Career

ACADEMIC CAREER

 

 

 

 

Professional Development Lead, NCETM (National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics)

01 Oct 2013 – 01 Oct 2016

*Designing and Leading Workshop/Training Programmes as NCETM Accredited PD Lead for Secondary Teachers.

 

Education Columnist, Haber Newspaper, 471 Green Lanes, Palmers Green, London N13 4BS.

17 Sep 2010 – 01 Oct 2012

*Writing weekly about educational issues for Haber which is a national Turkish Newspaper.

 

Lecturer, Barnet College, North London Business Park, Oakleigh Road South, London N11 1GN.

23 Jan 2008 – 24 Jul 2009

*Teaching AoN (Application of Numbers) to 16+ adult learners.

*Teaching Quantitative Methods to Access to IT learners

*Helping in writing up progress reports for students

 

Tutor, Fleet-Tutors, Head Office: 24 Northfield Road, Church Crookham, Hampshire GU52 6ED.

Jul 2007 – Jul 2009

 

Teacher, Hackney Summer University, Unit 25, The Forum Independent Place, Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2HE.

7-9 Aug 2006

*The lessons I taught were Introduction to Personal Development & Employability.

 

Teaching Assistant, Islington Green School, Prebend Street, Islington, London N1 8PQ.

May 2005 – Dec 2005

*Worked in SEN (Special Educational Needs) Department of the school. Also responsible for the Library.

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

 

Voulnteer in Conference

30 Aug – 01 Sep 2016

*ISNITE 2016 (The 4th International Symposium on New Issues in Teacher Education), Savonlinna, Finland.

 

E-Mentor, Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester M15 6BH.

Oct 2006 – now

*Mentoring on the Graduates Onward Mentoring Programme.

 

E-Mentor, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH.

26 Jan 2009 – 29 Jan 2010

*Providing distance guidance and support to those who are on ITT training in teaching Mathematics and on specialism-based concerns in ASSOCiate Online community.

 

REVIEWS FOR CONFERENCES

 

•TMC 2017 (Turkish Migration Conference), Harokopio University Athens, Athens (Greece), 23 Aug – 26 Aug 2017.

•TMC 2016 (Turkish Migration Conference), University of Vienna, Vienna (Austria), 12 July – 15 July 2016.

•TMC 2014 (Turkish Migration Conference), Regent’s University London, London (UK), 30 May – 1 June 2014.

 

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

 

• Accountant, Structure Tone Limited, 1st Floor, 77 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 0AS.

Apr 2018 - Present

 

Duties / Areas of Responsibility

• Subcontractor Management

o Setup of new accounts with full compliance checks

o Annual compliance maintenance – ensure details are reviewed regularly e.g. insurance, health & safety policy etc

o Payments – weekly payment runs for project teams

Ensure CIS compliant – correct labour deductions made before payments finalised

Adhoc requests for early payment discount applications

Remittance processing

CIS return preparation for monthly payments made

• Accounts Receivable

o Processing of invoices/credit notes for project teams

o Maintenance of manual AR schedule, including chasing project teams for updates

• Cashflow

o Daily cashflow report preparation for management – UK and US

o Weekly cashflow forecast preparation, including liaising with project teams

o Monthly bank reconciliation preparation, including fx

o Monthly summaries for US reporting

• Monthly Accounting

o Processing main monthly accounting & WIP journals

o Review of staff timecards

o Posting of Intercompany charges for US/Ireland

• Reporting

o Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliation preparation & compilation for review

o Monthly Staff report preparation around utilisation & churn

o Quarterly reports for US review

• Annual

o Help with year-end close & audit

 

• Financial Controller/Bookkeeper, 5 Oakley Gardens, London N20 9AB

July 2017 – Mar 2018

Leading the company’s financial accounting, reporting and controlling activities across the company to enable strategic foresight into the business and also provide knowledgeable and accurate information to colleagues and senior management.

 

Duties

• Overseeing all aspects of financial accounts in the business.

• Producing monthly management accounts, budgets, forecasts & VAT returns.

• Collaborating with senior management in Business Planning, P&L, Balance sheet & liquidity planning.

• Ensuring all financial transactions are accurately recorded, filed and reported.

• Reviewing all financial plans and budgets regularly to search for cost saving opportunities.

• Examining all financial reports and data carefully to check for discrepancies

• Managing cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports

• Suggesting improvements for accounting systems

• Identify and develop controls and processes to ensure all risks and opportunities are highlighted.

 

Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper, 5 Oakley Gardens, London N20 9AB

August 2015 – June 2017

Assisting with financial records and preparation of accounts, and responsible for dealing with

tax return and maintaining financial records.

 

Duties

 

• Run Nominal/Sales/Purchase Ledgers using Sage 50 Accounts Professional

• Generate Job Costing Reports using CEO Construction System

• VAT Returns Submission

• CIS/PAYE Monthly Returns Submission using HMRC Online System

• PAYE Payrol using Sage Payroll for Monthly Salaries

 

Financial Controller, All Done Design Ltd, 77 Colney Hatch Lane, London N10 1LR

November 2012 – July 2015

Leading the company’s financial accounting, reporting and controlling activities across the company to enable strategic foresight into the business and also provide knowledgeable and accurate information to colleagues and senior management.

 

Duties

• Supervising the preparation of month end accounts and VAT returns

• Ensuring the completion of bank and balance sheet reconciliations

• Budgeting & forecasting

• Managing the audit process and liaising with external parties

• Overseeing the preparation of year end statutory accounts, tax and compliance

• Managing, mentoring and motivating the accounts team

• Contributing to company financial strategy and decision-making process

• Undertaking financial analysis and reporting

• Ensuring healthy financial systems and processes are in place

• Developing forecasting models (P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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