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CPA

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
June 18, 2018

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TIVOLI S. CHHABRIYA, CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT, CPA*

**** ********* ****, **** ****, Chamblee, GA - 30341 +1-267-***-**** ac5xcz@r.postjobfree.com SUMMARY

Completed all four parts of the Uniform Certified Public Accountancy (CPA) certification

Qualified Chartered Accountant (qualification equivalent to CPA recognized in countries like Canada, India, Australia, New Zealand and England) with prior work experience in KPMG and Grant Thornton

Worked with multiple Nonprofit organizations both international and domestic PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Noreen DeBlasio, PC – Tax and Accounting Associate January 2018 – Present Preparation of tax returns and maintaining books of accounts

Prepare tax returns for various individuals, businesses (1120S, 1120, Schedule C) and partnerships using Lacerte software

Assist with maintaining books of accounts for businesses, including cleaning up of irregularities in books using QuickBooks online

HilRod Group – Tax and Accounting Associate December 2017 – Present Preparation of 1099s, books of accounts and tax returns for corporations and individuals

Independently prepared Business Personal Property Tax (BPPT) returns, ensuring that assets as per books, AssetKeeper and Tax returns all match

Prepare tax returns for Businesses (1120S, 1120, Schedule C) and individuals, including state returns using ProSeries software

Prepared 1099s for business owners required to issue the same for various service payments using QuickBooks Desktop Sugarboo & Co. – Part time Sales Associate, Atlanta, Georgia August 2017 – February 2018 Manage sales and implementation of policies and procedures

Manage sales for customers by guiding them on various products at the store

Prepared policies and procedures for day to day operations involving details of sales procedures, handling of cash register JL Reyes Accounting & Tax Service, LLC – Tax Associate, North Wales, Pennsylvania January 2014 – November 2014 Prepared tax returns, compilation reports and reviews for clients

Independently prepared corporate (C-corp and S-corp), individual, partnership, nonprofit and estate tax returns

Assisted in business development activities to help grow the bookkeeping practice

Analyzed financial information of companies, performed reviews and prepared compilation reports Women’s Campaign International – Intern, Philadelphia, USA September 2013 – January 2014 Formulated year end policies, prepared budgets for international programs and oversaw financial viability of projects abroad

Reported directly to the Executive Director

Strengthened financial policies and procedures of the organization focusing on year end and month end procedures for significant Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet items

Monitored and evaluated financial viability of programs aimed at advocacy of women’s rights in the Middle East

Prepared budgets for programs, collaborating with the Executive Director and respective Program Manager

Performed data analysis to quantify impact of programs

Prepared quarterly newsletter in coordination with the Country Officer in Iraq

Assisted the Vice President in identifying potential funding opportunities by doing extensive research on organizations in different industries

KPMG – Senior Consultant, Governance, Risk & Compliance Services, Chennai, India November 2011 – March 2012 Led Risk Management engagements for a publicly traded corporation, micro-finance company and reported directly to Associate Director and Partner of the firm

Reported directly to the Associate Director and Partner of the firm

Led internal audits for companies in the financial services sector (including micro-finance and publicly traded Non- Banking Financial Corporations) where risk was identified and assessed across various business processes

Areas audited include Cash Management, Collection Management, Loan Sanction and Disbursements, Post Disbursement

*Completed educational requirements for the CPA license

Prepared final reports on audit findings for control deficiencies, which were presented before the Audit Committee. Reviewed team members’ reports prior to Partner review. Presented audit observations on controls and recommendations to the Heads of various Business Departments and Head of Internal Audit

Maintained client relationships and ensured appropriate responses for audit observations were obtained

Assisted in business development activities involving proposals submitted to potential clients (required extensive research) KPMG – Consultant, Governance, Risk & Compliance Services, Chennai, India February 2011 – November 2011 Performed risk analysis and provided recommendations for improved controls

Performed Internal audits as part of a team for a publicly traded Non Banking Financial Corporation and Micro Finance Companies. Areas audited include Trade Advances, Non Performing Assets and Disbursements

Assessed risks and provided recommendations for improved controls to ensure compliance with the internal control mechanisms. Prepared final reports for all the areas audited

