Independent Consultant based in Birmingham, United Kingdom
Accounting and Systems Consultant (Multiple Short Term Contracts)
March 2003 — May 2006
Finance Systems Officer, EASTERN BIRMINGHAM PCT
Assisted in the management and user support of the financial system (Nominal Ledger, Cash Management, Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, Purchase Order, and Administration Tools) also known as BSS Integra 32; provided support for developing reports in Crystal Reports, Excel and Access; maintained the Chart of Accounts to secure the integrity of financial reporting and year end final accounts for the PCT’s, SHA and auditors.
Information Officer, THE SCARMAN TRUST
Designed and facilitated the implementation of the North West Birmingham Development Agency infrastructure and web site. Monitored grant budgets under the NEET program as governed by the former ESF and NLDC award regime. Developed community network sharing mechanism at the local and regional level that gave local organizations accessibility to funding, social capitalism projects and prospective stakeholders. Participated in regional Regenerations steering groups.
Membership & Finance Officer, COMMUNITY YOUTH WORKERS UNION
Designed and implemented system conversion from DOS to MS Access of membership database with over 3,000 active members; managed entire accounting department; worked with the National Treasurer to create new financial procedures and processes for staff expenditures.
Accounts Receivable Accountant, MAC
Reconciled between sales ledger and nominal ledger; ad hoc variance analysis for heads of department; performed routine maintenance in Great Plains Dynamics
Package Department Analyst, CONNECTIONS
Created and monitored budgets for commercial design clients; implemented excel based quoting system; created state of the art sales presentations using InDesign CS
Freelance Graphic Designer, FFDGRAPHICS
Created US based website for Chicago catering company; created logo for HIV support charity in Birmingham; created and implemented website for West Midlands based arboriculture company