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Financial Accounting

Location:
Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
March 18, 2019

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Souheir Gammoh

Toronto, Ontario

ac8tkg@r.postjobfree.com

416-***-****

Profile Summary

Efficient and organized Certified Public Accountant, 10+ progressive experiences in accounting and finance within a mining setting.

Results driven, team oriented leader, strong supervisory and analytical skills, whose accomplishments reflect superior business acumen, a demonstrated commitment to organizational growth.

Expert in analyzing existing operations, identifying growth opportunities and implementing effective systems, strategies, and processes to improve organizational performance and profitability by directing and ensuring effective execution of simultaneous projects without compromising quality.

Proven internal and external communication and coordination skills with business partners.

Strong experience in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) & International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Superior knowledge of several software systems, and have a strong computer usage experience.

Core Accounting Experience

Financial Reporting & Planning, Efficiency Improvements

Budgeting, Forecasting, & Planning. Debt Restructuring

Treasury Functions Internal Control Focus

Policies and Procedure streamlining and documentation

Continuous Process Improvement

Performance Management, Financial and Management Reporting

Regulatory Compliance, Financial Statements & Financial Analysis

Strong Quick Books, Sage 50, Sage 300, Sage Business Vision, Epicor, Oracle, Hyperion Planning and Budgeting, Microsoft Dynamics Navision, MS Office– Excel etc.), 7shifts Simple Order, POS System (Revel), (Google Suite, Sheets, Drive). Industry of experience: Mining, Food, Retail & Manufacturing, Payroll (ADP, Pay works, Ceridian and Oracle).

Strategic Problem Solver.

System Technology Design and Various ERP Implementations,

GAAP & IFRS.

Full Cycle Accounting including Project Accounting, Monthly, Quarterly and Year End closing, Bank and Accounts reconciliation.

Monthly, quarterly governance reports for several key legal entities, Bank and Accounts reconciliation, CMR (Central Management Reporting).

Monthly, quarterly and year end external reporting requirements to SEC and Statistics Department

Education

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)-American Institute for Certified Public Accountants-AICPA.

Bachelor of Science – Accounting-University of Jordan.

Professional Experience

Hoctief PPP Solutions North America Inc.

Toronto-Canada November 2018-February 2019

Senior Accountant

Oversee day to day operations of Accounts Payable and Receivable

Reconcile Bank Accounts.

Post Month end accruals.

Communicate with customers and vendors regarding any issues that might arise on their accounts.

Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliation for general ledger accounts and balance sheets.

Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.

Verify and analyze business records, transactions, and procedures Prepare schedules for quarterly reviews and year-end audit for independent external auditors. Research issues, clarify information, and prepare supporting data and schedules.

Prepare financial statements, and management reports as requested.

Day to day maintenance of cash, bank deposits.

Manages month-end financial closing process adhering to timelines, and financial reports for internal and external reporting and File Company (HST) Tax

Premier Powder and Paint Inc. Toronto-Canada November 2017-July 2018

Senior Accountant

Selected and implemented Sage Business Vision.

Oversee day to day operations of Accounts Payable and Receivable, Process Work Orders, Packing Slips, Invoicing.

Reconcile Bank Accounts.

Post Month end accruals.

Communicate with customers and vendors regarding any issues that might arise on their accounts.

Process purchase orders until receipt of goods, and post vendor invoices.

Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliation for general ledger accounts and balance sheets.

Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.

Verify and analyze business records, transactions, and procedures Prepare schedules for quarterly reviews and year-end audit for independent external auditors. Research issues, clarify information, and prepare supporting data and schedules.

Prepare financial statements, and management reports as requested.

Day to day maintenance of cash, bank deposits.

Manages month-end financial closing process adhering to timelines, and financial reports for internal and external reporting and File Company (HST) Tax.

Powder Coaters Inc. Toronto-Canada November 2015-November 2017

Senior Accountant

Oversee day to day operations of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.

Reconcile Bank Accounts.

Post Month end accruals.

Post and maintain Fixed-assets and depreciation schedules.

Process Bi-weekly payroll using ADP and/or Pay works, by Review and reconcile payroll reports and timesheet.

Experience in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) & International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Prepare GL entries, accrual entries and adjusting entries for payroll.

Prepare monthly payroll remittance such as health tax, WSIB and taxable benefits.

Prepare record of employment as required.

Issue and review T-4 slips on an annual basis.

Manage and organize current and former employee personal files including employment agreements and internal correspondence

Monitor vacation balances and sick time administration for all employees.

Responsible for all Human resources issues and requests and respond to employee’s payroll questions, issues and concerns.

Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliation for general ledger accounts and balance sheets.

Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.

