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Accounting Accounts Receivable

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
January 27, 2018

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Akhtar Hussain-Rawasia 416-***-****

Toronto, ON


I have extensive experience along with comprehensive knowledge of Information Systems, financial system analysis, design and development methodologies in business and financial management through training acquired in Systems Analysis, Computer Program development, AS400 (COBOL, RPG) and S/370, SYS36 (one of iSeries family) Administration and Operations at I.B.M. Working experience include multinational organizations like Coca Cola, GA CIBA Vision/Novartis Pharma, GA, CIBC, Xerox Canada. Developed and maintained system specifications, documentation for business rules, processes and policies, control frameworks and risk management practices, under Sarbanes-Oxley requirements including flow charts using Microsoft Visio. Experience on implementations of BPCS and Mac Pac (equivalent to JDE, Oracle and People soft), entailed to create interface and integration between legacy systems and includes designing, testing and implementing internal controls, conversion (migration) from ACCPAC ERP, Peachtree, or any Accounting software to QuickBooks – mapping files, extracting lists – customers, vendors, inventory items, employees, creating chart of accounts (COA). Importing transactions like Open Accounts Receivable (AR) Invoices, Accounts Payable (AP) Invoices, GL Journal Entries as cut off Trial Balance. Reconciliation of General Ledger with Trial Balance. Database administration, ad-hoc report generations. Thorough experience in Applications Development - Systems Analysis & Design, Programming Support along with debugging capabilities. Skilled at determining end-user requirements and design into application driven processes, and excellent knowledge of end-to-end business process mapping and prototyping. Experienced as a project leader in system integration, conversion and system upgrading, managed the conversion of an accounting system. Have master’s degree in business/accounting (MBA) and training in information technology.


Languages: RPG/400, RPG-III, RPG-II, RPG/36, COBOL/400, COBOL, Java, CL, OCL

Databases: DB2/400, SQL/400, Query/400, MS Access, FoxPro

Hardware: IBM S/370, AS/400 (AS400), IBM SYS36, IBM Compatible PC’s

Software: Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Outlook, Internet Explorer, MS Project, Microsoft Visio, BPCS (BPICS - ERP, SAP, People soft and JD Edward equivalent – Enterprise Resource Planning), Mac Pac, ACCPAC, Sage50 Simply Accounting, QuickBooks, ARCORI Real Estate Property Management software, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains ERP system (MS Dynamics GP2013), Crystal Reports, AS/SET (CASE Tools), Turnover, Implementer (Change Management), Hawkeye, DFU, SDA, SEU, Risk Navigator (RN)

Operating Systems: OS/400, Novell NetWare, Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP SOFT SKILLS: Excellent analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Coat Health (Contract) Toronto, ON

Accounting Analyst (02/2017 – contract)

Analyis of cloud based system to evaluate current needs and future expansion, create test scrips, test environment, compare reports

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Manage Financial Accounting – Accounts Receivable –Client Invoices, Client Rent Receipts, Accounts Payable – Vendor Bills, Utility/Hydro bills, Vendor/Landlord Payments Cheques, EFT – Reports and analysis

Process employee expenses for reimbursement

Assist in periodic closing, month end process - accruals, prepayments, general entries, trial balance, generate financial statements

Environment: Not for Profit, Community Living, MS Excel, MS Word, •ARCORI Real Estate Property Management software, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains ERP system

GSB Steel Limited Concord, ON

Project Analyst (04/2016 – 09/2016)

Managed Financial Accounting operations– Accounts Receivables – Progressive Billing/Sales Invoices, Customer Payments, Accounts Payables – Vendor Bills, Vendor Payments – Cheque-Run, Aged Reports and analysis, Project Cost Accounting and allocation, Hold-back, percentage completion reports Business Innovation Technologies Inc. Markham, Ontario Systems/Business Consultant (04/2012 – 02/2016)

Obtain user requirements for planning the automation in processes to improve productivity

Interact between business, technical team and the users to come up with best solution

Enhance the process and implement internal controls to minimize risks

Support in Financial Accounting applications, problem solving and resolution

Plan data conversion and implementation by mapping existing data with new financial systems

Monitor for timely enhancements, integration, testing and delivery

Create interface between two Accounting Systems, mapping chart of accounts

Maintenance and creation of worksheets using MS Excel and database system.

