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Accounting Manager

Location:
Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Posted:
December 05, 2018

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SUMMARY

Multinational senior accounting professional experienced in medium-sized private corporations to large-revenue corporate accounting. Seeking new position to use proven skills in financial and project-based accounting, finance, and business development.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Accounting Manager Elettric 80 MEX, San Pedro Garza Garcia, NL, Mexico Feb. 2017 –

Elettric 80 MEX offers technology for optimization of value chain companies in the consumer products industry sector. Elettric 80 MEX is owned by Elettric 80 S.p.A located in Viano, Italy. Responsibilities are:

Maintain SAP chart of accounts, performing necessary journal entries and periodic reconciliations as directed

Process incoming customer payments

Maintain accounting filing and archive system

Generate invoice and perform collection activities

Depletion of fixed assets set on original transfer pricing models established by Elettric 80 S.p.A.

Amortization of equipment on loan for ongoing domestic and international projects.

Reconcile bank and credit card accounts

Prepare account analysis and documents to support in the external and internal audit activities

Maintain vendor and client master records

Create ad-hoc reporting and analysis

Maintain appropriate documents to comply with all applicable tax laws

Prepare regular financial and managerial reporting, including Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow

Forecasting, Profitability Analysis

Prepare and submit company tax payments

Register customer invoices with government authorities

Work closely with the Accounting department at E80 USA branch and E80 headquarters in Italy

Other special projects as needed, primarily communicating information between multiple ERP platforms.

Senior Accountant Navman Wireless, San Pedro Garza Garcia, NL, Mexico June. 2014 – Sept 2016

Navman Wireless offers technology for fleet operators to have complete visibility of their vehicles and assets are in real time. The San Pedro office works as a subsidiary reporting to our corporate offices in Glenview, IL. Navman Wireless is owned by the Danaher Corporation. Responsibilities were:

Calculate and process daily and monthly journal entries and accruals.

Balance sheet account reconciliations primarily inventory imported from Danaher US..

Ad hoc and routine financial statement analysis including balance sheet metrics reporting.

Government reporting to SAT "MEXICO IRS"

Supervised planning, migration, and implementation of end user SAP from CONTPAQI

Performance of the monthly close activities, full cycle.

Performed doubtful accounts reserve analysis.

Interact with counterparts in other legal entities.

Senior Accountant DMG Mori Seiki, Hoffman Estates, IL Jan. 2012 – Aug 2013

Mori Seiki delivers a record number of machines to companies of all shapes and sizes, in all industries. Built upon the premise that the best machines deserve the best service and support, they have leveraged manufacturing technology to help customers become more efficient and profitable. Responsibilities included:

Authorized machine inventory release after, verifying all necessary inventory and logistical information was properly entered into proprietary Hanbai system.

Supervised daily A/P activity including payroll.

Due diligence on service and machine invoicing following through with established accounting methods.

Manage the company lockbox for all of North America and South America.

Liaison for DMG Mexico and Mori Seiki Mexico subsidiaries, responsible for all A/R activity, including collections, verification of foreign receivables, and managing the provision for doubtful debts.

Assisting with preparing quarterly and annual government reports.

Managing the monitoring, preparing, and reporting, of information for unclaimed offsite inventory.

Reconcile purchase order accruals and book adjustments to deferred revenue accounts in accordance with GAAP.

Testing functionality of SAP as an ongoing process, including process documentation and troubleshooting.

Testing and improving controls for JSOX as directed from Mori Seiki Japan.

Staff Accountant MF Global, Chicago, IL Feb. 2011 – Aug. 2011

MF Global provides brokerage services for all major domestic and international markets. The Chicago office supports the company’s vision by advising clients on futures, derivatives and marketing trading products. Responsibilities included:

Processed invoices, receipts, and adjustments from Operations.

Reconciled 11 A/R general ledger accounts to support the Chicago, New York and London offices. Efforts ensured all transactions were properly recorded.

Reconciled five revenue accounts ranging from 15M to 65M to accurately report broker commissions to support payroll.

Addressed bank reconciling items daily with treasury.

Prepared inter-company related A/R transactions.

Prepared preliminary and final allowance for Provision of Doubtful Debts.

Assisted preparing quarterly and annual government reports.

Assisted monitoring, preparing, and reporting information unclaimed property program.

Performed ad-hoc projects and assignments related to external audits and SOX compliance.

Performed, with direct collaboration with ORACLE data migration and tested functionality during the company’s transition from Sun to Oracle.

Staff Accountant Infor Global Solutions, Chicago, IL May 2008 – Nov 2010

Infor Global Solutions provides enterprise software for a wide-range of industries. The company’s accounting department follows Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and supports Infor’s corporate goal of going public by eliminating reconciliation activity within one month. Responsibilities included:

Reconciled 14 major cash accounts for all of North America including three major lockboxes and intercompany balancing. Performed this activity during month-end close and daily, when needed, to meet closing schedule deadlines.

Researched and reconciled all new invoices for North America to comply with internal auditing standards and month-end close deadlines.

Performed day-to-day audits for deferred revenue by examining and matching selected invoices to their respective contracts and to back-office invoicing entered into the company’s sub-systems. Corrected errors to avoid overstatements on month-end P&L statements.

Managed three major account receivable sub-accounts, including miscellaneous A/R, unapplied A/R and unbilled A/R. Corrected reconciling items within the month of identification

Conducted user acceptance testing to validate migration of data to new GL system and invoicing systems.

Staff Accountant Sterling Partners, Northbrook, IL Jan. 2007 – May 2008

Sterling Partners, a private equity firm, specializes in growth capital investments for small to middle market companies. The company invests in high-growth industries ranging from education to healthcare and manufacturing and distribution. Responsibilities included:

Analyzed cash flows to maintain proper bank account cash balances for Sterling’s investing entities, Sterling Partners and its clients by organizing cash calls, for management, and preparing wire transfers and purchasing or redeeming commercial paper.

Reconciled and updated journal entries in QuickBooks and Quicken for all major 17 Sterling entities and six partners.

Performed A/P and A/R functions including, but not limited to, maintaining distribution and collection schedules for various ongoing investments and ventures.

Reconciled all monthly bank and brokerage accounts for Sterling entities, partners and clients. Updated financial statements in Microsoft Excel to reflect current cash flow, investment positions and subsets for all fixed assets.

Proofread financial statements and federal and state K-1 tax returns to ensure compliance with government standards.

Created new entities including the company’s education venture in QuickBooks.

Compiled and prepared documentation as needed for IRS audits.

Data Analyst (Contractor), Zurich North America, Schaumburg, IL January 2006 – December 2006

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

CPA Inactive State of Illinois

IT SKILLS

SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, QuickBooks, Quicken, SoftTrax, SmartStream, BPCS, Cognos, Lotus Notes, SnagIt, WebEx, Contpaqi, Nexonia, and Salesforce

FOREIGN LANGUAGE SKILLS

Proficient in English and Spanish; Conversational in French and Italian

AFFILIATIONS

Illinois CPA Society Member since 2002

AMCPNL Asociación Mexicana de Contadores Públicos de Nuevo León Member since 2014



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