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.


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.


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   

  • 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

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


Sage 50 Accounting Software 2019


Keep track of inventory, account payables and Receivables due dates


Strong Work Ethic


Hard worker, dedicated and punctual




Strong leadership and organizational skills


Designing Skills (Proficient at WordPress/Canva/Wix)


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


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


Strong Analysis, Problem-Solving and Strategic Thinking Capability


Excellent Verbal, Communication and Presentation Skills


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


Committed to top quality customer service and customer satisfaction


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


Proficient in MS Office, Data Management and Analysis


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.