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Management Real Estate

San Juan Capistrano, California, United States
May 30, 2017

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Terry E. Liddiard

***** ******* *****, *** **** Capistrano, CA 92675

Ph. 949-***-**** Cell 949-***-****



Corporate Controller (Real Estate Development and Property Management)

Management of Corporate accounting functions including financial statement preparation.

Coordination with external CPA firm for preparation of annual audits and tax returns for 27 legal entities.

Process bi-weekly payroll

Annual budget preparation/analysis; monthly actual vs. projected cash flow analysis.

Cost Certification preparation for external auditors upon development completion of affordable housing projects.

Management of GL Insurance program, medical/dental/life insurance benefits.


Corporate Controller (Property Management)

Management of Corporate accounting functions including financial statement preparation.

Coordination with external CPA firm preparing corporate Federal tax returns and 20+ State returns.

Management of Human Resources/Payroll department (in excess of 1,000 employees company-wide) including implementation of ADP HRB module.

Annual budget preparation/analysis; semi-annual budget reforecast; monthly actual vs. projected analysis.

Preparation and analysis of daily and weekly cash/budget models and variance reporting.

Supervise staff of five.


Controller (Educational Services through diversion programs)

Management of daily accounting functions with high volume cash transactions.

Coordination with external CPA firm preparing corporate Federal tax returns and 20+ State returns.

Financial statement preparation at month-end and year-end processes.

Preparation and analysis of daily and weekly cash/budget reconciliations.

Supervise staff of four.

DJL & Associates, LLC 2008 to 2009


Providing accounting/financial consulting services in various industries.

Working with a CPA firm preparing individual, corporate, partnership and fiduciary tax returns.

Other assignments include financial statement preparation, assistance with month-end, year-end processes as well as system implementations.

JD PIERCE COMPANY, INC., Irvine, CA 2001 to 2008

Vice President – Finance (2007 – 2008) (Real Estate Development)

Controller (2001 – 2006)

Duties included all aspects of finance and accounting for residential developer including management of daily accounting functions through month-end and year-end closing of books, tax return preparation, and budgeting/cash flow for numerous entities.

Executed consolidation of 27 entities on a quarterly basis.

Supervised staff of eight.

Preparation of various partnership reports as well as interfacing with lenders in establishing, monitoring and managing construction financing.


Contributed to the growth of company, increasing closings from 18 homes per year to 450 homes per year, and increasing revenues from $3.3 million to $200 million.

Managed swift personnel growth from 10 individuals to 85 individuals

Implemented new purchasing computer system and property management system

Corrected and restated financial statements of 27 entities that were initially out of balance

Designed and implemented cross-training program among staff of various departments

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Successful in incorporating two new entities in a governmentally regulated industry (insurance) in less than 30 days, saving approximately $2 million in taxes

Successful in establishing relationships with outside lenders through providing detailed, timely financial information that allowed the company to avoid the expense of annual audited statements

Shopped and negotiated annual contracts for insurance programs and benefits programs, focusing on minimal cost increases


Chief Financial Officer (Real Estate Development)

Management of all financial and accounting aspects for various entities including procuring equity financing, acquisition/development financing and monitoring ongoing project financing requirements.

Directed and coordinated company financial planning and budget management functions.

Coordinated the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and information reports.

Approved and coordinated changes and improvements in automated financial and management information systems for the company.

Established and implemented short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.


Reduced audit/tax fees through more accurate financial statement preparation

Established a training program educating staff of various departments on budgeting process, utilizing computerized project system for tracking costs, commitments, purchasing process.

Established financial reporting system that improved how reports are generated for management, lenders, and partners, helping maintain strong, long-term relationships for future needs.

CONSULTANT, Irvine, CA 1996 to 2001

Responsible for all accounting/financial functions for various companies.

Implementation of new accounting software systems.

Preparation of analysis of monthly financial packages.

Coordination with outside CPA firms.

Management of accounting staff.

Preparation and analysis of cashflows and budget packages.

JENNA / NEWCOMB DEVELOPMENT, INC., Newport Beach, CA 1990 to 1995

Controller/Director of Operations (Real Estate Development)

Responsible for all cost accounting functions relating to corporations as well as numerous partnerships and individual projects, budgeting, monthly financial statements, corporate and project cash management.

Acted as liaison between project lenders, Japanese and U.S. financial partners and general management.

Managed daily operations of entities including coordination between sales staff, outside lending institutions and construction department for timely completion of escrow closings.

Market analysis of current projects as well as potential project acquisitions.

Responsible for property management/customer service issues for various projects.


Yardi Voyager; Sage 300 (Timberline); AMSI; Quickbooks; Excel; Microsoft Word; Outlook


University of Phoenix Ohio State University

Masters of Science in Accounting Bachelor of Science in Accounting

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