1. RAMU LEKKALA
Plot No: 173 DD, Flat No. G 101 • PO Box: 1364, Arusha • Tanzania, East Africa
email@example.com • +255-787-226-414 • https://tz.linkedin.com/in/ramu-lekkala-29245940
Qualified business management professional, with a diverse background and expertise in
accounts, finance, and business administration, wishing to contribute experience in a business
leadership or entrepreneurship role offering room for company growth and advancement in any
of these capacities. Strong background in business operations, property management,
construction, and cost reduction analysis. Proven ability in successful negotiations and
department leadership, resulting in the meeting and exceeding of organizational goals and
expectations. Proficient in English, Hindi, Telugu and Kswahili languages.
Areas of Competencies
• International Management
• Staff Recruitment & Training
• Payroll Management
• Financial Reporting
• Contract Negotiation
• Mathematics & Statistics
• Accounting Management
FORTES GROUP (ARUSHA FORTES LTD/FORTES ESTATES LTD)
Manager, General/Accounts/Finance, 2006 – Present
Began as Finance Manager but promoted to General Manager within short time due to
impressive performance and achievements. Coordinate with all departments within organization,
ensuring routine day-to-day work is managed efficiently and office systems are established,
maintained and regularly reviewed. Engage in ongoing cost reduction analysis in all areas of
organization. Supervise staff, recruit and oversee payroll management, as well as develop and
implement human resources policies.
•Collaborate with customers, government, statutory auditors, consultants, attorneys and
employees, enforcing ethical business practices.
•Direct company cash, financial, and budget activities to fund operations and future needs.
•Maintain effective documented system of accounting policies and procedures.
•Collate, prepare, and interpret reports, budgets, accounts, commentaries, financial
statements, and final accounts.
•Liaise with government authorities in all inquiries and in fulfilling statutory requirements.
•Coordinate with workshop and operations in preparation, fixing, and keeping vehicles ready
for safaris well in advance.
•Check on required software solutions for organization and implement adaptation.
Knowledgeable on IT requirements and market advancements.
•Deal with international clients from different countries and coordinate with all departments
within company. Dedicated to meeting international standards in providing customer
service to clients upon their arrival visiting the company, returning back to their countries
with wonderful memories from their experiences.
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•Conduct presentations with drivers and guides in regards to better performance and
increased professionalism and adaption to latest technology.
•Knowledgeable on purchasing and procurement.
•Investigate and resolve tenant complaints, enforce rules of occupancy, inspect vacant units,
complete repairs, and plan renovations.
•Contract with security agency by taking security measurements.
SVARNAM CHITFIN PVT. LTD, 2000 - 2006
Finance and General Manager (2002 – 2006)
Dealt with 500+ customers from various parts of the state, acquired special experience in
dealing with individuals with different mentalities, and studied individuals of different financial
backgrounds. Represented company in court of law in regards to financial matters, particularly
those related to defaulted customers and recovering outstanding and default payments. Strived
to improve turnover of company, resulting in 150% growth per month.
•Maintained cash with trust and made accurate analytical statements assisting management
to make promotional and long-term business development plans.
•Initiated financial settlements out of the court of law for judgments, contributing to drastic
reduction in legal expenses. Succeeded in less percentage of defaulted customers.
•Implemented disciplinary and answerable systems within company and administered
collection and sales executives. Organized duties and responsibilities to subordinates.
•Communicated with external and internal auditors and various government organizations,
especially with income tax and registrar of companies.
•Interacted with different private and nationalized banks in relation to bank transactions,
obtaining loans and OD, and bank charges.
•Prepared TDS certificates and filing returns with Income Tax Dept. Prepared statutory
monthly returns, outstanding subscription reports with penalty, and intimation letters to
customers. Also issued legal notices to customers.
•Maintained cash and bankbooks, bookkeeping, bank reconciliation statements, creditor and
debtor reports, overdue outstanding reports, ledgers, and profit and loss accounts.
ADDITIONAL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS FOR SVARNAM CHITFIN PVT. LTD.
Accounts Manager (2001 – 2003)
Accounts Associate (2000 – 2001)
EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UNIVERSITY OF WALES, UNITED KINGDOM
Coursework in Bachelor of Law (LL.B) Program
K.V. RANGA REDDY COLLEGE, OSMANIA UNIVERSITY – Hyderabad, India
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com), ACHARYA NAGARJUNA UNIVERSITY – A.P. India
3. Technical Skills: Microsoft (MS) Windows, MS Office (MS Excel, Word, Outlook, and
PowerPoint), Internet Explorer, Email
TALLY Accounting Package, QuickBooks