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Frank R Pereira

Aspiring Chartered Accountant


I am ambitious, enthusiastic and a focused individual with an ability to adapt to any environment and work under stress. My aim is to work in an environment that continually throws challenges and helps me to develop my personal and professional front and provides a new platform for the better of my personality and creativity. Being an aspiring graduate in the accounting field, I have a valuable experience in understanding the requirement of this environment and have an ability to relate to different people socially and professionally. My goal is to work for an organisation which provides opportunities to shape up a well-defined career.

Work History

Mar 2016Present

Forex & Commodities Trader - Online

Pepperstone Australia

Learning Outcomes: Take risks and manage it & Switch focus

  • Collating relevant information and data
  • Determining market sentiment via research, valuation and data analysis
  • Monitoring Australian and international market performance
  • Researching and preparing daily trading information
  • Interpreting financial/market reports
  • Keeping an eye on market movements/prices
  • Executing trades and reflecting on trades that I have placed
Apr 2014Jun 2016

Crew Member

Red Rooster

Learning Outcomes: Managing customers, employees and time

  • Greeting customers and inquiring for their preference
  • Providing menu and answering customers questions regarding menu items
  • Providing information on new deals and discounts
  • Attempting to up-sell deals and providing add-on information
  • Preparing and packing food according to Red Rooster's policies and procedures
  • Serving food to dine-in customers in the event of delays
  • Ensuring the quality and quantity of food items packed or served
  • Ensuring that all food and drinks are packed appropriately without spill issues
  • Accepting cash in exchange for food and drinks sold & handing change to customers
Dec 2014Dec 2014

Intern - Financial Planning

Arrive Wealth Management Brisbane, Australia

Learning Outcomes: Client interaction, understanding work culture & ethics

Assisting with the strategic review of client's existing wealth management arrangements, including:

  • Understanding financial goals and objectives of clients and reviewing various structures or investment entities in which client has wealth in.
  • Evaluating existing investment portfolios and estate planning.
  • Understanding current tax planning and insurance strategies

Investment advisory services: Understanding comprehensive range of advisory, financial services to help create, build and protect client's wealth.

  • Financial strategy advice and self managed super fund administration.
  • Estate planning and investment advice.
  • Personal insurance and property advisory.

Risk Management and Asset Allocation: Learning about dierent components which make up the client's entire portfolio, i.e. property, managed funds, cash and shares and how entirely these would maximise returns and meet clients goals and objectives.

Mar 2014Oct 2015

Customer Service Representative - Night Staff

7 Eleven Springhill, Brisbane

Learning Outcomes: Managing difficult customers and time

  • Keeping a clean and safe environment to patrons
  • Handling electronic cash registers
  • Stocking, ordering, filing purchase, sales and expenses receipts
  • Cleaning thoroughly and ensuring customer sitting areas are sanitised
  • Receiving delivery from C-store and stacking them appropriately
  • Getting rid of old and expired items
Jun 2014Jul 2015


Zenith Hospitality - Weekend Staff

Learning Outcomes: Handling pressure and Multitasking

  • Presenting food or beverage information or menus to customers
  • Communicating dining or order details to kitchen personnel
  • Arranging tables or dining areas
  • Communicating with customers to resolve complaints or ensuring satisfaction
  • Processing customer bills or payments
  • Enforcing rules or regulations
Apr 2012Oct 2013

Store Manager

California Wines, United Kingdom

Learning Outcomes: Sense of responsibility and Decision Making

  • Training junior team members and preparing rosters
  • Welcoming customers by greeting them; offering them assistance
  • Directing customers by escorting them to racks and counters; suggesting items
  • Advising customers by providing information on products
  • Helping the customer to make selections by building customer confidence; offering suggestions and opinions
  • Achieving sales targets, monitoring competitor activities and handling customer issues
Jun 2012Oct 2013

Sales Representative

Fallowfield Express & Bargains, United Kingdom

Learning Outcomes: Sales and Negotiation skills & Achieving sales targets

  • Ensuring store is clean and racks are filled with products
  • Ensuring newspapers are stacked properly and placing orders for next day including magazines
  • Ordering bread, chocolates and tobacco items
  • Making list of beer, wines, spirits and wines to be ordered on a daily basis
Oct 2012Oct 2013

