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First Name

Alimamy

Last Name

Conteh

Function

Freelancer Consultant, Freelancer Trainer, Researcher

Languages

English

Country of Residence

Sierra Leone

City of Residence

Freetown

Highest Education

Masters

Additional Training
  • ACCA from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK and The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sierra Leone (ICASL)-2012
  •       Certificate in Business Taxation from African Tax Institute University of Pretoria, South Africa -2009
  •     Certificate in IT Audit, serif;color: gray”>MIS Training Institute (MISTI), 153 Cordaville Rd, Suite 200, Southborough, MA 01772, USA -2016

Professional Experience

INTERNAL AUDIT 

  • Setting up of internal audit function across network of financial institutions;
  • Develop and execute comprehensive risk based financial, operational and IT audit programmes for over 70 Rural Financial Institutions;
  • Support the development of policy and procedure manuals in areas of risk and controls for rural financial institutions;
  • Provide quality assurance and control oversight in data migration project for rural financial institutions;
  • Carried out several investigation on financial irregularities in rural banks;
  • Training of new staff and Board members on internal controls, IT audit, value for money audit, money laundering and basic and complex accounting;
  • Training facilitator in financial literacy programme for different SMEs (Petty Traders, Farmers, Cooperative groups,  
  • Carried out due diligence on distressed banks in support of their restructuring programme;
  • Experienced in developing and reviewing partnership and contractual agreements. 

FINANCE

  • Managing finance team ensuring adequate controls and monitoring of transactions and providing hands on coaching of subordinates; 
  • Experienced in collection, accounting, reporting revenue collection across revenue centres and reporting to multiple stakeholders;
  • Budget preparation, monitoring and reporting 
  • Payroll management for over 250 employees;
  • Cash forecast for revenue collection aligned with expenditure budget

TAXATION

·         Tax Return Audit: Independent review, select for examination and audit of Large Tax Payers such as Multinational companies, Banks, Oil companies, Large Income Sole Proprietorship, State Corporation;

·         Financial Record Examination: Examination of accounts of large taxpayers in accordance with the tax laws so as to establish any tax liability or refund and to assess their compliance with the Income Tax Act;

·         Tax Education: To aid the taxpayer in gaining a correct understanding and application of the tax law;

·         Audit Conduct: The conducting of examination in accordance with professional auditing standards and the generally accepted accounting procedures and auditing techniques;

·         Training Facilitation: Facilitate training for new Tax Auditors on understanding the Tax Laws, Computing Tax Liabilities, Report Writing to name a few.

Other Academic/Professional Acheivements

Publications

Countries that you are willing to work

Africa

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