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Strategic/Tactical Financial Planning Operational/Compliance Audit

Hicksville, New York, United States
February 12, 2018

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Bharat J. Kiri, CPA

* **** ****, **********, ** 11801 516-***-****

Senior Accountant/Financial Analyst

Experienced in All Aspects of Budget Forecasting, Analysis and Preparation, Profound Understanding of General Ledger Accounting Principals

Certified Financial Services Professional with exceptional work ethics and an impressive history of delivering on high-level quality standards. Enterprising problem-solver with exceptional attention to detail and an unwavering level of success working to strengthen and streamline financial operations to enhance profitability and increase efficiency. Outstanding track record of performing financial data reporting and management; financial and compliance auditing; diverse testing, analysis and reconciliation; as well as accounting and revenue enhancements. Technical aptitude includes: Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), SAP, J D Edwards and Management Science of America.

Areas of Strength

Strategic/Tactical Financial Planning

Operational/Compliance Audits

Staff Training and Development

Financial Forecasting/Analysis


Record/Database Management

Budgeting/Cost Control

Regulatory Compliance

Process Enhancements/Analysis

Procurement / Expense Reimbursements

Month-End Close Reporting

General Ledger (GL) Management

Professional Experience

Marcum Staffing LLC, Melville, NY 07/2017- 01/2018

Senior Accountant

A key role within the client company’s accounting department, working with various accounting and reporting systems, including JD Edwards, Visual and BNA to maintain the integrity of the general ledger and enabling accurate reporting of financial information.

Key Accomplishments

Complete the accounting cycle in compliance with established company’s practices and accepted accounting principles.

Identify and correct errors in the general ledger made by both internal and external personnel including reclassifying invoices to Prepaid Accounts, Plant Property and Equipment and Expense Accounts.

Month-End close includes preparation and posting of journal entries including depreciation, preparing complex reconciliations of bank statements and balance sheet accounts, calculate and post accruals, cost allocation amongst cost centers and intercompany allocations.

Responsible for posting weekly payroll journal entries for 3 companies.

National Grid, Melville, NY 02/2014-02/2016

Senior Analyst-Revenue Reporting

Improved business operations as a vital part of the revenue reporting team. Diligently completed month-end financial closing, as well as prepared and reviewed Revenues for the subsidiary financial statements in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS.

Key Accomplishments

Oversaw $100M+ in monthly billing estimates. Delivered crucial support to associates and allowed accruals to closely approximate the actual billings.

Ensured accuracy of the monthly internal and external reporting packages such as FERC by properly gathering revenues portion of the financial statements for 4 subsidiaries.

Enhanced operational efficiency by carefully reviewing, preparing and posting journal entries during the month end close, thoughtfully utilized SAP FICO and promptly responded to internal and external inquiries from various financial users.

Analyzed and reconciled interfaces with general ledger, investigated variances, initiated recommendations to resolve discrepancies, and posted needed correcting journal entries.

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Professional Experience

Holtz Rubinstein Reminick LLP, Melville, NY 03/2011-02/2012

Senior Associate-Healthcare Division

Leveraged knowledge of HIPAA and Compliance regulations pertinent to providers to properly manage daily finance-related obligations. Directly interfaced with provider to obtain relevant financial data needed to complete reporting.

Key Accomplishments

Successfully contributed to the overall operational financial health by analyzing payer profitability including financial remodeling; and composing third-party year-end home healthcare cost reports.

Office of Medicaid Inspector General, Hauppauge, NY 09/2008-06/2010

Senior Auditor-Division of New York State

Part of a team who established auditing scope by analyzing and determining areas for audit and planning audit activities. Executed various tests, reviews, reconciliations and evaluations of accounts and procedures to ensure proper processing.

Key Accomplishments

Analyzed level of service, hours of service, and verified billing via review of patient file, accounts receivable and payments received ledger through in-depth auditing procedures.

Utilized computer programs to ascertain the billing and ordering practices of providers and prepared summary reports on review findings.

National Government Services, Inc., NY, NY 03/2006-08/2008

Auditor II-Subsidiary of WellPoint Inc.

Seasoned financial strategist in charge of compliance audits of hospitals for reimbursement of expenses from Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a federal agency. Analyzed hospital financial reports and processed data through specialized programs to scope for variances and recommended areas for audits. Identified and reported discrepancies.

Key Accomplishments

Collaborated with hospital management to conduct entrance, pre-exit and exit conferences, as well as track and follow-up on open audit issues.

Furthered the review process by implementing statistical sampling methodology to select samples.

Calculated hospital reimbursements, netted the results with interim payments and forwarded results for final settlement.

Muss Development, Inc., Forest Hills, NY 10/2002-12/2005

Senior Accountant

Delivered exceptional financial management through the preparation of financial reports; the execution of variance analysis in accordance with business plan; the compilation of periodic financial data and the preparation of Ad hoc reports for senior management.

Key Accomplishments

Efficiently completed monthly financial reporting for residential properties, including the preparation of journal entries, bank reconciliation, financial analysis and maintenance of supporting schedules.

Accountable for year-end audits, reviews, and compilations of financial data for various properties.

Previous employment history includes Senior Accountant with Badenoch & Clark LTD., NY, NY; Staff Accountant with Loeffler Seltzer & Floch, LLP, Jericho, NY; Staff Accountant with Issac Bensoussan, CPA, NY, NY; and Associate Manager with Merrill Lynch & CO, Jersey City, NJ.

Education & Training

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Pace University, New York, NY

Project Management and Sustainability Certificate (PMP),Stony Brook University Center for Corporate Education, Stony Brook, NY - Fall 2016

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