Cleaner - Night Staff

Thomas Cleaning Services, United Kingdom

Learning Outcomes: Awareness of health and safety & Working independently

  • Dusting furniture, equipment, partitions, walls, etc.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting sinks, countertops, floors, toilet, mirrors, tables, chairs, refrigerators, microwaves, etc in restrooms, break rooms and/or kitchenettes
  • Replenishing supplies in restrooms, break rooms and kitchen
  • Sweeping, mopping, hand scrubbing floors using brooms, mops and vacuum cleaners
  • Emptying trash cans and recyclables into disposal areas
  • Wiping down walls and woodwork, doors, wall hangings, baseboards
Mar 2013Aug 2013

Chef - Night Staff

Bombay Palace, United Kingdom

Learning Outcomes: Culinary skills, Time Management & Handling pressure

  • Aided in the supervision and performance of kitchen staff
  • Actively participated in menu design and food costs
  • Prepared meals taking into account all health and safety procedures
  • Supervised preparation of stock purchase list
  • Collaborated with kitchen manager to ensure top performance from kitchen staff
Aug 2013Oct 2013

Replenishment Team Member

Premier Store, United Kingdom

Learning Outcomes: Working as a team & Achieving set objectives

  • Ensuring stock delivered has been stacked appropriately on the racks
  • Ensuring no items on the racks are expired or old
  • Excess items to be stored in the store room or freezer as per the store requirements
  • Ensuring safety of other team members as well as customers while handling stock
  • Ensuring expired items are disposed of as per health and safety requirements
Sep 2007Mar 2011

Audit Assistant

Kamath Shetty & Co, Chartered Accountants India

Learning Outcomes: Extensive knowledge of Audit, Tax and Corporate Ethics, Business English & Presentation Skills

  • Preparation of Computation of Income and Income Tax Returns for various kinds of assesses
  • Preparation of submissions against notices received from the income-tax authorities during the assessment and appeal proceedings
  • Projecting tax liability and calculation of advance tax payable
  • Tax audits for Private Companies, individuals and firms
  • TDS (Tax Deducted at Source) compliance, Tax planning, Statutory Audit and Bank's year-end audits
  • Statutory audit of Private Limited companies engaged in trading and manufacturing businesses and VAT Audit


Feb 2014Nov 2015

Master of Professional Accounting

Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

Studied full-time juggling 3 part-time jobs - Handled pressure and managed to meet deadlines

Ap 2012Oct 2013

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Liverpool John Moores University UK

Studied full-time managing 4 part-time jobs and learnt to live an independent life.

Aug 2007Oct 2010

Bachelor of Commerce

Karnataka State University India

Studied Bachelors along with the Chartered Accountancy Course and finished both and CA Professionals in the year of 2011 and in the same year also passed Company Secretary professionals and during this whole time, I have also worked full-time in an accounting firm.

Demonstrated Skills

Communication & Public Speaking (Toastmasters International)

  • Participation in a unique and proven program for developing and communication skills
  • Experience in leadership development through training and club involvement
  • Regularly received constructive feedback on my speaking skills and organisation of thoughts
  • Assisting fellow members in developing their communication skills while developing my own
  • Providing leadership in my club by performing meeting roles
  • Professional client liaison expertise gained during Internship at Arrive Wealth Management and KS & Co when explaining audit procedures and requesting necessary information
  • Effective negotiation capabilities demonstrated in customer service role when responding to customer complaints
  • PTE English Academic (Australia) overall highest band score of 85/90 ; listening 90 ; reading 81; speaking 90; writing 85
  • Fluent in Hindi, Kannada,Tamil,Telugu, Konkani,Tulu and currently learning French & Mandarin


  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access) · MYOB, Quickbooks, SAS and Class Super

Problem solving and analytical

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills developed through university research projects
  • Demonstrated effective ability to resolve problems throughout Internship when solving complex superannuation related issues

Teamwork and communication

  • Frequently delivering oral presentations for group presentations at the university and Toastmasters
  • Demonstration of strong interpersonal skills in volunteer roles and other extra-curricular activities particularly in YCS (Young Catholic Students) and CPA Ambassadors


Volunteering Activities - Student Ambassador of CPA Australia, Brisbane

As part of this volunteer role, I had an opportunity to:

  • Promote the CPA Australia global student network.
  • Act as a liaison between CPA Australia and university students.
  • Assist at CPA Australia events (E.g. CPA Congress) and lecture presentations, on-campus and externally.
  • Distribute promotional material and promote on-campus events for students.
  • Engage with students, academics and professionals to promote careers in accounting, finance and business within these peer networks.