Benjamin Kamau

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Kikuyu
  • Updated 1 week ago
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Profile & Portfolio

Business and Financial Operations Occupations

I am honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of integrity and also a team player. I possess willingness to learn and put into practical use the knowledge acquired. I enjoy being around creative and performance oriented individuals. I like putting my energy and intellect whenever I am called upon to serve in any capacity in any media organization and perform duties diligently and effectively for an outcome to get evaluated as an indication of positive result. Additionally, I am a clear and effective communicator through public relation and media ethics and work well individually as well as teamwork. My excellent track-record in providing high quality result combined with my honest approach and reliable nature would make me an asset in any organization.

Experience

Ashleys Kenya Limited

Accounts Assistant(trainee) - Jan-February 2024

– Processed invoices from vendors and verified their accuracy before authorization.
– Reconciled vendor statements and resolved any discrepancies.
Accounts Receivable (AR):
– Generated customer invoices and posted customer payments to accounts.
– Followed up on overdue payments with customers.
General Ledger (GL) Maintenance:
– Recorded journal entries for transactions, assisted with month-end and year-end closing procedures.
– Reconciled balance sheet accounts and maintained accurate and up-to-date records in the general ledger.
Administrative Support:
– Supported the finance team in administrative matters.
Use of Software and Systems:
– Used accounting softwares including QuickBooks, SAP and Oracle to perform the above tasks efficiently

Education

Bachelor of Commerce

KCA University
2019-2023

1. Accounting: Fundamentals of financial and management accounting, auditing, and taxation.
2. Finance: Corporate finance, investment strategies, financial markets, and risk management.
3. Marketing: Principles of marketing, consumer behavior, market research, and digital marketing.
4. Management: Organizational behavior, human resource management, strategic management, and operations management.
5. Economics: Microeconomics, macroeconomics, and business economics.
6. Business Law:Legal aspects of business, including contracts, company law, and commercial law.
7. Information Systems: Basics of information technology and its application in business.

CPA

Visions of Professionals
2019-2022

Successfully completed Part 1 & 2 of CPA.

Skills

  • : Proficiency in business software
  • Analytical Skills- Ability to analyze financial statements
  • and business performance
  • and financial modeling.
  • and presentation skills
  • Communication Skills
  • data analysis tools
  • Effective business communication
  • market trends
  • Problem-Solving Skills. Tackling business challenges through strategic thinking and innovative solutions
  • report writing
  • Technical skills