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Manager Accounting

Location:
Cumming, Georgia, United States
Posted:
May 30, 2018

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George L. Brownlee

**** **** ***** ***

Cumming, GA 30041

404-***-****[C]

ac5ogm@r.postjobfree.com

Experience:

Contract Consultant for Foxfire International (CPA) and Blazej Accounting/Consulting, Atlanta, GA; January 2017 - Present

Controller

Working with CPAs, CEOs, CFOs and business owners to overcome financial obstacles.

Prepared monthly financial reports for various organizations through analysis of historical data.

Improved financial management and control by evaluating and redesigning financial systems.

Provided continuous improvement oversight by revamping processes and procedures.

QuickBooks Online Certified.

North Ridge Restoration, LLC, Alpharetta, GA January 2015 – December 2016

Accounting Manager

Responsible for back office (AR, AP, payroll, benefits, tax etc.) for niche restoration company.

In charge of month end closing, including entering journal entries into QuickBooks Enterprise version.

Prepared all financial statements for CEO and Board members.

Developed pricing, revenue and cost code allocations for projects.

Prepared company’s cash forecasting and modeling.

Provided FP&A for company CEO.

Developed cash flow forecasts for daily, weekly and monthly needs.

Provided revenue analysis for company projects.

Reviewed and analyzed budgets for all projects.

Dealt with progress payments, change orders and retainage on projects.

Filed liens on properties where payment was a problem and issued lien waivers to subcontractors.

Provided strategic insight and suggestions to CEO on financial condition of company.

Produced expense and commission reports for sales team.

Accomplishments and Improvements:

oProvided consistent month end closings by streamlining process

oAutomated payroll process through Paychex payroll service

oProvided up to date budget data to Operations Manager as well as Project Managers

oOversaw 2 workers comp audits without an increase from the prior year’s projections

oReproduced financial reports the owner had not received by my predecessor

WK Industrial Services Corp, Alpharetta, GA; January 2012 – December 2014

Accounting Manager

Responsible for all aspects of the back office (AR, AP, payroll, HR, tax etc.) for small electrical contracting firm doing work in 30 of the 50 states.

In charge of month end closing.

Provided FP&A for company CEO.

Reconciled all credit cards and other accounts.

Monitored company’s cash position and cash forecasting.

Developed pricing, revenue and cost code allocations for projects.

Responsible for all company banking activity, payroll processing, AR and AP.

Provided margin/revenue analysis for company projects.

Reviewed and analyzed budgets for all projects.

Interfaced with third party organizations by producing financial statements for audits, reviews and licenses.

Accomplishments and Improvements:

oIntroduced new processes and procedures that optimized office efficiency by reducing overhead from 17% of revenue to 12% in the first year on the job

oImproved communication and fulfillment with field personnel by hiring Project Coordinator

oExtended credit and acquired new vendors to mitigate cash shortages

oGenerated data necessary for the firm’s CPA to produce 20 plus state tax returns per year

FDIC, North America; March 2009 – December 2011 (Consultant)

Reporting Manager

Provided reporting guidance and due diligence to the FDIC on numerous bank receiverships.

Produced end of month reports for the FDIC.

Provided ad hoc reports and analysis to both FDIC and receivership management.

Maintained financial systems in accordance with GAAP and HUD requirements.

Worked on Loss-Share analysis.

Infor Global Solutions, Alpharetta, GA; August 2006 – November 2008 (Consultant)

Lead Senior Financial Analyst

Modified and produced reconciliation reports for Royalty Department.

Reconciled multiple accounts with 82 different General Ledgers.

Used pivot tables and V-look ups in financial analysis.

Worked with the department Director on royalty audits (PWC) for two consecutive fiscal years.

Created a large Excel spreadsheet database that funneled royalties’ activities into a one-page summary.

Stepped in to provide revenue analysis for the Affiliate Commissions department when a co-worker went on maternity leave.

HealthSouth, Birmingham, AL; May 2005 – July 2006 (Consultant)

Senior Financial Analyst

Provided support for HealthSouth’s restatement of financials as part of the Cash Team. The project involved Forensic Accounting, Cash Restatements, Bank Account Reconciliations and Cash Transfer Testing.

Performed statistical testing of bank account entries.

Worked on bank reconciliations.

Outsource Financial Inc., Atlanta, GA; January 2002 – April 2005

Accounting Consultant

Prepared financial plans and statements for various organizations through collection of historical data.

Improved financial management and control by evaluating and redesigning financial systems.

TransComm International, Inc., Atlanta, GA; January 2000 – December 2002

Accounting Manager

Responsible for A/P, A/R, payroll and monthly financials within a QuickBooks environment.

Produced all financial statements.

Education:

University of Maryland Graduate School of Management and Technology

Master of Science in Financial Management

University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration



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