A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) holding a Bachelor of Commerce Major accounting academic degree, with more than Nine years of public practice experience in “big four” firms locally, internationally and overseas, worked on technical accounting issues with respect to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles US and Canadian (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Also working in a senior management position in a First Nation Government as a non for profit organization with a for profit corporate structure collaborated to a rich mix of technical and industry knowledge of accounting disciplines such as, financial accounting and auditing, compliance reporting, financial reporting and budget preparation as well as information systems development, implementing policies and procedures to ensure accountability and stronger internal controls.
Throughout my career in public practice and in industry, I have managed teams and ensured the delivery of best practices and high-quality audit and accounting services through appropriate training and delegation of tasks and responsibilities by audit programs and areas. I hold myself to the highest level of integrity, professional skepticism and standards. Previous employers have commented and given me recognition of top performance for assisting in the improvement and
growth of the organization, meeting the growing demand for enhanced disclosures and advanced accountability.
I’ve added value to the clients I audited and companies I worked for by efficiently and effectively acted upon counselling and advising them with knowledge and best practices. Addressed complex and difficult accounting and auditing issues that arose during the course of business. Participated in the transitioning of many different Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to International Financial Reporting Standards; In addition to that, I communicate in 5 languages - English, French, Italian, Greek and Arabic.