CAREER OBJECTIVE:

To continuously improve my capacity to effectively and efficiently deliver value that improve return on investment and meet/exceed my internal and external Clients’ requirements as evidenced by their referrals and repeated patronage.

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At Clement Uzoka & Co ,We make sure your Organisation is in compliance with statutory requirement for all companies and government agencies and parastatals and international regulations and standards as required by the accounting professional

CAREER RESUME: UZOKA, Emeka Clement

EDUCATION

Institution Degree/Certificate Obtained Date

  • 1. Delta State University, Abraka. MBA (Management) 2004
  • 2. Strathclyde Business School, University Certificate in computer systems for Accountants of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK and Auditors 1988
  • 3. University of Benin, Benin City B.Sc.(Accountancy) 2nd Class Hons. Upper Div. 1984
  • MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSINAL BODIES

  • Institution Status Obtained Date
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria Fellow 2000
  • Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria Associate 2000
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria Associate 1988


  • SPECIAL SKILLS/STRENGTHS:

  • Reform of Audit processes, methods, reporting for effectiveness Eg.
  • Delta OSAG Reform
  • Government Integrated Financial Management information system (GIFMIS) implementation,q Budgeting, Accounting and Treasury management information system (BATMIS) implementation,
  • Chart of Accounts(COA) design/review & adaptation including the New National COA implementation
  • World Bank projects supervision reviews(projects’ mid-term, completion and thematic reviews)
  • Strong communication /analytical skills
  • Good team playing skills
  • Internal Control and Governance Reform skills
  • Team leadership
  • Work planning, budgeting and performance/progress reviews/monitoring
  • Change agent/project management
  • Focused to achieve targets/result oriented
  • Risks management
  • Resource management
  • Investigations/related specialised services
  • Public sector reforms with emphasis on financial/expenditure management (PFM/PEM), Planning and budgeting strategies (MYBF/MTSS/MTEF)
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Rural and community development
  • Urban development/upgrading
  • Capacity building/empowerment
  • Professional accounting/financial advisory services
  • Presentation/persuasion/facilitation,
  • Taxation
  • Audit and assurance
  • Due diligence review
  • Management consulting skill, and
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Also proficient in the use of ICT/computer tools such as:
  • Microsoft office tools (Excel, Word, Power point, Visio, Project etc); Accounting packages (Peachtree, Sun Business systems, Sage accounts, Pegasus Business systems, Tally Accounts, Pastel Accounting);
  • Enterprise Resource Programmes -ERPs including (Microsoft Dynamics-Navision, SAP); and
  • Computer Aided Audit Techniques -CAATs(IDEA work paper/case ware) etc




  • SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 1. 2014/2015 Documentation of Approved/accepted Government sector Audit Manual that met International best practice Audit process and methods for Delta state office of State auditor General (OSAG)

  • 2.2014 – Diagnostic review of the ‘As is” Planning, Budgeting, Financial, Accounting, ,Internal Control/Audit, External Audit, Financial Reporting Practices of the Niger State Government under a World Bank assisted Public Financial Management/Public Procurement Reform and Governance Project.

  • 3. 2013, Carried out financial backstopping review of the Delta State Fadama Users Groups (FUGs.FCAs). The Report presentation session was greeted with ovation by members of the Delta State Fadama Coordinating Office project Implementation Unit( SFCO-PIU). The report recommendations were reviewed for implementation among the FUGs in Delta State.

  • 4. Nov 2012, the presentation made as a discussant/ resource person was greeted with ovation by participants at the GIFMIS (Government Integrated Financial Management information system) implementation/sensitisation and change management programme organised for staff of the Federal Head of Service/Office of the Accountant General of the Federal in Nov 2012.

  • 5. 2010-2012, successfully performed as a public sector financial management (PFM) functional consultant in a World Bank financed capacity building project for the implementation of the Kaduna State Government’s Budgeting, Accounting and Treasury Management Information System (BATMIS).
    The assignment commenced with the design/update of its budget classification and chart of accounts (BC & COA) using Microsoft Dynamics NAVISION – an enterprise resource package (ERP).
    The critical challenges of report designs to meet the current FAAC approved cash-based government reporting format was effectively tackled using Microsoft Dynamics Navision.

  • 6. 2007-2012 – successfully headed and coordinated the NNPC/TEPNG oil and Gas Joint Venture Financial Audit teams of Diran Onigbogi & Co for NAPIMS (Subsidiary of NNPC) in accordance with our terms of appointment and the Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) for five(5) consecutive financial years from 2005 to 2009.

