Eldah

November 2020 – Date

Gained exprience as a District Finance and Administration Officer at Bantwana Zimbabwe in the following providing essential technical lens, overseeing financial management, procurements & giving administrative support to programs team at district level through:

§   Budget management through expenditure tracking;

§   Preparing thematic budgets

§   Documenting and recording all project expenses;

§   Managing workshop and training expenses; preparing standardized pay schedules

§   Dealing with suppliers – processing invoices and handling queries from suppliers, providing proof of payments and following up on receipts.

§   Determining descripancies and providing variance reports to programs staff, sending early warning signals for potential cost over-runs;

§   Reviewing & verifying requisitions and acquittal packages for proper authorization, accuracy, completeness, compliance and authenticity of documents such as source documents, procurement requests, advance requests, quotations and payment requests before processing payments in Acumatica accounting software;

§   asset management and inventory management;

§  ensuring timely procurement of program materials and payment of vendors (suppliers) and utility bills;

§   Preparing monthly cash requests, funding forecasts and expenditure reports;

§   Preparing detailed monthly financial reports in line with organization and donor policies and IFRS requirements – Cash Journals, Liquidation Reports, BVA reports;

§   Prepares detailed monthly account reconciliations (cash, advances, creditors, suspense accounts);

§   Raises month-end journal vouchers in Excel;

§   Cash and petty cash management with zero incidences;

§   Vehicles, motorbikes and bicycles fleet management and supervising of drivers and riders, ensuring vehicles are available for activities;

§   Maintains detailed driver incident reports, police reports & bi-monthly transport reports;

§   Ensuring adherence to organizational policy at district level such as Child protection policy, sexual harassment policy, IT policy, Covid-19 policy etc.

§   Maintaining and managing district database of children supported for education subsidies;

§   Organizing & coordinating staff development workshops for new members on finance procedures;

§   Providing clerical & advisory support to the district team.

 

Sept. 2013 – Aug. 2014

I gained experience as an Accounts Intern at Econet Services through

§   Petty cash management – prepared petty cash books, cash disbursements and ensured the account was adequately funded;

§   Dealing with suppliers – I were responsible for processing invoices and handling queries from suppliers;

§   Preparation on management accounts as well as financial accountsand stock take;

§  Verifying accuracy and authenticity of source documents before processing payment;

§   Posting requisitions in SAGE PASTEL;

§  Preparing monthly funding forecasts;

§   Ensuring safe custody of security items (Receipt books, deposit books, safe keys, letter heads);

§   Filing and retrieval of documents;

§   Internal and external audit preparations;

§   Banking cash receipted on a rotational basis and in full compliance with set internal controls;

§   Preparing monthly account reconciliations (cash, advances, creditors, suspense accounts).

§   Preparing bank reconciliations on monthly basis and keeping outstanding items to minimal, clearing any that rose within 30 days.

§   Preparing month-end journal vouchers.

§   Ensuring financial documents were compliant with the coding system for processing;