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Accounts Payable Maintenance

Location:
Mississauga, ON, L5J 4L2, Canada
Salary:
50,000.0
Posted:
August 22, 2012

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ALEMA ANDRIN

**** ****** *****

Mississauga, ON

L5J 4L2

647-***-****

ebswqu@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE General Accountant

To pursue a position in accounting and utilize my abilities developed through my experience and education, with the opportunity for professional growth based on performance

ACHIEVEMENTS

• Created efficient automated processes and procedures in Excel for the calculation of the taxes and reconciliations; this resulted in more then 30% of savings of the processing time.

• Evaluated present market conditions and resource allocation for different products and services. I was essential in getting business with their major client.

• Handled vendor inquiries by being involved in direct negotiations and proposed ways for settlements over disputed items; my suggestions have saved the company thousands of dollars over the years.

• Assisted through the successful adaptation to latest computer system, procedures and products resulting in improved client service, more available records and good account report creation,EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

2008 – 2011 General Accountant - Controller

GOLD GLOBE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Toronto, Ontario

• Reported directly to the President

• Prepared and analyzed monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in a multi location, multicurrency environment (10 Canadian and 2 US accounts)

• Prepared cash flow forecast on regular bases

• Prepared journal entries and post transactions, allocations and prepaid account schedules

• Prepared monthly report for sales tax for USA companies within the established deadlines

• Monthly reporting, including month end closes, actual to budget variance analysis, bank reconciliations and other

• Prepared annual tenant operating cost adjustments and realty tax billing

• Set up, reviewed and analyzed fixed assets and amortization/depreciation and prepared mandatory reports

• Prepared payroll, T4 statements and government forms (HST, WSIB, Source deductions, Tax remittance and other forms if required)

• Preparation of GL Reconciliations including AR, AP and Accrued Payroll Accounts

• Recorded and distributed contribution to the business partners on the timely bases.

• Managed year end procedures and coordinated with external auditors

• Participated in other ongoing projects with extensive involvement in systems development and General Ledger chart of accounts maintenance

• Recorded purchase and disposal of Fixed Assets and prepared journal entries

• Maintained subsidiary ledger to reflect accuracy of company’s information and balanced to general ledger

1998 - 2008 Accountant (Part time)

DATASTORE SYSTEMS-Software Consulting company

Mississauga, Ontario

• Maintenance and set up of customer accounts

• Maintained general ledgers on a daily basis

• Prepared closing entries for quarterly and annual reports

• Completed bank reconciliation

• Recorded purchase and disposal of Fixed Assets and prepared journal entries

• Prepared general ledger, trial balance and financial statements

• Maintained subsidiary ledger to reflect accuracy of company’s information and balanced to general ledger

2000 - 2007 Senior Accounts Payable and A/R Collector

ENTERTAINMENT ONE/VIDEO ONE, Mississauga, Ontario

Canada’s largest home entertainment distributor

Publicly traded on London Stock Exchange LSE: ETO.L

• Reconciled supplier’s statements for auditing purpose, prepared list of differences and exposures

• Recorded journal entries related to inventory revaluation, price protection and monthly allocation

• Initiated and helped to implement EDI computerized billing with suppliers

• Improved accountability and increased performance for account receivable, Researched and analyzed validity of old outstanding balances, which resulted in overall aged accounts reduction

• Worked in a high volume of A/P transactions and collections

• Located and corrected errors and discrepancies during billing cycle with significant cost saving

• Investigation of short payments, overpayments, non payments and complains associated with invoicing and account maintenance

1997 - 2000 Accounts Payable Administrator

REMCO FINANCIAL SERVICES

Toronto, Ontario

• Processed accounts payable and accounts receivable entries daily

• Extensive testing during the PROMAN - new system implementation

• Processed and analyzed specific worksheets and reports using Lotus and Excel

• Monitored and reconciled accounts payable and accounts receivable entries

• Bank reconciliation and general journal entries

EDUCATION

BA in Economics, University of Sarajevo

CGA-Reached Level 2-not active right now

IFIC - Canadian Investment Fund Course

ACCPAC, G/L, A/R and A/P courses

Excellent computer skills using various software including ELITE, TOLAS, ACCPAC, JDE,WINDOWS, MS OFFICE, WORD, EXCEL,QUICK BOOKS,ACCESS,YARDI, PROMAN, SPECTRA,OUTLOOK AND EDI

Community Engagement:

Treasurer - Member of Board of Directors of Birch Glen Residence Association for 8 years



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