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Tara Aimish

5/75 Tamarind Court
Perth WA 6000
Mobile: 0411 111 111
Home: 08 92 000 000


I am a hard-working, committed chartered accountant looking for a long-term opportunity with a growing company within the business community. I wish to utilise my education, professional experience and management skills in a way that would be advantageous to both my employer and myself.


Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia
Perth WA
Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting
Graduated: 2008
University of Western Australia 
Perth WA
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance majors)
Graduated: 2004
Langley High School
Perth WA
Western Australia Certificate of Education
Graduated: 2001

Employment History

Oct 2004 – Present: Accountant (promoted to senior accountant in 2006)
Gregory Partners
Perth WA


  • Prepare, review and analyse financial statements
  • Write and present reports
  • Measure all financial operations including financial statements, expenses and requests
  • Meet with clients on a regular basis to discuss processes, accounts and financial statements
  • Manage and train staff for various accounting tasks
  • Deal with all technical client issues
  • Investigate and reconcile discrepancies when they occur
  • Comply with policies, procedures and standards at all times


  • Managed the accounts of our largest international clients
  • Nominated for Australia’s CA Candidate of the Year Award
  • Team leader for the implementation of a customer service survey
Nov 2003 – Dec 2003: CA Achiever Program
Jones & Stuart Accountants
Perth WA



  • Processed accounts payable entries
  • Assisted other team members of accounting department when required
  • Assisted and reviewed various accounts, corrected any errors
  • Generated P & L reports and balance sheets
  • Complied with policies, procedures and standards
  • Worked under the guidance of different business managers across different departments

Professional Affiliates

2008 – Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia


Category Name Proficiency Yrs experience Last Used
Computer QuickBooks Advanced 7 yrs Use currently
Computer MYOB Advanced 7 yrs Use currently
Computer Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) Advanced 10 yrs Use currently
Music Violin Advanced 20 yrs Use currently


Classical music – I play the violin
Wine tasting – Member of the Wine Society
Technology – I am always up-to-date on new computer technology on the market


Fred Bigmore - President of the ICAA

Phone: (09) 11 111 111
Gina Gregory - Managing Director
Gregory Partners
Phone: (06) 44 444 444
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