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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
November 29, 2017

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Venkat Sethuraman

***-****-******** ****** ****, Scarborough, ON M1J 2G7



Highlights of Qualifications

* + years of experience in the field of Finance and Accounting performing in Accounting / bookkeeping functions within multiple industries: Manufacturing, Construction, Trading, Finance and Distribution

In-depth knowledge of accounting concepts and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

Dedicated, loyal, able to adapt quickly to situations, analytical, skilled in problem-solving, highly detail oriented and able to successfully contribute to company’s objectives

Good critical judgement skills, well-organized, able to meet deadlines, self motivated, and comfortable operating in a multicultural environment

Proficient in Oracle finance (ERP), QuickBooks, Sage -50, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Core Competencies

Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable General Ledger

Reconciliations Payroll / Govt Remittances Billing / Invoicing

Journal Entries Fund Flow / Cash flow Financial Reporting /Analysis

Budgeting / Actuals Variance Analysis Collections / Treasury

Employment History

Bookkeeper / Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable Clerk January 2017 – October 2017

Raj Grocers Inc, Etobicoke, ON- (Contract) – (Distribution Company)

Performed full cycle bookkeeping, payroll administration and filed government remittances

(GST/HST, WSIB, and source deductions)

Managed company accounts and general ledger; input journal entries into the system

Accounts Payable –Checked, verified 3way matched invoices recorded, processed for payments, paid on due date, resolved vendor accounts/ invoice discrepancies, and employee expenses.

Accounts Receivable – prepared invoices submitted to the customers with inventory, recorded invoices, checked returned inventory created Credit memos submitted to the customers, input the customer payments in to the system, followed up for payments with customers for delinquency accounts, resolved invoice discrepancies, skipped payments with customers and Credit appraisal of Customer files

Reduced the delinquency account (overdue) balances from 40 % to 5% and increased the cash flow of the company

Processed credit card transactions, reconciled bank statements and credit card statements

Prepared monthly financial statements, management reports and other reports

Provided office support by sorting, filing/retrieving documents, copying, scanning, and e-mail

Responded to internal and external inquiries and account-related questions

Venkat Sethuraman


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Accounts Payable Analyst September - December 2016

Canada Bread Company/Robert Half (Contract), Etobicoke, ON

Reconciled vendor accounts and inter-company accounts

Reconciled Inter Company accounts

Checked/Verified matched 3way invoices with purchase order, GRIR/ Packing slip resolved discrepancies and processed for payments

Bookkeeper July 2014 – September 2015

Utemp Inc – Brampton, ON

Performed full cycle Accounting functions, payroll, prepared cheques / cash disbursements

for the employees

Prepared invoices / Billing submitted to the clients, recorded, reconciled accounts and followed

upon for payments

Ensured accurate and timely recording of transactions, maintain integrity of general ledger

Promptly filed WSIB, HST/GST and source deductions in order to remain current

Reconciled bank statements to General Ledger Accounts and Prepared Tax (T1 and T2)

Project Accountant January 2010 – February 2014

United Arab Construction Company Ltd, Sultanate of Oman

Accounts payable – Checked, verified, matched invoices (3 way) with purchase order, packing slip/ GRIR, recorded, processed, reconciled vendor accounts and invoices, and resolved discrepancies and processed for payments after approval and paid on due date

Accounts receivable – prepared invoices, recorded information, sent notices to customers, followed up on payments, reconciled customer accounts, resolved discrepancies and prepared age analysis report, Bank reconciliation, and financial reporting.

Performed Contract Job costing, creation of interim billing, resolve issues and problems of billing, profitability of projects reports, prepared daily cash flow statements for working capital of the company.

Accounts Executive January 2007– December- 2009

Muscat Finance Company Ltd, Sultanate of Oman

Performed full cycle Accounts payable, accounts receivable, Payroll, and general ledger functions reconciliations and Accounts Receivable.

Performed full cycle Treasury function – prepared daily cash flow statements, (inflow and outflow of fund movements)

Reduced the bank interest rate for the working capital of the company and arranged funds from local and foreign banks for low rate of interest and increased the revenue for the Company

Prepared budget for 100 million CAD, compared budget figures with actual and prepared the variance analysis report, and inter Company reconciliations and financial reporting

Acted as head of Collections and implemented procedures and systems that reduced overdues

by 75%


Bachelor of Commerce University of Madras, India

Diploma in Finance and Accounts North American College, Toronto, ON - July 2015-October 2016

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