A proficient multi-discipline professional accountant with over 10 experience in Financial/Cost Accounting, Financial Reporting, Internal Audit, and Forensic Accounting. Have got great interpersonal and managerial skills and exposure to different industries such as the oil and gas, financial, manufacturing, retail, and the government. Renowned for stringency in operations and cost controls with zero tolerance to irrelevant costs.
No job is too small, I assist giant corporations as well as small businesses in resolving any issues involving their business records, controls, systems and processes as well as reviews and investigations.
Fort McKay Group of Companies LP
January 2013 - June 2013
In charge of financial processing, financial controls, payments of suppliers and subcontractors, inventory controls, performance evaluation, monthly/quarterly financial reporting, business process review/streamlining of operations to cut down cost and waste, GST processing/payment, writing up of operating procedures, assisting in policy development, implementation of IFRS, SOX, and GAAP, investigation, research and reporting upon issues required by the senior management, recruitment and training of accounting staff and handling of ad hoc services as assigned.
T-Tax & Business Solutions
From August 2012
I provide standard solutions to any organization regarding but not limited to accounting/finance, audit, forensic accounting, project accounting, risk management, and financial reporting.
Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
November 2010 - December 2012
❖ Planned, executed, and communicated upon varied risk-based audit assignments including the audit of major contracts, payroll audit, financial statement audit and programs audit.
❖ Performed varied audit assignments on IT governance including acquisition/ development, implementation, operations, maintenance/support as well as protection of information assets.
❖ Prepared full set of working papers and audit reports including audit recommendations as well as presentations to the auditee management, the CAO, and the council.
❖ Uncovered over $10 million excess billings claimed by contractors and severe control weaknesses over contracts management and recommended strong controls to remedy the situation.
Senior Project Accountant
Mikisew Energy Services Group
April 2010 - October 2010
Responsible for project accounting on the oil sands projects which include the Kearl Lake Oil Sands Development Project, Shell Albian, and Suncor: Duties included the supervision of field accountants, preparation of billing invoices and follow up to recover the funds, W-I-P reports, P&L Account, payroll reconciliation, and the recommendation of controls over projects. Recovered over $9.5 million from A/R within 90 days on the job.
Bowen Work Force Solutions
January 2009 - March 2010
Performed varied consultancy services to clients on strategic business planning, Internal Controls, Financial Reporting, and Risk Management. Some of my clients include Suncor Energy Inc., Signature Capital Inc. and the Silver Dollar Casino.
Levi & Sinclair LLP, Chartered Accountants
July 2007 - December 2008
Provided a full range of accounting, tax, consulting, business valuation, and fraud investigation / litigation support services tailored to the needs of the clients. Offered an effective blend of personalized services, experience and technological leadership, as well as a steadfast commitment to consistently deliver excellence.
CPS & Co Chartered Accountants
April 2002 - December 2005
Assisted clients with varied professional services such as Bookkeeping, Financial Reporting, Bank Reconciliations, Financial Analysis, Budgeting, External Auditing, Corporate and Personal Tax Preparation.
Douala, Littoral Province, Cameroon
July 1998 - March 2002
Duties included Full Cycle Accounting, evaluation of internal controls, daily
review of Electronic Data Interchange such as SWIFT and Inter-Branch Fund Transfers,
reconciliation of petty cash, variance analysis, preparation of adjusting entries and sub-ledger accounts, Financial Reporting, and employee training.
Conducted Forensic Auditing at RMWB and uncovered over $20 million fraudulent payments to contractors between 2009-2011. My findings triggered national attention to the Municipality and an external forensic audit firm is currently at the scene to do more findings.
Qualifications & Certifications
London College of Accountancy
University of Buea