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Resume for Simpson Mitchell B. for Accountant / Bookkeeper / Accounting & Auditing in Kampala, Uganda




Occupation: Accountant / Bookkeeper Industry: Accounting & Auditing
Country: Uganda City: Kampala
State: Kampala ZIP: 3256



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Simpson Mitchell B.  

Address: P. O. Box Kampala                      Phone: +

Email:           Nationality: Ugandan  

             Date of Birth:  ..

Profession: Accounting             Current Position: Accountant 
 

                                                              

ACCACAT, BCom, PGDPLM

OBJECTIVE:

Comfortable in being a proactive member of the topmanagement team. Can identify and communicate potential problems and proposed solutions to the level of management appropriate to effect solutions. Can function effectively in a loosely structured, but complex work environment and set appropriate priorities and deal effectively with numerous simultaneous requirements. 

Can carry out responsibilities independently with minimal technical support from within the company.  Patient and good communicator who can function in an organizational environment involving a diversity of cultures, languages, and personal interests and agendas.

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EXPERIENCE:  

Accountant – Computer Frontiers Kampala Uganda Feb to Date

  • Ensures that all policies and procedures are in compliance with Accounting policies, procedures, and requirements;
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  • As required, establishes finance and supporting function policies, systems and procedures, and directs or performs their development, documentation, and implementation.
  • Manages the finance department activities and schedules to meet the financial reporting requirements and deadlines specified by the company.
  • Closely monitors all financial activities, and keeps the Managing Director advised of all situations which have the potential for a negative impact on internal controls or financial performance.
  • Ensure that on a monthly basis balance sheet reconciliations are completed on a timely basis and that final reconciliation and trial balances are reviewed with the Managing Director. 
  • Directs the preparation of, and approves all financial reports in respect to accounting, legal and contractual requirements and ensures the review of such reports by the Managing Director prior to submission.
  • Createds schedules and performs or supervises the completion of company internal control audits, and initiates actions necessary to correct internal control weaknesses.
  • Maintains current knowledge of local government requirements related to financial matters and ensures compliance with tax regulations and other legal requirements
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    Client Accounts Consultant – GOLDSTEAD ASSOCIATES, Kampala Uganda March to September

  • Contributing to the planning, conduct of an audit assignment by implementing auditing procedures and prepare related draft reports.
  • Prepare business tax computations for adjustment of accounting profits and losses for trade preparing other tax computations and returns for the company.
  • Preparing performance periodic reports and returns for outside agencies.
  • Drafting financial statements for the end of the accounting period.
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    Audit Assistant PROPCO HOLDINGS, Gaborone, Botswana; Jan – Dec

  • Negotiated, audited, approved and carried out reviews to maintain agreed service levels.
  • Created and reviewed the company’s accounts department.
  • Liaised with customers to prepare quotes, negotiate contracts and effectively deal with any issue of concern.
  • Held entire responsibility for the daytoday management and function of the Accounts Department, while meeting budget constraints and targets.
  • Monitored and evaluated the provision of services to archive work objectives. Supplied information for specific purposes.
  • FINANCE OFFICER PEATFIELD & BODGENER ARCHITECTS, Kampala, Uganda; Jul – Feb

