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Research Analyst for IT

Etobicoke, ON, M9A 4X7, Canada
February 29, 2020

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Mehreen Khattak

** ******* ******, ***. #****, Toronto, Ontario, M9A4X7 Tel: 647-***-****, Email: mehreen EDUCATION AND RELEVANT SKILLS

Bachelor of Commerce Candidate,

University of Toronto - Rotman Commerce

September 2017 - December 2020

Specialist in Finance and Economics

● 3.62 GPA, Dean’s List 2017, 2018, 2019

● Expected Date of Graduation: December 2020

● Academic Awards: Tom and Rose Di Giacomo

Academic Grant (2019)

● Related Coursework: Focus on Finance, with

electives in Economics, Accounting and


● Relevant courses: Marketing I: A, Data

Management: A*, Capital Market Theory: A*,

Calculus and Vectors: A*

● Intermediate knowledge of Programming in

Python, CSS and HTML

● Trilingual Certificate in English, Spanish and

French, Fluency in Urdu

Relevant Skills

Programming in Python, HTML, CSS 5 years experience in all Strong Proficiency in Excel

Extensive knowledge in excel to analyze data with the implementation of multiple regression, HLOOKUP/VLOOKUP, Excel Pivot Tables and Solver, as well as represent the data in graphs MS Powerpoint

Uses polished MS Powerpoint skills to create professional presentations, with the addition of Slidemaster, animation, and SmartArt to engage the audience

G Suite

Experienced user of Gmail, and can use Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides to collaborate with others on projects

Able to use the Calendar feature to schedule events and plan upcoming deadlines

Communication and Oral Skills

Possesses exceptional communication and presentation skills, honed by taking part in Case Competitions, Volunteer and Work experience


MAPELab Research Assistant, University of


May 2019 - Present

● Aid PhD Researchers with financial and behavioural data collection and analyzation using multiple regression, HLOOKUP/VLOOKUP, and Excel Pivot Tables

● Represent the data using bar graphs and pie charts in Excel, used develop marketing strategy

● Design Presentations to report data and findings using Slide Master, animation, and SmartArt in PowerPoint to engage audience

● The results of these data collections and analyses are used to support arguments that are published in

academic papers and essays

IT Analyst Intern, Jamil Khattak Consulting


May 2019 - August 2019

● Researched and reported on trends in IT development, & cyber attacks that target operational systems

● Presented findings, and results indicated one of the main concerns in IT is operational disruption due to malware

● Implemented these results and improved operations by ensuring a minimum level of service provision in the case of any malware or related disruption

Perspectives Case Competition Semifinalist,

University of Toronto

March 2018, March 2019

● Analyzed financial statements and marketing strategy of Pita Pit (2018) and Freshii (2019)

● Brainstormed ways these franchises can improve sales, boost growth and increase loyal customer base by

optimizing their location, catering to the needs of health-conscious millennials and o ering attractive promotions

● Extrapolated the e ects of implementing these

suggestions on the growth and financial statements of the franchises with the use of Monte-Carlo simulations

● Organized and presented these findings to 4 judges and 30 students in a comprehensive and professional way INTERESTS

● Learning new languages and about di erent cultures: I am fluent in 4 languages and counting

● Reading: I enjoy reading mystery and actions novels, as well as read the ISACA Journal, The Economist and Pivot magazine to enrich my knowledge of business

● Sports: I have played recreational badminton for 13 years and have lifeguard training in swimming

● Volunteer Work: I am a volunteer math tutor for high school students and devote time to the Regenesis

organization monthly to aid with food banks

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