Issa M. Nimaga
Undergraduate Student

An ambitious team-orientated student interested in a financial career that combines skills, interests and studies in finance and technology.


October 2016 — Present

Accounting, Finance and Computer Science (Industry), BSc Hons
Lancaster University

September 2015 — June 2016

International Foundation Year (A level equivalent)
Lancaster University ISC

• Relevant Modules: Mathematics (91%), Economics (93%)


September 2019 — Present

STL Partners (Research and consulting firm)
Salesforce Database Officer (Part-time)

• Design, setup and maintenance of Salesforce standard objects, custom objects and junction objects, while also structuring user roles, processes and workflow rules

• Created and updated reports and dashboards to track pipeline/stages for management visibility, while integrating existing salesforce campaigns with email/online marketing suites such as constant contact

June 2019 — August 2019

Ernst & Young (EY)
Summer Intern

• Assessed Clients’ IT environments and IT-related business processes that support the financial statements to determine the extent to which reliance can be placed on the internal control environment

• Prepared a draft report and built presentation decks for a Client, following assessment of their cybersecurity maturity, based on EY’s Cyber Program Management framework

• Facilitated delivery of workshops for EYs Smart Futures Foundation; a paid work experience programme aimed at high school students looking to build transferable and employability skills

June 2018 — June 2019

Management Accounting Assistant (Finance Placement Internship)

• Successfully automated multiple processes for preparing daily & monthly performance reporting saving 25hours per week on average

• Production of monthly key management KPIs, reporting to Senior Management and Directors

• Analysis and reporting on securitisations (a crucial funding source, worth over £1.5 billion)

• Worked alongside Marketing Operations to ensure monthly bonus payments to dealers in excess of two million pounds are correctly calculated, checked and processed for payment in a timely manner

• Represented the finance at the RCI reporting Group, liaising with IS to rectify reporting defects

Insight Events

• Bloomberg (Sep 2019):

Valuable insights gained into the vision and culture at Bloomberg. Attended the cross-department innovation presentation from the panelist and later performed vision group exercises

• Nomura (Sep 2019):

Infrastructure and Technology training day organised by SEO london

• Deutsche Bank (Jul 2017):

Selected to attend a presentation given by Deutsche Bank professionals across several divisions including Corporate Finance, Research, Trading, Structuring, Electronic Trading, Sales, and Quantitative Research

Extracurricular Activities

December 2017 — Present

Student Ambassador
Lancaster University Management School

October 2016 — June 2017

Academic Representative
Department of Accounting and Finance

• Liaised with staff members to provide support to 532 students, facilitating the smooth running of department

• Participated in the ‘Academic Representative Development Scheme’ and was awarded a Gold standard Certificate at the end of the academic year, in recognition of my efforts to go above and beyond the basic requirements of being a student representative

October 2016 — Present

Student Societies
Lancaster University
Qualifications & Certifications

Issued in Nov 2018

Alteryx Designer Core
Alteryx Certification Program

The Alteryx Designer Core product certification exam is intended to test aptitude around the ‘core’ toolset in Alteryx (Data analytics and blending software).

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Issued on 12 Aug 2017

Bloomberg Market Concept
Bloomberg Institute

Completed this self-paced e-learning course to familiarise myself with the industry standard service through four heavily interconnected modules consisting of – Economics, Currencies, Fixed Income and Equities – woven together from Bloomberg data, news, analytics and television.

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Issued on 21 Jun 2017

Microsoft Office Specialist Excel 2016
Certiport / Microsoft

Acquired a fundamental understanding of Excel 2016. Can create, edit and maintain a workbook with multiple sheets, using graphic elements to represent data visually including professional-looking budgets, financial statements, performance charts, and data-entry logs.

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Volunteer Work

December 2016 — March 2017

Colleges Charity Challenge
Lancaster University

Worked collaboratively with individuals from different backgrounds to come up with ideas and ways to fundraise for a chosen charity. Designed flyers and applied various marketing strategies to raise awareness. Organised and supervised a football match and fundraising activities which further developed team-working skills.


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IT & Programming Skills

Git / GitHub



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