Adesoye Ogunfadebo is currently the Group Vice President, Finance and Accounts of Willow Park Wines & Spirits Ltd, and its numerous subsidiaries, associated and affiliated companies, based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. An astute Chartered Accountant by profession and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, he has over twenty years wide and varied experience in Finance, Banking, Accounting, Auditing and Consulting in a wide range of industries and organizations. He left the shores of Nigeria for Canada in 1998 after having worked for over 10 years as a Bank Examiner at the Central Bank of Nigeria. He was also involved in part time accounting practice, before migrating to Canada. In addition to his professional accounting qualification he also has in his possession an MBA, Finance major obtained from the University of Lagos. He is also a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He is currently responsible for the accounting, finance, internal control and administrative aspects of the company. On a day to day basis he manages the company's financial affairs including internal control, inventory control and cash management. Set up all accounting and billing procedures.
Continuously track financial progress and update financial forecasts and budgets. Make sure the company has adequate insurance at the best price. Prepare financial statements on periodic basis as an aid to Management Information Systems. Ensure constant and up to date regulatory reporting. Develop criteria and systems for attracting, evaluating, hiring, training, motivating, and compensating employees. Specify and manage employee benefits programs and retirement-investment funds. Regularly liaise with financial institutions to ensure adequate funding for the company’s operations.