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Accounting Manager

Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, 15108, United States
August 14, 2018

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Coraopolis, PA 15108



Supervisory experience over multiple accounting functions including accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, and payroll. Financial analysis experience in manufacturing and banking as well as accounting and auditing experience with Fortune 500 companies and a Big 4 accounting firm. Extensive background working with personal computers utilizing Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word. Experience preparing financial statements and conducting audits of a wide variety of manufacturing and service industry businesses. Professional credits include a B.S. in Accounting Magna Cum Laude, an M.B.A., and C.P.A. certification. Public company SEC reporting experience including preparation of Forms 10-Q and 10-K as well as experience preparing Sarbanes-Oxley workpapers and related checklists. Experience conducting research of various accounting issues including FASB and GAAP reporting requirements and related disclosures. Proficient with SAP, Great Plains, JD Edwards, Peachtree, Oracle and QuickBooks software. Certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist in Excel and Word and also as a QuickBooks Professional 2010 Expert.


JONES LANG LASALLE, Pittsburgh, PA Dec. 2010 - Present

Accounting Manager

Responsible for all accounting functions for the firm’s largest banking client. Supervise accounting staff consisting of Accounts Payable Clerk and a Senior Accountant. Review and approve all expense reports, invoices, and capital project expenses for the client. In addition, duties also include maintaining the general ledger, reconciling the bank accounts, processing funding files, and disbursing checks. Also issue monthly financial statements and prepare the flash report on a timely basis.

CONSULTANT/CONTRACTOR, Pittsburgh, PA Aug. 2005 – Dec. 2010

Certified Public Accountant

Provided accounting, finance, and tax consulting services on a contract basis. Projects included a general ledger conversion project using SAP, preparation of federal and state income tax returns, IPO’s, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work. In addition, worked with several regional accounting firms providing audit, tax, and accounting services for a variety of clients in a wide range of industries. Assisted clients with preparation of SEC Forms 10K and 10Q and related workpapers and footnote disclosures.

J.J. GUMBERG COMPANY, Pittsburgh, PA March 2001 – Aug. 2005

Assistant Controller

Responsibilities included all accounting, budgeting, operating statements, and financial analysis for twenty shopping centers and malls. Provided direct support to the Corporate Controller and Chief Financial Officer. Researched accounting issues as they pertained to the real estate industry including FASB and GAAP reporting requirements and disclosures. Maintained the accounting and leasing software package, prepared all required federal, state, and local income tax returns, and performed operational audits of the centers. Also was responsible for approval of all expenditures related to the centers as well as maintaining the fixed asset database. Prepared the property capital reports including tracking construction in progress and percentage of completion of various projects at each center. Utilized Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, and Crystal Reporting extensively for financial reporting and proforma analysis. Supervised accounting staff including Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable team members.

JOHN C. FALBO, C.P.A. Page Two

CONSULTANT/CONTRACTOR, Pittsburgh, PA April 1995 - March 2001 Certified Public Accountant

Provided interim accounting and auditing services such as Controller, Accounting Manager, and Auditor.

Delivered income tax and small-business accounting services including consulting and tax planning. Utilized Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access. Also used tax preparation software for income tax preparation. Worked on various assignments including AT&T Wireless Company, Mellon Bank, PNC Bank, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Western Pennsylvania, Fisher Scientific, various physician groups, DQE Energy Services, and FirstEnergy. Utilized PeopleSoft, Oracle, and Peachtree accounting packages.

MELLON BANK CORPORATION, Pittsburgh, PA. June 1993 - April 1995

Senior Financial Analyst

Managed financial analysis, control, and reporting functions for the Electronic Services and Collections and Disbursements business units of the bank. Developed annual business plans for the units and prepared monthly forecasts and financial statements. Performed variance analysis including written commentary and graphic presentations. Maintained the general ledger and prepared monthly journal entries and accruals. Also prepared a customer profitability analysis and developed product costs by service code. Extensively utilized Lotus 1-2-3, Microsoft Excel, and Hyperion in a Windows environment.

NATIONAL STEEL CORPORATION, Pittsburgh, PA. May 1989 – May 1993

Accounting Manager

Supervised the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable departments consisting of two professional and four clerical personnel. Responsibilities included general accounting and external reporting and preparation of sections of SEC Forms 10-Q and 10-K and filing of Employee Benefit Plan Forms 5500 and related financial statements. Participated in monthly general ledger closings. Prepared and reviewed various intercompany journal entries and consolidated divisional and subsidiary financial data. Used Lotus 1-2-3 and Symphony for general ledger account analysis and various special projects. As Supervisor of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, relevant responsibilities included daily interfacing with Cash Management and balancing of reports and preparing projected cash flow and cash requirement statements. Also acted as a liaison with Information Systems, Credit, and District Sales Offices throughout the nation.

BAYER CORPORATION, Pittsburgh, PA March 1987 - May 1989

Senior Internal Auditor

Performed approximately 75% operational auditing with the remainder financial auditing in conjunction with the external C.P.A. firm’s annual year-end audit. Operational audits consisted mainly of analyzing and documenting company policies and procedures, internal controls, and systems. Audit work consisted of flowcharting processes, testing transactions, revealing deficiencies, and recommending improvements. Responsibilities also included writing audit reports, discussions with senior management regarding findings, and presentations.

DELOITTE & TOUCHE, Pittsburgh, PA July 1984 - March 1987

Senior Staff Accountant



Master of Science in Business Administration, - Awarded Graduate Assistantship

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting, Magna Cum Laude

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT, State of Pennsylvania (Inactive)

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