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Manager Accounting

Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
December 06, 2018

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An excellent manager with proven financial reporting experience, reinforced with a strong operational accounting and finance background. One who possesses a keen analytical sense for understanding the “big picture”, as well as identifying trends and making innovative recommendations for strategic planning, operational improvements and reducing cost. A self-motivated individual capable of managing multiple tasks while team building and coordinating the efforts of others.


WSFS Bank January 2014 to Present

Assistant Vice President – Operations Accounting Manager

Responsible for the ongoing management of six staff, and the bank wide general accounting functions, and the related enhancements regarding Accounts Payable, Prepaid Expenses, Capital Expenditures, Straight Line Lease management, departmental self-audits, and SOX404 compliance for bank-wide balance sheet reconciliations of Parent & Subsidiary companies. Also established controls, procedures, and inter-active Q & A review for management reporting, trend/variance analysis and commentary, budget and forecast planning, as well as Co-facilitator of the monthly close, and Oracle conversion team lead and trainer for bank wide roll out.

Accounting Professional (WSFS/A.I.G. Insurance Co./JP Morgan Chase) May 2004 to January 2014

Consulting Project Roles - General Accounting, GAAP to Statutory Insurance Accounting and regulatory reporting, 10K & 10Q financial statement preparation, IT finance budget/forecast preparation and analysis, various balance sheet and income statement account reconciliations, daily and month end journal entry preparation and postings, audit preparation and review of accounting records and files, prepared monitored and reconciled asset depreciation accounts and schedules, bank-wide courier reconciliation, A/P, A/R and payroll calculation and processing, in addition to process automation, implementing controls, writing procedures, and UAT testing for accounting systems conversion.

Juniper Bank (Barclays Bank) August 2002 to April 2004

Manager of Bank Operations – Settlement Department

Supervised department of five in the daily settlement of multi-million dollar corporate, as well as individualized customer accounts.

Directed and reviewed the daily reconciliation and G/L processing of deposit and credit card related transactional accounts, including balance transfer and re-presentments for disputes.

Instituted various internal controls such as: customer certificate of deposit reconciliation, official checking account reconciliation and daily journal entry review/approval process for PeopleSoft G/L. In addition, established the monthly variance analysis process for management reporting.

Conducted the monthly Bank Ops/Finance “review and sign-off” meeting with the controller.

Department liaison for annual audit (resulting in highest audit attainable opinion).

Alliance Home Mortgage Corporation August 2000 to August 2002

Manager of Accounting & Investment Operations

Prepare individualized monthly financial statements for three subsidiary companies and consolidated company balance sheet (including elimination entries).

Manage the complete accounting and reporting process for subsidiaries and venture capital partnership and Affordable Housing Program (including the assessment and revaluation of the investment portfolio).

Integrated venture capital companies from manual journal entries and excel spreadsheets to Quick Books application.

PNC Bank January 1999 to July 2000

Investment Accounting Officer

Supervise department of eight professionals.

Manage the complete accounting and reporting process on a daily basis (up to and including monthly financial statement reporting) for six mutual funds totaling over $1.6 billion in net assets.

Responsible for Balance Sheet analysis and monthly account reconciliation.

Prepared and report weekly Net Asset Values (NAVs) for NYSE publication.

Prepared the annual and semi-annual financial report for shareholders, as well as coordinate and respond to audit questions.

Prepared the quarterly Board of Directors report.

Prepared federal and state tax returns as applicable to each fund via Fast Tax software.

Prepared annual expense budget for each fund.

Beneficial Corporation (Insurance Group) January 1994 to July 1998

Manager of Operations Accounting and Financial Reporting

Selected by Sr. Management as departmental Management Team Committee (MTC) representative

Supervised department of six professionals.

Maintained the loan office trial balance data for more than $4.5 billion in net assets.

Coordinated and scheduled the monthly closing process of the consumer finance system – (U.S. Operations).

Reviewed, analyze and prepare narrative on the monthly “Trial Balance Review” for both balance sheet and income statements.

Prepared Balance Sheet and Income Statement variance analysis.

Coordinated in its entirety the quarterly, semi-annual, and annual state reporting process, and respond to all inquiries presented by the state.

Prepared REMIC monthly certificates and waterfall management reporting.

Prepared audit financials and narrative for internal and external audit.

Prepared, and analyze the monthly financial closing on a (GAAP) and Statutory basis for internal and external reporting on two P&C and two life insurance companies.

Prepared financial exhibits, schedules, and supplements in the statutory quarterly and annual statements via the freedom package and coordinate their release to the NAIC, state, and other regulatory authorities.

Supervised the accounting activities of the Beneficial Insurance Agencies.

Reviewed, analyze and prepare the narrative for the quarterly board of directors’ conference.

Developed management reports and accounting controls and procedures.

Developed and chaired the monthly closing task force.

English & American Insurance Group (U.S. Operations) July 1991 to January 1994

Assistant Controller

Responsible for supervising four accountants.

Coordinated and supervised the preparation of both (GAAP) and Statutory reports, including filing quarterly and annual financial statements, client administration reports, corporate internal account consolidation, and budget/forecasts. Also, functioned as the liaison to the New York Insurance Department.

Formulated initial controls/procedures to supervise the accounts receivable and payable units, including the review and authorization of all daily deposits as well as disbursements.

Prepared Balance Sheet and Income Statement variance analysis.

Maintained and report on corporate as well as client investment portfolios.

Monitored cashflow projections for investment purposes.

Created and maintained depreciation schedules for corporate assets.

Employee Salary and Benefit coordinator for Payroll/Pension Plan/ and 401K administration.


Norfolk State University

Bachelor of Science - Accounting

Covey Training – Seven Habits

Corporate Training - Diversity in the Workplace


Oracle, SAP & BW, PeopleSoft, BankTel, Excel/Pivot Tables/Power Point/Word, Acquire

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