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Controller / Accounting Manager

Calgary, AB, Canada
March 30, 2018

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Mahmood Tariq, CPA, CMA

Calgary, AB

Cell: 403-***-****



Profile: Experienced, goal-oriented professional with more than 10 years of demonstrated track record of operations accounting, internal control, budgeting and financial reporting in complex multi-entity fast-paced environment.


Proficiency in Financial and management leadership while consistently meeting deadlines

Mastering in Budgeting, planning, and rolling forecasts

Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Strong Computer skills with experience with various software applications

Proven ability to work independently and as a part of team with attention to detail

Extensive experience of proactive approach to identify and resolve financial & operational matters and implement process improvements

Demonstrated personal credibility and communication skills with all levels of organization


Freyssinet – A Construction Company

Sep 2015-Present

Financial Controller

Working as business partner with General Manager of local subsidiary of Freyssinet Group with average revenue of 20-25 million

•Lead monthly closing and preparation of monthly financial reporting packages

•Oversee all aspects of GL and Managing it’s timely close along with analysis and working papers

•Collaborate with Management for preparation of annual budget and periodical forecasts followed by variance analysis

•Coordination and participation in financial review meetings for Project performance, cash flows and margin analysis

•Managing financial controls in accordance with company’s policies and procedures for optimal financial administration and implement improvements

•Liaison with external accountants for annual audit

•Oversee transactional processing of Accounts Payable, Accounts’ receivable and payroll processing

•Coordinate cash position and monitor cash flow of the business

•Annual tax filing and regulatory compliance including GST, WSIB etc.

Technip - Petrochemical Engineering Company

Jun 2005-Mar 2015

Senior Accountant

Worked as business partner with Vice President of newly established subsidiary in Calgary with average revenue of 40-50 million

•Managed full cycle accounting and prepared monthly financials after complete accounts’ reconciliation

•Offered financial analysis and prepared monthly dashboard reports for the Management

•Assisted Vice President in planning, budgeting and forecasting

•Coordinated with international centres for financial reporting including multi-currency intercompany schedules for group consolidation

•Supervised project accounting by ensuring proper recognition of revenue, project costs and profitability

•Ensured BU transactions are compliant with policies, procedures and maintained effective internal controls for efficiency and drove process improvement

•Filed statutory returns including withholdings taxes, and reporting

Hansen and Company-Law Firm

Oct 2004-Jun 2005

Senior Accountant

Reporting to the President, oversaw accounting functions of the company

•Performed analysis of accounts and their reconciliation and preparation of periodical financials

•Management of receivables and payables including cash flow monitoring

•Reduced average collection period by 10 days and Improved cash flow

•Ensured compliance of statutory returns

Air Mikisew Ltd – Airline

Aug 2002-Oct 2004

Manager (Finance)

Reporting to the President of Air Mikisew, oversaw Finance Department of group of 4 companies with a total revenue of about 20-25 million:

•Managed monthly & annual financials of each of the company and consolidation

•Reduced processing time by one week for preparation of monthly financials

•Provided analysis of financial results to the Management for business decisions

•Assisted President in Plann ing and budgeting together with cash forecasts and offered vairance analysis

•Redesigned and implemented cost accounting system to generate Management Reports based on cost accounting

•Supervised timely completion of audit working papers and got reduction in audit fee by $11500

•Led cost controlling initiatives and ensured their implementation

•Management of reserves for aircraft maintenance as per industry practice;

•Supervised weekly payroll & deductions including benefits

•Ensured statutory compliance including corporate returns



•Sage 300

•Simply Accounting

•PC Law

•Microsoft Office including Excel




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