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Aug 2009Jan 2011

Senior Accountant and Financial Analyst

OSM Group Ltd
  • Leading/Supervising the Accounts Department
  • Monthly/Yearly Financial Reporting to head office
  • Balance Sheet  - P&L - explain variances
  • Preparing Rolling Budgets
  • Preparing Cash Flows
  • Liaise with the company auditors
  • Arrange annual external audit of company statements and represent the company during the audit
  • Tax estimations
  • Prepare local payroll (including Social Security and Income Tax)
  • Check creditors and ensure timely payments
  • Monitor debtors balances
  • Check Vat returns
  • Liaise with head office
  • Liaise with other offices 
  • Check vessel/departmental reconciliations and vessel accounts
  • Monitoring bank accounts
  • Liaise with the banks
  • Serving a third party: Preparing Consolidated Financial Reports published
  • Prepare derivadives calculations
  • Reviewing/Authorising payments
Feb 2003Jul 2009

Senior Accountant and System Administrator

INTERSHIP NAVIGATION COMPANY LTD

Senior Accountant

  • Supervising a team of 8 persons

  • Checking/signing accounting entries of officers

  • Leading-distributing work load and responsibilities for the team

  • Yearly evaluation of subordinates

  • Preparing Final Accounts for auditors and acting as a liaison on following up on any auditors' requirements

  • Preparing and analysing Financial Reports on a monthly and quarterly basis

  • Preparing Yearly Budgets

  • Analysing and justifying Variances and reporting to Management.

  • Checking Lumpsum/Management Agreements

  • Issuing/Signing Invoices

  • Issuing/Signing Statements To Owners

  • Assisting auditors to prepare Consolidation of more than 100 companies

  • Supervising the Crewing sup department of the Accounts (serving more than 200 vessels), while supervised in the past the owners side of the accounts. Also worked for a short period of time in the chartering division of the accounting department.

Administrator for the Custom Made Systems

  • Accountant responsible for the built up of a custom made accounting system and reporting tools that serve more than 100 companies.

  • Help developing and designing specifications for new requirements/tools, give guidelines and support to the IT and the programmers, test and approve each module before releasing.

  • Creating new companies in the system-setting up automations.

  • Creating new accounts – maintaining Chart of Accounts.

  • Acting as a liaison between accounts/IT on reporting errors and on continuing development of new tools according to needs

  • Trained more than 20 accountants on how to use the system on initial release and train every new accounts employee since.

  • Wrote an accounting manual on the “how to” of the systems and the new accounting procedures developed with a system change.

  • Worked with every accounts sub-department/section in order to be able to help development of system: that enhanced knowledge and ability to provide procedures / safeguards for the accounts (e.g. protection from double payments).

  • Designed the financial and managerial reports of the company (with the financial reporting writer tools provided)

Aug 2001Feb 2003

Purchase Ledger Clerk and Assistant Accountant

THE POINT OF CONTACT COMMUNICATION SERVICES LTD
  • Invoice processing and payment preparation

  • Record data into Globalsoft Accounting system

  • Assist with the preparation of Financial Reports and Reconciliation of accounts

  • Education

    Jan 2008Present

    ASSOCIATION OF CHARTERED CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANT

    ACCA

    Self Study (Ongoing)

    Aug 1996May 2001

    BA

    THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS