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RAJENDRA MATTHEWS RAJENDRA MATTHEWS


Date of Birth: Sex: Martial Status: Address: Phone: E-mail: 21st January 1972 Male Single 38 Salato Road, Namadi Heights, Tamavua, Suva, Fiji Is. (679) 357-0352 or 860-3159 or 976-4484 matryan2001@yahoo.com
National Employment Centre Registration No# NEC-SUV-1-1189

Finance & Administration/ Cash flow & Budgeting / Marketing & Human Resources/ Information Technology
A highly experienced, detail-oriented, and efficient financial professional over 16 years experience in Finance and Administration department together with a more holistic approach towards marketing and human resources for medium to large firms. Extensive experience in financial and cost accounting with reasonable exposure in tax effect accounting and other taxation services. Generate monthly/quarterly/Annual consolidated reports; develop operating cashflow, budgets, and capital expenditures, project planning, implementation and management. Professional knowledge in Information Technology with major focus on software, project proposal, web designing and database management.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
G/L Reconciliation Fixed Asset Schedule Taxation & Other Services Trust Funds Marketing Analysis/Plan Database Design Accounts Payable & Receivables Funds Disbursements Cost Control & Monitoring Monthly/Annual Accounts Cashflow & Budgeting Strategic Planning Risk & Contingency Planning Purchasing & Warehousing Manual & Computerized Accounting System H/R Management Accounting System Design/Implementation Web Design

Adept in needs assessment: developing process/system improvement strategies, detecting oversights, implementation and training. Results producing leader: with an optimistic it can be done approach, established record for surpassing goals and objectives.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE FreeLancer (Accounting & IT Software)


B W HOLDINGS Consultant (Project Accountant)

2010 - Present
May 2006 August 2006

Implementation of various controls within the organisation. Develop procedures on various projects and how these projects must be maintained according to specific guidelines and budget. Setup appropriate forms and formats in excel spreadsheet for various projects and maintenance of these files on day to day basis. Setup internal controls and train staff how to maintain these controls. Setup simple computerized system and train staff in using computers. Setup a computerized accounting system MYOB. Design and implement excel monitoring system. To oversee day to day running and monitoring expenditure incurred over each project. Setup appropriate human resources system.

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QAMEA RESORT & SPA OFF TAVEUNI ISLAND Reliving Accountant

Sept 2005 Feb 2006

Recruited to prepare timely and accurate variance analyses for accounts payable/receivable, payroll (100 employees), due to affiliate, insurance, loan shareholder, rent, and sales tax/ payroll tax reporting. Implement cost control procedures to assure proper allocation of capital expenditure budget for 5 star resorts and was named by the Robb Report as one of the top ten luxury resorts in the world for 2004. Redesigned critical accounting systems and cost management controls to reduce expenses and affect optimal efficiency for the accounting department. Spearheaded the introduction of accounting software and reprocess all relevant data into the new system from January to October 2005. Trained staff on software applications and data integrity procedures. Reconciled $300,000 dollars sales Tax paid on funds received on advance booking. Process and finalise adjusting entries for 2004 final account with external audits.

DATEC (TONGA) LIMITED Accountant

-TONGATAPU

May 2002 May 2005

Assisted the Chief Financial Officer (based in New Zealand) with a variety of accounting activities including: collections, cash application, purchasing & warehouse, general ledger, payroll, accounts receivable and auditing. Ensure that all personal activities are undertaken in accordance with the policy, standards and procedures. Participate in the improvement of standards, procedures, methods, guidelines, tolls and techniques defined in the Datec business Procedures in order to increase the effectiveness. Reconcile and confirm Inter-company transaction for 9 countries. Setup performance measures (KPI) and reporting. Implement procedures on all capital expenditure purchase and levels of authorization. Provide local market analysis with major focus on consumer/customer behavior, market segmentation, market mix and positioning in order to develop a sound and effective marketing strategy. Manage recruitment, negotiate contracts, and propose remuneration & other benefits where applicable. Coordinate staff training, conflicts and performance appraisals for Head office final approval.

COURTS HOMECENTRES Assistant Accountant


1998 2002

Assist the Accountant & Director Finance in preparing monthly accounts for our London office on strict deadline. Check and authorize all supplies reconciliation both local and overseas. Review and delegate work load of 11 subordinates. Organise quarterly stock-take for overall Courts Homecentres branches and division. Special and book forward rates negotiation.

