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Avin Ekanayake

avin.ekanayake@gmail.com (519)-616-4972 94 Holly Drive, Richmond Hill, Ontario

Objective
To obtain a suitable position in a challenging and progressive environment that would utilize and continue to develop my excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Professional Profile
     Candidate for Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Management at the University of Waterloo (2013-2018) Member of CPA Ontario’s Post-Secondary Ambassador Program (2013 - Current) Participant of CPAO Case Competition at University of Waterloo (November 2013) Member of the UW DECA organization at the University of Waterloo Participated in the DECA In house Competition in October 2013 Worked at Mackenzie Health (2010-2013) in Health Transcriptions and Customer Service with over 200 hours of volunteer service for the Hospital Assistant Teacher at Toronto Mahavihara Buddhist School (2010-2011)

Accomplishments
       Attained Ontario Secondary School Diploma and Ontario Scholar Honours (2013) G1 Ontario Driver’s License (2013) Given a Certificate of Appreciation from Mackenzie Health for completing 150 hours of voluntary service at the hospital (2011) Completed Musical Theory Rudiments Exam with First Class Honours with Distinction and Advanced Rudiments Exam with Honours (2011) Earned Bronze Cross and CPR-C certification for Lifeguard Training (2012) th Placed 5 in the North York East Area Regional Spelling Bee (2008) Earned a Striped Yellow Belt in Karate (2008)

Skills
 Excellent time management and leadership skills:  Co- created events for the students and community of the Toronto Buddhist Monastery with the administrative staff while preparing lessons for the students each week. Able to multi-task Mackenzie Health Hospital’s transcriptions department is a fast paced environment that requires much to be done in a given amount of time. For example, filing over 300 reports per day while error checking and receiving new reports. Reports required constant prioritization of tasks at hand in order to complete all tasks in a punctual manner.  Customer Service Skills As a cashier at the White Rose Gift Shop at Mackenzie Health all tasks related to the management of the store were attended to including: effectively communicating with administration and customers, management.  and maintaining internal controls with regards to cash

Strong teamwork skills - As a trainee in the National Lifeguard Association’s Bronze Cross program it was necessary to work together as a unit to save the lives of people from aquatic accidents. In order to guarantee the safety of victims of aquatic incidents over 50 hours of teamwork exercises were completed. This resulted in a cohesive team that maximized the safety of victims.

Strong Analytical/ Problem Solving Skills As a participant of DECA, it is necessary to analyze information give in cases to the highest degree. Cases require in depth analysis of all relevant information that would be required to find a solution to the problem presented. However, it is also important to only present information in which the judging party would recognize the solution as being pertinent to the interests of the parties involved in the case.

Proficient with Microsoft Office suite - Many years of experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel in various projects in high school, community volunteering events and university

Education
 University of Waterloo: Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Management (2013-current) - Merit Scholarship - Currently in First Year - Current GPA of 3.00 Bayview Secondary School (2009-2013) Graduated as an Ontario Scholar with Honours (average of 90%)

Additional Information
  Languages: - English , Sinhalese Interests - Soccer, Swimming - Business literature, Fantasy novels - Travelling - Video games, playing drums

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