Ramil Gasimov

Creative, responsible and disciplined professional who is certified in bookkeeping with additional knowledge and skills of digital marketing and web web design/WordPress. Has a wide array of interest and experience in different fields which enabled to see the big picture, make creative, context-relevant and timely business decisions. Self-starter with  strong analytical and communication skills with a proven track record of delivering results under strict deadlines. Below you can find high-level description of my educational and professional experience in those fields.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

North American Azerbaijani Youth Association (NAAYA)-NGO                                                                     June 2019 – Present  
 

Co-Founder and the Board Member/Treasurer

  • Signs and executes all contracts or other obligations authorized by the Board in the name of the organization
  • Serves as the primary signatory on financial accounts, and the chair of the finance committee.
  • Pays organization bills and collects the organization dues.
  • Prepares annual and all budget request for funds and submits financial reports to the members.
  • Oversees and keeps the board informed of the financial condition of the corporation and of audit or financial review results
 

 

Seven Valley Victoria Specialty Store (Family Business)                                                                                  December 2015-Present                                                                                  

 Store Manager/Marketing Specialist

  • Undertakes store administration duties such as managing store budgets and updating financial records.
  • Does monthly sales data entry
  • Makes sure account payables and receivables are up to date.
  • Communicates with customers, vendors and keeps track of the inventory.
  • Analyze the impact and ROI of acquisition and retargeting campaigns across digital and non-digital marketing channels.
  • Maintains the website of the store and manages online orders.
  • Creates modeling that will analyze the user journey, marketing media mix, growth opportunities and more
  • Hires, trains and oversees all store staff members. 
  • Develops process improvements to maximize sales and profitability.
 

 

TELUS (Vancouver/Burnaby, BC)                                                                                                                             July 2015 – December 2015

 Sales/Marketing Specialist

  • Worked as a door to door salesperson and communicated with the potential customers and introduced them to the services of TELUS such as internet, TV, and phone services.
  • Followed up with customer calls and filed contracts.
  • Used customer relationship management software to record and track progress of customers.
  • Prepared proposals, presentations, quotations, contracts, and supporting documentation.
  • Participated in developing company goals, objectives, policies and procedures
 

Kavkaz Retaurant (Toronto, ON)                                                                                                                          August 2011 – June 2012 

Front Desk

    • Performed all check-in and check-out tasks.
    • Answered phone enquiries and made reservations using Star5 computerized information system
    • Maintain high standards of customer service during high-volume, fast-paced operations
    • Inform customers of all on-site amenities and any relevant information that is needed to use them
    • Resolved product or service problems by clarifying the customer’s complaint; determining the cause of the problem and explaining the best solutions to solve the problem 
    • Maintained financial accounts by processing customer adjustments 
    • Recommended potential products or services to management by collecting customer information and analyzing customer needs
    • Managed large amounts of incoming calls, prepared marketing materials and maintained the social media accounts of the restaurant

Brews Electric (Co-op) (Victoria, BC)                                                                                                             March 2010 – July 2010

 Electrical Apprentice (High school Co-op program)

  • Analyzed, troubleshoot, and assisted with repairs of equipment and electrical faults.
  • Performed preventive maintenance and testing of electrical systems, including power distribution equipment.
  • Kept track of the equipment and helped other workers with their duties.
  • Updated work logs, client accounts, and handed other administrative duties.
  • Ensured that all processes were consistent with company/employer policies and industry and safety standards and procedures.

EDUCATION

Camosun College (Business Administration/BBA), Victoria, BC                                                       September 2018-Present

Bookkeeping Fundamentals

  • Accounting Principals
  • Cash
  • Receivables
  • Inventory
  • Capital Asset
  • Current Liabilities
  • Owner’s Equity

Accounting Software: Sage 50 Accounting 2018 and Quickbooks

  • Sage 50 Accounting 2019
  • Prepared year-ends, adjusting journal entries and produce financial statements
  • Calculated and made entries to general journal and Ledger, payroll accounts payable and receivable
  • Produced reports and Financial Statements
  • Applied basic Federal and Provincial Payroll and tax legislation in order to complete appropriate remittances
  • QuickBooks
  • Setting up a new company
  • Preparing year-ends, adjusting journal entries and financial statements
  • Recording Account Payables, Receivables etc.
  • Producing Reports etc.

Lambrick Park High School (Diploma), Victoria, BC                                                                                    2007-2011   

MEMBERSHIPS
  • The Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada (IPBC)
  • Canadian Bookkeepers Association
  • Accounting and Finance Club, Camosun College
  • Business Study Club, Camosun College
  • Innovators Club, Camosun College
  • Lambrick Park Soccer Team
  • Zuma Mixed Martial Arts
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Technical Skills: Microsoft Office, Sage 50 Accounting 2019, Quickbooks, eStream Office Software (P.O.S) system, Google Analytics, and WordPress, Social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc

Language Skills: English (Fluent), Turkish (Fluent), Azerbaijani (Fluent), and Russian (Intermediate).

Skills/Areas of expertise include:

Quickbooks Accounting Software 2019

4.2/5

Sage 50 Accounting Software 2019

4.3/5

Keep track of inventory, account payables and Receivables due dates

5/5

Strong Work Ethic

5/5

Hard worker, dedicated and punctual

5/5

Detail-oriented

5/5

Strong leadership and organizational skills

5/5

Designing Skills (Proficient at WordPress/Canva/Wix)

5/5

General understanding of SEO, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Social Media channels etc

5/5

Experience with social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc

5/5

Strong Analysis, Problem-Solving and Strategic Thinking Capability

5/5

Excellent Verbal, Communication and Presentation Skills

5/5

Full management of family business (Seven Valleys Victoria Specialty Store)

5/5

Committed to top quality customer service and customer satisfaction

5/5

Proficient in eStream Office Software (P.O.S) system

5/5

Proficient in MS Office, Data Management and Analysis

5/5

Relevant Trainings

Finance, Accounting and Bookkeeping Trainings

  • Fundamentals of Finance, Camosun College, September 1, 2014.
  • Financial Accounting 1, Camosun College, August 30, 2014.
  • Principles of Microeconomics, January 10, 2015.
  • Introduction to Statistics, December 5, 2019.
  • Financial Accounting 3, December 16, 2019.
  • Investments 1, December 20, 2019.
  • Management Cost Accounting, December 26, 2019.
  • Taxation 1, December 28, 2019.
  • Financial Accounting 2, April 5, 2020.
  • Business Information Technology, May 10, 2020.
  • Professional Accounting Software, May 20, 2020.

 

Marketing and Business Trainings

  • Introduction to Marketing, May, 2015
  • Business Communications, May, 2015

 

 Professional Development Trainings

  • Analyzing QuickBooks Data with Lynda.com, LinkedIn Learning, January 2, 2020.
  • Training and Coaching session based on the CliftonStrengths Assessment by Gallup Corporation at the George Washington University, Washington DC, December 18-25, 2019.
  • One-week long summer camp, organized by the State Committee on Work with Diaspora of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, June 8-14, 2019. The summer camp includes the following trainings:
    • Nonprofit Formation Foundations
    • Full-cycle Business Management
    • Leadership Development
    • Effective Communication across Cultures
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, The Growth Partnership, January 10-11. 2018

Training and Coaching session based on the Social and Emotional Competencies Inventory Assessment (360 Degree Feedback) by Korn Ferry Hay Group, Boston, MA, June 6-10, 2017.