Capable and conscientious Accountant successful at managing multiple projects and consistently meeting deadlines under pressure. Extensive knowledge of accounting software and processes. Over 10+ years industry experience. Excellent analytical, communication and supervisory skills. Highly proficient with Excel spreadsheets and other applications. Highlights Financial statement analysisStrong organizational skills Break-even analysisExcellent managerial techniques Account reconciliation expertFlexible team player General ledger accounting Accomplishments Formally recognized for excellence achieved in financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting.Accounting Skills Operated computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information.
Corporate Finance Accountant December 2009 to CurrentCenovus Energy Inc － Calgary, Alberta
Maintained accurate accounts including cash, inventory, prepaid, fixed assets, accounts payable, accrued expenses and line of credit transactions.
Checked figures, postings and documents for correct entry.
Responsible for capital corporate AFE creation/management within the JDE Accounting System, calculated monthly depreciation on corporate capital assets, and prepared the capital continuity schedule, monthly Outlook/Forecast report for corporate capital, and monthly reconciliation for 20 of Cenovus' bank accounts.
Management Reporting Accountant August 2008 to December 2009EnCana Corp － Calgary, Alberta
Monthly calculation and booking of accretion for asset retirement obligations (ARO) of acquisitions and dispositions as well as monthly preparation of asset retirement obligation continuity schedule.
September 2007 to August 2008Capital & Fixed Asset Accountant Alliance Pipeli － Calgary, Alberta
Managed and determined the capitalization values and accounts for property transferred into the fixed asset ledger and prepared the fixed asset continuity schedule,.
Depreciated fixed assets based on four separate depreciation schedules (tax, regulatory, GAAP and recourse rates),.
Managed the fixed asset accounting process to ensure compliance with NEB (National Energy Board) in Canada and FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) in the US.
Financial Analyst II March 2006 to September 2007PEAK Energy Services Ltd － Calgary, Alberta
Supervised A/P & A/R staff, reviewed the coding of accounts and posted journal entries,.
oversaw the company's Rents and Sub-leases for property & equipment, and managed the company's fleet of vehicle leases.
Intermediate Operations Accountant March 2004 to March 2006CCS Energy Services － Calgary, Alberta
Supervised A/P & A/R staff and posted accounts, balanced & reconciled Bank Accounts, managed the various inter-company accounts, prepared Balance sheet account reconciliations, prepared monthly Goods & Services Tax returns,.
Calculated A.R.O (Asset Retirement Obligations) and related journal entries.
Senior Tax Associate January 2001 to May 2004PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP － Calgary, Alberta
Prepared US (1040) & Canadian (T1) Individual tax returns and any other necessary forms, trained new staff and reviewed their work,.
Researched Income Tax rules applying knowledge of federal regulations, the Income Tax Act and the Internal Revenue Code to respond to clients' Notice of Assessments and IRS tax audits.
English Language Teacher July 1999 to August 2000JET Programme & GEOS － Wakayama
Japanese Exchange Teaching Programme (JET) Global Education Opportunities & Services GEOS
Office Manager January 1995 to July 1999Orbit Manufacturing － Burnaby, British Columbia
Bachelor of Commerce : Tourism Management, 2002Athabasca University － Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Certified General Accountants (now CPA - Certified Professional Accountants)Currently completing final P.A.C.E level courses : 1998University of Victoria － British Columbia, Canada
Interests & Community Service
Recipe analysis & experimentation, passionate about cooking, baking & health, biking,
traveling, learning about other cultures, hiking, camping, rowing
Did volunteer work at the Mustard Seed rehabilitation and recovery center in Calgary and at the Union Gospel Mission in Vancouver.