Experience

  • General Manager

    at Lesotho Flour Mills Ltd

    September 2018 - October 2019

    Maseru

    Full oversight of the Executive Team, strategy and development Development of Sales strategy and focus into new areas and products Customer relations with regards to Wholesale and Retail Trading Terms and Agreements Annual Operational and Capital budget review and presentations Board reporting on a quarterly basis with regards to: • Sales volumes • Profitability of product lines • Government interaction and negotiations Corporate legal representation and company secretarial work

  • Group Finance Manager

    at Bolux Group

    September 2016 - September 2018

    South East District

    Full Financial and Administration Function for Bolux Group: • Financial Function o Annual Budgets and forecasting o Monthly / Quarterly / Annual Financial Reporting o General Ledger to Trial Balance o Balance Sheet reconciliation o Treasury Function o Internal Audit and Controls • Administration Function o Site Security o Company Secretarial o Board minutes

  • Senior Finance Manager - Projects

    at Baker Hughes

    March 2016 - September 2016

    Dubayy

    Leading projects for finance across the Eastern Hemisphere that expands across functions • Asset Clean-up project

  • Senior Finance Manager

    at Baker Hughes

    August 2014 - March 2016

    Ho Chi Minh City

    Over-seeing the entities in Vietnam that includes 2 Joint Ventures • Process optimization o Centralization of processes to the Regional Accounting Centers while working with the Joint Venture Partners o Centralization and automation of Payroll for Vietnam into the Kuala Lumpur Payroll Team o Reduction of trapped cash and Inter-company payables • Joint Venture Accounting o Review of monthly financials and NCI Calculations o Managing the Joint Venture partner relationship on the financial side along with the Operations o Statutory financial statements and review of tax returns • Compliance o Annual Compliance Self-Assessment o FCPA Country Compliance and Agent reporting o Interaction with:  Regional Compliance  FCPA Internal Audit  Corporate Internal Audit • Operations Support • Cross-Functional Support & Collaboration o Support Global Function with feedback and experience o Support Regional Functions with feedback and experience

  • Regional Inventory and Asset Finance Manager

    at Baker Hughes

    October 2011 - August 2014

    Dubayy

    Managing a cultural diverse team from across the regions with regards to monthly close and other processes related to: • Monthly Inventory management reporting • Inter-action with Regional Operations Management o Achieving their Inventory Operational Goals o Training related to Asset Management o Finance Awareness o Involvement in Operations projects • Gross Margin analysis for countries and product-lines • Inventory costing for Operational locations • Freight analysis and landed cost review • Inter-company Gross Profit accounting • Management and review of Regional Inter-company Goods in Transit • Regional Compliance monitoring regarding Inventory related issues • Quarterly Representation Letter and Issue discussions • Inter-action with Internal & External Auditors on an annual basis related to: o Internal Process Audits o SOX Audits and US GAAP Audits o Annual Statutory Audits

  • Regional Inventory and Asset Finance Manager

    at Baker Hughes

    October 2010 - October 2011

    Province of the Western Cape

    •Review of monthly trends for Sub Sahara region related to inventory oWriting of policy related to Inventory where there are no company guideline for the SSA region oSlow moving & obsolete provision and exceptions to the policy oInventory Count compliance oInter-action with Operational business units on achievement of goals •Review of all Fixed Asset related issues for Sub Sahara region oCompliance to policies by entities in SSA oReview of inter-group movements and compliance in transactions oReview of compliance to Capital expenditure oTrouble shooter for the region on general asset queries oInter-action with Operational business units •General Accounting oReview of all inventory & asset account reconciliations for the SSA region oMonthly review and input to SSA Region Finance oProposals on expected write-offs or balance sheet exposures oReview and action list for legacy balance clean-up after SAP implementations across the SSA Region

  • Divisional Finance Manager

    at Baker Hughes

    April 2007 - October 2010

    Luanda Province

    •Forecasting and Planning oMonthly variance analysis vs Plan oMonthly Most Probable Quarter forecasting oAnnual Business Unit forecasting, planning and presentation oDSO reporting and inter-acting with Customers on disputes and resolution •Capital expenditure approval and CVA reviews •Country contact for SAP AP Workflow implementation and after action review •SAP implementation from legacy accounting systems (Navision) •Monthly General Ledger maintenance: •Annual External audit duties oCountry consolidation of tax pack oLiaison with external tax advisors on preparation of company tax return oCompletions of Annual Compliance Self Assessment Questionnaires oInteraction with SEC Monitors on queries related to FCPA audits oInteraction with Internal Audit during Audits oMonthly / Quarterly SEC reporting for the legal entities to the Houston Reporting Group

  • Country Division Finance Manager

    at Baker Hughes

    March 2006 - April 2007

    Atyraū Oblysy

    • Forecasting and Planning o Monthly variance analysis vs Plan o Monthly Most Probable Quarter forecasting o Annual Business Unit forecasting, planning and presentation o DSO reporting and inter-acting with Customers on disputes and resolution • Capital expenditure approval and CVA reviews • Country contact for SAP AP Workflow implementation and after action review • SAP implementation from legacy accounting systems (JDE) • Monthly General Ledger maintenance: o Revenue reporting o Cost Accruals o Inventory slow moving reserve calculations o Repair and maintenance accruals and analysis o General Ledger review and analysis o Monthly Reconciliations Review and action items

  • Finance Manager

    at Halliburton

    January 2003 - March 2006

    Province of the Western Cape

    • Monthly General Ledger maintenance: o Revenue reporting o Cost Accruals o Inventory slow moving reserve calculations o Repair and maintenance accruals and analysis o Balance sheet and ledger review o Corporate tax and deferred tax calculations • West Africa Support o Balance Sheet review for the Central West Africa entities o Compliance control for SOX and due diligence self testing for the South Africa and Congo entities • General Accounting and administration o Preparation of audit packs for external and internal auditors o Implementation of internal control and responsibility of integrity of internal control o External and inter-company billings o VAT, RSC, Payroll tax declarations, Tax clearance certificates for tenders and liaison with SARS o Expatriate tax calculations and liaison with SARS o Company payroll administration (17 staff members) o Negotiates credit limits and implementation of travel cards for the West African region

  • Financial Accountant

    at KBR

    January 2002 - December 2002

    Gauteng

    • Balance sheet reconciliations and following up of long outstanding items • Preparing balance sheet and income statement schedules for audit and taxation • Preparing taxation schedules for annual tax returns • Preparing journal vouchers and booking into the accounting system • Fixed asset counts and updating the fixed asset register • VAT, RSC declarations

  • Audit clerk

    at Lloyd Viljoen Auditors

    January 1999 - December 2001

    Gauteng

    • Scheduling of clerks to various audit jobs and liaison with the partners in weekly meetings • Supervision over 2 – 3 junior clerks on big and medium-sized audits • Liaison with Estate Agents Board and Law Society with regards to the audit of trust accounts • Taxation experience with Trusts, Individuals & companies • Audit and Accounting experience in: o Manufacturing companies o Service companies o Attorneys and Estate Agents Trust Accounts

Education

  • CA(SA)

    at Institute of Chartered Accountants

    2011 - 2011 (1 year)

  • B.Com (Hons) (Accounting and Audit)

    at University of Pretoria

    1998 - 1998 (1 year) Gauteng

Knowledge and keywords

Languages

  • Afrikaans Native

  • English Negotiation

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