Aameer Dawood, CPA, CGA
Mississauga, ON L5N 6N9 email@example.com
Seeking a position in accounting/finance area.
HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
Supported and reviewed financials month end close.
Strong analytical and reconciliation skill.
Prepare month end variance report.
Accounting and data management systems provided to streamline
Prepared ad hoc financial analysis report including profitability and investment analysis.
Ability to work independently in fast-paced, detailed, results and team-oriented environment.
Prepare corporate income tax planning, remittance and file returns.
Strong planning, organization, and time management skills, able to work efficiently handle multiple tasks/projects on time with conflicting deadlines, high level of accuracy and urgency.
Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint), SAP.
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Finance Officer Analyst – CONTRACT
Support reporting, budgeting and financial analysis for Grant and Contribution area
Prepare specific procedures followed to close FedDev expenditures and revenue/receivables accounts for the 2010-11 fiscal years
Homeland Energy Corp., Toronto, ON Jan 2010 – Apr 2010
Controller/Analyst – CONTRACT
Managed a team of two staff, ensuring the month end deadlines for payroll, budget, accounts payables, taxes, financial reports, etc. met
Provide top quality financial analysis for MD&A reports for directors and shareholders
Controlled and directed, capital expenditures, budget, cash management projections model, consolidation and implemented internal audit reviews
Yamana Gold Inc., Toronto, ON Sept 2009 – Dec 2009
Budgeting and Planning Analyst – CONTRACT
Collaborated with eight regional departments worldwide to compare historical data from annual general & administrative and capital budget reports ($76M and $236M) respectively. Incorporate information into the Clarity system
Conducted in-depth variance analysis and mapping of 20+ reports by department, region & product, systematically extracting and evaluating sources of variance to modify budgets and ensure the new module’s integrity
Developed an automated Clarity-based strategic planning package for the Board of Directors containing financial schedules, KPI & forecasts, graphs of actual and variance, and detailed commentary of performance
Orchestrated seamless linkages between Excel based strategic planning and budgeting packages and Clarity tools enabling automatic display of KPI and sales figures by region in user-friendly tables and charts
MTS Allstream Inc., Toronto, ON Oct 2005 – Nov 2008
Senior Financial Analyst – Revenue and Cost
Executed meticulous analysis of monthly expenditure reports in SAP (ERP System) identify values at the circuit level, working closely with the Marketing team to design a precise monthly reporting system that saved MTS $1.2M annually
Spearhead creation of monthly financial analytical models, to track $10M worth of cost data and segment data by product, facilitating strategic decision-making in Accounting, Marketing, Planning, and Budgeting groups
Performed detailed mapping of GL accounts on the revenue side to transition MTS from a legacy tax system (Oracle based) to a cutting-edge SAP module on time and budget, working closely with the SAP (ERP System) project team to ensure smooth implementation
Inco Mining Ltd., Toronto, ON Sept 2004 – Oct 2005
Financial Analyst/Planner - CONTRACT
Designed, developed and maintained monthly package Variance Analysis reports (Actual vs. Plan)
Ensure compliance to tax requirements by consolidating financial statements for regional units
Supported investment decision making by creating and analyzing hedging activities models
Enviro Tire Technology (IPS), Toronto, ON Sept 2003 – Dec 2003
Financial Controller/Analyst - CONTRACT
Controlled and directed strategic planning, capital expenditures, cash management projections model, budget, and forecast, and implemented internal audit reviews.
Served as a Team Leader for pricing and per-forma preparation, new business opportunities resulting in Break Even, NPV and IRR calculations
AD Natural Inc., Mississauga, ON Oct 2000– Dec 2002
Designed distribution networks financial database system used by the company to launch the new product on time
Worked on the company business plan to successfully secured bank loans to finance additional investments; negotiated and managed investments
Astra Zeneca Pharma Nov 1991 – Jun 2000
FINANCIAL ANALYST (1997 – 2000), INVENTORY & PURCHASING ANALYST (1995 – 1997),
OPERATIONS ANALYST (1993 – 1995), ACCOUNTING CLERK (1991 – 1993)
Work for Astra Zeneca world’s largest pharmaceutical company over 64,000 employees in 150 countries. Swiftly established a reputation as an analytical problem-solver, resulting in progressive promotions and lateral moves to business units in need of process streamlining, culminating in a team lead role as Financial Analyst.
Education and Proficiency
Chartered Professional Accountants CPA, CGA - Ontario, Canada – 2003
Online certificate program in International Financial Reporting (IFRS) – through ACCA/PD-CPA - 2010
Master of Commerce in Finance Bachelor of Commerce in Business, University of Karachi, Pakistan
References Available Upon Request