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Accounting Accounts Receivable

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
February 13, 2018

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**** ***** ******, ******* **, M*M 2H1 • 416-***-**** •

General Accounting Clerk


• Over 10 years of accounting experience in small, medium and large business both in private and public companies with an excellent working knowledge of GAAP

• Strong knowledge in all phases of accounting ranging from Journal Entries to preparing Financial Statements, Accounts Reconciliations, Management Reports and Analysis

• Accustomed to working under pressure, consistently exceed management expectations with strong work ethic, always maintaining confidentiality

• Demonstrated strong analytical and decision making skills with a strong sense of judgment

• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

• CPA designation in process

Computer skills: proficient in using computerized accounting software such as Sage 50, Sage 300, and QuickBooks, SAP; Advanced experience in MS Word, Excel, Access and Outlook


CRA Tax Preparer (Volunteer), Access Alliance Community Services, Toronto, ON, Mar-Apr 2017

Greeted customers in a friendly and professional manner

Collected all documents to file the customers’ income tax, including T4s, transportation receipts, medical and dental receipts, educational supports and investments

Entered all information in the CRA tax forms and printed the document for the customers to accept and sign

Called the CRA office to verify customers’ claims and ensured all records were held in strict confidence

Accounting Officer, Abadat Motors, Abuja, Nigeria, 2007-2016

Controlled expenses or cut overhead by 25% by introducing time sheet analysis for all workers

Monitored and performed reconciliations on key balance sheet accounts

Analyzed accounts receivable and prepared weekly aging reports

Prepared monthly statutory payroll returns

Performed cash application, customer invoice/statement, distribution and month-end reconciliation of accounts receivable/ payable

Prepared invoices, performed administration of payroll, bank reconciliation

Performed full cycle accounting and budgeting for the company

Prepared month-end and year-end closes and audit preparation

Prepared financial statements and annual statutory returns

Used discretion when dealing with highly sensitive financial information, upholding the company’s privacy and security policies

Advised upper management on lease/hire purchase arrangements and tax position of the company

Organized and co-ordinated the activities of the account staff in order to achieve the company’s goals and objectives

Met reporting timeliness for all compliance returns and tax returns, decreasing 100% penalties fees

ISMAIL OYELUDE 416-***-**** .

Accounts Superintendent, Epe Plywood Industries Ltd., Lagos, Nigeria, 2004-2007

Saved the company more than $100,000 by introducing a new software package called Viper which required less staff resources and less time to deliver results

Prepared reconciliations, bank and credit card statements, weekly and monthly financial and management reports

Prepared and completed year-end working papers

Issued payroll and remittances

Worked with receivables (invoicing, deposits, statements) and payables (bills, payments, expense reports)

Supervised the implementation of the new account and payroll software, training and orienting staff, and troubleshooting issues successfully

Trained accounts staff on the revised government tax laws, allowing for smooth continuation of compliance for the company

Completed and submitted company yearly budget on time for the Group Head Office to approve for implementation

Used audit experience to create an internal audit department, significantly reducing fraud levels

Performed full cycle accounting and budgeting for the company

Performed regular debtors and creditors’ circularisation

Finalised the company tax liability, preventing defaults in payment

Audit Supervisor, Odu’a Investment Company Ltd., Ibadan, Nigeria, 2000-2004

Organised and supervised timely compliance audit of all subsidiaries on schedule

Reviewed the accounting and internal control system of the company

Audited transactions, avoiding teeming and lading

Liaised with the Chief Accountant to assess the true liability of the company and to carry out tax audit investigations, leading to accurate tax burden

Reconciled company and suppliers/customers’ accounts and checked bank reconciliation statements ensuring accuracy and that all cheques were lodged

Verified assets and liabilities of the company and performed special audit/investigations thoroughly and accurately

Made monthly audit visits to all subsidiaries, verifying compliance with headquarters directives

Performed routine debtors and creditors circularization

Wrote and regularly updated audit manual for all subsidiaries


Accounting and Finance, Skills for Change, Toronto, ON, 2016

MBA - Finance, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 1997

Canadian equivalency evaluated by WES

B. Sc. Degree in Accounting, University of Ife, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 1987

Canadian equivalency evaluated by WES


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