Internal Audit and Accounting
Result oriented professional with over two years of experience in internal audit including testing the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls, business processes and risk management activities.
Excellent knowledge of generally accepted and accounting principles (GAAP), practices and standards.
Knowledge of the characteristics of fraud, the nature of fraud risks and the types of programs and controls that will deter and detect fraud.
Obtained Internal Audit Practitioner Designation and currently working towards completing the CIA designation.
Three years of professional experience in the health sector in Canada and the U.S.
Acquired skills in EMR Softwares (i.e. QuadraMed, Clinician's View, Cerner, Lytec MD, and ABELMed) during my externships in the United States and Canada. Also, effectively utilized Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) in my previous projects.
Excellent knowledge of medical research and recent developments in the field of medicine.
Diverse and Extensive knowledge of Drugs,Assistive Devices,Health Insurance,community and public health, health promotion and disease prevention.
In depth knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ( HIPAA), Occupational Exposures to Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection control and Barrier Precautions
Proficient computer skills; Microsoft Office 365 Suite, QuickBooks and UFILE.
Good knowledge of TeamMate Software
AREA OF EXPERTISE
Excellent analytical skills
Verbal/written communication skills
Risk Management Strategies
Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
The Institute of Internal Auditors, U.S.A. - Currently enrolled Ongoing
CPA designation preparation courses
McMaster University, Hamilton - Currently enrolled - ongoing
McMaster University, Hamilton 		Graduated 2019
Currently enrolled in Online Business Data Analysis Course
Healthcare Systems of Canada Course, Ryerson University, Toronto
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Systems Management
National University of Science & Technology, Pakistan
Degree In Science
University of Health Sciences, Pakistan
Internal Auditor, FHK and Company, Pakistan		 	 April 2016 April 2018
As a Staff Internal auditor; evaluated the adequacy of internal control design regarding inventory management deficit at FHK and Company that led to redesigning of inventory control systems, quality controls, network integration and training. These efforts resulted in timely fulfillment of orders by 30% and the profits increased by 18%.
Used Risk Based Approach for the assessment of common health and safety hazards and developed controls to mitigate the effects. This decreased health related disabilities by 10% in the first year.
Conducted and led various internal audit assignments for evaluating the key processes, to understand the dynamics and risks of client's business and industry, identified process gaps and recommended solutions for mitigating the identified risks.
Responsible for overall project management of the companys internal audits including planning, field work, execution, debriefing with the management/key stakeholders and reporting.
Led a team of 4-5 team members, largely responsible for execution of the audit plan for projects, managing utilization, identifying training needs and providing formal/informal training etc.
Responsible for formulating the internal audit plan by identifying broad risk categories, locations and sources of risks by conducting interviews with the management, materiality analysis, inherent risks, review of previous audit reports.
Performed tests of design and operating effectiveness for key financial processes including but not limited to Tax, Treasury, Payroll, Human Resources.
Supported external auditors in annual financial statements tie-out and schedules.
Document the results of audit work, coordinate with external consultants on audit areas and apprise the Head of Internal Audit and Senior Management about the audit findings and outcomes of the follow-up on the outstanding findings from previous audits.
Medical Assistant, Sharos Medical Services, Toronto, Ontario 			2014-2015
As an administrative support; managed and maintained daily administrative operations to enhance and support a cohesive and efficient office environment.
Communicated with physicians and physicians staff, clients and clients' families, maintained confidential medical records, making sure clients' needs were effectively met.
Developed a system of educating the patients on pain medication, that led to their understanding of limitations and protocols regarding prescription of pain medications and hence resolving conflict between staff and the patients.
Managed high volume of patient calls, scheduling appointments, maintained day to day operations and acted as a point of contact for patients.
Oversaw and provided technical training to the newly hired staff that supported a cohesive and efficient office environment.
Meticulously compiled, maintained, coded and charged patient accounts. Verified account deposits and payments of office expenditures with the office staff.
Ensured that all the records were in compliance with the applicable provincial and federal legislation including Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Treasurer, Sir Ernest MacMillan Public School, Burlington, Canada 		2018- 2019
As the Treasurer; employed my comprehensive knowledge of financial management as well as accounting and finance to appreciate the value of a balanced budget and understand the need for a good paper trail including invoices, cheque requests etc.
Worked with the council to prepare the annual budget as well as prepared monthly financial reports and presented at each meeting. The budget included, PRO Grant (a grant from the Ministry) and PIC Grant (thats a grant from the board for parent engagement) and Fundraising Revenue.
Provided technical advice and guidance regarding adherence to the budget when considering new ideas.
Prepared comprehensive and concise reports required by the council, school , board or Ministry.
Participated in all executive and council discussion and voting.
Resolved the lost trail of the previous year budget and missing treasurers report by investigating, collecting and analyzing data from various sources of information that led to discovery of extra 2000$ cash available in fundraising revenues.
Lead Tax Preparer, Community Volunteer Income Tax Program Canada 	2019 Present
Through this Community Volunteer Income Tax Program under CPA Hamilton:
Prepared personal income tax returns
Kept records neat and organized and Ensured the completeness and relevance of all documents collected.
Worked with a team of CPAs and McMaster students and was able to build relationships.
Acquired extensive knowledge about medical and disability claims while filing tax returns.
Developed an understanding of Canada Revenue Agency complex legislation, policies and procedures.
A place where I can be a part of team that strive towards excellence and growth.
Work in Canada
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Total Professional Experience
- Excellent Analytical Skills
- Written Communication Skills
- Writing Skills
- Interpersonal Skills
- Team Leadership
- Advisory Skills
- Reasoning Skills
- Coordination Skills
- Risk Management Strategies
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