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Jethro Bushenbaum, CA
Phone: 416-488-2221
E-mail: JethroB@JethroB.com


EDUCATION

1998    Chartered Accountancy Uniform Final Exam, Gold Medallist for Canada
Placed First in Canada out of 2700 writers, by scoring 399 out of 400 marks.

1996 - 1998    Concordia University
Diploma in Accountancy

1992 - 1996    University of New Brunswick
Faculty of Business Administration: Concentration in Accounting Graduated with Distinction Fredericton, New Brunswick

WORK EXPERIENCE

Sept 2000 - Present    Jethro Bushenbaum, Chartered Accountant.
Sole practitioner chartered accountant specializing in small business year ends and corporate taxation, corporate reorganizations, small business consulting, trust taxation, and personal tax.

Feb 2000 - Sept 2000    Senior Manager Farnham Seaton Chartered Accountants
Responsibilities include reviewing audit, notice to reader compilations and review engagement files prepared by the staff accountants. Staff planning and allocation of client files to the staff accountants, monitoring day to day work of the staff accountants. Involved in the firms strategic planning and implementation of this plan.

1999 - Present    CICA Uniform Final Exam Centre
Marking of the Comprehensive question of the Uniform Final Exam for 1999 and 2000.

Feb 1999 - Feb 2000    Internal Auditor Operations Symcor Services Inc.
Responsible for reviewing, recommending, and documenting controls in place (at the six regional centres) to ensure effective and efficient data processing. Duties also included the review and evaluation of controls over the security of financial items processed and delivered by the company and the identification of high-risk areas with recommendations to mitigate the risk. Reporting responsibilities were to the manager of the internal audit department and to the Senior Vice President, Finance.

Oct 1996 - Feb 1999    Senior Staff Accountant Ernst & Young
Responsibilities include planning, running, and supervising audit mandates. This includes co-ordinating and communicating important issues with clients and EY managers and partners, overseeing the work of first and second year staff accountants, and ensuring that the mandates are completed on time.

1995 - 1996    Teaching Assistant U.N.B. , Dr. Pam Ritchie, BA 2203, Financial Accounting
Responsible for correcting and marking student's assignments, quizzes, cases, and conduct a weekly tutorial to assist students who require assistance in the course.



ADDITIONAL SKILLS

 Bilingual in French and English
 Excellent computer skills
 Good communication skills and experience in public speaking


AWARDS

1998    Governor General's Gold Medal and the Edmond Gunn Prize for placing first in Canada on the 1998 Chartered Accountancy Uniform Final Exam.

1998    Howard B. Ripstein Chartered Accountancy Award.

Awarded to the Concordia student who ranks highest on the UFE.
1995 - 1996    Ernst and Young Prize in accounting, Florence L. Murray Memorial Scholarship and Certified General Accountants Association of New Brunswick Prize.

1993 - 1996    University of New Brunswick Special Undergraduate Scholarship.

1992 - 1996    U.N.B. Dean's List.

1991    Outstanding Goaltender Quebec Provincial High School Hockey Championship.

1987- 1989    Gold Medalist Olympic Style Wrestling.
Greater Montreal Athletic Association Championship meet and Quebec Provincial Championship meet.


INTERESTS/ACTIVITIES

Nov 1994    Competed in Doanne Raymond Accounting Case Competition
Held during the Atlantic Business School Conference in Halifax.

1994    Peer Mentor: Faculty of Administration
Responsible for helping new students get acquainted with U.N.B. and the Faculty of Administration.

1993 - 1994    Aitken House Committee: Physical Facilities Representative
Responsible for ordering all house clothing and keeping a $100 float containing change for the members of the house.

1992 - 1996    U.N.B. Intramural Sports
Ice hockey, ball hockey, softball, and touch football.

1987 - 1991    High School Athletics
Varsity hockey and varsity wrestling teams.


OTHER INTERESTS
Golfing, softball, tennis, skiing, swimming, reading, ice and roller hockey.




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