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Project Accounting

Location:
Steeles, ON, L3R, Canada
Posted:
December 27, 2018

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MICHELLE FONG

ac72eo@r.postjobfree.com 647-***-**** https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-fong/ SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills demonstrated in various customer-focused roles to deliver quality and responsive service to clients’ requests as Internal Audit Intern at the City of Toronto

• Detailed-oriented with strong organizational skills demonstrated through the accurate filing of income tax returns

• An outstanding leader and team player that takes initiative to add value to the Finance team as a Project Accountant by identifying ways to improve existing procedures and reduce inefficiencies

• Excellent time-management and presentation skills acquired by participating in various business case competitions such as LIVE Competition, Ignite Marketing, and STRIVE Accounting Case Conference

• Computer: Microsoft (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), UFILE, Quick Books

• Committed to pursuing the CPA designation

EDUCATION

University of Toronto Scarborough Sept 2015 – Present

• Bachelor of Business Administration – Management Co-op, Specialist in Accounting University of Toronto June – July 2018

• Summer Abroad 2018 Program at the University of Hong Kong – Special Topics in International Management ACCOUNTING EXPERIENCE

Night It Up! (NIU!) Project Accountant Power Unit Youth Organization (PUYO) Sept 2016 – Present

• Established and finalized the Night It Up! project budget to ensure sufficient funding for new initiatives, monitor costs, and measure financial performance

• Communicated, allocated, and monitored financial resources to teams (logistics, sales, marketing, etc.) on the progress of actual costs to ensure expenses remain within the approved budget

• Processed and managed invoices, reimbursements, and cash flows associated with vendors and suppliers

• Documented financial transactions by analyzing and entering accurate account information in Quick Books to ensure finances are maintained in an effective and up to date manner Internal Audit Intern City of Toronto Sept 2017 – Dec 2017

• Contributed to the development of a risk-based audit plan by conducting preliminary research, which resulted in an increased understanding of the client’s business operations, environment, goals, and objectives

• Provided industry insight and valuable perspective on specific components of audit projects and business issues to enhance internal audit’s ability to address critical, strategic business risks

• Analyzed and assessed clients' business processes, procedures, and internal controls to identify areas for improvement and provided recommendations

• Collaborated and communicated with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional internal audit services resulting in productive working relationships

Tax Associate Scarborough Campus Students' Union Tax Clinic March 2017 – March 2018

• Filed and completed 20+ income tax and benefit returns for domestic and international students using UFILE software in accordance with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) guidelines

• Displayed professionalism and attention to detail while communicating with clients to better understand their financial situation to ensure all returns were error free

• Awarded CRA Certificate of Appreciation for 40+ hours of volunteering services

• Promoted tax filing services through the effective use of presentation and persuasive skills to UTSC students which resulted in a 10% increase of total tax returns filed ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Operations Leader YOUnity In Success April 2017 – Present

• Coordinated and managed the logistics for the annual Canadian Cancer Society Golden Daffodil Ball, Chinese Canadian Legend Gala, and Fu Hui Education Foundation Gala to ensure that all scheduled speeches, presentations, and performances operated smoothly

• Provided training and supervised 15+ volunteers in setup, registration, and silent auction at the signature fundraising events with over 400 attendees, resulting in an increased cancer awareness in the Chinese community and raised $100,000 in donations

NIU! Logistics Coordinator PUYO Sept 2015 – Aug 2016

• Planned, organized, and executed the operations for the annual 3-day night market event resulting in a new attendance record of over 100,000 visitors

• Monitored expense budget utilizing Excel to document transactions to ensure event remained within budgeted forecast; results include reduced expenses and increased contributions to charity

• Liaised and developed relations with venue organizers, suppliers, and vendors by understanding their requirements, making accommodations, and providing solutions to problems to ensure smooth execution

• Communicated and coordinated logistical details with various internal and external departments regarding equipment rental, delivery, installation, set-up, pick-up, and distribution



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