Desmond AbolloDA
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Desmond Abollo

@desabollo

I am a chartered accountant and finance executive with 20+ years experience

Nigeria
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What I'm looking for

I am looking for a senior role that brings to play my vast hands-on experience in Finance, Accounting, Audit, Tax, Budgeting, and CloudERP applications setup, and also gives me the opportunity to grow, and a team to mentor

I am an achiever and an accomplished Chartered Accountant. I believe in efficiency and developing tools, systems, and processes to improve business financial and operational capacity with the ability to interpret and interrelate data as well as develop good and integrated business analysis and projections to support decision-making. This has been my passion over the past 20 years of my progressive experience as a Finance Executive.

My competencies span Financial Reporting and Analysis, Accounting, Financial Management, Budgeting & Budget Management, Procurement & Logistics, Human Resources, Business Operations & Administration, Audit & Assurance, Tax, and Business Evaluation & Management

I am a proficient user of Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, Peachtree, SAGE Accounting, and ERP cloud applications. Adept in streamlining financial processes and introducing process improvements. Pragmatic problem-solver, superior interpersonal skills, strong negotiation skills, and capable of resolving multiple and complex issues and motivating colleagues and subordinates to peak performance. Highly organized, with outstanding communication skills, interacts easily with all personality types.

Experience

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Current

Head of Accounts & Finance

primrose development company limited

Mar 2022 - Present (2 years 1 month)

I joined Primrose Group to establish a robust financial reporting and accounting system including reporting for its real estate development associate companies. I lead a team of five accountants and report directly to the MD/CEO

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Financial Controller

Brooks Solar Limited

Jul 2017 - Jan 2020 (2 years 6 months)

I joined Brooks Solar as a cofounder/director to source for and provide solar transportation equipment. I was responsible for setting up shop, recruiting and training the team, setting up the accounting and financial controls, and preparing the funding budget for presentation to investors. Lead the procurement, shipping and delivery process for first batch of products.

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Finance Manager

Norwegian Church Aid-NCA

Mar 2020 - Oct 2021 (1 year 7 months)

As the Finance Manager, I head the finance unit in NCA Nigeria Country Office. The role covers strategic management of the finance function, budgeting, reporting, partners and donor compliance, including providing direction for Head Office, donor and partners spot checks and audit procedures. The role also coordinates with the supply chain management and logistics function, and ensuring compliance

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Head Business Development

Compunethix International Limited

Mar 2001 - Jun 2003 (2 years 3 months)

I improved brand awareness by monitoring all marketing campaigns and fostering acquisitions and business development and applying performance data to evaluate and improve operations, targeted to current business conditions and forecast needs. Evaluated suppliers to assess quality, timeliness, and compliance of deliveries, maintaining tight cost controls, and maximizing operations efficiency.

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Location

Nigeria

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Salary expectations

30k-60k USD

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