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Resume for Eric Irvine K. for Accountant / Bookkeeper / Legal Services in London, United Kingdom

Occupation: Accountant / Bookkeeper Industry: Legal Services
Country: United Kingdom City: London
State: Greater London ZIP: E11 1JE

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Eric Irvine K.

a Colworth Road, London E JE, United Kingdom

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Trainee Accountant/Assistant Accountant

« Proactive and resultsoriented professional with a positive demeanour and strong work ethic 

Flexible and conscientious individual with over years of progressive financial management and accounting experience in energy; leisure; banking; and legal sectors. Contribute to improved revenue and profits in competitive markets. Proven ability to manage staff, develop and oversee operating budgets, and communicate with other departments, business partners, and senior management to ensure organisational goals are met. Proactive, handson and have acumen to identify problems and implement corrective actions in challenging and demanding environments. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; multitasking with an ability to interact with people of diverse backgrounds. Exceptional and effective team member; keen on surpassing goals, attaining corporate objectives, and exceeding expectations.  

Areas of Expertise  

Managerial Skills: 

« Strategic Analysis & Planning    « Document Management  

« Policy development & Implementation   « Budget Planning & Control  

« Task management     « Business/ Revenue Growth  

« Business Analysis     « Relationship Management    

« Revenue Forecasts     « Finance & Budgeting                

« Needs Assessment/Gap Analysis   « Organisation Representation     

« Profit & Loss Management    « Office Management     

« Maintaining bank relationships   « Customer Service Management 

« Inventory management & control    « Resource Management   

Functional Skills: 

« Team Management/Direction    « Cross Functional Coordination & Organisational Skills 

« Planning & Execution Skills    « Reporting & Documentation               

« Leadership & Supervision    « Record Maintenance            

« Training, Development, & Mentoring   « Presentation Skills   

« Negotiation Skills     « MultiTasking Ability  

« Target/Objective Oriented    « Motivational Skills   

« Complaint/Query Resolution    « Planning & Implementation Skills  

Professional Accomplishments  

Recognised as a self driven and dedicated professional, record of achievements include:

  • Resolved % of payment disputes with client hotels in Greece, Malta and Tunisia at within the first months of starting work.
  • Gained recognition for ability to quickly learn new systems by earning a place on sharedservices off shore project PP Project.
  • Actively participated in implementation of new system at Sage to SAP.
  • Updating accounting system and records at covering year period with turnovers of > £m.
  • Submitted all over due HMRC tax returns spanning a year period.
  • Recalculated income tax and VAT liability – saving over £K nearly % of HMRC claim.
  • Formulation and implementation of debt management policies and strategies.
  • Contributed to reduction of corporate debt from days to days.
  • Designed and set up local bank’s first foreign trade counter.

    Career Details  

    Accountant         Aug – Present Immigration Consultants London, United Kingdom 


  • Preparing financial statements for – for certification by external accountants to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Preparing – Partnership & Individual tax returns including VAT and P returns.
  • Recalculation of tax liability due to HMRC.
  • Processing of Immigration consultants monthly commission claims and staff payroll.
  • Reviewing the firm’s cash and credit control procedures.
  • Implementing financial policy and procedure for company: receivables and payables, petty cash – nature of transactions and limitations.
  • Reporting – management accounts; sales analysis; and payables due analysis.
  • Day to day running of office

    Finance Function SharedServices Offshore Project Team Member Mar – July Pune, India 


  • Implementation and knowledge transfer on PP shared services offshore project.
  • Training offshore team on how to effectively deal with payment queries and disputes.
  • Credit control duties – following up of outstanding debt via telephone and email and shared tactics on how to overcome language barrier for French speaking clients.

    Accounts Payables        May – Feb Leisure services Woking, Surrey 


  • Reconciling payables ledger for Greece, Tunisia, Malta and Spain.
  • Investigating and resolving payment queries and disputes.
  • Agreed and implemented an effective payment plan with client hotels to clear outstanding invoices.
  • Participated in defining end user requirements for new system SAP.
  • Participated in system changer over from Sage to SAP; identified and reported problems experienced.

    Corporate Revenue Collections Officer     Aug – Jan

    ZESCO Limited Power utility Lusaka, Zambia 


  • Participated in the formulation and implementation of debt collection policies and strategies.
  • Planned and supervised countrywide debt collection exercises.
  • Prepared monthly revenue collection reports for senior management.
  • Negotiated for effective debt settlement plans with corporate clients.
  • Identifying and training new staff.

    Assistant Accountant        July – July

    ZESCO Limited Power utility Kitwe, Zambia 


  • Maintenance of fixed asset register
  • Making accruals and payment journals
  • Making payroll journals and PAYE settlement
  • Calculation and posting of deferred income
  • Monthly control accounts and reconciliations
  • Authorisation of stock requisitions
  • Bank reconciliations for local and foreign currency accounts
  • All aspects of day to day processing of receivables and payables.
  • Assistant Loans Officer/Accounts Assistant/Foreign Trade Consultant Mar – Dec

    Stanbic Bank Limited Financial services – Kitwe, Zambia 


  • Manual assessment of credit facilities applications.
  • Loan stock inspections to ensure there was no charge on secured assets.
  • Preparing vouchers for sundry payments and invoicing bank’s tenants.
  • Making payroll adjustments for advance payments and overtime
  • Safe custody of counter stock foreign currency bank drafts and travellers cheques
  • Preparation of bank drafts; issuing travellers cheques; and processing letters of credit L/Cs.

    Educational Details  

    Masters in Business Administration – Finance & Investment Management Jan – Jan

    University of Wales, United Kingdom 

    Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ACCA – Professional   Jan – Dec

    London School of Business and Finance, United Kingdom 

    Bachelor of Science in Accounting      Jan – July

    Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom 

    Association of Accounting Technicians AAT – Diploma & NVQ  Jan – Dec

    Accountancy Training College, Zambia 

    O level School Certificate – St Class      Jan – Nov

    Kitwe Boys’ High School, Zambia 

    Continuous Professional Development/Training  

  • Recovery, ACCA London, June
  • ACCA Professional Ethics Module, June
  • Fair or foul: accounting and the financial crisis, ACCA London, April
  • Managing Poor Performance, AAT, November
  • Supervisory Skills, AAT, July
  • Customer Service Skills, ESB, August
  • Principles of Lending, Stanbic Bank workshop, July
  • Foreign Trade, Stanbic Bank workshop, June

    Computer Competencies  

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office , SAP, Sage lines & , ACCPAC, Pastel and Quickbooks.

    Professional Memberships  

  • Affiliate Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ACCA, UK
  • Member Association of Accounting Technicians AAT, UK
  • Student Association of Corporate Treasurers ACT, UK

    Personal Details and Interests 

    Nationality  : Zambian

    Hobbies  : Avid football fan; travelling, cooking, reading and community work volunteer at Jewish       Care’s Brenner Centre, Stamford Hill – London

    Language Skills  : English and very basic French

    References available upon request

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