  • Accountant for: $ .m Design of Infectious Disease Institute Programme Mulago Hospital;
  • New Boundary wall Design at Entebbe Airport for ENHANS estimated at a cost of $ ,
  • UTL Telephone House Scheme Design at an estimated cost of $ ,
  • New Design for Sheraton Kampala Health Club at an Estimated cost of $ ,
  • Refurbishment of Malaba Border Post at a cost of $ , for consultancy services
  • Budget
  • Accountable for the preparation and maintenance of the country office Operating Budget
  • Assists with the preparation and revision of budgets.
  • In compliance with company requirements and policies created the “Field Operations/Overhead” budget and recommends a methodology for allocation of overhead to budgets.
  • Presents and facilitates the review of monthly actualtobudget expenditure reports with management.
  • Ongoing review of work practices for elimination, automation or improvement. This includes the review of existing processes with the aim of automating and minimising where applicable non value add activities.
  • Training & Staff Management
  • Created and implements a training program for the Finance staff to ensure staff development and minimize exposure when staff are absent or depart.
  • Maintained current job descriptions for all positions within the finance group
  • Oversees training and technical support to the company, logistics and administrative staff for skills improvement in the areas of accounting, reporting and internal control.
  • Treasury
  • Oversees the timely preparation, review and approval of all monthly bank account and cash reconciliation’s.
  • Supervises the collection of contractual and other receivables.
  • Ensures the development and implementation of a plan to minimize the company’s foreign exchange exposure to currency gains and losses;
  • Managed the finance department activities and schedules to meet the financial reporting requirements and deadlines specified by clients. Identified requirements for and created reporting formats to aid in the management of operations and expenditures.
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  • Ensured that on monthly basis balance sheet reconciliation are completed on a timely basis and that final reconciliation and trial balances are reviewed with the Managing Director contributed to the planning, conduct of an audit assignment by implementing auditing procedures and prepare related draft reports.
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  • Prepared business tax computations for adjustment of accounting profits and losses for trade prepared other tax computations and returns for the company..
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       SOFTWARE INSTALLATIONS MANAGER GOLD & GRAIG U LTD; Jul ToOct

  • During this time, I installed and maintained computerised accounting software as a part time job at first then was enrolled for fulltime in Feb . My duties included installation of software and training of client’s staff to effective operation and usage of the software. I then monitored client’s progress after the systems’ change over.
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  • Oversaw the timely preparation, review and approval of all monthly bank account and cash reconciliation's.  Established company policies on advance payments, credit terms, and use of bank payment instruments.
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  • Ensured that appropriate balances are maintained to facilitate implementation. Ensured the development and implementation of a plan to minimize the country's foreign exchange exposure to currency gains and losses.
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  • Assisted with the preparation and revision of program and proposals and budgets. Assisted in the preparation and maintenance of the company’s Operating Budget; including preparation of budget guidelines to assist managers in formulating budgets.
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  • Createded and implemented a training program for the company’s finance staff to ensure staff development and minimize the company’s exposure when staff are absent or depart. Maintained current job descriptions for all positions within the finance group.
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       Assistant Finance Officer EDC HOLDINGS COMPANY LTD, Kampala, Uganda; Jun – Jul

  • Liaise with customers and sales agents to successfully resolve operational difficulties with order processing, thereby maintaining customer satisfaction.
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  • Held responsibility for the review of the accounts department operating procedures and to make recommendations on the implementation of new IT equipment for the department.
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  • Recorded and accounted for cash transactions by Recording and banking monies received, Made and recorded payments, maintained petty cash records and accounted for cash and bank transactions.
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  • Maintained a company audit files as per requirement. Oversaw the protection of the country's assets cash, inventory, NEP through the enforcement of internal control policies and procedures.
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  • Monitored and maintained security health and safety within the workplace.  Created and maintained effective working relationship with other members of staff, received and assisted visitors and planned and organised own work schedule.
  • EDUCATION:

    // to   ACCA; Part and Papers . Management and Accounting Training College

    // to // Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement & Logistics Management; Makerere University

    // to // BCOM, Accounting; Makerere University

    // to // CAT; UK; Management and Accounting Training College

    // to // UCE; Royal College Bunga 
     
     
     

    AFFILIATIONS:

    December – Present   Association of Chartered Certified Accountants  Student

    February    – Present   Association of Accounting Technicians of Uganda  Member

    June           – Present   Certified Accounting Technicians of United Kingdom  Member 
     
     
     
     

    SKILLS:

                Skill Name   Skill Level   Last Used/Experience

                Inventory Control & Purchasing Proficient    Currently Used/. years

                Accounts Payable/ Receivable Proficient    Currently Used/. years

                Office Systems Management  Proficient    Currently used/. years

                MS Word    Proficient    Currently Used/. years

                MS Excel    Proficient    Currently Used/. years

                Quick Books   Proficient    Currently used/. years

                Sage Line Version   Proficient    Currently Used/. years

                Tally .    Proficient    Currently Used/ years

                Income Tax   Intermediate   Currently used/. years

                Corporate & Individual Tax  Intermediate   Currently used/. years

                Tax Computations   Intermediate   Currently used/. years

                VAT Computations & Audit  Proficient    Currently used/. years

                Pastel Version    Proficient    Currently Used/year

                Automated Systems and  Proficie


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