Experience

  • Financial Controller

    at Tomato Jos Farming and Processing Limited

    October 2016 - October 2019

    Kaduna State

    Played a key role in creating investor materials, managing communication with potential investors and leading the Series A investment round through the final stages of due diligence. Secured about $3 mm in indicative term sheets Helped to successfully raise more than $2 mm in convertible debt to support the company’s expansion to a 500-hectare farmland Led the investor day event and presentation that helped secure $500,000 in bridge financing and $1.5 mm in commitments towards the Series A investment round Managed more than $3 mm in investor funds. Also managed investment of cash reserves in interest-bearing, low-risk deposits that yielded over $50,000 in additional interest income Designed a more structured reporting and cost control process. Achieved decrease in direct labour costs by 50% year-on-year as a result Implemented strong internal control processes that helped prevent leakage Built the finance team from a team of one to four dedicated finance professionals

  • Intern

    at Tomato Jos Farming and Processing Limited

    August 2015 - October 2015

    Nasarawa State

    Handled the migration of all company transactions from inception to a new cloud-based system. The use of an alternate data entry procedure helped to improve speed and accuracy of transactions entered into the system Responsible for recording, reconciliation, and tracking of cash flows amounting to about $200,000 Worked with the U.S accountant to ensure company accounts were in order

  • Vice President, Finance and Administration

    at AIESEC Ibadan Local Committee

    June 2014 - May 2015

    Oyo State

    Worked with a team of individuals from different backgrounds and nationalities to organise the entity’s first leadership conference In charge of ensuring needed materials and equipment got to the conference venue

  • Team Head, Logistics

    at AIESEC in Burkina Faso

    February 2015 - March 2015

    Centre

    Worked with a team of individuals from different backgrounds and nationalities to organise the entity’s first leadership conference In charge of ensuring needed materials and equipment got to the conference venue

Education

  • B.Sc Economics

    at University of Ibadan

    2011 - 2015 (4 years) Oyo State

Languages

  • French Conversation

  • English Native

  • Yoruba Native

Hives