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Manager Accounting

Location:
Canyon Country, California, United States
Posted:
January 07, 2019

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Christopher Ethakpemhi (MBA)

***** ***** ***** #***, ****** Country CA 91387

ac748g@r.postjobfree.com Phone 818-***-****,

www.linkedin.com/in/chris-ethakpemhi-26598748

Summary

Business professional with an extensive knowledge and experience within accounting, Information Technology (IT) analysis, banking and financial functions. Adaptive learner which gained expertise in financial analysis, project management., quantitative analytics, budgeting and forecasting, loss mitigation, investment banking, risk management and assessment/monitoring, regulatory reporting, mortgage banking, business analysis, including use of technique and methodology of gathering, data analysis, projection and modeling. Background in financial, global/capital market, compliance and operational audits, research and analyzes financial statement and audit related issues. Led various projects, audits and managed significant components of retention operations, QC/QA Control functions, processes, policies and procedure, project audits and execution within federal banking system.

Education

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Business/Finance

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

Bachelors of Science (BSc) Accounting/Finance

Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma Nigeria

Associate Diploma, Information Systems

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Nigeria

Skills:

General Ledger, Accounts Payables & Receivable, Bank statement balances reconciliation

Examined, analyzed, and investigated income calculations methodology.

Executed statistical reporting and undertaking audits. Experience with GAAP and SEC guidelines.

Provided financial and operations analysis Microsoft (MS) Office Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Project), Advanced MS office Applications (Pivot Table, Macros, VLOOKUP’s, CONCATENATE), Access, NAVision, JET reporting, SAP, PeopleSoft, SunSystem

Dynamics, SharePoint, Business Object, Desktop Underwriting, SQL/SAS, AS400

Industry Tools: GEMS, Iportal, AS400/iSeries, Lexis/Nexis, Mortgage Asset Research Institute (MARI), Deficiency Tracking System (DTS), Loan Prospector (LP), Desktop Underwriter (DU), Dido, Counselor Library, Urban Lending, Stewart, Fourth Shift, Business Object, SalesForce.

Experience:

Valley Economic Development Center (VEDC), Van Nuys, CA (Non Profit Org.)

Reporting and Compliance Data Analyst

May 2018 – Present

Partner with executive staff to review provisions, terms, and conditions for potential risks and deliverable expectations prior to agreement execution.

Provide quarterly reporting compliance to lender, grantors, and government agencies. Partner with accounting in monitoring grant budgets and financial reports to grantors and government agencies.

Provide Communicate with lenders and government agencies on capital deployment and monitoring of capital receivables.

Created a lender, grantors, and government agencies contract and funding excel database to streamline information tracking. Constant creator of reports and compliance tracking systems.

Management lending portfolio risk with quarterly status reports. Partner with Managing Director of Compliance and Facilities on a daily basis to update on compliance risk and project statuses. Partner special Assets with collections on contingencies for portfolio risk.

HENKEL NORTH AMERICA, Culver City, CA

Senior Accountant /Analyst

July 2017 – Apr 2018

Performing analysis of monthly operating results to include revenue accounts, gross margins, operating expenses and key cost center reports.

Develop and document accounting processes and procedures for Sexy Hair as they transition to Henkel North America. Improve transparency within accounting department.

Develop reports to identify key operating variances versus budget, forecast and prior year for presentation to management. Provide financial support for quarterly reviews and annual audits.

Perform reconciliation of balance sheet and income statement accounts (Payables & Receivable, Inventory, Operational Budget and bank / inter-unit reconciliation and inter-company reconciliation)

Perform month-end closing, general ledger reports, budgeting and financial analysis. Maintain clients accounting records and customers allowances account. Compile, analyze and reconcile financial information for general ledger accounts

Performing monthly general ledger, cash register and bank statement balances reconciliation and adjustments/ reclassification of entries. Assist management to resolve variances.

Achievements:

Develop and document accounting processes and procedures for Sexy Hair as they transition to Henkel North America.

Redesigned and implemented more effective and timely procedures for reconciling complex bank reconciliations.

Enhanced financial reporting, accounting systems, tools and processes to improve efficiency and accuracy, which added transparency to processes.

LAW OFFICES OF ALFRED ANYIA, North Hollywood, CA

Senior Accounting Analyst (Controller)

Nov. 2014 – July 2017

Supervised, monitored and evaluated the performance of accounts clerk responsible General Ledger, Accounts Payables & Receivable, Inventory, Operational Budget and bank / inter-unit reconciliation and inter-company reconciliation

Performed month-end closing, general ledger reports, budgeting and financial analysis. Maintain clients’ accounting records and trust’s account. Compile, analyze and reconcile financial information for general ledger accounts. Managed monthly general ledger, cashbook and bank statement balances reconciliation and adjustments

Achievements:

Automated the financial reporting, accounting systems, tools and processes to improve efficiency and accuracy, which added transparency to processes and reduced TRUST account discrepancies.

