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Hasitha Aththanayaka

Accountant
$3500 / month
June 24, 1990

About Candidate

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I am interested in and enthusiastic to apply for a Accountant/Finance Manager position available in one of your related organizations with Visa/Work Permit sponsorship.

I am a Chartered Accountant (ACA) in Sri Lanka and holding a BBA Accounting (Special) degree from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

I currently have 9 years of experience in Accounting, Auditing and Finance.

After being an Audit Associate at SJMS Associates (currently Deloitte, Sri Lanka) and Assistant Accountant at Varun Beverages Lanka (Private) Limited I joined HSBC GSC Colombo in January 2018 as a Fund Accountant. I was promoted to Senior Fund Accountant level in February 2020.

Sectors I have served as an Audit Associate include Insurance, Banking and Finance, Manufacturing and Trading.

I kindly request you to have a look at my CV attached herewith and refer to my Linkedin profile through below link which provides an in depth analysis of my experience: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hasitha-aththanayaka-73a24748/

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Location

Education

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BBA Accounting (Special)

2015
University of Colombo
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Chartered Accountant

2021
CA Sri Lanka

Work & Experience

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Audit associate

February 13, 2013 - August 31, 2016
SJMS ASSOCIATES (DELOITTE SRI LANKA)

Lead audit teams to achieve deadlines. Analyze client's external and internal environments and identify potential risks. Reporting critical matters with recommendations. System studies to identify of control deficiencies. Sectors: Insurance, Banking and Finance, manufacturing and trading.

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Assistant Accountant

September 1, 2016 - December 29, 2017
Varun Beverages Lanka (pvt) Limited

Preparation of annual and quarterly Financial Statements and other management reports. Calculation of VAT and NBT tax liabilities of the company. Liaising with third party professional accountants who involved in income tax calculations to ensure the calculations are accurately done on time. Liaising with external auditors involved in annual and quarterly audits. Coordinate different departments to ensure the vendor payments are accurately made on time. Approving the payments: These approvals were the given, following an initial approval granted by accounts executives or accounts assistants.

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Fund Accountant/Senior Fund Accountant

January 4, 2018 - November 30, 2021
HSBC

Reviewing the annual & interim Financial Statements prepared by Fund Accountants. Actively participated in team convergence programs while training the Accounting and Valuation teams and handling Accounting and Valuation components of the Fund of Funds clients. Liaising with Business Partners (Ireland) who are directly dealing with Auditors and Clients throughout the process of accounts being sign off. Taking the ownership and independently handling the queries with upstream & downstream teams. Coordinate and handled the calendar deliverables of multiple funds. Individually completed four MS Excel automation and streamlining projects using VBA coding to gain financial benefits and quality improvements to the company. Developed two Fund Accountants to grab the Senior Fund Accountant positions. To achieve that, I conducted mock interviews and encouraged them to come up with new initiatives. Conducted team meetings to ensure the continuous quality improvements.

Awards

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Top performer

2021
Top performer at HSBC for Q3 2021
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Over and above

2021
Over and above for running the team's streamlining agenda
O

Over and above

2021
Over and above for automations of fund FS preparation process
O

Over and above

2019
Business continuity during difficult situations in the country
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