Chukwuka Amadife, Finance Expert in London, United Kingdom
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Chukwuka Amadife

Verified Expert  in Finance

Management Consulting Expert

Location
London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
May 9, 2022

Chuka is a seasoned finance and operations professional who has helped companies raise over $10 million in seed and debt funding in the last two years. Throughout his 15+ year career, he also led the operations team for an international technology and data analytics company and consulted for a Big Four firm in Africa. Chuka enjoys freelancing because it provides him the opportunity to help leverage his experience to solve complex problems for clients in various markets.

Career Highlights

Education Highlights

Master’s Degree
Lagos Business School
Bachelor's Degree
Oxford Brookes University

Certification Highlights

Advanced Executive Education
W. P. Carey School of Business - Arizona State University
FCCA – Chartered Certified Accountant
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Case Studies

Work Experience

Chief Operating Officer

2018 - 2022
Terragon Group
  • Co-founded a financial technology business focused on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and an African mobile gaming platform.
  • Planned and set up a content aggregation services business to aggregate digital content and distribution across four mobile network operators generating $3 million monthly recurring revenue (MRR).
  • Led all the company's business operations and customer fulfillment teams, ensuring the efficient and optimal delivery of a superior client experience across all our markets, scaling the growth of our services, and achieving operational excellence.
Focus areas: Startups, Operations, Business Development

Senior Manager

2006 - 2018
PwC
  • Worked as a senior manager in the digital risk and assurance team consulting for clients across the technology, financial services, and entertainment verticals and having responsibility for specialized audit and consulting services for over 12 years.
  • Acted as the head of the center of excellence (CoE) team for a global transformation project. The responsibilities included overseeing the team, owning the communication strategy in the respective regions, and driving business activities.
  • Played the project manager role on external audit engagements for banking and insurance clients. My team was responsible for assessing technology, business, and audit risk over the significant business processes and testing key controls.
Focus areas: Technology Consulting, Project Management, Control Audits, Business Planning, Business Process Analysis, Market Studies
2016 - 2018

Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA)

Lagos Business School - Lagos

2007 - 2011

Bachelor's Degree in Applied Accounting

Oxford Brookes University - Oxford, UK

MAY 2018 - PRESENT

Advanced Executive Education

W. P. Carey School of Business - Arizona State University

JULY 2012 - PRESENT

FCCA – Chartered Certified Accountant

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Finance

Financial Management, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting, Forecasting, Revenue & Expense Projections, Cost Reduction & Optimization (Cost-down), Market Research, Price Analysis, Accounting, Financial Advisory, Control Audits

Other

Startups, Operations, Business Development, Financial Forecasting, Early-stage Venture Capital, Emerging Markets, Growth Strategy, Operations Management, Entrepreneurship, Operating Models, Target Operating Models, Business Planning, Business Process Analysis, Pitch Decks, Financial Controls & Processes, Debt Financing, Project Controls, Data Privacy, Supply Chain, Finance, Microsoft, Technology Consulting, Leadership, Ethics, VUCA, Strategy, Project Management, Market Studies, Business Technology, Consulting, Organizational Design

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