Chartered Accountant Resume

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Career Objective:


Exceptional account and finance professional with 6+ years of experience. Strong work experience in all sorts of accounting and financial practices. Adept at maintaining books of accounts in compliance with current statutory. Skilled in closing business accounts, reconciling balance sheets, and preparing annual finance statements. Expert in tracking and recording cash flows, and assisting in maintaining emergency funds. Outstanding leadership qualities with strong knowledge of market trends.

Summary of Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP, accounting and financial principles and practices, reconciliation of accounting ledgers, financial reporting, auditing and taxation, accounting systems, and industry trends

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to deliver accounting knowledge to layman in a clear and concise manner

  • Ability to develop relationships and rapport with stakeholders, clients, and accountant staff

  • Strategic and critical thinking skills to develop and implement best financial plans, and commercial awareness skills

  • Holds strong understanding of business environment and industry norms

  • Strong mathematical skills to deal with lots of numbers, and solve complex calculations easily and quickly

  • Effective decision-making skills under tough situations and pressure along with the ability to work in fast-paced environment

  • Solid organization skills with ability to accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously and within tight deadlines

  • Good team-working and leadership skills to work effectively with accounting staff, and serve as a financial team leader in creating and managing financial records of the organization

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Google Docs, ERP systems, and various accounting and tax software

Work Experience:


Chartered Accountant

Focus Search Inc., Toronto, ON

December 2015 – Present

  • Managing finance and accounting functions, designing and implementing accounting policies and procedures, analyzing financial information, and determining financial objectives for the organization

  • Supervising accounting teams for preparation of monthly account books, reconciling of business accounts, and upgradation of financial reports

  • Planning and developing business modeling to mitigate risks involved in projects, and for increasing revenue

  • Assisting in filing tax returns, and planning financial objectives, and streamlining accounting procedures

  • Advising management on tax planning, and acquisition and merger of business

  • Preparing financial statements, including monthly and annual accounts and also maintaining for stakeholders’ and management’s reference and forecasting

  • Performing company’s financial audit periodically, and managing accounting and financial systems and budgets.

Chartered Accountant

Carousel Corporation, Toronto, ON

April 2014 – November 2016

  • Lead an accounting team to manage accounting and financial operations, prepare monthly and annual budgets for inter-cross department, and conduct financial audits

  • Liaised with clients and stakeholders to provide financial information and advice

  • Performed tests to check the accuracy of company’s accounting systems, and analyzed financial information to avoid risks or issues

  • Advised clients on tax planning and helped them in minimizing their tax liability, and resolve various tax-related issues

  • Prepared annual financial statements, reconciled general ledgers, and forecast

Entry-level Accountant

Simmons Group, Toronto, ON

January 2012 – March 2014

  • Managed various accounting functions, prepared bank reconciliation statements, and cash inflow reports

  • Assisted in the development and installation of accounting systems to speed up operations

  • Provided specialized and general analysis support to junior accountants in various accounting functions

  • Assisted in interpreting accounting data, analyzing financial reports, and recommending specific actions to avoid risks or issues

  • Prepared a variety of financial and accounting reports including expenditure reports, executive summaries, etc.

Education:


  • Master’s Degree in Accounting

    Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Ontario, Canada

    2011


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

    Fanshawe College, Ontario, Canada

    2009

Reference:


On request.