Verify and analyze business records, transactions, and procedures Prepare schedules for quarterly reviews and year-end audit for independent external auditors. Research issues, clarify information, and prepare supporting data and schedules.

Liaison with external auditors, customers, vendors and CRA.

Prepare financial statements, and management reports as requested.

Day to day maintenance of cash, bank deposits.

Manages the month-end financial close process adhering to timelines, and financial reports for internal and external reporting.

File all Company taxes HST, Issue ROE, T4s, and payroll government remittances.

Arz Fine Foods. Group of Companies- September 2012-April 2015

Financial Controller

Oversee day to day operations of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.

Reconcile Bank Accounts.

Post Month end accruals, foreign exchange and bad debt provisions.

Post and maintain Fixed-assets, depreciation in Excel.

Reconcile intercompany accounts and post eliminating journal entries.

Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliation for general ledger accounts and balance sheets.

Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.

Verify and analyze business records, transactions, and procedures Prepare schedules for quarterly reviews and year-end audit for independent external auditors. Research issues, clarify information, and prepare supporting data and schedules.

Liaison with external auditors, customers, vendors and CRA.

Perform regular inventory physical count and inventory rollover for each reporting period.

Analyze Inventory and Product costs elements and take the necessary action to correct variances.

Prepare financial statements, and management reports as requested.

Day to day maintenance of cash, bank deposits, reconcile with POS reports, payments and transfers.

Manages the month-end financial close process, adhering to timelines, and financial reports for internal and external reporting.

Maintains responsibility for managing and providing direction to a team of 6 which includes reviewing work to ensure quality, accuracy, and timeliness of the deliverables.

File all Companies taxes (HST, PD7, EHT, and WSIB).

NB: Arz Fine Foods were a group of six companies which has been amalgamated and then sold its assets to one of the largest food retailers in Canada.

BSM Wireless Toronto -Canada March -September 2012

Financial Analyst /Contract

Select and implement an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for the company, includes functional areas such as:

Financial accounting: - General ledger, fixed asset, payables, receivables, cash management and financial consolidation.

Management accounting- Budgeting and costing.

Human resources: - Recruiting, training, payroll, benefits.

Manufacturing: - bill of materials, work orders, quality control.

Supply chain management: - Supply chain planning, order to cash, purchasing, inventory.

Document as is processes, and to be processes by applying best practices for all business and functional areas.

Prepare data migration information and schedules.

Potash Corp, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan & Arab Potash Company, November 2003 – July 2011

Financial Controller

Responsible and accountable for the company’s financial and taxes reporting on timely and regular basis monthly, quarterly and year end in accordance with IFRS and GAAP.

Liaised with external, internal auditors and other stakeholders.

Reviewing and analyzing actual costs versus budgets and substantiates and justified expenditures and expense reports.

Maintained, approved and made decisions to all accounting entries in matters pertaining to the day-to-day and ongoing activities in the accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, project costing, fixed assets and product costing, foreign currencies positions and treasury functions.

Managed a team of 65 accountants and 2 Accounting Managers in three company locations which includes reviewing work to ensure quality, accuracy, and timeliness of the deliverables, setting/measuring performance outcomes, career development/counseling, and performance management and recruitment (if required) in consultation with Deputy General Manager-Finance/IT.

Designed special automated software applications such as employees saving fund, employees housing loans, employees’ medical expense and after retirement medical fund.

Led ERP implementation team for Oracle Financials (General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Cash Management, and Costing) modules, in addition to Oracle (MRP Inventory, Human Resources and Payroll, Maintenance, Procurement, Order Management and Oracle Property Manager & Oracle R12 to apply FRS 16 / ASC 842) modules by using GAAP, IFRS and best practices relevant to the mining sector which includes chart of accounts, processes flow charts, and system testing for verification and accuracy . This successful implementation resulted in avoiding delays in closing periods and enabled producing on time accurate and relevant financial statements, budgets and financial reports and to produce efficient and effective information to management, Audit Committee of the board of Directors.

Led Hyperion Planning and Budgeting implementation.

Designed Company’s chart of accounts in five segments by applying the concept of business units or activity based costing.

Approved and signed all payment transactions, supervised and approved all monthly accrual journal entries.

Oversaw accounting policies procedures, internal controls by implementing, monitoring and enhancing of accounting policies, procedures and systems, analyzing problems, determining approaches to ensure timely and accurate reporting.

Led a team to document of several business processes within finance and other business areas to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of operations, reliability of financial reporting, compliance with laws base on industry best practices, internal regulation and policies in order to sustain company prosperity and growth and enhance financial reporting integrity an wrote manuals which outlined process flowcharts, and trained users, to insure that all accounting and business transactions are appropriately authorized and recorded in compliance with these established policies, procedures and laws.



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