Experience

  • Treasurer

    at Sierra Rutile Limited

    June 2019 - at Present

    Western Area

    Effectively maintained prudent cash management in ensuring sufficient funds are available to meet commitments as and when due. Successfully prepared reasonable, realistic with justifiable and supportable assumptions for monthly, weekly and daily forecast of receipts and payments, and provided justification for any variance(s) thereto. Monitored and maintained healthy cash status of the company, by monitoring and followed through transactions processed for payment and receipt from sales and other income. Robustly reviewed fortnightly bank reconciliations to ensure transactions are recorded correctly. Constantly involved and provided salient input into the development and/or amendment of treasury policies, procedures and workflow to ensure controls within treasury relating to receipt and payment are free from risk.Review of month end close and general ledger reconciliations for all trial balance line items. Successfully managed, reconciled and monitored of intercompany accounts.

  • Deputy Manager - Audit and Assurance Services

    at Moore Stephens Sierra Leone

    January 2017 - May 2019

    Western Area

    Exceptional performance in planning, performing and completing audit work from various sectors over the years. Successfully advised and improved on client financial statements preparation and presentation. Successfully recommend good corporate governance systems and controls that will reduce to an acceptable level and/or deter control failures and mishaps. Successfully designed financial and operational manuals. Displayed a rare quality of dedication in managing staff and clients and able to influence change to staff and clients. Successfully managed clients tax compliance in an economic, effective and efficient manner. Thereby avoiding accumulated penalty and interest for non-compliance with tax filling and payment and saved whopping sums from tax avoidance schemes devised and implemented. Prepared numerous financial statements with sufficient and appropriate disclosure notes in compliance with applicable standards and laws.

  • Supervisor to Assistant Manager - Audit and Assurance Services

    at Leone Consultants Chartered Accountants

    July 2014 - December 2016

    Western Area

    Prepared numerous financial statements with sufficient and appropriate disclosure notes in compliance with applicable standards and laws. Successfully managed, reconciled and monitored of intercompany accounts. Exceptional performance in planning, performing and completing audit work from various sectors over the years. Successfully advised and improved on client financial statements preparation and presentation in compliance with relevant standards and policies.

  • Accountant -Taxation Advisory Services

    at Freetown Nominees Limited

    February 2013 - June 2014

    Western Area

    Successfully managed clients tax compliance in an economic, effective and efficient manner. Thereby avoiding accumulated penalty and interest for non-compliance with tax filling and payment and saved whopping sums from tax avoidance schemes devised and implemented.

Education

  • MSc Professional Accountancy

    at University of London (University College London)

    2015 - 2016 (1 year)

  • BSc (Hons) Applied Accounting

    at Oxford Brookes University

    2012 - 2015 (3 years)

  • ACCA (Member)

    at Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

    2011 - 2014 (3 years)

  • Certified Accounting Technician (CAT)

    at ACCA

    2009 - 2010 (1 year)

Services offered

  • AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    • Treasury function and prudent cash management and forecast.
    • Risk assessment, Internal Audit, Compliance Audit (procurement and others), Programme/Project Implementation Audit, Quality Assurance Review, External Audit, Tax Audit, and Due Diligence.
    • Public and Private Financial Management and Assessments of various procedures.
    • Tax advisor.
    • Book keeping, accounting, reporting and administration.
    • Good record of managing people through influencing and persuading their behavior positively, managed systems and processes in line with corporate governance and company’s policies and procedures. Management of staff from diverse background and of company’s/organization’s compliance with laws and regulations (Tax, National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT, Labor laws and other relevant and specific requirements)

Languages

  • English Native

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