Michael R. Koprich

2435 Greenwich Drive, Unit 8, Oakville, ON L6M 0S4

E-mail:Koprich@sheridancollege.ca

Cell: (416) 825-9499

https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-r-koprich-accounting

CAREER OBJECTIVES

Motivated and dedicated accounting graduate seeking a position in the accounting field.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience working as a Controller for a media firm

  • Experience working as a Financial Service Representative within a large multi-national bank

  • In Progress: Advanced Degree, Accounting, Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Oakville ON (August 2018)

  • Ability to build relationships with customers by committing to meet their needs and received several customer service awards

  • Knowledge of several financial products and services

  • Accounting software: Sage 50, QuickBooks, Quicken, TurboTax, SPSS Statistics Software

  • Excellent administrative skills: MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access

  • Entrepreneurial skills: building relationships, balancing a budget, payroll, human resource skills

  • Self-motivated, able to work independently with little supervision and supportive team member

  • Organized, detail oriented, willing to learn new concepts, excellent time management skills and able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment​​​

EDUCATION

 

Degree: Honours Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting                   

Sheridan Pilon School of Business, Mississauga, ON                                                                                                                                    August 2018

 

Certificate: Undergraduate Certificate in Creativity and Creative Problem Solving            

ICSC The State University of New York, Buffalo State NY                                                                                                                        December 2017

 

Diploma: Business Administration – Accounting                               

Sheridan Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Mississauga, ON                                                                                                August 2015

 

Securities Certifications: Canadian Securities Course, Investment Funds in Canada and 15 Continuing Education Courses                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2002-2005

Canadian Securities Institute, Toronto, ON             

                                                  

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Business Experience

  • Managing experience with leading a team with a media firm.

  • Delivered excellent customer experiences while coaching and being a role model.

  • Lead a team of employees and ensured a clear understanding of performance expectations and personal contribution to the team.

  • Developed and maintained a network in the community to enhance the company’s visibility.

 

  • Confidence and the ability to work under pressure

  • Dealing with customers quickly and efficiently during busy periods with referrals or repeat customers

 

Work Experience 

 

 

Owner                                                                                                                                                                  2007-Present

Fitness Experts Inc., Oakville

  • Developed and cultivate customer relationships

  • Experience in developing a business plan that would meet the organizational financial and marketing goals

  • Prepared budgets and forecasts to project and track financial metrics such as revenues, expense, etc.

  • Lead a team of 8 trainers and informing them of their responsibilities

 

Controller

Horizon Travel Magazine, Oakville                                                                                                                  2004-2007

  • Lead a team of 14 employees and ensuring all team members were informed of their responsibilities.

  • Tracked expenditures and performed the client's bill and receivable collection functions

  • Provided proof of performance for the clients.

  • Performed bookkeeping services and general administrative duties

 

Financial Service Representative

TD Canada Trust, Toronto                                                                                                                                   2002-2004

  • Provided sound advice at every customer interaction to create a positive customer experience

  • Awareness of financial products and confidence in the ability to assist clients with appropriate financial solutions.

  • Duties included opening new accounts, credit products, basic investment advice, and promoted all banking products and services

  • Ensured that customer problems were handled appropriately and escalated issues when necessary

  • Won three awards for customer service

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

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Volunteer                                                                                                                                                                 2002-2018

Syl Apps Youth Centre, Oakville

  • Worked with one of the children and provided him an opportunity to learn how to interact with society.

Volunteer – Personal Tax Workshop

Sheridan College, Mississauga                                                                                                          

  • We worked with the students on preparing their personal tax returns and registering their account online with the Canadian Revenue Agency.

Volunteer – Orientation Leader

Sheridan College, Mississauga                                                                                                          

  • Peer Mentoring gave us the opportunity to plan events and activities for the new students at Sheridan College. Our focus was on helping the students develop a deeper connection with their new school. 

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