Kolawole Emmanuel
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Chief Finance Officer 8 000 000
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation


From 0 to 2002
Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho
From 0 to 1987
Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo
No added languages


Director of Audit & Operation
Emilagba & Co (Chartered Accountants)
February 2011 - Present Day (6 years 6 months)
  • I am responsible to the Managing Partner;
  • Oversees an organization's annual audit plans, evaluates budget and time requirements and ensures that segment-level and departmental employees allocate proper resources for testing and reviewing;
  • Assigns tasks to staff and ensures that employees follow generally accepted auditing standards (GAAP) when reviewing operating controls, policies and processes;
  • Reviews staff work, follows up with management on significant control problems and issues a report to the company's top leadership and audit committee;
  • Undertake installation of Accounting software products, system computerization and training;
  • participate in Liquidation and receivership assignments;
  • Undertake tax planning, tax computation, advisory and general management of Corporate and PAYE tax issues;
  • Lead and participate in annual tax assignment;
  • Resolving complex tax matters between Tax Authority (s) and clients;
  • Participate in financial and management consulting assignments etc.
Head, Finance & Accounts
National Insurance Corporation Ltd, Kampala, Uganda
January 2007 - December 2010 (4 years )
  • Reported to MD/CEO; Responsible for the financial integrity and management of the business;
  • Developed strategic financial initiatives for the Organization in a manner that will assist in achieving the Company’s objectives;
  • Ensured that the annual accounts and statutory reports are prepared timely, accurately and in accordance with standards and regulations;
  • Initiated and coordinated the formulation of the business plans and budgets and monitor progress towards their achievement;
  • Controlled the operating and capital expenditure programme to ensure operational performance;
  • Maintained adequate security for the Organizational assets and properties;
  • Ensured effective and value adding business relationships were built (e.g. Tax & External Auditors, Banks & Regulatory Authorities etc.)


  • Prepared the company management accounts and statutory returns and reports timely;
  • Implemented and deployed new accounting software;
  • Advanced Information Management Systems (AIMs);
  • Supervised premium debts recovery efforts (with success of over 90% debt recovery).
Group Head, Internal Controls & Systems
Industrial & General Insurance Company Plc
May 2005 - December 2006 (1 year 8 months)
  • Reported on Control Weaknesses & Lapses and Recommend Preventive Remedial Measures;
  • Developed audit plans, budget, risk assessment and quality assurance;
  • Reviewed and evaluated internal control systems for adequacy and soundness;
  • Investigated reported cases of fraud & irregularities to identify causes and recommend measures to prevent reoccurrence;
  • Verified and ensured the completeness, accuracy and existence of all the company’s assets and liabilities.
Senior Accountant-Finance
March 2001 - June 2005 (4 years 5 months)
  • Reported to Group Finance Director;
  • Managed a team of twenty five (25) staff in the day to day accounting process; Prepared management accounts (monthly, quarterly and year end Accounts & Reports);
  • Managed treasury and banking activities;
  • Prepared Budget for the Head office and Budget tracking (Performance evaluation);
  • Liaised with the External Auditors and Tax Authorities.
Group Internal Auditor
The Daily Times of Nigeria Plc
January 1997 - February 2001 (4 years 2 months)
  • Reported to Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer;
  • Prepared and developed audit plans, budgets and execution of same;
  • Ensured adequacy of internal controls system and compliance with policies;
  • Reported on control system weaknesses to the management and make recommendation for remedial measures;
  • Carried out Investigation;
  • Due diligence and reporting on performance variations (budget Tracking);
  • Liaised with the External Auditors and other Authority on control system matters.
Audit Supervisor/ Manager
Sulaimon & Co (Chartered Accountants)
January 1989 - December 1996 (8 years 1 month)
  • Reported to Resident Managing Partner;
  • Developed audit programme for every audit assignments;
  • Supervised audit team on outside audit engagements;
  • Carried out both interim and final audits for clients;
  • Reviewed audit working paper files and Writing of Management Control Reports;
  • Carried out receivership assignments, Accounting services and Tax Administration for Clients.