Tichakunda, Abraham

33 years oldAccount / Audit / FinanceCome from ZimbabweLiving in Overseas
Personal Details Title Mr Full Names Tichakunda, Abraham Surname Zawe Date of Birth 27/04/1988 ID Number 86-044722-W43 Nationality Zimbabwean Gender Male E-mail Address tichzawe@gmail.com Preferred Contact Number +263773239302 Alternative Contact Number +263772815872 Own Transport Yes Driver’s License Class 4 Availability Immediately Career Objective Seeking a long term opportunity in the accounting and business fraternity in any type of Industry, where my professional experience, academics and abilities would lead to value being added to my employer and myself. Professional Summary Six years of financial and accounting experience in two reputable Companies in Zimbabwe in the cotton and Energy industry. Core areas of proficiencies include Management Reporting, Statutory Returns to ZIMRA and NASSA, Preparation of Audit Schedules, Data analysis and capturing, resolving quires from our major stakeholder’s, supervising subordinates, participation in annual budgeting process, bank reconciliations, and management of large amounts of cash. Educational & Professional Qualifications  ACCA Member  ICAEW Certificate Level  Oxford Brookes BSC (HONS) Degree in Applied Accounting  Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) Advanced Diploma In Accounting & Business  Advanced Level Three Subjects (Commercials)  Ordinary Level Nine Subjects Including Mathematics and English  An Information Technology course in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint, MS Publisher & Pastel Skills Possessed  Ability to work professionally, ethically and exercising high level of Integrity.  Dedication towards work and eagerness to perfect every little of peace of work done.  Excellent financial, analytical and reconciliation skills.  Traceable track record of effectively resolving challenging accounting assignments in set deadlines.  Good interpersonal and communication skills.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Strong team working and multi-tasking skills.  Technically proficient inSAP, MS Excel / Word / Access / PowerPoint / Pastel&Sun Systems Achievements  Made recommendations for effective internal controls after examining the current systems and resulted in loop holes in the previous system being eliminated at the bar section and debtors section. It led to loop holes which resulted in the entity losing more than 50K being closed and some amounts being recovered at my formerworkplace.  Recommended cost cutting measures that led to my organisation to remain being profitable.  Best attaché student and was then offered a post at my former organisation. Major Activities 1. FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING & MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING  Preparation of monthly Management Accounts, Year End Accounts and Variance Analysis.  Monthly Statutory Returns.  Creditors & Debtors Reconciliations.  Bank Reconciliations Monthly.  Maintaining the Asset Register.  Preparation of VAT returns.  Data Capturing. 2. BUDGETING  Analysis and commentary on variances (Actual versus Budgets)  Participating in the Budget preparation & process. 3. INTERNAL CONTROLS  Participation in the initial implementation of SAP.  Identifying weaknesses in the company’s internal controls and making recommendations for improvement. 4. ADMINISTRATION  Provide administrative support to the accounts department which includes filing in an orderly manner.  Helping with day to day execution of administrative duties  Resolving complaints from customers timely  Excellent Supervision of Subordinates Employment History Company: COTTCO Position: Accounting Assistant Finance Period: From March2012to March 2013 Task and Key Responsibilities:  Daily cash reconciliations.  Data capturing using Sun Systems accounting package  Creditor’s reconciliation monthly  Debtor’s reconciliation monthly.  Accruals reconciliation monthly.  Supervision of accounts clerks and data capture clerks  Salary advances reconciliation monthly  Preparation of VAT returns  Assisting in the preparation of management accounts. Company: ZESA National Training Centre Position: Accounting Officer Period: FromJanuary 2014to December 2017. Task and Key Responsibilities:  Petty cash reimbursement  Petty cash posting in SAP  Receipting of cash and banking  Invoicing of internal and external customers in SAP  Resolving Customers Complaints timely and Billing exceptions  Creation of new Debtor (Customer) accounts  Posting Bank Statement and doing Monthly Bank Reconciliations  Participation in the preparation of Budgets.  Assisting the Accountant in the preparation of Monthly Management Reports. Company: ZESA HOLDINGS Position: Accounting Officer Period: FromJanuary 2018to current. Task and Key Responsibilities:  Preparation of ZESA Holdings Monthly Management accounts.  Preparation of ZESA Holdings Group Monthly Management Accounts.  Quarterly Group Management Reports.  Monthly Statutory Returns.  Prepare ZESA Holdings and Group Annual Budgets.  Preparation of Audit Schedules. References Full Name E Madzikanda Title Mr Job title of specified reference Senior Accountant Contact Number +263772488131 E-mail Address emadzikanda@zesaholdings.co.zw Position held at this company Accounting Officer. Full Name D Masiiwa Title Mr Job title of specified reference Senior Accountant Contact Number +263773444161 E-mail Address dmasiiwa@zesa.co.zw Position held at this company Accounting officer. Full Name Future Taruba Title Mr Job title of specified reference Business Accountant Contact Number +263773484377 E-mail Address ftaruba@cottco.co.zw Position held at this company Accounting Assistant Finance