- Nairobi, KE
- £7 /hr
- Available now
Qualified Accountant with 20 years work experience in accounting, audit and finance. I can take assignments in all accounting work from bookkeeping to financial reporting. I havemore...Qualified Accountant with 20 years work experience in accounting, audit and finance. I can take assignments in all accounting work from bookkeeping to financial reporting. I have MBA in finance and can offer services in investment analysis, financial modeling, strategic planning, project planning and management and marketing management. I can undertake research work in the field of business and finance.
Area Covered: Nairobi, Kenya
Work Experience Summary: GABRIEL OCHIEN’G OGOT
Address: P.O. Box 2546-00200, Nairobi
Marital Status: Married
Telephone +254 727 864 199
OVERVIEW OF EXPERIENCE
• Business Planning, Analysis and Review.
• Financial Planning, Debt and Treasury Management, Accounting and Reporting.
• Auditing, control systems design and implementation
• Management Information Systems implementation.
• Training and staff development.
• Tax planning and statutory requirements compliance.
2006/7 MBA (Finance), University of Nairobi
1987-90 BA Hons (Economics), University of Nairobi
Certified Public Accountant (Kenya) (CPA (K))
Strathmore University, School of Accounting, Nairobi.
Tax Planning & Management - Certificate of Participation, Deloitte & Touch Management Consultants
Microsoft Office 2003/2007, QuickBooks Pro (2007), Pastel Sage (ERP)
COUNTRIES OF WORK EXPERIENCE
Kenya, Southern Sudan, Northern Sudan Khartoum,
March 2009 to dat
January 2008 • February 2009, Finance and Systems Compliance Manager, RA International FZCo. , Sudan
Reporting to the Country Director, Reviewed the Financial Systems and reduced reporting period from quarterly to monthly to achieve close cost monitoring and control. Formulated procedures and good practices in stores and stock management to mitigate losses and wastage. Reduced cost in catering department by 35% within the first month through implementation of food cost and stores monitoring systems. Reduced material cost of construction department by 30% through implementation of best procurement and stores control systems. Turned around loss making workshop and surpassed revenue target by 30% through staff motivation and customer focus. Developed exemplary administrative, organizational, people and customer relation skills while interacting with people of diverse backgrounds in Sudan and other work places.
March 2003 • Dec 2007, Chief Accountant, Triton Petroleum Co. Ltd, Nairobi, Kenya
Supervising 12 Field Station Accountants was team leader in implementation of Pastel Sage 2007 ERP financial system and trained staff in use of Pastel Sage 2007 in all departments.. Represented the company successfully in a major tax audit by Kenya Revenue Authority, reduced overheads by 20% over 1 year due to prudent budgets and budgetary controls, increased frequency of management reports from quarterly to monthly, reduced days receivables from 90 to 60 days. Implemented on-line treasury management systems that reduced bank charges by 40%
Jan 1998 • Feb 2003, Senior Accountant, Chemelil Out growers Co. Ltd, Kisumu, Kenya
Supervising 5 Accounts staff, set systems of control and oversaw its implementation,
Implemented Quick books software system and trained staff on its use, reduced vehicles and tractors running costs by 26% due to improved control. Gained administrative skills in management of accounts department. Prepared successful funding proposal to Kenya Sugar Board and designed loan tracking systems for loaned farmers. Prepared financial statements and liaised with external auditors.
April 1990 • Dec 1997, Audit Semi-Senior (1990-92), 1993-97 (Audit Senior), Kassim Lakha Abdalla & Co. Certified Public Accountants, Nairobi, Kenya.
Acquired audit vouching and file indexing skills, arranging audit file sections and answering queries raised by seniors. Gained audit planning skills, internal control tests and compliance design. Gained training and capacity building skills while training audit trainees in audit processes and vouching, achieved time targets by timely audit planning and reduced clients cost by 20% within a span of 2 years.
Interpersonal, adaptable, team player, results oriented through strategic tact, analytical, attention to details, working with competing priorities and tight deadlines while upholding quality.
English, fluent written and spoken, Kiswahili, fluent written and spoken
Available upon request