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accounting manager

Laurel, Maryland, United States
January 21, 2019

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Laurel, MD 20723

Cell Phone: 240-***-****


OBJECTIVE Desire a challenging position with a dynamic company where my experience will have valuable application and promote continued career growth.

EDUCATION Divine Word College Philippines

Bachelor of Science in Commerce

Major: Accounting

Completed March 30, 1984



01/15-Present Controller Lanham, MD

Independently completes monthly financial statements/reports for management review.

Responsible for ensuring a complete and accurate General Ledger Analysis including all balance sheet accounts back up schedules.

Managing Financial Accounting department with three staff accountants.

Reconciles/Maintain inventory accounts of all the imprints and calculates COGS in a monthly basis.

Reviews all journal entries made by the staff and maintain accurate monthly reporting.

Prepare financial analysis including variance explanation and help managers with their departmental budget and forecast.

Ensure all financial reporting obligations are met in timely and accurate manner.

Ensure results of final consolidated financial reports are accurate and properly recorded.

Oversee and review account reconciliations and roll forward in support of internal control procedures.

Prepare and review related year-end and preliminary audit schedules and footnotes disclosures for joint ventures, subsidiaries and consolidated financial statements.



09/06-12/14 Assistant Controller

Monthly Financial Statements and Financial & Operational

Analysis Variance reports for CFO review.

Created all client commission reporting and payments due per individually designed contracts.

Maintained inventory reporting on all acquisitions and units of members to use for variance levels of detailed accounting and analysis of membership attrition and lifetime values.

Reviewed journal entries and maintains general ledger and supervises three staff accountants.

Prepared tax trial balances for year-end filings and manages the accuracy of the audit fieldwork at year end.

Successfully streamlined the process of Accounts Receivable reporting to manage multiple of payment processors both domestic and international.

Prepared multi-country VAT returns for quarterly and annual requirements.

Process intercompany transactions and adjustments.

Created and prepared various financial reporting for our third party client activities.

11/91-09/06 ADVO, INC. Columbia, MD

Formerly known as Mail Marketing System, Inc.

05/06-09/06 Accounting Manager

Generated and updated monthly financial statements for senior management to review.

Performed variance analysis as well as discussed financial status

with Corporate Finance to ensure the integrity of the company's financial statements.

Created and defined quarterly financial forecasting and annual budgeting for senior management to review.

Supervised and directed five staff accountants with monthly G/L

closings and various daily activities.

Reviewed and approved journal entries generate by Accounting staff.

Uploaded journal entries via ADI to Oracle system.

Maintained general ledger and ensure that the balance sheets accounts reconciliations are completed monthly by the staff.

10/00-05/06 Promoted as Senior Staff Accountant

Led the accounting department with monthly G/L closings and daily activities

• Responsible in writing, modifying and analyzing financial statements

• Reconciled, analyzed and posted journal entries to Oracle GL


• Prepared and updated monthly financial reports for the Director of

Finance to review.

• Prepared monthly bank reconciliations.

• Reviewed journal entries generated by the AIR staff.

• Provided leadership to Accounting department staff.

• Maintained general ledger and charts of accounts used by the


• Assisted and provided back up to the Director of Finance.

01/94-10/00 Promoted as Senior Staff Accountant/Payroll Specialist

• Maintained and process payroll records for more than 250 employees.

• Analyzed and completed Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, customer advances and bank reconciliations.

• Posted daily cash receipts into the AS400 A/R system.

• Analyzed, processed and completed monthly, quarterly and annual

federal and state tax returns.

• Processed 1099's at the end of the year.

• Analyzed, prepared and posted Payroll and AIR journal entries,

adjustments and accruals.

• Managed company's cash flow and petty cash.

Assisted Accounting Manager when needed.

11/91-01/94 Accounting Clerk

Ensured that the cash receipts are correctly posted in customer's cash accounts.

Researched payments to apply cash receipts, credits and adjustments correct.

Resolved trial balance, client billings and cash application issued by working with Sales Representative and Customer Service Representative.

Contacted clients for payments of past due invoices.

Analyzed and prepare Accounts Receivable billings into AS400 system

Prepared various journal entries on a monthly basis

Analyzed and prepared Accounts Receivable and cash account reconciliations

Compiled and prepared various Accounts Receivable reports for Management.

TRAINING SKILLS Experienced accounting management, supervisor with more than 30 years of experience in accounting field; Strong analytical problem solving and reporting skills; Experienced with Oracle Financial Systems; AS400 System; Progression Workflow Explorer/MACOLA Sytems;F9 FS Processing; Gamma Software System; Proficient with Microsoft Office Excel 2010, 2007, 2003; Power Point; Access; Word; QuickBooks; Lotus 1-2-3 and Word Perfect; Excellent work ethics, communication skills, and interpersonal skill; Earned and received certificates from Fred Pryor by attending various seminars; Notary Public of Maryland certificate.


INFORMATION Certified Public Accountant Review School Philippines

CPA Board Examinee October 1988

Member of American Association of Notaries

Professional references:

Sondra Diggs, CPA, CGMA

Chief Financial Officer

Optima Alliance, LLC

4501 Forbes Blvd. Suite 100, Lanham, Maryland 20706


Work Phone: 301-***-**** ext. 2078

Cell Phone: 240-***-****

Michael Lippenholz, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.

4501 Forbes Blvd. Suite 200, Lanham, Maryland 20706


Work Phone: 301-***-**** Ext. 5505

Cell Phone: 410-***-****

Sonia Bermudez

PBGC Government Employee

7002 West Park Drive

Hyattsville, Maryland 20703


Home Phone: 301-***-****

Cell Phone: 240-***-****

Maria Lagasca

6202 Darlington Ct.

Frederick, Maryland 20703


Home Phone: 301-***-****

Cell Phone: 240-***-****

Pamula Gordon

Project Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

Modu Tech/Rough Carpentry Framing Contractor

1200 E. Patapsco Avenue

Baltimore, Maryland 21225


Cell Phone: 443-***-****

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