Candidate's Resume

 

Overview

Accounting professional with over five years’ experience in administration, auditing, financial and management accounting. Driven to improve processes for ensuring best practices and data integrity, deliver high quality work, analyse information and prepare reports for compliance issues and management decisions.  I am now looking to study towards the Chartered Accountant Program CA with a desire to further my professional accounting career.

Career History

Jun 2009 - Dec 2009

Company name:Education Centre of Australia
Location:Sydney, Australia
Industry:Education & Childcare
Company size:11-50 employees
Company web site:http://www.eca.edu.au
Comments:Education services industry with schools in the ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students), VET (Vocational Education and Training) and Higher Education sectors.
    
Job Title:Asministration Assistant
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Admin/Office Support
Closest Job Role:Office Assistant
Summary:Reporting to the Course Coordinator and Business System Manager.
Detailed Description:• Evaluate and reconcile internal and external student information, addressed to comply with VET Accreditation Board’s requirements.
• Update timetables, attendance, results, invoices, payments, commissions and GST in the student management system.
• Process international students’ enrolments, including student registration and financial settlement.
• Provide students’ information to the Australian Department of Education, by issuing certificates of enrolment (CoE).
• Prepare weekly new students reports, verifying student visa status with Australian Government websites for compliance issues.
• Liaise with students’ agencies and international students.

Dec 2005 - Feb 2009

Company name:Vistaflor Corporation Ltda
Location:Bogota, Colombia
Industry:Agricultural & Animals
Company size:201-500 employees
Company web site:http://www.vistaflor.com
Comments:Colombian floral industry, linked company of Vistaflor International Inc., with headquarters in USA and Colombia. Its main object is to commercialize fresh flowers in American and Colombian mass supermarkets and through E-Commerce.
    
Job Title:Financial Accountant
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Accounting
Closest Job Role:Financial Accountant
Summary:Reporting to the General, Financial and Administrative Managers.
Detailed Description:• Book keeping of General Ledger and Balance Sheet.
• Prepare and analyse monthly administration reports for General Managers.
• Prepare and analyse monthly and yearly Financial Statements.
• Prepare and submit statutory reporting to regulatory and governmental bodies.
• Assist the Financial Manager with meeting audit and compliance issues.
• Complex Reconciliations

Sep 2004 - Nov 2005

Company name:BKF Fernandez International
Location:Bogota, Colombia
Industry:Accounting
Company size:11-50 employees
Comments:Member of BKR International, which is an association of accounting and business advisory firms. It represents more than 135 firms in over 70 countries around the world.
    
Job Title:External Financial Auditor
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Accounting
Closest Job Role:Audit & Risk Accountant
Summary:Reporting to Auditing Head
Detailed Description:• Keep written track and defend all auditing procedures and findings.
• Make Financial and Internal Control Reports.
• Underwrite customer documents concerning the Account Inspector.
• Measure quality and effectiveness of the main financial and operative processes and internal controls.
• Check records, documents and additional papers concerning company operations and transactions.

Education & Training

Feb 2009 - Apr 2010

Institution:Zenith Business Academy
Institution Type:College
Location:Sydney, Australia
Course Name:Diploma of Accounting
Grade:Diploma

Jul 2009 - Oct 2009

Institution:Central Queensland University
Institution Type:University
Location:Sydney, Australia
Course Name:Bachelor of Accounting
Grade:Bachelor
Study Units/Modules:
  • Australian Taxation Law
  • Australian Corporation Law

Feb 1993 - Aug 1999

Institution:National University of Colombia
Institution Type:University
Location:Bogota, Colombia
Course Name:Bachelor of Accounting
Grade:Bachelor

Skills

Business Skills

  • Accounts Receivable - Sales Ledger/Credit Control (Expert - >5 years experience)
  • Effective time management and organizational skills (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail (Expert - >5 years experience)
  • Strong analytical problem - solving skills (Advanced - >5 years experience)

Product Skills

  • Great Plains (Intermediate - 2-3 years experience)
  • MS Excel (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • MYOB (Intermediate - 1-1.5 years experience)

Languages

  • English (Advanced - 4-5 years experience)
  • Spanish (Expert - >5 years experience)

Visa Information

Colombia

Visa Type:Citizen

Australia

Visa Type:Permanent Resident Visa

Interests

CPA/CA Program.

Personal Information

Job Seeking Status:Seriously Looking
I am on a notice period (days):  0
I am available from:18th July 2011
Would you relocate for a job?Yes
Gender:Female
Marital Status:Married
Do I have a drivers license?No

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