July 2019 - Nov 2020
Internal Audit Manager, North America
CCL Industries Inc.
I am working as a Manager of Internal Audit at CCL Industries Inc., where I oversee the internal audits for all North American operations. I am responsible for scoping, audit planning, audit risk analysis, audit execution, audit closing and publishing audit reports to the CEO, CFO and Board of Directors.
North American operations are 40% of the Global revenue [Global Rev; $5.3B].
Audits are in accordance to IFRS and Canadian Bill 198 [Canadian SOX]. In addition to audits, I also play a role in implementing new financial policies and accounting standards.
About: CCL is the the largest label producer in the world with 4 business segments; Avery, Checkpoint, Innovia and Label.
Oct 2017 - July 2019
As an auditor, I led Canadian statuary audits for 2 Fortune 500 companies; Panasonic Inc and Emerson Electric Co., compliance with ASPE & JSOX and US GAAP & SOX, respectively.
Further, led quarterly reviews for CCL Industries Inc; while managing 47 in-scoped subsidiaries globally spread across 20 countries.
In all cases, led an audit team of 2 to 6 staff members and acted as a liaison between C level executives and KPMG Managers and Partners.
May 2017 - Oct 2017
DeGroote School of Business
In this role, I worked alongside the lead Corporate Social Responsibility Research Professor in determining the input factors and their correlation to the success of an impact investment fund.
I reviewed and created a dataset for roughly 430 global funds that are impact funds (3P funds, CSR funds, micro-financing funds etc.), to determine patterns in success rates tied to the country or origin, country the money is being invested in, ROI, industry of the fund's impact (economical, government, agriculture, housing, green-tech etc.).
May 2016 - Aug 2016
In this role, I performed quarterly reviews on a private dairy producer and a publicly traded consumer retail company; Loblaw's Company Ltd [TSX: L].
May 2015 - Dec 2015
Financial Planning Analyst
OSCAR EMR Inc.
In this role, I was responsible for developing an expansion proposal into a new province of Canada for our software to be launched.
When developing the financial model for the expansion, analyzed the economical factors, number of physicians, political impact, revenue growth potential, MRR, inflation and different revenue stream structures.
Additionally, I also prepared the Balance Sheet for the Ontario (province) business segment on Quickbooks.
About: OSCAR was a leading Electronic Medical Records (EMR) software which was open-source. In 2020, OSCAR EMR was acquired by Well Technologies Inc.
Nov 2020 - Present
San Francisco, California
In this role, I will be working on our annual audits with big four accounting firms, month closing and year end accounting activities, commissions, equity and building accounting process for our UK subsidiary.
License & Certifications
2020 - Present
DATA SCIENCE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE
[currently in the process]
Corporate Finance Institute
FINANCIAL MODELING AND VALUATION ANALYST (FMVA)
CHARTERED PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT (CPA)
2017 - 2017
POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANCY
2012 - 2017
HONOURS BACHELOR OF COMMERCE, ACCOUNTING
Career Related Skills
Microsoft Office Suite
Foundational knowledge of Blockchain, DEX, Ethereum, DApps, Cryptocurrencies
I have managed my photography business for 5+ years now. Click Away Photography
I visited 8 countries in 2019 and a total of 11 countries since 2018. My goal is to visit 30 countries before turning 30. #30by30.
I play basketball and volleyball and have played competitively throughout high school and university.
I follow NBA; Toronto Raptors and LA Lakers, though watch almost all games of the season. When not watching basketball, I binge shows and movies on Netflix, Crave, HBO, Prime.
I am a big fan of men's fashion, everyday tech-gadgets and reading books (also read as audiobooks).