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Financial Reporting & Analysis

Willowbrook, Illinois, United States
March 07, 2018

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Consulting Financial Analyst

Novaspect, Inc, Oct 2017- Present

Execute and analyze revenue recognition of commissions for multiple industrial process control products sold under Emerson Automation solutions, and reconcile its respective balance sheet accounts.

Analyze large volume of data in excel relating to aged receivables of general control valves, and industrial or gas regulators sold to various business partners.

Execute analysis and reconciliation of fixed assets and construction in process accounts, maintain additional and new fixed assets to depreciate, and ensure accuracy of monthly depreciation entries. McDonald's Corporate May 2016- May 2017

Work with finance managers in the Marketing, Menu, & Initiatives Support group by executing accounting processes such as financial analysis, and uploading large quantities of journal entries in areas of Construction project accounting, accounts receivable, and fixed assets.

Performed analysis of initiative billings for McDonalds’ Leading with Solutions program (LWS) by ensuring accuracy of billing calculations to franchisee owners, reconcile balance sheet and expense accounts under LWS and make adjusting entries so that corporate team can properly project P&L activities.

Skillfully arrange/format and analyze large volume of data in excel relating to lease hold improvements of franchise stores under different initiatives such as digital menu boards, Hot of the Grill equipment, Next Generation Chicken, and tea brewer equipment installations.

Work with Franchisee Financial Health team with restaurant acquisition sales between existing owners and new owners by completing analysis tools needed in the transaction.

Assist other groups within USCG department with other projects. Contract Senior Accountant

Mid-America Realty Group Sep 2015- Feb 2016

Performed financial statement reporting and month end close for 7 retail clients that included P&L variance analysis on accrual basis books, cash applications, recording multiple journal entries, fixed assets and balance sheet accounts reconciliation, bank recs and cash flow reconciliation, Cam reconciliation, lease setup and maintenance, and other projects. Alternative Schools Network, RoadSafe Traffic Systems,& Phoenix Leather Goods, Inc. Nov 2012- Apr 2014

Audited monthly fiscal expenses of RSP and YES student programs submitted by Chicago Public member schools under Alternative Schools Network (ASN).

Assisted ASN fiscal accountants and assistant director with financial reporting close and other multiple projects within areas of accounts receivable and accounts payable.

Assisted regional finance manager with financial reporting and month end close, fixed assets inventory variance analysis and reconciliation, and other multiple projects in Viewpoint accounting software.

Assessed year-end inventory count of goods to be sold for an internet fulfillment company.

Completed sales billing returns and exchanges in Stone edge inventory systems, and assisted with month-end close tasks in accounts payable and accounts receivable. South Osaka Church in Osaka, Japan May 2014- June 2015 English as Second Language Teacher

Taught beginner, intermediate, and advanced level Japanese students who are native speakers of their own language with English conversation and grammar.

Prepared and ensured that varying lesson plans were useful and fit the skill of each Japanese student.

Engage students’ conversation level by incorporating creative mediums of learning. Jones Lang LaSalle April 2006- Feb 2012

Senior Accountant

Performed financial statement reporting for commercial and industrial clients that included consolidated entities such as McDonalds Corporation, Novartis Biomedical Research Institutes, Invesco Co. and non-consolidated clients.

Responsible for month-end close for clients that included consolidated P&L analysis on accrual basis books, recording multiple journal entries, bank and cash flow reconciliations, and balance sheet and expense reconciliations for both consolidated and non-consolidated entities.

Analyzed income statement variances, fixed assets depreciation\amortization entries, straight-line rent and other financial schedules for consolidated and non-consolidated entities.

Assisted general managers in annual budget preparation and projections, reforecasts and other financial analysis trends.

Created efficiencies for positive payee check uploads to protect against bank fraud by creating an electronic file that interfaced from accounting software to MS Excel, reduced the amount of time from 35 minutes to 5 minutes and eliminated the need of manual input of check data.

Helped conduct yearly job trainings for accountants. RSM McGladrey Jan 2005- Apr 2006

Risk Management Associate

Worked in the financial institutions group of the risk management area and performed audits of small to mid-sized banks.

Audit services performed included Sarbanes-Oxley tests, internal audit tests of deposit operations, wires & ach, accounting & financial reporting area in accounts payable, fixed asset depreciation, accounts receivable aging, bank reconciliation & financial reconciliation schedules in the consumer lending area.

Performed internal audit & Sarbanes-Oxley tests in the area of hedging for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago.

Document walkthroughs, tests, findings, and recommendations in audit database. Contract Accountant Jan 2004- Jan 2005

ING Clarion Realty

Site accountant for the “The Rookery” building- one of Chicago’s oldest high-rises and historic landmarks constructed in 1888 by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Performed financial statement reporting and month end close that included multiple journal entries, bank and cash flow reconciliations, balance sheet account reconciliations, and CAM reconciliations.

Analyzed income statement variances, depreciation\amortization, straight-line rent and other financial schedules, and assisted in creating the Rookery’s annual financial operating budgets.

Performed cash applications and processed weekly check payments. MB Real Estate Jan 2002- Jul 2003

Staff Accountant

Performed financial statement reporting for multiple commercial and industrial clients, recorded ledger entries, reconciled bank statements and supporting balance sheet schedules.

Analyzed depreciation\amortization and other financial schedules.

Reviewed and analyzed annual budgets for completeness and reasonableness.

Created procedure manuals on operating software functions of accounts payable and general ledger modules.

Conducted thorough examination of multiple tenant leases and abstracts for a property, after which corrected system generated billings on their accounting software that resulted in minimal billing adjustments.

Insignia Esg, Inc. Oct 2000- Dec 2001

Staff Accountant

Performed financial statement reporting for multiple commercial clients.

Analyzed income statement variances, recorded ledger entries, reconciled bank statements and supporting balance sheet schedules.

Reviewed and analyzed annual budget reports for completeness and reasonableness. EDUCATION

Bachelor of Business Administration Degree- Accounting concentration Robert Morris University


Oracle, IFS Enterprise Explorer, MRI, J.D. Edwards, Yardi-Voyager, Skyline, Timberline, Kardin Budget System, Microsoft Excel (includes Pivot tables, V-lookups, SumIfs functions, Conditional Formatting on tables), Access, PowerPoint, Word and Microsoft Outlook.

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