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Solomon Dean

A multi-skilled, multi-lingual accounting student. With over four years of professional experience in retail, sales, hospitality, and volunteering. I am a confident communicator, yet also a quiet achiever.

Skills

Cash handling

Developed over time at the point of sale.

Accuracy and attention to detail

Developed over time spent as an accounting student and cash handling.

XERO and MYOB

Xero advisor certified and working knowledge of MYOB.

Teamwork skills

Working and volunteering in different teams from retail, sales, hospitality, office, carpark and security.

Leadership skills and ability to take the initiative

Developed as a team leader in Car park and successfully managing a small team of five members. 

Microsoft Office 

Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel proficiency. Typing speed of 55 words per minute and 12,750 keystrokes per minute.

Languages 

British English,

Kuwaiti Arabic,

French,

Spanish (learning),

Maori (learning).

Hobbies

Sudoku, geography, cycling, kayaking and volunteering

Work History

August 2018December 2018

Admin assistant

Achieve Chartered Accountants, Auckland
  • Sending Flyers to new businesses
  • Analyse Out-of-pocket expenses.
  • Conduct any accounting or tax research.
  • Onboarding of new clients
  • PA to the director.
  • Filing of records.
  • Correspondence with IRD.
October 2016Present

Senior Waiter

Ela Cuisine, Elliot Stables, Auckland
  • Waiting tables, serving an average of 500 customers a shift.
  • Greet and welcome customers.
  • Wash dishes and assist the chef and manager for smooth flow of orders.
  • Daily stock-up and top-up where necessary.
  • Operate the till at the point of sale.
  • Manage bookings over the phone.
  • Cash handling.
  • Managing the food control plan.
April 2018September 2018

Sales Advisor

Aer Rianta International , Auckland Airport
  • Greet and welcome passengers of multiple flights, provide exceptional customer experience.
  • Aid smooth operation of the store.
  • Daily stock-up and top-up where necessary.
  • Operate the till at the point of sale.
  • Manage customer inquiries and promote relevant products, cross-selling when necessary.
  • Organising the shop and collect till.
  • Cash handling.
  • Advise transiting passengers on customs regulations and aviation security requirements.
  • Possessing an airside security clearance and restricting unauthorised access.
  • Provide feedback to the manager and reporting on any hinderances.
20102016

Volunteering (Unpaid work)

Life church , Auckland, New Zealand
  • Accounts assistant  (June 2018 - September 2018) - Assisting with counting sundries and assisting with creditors, including filing records of creditors, 
  • Car park Team Leader, LIFE church (2016-ongoing) Setting up traffic cones, managing traffic and foot traffic flow, greeting and welcoming guests up-to a 1000 regular members.

Education

April 2017April 2017

Day to Day processes with Account Right NZ,

MYOB Auckland Training Centre, Mt. Eden, New Zealand

Completed a 1 day course on day-to-day accounting processes.

May 2016ongoing

Bachelor of Business

Auckland Institute of Studies, Auckland, New Zealand

Accounting major expected year of graduation, August 2019  (CPA Australia)

Apr 2010Mar 2015

High School graduate

A Don Bosco institution, State of Kuwait