Resume of Robert Michael Homer

Robert michael homer

Date of Birth:
August 24, 1962
Sex:
Male
Religion:
Pentecostal - (AIM2040.org)
Address:
#495 1st Avenue Crystal Crescent,
Kingsland Terrace,
Christ Church,
Barbados.
Phone:
Home - (246) 271-3229, Mobile - (246) 253-8447
Nationality:
Barbadian

Employment

MANAGING DIRECTOR (2005 - PRESENT) RMH FINANCIAL CONSULTANTS INC.

#495 1st Avenue Crystal Crescent, Kingsland Terrace, Christ Church, Barbados, W.I.

Financial Consultant for the North Beach Company Limited Trading as Mango Bay Hotel & Beach Club Group of Companies consisting of Mango Bay Hotel, Island Inn Hotel, Sunswept Beach Hotel and Regent Beach Apartments Limited and other affiliated companies. Responsible for centralizing the accounts departments in the group under one umbrella, Acted as Chief Financial Officer for the period 2005 to 2007 until a CFO was appointed.

Services offered by the company are listed on www.rmhfci.com

The Company is a member of the Small Business Association (SBA) of Barbados.

FINANCIAL CONSULTANT (2002 - 2005) CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS GROUP OF COMPANIES

Companies in the group consisted of Caribbean International Airways Company Limited, Caribbean Aircraft Handling Company Limited and Club Caribbean Lounge. Responsible for reshaping the Accounting and Finance Department and assisted the CEO in creating a business improvement plan to reverse annual losses into annual profits. Assisted in the negotiations and the preparation of financial information for the bidding for new duty free shops in the new Grantley Adams International Airport. Responsible for submitting board papers and monthly reports with agenda for monthly Board of Directors Meetings and was appointed by the Board of Directors as a member of the Finance Committee. Attended a meeting at the Ministry of Finance with a delegation consisting of the Chairman,the Deputy Chairman, the CEO and myself to convert liabilities owed to the shareholder into equity and to demonstrate that the company was now running profitably thus saving some 250 jobs. All negotiations with the Ministry of Finance were successful.

Finance Officer (1995 - 2001) Co-Operators General Insurance Company Limited

3rd Floor, BNB Bldg., Fairchild St., Bridgetown, Barbados

Management of all financial matters of the company including investments, re-insurance, marketing and assisting with the administration of information technology systems (Applied Systems, Agency Manager; Lotus 123 & Excel; Microsoft Word, Word-perfect and Corel Draw8). Developed an Accounting Procedures Manual and Business Plan for the company which was presented at a retreat for the Board of Directors and Staff at the Island Inn Hotel in 1999. Also responsible for changing the company's reinsurance strategy by successfully negotiating a 50% Motor Quota Share Treaty with the assistance of the International Cooperative & Mutual Insurance Federation in 1998. This single event moved the company from retained losses of approximately 900,000 to retained profits of a similar amount with an after tax profit of approximately 1.8 million in 1999.

Also responsible for producing and presenting to the BOD, monthly financial statements and annual financial statements ready for external auditors and submission to the Supervisor of Insurance.

Preparation of annual budgets, strategic planning, reinsurance negotiations, risk management and assisting with various marketing functions. Supervision of 6 staff members in the Finance Department.

Accountant/Consultant (1991 - 1995) R.M.H. Accounting Services

Office Administrator/Accountant (1993 - 1994) The Barbados Yacht Club

Bay Street, St. Michael, Barbados

Installation, set up and maintenance of Accpac GL & Accounts Receivable, management of accounts payable and inventory for food and beverage. Monthly financial statements for Committee of Management, preparation of annual financial statements for audit and General office management including assisting with various fund raising activities of the club. Training of staff in the use computer applications.

Senior Accounts Assistant (1980 - 1991) Barbados Commercial Insurance Co., Ltd (Now SAGICOR GENERAL Insurance Co., Ltd.)

Rickett Street, Bridgetown, Barbados

Assisting the Financial controller in the general running and supervision of the accounts department. Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements using Accpac GL, Lotus 123 and Policy Master Underwriting. Preparation of reinsurers accounts (Local & Overseas), preparation of annual returns to the Supervisor of Insurance and balance of payments surveys to the Central Bank of Barbados.

Education

COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE & CAREER DEVELOPMENT INC.

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INTUIT QuickBooks Certified User - March 2011

INTERNATIONAL THIRD WORLD LEADERS ASSOCIATION - November 2008, Nassau, Bahamas.

Global Leadership Summit - "Discovering & Deploying your Leadership Gift"

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) (1997 - 1999) University of Bradford

Emm Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 4JL, UK

1997 - 1998

1998 - 1999

Diploma in Financial Management (1989 - 1992) Barbados Institute of Management & Productivity (BIMAP)

Wildey, St, Michael, Barbados

Certified General Accountant (CGA) (1987 - 1989) Certified General Accountants Association - Canada

Insurance Institute of Barbados

International Co-Operative and Mutual Insurance Federation

Barbados Community College (1984- 1986) Association of Accounting Technicians - London

Barbados O-Level Institute (1979 - 1980)
University of London (GCE O-Level)

The Lodge School (1972 - 1979) University of Cambridge (GCE O-Level)

Associations

Hobbies

References

Mr. Irvine Griffith - Managing Director Seawell Air Services
Grantley Adams International Airport, Christ Church
Tel #433-4329 or 231-6933

Sir Henry de B. Forde, K.A., Q.C. Juris Chambers,
Fidelity House,
Wildey Business Park Wildey Road,
St.Michael.
Tel # 429-5320

Peter J. Odle - Chairman North Beach Company Limited Trading as Mango Bay Hotel & Beach Club Group of Companies
2nd Street, Holetown, St. James.
Tel # 432-1384 (W) or 230-4449 (Cell)

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