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Accounting Financial

Location:
Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Salary:
85000
Posted:
March 13, 2018

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TERESA L. MAK, CPA, MBA/MS

Email: ac4sep@r.postjobfree.com Wireless: 203-***-****

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Certified Public Accountant in New York and Maryland ; Passed Part I & II Actuarial Exams, VEE Credit Time Series

Detail-oriented and analytical individual that possesses strong problem-solving mindset and constantly explores for creative ways in improving efficiency and output quality

Possess outstanding communication skills with strong customer-centrism; team-oriented player that is also independent and require minimal supervision operating in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Over 7 years of CPA experience including but not limited to preparing individual, corporate, and partnership taxes; conducting reviews, research, and ensuring GAAP compliance; preparing and compiling financial statements to conform with US GAAP; conducting analytical reviews and audits; handling hedge fund clients’ monthly financial reporting; and providing outstanding service and advisory to high-net worth clients;

Over 9 years of analytical and technical experience in financial institutions (Bank and Non-Bank FIs) covering treasury products and investment management such as Swaps, Futures, Options, Foreign & Domestic Securities Administration, Mutual Funds & Pension Trust Administration, Valuations, and Actuarial Science.

Proficient in MS Office, Excel Add-In Solver, PivotTable, VLOOKUP & HLOOKUP, Excel Macro, PowerPoint, Access, SQL, SAP Crystal reports, IBM SPSS, Oracles, Intacct, Pro System FX Engagement, Tax and Trial Balance, BNA Tax Planner, SAS, R programming, Peachtree, Tableau, QuickBooks, Adobe, Decision Toolkit-Tree Plan, MS Window 8, AMB, Encompass, FASB, Fair Value & MTM

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Accountant

Questex New York, New York Dec 2016 - Present

Responsible for monthly and annual closing for the Exlevents division

Collaborated with marketing, production, and sales division to provide accruals, journal entries, and compile timely accounting reports to management

Built quarterly and annual forecasts and budgets including the calculation and accrual of commissions and bonuses

Implemented new systems and software firm-wide including the conduction of user trainings to relevant business stakeholders

Reviewed bank, credit card, and account reconciliations to create pacing reports for management

Managed and oversaw of the firm’s account receivables and payable process

Accounting Manager

Talbert & Talbert New York, New York Sep 2016 – Dec 2016

Prepared and reviewed quarterly and annually financial reporting, including P&L, balance sheet and associated schedules

Supervised a team of Accountants processing journal entries for assigned business clients

Reviewed sales tax reconciliations and returns

Created financial models for various clients

Accounting Manager

Total Mortgage Service, LLC Milford, Connecticut Jun 2015 – May 2016

Assisted the CFO with monthly financial reporting and analysis; recommended procedures to ensure data integrity

Prepared consolidated, loan level, and branches P&L schedules

Maintained and performed periodic updates of company accounting policies and procedures

Prepared human resource budget and calculated PTO,401K accruals, Hud 1099s,1098s;

Collaborated with compliance team, external auditors, and tax accountant in preparing audits and tax returns

Seasonal Tax Associate

Robert Half Stamford, Connecticut Feb 2015 – Apr 2015

Prepared and reviewed federal and state tax returns for individuals

Consulting, Research & Analytics (formerly KamTech), (Independent consulting) (5/2011 –6/2015)

Formulated, built, developed, and tested various financial models

Created annual budgets and financial projections for clients; provided financial modeling and analysis to support strategic initiatives

Prepared and reviewed federal and state tax returns for individuals, corporations, trusts, estates, and investment partnerships and financial reports for clients; prepared hedge fund monthly financial reports and accounting analysis

Senior Accountant

Bregman & Co. PC Stamford, Connecticut Jan 2006 – Apr 2011

Prepared federal and state tax returns for individuals, corporations, trusts, estates, foundations, LLC, investment partnerships, private equity partnerships, and real estate partnerships (Form 1120,S-Corp,1065, K1s,1041, 706, 1040,E,D,CFBAR,990).

Prepared and verified client accounting related reports, payroll, broker statements, portfolio holdings(equity, bonds, cash equivalent, mortgage-backed, options, swaps, US Treasury securities), realized and unrealized gain and loss schedules, investment assets summary reports prepare; hedge Fund monthly financial reports and accounting analysis

Generated amortization tables and discount values schedules using T-Value programs

Prepared, compiled, and reviewed consolidated financial statements (balance sheets, income and cash flow statements) to conform with US GAAP; reconciled financial statements to QuickBooks, Peachtree, or Pro System FX Engagement general ledger and working trial balances; Imported/exported files from QuickBooks and Peachtree, minimized data entries to increase efficiency

Reviewed client partnership agreements, entity selections, leases, and other documentations

Independent Consultant

New York, New York 1996 – 2002

Consulted as accounting and financial analyst for NatWest Capital Markets (RBS), HSBC Securities, Societe Generale, Citi Bank;

Set up bank accounts, posted journal entries, and performed inter-company reconciliation for swaps, futures, options, bonds, and multi-currency financial products

Utilized Assets/ Liabilities and Earning-at-risks financial models to prepare product forecast summaries for changes in interest rates and other scenarios related to hedging vehicles like swaps and futures contracts

Prepared Management Reports including daily P&L reports on investment grade bonds and high-yield bonds; reconciled Commission schedules for Front Office Management at NatWest Capital Markets

Prepared strategic business plans, and summaries of financial and investment research

Prepared daily and monthly risk management reports (VAR), closing reports and presentation packages for equities, convertible bonds, and equity arbitrage desks

OTHER EXPERIENCES

Senior Auditors

Alliance Capital Management Co. New York, New York 1995 – 1996

Audit Staff

Arthur Andersen & Co. New York, New York 1994 – 1995

Senior Administration, Mutual Fund Custody

Bank of New York New York, New York 1991 – 1994

Administrator, Global Security Services

Chase Manhattan Bank New York, New York 1989 – 1991

Administrator, Pension Trust

Amalgamated Bank New York, New York 1988 – 1989

Assistant Market Director, Personal Insurance Department

Technical Specialist, Pension and Financial Services Department

Actuarial Assistant, Actuarial Department

Met Life Insurance Co. New York, New York 1981 – 1987

EDUCATION

Masters of Science, Quantitative Methods and Modeling (2015)

Baruch College (City University of New York) New York, New York

Post-Master’s Certificate in Finance (2010)

University of Connecticut Stamford, Connecticut

Masters of Business Administration, Concentration in Accounting (1994)

Baruch College (City University of New York) New York, New York

Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics (1981)

University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



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