By Dorcas Karuana,
Here is a sample CV for fresh graduates in accounting/ finance fields.It can also be a guide to write CVs for other professions.
EDWIN JOB SEEKER
P.O. Box 40000-00100, Nairobi
Tel: 0720 000 000
I am an extremely talented, self-motivated, enthusiastic financial/ accounting professional knowledgeable in; preparing financial reports, accounting and financial management standards as well as internal policies and procedures. I can prepare accurate and timely financial reports/statements, journal entries, general ledger operations, preparing monthly financial statements, reconciling and maintaining balance sheet accounts, payroll, cash flow, budgets, fixed assets, and monitor discrepancies. My goal is to secure a challenging an Accounting/Finance position in a challenging environment that strives for organizational and personal development.
o Date of Birth:
o Marital Status:
Education & Professional Qualifications:
o Certified Public Accountant, Part II, July 2012-Date
o Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting option), Kenyatta University, 2008-201 2
o Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, Mutige , 2004-2007
Key Skills & Competencies:
o Outstanding knowledge of governmental accounting practices and procedures, fund accounting and fiscal management
o Good relationship management & negotiation skills in liaising with Banks, other financial institutions and various regulatory authorities
o Deep knowledge of international finance
o Ability to achieve strong grasp of operations of various departments within the organization in a short time
o Strong analytical skills
o Sound Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines
o Superb organizational and detail-oriented skills
o Ability to analyze and interpret complex financial data
o Proficient in Ms office, Navision, amongst others
Intern – Accountants Assistant;
Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Ltd, May 2011-September 2011;
o Prepared periodic financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis
o Reconciliation of Cedant statements of accounts, premium and loss reserve accounts
o Analyzed financial performance and so contributing to medium and long-term business planning/forecasts
o Reconciled Portfolio premiums and loss entries and withdrawals
o Managed daily accounting activities and credit control including cash management, receivables and payables
o Ensured proper filing and safe custody of records of accounts
o Implemented procedures, risk management and internal controls
Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) – 2013 February
Duties and Responsibilities:
o Implementing the electoral training plans developed by the Commissions headquarters.
o Developed and distributed electoral training materials at cascaded levels.
o Carried out actual training of the Presiding Officers their deputies with the supervision of the Returning Officers.
o Supervising and evaluating other individuals who were engaged in the training of clerks at lower level clusters.
o Assessed the evaluation forms and compiled electoral training reports that were forwarded to the IEBC.
Significant Work Experience:
o Bio-Metric Voter (BVR) Registration Clerk, Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission, 2012 December- 2013 January
o Exam Invigilator, Kenya Institute of Professional Studies, September 2012
o Polling Clerk in Referendum 2010, Independent Electoral Commission of Kenya, July-August 2010
o Organising Secretary – Kenyatta University Economics Students Association (KUESA), 2011- 2012
o Prayer Coordinator – Kenyatta University Christian Union (KUCU), 2010-2011
Awards/ Merits and Recognition
o Certificate of ….
o Certificate of ….
o Reading, Travelling, Playing Soccer & Badminton
Please feel free to contact the under mentioned in regard to my competence, work ethic and performance
Here is link to a Sample CV for Banking Job Vacancies in Kenya.
Dorcas is a Human resource Consultant at Corporate Staffing Services. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.