Member of the Finance Leadership team (FLT) providing strategic leadership on the P&L, detailed balance sheet
deep dive reviews and the Cash flow enhancement.
Support the Finance Director in leading discussions on strategic commercial financing and strategic planning and
budgeting in other to drive sales, customer portfolio development and overhead productivity(cost efficiency scheme)
Lead End to end external business partnering by ensuring the compliance with the Know your business partner
(KYBP) process for both vendors & customers and also strengthen the customer service activity.
Ensure Control Assurance and Risk Management agenda are well embedded into all financial transactions and
monitor compliance as per company guidelines.
Lead internal and external Audits for the business and ensure all audit issues raised are either resolved accordingly
or agree on clear action plan as remedial solution.
Lead and manage both treasury and taxation operations for the business why synchronising with group treasury and
Lead and coordinate back office operations of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payables, Treasury, Taxation
payments, Management Reporting, Budgeting and Risk Management with shared service centres of Budapest, India
& Kenya, implementing & streamlining operations and procedures that enhanced productivity hence cutting costs
and providing more value support to the commercial agenda of the business.
Finance Project Management lead in transforming and stream lining procedures and reporting systems.
Guide team to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor, advice and coach on the progress to enhance
the professional development of staff.
Finance lead for Capital investment of £20M. Being investment for brewery capacity expansion
Successful Aligned Diageo Reporting systems to OHADA reporting SAP software.
Successful close 2011 to 2014 tax audit and reducing the claim paid from £300M to £2M.
Lead the transition in the automation of the PTP process and synchronisation with world best practice.
Lead the transition of streaming and integrating back office transactions with Diageo Enterprise Operations Bangalore.
Lead and ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close and monitor compliance with IFRS
and OHADA accounting policies and procedures.
Review all manual journal entries for accuracy.
Co-ordinate and lead balance sheet review to ascertain accurate balance reporting and take corrective action for
Responsible for statutory financial reporting with external auditors KPMG and support Tax Audit with Tax
Lead and ensure that Control Assurance and Risk Management agenda are well embedded into all financial
transactions and monitor compliance as per company guidelines.
Lead & coordinate with Shared Service Centre (SSC) of India, Nairobi & Budapest to ensure that agreed timelines
and service are delivered on time especially on payment or intercompany vendors.
Successful 2014, 2015 and 201 6 year end close of Annual statutory audit with all issues raised by the auditors
Designed, mapped and translated IFRS management reporting in OHADA Statutory Reporting in SAP hence
reducing from 90 days to 30 days the time to produce year end statutory financial statements.
Green quality rating after four and a half years in red by resolving and clearing aged bag log of intercompany
Increase net P&L profit by £1.35M in 2014 & 2015 through thorough Balance sheet review.
Transformed month end, quarterly & year-end close data quality red rating to green by overhauling in market
finance processes and synchronising it with share service processes.
Support the commercial teams in driving business strategy by growing Volumes and Net sales revenue (NSV).
Support the Finance Director by being the key finance lead in driving business strategy.
Review and challenge Volume, NSV, COGS, A&P, Overheads and cash flow figures to ensure that they are in line
with the business performance ambition.
Coordination and preparation of the BPM Packs to drive business performance reviews and follow through course
Responsible for coordinating the preparation of Flash & Actual P&L’s and cash flows with insightful commentaries
that gives a clear view of the current business performance
Responsible for coordinating the preparation of Opportunity and Risk (O&R) in other to drive business performance
so as to deliver on business ambition.
Work to ensure all items in the Finance Director checklist of key controls relating to BPM are rated green.
Ensure that no audit issues are raised relating to the BPM Pack
Generated NSV growth of +15% through the streaming lining of commissions and incentives linked to volume sold.
Supported commercial team in the selling of One Million Hectolitre of Guinness. A mile stone in the history of the
Generated 20% cost reduction in 2014 fiscal year through coordination and implementation of priority base budgeting.
Setup systems that provides reasonable assurance that risk management, control, and governance systems are
functioning as intended and will enable the organisation's objectives and goals to be met
Evaluates information security and associated risk exposures
Lead and coordinated the Evaluation of regulatory compliance program with consultation from legal counsel
Evaluates the organisation's readiness in case of business interruption
Teams with other internal and external resources as appropriate
Engages in continuous education and staff development
Provides support to the company's anti-corruption & fraud programs.
Design the set up and implementation of the control systems to meet regulatory standard hence enabling the business
to obtain necessary regulatory clearing and regulatory licences
Prepared reports on audit assignments for the review of the Audit Manager.
Assist the Audit Manager in the analysis and providing commentary on client financial statements.
Assist the Audit manager in preparing an audit opinion on clients’ financial statements
Prepared tenders for clients for the review of the Senior Audit Manager.
Assist Clients in Fraud and Internal control investigations.
Assist clients in the preparation of their tax declarations and DSF
Assess clients systems and internal control mechanism and recommend changes where possible especially
complying with SOX 404 requirements.
Performed effectiveness testing on internal controls of clients’ financial statements.
Animate seminars on various business themes according to client’s demands and most especially on OHADA
Accounting and Finance Law.
Participate in audit assignments with companies ADDAX Petroleum/SNH, Louis Dryfus Commodities, and CamairCo. STUC DRC, projects finance by World Bank , African Development bank, and Plan International.
Ensuring the effective and efficient processing of supplier invoices.
Maintaining firm and friendly relationships and communications with suppliers.
Maintaining payment cycles, identifying creditors falling due.
Accurate posting and allocation of payments made.
Month end routines closing, including analysis.
They handle queries from suppliers, resolving queries, reconciling statements.
Analysis of taxes relating to various invoices and preparation of tax returns for declaration to HMRC.
Prepares monthly statements by collecting data; analysing and investigating variances; summarizing data,
information, and trends.
Monitor the company’s Fixed Assets Register and ensured accounts are accurate with accurate depreciation applied.
Ensure Compliance with tax filing requirements by ensuring that tax declarations adhere to the requirements and
Reconciliation of sub-ledger Accounts and analysing monthly Financial Reports of Branches.
Reconcile foreign accounts domiciled in foreign banks
Monitor & ensures all payments made by the treasury are in compliance with treasury procedures
Ensure that foreign currency transaction risk coverage procedure are respected
Ensure that the treasury respect anti money laundry policies when authorising SWIFT transfer of fund
Review and ensure that the procedure to set up daily exchange rates for buying and selling of foreign currencies are
Led and deliver the Implementation of the Accounting Control and Assurance systems for the branches in the
Littoral & the three Northern Regions of Cameroon.
Masters of Science (M.Sc) in Accounting and Finance
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Accounting, Second Class Honours Upper Division, GPA 3.14/4.