Finance Manager  -  Finance Manager

Finance Manager
Accounts Payable
AAT Level 2 Currently studying AAT Level 3
• Processing invoices • P+L exposure • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook) • Sage Line 50 • Completing banking reconciliations • Preparing manufacturing accounts, inventory valuations • Record transactions in relevant journals

Personal Profile:

I have an interest in accounting and would therefore like to pursue a career in a financial environment. I am hoping this profession will provide me with an understanding of the business world as well as offering me a wide range of opportunities in the finance industry. I am a capable, dedicated and enthusiastic individual. My commitment and the determination to pursue a successful career that culminates in my goal to become a Chartered Accountant.


Key Skills

  • Processing invoices
  • P+L exposure
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)
  • Sage Line 50
  • Completing banking reconciliations
  • Preparing manufacturing accounts, inventory valuations
  • Record transactions in relevant journals



Kingsbury High Sixth Form                                                September 2011 - May 2013

Business Studies - BTEC Level 3 Diploma [Distinction] [Distinction]

Media Studies – A-Level C

Kingsbury High School                                                        September 2006 - May 2011

GCSE’s 11 A*-C


Accounting qualification

AAT Level 2

Currently studying AAT Level 3


Work Experience

Finance Lead L&D – Carey Group                                       17th September 2018 – September 2020

  • Budgeting & Finance operations for L&D
  • Introduce cost saving capabilities with the standard of training not compromised
  • Claim CITB grants for the group
  • Responsible for the full budget for L&D
  • Work with Commercial, Engineering and Planning heads to understand requirements and highest CITB return and lowest cost
  • Work with all levels of the business
  • Work closely with L&D manager and finance managers
  • Analyse costs monthly for training and all L&D costs
  • Work with external training providers for group training requirements at lowest price and flexibility not comprising standard of work or training
  • Work with CITB levy and Apprenticeship Levy and claim back CITB grants
  • Implement In - House capabilities for training
  • Identify compliance and functional training costs
  • Work external suppliers at all levels
  • Report monthly forecast/budget/actual
  • Experience in using coins software

Accounts Assistant – Carey Group                                       27th March 2017 – 14th September 2018

  • Efficiently and effectively using Coins accounting software
  • Processing 100-110 invoices from over 100 different suppliers for various amounts daily
  • Costing invoices from the suppliers
  • Managing the E-commerce and buy site invoices
  • Use V lookups for when sending emails to suppliers with wrong PO so there are no duplications
  • Processing invoices valued up to and above £100k
  • Involved in month end by processing invoices and chasing suppliers for POs
  • Assist with statement reconciliations
  • Liaising with different suppliers via email and telephone
  • Costing invoices
  • Assisting Finance manager with invoice queries
  • Processing invoices in Euros/Pounds
  • Managing invoices for subsidiary company
  • Team leader assistant supporting new employees
  • Training new employees and delegating work
  • Implemented new processing system in Ireland business

Accounts Payable – Shelter                                                  09th February 2017 – 10th March 2017

  • Efficiently used Agresso
  • Matched, batched and attached invoices
  • Processed invoices from different suppliers


Accounts Payable – AMC Networks                               28th December 2016 – 13th January 2017

  • Processed invoices from various suppliers in different currencies
  • I processed supplier payments on Oracle
  • Efficiently used Oracle
  • Processed 50-60 invoice per day
  • Matched, batched and validated invoices
  • Processing invoices valued up to 65k


Training Programme - BT

13th September 2016 – 19th October 2016

  • I did presentations where I learnt presentation skills
  • Worked in groups where we were assigned to complete a task
  • I did field research as part of the programme


Accounts assistant – Active Communities Network (Internship).

    13th January 2016 – 12th September 2016

  • My role was to support the finance manager
  • I processed 30 – 40 invoices from different suppliers a day
  • Processed supplier payments on sage
  • My role also involved working out the hours and wages of the sessional workers.
  • I also did the P&L account for the year
  • Sage Line 50 was the accounting software used
  • I also effectively and efficiently used Excel using formulas, if statements
  • My role also involved analysing senior staff Credit Card statements
  • Analysed the staff expenses claims against receipts
  • Maintained the petty cash receipts
  • My job also entailed weekly payment runs
  • Petty cash limit of £20 per person as a trainee


Accounts assistant – CKRD accountants

9th March 2015 – 10th April 2015

  • My job was as a junior so I do the bank reconciliations
  • I also did the analysis of the clients for payments & receipts
  • My job also involved doing the trial balance for each of the clients
  • Assisted the senior with payroll
  • Involved doing 10 bank reconciliations a day


Assorted temporary sales roles

Dreams LTD                                                                           26th December 2015 – 8th January 2016

PC World, Tottenham Court Road                             9th November 2013 - 4th January 2014

Vision Express, Luton                                                February 2012 - February 2012

Admin - DBP Law                                                                  7th July 2010 - 21st July 2010


Hobbies & Interests


I have a strong passion for playing sports and participating in adventurous activities. I participated in many different sporting activities which have strengthened my team work and leadership skills, as I was captain of the cricket team. I also played for football, badminton and volleyball clubs. During my free time I also practise accounting and develop my accounting skills.