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Administrative Assistant Accounting

Calgary, AB, T2T 4T1, Canada
September 05, 2019

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Brendah Kaweesi

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Calgary, Alberta T2T 4T1

250-***-**** Cellular Email


Customer service, accounts payable, accounts receivable, vendor account and bank reconciliation, and bookkeeping experience

Sound knowledge of the full accounting cycle, including journal and subsidiary ledger systems, cash control and banking practices and processes

Recognized for attention to detail, accuracy, completeness, and professionalism in fast-paced, deadline driven environments

Excellent listening, verbal and written communication abilities

Exhibit foresight to address concerns proactively

Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, time-sensitive and confidential environment

Able to draw from experience and knowledge to apply concepts to current situations

Energetic, motivated, dependable, adaptable, punctual, self-directed, trustworthy and detail-oriented self-starter and team player with a positive attitude and excellent work ethics

Strong interpersonal, planning, prioritizing, time management, organizational, multitasking, decision-making and problem-solving skills

Quick learner and eager to participate in training programs


2015 - 2017 VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY Vancouver, British Columbia

• Marketing, Business Management, Accounting, HRM and Finance

2011 - 2014 UGANDA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY Mukono, Uganda

• Bachelor of Business Computing (Honours & Deans List)

Fundamentals of Accounting Computerized Accounting

Principles of Management Corporate Database Systems

Intermediate Accounting Electronic Business and Commerce

2004 – 2010 LONDON COLLEGE OF ST LAWRENCE Kampala, Uganda


January, 2019 - To -date Calgary, Alberta


Filing Clerk, Administration

Sorted, organized, and maintained office records accurately

Checked all incoming materials and categorized them alphabetically

Made copies, faxed, and printed important documents and delivered them to responsible party

Was responsible for gathering files from other departments and retrieving stored files as needed

Updated existing records and added new records

Removed outdated documents as per the company file maintenance procedures into storage.

Was responsible for sending out Accounts receivable invoices to vendors and followed up on payments.

Handled billing email accounts and responded to any correspondences between vendors and operational accountants respectively.

April, 2018 – December, 2018

GREEN CEDAR HOMES, Calgary, Alberta

Accounting Assistant, Administration

Handled filing and document management for the administrative sector.

Consulted regarding a redesign of the office scheduling system, increasing accuracy by 38%.

Achieved 95% customer satisfaction score based on feedback forms.

Handled successfully 30+ phone calls daily with no complaints during the time at company..

Responsible for Consolidating accounts payables, accounts receivables and payrolls

Generated budgets/forecasts for the management team

Managed and recorded company expenses

Prepared annual company accounts and reports

Generated various reports when required.

Managed data-base/data entry and spreadsheets for tracking employees/contractor’s documents going out and coming in.

August,2017 – January, 2018


Administrative Support Clerk (part-time)

Responsible for daily entry of accounting transactions.

Responsible for creating shipping labels and schedule daily pickups.

Assist with payroll and employee scheduling.

Responsible for file management and ordering office supplies.

Responsible for verifying and recording purchase orders and invoices into computer system.

Receive all incoming correspondence and packages and route to correct recipient

April, 2016 – June, 2017


File Clerk (part time)

Filed paper backup copies of data and research notes.

Retrieved information from storage for international office staff.

Created computer backups for international student’s records.

Scanned international student records for easy retrieval.

Researched varied information and compiled reports.

August, 2012 – June, 2014

IMPERIAL HOTELS GROUP Kampala, Uganda Accounting administrative Assistant

Performed all AR/AP, bank reconciliations, and credit cards statements monthly, and closing entries for monthly and annual financial close

Prepared and transacted direct deposited bank accounts in person and through computerized system

Maintained inventory, ordered office supplies and spoke with vendors

Reduced companies' supply bills by 10% through streamlining the process and researching price.


• MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• QuickBooks

• Sage 50

REFERENCES • Available on request

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