Kush Gandhi

Kush Gandhi

Marketing Intern - Coors Light at Molson Coors Canada

Location
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (Kitchener, Canada Area)
Industry
Accounting

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Kush Gandhi's Overview

Current
  • Founder at Social Ace
  • Director of Finance at Laurier Accounting Association
Past
  • Marketing Intern - Coors Light at Molson Coors Canada
  • Sales Representative at Bug Elimination and Prevention Corporation
  • General Manager at Max's Golf Centre
Education
Connections

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Kush Gandhi's Summary

Detail oriented aspiring CA/CPA with experience and expertise in a wide range of accounting functions and special interest in Tax and Auditing. Ability to act as an intrinsic member of accounting teams providing financial analysis, general ledger reconciliation and internal controls. Experience conducting comprehensive audits to ensure accounting best practices are in place. Entrepreneurial insights facilitate the ability to see the big picture to meet and exceed organizational objectives including client services, business development, accounting procedures and corporate policies.

Currently pursuing an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration. Director of Finance of the Laurier Accounting Association maintaining all of the budgeting, and managing internal spending. Founder of Social Ace Ltd. a social media brand building firm managing over 1,000,000 unique and active followers globally.

Kush Gandhi's Experience

Founder

Social Ace

January 2013Present (1 year 10 months)

•Conceptualized, developed and implemented business plan for online marketing company. Developed effective and successful strategies for business development and implemented and organized business launch.

•Organize and execute all accounting procedures including internal controls, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payment for outside contractors and vendors, budget creation and management

•Direct the activities of over 15 contractors working on a global platform. Execute daily pay structure and evaluate all work and performance outcomes.

•Create business development strategies and provide superior customer service aimed at establishing enduring relationships with clients.

•Create customized marketing campaigns and advertising copy to solicit targeted companies for marketing services on Twitter.

•Established advertising relationships with companies including Red Bull, Likes.com, MTV, ChaCha Search and Ford as a result of creating a large and reputable Twitter presence.

Director of Finance

Laurier Accounting Association

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

October 2012Present (2 years 1 month)

•Construct expense reports and create annual budgets including managing sponsorships, revenues and allocating funds to activities
•Report directly to the president with financial information to aid in decision-making
•Prepare, complete and submit reimbursement forms for the executive team
•Track all account activity and ensure timely reconciliation of bank accounts

Marketing Intern - Coors Light

Molson Coors Canada

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; TAP; Food & Beverages industry

May 2014August 2014 (4 months) Toronto, Canada Area

Sales Representative

Bug Elimination and Prevention Corporation

May 2013August 2013 (4 months) Waterloo, Ontario

•Increased sales and customer base through diligent and systematic strategies designed to solicit interest and close new accounts with hotel owners and property management companies.

•Conducted market research and developed recommendations for the CEO on strategies to increase market share and customer base. Obtained feedback from existing and potential customers regarding needs and for pest control.

•Constructed consignment agreements and developed presentations for customers.

•Developed and implemented spreadsheets to track sales and evaluate sales opportunities.

General Manager

Max's Golf Centre

January 2008August 2013 (5 years 8 months) Waterloo, Ontario

•Directed all administrative activities including accounting procedures, employee training, and sales.

•Created financial statements and reconciled bank statements. Supported internal auditing procedures to ensure policies and procedures were followed.

•Gathered all necessary data and financial reports required for accurate tax reporting. Worked with corporate accountant to produce required tax documents including payroll and income tax reporting.

•Implemented daily sales sheets and reconciled them with bank deposits. Evaluated sales numbers and conducted historical analysis to use in comparison charts and sales forecasting.

•Managed budgets and enlisted effective inventory control methods. Directed all purchasing and accounts payable and maintained positive working relationships with vendors.

•Oversee the activities of 10 direct reports including all staff development, training and delegation duties and schedules.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Maxtech Consumer Products Limited

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Consumer Goods industry

June 2011September 2011 (4 months)

•Conducted research and analysis on patents and ensured validity. Reported findings and made suggestions for corrections to the CEO.

•Followed the progress of over 50 patents and ensured all fees and requirements were up to date.

Kush Gandhi's Honors and Awards

  • New Venture Competition Semi Finalist

    • April 2013

    My team of six highly skilled individuals created a business model that made it to the semi-finals of the BDO New Venture Competition. Our model was an automated fragrance vending machine which could suggest certain fragrances based on your tastes and personality.

Kush Gandhi's Skills & Expertise

  1. Accounting
  2. Social Media Marketing
  3. Marketing Strategy
  4. Marketing
  5. Financial Analysis
  6. Bookkeeping
  7. Financial Accounting
  8. Finance
  9. Leadership
  10. Time Management
  11. Social Networking
  12. Budgets
  13. Analysis

Kush Gandhi's Languages

  • English

  • Punjabi

  • Hindi

Kush Gandhi's Education

Wilfrid Laurier University

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (HBBA) with Co-Op Option, Accounting

20122016 (expected)

Activities and Societies: DECA Laurier - Member Laurier Accounting Association - Director of Finance

Bluevale Collegiate Institute

20092012

Kush Gandhi's Additional Information

Interests:

Golf, Social Media, Investing, Business Development, Social Media Marketing

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