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CV, Accountant, Auditor, Finance Manager Targeting Selected Countries

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 35264
(15/01/1971, male)
List top 5 skills: chief accountant, chief finance officer, finance controller, finance director, finance manager, head of finance
Short Bio:

• Thorough understanding and working knowledge practical applications of global regulatory Standards/best practice, such as IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standard).
• Knowledge of the upstream E & P business and accounting
• Highest ethical / moral standards and native intelligence
• People skills
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Financial Modelling
• Success records in installation and marketing of several accounting/robust software packages and ERP (Enterprise Resource Plan).

Current location: 

Lagos, Nigeria - View on map

Nationality: 

Nigerian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy, Manufacturing and Operations

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Profile

Ability to deploy scientific revenue management tools. Highly energetic, organized, and solution –oriented professional Accountant/Auditor/Financial Engineer/Technology Enthusiast/Credit Controller/Revenue Assurance expert/Project Manager (over sixteen years practical experience), with an exceptional track record of demonstrating talent for quickly learning new tasks and completing assignments ahead of schedule, while maintaining a high degree of accuracy in deadline-oriented environments.

 

Accomplishments & Skills

• Thorough understanding and working knowledge / practical applications of global regulatory Standards/best practice, such as IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standard).

• knowledge of the upstream E & P business and accounting

• Highest ethical / moral standards and Native Intelligence

• People skills

• Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Financial Modelling

• Success records in installation and marketing of several Accounting/robust software packages and ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) softwares e.g. SAP, ORACLE, SAGE, Power enterprise, JDE, Microsoft Great Plains

• Self-starter

• Revenue Assurance and Credit Control

• Excelled within fast-paced work environments, continually taking on increased levels of responsibility.

• Supported a significant increase in productivity levels by streamlining Accounting processes, and designed & developed Accounting procedure manual for Companies.

• Accounting, Internal Control and report generations for Project performance/Strong Project Management

• Understanding of global regulatory Risk Standards, such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), Basel II, Solvency II, etc.

• Years of experience on various sectors audit (Oil Companies, Engineering, various small and medium scale businesses, financial institutions etc.)

• A.C.A (Associate Chartered Accountant)

• A.C.C.A, U.K cert in I.F.R.S (International Financial Reporting Standards) 2014

• Certification in Project Management

• Certification in IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) conversion / implementation

• C.I.S.A (Certified Information Systems Auditor) in view

• B.Sc. Accounting, 1999 (Obafemi Awolowo University – O.A.U. Osun State, Nigeria).

• Accomplishment Certification and practical experience in Data Analysis, Financial Engineering, financial Modelling & advanced Microsoft Excel (and other Ms Office suite)

• Certificate in Electronic Data Processing, 1996 (Obafemi Awolowo University – O.A.U., Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria).

• Senior School Certificate, (SSCE) 1991 (Federal Government College – F.G.C., Idoani, Ondo State, Nigeria).

Computer & Other Proficiencies

• Highly Skilled in SAP, ORACLE, SAGE, SUN, Microsoft Great Plains, JDE, Power enterprise E.R.P, Peachtree Accounting, Sage, QuickBooks, Tally, Dac-easy, System specs’ Human Manager Payroll Software, and some other robust Accounting softwares

• *Advanced, hands-on Microsoft Excel, Word Processing & other practical Microsoft office suite

• Accomplishment certification, intensive training & practical experience in Data Analysis, Financial Engineering, Financial Modelling/advanced Ms Excel

• *I.F.R.S (International Financial Reporting Standard) certification

• Certification and practical Experience in Project Management

• Certificate in IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) conversion/implementation(6 weeks’ intensive training)

• *Accomplishment Certificate- ‘Financial Recording Keeping Secrets’ intensive training

• *Certificate of Completion of the I.C.A.N Technology Competence Initiative Program. (1month) Course at E.D.P Technowledge Centre, Lagos intensive training

• *Accomplishment Certificate in ‘Advanced Financial Modeling (Master Class)’ intensive training

• *Accomplishment Certificate in ‘Using Computer Spreadsheet as Audit Software’ training

• *Accomplishment Certificate in ‘Fraud Prevention and Control in a Computerized Environment’ intensive training

• *Accomplishment Certificate in ‘Writing Winning Business Proposals’ intensive training

• *Accomplishment Certificate in ‘Practical Network Engineering intensive Training’

• *Accomplishment Certificate in ‘Financial Intelligence, Stock trading and Entrepreneurship development’ intensive training.