Assisted in a sustainability assignment reviewing whether the client’s suppliers conformed to the client’s social and environmental standards

Grant Thornton – Consultant, Audit, Chennai, India January 2010 – March 2010 Led the financial audit of a manufacturing company ensuring completion of field work on time

Led the audit of a manufacturing company in its startup stage and reported directly to the Manager in charge and Associate Director of the firm on the engagement progress

Assisted the team in progress of the audit ensuring timely completion of the field work

Areas audited included Capital Work in Progress (including Fixed Assets), Expenses, Current Liabilities, Current Assets

Prepared detailed work papers for all areas audited Grant Thornton – Article Assistant, Audit, Chennai, India June 2008 – January 2010 Audited various Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet items of manufacturing and service companies

Performed statutory financial audits and tax audits for companies in the service and manufacturing sectors to ensure compliance with the Accounting Standards and Procedures. Areas audited include Payroll, Expenses, Current Liabilities, Share Capital, Fixed Assets, and Current Assets

Independently performed a secretarial audit for a shipping company in its start-up stage

Performed and interpreted gap analysis for all audits performed and prepared reports and working papers on audit findings C.A.Patel & Co. – Article Assistant, Taxation, Chennai, India January 2007 – June 2008 Filed Income Tax returns and Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) returns for Individuals and Companies

Filed Income Tax Returns for individuals and companies, including tax audits, ensuring compliance with the Income Tax Act. Also filed Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) returns for companies and individuals

Assisted in the billing process for various clients

Maintained accounts for Charitable Organizations and individuals with small businesses EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Uniform Certified Public Accountancy (CPA) examination December 2016

Chartered Accountancy, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India January 2010

Bachelor of Commerce, Stella Maris College, Chennai, India June 2006

Introduction to Industrial and Organizational psychology (3 credit course) December 2014 VOLUNTEER WORK

Volunteer – Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, Philadelphia September 2015 – February 2016

Trained new candidates from different countries for various job interviews in the Philadelphia area

Conducted mock interviews as part of the training process Volunteer – Habitat for Humanity, Bucks County, Pennsylvania June 2015 – August 2015

Updated volunteer information records in the In-house tracking software and ensured all required documents were filed

Updated monthly donor records and responded to various queries by potential volunteers on a timely basis Volunteer – YMCA, Lansdale, Pennsylvania August 2014 – August 2015

Managed the front desk at peak hours ensuring members were guided to respective locations in the center and answered any queries relating to membership

Volunteer – Elm Terrace Gardens Retirement Community, Lansdale, Pennsylvania August 2012 – January 2014

Managed the cash register at the cafeteria and gift store

Delivered mail to in-house residents, managed front desk, assisted with activities (exercise, baking and crafts) and billing for residents Volunteer – Guild of Service, Bala Vihar, Chennai, India June 2010 – January 2011

(School and home for special needs children)

Taught special needs children computer basics, puzzles, alphabets, numbers

Assisted with activities such as exercises, coloring and games HONORS AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS

Class Representative for Bachelor of Commerce (Final Year) – Responsibilities included coordinating both academic and cultural events 2005-2006

Valedictorian – Best outgoing student award for DAV Senior Secondary School, Chennai, India (Class XII) 2003

School Pupil Leader – Responsibilities included representing the student body at various events 2002-2003

House Captain – Responsibilities included organization of cultural fest; encouraging and coordinating student participation 2001-2002 COMPUTER SKILLS AND SOFTWARE

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Advanced MS-Excel, MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint), QuickBooks Desktop and Online, Lacerte Tax software, ProSeries Tax and Tally

HOBBIES

Founded and created a fashion blog ‘Project Vivre’ where I promote my personal style and collaborate with various brands

(www.projectvivre.com) September 2015 – September 2017

Brands worked with so far – Estee Lauder, Cosmedix, Stella and Dot, Rockport, Zaful, PinkBlush Maternity, Tula, Eva-NYC

(products available at Costco), Burgati, SheInside

Writing – Written articles on books and movie reviews for an upcoming magazine in Chennai, India

Photography – Taken photographs for a yoga studio in Lansdale for their website and at various events on a voluntary basis

Yoga



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