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  1. 1. Haroon Qamar<br />B.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  2. 2. I Celebrate my career <br />My career in Finance & Accounting spreads over a period of 14 years. I have not only gained professional experience in finance and accounting area, as I grew in my professional life, but also continued to increase my knowledge and expertise through continuing education. <br />I have more than four years of intensive work experience of budgets and financial planning with the municipal government. I have 12 years of experience of working in large medium and small organization in accounting and finance role. I have strong knowledge of budget life cycle and financials in municipal government. I have strong knowledge of GAAP and its applications. Recently I have completed Certificate in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) from ACCA-UK.<br />I am a member of Certified General Accountant of Canada, one of the best professional body in public accounting in Canada.<br />I have a Master’s in Commerce degree from University of Punjab – Pakistan. I also earned an Executive- MBA degree in Finance from a well knows private university of Pakistan. <br />Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  3. 3. A Snap shot:<br />Education:<br /><ul><li>Accounting
  4. 4. Finance
  5. 5. Management
  6. 6. Marketing</li></ul>Expertise:<br /><ul><li>Budget Life Cycles
  7. 7. Financial Statements & Variance analysis
  8. 8. Full cycle accounting
  9. 9. Gst/Pst
  10. 10. General Ledger Reconciliations
  11. 11. Training & Supervising</li></ul>Industries:<br /><ul><li>Textile Manufacturing
  12. 12. Power Generation
  13. 13. Health Care
  14. 14. Communications
  15. 15. Oil & Gas Exploration
  16. 16. Municipal Government</li></ul>Technology:<br /><ul><li>People Soft, Oracle, Sun System
  17. 17. MS Office 2007
  18. 18. MYOB, Simply Accounting
  19. 19. Medi Plan</li></ul>Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com., M.B.A., C.G.A.<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  20. 20. My Education in Pakistan <br />I started my career in finance & accounting, observing the diversity, vastness, growth & opportunities in this field.<br />B.Com & M.Com (1989-1994):<br />University of the Punjab, Hailey College of Commerce<br />Hailey College of Banking and Finance has been established as the 5th Constituent College of the University of the Punjab, Lahore. College was inaugurated by Lt. Gen. (R) Khalid Maqbool (formerly Chancellor and Governor Punjab) on March 26, 2003. It is established in renovated old premises of Hailey College of Commerce which was shifted to Quaid-i-Azam (New) Campus, University of the Punjab in 1978. <br />http://www.puhcbf.edu.pk/<br />Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  21. 21. My Education in Pakistan <br />While working with Nishat Group, I realized the potential of having an MBA degree and the growth opportunities associated with it. “MBA has done wonderful things with my career”<br />Masters in Business Administration (1998-2000):<br />Pak-American Institute of Management Sciences<br />The Institute of Management Sciences is a project of Al-Karim Educational Foundation established in Lahore in 1986 as The Pak-American Institute of Management Sciences (Pak-AIMS) with undergraduate and graduate programs in Management and Computer Sciences.<br />In view of its excellent performance in education over the years, Pak-AIMS was issued NOC by the University Grants Commission of Pakistan for the award of charter in 1995. Consequently, the Institute was chartered by the Government of Punjab under Punjab Ordinance XXIII of 2002.<br />http://www.pakaims.edu.pk/<br />Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  22. 22. My Education in Canada<br />Immigration to Canada. To be inducted in the labor market, I went back to the books. Time to learn new skills and trades of the land.<br />Certificate in Accounting (2002-2002):<br />South Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)<br />On a journey to be recognized as Canada’s premier polytechnic, SAIT is renowned for its training expertise spanning the trades through to applied degrees. Curriculum development is supported by partnerships with business and industry to ensure graduates have the skills and knowledge required in the workplace. SAIT Polytechnic is developing a forceful presence in the burgeoning field of applied research and technology commercialization.<br />Education and training are enhanced through applied research, technology transfer and innovation activities. SAIT conducts applied research based on identified industry need aimed at specific commercial objectives.<br />SAIT students don’t just learn about things, they learn how to do things.<br />http://sait.ca<br />Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  23. 