Atakie C.

AR Accountant & Billing Lead - West Africa Region

Bachelor's DegreeACCA



Atakie is an Accountant with more than 7.5 years' experience. He is experience in Accounting in areas of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets Accounting, General Ledger Accounting and Banking. In addition to the above he is experience in transformation of financial statement in compliance with IFRS, Parallel reporting and dual reporting requirement, sound knowledge of IFRS standards, OHADA Accounting, US-GAAP, consolidation of accounts and sound corporate governance exposure. He is also a Sage SAARI administrator and has champion many projects in the implementation of Sage SAARI. He has a solid command in the implementation and integration of Sage Server to all Sage modules (Accounting, Sales Management, Payroll, Fixed Asset and POS) Since early in his career he has established himself as a high achiever and have well proven career path from Accounting to Accounting Systems implementation. He has sound global experience and has worked with multiple companies and technical teams from various countries. Atakie is a self-starter with strong analytic skills, great interpersonal communication, presentation and good work ethnics. I pride myself on taking accountability and responsibility for my direct reports and have always been very much a team player. I continuously strive to convert many of the challenges faced into opportunities, allowing me to grow closer towards my aspirations and at the same time delivering qualitatively. Professional Strengths • Strong analytical skills - able to analyse complex data, draw meaningful conclusions and make business recommendations. • Excellent listener and communicator, effectively conveys information verbally and in writing. • Tactical, strategic and proactive - anticipates and takes initiative. • Attention to detail. • OHADA Accounting law • US & UK GAAP experience • In-depth knowledge of IFRS • Consolidation of accounts • Confident, assertive a 'doer'. • Ability to build a shared sense of urgency and capacity for achieving identified goals • A constructive team member; contributes practically to the success of the team. • An inspiring leader with the ability to think laterally, provide solutions and exercise independent judgment in the resolution of problems. • Focused, motivated and target driven; determined to succeed. • Used to working under pressure and meeting strict deadlines. Item Details Name Atakie Cornelius Atakie Ethnic Group and Gender Black, Male


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