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Godwin Paulla Mgonda
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Assistant Accountant
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Assistant Accountant

About our Client

Assistant Accountant with experience in creating, improving and following processes and using analytical and problem-solving skills to extract financial data from various reporting systems. Well organized with strong attention to detail with experience that includes managing budgets, payroll, invoicing and bank reconciliations. Effective communicator who enjoys working as part of a team and addressing customer inquiries. Strategic financial management skills developed through recent completion of MBA.


Areas of Expertise

• Using Microsoft Excel and Xero to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets

• Setting up new clients in XERO and MYOB with a customized chart of accounts and tax codes

• WIN FOS, e-BOX [Banking Systems]

• Preparation of Business Activity statement (BAS) and Management Reporting packs

• Setting up employees in Payroll and processing pay runs.

• Calculation of Superannuation payment and PAYG instalments

• Accounting for Deferred GST (DGST) for importer clients

• Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register and posting depreciation runs.

• Sales/Purchase invoicing and allocating payments.

• Reconciliations – Bank, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables

• Reporting on factors influencing business performance (e.g. ROI ) and implementing solutions

Key Accomplishments

• Negotiated discounts on pharmacy goods resulting in 10% discount on goods & products from suppliers amounting to a savings of approximately $25,000 per year

• Dealt with over 50 customers per day resolving about 75% of inquiries & complaints, following up and escalating some issues to managers for further action

• Reduced the company’s expenditure on imported furniture by suggesting purchasing local-made furniture resulting in cost saving and promoting local businesses

Professional Experience

Accountant Intern, Oct 2021 – July 2022

• Efficient processing, analysis and reporting of Account Receivables/Payables; BAS, Payroll & Bank reconciliation using Excel, Xero & MYOB

• Prepared financial statements and tax returns (business & individual) and trained staff


Administration & Payroll Clerk, May 2018 – July 2021

• Calculated wages, salaries, pay raises, shift payments, and overtime compensation

• Issued tax forms and related documentation and assisted employees to complete them 

• Deducted tax and insurance payments 

• Resolved issues employees with timesheets, payslips, and other payroll matters

• Changed employee bank records when necessary to process payments accurately


Assistant Finance Manager, June 2012 – Jan 2018

Commenced as an account officer and promoted to assistant finance manager in June 2016

• Developed annual budgets in collaboration with financial director and accountant

• Monitored and controlled the flow of cash receipts and disbursements

• Researched and reported on factors influencing business performance

• Supervised and motivated staff


Administrative Officer, Oct 2009 – March 2012

Commenced as an account clerk and was promoted to an administrative officer in 2011

• Assisted with accounting and other administrative functions

• Organised and managed schedules and calendars for staff and management

• Assisted with payroll and updating personnel databases

• Liaised with accounting department to make payments, process incoming invoices, and verify receipts

• Planned, organized and coordinated events


Assistant Manager, Jan 2008 – Aug 2009

• Managed corporate customers’ accounts and resolved issues


• Master of Business Administration (Management), Oct 2018 –Oct 2020

• Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting & Finance

• Diploma of Commerce, Business Management



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