Shawna Florness, CA, BComm

Biography

Work Experience

Manager of Finance & Accounting

Savanna Energy Services Corp. (2004-2009) (6 years)
Reporting to the CFO, I was responsible for all aspects of public financial reporting (annual reports, quarterly reports, monthly consolidated financial statements, budgets, tax return preparation, liason with external auditors). Responsible for managing the entire accounting team (30 employees) including the controller and assistant controller. Lead role in designing and managing accounting systems and programs for the company.

Controller

Plains Energy Services Corp. (1998-2003) (6 years)
Reporting to the CFO, I was responsible for all aspects of public financial reporting (consolidated financial statements, tax return preparation, budgets, accounting systems and programs, liason with external auditors) and managing the accounting staff.

Audit Manager

Deloitte & Touche (1994-1997) (4 years)
Provided audit, tax and accounting services to small and medium sized businesses and managed audit staff. Lead role in the development of in-house audit software and the implementation and training of this system to Deloitte & Touche employees across Canada.

Certifications

Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA)
Chartered Accountant Designation (CA)
1997-present
Member in good standing
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta (ICAA)
1997-present
Member in good standing
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan (ICAS)
1997-present
Member in good standing

Education

University of Saskatchewan

Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Accounting Major
Graduated in 1994 with Great Distinction

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Shawna Florness, CA, BComm