• *Accomplishment Certificate in ‘Laptop & Desktop Computer Repair and Maintenance’ intensive training

• *Internet Application skills.

 

Relevant Work Experience

JAGAL GROUP LTD, LAGOS. CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER
2012 – TILL DATE

• Develop strategies that guide the organization in achieving set financial goals and operating prudentially to achieving the targeted margins

• Direct and oversee all financial activities of the company including preparation of current financial reports, utilizing SAP ERP Accounting Software, as well as summaries and forecasts for future business growth and general economic outlook

• Coordinate the activities of the Finance Department

• Oversee all company accounting practices, including accounting departments, preparing budgets, financial reports, tax and audit functions using SAP ERP.

• Direct financial strategy, planning and forecasts; conferring with board, management, COOs and other department heads.

• Supervise investment and raising of funds for business.

• Studies, analyzes and reports on trends, opportunities for expansion and projection of future company growth.

• Direct the preparation of all financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, reports to shareholders, tax returns, and reports for government regulatory agencies.

• Oversee accounting departments, budget preparation, and verification functions. Meets regularly with unit heads to keep informed and to offer direction.

• Review reports to analyze projections of sales and profit against actual figures, budgeted expenses against final totals, and suggests methods of improving the planning process as appropriate.

• Analyze company operations to pinpoint opportunities and areas that need to be reorganized, down-sized, or eliminated.

• Confer COOs and department heads to coordinate and prioritize planning of resources.

• Study long-range economic trends and projects company prospects for future growth in overall sales and market share, opportunities for acquisitions or expansion into new product areas.

• Supervise investment of funds; works with banks and/or investment bankers to raise additional capital as required for expansion.

• Review and constantly update the Group’s business model in line with the environmental and competitive realities in all markets which the Group operates in, ensuring the agreed Business model is able to deliver goals and results in line with expectations established by the company.

• Oversee and manage all group aspects of the day to day financial operations of the Group, ensuring that the Group’s own goals are developed and aligned with the overall company strategic business goals and objectives and cascaded to all staff and relevant stakeholders of the Group and also ensuring that operations are in sync with strategy

• Develop and administer policies and practices aimed at ensuring optimal utilization of the company/departmental resources

• Provision of coaching and counseling as necessary

• Development of a culture which supports the strategy of the Department

 

LAWSONS CORPORATION NIG LTD GROUP HEAD, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
2009 – 2012

 GROUP FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

• Consolidation of Group Financial Management Reports

• Preparation of board Report

• Measurement of organization performance and overall Group performance

• Preparation of Various report to regulatory bodies

• Ascertaining the correctness of posting by subordinates.

• Capital Appreciation of company’s wealth

• Working Capital Management

• Review and implementation of Accounting Information system

 BUDGETARY AND INVESTMENT FUNCTION

• Review and Implementation of Group Budget

• Variance Analysis and investigation

• Variance Correction and alignment

• Investment of company’s funds to yield high returns.

 FINANCIAL ADVISORY

• Serves as Financial advisor to the Group

• Implement and arrange finance for projects

• Oversees various financial arrangements with banks and other financial Institutions.

• Assesses the economic performance of Group Company in relation to the industry.

• Analysis of Group Financial statement in terms of sales, costs, expenses and tax rates to determine Group value and to project its future earnings.

• Guide the company in selecting the right mix for investment Portfolio.

• Keeping abreast of new regulations or policies that may affect the Group’s investment and monitoring the economy to determine its effect on earnings

 

CHANNELS TELEVISION, LAGOS HEAD, FINANCIAL CONTROL
2006 -2009

 FINANCE

• Preparation of Management Accounts

• Consolidation of regional accounts

• Supervising of entry of daily accounts records

• Preparation of fund accounts/ Regulatory body reports

• Supervision of the financial control department.

 BUDGET

• Plans, organizes and administers the budget preparation process.

• Oversees preparation, modification, maintenance and analysis of budget forecast.

• Reviews and supervises final publication of the budget document.

• Reviews and revises the budget manual.

• Advises management on budgetary matters.

• Insures the interests of each unit are met during the budget process.

• Participates in intermediate and long-range budget planning strategies.

• Insures integration of the budget and the strategic plan.

• Assists with the planning and development of a comprehensive long-term strategic plan.

• Develops budget policies and procedures.

• Provides training to departments on current budget preparation procedures.

• Reviews and analyzes budget submissions.

• Develops and administers the budget formulation process for other departments.

