Targeting Roles in:
Contracts Office Management Accounting Administration
A dedicated, resourceful professional with administrative, accounting and supervisor skill sets. Experienced as a relief office manager and relief supervisor, overseeing the duties of up to 16 office clerks. Excellent at building and maintaining strong working relationships with clients and all levels within an organization.
oPayroll & Payment Processes
oAccounts Payable & Receivable
oContracts & Negotiations
oCustomer Service, Client Relations,
oGeneral Ledger & Journal Entries
& Liaison (Unionized & Non-Unionized)
oSAP, AccPac Plus & Advanced MS Office
oOrganization & Time Management
oDOMA, Risk Management & Matrix
Previous Employers And Titles
Fleetstop Trailers – Calgary, Alberta Jan 2014 to Nov 2015
Accounting / Office Administrator
Worked in the Accounting, Contract and Freight Field of the Transportation Industry.
Canadian Pacific Railway – Calgary, Alberta July 1987 – November 2012
Supervisor of Contract Services – 2006 to 2012
S&C Specialist – 1999 to 2006
S&C Administrative - 1997 to 1999
Held various union and relief supervisory positions - 1987 to 1997
These positions included:
Senior Secretary Forklift Operator Accident Prevention Clerk Staffing Clerk Maintenance Clerk Costing and Budgeting Clerk Relief Office Manager Relief Maintenance Supervisor
Obtained a full understanding of the company’s operations and procedures by working in various departments. Received several promotions due to exceptional performance and was moved from a unionized clerical position to a non-union supervisory position.
Guaranteed all electronic wire transfers and floor plan payments were process on a timely basis to avoid being penalized.
Reconciling US and Canada Bank Accounts.
Prepared and filed on-line GST, Corporate, PST and WCB returns and remittances.
Established credit with new vendors and obtain any approvals necessary.
Confirmed that Accounts Payable procedures were performed in accordance with internal control system.
Administered cheque run and corroborated all invoices matched the cheques.
Printed Accounts Payable reports and maintained all accounts payable files.
Accountable for collections on all Accounts Receivables and slashing outstanding A/R by 35%.
Responsible for setting up Deals (Contracts) with various vendors on New and Used Semi Trailer Sales.
Ensured that all Deals were set up in KARMAK/LEGENDS along with any LPO’s pertaining to each sale.
Organized Deal Analysis and confirmed all pertinent information was correct
Set up, monitored and completed Commission Sheets for each Sales Representative
Responsible for movement of trailers between the Carriers, Customs and Manufacturers across North America
Dealt with all Warranty disputes between the Manufacturers and Vendors
Accountable for 300+ Engineering, Consulting, Geotechnical, Environmental and Construction Contracts
Realigned tasks and procedures for contract processes - captured $280M in contracts, payments and holdbacks with a savings of more than $800,000
Confirmed RFQs were correct and ensured contract documents adhered to negotiated terms
Worked closely with Internal and External Auditors to safeguard that all contracts were in compliance with SOX
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Professional Experience Continued
Corroborated that contractors had proper insurance levels and their WCB/CSST was in good standing
Controlled progress payments and ensured any discounts and/or volume rebates were realized and accounted for
In charge of releasing holdbacks by obtaining Statutory Declarations and WCB/CSST Clearance
Processed payroll in VIP, SAP and EDB for approximately 55 employees
Swore out affidavits for all S&C Crossings to recover payments from the Federal Government
Assisted with prioritizing and scheduling work orders and PMR’s for five different trades within the CAW
Fundamentals of Canadian Income Tax
University of Calgary
Secrets of Supply Contract Drafting, Negotiations Skills Level 1, Contact Administration: A Purchasing Perspective, Avoiding Legal Risk in Project Management
Canadian Pacific Railway Training
Different modules of SAP R/3 (Basic Navigation, Budgets and Purchase Requisitions, Vendor Inquiries, Cats, External Services Procurement, SRM Contract Management, Work Orders, Time Sheet Reports)
Forklift Operator, WHMIS, Dangerous Goods, First-Aid
Rosco, Pips, D-Base III, Merlin, PC Edit I & II, Org Plus, EDB, /for Per Pay, Harvard Graphics, Outlook, Service Centre, VIP, GQL
Department of Justice
Active Commissioner for Oaths
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (S.A.I.T)
Contracts CIVL 359 Interpersonal Communications, Change Management, Fundamentals of Management, Loss Management & Operationalizing Safety, Lotus 1,2,3, Forkner Shorthand
University of Athabasca
Communication 243, Management Accounting 253, Economics 247
Advanced MapInfo Professional
Fred Pryor Seminars
Business Writing for Results and The Exceptional Assistant
D.A.C. Computer Training
MS Office, Word 6.0, Excel 5.0, MS Access 2.0, PowerPoint 7.0, Windows NT, Lotus Notes 4.5
& Intermediate, Calendar and Scheduling
Academy of Learning
AccPac Plus (GL/AR/AP), Excel, WordPerfect 5.1 (Level I,II,III) Desktop Publishing
Bishop Grandin High School