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Aspiring Accounting Professional

Toronto, ON, Canada
April 26, 2016

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Mobile: +1-289-***-**** ** Davidson Drive. Acton, ON, L7J 0A4 Email: References Available Upon Request 1


In pursuit of the Chartered Professional Accounting designation (CPA) Honors Bachelor of Business Administration Graduated June 2016

Concentration in Finance degree with an emphasis in Accounting Goodman School of Business, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario

Goodman Exchange Program, partnering with Aston University in England September 2014 – January 2015


• Advanced MS Office Skills including Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access, and Word o Wall Street Prep Excel Workshop (February 2016)

• Effective Financial Planning skills with forecasting, budgeting, and cash flow management through freelance business consulting

• Experience with Salesforce CRM, particularly with processing and organizing information into customer accounts

• Exceptional communication and presentation skills gained through various competitions and team oriented environments

• First-Aid and Smart Serve Certified


Data Entry and Data Analysis Clerk

Bell Canada, Toronto, Ontario June 2015 – August 2015

• Assisted in the implementation of Salesforce CRM by organizing and processing Brownfield and Greenfield contracts and preparing the contracts for uploading onto the system

• Improved accuracy by omitting errors and verifying required information through auditing the contracts, while working both independently and in a team oriented environment

• Exceeded expectations by meeting rigorous deadlines, maintaining a proactive and organized environment, resulting in successfully processing over 5100 contracts

Accounts Receivable

Next Gear Capital (Express Professional Development), Milton, Ontario July 2013 - August 2013

• Prepared necessary materials required for vehicle transactions, including ownership transfer and lean releasing

• Reported daily transactions, and receivables for clients while meeting detail oriented requirements, adapting to the fast pace environment

• Improved client billing and project control while ensuring adherence to policies, resulted in reduced errors and omissions while handling over $150,000.00 in daily transactions

Sales Representative

Campus Vacations (SnowJam), Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario September 2012 - January 2013

• Exceeded customer satisfaction needs by creating a customer focused sales environment, particularly towards first-year students.

• Generated 13 trip sales within the first three hours of the campaign using effective verbal communication and negotiation skills

• Generated revenue through gorilla marketing tactics, as well as door-to-door sales and promotional documents for upcoming events, resulted in attaining 30% of total sales throughout the campaign SHAHRUKH IQBAL

Mobile: +1-289-***-**** 12 Davidson Drive. Acton, ON, L7J 0A4 Email: References Available Upon Request 2


Co-Chair – Goodman Consulting Competition (GCC)

Goodman Accounting Students’ Association January 2016 – Current

• Planning and organizing the implementation of a six-week consulting competition to engage delegates in gaining a practical experience into the consulting industry

• Successfully coordinated between the local client and sponsors, comprised and organized all marketing materials, which subsequently developed a strong succession package for GCC and other Goodman-based competitions to use as example VP of Student Engagement

Brock Innovations Group – BIG at Goodman January 2016 – Current

• Promotion of entrepreneurship and innovative attitudes around campus through planning and organizing the implementation of two student-based events, as well through marketing through videos and photographic media

• Coordinating between interested audiences and Key Note speakers, and promotions of upcoming competitions, while encompassing creativity to develop programs and activities geared towards idea creation and business implementation Youth Entrepreneurship Kickoff Weekend Coordinator Brock Innovations Group – BIG at Goodman May 2015 – December 2015

• Planed the implementation of the events throughout the competition weekend, meeting budgetary compliances, and effectively scheduling between judges and sponsors, to provide an innovative experience to the delegates

• Successfully marketed and directed resources for capturing the entrepreneurial target market on Campus, and further promoting the entrepreneurial spirit on campus, making Brock University voted 4TH most entrepreneurial school in Canada VP of External Affairs

Enactus – Brock University April 2014 – September 2015

• Supported local businesses and organizations through raising charitable donations in the Niagara Region to increase their sustainable advantages

• Conceptualizing and implementing the “Project Suit Up” initiative, to gather professional clothing for at risk youths, resulting in over 100 donation units valued at over $1,200.00

Senior Mentor

Mentorship Plus – Brock University September 2013 – September 2015

• Assisted in creating a helpful transition for first year university students by guiding them through their university experience through providing them with resources and information geared towards personal self-sustainability

• Personally help my mentee with prioritizing effective work dynamics, and simplifying tasks Case Competitions:

• JDC Central – Academics (Entrepreneurship Team) – 2ND Place January 2016

• Start-Up Weekend Competition – 2ND Place March 2014

• Enactus Regional/National Exposition (BU-Students’ Union Community Engagement Award Recipient) March - May 2015

• UOIT Accounting Students Association: Connect Conference March 2014

• Brock University Accounting Students Association: Break The Case Competition March 2012

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