• P.O.Box 8579 00200 Narobi
  • +254725295025
  • amwatas@yahoo.com

Samuel Amwata

Certified Public Accountant

Summary

I am a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with more than 4 years working experience in a busy accounting environment in an international organization. I am seeking a challenging finance position in a reputable organization where I can be able to apply my knowledge and experience to solve problems and polish my skills further. 

Work History

Work History

World Vision Kenya

Oct 2012 - Present

Accountant

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, Budgeting & Budgetary control. This entails planning and budget development, ensuring compliance with grant guidelines, Cash flow forecasting, proposal writing, financial analysis for management decision making and budget utilization monitoring. 
  • Procurement Management. This includes management of procurement process, pre-qualification of suppliers, ensuring safe custody of supplies and inventory control, coordinating tender award process and monitoring of contract implementation.
  • Financial Reporting. This entails preparation and submission of accurate financial reports, bank reconciliations, funding requests, employee expense reports, balance sheet management and entering financial data into the system.
  • Cash and Assets Management. Ensuring safe custody of cash and cheque book, maintenance of up to date records of cash disbursement, an accurate and updated fixed assets register and proper safe guard and utilization of assets.
  • Risk Management. Ensuring timely settlement of supplier invoices, facilitation of internal and external audits, instilling financial discipline in advances and implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Local partners’ capacity building. Review financial reports and transactions, review MOUs and funding agreements,  building financial management capacity of local partners and supporting financial assessment of potential local partners.

World Vision Kenya

Oct 2011 - Sep 2012

Graduate Intern (Accounts)

Responsibilities:

  • Processing supplier payments
  • Preparation of accurate & timely financial reports
  • Maintenance of GL and Account reconciliations
  • Attending procurement meetings and taking minutes
  • Management of petty cash & Assets
  • Monitoring local partners on financial management

Bank of Baroda(Kenya) Ltd

Jan 2011 - Mar 2011

Industrial Attachment

Duties:

  • Customer service management
  • Lending and loan recoveries
  • Cash and clearing transactions
  • Fixed deposits & general branch banking

Education and Professional Qualification

Education

Kenyatta University

May 2014 - Present

Master of Business Administration (Finance)

Course Work Completed.

Kenya Accountants & Secretaries Examination Board

Dec 2007 - Dec 2012

Certified Public Accountant

CPA Finalist (Section 1-6)

Kenyatta University

Aug 2007 - Jul 2011

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option)

Attained 2nd Class Honors (Upper Division)

Mosisa Secondary School

Jan 2002 - Nov 2005

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E)

Attained a Mean Grade of A-(Minus)

Certifications

Certifications

Certified Public Accountant of Kenya

Sep 2014 - Present

Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)

Member No: 13331

Skills

Skills
Computer 

Proficient in Microsoft Applications i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Other Applications

Sun-Systems ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE
Motor Vehicle Driving

Qualified to drive motor vehicles Class BCE

Hobbies and Interests

Reading, Traveling and Community Service

References

1. Mr. John Waiharo

    Finance and Supply Chain Officer

    World Vision Kenya

    Cell phone: +254720755985

    Email: John_Waiharo@wvi.org

2. Fredrick Kasiku

    Programme Enhancement Officer

    World Vision Kenya

    Cell phone: +254723944777

    Email: Fredrick_kasiku@wvi.org

3. Nobert Ombati

    Lecturer

    University of Nairobi

    Cell phone: +254723743927

    Email: nobertz@yahoo.com