About Fortunate Limbikani
Highest Qualification Professional Qualification
As a finance professional, I deliver high-impact, value-adding financial management, accounting and audit work to organisations.
I have over 10 years of expertise assisting with financial accounting and management functions as well as auditing of public organizations, governmental agencies, and local governments. I have exceptional skills in grant management, treasury & cash management, budgeting, financial analysis, taxation, reporting, and compliance, among other areas of finance & accounting. I was able to plan, organize, and create annual budgets of up to $10 million dollars. Expert at improving internal controls, guaranteeing regulatory compliance, and lowering operational and financial risk. I’ve had success administering grants and money for initiatives supported by foreign donors like the Cultural Fund (CF) and UNESCO.
Leveraging a strong, diverse background in public sector, I provide expertise in Finance Management/Accounting, Management Accounting Internal & External Auditing, Grant Management, Financial Planning and Reporting, Cash Flow Preparation, Cash & Bank Management, Financial & Internal Controls, Reconciliations Management, Taxation , Budgeting & Cost Management, Budget Tracking and Analysis, Financial Risk Management, Project/Program Management, Stakeholder Relations and Staff Capacity Building.
I also have in-depth understanding of GAAP, IFRS, IPSAS and ISA.
Throughout my career, I’m proud to have gained a reputation of being a “go-to” leader — particularly in challenging times and when out-of-the-box solutions must be delivered. A particularly rewarding achievements: Successfully delivered high-impact, value-adding external audit work for Zimbabwean local authorities, government agencies, state enterprises and central government. Acted as a team leader for several finance projects and audit assignments and brought accurate results strictly adhering to the deadlines.
I’ve worked extensively with internal and external partners locally and internationally, gaining trust, and developing strong relations with team members and senior leadership.