85 Cobham Close
I am a very hard working and articulate person. I have good interpersonal and presentation skills and work well in a team.
I am able to do work without supervision.
I am outgoing and enjoy sports, bush trekking, site seeing and watching movies in my spare time when not engaged with client work.
Training, qualifications & experience
I work as a consultant dealing with a broad range of accounting and tax issues.
I have had 10 years experience work with difference accounting firms.
FINANCE MANAGER JUL12 - Present
SMART KIDZ DAY NURSERIES LIMITED Greenwich, London
A company that provides early childhood education
The company operated for two sites and has a turnover of £1.2million. As finance manager, my responsibilities were to manage the expenditure budgets and income targets for both sites. I also supervise one clerical assistant.
I set the budgets for the company on an annual basis for the income and expenditure. I do this by reviewing the previous years out turn position via reports from SAGE. After which I discuss the expenditure priorities with the Directors and the Managers. All future income budget targets would reflect the companies’ target to increase capacity. The various expenditure cost centres for salaries and general expenditure would also purvey and reflect the increases in capacity as well as areas with savings potential. I monitor the expenditure against set budgets on a monthly basis to ensure that spends as well as income generation is in line with set targets. I also prepare straight-line financial forecasts noting adjusting for any one off changes in the position. All identified variances within the financial position are raised and discussed with the Directors so that any deviations are discussed and solutions to correct negative trends are tabled.
My routine tasks include preparing invoice schedules on a monthly basis based on the child attendance contracts. I forward this schedule to the finance clerk to raise monthly invoices in SAGE. I also carry out monthly close down of the accounts, accruing in any expenditure or income that has not hit the system. I prepare all the necessary journals for input by the finance clerk.
I am tasked as finance manager to prepare the payroll schedule which I forward to the clerical assistant to input on Money Soft Payroll Manager. I then obtain reports and prepare payroll journals for input on the accounting software. I also carry out monthly Bank reconciliation of all the accounts of the business as required.
BUSINESS TAXATION ACCOUNTANTS ACCOUNTS SENIOR Nov11 – Jun12
An Accountancy firm that provides tax and accounting solutions to various clients
Review bookkeeping procedures by juniors and where necessary take appropriate corrective action to improve the quality of financial reporting for clients.
Perform year-end financial closings, including related financial statement reporting.
Perform accounting reconciliations, i.e. Monthly, quarterly and year end balance sheet and profit and loss –performing reconciliation of Bank accounts. Recording Fixed Asset additions, provision of depreciation and disposal. Trade debtors (by obtaining aged debtors analysis, reviewing, provision of and write off of bad debt based on age, prepayments are reconciled and accurate. Performing Trade creditors reconciliations (obtaining aged creditors analysis, reviewing and agreeing to supplier statement). Performing of Credit card reconciliation ( checking payments and reconciling to bank and credit card statements). Posting of wages journal and performing wages reconciliation (ensuring closing balance PAYE & NI agrees to payroll report). Performing accruals reconciliations. Reconciliation of Loan accounts (ensuring correct split between capital and interest). Ensuring Profit and Loss account transactions are properly recorded and reflect the expected expenditure and all posting errors are corrected (casting, transpositions etc). Prepare, analyse, reconcile VAT and file returns on a timely basis
Prepare statutory accounts in accordance with UK GAAP and relevant FRS and file them in compliance with HMRC requirements. In dealing with transactions for recording in the financial report I ensure that the relevant FRS and UK GAAP is correctly applied to the transactions to ensure correct accounting treatment.
Regular attendance of Continuous Professional Development seminars and workshops, which is mandatory, ensures I am kept up to date with the changes in FRSs and UK Tax Laws. Preparation of management accounts on a monthly, quarterly basis. Preparing and filing payroll weekly and monthly RTIs to HMRC. Preparation of P11Ds Presenting accounts file for partner review, prior to emailing, phoning and meeting with client to finalise the accounts. Communicating with the HMRC via telephone, correspondence, email and fax, on behalf of the clients.
