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Compliance Audit Officer_CRA /Fund Accountant/ Financial Analyst

Highlights of Qualifications

  • One Year  Compliance Audit officer at Canada Revenue Agency
  • Eight years Fund accountant at Franklin Templeton, Citi, RBC, TD and CIBC Mellon.
  • Three years Sr. Financial Analyst experience specialized in SEC filing and mapping. 
  • Experience in budgeting, financial analysis, financial reporting.
  • Experience in Canadian, US GAAP and National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund 
  • Three Years field audit experience in India. 

Work experience

Canada Revenue Agency-CRA


Compliance Audit Officer

  • Examined taxpayers' returns to verify compliance with the statutes administered by  CRA.

  • Audited Employment, Rental, Business and Employment commission files.
  • Prepared audit plans and procedures and reviewed document.

  • Conducted interviews, researches legislation, publications, and policies to arrive at conclusions

  • Prepared working papers and reports to support conclusions and discusses proposed determinations, assessments, reassessments, penalty recommendations, issues with taxpayers and/or their representatives

  • Analysed tax returns, financial statements, taxpayer accounts, rebate applications, supporting documents etc. to determine the accuracy of amounts reported by taxpayers.

  • Identified the most likely areas of noncompliance and determined the extent and scope of the audit/examination, revised audit/examination plans during review.

  • Recorded appropriate adjustments, recoveries and supporting documentation in the Integras system and/or the AIMS system
  • Analyzed processes and resolved unusual or contentious problems, complex calculations and entitlements that require extensive research and interaction with taxpayers, benefit recipients, and/or their representatives and other Agency contacts.

  • Analyzed and interprets the legislation administered by the CRA, legal precedents, and internal policies and procedures in order to resolve tax issues and support conclusions.

  • Evaluated evidence, technical issues, unusual claims, tax avoidance issues, and materiality of non-compliance resulting from a detailed review of a return to recommend referrals to appropriate specialty areas to ensure adherence with the CRA.

  • Exercised judgment in dealing with confidential, sensitive, and contentious information and issues based on policy.

  • Utilized judgment while applying policies and procedures in order to minimize non-authorized release of information that would undermine overall taxpayer confidence of the CRA.

  • Safeguarded original documentation in accordance with established security guidelines to ensure confidentiality.

  • Maintained personal control of and cares for working files, taxpayer’s books and records and supporting documentation used for audit/examination purposes.



Institutional Portfolio Accountant                                                

  • Reconciled all FMC accounts and match with mirror with life accounts worked on transition account
  • Reconciled broker and client Collateral on daily basis and calculate interest payable to broker.
  • Reconciled all Holdings with IO accounts on daily basis by TLM, NXG, Cagerec, Baycom.
  • Reconciled trades transactions, interest payments, maturities, pay down and Bank recon
  • Completed accounting process through PAM [M power] for PAM funds and prepared AUM report
  • Compared all the collateral security on real time using Excel Macro, Pivot Table.
  • Reviewed accrual of real return bond through Bloomberg       and daily Cash projection on real time basis
  • Reviewed OTC Trade settlements (CDS, equity swaps OTC option) with break resolution.
  • Administrated collateral and margin calls from counterparties
  • Reconciled cash position and created real time cash position report on daily basis
  • Prepared and checked accrual schedule for monthly closing with profile check up with Bloomberg.
  • Performed monthly global testing on pricing, interest, dividends, stock-loan & pay-to-hold fees
  • Performed all the activities for four big hedge fund accounting
  • Reviewed accounting for Forwards, Futures, Option , swap and MBS accounting
  • Administrated and reviewed all daily tax adjusted portfolio aging reports and resolved any discrepancy.
  • Developed and maintain relationships with investors, investment advisors, banks, brokers and auditors.