Development or guidance in creating management reporting tools

Extracting data utilizing various tools SQL, Excel, Crystal Reports

Process maps and document procedures, identify key controls, identify gaps and work with the teams to drive process improvement

Liaise with internal users, consultants and vendors for integrations

Project management for timely execution

Environment: IBM PC/Windows, MS Excel, MS Access, Word, SQL, QuickBooks, Sage ERP ACCPAC, Sage50 Simply Accounting, Crystal Reports

Sunnybrook Hospital (@ACMS) Toronto, ON

Account/Financial Analyst (12/2006 – 01/2012)

Supported Accounts Receivable – Create Invoices/Billing, Collect Payments from Clients/OHIP, Analysis of Aged Accounts Receivable

Provided assistance in implementation of payable and vendor direct payment systems

Software: Maintenance and creation of numerous worksheets using MS Excel and database system, and Window based Systems.

Provided leadership in implementation of accounting systems – Data Conversion from legacy system to pre-packaged financial system

Environment: PC/Windows, SQL Server, MS Excel, MS Word, Sage Simply Accounting CIBC Toronto, ON

Financial Systems Analyst (06/2006 – 11/2006)

Supported in Mortgage application, credit evaluation and payment schedule

Monitored for timely payments, automatic deposits process

Analyzed for performance and profitability

Re-processed at maturity, renewals and extension

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Maintenance and creation of worksheets using MS Excel and database system. Environment: AS400, COBOL, Plexus, Excalibur, IBM PC/Windows, MS Excel, MS Word Contracts/Agency, (including XEROX Canada Limited) Toronto, ON Business Analyst (09/2003 – 05/2006)

Provided maintenance and support for the systems including General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Inventories, Sales Invoicing, Mortgage Management

Implemented Accounting (Financials) and ERP systems

Documented the systems and procedures for SOX compliance

Worked with the functional process owners to create and maintain process documentation, identify key controls, identify gaps and worked with the teams to drive process improvement Environment: Microsoft Visio, AS400, COBOL/400, RPG/400, SQL, CL/400, Windows, Excel, Word, Risk Navigator (RN), Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Act Pioneer Services Network Inc. (07/2001 – 06/2003)

Systems Analyst/Programmer

Contract assignment at Aquitec Inc and Coca Cola Company, Atlanta, GA Provided maintenance for Warehouse Management, Purchasing Management, Store Order Management and Labor Management

Evaluated user-interface screens, reports and databases for enhancements, impact and modifications by updating requirements specifications

Implemented the systems into production through change management

Customized the application as per locations needs

Developed new module in Fixed Asset financial application

Tested the modified programs, systems

Environment: Manufacturing, Distribution/Supply Chain and Financial Systems, AS/400, COBOL/400, RPG II, RPG/III, SQL, CL/400, OCL, ROSS, Visual Basic, Turnover Worldwide Software Services Inc. (11/2000 – 6/2001) Computer Programmer Analyst (Includes contract at CIBA Vision/Novartis Pharma, GA)

Analyzed Inventories, Accounts Receivable, Sales and Order Entry, Cash/Bank Management

Customized and created interfaces and integration for Mac Pac and 3rd party applications by incorporating into the specification requirements

Worked in change project, from Legacy system to SAP

Tested the modified programs and systems including FTP processes

Implemented the systems into production

Provided maintenance support to users

Environment: AS/400, RPG/400, RPG/III, SQL, CL/400, SAP, Mac Pac, EZView International Software Services Inc. (10/1998 – 10/2000) Computer Programmer/Analyst

Analyzed the systems for the Year 2000 compatibility

Assessed the impact of Year 2000 on user-interfaces of screens, reports and databases

Remedied and compiled source codes, tested the modified programs and systems

Converted databases to comply for Year2000

Environment: AS/400, RPG-II, COBOL, CL, OCL SDA, SEU, DFU, Hawkeye, Century Solutions


M.B.A - Master of Business Administration

B.Com - Bachelor of Commerce


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