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Manager Accounting

West Milford, New Jersey, United States
May 15, 2018

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West Milford, NJ 07480


Extensive accounting experience in both manufacturing and service related industries with particular expertise in management and budgeting.



Financial Reporting

Management of Financial Resources

Payroll Management

Human Resources

Inventory Control

Physical Inventory

Operation and Control

Ms Word, Excel, Access and Outlook

Vantage by Epicor (manufacturing accounting package)


Professional Experience:

Metalfab Material Handling Systems, LLC, Vernon, NJ May 2017- Dec. 2017

Accounting/Office Manager – Reporting to CEO and Owners

Responsible for all Accounting functions, including journal entries

Responsible for all Human Resource functions

Responsible for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable

Responsible for all reconciliations, including cash

Responsible for all Office activities

Prepare payroll using Paychex for 28 employees

MK Marketing, LLC., Fairfield, NJ May 2016 – March 2017

Staff Accountant – Reporting to CFO and President

Responsible for all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable for two reporting entities.

Responsible for Inventory Accounting.

Responsible for weekly Sales and Inventory reports for the President.

Responsible for all account reconciliations.

Responsible for Financial Statement preparation.

Unifoil Corporation, Inc., Fairfield, NJ March 2006 – June 2015

Accounting Manager - Reported to Controller/Treasurer

Full responsibility for monthly financial closings including all journal entries, cash receipts, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Cost Accounting.

Prepared payroll using ADP for 60 employees, union and non-union

Provided monthly sales and commission reports to Board of Directors.

Coordinated yearly physical inventory in January.

Reconciled all inventory variances.

Prepared numerous financial schedules for the Board.

Prepared all work papers for year-end audit and worked directly with the auditors to provide financial statements to the Board.

Handled Worker’s Comp Claims, Medical and Dental Insurance, 401K Administrator, Employee Enrollment

James H. Todd, Jr. (page 2)

In 2012 the company was down-sized after the Controller resigned. The Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable clerks were released. Assumed the full responsibility for both departments. Took responsibility for financial schedules previously prepared by the Controller.

Fownes Brothers & Co., Inc., NYC, NY November 2004 – March 2006

Accounting Manager - Reported to Controller/Treasurer

Full responsibility for monthly financial closings including all journal entries, cash receipts, allocations, payroll, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.

Prepared payroll for both the corporate office and factory, 100 employees, using Paychex

Coordinated all accounting records for outside auditors.

Toray Marketing and Sales, (America), Inc., NYC, NY June 1996 – March 2004

Assistant Controller - Reported to Controller/Treasurer

Full responsibility for monthly financial closings including all journal entries, cash receipts, allocations, payroll.

Completed transition of payroll from in-house system to Ceridian Payroll.

Completed all US Government Census reporting, worked with all auditors, internal and government.

Set up and completed physical inventories at storage facilities.

Prepared bi-yearly consolidations for parent company.

Automated most journal entries and reconciliations to speed up reporting time.

Ulster Weavers, Inc., NYC, NY June 1994 – June 1996

Financial Controller - Reported directly to President/CEO, and to parent in Northern Ireland

Full responsibility for all financial activity within the company including importing, A/R, A/P, credit and collections, general ledger, inventory, import/export of goods and payroll.

Worked with banks for financing and letters of credit.

Managed office of 5 employees.

Set up full accounting system using Peachtree Software.

Organized set-up of computer link with parent company in No. Ireland using an IBM AS400 system.

Caravelle Pour Homme Inc., NY and NJ locations July 1985 – June 1994

Assistant Controller/Accounting Manager (January 1988 – June 1994)

Reported directly to Controller/CFO with full accountability for all financial reporting including budgeting.

Supervised staff of 6 professionals.

Coordinated internal and government audits.

Prepared, analyzed and consolidated monthly and year-end reports.

Instituted cost savings on payroll services, office supplies and maintenance, and freight forwarding.

Reduced fiscal year-end audit work time from 8 months to 3 months, resulting in savings of $40,000 annually.

Reduced staff from 6 to 2 employees with no loss of reporting time, resulting in savings of $150,000 annually.

Set up budgets and cash flows on Lotus 1-2-3 to provide information to assist in getting financing.

Prepared special projects as needed, providing management with information crucial to decision making.

Senior Staff Accountant (July 1985 – January 1988)


B.S., Accounting - William Paterson College of New Jersey

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