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P.O.Box BT, C, Tema, Ghana /
OBJECTIVE A Chartered Certified Accountant with over twelve years proven track record of producing accurate and on time accounting and financial reports, setting up internal control and excellent managerial and supervisory skills, Tax Planning and tax efficiency structuring. Exceptional interpersonal and communication attributes acquired from working with bank relationship managers, auditors, tax officers and statutory regulators as well as clients and customers. SKILLS Financial: Strong understanding and interpretation of financial statements and spreadsheets. Proficient in developing excelbased financial models, Excellent Tax Planning and strategic expertise Extensive knowledge in International Accounting Standards IAS, International Financial Reporting Standard IFRS, Corporate Governance Code and Sarbanes Oxley Act Proficient user of Microsoft Office suites, Tally, Sage Pastel, Peachtree and Payroll
IT Skills: software.
WORK EXPERIENCE Accounts & Finance Manager Laurus Development Partners UK Based Actis Portfolio Company Mar. Date Formulate and implement good accounting practices and effective managerial procedures to ensure proper management of Investment. Prepare financial reports, management reports and Board Reports. Setting up efficient internal control system and regulatory compliance systems for the company. Advising and reporting to management and other professionals on Good Corporate Governance and ethical practices. Project Controller Prepare financial reports for a $m multi use building in Ghana OAS. Conduct a budgetary analysis of project cost and revenue Prepare a Project underwriting reports for private equity investor. Assess viability and profitability of the project. Ensure all tax such as withholding tax, capital gain tax etc are effectively computed and filed Project Controller Prepare Financial and budgetary reports for a $m building in Nigeria Conduct value engineering processes with Quantity surveyor and other consultants. Set out cost control structures and monitor its effectiveness Accounts Manager Narh Global Services, Ghana Mar. Feb. Accounts Manger in this $M Asset based Mining Support Firm Responsible for the company&;s financial management I truly understand how to control a company&;s revenues and costs through diligent management reporting. Involved actively in plant operations to observe and communicate meaningful financial impact of plant activities and provide recommendations to improve performance and enhance strategic decisions.
Set up an internal control system that delivered cost savings of % of annual turnover through continuous improvements leading to efficiency and cost reductions Executed capitalraising strategies resulting in over M inflow to support the firm&;s expansion. Control all plant financial functions pertaining to inventory to accurately state the plants financial position Ensured that accounting policies are properly defined, communicated and applied Managed payroll activities for over staff and ensured compliance with tax systems Prepared payback reports with tools such as Net Present value and internal rate of returns for equipments to be purchased. Prepared and created cash flow reporting tool Provided timely and accurate reporting analysis for actual results, budget and forecast needs concerning plant financial data. Prepared monthly financial reports in accordance with International Reporting Standards and statutory regulations Gained significant Project Management skills each day I directed, supported and managed the interaction of clients, project officers and external advisors Collated and managed client database using Microsoft Excel and Access Planned and managed daily operations to meet deadlines and prevent costly downtime and the resultant disruption of contract programmes
Group Financial Accountant Daves Group of Companies, Ghana Jan Feb Group Financial Accountant in this Freight, Forwarding and Shipping Firm Monitored and supervised all subsidiaries&; financial report and eliminate any intra group transactions. Monitored and supervised assigned personnel. Prepared consolidated accounts as per IFRS for the Board Assisted external Auditors in their Annual audit with necessary information. Prepared annual budget, budgeting control and variance analysis as well as cash flow forecast. Reviewed accounts payable and payroll processing . Quality Assurance & Testing Officer Feb Dec SoftTribe Company Limited, Ghana Quality Assurance & Testing Officer in this Software developing company. Implemented and overseas efficient data entry procedure for clients. Tested software for bugs and error before they are sold to clients. Reconciled accounts prepared manually with software prepared accounts. Trained potential users of Bespoke accounting packages EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE MBA in Financial Services University of East London Chartered Certified Accountant Qualification Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ACCA, U.K HND Accounting Takoradi Polytechnic, Ghana INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES Accomplished chess player Frequently participates in organized chess tournaments. Jun Aug Nov
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