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Accounting manager/financial controller
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2000
Cambridge School Certificate ‘O’ Level
From 0 to 2002
Cambridge School Certificate ‘A’ Level
From 0 to 2007
ACCA F2, F3INT & F5
From 0 to 2009
Diplome Universitaire Compta Finance
No added languages

Experience

Accounting Manager/Financial Controller
West Atlantic Shipyard Ltd
July 2009 - Present Day (7 years 11 months)
  • Provide and/or oversee day to day financial and accounting services and management within the guidelines established with and by the head office. Management of 2 assistant accountants by monitoring journal entries.
  • Assistant to the Finance Manager who assigns any other cognate duties.
  • Preparation of Monthly, Quarterly & Year-end Financial Statements based on Nigerian GAAP & IFRS.
  • Financial reporting by submitting timely monthly accounts and indicators to management and head office and ensuring its accuracy, completeness, integrity and reliability. Ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements pertaining to financial statement reporting by liaising with local and group auditors and act as the first point of contact for the auditors, and communicate with them to ensure all questions can be answered efficiently
  • Calculation of industrial financial indicators (cost price, margin, stock variation).
  • Responsible for Bank accounts and Cash management by supervising the accounts payable and receivable teams by reviewing and analyzing the weekly Cash-flow.
  • Follow up of long-term building contracts in terms of invoicing and payment
  • To ensure compliance with all tax legislation affecting the business & Capex procedures. Cost control and expatriate tax administration.
  • Responsible for Budget and business plans realization, update and follow up.
  • Oversee payroll and pension, in conjunction with company’s payroll bureau and pension funds
Accountant
Chantier Naval de l'Ocean Indien Ltée, Mauritius
October 2003 - July 2009 (5 years 9 months)
  • Prepare accounts as per French accounting codes and standards.
  • Develop chart of accounts and co-ordinate year end audits.
  • Internal cost control and setting up of monthly indicators and other financial analysis.
  • Appraisal and coaching of 5 accounts clerk.
  • Produce monthly and annual tax returns.
  • Co-ordinate and produce annual budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Client invoicing and suppliers’ payment.
  • Monitoring of cash flow requirements.
  • Coordinating end of year inventories.
  • Directs & Oversee Remittance, Receivables, Local and Expat Payroll.
  • First desk intervention for IT problems.
Accounts Clerk
INTERCONTINENTAL TRUST LTD, Mauritius.
May 2003 - October 2003 (6 months)
  • Data processing on PASTEL as well as invoicing.
  • Petty cash maintenance, preparation of cheques, maintenance cash book and bank reconciliation.
Auditor
HLB APPAVOO & ASSOCIATES, Mauritius.
April 2003 - April 2003 (1 month)
  • Besides audit the task involved preparing final accounts, tax calculation of company & individuals as well as data processing on the system (PASTEL).
Accounts Clerk
SHELL LATANIERS SERVICE STATION, Mauritius.
February 2003 - March 2003 (2 months)
  • The task involved updating daily sales figures in SAGE, verify the stock take and price articles, as well as the print and analysis of sales and purchases.
Trainee Finance Dept.
SHELL MAURITIUS LTD, Mauritius.
December 2002 - January 2003 (2 months)
  • The task involved bank reconciliation.