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Accounting Manager

Hialeah, Florida, United States
March 08, 2018

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Dr. George E. Febres

***** ** **** *****, *-108

Pembroke Pines, FL 33027

Telephones: 954-***-****

305-***-**** (cellular)


Senior executive with significant achievements throughout professional career and with extensive experience in business operations, accounting, human resources, finance, and grant administration, both in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Results-oriented senior manager with a transformational leadership style. Extensive teaching experience at the university level.

Work Experience

Adjunct Professor of Accounting – Johnson & Wales University, North Miami, Florida

From: September 2015 to present

Adjunct Professor of Accounting - Keiser University, West Palm Beach and Pembroke Pines, Florida

From: June 2005 to: August 2011

Taught basic and advanced financial and managerial accounting courses

Adjunct Professor - Barry University, North Miami, Florida

From: April 2004 to: May 2005

Taught management, finance, and accounting courses, both graduate and undergraduate

Finance Manager - Contracting, Consulting, Engineering, LLC, Bogotá, Colombia

From: March 2003 to: March 2004 – one-year contract

Improved efficiency of the Finance/Accounting Department by 60%. Responsible for an annual budget of over $40,000,000

Instituted the practice and developed operations and finance bulletins, resulting in improved accountability and solid internal controls

Supervised and coached a staff of seven individuals, which included a deputy finance manager, a chief accountant, three accountants, an accounting clerk, and an administrative assistant

Developed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all field operating cash funds throughout Colombia, resulting in 80% gain in efficiency and accountability

Senior Business Consultant - International Profit Associates (IPA), Buffalo Grove, Illinois

From: May 2001 to: November 2001

Set up accounting systems for IPA clients

Prepared the Master Budget and flexible budgets for IPA clients

Developed strategic plans for IPA clients

Resume – George E. Febres

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Cross International Corporation, Miami, Florida

From: January 1992 To: October 2001

Secured new export markets, resulting in 40% increase in annual revenue

Developed all corporate operating procedures, which ensured a gain of 35% in efficiency

Analyzed all fiscal reports and financial statements and approved the Corporate Annual Report

Director of Continuing Education Programs and Director of the Business and Career Skills Center, South Suburban College, South Holland, Illinois

From: December 1986 to: December 1991

In charge of strategic planning and marketing

Supervised twelve extension center directors, one-hundred twenty-five adjunct faculty, and six technical and support staff

Developed customized training programs for business and industry. Revised curricula and developed new courses

Other Employment

Director of Operations, Illinois Migrant Council, Chicago, Illinois

Directed all operations of the not-for-profit corporation

Directed the annual budgeting process. Approved and controlled all budgets and expenditures

Was responsible for a total annual budget of $6,500,000 and the general supervision of over one hundred-fifty employees, and the direct supervision of three department heads and six regional directors

Negotiated with government agencies and managed over 25 federal and state grants for social service, job training, and support programs under the Job Training Partnership Act and block grants


Ph.D. in Business Administration - specialization in Advanced Accounting - Northcentral University

Master of Business Administration Degree, Devry University - Keller Graduate School of Management

Bachelor of Arts Degree, National University of Saint Augustine

Diploma, Management of Lifelong Education Institute, Harvard University

Certificate, Program on Negotiations for Senior Executives, Harvard University

Professional Certificate, Basic Economic Development Course, University of Illinois

Honors and Accomplishments

Honored Member of Who's Who in Leading American Executives

Member of Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business

Have consistently exceeded performance goals in every position held


Febres, G. E., & Greenfield Jr., A. C. (2011). Working through SOX: How to help corporations improve their accounting departments’ policies. Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, 11(4), 176-183.


Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other MS software programs, Quick Books Pro, Peach Tree Accounting, ACCPAC (SBT), and Deltek

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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