Siddiqui - Controller, Budgets,Financing,Forecasting,Change Management - Edmonton, AB, Canada


Controller, Budgets,Financing,Forecasting,Change Management


business analysis, financial statement preperations, vairiance analysis, team building, change management, accounting systems review and replacement

Work History


Sawridge Resource Development Corporation

From February 2012

Summary: Develop new Power Line division including Business Plan, Financing,
Equipment purchasing, Manpower sourcing and HSE policies


Lesser Slave Lake Limited Partnership

February 2005 - January 2012

Summary: Business plans, financing packages, taxation strategies, insurance
Distribution of $2M in dividends to partners. Secured all financing with banks and suppliers. Responsible for Insurance coverage
GST, Government and auditor liaison

Purchasing & Cost Control Manager

Fiberex Glass Corporation

August 2001 - March 2004

Summary: Responsible for $15M purchasing budget. Wide ranging responsibilities for controlling expenses including electricity, natural gas, water and industrial
waste expenses

• Negotiated prices and delivery contracts resulting in cost effective raw material supply
• Analysed industrial waste, recommended controlled weighted garbage deliveries
• Reduced costs in both Identified packaging inefficiencies and proposed new asset
acquisition resulting in cost savings and secure supply of raw materials at fixed costs
• Regularly audited invoices to insure pricing and quantity integrity
• Kept rates under control post 9-11
• Managed all documentary credit facilities with banks

Financial Controller

Sawridge First Nation

April 1993 - July 2001

Slave Lake

Summary: Oversaw operations of 17 companies. Comprised of 3 hotels, shopping
centre, apartment buildings, water bottling plant and various investment
ventures. Co-Managed treasury functions of entire group. Managed Cash
Flow and responsible for all corporate insurance programs
Najm Siddiqui, CMA Cell: 780-686-4300
127 Ball Cove, Edmonton, Alberta, T6W 1C9 Email:

• Ensured that we were under budget with significant savings in time, accuracy, and costs
• Time and cost savings with more control
• Reduced long distance and data transmission costs by abolishing unnecessary lines
significantly reducing monthly telephone bill
• Reduced year-end audit costs by training staff to prepare year-end files and filing
corporate tax returns for smaller companies
• Risk analysis and scrutiny of corporate assets resulting in better insurance coverage and significant cost savings
• Changes instituted to Employee benefit package resulted in comparable protection with significant yearly savings
• Led team to convert gas station and convenience store to new POS System
• Achieved greater efficiency, reduced labour cost and instituted better controls
• Negotiated with bankers for proper servicing of accounts, reducing monthly costs while maintaining excellent relations
• Successful in attaining government funding for capital project
• Increased bottom line and ensured low turnover
• Applied personal touch and ensured that staff morale remained very high



April 1984 - April 1993

AIM Services Ltd.

Summary: Financing, Auditing, and taxation professional practice

• Provided clients with many labour saving and cost effective solutions
• Developed business plans, budgets, cash flow projections, forecasts
• Negotiated with banks for new and extended financing for clients
• Successfully defended clients from CRA audits


Develop Power Line Division

Started the Power Line Division of Sawridge Resource Development Corporation. This entailed developing the business plan, researching the required equipment, sourcing key personnel and securing contract documents .

Qualifications & Certifications

Management Accountants of Alberta

University of Alberta

Harry Ainlay High School,

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