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Data Entry Accounts Payable

Location:
Ajax, Ontario, Canada
Salary:
47000 minimum
Posted:
February 26, 2019

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SHAKIR PAHLAWAN

** ********* ********

Ajax, Ontario L1T 4E1

Tell: 647-***-****

E-mail: ac8l8x@r.postjobfree.com

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

AUDITOR – PRGX Canada Group (Feb. 2003 – Sep. 2017)

Audited major retail companies, such as Metro, Loblaw’s, Shoppers Drug Mart, The Bay, Walmart, Canadian Tire, Sobeys, Longo’s, and many more.

Established friendly and professional relations with clients.

Managed whole audits on my own, took the lead audit role in others, as well as participated in larger audits as a member of a large audit team.

Wrote claims against vendors and to the benefit of our clients where missed discounts opportunities, calculation errors and mistakes were found.

Audited contracts for accuracy in terms and specified time periods.

Extensive use of mathematics in analysis and reconciliations.

Communicated with companies to resolve disputes and clarify claims.

Work was performed in office as well as on site (client companies).

FINANCIAL ANALYST – Sunnybrook & Women’s College Health Science Centre (2000–2002)

Developed databases for network use for the three hospital campuses.

Produced reports using Microsoft Access, Excel, and Word.

Audited the Accounts Payable Department on a weekly basis.

Prepared monthly spreadsheets detailing doctors and staff travel expenses, as well as pharmacy and print shop purchases.

Performed special projects and data analysis for finance, mostly involving audits.

Prepared weekly cheques runs and manual cheques (1000 cheques weekly).

Produced a monthly lists tracking nursing work hours (sent to the Ministry of Health).

Assisted senior financial analysts and managers with special tasks, updating spreadsheets, data analysis, and in implementing new hospital restructuring guidelines.

Implemented new software, mainly for fixed assets programs.

SYSTEMS COORDINATOR/AUDITOR – Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (1998–2000)

Undertook, managed, and completed a massive research and audit of all accounts payable transactions over to a ten-year period involving three hospitals, having to travel to each of three campuses, learning their software, and retrieving their data.

Developed databases with appropriate queries for each fiscal year, providing details on all PST paid – detailing amount, type of commodity/service, exempted and non-exempted items, as well as the different PST rates applied.

Produced detailed PST databases that were sent to the Ministry of Finance.

Resolved and discussed disputed PST claims with Ministry of Finance auditors.

Total amount claimed and confirmed from PST project was $16 million, payable to Sunnybrook Hospital.

Executed special projects for the Director of Finance.

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SENIOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK – Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (1995–1998)

Performed extensive problem solving in all aspects of accounts payable.

Processed cheques disbursement requisitions within assigned deadlines.

Issued manual cheques.

Performed A/P manager’s duties during absence (vacation, illness, and maternity leave).

Trained new staff on new systems, techniques, and software.

Provided considerable PC support when required by other clerks or managers.

Handled multiple tasks involving very large workloads, which required excellent organization, methodology, and time allocation.

Some data entry in a high volume accounts payable department.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK – Sunnybrook Health Science Centre (1987–1994)

Data entry (200-300 invoices per day), sorting, filing.

Contacting vendors, maintaining vendor accounts, reconciling payments.

Helping with month end activities.

FOREIGN EXCHANGE CLERK – Lloyds Bank of England (1986-1987)

Processing foreign exchange transactions.

Data Entry, filing, and reporting weekly trading figures to the Bank of Canada.

BANK TELLER/CLERK – National Bank of Kuwait (1980-1983)

Processing cheques and vouchers in a mainframe computer environment.

Customer service, auditing, and special projects.

Data entry, reconciliations, auditing.

POST SECONDARY EDUCATION

2000 - 2001: Attained Microsoft Certified Professional status (MCP) completing three courses (and exams).

1990 – 1999: Completed a number of training courses involving different types of software for Account Payable, operating systems, and computer utilities.

1983 – 1985: Attained a Computer Science diploma from Frederick University, Cyprus, courses included computer programming, systems analysis, Statistics, and business studies.

1978-1980 Citrus College, California, USA, courses in civil engineering.

1977: Attaining the Leaving Certificate (High School diploma) from St. Gerard’s Catholic School, Republic of Ireland, where I also passed the American S.A.T. exam, attaining a percentile of 90% in Mathematics.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Knowledgeable in computer networking, having passed three Microsoft courses.

Extensive use of Microsoft Office software (Access, Word, Excel)

Very comfortable adapting and learning new software.

Have provided PC support in the workplace and installed new software and hardware.

Have worked as a computer programmer.

Considerable knowledge and use of media software.



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