Governance, Risk & Compliance Managers
Acting Chief Financial Officer / General Manager Finance, ICT and Administration
Water Authority of Fiji
March 2011 - November 2011
1. Develops, plans and implements goals and objectives for the finance and administration
department, prepares and administers internal policies and procedures relating to
departmental program activities; interprets and explains applicable rules, laws and
regulations to supervisors and others.
2. Directs, oversees and participates in the departmental program work plan; assigns work
activities, finance and administration projects and programs; monitors work flow;
reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures; implements needed work
process and automation improvements and methods for improving customer service.
3. Manages the preparation and maintenance of a variety of financial records and reports,
including those related to the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable,
payroll, job costing, inventories, budgets and fixed assets; ensures the purchasing of
materials, supplies and equipment are conducted in accordance with organisational policies and
4. Oversees preparation and presentation of the Water Authority of Fiji’s annual budget; supervises data gathering and financial planning work associated with rate setting; prepares rate analyses.
5. As CFO, oversees cash management, investment, and debt management activities.
6. Coordinates departmental activities with other departments and divisions; provides
responsible advice and counsel to the Chief Executive Officer, and department and divisional
managers on a variety
Team Leader Finance
WATER AUTHORITY OF FIJI
Extensively experienced and goal-oriented Financial Accountant with a demonstrated track record of leading the preparation and analysis of financial reports to summarise and forecast financial position.
Proven expertise in driving efficiency and productivity through evaluation of financial management
systems and implementation of process improvements. Talented leader directing highly skilled
financial management teams to support achievement of overall corporate goals and objectives. Core
• Accounting Management • Cash Management • Technology Integration
• Financial Analysis • Budgeting • Regulatory Compliance
• Forecasting • Cost Reductions • Efficiency Improvements
Manager Finance and Administration
REMINGTON BUSINESS SYSTEMS
Directed financial management functions including development of monthly/quarterly financial
statements, financial forecasts, and budgets. Oversee general accounting functions, including AR/AP,
account reconciliation, and cash management. Administer all financial management systems,
evaluating and integrating new applications. Develop highly skilled accounting and financial
management team to achieve established objectives. Interact with the Board of Directors concerning financial forecasts and reports.
Spearheaded implementation of technology that improved tracking reducing operating
Strategically restructured financial reporting processes in accordance with organisational
Served as key leader in effectively managing annual revenue growth.
Prepared financial reports, developed budgets, and performed variance analysis in accordance with business plan. Compiled periodic financial reporting packages for senior management. Carried out
internal audits to ensure regulatory compliance and operational efficiency/accuracy. Built and led
teams in carrying out special projects.
Increased client efficiency with identification and recommendation of enhanced summation
RAFFLES GROUP OF HOTELS
Closed and prepared monthly financial statements and audit reports. Performed monthly account
reconciliations and monitored general ledger transactions. Worked in collaboration with controller to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial information in support of overall business objectives.
Identified key defects in revenue caller systems which contributed to charges being omitted
thus reducing actual revenue.
Increased productivity levels by providing key contributions toward automation of account
Carried out general audit functions, including account analysis and reconciliation, inventories, and
AR/AP. Reported to Manager Audit
Consistently met deadlines while demonstrating strong analytical and problem-solving skills to achieve corporate objectives.
Revenue Generation Capacity and Capability for Municipals Councils
Revenue Generation Capacity and Capability for Municipals Councils project of Ministry of Local Government funded by UNESCAP
Qualifications & Certifications
Policy and Governance
University of Fiji
Advance Business Accounting