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Manager Accounting

Location:
Mississauga, ON, Canada
Salary:
100000
Posted:
October 14, 2019

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Summary of Qualifications & Experience

Highly organized and detail-focused Leader with an exceptional track record of accurately handling financial reporting in deadline-oriented environments.

Over fourteen (14) years experience in Auditing/Accounting, with in excess of ten (10) years at a management level.

Strong background in Auditing, Accounting, Taxation and Supply Chain Management with the ability to perform at a Strategic level.

Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified General Accountant (CGA) and MBA qualified.

Skilled in all aspects of recording transactions, reconciling accounts, and ensuring accuracy with analytical reviews. Ability to improve internal controls.

Expert in developing and delivering monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for Executive management within tight deadlines.

Proven ability to identify and implement improvements to streamline processes, thus increase efficiency and productivity.

Integrity with demonstrated Strategic leadership, organizational and managerial skills.

Professional communication skills include fluency in English, strong interpersonal, analytical, persuasive and negotiating skills.

Professional Experience

Guyana Power & Light Inc – Georgetown, Guyana

Procurement & Inventory Manager August 2018 to Present

Key Contributions

Managed the procurement requirements of the company with an estimated annual spending of GY$30B or US$150M.

Successfully negotiated contracts on behalf of the company inclusive of a one year (1) HFO contract for a value of USD 76M.

Managed a total of fifty (50) staff and ten (10) warehouses.

Reduced Material stock out from twenty five percent (25%) to one percent (1%) without increasing Inventory Value and Holding Cost.

Streamlined the Procurement process and reduced processing time by fifty percent (50%).

Project Manager for the successful implementation of the Oracle Inventory software.

Drafted Procurement and Warehouse Management manuals for the company.

Accountant August 2015 to August 2018

Key Contributions

Provided technical accounting and procurement advice to the Procurement & Inventory Manager and conducted periodic training with Inventory & Procurement supervisors.

Significantly strengthen internal controls as it relates to Inventory;

Technical Expert in Project team that successfully implemented the Oracle Inventory software;

Improved the performance of the Inventory Department by implementing various Inventory Management techniques inclusive of FIFO, Min-Max & EOQ;

Supported a significant increase in productivity levels by streamlining Inventory accounting processes.

Developed a consolidated Procurement Plan for the company.

Reviewed the Strategic Functions of the Procurement & Inventory Accounting Department and recommended changes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the department.

Guyana Revenue Authority – Georgetown, Guyana

Manager August 2013 – July 2015

Key Achievements:

Instrumental in the recovery of taxes in excess of G$3 Billion from fifteen (15) cases.

Manage fifteen (15) staffs inclusive of tax auditors, junior auditors and assistants.

Ensured the correct application of Tax Laws, legislations, policies, programs and standards procedures to achieve Divisional objectives.

Provided advice and guidance to staff on various techniques used by Companies to evade taxes.

Liaison with internal units/divisions and represented GRA with external stakeholders.

Tax Auditor April 2012 – August 2013

Key Achievements

Instrumental in the recovery of taxes in excess of G$600 Million from ten (10) cases.

Manage junior auditors and assistants.

Investigate activities of taxpayer to ensure that they comply with the legal requirements in accordance with the Tax Laws.

Effectively conduct investigations, interview taxpayers to resolve disagreements based on analysis completed and supporting evidence obtained.

Ganesh Singh & Brothers Logging Co. Inc (Part time) – Berbice, Guyana

Accountant January 2009 – March 2012

Key Achievements:

Supported a significant increase in productivity levels by streamlining accounting processes.

Prepared and delivered to management, under extremely quick turnaround timelines, accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.

Assisted in Implementing Internal controls necessary for the business processes.

Preparation of Bank Reconciliations and Supervision of Junior Staffs in the Accounting duties.

Demerara Mutual Life Assurance Society Ltd. – Georgetown, Guyana

Management Accountant May 2008 – October 2010

Key Achievements

Excelled within a fast-paced environment, continually taking on increased levels of responsibility.

Preparation of financial statements for various Pension schemes for Audit purposes and dealing with queries from Auditors.

Prepared and delivered to management, under extremely quick turnaround timelines, accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.

Ensure proper functioning of the Accounts Department through supervisions of junior staffs.

Assisted the Finance Controller in the preparation of the company’s yearly budget and Annual financial statements for Audit Purposes.

Maurice Solomon & Co. Chartered Accountants – Georgetown, Guyana

Senior Auditor January 2006 – April 2008

Key Achievements

Excelled within a fast-paced environment, continually taking on increased levels of responsibility.

Preparation of Financial Statements and tax computations for companies and individuals.

Assisted the Audit Manager in the planning and execution of audits.

Volunteer Activities/ Clubs

•Non-Pariel Community Development Council – Guyana – Chairman 2015 – 2015

•Non-Pariel Community Policing Group – Guyana – Chairman 2014 – 2015

•Enterprise Busta Sports Club – Guyana - Treasurer 2014 – 2017

•Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha Youth Group – Guyana – Member 2012 – 2017

Education & Qualifications

Membership of CPA/CGA Canada 2019

Masters in Business Administration (MBA) 2019

Heriot-Watt University (Distance Learning) – Edinburg, United Kingdom

Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) 2013

(Equivalent to a Bachelor degree from an Ontario university, as determined by World Education Services in Toronto, ON)

Cacique Inc. – Accounting & Management Consultants – Guyana

Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) – with 3rd Place CAT Award from ACCA.

Accountancy Training Centre – Georgetown, Guyana 2006

Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) Six (6) Subjects - with Three (3) distinctions and Mathematics Award. 2003

Annandale Secondary School – Guyana

Other Training

Leadership – Manitoba Hydro International (Canada) - 2019

Procurement & Inventory Management – Manitoba Hydro International (Canada) - 2019

Project Management – Manitoba Hydro International (Canada) – 2019

Inventory Management – CAGI – 2018

Supply Chain Management - Manitoba Hydro International (Canada) – 2017

Performance Management System – 2017

Supervisory Management – 2015

References

•Available upon Request



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