Hopko Dominik

Dominik Hopko

Accounting & Finance Graduate

Name:Dominik Hopko
Date of birth:18.03.1990
Address:Warsaw, Poland
Phone:+48 696 678 500
I graduated with a First Class honours degree in Accounting and Finance. As a little boy I was determined to be a fire-fighter, but once I started working in a family shop that all changed. I became fascinated by business. After working for both large multinational corporations and local medium-sized companies I think, these days, I would prefer to fight figures rather than fires...


2014 - 2014

Summer Intern

MGC Hayles, Leicester, UK
As a result of winning the M&A competition, I received an opportunity to gain full-time professional experience by working during the summer with charted accountants and business advisors at MGC Hayles. During my internships I had the opportunity to work across different areas such as: Taxation, Audit, Corporate Finance, Small Businesses and Marketing.

2013 - 2013

Junior Accountant

Capital Business Links, London, UK
 assisting in the preparation of year-end accounts for clients
▪ assisting in quarterly VAT returns
▪ preparing and submitting annual returns
▪ implementing a new reporting system – RTI
▪ processing and maintaining payroll for 250 companies
▪ liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients
▪ providing advice to clients about taxation and National Insurance
▪ registering clients for VAT and PAYE

2012 - 2012

Finance Intern

the Walt Disney Company, London, UK
Media Networks and Distribution CEE
▪ generating relevant reports from SAP and Cognos to assist with monitoring the ongoing business
▪ supporting the finance team throughout planning and forecasting cycle and assisting with preparation of submissions
▪ assisting with month-end P&L review as required by the business
▪ processing manual invoices from vendors into SAP
▪ assisting SAP Casual buyer for the Finance team with any ad hoc project and analysis where necessary

2012 - 2012


Leicester City Council, UK
Economic Regeneration
▪ extracting manipulated data from database system
▪ using client tracking software CS+ for updating database system
▪ understanding information about financial management systems within public sector organisation

2011 - 2011

Summer Intern

Aon Hewitt, Kraków, Poland
EU Benefits Pension Administration
▪ preparing statistics for Team Leaders on a weekly and ad hoc basis
▪ processing correspondence received from members by indexing electronic documents
▪ collecting data into spreadsheets and preparing data for system load
▪ scanning and indexing documents
▪ preparing procedures and FAQ for work requests
▪ general knowledge of the UK Pension System

2010 - 2010

Counter assistant

Chemitex, Józefów, Poland
▪ ordering and supplying stock from wholesale companies
▪ carrying out a marketing and promotion sale, resulting in 10% raised turnover
▪ keeping up to date with special promotions and putting up displays
▪ participating in the day-to-day running of the family-owned shop


2010 - 2014

Leicester Business School

BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Studied modules carrying maximum amount of exemptions available from the ACCA professional qualification.


Before commencing my final year, I had taken a one-year interruption of study to gain varied range of experiences
from the accounting and finance sector.


  • First Class honours degree
  • Winner of the Mergers and Acquisitions Competition
  • In my final year, I was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship
  • ACCA accelerated membership
2014 - 2014

London School of Economics

Advanced Corporate Finance

Between July and August 2014 I spent three weeks studying at the London School of Economics.


The course was focus on theoretical issues arising in modern corporate finance. The major theme of the course were the firm’s capital structure and pay-out decision.

2002 - 2010

State Upper School of Music in Zamosc

Specialisation: piano – Scholar of Music
Parallel with my primary and secondary education I attended the music school in Zamosc, Poland where I was taught subjects such as piano, music theory, history, harmony, ear training, choir and others.


▪ 2nd place in the National Music Festival SoliDeo in Poland with the band C.E.G, June 2006, and the audience award, June 2007

2006 - 2009

Secondary School No. 3 in Zamosc

Secondary Education

For three years I attended Secondary School No. 3 in Zamosc, Poland where the following subjects were covered at the advanced level:
▪ Mathematics
▪ Informatics
▪ Physics with Astronomy
▪ English


▪ In November 2009 I was a youth representative in the European Parliament in Strasbourg by the special request from a Polish MEP.


2014 - present


Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

I have achieved exemptions from papers F1-F9

2014 - present

Microsoft IT Academy


I am currently enrolled in an online course where I am improving my IT skills from the following software at the advanced level:

▪  Excel

▪  Word

▪  PowerPoint

2014 - present

CIMA Accredited Sage Certificate

The partnership of CIMA with Sage

I am currently enrolled in an online course where I am improving my IT skills from Sage 50 – the accounting software.

Charity and Voluntary Work

2012 - present


Polish Scouting Association, London

▪ helping in the preparation of various discussion panels
▪ representing the team during the public holiday ceremonies

2011 - 2012

Treasurer and Co-founder

Leicester Universities Polish Society (Student Union)

▪ preparing social and cultural events
▪ collecting and posting money from the members
▪ preparing financial statements and reports for internal purposes

2009 - 2010


Human Rights Association ‘Lasem1000’

▪ designing website
▪ monitoring and making daily updates

2009 - 2010

Entertainment minder

Welfare Centre, Zamość, Poland

▪ weekly meetings with disabled children
▪ playing the piano and singing songs for them



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Ace Cafe

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Tatra Mountains

Tatra Mountains

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I believe that it is my varied interests that have honed who I am. The music school I attended taught me to be systematic and persistent, and I employ these features in other areas of my life, from business and accounting to being reliable in what I do.

Contact info
AddressWarsaw, Poland
Phone+48 696 678 500

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