23. My Education in Canada<br />Since the Enron scandal, accounting has undergone significant changes. Corporate Governance has become an important issue. Accounting profession now demand highly qualified people. Proud to be a member of one of the three supreme accounting bodies in Canada.<br />Certified General Accountant of Canada (2002-2009):<br />C.G.A - Alberta<br />The CGA Program of Professional Studies integrates three key requirements in designating professional accountants: education, examination and experience.  The education component encompasses both the degree requirement and CGA curriculum.  Examinations are the certification aspect of the Program that verifies each candidate has the competencies required of a professional accountant in today's market.  The experience requirement ensures that newly designated CGAs have relevant experience through increasing responsibilities. <br />The Association is recognized internationally as a leading developer and provider of competency-based professional accounting education that integrates ethics, information technology and the best methods of distance learning.<br />http://www.cga-alberta.org<br />Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  24. 24. My Education in Canada<br />The biggest change in accounting profession in since last decade is harmonization of all the accounting standards in the world. IFRS conversion is the next big challenge facing today’s Accountants.<br />“Lets be part of it”.<br />Certificate in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)<br />ACCA-UK<br />ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. Our focus is on professional values, ethics, and governance, and we deliver value-added services through 57 global accountancy partnerships, working closely with multinational and small entities to promote global standards and support. We use our expertise and experience to work with governments, donor agencies and professional bodies such as the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) to develop the global accountancy profession and to advance the public interest. Our reputation is grounded in over 100 years of providing world-class accounting and finance qualifications. We champion opportunity, innovation, diversity, integrity and accountability. By promoting our global standards, and supporting our members wherever they work, we aim to meet the current and future needs of international business. ACCA understands the real issues facing small businesses as 63,000 of our members work in SMEs or small partnerships worldwide. <br />http://www.accaglobal.com/<br />Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  25. 25. My work experience in Pakistan<br />Shares /Account Officer - (May 1994 to May 2001):<br />Nishat Mills Limited, Pakistan http://www.nishatpak.com<br />Monthly power generation billing to the clients<br />Managed accounts payable and receivables <br />Maintain and update fixed assets schedule<br />Preparation of monthly income statement<br />Variance analysis<br />Year end audit working paper file preparation<br />Supervised inventory clerk<br />Maintenance & updating shareholders register<br />Managing issue of dividend, rights and bonus shares.<br />Conduct Annual General Meeting and Board of Directors Meeting<br />Filling of returns for the company to stock exchange.<br />Nishat Group<br />Nishat Group is one of the leading and most diversified business groups in South East Asia with fixed/ current assets of over Rs.300 billion (US$ 5 billion), it ranks amongst the top five business houses of Pakistan. The group has strong presence in three most important business sectors of the region namely Textiles, Cement and Financial Services. In addition, the Group also has reasonable market share in Insurance, Power Generation, Paper products ,and Aviation. It also has the distinction of being one of the largest players in each sector. <br />Textiles<br />Nishat Mills Limited, the flagship company of the group was established in 1951. Its annual turnover for the year is over Rs.17 billion (US$ 283 million). NML with the production facility of 270,000 spindles, 740 looms and dyeing & printing capacity of 7 million meters (7.65 million yards) makes Nishat the largest composite textile set up in Pakistan. <br />Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  26. 26. The Canadian experience<br />Accountant - (July 2002- July 2006)<br />Surgical Centers Inc., Calgary http://www.surgicalcentres.com/home.html<br />Accounts payables and receivable <br />Monthly variance analysis<br />Monthly contract billings <br />Reconciliations <br />Training & developing staff<br />Year end audit working papers <br />Cash flow management and forecast<br />Yearly budgets & Forecasts<br />Accounting policies and procedure manual.