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Inderjit Singh Resume 2016

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Inderjit Singh Resume 2016

  1. 1. Inderjit Singh, CPA, CGA Mississauga, Ontario,  (905) 502-6761 / (647) 929-6761,  indy854@hotmail.com PROFILE Finance Manager and Accountant with experience working in aspects of Financial Reporting, Operational Financial Management and Project Management. Individual with a proven track record of identifying areas needing improvement within operations, accompanied but the ability to develop and implement strategic plans. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS  15+ years’ experience working in Accounting  6+ years working in Project Management  Professional who consistently works to build a team consensus and promotes a strong understanding of company programs by demonstrating a collaborative work environment  Worked with marketing at Unilever on various new products, through analyzing the best method of productivity and ways to streamline the budget  Ability to determine how to use outdated inventory in a productive and cost effective manner, while providing suggestions and analysis to help keep accounts balanced  Noted for strong strategic planning, marketing knowledge and budget balancing skills  At Unilever and Bombardier, streamlined processes that introduced methods for reducing change orders to make better strategic decisions based on production manufacturing  Received recognition while working at Bombardier for inventory improvement and at Unilever for high production rates  Excellent interpersonal skills, accompanied by a strong business acumen and analytical skills AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE Accounting Project Management Analysis Budgeting Strategic Planning Process Improvement Cost Savings Forecasting Management TECHNOLOGY SAP - A/P, A/R, GL,  Report Painter (Certified)  AS400  MFGPro  4th Shift  Lawson Software  Lotus  Lotus Notes  Essbase  Microsoft Office  Excel  Word  PowerPoint  Access  Outlook PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Magellan Aerospace, Mississauga, Ontario Project Controller, May 2009 to Present  Leads Power Generation Projects which includes financial reporting, both internally and externally, along with capital expenditure reports and coordinating the data gathering process  Works with a cross functional team of Engineers, Operations and Business Development to prepare bids for new projects  Prepares quarterly forecasts on both an accrual and cash basis, including annual budgets and long term models, followed by analyzing and reconciling results compared to previous versions, while ensuring accuracy  Implements and analyzes Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to ensure the project stays on track and on budget  Provides reports for monthly/weekly/daily results and presents them to senior management, project partners, customers and the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC)  Tracks project costs and capital expending, which requires extremely detailed information to monitor projects and capital expenditures, while staying within the assigned budget  Proposes and implements corrective actions to mitigate risk and capitalize on opportunities available  Prepares annual budgets, monthly forecasts and 12 month rolling forecasts to provide adequate governance for the assigned projects  Reconciles monthly cash expenditures against the project budget/approved bids and customer cash advances, this includes activities for new projects, project coordination and financial recording  Coordinates and prepares the monthly management financial reports, which includes balance sheets, P&L variance reports, capital expenditures and Key Performance Indicators through collaboration with Business Development, Asset Management and other areas of finance  Assists the Asset Management group in preparing business cases for potential capital projects  Provides insight to identify process improvements and best practice opportunities for Financial Planning and Analysis
  2. 2. Inderjit Singh, CPA, CGA Resume, Page 2,  indy854@hotmail.com Bombardier Aerospace, Toronto,Ontario, July 2000 to April 2009 Material Finance Manager, 2004 to 2009  Improved the cyclecount accuracy by implementing controls and processes which contributed to inventory accuracy of 92.5%, up from 72%  Educated the buyers on the most economical means of bringing in parts from suppliers which resulted in $70K savings per aircraft  Effectively managed the activities of the costing department to support the company’s operations and closing all month-end entries meet the required deadlines  Headed the inventory management team, which required working with inventory planners and buyers to have optimal inventory on site  Worked side by side with business unit leaders and other senior finance professionals developing the annual SOX plan, as well as providing coachingand leadership to Process Owners ensuring quality and consistency in execution of the SOX plan  Coordinated and prepared a financial budget, forecast and strategic plans to support the business requirements  Recommended and established key performance indicators for measuring functional managers, which resulted in a visibility given to risk areas and containment - Recovery plans were put in place to bring cost back on track General Accounting Supervisor, 2001 to 2004  Managed the timely preparation of financial packages, providing detailed variance analysis and comments to senior management  Power user in SAP helped implement and maintain accurate General Ledger to ensure month-ends were completed on time  Worked with business units to identify and address various issues that impacted financial reporting processes, system changes and resource requirements, as a result of converting to US GAAP and created action plans for the conversion of accounting policies and procedures Program Accounting Supervisor, 2000 to 2001  Ensured accurate and timely preparation of program and project summaries  Supervised the daily activities of the Program Accounting Group, a team of four  Reviewed the manufacturing systems to ensure that meaningful data was captured and reported Unilever, Etobicoke,Ontario Cost Analyst, 1997 to 2000  Highlighted potential write-offs to the management committee and worked with the committee members to reduce the impact of write-offs to the business, which resulted in $700K savings annually  Supported the Brand Manager by analyzing the brands and categories, also recommended the best product mix to increase the divisional revenues and margins  Trained employees on SAP for optimal uses of hardware and software capabilities  Evaluated the cost of manufacturing products versus buying them from a competitor or co-packaging them at a third party  Maintained an accurate standard costing system  As a member of the SAP Implementation Team, represented Unilever on a multi-company implementation project  Participated in multi-functional task forces to identify and solve plant problems resulting in higher efficiency  As a member of Business Improvement Team recommended projects to insure products were produced at the lowest cost possible EDUCATION CGA/CPA, Certified General Accountants Association of Ontario Accounting Program, Humber College Management Accounting Program, ConcordiaUniversity

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