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Accounts assistant

Sri Lanka
June 30, 2016

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Hapuarachchige Don Ramesh Shehantha

Mobile: +94-779-***-*** / +94-765-***-***


Skype: rameshshehantha

Career Objective

To become a well-recognized professional in dynamic environment, utilizing my knowledge, skills and experience for demonstration and innovation, contributing to the best of my abilities to the attainment

Of the goals of the organization that I work for.

Professional Qualifications

Institute : Institute Of Chartered Accountants Sri Lanka

Course : ICASL

Status : Passed Certificate level

Institute : Sri Jayewardenepura University

Course : B. Sc Business administration (General) External Degree

Status : 1st year

Work Experience

Period : 12th Dec 2011 to 29th Aug 2014

Position held : Senior Associate (Audit Associate)

Place of work : PricewaterhouseCoopers – Sri Lanka

Work Experience

Period : 18th Sep 2014 to 18th Dec 2014

Position held : Trainee Accountant (Investment Controller)

Place of work : Sampath Bank PLC – Sri Lanka

Work Experience

Period : 5th Feb 2015 to up to now (current working place)

Position held : Accounts assistant (Handling Receivables, payables and night audits)

Place of work : Reefs Edge Resorts (Pvt) Ltd (Hotel)

Responsibilities / Work carried out

At Hotel (Reefs Edge Resorts)

Handling account receivables.

Handling accounts payable.

Preparation of Monthly Management reports.

Handling cash float and petty cash.

Reviewing the accuracy of night audit reports.

Preparation of bank reconciliations.

Monitoring cashier functions.

At Audit Firm-(PWC)

Planning and execution of assurance assignments [Statutory Audits, agreed upon procedures, carrying out solvency tests, review of financial statements and demonstrate through on knowledge and application of Sri Lankan accounting standards such as SLFRS, LKAS]

Evaluating Budgets and cost controlling reports of the companies.

Participating in initial show me meetings with client prior to commencing the Audit

Understanding and evaluating the internal control framework of organizations,

Analyzing & Identifying Audit risks and mitigating the risks

Managing the Audit process with consideration to audit risk issues and accounting matters

Performed day to day audit works, include the audit planning, control testing,

Substantive works, supervision of junior staffs, reporting and completion

Built positive client relationships through continues professional communication

Communicated and reported findings to audit manager, partners and client’s management

Scope of industry categories / Client portfolio at PricewaterhouseCoopers

Industry Companies

Power generation : Asia Power (Pvt) Ltd (Sri Lanka branch)

Asia Power operations and maintenance (Pvt)Ltd (Sri Lanka branch)

Apparel Sector : Noyon Lanka (Pvt) Ltd (MAS Holdings)

Triumph International Lanka (pvt) Ltd,

Investment Business : Ceybank unit trust

Ceylon Asset Management

Shipping Sector : OOCL Lanka (Pvt) Ltd

[Freight forwarder] OOCL Logistic Lanka (Pvt) Ltd

Manufacturing and : Lanka Floortiles PLC

Trading Energizer Lanka Ltd

Sundaram Lanka Tyres Limited.

Media, Entertainment & : Express Newspapers (Ceylon) Ltd

Advertising Asian Media Publication (Pvt) Ltd

Services : DHL Keels (Pvt) Ltd

Fitch Ratings Lanka Limited

Hotel sector : Serendib Leisure Holdings (Pvt) Ltd (Hotel Sigiriya)

Language and Computer

Proficiency in reading, report writing and Speaking English fluently.

Practical exposure in Micros Opera system and Micros Navi system.

Hands on experience in MS office and Audit software such as Lotus Notes applications, Aura audit


Practical exposure to ERP systems including SAP and QuickBooks.

Skills & Competencies

Competent to efficiently contribute towards the aspired success of the business by using relevant tools & strategies in order to meet business objectives, ensuring operational excellence in specified areas

Good at making relationship with any person and always a good team worker in any work

Have ability to communicate well with others and work under challenging environment

Always ready to do any type of hard work to achieve the objective

Extra-Curricular Activities

Worked as a student Manager in school Hatton National Bank unit.

Had taken part for school English and Sinhala day competitions.

Was a secretary of school commerce association.

Was a treasurer of St. Jude youth club in wellabada church & Member of Young Christian association.

Personal Information

Full Name : Hapuarachchige Don Ramesh Shehantha

Address : No: 413, Paranambalama,Uswetakeiyawa, Sri Lanka

Date of Birth : 1991, September 26

Age : 24 plus

Nationality : Sri Lankan

Residence : Sri Lanka

Identity No : 912701778V

Passport No : N5357508

Non Related Referee - 1

Name: Leel Karunaratne (ACA)

Address: 214,High Level Road, Kirullapone,colombo 6, sri Lanka

Occupation: Chief Financial Officer

Organization: Wheels Lanka Trading (Pvt)Ltd


Tell: +947*-******* or +941*-*******

Non Related Referee - 2

Name: Nadarajah Nandakumar

Address: 100, Braybrook, Place, Colombo 2, sri Lanka

Occupation: Assistant Manager (Audit & Assurance)

Organization: PricewaterhouseCoopers - Sri Lanka


Tell: +941*-******* or +947*-*******


I hereby declare that the particulars furnished above are true and correct to the best of my knowledge. In the event of being selected for any employment in your esteemed organization I shall Endeavour to discharge my duties to the entire satisfaction of my superiors.

Ramesh Shehantha 28.04.2016

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