A Rounded, Enthusiastic, Sociable, Confident and Result Driven Financial Professional, who is Proactive, Flexible and Adaptable individual who strongly believes in Teamwork. Able to work well in a multicultural environment and is People-Centred. Have excellent skills in Problem Solving, Business Acumen, Decision Making, Communication and Innovation.
I a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and hold a second class upper (honours) degree in Business Administration from Makerere University. My area of specialization is in accounting, , financial reporting, financial management, budgeting, donor reporting, treasury and grants management (integrating core skills like statistical analysis, financial analysis and interpretation, internal control systems review and monitoring, and internal/external audits) which entails the use of qualitative and quantitative financial information in order to make informed decisions, predict trends and ensure internal control systems are adequately designed and implemented towards achieving the desired control objective. It also covers other fields like quality control, data management, prediction, forecasting etc. all of which I believe are vital skills necessary to retain a competitive edge use of qualitative and quantitative financial
I have strong cross cultural experience and core to my moral fabric are the principles of integrity, objectivity, confidentiality, professionalism and continuous professional development. Given my experience, I have had exposure to various organization’s operations and obtained an understanding of various financial, IT systems and internal control environments. I’m keen to keep learning, very committed, hardworking, meticulous, results oriented, self-driven and an innovative individual with the ability to work under minimum supervision and pressure to beat tight deadlines and also have a particularly keen eye to detail
Masters in Business Administration at University Of South Wales
Still On goin
Certificate at Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Member- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Bachelors Degree in Business Administration at Makerere University
Bachelors of Business Administration- Honors
Assistant Financial Controller at GOAL UGANDA
(This is a humanitarian organisation with various offices worldwide and the Headquarters in Dublin. The main focussed health services and clean water reach the less privileged) • Oversight of the GOAL Uganda Finance Team, outline and communicate responsibilities for the team members as appropriate and ensure they are followed. • Identify personnel development plans for team members and ensure follow through • Ensure that the field finance teams are supported by the Finance team in Kampala and this is through regular field visits. • Management of the day-to-day financial reporting to facilitate on-time reporting to Donors ( Irish Aid , DFID ,Master Card Foundation, Bank of Ireland , Charity Water) • Over See monthly Sage Accounts Process, Donor Status Report (DSR) Process, Rolling Budget Process and the Payroll Process • review monthly grants reports, proposals, visit reports, internal audits and partner assessment tools to ensure funds are being utilised for the purpose for which they were dispersed • Prepare financial aspects of Donor Proposals with input from the programme implementers. • Provide technical support on Donor budgets, Donor reporting, Guidelines & Regulations to GOAL Uganda Management Team • Facilitate timely completion of the Annual Statutory Audit and Financial Statements • In charge of presenting the monthly management accounts to the Country Director and explaining any movements there in. • Supporting Programme staff in budget monitoring by sharing monthly spend in comparison to the approved annual budgets. • A member of the procurement committee that is in charge of setting guidelines for procurements, evaluating potential supplier bids and also making contract for successful bidders. • Participates in HR administration work for example recruitment of staff, payroll management, salary scale surveys.
Audit Senior at Deloitte & Touche East Africa
The main role performed is auditing the financial statements of clients and give an audit opinion. The clients were based in different industries that included manufacturing, insurance, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, banking sector, Nongovernment organisations. The detailed roles include the following. • I prepared audit plans, assessed audit risk, developed audit strategy, designed responsive audit procedures, prepared engagement time budgets and executed audit procedures. • I prepared and presented audit reports and management letters including audit findings and recommendations to my supervisors and management. • Conducted financial, compliance, information systems and operational audits resulting in improved controls and operating efficiencies. • Provided leadership and guidance to audit teams, ensuring that client expectations are met within the framework of the Deloitte & Touché quality and risk management systems, International Financial Reporting Standards, donor reporting requirements where applicable and International Auditing Standards. • Evaluated the effectiveness of internal control policies concerning the preparation of financial statements and recommended areas of improvement. • Tested the effectiveness of entities’ internal control systems to provide assurance to confirm appropriateness and compliance to sound business practices and company policies. • Effectively resolved accounting issues. • Conducted compliance audits, agreed upon procedures for government contractual clients and reviewed contractual agreements to ensure proper adherence to accounting principles for not for profit organizations and also ensure compliance to laws and regulations. • Reviewed team member’s work, leveraging team work and coordinating the audit process. • Assessed the performance of team members, worked with and identifying training and development needs. SIGNIFICANT ACCOMPLISHMENTS AT DELOITTE & TOUCHE • Team Leadership; I rose swiftly to the position of an Audit Senior at Deloitte and Touché and worked on a large number of clients in different industry sectors leading teams to the successfully complete and issue adequately supported opinions. As a team leader I coached team members (providing on job training). During this time, I was able to achieve high performance ratings (as a high performer for all my years of service) and was privileged to lead my first assignment as a team leader after only one year of joining. • Value adding recommendations; I made a number of value adding recommendations to the clients I audited in the various industries and was duly recognised by both management and clients for outstanding contributions • Training; I was part of the training team that would induct newly recruited audit assistants about the basics of auditing, the Deloitte & Touché methodology and experiences about auditing. • I attained a rating of High Performer in all my years of service at Deloitte which the second highest performance assessment rating awarded to individuals who consistently achieve challenging goals and high role expectations. I amassed a wealth of knowledge relating to various financial services sector, insurance, Public Sector governance, telecommunication sector, hotel industry and the audit of non-governmental organizations sector systems and controls which will be of immense value to you as my potential employer.
Finance Intern at Finca Uganda
Registering the bank customers in the Compuscan system when they intend to apply for loans First point of contact for inquiries about registration for loans ( to the Compuscan system)
Customer Care Officer at Bollore Africa Logistics
Direct link between Bollore customers and the management. Follow up on the cargo of the customers using the tracking systems and inform clients of the progress through phone calls and emails. Liaise with the URA agents to ensure first clearance of customer goods. Update customers on any new taxes they are required to pay.
- • Knowledge of Internal Control • Excellent knowledge of the financial accounting standards, accepted internal auditing standards and procedures, various donor regulations and local laws and regulations • Audit planning, execution and supervision • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail • Team work and team leadership • Risk management and mitigation • Strong communication, report writing & presentation skills • Highly flexible, proactive and responsive to effectively work in a constantly changing business environment. • Developing and managing contracts.
International Finance Corporation
Senior Private Sector Specialist
(Former senior manager Deloitte & Touché East Africa)
GOAL Relief and Development Organisation
Assistant Country Director