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Accounting Manager

Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
January 19, 2018

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Hoboken, New Jersey • (646) ***-**** • PROFILE

Solutions-oriented finance executive with strong experience in managing small to medium sized professional service businesses. Superior capacity to formulate and execute corporate strategic business objectives and effectuate change. Ability to maintain a big-picture focus while accomplishing tactical needs within the financial, accounting, and facility management functions. Core skill areas include:

● Managerial and financial reporting ● Controllership

● Strategic planning ● Business partnering

● Budgeting, forecasting, modeling ● Cost management/reduction

● Job cost accounting / Time & billing ● Federal government contracting

● Employee benefits administration ● Facility management

● Business development support ● Federal/State taxation – payroll & corporate PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Abt SRBI, Inc., New York, NY March 2008 – July 2017 Market research - $55 million revenue / Subsidiary of Abt Associates, Inc. Sr. Vice President and Controller

Senior financial executive partnering with CEO and COO. Responsible for full range of financial management functions and facility management. Introduced and managed annual financial planning and interim forecasting, capital budget process, and monthly project financial reviews. Updated project pricing models to reflect changes in indirect cost structures. Restructured internal financial reporting to accommodate evolving business markets and leadership changes. Implemented and managed accounting/financial processes to adapt to and integrate with parent company upon acquisition (2008), including standardizing intercompany transactions, adopting policies and procedures, and complying with federal government contracting requirements.

Led facility cost reduction/right sizing by reducing costs by 50%, including consolidating call center facilities, negotiating favorable lease terms, and shifting to open space environments. Integration into parent company, effective April 2017: Key role in successful implementation including recasting Abt SRBI budgets/pricing models and transferring accounting, payroll, and project financial data and practices to parent.

BARTON & COONEY, LLC, Burlington, NJ 1999-2008

Leading regional document production and mailing services organization Vice President & Chief Financial Officer / Owner

Business partner with President. Directed the Business Office, Human Resources, and Facility Management. Created infrastructure within the business office and operations, leading company-wide improvements in production, output quality, and profitability. Established timely and accurate financial reporting. Led a broad-based cost reduction initiative and implemented first comprehensive operating budget and pricing models.


Market research - $75 million revenue

Vice President and Business Manager

Post Response Analysis acquisition, reported to the CFO of Roper. Primary responsibilities included coordinating the integration of the business offices of the two companies, preparing operating budgets, developing pricing models for the research staff, and managing the job cost reporting and review process with research division heads. Directed cost savings initiatives to take advantage of synergies of the combined entity, identifying annual savings in excess of $1 million. RESPONSE ANALYSIS CORPORATION, Princeton, NJ 1986-1998 Employee-owned market research

Chief Financial Officer / Treasurer

Progressed from Accounting Manager to CFO role during tenure. Directed accounting, financial, and job cost functions. Managed annual budgeting and forecasting processes. Teamed with President in identifying potential buyer, negotiation, and deal analysis. Led relocation of 40,000 square foot corporate headquarters to new facility. Extensive experience with defined Benefit Plans: administration and record keeping of the ESOP and profit sharing plans.

KPMG, Princeton, NJ 1982-1986

International public accounting and consulting firm Audit Senior / Tax Specialist



B.S. Commerce, Magna Cum Laude Dual Major: Accounting/Decision Sciences and Computers Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania

Member, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants

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