal development amongst university students, especially in remote institutions, by providing information and opportunities for growth

• Grew a community of over 5000 students, and hosted over 20 impact and value focused events and programs AWARDS/HONOURS/ACHIEVMENTS

• NUTM Scholarship Recipient, Class of 2022 (USD $40,000) 2021

• McKinsey Forward Africa Program, Pilot Cohort (Problem Solving & Communication for Impact) 2021

• Fellow, Savvy Fellowship (Tackling Pressing Problems Through Innovation for Entrepreneurs) 2020

• Certificate of Outstanding Leadership, Prudential Auditors and Consultants 2018

• Award of Merit, Evangel College "Best Graduating Student, Commercials" 2015 TRAININGS AND CERTIFICATIONS

• ALX Finance Analyst Program, Corporate Finance Institute 2022

• Management Communications-Writing & Presenting in Business, Harvard Business Publishing Edu. 2021

• Embracing Change, Leading Self & Reading Deeply, Harappa Education 2021

• Critical Thinking Certification, Metropolitan School of Business & Management, UK 2021

• PSENSE Certificate of Achievement (82% proficiency), Poise Graduate Finishing Academy 2020

• Certificate of Achievement (Experienced category), Jobberman Soft Skills Training 2020 VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

• Executive Assistant to the Convener, The African Core (Developmental Dialogue) 2020

• Content Developer on Financial Literacy for Kids, Smart Kids of Africa (SKA) 2019

• Deputy Programs Director and Compere, Southeastern Accounting Debate 1.0 2019

• Campus Ambassador and Liaison Personnel, Competence Africa (Enterprise Hills) 2018 SKILLS AND INTERESTS


• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (MS-Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Power BI), Project Management

• Efficient team involvement and management, excellent interpersonal and communication skills

• Content creation, social media management & email marketing

• Data collection, analysis and visualization

Interests: Personal Development, Consulting, Design Thinking and Strategy, Technology, Social Impact and Travelling

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