  • 7. 2005, did a particularly analytical financial due diligence review of some Delta State Government paratatals then ear-marked for commercialisation/privitisation for Akintola Williams Deloitte.
    Again, the Delta State Government wrote to commend Deloitte for a good job done.

  • 8. 1998, undertook a successful review of the Internal Control function at the erstwhile Societe Generale Bank of Nigeria for which commendation letter was sent to KPMG by the Bank’s Management

  • 9. 1999, was seconded (for seven months) from KPMG Consulting to head the commercial department of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)’s Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja.
    Was assisted by two other seconded consultants. Recorded highest revenue generation and collected during the period than ever before.

  • 10. 1993-1994, successfully headed and lead the multi-disciplinary team of Consultants about 14 persons (included counterpart staff seconded to the project by the client).
    This was at the World Bank Assisted Nigerian Telecommunications financial, accounting and related systems improvement project SOON after the erstwhile Expatriate project manager and the Nigerian HOD PM left KPMG.

  • 11. 1991 -Participated in World Bank Thematic supervision Mission of the finance, internal control, Audit, procurement etc. operations of Agricultural development Projects.

  • 12. 1988, successfully set up and headed the Internal Audit Department of the World Bank Assisted Federal Agricultural Coordinating Unit/Projects Coordinating Unit (FACU/PCU) headquarters (including work planning and reporting formats

  • 13. 1987, 2000- Passed the ICAN final professional qualifying examinations and was admitted to associate membership 1988, fellow 2000

  • 14. 1985 – 1991, successfully Implemented/supervised the implementation of Sun Accounts system – General ledger for World Bank Assisted FACU and some Agricultural Development Projects (ADP) Post NYSC

  • 15. 1986, successfully set up the finance/accounting Department including all accounting/financial records at Jos when the FACU branch office was established

  • 16. 1985/86, successfully Implemented/supervised the implementation of Pegasus business system – payroll/ledger system for the Federal Agricultural Coordinating Unit/Projects Coordinating Unit (FACU/PCU) branch offices in Kaduna and Benin

  • 17. 1984, successfully Implemented/supervised the implementation of Pegasus business system – payroll for the Federal Agricultural Coordinating Unit/Projects Coordinating Unit (FACU/PCU) headquarters during NYSC

  • 18. 1984, was among the eight(8) candidates graduated with 2nd Class Honours Degree at the Uniben Accounting class June 1984, under Prof. R.A.Anao. (No student made a 1st Class that year)

  • 19. 1980, at a time when Colleagues were staying at home waiting/seeking for admission into tertiary institutions, by God’s grace, I gained admission into three (3) tertiary institutions simultaneously
  • (a) college of Education Agbor,
  • (b) Federal Polytechnic Akure, and
  • (c)the University of Benin during the same very first year of seeking admission i.e. 1980/81 session,
  • 20. 1973/74, was appointed General Monitor (Senior Prefect) at St Bernard’s (Anyima) primary school, Obi-Anyima – 1973/74 academic session,

  • 21. 1973, was assessed overall best primary five (5) pupil at St Bernard’s (Anyima) primary school, Obi-Anyima

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        EMPLOYMENT RECORDS:  
    From To Name of Employer/Location Job Titles Held
    Aug’08 Date Clement Uzoka & Co. (Chartered Accountants), Lagos Managing Partner
    Sept’02 Date MCAL Management Consulting Associates Limited, Lagos Principal Manager
    Apr’00 Aug’02 KPMG Consulting, Lagos Senior Manager
    Oct’96 Mar’00 KPMG Consulting, Lagos Manager
    Jan ’93 Sep’96 KPMG Consulting, Lagos Senior Consultant
    Jun'91 Dec’92 KPMG Consulting, Lagos Consultant
    Mar’91 May’91 Federal Agricultural Coordinating Unit, (FACU) Ibadan (Now Projects Coordinating Unit -PCU, Abuja) Systems Implementation Officer
    Mar’90 Feb’91 Agricultural Projects Monitoring /Evaluation Unit (APMEU), Kaduna. Chief Accountant
    July88 Feb90 FACU, Ibadan (Now PCU, Abuja) Senior Internal Auditor
    Dec87 Jun88 FACU, Ibadan (Now PCU, Abuja) Internal Auditor
    Aug'84 Nov'87 FACU, Ibadan (Now PCU, Abuja) Accounts Officer
    July' 83 Oct'83 Ebinum Onah & Co., Lagos Audit Assistant

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