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  • Nationality: South African
  • Gender: Female
  • Ethnicity: African
  • Employment Level: Junior
  • Career Experience: 3 - 5 Years
  • Final year SAICA Trainee Accountant (signing off December 2021) offering over 3 years of auditing and accounting experience, including drafting of financial statements and independent reviews in a medium sized firm located in Johannesburg.

    Committed to creating a harmonious yet incredibly productive work environment amongst the team to contribute to team objectives and fostering company growth.

    Seeking a new rewarding opportunity with a progressive company where my experienced and skills may be utilized to make a positive contribution to the organisation.

    Education

    2013-2018 Bcom (Accounting Sciences) at University of Pretoria

    Experience

    2018-2021 Trainee Accountant at Nolands Jhb Inc

    • Demonstrated time management skills by meeting tight deadlines through task organization.
    • Developed technical knowledge in the accounting and auditing fields through combination of workplace training and formal postgraduate study.
    • Gained knowledge of accounting principles and standards and general business practices to critically evaluate financial data and transactions.
    • Received, reviewed and verified validity and completeness of appropriation, accounting and financial information
    • Extracted and manipulated data using Sage Pastel, Xero, AccPac, Caseware, software systems.
    • Completed financial statements applying IFRS and IFRS for SME’s.
    • Supervised teams of 3 trainees at a time.
    • Reviewed general ledger entries and assessed accuracy.

    Work experience obtained through the following engagements:
    AGSA (Auditor General of South Africa) – Seconded for 6 months
    – Exposed to the public accounting package (Teamate)
    – Completed testing in multimillion-rand sections such as revenue and expenditure
    – Participated in meetings with the department CFO’s and senior accountants.

    Manufacturing Companies:
    – Exposed to auditing (and thus re-performance) of the costing of inventories in manufacturing companies.
    – Performing of risk assessment and identifying risks specific to the environment.
    – Exposed to performing audits on inter-departmental costs within one entity.

    Non-Profit Organizations:
    – Completing audits at homes for the disabled, engaging with the residents.
    – Auditing funds received from government to run such homes and reporting the findings to management
    – Extracting old school paper based financial reports and verifying their accuracy and completeness during testing.

    Private companies:
    – Leading effective meetings with management to gain an understanding of the company.
    – Assessing management responses to questions for risks in planning of the audit.
    – Performing reconciliations of VAT, Employee costs, Debtors, Creditors.
    – Physical asset verifications.
    – Inventory stock counts.