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Accounting Clerk

Toronto, ON, Canada
March 19, 2020

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George Abdelmesih Abdelmesih 647-***-****


Dedicated accounting professional with over 10 years of experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and bookkeeping with various industries

Excellent work experience on A/P tasks from matching to running cheques

Three-way matching process using SAP financial system

Practical experience of QuickBooks and Simply Accounting

Work well under pressure to meet all deadlines

Able to learn new duties quickly, organized, accurate, and reliable worker

Proven analytical and problem-solving skills in identifying issues


XTR Energy Services, Burlington, ON Oct 2019 – Present

Accounting Administrator – Contract

Communicated with 40 Territory managers over the phone or email in regards to orders and billing

Placed the order with hauler`s, generating bills and invoicing

Entered AP and AR data into QuickBooks

Reconciled customer’s statement to identify and monitor due accounts

Chicken Farmers of Ontario, Burlington, ON Dec 2017 – Jul 2019

Accounting Clerk

Resolved accounts receivable and billing issues both internally and externally in SAP. Prepared weekly cheque runs and wire payments. Worked with over 1500 Ontario chicken farmers

Ensured that all payments received from farmers were correctly applied, minimizing errors to avoid outstanding invoices

Followed up with vendors on statements, ensuring accuracy of billing and avoiding late payment charges

Conducted accrual for closing quarters to assist in budget preparation

Prepared lists of outstanding customers to reconcile the outstanding payments

Increased the cash flow by 25% by consistently contacting customers

Halton Regional Police Service, Oakville, ON Aug 2017 – Oct 2017

Finance Clerk - Contract

Processed vendor reconciliations into SAP system minimizing late charges

Accurately entered a high volume of invoices (matching, batching, coding) for the City of Peel to process the payment within tight timelines

Prepared employee expense reports and ensured employees received their cheque on time

Acorn Stairlifts Canada Inc., Burlington, ON Dec 2016 – Jul 2017

Accounts Payable Administrator, Finance - Contract

Entered and posted invoices/expenses into SAP system and prepared weekly cheque runs and wire payments, matched cheques to back-up and organized for authorization, coding and approval

Received invoices and ensured proper authorization and coding

Maintained vendor data within SAP system to ensure accuracy

Assisted with month-end close process as it relates to Accounts Payable

Maintained employee expense and supporting documents which were received and checked against guidelines

Responded to internal/external inquiries within 24 hours

Western Foods Bakeries Inc., Mississauga, ON Aug 2016 – Sep 2016

Accounts Payable Clerk – Contract

Processed and matched vendor invoices accurately through SAP system using purchase order & receipt process

Maintained and reconciled the A/P finalized reports for daily batches

Performed A/P duties, opened, sorted mail, filed of processed invoices and organized files for storage

Maple Leaf Foods Inc., Mississauga, ON Jan 2016 – Mar 2016

Accounts Payable Administrator - Contract

Processed high volume of invoices on SAP

Coded, verified through three-way matching process

Confirmed currency for foreign exchange transactions

Verified tax jurisdictions including withholding taxes

Parkdale Pharmacy, Toronto, ON May 2014 – Dec 2015

Bookkeeper – Contract

Verified vendor invoices and input into Accounts Payable system

Resolved inconsistencies among purchase orders, invoices and cash payments, which led to improved accuracy and efficiency of accounts payable cycle

Performed month end closing and reconciliation of ledger accounts that helped maintain correct balance of accounts payable

Prepared monthly accounts payable reports which enabled management to review purchase activities

Established close relations between banks and auditors, ensuring conformity with all regulatory bodies

El-Mahaba Pharmacy, Aswan, EG Jan 2001 – Feb 2014


Managed cash flow, bills and collections, and prepared comparative statement analysis

Received and matched invoices and packing slips; checked and coded vendor orders

Checked bills and invoices for payments and maintained manual and computerized accounting systems

Calculated and prepared cheques for payroll, utility tax and other bills with accuracy

Reconciled vendor invoices with bank statement to identify and monitor overdue accounts


Accounting Practitioner Certificate Anticipated Completion 2020

Sheridan College

Courses Completed:

Financial Accounting volume 1

Financial Accounting volume 2


Bachelor of Commerce, Specialized in Accounting

South Valley University - Egypt

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