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Okoroafor Andrew Onyemachi

CURRENT ADDRESS: 23 Emmanuel Street, Alapere, Ketu, Lagos State, Nigeria.

 

PHONE NO: +234-8033391085

E-MAIL: andyokoroafor@yahoo.com

 

OBJECTIVE

Seeking for a position of an accountant in an Organization where I will have the opportunity to make an impact, bringing needed innovations and improvement.

CORE COMPETENCES

·        Speaks and writes English Language fluently.

·        Presents personal professional image.

·        audit management and training of staff

·     Experience in PROACTIS accounting package

·     SUN business accounting package

·     Microsoft Office applications including VISION excel

·     Experience in Financial modelling

·     JD Edwards accounting package

·     SCALA Accounting package

·     SAP Business solution

·     Cash-flow report generation

·     Accounting systems assessment

·     Public and private accounting

·     Income statement certified audits

·     Account reconciliations

·        General and tax

·        Cost accounting

·        Business development

·        A methodical approach to figures and reporting.

·        A solid understanding of inventory related best practice.

·        Excellent numerical and logical analytics skills.

·        Excellent spelling, proofreading and computer skills.

·        Strong organizational Skill

·        Ability to multi task and manage conflicting demands.

·        Cost Benefit Analysis (CBAs)

·        Staff development

·        Budget analysis & Planning

·        Strong Analytical skill

·        Strong Interpersonal Skill

·        Goal setting and achievement skills

PROFILE

Accounting manager with academic and professional qualification in business accounting and Management; possesses more than 10 years professional experience. An expert in all aspects of Accounting, including: Accounts payable, Receivables, Project and Financial Accounting.

He is an analytical and commercially astute Inventory Manager who boasts of first class organizational and presentation skills. Skilled in setting up and directing accounting departments; system reviews, financial reporting and analysis for public and private corporations including small businesses.

 

WORK HISTORY

Aquashield Oil & Marine Services Nigeria Ltd. Position: Senior Financial Accountant,

(December 2016 – Present).

 

Responsibilities:

 

·        Responsible for managing the firms’ payroll and other payables

·        Preparation of vendors’ payment schedules & aging analysis

·        Accounts Receivable processes

·        Ensure proper booking and coding of all suppliers invoices.

·        Ensure proper booking of all Accounts receivable invoices

·        Responsible for  reviewing and approving all expenses

·        Monthly Financial Reporting.

·        Preparation of Various taxes and submission to various tax offices.

·        Pension deductions & remittance to various Pension custodians.

·        Weekly/monthly/yearly Budget preparation and various forecasts.

·        Various variance analyses.

·        Various General ledger entries and reclassifications of accounts entries.

·        Bank and Account Reconciliations.

·        Accruals & Amortization of prepayments

·        General Account supervision.

·        Maintenance of Fixed Assets Register and depreciations.

·        Preparation of daily cash positions

·        Liaising with external Auditors for audit of financial statements.

·        Preparing various management reports as required.

·        Month end Accounts closing.

·        Yearly Accounts Preparation

 

Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Limited. Position: Accountant Accounting Operations, (October 2008 – January 2015).

 

Responsibilities:

 

·        Ensure proper booking and coding of all suppliers invoices.

·        Responsible for posting taxes related to Accounts Payable in relation with Tax Accountant.

·        Monitoring the upload of scanned invoices into the accounting system.

·        Track expenses and process expense reports

·        Preparation of vendors aging analysis

·        Post transactions to journals, ledger and other records.

·        Reconcile accounts payable transactions.

·        Prepare and perform analysis of accounts.

·        Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date.

·        Research and resolve invoice discrepancies.

·        Maintain vendor file.

·        Preparation of General Journals and AP Journal entries.

·        Provide supporting documentation for audits

·        Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries

Reconciling requisition codes to approved budget codes invoice processing.

·        Facilitation of AFE preparation and verification of AFEs, – commitment

Reports, and completed project reports.

·        Monitoring project costs, including developing and facilitating planning of the budgets and fore-cast .

·        Confer with receivables staff regarding unpaid contract billings

 

·        Review and approve supplier invoices related to a project.

·        Review and approve time sheets for work related to a project.

·        Review and approve overhead charges to be applied to a project.

·        Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required.

Respond to requests for more detail from customers.

·        Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management.

