My name is Lateef Tijani, FCA, with HND in Accounting, an associate member of NIM (2002) with over twenty years of working in various sections of accounts department of various multi-national companies. I am computer literate with vast experience in the use of MS Excel, MS word and MS PowerPoint, MS outlook and many Accounting Applications like JD. Edwards, Sunsystems, Navision and currently SAP.
My experience of over twenty years has been centred on producing timely and accurate reports that assisted the management to take timely business decisions. I have handled the preparation of Accounts of three multinational companies namely Glaxosmithkline Nigeria Plc, Reckit Benckiser Ltd, Frigoglass Industries Ltd and Industrial Cartons Ltd successfully before joining Dangote Flour Mills in 2013 as Financial Accountant before I was transferred to its Calabar branch as Management Accountant in 2015. My experience over the years has exposed me very well to other departments like sales, marketing, IT, Production, logistics etc. in the companies I have worked with. I have also been interacting with various people of different cultural backgrounds over the years and meeting their various reporting needs timely and accurately. I have had practical experience of liaising with both external and internal auditors, creditors and customers, tax auditors, banks etc. in my work and can adequately predict them.
I have attended many on the job trainings, both in-house and external and can manage people very well. In my previous work experience, I had people handling various areas like AR, AP, GL postings, Cash (Local and foreign currencies), monthly accruals and provisions, preparing monthly balance sheet schedules, Payroll etc and have handled VAT, personal tax, Withholding tax, Staff Pension etc and ensuring timely payment to relevant tax offices