Mar 05, 2019

Hamdyihun Dessalegn Muhammed

  • Admin Assistant (Accountant
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Full Time Accounting Jobs in Ethiopia

Personal Summary

Hamdyihun Dessalegn is an ACCA Qualified accountant and a Bachelor of Arts graduate in Management from Bahir Dar University.

I have had outstanding academic performance that I have been a top scorer of three ACCA courses and a great distinction graduate of management.

I have more than five years international audit experience at Deloitte Ethiopia. I have been a Finance Manager for Half a year.

I am now a consultant at HST Consulting (formerly Deloitte Consulting). I serve in the capacity of Knowledge Analysis where I also participate as Finance Analyst.

Now I am interest to take my international qualification into at an international organization.

Work Experience

Senior Auditor
May 2012 - Jul 2017 HST Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Plan audit engagements and design appropriate audit tests including designing and implementing tailor made audit work programs for specialized clients and for audit areas not covered under the firm’s model audit programs.
  • Assess and evaluate the adequacy and propriety of clients systems of accounting and internal control systems and recommend improvements where necessary, and also provide best practices.
  • Prepare and review financial statements in compliance with internationally accepted financial reporting standards, and prepare reports for review by the engagement manager.
  • Ensure assigned work is completed within agreed time frames and carried out per approved methodologies and standards and within agreed budgets.
  • Jointly with the tax consultants, assist clients with income tax computations, provide advice on tax planning and other tax-related issues.
  • Assign work, supervise, and offer on-the-job training to audit assistants to enable them perform specific audit procedures.
  • Develop and supervise team members by setting performance goals, monitoring performance, providing feedback and documenting performance in accordance with the firms established performance standards.
  • Perform administrative tasks within the department as required, update client database and departmental profile and experience.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 2 staff

Finance Manager
Aug 2017 - Jan 2018 AH
  • Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and controls the overall functional activities of the company.
  • Prepares sources and applications of cash in relation to the programs and policies of the company
  • Consults the Deputy General Manager and Head of Departments on financial aspects of investments and other programs.
  • Prepares and presents budget proposals and advises on general financial issues such as the effective utilization of available cash and financing of capital expenditure.
  • Plans, organizes, general accounting, costing, budgeting and expenditure control systems.
  • Controls and coordinates budgetary and accounting activities and advisee on questions arising out of the financial operations of the company.
  • Reports to the Deputy General Manager on budgetary, general accounting, costing and other financial matters.
  • Monitors the company cash position to ensure that adequate funds and credit facilities are available to meet financial commitments as they arise.
  • Reviews the accounting records with particular emphasis on stock levels, collection of debts, and settlement of financial obligations.
  • Ensures that financial statements and finance related management information reports are prepared and submitted on time.
  • Ensures that annual budget of the company is prepared on time and monitors the actual expenditure with budgets and reports significant variances for management action.
  • Supervises the accounting staff and all accounting functions to ensure that account recording is complete, correct and up-to-date at all times.
  • Signs, checks disbursements and other financial documents within the powers delegated to him/her.
  • Arranges for and submits to regular audit the company’s financial operation by external auditors
  • Performs other functions as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 12 Finance Staff

Knowledge Analyst
Apr 2018 - Mar 2019 HST Consulting
  • Support for implementation of knowledge management strategic priorities;
  • Identify the Knowledge Management Software and E-learning Systems in Consultation with the Firm’s Technology Leader and Information Technology Professionals;
  • Support for establishing a knowledge database of best practices based on the Firm’s Handbook of Knowledge Management;
  • Assist the Knowledge Manager/ Consulting Leader in Coordinating all Professionals within the firm to support a learning environment;
  • Support all professionals and staff on how to use the Knowledge Resources;
  • Support and regularly suggest efficient process for managing the firm’s intellectual assets;
  • Liaise with function leaders at the completion of each major professional services project, to update the database on newly created and applied best practices;
  • Regularly explore outside knowledge and industry best practices to update the firm’s knowledge resources;
  • Follow up of renewal of subscriptions of outside content included in the database;
  • Support the firm’s Learning and Development coordinators of each function with up to date and relevant learning materials as per the function’s staff identified development and learning needs.
  • Assists with the evaluation and recommendation of new information and resources.
  • Supports research and Knowledge Management initiatives for firm need.
  • Took a broad approach to problem solving; Developed pertinent and thoughtful analysis.
  • Responsible for researching and providing information, analysis and expertise Knowledge Manager and staff in all practice areas of the firm.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Education

Chartered Certified Accountancy
Feb 2012 - Jun 2017 Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK)
B.A in Management
Sep 2008 - Mar 2011 Bahir Dar University