Frank Agidi

National Committee: 
Position: 
NC Member

Objective:
A career in the field of finance / accountancy where my knowledge and experience will be utilised and advanced.

Strengths:
Enthusiasm, drive and flexibility to work on multiple high priority tasks paying attention to detail.
Excellent communication and analytical skills; intellectual capacity to innovate.
Able to work with minimal supervision. Good time management skills, able to prioritize tasks, adaptable to change and ready to work in a challenging/pressured environment
Sound background in computer applications, including Pastel, Sage, Oracle Financials, SAP, QuickBooks, Monarch, UIS, MS Office Suite etc.
Varied experience working within Finance/Accounting teams. 1st Sept. 1971

Education and qualifications
August 2009 – Nov.2010 Institute of Professional studies (Graduate school)
(MBA – Accounting & Finance)
09/ 2006 – 11/2008 Ghana Institute of Management and Public Adm.
(BAC. (Accounting)
03/1992 – 09/1995 Ho polytechnic
HND ACCOUNTING – Practice Option
09/1984 – 06/1989 Awodome Secondary School - Tsito 'O' Levels 01/05 – Date Armajaro Ghana Limited – Accra Ghana.

Work experience

Treasury/Branch Manager
Armajaro Ghana Limited is a wholly owned British company which is engaged in the internal cocoa marketing in Ghana.
Prepared monthly financial report to management.
Reconciled transfer of funds from Head to Districts on weekly basis.
Report to the Financial Controller on weekly activities, matters arising on treasury operations.
Main responsibilities included:

Maintain proper books of accounts of the Branch Activities.
Ensure regular reconciliation of bank accounts, accounts receivables, payables and inventories with Ghana Cocoa Board.
Ensure compliance with company policies and statutory regulations – such as PAYE, SSNIT.
Ensure compliance with company credit policies.
Ensure timely payment by credit customers.
Ensure regular reconciliation of customers' accounts
Design program to ensure timely recovery of aged receivables.
Ensured payment to suppliers and management of company's treasury including foreign exchange transactions, ensuring that bank charges and interest charges are minimized
Accounts receivables cash allocation and daily cash/debtor reconciliations.
Preparation of statements for remission to parent company and foreign currency translations.
Computation of daily cash position, and handling queries and co-ordinating responses for resolving issues.
Processing refunds, weekly reports and other ad hoc duties as required.

03/05 – to present Stellar-Africa

Divisional Accountant

Stellar-Africa is a privately owned British agency and services group operating exclusively in Africa, providing support services to the mining and upstream oil industry with offices in Ghana, Nigeria, Angola, Côte d'Ivoire and South Africa.

Main responsibilities include:

Management and control of accounts receivables and payables, including resolving operational queries, client liaison, authorisation and management of credit and ensuring that suppliers are fully reconciled and are paid on time.
Management of POS system, ensuring completeness of revenue and liabilities, analysis of final summary and posting to general ledger.
Responsible for accurate accrual and deferral in the area of gross profit, variance analysis and adjustments on Profit & Loss accounts, completion of all Statutory Returns ensuring compliance with the Companies Code and Regulations and analysis of sales performance
Preparation and submission of timely and accurate financial information to Group as per Group requirements (including monthly Financial Pack and other reports as determined from time to time by Management and Group).
Monitoring, management and reporting of Key Performance Indicators as determined by Group
Cash Flow management and reporting.
Preparation, compilation, consolidation and submission of budgets/forecasts on product and company level and management thereof.

03/02 – 12/02 Impact Consulting, Accra

Assistant Accountant

This business delivers management training and consultancy services to medium sized companies and professional practices.

Main responsibilities included:

Overseeing the preparation of invoices, dispatching customer statements & follow up and all aspects of sales ledger, including monthly reconciliation.
Assisting with accounts preparation, budgeting and cash flow forecasting.
Production of monthly management accounts, VAT and Payroll returns.
Bank and other accounts reconciliation, liaising with clients and departments
Maintaining Fixed Asset Register (Additions, Depreciation & Nominal Ledger Reconciliation)
Ad-Hoc Financial Control and day to day assistance to the Financial Controller

08/00 – 02/02 Radix Computers.

Accounts / Administrative Assistant

This organization is involved in the delivery of professional services and providing IT training courses.

Main responsibilities included:

Assisting with the day to day running of the accounts department, working over the period in both purchase ledger and sales ledger departments.
Accounts preparation, tax computations, payroll computations and associated returns.
Company Credit Card Management & Reconcile to Credit Card Account
Dealing with VAT Returns & VAT Control Account

08/98 – 12/99 A & Associate (Chartered Accountants) Accra

Trainee Auditor/Accountant – A medium sized accounting firm.

Main responsibilities included:

Assisting in auditing of client accounts and stocktaking
Preparation of client accounts, budgets and forecasts
Carrying out financial and operational reviews, assessing viability of projects or new initiatives and writing reports

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