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Head of finance
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation

Education

From 0 to 2008
Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ACA)
From 0 to 2001
University of Benin
No added languages

Experience

Toll Operations Finance and Admin Manager
Lekki Concession Company Limited
October 2011 - Present Day (5 years 5 months)
 Appointed to oversee and report all financial activities in the operational division of the company. Oversee financial reporting, statutory reporting, revenue assurance, ETC account management, stock management, risk management, cash management, budget preparation and implementation  Spearheaded the establishment and implementation of revenue assurance control measures that resulted in 98%+ of total revenue been accounted for.  Introduced 80% more efficiency into the customers accounts documentation filing and retrieval system.  Independently planned and directed a team of 23 accounting graduates to achieve their full potential by assigning them additional responsibilities and invigorating seeming underutilized staff.  Pioneered several policies and procedures that boosted operational efficiency of the operations division by 80%.  Participated in the recruitment process for 35 accounting graduates.  Registered over 10,000 customers on the company’s electronic toll payment platform  Reduced customer turnaround time for account registration from 1-2 weeks to 10-30mins.
Acting Financial Reporting Manager
Lekki Concession Company Limited
April 2011 - September 2010 (6 months)

Oversaw thefinancialreporting unitof thefinancedepartment function for the period of six months after the resignationofthethen financial reporting manager .Oversawthe preparation of management accounts, GL& Subsidiary ledger accounting, cost centre accounting, statutory and regulatory reporting, fixed asset management, account payable processes etc.

Shorten the financial reporting cycle by 60% whichensuredthat the companystrategicmanagementwereprovidedwith timelyinformationthat aided quickdecision making.

Increasedtheawarenessofall5 non-finance head ofdepartments onexpenditure levels oftheir respective departments intheexistingbranch/costcentrereportingsystem .

Interact with internal & external auditors in completing audits.Oversaw the activities 3accounting staff engagedin thefinancial reportingfunction

Financial Reporting Accountant
Lekki Concession Company Limited
March 2010 - March 2011 (1 year 1 month)

§ Employed to assist in the production of management accounts both monthly and as needed by top management, cost center reporting, fixed asset management, statutory reporting.

§ Shorten the financial reporting cycle by 30% which ensured that the company strategic management were provided with timely information that aided quick decision making

§ GL accounting, Subsidiary Ledger Accounting.

§ Setting up and maintaining branch/cost centers reporting system.

§ Oversaw the activities of one accounting staff.

§ Ensured the successful completion of financial month end and year end processes.

Head-Clearing Unit-Operations
Haggai Savings and Loans Limited
January 2010 - February 2010 (2 months)

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Processing of CMA cheques (inward clearing cheques)
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Interact with correspondent banks and manage banking relationship.
  • Coordinate the activities of the unit
Head,Funds Transfer Unit-Operations
Haggai Savings and Loans Limited
October 2009 - December 2009 (4 months)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage customer salary packages including receipts, transfers and payments
  • Effecting funds transfer between accounts
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Coordinate the activities of the unit
Financial Control Officer
Haggai Savings and Loans Limited
January 2007 - September 2009 (2 years 8 months)

§ GL Accounting, Subsidiary Ledgers including but not limited to the daily review of the trial balance for abnormalities.

§ Rendition of Pay As You Earn Tax (P.A.Y.E), Withholding Tax (WHT), Company Income Tax to LASG, FIRS etc.

§ Pioneered the Electronic Tax Clearance system on behalf of the entire staff of the organization.

§ Interact with statutory regulatory authorities: Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN), Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC)

§ Interact with internal /external and tax auditors in the successful completion of 2007 and 2008 financial year audit exercise.

§ Established and implemented a new asset management and fixed asset tagging system for the company.

§ Instrumental in the 60% reduction transaction processing errors.

Relationship Personnel
Leadway Assurance Company Limited
March 2004 - December 2006 (2 years 10 months)

Marketing of insurance policies

Client relationship management