MOUNT KASI GOLD MINE Mine Accountant


(HEAD OFFICE IN AUSTRALIA)

1996 1998

Perform analytical review of accounts to check reasonableness and generate relevant financial & cost report before strict deadline. Reconcile all balance sheet items and assist external auditors with information in preparing annual accounts. Constantly liaise with relevant department heads on individual department cost per ounce (production). Assist and finalise CFO on monthly, quarterly, half yearly and annually with management accounts consolidation. Monitor and reconcile weekly Gold payment remittance. Reconcile monthly Trust funds.

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Maintain and reconcile monthly fixed assets register. Prepare and lodge monthly VAT (GST) returns on timely basis. Calculate and pay withholding taxes. Negotiate with banks for special rates for overseas payments. Negotiate and maintain company insurance.

FIJI TELEVISION LIMITED Senior Finance Officer


1994 1996

Prepare and submit monthly management accounts on strict deadline, with analysis of actual over budget. Reconcile all balance sheet items on month-to-month basis. Attend to all queries by board of directors. Act as an accountant when the company did not have the service of a qualified accountant. Handle all accounts receivable and payable duties. Process payroll and transfer to ANZ Diskpay system. Monthly remit FNPF & PAYE. All other duties a sign by the CEO.

RAFFLES TRADEWINDS HOTEL Senior Finance / Personnel Officer


1992 1994

Extract financial statement including balance sheet, profit & loss and trading accounts. Perform a comparative analysis on the above and prepare reports for management purposes on a timely basis. Process payroll weekly, fortnightly & monthly basis. Recruiting, interview and registration of new employees. Handle all accounts receivable and payable duties. Process payroll and transfer to ANZ Disk pay system. Monthly remit FNPF & PAYE. All other duties a sign by the CEO.

CARPENTERS MORRIS HEDSTROM Finance Officer


1991 1992

Setup budget files for over 16 stores, 2 wholesale division, 1 warehouse and Head office using last years actual. Prepare budgeted P & L account for the above budget. Then generate graph print-outs of gross sales, overheads and profit before and after tax. Input actual and compare this with budget and work-out realistic forecast budget. Process weekly, fourthly and monthly salaries & wages. Reconcile monthly FNPF, PAYE and calculate half yearly FNTC levy.

NIRANJANS AUTOPORT LIMITED Finance Officer


Monthly bank reconciliation for 7 branches. Lodgment of all credit cards, travellers cheques Submission of monthly debtors report to management. Write manual Cash Book on daily basis. Assist in preparation of all annual cash flow and budget Draw and up-date fixed assets register and depreciation schedule.

1990 1991

OTHER ACHIEVEMENT AND INVOLVEMENTS


1991 1996 Member of Rotaract Club of Suva 1991 Completed a seminar on meeting Dynamics. 1993 Completed a seminar on communication development. 1993 Attended Rotaract District 9920 training program.

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1993 1994 1998 2001 Completed a program on professional skills development seminar. Attended Rotary Youth Leadership award. Attended Stock Management Control Course. Attend Occupational Health & Safety Course.

ACADAMIC AND ONGOING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


Arya Samaj Primary School D A V Boys College Basic Accounting Financial Accounting Cost Accounting 1977-1984 1985-1988 1990 1991 1992 University of South Pacific University of South Pacific University of South Pacific Institute of Technology Australia Institute of Technology Australia

Bachelors Degree in Information Technology 2008 Trophy for best hardworking Student of the year2008

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY
Operating Systems Windows XP Processional, Windows Vista, Windows 7.

Microsoft Office 2007 -Excel 2007, Word 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Access 2007, Outlook 2007, Publisher 2007, Visual Basic 2007, MS Project 2007, MS Viso 2007 Other Software Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, Visual Basic.Net, MySQL, WAMP (Windows Apache MySQL PHP)

Accounting Package - Accpac, CBA, COSACS ( Custom-built Customer Services Software, MYOB

REFEREES
Mr. Asvin Singh Manager Application Support Westpac Banking Corporation P O Box 238 Suva. Phone: (679) 321-7118 Mr. Agam Mishra Information, Communication & Technology South Pacific Commission 2nd Floor Lotus Building Complex Private Mail Bag Suva. Phone: (679) 337-0733 Mr. Himmat Lodhia President Fiji Retails Association Managing Director Lords Jewellers Limited Rotrarian 19-23 Cumming St Suva. Phone: (679) 330-2466 Mr. Rajesh Sharma Chief Executive Officer Courts (Fiji) Limited P O Box 3726 Samabula. Phone: (679) 338-1333

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