Ken Aberdeen

KEN ABERDEEN, CMA

EXPERIENCE

Owner, Aberdeen Business Consulting Ltd, Kamloops, BC 2005 – Present

Provide business solutions to the Financial and Operational management teams of clients in a variety of business industries.  Focus of services is on enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of financial units in their efforts to provide decisions makers with meaningful, timely and useful information.

Financial / Management Consultant, Talking Rock Resort & Quaaout Lodge, Chase, BC 2005 – 2008

Acting as the operational controller, succeeding in implementation of significant cost cutting measures, while improving customer service measures, and product mix offerings resulting in very significant top-line growth.  Responsible for the successful implementation of new Front Office, Point of sale and Golf Course operations software.  Responsible for all aspects of the financial and management reporting for Hotel, Food and Beverage and Golf Course Operations.

Director of Finance, Adams Lake Indian Band, Chase, BC, 2001 – 2005

Successfully managed all financial aspects of one of British Columbia’s most progressive First Nations and their subsidiary companies. Responsible for completely revamping their accounting system to achieve improved reporting and information systems

Production & Control Superintendent, Canada Post Corporation, Thunder Bay, ON, 1988 – 2001

Managed the integrated Production Control and reporting operations for the North-Western Ontario region. Developed, implemented and maintained numerous computerized information systems

Controller, B.J. Hallow & Son Constructors LTD., Thunder Bay, ON 1998 – 1999

As Controller oversaw all aspects of Financial and Project reporting for the company.

Analyst, Thunder Bay Terminals Ltd., Thunder Bay, ON 1987 – 1988

Reporting to the Vice-President of Marketing, was responsible for the completion of market analysis studies, development of a computerized “shipping schedule system”, and financial results analysis

EDUCATION

  • Certified Management Accountant Designation, Society of Management Accountants of Ontario, 1997
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Lakehead University School of Business, 1987
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology Major, Lakehead University, 1986

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