CAREER OBJECTIVE, SKILLS & STRENGTHS
To offer “quality” professional services supported by my strong experience. To provide innovative, result oriented solutions. Seeking a challenging position in the field of Accounting & Finance where I can apply my skills, talent and contribute to the growth of the organization.
Excellent knowledge of the corporate financial service sector and a proven capability of handling various Finance duties like Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Bookkeeping, complete Payroll incl. T3, T4, Complex Reconciliation, Inter Co Accounting, Financial Statements & Management Analytical Reports, Human Resources duties & Payroll.
Working experience on Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics, SAP R/3 (FI&CO), Simply Accounting, Quick books, Sage 300 (ACCPAC), Client Star, Solomon and FRX & Management Reporter (MR), Unisys Computers (CTOS system), Share Point, knowledge of OCR and Raisers Edge. Advanced Excel knowledge.
Self-motivated and proven ability to coordinate and organize priorities to meet deadlines. Extremely enthusiastic, hardworking, dedicated, self-starter and a quick learner. Detail-oriented, efficient and organized,
Successful at working under pressure and handled multi tasks. Work well individually & team player. I have always worked immensely in the automation of finance functions.
Achieved automation of manual tasks, resulting in better utilization of staff skills, improving productivity, reducing manual mistakes and morale. Reduced costs by 5% by review of payment terms, finance charges, scrutiny and Formulated daily worksheets for easy transaction recording purposes thereby reducing verification time.
Improved profitability 10% through internal controls, redistribution of costs & controlled cash flow.
Performed revenue recognition, analysis and forecasting that improved the company’s reporting system by over 30%, by implementing correct authoritative literature and Internal Controls document.
Finance Coordinator Association of Ontario Midwives Benefits Trust, Toronto Apr. 2016 to Present
Complete a full cycle of accounting functions like A/P, A/R, gen. Accounting including Payroll.
Prepare journal entries, reconcile and balance general ledger accounts. Maintain cash controls and initiate on-line banking transactions, accounts payable and accounts receivable systems.
Handled human resources (HR) tasks for the organization processed complete payroll, monitoring benefits programs, payroll benefits, CRA requirements and other administrative functions.
Produce monthly, quarterly and year-end general accounting and routine reporting to support Trustee decision-making and as required by Management, Audit and Member Benefits analysis.
Working on QuickBooks and Excel.
Finance Coordinator Habitat for Humanity, Toronto, Canada Jul. 2015 to Mar. 2016
Cross-functional accounting handling general accounting tasks, preparation of monthly journal entries for various account reconciliations. Revenue reconciliation and resolved accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
Analyze financial data systems, resources and processes to increase efficiency and improve controls.
Administrated accounting system, including troubleshooting, assessing needs and recommending solutions.
Prepared financial reports and other Management reports for HFH, International
Working on ACCPAC, Raisers Edge database and Excel.
Accounting Analyst ASSURIS-protector of Insurance policy holders. Jul. 2008 to May. 2015
Managed all aspects of the Accounts Payable and Accounts receivable process and Payroll.
Ensured that all journal entries for investments, expenses and P & L accounts were complete.
Built and maintained relationships with all internal/external parties to resolve any outstanding issues.
Performed Bank reconciliations for different banks and Funds transfers for daily activities.
Worked with the Controller in the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements for management.
Prepared and filed financial and non-financial returns. Coordinated and supported the completion of the interim and annual external audit process. Filing of Ontario & Quebec Federal & Provincial Licenses.
Ensured that established internal controls are implemented and complied with documentation of evidence.
Assisted in the Annual Risk Assessment and compliance reporting to the Audit Committee.
Coordinated and compiled information from the various functional areas in developing the Annual Budget.
Worked on Microsoft Great Plains, FRX & MR reporting and Excel.
Sr. Accountant/Admin. Assistant Digital Fairway Inc., Canada Aug. 2006 to Jun. 2008
Handled Management reports and complex reconciliation preparing daily reports for Executives for Quality Control. Also, prepared Internal Audit report for the management.
Handled full Accounting cycle like A/R, A/P, GL, Payroll (Ceredian), Cash flow, Inter-Co accounting and Audit.
Maintained Human Resources files for all employees working in Canada & prepared Payroll for Staff.
Processed customer claims and making a summarized case reports. (W D S system, ACCPAC, Soloman and Excel).
Inventory System reconciliation and customer pricing analysis.
Accountant Panalpina Inc.Toronto, Canada. Apr. 2002 to Jul. 2006
Reconciled all Vendor accounts, invoices, maintained accurate records of A/P transactions and ensuring that payables are charged to appropriate cost center for all US & Canada locations.
Worked on SAP R/3 ERP A/P, GL, Payroll (ADP) and complete check printing cycle and other related reports.
Tracking of payments made and follow-up on delinquent payments.
Downloading of data from SAP System into Excel and generating weekly reports with Macros & Pivot tables for vendors and managers. Configuring automatic payments for Accounts payables and Inter-company accounting.
WORK EXPERIENCE IN MUMBAI, INDIA
Accounts Manager Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd., Mumbai India. Aug. 1999 to Mar. 2002
Worked on ERP - SAP R/3 (FI & CO) and implemented partial customization attuned to the business. (Worked on A/P, A/R, GL, Payroll Finalization, Consolidation and Reporting).
Worked with end users and IT staff to coordinate tasks. Worked on Data transfer and coding.
Coordinated training sessions and support for all users of SAP at all Branch Offices in India.
Associated with Finalization of monthly Accounts, Budgets / Projections / Planning etc.
Month-end Financial Statement & procedures, Inter-company entries and Consolidation.
Final Consolidation of data for all foreign offices and generating monthly & yearly reports for Auditors.
Arranged Travel programs, Visas and arranged Allowances for overseas employees.
Sr. Manager - Finance Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai, India. Apr. 1989 to Jul. 1999
Accounts Payable, Banking, Accounts Receivable and Credit Management.
Developed a database for Project Planning activities and provided support for MIS. Functional support for data transfer from Unisys CTOS systems to Oracle Financials.
Worked as one point contact for employees overseas for their living allowances.
Prepared Statutory Reports and liaised with Govt. Authorities on matters relating to the Import and Export of software. Prepared financial reports, liaised with auditors and registering contracts. Handled Parallel accounts in different Currencies, Inter-company entries and Consolidation.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com), India with major in Accountancy & Economics (Accredited by University of Toronto).
Double Diploma in Computer Programming from Datamatics & NIIT, Mumbai India. Completed ACCPAC from Toronto, Canada.
Successfully completed professional development courses in Toronto from Schulich School of Business and Canadian Management Centre (CMC). Some of the courses like, “Improving Organization Performance”, “Team Leadership, Strategic Planning, Project Management for Admin staff” and Business writing courses.
Received an award for “Excellent Performance” for the Year 2000-2001 in Larsen & Toubro Ltd. And received multiple Performance Awards and Certificates for exemplary performance in Tata Consultancy Services.
COMMUNITY / VOLUNTEER WORK
Rendering voluntary services at Senior’s Home in Mississauga, Canada. Also, rendered voluntary services and worked for Theosophical Order of Services (founded by Dr. Annie Besant) in Mumbai, India & Toronto and received various certificates. Worked for the education of poor street children and welfare of their family in India.
REFERENCES: Available on request.