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Accounting Manager

Clermont, Florida, United States
August 14, 2018

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Victor Singh

**** ***** ***** ******, ********, Florida 34711. 416-***-****


Senior Project Accounting professional with demonstrated expertise in manufacturing systems, cost accounting and management of general accounting functions. Superior analytical skills, practiced at drilling down to transaction/workflow details in support of process and profit improvement. Collaborate effectively with business managers to resolve variances, refine forecasts and identify opportunities for improvement. Excellent communicator.

Skills & Abilities

Problem Solving – Accessed existing department procedures; Identified and implemented improvements to strengthen the financial health of the business.

Management by mentoring – active motivator, supervisor and trainer, committed to the growth of the individuals and the success of the company.

Independent Operations – Served as sole area professional; maintained financial schedules and ensure quality reports and analysis.

Computer expertise – Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Viewpoint, Jonas, Manman, Macola, Peachtree, AccPac, Navision, Great Plains, Yardi and Microsoft Dynamics.


Prepared audit schedules and liaison with external auditors, which reduced audit time from 20 to 12 working days; a net annual saving of $10k.

Directed the testing and implementation of AccPac financial application, which reduced month-end closure from 8 to 5 working days. Saved almost $ 300,000 annually and improved accounting efficiency and financial reporting to management by introducing AccPac Accounting.


Audit Job Costing Reports, analyzing variances, working with Project Managers, identify areas of cost recovery and solutions. Audit and verify revenue and invoices to Owners, Change Orders, and Cash Allowance accounts.

Review cost reports to verify that budgets, planned and actual costs, contracts and subcontracts have all been properly tracked. Perform project reviews with Senior Executive and Project Management Personnel

Communicate problem areas to project staff and make adjustments where necessary.

Provide support and expertise to Project Management staff in projecting anticipated costs and savings and identify areas of possible correction and opportunities for recovery.

Participate in monthly job costing meetings providing clarification to printed reports and making note of any decisions or outcomes which need to be analyzed or changed.

Make regular visits to sites on a rotational basis to become familiar with technical and labor issues in order to provide better input to Job Costing and Labor Unit Reports.

Reviews and processes subcontract change orders and Performance and Payment Bonds to ensure they are in compliance with specified terms.

Collects and reviews project subcontractor/supplier lien waivers.

Processes subcontractor/supplier invoices and payment certificate, and ensure all invoices have been accrued.

Assists in providing documentation for internal and external reporting and routine audits

Provides monthly assistance to PM staff in the preparation of monthly billings to project owners

Collects, reviews and submits monthly owner billings to the Senior Project Accountant II for processing.

Monitors cash flow and communicates with the project staff on tracking A/R and when the projects are paid.

Prepared and presented Management reports which aided in decision making processes.

Developing, maintaining, and analyzing budgets; and periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.

Experience Continued

Analyzing business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments and obligations, to project future revenue and expenses.

Responsible for the day to day work flow of the accounting department of five: Ensure timely and accurate monthly financial statements and oversee preparation of reporting packages.

Initiated effective cost controls over inventory and labor distribution.

Preparing cost-of-goods-sold and production reports for upper management.

Provided financial analysis and support to plant operations.

Improved the company cash-management function through strong controls over cash payments.

Analysis of cost of sales, variances of material, labor efficiencies, and overhead.

Prepared monthly journal entries and assisted Division Controller with the financial reporting for manufacturing facility. Assisted in annual internal and external audits.

Maintained all companywide fixed assets, cost reconciliation and depreciation for federal tax.

Analyzed and reconciled general ledger accounts.

Monitored and directed formulation and processing of bills of material.

Served as internal auditor for semi-annual inventories.


Project Cost Controller

Kenaidan Contracting Ltd. - Toronto Canada Apr 2009 – Present

Accounting Manager

United Subcontractors / Total Countertop Solution Inc. - Orlando Florida USA Mar 2005 – Aug 2009

General and Cost Accounting Manager

Danplast Pipe & Tube Inc. - Toronto Canada Dec 1996 – Mar 2005

Assistant Business Manager

Z 100 New York – New York USA Apr 1992 – Dec 1996

Controller/ Senior Cost Accountant

National Rubber (Division of Allen Group Ltd. New York) May 1982 – Apr 1992


Certified General Accountant Canada (C.G.A.) program level 4

Key Courses: Cost Accounting, Financial Accounting, Financial Management and analysis and development of information systems. Managerial Accounting,Corporate Audit and Reconciliation, Intermediate Accounting I And II, Financial Management, Accounting I And II, Internal Audit, Accounting for Not-For-Profits and Economics.

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