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completed US CPA Uniform Examination

Location:
Longueuil, Quebec, Canada
Posted:
October 04, 2016

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KHATIRA SAIEM

514-***-****

acwwu5@r.postjobfree.com

https://ca.linkedin.com/in/khatirasaiemali

PROFILE

Excellent analytical abilities

Experience with filing Canadian tax returns

Experience with conducting individual US tax returns

Strong understanding of Canadian and US tax laws and regulations

Strong belief in financial ethics and integrity

Ability to work with minimal supervision and under pressure

Team player and able to motivate others in a teamwork environment

Obtained Accounting degree at Concordia University and completed the Uniform US CPA Examinations

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Accounting Intern Toronto, Summer 2015

Barney River Investments Ltd.

Reconciled bank statements by comparing statements with general ledger

Updated and maintained accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transaction

Assisted VP Finance in preparing various schedules for monthly and quarterly financials and prepared reports on variation from budgeted report

Key Achievement:

Developed a new efficient filing system to store electronic and paper files

Quality Assurance Analyst Montreal, 2014- 2015

Thomson Reuters

Tested DT Max (professional) software to ensure compliance with the new federal and provincial tax regulations

Researched and created personal and corporate Canadian tax case plans to test different schedules

Reported and effectively communicated bugs and tax credit optimization glitches to the manager

Key Achievements:

Researched, tested and presented to the team the new 2014 tax credit: Family Tax Cut of Schedule 1-A

Tax Support Representative Montreal, 2014-2015

Thomson Reuters

Delivered tax, technical customer support for UFile (Individual) software

Answered customers’ inquiries in regards to tax and technical issues

Analyzed and reported back to the customers their tax returns and how to maximize their tax refunds

Key Achievements:

Constantly surpassed performance benchmarks during 2014 and 2015 tax seasons leading to satisfied customers and a renewal of work contract

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Montana Board of Public Accountants Montreal, 2016

Completed the Uniform CPA Examinations

Concordia University, John Molson School of Business Montreal, 2014

Bachelor of Commerce, Major Accountancy

VOLUNTEER WORK

Enhancing Learning Center Director Montreal, Currently

Aga Khan Education Board

Manage 6 learning centers throughout Quebec with 65 professional teachers and over 600 students

Support teachers, directors, and the regional and national team members on running the centers

Implementing the ‘Growth Mindset’ approach into our centers found by psychologist Carol Dweck

Volunteer agent Montreal, 2005-2015

Aga Khan Development Network

Raised funds to fight global poverty through organizing car washes, garage sales, and informative sessions

Catalogued books donated by Canadian schools and universities to Mombasa and organized for the shipment

Mentoring Ismaili girls to integrate into the Canadian schooling system in order to pursue their higher education

Administrator Montreal, 2012

David Suzuki Foundation

Responded to telephone inquiries, transferred calls to appropriate departments and provided administrative help

Relayed appropriate information and requested documentation to fellow team members

Tour Guide Montreal, 2007

Champlain College

Leading tours of 6 to 8 French-speaking prospective students and their parents

Helped French students to integrate into the English college environment throughout the semester

LANGUAGE

French: Fluent in oral, written, and reading

English: Fluent in oral, written, and reading

Dari: Fluent in oral

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Proficiency in using Microsoft office suite (Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Tax software (DT Max and UFile)

Property management software (Yardi Voyager).

REFERENCES

Available upon request



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