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Accounting Manager/GL/Financial Analysis

Location:
Compton, California, United States
Posted:
November 26, 2018

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Bradley A. Larson

**** * ******** **, ** ***

Compton, CA 90220

424-***-**** ac7si2@r.postjobfree.com

Accounting professional with over 15 years experience in manufacturing, construction, and transportation. Extensive practical experience with financial reporting and analysis; period accruals and closings; allocations and consolidations; GAAP; audit prep; budgeting, planning, and forecasting; job bidding, tracking and cost analysis; WIP; project accounting; inventory valuation; cash management; staff supervision and mentoring; and government reporting.

EDUCATION

•BAc Degree: Accounting, focusing on cost/managerial analysis

University of Minnesota, Duluth Campus

Intramural sport director

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SuperShuttle LA & ONT- City Controller 2012-2017

Founded in Los Angeles in 1983, SuperShuttle and its parent company, TransDev on Demand, is the world leader in shared-ride airport transportation.

Duties:

Manage and oversee the daily operations of the city accounting department including:

• week, month and end-year process

• accounts payable/receivable

• cash receipts

• general ledger

• payroll, HR, SOx compliance

• budget preparation and tracking

• revenue and expenditure variance analysis

• capital assets reconciliation

•Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements

•Enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles

•Provide recommendations

•Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions

•Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy

•Meet financial accounting objectives

•Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions

Accomplishments:

•Developed Excel pivot table to reconcile 15,000-20,000 airport trips for 200 operators

•Part of team to consolidate Ontario, CA office with Torrance (LAX) office

•City lead for transition to ‘paperless’ operator payment process

SuperShuttle of MN - City Controller 2002-2012

Duties:

Manage and oversee the daily operations of the city accounting department including:

• week, month and end-year process

• accounts payable/receivable

• cash receipts

• general ledger

• payroll, HR, SOx compliance

• budget preparation and tracking

• revenue and expenditure variance analysis

• capital assets reconciliation

•Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements

•Ensure proper accounting methods, policies and principles

•Provide recommendations

•Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions

•Meet financial accounting objectives

•Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions

Accomplishments:

•Part of team that set up and streamlined processes for new city operation

•Assisted general manager and corporate staff in preparing RFP for MSP contract, as well as proposals for Milwaukee airport and smaller local contract bids

•Assisted with sales/marketing, dispatch, customer service and more as needed to further growth

Flooring Wall-to-Wall - Accounting Manager 1998-2001

Sales and installation of all types of flooring for residential, home builder, and corporate customers

•Part of management team (Owner, Vice President, and myself) that directed day-to-day operations

•Managed and performed month end-close activities including journal entries, postings, and accruals

•Monthly financial statement analysis for management

•Supervised staff of 2, as well as payroll processing and HR duties for all employees and 1099-based sub-contractors

•Job cost accounting analysis

•Cash flow management

Northern Dewatering - Accounting Manager 1995-1998

Removal of groundwater at construction sites and sales of related equipment

•Managed and performed month end-close activities including journal entries, postings, and accruals

•Monthly financial statement analysis for management

•A/P, A/R including percentage of completion collection

•Inventory valuation and maintenance, depreciation schedules

•Job cost accounting analysis

•Payroll and HR functions, including state and federal payroll returns, and union payroll reporting

Miller Sales & Eng./MinnComm Utility Const. - Accounting Manager 1990-1995

•Set up and maintain chart of accounts

•Lead in submitting successful bid for small city gas line project

•Managed and performed month end-close activities including journal entries, postings, and accruals

•Cash flow management for seasonal business

•Job cost accounting analysis

•Payroll and HR functions, including state and federal payroll returns, and union payroll reporting

RTD Company - Accounting Manager 1988-1991

Responsible for all accounting and office functions for manufacturing company. Supervised one staff cost accountant. Team leader for implementation of Total Quality Management and ISO certification.

APPLICATION SKILLS

Oracle Business Intelligence (i11, R12) • Open Systems • Peachtree Accounting • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook • QuickBooks • SharePoint • ADP and Paycom • Adaptive Insights • iCims • BSwift



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