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Serial No: 32658

List top 5 skills: billing, bookkeeping, corporate reporting, inventory, payroll, taxation
Short Bio:

Have been in the field of Accounting and Finance for more than 4 years. Experienced in Accounts payable and receivable, corporate reporting ,bookkeeping, taxation ,inventory, billing , payroll, internal and external auditing, treasury and fund accounting, etc
Work with various types of accounting and point of sale software

Current location: 

Pennsylvania, United States - View on map

Nationality: 

Cameroon

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

accounting and finance, Banking Insurance and Financial Services, education and training

Spoken languages: 

english and french

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Job Aspirations

Accountant, Internal Auditor, Accounting Assistant, Accounts Receivable Officer, Accounts Payable Officer, Finance Officer, Payroll Officer, Personnel Manager/Human Resource Officer, Store/Inventory Officer

Skills & Competencies

• Operate with OHADA and IFRS

• General Bookkeeping

• Accounts Receivables and Payables

• General Journal and Ledger Postings

• Invoicing and Inventory Management

• Consolidation of Accounts (Parent, Associates, Subsidiaries, etc)

• Cost Analysis

• Banking, Cash Management and Accounts Reconciliation

• Payroll Management/Personnel Management

• Project Management(Costing, Analysis and Reporting)

• State Tax and Social Declaration

• Financial Reports( Income, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow and Accounts balances)

• Fund Accounting

• Internal Audit Assessment, Control and Reporting

FOR COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE

• Sage Line 500

• Sage Accounting 100

• Sage Line 50

• Sage Trading

• Sage Payroll

• Sage Cybel

• Sage Pastel

• Sage Accounting Pastel

• Tompro Accounting

• QuickBooks Accounting

• QuickBooks Point of Sales-POS

• Peachtree Accounting

• Express Accounts Accounting

• Express Inventory Management

• FLEXTA Banking

• GLOBAL Banking

• Alpha Banking

• CNPS Online Tele-Declaration

• Microsoft Office Suit

Educational Qualifications

YEAR/ INSTITUTION/QUALIFICATION OBTAINED

2008-2011 University of Buea B.Sc.(Hons), in Accounting

2006-2008 CCAS Kumba G.C.E Advanced Level

2001-2006 G.B.H.S Dschang G.C.E Ordinary Level

Professional Training

– Six (6) months (July to December 2011) Professional Course in Computerized Accounting and Software Management. Programs include:

Computerized Accounting Software Management

-Peachtree – Microsoft Word

-QuickBooks -Microsoft Excel

-Sage Accounting -Microsoft PowerPoint

-Management and Payroll -Microsoft Access

Experience Summary

(1) JULY-SEPTEMBER 2010:
INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE (On Internship) IN THE ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT OF CDC- MUKONJE RUBBER ESTATE.

Duties and Tasks carried out:

Stores Department: daily stock taking, issues of materials requested by estates, sales of materials purchased by contractors, process documents for local store purchases, process documents for group store material requisition, update individual stock bin cards for materials issued to receive and monitor stock level (maximum, minimum and reorder level)

Stock Ledger Department: Costing and updating stock ledger cards from materials issued, purchased and received from group rubber store. Process stock variation for material issues in the accounting system.

Payroll Department: Keying daily hours work in the payroll system from job reports, calculation of leave allowances, keying of overtime hours worked, keying of deductions (oil ration, medical issues, club debtors, credit union and insurance), updating transfer workers pay particulars, perform payroll reconciliation, printing payslips and payroll returns.