LIBRA ASSOCIATES PRACTICE MANAGER Jul11– Oct 11
An Accountancy firm that provides tax, accounting and management consultancy
Dealing with HMRC enquiries on behalf of clients via correspondence and telephone. Preparation of statutory accounts and filing them on behalf of clients. Assisting with VAT investigations and self-assessment enquiries. Ensuring VAT for clients is prepared in an accurate and timely manner. Assist with budgeting and forecasting for the firm. Preparation of weekly and monthly payroll for various clients. In charge of bookkeeping for a portfolio of clients. In charge of the firm’s financial control i.e posting of sales and purchase invoices, posting and reconciling bank, debtors and creditors control and sending letters of reminder as well as chasing up clients by phone and email.
Monitoring clients’ annual return and corporation tax filing dates to ensure deadlines are met. Management accounts preparation. Meeting new, current and prospective clients to discuss their accounting and tax needs. General office administration.
LAWRENCE GRANT CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS Mar11-30 Jun11
An Accountancy firm that provides services specialising in accounting, audit, taxation, payroll, company formations and secretarial
Worked as an Accounts Assistant (VAT and Bookkeeping) in the Accounting Department at Lawrence Grant Chartered Accountants. Communicating with clients via telephone and email to request documents for bookkeeping and VAT preparation. Booking in records and documents and ensuring all have been sent by client before job commences. Matching and coding of expenses before posting. Ensuring sales and purchases are posted to the sales and purchases ledger. Posting of bank transactions on sage line 50 and VT transaction. Ensuring bank reconciliation of client bank account. Reconciling of sales ledger and purchase ledger using statements from suppliers. Preparation of VAT report and back up. Net wages, PAYE and NI reconciliation. Ensuring wages are up to date. Ensuring all items outside VAT scope are excluded from VAT. Ensuring credit card statements reconcile.
Monitoring VAT preparation ensuring the firms checklist and HMRC checklist are adhered to. Preparing VAT file for VAT manager to review. Preparation of management accounts using sage and VT software Sorting, analysis of income and expenses on excel for income and expenditure account. Preparation of sole trader income and expenditure. Preparation of Business tax computation for sole trader. Preparation of working papers files for partner review.
LIBRA ASSOCIATES ACCOUNTS SENIOR Nov 07– Mar 11
An Accountancy firm that provides tax, accounting and management consultancy
Dealing with HMRC enquiries on behalf of clients via correspondence and telephone. Preparation of statutory accounts and filing them on behalf of clients.Assisting with VAT investigations and self assessment enquiries.Ensuring VAT for clients is prepared in an accurate and timely manner.Assist with budgeting and forecasting for the firm.Preparation of weekly and monthly payroll for various clients.In charge of bookkeeping for a portfolio of clients.
In charge of the firm’s financial control i.e posting of sales and purchase invoices, posting and reconciling bank, debtors and creditors control and sending letters of reminder as well as chasing up clients by phone and email. Monitoring clients annual return and corporation tax filing dates to ensure deadlines are met. Management accounts preparation. Meeting new, current and prospective clients to discuss their accounting and tax needs. General office administration.
SEMI SENIOR London Oct 06-Oct 07
MIRIAM CLARK ACCOUNTANTS
Accountancy firm offering tax, management and accounting services
Responsible for preparation of client accountants for sole traders and companies. Communicating with clients regarding outstanding documents and queries. Ensuring VAT for clients is prepared in an accurate and timely manner. Preparation of weekly and monthly payroll for various clients. Undertook audit of a PLC E Clear an electronics payment clearing company. General office administration.
PETR OSALOR & Co TRAINEE May 05-Sep Accountancy firm offering services in Auditing and Taxation
In charge of statutory accounts for a portfolio of clients.Responsible for VAT returns for clients.Preparation of weekly and monthly payroll for various clients and filing end of year P35s.Responsible for bookkeeping for clients.Ensuring sole trader returns are filed online before deadline. In charge of training firm’s clients on iris payroll, sage line 50 and bookkeeping
AFOLAYAN & CO VOLUNTARY TRAINEE ACCOUNTANT Apr 02-Apr 05
Bookkeeping on Sage Line 50 VAT returns on excel and Sage Line 50 Accounts production on excel
Monthly payroll runs for clients on excel. Assisting with business plans
COTECH COLLEGE TUTOR Jun01- Mar 02
Teaching NVQ Level 1 and 2 bookkeeping
Instructing students on Sage Line 50 level 1 and 2 Computerised accounts
Areas of accounting I deal with
My fee starts at £30 an hour
I am hired on a consultancy basis and can work flexibly without difficulty.
I have a flexible approach to appointments