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Accounting Financial

Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
February 01, 2018

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Exceptionally talented senior accountant with extensive years of experience combining corporate accounting, cost accounting, finance, and accounting software development and implementation. Demonstrated track record of partnering with accounting and finance teams to drive accounting process optimization and automation, often leveraging core software tools to streamline and enhance workflows. Deep knowledge of corporate financials and reporting, working at all levels to provide information, data analysis, and metrics necessary to support sound financial decisions. Skilled in, general ledger, cost accounting, month-end and year-end closing, reconciliations, and expense reporting. Committed to partnering with team members and executives to ensure finance support for cross-functional divisions and teams.


Financial Accounting Accounts Payables/Receivables

Financial Analysis & Reporting General Ledger

Corporate & Managerial Finance P&L and Balance Sheet Statement

US GAAP Interplant/Intercompany Accounting

ERP (QAD) Foreign Exchange Currency Transactions / Revaluations

Consolidated Financial Reporting Government Defense Contract Accounting

Business Analysis Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

Fixed Assets Account and Intercompany Reconciliation

Statutory Reports Filings Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

Monthly / Quarterly / Yearly Close Income Statement Account Reconciliation

Internal ISO Audits Foreign Exchange


Quality Packaging Specialist International – Burlington, NJ May 2017 – December 2017

QPSI is the Industry leader in marketing services, contract packaging, and supply chain management serving the pharmaceutical and consumer goods packaging industries for over 30 years.

Cost Accountant

Analyzing and Improving the Standard Cost using QAD (ERP system) and Bill of Materials.

Introduced a new Shipping Process that resulted in additional $40,000 in Revenues;

Analyzed cost variance related to work orders resulting in explanation and resolution of $2M variances since implementation of QAD (ERP system);

Partnered with QAD software support in analyzing data to resolve incorrect data in the AR Aging Reports due to data corruption via SQL queries;

Performed Cost Analysis between Current and Standard Cost Sets.

TS TECH, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 2014-2017

One of the top Japanese automotive manufacturers, producing car seats for global auto manufacturer Honda.

Business Analyst

Partner with IT and accounting teams to drive ongoing process improvements across multiple sites, leveraging QAD ERP software to improve manufacturing operations, process control, and efficiency. Contribute significantly to new ERP implementation projects at sites such as Toronto, with involvement in requirements management, business process analysis, and project planning. Leverage deep understanding of accounting principles and prior accounting and finance experience to ensure ideal configuration of ERP accounting modules. Train and mentor staff at various plants to support software adoption and effectiveness after implementation.

Selected Achievements:

Cut 6 hours from month-end closing by replacing manual Excel-based QAD calculations with an automated consolidation / revaluation process using QAD for the Mexico plant.

Aligned the New Mexico operation with state reporting regulations by recommending and implementing a new QAD domain solution.

Recovered a 2-year project for accounts payable to complete in 6 months, delivering a centralized payment solution.

Improved data accuracy by leveraging queries to run data cleanups and eliminate errors.

QAD, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey 1999-2014

Developers of one of the top ERP systems, focused around quality management and control.

Financial Software Analyst

As subject matter expert on QAD Financial software modules, collaborated with finance professionals to ensure effective utilization and support of the software. Leveraged database queries to conduct account analyses and develop reports. Responded to questions about modules such as general ledger, balance sheet, retained earnings, income statement, fixed assets, AR / AP, consolidation, revaluation, and taxes. Communicated with accounting clients to provide customer relationship management and resolve accounting issues.

Selected Achievements:

Facilitated client and internal education by developing webinars on key modules covering balance sheets, income statements, AR / AP, consolidations, revaluations, and year-end closing processes.

Provided Financial functional support to Finance/Accounting clients using QAD

Analyzed Financial data using queries to resolve Financial issues

Reviewed Financial statements and made recommendations to resolve client issues

Applied Accounting/Finance skills to troubleshoot complex client GL issues using QAD (ERP system) and testing client processes on a test database to recommend a better process

Assisted and recommended transactional financial journal entries

Strengthened staff performance and motivation through ongoing coaching and mentorship.

Gained deep insight into patch building and code retrofitting to support software optimization.

Expanded the company knowledgebase by authoring comprehensive, informative articles.

Consistently gained 100% scores for performance and technical Financial knowledge on client surveys.

SIEMENS, Evansville, Indiana & Peachtree City, Georgia 1992-1999

World-leading engineering firm providing outstanding services to global clientele.

Corporate Accountant (1996-1999)

Promoted into a role as a mission-critical member of the corporate accounting team, with authority over intercompany transactions, monthly general ledger entries, and monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing. Effectively and efficiently used Oracle Financials to streamline closing processes. Developed and presented financial reports to management and executive teams.

Selected Achievements:

Effectively liaised with cross-functional teams to drive development and implementation of AR / AP and other financial activities.

Ensured accuracy of management reporting by reviewing, reconciling, and analyzing GL accounts.

General Ledger / Cost / Inventory Accountant (1992-1996)

Contributed to monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing processes; consistently sought and implemented opportunities to improve and streamline closing processes. Communicated across departments on key financial operations and administration. Addressed and resolved accounting issues impacting WIP and raw material inventory.

Selected Achievements:

Shortened month-end closing from 1 week to 1 day through process optimization and enhancement, including partnering with IT on automation.

Aligned manufacturing activity with impacted financial functions through close collaboration with cross-functional teams.


Cost Analyst, Colonial Penn Insurance Company (1989-1992): Coordinated expense reporting and statutory reporting in alignment with insurance industry expectations. Responded to management requests for ad hoc reports and spreadsheets for accounting analysis.

Cost Accountant, General Electric (1986-1989): Managed monthly P&L statements. Conducted analyses in support of business operations, including contract sales, costs, and gross margins vs. budgets. Generated $88,000 in cost savings by proposing and implementing a key change in the cost accounting department.


Master of Business Administration (1986-1989)

Rutgers University – Camden, New Jersey

Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Business Administration (1981-1985)

State University of New York – Oswego, New York


Internal Distribution Track QAD Certificate Financial Track QAD Certificate Revenue Recognition Course Managerial Accounting

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