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Accounts Professional (Mathematics Graduate) seeking work worlwide

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 19160

List top 5 skills: accounts, admin, finance, numerical
Short Bio:

My goal is to become a Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), I am studying towards my fundamental ACCA exams.

I am fluent in German and English (my parents are German and English). I grew up in the United Arab Emirates, where I attended the premier International School in the region for 7 years along with the German and British schools for 6 years, I excel at communicating with and understanding people from many diverse cultures.

Current location: 

Scotland, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

accounting and finance, Admin and Clerical

Spoken languages: 

english, german

Locations I am interested in working:

austria, Belgium, canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Gibraltar, greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Middle East, Netherlands, spain, Sweden



Qualifications

09/2008 – 06/2012
HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY (EDINBURGH)
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (2:2)

Skills Summary

Being raised in the Middle East, has grown up in a different culture and can communicate well with people from diverse backgrounds. A highly motivated, trustworthy and hard-working Mathematics graduate accustomed to working under pressure and able to work on own initiative, or within a team.

A successful bi-lingual (German and English) trainee accountant with invaluable experience (18 months) in financial reporting and accounting covering a range of industries including oil & gas. Presently looking to build experience within accountancy/audit, to work towards becoming a qualified chartered certified accountant (ACCA). Excellent communication, IT and organisational skills and can handle administrative duties efficiently

Career Summary

01/2014 – PRESENT
TRAINEE ACCOUNTANT – WILLIAMSON & DUNN

• Producing statutory accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies with accompanying year-end working papers.

• Preparing final VAT returns, including sales and purchase ledger, and the input of bank transactions and payroll reports.

• Involved in all aspects of bookkeeping and analysis including: profit and loss statement, accruals and prepayments, bank, VAT and balance sheet reconciliations, debtors and creditors.

• Establishing a working relationship with clients, dealing with telephone and e-mail enquiries timeously.

• Basic audit experience including walkthrough tests, purchase/sales testing and payroll testing.

05/2013 – 11/2013
ACCOUNTANCY TRAINEE – GRANT CONSIDINE

• Prepared VAT returns (Quarterly)

• Payroll: Monthly/4 weekly/weekly

• Prepared personal, partnership and corporate tax returns

• Created cashbooks from clients’ records to produce the accounts

• Produced the year-end financial accounts, including analysis for the accompanying schedules for sole traders, partnerships, limited liability partnerships and limited companies.

• Fee preparation for clients and basic admin duties.

04/2013 – 05/2013
TEMP ADMINISTRATOR – BALFOUR BEATTY

02/2013 – 03/2013
TEMP WORK – OFFICE ANGELS & AAA

08/2012 – 10/2012
GERMAN TECHNICAL SUPPORT AT SYKES

09/2010 – 06/2012
STUDENT AMBASSADOR – HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY

09/2011 – 09/2011
STUDENT ENROLMENT HELPER – FRESHER’S WEEK AT UNIVERSITY

06/2011 – 06/2011
BARTENDER – ROYAL HIGHLAND SHOW

09/2010 – 09/2010
STUDENT ENROLMENT HELPER – FRESHER’S WEEK AT UNIVERSITY

09/2007 – 07/2008
CASUAL BANQUETING WAITRESS – MARCLIFFE HOTEL (5* HOTEL)

10/2006 – 11/2006
WEEKEND ROOM ATTENDANT – HILTON TREETOPS HOTEL

 

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE

06/2010 – 06/2010 Volunteer – St. Martin’s Church Toy Library

06/2007 – 06/2008 Computing Club for Girls Helper – RGC

08/2007 – 06/2008 Library Assistant – RGC

08/2006 – 06/2008 Young Leader at 3rd Kingswells Brownies

06/2006 – 06/2006 Work Placement – Well Engineering department at Shell

05/2005 – 08/2006 Sunday School Helper – Kingswells Church

05 /2003 – 05/2005 Sunday School Helper – St.Andrew’s Church

06/2004 – 06/2004 Receptionist at British Dental Practice (UAE)