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A finance professional with years of progressive experience within diversified industries having core
proficiency in Finance, Accounting and Management. Demonstrated the ability to effectively communicate
well at all levels, develop effective and strong working relationships and work diplomatically as a team leader.
An articulate and hardworking individual who is interested in developing my knowledge and experience within
the financial sector. .
Power user for Oracle R12 enabling me to resolve user issues.
Strong analytical skills.
Managing P&L, budgets and margins for individual projects and overall customers.
Producing management reports for revenue and margins for Senior Directors.
Intermediate Excel (V-lookups and Pivot Tables)
Strong leadership, commercial and people management skills.
Dealing with External customers.
Strong communications skills with all levels
January 2010 – To date CTS Analyst – TIBCO Software
Reviewing and recommending language for standard contract and licence contracts for T&C's, rates and
scoping language to comply with company polices for services revenue (US GAPP).
Dealing with all carve out and prepaid project that are linked to a Licence / Maintenance agreement in
regards to services revenue.
Review and recommend language for fixed priced contracts to ensure compliant with company revenue
Selected as the EMEA power user for CRP and UAT script testing for the upgrade to Oracle R12, travelled
to the US corporate offices to complete.
Review and process the funding packs to ensure projects are funded for revenue recognition in Oracle.
Producing weekly management reports for the CTS Operations Director for the weekly forecast call.
Assisting Regional Directors and Delivery Managers in project analysis in regards to revenue booked and
Liaising with management to ensure the scheduling tool is updated and accurate for forecast purposes and
analysing against actual revenue on a monthly and quarterly basis.
Producing monthly and quarterly report for the Management Team in regards to revenue booked by region
and top customers with a margin analysis by customer.
Working closely with the regional coordinators to ensure projects are opened, contracts are raised in CMS
and funding packs are processed through TOPPS.
Monthly and quarterly revenue analysis to ensure all revenue expected in the quarter is booked.
Ensuring weekly timecards are entered and approved in Oracle.
Running ad hoc reports to ensure all projects are setup correctly for revenue to be recognised.
Travelled to Brazil and Netherlands to meet high profile customers to resolve invoice and contract issues
and try and ensure payments would be received.
Working with the collections team to assist with invoice issues.
Monthly reconciliation’s for projects that have special acceptance language to ensure revenue is
Implemented the NIMBUS mapping for the professional services group within TIBCO
Ad Hoc Queries and requests.
August 2008 - January 2010 Revenue Manager – EMEA Omniture Ltd – An ADOBE Company
Managing a team of 4 – in the revenue team
Overall responsibility for Billings and Collections
Ensuring all contracts are entered on Contrax in a timely manner.
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Ensuring revenue is recognised as per the terms of the contract and as per company policy on revenue recognition.
Reconciling the accounts receivable and deferred income accounts for all EMEA entities.
Involved in the testing of SAP scripts.
Calculations of monthly sales reserves and bad debt provision.
Management of the third party debt collection agency.
Assisting with the revenue forecast.
Liaising with the legal team and the sales department on all contract issues to resolution.
November 2007 - August 2008 Accountant - Verifone UK Ltd - Contract assignment
Reconciling revenue on weekly basis from Oracle to Business Objects ensuring completeness and accuracy.
Ensuring revenue is recognised as per contracts and deferred as appropriate.
Assisting the Revenue Manager with reconciling the accounts receivable and deferred income accounts.
Working with Credit Control with regards to allocation of cash and collections.
Full Cash Accounting for 21 different bank accounts, including the following Full Bank Reconciliation’s and Balance
Sheet reconciliation – UK, France and Russia.
Producing and processing relevant journals related to month end.
Cash forecasting for three entities with cross currency bank accounts.
Making payments to AP suppliers and Inter Company.
Processing all cash movement through Oracle 11i using the cash management user.
Processing all Payments for accounts payable.
Receipting all monies for accounts receivable.
Assisting with month end prepayment and accrual journals.
Assisting in the processing of journals for small entities, Finland, Malta, South Africa and BV.
April 2007 – November 2007 Financial Accountant – Network Appliance
Full month end process – Including prepayments and accruals
Producing and processing relevant journals related to month end.
Payroll processing through ADP for 300 employees
Full balance sheet reconciliations
Supervising of the accounts payable team member
Bank reconciliations for four bank accounts. (Multi Currency)
Balance Sheet reconciliations including AR and AP
Working to SOX compliance
Dealing with Inter Company accounts
November 2006 - April 2007 Assistant Financial Accountant - Bunzl Vending Services
Assisting the financial controller with the month end process including accruals and prepayments.
Monthly analysis of the machine sales.
Monthly reconciliation of the machine stock.
Reconciling supplier statements.
July 2006 - November 2006 Assistant Financial Accountant (Internal Audit) – BMED (franchise of
BA) Temp contract
May 2006 - July 2006 Financial Accountant - Delice de France PLC Part of IAWS Group. Temp
March 2006 - May 2006 Credit Controller - Manpower UK PLC - Temp Contract
June 2005 – Feb 2006: Travelling
February 2005 - June 2005 Financial Accountant - Delice de France PLC Part of IAWS Group. Temp
October 2001 - January 2005 Head Office Accountant (Oct 2001 to Jun 2003) Operations Finance
(Jun 2003 to Jan 2005) - City Inn Limited
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Responsibilities: Head Office Accountant
Team leader for three members of staff.
Responsible for Head office as a unit, dealing with the P&L, Balance Sheet, Budgeting, and Forecasting.
Bank Reconciliation’s for Head Office and all Hotels.
Responsibilities: Operations Accountant
Daily consolidating of hotels revenue figures.
Weekly summary of revenue against budget and forecast.
Assisting hotels with control procedures, budgets, and any ad hoc assistance.
Monthly reviews of hotels P&Ls and balance sheets, with hotel Financial Controller.
Assisting the company with the opening of our new hotel City Inn Westminster in September 2003.
Producing statistical information for Tri Hospitality and Deloitte & Touché.
Updating the BOP (Brand Operating Procedures) manual as and when required.
Collating a weekly updated forecast and producing a consolidated report for the Head of Operations Finance.
Involved in the procurement process for City Inn with the intention of having nominated suppliers for all hotels.
Balance Sheet reconciliations for the AR and AP
September 1994 - October 2001 - various junior roles in the accounts department of the hotel industry
Advanced knowledge of using software packages such as Microsoft word, Innsite, SAP, ORACLE, Oracle
Projects, CHAMPS, Sage Tetra, Fidelio, CMS Imany, ECOS, TOPPS, Dataplus, Intermediate Excel ( V-
lookups and Pivot Tables), , as well as a good understanding of the Internet and the operation of CD
Sept 1990 – Jul 1994 : Hammersmith and West London College: HND Business and Finance: 8
distinctions, 2 merits
Sept 1983 – Jul 1989 : Brentside High School: 1 ‘A’ Levels and 6 'O' Levels
Hobbies and Interests
Keen to keep fit, I am a member of a local gym where I enjoy various classes and swimming on a regular
basis. I also enjoy travel and have recently travelled to USA, Italy and India. I enjoy meeting new people,
trying new restaurants and going to the cinema.
References are available upon request.