Key Strength

  • Ability to work independently under no supervision and very little guideline.
  • Proven problem solving skills, through logical, analytical and out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Strong ability to understand and implement accounting information systems and financial modelling.
  • Capable of performing well in high pressure environments, so as to meet increasingly strict targets and predetermined deadlines.
  • A fast learner with a positive attitude to adapt, commit and excel at any task at hand. Always keen on taking on new challenges and varied workloads.
  • An effective communicator in formal business settings to both external and internal stakeholders.
  • A highly enthusiastic and approachable team player who always maintains a trusted and professional relationship with colleagues.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Dynamic AX ERP, SAP. Expertise in the use of Microsoft Excel to automate processes, resulting in increased efficiency and accuracy. Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office, SPSS Statistical and Basic MYOB. 

Work Experience

Work History
Nov 2013 - Apr 2015

Stock Accounting Coordinator

Coles Liquor-Coles Group Limited

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform data testing, data refining and validating vendor's data.
  • Provide differential analysis and solely responsible for managing the Grocery segment to the tone of $50 Million per annum.
  • Financially Reconcile and charge more than $15 Million worth of freight charge each year.
  • Analyse, investigate and rectify abnormal discrepancies.
  • Manage mismatches between store receipts and Distribution Centres dispatches.
  • Identify areas for business improvement and collaborate with operation team and IT team to suggest and implement more streamlined procedures and processes.
  • Identify deficiency in business system and processes at early stage.
  • Provide other teams with various supporting financial reports for their decision making. [page-break]
Achievement: 
  • Create, maintain and improve various functional spreadsheets which fast tracks many processes for the whole team through the use of complex Excel functions and business logic.
  • Provide management detailed insights, recovered more than $600,000 to the business and therefore received the award for "Significant Contribution".
  • Through analysing past data, I discovered and negotiated a high volume carrier to refund an overcharge of $300,000 and stopped an error that potentially costs the company up to $100,000 per annum. 
Nov 2012 - Nov 2013

Account Payables Administrator

Coles Liquor-Coles Group Limited

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developed a clear understanding of existing business function and processes within the team
  • Identified process bottlenecks and implemented new and improved processes and policies.
  • Prepared a wide range of supporting reports and analysis for day to day operation.
  • Performed a wide task range including journalising invoices, posting debit and credit claims to the correct financial accounts with correct information within trading term.
  • Became a point of contact to suppliers, stores and management in relation to freight, payments, reimbursements and stock movements.
  • Prepared and acted debit balance report which shows debt from discontinuing vendors.
  • Supported stores throughout the National Network by managing a direct phone line and a query mailbox of communication with approximately 900 stores.

Achievement:

  • Used my understanding of IT information system and my knowledge in different area of the  business to identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement process.
  • Co-delivered Excel training courses to improve Excel skill levels of team members and increase efficiency.
  • Corrected and automated process of claiming non-ranged products from a major vendor which saves 5 days of processing every month.
  • Assisted manager with both end to end account payables and few other areas. My work was recognised as outstanding and resulted a transfer to Stock Accounting team.

Education

Education
2009 - 2011

Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Finance)

Monash University
2005 - 2007

Bachelor of Information Technology

Post and Telecommunication Institution of Technology

Extra Curricular Activity

  • Was an active member of Monash Vietnamese International Student Club. Participated in preparation of events and activities and provided advices about operating strategy.
  • Currently manage a futsal team which has won many competitions. My team consists of students and young working professionals who wants a healthy lifestyle and develop social relationships.

References

  • Rick Allen - Finance Manager - Process Specialist- Australian Pharmaceutical Industry 

- Email: rick_allen@netspace.net.au

- Mobile: 0413 993 866
  • Percy Patel - Liquor Stock Accountant- Coles Supermarket
- Email: Percy.Patel@coles.com.au - Mobile: 0423 703 469.
  • Kevin Jansen - Business Analyst- Coles Supermarket

- Email: Kevin.Jansen@coles.com.au- Mobile: 0432 490 475.

Objective

I am a highly self-motivated and result oriented professional with solid analytical and problem solving skills developed from multiple roles in which I have always been the go-to guy when it comes to operation development and process optimisation.

I am looking for a dynamic, challenging, fast pace and exciting opportunity that will allow me to contribute materially, while expanding my knowledge and skills set. 

Key Competencies

Skills