I am experienced in US GAAP with multi industry specialties in both enterprise and private corporations, who maintained a diversified background in Financial Accounting, Sox regulations and tax reporting.
I am advanced in MS Excel, MS Word, Microsoft Outlook, SAP, Axium, Abila MIP, AMS, Power Plan, Intuit Pro Series (Intuit-tax software), Lacerte Tax, NetSuite, Applied Epic, and Payroll Taxes.
Bachelor of Arts: Accounting, Queens College, Flushing, NY
2016 & 2017 NYS Tax Preparer Certificate of Registration (8CPE)
2016 & 2017 Accounting (31CPE)
2014 IFRS Accounting Update (2CE)
Consultant-Senior Accountant for:
Taxes, Insurance, Utility, Retail, Educational, and Not for Profit Companies
Raskin & Raskin, CPA; Integro, Zurich North America, National Grid, NYU College of Dentistry, Estee Lauder, and Catholic Charities
December 2013-March 2018
Process insurance payments to carrier, research insured for carrier bills to be paid, record and reconcile commissions, ad hoc projects (Integro).
Assist Accounts Receivable Manager in daily interface reconciliation between 4 legacy systems. Post and clear cash daily and weekly. Notify manager of any blocks in SAP that prevent billing from occurring. Create and post journal entries in SAP as needed. Help with month end process (Estee Lauder).
Worked directly with Assistant Dean of Revenue Cycle and Director of Financial Business Management at NYU College of Dentistry, to streamline data process, perform adjustments to patient accounts and clean up error plagued system due to new software implementation (NYU).
Adjust and write off old balances during system conversion (NYU).
Improve system functionality and process (NYU).
Performed detailed account analysis of corporate books for prior fiscal year ending 2014 and also 2015(Catholic Charities).
Entered necessary accruals of expenses, payroll tax analysis, calculated prepaid and insurance expense for fiscal year ending 2014 and 2015(Catholic Charities).
Reconciled revenue with AR billing and bank reconciliations (Catholic Charities).
Documented processes and conveyed business process knowledge to external Big 4 consultants.
Assisted in the testing the ERM SAP conversion implementation (National Grid).
Compiled financial data for consolidation reporting.
Conducted US GAAP to IFRS account delta analysis.
Prepared Federal Energy Regulatory Commission financial reports.
Provided write-ups internal, external and regulatory interrogatories.
Completed reconciliation account analysis for Account Governance function.
Reviewed, approved and posted journal entries in SAP and Power Plan.
Prepared US GAAP and IFRS accounting analysis for real estate capital lease transactions (Zurich NA)
Worked on the production of financial statements for SEC filings.
Performed extensive reconciliation work and cash flow analysis.
Fitzharris Insurance/Brown and Brown of NY- Co-Farmingdale, New York
Controller/Senior Accountant February 2002 - October 2013
Maintained the General Ledger function.
Prepared monthly and annual financial statements.
Conducted daily briefings with executive management.
Prepared cost control analysis reports.
Supervised and distributed work to analysts. Annual review of work performance.
Completed bank wires and bank reconciliations.
Did agency and direct billing for commercial and personal lines clients.
Calculated commissions and conducted direct bill reconciliations.
Implemented cash management functions for treasury department.
Followed SOX compliance when Brown and Brown acquired Fitzharris.
Paid vendors as well as major insurance carriers monthly after necessary reconciliations were done. Negotiated prices with vendors
Performed month and year-end closings, in addition to budget reports.
Provided support to the external auditors.
Oversight of accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll functions.
Completed budget variance analysis and trend reporting.
Provided accrual and manual adjustments.
Previous Work Experience
Public Accounting- 3 plus years (corporate books, financials, payroll taxes, sales taxes, & budgeting)
Experienced in individual and corporate taxes