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Management Accounting

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
April 08, 2016

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Avi Sharma

**** ******* ******, *******, ******* Columbia V5H 2Y8


Digital Portfolio: Summary:

● Education: Diploma in Accounting (September 2016); Bachelor of Business Administration (2010); Master of Business Administration: Focus on Finance and Strategy (2014); Chartered Professional Accountant (Ongoing: CPA PREP)

● Technical Skills: Accounting- Bookkeeping, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis; Strategy; Business Management; Project Management; Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, FrontPage, PowerPoint, Visio; Accounting Programs: Simply Accounting, Quickbooks, Sage ACCPAC, Caseware

● Behavioural Traits and Soft Skills: Diligent; Driven and Motivated; Self Starter; Creative; Critical Thinking; Attention to Detail; Quick Learner; Self Directed; Team Player; Enjoys Challenges; Continuously Strives for Improvement; Proficient in Handling Multiple Responsibilities; Excellent Communication Skills (Oral and Written); Sound Interpersonal and Relationship Management Abilities; Diverse International Experience; Multilingual (English-Fluent, Nepali-Mother Tongue, Hindi-Fluent, French-Elementary)


Master of Business Administration

Specialization in Finance and Strategy

Memorial University of Newfoundland

September 2012-April 2014

CPA PREP Courses

Tax I & Adv. Management Accounting


Athabasca University

May 2014- September 2016

Diploma in Business Accounting

Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and


(Now Saskatchewan Polytechnic)

January 2011- September 2016

Pending: Tax 2, Corporate Taxation

Bachelor of Business Administration

Specialization in Marketing

Kathmandu University

August 2005-March 2010

Professional Association Membership:

CPA Western School of Business

(Pending Transcript Evaluations)

Edmonton, AB

September 2016 (Expected)


Work Experience:


Global Carpets and Hardwood Ltd., Vancouver, Canada March 21, 2016- Ongoing

Bookkeeping of all ledgers

Account Payable

Bank account reconciliations and ledger reconciliation

Assist in preparation of Financial Statements


Inventory management and control

Assist with accounting cash flow, budget and government remittances.

Reporting to the controller

Process purchase order, progress billings and liaison with suppliers, contractors and sub-trades.

Quick books and Simply Accounting

Ensure positive and productive working relationship are maintained within the accounting department and company

Interact with banking representatives, suppliers, employees and clients to ensure accurate billing and reporting.

Assist in monthly auditing to the controller

Accounting Intern (3 months term)

D Arora and CO. CGA, Burnaby, BC

December 10, 2015-March 10, 2016


Quickbooks, Caseware, Simply Accounting

Compilation and Finalization


Tax Return (Personal and Corporate)


Accounting & Administrative Associate

P &B Bookkeeping, Regina, SK

November 01, 2014- December 05, 2015

Bookkeeping-Synoptic, Quickbooks


Tax Return (Corporate and Personal)

Inventory Valuation





Teaching Assistant, Statistics, Decision Modelling Faculty of Business Administration

Memorial University

September 2012-December 2013,

May 2014-August 2014

Assisted Students with Assignments

Marked Assignments

Invigilated Examinations

Project Consultant (Term)

Gardiner Center, Memorial University

May 2013-August 2013

Reviewed Customer Stratification Criteria

Reviewed Existing Customer Relationship Management Activities

Developed High Level CRM Implementation Plan

Protocols for CRM Crisis, Event, Opportunity Management, Recommend Feedback Mechanisms Junior Financial Analyst

TAEC Consult, Kathmandu Nepal

April 2007-June 2010

Processed Invoices, Bookkeeping

Updated General Journal and Ledger

Accounts Receivable Aging

Maintained Accounts Payable

Disbursed Payroll

Bank Reconciliation, Float Management

Quarterly, Annual Closing of Accounts

Financial Statement Compilation

Policies, Procedures and Compliance

Tested Controls, Internal Audit Team

Budgeting and Forecasting

Business and System Analyst (Term)

E-Insure Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand

February 2009 April 2009

Maintained Records of Quotes

Assisted with Claims Administration, Policy Renewals

Customer Prospecting, Business Development

Developed Marketing Proposals

Translated Information Needs to System Design Specifications

Maintained Company Website


Seminars and Training:

Foundations of Project Management I, II

MITACS Step (Project Management Institute


St John’s, Newfoundland, April 2014

Professional Skills Development Program

Office of Career Development and Experiential

Learning, Memorial University of Newfoundland

May-July 2013

Foundations of Time Management


St John’s, Newfoundland

February 2014

Summer Business Institute for Entrepreneurs

Office of Career Development and Experiential

Learning, Memorial University of

Newfoundland, August 2013

Awards and Honours:

W.F. Morneau Scholarship, $2,000,

(High Academic and Professional Ambition)

School of Graduate Studies, Memorial


October 2013

Great Distinction, Business Certificate,

(Grades above 90%)

Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and


April 2012

International Student Scholarship, $8,000

(Awarded for Academic and Extracurricular


Columbia University, NY, USA

August 2005

Dean’s List for Outstanding Academic


(GPA above 3.5)

Kathmandu University, Kathmandu, Nepal

January 2006, September 2006, January 2008,

August 2008, January 2009, August 2009

Volunteer Activities:


Earthquake Relief and Rehabilitation

Various Organizations, Nepal

April-June, 2015

Event Coordinator

Earthquake Relief Charity Event

MUN for Nepal, Memorial University

July, 2015

Vice President, Finance

MBA Student Association

Memorial University of Newfoundland

September 2013 –February 2014

Instructor, English as a Second Language

Association of New Canadians

St. John’s, Newfoundland

January 2013-October 2013

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