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Chartered accountant seeking work in Europe and Dubai

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Serial No: 59167
(12/14/1983, male)
List top 5 skills: chartered accountant, external audit, fraud
Qualifications and Skills:

Member of the Certified General Accountant of Associations British Columbia (CGA) and a Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPA)

Qualified Accountant and a member of the Association of Certified Charted Ac-countants 2010

Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Ex-aminers (ACFE) - 2014

The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) - University of London – 2010 - 2012 MSc Finance (Financial Sector Management) graduated with a Merit

University of West Indies, St Augustine Campus 2004 - 2007
B.Sc (First Class Honors) Economics with minors in Finance and Accounting

Previous Employment Details:

I have over seven years of audit experience which commenced at PricewaterhouseCoopers St. Lucia (PwC) in 2007. I have audited various classes of companies ranging from non-profit organizations to privately owned businesses and publicly listed entities along with their respective subsidiaries. The audit profession has also exposed me to varying industry sectors namely retail, manufacturing, services and hospitality, banking and finance and telecommunications.
Audit Supervisor – Grant Thornton
My responsibilities as Audit supervisor at Grant Thornton included:
 Managing audit engagements which comprised a portfolio of 12 clients
 Functioned as audit supervisor on other larger engagements
 Liaising with the engagement partner on matters concerning the audit
 Communicating audit issues to the client and providing recommendations to resolve those issues
 Valuation of traded and non-traded financial instruments such as derivatives using the discounted cash flow method
 Reviewing the financial statements and ensuring that they are in compliance with IFRS and US GAAP requirements
 Liaising with management and/or the board of directors/owners
 Assembling audit staff with appropriate expertise, delegating their responsibilities, constructing the audit plan based on the client expected time lines so as to ensure that the client’s expectations are met
 Attending and presenting at the client’s Annual General Meetings
 Preparing audit proposals and audit tendering
 Invoicing and collections of audit fees


Assistant Director of Finance – Capella Marigot Bay Resort and Marina
I was the second in charge of the accounting function at the resort which is made up of a staff compliment of 9 employees. One of the key responsibility of my role is to perform and master the job requirements of all the employees within the departments.
My responsibilities as Assistant Director of Finance includes but not limited to the following:
 Managing account receivables which includes assessing the collectability of over 30 days balances and taking necessary actions for the collection of those balances.
 Reviewing the guest accounts on a daily basis and ensuring the charges are appropriately recorded in the guest folios.
 Review the daily income journals which entails me using the various accounts systems: Opera, Micro and SUN – General ledger
 Preparing and posting all month-end entries, for example;
 Prepayments
 Accruals
 Depreciation
 Payroll entries
 Inventory
 House charges
 Review the bank reconciliations
 Establishing and reviewing operational controls to increase efficiency within the organization.
 Maintenance of the Fixed asset register.
 Coordinate all external audit activities.
 Reviewing of the account payables ledger and account receivables ledger for completeness and accuracy.
 Preparing and reviewing of the management accounts
 Preparing and filing of VAT returns
 Review supplier reconciliations prepared by the accounts payable clerk
 Assist the Director of Finance in the budget and forecasting process.


Assistant Financial Controller – Sunshine Suites Resort, Grand Cayman
I am in charge of managing the accounting function and accounting personnel at the resort. My responsibilities as Assistant Financial Controller includes but not limited to the following:
 Establishing and reviewing operational controls to increase efficiency within the organization.
 Reviewing of the account payables ledger and account receivables ledger for completeness and accuracy.
 Payroll processing
 Preparing and reviewing of the management accounts
 Preparing of annual budget and forecast
 Preparing weekly report for submission to Pyramid Hotel Group which consist of labour actuals comparison with forecast, forecasted revenue and labour cost for the coming week and updating of the monthly forecast.
 Managing tour operator account receivables which includes assessing the collectability of over 30 days balances and taking necessary actions for the collection of those balances.
 Reviewing the guest accounts on a daily basis and ensuring the charges are appropriately recorded in the guest folios.
 Review the daily income journals which entails me using the various accounts systems: Opera, Micro and M3 – General ledger
 Preparing and posting all month-end entries, for example;
 Prepayments Accruals
 Payroll entries Inventory
 Preparing bank reconciliations
 Posting of all bank and credit card entries

Current location: 

North Side, Cayman Islands - View on map

Nationality: 

St. Lucian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Hotel and Catering, accounting and finance, Banking Insurance and Financial Services

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Caribbean, the, Cayman Islands, Saint Lucia