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Accounting Manager

Raleigh, NC
March 16, 2018

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Ian Davies, CPA, CGMA, MBA

Garner, NC *****. 919-***-****


Chartered Global Management Accountant (2013)

Certified Public Accountant #35661 (2010)

MBA Management Strayer University, Morrisville, NC (2009) Summa Cum Laude GPA 3.91

Certificate in Grant Administration (2007)


Extensive use with Pro-Tax Series, SAP, Excel, Pivot, V-look up, Oracle, IMPACT, IBM Legacy Systems, Quick books, Peachtree, Sage, MAS90, Global, Financial Edge (Blackbaud) MYOB, Power Church Plus, Costpoint Enterprise Reports(CER) Compass: Deltek Costpoints 7, Grant Proposal Writing, Process/Procedures improvement

Microsoft Office, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word and Internal Audit


2017 Drake Software Seminar (June 2017)

Oracle User Acceptance Training at Toshiba Global Commerce Solution, Inc. (Sept 2014)


Triangle Accounting, Inc/Pless & Niu, LLC, Cary, NC. Accounting software used Quick books &Pro-Series

Accounting/Audit Manager : 01/01/2017 – Present

Assistant Manager Tax, Accounting & Audit: 01/23/2016 – 12/31/2016

Tax &Accounting Team Leader (PT) : 01/2013- 01/22/2016

Compile reports, Proposal writing graphs, and forecasts from analysis of financial information based on review of accounts

Perform taxation research, analysis and preparation-Individual and Corporate

Audit, Review, Compilation and Accountancy.

Process, policies and procedures Improvement and documentation

Training client staff on accounting software

Family Health International 360, Durham NC. Accounting Software used Deltek Costpoints 7

Senior General Ledger Accountant (Robert Half Contractor) :11/02/2015 to 1/22/2016

Assist in preparing financial statements and supporting schedules.

Conformance to guidelines, and maintenance of subsidiary ledgers.

Facilitate and complete monthly, quarterly, and year-end close procedures.

Developed and implemented improvement of processes, control systems for determining and distributing costs.

Independently apply accounting principles and practices to a variety of accounting, budgeting, forecasting, cost accounting and/or other fiscal functions

Review interdepartmental journal entries

Assist with internal and external audit requests

Assist in various financial analysis projects and closure of accounting records

Responds to new or changing management requests related to audit and fiscal procedures, account structures or reports and accounting systems

Prepare reports and statements on a regular and ad hoc basis

Assist in process Improvement., policies, procedures and monitoring of internal controls

Independently resolve issues of moderate complexity

United Methodist Foundation, Garner NC. Accounting Software used Financial Edge (Blackbaud)

Accountant Specialist (Contractor)-03/2015 to 07/09/2015

Prepared Financials, general Ledger, journal entries and month-end close

Accounts Payable and Receivable, vendor and bank reconciliation.

Analyzed monthly budget variances for Operating Fund and prepared reports for management

Reconciled Endowment and Gift accounts

Reconciled, monitored and reported on activity of investment portfolio.

Coordinated with auditors

Monitored and improved financial procedures

Fixed assets- journals for depreciation calculation and additions to assets

Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Durham, NC. Accounting Software used Oracle 12.3

Staff Accountant (Contractor)- 07/2014 – 03/2015

Reconciled and consolidated intercompany accounts

Performed account reconciliation and auditing

Handled internal control, review process improvement and documentation

Maintained legal entity accounting and compliance

Responsible for month end financial close reviews

Managed debits/credits and consolidated general ledgers

Passed depreciation journals, and capitalized appropriate cost items

Duke Clinical Research Institute (CRO), Durham, NC. Accounting software used SAP

Financial Analyst 1-07/2012 - 03/2014

Maintained spreadsheet analysis of Projects, Programs, Expense transactions and Budget variances using SAP and Excel

Managed and monitored projects as well as resolved customer queries

Responsible for preparing Government reconciliation reports for Federal Projects (Sunshine Reports)

Prepared Duke Management Re-budgeting/CAS forms and Duke Direct Cost Exception forms.

Responded to communications from Project Staff

Updated SOP procedures manual and implemented process improvement

Handled internal audit/investigation and reconciliation of differences

Prepared and performed ad hoc financial reports and analysis as requested

Curamericas Global Inc., Raleigh, NC. Accounting software used Peachtree & QuickBooks.

Project/Grant Accountant - 04/2008 – 06/2012

Assisted in the development and maintenance of the organizational and departmental budgets

Compared organizational performance against annual budget and explained variances

Oversaw cash flow planning, and ensure availability of funds as needed

Managed all month-end and year-end closing procedures; account reconciliations and journal preparation in order to ensure accuracy, timeliness and consistency in financial reports

Updated and improved financial processing, policies, procedures and monitoring of internal controls

Monitored and enforced compliance with legal, regulatory and accounting policies and procedures

Maintained fixed assets register, passed depreciated journals and differentiated between assets and expenses

North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research Raleigh, NC. Accounting software used Peachtree & QuickBooks

Internal Auditor (12/2006 – 05/2007) Business Manager/Accountant - 05/2007 – 03/2008

Internal audit of 9 months accounts

Prepared the accounting records and necessary schedules for external audit

Managed the outsourced payroll processor in the processing, administration and payment of payroll, payroll taxes and other payroll related functions in accordance with federal and state rules, regulations and deadlines

Assisted with certain HR functions

Updated and improved in financial processing, policies, procedures and monitoring of internal controls

Prepared sales & use and property taxes, 1096 and 1099 forms and performed ad hoc financial reports and analysis as requested

Maintained fixed assets register, passed depreciated journals and differentiated between assets and expenses

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