Candidate's Resume

 

Overview

 

I am currently serving as a Police Officer for Hampshire Constabulary, and will have shortly achieved a Diploma in Policing. I feel my years as a Police Officer have enhanced my team working, resilience, and inter-personnel skills.

Prior to this I worked for over 20 years in the Finance and Accounting industry, with over 15 years experience working in Managerial roles.  During this time my duties included Human Resources, Staff Development and Training, Staff Recruitment Payroll, Credit Control, Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger, Online Banking, Account Reconciliations, and the preparation of monthly Management Accounts. 

I have an excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Sage Accounting and Sage Payroll.  

i have excellent literacy and numeracy skills

 

Achievements

Compiling and implemented new company policies and procedures 

Setting up new computer systems to increase work flow and provide a more cost effective Credit Control, Accounting and Payroll System

Single handedly managing and running all aspects of a busy finance dept, within a large company, with an annual turnover of over £500,000. 

Career History

Nov 2009 - Present

Company name:Hampshire Constabulary
Location:Southampton, United Kingdom
Industry:Security & Protective
Company size:More than 10000 employees
Company web site:http://www.hampshire.police.uk
    
Job Title:Police Officer
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Other
Closest Job Role:Other
Summary:Maintaining Law and Order
Detailed Description:• Working in partnership with communities liaising with community groups and individuals.

• Providing a visible presence to deter crime and reassure the community.

• Conducting patrol duties.

• Developing community knowledge to identify individuals and locations at risk of being involved in crime.

• Responding to calls and requests from the public to assist at incidents.

• Keeping the peace at public meetings, social events, processions, trade disputes or strikes.

• Diffusing potentially volatile situations with due regard to the safety of all involved.

• Acting with sensitivity when dealing with situations such as delivering news of a sudden death to a family or when dealing with sexual crimes.

• Conducting initial investigations, gathering evidence, taking statements and complying with relevant legal requirements.

• Interviewing suspects, victims and witnesses in accordance with relevant legislation.

• Conducting arrests with due regard for the human rights, security and health and safety of detained individuals, members of the public, colleagues and self,

• Preparing crime reports and presenting case files to senior officers and the Crown Prosecution service (CPS).

• Attending and giving evidence in court and at other hearings.

• Completing administrative procedures.

• Submitting internal crime reports and criminal intelligence reports.

• Investigating and taking action on criminal information received from members of the public.

• Gathering, recording and analysing intelligence to achieve community safety and crime reduction objectives and providing crime prevention advice.

• Attending road-related incidents including collision scenes, vehicle check points and traffic offences.

• Enforcing road traffic legislation and issuing fixed penalties for relevant offences.

Jan 2006 - Nov 2009

Company name:Nightingales Golden Care Ltd
Location:Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Industry:Health, Medical & Pharma
Company size:51-200 employees
Company web site:http://www.nightingalesgoldencare.co.uk
    
Job Title:Operations Director
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Admin/Office Support
Closest Job Role:Manager
Summary:Ensuring the smooth running of the Company Finances.
Detailed Description:• Raising Sales Invoices
• Management of the Sales Ledger
• Management of the Purchase Ledger
• Credit Control
• Inputting Sales & Purchase Invoices
• Online Banking
• Petty Cash
• Payroll
• Monthly Management Accounts
• Account & Bank Reconciliations
• Maintaining a Steady Cash-flow for the Business
• Staff Development & Training
• Compiling & Updating Company Policies & Procedures

Jun 2003 - Jan 2006

Company name:Oldercare Ltd
Location:Southampton
Company web site:http://www.oldercare.com
    
Job Title:Office Manager
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Admin/Office Support
Closest Job Role:Manager
Summary:Management and smooth running of the Accounts Department
Detailed Description:• Raising Sales Invoices
• Management of the Sales Ledger
• Management of the Purchase Ledger
• Credit Control
• Inputting Sales & Purchase Invoices
• Online Banking
• Petty Cash
• Payroll
• Monthly Management Accounts
• Account & Bank Reconciliations
• Maintaining a Steady Cash-flow for the Business
• Staff Development & Training

Jun 1989 - Jun 2003

Company name:Southern Co-operatives Ltd
Location:Fareham, United Kingdom
Industry:Retail
Company size:5001-10000 employees
Company web site:http://www.thesouthernco-operative.co.uk
    
Job Title:Office Manager
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Automotive
Closest Job Role:Manager
Summary:Managing the Office & Finances for the Transport Department
Detailed Description:• Raising Sales Invoices
• Management of the Sales Ledger
• Management of the Purchase Ledger
• Credit Control
• Inputting Sales & Purchase Invoices
• Online Banking
• Petty Cash
• Payroll
• Monthly Management Accounts
• Account & Bank Reconciliations
• Maintaining a Steady Cash-flow for the Business
• Staff Development & Training

Education & Training

Aug 2001 - Aug 2002

Institution:Association of Accounting Technicians
Institution Type:Association/Club
Location:Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Course Name:NVQ in Accounting Level 2

Sep 1997 - Jul 1998

Institution:South Downs College
Institution Type:College
Location:Portsmoth, United Kingdom
Course Name:Access to Humanities
Study Units/Modules:
  • History
  • English
  • Sociology

Sep 1996 - Jul 1997

Institution:University of Portsmouth
Institution Type:University
Location:Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Course Name:Advanced Level Sociology
Grade:C

Oct 1995 - Jul 1996

Institution:University of Portsmouth
Institution Type:University
Location:Portsmoth, United Kingdom
Course Name:General Certificate of Secondary Education in Mathematics, Higher Level
Grade:C

Sep 1988 - Oct 1989

Institution:Highbury College
Institution Type:College
Location:Portsmoth, United Kingdom
Course Name:Computer Literacy & Information Technology
Grade:Pass with Distinction

Sep 1973 - Jun 1977

Institution:Great Salterns Senior School
Institution Type:High School
Location:Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Course Name:'O' Level English Language
Grade:C

Skills

Business Skills

  • Interviewing (Intermediate - 3-6 months experience)
  • Tutor/Mentor Course (Intermediate - 2-3 years experience)

Interests

Reading, Walking, Socialising .

Personal Information

Job Seeking Status:Seriously Looking
I am on a notice period (days):  0
I am available from:29th December 2011
Would you relocate for a job?Yes
Gender:Female
Marital Status:Divorced
Do I have a drivers license?Yes

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