CV, Finance Master Student seeking first employment

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 16971
(18/01/1990, male)
Skills keywords: accounting, business management, project management, retails sales
Short Bio:

An accomplished postgraduate with a Bachelor of Economics Honours degree in Business & Management, now undertaking a Masters degree in International Accounting and Finance at Strathclyde University. A highly motivated and ambitious individual with a proven record of expertise in the Sales and Marketing industry and a well developed background knowledge of business in the UK and Malaysia. Currently seeking a dynamic graduate role, which can offer room to grow and good opportunities for developme

Current location: Scotland, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: Malaysian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  accounting and finance, Marketing, General Management
Spoken languages: Cantonese, english, german, Hakka, Indonesian, Malay, mandarin
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere

Qualifications & Education

Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde
September 2014 – Present
MSc in Finance

• Modules: Principles of Finance; Accounting and Financial Analysis; Quantitative Methods for Finance; International Financial Markets and Banking; Advanced Corporate Finance and Applications

Aberystwyth University
September 2012 – June 2014

BSc Economics Honours degree in Business & Management (2:1)

• Subjects: Firms, Markets and Pricing; Organisational Behaviour; Operations and Innovation Management; Human Resource Management; Management Research Methods; Written Communications in Management and Business

• Dissertation: The Impact of Banking Crisis on Customer Loyalty to the Banks in the Republic of Ireland and United Kingdom

Melbourne Institute of Technology (MIT)
March 2011 – March 2012
Diploma of Business (Distinction)

• Subjects: Marketing Management; Business Strategy; Contemporary Research in Management; Research Project in Management, Business and Marketing; Strategic Marketing; Business and Society; Contemporary Research in Management; Research Project in Management, Business and Marketing

University of Auckland
2008 – 2009
Certificate of Foundation Studies (230/400)

Secondary Education 2007
GCE O Level (SPM): Advanced Mathematics (A1), Mathematics (A1), Physics (B3), English (B3), English 1119 (C5), Malay Language (B4), Chinese Language (C5)

Relevant Experience

July – August 2013

• Gained a basic understanding of NDA related to Intellectual Property Rights

• Worked in marketing supporting business development and liaising with the R&D department

• Engaged in a project on an advanced low powered communication platform with a self-generated wireless network using sensor boxes to collect data and control equipment, allowing complete monitoring and control anywhere in the world through a web browser or Smartphone

• Created marketing material for potential clients explaining in detail the Platform features: Data collection and Storage through a Cloud based sever using MySQL

Internship July – August 2012

• Provided back office administrative support, working as part of settlement team preparing trades and stock payments and ensuring the payment amounts match up

• Recorded trades, cross checking with treasury and then processing trades following T+1, T+2, T+3 procedures

• Created payment invoices and approved credits

• Learned how to use the HSBC HUB System support software used for all commercial banking products

• Learnt Malaysia Stock Exchange data Upload and Download System

• Obtained permission to go in early and pre-prepare the daily trades to speed up the processing time allowing the team to meet almost 100% of deadlines on time

Part Time Marketing Internship
March 2012 – July 2012

• Arranged and managed customers settlement gift, prepared weekly competitors report to sales reps, marketing manager and the director

• Liaised with the Ethnic Newspaper around Victoria Region and Advertising Agent such as Blaze

• Updated the Buyers’ Profile and analysed it via graphs, also updated the property listing on the company website

• Involved in development areas such as Lyndarum, Arena Officer

• Learnt how to use the listing system as well as uploading photographs and Photoshop

• Developed communication skills via liaison with the advertising agents, sales reps, media and clients

• Improved the clients’ relationship databases and made it easier to access and monitor

• Assisted the marketing manager to get the marketing plan run

Part Time Retail Sales Assistant Intern
April – June 2011

• Analysed and graphed sales data from GFK Group (Society for Consumer Research) and compared with ours, and liaised with GFK to correct any discrepancies

• Identified market shares, cross referenced with competitors and forwarded to top management in USA

• Prepared the weekly clients’ sales report and identified the top selling products of the WHO (Week On Hand)

• Prepared the monthly retails sales performance report for senior management

• Maintained stock records and management of shipping orders

• Assisted with updating and creating product catalogues


Parade Team Leader (2011) & Media and Press Release Crew (2012) 2011 – 2012

SYDNEY NEW MARDI GRAS, Sydney, Australia


• Managed the event, including preparing press releases and ensuring the event runs smoothly and to schedule

• Liaised with external media both Local & international News

• Monitored the event and managed the team to ensure the floats are in order and managing visitors

• Ensured the media passes and media persons are in the right area and have a full view of the parade