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Dear Sir or Madam,

Please find enclosed my resume for the senior financial analyst position. Hope its will suite your requirements. With 23 years of accounting and financing experience, including five years as senior financial analyst at Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions and corporate accountant at Guestlogix in Toronto and other accounting positions at Schweppes Beverage Co, Link Misr Manufacturing & EgyBrit for storage and material handling in Cairo Egypt.

I am working towards my CGA designation; currently I am at level 4. I have received my Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting in 1992 as well as a Professional Certificate in Advanced Accounting in 2004. Equivalency for both certificates has been obtained from the University of Toronto.

Over 23 years of experience in full cycle accounting and financial analysis, in my accounting career, I have learned a lot of skills that helped me as an accounting professional.

MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point & MS Outlook . *Working knowledge of these accounting soft wares: Oracle, Real Suite, QuickBooks & Great Plans and multi-currency accounting software.
Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions December 2013 to August 2015 Senior Financial Analyst
Markham, Ontario
  • Shell Industrial, Hydro One, Atlantic Infrastructure and EPCOR projects Preparing monthly client invoices and reports.
  • Reviewing results to determine accrual entries in coordination with internal managers.
  • Preparing month end journal entries.
  • Reviewing PM's time card entries.
  • Validates and reviews expense reports and vendor invoices Entering data to sub ledger systems and direct to G/L.
  • Completing and resolving assigned complex account reconciliations.
  • Following up with the client re the payments for the outstanding invoices.
  • Analyzing P&L and gross margin on a monthly basis Preparing Expense/Revenue accrual entries Responding to internal and external client requests for ad hoc analysis.
  • Updating travel expense Log on a monthly basis and associates the costs to pertaining projects.
  • Preparing and reconciling complex audit working papers.
  • Maintaining accurate and complete records for audits.
  • Gathering audit support data upon request.
  • Communicating with the project managers to solve issues with the clients.
  • Prepares reconciliation at close out stage of the project and financially close the projects.
  • Documenting and filing all the projects bills and reconciliations.
  • Reconciling and resolving discrepancies between the general ledger and the sub-ledger Identifies and resolves complex transactional accounting discrepancies and recommends solutions.
January 2010 to December 2013 Corporate Accountant
Toronto, Ontario
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Reconciling accounts receivable and accounts payable to General Ledger.
  • Analyzing the variances between the actual and budget.
  • Preparing and calculating the monthly payment for lease payables and receivables.
  • Controlling the monthly lease schedule amortization.
  • Calculating the monthly amortization for Fixed Asset depreciation.
  • Managing and controlling the Intangible Asset and inventories.
  • Calculating the monthly multi-currency foreign exchange entries.
  • Analyzing the monthly financial reports.
  • Computing and preparing the monthly trial balance and financial reporting.
  • Submitting and calculating the monthly HST tax return online.
  • Submitting and calculating the quarterly VAT tax return for The UK Office online.
  • Preparing and submitting the Semi-monthly Wages & Salaries Using Ceridian Website.
  • Processing the wages and salaries of the US, UK and Hong Kong office in coordination with the HR department.
  • Communicating with the governmental offices in Canada and UK for Tax issues.
  • Preparing the monthly and the Quarterly end conversion under the IFRS reporting.
Schweppes Beverage Co August 2005 to July 2008 Accounting Manager
  • Led a team of finance professionals Supported the financial controller and provided him with sound & reliable financial information.
  • Assisted the management in financial decision making.
  • Prepared annual operating plans and budgetary control.
  • Prepared rollover quarterly financial forecasts.
  • Analyzed the financial forecasts and compared them to the actual performance and budgets.
  • Audited the monthly & quarterly financial reporting.
  • Implemented the internal control system for the financial reporting.
  • Reconciled accounts receivable and accounts payable to General Ledger.
Link Misr Manufacturing April 2001 to July 2005 Senior Accountant
  • Prepared the annual budget and the actual costing sheets based on the bill of materials (BOM).
  • Analyzed the variances between the actual and standard.
  • Prepared Cash flow statements.
  • Managed the cash inflow and outflow.
  • Developed the financial accounting policy and procedures and implemented internal controls.
  • Prepared the monthly sales tax reports.
  • Prepared corporate income tax.
  • Audited the monthly salaries tax and prepared the annual salaries tax report.
EGYBRIT July 1996 to March 2001 Accountant
  • Prepared balance sheet.
  • Examined and analyzed journal and ledger entries.
  • Reconciled the bank statements.
  • Issued letters of credit and followed up on their cost.
  • Issued the letters of guarantee.
EGYBRIT June 1992 to June 1996 Junior Accountant
  • Journalized accounts payable entries.
  • Journalized accounts receivable entries.
  • Managed and issued of the bills and checks.
University of Toronto May 2004 Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGA) Aug 2016 Currently at the CGA Level 4 Advanced Accounting Certificate (AAC), American University in Cairo (AUC)
Ain Shams University May 1992 Bachelor of Commerce: Accounting Egypt Accounting
Canadian University Bachelor of Commerce degree: Accounting Accounting
Multilingual (English & Arabic)
Additional Information
  • I would be pleased to discuss my qualifications with you further. Thank you for reviewing my credentials, and I look forward to hearing from you shortly. I can be reached at my cell phone: or my email: . Thanks & Best Regards, Sameh (Sam) Abdelmessih
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