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Accounting Lab Instructor Aspiring CPA

Location:
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
September 21, 2019

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AHMED AFTAB

EDUCATION

MAcc - Master of Accounting

York University, Schulich (2018-19)

BBA – Accounting

York University, Schulich (2012-18)

TECHNICAL

EXPERTISE

Financial Reporting & Assurance

IFRS, ASPE & NPO

RMM, Materiality, Testing & SPRs

Financial Statements & Valuation

DCF, Asset-Based & ROI-Based

Trend & Ratio Analysis (CCC, PEG)

Income Tax Act

Individual & Corporate

Application Software

MS Office (Excel, Bloomberg & Sage

CONTACT

416-***-****

adaetn@r.postjobfree.com

Mississauga, Ontario

linkedin.com/in/ahmedaftab02

PERSONAL PROFILE

Passionate and results-oriented Master of Accounting graduate seeking to jumpstart my career by growing within a forward-thinking organization. Being a self-starter, I am quick to learn and dedicated to creating value in the projects I undertake. EXPERIENCE d

Lab Instructor & Marker, Intermediate Accounting

Schulich School of Business September 2019 - Present

• Instructing one 1.5-hour lab session/week for an Intermediate Accounting course in order to strengthen students’ understanding of concepts learned during lectures. Lab content includes reviewing technical material, going through various textbook questions and other exercises

• Striving to effectively address students’ needs by utilizing various teaching techniques to help improve student engagement; integrating real-life applications or personal experiences to make concepts clearer; and facilitating collaboration within the classroom to build connections between students. Engagement and participation levels are excellent

• Responsible for marking technical quizzes with a one-week turnaround time Institutional Support, GTA

Islamic Relief – Charity Week (CW) March 2019 - Present Selected as one of the (volunteering) Institutional Support recruiters/liaisons for GTA, relating to Islamic Relief’s Charity Week. CW is an annual international week-long event in which organizations (with IR’s help) undertake fundraising activities for social causes

• Presented and pitched CW to two different organizations – York MSA (Muslim Students Association) and Glendon MSA – with a focus on mutual objectives and the synergistic effects of teaming up. Both organizations have confirmed participation for CW 2019

• Maintaining ongoing communication with organizational leaders to better understand their resource needs and effectively address requests or concerns

• Going Forward: 1) Participating in group meetings to formulate new ideas and execution strategies for CW; 2) Helping organize, set up and host activities during CW; 3) Providing progress updates and milestones to IR leadership Lead Ambassador, Accounting

Schulich Master Programs Committee (MPC) September 2018 – April 2019 Elected as the Accounting Ambassador for MPC - an organization focused on improving Master-level programs at Schulich by reviewing academic curriculums, enhancing career development opportunities and holistically improving the student experience

• Gathered concerns and ideas from students within the MAcc program and presented recommendations to the leadership body, including the Associate Dean and Department Heads

• Voiced a common academic concern for MAcc students that Management Accounting material is insufficiently covered within the program. This idea has led to a quick change in curriculum and admission requirements, aimed at helping students better prepare for their CFE exam and career as a CPA. NEW GRADUATE - ASPIRING ACCOUNTANT

ACHIEVEMENTS

Dean’s Honors List – MAcc & BBA

2nd Place – PrimeTime Consulting

Top 10 – KPMG Ace the Case

OTHER ROLES

Athletics Leader, Accounting

Schulich Graduate Council (2018-19)

Ramadan Events Set-Up/Clean-Up

Sayeda Khadija Centre (2018)

Cashier

WalMart (2014)

Rides Attendant, Leviathan

Canada’s Wonderland (2013)



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