ACCA part qualified with Financial and management accounts experience within large, complex, matrix style organisations. Possess excellent numerical and analytical skills, attention to detail, with a focus on delivering accurate information to tight deadlines. Able to demonstrate sound commercial awareness and business acumen as well as a self motivated, pro-active and used to working with initiative in a collaborative working environment. Able to problem solve and challenge as well demonstrate experience in various Accounting software and possess advanced Excel and report writing skills.
Immediately available – Actively seeking.
Finance Professional (ACCA Finalist, 11 out of 15 papers to be completed 2017)
MBA (Business Administration) Staffordshire University,Staffs, UK 2002-2003
BSC.ED (Accounting) Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria 1995-1998
NCE Nigerian Certificate of Education. Federal College of Education (Business Management and Accounting) Ogun State Nigeria 1990-1993
KOCH MEMBRANE SYSTEMS – Management Accountant
Apr 2016 – Aug 2016
Assisted the financial controller in tidying and closing all for the section of the account was being transferred to US. E.g. * Tidy up fixed asset register & balance sheet reconciliation. * Working through old projects and making sure Tax, specifically VAT has been calculated and allocated correctly to specific projects.
NHS – Assistant Management Accountant
Mar 2016 – Apr 2016
Assisted to meet targets and deadlines due to backlogs of work at time of employment, by carrying out all possible reconciliations and postings of various journals .
Reclaim Fund Ltd – Management Accountant
Nov 2015 – Feb 2016
Achievements – Reclaim Fund
Responsible (but wholly) for preparation of monthly management accounts, budgets, (Statutory reporting) year-end annual report and accounts, preparation of the Q4 FCA returns. Day-to-day engagement with management, auditors, Redesigned and updated the Cash flow, bank reconciliation and management packs and involved with year-end audit.
Redesigned the accruals & prepayments journal template to be used for uploading journals into the new system, ensuring controls embedded into the template. Ensured Segregation of duties in new system for journal approvers and authorisers.
Redesigned and created extensive data extract routines in Excel the accounting software used (Access Dimension) to produce consolidated monthly MI reports, meaning less manual intervention and enhanced controlled reporting
ISS Technical Services (Former GSH) – Management Accountant (Maternity cover)
July 2014 – July 2015
Achievements – ISS Technical Services
Responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of all financial information for the relevant contract(s). An understanding of the contract, working with the Account Director to optimise profit and protect ISS from any Commercial/Partner/Internal risks.
Reporting on financial and operational performance and identifying risk through full knowledge and understanding of the pricing model. Evaluation of current financial controls and identification of improvements. Ensuring standardised procedures are followed to deliver consistency of accounting.
Ongoing establishment of finance as a valued and integral part of the operating business. Developed and maintained a professional and proactive business relationship with all levels of client’s representatives; promoting the Company and development of services.
University Hospital of North Staffordshire Stoke – Accounts Manager
May 2014 – July 2014
Achievements/Key responsibilities – UHNS
Responsible for the accurate recording and reporting of the Trusts purchase ledger, Providing advice on complex financial and corporate issues to non-financial managers, Responsible for the day to day management of the Accounts payable team and ensuring the smooth running of the department, Performing the month-end closing process and reconciliation of the ledgers and accounts codes, Maintaining excellent working relationship with both internal and external suppliers, Ensure that all invoices and credit notes are processed accurately and promptly in accordance with the Trusts’ Standing Financial Instructions, Weekly payments run of NHS and Non-NHS BACS, BACSE & FST and weekly update of attendance chart and seating rota, AP performance Statistic report and Developed and improved process and procedure in the department which were not in place.
Bitdefender Ltd (UK and Ireland) – Accountant & Office Manager
Mar 2011 – Jan 2014
Achievements – Bitdefender Ltd
Bitdefender is the creator of award-winning, internationally certified Internet Security and Antivirus software. As an accountant and office manager of the company in UK report to the Global Financial Controller and the Chief Financial Officer in Romania (HQ) with responsibility for all aspects of financial and system accounting, including Sales/Purchase Ledger, Group Reporting and Intercompany Accounting, Tax/VAT Accounting/reporting and system reporting/integrity of general ledger and other management accounting software, as well as acting as the business liaison point with internal and external audit and payroll preparation and reporting and office manager duties (Administrations).
Trader Media Group, Warrington – Cost Analyst/ Project Assistant
Dec 2008 – Mar 2011
Achievements – Auto Trader
Migration of Midland Auto Trader in Birmingham to Warrington, a Financial Shared Service Centre.
Responsible for monthly preparation and reporting for 23 cost publications/units. By proactively analysing and managing risks against the latest budgets and forecasts and driving initiatives to reduce overall costs. Also, accountable for ensuring costs are expensed and accruals and prepayments have been processed for all the direct & indirect costs of Magazines e.g. Magazine printing cost, production settings cost, production materials, allocation/distribution costs both externally and internally, legal & professional fees, COMAG, POS, etc.
Midland Auto Trader (Trader Media Group) – Accounts Assistant
Mar 2008 – Nov 2008
Achievements – Midland Auto Trader
A temporary contract to assist the Head of management accountant to close all accounting books to move the finance department to Warrington a shared services centre by raising journals (accruals and prepayments), sort all VAT queries, resolve all issues with the fixed asset register, clear down all interCo ledger balances and recharges, balance sheet and bank reconciliation etc
Fletchers Bakeries Ltd (Sheffield) – Accounts Administrator
Feb 2008 – Mar 2008
An interim position to assist the accountant due to backlogs
T.G. Holdcroft Motors (Stoke) – Financial Assistant (Purchase/Sales Ledger)
Dec 2003 – Jan 2008
Matching, batching and coding invoices, monthly payment runs by BACS and cheque payments, daily bank reconciliations, Suppliers’ Statement reconciliations, handling and dealing with queries from suppliers, assist in preparation of management accounts, assist in other areas of accounts as requested by accountant, undertook kerridge software training course.
GAPS IN CV
Feb 2001 – Aug 2002: Assistant Manager of Sage Line 50 & Payroll Software – Robert Ade-Odiachi & Co. (Chartered Accountants, Nigeria)
2001: KPS Nigeria Limited (Investment & Communication, Nigeria) Accounts/Administration office
Teaching Practices – (1990-1998) Taught in various High Schools during my teacher’s college and first degree.
SUN Accounting, Access Dimension, SAP, Agresso, CMS 2000, Advanced Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, Sage Line 50 & 100, Intermediate Microsoft Power Point, & Outlook, Kerridge, Cognos/CASPA, Oracle and use of Gabriel, FCA returns software.
EMPLOYMENT REFERENCES – Available upon request
- Management & financial accounting & reporting
- statutory accounting & reporting
SEPT 2002/NOV 2003
MBA BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION at Staffordshire university
Sept 1995/Nov 1998
Bsc Edu in accounting at Ogun State University
Apr 2016/Aug 2016
Management accountant at Koch membrane systems
Relocated to Malaysia to join family
Oct 2015/Feb 2016
Management accountant at The reclaim fund Ltd
4 months contact
July 2014/Aug 2015
Management accountant at ISS technical services
1 year maternity cover
Mar 2011/Jan 2014
Accountant and office manager at Bitdefender ltd
February 2008/Mat 2011
Cost analyst at Auto trader
Dec 2003/Jan 2008
Accounting assistant at TG Holdcroft motors