Expertise

  • Account and business services
  • executive assistant
  • book-keepers
  • Book Keeper
  • Book Keeping
  • Bookkeeping
  • Personal assistant
  • Administration
  • admin specialists
  • Administrative Support
  • Office Administration
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Analytics
  • Data analysis in Excel, R
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • cash flow
  • budget management
  • Analytical Skills
  • Accounting
  • Financial Reporting

Summary

SmartPA Partner – PA – Secretarial – Administrative – Services – Remote – Support - Qualified Bookkeeper with 25 years experience

We provide world-class PA, Secretarial and Administrative Support on an outsourced basis for businesses of all sizes.


Experience

  • Smart PA Partner

    Partner
    2020 - Current
    Smart PA Partner

    SmartPA are the leading experts within the PA, Secretarial and Administrative sector. Through industry expertise and experience, SmartPA deliver the very best in outsourced back office support and Managed Services to the business community. SmartPA’s solutions are highly effective and flexible to your needs, whilst being cost effective.

    At SmartPA we work on a package based model. Providing you a fixed figure for cash flow with no hidden costs. Our packages include:
    • A dedicated account manager – fully SmartPA Accredited
    • Access to a team of over 200 professionals, with a variety of specialist skills
    • Immediate access to assistance at any time between the hours of 09:00 - 17:30 (evenings and weekends by prior arrangement with your account manager)
    • Holiday, sickness and maternity cover
    • Built in flexibility, handling small bursts or temporary fluctuation of support levels.
    • We offer both standard and tailored packages, prices for which are tailored to the individual.
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  • INTL FCStone Ltd

    Account Executive
    100+ Employees 2010 - 2020

    Ensuring all trading from various departments are uploaded and reconciled on a daily basis. Investigating of any breaks and making the necessary repairs before reporting to Senior Management.

    Key Responsibilities:
    1 Produce or review daily client money segregation reports
    2 Daily calculation of all segregated funds
    3 Ensure segregated funds are calculated and moved in a timely manner
    4 Liaise with Auditors on a quarterly basis
    5 Report daily profit and loss results to 11 separate trading teams

  • INTL FCStone Ltd

    FX Operations Assistant Manager
    100+ Employees 2007 - 2011

    Key responsibilities: Ensuring all funds are delivered on time within compliance and respecting country specific requirements.
    Investigations:
    Reconciling settled payments in several currencies on a daily basis
    Liaising with INTL’s banking network
    Liaising with Front and middle office for both client and financial issues
    Confirm currency outflows and investigate trade breaks
    Settlements:
    Produce or review daily client money segregation reports
    Keeping all settlement instructions up to date
    Ensuring all trades are released in a timely manner
    Ensuring that currency requirements are adhered to
    Applying currency and compliance requirements to all trades
    Confirming currency positions and rates on a daily basis
    Allocating trades to team members for settlement
    Performing call-backs to confirm settlement instructions
    Confirming trades
    Paying settlement amounts to a wide variety of counterparties
    Reconciliations:
    Completing daily, weekly and monthly cash nostro Reconciliation.
    Querying and resolving breaks
    Produce and review break reports
    Creating position sheets
    Updating position sheets to indicate hedging amounts
    Running end of day checks
    Confirming trades
    Performed netting for clients
    Reporting:
    Providing management with currency reports
    Responding to front office and back office queries
    Raising system improvements to management
    Responding to and sending queries to counterparties and front office
    Implemented internet banking with our banks worldwide.

  • Westfoods Group

    Accountant
    21 - 100 Employees 2007 - 2007

    Compiled year end accounts for tax departments and the banking sector.
    Updated different Company division accounts.
    Trained new staff members.

  • Swan Estates

    Accountant
    6 - 20 Employees 2006 - 2007

    Set up and up-dated the accounting process for a fuel concern. This included setting up the Kiosk accounts, Forecourt and Depot accounts.
    Managed cashbooks, debtors, creditors, Petty Cash Contro, wage and salary schedules.
    Organized and co-ordinated VAT, PAYE, NEC and NSSA schedules.
    Managed stock control for all fuel and kiosk stocks.
    Took minutes of the weekly management meetings.
    Organized the weekly email newsletter for the company.

