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Assistant Software

Location:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
March 15, 2019

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GEET BHARDWAJ, CPA

****-** ******** ******, 1-416-***-****

Toronto, Ontario, Canada- M5E 1E3 ac8snp@r.postjobfree.com

Seeking Senior Internal Auditor position

CORE COMPETENCY

>Supervised 2-3 Auditors >IFRS, ASPE Exposure >Contribute to Annual Audit Plan >COSO Audits, SOX review > GRC Review-Governance, Risk and Compliance

>Identify Audit Issues, Audit recommendations, Draft Audit Reports >Process Mapping

>Review of Internal Control Framework (ICOFR) >Audit Software (Teammate)

>Client collaboration and Coordination >Business risks analysis and suggesting controls

Achievements

Internal Control review lead to redesign and strengthen of internal controls and filling gaps

Inventory maintenance audit lead to management able to obtain budget for inventory software

Other highlights

Soft Skills: constantly improving presentation skills by being member of Toastmasters Club

Software exposure: Worked on ACL, Visio, Finacle, Bankmaster, Teammate, Kapiti, PeopleSoft, M5 Inventory System, IMS Inventory System, Amanda and Class

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Self Employed (Audit/Accounts for RP Corporation, CPA) July 2018-Current

Compilation, Notice to Reader, Accounting and Tax support

Cambridge Mercantile Corporation, Toronto, Canada Sept 2018-Nov 2018

SOX and Internal Controls Specialist Short tem contract

Conducted and Supervised review of SOX procedures that included Balance Sheet reconciliations and made recommendations

Performed review of sub ledgers (Fixed Assets, AR, AP) and made suggestions for improvement

Education Audit Service Team (serving Ministry of Education and Training, Colleges & universities), Treasury Board Secretariat, Ontario, Toronto Jan 2016-June 2018

Senior Risk Consultant/Senior Internal Auditor (Worked multiple times on Contract during this period)

Lead audit team on ICOFR audit to evaluate design and operating efficiency and effectiveness of controls, recommended on audit issues with compliance to policies and directives

Reviewed financial health of service providers and made recommendations on issues

Assisted audit team in audit planning and risk assessment and in IT Cluster Audit

Completed risk assessment of service providers audit in scheduled time and lead and assisted in other ongoing audit of Ministry funded program (VFM)

Suggested risk management and control practices (COSO framework) to business team

Self Employed July 2013-Dec 2015

Compilation, Notice to Reader, Accounting and Tax support

The Canadian Depository for Securities Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada Apr 2011-June 2013

Senior Corporate Auditor

Key Accomplishments: I completed an on going review of software licenses of the organization that concluded in maintaining appropriate software at optimum cost

Project Management: Completed risk based operational and financial audits (planning to reporting) as per OSFI and AML, coordinated between audit and divisions, assisted the Audit Managing Director in annual audit plan, risk analysis and governance structure and applied ACL for sampling

Followed up on management response on audit recommendations, assisted in identifying business improvement opportunities and contributed to annual audit plan

Reviewed and validated software inventory and performed revenue audit

Conducted a quarterly operations audit of depository, clearing and settlement processes in accordance with CSAE 3416 (Canadian Standard on Assurance Engagements).

Assessed the compilation process of financial data in accordance with IFRS to determine adequacy of operational and finance controls

Reviewed quarterly financial statements as per IFRS

Sun Life Financial Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada Oct 2008-Mar 2011

Internal Auditor

Key Accomplishments: Brought to notice old and significant outstanding reconciliation items that lead to Finance team clearing all such entries

Lead a team of Auditors to perform operations and financial COSO based audits (planning to reporting) in Group Benefits Plans that included billing and collections, reserves calculations and experience studies, association and infinity (small businesses) and obtained appropriate management action plan for audit recommendations; Applied ACL for sampling and data analysis

Performed SOX audits and controls review during the IFRS implementation stage

Vendor Management/Third Party review: Audited operations of third parties and vendors based on inquiry and documentation

Conducted compliance to privacy laws over clients database

The Corporation of the City of Brampton, Ontario, Canada Aug 2004-Apr 2007

Internal Auditor

Key Accomplishments: Audit of credit cards issued to employees brought out several areas of concern in the process, that lead to streamlining of credit cards and efficiency in time and management of credit cards and conducted a cash management due diligence to strengthen internal controls in cash

Planned, Supervised and independently conducted VFM audits, including credit card audit, bank reconciliations, accounts payable transit operations and followed up on audit recommendations

Re-validated and audited year-end inventory of City’s Road Operations and Transit

Audited third parties (vendors) compliance to agreement based on inquiry and review

Drafted Audit Reports, reviewed internal audit programs to ensure coverage

Performed a due diligence audit of city revenue

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Hub Financial Inc., Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada Aug 2002-Mar 2003

Assistant Financial Controller

Arthur Andersen, Chartered Accountants, Mumbai, India Apr 2001-Mar 2002

Senior Auditor (External)

Ernst & Young, Chartered Accountants, Mumbai, India Oct 2000-Mar 2001

Assistant Audit Manager (External)

V. Sankar Aiyar & Co., Chartered Accountants, Mumbai, India Oct 1995-Sept 2000

Senior Auditor (External)

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT (CPA) 2018

Chartered Professional Accountants, Ontario

Passed CERTIFIED INTERNAL AUDITOR Exam 2006

Institute of Internal Auditors, USA

CLEARED UNIFORM CPA EXAMINATION 2003

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, USA CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT (India) 1994

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, India

BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (HONOURS) 1990

Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi, India



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