<br />Developed, implement accounting processes<br />Over 100,000 patients have trusted us and had their surgeries performed safely at one of our multi-specialty facilities. We attribute our years of success to the partnerships we have established with physicians, local healthcare organizations across the west and territories, and within both the public and private sectors. These relationships have resulted in the best surgeons coming to our facilities to perform various procedures, for example, the delicate work on the retina to those important pediatric dental procedures on hundreds of children who require special care and attention. Our patients receive the best care in the many other areas that we specialize in ranging from endoscopy to ophthalmology, from orthopedics to cosmetic surgery, in the very young to the elderly.<br />http://www.surgicalcentres.com<br />Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  27. 27. The Canadian experience<br />Accountant - (July 2006 - April 2007)<br />First Calgary Petroleum's Ltd. http://www.eni.com<br />Accounts Payable in multi-currency.<br />Management of capital inventory<br />Capital accruals and variance analysis <br />Month-end adjusting entries<br />Filling GST return s<br />Worked on implementation of inventory management system <br />First Calgary Petroleum's, Ltd. engages in the exploration for and development of petroleum and natural gas in Algeria. The company’s principal property includes Block 405b, a natural gas, condensate, and oil block in the Berkine basin. As of December 31, 2007, it had gross proved plus probable reserves of 586 millions of barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 1949. It was formerly known as Long Island Petroleum's Limited and changed its name to Canadian Long Island Petroleum's, Ltd. in 1962. Later, the company changed its name to First Calgary Petroleum's, Ltd. in 1979. First Calgary Petroleum's, Ltd. is headquartered in Calgary, Canada with additional offices in Calgary, London, Algiers, and Hassid Messaoud. As of November 21, 2008, First Calgary Petroleum's Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Eni SpA.<br />Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  28. 28. The Canadian experience<br />Corporate Accountant - (April 2007 – October 2007)<br />Shaw Communications Inc. http://www.shaw.ca<br />Monthly variance analysis <br />Monthly financial reports and analysis<br />Month-end accruals analysis<br />Reporting for information technology <br />General ledger reconciliation<br />As one of the largest cable television suppliers in the country, Shaw has played a significant role in the history and ongoing evolution of cable television.<br />Since we first incorporated in 1966, Shaw has become a great Canadian success story. From our first cable customer in Sherwood Park, AB, in 1971, to the three million customers enjoying our convenient, affordable Digital Phone, High-Speed Internet and broadband cable television, our vision has stayed the same: outstanding people providing exceptional services.<br />Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  29. 29. The Canadian experience<br />Accountant - (October 2007 - Present)<br />The City of Calgary: http://www.calgary.ca<br />Initial review of budget proposals for accuracy submitted by business managers<br />Examination /Evaluation of budget proposal for conformity with financial goals of municipal government.<br />Consolidation of departmental summaries for proposal to municipal representatives for approval.<br />Monitor and review operating budgets and report explanation on variations and recommend revisions.<br />Move, allocate, appropriate and adjust funds in various programs as needed.<br />Input budgets in the Budget and Planning model and generate reports<br />Provide information to program manager on remaining budgets and make recommendations.<br />Prepare monthly financial statements, and variance analysis<br />Year end financial statements and working papers preparation.<br />City of Calgary is situated in Alberta, the oil rich province of Canada. It is the centre of major activities for oil and gas. Most of the offices of leading oil & gas companies are situated in Calgary. <br />Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  30. 30. Softwares I know: <br />PeopleSoft<br /> Oracle – ERP System 11i<br /> MYOB<br /> Simply Accounting<br /> Sun System<br /> Great Plain Dynamic <br /> MS Office 2007<br /> Medical-Plan<br />Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />
  31. 31. Trainings & Certificates<br />Three months training as Audit Assistant<br />(Avais Siddique Chartered Accountants, Pakistan)<br />Certificate in Adobe Photoshop, web page designing and Flash<br />(Pakistan Institute of Management Sciences, Pakistan)<br />Attended one day workshop in “Managing Difficult Conversation” <br />(The City of Calgary)<br />Attended one day workshop in “Human Effectiveness” <br />(The City of Calgary)<br />Certificate in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) <br />(ACCA-UK)<br />Haroon QamarB.Com., M.Com. M.B.A., C.G.A<br />A position in finance & accounting and use my experience, education and skills to take on the next challenging opportunity in my career.<br />

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