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Accounting Management

Location:
Wilmington, Delaware, 19810, United States
Posted:
May 27, 2010

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****** ********, MAFM ** Basswood Lane,

Wilmington, DE 19810

( 302.***.**** (

*********@*******.***

SENIOR ACCOUNTING & FINANCE PROFESSIONAL

Versatile accounting professional with 18+ years of documented success

complemented by a Master's degree in Accounting & Financial Management .

Proven track record managing budgets and improving bottom-line results

through innovative accounting system management. Known as resourceful team

member and fast learner who thrives on challenges and excels in intense

environments.

. Tremendous success achieving significant cost reductions (35% savings in

payroll overtime).

. Designed/implemented processes that eliminated redundancies, raised

efficiencies.

. Successfully implemented transition of accounting and finance systems to

computer-based program, ensuring seamless changeover and slashing time

needed to prepare reports by half.

. Reduced risk of legal penalties and protected company assets by designing

and implementing internal controls and best practices in compliance with

Sarbanes-Oxley.

. Turned around underperforming accounting team, resolving duplicate

payment/expense control issues by establishing system that ensured

accountability, improved accuracy.

core competencies

Accounting . General Ledger . Budgets . Forecasts . Audits

. Internal Controls

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance . SEC Filings . Fixed Assets .

Systems Conversions

Financial Statements . Financial Planning . Reconciliations .

Cash Management

Profit & Loss (P&L) . Payroll . Accounts Payable (A/P) .

Accounts Receivable (A/R)

Cost Accounting . GAAP . Streamlining . Strategic Planning .

Trend Analyses & IFRS

Relevant Experience

Donmel Consulting, Wilmington, DE 2006-Present

Independent provider of accounting and finance consulting services.

Founder & Consultant

Leadership role establishing firm providing comprehensive finance and

accounting services for public and private clients. Support clients by

providing cash flow forecasting, budgeting, account reconciliations,

payroll, accounts receivable, SOX compliance, software transition, and

other services. Key Projects:

Interim Director of Finance, City of Coatesville 10/2008 - 5/2009

2008-Present

Formulate comprehensive accounting/budget strategies. Prepare/present

budget forecasts and recommendations to officials, and manage

implementation of priorities in areas such as accounts payable, internal

controls, taxation, investments, payroll, and disbursements.

Designed and implemented new information management system, including

new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that streamlined

coordination of functions across departments.

Improved critical components of accounting, audit, and expense control

processes; oversaw accounting and audit procedures, identified

weaknesses, and implemented major improvements.

Interim Controller, Lancaster Regional Medical Center 9/2007 -

9/2008

Managed all aspects of general/project accounting for a top Lancaster

hospital.Assessed/implemented project budgets; provided financial

support/services:management information, budgets, forecasts, analysis

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Donmel Consulting, Continued...

Senior Corporate Accounting Analyst, Teleflex, Inc. 2/2007 - 8/2007

Optimized accounting by directing monthly accounting activities and

ensuring accurate preparation of critical financial documentation,

including IFRS & SEC filings. Deployed accounting best practices,

established performance metrics, and supervised team members.

Financial Analyst, Boeing 10/2006-1/2007

Improved accuracy, efficiency, and overall effectiveness of financial

operations by implementing earned value management and cost performance

reporting, reconciling project contracts and key financials.

Senior Accountant, Marlin Leasing 7/2006 - 9/2006

Enhanced SOX compliance program, examining internal controls and

advising management on responsive strategies. Reconciled financials,

including variances and broker payments, identifying and recovering

overpayments.

Relevante, Horsham, PA 11/2005-6/2006

Accounting and technology consultants serving Fortune 500 and regional

companies.

Senior Accounting Associate

Specialized in ensuring SEC and regulatory compliance for diverse range of

clients, defining and deploying comprehensive internal control programs,

including SOX compliance structures. Completed all stages of 10-K and 10-Q

preparation for domestic and international entities.

. Recognized for unique ability to communicate complex financial concepts

to lay audiences, improving long-term business relationships and referral

business.

. Key contributor to team opening new markets by designing, testing, and

offering innovative consulting products and services.

Elwyn, Inc., Media, PA 1/2000-10/2005

Private healthcare company with revenues of $150 million.

Accounting Manager / Senior Accountant

Managed all budget spects, from forecast to creation and implementation.

Directed financial reporting, general ledger entries, accounts payable and

receivable, inventory, financial statements, year-end closings, and audits.

Praised for preparing accurate and detailed financial forecasts heavily

relied upon by senior management in establishing business objectives and

strategies.

. Captured thousands in savings by identifying changes that reduced

overtime expenses by 35%.

. Strengthened financial operations through astute management of detailed

government reporting required to obtain $30 million cost reimbursement

budget.

. Streamlined accounting by transitioning from hard copy to computer-based

recordkeeping system; improved efficiencies and slashed time to create

reports by half.

Previous accounting and finance experience with U. S. Navy MWR finance.

Honed accounting, audit, SEC compliance, electronic payment, credit, and

related skills before joining Elwyn, Inc.

Education, Certification & Technical Skills

Master of Accounting & Financial Management (MAFM), Devry University

Bachelor of Science: Accounting & Information Systems, Neumann University

Certification: 10K-10Q Reporting, American Institute of Certified Public

Accountants (AICPA)

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam, Candidate for November 2010 Exam

ASI, Desktop Publishing, Great Plains, Hyperion, InfoLease, Information

Systems, JD Edwards, Lotus, MAS 90, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access,

PowerPoint), Navision, Oracle Financial Applications, Peachtree,

PeopleSoft, SAP FICO, Solomon



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