Highly knowledgeable, internationally experienced and educated accounting professional
Track record of leading financial reports preparation and analysis to tight deadline High moral code, living and communicating standards of integrity and professionalism Expert in driving efficiency and productivity through evaluation of financial management systems and implementation of process improvements
High moral code, living and communicating standards of integrity and professionalism
Expert in driving efficiency and productivity through evaluation of financial management systems and implementation of process improvements
Oversee budgeting and reporting team to ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial information. Support design and implementation of SAP FI/CO functional changes. Liaise with international parent company ensuring implementation of corporate initiatives, policies and reporting guidelines.
Built and led the Financial Shared Services Center across the US and Europe. Supervised and coached multi-disciplinary teams to ensure transactional and balance sheet integrity. Preparation of statutory accounts to tight deadlines under US GAAP, UK GAAP, and IFRS.
The practice involved small business ($500,000 to $4 million range) write-up and financial statement preparation, tax planning and compliance and general business consulting.
Prepared financial reports and performed variance analysis in accordance with business plan. Compiled periodic financial reporting packages for senior management. Carried out internal audits to ensure regulatory compliance and operational efficiency/accuracy. Built and led teams in carrying out special projects.
1 year assignment to World Bank in the local Department of Fisheries to troubleshoot problematic project ($14m) and to update neglected accounting systems. Created budgets for all projects to strict World Bank requirements. Introduced and improved internal controls to prevent further misapplication of funds. Formulated plan to effectively distribute remaining funds ($5m) to reach project goals. Recognition from Washington DC for exemplary performance during assignment.
The practice involved small business ($50,000 to $10 million range) write-up and financial statement preparation, tax planning and compliance and general business consulting, with emphasis in the agricultural industry.
Period of training for Chartered Accountancy qualifications. Participated in all aspects of the audit function for variety of companies from planning stage through to close-out meetings.
Chartered Accountant - Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Accountancy, accounting systems, balance sheet, budgeting, budgets, business consulting, business plan, client, closing, documentation, external audits, Financial, financial reporting, Financial reports, financial statement preparation, functional, organizational, policies, processes, regulatory compliance, reporting, sales, SAP, SAP FI, Statutory accounts, Troubleshoot, variance analysis, systems awareness, Intacct, QuickBooks, innovation, process improvement, change management
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