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Anthony S. Wambua

Anthony S. Wambua

Auditor
Nairobi
Summary

Seasoned auditing professional knowledgeable about risk aversion strategies, cost reduction options and financial processes. Decisive and persuasive communicator with proven problem-solving, leadership and planning abilities.

Overview
5
5
years of professional experience
6
6
years of post-secondary education
Work History

Audit in Charge

KPMG East Africa
2018-09 - Current
  • AUDIT IN CHARGE - KPMG KENYA
  • I slashed time in auditing one of my key clients by approximately 10% by suggesting alternative audit procedures thus improving recoverability and profits realized from this client.
  • Recoverability rates from the prior period audits improved.
  • Improved my clients' understanding of IFRS 16and helped clear the grey areas and knowledge gaps that were present.
  • Introduced new mode of reviews which made reviews by senior team members take place much faster and thus meant that work would flow in a faster manner.
  • Built strong & lasting relationships with the clients which helped in getting future business when the client was looking for an auditor for their pension fund and subsidiary company.
  • Took up the role of in charge auditor in a client (after the untimely exit of the senior) and lead a team of two to deliver the result of the audit a week earlier than the prior period audits.
  • Completed audit papers by thoroughly documenting audit tests and findings.
  • Developed auditing program to address risks and evaluate regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinated, managed and implemented projects for auditor and examiner evaluations.

Founder & CEO

E-Pate Recovery Solutions
2017-03 - 2019-05
  • Investigated and addressed business development challenges to proactively mitigate problems.
  • Developed key operational initiatives to drive and maintain substantial business growth.
  • Generated revenue in excess of USD
    1,000 for the company which went a
    long way in funding our operations.
  • Conducted target market research to scope out industry competition and identify advantageous trends.

Founder & CEO

Sam & Sum Management Consultants
2014-09 - 2018-09
  • I provided book keeping and tax consultancy services to companies and individuals running businesses.
  • I grew my portfolio to 13 monthly clients as well as multiple walk in clients.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to all customers, handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.

Intern

Water Resources Authority
2015-09 - 2016-06
  • Improved the entities internal filing system which resulted in there being faster processing of client payments.
  • Application of imprests for cash advances to be paid out to staff.
  • Performing imprest surrenders.
  • Preparation and review of merchant payment documents.
  • Kept physical files and digitized records organized for easy updating and retrieval by authorized team members.
  • Answered incoming telephone calls, took down messages and provided information.

Intern

Finacc Consulting Ltd
2014-06 - 2014-10
  • Stock take and valuation -Tax advisory -Data entry.
  • Helped with administrative support, including managing incoming calls, coordinating files and sorting mail.
Education

MBA Business

University Of South Wales
2019-09 - 2021-01

Bachelor of Commerce Accounting

University Of Nairobi
2014-01 - 2018-12

Bachelor in Business Administration Business Administration

Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
2017-10 - 2018-02

Certified Public Accountant Accounting

Strathmore University
2013-01 - 2015-06
Skills
Accounting
Auditing
Book keeping
Data entry

Sales & Marketing

Business Development

Innovation

Project Planning & Implementation

Financial Reporting

Staff Planning

Tax Advisory

Financial auditing

Work Availability
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Accomplishments
  • Lead a lean team of two in the delivery of an audit engagement that as historically been delivered by team of four.
  • Stepped up into the position of Audit In Charge upon the untimely exit of the Audit Senior and Audit In Charge and was able to successfully deliver on the audit engagement.
  • Collaborated in a multi-disciplinary engagement team and helped in coordinating with team members from 5 diverse departments within KPMG East Africa and subsequently enabled the successful audit of one of KPMG's key audit client in Kenya within the financial services sector.
  • Collaborated with teams from KPMG India and KPMG UK in performing the audit of a multi-national entity that is one of the significant revenue generators for the firm worldwide.
Quote
There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.
Seth Godin
Affiliations
  • Toastmasters
ToastMasters Member

I am a member of ToastMasters International (TMI) a club that is meant to help one improve on their public speaking and leadership skills.

As a member of ToastMasters International, I have successfully represented my club at the International Public Speaking Contest as well as the Tall Tales Contest.

Timeline

MBA Business

University Of South Wales
2019-09 - 2021-01

Audit in Charge

KPMG East Africa
2018-09 - Current

Bachelor in Business Administration Business Administration

Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
2017-10 - 2018-02

Founder & CEO

E-Pate Recovery Solutions
2017-03 - 2019-05

Intern

Water Resources Authority
2015-09 - 2016-06

Founder & CEO

Sam & Sum Management Consultants
2014-09 - 2018-09

Intern

Finacc Consulting Ltd
2014-06 - 2014-10

Bachelor of Commerce Accounting

University Of Nairobi
2014-01 - 2018-12

Certified Public Accountant Accounting

Strathmore University
2013-01 - 2015-06