Strategic and analytical finance professional with 6+ years of success in financial reporting, analysis, Operations, project management and Sales. Consistently meets deadlines, resolves discrepancies, and increase company revenue. Highly skilled at maximizing productivity through detailed analysis and process improvement to impacting the society at large.
Finance and Administration Manager
Telligent (GH) Systems Limited, Accra (Ghana)
Date: September, 2010–Present-Full-time
Responsible for all aspects of IFRS,GAAP, Accounting requirement reporting to the local Managing Director and a dotted line to the CEO in UK.
Responsible for; month-end reviews and reporting, cost and overhead analysis, budget preparation and monitoring.
Responsibility for Management Accounts, Financial Statements, Compliance, Risk, Controls and supporting Commercial decisions
Implemented Budget Process from scratch; new capability to produce budgets within 3 working days.
Ensured monthly reporting on time to CEO and Group level; improved from 1 week to 3 day close on ledgers.
Improved Internal Audit score from 3 significant issues to 0 in the first year.
Implemented accounting package from Talley to Quick books.
Recruited and trained 4 team members to improve timescales for closing monthly accounts and sales
Responsibility for managing a team of 10 including 1 transactional/processing staff and 3 sales staff
Slashed payroll/benefits administration costs 15% by negotiating pricing and fees, while ensuring the continuation and enhancements of services.
Chasses Debtors and Debt collection plan
Manages SSNIT, VAT & Taxes and PAYE
Preparation of budgets and cash flow projection,
Preparation of financial statements, Cash flow, payrolls, bank reconciliation Statements and final account transactions.
Business Plan & Strategy
Client acquisition & Support
Internal Audit support
Sales, Negotiations and Marketing Strategies
Date: November 2015-Part-time
Ensuring that service delivery standards are maintained.
Assisting the company in its strategy to secure more high valued services, client partnerships and long term contracts.
Managing bid preparation, pricing, and reviewing activities for all project tenders.
Promoting & maintaining awareness and compliance of H&S in accordance with best practice and legal requirement. Working hard to build professional and proactive relationships with other management teams.
Controlling and planning staff rotas to take into account holiday and sick leave.
Anticipating market trends in a fast changing b business environment.
Leading & developing the team in all aspects of hospitality, guest satisfaction & overall customer service.
Telligent Systems Ltd.
Date: November, 2009 – 2010
Negotiated contracts with vendors- University of Professional Studies (UPS), Legon, Islamic University College, East Legon, Valley View University, Oyibi and a number of second cycle primary schools, Ghana.
Achieved four out of five revenue targets, equating to over 150% against overall targets set during entire period of employment.
Personally billed over Gh¢1m since starting position.
Demonstrated resilience and ability to up sell products, consistently meeting KPIs set for adding more value to sales.
Significantly improved negotiation skills, regularly converting customers from point of inquiry to sale, something which earned me Sales Assistant of the period during the month of June, 2014
Prepares Commercial and the value propositions.
Proposing the functional solution, Methodology & Technical solutions, hardware &software Solution.
Presentation & Periodic Training for Clients
Prepared technical User Guides-Icampus and Myschool: An integrated School Management Systems for Primary, Junior, Senior High Schools and Tertiary institutions.
Preparation of marketing plan, second level market analysis, customer acquisition;
Team member: designed, implemented and tested software
INFORMATECH Financial Services
Date: January, 2009- August 2009-National Service and 5 months contract extension.
Researching and analyzing financial information relating to specific companies.
Writing reports with regards to clients and their service history. Coordinating and consolidating of annual business plans.
Streamline spending analysis to a more accurate, efficient, and automated process.
Identify operational processes inefficiencies and recommending necessary improvements.
Design and create weekly and monthly spending reports
Supply necessary industry and market research to target new businesses.
Analyzing financial condition by collecting, monitoring and studying data
Execute, comparing results with benchmarks and reporting variance through gap analysis
Providing analytical perspectives to important strategic decisions.
Conducting financial reviews of business issues like deal analysis
Audit internal financial processes on a quarterly basis.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
University of Ghana Business School, Accra (Ghana).
Member- strategic management team that drafted the strategic plan for Queen Mother Foundation Ghana, Ghana Chamber of Commerce, State Enterprise Commission and Multibility Microfinance Company Ltd- University of Ghana Business
Bachelor of Business Administration
Valley View University, Accra (Ghana)
Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting)
Dean Assistant-M.A. Bediako Hall-Valley View University- December, 2006-2008
Auditor-Valley View University Student Representative Council (SRC) – Class of 2009.
Adventist Senior High School, Kumasi (Ghana)
· Dining hall supervisor
· School soccer team player
Communication skills: Excellent written and spoken English to a professional standard to present arguments in a clear and concise manner.
ORGANISATIONAL / MANAGERIAL SKILLS
Leader (currently responsible for a team of 10 people)
Good organisational skills gained as the administrator at Telligent.
A great team-leader skills gained as a president of a vocal band.
Mentoring skills (as senior manager, I am responsible for the training and directing and collaboratively working with the staff under my control).
Strong commitment to the vision and aims of companies.
A keen international commercial acumen through applying accounting theories and case studies to accounting across the world.
Analytical and conceptual thinking, with a conscientious approach to managing workloads.
Good command of quality control processes (currently responsible for quality audit) and financial reporting
Mentoring skills (as senior manager, I am responsible for the training and directing staff under my control)
Strong ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Pragmatism and ability to use initiative when managing workloads
Ability to handle, analyse and interpret complex data, before presenting it back based on the overall analysis made.
Advanced problem solving and numeracy skills.
Significant experience in leading or supporting landscape analysis to better understand market challenges and opportunities.
Demonstrable experience in working independently as well as building, managing and motivating teams, productive team member
Willingness to travel overseas, generally for one or three week periods.
Dynamic Smart Operating, Costs Office Management, Operations management, Business policies, Strategic management, Staff management
Experienced and Mature Individual with a High Level of professional ethics and integrity.
KNOWLEDGE: Up-to-date on innovative business approaches
Capital Budgeting, Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Asset management, Corporate Finance
Merger & Acquisition, Credit Risk, Financial Risk, Financial market, Bonds, Equity Valuation
Data Analysis, Finance, Investment, Financial Analysis, Financial Modelling, Financial management of Banks.
INTEREST & HOBBY:
Investment: Real Estate, Farming, General Investments
IT: Web design (JOMLA Application)
Sport and Athletics: Played football to the University level,
Travel: USA, Italy, and Burkina Faso
Others: I sing in a vocal band, I also know how to play the trombone, reading, cooking. Played soccer to the university level.
Dr. Annor Boahen
Executive Secretary- Northern Ghana Division Conference
Mobile: 23320081976, Email: [email protected]
Prince Owusu Amoako
Lecturer- Valley View University
Mobile: 233235833345 Email: [email protected]
Baffour Kwakwo Tonto
CEO, Technical Director-Telligent (GH) Systems Ltd.
Mobile: 233244981303 Email: [email protected]