Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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Table of Contents:

1. Education
2. Work experience
3. Volunteer experience
4. Extracurricular Activities & Interests
5. Character reference
6. Download application package (PDF)

2. Education:

CPA, Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
Toronto, Ontario
2017 – Present

Honours Bachelor of Commerce, University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario

  • Major: Management Economics in Industry & Finance (Co-op)
  • Completed CMA prerequisite courses

Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo, Ontario

  • Enrolled in a summer semester on a Letter of Permission to advance my accounting studies

3. Work Experience:

Senior Fund Accountant, [Company name withheld]
2016 – Present

  • Responsible for the financial NAV packages for multiple fund of funds.
  • reviewing the NAV process for fund accountants.
  • Creating and approving multi-million dollar wires.
  • Complete, review and execute fund subscription/redemption/transfer documents.
  • Prepared Year-end financial statements.

Fund Accountant, [Company name withheld]
2012 – 2016

  • Responsible for the accounting of six hedge funds taking advantage of various investment strategies.
  • Accurately prepare monthly financial statements and NAVs in a timely manner while maintaining strict control procedures.
  • Accounting for Foreign exchange investments and transactions using multiple currencies.
  • Precisely calculate fund P&L and investor allocations on a monthly basis.
  • Provide time-sensitive audit support and assistance when necessary.
  • Ensure funds comply with the legal obligations set out in the subscription documents, limited partnership agreements and offering memorandums.
  • Diligently prepare various reconciliations for cash positions, market value positions, investor and fund subscriptions/redemptions and important financial data accross multiple accounting platforms.
  • Gained comprehensive exposure to investment accounting including NAVs, statements of operations, realized and unrealized gains/losses, differing hedging strategies, investments in foreign currencies and offshore funds.

Compliance & Policy Accountant, Revera Inc.
Cambridge, Ontario
2011 – 2012

  • Prepared regulatory financial reports for various funding authorities in a timely manner
  • Updated and created company-wide accounting policy and procedure documentation
  • Documented company processes/procedures and identified opportunities for improvement to increase efficiency
  • Created capital asset continuity schedules and performed impairment testing to meet IFRS standards
  • Assisted with regulatory audits and performed necessary accounting adjustments
  • Ensured organizational understanding of policies and assisted in policy implementation and analysis of transactions for adherence to company policies

Undergraduate Research Assistant, University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario
2010 – 2011

Teacher Assistant, University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario
2008 – 2011

Finance Summer Student, Centerra Gold
Toronto, Ontario
June 2009 – September 2009

  • Ensured consistency and comparability among financial reports
  • Reconciled and validated accounting data in the company’s financial database
  • Prepared journal entries to reconcile accounts to correct amounts

Property Accountant, RioCan Property Services
Toronto, Ontario
January 2009 – April 2009

  • Maintained a diverse portfolio of properties and performed periodic financial reporting while meeting tight deadlines
  • Prepared year end billing files, monthly financial statements, cash flows, bank reconciliations, realty tax reports and GST returns.
  • Quickly adapted to the JD Edwards accounting software

Financial Template Quality Assurance Analyst, CaseWare International
Toronto, Ontario
September 2007 – January 2008

  • Accurately customized financial statements and templates to meet client specifications and requirements
  • Proficiently tested financial templates on many levels to ensure functionality and quality assurance standards
  • Prepared professional training documents for internal use

Customer Service Representative, Sentex Data Communications
Cambridge, Ontario
April 2007 – September 2007

  • Effectively provided technical support to customers concerning networking, web hosting, email and internet configuration
  • Promptly responded to all customer inquiries and correspondence
  • Quickly learned and adapted to the Linux/Unix server environment while gaining familiarity with billing software and accounts receivable

Corporate Team Trainer, Galaxy Cinemas
Cambridge, Ontario
June 2003 – January 2006

  • Responsible for orienting and training new and existing staff members
  • Prepared monthly “Corporate Team Trainer Reports” which detailed specific promotions, goals and outlines for upcoming months
  • Handled cash and balanced daily deposits and cash flows
  • Awarded “Raving Fans +1 Service” on numerous occasions as well as “Employee of The Month” for delivering excellent customer service

4. Volunteer Experience:

Volunteer Staff, Cambridge Shelter
Cambridge, Ontario
2015 – Present

Accounting Tutor / Review Session Instructor, University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario
September 2008 – April 2014

Director of Technology, Accounting Society of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario
September 2008 – April 2011

Accounting Faculty Search Committee, University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario
April 2010 – June 2010

Children’s Soccer Coach
Cambridge, Ontario
Summer 2008

5. Extracurricular Activities & Interests

  • Regularly teach accounting review sessions with up to 400 students
  • Associate Member of the Certified Management Accountants of Ontario
  • Won first place in Managerial Accounting at the 2011 University of Ottawa Case Competition
  • Placed third in the 2010 Brock University Accounting Competition
  • Awarded fourth placed at Ryerson’s Achieve Competition in 2010
  • Participated in various contests including CMACC, Impact Apprentice, Fast Pace, Euclid, Fermat and CNML
  • Began work on a non-profit organization, Increase the Peace Foundation
  • Playing sports and maintaining a healthy lifestyle
  • Building and maintaining websites
  • Customizing vehicles and in-car entertainment

6. Character reference

7. Download application package (PDF)

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© 2011 Ahmed Rizk