BANK OF AMERICA, CORPORATION – Calabasas, CA, USA

Senior Compliance/Quality Assurance/ Testing Analyst

Oct 2013 – Nov 2014

Performed consumer product strategic analytics to improve portfolio risk, profitability, back-end and front-end testing (logic/script) and operational performance for a specific business segment

Conducted independent audit of mortgage program segmentations, logic definition, next day sale and foreclosure. Conducted Loan Review audit, quality assurance and testing to ensure compliance with program requirements.

Monitored audit schedule, results, issues and action plans to ensure adequate preparation, coordination and remediation. Change agent on team for the rollout of company-wide pilot programs developed as a result of analytical and stimulated modeling

Achievements:

Provided analytical support in executing internal control disciplines and operational excellence along with supported the implementation of quality assurance (QA) processes within Retention Operations

Proposed policy and/or procedural changes within segmentation structure to produce optimal results by utilizing portfolio trends

BANK OF AMERICA, CORPORATION – Thousand Oaks, CA, USA

Senior Quality Analyst/Underwriter/Auditor

June 2012 – Aug 2013

Executed statistical reporting and undertaking audits to ensure compliance with control procedures, as well as working with internal QC/QA partners and business partners

Examined, analyzed, and investigated income calculations methodology used by underwriter. Performed risk assessments of government and non-government loans for QC in line with business policies and procedures; Reviewed and audited underwriting decisions; of residential loans, ensuring compliance with appropriate company, secondary market investor standards and Default Servicing

Lead and trained the retention operations quality analyst team; involved underwriting/modification guidelines, strategies and operations of our business/partners, while accurately translating business needs into core processes

Achievements:

Developed, implemented and maintained a data-base, spreadsheet for performance tracking of Auditors, Analysts and underwriters of mortgage modification in line with all regulations (Federal to local guidelines). Initiated revolutionary lead tracking system that resulted in a 25% increase in new modification portfolio in one year. Also, designed volume analysis tracking database and fail analysis spreadsheet thereby lowering overturn rate by 45%

BANK OF AMERICA, CORPORATION – Westlake Village, CA, USA

Senior Analyst / Manager

June 2005 – Feb 2012

Provided financial and operations analysis, schedules, and reconciliation to the Senior Management, Loss Mitigation Analyst and Operation Accounts Manager

Prepared disbursement analysis, clips application, seller’s reconciliations and providing reports to Senior Management, as well disbursement reconciliations to loss Mit and payments processing; identified and evaluated risk factors in determining loan approvals

Performed business, operations, credit risk, and financial analysis; composed comprehensive credit approval summaries - Business profile, Financial, Credit and Risk Analysis; provided detailed documentations of analysis in accordance with corporate standards and guidelines

Achievements:

Designed and implemented time effective and cost effective operational measures within the organizational setup that resulted in additional transfers of $137 and $130 million between Loss Mit, LandSafe and Correspondent lending AR’s in 2011and 2010 respectively. Consistently meet desired 100% accuracy ratio analyzing and reconciling Business Object accuracy and current- to-date with clipped loans

Developed, implemented and maintained data-base, spreadsheet to track and monitor disbursement of clipped funds, with a summary at glance for collectors to accomplish their daily, weekly and monthly tasks; Document Project data-base and spreadsheet which led to 99% accuracy of due diligence performed on potential sellers, corporate officers and support staffs and evaluation, analysis and researched checklist for credit approvals

LAW OFFICES OF ALFRED ANYIA, LOS ANGELES, CA

Accounting Officer/Senior Accountant

May 2003 – June 2005

Performed month-end closing, general ledger reports, budgeting and financial analysis. Maintained clients’ accounting records and trust’s account. Compiled, analyzed and reconciled financial information for general ledger accounts. Performed monthly general ledger, cashbook and bank statement balances reconciliation and adjustments. Prepared and reviewed schedules required for firm’s CPA and worked closely with Principal partner. Investigated and resolved correcting journal entries for all opened reconciling items.

Achievements:

Enhanced financial reporting, accounting systems, tools and processes to improve efficiency and accuracy, which added transparency to processes and reduced TRUST account discrepancies.

UNILEVER – PLC

Senior Accountant/Accounts Manager/Supervisor

June 1999 – May 2003

• Managed five (5) accounts personnel responsible for Accruals, Prepayments, General Ledger, Payroll and Cash Office Operations. Reviewed Reconciliation, Accruals, Prepayments, General Ledger, Payroll and Cash Office Operations. Reviewed prepared journals and entries, variance and account analysis, and payroll data and assisted in unit/departmental budget preparation. Reviewed and Investigated Inventory discrepancies and reports. Consolidated and reviewed schedules required for internal and external auditor and worked closely with business managers. Investigated and raised correcting journal entry for all opened reconciling items.

• Supervised, monitored and evaluate the performance of accounts clerk responsible General Ledger, Accounts Payables & Receivable, Inventory, Operational Budget and bank / inter-unit reconciliation. Prepared and reviewed schedules required for internal and external auditor and worked closely with business managers. Investigated and raised correcting journal entry for all opened reconciling items.

Achievements: Supported and maintained a spreadsheet for month-end reporting, track Accruals accounts, Prepayments, factory monthly consumptions and variance reports. Developed, implemented and maintained a spreadsheet to track Accruals accounts, Prepayments, factory monthly consumptions and reconciliation schedules.



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