About ALEXIO CHIREKA

  • Academic Level Bachelor's Degree
  • Salary 1850
  • Industry Telecommunications

Education

  • 1995 - 1999
    CHINHOYI TECHNICAL TEACHERS COLLEGE

    NC BUSINESS STUDIES, DIPLOMA IN TECH VOC EDUCATION

    NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS STUDIES DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION - MAJORING IN ACCOUNTANCY

  • 2001 - Present
    CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF SECRETARIES - CIS

    CIS DIPLOMA

    PART A - COMPLETED PART B - COMPLETED PART C - IN PROGRESS

  • 2001 - Present
    CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF SECRETARIES - CIS

    Mr

    PART A - COMPLETED PART B - COMPLETED PART C - IN PROGRESS

  • 2014 - 2021
    UNIVERSITY OF ZIMBABWE

    EXECUTIVE CERTIFICATE IN CREDIT MANAGEMENT

    EXECUTIVE CERTIFICATE IN CREDIT MANAGEMENT

  • 2018 - 2021
    MIDLANDS STATE UNIVERSITY

    B.COMM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

    CLASS 2.1

  • 1988 - 1991
    MAZOWE BOYS HIGH SCHOOL

    ORDINARY LEVEL

    9 O\'LEVEL SUBJECTS MATHEMATICS B ENGLISH LANUAGE B SCIENCE B COMMERCE A LITERATURE IN ENGLISH B SHONA B HISTORY B BIBLE KNOWLEDGE C

  • 1992 - 1993
    ST ALBERTS HIGH SCHOOL

    ADVANCED LEVEL

    SHONA C GEOGRAPHY O

Experience

  • 2019 - Present
    TIGER WHEEL & TYRE

    GROUP CREDIT CONTROLLER

    Main Duties, Responsibilities & Notable Achievements Overseeing the full Credit Control function for the group of companies in Zimbabwe and Zambia • Credit Management • Credit vetting and analysis • Formulating policies and procedures for effective debt management for the • Following up on defaulters • Overseeing and handling the civil litigation process • Advising Directors on Debtor status and general management issues • Attending to clients • Monitoring and evaluating internal controls • Customer account reconciliations

  • 2015 - 2019
    G-TEL ZIMBABWE

    CREDIT & LOSS CONTROL MANAGER

    Main Duties, Responsibilities & Notable Achievements • Credit Management • Overseeing the organization’s litigation issues-(criminal & civil) • Credit vetting and analysis • Formulating policies and procedures for effective debt management • Supervision of Credit, Legal & Loss Control Staff • Following up on defaulters • Overseeing and handling the litigation process • Budgeting and budgetary control • Formulation of and monitoring procedures and control systems • Advising Directors on Debtor status and general management issues • Attending to clients • Stock Management and monitoring • Risk analysis • Monitoring and evaluating internal controls • Ad hoc reconciliations Achievements Set up a credit, legal and loss control department from scratch and managed to recoup up to 30% of the otherwise debt to be written off. Provided standard operating procedures for the functionality and co-existence of the department with other departments for effective collection and recovery Managed to enlist the company with the Financial Clearing bureau which has helped bring defaulters to book Set up systems to plug off all forms of revenue leakages and brought perpetrators of fraudulent activities to book Implemented a vetting system to curb issuance of facilities to unqualifying customers thereby reducing the current default rate to less than 10% monthly on the current portfolios

  • 2015 - 2019
    G-TEL ZIMBABWE

    CREDIT & LOSS CONTROL MANAGER

    Main Duties, Responsibilities & Notable Achievements • Credit Management • Overseeing the organization’s litigation issues-(criminal & civil) • Credit vetting and analysis • Formulating policies and procedures for effective debt management • Supervision of Credit, Legal & Loss Control Staff • Following up on defaulters • Overseeing and handling the litigation process • Budgeting and budgetary control • Formulation of and monitoring procedures and control systems • Advising Directors on Debtor status and general management issues • Attending to clients • Stock Management and monitoring • Risk analysis • Monitoring and evaluating internal controls • Ad hoc reconciliations Achievements Set up a credit, legal and loss control department from scratch and managed to recoup up to 30% of the otherwise debt to be written off. Provided standard operating procedures for the functionality and co-existence of the department with other departments for effective collection and recovery Managed to enlist the company with the Financial Clearing bureau which has helped bring defaulters to book Set up systems to plug off all forms of revenue leakages and brought perpetrators of fraudulent activities to book Implemented a vetting system to curb issuance of facilities to unqualifying customers thereby reducing the current default rate to less than 10% monthly on the current portfolios

  • 2014 - 2015
    PILGRIMS REST PROPERTIES

    ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

    Main Duties, Responsibilities & Notable Achievements • General office management • Supervision of Finance, Site and Admin staff • Attending to HR issues • Payroll administration • Handling of Debtors • Attending to litigations relating to debtors • Budgeting and budgetary control • Formulation of and monitoring procedures and control systems • Advising Directors on Debtor status and general management issues • Attending to clients • Financial management Achievements Managed to register all members of the scheme with the local authority, enabling them to receive statements from the local authority Created physical and system files for each member of the scheme Managed to draw up and update books of accounts Achieved 75% success on collection from defaulters and created a platform for easy payment methods Formalised the human resources aspects of the company by having contracts for the employees and setting up and running a standard payroll system

  • 2012 - 2014
    WILLIAM BAIN

    CREDIT CONTROLLER

    Main Duties, Responsibilities & Notable Achievements • Debt collection and management • Reconciliations • Supervision of debt collection and management • Attending to customer queries • Advising management on all debtors and credit control issues • Supervision of debtors section • Liaising with Debt Collectors and Lawyers on all handed over debtors-Litigation Achievements Engaged customers for set-off where cash payments were not forthcoming ie collected grain from customers, resold it and cleared their obligations. In one particular case went on to collect building material from a hardware concern, sold some of the items to staff and the others used by the organization all in the name of recoveries.

  • 2010 - 2012
    SEED CO ZIMBABWE

    CREDIT CONTROLLER

    Main Duties, Responsibilities & Notable Achievements • Debt collection and management • Reconciliations • Supervision of debt collection and management • Attending to customer queries • Advising management on all debtors and credit control issues • Supervision of debtors section

  • 2007 - 2010
    J-MED SUPPLIES

    FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

    Main Duties, Responsibilities & Notable Achievements • Preparation of financial statements • Supervision of 4 accounting staff members • Managing the insurance portfolio • Managing investments • Reconciliations – fixed assets, bank, debtors, creditors • Product costing • Supervision of debt collection and management • Preparation for and assisting with Audit both Internal and External • Day to day financial and administrative duties • Human resources-payroll administration • Clearing of imports at ports of entry Achievements Set up the accounting, stores and Shipping and clearing departments Successfully set up the Pastel accounting system Set up the companies chart of accounts and SOP’s

  • 1999 - 2007
    JOHNSON & JOHNSON (PVT)Ltd

    FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

    Financial Accountant Johnson & Johnson (Pvt) Ltd2003 to 2007 Bookkeeper at Johnson & Johnson (Pvt) Ltd: 1999 - 2003 Main Duties, Responsibilities & Notable Achievements • Preparation of financial statements • Supervision of accounts and stores staff (team of 16 people) • Managing the insurance portfolio • Managing investments • Reconciliations – fixed assets, bank, debtors, creditors • Product costing • Supervision of debt collection and management • Preparation for and assisting with Audit both Internal and External • Day to day financial and administrative duties • Responsible for Sarbanes Oxley Compliance • International financial reporting

Languages

ENGLISH
Proficient
SHONA
Proficient

Skills