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Accounting Financial

Burnaby, BC, Canada
March 28, 2021

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Relja Koprolcec

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V*C5H8, BC

Mobile phone: 236-***-****


Professional Profile

Organized and process-focused accounting manager and business management consultant who specializes in effectively managing key finance functions for organizations in a variety of industries. Utilizes broad financial expertise to effectively manage financial processes including accounting, planning, reporting, analytics, cost controls, forecasting, and accounts payable. Successfully advises business management on financial obligations, performance against plans, and compliant financial accounting practices. Is detail oriented, ensuring critical financial information is considered when making business decisions. Continuously identifies opportunities to improve processes and position the business for long-term financial success.


Currently seeking a starting and probationary role assisting companies on their accounting and bookkeeping challenges. Desiring a position that will most effectively leverage existing experience and provide opportunities to directly impact the success of the business and that would facilitate enrollment and transition to the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). Thereby further objective would be to stay at the acquired position for at least two years regarding minimum length of service required for the stated enrollment. Ready to relocate as soon as proper and a valid employment offer arrives.

Career Summary

2013 – May 2019 SENIOR ASSOCIATE I, HAC Ltd. (Croatian Highways)


Analyzing contracts with Croatian Highway LLC's suppliers considering a fulfillment of public tender's obligatory legal procedures

Giving opinion and recommendation in report to the Board of directors on various issues considering accounting and bookkeeping calculations, accounting procedures and policies

Collecting and checking/analyzing accounting data and various documents (belonging to the Procurement Dpt., Maintenance dpt., etc. that are related to the contract to be controlled) in order to find out if any part of contact is not coherent with previously determined

Giving predictions on total quantity of goods or service needed based on former consumption patterns using statistical methodology (statistical mean, variance, standard deviation) in order to justify (or not) the procurement price policy and quantity purchased in case of sudden purchase or buyout


(Croatian Highways), Zagreb, Croatia

●Managing key supplier relationships for 3 major food suppliers, including logistics, accounts payable and inventory management

●Managing accounts payable booking entries with simultaneous checking of invoices and relating warehouse receipts and bills of lading. Seeking reverse invoice/invoice cancellation if needed

●Tracking prices to ensure maximum value for the company, and booking invoices in the Oracle database

●Partnering with the Accounting Department to ensure accurate accounting of all purchases and obligations

●Monitoring contract terms to ensure timely negotiations and renewal upon fund depletion or due date

●Supervising and coaching a team in the preparation of invoices, as well as management of warehouse receipts and bills of lading

●Coordinating the provision of new supplies and adjustments to invoices when food spoils or is inappropriate

●Identifying opportunities to improve efficiency and profitability, and implementing changes


Labud Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

●Calculating and analyzing production unit costs for various chemical products based on the world’s daily chemical stock market price

●Managing and updating operational costs for products, groups of products, and the whole company

●Accurately completing a wide range of cost accounting functions, including generation of planned, attained, and standard costs


DEPARTMENT, ARVI Ltd., Osijek, Croatia

●Leading the financial planning and reporting processes for a medium-sized chemical plant, ensuring compliance with managerial requirements and state regulations

●Coordinating services with the external accounting service to ensure accurate and timely processes

●Preparing all financial statements in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Accounting Standards (IAS)

●Organizing and facilitating the factoring of receivables, including coordination of payment arrangements with bank officers

●Collecting and analyzing data from the Commercial Department in order to develop comprehensive financial plans

●Checking and auditing accounting records and processes in order to identify and resolve errors

●Calculating personnel costs for proxy and overseas offices, and inclusion in financial reports


Belje JSC, Darda, Croatia

●Managing the overall and consolidated financial reporting processes for one of the largest agricultural conglomerates in Croatia doing 25,000 ha in business in arable soil, cattle and pig breeding, slaughterhouses, and fodder factories

●Planning and coordinating the financial planning process at the corporate level, consolidating data from all subsidiaries and departments

●Completing cost accounting for a wide range of business segments including animal breeding and agricultural stock

●Preparing annual, semi-annual, and quarterly financial reports including managerial gain and loss accounts, and production unit balance sheets

●Directing the product units on the preparation of financial calculations and unit financial reporting

●Interacting with the Board of Directors, providing financial advice, and preparing all documentation as requested

●Completing various complex financial projects including Belje JSC privatization in the Agrokor merger and company-wide financial calculations

●Performance of the material-cost calculation in each product unit and providing guidance on how to correct errors

●Developing new calculation schemes for cost pricing, material costs, and planned values

●Reviewing variances in actual costs and revenue versus planned, and providing insight to unit CEOs

●Booking entries of Belje JSC barter deals

2002 – 2004 PROBATIONER, PriceWaterhouse Coopers Ltd.,

Osijek, Croatia

●Serving as a member of the team coordinating the Croatian privatization of the agriculture industry

●Gaining experience conducting translations of written marketing proposals for potential investors of large agricultural conglomerates

●Preparing financial reports for clients

Education and Qualifications

Credentials : International Credential Evaluation Service – ICES, Vancouver, BC positively evaluated and recognized for both Graduate and Postgraduate studies as same as for the acquired degrees-BSc. and MSc. ICES,BCIT, Vancouver, CA –one of four recognized International Credential Services in Canada

Mater degree (MSc.) Mater of Science Masters of Science in the scientific field of

Economics, Faculty of Economics, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek

Diploma (GrDip) Graduate Economist Graduate Diploma Entrepreneurial Management, Faculty of Economics, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia

Certifications Certified Internal Auditor, Croatian Government Organization for Accounting, Financial Auditing, and Financial Accounting, RiF, Zagreb, Croatia

Cambridge – C Level, Brighton, UK

IELTS General and IELTS Academic, Zagreb, Cro

Key Skills

IT Proficiency: Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word; Oracle Databases

Languages: Fluent in Croatian and English

CELPIP results attached

Personal Details

Driving License: Full/Clean

Volunteering: Croatian Fund for Privatization – Developed all correspondence and financial statements in English


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