My responsibilities include: Overall management of the company’s financial processing and reporting systems Preparation of the monthly management report and accounts Supervision of the company’s data processing systems Preparation of the annual budget Managing the company’s day to day working capital One-off projects regarding financing, investment, costing and profit measurement. My achievements to date are: Designing and implementing a new project costing system Designing and implementing improvements to the stock control system for raw materials and finished products Negotiating additional credit from suppliers without developing an adverse credit history or having deliveries stopped Changing the company’s policy of giving all customers 60 days credit Reducing the overall level of credit given to customers Implementing changes to the company’s administration processes for documentary letters of credit Improving the use of working capital and reducing the average level of overdraft financing Ref 1/1 1/2 1/3 1/4 1/5 1/6 1/7 1/8 1/9 1/10 1/11 1/12 1/13
Steve Smith 12 The skills that I have developed are: Leading a team of non-accountants in implementing new systems of internal control Identifying and resolving problems arising in the practical implementation of ideas for systems of control Persuading staff of the benefits of such systems Negotiating with customers and suppliers Persuading management that reducing credit given to customers will not be detrimental to sales Identifying opportunities for streamlining administration processes 1/14 1/15 1/16 1/17 1/18 1/19 2002 – 2003 Staff Manager, AAA Group, YYY Firm, London I was appointed AAA Staff Manager in July 2002. Reporting to the Staff Partner, I was responsible for preparation of the annual departmental budget, covering 230 people, with a total fee income in excess of £3 million. In carrying out this work, I supervised a team of three people (non-accountants) and liaised with London Office finance and recruitment departments. My work involved: Setting target chargeable hours, including budgeted overtime, for each grade of staff in the group Developing a fee income budget for recurring audit work and non-audit work (“special work”) Including the allocated expenditure items set centrally for London office and YYY FIRM nationally Developing a staffing requirements budget from the income budget Analysing actual monthly management information Disseminating monthly management information to the appropriate staff who had specific managerial responsibilities Contributing to monthly management meetings where we would consider the reasons for variances from budget. My achievement was: Producing a budget that was demanding but achievable.
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