About Moses Abwalaba

  • Academic Level Degree Bachelor
  • Age 23 - 27 Years
  • Salary 1850
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Finance
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About me

A passionate Finance and accounting Officer with 4 years’ experience in managing diverse Reconciliations and accounting operations, with excellent academic and professional experience who enjoys working in a commercial environment and has a keen eye for detail and process improvements.

I have demonstrated a strong work ethic both academically and professionally by winning “Finance Intern of the year 2016”. I Have an Extended Diploma in Banking and Finance which covered a wide range of professional development topics within Finance and Accounting. I have expertise in the Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and in-depth knowledge of SAP and Pastel.

Education

  • 2017 - 2021
    Mount Kenya University

    Bachelor Degree

    Ability to understand and manipulate numerical and statistical data Ability to analyze different types of information Ability to communicate findings clearly Understanding of range of current business practices Understanding of stock markets, trade and investment Understanding of different types of financial instruments Understanding of different types of financial products and services Knowledge of relevant national and international regulations Time management, organization and professional communication Intermediate level IT skills Ability to plan and make wise investments Ability to control costs and to raise funds

  • 2015 - 2016
    Mount Kenya University

    Diploma in Banking and Finance

    Treasury Management Futures and Options Markets Property Investment Banking Law Macroeconomics Capital Markets Commercial Banking and Finance Financial Management Portfolio Management Lending Decisions Corporate Governance Equity Markets Personal Financial Planning Money Market Operations International Banking and Finance Investment Banking Monetary Theory and Policy

Experience

  • 2020 - 2021
    Mpesa Foundation Academy

    Admission and Support Assistant

    Duties: • Support in the processing admission forms and sending them out to all counties. • Receiving all the application forms from various counties, check for completeness of the application form and filter applications forms per county. • Document all activities at every admission stage as required. • Preparing all documents required for field visit. • Support in the clerical work around logistical planning of the home visits. • Perform Data entry of admission records into the database. • Ensure proper archiving of all application forms both hard and soft copy. • Transfer of application forms of the successful candidates into respective student’s files. • Participate in the closure of admission process. • Ready to perform any other duty assigned by head of Admission. Key Achievements • Developed new and complex spreadsheets to help reduce huge data entry and made it much quicker by reducing the production time from five days to one. • Met with the Admission managers to discuss Student’s admission budgets and was able to reduce overall business expenditure by 15%. • Received great feedback from my manager for my attention to details as I have 100% accuracy level.

  • 2018 - 2019
    Stawi One Ltd

    Reconciliation and Accounting Officer

    Duties: • Produce and analyse monthly management accounts, i.e. profit and loss accounts and the balance sheet with budget comparisons and supporting/explanatory notes. • Ensure that bank, cash and sub-ledger reconciliations are done within the agreed timelines and any outstanding issues resolved appropriately. • Check and ensure that all statutory returns (PAYE, NHIF, NSSF, etc.) are done and submitted within their various due dates. • Maintain the fixed assets register ensuring its regular up-dating with acquisitions disposals, revaluations and write –offs and to carry out periodic reviews for the purposes of safeguarding the assets. • Completed data entry, tracked resumes and maintained the applicant tracking system. • Obtained signatures for financial documents and internal and external invoices. • Served as a corporate liaison between the finance, IT and marketing departments. • Processed client rebate reconciliation, reporting and check request. • Compiled annual recommendations for end of fiscal year budgets. • Ordered and distributed office suppliers while adhering to a fixed office budget. • Created detailed expense reports and request for capital expenditures. • Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages. • Directed Guests and routed deliveries and courier services. • Managed office suppliers, vendors, organization and upkeep. Key Achievements • Received great feedback from my manager for my attention to details as I have 100% accuracy level. • Developed new and complex spreadsheets to help produce the monthly management accounts much quicker, reducing the production time from five days to two. • Analysed client portfolios using MS Access and was able to identify the lower-performing accounts. Using this data, I was able to improve these accounts increasing average client revenue by 16%. • Built lasting relationships with all my clients and ensured there were systems and resources in place to deal with any of their queries in less than 24-hours.

  • 2017 - 2017
    Telafrique EA Ltd

    Accounting and Operations Manager

    Duties: • Clean-up project of the existing clients and updating necessary documents in the system. • Cheque collection and banking. • Calling and following payment from client. • Accounting/finance function • Ensure proper documentation of client’s reports and documents. • Keeping records and filing of documents. • Petty cash processing and data capture. • Greeted numerous visitors, including VIPs and vendors • Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages. • Directed Guests and routed deliveries and courier services. • Managed office suppliers, vendors, organization and upkeep. • Ordered and distributed office suppliers while adhering to a fixed office budget • Other activities from time to time as instructed. Key Achievements • Received great feedback from my manager for my attention to details as I have 100% accuracy level. • Was voted ‘accountant of the month’ on multiple occasions and nominated for an ‘Accounting Excellence Award’ by my colleagues. • Managed a team of four accounts assistants and interns to ensure all deadlines were met on time. • Met with the senior managers of all departments to discuss their individual budgets and was able to reduce overall business expenditure by 15%.

Expertise

Microsoft Excel
Computer Proficiency
Quickbooks
• Budgeting
• Payroll management
• Accounting records auditing
• In-depth knowledge of GAAP (General Accepted Accounting Principles)

Languages

English
Proficient

Portfolio

Honors & awards

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