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Accounting Manager

Woodland Hills, California, United States
August 26, 2018

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Alireza Pakzad

**** ****** ******, #***, ******* Oaks, CA 91403 818-***-****


Financial Consultant ~ Cost Accountant ~ Risk Manager

Motivated and goal-oriented executive with over 30 years of experience in academics and the industry. Creative and innovative accountant taking pride in the ability to develop and launch financial operating systems.


Broad knowledge of accounting and accounting systems.

Design and implementation of accounting and operational procedures for companies with no previous infrastructure.

Advanced understanding of GAAP and audits.

Making financial decisions through analysis of liquidity, solvency, and performance ratios.

Design of internal control and financial reporting procedures.

Financial data analysis in order to prepare projections for business plans.

Design of budget and budget control systems.

Advisor to more than 30 M.A. student dissertations in accounting and finance.


After Eight Event Productions, Inc. Sherman Oaks, CA

Chief Financial Officer May 2015-Present

Design of a comprehensive accounting system to produce accurate financial statements to meet the needs of management

Created accounting procedures for this start-up company to ensure presence of an organized trace for deposits, disbursements, and expense reimbursement requests by event planners

Preparation of accrual financial statements on a monthly basis to discuss at the board of directors meeting

Work closely with event planners to ensure the company’s books accurately reflect completion of events

Oversee and approval of all cash disbursements

Monitoring and managing cash flow

Kharazmi Investment Company Tehran, Iran Financial Consultant and Risk Manager 2013-2014

Prepared financial analytical reports to raise funds from potential new investors

Directed all aspects of risk management including:

Identifying risks

Risk assessment process

Developing assessment criteria

Assessing risks interaction

Prioritizing and responding to risks

Bamrah Construction Company Tehran, Iran Chief Financial Officer 2009-2013

Managed all financial aspects of the company particularly the project financing

Designed and implemented the Activity Based Costing (ABC) for each project which provided an efficient reporting system for project financing

Managed over 20 employees in the accounting department

Iran Khodro Company Tehran, Iran

Iran Khodro Company (“IKC”) manufactures automobiles, minibuses, buses, and trucks. With $12.8 billion in revenue and $32 billion in total assets as of 2011, IKC is the largest auto manufacturing company in the Middle East.

Head of Finance and Investment Departments 2006-2008

Prepared financial statements and due diligence reports to present to potential investors

Participated in preparation of business plans and feasibility studies related to investments

Traveled abroad and presented financial reports to potential investors and raised $300 million for the company from UK and Swiss banks

Head of Consolidated Accounting Department 1988-2006

Managed preparation of financial statements consolidating more than 100 entities

Prepared and submitted financial statements for internal and external users such as board of directors, stockholders, and governmental agencies

Oversaw and reviewed the cost analysis reports

Directed preparation of Analytical Management Reporting and submitted to management for decision making

Managed over 15 employees in the department

Member of Accounting System Implementation Committee

Director of Cost Accounting 1983-1988

Designed and implemented standard costing system

Oversaw material, labor, and overhead cost centers related to manufacturing of 20 models of automobile

Oversaw inventory management and pricing

Prepared Material Requirement Planning (“MRP”)

Managed over 35 employees in the cost accounting department


Azad University, Tehran, Iran

M.A. in Accounting, June 2001

Gilan University, Rasht, Iran

B.A. in Industrial Management, June 1978


ESL Level 6, Summer & Fall 2015 WVOC

Personal Income Tax, Summer 2015 H&R Block

Financial Investment, Spring 2015 Pierce College

Financial Accounting, Spring 2015 Pierce College

Business Law, Spring 2015 Pierce College

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