Pardon M Chivizhe
With reference to your advertisement recently, I hereby apply for the position of Cashier at your organization. I believe my personal attributes coupled with my current and previous roles can match the job requirements. On the academic front I have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) and a holder of an Accounting and Administration Professional Course with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Zimbabwe (ICSA). Currently studying towards completion of knowledge and Skills Level with the Association Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
I am currently employed as an Accountant by an Agricultural Financing Institution (Local NGO) in the Finance and Administration department. I possess 6 years of experience working in the field of Finance and Administration from different position as Reconciliations Clerk, Bookkeeper and Accounts Assistant my current position. I have also produced donor funded projects financial reports namely Food for Export Masterclass (FEM 2020) funded by HIVOS and Netherlands Embassy, Opportunity for Youth Employment (OYE) funded by SNV, maize and wheat science for improved livelihood funded by International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT-Mexico) and Impact Fund for Resilient Female Entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe funded by Crosswise Works – Amsterdam.
I am a highly organized, keen learner and self-driven individual, passionate about sharing and developing my career in the field of Finance & Administration. My competencies include accountability, innovative, confidentiality, and ability to relate effectively with individuals at all levels regardless of cultural backgrounds as demonstrated throughout my career.
I believe through my ability to easily adapt to new systems and my expertise in using Pastel Accounting in maintaining financial records would make me a considerable asset in accomplishing your organizational goals.
Accounting and Administration Professional qualification
Honours Degree in Accounting
Work & Experience
• Cash flow management and initiates all company payments • Reconcile general, suppliers and debtors’ ledger accounts • E-file statutory returns such as PAYE, VAT and Withholding tax • Preparation of yearly budgets and monitoring • Perform monthly variance analysis (budget vs actual) • Reconcile company bank accounts • Cashbook management and maintenance • Posts interest and loans repayments in Loans Management System • Prepare monthly management accounts and quarterly reports. • Maintenance of the fixed asset register. • Fleet management for all company vehicles • Procurement of capital and revenue goods for the company • Arrange accommodation, air fares, travel and subsistence for field officers • Payroll administration using Belina Time Systems • Liaison with external auditors • Prepare Donor Project financial reports in line with donor requirements for various development initiatives including Food for Export Masterclass FEM-2020 funded by HIVOS and Netherlands Embassy, maize and wheat science for improved livelihood funded by International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT-Mexico), Opportunity for Youth Employment funded by SNV, and Impact Fund for Resilient Female Entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe funded by Crosswise Works - Amsterdam. • Conduct partnership projects visits and planning • Administer partnership training programs and activities • Implement, coordinate and manage partnership projects • Budget monitoring and control of both partnerships and ZADT • Monitor disbursements and ensure interests are made within the specified time.
• Debtors and creditors management • Payroll administration • Assist in monthly management accounts preparation • Petty cash management • Initiates all company payments • Fiscal invoicing and filing statutory returns • Reconcile general ledger accounts • Disburse funds for running project.
• Reconciling accounts receivables and payables • Journal preparations and postings of intercompany transactions • Carry out cash accounts allocations to respective ledger accounts • Carry out investigation on mis posted amounts in cash accounts • Reconcile Inter branch Pay by transactions • Posting in branches and head office reconciling items • Carry out stock controlling duties and stock counts and internal audits • Reporting queries in both stocks, payables and receivables • Posting invoices and receipting