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Accounting Sales

Location:
Cranford, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
February 07, 2018

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PROFILE

Solutions driven and resourceful leader, acknowledged for launching change initiatives and empowering others with a lead by example style, working in concert with team members to revitalize operations after a comprehensive analysis of existing procedures. Adapts seamlessly to constantly evolving accounting processes and technology.

EDUCATION

St. Edward’s University – Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, May 2012, Presidential Scholar, Dean’s List

TECHNICAL SKILLS

NetSuite, Oracle, SAP, Quickbooks Online, AJERA, Excel

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

November 2017 to Present - mPARTICLE Inc. (Start-Up), New York, NY

Senior Accountant

Collaborate with company departments to develop, drive and execute change initiatives for AP and AR (including controls for payables and documentation standards for sales contracts).

Create and maintain reconciliation schedules posting entries as needed in QuickBooks

Document policies and procedures to be used in creating accounting manual.

Manage revenue recognition spreadsheets (consistent with ASC 605 and SaaS revenue arrangements).

Document policies and procedures to create accounting manual.

Process improvement to help the company scale accounting process for growth.

Adhoc reporting for executives and the FP&A department.

Selected Contributions:

Assist with hiring decisions (including controller and AR Manager)

Assist in preparation of SOX narratives and control matrixes.

Reconciled Balance sheet accounts for the first time, going back 4 years.

Manage and create AP policies and controls for processing payables, T&E reports, and credit card purchases.

June 2015 to January 2017 - AUDIBLE, an Amazon Company, Newark, NJ

Senior Accountant

Partnered with cross-functional teams to develop, drive and execute non-content vendor portal. Played a leading role in directing change initiatives and processing improvements.

Managed daily and monthly accounting activities; Collaborated with team to execute 3-day month-end close including intercompany settlements, accruals, cash, sales/revenue, fixed assets (with internally developed software (SOP-98)), prepaid assets, reconciliations and balance sheet commentary.

Performed revenue recognition for subscription-based revenue and followed guidelines to ensure compliance

Selected Contributions:

ERP implementation and testing of system enhancements and ad hoc analyses of various use cases.

Discovered a software add-on to streamline the AP process. (PO entry, approval tracking, vendor bill/invoice entry, and payment initiations. Defined functional requirements for new features and drove project priorities and commitments.

Mentored, educated and reviewed the work of accounting team (AP supervisor, AP clerk and Accounting assistants)

Assisted in the automation of the fixed asset reporting process and creation of a sub-ledger.

May 2014 to June 2015 - SURVEYING AND MAPPING, LLC. (SAM), Austin, TX

Staff Accountant III

Involved in managing financial and accounting functions for geospatial engineering firm generating annual sales in excess of $195 million. Accountability extends to month-end close process including financial statements, all company journal entries (payroll, fixed assets, revenue, expenses), and process improvement.

As management team member, participated in strategic planning, including audit preparation, SOX compliance, and IT Security

Selected Contributions:

Designed monthly presentations for CFO and Controller representing company’s financial position with customized company financials: Revenue, Sales, Backlog, Expenses

Created and implemented processes to streamline entries during month end close cycles

Established electronic filing system within a secured and restricted network to reorganize and retain financial records and supporting documents.

June 2012 to May 2014

COMPUTER SCIENCES CORPORATION (CSC), Austin, TX

Accountant/Financial Analysis

Active member in the finance transformation project to improve business processes

Evaluated journal entries to transition expense and revenue accounting duties between departments and team members

Selected Contributions:

Lead in fixed asset database creation project: Responsible for accurately and efficiently amending methods to account for atypical lease amortization transactions: buyouts, upgrades, extensions, trade-ins, and exchanges

Created templates and step by step instructions to train team of ten on capital lease reconciliations

Researched and Analyzed financial data recovered from business software (SAP, AO, SRM, etc.)



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