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Management Accounting

Location:
Hialeah, Florida, United States
Salary:
75000
Posted:
January 29, 2018

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Very experienced Controller/Treasurer, Budgets, payroll administration, treasury management, cost control, change management, and merger and improvement in profitability. Develop and implement accounting policies and procedures. Prepare financial statements to comply with GAAP and IFRS. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Prepare and present proposals to banks seeking loan financing. Strong leadership and administrative skills. Proficient in the use of ACCPAC and Solomon financial software and Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Quick Books, Peachtree, MIP and Blackbaud.. Oversee the implementation of LAN to enhance communication and information sharing capacity. Superior interpersonal skills, capable of resolving complex issues with internal and external customers.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

MS Office, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, QuickBooks, LAN, Inventory Management, Treasury Management, Change Management, Peachtree, MIP, Blackbaud, Administrative, Problem Solving, Budgets, Payroll Administration, Cost Control, Accounting

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BROWARD ALLIANCE FOR NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL.

January 4, 2016 to present.

Senior Accountant

Full General Ledger

Journal Entries

Bank Reconciliation

Accounts Payable

Accounts Receivable

Fixed Assets

Month-end close

Preparation of monthly & annual financial statements

Preparation for annual audit

NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES OF SOUTH FLORIDA (NOT-FOR-PROFIT), Miami, FL

Dec 2009 –May 2015

Senior Accountant

Full General Ledger for Six Companies

Journal entries.

Bank reconciliations.

Fixed Assets.

Month-end close.

Preparation for annual audit.

Participated in conversion of general ledger system.

Inter-company transactions.

Consolidated financial statements.

EXTRAORDINARY VACATIONS GROUP Jan 2008 – Nov 2009

Temporary Accountant

Purpose of Assignment

Full General Ledger for four companies.

Bank reconciliations.

Preparation for the first audit.

Prepare financial statements for all companies.

TOT ENERGY INC.

Temporary Accountant

Purpose of Assignment

Full General Ledger.

Prepare checks.

Journal entries.

GRAYSON CUMMINGS CO., PA

Temporary Accountant

Purpose of Assignment

To audit small for-profit and not-for-profit companies.

To prepare financial statements.

BREAKSTONE HOMES INC. (REAL ESTATE GROUP OF COMPANIES), Hollywood, FL

Jul 2007 – Jan 2008

Accounting Manager

Supervise the accounting for three companies/ (projects).

Do the consolidated financial statements of three Companies.

Do payroll in collaboration with ADP.

MOTHER’S ENTERPRISES LTD. (FAST FOOD CHAIN), Kingston, JAMAICA 2004 – 2007

Financial Controller/Treasurer

Convert old ACCPAC General Ledger to version 5.3A.

Manage the corporation’s US$1 million investment portfolio.

Oversee the preparation of monthly in-house and annual audited financial statements to comply with industry and country financial standards (GAAP and IFRS).

Prepare US$15 million annual budget.

Monitor product costing and gross margins.

Establish Fixed Asset Register.

Inventory Management.

Report to CFO.

NATIONAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORP. (REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT & MORTGAGE FINANCING), Kingston, JAMAICA 1994 – 2003

Senior Director-Finance/Treasurer, IT & General Administration

Acting President, Dec 2000 – May 2001

Company Secretary, 1994 – 1998

Convert General Ledger system to Solomon, version 2.06 and manage financial software.

Manage the Corporation’s US$150 million investment portfolio.

Member of the due diligence team to implement merger.

Harmonize accounts of merged entities.

Prepare annual US$200 million budget.

Oversee preparation of monthly in-house and prepare annual audited financial statements to comply with Jamaican GAAP & IFRS.

Supervise the management of the Information Technology needs of the Organization.

Occasionally responsible for the Mortgage, Human Resources and Legal Departments.

Report to CEO and Chairman of the Board.

JAMAICA AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (LOAN FINANCING TO THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR) (NOT-FOR-PROFIT), Kingston, JAMAICA 1989 – 1993

Financial Controller

USAID Project

SINOTEX JAMAICA LTD; HI-QUALITY GARMENTS LTD & YALLAHS SUPERIOR GARMENTS LTD. (GARMENT MANUFACTURERS), Kingston, JAMAICA 1986 – 1989

The three companies below were in the ICD Group of Companies (listed on the stock exchange)

P. A. BENJAMIN MANUFACTURING & MARKETING CO. LTD., Kingston, JAMAICA 1984 – 1986

UNIVERSAL STORES LTD. (SUPERMARKET CHAIN), Kingston, JAMAICA 1983 – 1984

FACEY COMMODITY CO. LTD. (WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTOR), Kingston, JAMAICA 1978 – 1982

Chief Accountant

EDUCATION

Masters of Science in Management (M.S.M)

Focus on Accounting and Finance

Arthur D. Little Management Education Institute, (Renamed HULT Intl. Business School),

Cambridge, MA, 1982 – 1983

Bachelors Degree in Management Studies

Focus on Accounting and Finance

University of the West Indies, Mona Kingston Jamaica, 1971 – 1974

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

Institute of Internal Auditors International Conference, Washington, DC, 2002

International Housing Finance Symposium Series 1, Fannie Mae, Washington, DC, 2001

International Housing Finance Program, University of Pennsylvania PA, 1997

ALCAN Caribbean Senior Executive Conference, 1991 & 1993

Various Seminars and Workshops



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