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Junior Accountant

Location:
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
October 02, 2016

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CALVIN SHIEN

** ************ *****, ******** ****, ON L4E-3T9

647-***-****

acwvnj@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE: Junior Accountant

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

Over 2 years of accounting and administrative experience in fast paced environments

Computer literate; proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, GSS, Yardi, MRI, Asset4000, JD Edwards

Highly adaptable; strong administrative, accounts payable & receivable, bank reconciliation, and bookkeeping skills

Excellent interpersonal skills with a diversity of customers and colleagues

Team player with a positive attitude and effective conflict resolution skills

Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and multi-task to achieve daily goals and deadlines

Strong attention to detail, results and process oriented

Energetic, enthusiastic and committed to solid work ethics

Instructor certification in Emergency First Aid, CPR-B, and Lifesaving

WORK HISTORY

Assistant Accountant

Living Properties Inc.

September, 2013 – July, 2016

Accurately managed full cycle accounts payable for over 100 properties, including single and multi-units residential and commercial rental properties, and condominiums

Successfully managed accounts receivable, processed charges, PAP and cheque receipts, and condo unit owners ledger reconciliation

Prepared month-end and year-end accrual, GL reconciliations and adjustments, budget variance analysis, and financial reporting for all condominiums

Successfully set up and managed monthly schedule for accounts payable

Accurately set up and managed vendors, GL, and property bank accounts database

Effectively handled payment status inquiry from vendors

Processed weekly cash flow summary analysis and monthly bank reconciliation for all properties

Effectively managed contractors’ WSIB clearance certificate records system

Accurately posted condominium annual budget distribution

Successfully co-ordinate fiscal year-end financial audit for condominiums and expertly resolved auditor’s inquiries

Effectively handled special projects for Property Managers and Operation Manager

Junior Corporate Accountant

Primaris Management Inc.

2010 – 2013

Accurately completed full cycle accounting and prepared month end working paper with accruals for 3 corporate entities with 12 general & admin departments

Prepared monthly bank reconciliations, HST, and QST reconciliations and filing, actual-budget analysis, and GL reconciliations

Processed bookkeeping for bi-weekly payroll and monthly corporate overhead expense allocations

Managed bookkeeping for transactions of banking credit facilities, money market investments, cash and share dividend distributions, and convertible debentures

Successfully provided user-support to fixed asset accounting system users

Expertly resolved requests from auditors to provide accounting backups and clarifications

Fixed Asset Accountant

Creit Management LP.

2007 – 2010

Accurately handled monthly full cycle fixed asset accounting and working paper for all industrial, office, and retailed properties in organization

Prepared monthly actual-budget analysis and GL reconciliations for fixed assets

Reviewed GL coding for fixed asset invoices

Effectively processed fixed asset section for MD & A in quarterly financial reporting

Successfully provided user-support to fixed asset accounting system users

Assisted corporate accounting team for IFRS transition and annual internal control review

Accounting Clerk

Darton Property Advisors & Managers Inc.

2006 – 2007

Accurately handled fully cycle accounts payable for industrial, office, and retailed properties

Prepared bank reconciliations

Effectively provided accounts receivable and administrative support for property accounting team

Efficiently updated the vendor information in Yardi accounting system, vendor databases

Effectively answered inquiries from vendors and contractors for payment status

Accounts Payable/Property Administrator

Metcap Living Inc.

2004 – 2006

Accurately handled full cycle accounts payable for multi-units residential rental properties

Effectively provided accounts receivable and administrative support for property management team

Maintained purchase order system of operating and capital expenses for residential properties

Effectively answered inquiries from vendors and contractors for payment status

Credit Assistant

TD Canada Trust Appraisal Services

2001 – 2004

Efficiently completed daily appraisal orders for residential properties from bank branches nationally

Handled inquiries from bank branches for appraisal order status

Achieved staff performance reward in 2004

ADDITIONAL WORK HISTORY

Certified Swimming Instructor

Self Employed for Private Lessons

2005 – 2015

Effectively coached children, age 5 – 10, free style, breast stroke, back stroke, and butterfly

Interacted with students’ parents in swimming lessons, applied extensive swimming instructor knowledge and provided advice, which increased client base by over 60% in 5 years period

Established “You Can Swim”

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Condominium Admin and HR

Humber College

May – August, 2016

Self-care & Caregiver Certificate

Living Water Counseling Centre

2011 – 2013

Photography – Levels I, II, and III

CGA Student – Level 4

Seneca College

CGA Association, Ontario

2011

2005 – 2010

PADI Open Water Scuba Diver Certificate

Scuba 2000

2008

Swim, First-Aid, Lifesaving Instructor Certificate

Lifesaving Society

2005, 2013 – 2015

Bachelor Degree of Arts

York University

1997 – 2001

VOLUNTEER WORK

Operation Outreach Member

Grace Community Food Share

2013 – Present

Grade 4 to 6 Mathematics Tutor

Toronto Chinese Public School

1998 – 1999



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