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Chevy Chase, Maryland, 20815, United States
May 24, 2010

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Marius Malherbe

**** ***** ***** **** ** #* ~ Chevy Chase, MD 20815

301-***-**** ~

Accomplished and seasoned professional with solid and progressive

experience in all facets of accounting and finance. Possess Certified

Public Accountant (CPA) and South African Institute of Chartered

Accountants (CA) designations and currently studying towards Certified

Management Accountant (CMA) designation. Highly skilled in effectively

collaborating with all members of the organization to achieve business and

financial objectives. Adept in streamlining financial processes, enhancing

productivity levels, and implementing technology solutions. Extensive

experience in South Africa, UK, and the USA markets working for

multinational organizations in a permanent capacity. Technical proficiency

in MS Office, SAP, Hyperion, Deltek, IDEA, Caseware, and Great Plains.

Fluent in English and Afrikaans.


Accounting Financial Management Financial

Financial Budget Management Reporting

Statements Financial Analysis P&L Management

Forecasting Auditing

Career Highlights

. Named the Associate/Clerk of the Year for first 2 years at BDO Spencer


. Successfully completed year-end engagements within time frames of 4000

hours and budgets of $1M at Quadramed Corporation, a publicly listed


. Spearheaded the conversion of foreign-based subsidiary financial

statements from IFRS to US GAAP for disclosure purposes at Weber


. Implemented first time internal control frameworks and processes at K-

12, a publicly listed company with $240M in assets.

Professional Background

BDO Seidman, LLP, Washington, DC (2005 - 2009)

Financial Auditor

. Served as the lead auditor/manager for the planning, execution,

completion, and reporting of fully integrated audits, which included

SEC financial and SOX control assessments for Quadramed Corporation

and Telos Corporation with over $350M in combined revenues.

. Analyzed revenue recognition at both Quadramed and Telos (software

companies in the health care and technology industries, respectively)

under SAB104, SOP97-2, SOP81-1 and have evaluated the effects of

revenue misstatements under SAB108. Contract analyses included

approximately $250M in government-funded contracts.

. Served as lead auditor/manager for the planning, execution,

completion, and reporting of non-profit and government audits,

including DC Government, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), Global

Impact, Earth Share and Girl Scout Council of America.

. Established, documented, and tested accounting, financial, and

internal control audit procedures.

. Identified potential risk factors by understanding and resolving

client problems and specific industry challenges.

. Analyzed disclosure statements and results using relevant financial


. Evaluated fair values as part of testing of significant account

balances including investments, property, goodwill, and other

intangibles related to acquisitions and divestitures.

. Advised clients on recording procedures in accordance with the

appropriate accounting guidance including US GAAP, SEC compliance, and


. Maintained sole accountability for the detailed analysis of client

report filings and public press releases in compliance with the SEC


. Mentored and coached junior associates in performing at optimal


. Represented the firm at various external seminars, conferences, and

trade shows.

Weber Shandwick, London, UK (2005)

Accounting and Financial Reporting Task Team Leader

. Provided revenue recognition support management for revenues of $37M.

. Directed the conversion process of accounting reporting from IFRS to

US GAAP, which aided in consolidating the UK subsidiary's $110M

balance sheet into the US Holding Company.

BDO Spencer Steward, Pietermaritzburg, SA (2001 - 2004)

Assurance Manager

. Participated in diverse aspects of accounting, auditing, financial

management, cash flow management, budgeting, taxation, and estate


. Served as the primary liaison between clients' staff and senior


. Planned the scope and strategic direction of audits, allocated staff

for assignments, documented client systems, and designed relevant

audit procedures.

. Audited financial statements and relevant assertions in compliance

with GAAS.

. Created audit reports including royalties and incentive claims.

. Participated in forensic investigations including theft in businesses

and trust monies.

. Performed due diligence reviews as well as prepared trading

feasibility studies.

. Developed annual financial statements using ERP software, which were

in compliance with GAAP.

. Reconciled offshore / forex investments.

. Handled tax return preparation associated with individual, corporate,

and trust returns.

. Contributed to income tax planning and prepared income tax opinions.

. Performed liquidations for corporate entities including all aspects of

correspondence with the Master of the High Court, resolutions and

minutes, valuation of entities, re-impairment, final financial

statements and liquidation accounts, and distribution of liquidation



Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting Masters (2004) - University of Natal,

South Africa

Bachelor of Accounting Science (2003) - University of South Africa, South



KZN (SA) Debating Society

BDO Counts! Corporate Volunteer Community Service Program

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