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SAMJIT (SAM) SURPINDER, MA, CA

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Tel: 604.888.9998 | Email: samsurp2@gmail.com | Nationality: Singaporean


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • Couples extensive financial knowledge with a strong foundation of business management
  • Ambitious, dedicated and disciplined business leader and financial champion, utilizes a proactive approach to overcome hindrances and implement prudent financial management.
  • Compassionate team leader, mentor and coach, encourages personal and professional growth for all to succeed.
  • Consensus builder, encourages open and frank dialogue, engages multiple stakeholders in consistently achieving results.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Executive Leadership
Expense Planning & Control
Budget Preparation
Account Reconciliation
Financial Analysis
GAAP
Office Management
Resource Management
Payables & Receivables
Project Management
Selection & Recruitment
Performance Appraisals

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ACCOUNTING MANAGER                                                                     2005 – Present
ACCOUNTING COORDINATOR                                                                  2000 – 2005
Living Lighting Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Compile and present detailed monthly, quarterly reports for Senior Management perusal and act as the focal point in preparing year-end.
  • Key member of the leadership team, administering all accounting functions for this commercial lighting manufacturer with $2.5 million annual revenue.
  • Manage a 15-person team, encouraging personal and professional development of the culturally diverse department.
  • Devised and deployed multiple cost-savings initiatives resulting in a 20% reduction in company expenditures.
  • Partnered with the IT Department to implement a 10-month accounting system conversion from manual to automated computerized processing.
  • Created and implemented accounting policies and practices supporting the new automated system.
STAFF ACCOUNTANT                                                                                   1995 – 1999
Richmond Design, Richmond, British Columbia
  • Reduced payroll processing time by 20%, saving $55,000, implementing an in-house payroll system, eliminating the need for an outside payroll provider.
  • Led a major project transitioning all accounting aspects from MS Excel to Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains), completing assignment on time and under budget.
BOOKKEEPER                                                                                                1993 – 1995
Green Bin Manufacturing, Kamloops, British Columbia
  • Directed all bookkeeping functions for this 50-person manufacturer including: account receivable, accounts payable, payroll, journal entry, billing & collections, and monthly financial reporting.
  • Calculated and submitted annual corporate income tax statement to Revenue Canada.
ASSISTANT CONTROLLER                                                                           1990 – 1993
BC Imports Limited, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Supervised 3 employees responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll Administration using ADP with full accountability for hiring, training, and performance assessment.
  • Maintained the $1.5 million General Ledger encompassing Canadian, U.S. and Chinese currency transactions.
  • Prepared internal and external financial and tax statements for review by corporate and external Audit Teams.
  • Played a key accounting role on various project teams ensuring mandates completed in accordance with company financial guidelines and budgetary allowances.
JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT                                                                                1988 – 1989
Mills & Associates, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Processed weekly payroll using Corona Software for the 40-person staff complement.
  • Assisted the Controller in preparing annual corporate tax returns and employee taxation documentation.
  • Partnered with suppliers to reconcile a 55 day accounts receivable backlog.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accounts of B.C | 1996
  • Master of Arts in Economics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia | 1989
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia | 1987

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

  • Technical Skills: MS Office Suite
  • Languages: English, Chinese
  • Availability: 1 month’s notice

References available upon request

 

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