University of Waterloo 4A Accounting Student with related experience
seeking accounting internship
? Currently enrolled in 4-year Co-op accounting program; excel academically, recipient of numerous scholarships.
? Analytical problem solver with a strong figure aptitude and ability to quickly grasp complex concepts.
? Disciplined with strong work ethic and character developed from extracurricular, and community involvement.
? Energetic, self-motivated with excellent attention to detail; work well in a team as well as independently.
? Well-organized, tactful, courteous individual with demonstrated willingness to learn.
? Strong leadership skills combined with innate relationship-building qualities.
? Solid communication skills (written / verbal) in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
? Excellent time manager; consistently exceeds academic and work related goals with positive attitude.
? Computer Skills: Caseware, Caseview, Windows 2000 / XP, Excel, Word, Power Point , HTML and Flash
Areas of Experience:
Auditing Taxation – Corporate / Sole /Individual Financial Statements Analysis Reconciliation Review Compilation
Time Management Investigating / Tracking Documentation / Administration
Candidate for Honours Bachelor of Arts – Accountancy Studies
UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO, Waterloo, Ontario 2001-present
th year, Co-op 4A, Current GPA: 90.6/100
Coursework: Advanced Managerial Accounting, Corporate & Personal Taxes, Advanced Auditing, Advanced Financial
Accounting, Strategy, Statistics, Organizational behavior, Business Communication, Information Technology
Dean’s Honor List, Accountancy Studies 2002-2004 Recipient Aiming for Top Scholarship, Each term 2001-2004
Recipient Upper Year Scholarship, Each term 2002-2004
Accounting Co-op Student (Second Year) 1/2003-4/2003
SOBERMAN LLP., Toronto, ON
Offered second co-op term based on exceptional performance during first with Soberman LLP the largest single-office
public accounting firm in Canada with over 25 partners and 100 employees.
? Performed general accounting functions using Caseware, Caseview and Excel spreadsheets to create reports and
? Completed accurate and timely GST forms for medium to small companies for government remittance.
? Independently visited portfolio and reviewed financial controls, audited financial documents to substantiate
transactions and determine discrepancies.
? Accurately reconciled clients’ accounts receivables and payables to bank accounts and other financial data;
researching, investigating, identifying and fixing discrepancies.
? Interfaced with clients and managers concerning financial data discrepancies and to determine steps to rectify.
? Completed corporate, trust, dividend, interest payroll and personal tax returns –proactively identified $10,000
tax savings for corporate client.
? Ranked third overall in 20 employees for accuracy and in meeting deadlines for completion of tax returns.
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Accounting Co-op Student (First Year) 1/2002-4/2002
SOBERMAN LLP. Toronto, ON
Soberman LLP is the largest single-office public accounting firm in Canada with over 25 partners and 100 employees.
? Performed audits of client financial documents by on-site visits; reviewed all financial documents / records
including payables and receivables for discrepancies.
? Ensured accuracy and high attention in performing review independently and in assisting the team for corporate
and sole proprietorships.
? Assisted in preparation and analysis of small to medium size companies’ financial statements.
? Researched, and compiled data including gathering and reviewing journal entries for accuracy and preparing
statements for partners and external clients.
? Analyzed clients financial and tax information investigated and brought discrepancies and gaps to the immediate
attention of management team.
? Completed high volume personal and corporate tax returns including payroll, dividend and interest.
? Interfaced regularly with external clients and partners providing prompt information, ensuring professional
interaction at all times.
Director of Accounting Student Association Working Paper 2002
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
? Plans, coordinates and all activities including of the team including editing, writing, editing, and printing to
ensure paper produced on time.
? Oversee operating budget, ensures allocated and tracked appropriately.
? Proactively introduced new first time in colour hardcover all within budget.
Financial Director & Assistant Public Relations Director 2002-2003
U. W. Dimensions
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
? Successfully sourced and negotiated sponsorship funds from Sing Tao (subsidiary of Toronto Star) to assist in
? Managed organization budget, tracking and allocating funds for overall operations including fundraising events.
? Conceptualized, planned and coordinated numerous fundraising activities including entertainment events.
? Consistently pursued and successfully negotiated sponsorships, and contributions for group events.
Financial Controller Fall 2002
Student Residence, University of Waterloo, Toronto, ON
? Accurately track expenses, monies earned and allocated funds appropriately.
Chinese Debate Club, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE
Volunteer, Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation, Toronto
INTERESTS AND HOBBIES
Traveling, Badminton, Taekwondo, Bowling, Tai Chi, Yoga, Singing and Modern dancing.
Excellent Professional and Academic References Available