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Sales Representative

Scituate, MA, 02040
August 22, 2012

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David M. Cohan

** ***** ***** *** 781-***-****

Scituate, Massachusetts, 02066

Summary of Objective

Highly analytical financial professional with diverse experiences in

service and manufacturing environments seeking a challenging financial

opportunity. Team player with proven ability in functional processes

evaluation and implantation of procedural enhancement.

Professional Experience

Simsbury Associates; Braintree, MA. 2011-


Contractor - Accountant

. Consultant for a Property Management Firm operating four Assisted Living

Facilities and other residential properties with annual revenues in

excess of $13 Million.

. Developed 2011 and 2012 fiscal operating budgets for the four Assisted

Living Facilities and other residential facilities, and assisted with

2010 and 2011 year end closings.

. Established Net Income - Cash Flow analysis and projections for 2011 and

2012 operations.

. Reconciled and balanced inter-company general ledger transactions and

payroll cash funding.

. Multiple Pro Forma analysis of Income Statements and Balance Sheets for

possible Assisted Living residential Real Estate acquisitions.

Blue Hills Spring Water; Quincy, MA. 2004-


Controller - Business Manager

. Controller for a midsized Monadnock Mountain brand bottled water delivery


. Processed month end and year end closings, worked with outside CPA to

insure accuracy of the Balance Sheet and Income Statement.

. Implemented restatement for corrected depreciation expense of fixed

assets, and for fleet vehicles.

. Calculated prepaid expenses, asset depreciation, and audited general

ledger accounts for accuracy.

. Implemented restatement for corrected Cost of Goods Sold, established

monthly controls for small package variable inventory costs.

. Revenue and expenses budget development utilizing historical data and

future growth expectations.

. Monthly monitoring of departmental budgets against actual data.

. Human resource management, bi-weekly payroll and benefits, and quarterly

tax reporting.

. Yearly analysis of employee health benefits with recommendations of

changes of coverage to maintain a balance between costs and benefit


Vacuum Process Technology; Plymouth, MA. 2003-


Contractor - Controller

. Controller for a small manufacturing company with annual sales of $3-4


. Finalized financial software conversion from Encore to QuickBooks.

. Complete financial year end after conversion. Calculated prepaid

expenses, asset depreciation, and audited general ledger accounts for


. Identified $200k billing error on Time and Materials contract.

. Worked with outside CPA for the accuracy of the Balance Sheet and Income


. Prepared analysis of Workers' Compensation insurance. Coordinated

competitive bids for WC insurance and for Commercial and Property

umbrella policies.

. Analysis of Health Insurance policy for renewal with recommendations for

changes of premium coverage.

. Analysis and recommendation of new 401K implementation for improved

employee retention.

. Processing and collection of progress payment based Accounts Receivable,

Processing of Accounts Payable with Vendor payment negotiations on high

value invoices.

. Processing weekly payroll with direct labor allocation to established job

cost categories.

Relocation Resources International; Norwell, MA.


Financial Auditor

. Verified Client home sale expenses and pro-rated Transferee equity

calculations utilizing company guidelines and client contractual


. Cross trained in accounts payable processing to cover staffing demands.

. Provided training in home sale auditing and accounts payable.

. Assisted in year end general ledger reconciliations.

Sturtevant Inc; Hanover, MA. 1999-2002

Senior Accountant

. Implemented process improvements converting manual procedures for general

ledger journal entries, monthly sales representative commission

distributions, and quarterly sales tax preparation to computerized


. Sales and margin analysis reported to senior management. Updated controls

for engineering project time expense.

. Processed bi-weekly payroll and employee health benefits management, and

401k distribution.

. Assisted in processing of month end closings and trial balance


Boston Financial Data Services; Quincy MA. 1997-


Control Specialist

. Processed mutual fund dividends, Reconciled purchases and redemption.

Federated Investors; Rockland, MA. 1994-


Control Specialist

. Processed mutual fund dividends, Reconciled purchases and redemption.


F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College; Wellesley, MA.

Candidate for Master of Business Administration, (30 Credits)

Bridgewater State College; Bridgewater, MA.

Bachelors in Management Science, 1994

Computer Software

QuickBooks Pro 2007, MS Excel, MS Office, Mas90, ADP PC Payroll.

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