Fund Accountant  

    • Funds handled -Money market, Bond, Equity, FOF (Fund of Fund), Top bottom fund, Offshore Fund, Institutional, Pooled Fund, Trust Fund, Private investment Fund.
    • Reconciled trades transactions, interest payments, maturities, and corporate actions as identified
    • Reviewed Fund Financial Statements and Management Report on Fund Performance (MRFP)
    • Performed daily & monthly reconciliations for hedge funds and set up of new funds
    • Assisted in preparation of additional information as requested as well as providing various adhoc reports
    • Completed all scheduled reports for US and Canadian domicile funds using defined procedures
    • Reviewed management fees, crystallized incentive allocations and third party invoices
    • Reviewed year end distribution with capital distributions and subscriptions
    • Prepared and review financial statements, performance data       accordance with local GAAP requirements
    • Communicated all outstanding issues / resolutions with the client and the auditors
    • Developed a comprehensive understanding of unique characteristics of the client and their funds
    • Prepared monthly, annual reports including Fund of Fund reinvestment, financial statement, working paper files, audit files for auditor, the client and other internal customer.
    • Tie all numbers to support documents from audit package and review all drafts prior to release.
    • Assisted Manager of Fund Financial Reporting in implementing reports in accordance with IFRS

    Accomplishments   ---- Most Efficient way presenting financial reports for Auditors and for client


CITI Group


Fund Accountant   

  • Number and types of Funds handled- Total 8 Funds that includes FOF, Trust, Hedge Fund, Pooled fund.
  • Completed full conversion of new client within timeframe and verify all auto entry with Bloomberg.
  • Coordinate production of Fund Financial Reports between outsourced vendor and in-house
  • Complete all scheduled reports for US and Canadian domicile funds using defined procedures
  • Prepare required schedules necessary for the calculation of fund distributions and fund tax returns
  • Preparing year-end file and liaising with auditors.

Accomplishments - Successfully completed the conversion for the new client with given time frame.


  • Funds handled-Money market, Bond, Equity, FOF (Fund of Fund), Offshore Fund, Institutional, Pooled Fund, Trust Fund, Private investment Fund, hedge fund.
  • Team Lead for 7 staff –accurately present NAV reports for all funds on daily basis as a team
    • Completed all scheduled reports for US and Canadian domicile funds including ad hoc reports
    • Prepared and/or review financial statements, performance data, and other reporting documents
    • Trained new Fund Accounting staff and reviewed their performance on regular basis
    • Performed all the administrative services pursuant to agreements in respect of a portfolio of hedge funds
    • Prepared required schedules necessary for the calculation of fund distributions and fund tax returns
    • Compiled and analyze MER and provide monthly summary of expense analysis explaining variances
    • Run various reports using Accounting Software (CODA), (TIS) (Global Max) for month-end process
    • Completed additional schedules as needed for the fund’s financial statements
  • Prepared financial statements, performance data, and other reports in accordance with local GAAP
  • Prepared and review fund level and investor level tax estimates for all funds within the team.

 SeniorFinancial Analyst

    • Mapped 20 companies daily relating to different industries like manufacturing, Real estate, financial industries, Real estate, Service industries, Mines, Health, Technology sector.
    • Worked as team leader to motivate the entire 10 financial analyst and created a common goal.
    • Checked the mapped financials and corrected the same based on US GAAP specifications
    • Prepared financial statement for 10K, 10Q , 8F form to ensure accuracy of statements


  • Most efficient employee - recognized by Director and promoted to Sr. Financial analyst

P.Sen and Company


Field Auditor

  • Analyzed different audit plans and find best one based on the risk 

  • Audited Coal India Ltd. ( Full audit for 15 Billion of assets of Government company)
  • Audited inventory control, management, GST and final tax return
  • Reviewed financial analysis and find the risk area
  • Analyzed the internal audit system and recommended cost saving procedures.


CSC institute -Toronto Canada



Certificate in Canadian Securities 

Access Business School


Diploma Business and Financial Analyst

Calcutta University

MBA  Specialist in project finance

(affiliated with University of London)

Indian Institute of Cost& works Accountant, India


Membership # M 18590]

Certified General Accountant, Canada

CPA (CGA) Pace Level


Software Skills

M power, People Soft, Quick Books, Edgar Pro, Coda, G max, Onetis, Bloomberg, Investment one , Workbench, Baycom, NXG. TLM , Excel Macro-Pivot table etc., MS access, Integras, AIMS

Acquired Behavioral Skills 

Experience of high level of professionalism in communicating client, flexible and able to deal with change effectively. Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, lead to work at 100% accuracy and in deadline. Time management skills with ability to work effectively and independently.Quick learner having experience to learn new software quickly. Ability to work under pressure and complete multiple tasks simultaneously


Worked for Missionary of charity with           MOTHER TERESA at Kolkata, India.


Indian Institute of Cost & works Accountant, India,



Membership # M 18590

University of Calcutta, India

Apr 1991Dec 1991


Master of Business Administration with First class


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