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Financial Analyst Accounting

Location:
Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
August 14, 2018

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Brian A. Johnson CPA, MBA, MSA

*** ***** ***** ********* ****, NC 27909 • 904-***-**** • ac6n5m@r.postjobfree.com

Accomplishments

Introduced accounting procedures and stronger financial controls to improve financial reporting 50%.

Led implementation of PeopleSoft GL and Business Objects for large financial services organization.

Designed cost-reporting model for major airline partner which resulted in $700K in annual savings.

Professional Summary

Detail-oriented Controller with proven track record in providing transformative leadership to growing organizations. Expert in all aspects of financial management with success in developing robust standards, internal controls, and processes while minimizing risk. Seeking to leverage 23-year background to growing company.

Skills

Excel

Great Plains

SAP

Hyperion

Cognos

People Soft

Leadership

Financial Modeling

Inventory Control

Fixed Assets

GAAP

Budget control

Work History

Controller, 10/2014 to 05/2018

Lexicon Relocation – Jacksonville, FL

Supervised Accounting team of 12.

Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.

Prepared external audit documentation and financial reports.

Supported the completion of monthly financial reporting packages.

Maintained integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.

Assisted management with the finalization of the annual expense plans.

Completed monthly consolidations for businesses in four countries.

Audited, balanced and reconciled payroll for more than 170 personnel.

Identified process improvements in the day-to-day functioning of the department.

Managed Fixed Assets Portfolio and ensured accuracy of depreciation.

Lead Analyst, 02/2011 to 12/2013

Citi – Jacksonville, FL

Led planning, analysis, book close, reconciliation, and financial reporting for multiple rewards and affinity programs.

Completed robust balance sheet analytics to ensure all rewards liabilities were accurately presented.

Performed needs analysis for financial reporting on all new IT projects and Citicards rewards products.

Prepared and presented quarterly and annual forecasts of liabilities and expenses for multiple product lines.

Senior Financial Analyst, 04/2010 to 02/2011

JP Morgan Chase – Jacksonville, FL

Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.

Analyzed variances and prepared waterfall and walk presentations for Senior Management.

Enhanced operational efficiency and cultivated cost reduction through improved productivity.

Analyzed statistical information to determine financial trends.

Senior Financial Analyst, 08/2008 to 04/2010

Fidelity Information Systems – Jacksonville, FL

Supervised accounting team of 3.

Performed financial consolidations.

Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.

Provided timely actuals, forecast and budget data for corporate management.

Unit Manager, Financial Control, 06/2007 to 08/2008

Citi – Jacksonville, FL

Supervised accounting team of 8.

Prepared and maintained KOPs and SOX documentation.

Identified process improvements in the day-to-day functioning of the department.

Unit Manager, Financial Control, 05/2006 to 06/2007

Citi – Denver, CO

Supervised accounting team of 8.

Monitor credit card disputes and ensure disputes were accurately reflected in the General Ledger by date and amount.

Performed quarterly tests of controls.

Education

Master of Science: Accounting, 2015

Keller Graduate School of Management

Master of Business Administration: 2010

Keller Graduate School of Management

Bachelor of Science: Accounting, 2004

University of Maryland

Certifications

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)



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