Riverview, Florida 33578 Cell Phone: 912-***-****
Summary of Qualifications
Strong background in preparing financial statements, month-end closing process, general ledger entries, annual or quarterly budgets, special projects, consolidation of holding companies, prepare lead schedule for auditors, and working under strict month-end schedule set by management. Assist and train staff member in reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, segregation of duties in accounts payables function, cash receipts, funding of account or note receivables, projects work, organized, and flexible.
Areas Of Expertise
General Ledger / Entries
Month-end Close Process
Account or Note Receivables
Job Costing for Construction
Prepare Financial Statements
Prepare Annual Budgets
Lease - Capital vs. Operating
Fixed Assets/ CIP
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT 10/2018- 3/2019
ISGF - International Ship Repair & Marine Services, Inc., Tampa, FL
Prepare accurate, timely financial statements (three companies), and journal entries with support schedules.
Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting.
Record month general ledger entries for acquisition of fixed asset, depreciation expense, reconciliation of the accumulated depreciation, dispositions, calculating the gain or loss on sale fixed assets, checking accounts, line of credits, and prepaid expense accounts.
Review general ledger accounts and verify that expenses are record to proper accounting period.
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT 5/2018--8/2018
Ashton Carter–Amgen Corporation - Tampa, FL
The position is responsible for researching and resolving errors on discrepant invoices and keeping backlog to a minimum in support of timely payments to suppliers.
Closely interaction and worked with level top management on account payable issues as change orders.
Correspondence and worked closely with senior credit analysis of key supplier for Amgen, Inc.
As part of the reconciliation team for account payable, entered missing invoices, and reconciled supplier statements
Download report from SAP- FBLIN report and using V-Lookup function to compare SAP to My Buy
Worked with supplier and account payable team on troubleshooting the root cause of the problems in the area of material groups, taxes, banking information, and why an invoices are rejected by system
Reconciliation of vender statement to the Ariba (procurement software with SAP) and working closely with the supplier credit analysis to resolving discrepant issues/credit memo.
Team Lead –Treasury – Mass Mutual 10/2017 –2/2018
Capgemini - Sarasota
Develop desktop procedures (DTP) for number of process in Treasury – Reconciliation as exception, and fraud recoveries for major insurance company.
The position is responsible for daily process of check exceptions at Bank of America using Cash Pro System.
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Accountant II (4/17- 9/2017)
Sun Technologies– Lockheed Martin Global Financial Center, Lakeland, FL
Meet tight deadlines for process of account payables- purchase order and non-purchase for two companies and participates in the month-end close procedures.
The position is responsible for researching and resolving errors on discrepant invoices and keeping backlog to a minimum in support of timely payments to the suppliers.
Helping in payment processing of account payable and verifying data.
Senior Accountant (07/16-08/2016)
Insight Global – Central Florida Investment-Orlando, FL
Prepare bank reconciliations and participate in the month-end close procedures.
Analyze and monitor balance sheet accounts and recommend corrective action as needed.
Prepared and assemble the quarterly bank compliance reporting and debt schedules in excel.
Financial analyst (11/2015-2/2016)
KForce –Disney, Celebration, FL
Assisted reconciliation of the lease vender statement for Disney stores and address outstanding issues.
Setup/maintain excel spreadsheet that listed the stores (over 230 stores), and update excel spreadsheet for their annual costs: adjustment for the common area maintenance (CAM), real estate taxes, water, electric, and property insurance – this spreadsheet tracked yearly total cost for each location.
Assist in the review of CMA reconciliations for lease stores and compare information to IBM Tririga Real Estate Management software and SAP.
Compared the upload for month sales for each store, by store setup percentage rent model in excel spreadsheet, and compared this calculation to their IBM Tririga system and research each variance.
SENIOR Accountant/ Cost Accountant III (04/2015-10/2015)
Talent-Factor- Coca-Cola Refreshments, Brandon, FL
Provide cost accounting support to site management by preparing needed journal entries as accruals, reconciling ledger accounts, and inventory actual vs. standards for batch processing of raw materials and finished goods – Access data base reporting for current month and year-to-date variance information.
Prepared monthly analytical explanation for each line item for actual results to budget variance for each plant site.
Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of financial statements of nine co-packers, preparing forecasts, SOX requirement (three way match) invoice processing and payments and analyses for all manufacturing related activities.
Assist with the preparation and analysis of monthly internal management reporting package for operation results each month with commentary, and direct involvement in the development of annual budget
Special project as set-up procedures for processing account payables by verify quantity received against purchase order, receiving approval from Director of Manufacturing, forwarding copies vender invoices, and approval to payment processing over fifty plants (SAP software).
Support the development of the annual budget in excel spreadsheet by incorporate current year forecast, develop bill of materials by product at each plant site, project pallets usage by size and unit cost per pallet, warehousing cost, and using current trend reports to projection the different product by plant for next year budget.
