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    Beverley Thornton

    3 Highfield Place, Taunton, Somerset, TN3 7FE

    Tel: 01823 753 220 Mobile: 07569 576 345



2006 2010 The University of Bradford

    B.Sc (Hons) Accounting & Finance: predicted 2.1

    Modules included Financial Management; Taxation and Personal Finance; Auditing; International Finance; Company Law; Financial Accounting; Accounting for Management Decisions.

2004 2006 Taunton College of Further Education

     2 A levels: Maths (C), Economics (C)

2002 2004 Taunton College of Further Education

     BTEC National Diploma in Business and Finance

1997 2002 Taunton Dene Comprehensive School

     6 GCSEs: (A*- C) including English and Maths



    ; As part of my degree I work in small groups on projects. I am excellent at keeping the group focused on the task and ensuring that we get the work done on time. I do this through effective delegation and the sharing of common objectives. I have achieved an average of 78 % for my groupwork.

    ; In my role at Prayesh Dairies I work within a team of three and due to the rapid growth of the company I have worked well within the team to achieve significant individual and team reporting deadlines.


    ; I have demonstrated leadership and initiative through the implementation of a new stock control system at Prayesh Dairies, which has reduced costs and increased accuracy.

    ; I have been pro-active in creating information sheets to calculate the weekly and monthly production of finished goods and raw materials, allowing for better use of resources and enhanced efficiency.

    ; I have developed strong presentation skills and confidence demonstrated by making presentations at University and dealing with supplier and customer queries in the workplace.


    ; I have completed all my university work within the identified timescales while

     maintaining 100% attendance record at work and remaining committed to my voluntary work.


    ; As a volunteer for Nightline, the student listening service, I have developed my

     active listening skills. I am able to respect confidence and give impartial, factual information

    ; While at Abbey, I developed excellent customer service skills and was able to communicate effectively with a diverse customer base as well as communicating with colleagues across all areas of the business.


2004 - 2008 Prayesh Dairies Accounts Assistant ( Part time and vacation)

    ; Daily manual audit of over 60 products of finished goods, reporting and resolving

    discrepancies in stock, requiring a sharp eye for detail.

    ; Use of Sage Line 50 to calculate sales and production, usage of raw materials and

    analysing the information to forecast demand.

    ; Working in a team of two matching delivery notes to purchase invoices and up to

    50 invoice statements per day, interrogating any differences.

    2002 2004 Abbey - Customer Service Officer (Part time and vacation) ; Provided an efficient and accurate banking service through building effective

    relationships with customers and colleagues.

    ; Organised and facilitated team meetings to discuss targets and day to day

    operational issues.

    ; Managed the administration of the training and development needs of my fellow

    10 team members.

    ; Ensured a constant flow of communication between team members and


    ; Delivery of sales and service targets on a weekly basis for the team.


    Voluntary work: Volunteer for Nightline, the student welfare, telephone helpline scheme run by students

    Other: I am a keen reader of science fiction and am an enthusiastic member of the University ladies football team.


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