Central Accounting Unit: Treatment of outgoing and incoming bills, Purchase Day Book (PDB) preparation, conducting stock taking, preparing stock sheets and certificate, journalizing transactions such as (depreciation, unclaimed wages, account balances, medical consultation, capitalization and general apportionment, club and oil ration, family allowance, air time allowance , loss of meal allowance, etc), prepare and journalize expense advance issues, prepare monthly reports ( ledger accounts, stock certificate, current account, cash flow statement, Trial balance, preparing: profit and loss account, balance sheet, monthly Taxation summary)

September 2011 to November 2013:
Acting Accounting Officer and Teacher in Cameroon Education Corporation (CEC) – NGO, Buea

Duties and Tasks carried out:

– Prepare yearly budgets with Principals, follow execution of budgets and prepare budget accounts

– Audit the accounts of the Bursar for school fees collection and cashier for expenditure payments

– Audit the accounts of the Tele-Shop and Documentation. Also carry out routine inventory control and update in the system

– Follow up school fees recovery

– Prepare school fees accounts

– Prepare income and expenditure accounts for the Tele-Shop and Computer Documentation

– Prepare income and expenditure account for each school: Primary, Secondary and Teachers Training College

– Prepare Consolidated Income and Expenditure Accounts For the Organisation

– Prepare monthly payroll

– Calculate monthly payroll taxes, social insurances and declaration at the taxation centre

– Finance Officer for Teachers Internal Micro Finance Scheme- Savings Loans and Withdrawal

– As Teacher; taught Economics in the First Cycle- Forms 3-5

(2) December 2013 to August 2014:
Manager of Buea Mountain Club

• Supervision, coaching and job allocation to other staff

• Develop, maintain, and analyze weekly budgets for the bar and kitchen, preparing periodic reports that compares budgeted costs/revenue to actual costs/revenue.

• Daily stock taking in the store, bar and kitchen and entries into the appropriate ledgers and system

• Approve purchase requisitions following established budgets for the bar and kitchen

• Daily cash situation received from bar sales, kitchen sales and from members’ subscription and update in the appropriate ledgers and system

• Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general journal entries and excel spread sheets

• Prepare and review monthly payroll entries. Calculate and declare Payroll Taxes and Staff monthly Social Insurance.

• Prepare all petty cash payments with proper documents and maintain all payment within the approved limit;

• Manual posting of all executed transactions into their various ledgers including: Bar Sales ledger, Kitchen Sales Ledger, Subscription Ledger, Credit Ledger, Bank Ledger, Bills Ledger and Repairs/Maintenance Works Ledger and other Expenses Ledger

• Production of a statutory based set of management financial accounts: Income and expenditure accounts, bank reconciliations, subscription situation, budget statements and members’ accounts receivables situation.

• Working with the Caretaker Committee Auditor and Treasurer to ensure the Club receives a clean audit report.

• Ensure that key financial processes are properly documented and updated and reviewed regularly with a view to achieving improvements and efficiencies.

(3) February 2012- Present:
Part Time Instructor in Accounting and Computerized Accounting Software

INSTITUTES: HIBMAT Buea, COIC Buea, DESA Buea, ABCIT Buea , JOFLACAM Buea and PCC Buea

Courses: Sage Saari, Sage Trading, Peachtree Accounting, QuickBooks Accounting, Payroll Management and Excel

Special Skills & Competencies

– Diplomacy and discretion and the ability to manage confidential information

– Ability to multi-task, handle pressure situations and work over long hours

– A fast learner with strong drive to succeed and the ability to work efficiently with little supervision

– Good communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills

– Ability to demonstrate initiative and have creative approach to problem solving

– Time management, ability to prioritize

– Self motivated, self confident and proactive personality with independent thinking abilities

– A critical and analytical skills

– Creative and innovative with the ability to transfer skills and knowledge effectively

– Articulate, Persuasive, flexibility and work well in a team

– Exceptional Organizational and negotiation skills

Publications

• End of Course Project: Application of Management Accounting Techniques in Decision Making in an Organization. The Case of Cameroon Development Corporation(CDC)

• Three Months Internship Report in CDC- Mukonje Rubber Estate

Languages

English and French Language

Workshops Attended

• 27th November 2010: Workshop on Computerized Accounting and Careers Opportunities, University of Buea.

• 26th April 2011: Workshop on Career Prospects and Latest Development in the Banking Industry, University of Buea.

• 18th -19th May 2012: Workshop on Cameroon Tax and Payroll Management, CNPS Hall Mile 17 Buea

 

Hobbies

Farming, internet, travelling, watching and playing football

References

Available on request