Senior Accounting Officer

About Candidate

I’m an Accountant with 10 years of work experience.

Have accounting experience within different industries, which include Accounting/ Auditing Services; NPOs; Construction; retail and more. My last three positions were Senior Accounting Officer; Accountant and Financial Manager.

My relevant qualifications include my Bachelor of Accounting Science degree (UNISA) and a Management Development Program certificate (UKZN).

As an Accountant, with a proven record in accounting and financial management. I have demonstrated talents in business development, ensuring accountability and creating impactful strategies to achieve business objectives and effective internal controls. Excellent leadership skills with business optimization expertise.

Through my experience of working in diverse financial positions with multiple companies, I have gained an extensive insight within this field. My key competencies include, but are not limited to,

• preparation of financial statements as per IFRS requirements using different accounting systems and Caseware,

• project accounting,

• developing, implementing and monitoring of internal controls,

• prepare and managing budgets including management accounts,

• preparation and managing external/ internal audits.

I enjoy being part of a team where communication, transparency and accountability are highly valued. Enjoy meeting new people through sports and traveling in my spare time.

Proactive, innovative and highly influential, I am seeking a challenging but rewarding position.

I believe that my education, skill-set, and experience make me a suitable candidate.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Further Development and Education

Obtain a masters degree in international business. But first obtain funds through a stable career.



Bachelor of Accounting Science 2008

Accounting, Auditing and Taxation

Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Studies 2019

Customs, International trade, Maritime law, Maritime economics

Management Development Programme Certificate 2020

Work & Experience

Senior Accounting Officer 1/12/2022 - 30/06/2023
TMF Group

• Set up and maintain computerized administrations and/or financial databases. • Compile, enter and post monthly journal entries. • Prepare statutory (consolidated) financial reports as well as client-specific reports. • Assist in cash management including the management of bank accounts and payment instructions. • Prepare reporting to third parties, e.g., Chamber of Commerce, Dutch Central Bank. • Maintain contact with the client, auditors, tax advisors, lawyers, notaries and other involved parties in order to obtain the required information for reporting purposes. • Analyse legal documents and extract financial data for financial reporting • Execute any activities necessary to ensure TMF Group c.a. and its clients comply with which is from a sound compliance point of view required or otherwise desired.

Accountant 01/10/2020 - 30/11/2022
SSTA Investments

I'm self-employed and mainly deal with providing accounting services to small and medium enterprises. Services I offered included: • Provide company secretary duties (CIPC, Companies Act) • assist in developing efficient internal controls • SARS queries (Income tax, VAT, PAYE) • Costing and Management accounting • Produce of AFS • Assisting in setting up accounting ERP systems • Assist with filing for Workmen’s Compensation Fund

Financial Manager 01/03/2018 - 30/09/2020
Vulindlela Development Association NPC

• Managing the overall financial affairs of the organization • Engage in financial analysis in such areas as forecasting, budgeting, cost reduction analysis and reviewing operational performance • Monthly reporting packs are produced timeously and are accurate and reliable • Costing, monitoring of BOQ, variance reports of each project • Internal Controls are in place are being administered and adhered to in appropriate manner • Engage with third parties including external auditors

Accountant 01/03/2017 - 28/02/2018
Kwethu Investments

• Compile group Annual Financial Statements • Create and implement efficient internal controls • Safeguard of all company financial assets • Liaison with external auditors • Perform treasury functions • Attend to all SARS related matters • Attend to all IT related issues • Prepare monthly CAPEX and OPEX budgets

Project Financial Controller 01/04/2015 - 28/02/2017
Independent Development Trust

• Ensure timeous payment of service providers • Ensure that Programme budgets are loaded on the system • Provide accurate projects reports • Perform project administrative functions. • Monitor and control budgets for each project from sub budget to overall budget.

Accountant 01/04/2012 - 31/03/2015
Bridge Chartered Accountants

Worked with various clients performing accounting functions and internal audits. Clients include: • Vulindlela Development Association (Construction Project) • Manage and implement all accounting functions for contractors • Business Development of Co Operatives contractors • Umuziwabantu Municipality & KZN Gambling Board • Supply Chain Management internal audit as a middle team personnel • KZN Treasury • Budgeting internal audit as a junior team personnel

Accounting Intern 01/06/2007 - 31/12/2010
AVM Consulting

• Preparation of AFS for varies SMEs in different industries in the private sector. • Analysis and deal with financial data using pastel accounting and Microsoft excel. • Accounting for foreign exchange transactions in accordance with IFRS. • Formulating and implementing internal controls for creditors and debtor's cycle. • Prepare VAT, PAYE, INCOME TAX returns.