Feb. 2023London, England, United KingdomIdentifying and assessing proposals of budgets and financial request for investments and business plans. Preparing annual and financial statements of outsourced clients using IFRS accounting standards while ensuring strict compliance with accounting standards and regulations. Using accounting tools like Oracle, SAP, and Xero to assist clients with their bookkeeping. Ensuring that all bank fees are properly reconciled and categorized on the software. Trial balance extraction and extended trail balance creation. Offering outsourced clients bookkeeping services. Generating quarterly and annual management accounts for clients. Preparing of business plan and management of cashflow – prioritising operational expenses with limited cash. Creating a financial viability report including budgets, cash flow forecast, valuation reports and other qualitative project appraisal techniques.
Tritek Consulting Limited Finance Project Officer
Jun. 2022 - Feb. 2023Overseeing project delivery activities, including managing the development and tracking of detailed project plans, schedules, estimates, resource plans, and status reports supporting strategy initiatives.
Led the creation, tracking, management, and maintenance of project plans, documentation, and schedule, including project governance and compliance frameworks.
Cultivating positive stakeholder relationships (internal and external) to drive consistent and optimum project transparency, traceability and tracking. Ensuring compliance of expenses, making budgeting decisions; managing supply and demand to support project delivery. Owning the compilation and dissemination of weekly or monthly highlight reports that indicate major milestones, the current state of the project relative to the plan, risks and problems, and dependencies.
Created standardise reporting templates that reduced the reporting cycle by 23% and improved the quality of reports produced by the Project Managers. Trained the project teams in the effective use of project financial tracking systems to increase transparency on project spend within the programme, resulting in reducing programme costs by 25%.
Jan. 2022 - Jun. 2022Provide monthly management reports including budget and forecast variances- improve reporting systems using automated tools, streamlined existing reports turnaround time by 25%.
Analyse components of revenue and expenses. Successfully identified several revenue maximizations and cost-cutting opportunities that increased profit margin by 10% Perform monthly analysis of financial variance against budget, forecasts and prior periods, and also by business segment and by-products.
Analyse key performance measures to monitor company performance against budget and identify and recommend areas of improvement.
Supports sales and marketing department managers in developing their budgets, and forecasts and maintaining accurate projects cost control.
Provided a personalised accounting and management service to all business owners, charities and individuals in the UK Performed evaluated and communicated thoroughly quality assurance at every stage of systems development
Worked closely with the business unit to drive the business by identifying key insights and emerging trends.
Partnered with business managers to ensure relevantly, informative MI and financial analysis is provided Provided input to strategic KPIs and monthly reporting to the Executive Board and Partners
Updated documentation for systems processes, including the delivery of monthly status reports Managed stakeholders on different levels and in various business areas, ensuring 100% Satisfaction
Posted and analysed income and expenses from clients into a charity account and reconciled funds from respective bank accounts into control accounts.
CIMACIMA Business Management Work Experience
Apr. 2022 - Apr. 2022RemoteManaged budget models and budget preparation, taking into consideration the economic assumptions and the business’ expansionary policy
Managed commercial finance business partner team to ensure accurate revenue recognition and reporting
Led on the provision of insightful long-term predictive analytics, optimizing financial modelling and commercial acumen to support business development and income improvements across the organization
Provided financial modelling, and budget appraisal, and supported to development of robust business cases which align with strategy and consider benefits and risk.
Drove delivery of targets by supporting and challenging stakeholders through developing and producing relevant metrics.
Supported financial reporting team with program progress information for the month-end close process
Executed strategic planning for the company to achieve growth and increase shareholders' return
Advised management on strategic customer management from dataset analysis and analysed customer information based on demographics and as well present categorization reports for efficient target marketing
Ringardas Nigeria a subsidiary of RUBIS ENERGIERegional Treasurer
Oct. 2017 - Oct. 2021
Accounting liaison for 3 Digital Transformation projects simultaneously, totalling £25 million in revenue; owned financial management and worked with PMs to complete monthly project financial projections and meet accounting / project deadlines. Key Responsibilities: Owned the definition, creation and management of robust strategic investment plans incorporating multi-year projects; ensuring these aligned with assigned budgets. Reviewed and analysed project performance, reported on cost performance vs budget, scope deviations to the approved budget and created financial reports to support strategic decision making. Worked directly with the Programme Manager and Accounting Teams in conducting monthly drawdown processes, monitoring project budget and forecasting future expenses. Strategically ensured the fiscal integrity of the company’s business through the enhancement and management of financial systems and controls. Supported ad-hoc Treasury activities (payables, receivables, treasury, general ledger, monthly closing, management reporting, tax and financial reporting); ensured that the objectives and business strategies are reflected in all processes. Key Achievement: Developed robust cost and budget reports thereby improving the accuracy of financial reporting by 45% across all projects within the organisation
Aug. 2013 - Mar. 2015• Provided insight and analysis into the company performance and liaised with key stakeholders
• Maintained effective continuous control of all capital expenditure projects through clear project accountability • Reduced costs, increased profit, and balanced financial performance with the customer value proposition.
• Prepared bank reconciliation statements for government agencies which helped the audit team verify cash balances.
• Reconciled the trial balance with multiple account schedules, which provided clarity to the team during the year-end audit process
• Led a team of 5 to coordinate the debt collection of over 80 wholesalers in the region. • Reported weekly on the credit limit variances which aided decision making in credit applications and debt collection for over 1,000 customers.
JOHNSON OLUATA & CO (CERTIFIED NATIONAL ACCOUNTANTS & REGISTERED AUDITORS)Audit Trainee
Jul. 2012 - Jul. 2013lagos• Prepared bank reconciliation statements for government agencies which helped the audit team verify cash balances.
• Reconciled the trial balance with multiple account schedules which provided clarity to the team during the year end audit process.
CardCentre Nigeria LimitedFinancial Planning and Analysis Manager
Mar. 2015 - Oct. 2017Key Responsibilities: Strategically managed a team of 4 in monitoring the annual budget of £3,400,000 and advised management on key strategies to increase revenue and maximize marketing costs. Successfully identified and resolved a mis posting of £853,000; worked in collaboration with the accounting teams in the parent and subsidiary companies to ensure a true representation of the intercompany ledger balances. Liaised with the Apex tax regulatory body and the external tax consultants in coming up with a payment plan for unremitted taxes of £51,100 which was owed for 8 years.