Resume

Sign in

Accounting Manager

Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Posted:
January 12, 2018

Contact this candidate

RICHARD H. VALLEY

**** ***** **, *******, ** ****2 713-***-****

ac30i3@r.postjobfree.com www.linkedin.com/in/richardhvalley

MULTI-FUNCTIONAL ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL PROFESSIONAL

Analytical and Results Motivated Solutions-Driven Service and Delivery

Collaborative problem-solver combining technical, strategic, and commercial experience implementing critical change initiatives, achieving significant cost savings, and contributing to improved profitability. Proven record of streamlining finance and accounting functions, increasing efficiency and driving process performance.

Recognized for training and managing top-performing teams in delivering comprehensive reporting packages, influencing important financial decisions and driving operational results. Areas of expertise include:

Strategic & Operational Planning Financial Analysis & Reporting Full-Cycle G/L

Accounting Systems Cost Controls Relationship Building Team Leadership

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

DCP MIDSTREAM, Houston, TX 2000 to 2017

Senior Accountant

Completed numerous special projects and streamlined accounting for equity pipeline assets. Guided design and implementation of numerous new systems and conversions. Trained and mentored new hires. Delivered financial and regulatory reports and analyses.

Performed full-cycle monthly accounting close; General ledger, journal entries, A/R, A/P, reconciliations, and analyses, ensuring financial settlement compliance with trading counterparties.

Managed local office implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley 404, successfully completing early compliance.

Trained and directed office and multi-state plant staff on accounting procedures and use of systems, confirming they conformed to DCP, S-OX, and external audit requirements.

Oversaw new systems design and implementation in lead end-user role, creating data-specific defaults and achieving proper booking of transactions, correct billings and payments, and accurate reporting of financial results.

Submitted quarterly and annual reports 2 weeks earlier than in previous years, accelerating process to Texas Railroad Commission.

Mentored and trained new hires, leading them in professional development and preparing them for the workforce.

ADDITIONAL RELATED EXPERIENCE

GENOMETRIX, The Woodlands, TX

Contract Accounting Manager

Created complete accounting system using QuickBooks and established all related processes for startup medical Research and Development company.

Richard H. Valley ac30i3@r.postjobfree.com Page 2

DYNEGY, Houston, TX

Contract Consultant

Directed critical phases of PeopleSoft conversion, design and implementation; tested system and trained end-users.

EL PASO GAS CORPORATION, Houston, TX

Contract Consultant

Reconciled and merged forward trading books into 1 set following takeover of Tenneco.

BURLINGTON RESOURCES, Houston, TX

Senior Analyst

Functioned as liaison to Accounting department from the Gas Marketing trading floor. Scheduled equity volumes on 22 pipelines for 2 years. Created successful volume control group and eliminated $3M in imbalance penalties. Directed end-user requirements for internally developed gas marketing system.

TEXAS COMMERCE BANK, Houston, TX

Senior Financial Analyst

Delivered monthly financial results and technical analysis for Investment Banking & Treasury department to senior management for use in budgeting, forecasting, and monthly activity. Created internal control process, guiding departments in complying with internal and external audits. Led accounting effort on acquisition team in bank takeovers, successfully assimilating them into organization and seamlessly allowing next-day access to customer accounts.

ALLIED BANCSHARES, Houston, TX

Financial Reporting Manager

Published internal and external financial reports for banking organization with annual national #1 Return on Assets. Supervised small professional staff, producing accurate, timely financial results data. Conducted quarterly earnings call with Wall Street analysts, satisfying them as to stock’s value. Managed and coordinated mergers and acquisitions program, bringing 32 banks on board.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Accounting, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX

Honor Roll, Accounting Society President, Varsity Athlete

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Altra GMS, Allegro, Aligne, PeopleSoft

Essbase, Business Objects, QuickBooks,

MS Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo – Committee Captain



Contact this candidate