• Makes presentations and responds to questions concerning previous and proposed budget detail, trends and projections.

• Analyzes costs in relation to services performed and prepares recommendations for budget revisions.

• Prepares analysis of budget variances.

• Prepares adjustments in accordance with program changes.

 TREASURY

• Cash flow preparation, reporting and control

• Cash activity co-ordination and control, liaising with banks

• Regional imprest, cash advance co- ordination and control

• Head Office treasury maintenance, report and control

 

SENIOR OFFICER, AUDIT & RISK MANAGEMENT
Jan 2007 – Mar 2007

 AUDIT AND RISK MANAGEMENT

• Assist in the Formulation of Internal Audit Policies and ensures maintenance of standards.

• Coordinates the activities of External/Statutory auditors in conjunction with the Financial Controller

• Ensures the existence of adequate controls to manage business risks

• Maintains proof charts and self-audit checklist for unit heads and monitors the process to ensure that the stated objectives are being met

• Reviews the management accounts for accuracy, integrity and compliance with accounting standards Conduct companywide risk assessment with a view to identifying company’s overall risk and assigning team to put mitigation plans in place.

• Review of mitigation plans for implementation

• Assesses the effectiveness and relevance of existing policies and controls in line with changing business risks.

• Conducts inspection of units, departments, branches, etc and submits reports to Head, Audit & Risk Management.

• Maintains working papers for audits/inspection conducted.

• Prepares checklist of exceptions reported, target dates agreed for corrective action and follow-up consistently for resolution.

• Performs reconciliation of accounts

• Performs reconciliation of accounts – Bank account

 

LUBCON PETROLEUM, LAGOS HEAD, FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
2004-2006

 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

• Preparation of Management budgets

• Perform budget account within project scope and budget constraints

• Management of all taxation issues affecting the company for the purpose of reducing incidence of tax

• Management of Audit and Compliance in line with companies policies of global best practice.

• Ensure that procedures and policies as laid out by internal control unit are being adhered to.

• Keeping abreast of developments in industry regulations both global and domestic and assessing their impact on the company’s operations

• Recommend improvements to processes, policies and procedures, and to ensure they adhere to global best practice

• Coordination of company reporting to relevant regulatory bodies

• Perform consolidation of all company accounts

• Develop a risk assessment framework to be used as part of the investment appraisal for proposals

• Ensure all investments are assessed in terms of risk before a decision is made

• Ensure the investment’s influence on the portfolio’s risk is assessed based on set guidelines

• Ensure all investment proposals and decisions include action points to reduce potential areas of risk

• Ensure a detailed portfolio risk is carried out on an annual basis

• Analyses financial statements and performance review reports: reviews income relative to goals and galvanises the relevant unit to take action as necessary.

 TREASURY

• Management of the company’s fixed assets

• Management of the company’s treasury and liquidity

 ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS

• Procurement

• Logistics

• Materials and Stationery Management

• Office Layout

• Junior Staff Management

 

SKB & CO (CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS) Audit Manager- Head, Audit Teams
2001 – 2003

 AUDITING & INVESTIGATION

• Planning and coordinating various audit assignments

• Review, evaluation and documentation of systems of internal control

• Highlighting areas of weakness in the internal control system their effects and recommendations to clients through Management reports/letters

• Evaluation /appraisal of assistants

• Development of client specific audit programs for various assignments

• Special investigations.

 TAXATION

• Preparation of tax computation for individual and corporate clients.

• Filing and obtaining tax clearance for clients

• Tax advisory services.

 ACCOUNTANCY AND FINANCE

• Writing up of accounts from source documents

• Preparation of final accounts, periodic management accounts & report for Manufacturing company

• Analysis of report & preparation of Budgets and forecasts.

 BUSINESS & ACCOUNTING SOLUTIONS

• Installation, customization & training on various business & accounting packages such as Sage, QuickBooks, Daceasy, Peachtree, TASbooks, Quicken, Book-keepers, Tally, Customized Accounting software and ERP(Enterprise Resource Planning) including SAP, JDE amongst others.

• Maintaining and generating reports from various Businesses and accounting software.

 CONSULTANCY

• Business Assurance & recovery

• Design of Management & Accounting Information System

• Business Plans & Budget Preparation

• Due Diligence

• Investment Advisory Services

• Trainings

 

Career Aim/Objective

To build a career that will celebrate excellence through innovativeness, hard work, acquired cutting-edge skills and total devotion to the objectives of my employer.

 

References

It would be furnished upon request.