DANIEL J. RIOS
A veteran financial professional with demonstrated success in managing the full spectrum of accounting functions and crafting and implementing financial information systems. Proven financial accounting skills supplemented by a diverse background including extensive experience dedicated to organizations that possess a technology driven focus. A “customer service” philosophy applied to both internal and external interactions. As well as an entrepreneurial perspective nurtured by involvement with “start-up” ventures, mature business enterprises and distressed entities.
* Excellent leadership, organizational and communications skills.
* Excel at business and market strategy design as well as modeling the impact of strategies on profitability.
* Strong belief in the ideals and practices of teamwork.
* Excel at working with operations to evaluate and implement business improvement initiatives in order to improve gross margins.
* Hands on experience in identifying and implementing application systems used in finance and operations.
* Excel at designing and implementing reporting systems that provide accurate and timely information.
Profit forecasting and management.
Cash management and forecasting.
Financial reporting design and implementation.
Financial statement preparation including reports 10K and 10Q.
State registrations and withdrawals.
Assure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
Fiduciary of the corporate minutes and contracts.
Management of Accounting, Human Resource and Administration.
Establishment and administration of the 401K plan.
Quantify and cost the paid time-off reserve.
Sales commissions calculation.
Invoicing and cash application.
Accounts payable management.
Stockholder reconciliation between corporate ledger and transfer agent records.
DLK Entertainment Services, Inc. Milford, PA 04/13 – Present
is a privately owned provider of accounting and financial services in various industries.
Hipcricket + Augme Technologies, Inc. New York, NY 05/10 – 04/13
Financial Reporting Manager
is a publicly traded mobile media marketing concern that concentrates on the consumer products and pharmaceutical industries.
DLK Corporation New Hampton, NY 09/05 – 04/10
Treasurer & Controller
a privately held start-up technology consulting firm founded by members of Kibo Group. The sole mission is to provide quality value added professional services in a cost efficient manner to the financial services, banking and manufacturing industries.
Kibo Group Incorporated New York, NY 10/02 – 09/05
Treasurer & Corporate Secretary
a privately owned mature technology consulting firm providing professional services to the financial services and banking industries with average annual sales of $7.5 million.
Altec Lansing Technologies, Incorporated Milford, PA 08/01 – 10/02
General Accounting Manager (11/01 – 10/02)
Assistant Controller of Financial Systems (08/01 - 11/01)
is a wholly owned subsidiary of Plantronics that designs and manufactures audio systems for personal, commercial and industrial use. With locations in the United States, Europe, Hong Kong and a manufacturing plant in China this $200 million innovator of the Imotion speaker for iPod is a leader in the sound solutions industry.
CSK Software NA, Incorporated New York, NY 10/96 – 08/01
was a wholly owned subsidiary of CSK Corporation. The organization was dedicated to providing top quality software and systems integration services to the financial services and banking industries. With offices located in New York, Connecticut, Illinois, California and Toronto, Canada this mature organization was able to procure and support $10 million in sales annually.
Independent Consultant New York, NY 06/95 – 10/96
ACT Financial Systems, Limited New York, NY 10/93 – 06/95
Cash Manager and Collections
is a wholly owned subsidiary of Misys, Plc providing premier IT business solutions to global investment and stockbroker markets. The wide array of products offered includes software for portfolio management, performance measurement and accounting. The services provided include facilities management, business and technical consultancy.
FD Consulting Incorporated New York, NY 06/91 – 10/93
was a privately held $5 million software solutions provider to the brokerage and banking industries. The showcase product was MIPS that digitized the various information feeds such as Reuters and Telekurs and made it possible to manage the activity using Microsoft Windows.
Mutual of America Life Insurance Company New York, NY 11/88 – 01/91
Senior Financial Analyst
is a $1.5 billion mutual insurance company. It provides life insurance, annuities as well as pension and retirement products.
American International Group New York, NY 07/84 – 11/88
is an industry leading property and casualty insurance conglomerate whose core business is the result of three insurance staples that are insurance, reinsurance and brokerage.
Pace University, New York, NY
Bachelor of Business Administration: Major in General Accounting – 1984
PROFESSIONAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND TRAINING
Altec Lansing Technologies, Inc.: September 2002 - Employee of the Month
Booke & Company: Financial Analysis for Life Insurance Companies.
American International Group: Advanced Property & Casualty Insurance Accounting.
Quickbooks Enterprise Solutions, QuickBooks Pro, Solomon 4, Solomon 3, Great Plains, MAPICS International Financial Management, Egnyte, Smartsheet, Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Word
Financial Executive Network Group: Active Member
Delaware Valley High School Boys Lacrosse Booster Club: Founder
Crescent Lake North Community Association: Director and Vice President - Retired