Rob Henson
IT & Database Assistant
  • Holditch,
  • England,
  • United Kingdom
Member Since: 2009/06/08
Industry: Accounting/Finance
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25+ years in Financial Services and Management Accounting. CIMA trained but prefer the technical or system aspects of accounting.

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Professional Background
IT & Database Assistant
The Donkey Sanctuary
June 2017 – Present
Sidmouth, Devon
Creation of a Supplier Database to allow and maintain Contract Management across the Sanctuary
Director
Omega Support Services Limited
October 2013 – Present
Cost and Project Accounting services for interim and long term contracts. Using advanced MS Excel skills for data analysis and cost modelling. Experience within various industries including aerospace, retail asset management and food manufacturing.
Finance Officer
UK Ministry of Defence
April 2016 – March 2017
Bristol
Responsible for the maintenance and update of Project reporting tools related to Project Costs and Inventory management.
Reporting Accountant
Greencore Ready Meals
January 2016 – March 2016
Bristol
Weekly reporting of the consumption of raw materials and production of finished goods.
Service Charge Accountant
Realm Ltd
June 2015 – December 2015
Street, Somerset
The company managed a portfolio of Retail Outlet venues. The role involved management of the Service Charge element of the tenants' contracts. I was involved with the implementation of a new accounting system and in particular devised a method for recording utility meter readings for onward billing.
Finance Analyst
Boeing Defence UK
January 2014 – June 2015
Yeovil and Gosport
Weekly and monthly analysis of Urgent Operational Requirement projects. Analysing issue of materials and time bookings to ensure projects were managed on cost and on time. Use of Earned Value Management to report project progress.
Finance Procurement Cost Analyst
Airbus
October 2013 – December 2013
Bristol
Analysis of cross-dock data for ensuring that all platforms had correct and complete bookings.
Accountant
Karro Food Group Ltd
March 2010 – September 2013
Weekly reporting of Sales and production costs. Ongoing forecasting and budgetting. Developing reporting models and templates for own use and around the office.

June 2011 - Promoted to Manager of the Finance team, covering Production Accounts, Purchase Ledger and Reception.
Project Accountant
VT Group plc
February 2010 – March 2010
Cost Accountant
Interfish Ltd
September 2009 – November 2009
Analysis of Cost of Production. Weekly reporting. Budget and Forecast modelling.
Management Accountant
Rolls Royce Power Engineering
December 2008 – August 2009
Monthly reporting of functional and Project Costing. Forecast modelling.
Business Intelligence Analyst
Lloyds TSB
October 2008 – December 2008
Collation of Business reporting data to form Scenario Planning for submission to Group Board and FSA.
Management Accountant
Magnox South
August 2006 – September 2008
Monthly reporting of decommissioning projects. Cost analysis and Budget Variance. Forecasting and project planning.
Management Accountant
GKN Westland Helicopters
April 1999 – August 2006
Transaction Administrator
Triodos Bank
August 1996 – March 1999
Based in the Bristol office, dealing with day to day customer transactions.
Customer Service Assistant
HSBC
October 1988 – May 1996
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Education
Richard Huish College
CIMA
1999 – 2005
Yeovil College
A levels
French, Geography, Law
1985 – 1988
Stanchester School
O Level
Maths & English
1980 – 1985
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Full Biography

25+ years in Financial Services and Management or Project Accounting sector. CIMA trained but prefer the technical or system aspects of accounting; creating reports rather than running them, analysis of large quantities of data, identifying trends or anomalies to enable Management to make day to day and strategic decisions. Key player in a number of system implementation teams; whole new systems or reporting packs within existing systems and data transfer validation.

Held positions at a number of MoD establishments or suppliers so have undertaken Security Clearance to SC level.

Hold a full and valid UK Passport and clean driving licence so willing and able to travel as required, including overseas.

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Languages
English
Native or Bilingual Proficiency

Level Progress

Current: Level 33
Rob needs 19,459 points to level up.
LVL 34
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    33
  • Microsoft Excel
    33
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    16
  • Spreadsheets
    10
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    8
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    8
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    7
  • Visual Basic Classic
    6
  • Microsoft Word
    5
  • Microsoft Access
    4
  • Programming
    4
  • Office / Productivity
    3
  • Office Suites-Other
    3
  • Outlook
    3
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    2
  • Databases
    2
  • Windows 7
    2
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
    2
  • Math / Science
    2
  • Microsoft SharePoint
    1
  • Microsoft SQL Server
    1
  • Windows Server 2008
    1
  • SSRS
    1
  • Laptops Notebooks
    1
  • Delphi
    1
  • Exchange
    1
  • Programming Languages-Other
    1
  • Software-Other
    1
  • Query Syntax
    1
  • Visual Basic.NET
    1
  • JavaScript
    1
  • Word Processors
    1
  • Active Directory
    1
  • Microsoft OneNote
    1
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008
    1
  • Conferencing Software
    1
  • Windows 8
    1
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    1
  • Google Apps
    1
  • Displays / Monitors
    1
  • Microsoft Legacy OS
    1
  • Email Software
    1
  • PHP
    1
  • Document Management
    1
  • Hardware
    1
  • File Sharing Software
    1
  • Algorithms
    1
  • Big Data
    1
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    1
  • Desktops
    1
  • Enterprise Software
    1
  • LXC
    1
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    1
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    1
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    1
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    1
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    1

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