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Patrick Matovu

Account manager

Kampala, Uganda
Studied Finance and Accounting at Uganda Martyrs University (UMU)
Joined July 26, 2023



My experience working in banks and a multinational energy company like Total Energies has provided me with practical knowledge and insights into the finance industry. As an accountant, I excel in working with financial statements, analyzing data to identify trends and patterns, and ensuring accuracy and compliance with financial regulations. My background in Business Administration has also honed my skills in organization, communication, and problem-solving, making me a well-rounded professional capable of handling various challenges in the finance,accounting and business.
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Total Energies
May 2020 – Nov 2022
Kampala, Uganda
Fuel Card Administrator
•Ensuring Customer and Dealer cards are well maintained in creation, printing and blacklisting. •Investigating and capturing manual transactions. •Analyzing daily the Card anomaly reports and communicating issues to Customers. •Ensuring product changes for stations are updated on Tomcard as required •Investigating errors on card balances and ensuring transactions are correctly sequenced , thereby ensuring Priority Control 2 (Trial balance) is well maintained •Accurately calculating ,capturing and publishing the monthly Total Card pricing on the Tomcard Systems as per internal procedure. •Providing daily support to the Card Sales Representative as per allocated areas •Investigating Bank EFT queries raised by Total Dealers and efficiently managing the resolution between Bank and Dealer / Customer •Submitting weekly and monthly KPIs on activities within area of control to Management •Providing support with Projects related to all EFT and Card Offerings , development or enhancements when required.
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Absa Bank Uganda
Mar 2019 – Apr 2020
Branch Operations Officer
•Supervise the administration of the vault through effective treasury management and maintain cash holdings within the approved limits. •Supervise the administration of the ATM and ensure that itʼs up and running & also well reconciled on a daily basis. •Systems management i.e. provide systems rights approval, ensure all transactions are authorized timely. •Carrying out due diligence on supporting documents provided by clients. •Overseeing branch transactions to ensure accuracy and zero tolerance to fraud. •Maintaining annual and sick leave for my team. •Handle petty cash issuance and reimbursement reconciliations. •Ensure that daily General Ledger reconciliations at the branch are accurately prepared. •Achieve an acceptable audit rating for the branch by ensuring that controls are being adhered to. •Ensure 100% KYC compliance on all accounts opened and account updates. •Conduct regular branch control environment reviews and make recommendations as per findings to the Branch Operations Manager. •Ensure that all branch assets and other infrastructural facilities are adequate, functional, safeguarded and able to support the business objectives as well as complement the corporate image/identity. •Supervise and train new staff.
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Barclays Bank Uganda (Absa Bank)
Mar 2017 – Feb 2019
Kampala, Uganda
Customer Service Advisor (Teller)
•Cashing of cheques, travelers cheques, and withdrawals and Process of both cash and cheque deposits/credits. •Purchase and sale of foreign currencies. •Capture all transactions on the bank system and ensure all are properly authorized before processing. •Balance cash in own till and assist other tellers for balancing in case of need. •Prepare vouchers for onward processing at the central processing unit or back office. •Provide referral services to the customers on bank products as well as owning and managing customer queries and complaints. •Carefully count cash received and paid to ensure that errors are avoided. •Assist customers to correctly complete transaction documentation such as deposits or withdrawals slips to ensure accuracy and completeness. •Snap check the branch processes.
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HEM Associates ( Certified Public Accountants)
May 2014 – Feb 2017
Kampala, Uganda
Accountant / Audit Associate
As an Accountant I took on the roles below, •Ensuring timely reconciliation of bank accounts for client companies. •Verifying document accuracy and completeness especially invoices and vouchers before payment is made. •Managing petty cash and reimbursements for the company. •Overseeing monthly & quarterly reconciliation of receivables & payables accounts. •Accurately capturing data into the accounting system with minimum errors. •Coordinating the Preparation of final & provisional income tax returns for different client companies. •Preparing financial reports on the request of the supervisor. •Maintaining an organized and accurate filing system. As an Audit associate I took on the roles below, •Checking the accuracy of accounting systems and procedures. •Review, assess and recommend changes in accounting systems and controls of a business unit. •Verify and inspect accounts receivable and payable ledgers and general ledger for its accuracy. •Check all accounting and clientsʼ databases are updated and functioning properly. •Study, inspect and assess, budgets, balance sheets and other related financial statements and records. •Review and recommend changes in internal audit controls. •Check and verify accounting books and records are in conformity with industry practices and corporate policies. •Ensure compliance of regulatory guidelines and generally accepted auditing standards
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Uganda Martyrs University (UMU)
Aug 2015 – Nov 2015
Business Administration and Management , Finance and Accounting