Turlock, CA 860-***-****
Highly skilled and accomplished accounting and finance professional in Fortune 500 environments combined with a Master of Science Degree in Accounting, excellent software skills and a track record of improving accounting/finance business models.
Data Collection, Analysis, Trending
Risk Avoidance, Opportunity Development
Cross-Functional Team Facilitation
Continuous Quality Improvement
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; WordPerfect; Freedom, The Complete Package; PeopleSoft GL; Enterprise GL; SAP; TM1; FRx Report Designer; Access; JD Edwards System
PARI & GERSHON, INC., San Jose, CA 1/17 – 8/18
Implemented and monitored the month, quarter and year – end closeout accounting schedules, reconciliation, budget preparation and variance analyses of budget – actual, report analytics with recommendation to manager.
Coordinated and completed annual audits and review financial reports, created reports for management and executive team. Reconciled credit cards with accounts.
MASS MUTUAL FINANCIAL GROUP, Springfield, MA 2/15– 12/16
CORPORATE FINANCE/CONSULTANT, ADPI LLC
Performed detailed analytics including complex financial reports, interpretation of accounting policies, financial statement reviews and financial data footnotes and MD&A.
Followed analytics with recommendations to senior management on internal controls, risk mitigation and improved accounting/financial practices.
Performed multiple accounting and finance functions including preparation for SEC filing, quarterly statutory financial statements, upload of STAT and GAAP accounting entries in SAP, GL verifications, GA/SA reconciliations, assisted with monthly consolidation of financial statements, work papers for external auditors, budget actual/variance reports and daily cash reconciliations.
THE HARTFORD FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP, INC., Simsbury, CT 12/12 – 1/15
FINANCIAL ANALYST, Resource Group
Performed multiple accounting/financial functions including balance sheet, income statements, ILD retain earning analysis, monthly SOX control, journal entries, ledger portfolio clean-up, monthly sign-off trial balance accounts in AssureNet, and cleaning of SRS expense and business unit/month-end.
Conducted detailed/special analytics including actual and forecasted risk base capital positions for the life insurance company subsidiaries/7 legal entities, update of capital model template for multiple capital scenarios, and close/analysis of financial statements.
Used analytics to identify opportunities for improved data accuracy and integrity and use of data collection/analysis and trending to take a proactive versus reactive response to risks and opportunities.
Utilized analytics as a baseline for continuous quality improvement.
Supported major initiatives including capital transformation analysis and reporting on subsidiaries, preparation of adhoc reports on subsidiaries and capital positions via rating agencies.
Filed year-end NIAC RBC and established an automated process for reconciling The Hartford’s Outlook system (Excel model to TM1 Cubes).
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WORK EXPERIENCE (Continued)
Prepared Risk Base Capital (RBC) requiring data from other departments for several legal entities to quickly identify and analyze discrepancies.
AMT, LLC, Farmington, CT 2/10 – 12/12
Executed all managing aspects of a small construction company.
Maintained accounting records that reflected expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, and profit and loss.
ROBERT HALF, Alstom HRSG Group, Windsor, CT 7/08 – 9/09
Worked on several initiatives to improve operational efficiencies.
Provided and improved Certified Material Test Reports (CMTRs) for pressure piping materials, developed acceptance criteria for European Norm, and American Society of Mechanical Engineers, code compliance, and reduction in CMTR rejection rates. Utilized analytics to improve processes, compliance, quality standards, and Best Practices.
Collaborated with internal business units relying upon statistical analysis to pursue continuous quality improvement initiatives.
KFORCE, AmTrust Underwriters, Inc., Rocky Hill, CT 5/07 – 6/08
Performed multiple job duties including reconciliation and analyze of balance sheets and income statements, mapping of trial balance to annual statement exhibits, and preparation of adhoc reports.
Key catalyst in the conversion of general ledger system from QuickBooks to Freedom.
Mapped general ledger accounts in new ledge based upon cost center, profit center, trading partners, expense type, etc.
ROBERT HALF, The Hartford Financial Service Group, Inc., Hartford, CT 8/06 – 12/06
Handled monthly expense reports/exhibits for four expense departments and performed comprehensive analysis of actual to budget expense variance for 23 departments.
Performed monthly expense adjustments to the general ledger and reconciliation back to the corporate expense system.
Arranged monthly vocational rehab exhibit with active involvement in development of annual budgets.
HEALTHNET, INC., Shelton, CT 1/99 – 5/06
SENIOR ACCOUNT, Financial Reporting
Compiled and analyzed information, prepared financial statements in SAP (with footnotes for quarterly and annual statutory requirements-two states), MD&A, budget actual versus forecast, GAAP to STAT analysis, surplus analysis for capital needs, risk-based capital projects, balance sheets, and income statements for two legal entities.
Used detailed analytics to assist senior management with risk analysis, improve finances, real-time data to support decision making and internal controls.
Worked with executives to link financial analysis and other analytics to broader strategic objectives to position accounting/finance as a value-added function.
Communicated cross-functionally with business units on the use of analytics to take a proactive versus reactive response to problems and opportunities.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN, New Haven, CT
Master of Science in ACCOUNTING
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY, New Britain, CT
Bachelor of Science in ACCOUNTING
ALZAHRA UNIVERSITY, Tehran, Iran
Bachelor of Science in ECONOMICS