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Anthony Onyemaechi Achebe | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jun 10, 2013

Anthony Onyemaechi Achebe

Experienced Banker, Financial Analyst and Modeling
  |   Lagos, Lagos

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My name is Anthony Onyemaechi Achebe, a Chartered Accountant with BSc (Hons) Degree in Accounting and MBA Degree in Business Administration from one of the top four universities in Nigeria; also an ISO 9000 : 2000 certified Quality Management Systems Auditor, with over 20 years working experiences covering commercial banks, and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) companies in power, and oil and gas service sectors. Very creative in start-up operations and passionate in everything I do (see service description below); manages time...

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Built from On-going and Expected Projects Inflows and Outflows from various Business...
Built from On-going and Expected Projects Inflows and Outflows from various Business...

Skills (10)

Accounts Payable Management
Accounts Receivable Management
Budgeting & Forecasting
Financial Analysis
Financial Forecasting
Financial Management
Financial Reporting
Financial Statements

Service Description

As mentioned in my overview, I have over 20 years working / business experiences in a variety of roles. I began my career as a Teller in a commercial bank, paying and receiving cash within defined threshold; moved on to Funds Transfer functions covering handling of customers' clearing instruments, setting up and liquidation of customers' deposits; moved on to Bank Reconciliation functions; moved up to become Branch Operations Manager. Was later transferred to Internal Controls and Audit functions to use my earlier experiences to review daily operations, write reports and investigate deviations. Was again transferred to Financial Controls function to prepare annual budget, monitor performance with management reports including major expense report, customer reports, product reports, etc. Was again transferred to start up AML / KYC Compliance Department with responsibilities of writing AML / KYC Procedure Manual, and providing regular awareness of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) measures for all staff of the bank. I am customer serviced oriented, and l am sure you will recognise this from my strong communication skills and prompt feedback that l deliver.

I have earned an MBA from one of the top 4 universities in Nigeria.

My work as Group Financial Controller (GFC) at Dorman Long Engineering Ltd and Income Electrix Ltd provided good opportunity for me to utilize my banking experiences as well as my training as a Chartered Accountant to raise funds...

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Lagos Business School (LBS)
Part-Time Lecturer at MBA Class
2003 - Present
Part-Time Lecturer at Lagos Business School (LBS) – January 2003 To Date. Lectures Financial and Management Accounting in MBA Class at Lagos Business School (LBS). My lecturing career was borne...
Income Electrix Limited
Group Financial Controller
2012 - 2013
Income Elextrix Ltd is one of Nigeria’s largest construction and power engineering solutions companies headquartered in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Partnering with the MD/CEO to assess...
Dorman Long Engineering Ltd
Group Financial Controller
2011 - 2012
Dorman Long is a well diversified company rendering high quality Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), Assets Mgt, Tower Fabrication and Galvanizing Services to Oil & Gas and Non-Oil and...
United Bank for Africa Plc, Nigeria and Kenya
Chief Finance Officer, Chief Operating Officer,etc
2005 - 2010
Principal Manager and Chief Finance Officer (CFO) At UBA Properties Ltd (wholly owned subsidiary of United Bank for Africa Plc) – January 2010 to March 2010 (i.e. 3 months experience). Spin-off...
Legacy Standard Trust Bank Plc
Head, Ops Risk Analysis & Compliance, etc
1998 - 2005
Senior Manager and Head, Operations Risk Analysis & Compliance – February 2005 to August 2005 (6 months experience). Recalled back to work at legacy STB Plc on February 28, 2005 as Head Operations...
Legacy Savannah Bank Plc
Group Head, Internal Controls
2001 - 2002
Principal Manager and Group Head, Internal Control Dept – February 2001 to February 2002 (i.e. One year experience) at Savannah Bank of Nigeria Plc. As Group Head, Internal Control Dept, my job was...
Fidelity Bank Plc, Nigeria
Senior Banking Officer
1992 - 1998
Senior Banking Officer (SBO) and Deputy Head, Financial Control; Deputy Head, Domestic Operations; and Head, Internal Control & Policy Initiation at Fidelity Bank Plc – March 1992 to July 1998 (6...
Nigeria Institute for Medical Research
Accountant Grade 11
1990 - 1992
Accountant Grade 11 at Nigeria Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) – January 1990 to March 1992 (two years & 2 months experience). Maintained General Ledger of the Institute; Prepared Trial...


University of Lagos, Nigeria
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
1998 - 2000
University of Lagos, Nigeria
Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting
1989 - 1993
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Finance & Management
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Anthony Onyemaechi Achebe | Elance

Anthony Onyemaechi Achebe