Ameena Manuel – Curriculum Vitae
ADDRESS: 44 Voel Street
TEL. NUMBER: 082 620 0798
DATE OF BIRTH: 18:08:1986
I.D NUMBER: 8608180060081
LANGUAGE: English, Afrikaans
NATIONALITY: South African
DRIVER’S LICENCE: Yes, code 8
I am an energetic, hard-working, driven individual with the will to succeed and to constantly
I have obtained a vast amount of knowledge and skill sets through my experience as an
auditor as well as persuing the full accounting function.
I believe in facing challenges head on, and will strive to see it through to the end.
Personal development is extremely important to me as an individual as well as in the work
environment. I would love the opportunity to utilise the skills I have obtained in the
companies which I have been previously employed at as well as to acquire the necessary
knowledge, to perform my job to the best of my abilities.
Institution: Cedar High School
Highest Grade: Grade 12 completed in 2003
Subjects passed: English (HG); Afrikaans (HG); Business Economics (HG);
Economics (HG); Accounting (SG); Maths (SG)
Institution: Stellenbosch University
Course: BCom Financial Accounting
2004 – 2006: Completed degree
2007: Bridging course (Completed the BAccounting third year
2012: Course on VIP HR and ESS
2014: VAT: Back to basics workshop
May 2014 – Present:
Position: Consultant/ Accountant
Description of the duties and responsibilities:
‐ Co‐ordination and carrying out the full managed services function;
‐ Managed services includes processing financial information from bank statements for
various clients on a monthly basis within clients deadlines as well sending the respective
clients the monthly management accounts
‐ The preparation of Annual financial statements
‐ I have recently switched to a junior consultant role within my department.
August 2012 – April 2014:
Company: Primedia Online
Description of the duties and responsibilities:
‐ Co‐ordination and carrying out the full debtors function, including following up with
‐ Co‐ordination of the full creditors function, including capturing invoices, preparing
creditors recons and setting the payments up after authorisation by the financial
executive and CEO
‐ Preparation of the Publisher revenue schedules based on the monthly billings as well as
liasing with them regarding any queries.
‐ Reconciliation of monthly revenue to Billings schedule, determining any differences and
reasons for such differences
‐ Maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register and calculation of depreciation
‐ Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations, and reviewing the Trial balance
‐ Review of monthly income statement and identifying any accruals required for the
month as well as determining the completeness of expenses by reviewing expense
‐ Preparation of standard monthly Journals and Accruals
‐ Preparation of all required statutory returns and payment of all associated taxes (PAYE,
VAT, SDL, WCA etc), as well as the IT14SD recons
‐ Preparation of monthly payroll, maintenance of the HR and ESS programs
‐ Co‐ordination of annual BEE certification;
‐ Reporting to the Financial Executive and liasing with the sales and traffic teams in order
to resolve debtors queries.
‐ Actively identify areas of opportunity for cost savings and if necessary monitoring and
reporting on such areas on a regular basis;
‐ Assist finance team with preparation of monthly management accounts; and
‐ Assist in completion of Internal and External Audits for the year
February 2008 – August 2012:
Position: Trainee Accountant
Company: LPH Chartered Accountants Inc.
Description of duties and responsibilities:
‐ Preparation of the Annual Financial Statements with Caseware including the importing of
the trial balance.
‐ Processing the client’s corrective journal entries based on recalculation thereof.
‐ Preparation and maintenance of fixed asset registers and the calculation of depreciation.
‐ Recalculating clients PAYE in line with the tax legislation, performance of the PAYE
‐ Performing debtors’ reconciliations.
‐ Performing VAT recons for the client to ensure that the VAT liability is correct.
‐ Attending and performing inventory counts with clients, preparing stock working papers
as well as compiling stock listings with inventory pricing, using various costing methods
namely FIFO, LIFO and weighted average.
‐ Revenue and trend analysis as well as Sales versus cost of sales analysis and identifying
‐ Deferred tax calculations.
‐ Auditing the bank reconciliations of clients and I have experience in the performance
‐ Identifying areas of risk within various industries and performing audit procedures
suitable to address the identified risk.
‐ Microsoft office word, excel, powerpoint and outlook.
‐ Reporting to the Audit manager and co‐ordinating junior staff members.
‐ Following up on queries raised and finalising the audit file.
Name: Corn’e de Witt
Position: Manager at LPH Chartered Accountants Inc.
Phone number: 0733629430
Name: Paul Sadler
Position: Finance Executive at Primedia Online
Phone number: 0724715278