Sign in

Accounting Manager

Glen Burnie, Maryland, United States
February 25, 2018

Contact this candidate



*** ******* ****, **** ******, MARYLAND 21060 443-***-****



With comprehensive experience in

Organizational Re-Engineering Public Accounting General Accounting

Cash Management Financial Management/ Analysis Staff Management

Reporting / Documentation Planning / Scheduling Taxation

Business Analysis Budget Preparation / Administration GAAP

Pro-active and results oriented with a broad experience in all aspects of accounting and financial management. Demonstrated hands-on management style in the development and implementation of strategic plans to ensure company growth. Solid planning and organization skills in coordination all aspects of each project from inception through completion. Sees the big picture and plans appropriate strategies to achieve results. Well disciplined with proven ability to manage multiple assignments efficiently under extreme pressure while meeting tight deadline schedules. Strong team builder and facilitator, foster an atmosphere that encourages highly talented accounting professionals to balance high-level skills with maximum production. Ascertains need and goals, streamlines existing operations, turns around unprofitable functions, envisions new concepts and future trends, and follows through with development direction, and accomplishment. Effectively communicates direction, commits people to action, and conveys complex information in easily understood formats.


Advanced Accounting and Business Solutions – Baltimore, Maryland


Highly talented accountant specialized in evaluating, designing and implementing internal controls and accounting procedures to ensure that every transaction is properly authorized, approved, recorded, documented, and reflected with in the financial statements and reports to prevent internal and external fraud

Conduct investigations of fraud, inappropriate financial transactions, inaccurate financial statements, and misleading disclosures. Evaluate financial statements, financial reporting, reconstruct financial and accounting record, and analyze business operation. More importantly locate the who, what, where, why, when, and how

Processed and prepared financial compilation (both on income tax and GAAP basis), payroll processing and payroll tax filing; annual tax filings – personal property, state sales, use, and withholding; accounting alternatives and tax compliance research, tax return preparation for individuals, corporations, partnerships and employee benefit plans.

Developed audit plans, evaluated accounting operations, and coordinated all fieldwork

Prepared tax returns and conducted tax research for C and S corporations, 990’s, and individuals.

Presented a seminar highlighting tax code changes and strategies to maximize tax saving opportunities.

Presented QuickBooks seminar highlighting basic to advanced techniques.

Diversified experience in audits of various industries including, real estate, beverage, brokerage, importing, investment, and publishing.

Processed and prepared small business formation, trade name, articles of incorporation, operating agreements, and filed for EIN number.

Directly oversaw and managed the accounting department (A/P, A/R, and payroll), coordinated monthly close, including financial statement preparation, analysis, and reporting to the board of directors and partner.

Legg Masson – Baltimore, Maryland

Independent Consultant 2007 - 2008

Play an active role on the executive committees of global organization, providing guidance on common and preferred employee stock options to promote new thinking and innovative solutions to the most critical international accounting challenges. Offering extensive knowledge and experience in foreign intercompany financial reporting and accounting policies to comply with SOX requirements.

Perform Account Analysis, audited and reconciled G/L, payroll, commission and bonus

Amortization of Deferred compensation, bonus, 401K, Stock Options – Common and Restricted Stock

Compared monthly/annual Financial Statements from Actual to Budgeted. Identified and explain variance with in the compensation group.

Tate Engineering - Baltimore, Maryland

Accounting Manager 2006 – 2007

Recruited to straighten out the financial aspect of this company that had generated no financial information since May 2007. Challenged to lead the team in processing transaction that had taken place and developing procedures to record current activity. Troubleshot problem solved with non-accounting people. Developed annual budgets with input with operating departments. Coordinated monthly close, including financial statement preparation, analysis, and reporting to both the parent company and holding company. Directly oversaw a staff of 9, and coordinated with both staff 4 in Operations Department.

The Baltimore location was headquarters for 7 branches located within Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania with sales ranging from $20 million to $80 million, for combined sales of $110 million. No financial statements had been produced and bank accounts were not reconciled. Joined the company in May 2008, organized, trained, and spearheaded a team to clean up the books, eliminate backlog of non-financial reporting, put procedures and controls in place to stop incorrect processing of information, and create a disciplined accounting department. Development of standardized reports from ACCPAC for the branch mangers eliminated need to recreate same information outside of ACCPAC. Achieved a 100% improvement in overall operations, and received clean opinions internally and externally for the years ended 2005, 2006, 2007.

Organized work groups to maximize benefits and problem solve the Crystal reporting system (ACCPAC)

Baltimore location recognized by internal auditors for achieving financial organization within record time.

Initiated the use of credit cards to reduce costs associated with collections and minimize interest-carrying cost.

Sugar Associates, LLC 2002 - 2005

Accounting Manager / Sr. Accountant / Staff Accountant

Directed all areas of financial reporting from review of original account entry to budge preparation and analysis. Supervised, directed, and supported an administration department staff of 5 responsible for accounting, contract administration, purchasing, and secretarial support. Maintained and updated personnel files including wage and salary information, performance reviews, employment regulation compliance, payroll processing, and employee benefit program administration.

Developed administrative infrastructure to support company-wide growth.

Created jobs and system description through the design and documentation of accounting procedures.

Formalized and re-engineered procedures to ensure compliance with complex government proposal submissions, awarded contract requirements, and government accounting requirements.

Skillfully negotiated bank line of credit increase while reducing covenants and shareholder personal guarantees.


Staff Accountant 2000 - 2002

Developed audit plans, evaluated accounting operations, and coordinated all fieldwork for this public accounting firm. Recruited, hired, supervised, and trained new staff accountants. Delegated assignments and evaluated staff performance. Prepared tax returns and conducted tax research for C and S corporations, 990’s, and individuals.


Master of Business Administration, Walden University, Baltimore, Maryland 2008

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 2005

Certificate of Accounting, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 2003

Contact this candidate