AREAS OF EXPERTISE
AP & AR Management
Strong work ethic
Ability to meet deadlines
Planning & Organising
5 Mitchell House,
A results driven, self-motivated and resourceful business graduate with a proven
ability to provide key financial data, support and reporting to assist in key business
decisions. A conscientious approach, professional outlook and excellent
communication skills allows the ability to build strong relationships both within and
outside of a financedepartment, whilst effectively communicating financial
information to non-financecolleagues.
Currently looking for a challenging position that offers variety and also opportunities
to develop both personally and professionally.
KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Confident user of Microsoft Officeincluding Excel
Confident user of Sage 50 Accounts & Sage 50 Payroll
Certified Quickbooks User
Management of accounts payable & receivable processes and procedures
Excellent communication skills from low to high level
Strong ability to manage own time, prioritise workload and meet deadlines
Strong worker independently and managing a team
Analytical and conceptual thinking
Conscientious approach to workload
2015-2016 BPP Croydon
F1- Financial Reporting & Taxation
F2 – Advanced Financial Reporting
E1 – Organisational Management
2007 to 2010 - Kingston University, Surrey
Class BA (Hons) Business Management
Subjects studied throughout my degree included; Strategy, Accounting, Agency and
Partnership Law, International Business, Economics and Marketing.
2005 – 2007 Henley- On- Thames College
Health and Social Care- B
English Language- B
English Literature- B
2000 - 2005 – Highdown Secondary School, Reading
11x GCSE’s Grade A*-C
Assistant Accountant, Cult Wines Ltd
(June 2015 – Present)
Reporting directly to the FinanceManager, Director and Chairman.
A wide and varied skillset has been developed in this role, by managing the payable & receivable functions within the finance
department, whilst providing support to the Finance Manager.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to; client account management, resolving client & supplier queries, reconciling balances
for reinvestment/ refund and broking clients. Processing monthly payroll, (including commission calculations) and setting up the
company pension scheme in compliancewith automatic enrolment.
The company opened a second office in Hong Kong in April 2016, all activity is also accounted for in the UK between an accounts
team of three managed by myself.
Also responsible for monitoring the FX exposure and requirement on a daily basis, processing bank reconciliations across five
currency accounts including GBP,USD,EUR, SGD and HKD. Booking forward contracts depending on the stock purchase
requirements and match-fund international client invoices who prefer to pay in local currency.
Ensuring a daily reconciliation between the bespoke stock system and SAGE is actioned, with any differences resolved.
Finance Assistant, Pylones UK Ltd
(January 2011- May 2015)
Provided financial and administrative support to the Management Accountant and Financial Directors.
Responsibilities included but were not limited to; Processing up to 200 supplier invoices per week, collating and raising payments,
managing and maintaining the purchase ledger, cash & card reconciliations for 14 stores across the UK, company credit card
reconciliations. Responsible for running monthly Payroll for 90-100 employees, negotiating prices with suppliers whilst being the
main point of contact for the stores across the UK. Preparing daily and weekly sales figures to send to UK and French
Reported directly to the Finance Director and UK Managing director. In the absence of a HR Manager, I also prepared new
employee documents, contractual variations, tracked employee holiday, sickness and statutory payments.
Sales Manager, New Look Ltd.
(November 2008- December 2010)
Responsibilities included but were not limited to:
Managing the shop floor and delivery staff
Visual merchandising, analysing sales figures and targets to effectively position best sellers
Launching seasonal sale layouts and promotions
Opening and closing the store
Preparing administration for cashing up and banking
Handling customer complaints/queries and providing customer service
My interpersonal and organisational skills have developed throughout varied roles, many of these skills combined with knowledge
from my degree are transferrable, and allow a strong undertaking of various projects and tasks. I am interested in an analytical and
challenging role with the hope of continuing my development in the future.
Referencesare available on request.