A dedicated and articulate individual with 7 plus years industry experience seeking a position providing financial, budgeting, and organizational expertise and utilizing strong critical thinking skills, computer skills, and a desire to significantly contribute to the success of the business. Qualifications Highlights Strategic and Financial Planning Financial Reporting Data Analysis Variance Analysis Account Reconciliations Accounting, Budget (Preparation & Execution) Financial Management & Accounting (Financial Management, Financial Statements, Management Reporting) Procurement Statistical Analysis
Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Excel, Words, PowerPoint; advanced computer proficiency (both PC and Mac).
Awarded a merit-based scholarship from [Name] College of Business.
Reduced capital spending by $[Amount] as the leader of a cross-functional project team.
Increased cost-effectiveness by [Number]% through compliance enforcement and implementation of a rigorous quality control system.
Resolved $[Amount] in duplicate payments by creating a tracking system for contract employment expenses.
Ministry of Finance, Republic of Liberia - Monrovia, Montserrado Gathered, assembled and formatted data, and prepared preliminary analysis for budget preparation.
Prepared and presented preliminary and final budget to key senior Ministry officials.
Analyzed proposed legislation to determine funding impact on department programs.
Assisted in the preparation of the Ministry's spending plan.
Tracked commitments on a monthly basis to ensure they were consistent with contract conditions and approved budgetary restrictions.
Managed the Ministry's budget by evaluating existing and proposed organizational structure, plan, policies and procedures.
Made sound recommendations on budget matters and assisted in the implementation and monitoring of recommended changes.
Maintained specialized financial records and statistics and prepared financial activities reports; Assisted sections/divisions/programs with issues relating to funding availability, fund transfer and budget compliance.
Ensured that certified and approved commitments or obligations and payments were timely processed.
Prepared monthly budget execution reports with narrative, graphical and statistical analysis depicting activities and alternative solutions for resolving issues.
Reported, analyzed and ensured the integrity of all financial information.
11/2010 to 07/2013
Budget AnalystCompany Name － City, State
Performed all core functions relating to the preparation and execution of the Department of Revenue's appropriation within the Ministry of Finance's budget.
Generated weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, core budget execution reports and project budget execution and status reports on the Department of Revenue's Budget.
Reviewed all purchase orders and payment requests to ensure completeness and accuracy in order to raise payment vouchers.
Raised all expense vouchers within the Department of Revenue using the IFMIS Free balance system.
Performed daily reconciliation of transactions between Accounting Services Unit (ASU) and IFMIS and conducted follow up on all procurement related issues within the department.
Prepared allotment requests and obtained all allotments from the Budget Department for posting to requisite expenditure lines.
Performed all encumbrance and outstanding obligations analysis and recommended ways to clear them.
Examined and processed foreign and domestic travel requests to ensure they were in conformity with the foreign travel ordinance.
09/2009 to 11/2010
Audit AssistantCompany Name － City, State
Managed organization of UN's financial records.
Reviewed and identified documents for inter-agency exchange between the UNFPA and other UN organizations.
Organized financial statements and documents for a myriad of financial transactions.
07/2008 to 09/2009
National Commission on Disarmament and Demobilization, Rehabilitation & Reintegration (NCDDRR) -Monrovia, Montserrado Categorized ex-combatants according to locality, age, and other demographic categories for possible enrolment on the DDRR program.
Drafted routine correspondence in response to incoming inquiries and requests from Commission's departments.
Assisted with the registration and evaluation of candidates and implementing partners.
Ensured programs were timely and accurately implemented according to agency strategic goals.
Regularly compiled and managed reports, evaluations, and project assessment reports for various implementing partners.
Master of Science (MSc: Energy Economics & Policy MSc. Energy Economics & PolicyUniversity of Surrey － City, State, United KingdomEnergy Economics & Policy MSc. Energy Economics & Policy
Bachelor of Science
BSc: EconomicsCuttington University － CityEconomics
Diploma: General ArtsInsaaniyya Secondary SchoolGeneral Arts
Accra, Central Region, Ghana Certifications Computerized Financial Management, 2012 Management Development Institute, Manzini, Swaziland Financial Management & Accounting, 2012 Management Development Institute, Manzini, Swaziland Integrated Public Financial Management Systems Crown Agents, United Kingdom
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Master of Science (MSc : Energy Economics & Policy MSc. Energy Economics & Policy Bachelor of Science BSc : Economics Diploma : General Arts Accra, Central Region, Ghana Certifications Computerized Financial Management, 2012 Management Development Institute, Manzini, Swaziland Financial Management & Accounting, 2012 Management Development Institute, Manzini, Swaziland Integrated Public Financial Management Systems
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