  • Westfoods Group

    Senior Accountant
    21 - 100 Employees 2006 - 2006

    Set up, up-dated and maintained accurate accounts for three separate Divisions. The Companies were in their infancy and the accounts needed to be set up from the start of the business in Oct'05.
    Set up and managed the accounting systems and checked that they worked satisfactorily before handing them over to other staff members. Additionally - Monthly Management Accounts, VAT Returns, Salaries and Wages for Division Level, Debtors and Creditors Control, Stocck Control
    Once systems were running to the Chief Executive Officers satisfaction I was promoted to Head Office Accounting and compiled all Division documentation for the Finance Manager. I was also given the responsiblities of looking after Imports Control, Cash flow and budgets. Salaries and Wages for all Executives, Insurance, Imports Control.

  • Pama Holdings Ltd

    Finance Manager
    100+ Employees 2004 - 2006

    Maintained accounting system for four Zimbabwe Companies and two Zambian Companies.
    Computerized company accounts and saved four positions per company.
    Office administration for Zimbabwe Head Office and Personal Assistant to Zambian Director.
    Monthly Management Accounts, cash-flows and budgets.
    VAT returns for Zambian Companies on monthly basis.
    Monthly Variance reports for the Bank.
    Monthly Analysis Graphs and maintaining accurate butchery records.
    Collate income/expenditure statistics and forward to relevant departments.
    Ordering and supply of equipment to and from Zambia.
    Import and export for Zambia and to make sure items arrive in a timely manner.
    Packing and shipping the entire restaurant to Zambia and closing restaurant books.

  • TAP Garden Irrigation

    Office Administrator
    6 - 20 Employees 2003 - 2004

    Business Administration and garden irrigation desgin.
    Preparing quotations for clients.
    Advertising and emailing.
    Computerised accounts.
    Wages and Salaries.
    Generate invoices to clients and make sure money received in a timely manner.
    Creditor payments and banking.
    Paying of accounts.
    Liasing with clients and suppliers.
    Filing.

  • Parnell Community Trust

    Office Administrator
    6 - 20 Employees 2001 - 2002

    Administration of the Parnell Conference and Parnell Community Centre.
    Attended to all booking adminstration procedures promptly.
    Provide clients with accurate information on their room hire.
    Make sure that clients received the services that they purchased.
    Process and collate client evaluations and record outcomes.
    Mainain accurate records and systems for all data in the venue bookings area.
    Collate usage staistics and forward to relevant departments.
    Generate invoices to clients and make sure money was received in a timely manner.
    Contributed to the preparation of annual planning and budget.
    All monies in the bond accounts were accurate and accounted for.
    Creditor payments and banking.

  • Plowcon Irrigation

    Executive Administration
    6 - 20 Employees 1998 - 2000

    My duties were Office Administrator, Personal Assistant to Managing Director and Sales Manager.
    Preparing quotations for local and international clients, liaising with clients and suppliers, stock control (ordering and re-supplying), banking, reception, houseeeping, filing.

  • Contact Real Estate

    Account Executive
    6 - 20 Employees 1996 - 1998

    Typing, payout of rentals, computerised accounts, preparing and posting of statements and accounts, opening new accounts, banking.


Education History

  • City and Guilds of London Professional PA/Administrator

    Mount Commercial College
    1995 - 1995

    Word Processing - Typewriting - Practical Spreadsheet Processing - Practical Data Processing - English for Business Comm. Level 3 - Office Procedures - Book-keeping and Accounts Level 2 - Shorthand Speed 50 wpm


Qualifications

Word Processing - Typewriting - Practical Spreadsheet Processing - Practical Data Processing - English for Business Comm. Level 3 - Office Procedures - Book-keeping and Accounts Level 2 - Shorthand Speed 50 wpm



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