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Accounting Manager

Location:
Savannah, Georgia, United States
Posted:
August 20, 2018

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DAVID M. NELSON

*** *********** ***** 912-***-****

Savannah, GA. 31419 ac6qn4@r.postjobfree.com

Accounting & Financial Manager

Well-rounded and diverse accounting and financial management background. Expertise in the preparation and analysis of all types of financial statements. Skilled in project and cost accounting, as well as developing budgets, preparing variance reports and cash flow projections. Proven experience in improving financial results by implementing proper internal controls and reporting procedures. Seasoned senior financial manager.

Professional Experience

Controller

URGENT CARE 24/7, Savannah, GA Mar 2016 to Aug 2017 Group of sixteen entities with multiple health care and retail locations in the Savannah area as well as several real estate entities involved in property development and management. Brought in on a one-year contract to manage the current accounting as well as cleaning up prior years’ records and to implement better business practices and internal controls.

Compiled and reviewed monthly financial statements using QuickBooks

Prepared operating budgets, breakeven analysts and cashflow projections and reviewed these with the owner(s)

Cleaned up accounting records and prepared financial statements for prior years

Worked with outside accounting firm on preparing numerous prior years’ tax returns

Reconciled several prior years’ worth of multiple intercompany accounts

Prepared a multi property loan package

Cost Accountant

SNF HOLDING COMPANY, Riceboro, GA Jan 2012 to Oct 2015

Large multi-national chemical company. Position was with the engineering group, Floquip which is responsible for all capital projects and plant maintenance in 8 plants as well as the manufacturing of multi-million-dollar, custom designed product delivery systems for major firms in the oil and gas industry.

Managed the project cost accounting for large plant construction and equipment fabrication projects

Worked with the project engineers in developing budgets and prepared budget variance reports for multiple projects

Implemented methods to better collect and report the projects’ direct and indirect costs timelier and more accurately

Supervised all Floquip customer invoicing, this included cost-plus and milestone billings

Instituted controls for the parts inventory, supervised cycle and yearend counts

Presented project status reports to company President and senior members of the management team in monthly business meetings

Prepared and analyzed monthly financial statements

Member of the ERP selection committee, implementation of SAP software

Accountant/Consultant SELF, Savannah, Georgia Oct 2008 to Dec 2011

Worked on temporary assignments and provided accounting services for a number of small companies

Seven-month temporary assignment as a process cost accountant led to employment with SNF Holding Company

Prepared and presented monthly operating statements to the owners of a number of small businesses

Developed budgets, variance reports and cash flow projections for several different businesses

Re-established working relationships with vendors

Worked with lenders on the disposition of loans on distressed properties

Performed cost accounting for a manufacturing company for over a year

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Controller

CORA BETT THOMAS REALTY, Savannah, GA Feb 2007 to Oct 2008

High end real estate brokerage/property management firm with offices in two states.

Prepared and reviewed all financial statements with the owner

Completed software conversion, redefining chart of accounts and financial statements to improve the reporting of operating results. Used Yardi property management software

Developed overhead allocation methods and prepared annual budgets

Worked with COO to reduce operating expenses by over 40%

Implemented cash management procedures to greatly increase investment income

Member of the executive committee that developed the annual business plan and company policies

Controller

LEOR GROUP of COMPANIES, Pooler, GA Apr 2003 to Dec 2006

Group consisted of two construction companies with revenue of over $40,000,000 per year, operating in three states, a land development company and three large residential developments along with several other commercial development partnerships.

Cleaned up financial accounting system and implemented a construction cost accounting system

Compiled, analyzed and presented timely financial statements to the owners and other investors

Prepared large construction project budgets and cash flow projections

Implemented investment policies and cash management procedures that increased investment income

Supervised five-person accounting department

Developed and implemented purchase order policies and procedures as well as inventory controls

Worked with lenders on the financing of real estate development projects

Payroll/Human Resource Manager

STEVENS SHIPPING AND TERMINAL COMPANY, Savannah, GA. 1997 – 2003

Performed all payroll and human resource functions with annual payroll in excess of $25M and multiple locations in four states

Controller

GUARANTEE SIDING INCORPORATED, Savannah, GA. 1995 – 1997

Performed all accounting and administrative functions for this construction company

EDUCATION

Bachelor Degree, double major, Accounting and Business Administration

CARTHAGE COLLEGE, Kenosha, WI.

Additional finance courses after graduation



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