Resume

Professional Experience

The Great-West Life Assurance Company

Associate Manager – Performance Management
Assistant Manager – Performance Management
CA Student - Various Departments

2014 - Present
2011 - 2014
2008 - 2011

  • Designed and developed data warehouses to provide detailed reporting on expense drivers and to automate accounting functions
  • Created interactive dashboards to report on the achievement of organizational objectives and goals
  • Conducted business process and financial reviews to optimize organizational efficiency and identify cost savings
  • Prepared annual budgets and monthly variance reporting and analysis
  • Trained and mentored CPA students, CA students, and other employees

OpenCharity.ca

Webmaster & Systems Administrator

2011 - Present

  • Founded and maintained a website publishing the organizational and financial information on 85,000 registered Canadian charities

The University of Manitoba

Guest Lecturer – Introductory Management Accounting
Student Marker

2012
2007

  • Prepared and presented lecture material, marked assignments and entered grades

Education & Professional Associations

CPA Manitoba / Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba

Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
Chartered Accountant (CA)

2015
2011

  • Gained CPA designation upon merger of professional accounting bodies in 2015
  • Gained CA designation after completing the CA School of Business (CASB) program and passing the Uniform Final Evaluation (UFE) in 2010

The University of Manitoba

Bachelor of Commerce (BComm)

2008

  • Majored in Accounting and Management Information Systems
  • Featured on the Dean’s List in 2006, 2007 & 2008

Canadian Mennonite University

School of Discipleship

2003

  • Studied conflict resolution and intercultural relations in South Africa

Canadian Internet Registration Authority

Member

2015 to Present

Volunteering

CPA Canada Community Connect Program

Financial Literacy Volunteer

2015 - Present

  • Delivered free educational sessions on financial literacy and retirement planning

Saint Benedict’s Table

Board Member
Board Member

2014 - 2017
2008 - 2011

  • Presented financial statements at board and congregational meetings

Trail Run Manitoba

Volunteer

2013 - 2015

  • Helped at aid stations for various races and ultra-marathons

Drums for Kids

Webmaster & Systems Administrator

2010 – 2011

  • Provided hosting for the group’s website and email, in addition to maintaining the content on the website

University of Manitoba Photography Club

Treasurer

2005 – 2008

  • Performed day to day bookkeeping and petitioned for funding

References

Available upon request