Objectives A high performer Skilled and dynamic Intermediate Accountant seeking a a staff Accountant position where I can add value through my skills, knowledge and experiences toward the achievement of your business objectives.
Financial Statements preparation, Full cycle Accounts Receivables and Payables, Year – end Reconciliations.
Payroll, Budgeting and Budgetary Control.
Planning, Forecasting, and financial risk analysis.
Simply Accounting (SAGE), and MS Office including Excel
Interpersonal skills, team player, attention to detail, organizational skills, good verbal and written communication.
IFRS Financial Reporting, Internal Audit, Income Tax.
Financial Management, Business Analysis.
Risk Management Analysis and Business Advisory Services.
Accountant May 2013 – Present
Gratina Fashion House Ltd, Calgary
Ensured proper accounting of general ledger transactions.
Prepared monthly Income Statement, Balance Sheets and Trial balance. Managed full cycle accounts payables/receivables and performed month-end closings.
Billed Invoices, Tracked customers, maintained high value inventory databases and did cash/bank reconciliations.
Financial Advisor Apr/2008-May/2012
Somali Community of Windsor, Windsor
Advised on financial reporting and tax matters, good governance, budgeting/budgetary control, cash management, fund raising.
liaison with the board, and compliance with funding requirements
International Shoe Machine Inc., Montreal
Applied analytical and multitasking abilities toward managing accounts payables, general ledgers, accounts receivables, daily invoicing, cash posting, and multiple account reconciliations.
Proficiently handled full-cycle accounts payables for over 20 vendors, with tasks ranging from weekly check processing and GL coding to account reconciliations.
Processed bi-weekly payroll for over 35 employees.
Facilitated sales order process from initial receipt, confirmation and updated through timely delivery. Did bank reconciliation.
Demonstrated dynamic leadership skills in training and directing team members.
Education: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Candidate
Completed Year 1, SLP - CMA (Nov, 2013 – May, 2014)
CPA Alberta, Calgary
Accelerated Program – CMA (2013)
CMA Alberta, Calgary
Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (1995)
McGill University, Montreal
Passed CMA Entrance Exam in 2013
Passed four parts of Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Exam in 2010
Completed CMA: Strategic Leader Program(SLP) year 1 in May 2014
Certification on CIA Approved
Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) - Calgary Chapter
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) of Alberta