(847) 532-9167 222 Main Street, Apt 401, Evanston, IL 60202 firstname.lastname@example.org
Detail-oriented Accounting / Finance Professional seeking new challenges as an analyst. Efficient and
organized; accustomed to multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment. Strong analytical
and problem solving skills coupled with the ability to make fact-based decisions. Proficient in Microsoft
Access, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
Core competencies include:
Data Management ▪ Reporting and Analysis ▪ Implementation / Maintenance of Financial Controls ▪
Account Reconciliations ▪ Cost Accounting ▪ Cash Flow Management ▪ Time Management
ANIXTER (CHICAGO – USA) 2013 - PRESENT
Pricing Analyst-Distribution Accounting
(Anixter is a leading global supplier of industrial components with annual revenue of $6 Billion.)
Manage accounting transactions between Anixter’s North American Divisions and Vendor Non Standard
Pricing (NSP) for rebate claims.
Liaise with external vendors and internal Business Management team to resolve issues/claim denials.
Prepare, review and submit rebate claim reports to vendors on a monthly basis.
Analyze variances between credit due claims and special pricing cost adjustments recorded.
Review, audit, and process NSP cost adjustments submitted from Business Management team to the
vendors and submit charge amounts to Account Payable.
ANIXTER (CHICAGO – USA)
2011 - 2013
Accounts Payable Specialist – Accounts Payable
Review invoices to ensure data is being scanned into the system in a standard format.
Review Canadian invoices to ensure applicable Federal and Provincial taxes are charged.
Analyze credit card transactions by reviewing and categorizing the charge transaction list.
Communicate with employees and managers for overdue expense reports and pending approval.
Perform software testing of new system implementation for submitting expense reports on Concur
CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE (TORONTO - CANADA) 2010
Client Service Associate
(CIBC is a leading Canadian based financial institution with annual revenue of $12 Billion. CIBC provides a full range
of financial products and services to almost 11 million clients)
Conducted financial analysis of individuals/corporations and recommended appropriate products to meet
Observed internal and operational risk controls in accordance with the banking regulations, identified and
reported fraudulent / operational loss events.
Nominated as a CIBC National Quarterly Achiever.
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SHERIDAN NURSERIES (TORONTO - CANADA)
(Sheridan Nurseries is a family owned company with nine Retail Garden Centers. Sheridan is the largest
Independent nursery in Toronto and one of the top fifteen in North America)
Responsible for cash management (cash disbursement and cash/credit reconciliation).
Prepared sales invoices/purchase orders, tracked receipts and payments, posted journal entries and
performed account reconciliations.
Analyzed and provided sales/expense reports to management.
Tracked variable costs for hourly workers in SAP.
SKY BIRD TRAVEL (CHICAGO - USA)
2004 - 2008
(Sky Bird Travel is one of the nation's leading airline consolidators and has tie-ups with more than 70 major airlines)
Responsible for accounts receivable including account reconciliation, contacted customers to secure
payment, reviewed account history with customers, and posted payments/credit memos/adjustments.
Analyzed vendor costs in SAP.
Performed month-end close process, account reconciliations and certification of balance sheet accounts.
ANJALI TOURS AND TRAVELS (NEW YORK - USA)
2003 - 2004
(Anjali Tours & Travel is a private company established in 1991 specializing in corporate and leisure travel)
Reconciled balance sheet accounts including accounts payable, accounts receivable and bank account.
Issued invoices (itemized costs) and tracked payments.
Analyzed and provided profit & loss reports to management.
THOMAS COOK (MUMBAI - INDIA) 1999 – 2002
Associate – Leisure Travel Operations
(Thomas Cook is the largest integrated travel and travel related financial services company in India with annual revenue
of $60 million)
Coordinated leisure, corporate and incentive travel packages to Europe.
Analyzed profitability for every tour package.
Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Accounting & Auditing (University of Mumbai, India)
▪ Organized events and provided administrative assistance to the American Cancer Society of Chicago.
▪ Volunteered with AIESEC (global youth leadership organization) for four years:
− Performed budget analysis and variance analysis for the organization and various projects.
− Managed bookkeeping, reconciled bank statements, and u pdated cash flow statements.
− Interacted with auditors to help verify statements for annual audit.