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Controller/Accounting Manager

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Location:
Parlin, New Jersey, 08859, United States
Salary:
70000
Posted:
January 20, 2011
Email:
ixy0hz@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
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Pratibha Amarchand Chhajer
Ph: (732) ***-****
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E-mail: ixy0hz@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY:

• Result-driven professional with MBA level education and passed all parts of the CPA and strong Economics, Accounting & Finance background.
• Extensive experience in preparing & finalizing Tax returns for S corps, C corps, REITs, LLC’s and Individuals.
• Excellent understanding on P &L and Financial statements, Budgeting & Forecasting.
• Strong skills in both Book and Tax accounting concepts and rules.
• Inclined towards building a strong team/work environment, and have the ability to acclimatize to new technologies and situation with ease.
• Creative thinker and analytical problem solver with demonstrated ability to manage projects from planning through completing in the fast paced time sensitive environment.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

The SchonBraun McCan Group, FTI Company New York, NY
Tax Associate October ’07- February’09
A consulting firm dedicated in real estate and finance. My responsibilities included but not limited to

• Finalized and Prepared tax returns-Form 1120 for corporations and REIT’s and Form 1065 for LLC’S and partnerships including K-1’s, using Go system Tax
• Successfully prepared and reviewed quarterly REIT tests for various REIT’s.
• Interpreted financial data and prepared multi state and local tax returns for various partnerships, corporations and REIT’S including estimates and extensions
• Ensured the preparation of Fixed asset schedules for REIT’s to calculate tax depreciation based on asset acquisition an disposal
• Devised spreadsheets for calculation of allocation of profit/loss, income, deductions, depreciation to partners
• Coordinated in replying to tax notices and letters on behalf of clients.
• Performed tax research for identifying tax issues affecting clients using online resources
• Assisted in tax compliance audit for one of the largest owners of real estate.
• Demonstrated a string commitment to deadlines and worked long hours when needed

Neppalli Financial Services East Brunswick, NJ
Senior Accountant October’06 – September ‘07
A Certified Public Accountant firm undertaking accounting, tax and audit for various small and midsized corporations where my responsibilities include but not limited to

• Successfully finalized Financial Statements, P & L Accounts and Cash-Flow Statements on monthly and yearly basis in accordance to US GAAP.
• Prepared tax returns for the year 2005 and 2006 for various individuals- Form 1040, S Corp and C Corp- Form 1120 and multi state tax returns using Pro Series 2005
• Prepared of books of accounts for various consulting companies and pharmacies using Peachtree Accounting Software 2007 and QuickBooks 2006
• Reviewed and prepared monthly and quarterly sales tax returns for clients
• Ensured completeness of journal entries, bank reconciliations and year end closing entries
• Assisted in audits of pharmaceutical companies with an annual turnover of $30 million concentrating on accounts payable and accounts receivable audit
• Developed and analyzed financial reports to catch any unusual discrepancies or ratios which may lead to potential fraud or just information related to new event
• Communicated with clients and responded to any queries relating to accounting or tax matters
• Played a key role in preparing and implementing budgets.

Suraj Finance Public Company Chennai, India
Assistant Accounting Manager 2003 – 2004
An auto loan/mortgage business with annual revenue of $25Million which caters the niche market in automobile industry. As a Assistant Manager my responsibilities included but not limited to

• Prepared and finalized of Financial Statement and P & L Statements on quarterly and annual basis including finalizing month-end and year-end closing entries.
• Implemented accounting practice from a single-entry to double-entry system after training everyone on the new accounting software.
• Obtained approval for a loan of $1 Million from bank for expansion of business into new markets and offering new products.
• Performed Feasibility Analysis and Risk Analysis on clients to ascertain their exposure.
• Prepared spreadsheets to assist in routine tax calculations thereby reducing time and cost to complete work
• Maintained accounting records including ledgers, journals, registers, and individual accounts.

C.A Patel & Co – Chartered Accountants (Equivalent to CPA) Chennai, India
Tax and Audit Coordinator 1999- 2002
A corporate law, taxation and audit firm with diversified clientele and an outstanding average growth rate of 25% p.a. in past 8yrs providing an excellent professional service in a timely manner. As an Audit Coordinator my duties were following

• Performed Statutory audit, Tax audit and Internal audit of various Manufacturing, Trading and Service entities & Charitable organizations.
• Provided consultation on Tax planning for individuals and corporations;
• Assisted in company incorporation and filing of annual returns;
• Prepared annual financial budgets, cash flow statements for corporations.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:

Certified Public Accountant Colorado
Masters of Business Administration (Finance) Chennai, India
Bachelor of Arts in Commerce University of Madras, India
Chartered Accountants Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Computer Proficiency: Expertise knowledge in MS Office (Excel, Word, PPT, Outlook, and Access), Go system Tax 2007, QuickBooks 2006, Peachtree 2007, CFS 2006, Pro series2006