Finance and Accounts Manager

Babatope ADEBAYO is versatile chartered accountant with a demonstrated history of working in the accounting and finance industry.

His track record in strategic thinking, Budget preparation, analysis and implementation, business process value engineering and cost savings as well as his capacity to shift gears easily, leading through chaos, integrating best financial and accounts managing practices, identifying opportunities for growth and tightening areas of risk are part of what sets Babatope apart.

He joined Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) as the Finance and Accounts Manager and is responsible for CAPPA’s implementation of effective financial controls,  finance reporting  to donors, financial management, budgeting and budgetary control, processing of all receipts and expenditure, and financial reporting to the management and members of the board.

Prior to joining CAPPA, Babatope worked for Swift Networks Limited as the Enterprise Risk IT Auditor, where he gained insight and experience in reviewing departmental internal processes and was able to establish a cost savings and revenue maximization for business process value engineering.

He also worked with an indigenous first tier consultancy firm S. S Afemikhe Consulting Limited where he served as the Manager, Corporate planning, and strategy. Here he gained insight and experience working with various companies across industries including Oil and Gas, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Information Communication and Technology (ICT), Government Ministries and Agencies and internationally affiliated Non-governmental organisations. He carried out business restructuring for multinational companies and led series of engagements with a sizeable number of team members. In the same vein, he had worked as an Account officer with an indigenous produce merchant company where he was responsible for Accounts receivable, payables, bank reconciliation and stock management.

Alongside his accounting experiences, he worked at ikOOba Technologies in the Business Analysis division as an Accounting Business Analyst responsible for interpreting users’ requirements to the programmers and carrying out user acceptance test of each requirement before deploying. In addition to accounting and auditing, he is also experienced in business management Strategic planning, formulation of business unit strategies, budget formulation and implementation.

Babatope received a First class bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Osun State University with an M.Sc (in lieu) in Accounting from the University of Lagos.

He is an Associate Chartered Accountant licensed with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), a Member of the Accountancy Bodies of West Africa (ABWA), and a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Loan and Risk Management (CILRM). He is currently a student member of Corporate Finance Institute (CFI) with one certified course.

Babatope is a lover of good music, he enjoys travelling and creating experiences in new places. He enjoys researching and learning at every opportunity available.