·        Review cash call request and reconciliation of the payments

·        Investigate all project expenses not billed to customers.

·        Review and approve time sheets for work related to a project

·        Month – end processes; including accruals’ amortization journals and monitoring invoices to ensure all costs were reported for the projects.

·        Create and submit government reports and tax returns related to projects.

·        Other project accounts related issues.

·        Assist with month end closing

 

Willbros Nigeria Limited (Now Ascot Offshore). Position: Accountant, (February 2001 – September 2008).

 

Responsibilities:

 

·        Handling month-end closing, accounts receivable, accounts payables, inventory analysis, capital expenditure reporting, and other various financial analyses for different clients.

·        Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects.

·        Respond to request for more details from customers.

·        Devised project budget needs and analyzed programs plan on short and long term period.

·        Review and approve supplier invoices related to a project

·        Monitoring project costs, including developing and facilitating planning of the budgets and forecasts across all projects.

·        Review and approve time sheets for work related to a project.

·        Report to management on possibilities of additional billings

·        Report on the finances for all the projects on a monthly basis so that the project managers can ensure that they remain within budget.

·        Monitoring project costs, including developing and facilitating planning of the budgets and forecasts across all projects.

·        Month-end process including accrual and amortization journals and monitoring invoices to ensure all costs were reported for the projects.

·        Monthly variance analysis between actual costs and the budget forecast.

·        Maintenance of projects’ forecasts by liaising with the Project Managers.

·        Coordinated and cooperated with project manager concerning purchase orders & cheque request.

·        Responsible for managing the firms’ payroll, stock control and credit control

·        Preparation of vendors’ payment schedules – This includes preparation of creditors age analysis and vendors’ individual balances.

·        Ensure proper booking and coding of all suppliers invoices.

·        Responsible for booking & reviewing all expenses

·        Coordinates with Purchasing dept. on PO & AP related issues.

·        Manages AP. Includes, Customer Vendor Relations, and the AP disbursement group which handles all check disbursements.

·        Manages accounting functions including maintenance of general ledger, accounts receivable, and project accounting; ensures accuracy and timeliness.

·        Manages monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information; ensures accuracy of financial statements.

·        Provides accounting assistance to project managers and operations staff; responds to financial questions/concerns to meet business needs.

·        Arrange receipt packages which contain duplicates of all purchase orders together with the matching invoices for processing by the general expense clerk

·         Code all invoices, including bills from electricity, water, taxes, miscellaneous expenses, etc.

·        Regulate monthly closing of financial documents; post month end registers and verify authenticity of financial statements

·        Internal Audit and control

·        TAX computations and remittance – This includes preparation of VAT and Withholding tax schedules and remittance of the returns to various tax offices. Profit and Education tax computation, PAYE tax computations and relieves.

·        Deduction of employees pension and remittance to the pension custodian.

·        Maintenance of daily cash book and impress accounts, preparation of monthly bank reconciliation statements.

·        Month end financial reports.

·        Intercompany reconciliations

·        Reconciling estimate and actual cost of operating a department

·        Monthly payroll reconciliations.

·        Monthly financial analysis of various departments

·        Accounts receivables – includes – Generation of Invoices, submittal to clients and data input in AR template, and maintenance of collections from customers.

·        Other financial accounting matters such as Preparation of month end accruals, amortization of prepayments. Monthly fixed assets depreciation and update of fixed asset register and reclassification of accounts

 

EDUCATION

·        MBA in Accounting, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, (2008).

·        Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Accounting, Second Class Upper, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, (1997).

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

·        Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, (2009).

·        Associate Chartered Tax Practitioner (ACTI), Institute of Chartered Taxation of Nigeria, (2018).

 

OTHER PERSONAL DETAILS:

Sex: male
Date of Birth: 16th Sept 1970.
Relationship Status: Married.
Nationality: Nigerian.
INTERESTS

Traveling, Making friends
REFERENCES

·     MR. GODWIN OSAGBEMI

Head Transaction Accounting, Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Ltd, Victoria Island,

Lagos, Nigeria.

Tel: 234-8023940802

 

·     MR. BARIU ETTU

Head Financial Accounting, Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Ltd, Victoria Island,

Lagos, Nigeria.

Tel: 234-8037236587

 

Education

2006 to 2008 MBA at Imo State University Owerri
1992 to 1997 BSc Accounting at Imo State University Owerri