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Luke Chinero
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Accountant
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2009
University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
From 0 to 1995
University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
No added languages

Experience

Accountant
Dalf Eti Limited, Km. 17, PH/Aba Express Way, Port Harcourt.
October 2001 - April 2009 (7 years 7 months)

Fully in charge of Accounts Department: Raising source documents (i.e receipts, invoices vouchers, cheques, etc). Coding and classification of transactions, keeping the prime books of accounts. Reconciliation of Bank statements of accounts with company's cash books. Posting to General Ledgers, balancing and drawing monthly trial balance. Preparation of Management accounts and year-end draft account for auditors review. Bulk cash withdrawing and disbursements. Payroll handling: preparation, casting and cross-casting to ascertain accuracy and agreement. Inventory control and stock taking exercise: receipt and issue of goods from stores, costing and valuation exercise of stock items, assets register control and upkeep with appropriate depreciation method. Debt drive, follow-ups and collections. Work/contract mobilization logistics, facility arrangement and negotiations with banks, etc. Liaison with relevant tax and pension authorities on remittance of appropriate tax and dues deducted from payrolls. Perform other duties that may be assigned by MD.

Auditor (Semi-Senior)
Ifeanyi Opara & Co. Chartered Accountants, Gold & Base, Rayfield, Jos Plateau State.
January 1988 - August 1995 (7 years 8 months)

Making Systems notes to ascertain the level of internal control measures and evaluations. Preparation of audit programs based on the systems notes. Vouching and verification of payments vouchers, receipts , invoices, etc. used in client transactions. Reconciliation of clients bank accounts (where necessary). Analyzing and summarising of transactions in audit working papers. Carrying out Balance sheet audit: verification and sample-test on existence of disclosed assets and liabilities. circulation of confirmatory letters to banks and creditors. Follow-ups on tax matters and procurements of tax clearance certiciates for our clients from FIRS. Establishing accounting system for clients, monitoring and guiding clients staff to ensure compliance. Participation on client year-end stock taking exercise, spot check, cash count and reconciliation. Carrying out debtors and creditors accounts reconciliations for clients, etc.

Accounts Clerk
Allens - A Div. of John Holt Plc, Jos Branch.
February 1985 - December 1987 (2 years 11 months)

Preparation of payment vouchers, issuing receipts to customers. Analyzing and summarizing of daily workshop parts(materials) requisitions notes, Debit notes, Cash Sales invoices, Job cards, etc. Posting to nominal and real ledgers (Kalamazoo ledger system with proof sheet). Drawing monthly trial balance and keeping track control pf used invoices, job cards, receipts, debit notes, etc for easy retrieval for reference purpose. Maintaining of Debtors/Creditors ledgers schedule (control accounts) and assisting the Accounts Supervisor on preparation of monthly returns (GM 405) TO COMPANY Headquarters in Lagos.