Compiling and analyze financial information for business unit to develop the standard costs, perform variance analysis between actual and standard costs – using large excel spreadsheet and pivot tables for each location
Assist in month-end closing of the general ledge, extract information from SAP and download information to excel spreadsheets and prepare variance are explained completely and accurate commentary for each line on the financial statement.
Research and resolve Business Unit(s) inquiries for assigned functional areas using Monarch Model from SAP and converting information to large excel spreadsheet – used in pivot tables and charts.
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PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTANT 09/2013- 04/2015
Exploria Resorts, Clermont, FL
Prepare and review the monthly balance sheet, income statement, and supporting schedules for month-end close and lead month-end process.
Preparing accurate and properly supported journal entries, ensuring proper coding, expense allocations, and paying close attention to details for accruals and month end close process – Sage 300 software.
Assist management in other general accounting, credit card process, and accounting for credit cards.
Prepared schedules for balance sheet accounts for the annual audit with proper backup information.
Assist accounting team to meeting strict time line for month /yearly closing process for sales and marketing division by working closely with other member of the staff.
Analyzes various general ledger accounts to ensure activity is accurately recorded according to strict accounting policies, GAAP, procedures, regulations, and maintaining a high level of accuracy.
Ensure timely and accurate recording of intercompany transaction and prepare the inter-company lead schedules for the monthly consolidation for sales and marketing, and developer accounting package.
CONTROLLER 7/2012 – 9/2013
Coastal Connections, Inc., Hilton Head Island, SC
Process account payable, account receivable, cash and credit card payments, general ledger entries, monthly financial statements, payroll function and tax reports, and reorganized and maintain chart of account with proper classifications.
Over the daily activities of the accounting department and month/yearly month-end closing.
Monitor and analyze department workflow to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
Pertnear, LLC., Hilton Head Island, SC
Responsible for the accounting for two companies: advertising and social media.
Processed account receivable, account payable, payroll function, commission schedules, credit card payments, general ledger entries, cash managements, and bank relation for the companies.
Prepare the monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, assistance with tax planning for partners, and reorganized chart of accounts for two companies.
Prepared financial statements, internal reports, and contract files with proper documentation, and setup and maintained the company system on QuickBooks.
CONTROLLER CLUB 6/2009 -10/2009
Toll Brothers at Hampton Hall Planation, Bluffton, SC
Responsible for month-end closing, adjusting and closing journal entries, financial statement, HOA billing, and setup new member.
Reconciled all balance sheet account each month and make necessary corrections.
Approve account payable invoices for payment, payroll function, management of employee benefits, and cash management schedule for management.
Fixed asset analysis and review as well as processing of fixed asset transactions
ASSISTANT CONTROLLER 9/2006-3/2007
Marriot Vacation Club International, Hilton Head Island, SC
Prepared adjusting and closing journal entries for month-end closing using PeopleSoft
Prepared monthly income statement with comparing budget vs. actual.
Reconciled main operating checking account used for ancillary and resort’s front desk.
Prepared monthly reconciliation for assets and liabilities accounts with explanation.
Assisted on number of special projects as yearly budget process, and audited cash bank for number of outlets, and property tax payment for individual condos.
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ACCOUNTING MANAGER 4/2001 -8/2006
Spinnaker Resorts, Inc., Hilton Head Island, SC
The position started as temp to permanent for four months.
Prepared and reviewed financial statements for sixteen companies (thirteen developer and three sale and marketing companies) and prepared consolidation for two holding companies – Sage software.
Setup note receivables process, implement upgrades reports, and designed real estate closing transmittal report in crystal reports
Assisted with contract administration, funding and assignment of notes receivables.
Designed and implemented an access-contract databases that automatic contract setup process.
Implemented monthly review of balance sheet accounts.
Setup audit book for assets and liabilities with supporting documentation.
Analyzed and summarized construction in progress accounts, implemented revenue recognition for percentage complete for construction projects and calculate standard cost by unit and week.
Assisted in consolidation for holding company.
PLANT ACCOUNTANT 9/1999- 4/2001
Flint Ink, Inc., Beaufort, SC --(Alper Dispersion, LLC also known as Flint Ink, Inc.)
General and cost accounting (batch processing) for plant with revenue over $70 million
Prepared financial statements and month-end closing entries.
Met corporate financial closing schedules for both fiscal and month-end.
Responsible for monthly and submitted final departmental expenses and budgets for the plant and capital budget.
Analyzed budget variances by general ledger account using both general ledger distribution reports and account payable invoices
Coordinated internal and external auditor requests for the corporate office
Reviewed monthly report for production batch tickets: verified quantities of raw materials used and finished goods inventories and direct labor and machine cost driver hours
Managed financial aspects of inventory and supervised accounting staff
Assisted in conversion to JD Edward General Ledger package and SAP manufacturing software
Master of Accounting and Financial Management
Keller Graduate School of Management by De Vry University, Chicago, Illinois –
Program – Certified Public Accountant (CPA) concentration – Graduate with Distinction – July 2009
Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting, St. Norbert College, DePere, Wisconsin