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Ali Shire

Candidate ID: 1547030

Career Summary

CA / CS / CFA / Other Professional Degrees with 5 years experience in Accounts / Tax / CS / Audit / Finance functional area

Skill Set

Accounting, Auditing, Certified Public Accountant, SAP,

Professional Information

Total Experience : 5

Nationality : Somalia

Qualification Level : CA / CS / CFA / Other Professional Degrees

Job Function : Accounts / Tax / CS / Audit / Finance

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

· Certified Public Accountant (US).
· Studying for CFE and CISA.
· Strong financial audit experience.
· Experience in critically analyzing financial data and legal compliance requirements including laws, federal regulations, and state rules, policies, and procedures.
· Build effective working relationships with leadership, staff and clients.
· Strong organizational skills including organizing data and performing quantitative analyses.
· Experience obtaining and handling sensitive information.
· Microsoft Office: Advanced Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint QuickBooks and Oracle.


Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA) (Financial Audit Division) St. Paul, MN 2016-Present
Senior Auditor January 2017 - Present
· Perform independent audit assignments that are more complex in nature.
· Assist in planning and execution of assigned audits.
· Interact with all levels of auditee’s management and staff.
· Demonstrate effective time management and multitasking to meet critical deadlines.
· Assist in drafting, editing, and proofreading audit reports.

Auditor January 2016 – January 2017
· Perform audit assignments consisting of Federal Compliance (Single-Audits), Internal Control & Compliance, and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report audits of State of Minnesota.
· Collect information through interviews and written inquiries of auditees’ management and staff.
· Exercise independent judgment during audit.
· Critically analyze financial data and legal compliance requirements, including laws, federal regulations, and state rules, policies, and procedures.
· Document sufficient appropriate audit evidence in appropriate audit systems.
· Document in detailed, clear and timely narratives the processes and procedures and audit methodology used, and conclusions reached.
· Communicate findings and recommendations to auditees.
· Consistently meet strict field work and reporting timelines.

Rosemount Inc. – Emerson Chanhassen, MN
Manufacturing Specialist/Lead May 2014 - February 2016
Manufacturing Specialist/Lead Prior to and while attending college July 2010 - May 2014
· Direct and assign duties to employees.
· Train employees on complex work processes, policies and procedures.
· New employee onboarding.
· Expeditiously respond to employee questions and resolve issues.
· Meet very tight deadlines.
· Develop and maintain training and scheduling matrices using Excel spreadsheets.
· Correspondence with management to facilitate product and communication flow.
· Generate and audit quality certification documents.
· Follow complex processes and procedures.
· Participate in continuous process improvement projects and implementation.

Wholesale Brothers Inc. Minneapolis, MN
Accountant May 2008-August 2010
· Reconcile general ledger and balance sheet accounts.
· Help prepare financial statements and other scheduled reports.
· Accounts Receivable: Cash Application and collection.
· Accounts Payable: Maintain vendor lists, handle vendor communication, resolve discrepancies.
· Inventory: receiving, two-way matching, and tracking.

Metropolitan State University Saint Paul, MN GPA: 3.66
Bachelor of Science in Accounting May 2014
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration May 2014
SAP ERP-certificate – SAP University Alliance & Metropolitan State University December 2014

Board Treasurer October 2014 - Present
Isuroon (Non-profit organization) Minneapolis, MN
· Help design and implement internal controls.
· Review and monitor month-end financial information.
· Help prepare budgets and enter budget into accounting system.
· Attend scheduled board meetings and other events.

IRS Tax Volunteer February 2018 – April 2018
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA/TCE) Program Minneapolis, MN
· Provide free tax help for low-to-moderate income families who need assistance preparing their tax returns.

American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) June 2018 - Present
· Member
MN Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA) January 2017 – January 2018
· Member
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) August 2017 – August 2018
· Member