Description

Summary

Flexible professional accountant who adapts seamlessly to constantly evolving accounting processes and technology. Adapt at a budget forecasting, financial reporting, and corporate tax planning. Specialize in financial planning, reporting and analysis.

Highlights

  • GAAP knowledge
  • Budget forecasting expertise
  • Account reconciliation expert
  • Financial statement analysis
  •  Team leadership
  • General ledger accounting
  • Reporting proficiency
  • Analytical
  • Organized
  • Detail-oriented

Qualifications

  • CPA from The Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana – Part Qualified – ongoing
  • International Diploma on Business Management/Administration – CIC
  • Diploma in Accounting – ICM

 

Experience

 

Finance & Accounting Manager                                                                                        

NETIS UGANDA LTD

12th Nov-18 to 19 Jul-19

Duties include the following;

1.       Country / Company Monthly Closing Process

  •  Inter-company reconciliations before
  • Help in dispute resolution & Inter-company eliminations for consolidated accounts
  • Create and implement all local processes to succeed in this group monthly consolidation planning & respect of deadlines.
  • Specify detailed closing planning with segregation of duties/ team member.

2.       Group Accounting Policies

  • Ensure application of standardized group accounting instructions / policies
  • Ensure compliance of group practices with local regulations in conjunction with management company
  • Manage double GAAP entries from local to IFRS GAAP (when Mauritius consolidation in place)

3.       Planning & Reporting

  • Weekly cash due – Monday
  • Monthly reporting agenda & planning + group reviews preparation
  • Prepare and coordinate monthly management package
  • Quarterly forecast preparation in respect of group planning
  • Yearly budget planning
  • Implement & maintain all group procedures in order to have requested reporting packs.

4.       Treasury Management

  • Coordinate local relationship with bank.
  • Coordinate loan repayment schedules with affiliates and put in place cash pooling with group
  • Maintain and document all country signatures rules & authorizations by banks.
  • Maintain group guaranties.
  • Harmonize all banks practices if multi-bank
  • Migrate towards single banks /country
  • Reduce cost of financing with innovative solutions
  • Maximize cash resources

5.       Statutory Accounting, Tax & Secretary

  • Manage local statutory accounting.
  • Manage local accounts certification & audit.
  • Manage company secretary duties with management company support.
  • No audit issues
  • No tax claim from TRA
  • Accounts certification with zero default
  • AGM, boards & minutes

6.       Documentation & Control

  • Maintain all group inter-company contracts for loans & management fees.
  • Maintain all contracts databases (insurances, leases, HR, etc. …)
  • Maintain all country law required documents & procedures (tax, HR, social, commercial, etc.)

7.       Financial Performance

  • Build analysis models in order to maximize profits
  • Cost control & saving plans…
  • Turnaround of non-profitable businesses
  • Etc…

8.       Other duties

  • Support with due diligence processes
  • Etc…

 

Consultancy Services

January 2018 – July 2018

Duties include the followings;

  • Prepared and presented business proposal to Abuja Investment Company Ltd (AICL) in Nigeria on behalf of Trident Imperial Company Ltd from Ghana, for construction of multi-level car park in Abuja-Nigeria
  • Assisted Trident Imperial Company Ltd in preparation of proposal to Ghana Airport company Ltd for construction of multi-level car park at Kotoka International Airport, Accra-Ghana
  • Assisted Trident Imperial Company Ltd in preparation of proposal to the Ministry of Works and Housing, Ghana for Affordable Housing Project for the Government of Ghana
  • Prepared business plan and investment memorandum for Nii Cudjoe and associates
  • Prepared 10-year financial projections for Nobac Food Processing Ltd, Accra – Ghana
  • Assisted International ROM Ltd for preparation of accounts for a case won at the commercial court, Accra-Ghana.
  • Prepared financial projections for Landmark Advisory Services Ltd, Accra-Ghana
  • Tax consultancy for SMEs and Financial projections for startup ventures

 

Senior Accountant Receivable

NETIS GHANA Ltd, Accra-Ghana

March 2013-January 2017,

duties included the following;

  • Collection of payment from customers
  • Reconciliation of customer accounts
  • Reconciliation of PM & CM works relative to invoices & fuel consumption
  • General ledger accounting
  • Preparation of weekly debtors’ report to management
  • Assisted CFO for preparation of monthly report to management
  • Other assignments
  • O&M Accountant, duties included the following;
  • Preparation and reconciliation of monthly PM works and invoice
  • Preparation and reconciliation of monthly CM works and invoice
  • Preparation and reconciliation of monthly fuel consumption and invoice
  • Collection of payment from customers
  • Managed branch current accounts
  • Verification of payment vouchers and reimbursement of accountable imprest
  • Supervision of 4 accountants at 4 branches
  • Disbursement of accountable imprest to the 4 branches
  • Assisted accounts payable section towards payment of O&M suppliers, transporters and contractors
  • Assisted proposal department in preparation of proposal for RFQs
  • Followed up on project managers on daily basis on the status of ongoing projects
  • Managed and prepared weekly work in progress report to management
  • Performed Analysis of project costs (variance analysis)
  • Preparation of income statement per project and department

 

Acting CFO

NETIS UGANDA LTD

December 2015 –February 2016

Duties include the following;

  • Standardization of SOP for finance, procurement and warehouse departments
  • Putting in place the processes and procedures
  • Assisted CEO in the management of working capital

 

Accounts Officer                                                                  

ROM ENGINEERING LTD, Tema – Ghana

2005-2011

Duties include the following;

  • Maintained all aspects of accounting, led a team of three (3) accounts officers and a cashier, helped in the preparation of financial statements of the company; received, sorted, processed and coded accounting documents, including invoices and cheque
  • Preparation of debtors and creditors control accounts, and reconciliation of bank, customer and creditor balances
  • Managed monthly payroll function for 150 employees, performed month-end journal entries and reconciliations, submitted monthly returns of statutory bodies i.e. SSNIT, IRS, VAT, and carried out other administrative functions.

 

Assistant Accountant                                                                                                                            

BARRYCALEBAUT GHANA LTD, Tema – Ghana

2001/2002

Duties include the following;

  • Managed accounts payable functions, managed vendor accounts, generated weekly on demand cheque, maintained contracts for all office equipment and service vendors
  • Organized invoices and purchase orders, entered and paid invoices via SAGE accounting software, reconciled vendor account statements and researched variances, coordinated monthly payroll functions, resolved inventory issues in collaboration with vendors
  • Performed other accounting duties and administrative functions

 

Marketing/Junior Accounts Officer                                                                                              

YIBEMA INSTRIAL SERVICES Ltd, Tema – Ghana

1999-2001

Duties include the following;

  • Managed bookkeeping,
  • Carried out accounts receivable/payable functions and maintained up-to-date client/supplier files
  • Handled petty cash
  • Conducted bank reconciliation
  • Embarked on nation-wide trek for sales and marketing of products/services of the company,
  • Submitted monthly returns of statutory bodies i.e. SSNIT, IRS & VAT
  • Performed other administrative functions.

Education

  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ongoing-current)
  • Cambridge International College, UK via Distance learning (2002-2005)
  • Academy of Business Administration, Kumasi-Ghana (1996/1997-1998)
  • The Institute of Commercial Management, UK via distance learning (1998/1999)
  • Tarkwa Senior High Secondary School, Ghana (1991-1994)

Referee

  • TERESA LUZINDA, HR MANAGER (NETIS UGANDA LTD): t.luzinda@netisgroup.net
  • YAW GYAMFI BOAKYE, ACCOUNTANT (NETIS GHANA LTD) gyamfib2012@gmail.com