This is a WACA Group affiliated to OMD worldwide, with HQ in New York. The company is a marketing communications outfit with focus on brand management through effective media planning and buying. Staff strength is 200. Group billing of N17.25b or USD108m per annum in 2012. 2008 billing was N8b or USD 37.5m - increase of over 185%.
Full responsibility for the design and execution of mediaReach OMD’s Finance & Administration strategy throughout West and Central Africa including accounting, financial reporting, strategy, planning, administration, legal and HR.
A UK based Consultancy firm offering financial controllership services to companies in commerce and industry
Some of the projects I personally handled include
Financial Controller – Data Explorers Limited - www.dataexplorers.com
London, United Kingdom - Interim – Financial Services
This is a group of companies. 30 Million Pounds Turnover, 125 employees/subcontractors
Data Explorers Limited, owned by Bowmark Capital LLP, is an independent specialist provider of services to the securities lending and asset management sector of the world economy. The company provides the global securities industry with analysis, monitoring and decision support tools. Responsibilities:
Hive-up operations for six subsidiary companies,
Computation of intercompany recharges,
Computation of group corporation tax,
Preparing IFRS statutory accounts for seven companies and Group and liaising with KPMG in the audit of the companies
This is a group of companies. 25 Million Pounds Turnover, 250 employees/subcontractors
HVMS is a hi-tech power engineering contracting company building power stations and maintenance of high voltage. The company has accounts with blue-chip organizations like EDF Group, Siemens, Mitie Group, Carrilion, Laing O’ Rouke, Lehman Brothers, HSBC, Global Switch/Hitzinger, various NHS Trusts etc. Responsibilities and Achievements:
This is a Nigerian subsidiary company to Liquigas, Italy. The company markets Gas (LPG) to domestic and industrial users. The company is also a leading player in FMCG in Nigeria through Nidotrade Limited. I reported directly to the Managing Director and the board. I was responsible for all aspects of financial, management accounting and IT functions.
Achievements are listed below:
This is a member of a French international group. The company was in the contracting sector building power generating plants, dams, designing electronic panel systems, handing rural electrification schemes, street lightings and traffic lightings.
Supported the financial advisor in all rendering all accounts and budget reports to head office in Paris within the group stipulated timeframe and deadlines.
The major achievement was the 10% cost savings in labour and materials costs through implementing best practice, sourcing competitive suppliers and developing partnership relationship.
I have diverse experience in management working in West Africa (Nigeria/Ghana/Cameroon) and United Kingdom in various sectors including Marketing Communications, Oil & Gas, Hi Tech Engineering, Transportation, Logistics & Heavy Plant Equipment, Consulting, Manufacturing, Financial Services, and Telecommunications. Key areas of specialties include •Strategic Planning & Execution •Business Development & Revenue Growth •Leadership, Coaching & Mentoring •High Growth Emerging Markets •Business Process Engineering •Systems selection and implementation (ERP) •Financial Control & Performance Optimization •Financial analysis and modeling •Due diligence for Mergers & Acquisitions •Project Management & Delivery Please find attached a copy of my CV for your perusal. Many thanks, SOLOMON ADEUSI