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Niketha Gamage - Watson
Head of Finance / Senior Consultant , Essex
Colchester, United Kingdom
Professional Accountant with senior level experience dealing with complex accounting systems in the Private Sector, International Aid Organizations, Charities,
and higher education institutions. Carries up to date knowledge of the latest technical accounting frameworks and standards and possesses extensive experience of
designing, maintaining, and implementing accounting systems.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Finance/Accounting, Procurement
Professional Experience:
•June 2018 to date: Senior Finance Consultant for Private Limited Companies, Construction Companies, Charities and Higher Education.
•Head of Finance, Wellies-On C.I.C. from 3/17 to date.
•Finance and Project Officer at Action for Sustainable Development June 2022 to 31st December 23.

•Finance Officer, Institute of Public Care, Oxford Brooks University from 13th March to 09th Sept 22.
•Finance Officer, Grantham Institute, Imperial College, London, 01/09/2016-31/11/2016.
•Finance Director V & R Constructions from 07/2012 to 31/08/2016.
•Finance Officer, Management Accounts, The University of Oxford, UK, July 2002 until June 2008.
•International Accountant Oxfam GB 2000 to 2002.
Accredited Tax Advisor
Affiliations and Achievements:
With a background encompassing diverse roles across the private, charity, and public sectors, I have cultivated a robust skill set in financial management and administration. This versatility enables me to adapt seamlessly to various work environments, ensuring effective performance and contribution to organizational goals.

Throughout my professional journey, I've adeptly mastered numerous commercial and customized computerized finance and management information systems within various organizational contexts. As a self-motivated and adaptable individual, I take pride in my proactive approach to crafting comprehensive business models, implementing strategic finance strategies, and integrating finance and customer relationship management tools to optimize operational efficiency. Furthermore, my expertise extends to introducing finance policies and procedures alongside with effective costing tools, all aimed at achieving financial efficacy and effectiveness.

In my capacity as a CIMA Member in Practice, I have demonstrated proficiency in producing final accounts adhering to regulatory standards such as Financial Reporting Standards and Statement of Recommended Practice. Additionally, I possess experience in supporting audit trails, ensuring meticulous compliance and accountability within financial processes.

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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Basic French, Swahili and Sinhala ( Sri Lankan)
    United Kingdom
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