Agatha Peters

Freelance Bookkeeper & Finance Freelancer

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Location:London, London, United Kingdom
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/agathapeters
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AGATHA PETERS
29 GREENWAY AVE
WALTHAMSTOW E17 3QJ
MOBILE: 07951763884
EMAIL Agatha_ptrs@yahoo.co.uk

PERSONAL PROFILE

A highly capable and confident bookkeeper with over 10 years experience in both the private and public sector. Extensive numerate skills including Management reports, Managerial accounts, Cash flows, Payroll, Vat Returns etc. Self motivated with a committed and hardworking approach, also excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines both on own initiative and in a team environment. Seeking now a career in the Finance industry.

KEY SKILLS AND ACHIEVEMENT

• Gained extensive skills in a range of accounting software such as Sage L50, Tas Books, Great Plains , FMS
• Conducted and completed project to transfer the account system from Great Plains to Sage L50 for Exotic Veneer Company
• Experience in providing customer care to a high standard
• Attention to detail and ability to take decisions using own initiative
• Proficient user of Microsoft Office packages and Access Accounting Software

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

FINANCE MANAGER APR 2008 – OCT 2011
EXOTIC VENEER/HYTHE

• Successfully managed the Accounts for this Family Run Business in an all round role covering all aspects of their accounts using Sage L50
• Daily responsibilities of Sales and Purchase ledger activities
• Bank Reconciliation for all Bank Accounts to Ledger including intercompany Dollar and Euro accounts
• Responsible for Weekly and Monthly Payroll on Payroll Software system (Earnie)
• Responsible for VAT/PAYE P11D returns Quarterly /yearly
• Responsible for all posting of Direct Debits Bacs and chq payments to Ledger
• Responsible for producing Management Accounts to Directors Monthly
• Responsible for Credit Control
• Preparation of Final Accounts for Auditors at year end

FINANCE OFFICER AUG 2007 – APR 2008
LONDON BOROUGH HACKNEY
PACKING SERVICES

• Working as a Finance Officer, dealing with all aspect of payments within the parking services sector
• Processing of daily and monthly reconciliation of all payments received
• Processing of payments refunds via credit cards and cheques
• Responsible for payments made by cash and cheques from cashiers daily
• Dealing with queries from call centre and also directly from customers re payment queries

SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER FEB 2002 – On going
ELTHORNE 1st TENANT CO - OP/GAMBIER HOUSE

• Responsible for all the finance functions at these TMO duties include
• Rent Accounting - posting of Tenants rents and payments to Ledger on a daily weekly and monthly basis
• Reconciliation of Rent Ledger of payments to bank statements
• Prepare and produce Rent Statements to tenants
• Processing of rent service charge to tenants
• Preparing estimated and actual service charge for leaseholders
• Preparing annual budget figures and compiling monthly reports for committee meetings
• Producing Monthly reports for Manangement
• Also responsible for payroll, Purchase Invoices
• Responsible for VAT/PAYE returns
• Responsible for preparation of accounts to trial accounts for year end Auditors
• Responsible for dealing with queries from tenants also internal and external bodies over the telephone and in writing

TEMP FINANCE OFFICER AUG2001 – FEB 2002
HARINGAY COUNCIL
• Responsible for overseeing the payment of temporary accommodation for asylum seekers within the local authority.

SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER OCT 1998 – AUG 2001
ST MARYLEBONE ASSOCIATION/OCTAVIA HOUSING

• Overseeing the rent accounting system posting of rents and payments to tenants account
• Compiling weekly, monthly and quarterly reports include income expenditure and rental payment records
• Processing supplier invoices and preparing cheque runs
• Checking and processing staff expense claims
• Initiating direct debit payments via BACS system
• Carrying out reconciliation of control accounts
• Ensuring the maintenance and updating of the purchase ledger day book
• Processing rent service charge receipts and related reconciliations
• Weekly reconciliation of weekly periodic balances against balances against cash books
• Monitoring and ensuring compliance with procedures and practices
• Liaising with and providing assistance to colleagues and other departments where necessary
• Dealing with queries and resolving any discrepancie
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

BA (Hons) in Business Administration, East London University

HND in Business and Finance, University of North London

Access to Business Studies, City and East London College

Currently Studying ACCA

HOBBIES
In my spare time I enjoy keeping fit and going to the Gym, I also enjoy reading, traveling socializing with family and friends.

REFERENCES

Available on request
Skills (2) Rating
Bookkeeping
Finance