David A. Smith

B. Comm, H.B.A. (Accounting) (Odette School of Business – Windsor)

Bus. Admin Diploma – Accounting (Lambton College)

Non-Certified Member with the Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada IPBC

* not a designated accountant

EXPERIENCE

Founder & Owner, Phoenix Accounting Solutions, January 2017 – present

Registered Student Member of Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada, 2016 – present

Member of West Edmonton Business Association (WeBA), 2017 – present

Investor, Latin American restaurant in Stony Plain, Alberta ~ 2012 – 2013

Presenter for Learning Disability Association of Alberta Conference ~ 2001

Treasurer – Red Deer Chapter, Learning Disability Association of Alberta, ~ 2000 – 2002

Bookkeeper, Poulson Combustion Services, London, Ontario, 1986 – 1987

Bookkeeper, Elmwood Family Restaurant, London, Ontario, ~ 1985

Bookkeeper, Strategic Marketing, London, Ontario, ~ 1985

Accounts Receivable Clerk, Highbury Ford Sales Limited, London, Ontario, 1985 – 1986

Office Supervisor/Income Tax Preparer, H&R Block, London, Ontario, 1984 – 1985 tax seasons

Treasurer – Lambton College Student Union, ~ 1979 – 1980 school year

Co-Owner, College Student Directory, Sarnia, Ontario, ~ 1979

Program Manager, Summer Enterprises, Junior Achievement, Sarnia, Ontario, ~ 1978 summer

Product: bread slicer

Treasurer/Owner, Junior Achievement company, Sarnia, Ontario, ~ 1971 – 1972 school year

Product: decorative glass candle holder

AWARDS

Dean’s List, Canadian University College

Polysar Higher Education Award

Honourary Accounting Society, University of Windsor

President’s Honour List, Lambton College

EDUCATION

Accounting

  • Office Accounting with Sage 50 Accounting Certificate, NAIT, Edmonton, Alberta, 2016
  • B.Comm, H.B.A., (major accounting),  University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
  • Business Administration Diploma, Lambton College, Sarnia, Ontario

Construction

  • C.S.T.S., Alberta Construction Safety Association, current
  • Class 4 (Alberta) Driver’s Licence,  expires Jul 2018

Food Service

  • Canada – The National Food Safety Training Program (CRFA),  expires Mar 2018
  • Alberta – Food Sanitation and Hygiene, current

Oil Patch

  • Electronic General Safety Orientation, ENFORM, current
  • H2S Alive,  ENFORM,  expires Nov 2018
  • OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO), Oil Sands Safety Association, current
  • Petroleum Safety Training, ENFORM, current
  • Standard First Aid, Level C CPR & AED, Western Canada Fire & First Aid Inc., expires Oct 2018
  • WHMIS,  current

Entrepreneurship

MEMBERSHIPS

LD Edmonton, 2017 – present