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Assistant Controller/Sr Accountant/Financial Analyst

Roslyn, NY, 11576
January 31, 2019

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A professional with 15 years of experience in full operational, administrative/Accounting-Financial responsibilities that have supported directly to managers to achieve goals by performing operational, analytical research. Highly skilled at performing due diligence, enthusiastic and responsible leader collaborating with teams and providing clients with the best programs support to ensure a smooth and efficient operation in a non-routine fast peace environment where successfully accomplished duties without direct supervision. Fluent in Spanish and English.

Core Competencies:

People Management Budgets/Forecasts Month End Close

Payroll Administration Financial Analysis and Reporting COA Mapping

Import and Export International Businesses A/P–A/R Accts Analysis and RECs

Operations/Logistics Intercompany Consolidations (Fx) Marketing and Sales overseeing

Cost Accounting Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills


Detail-oriented analyst with hands-on experience in qualitative-quantitative/statistical analysis, budgeting, cost systems background, general accounting and forecasting with the ability to understand new processes and determine priorities with emphasis on accuracy for decision-making.

Self-starter with the ability to perform thorough research and analytical skills with large financial and numeric data. Strong record of delivering top performance under difficult mandates, working well under pressure, multitasks and meeting tight deadlines, problem solver with efficient time management skills.

Excellent team development and leadership with great work ethic and a willingness to do what needs to be done with tenacity and willingness to learn and improve what is needed; beyond compliance Quality culture.

Organized, diligent, reliable, dedicated providing detailed follow-up.

Bi-literate, Bi-Lingual Spanish-English, Microsoft Office Suite Advance Knowledge of Excel (PV Tables –v lookup), Knowledge of ERP systems-Oracle, JDE, SAGE, SRM-SAP, P21, Crystal Reports templates, forms and charts, Agile Project Management tracking and logs, QuickBooks, Priority, SAFI, Smart/Sysfin, Finsys. Tenrox and Concur T&E software to track business projects, clients, cc, and T&E expenses. Other A/P tools: Procurement and MY AP.

Work Experience:

AGROFRESH, Contract: (Chemical research: Methylcyclopropene technology, an ethylene action inhibitor to maintain freshness and extend the shelf life of various fresh produce)

Senior Accountant/Financial Analyst (SAP software) Feb/18 – At Present

Analyzis, monitoring and reviewing of company’s financial data, general ledger accounts; cost allocations.

Audit point of contact of financial statements by preparing schedules and responding to auditor requests, collect and summarize financial data for Business partnering.

Support Senior Management Team and Department Heads with in-depth, detailed analysis, budget.

Vendor management invoice processing, expense management, aging report subledger vs GL.

Monitoring progress against the budget throughout the year through monthly budget vs Actual trend reports, metrics and forecast.

Track planned and actual expenses and support the annual accrual process, JEs for Accruals

External Reporting, intercompany consolidations, Analyze current and past trends and variances.

Analyze financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes.

Year-end Accounts RECs, JEs for closing reports.BS Analysis, variances.

Secure financial information by completing database backups.

Support in completing data processing and modifications tasks and document packages.

Support in the upgrading and consolidating Global accounts, Intercompany JEs.

SOX controls and work on financial statements and complete account reconciliations and help to drive accounting compliance across the organization.

Support in SEC & other external reporting/filings (10K, 10Q, MD&A disclosures), and related footnote disclosures, providing quality support for internal and external financial reporting.

EMEA VAT and Intrastat reports (taxes) in SAP, and “ONEsource” filing tracking.

Ad-hoc reports for executive level meetings, business presentations, trends and organizational metrics.

Tracking, managing and preparing various support schedules.

Contract Assignments:

SAGEParts, Senior Accountant/LATAM AP Coordinator – Melville NY (P.21System) Sept/17– Jan/18

OptiSource International the Optical Supply Resource - Bellport NY Oct/16 – Aug/17

Geomare Wellness Center&Spa.- NJ-NY Finance and Accounting Consultant

Analysis and audit of records on GL Trial Balance regarding Inventory Accounts, Finish Goods, Variances, Raw Material, Inventory Reserve COGS, Purchase and Sales, Adjustments, Issues.

Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.

Maintaining Cost Accounting System, inventory accounts reconciliations and assisting in month end close.

Provide Support in completing data proccessing and modifications tasks; create and design financial reports, and document packages.

Ensure configuration of the general ledger, cash management, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.

Assist with Financial reporting, best practices and execution of new tasks.

Advisory Consulting Assistant to guarantee effcient management of changes.

Carry out and forward neccesary metrics and project reports, including list of issues, projects updates, and status promptly to management.

SAGE – MAS 500 Inventory GL accounts analysis, Cost Inventory module, Inventory valuation, Inventory reconciliation.

DTZ-C&W /Genentech-Roche, (Biopharmaceutical company) SSan Francisco – CA

(SAP, JDE1, Agile, MY AP, Procurement)

Business Financial/Analyst/cGMP-(P M) Sep/15 – Sep/16

Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and Modeling tools for cGMP. Assist in the maintenance of monthly budget variances.

Prepare materials for Monthly Accruals, actual and forecast spending review, Prepare QBRs presentations for data integrity, variances, trends and cyclical activities.

Prepare and review JE to include in GL, Labor, and POs accounts reconciliations for the coordination and verification of financial reports and analyses. Provide support, financial insight, and analysis (USA GAAP-IFRS).

A/P and A/R Invoicing and accruals, ledger and sub-ledger reconciliation assisting in financial analysis to update revenue tracking sheets.

Monitoring progress against the budget throughout the year through monthly budget vs Actual reports and forecast. External Reporting, intercompany consolidations.

Assist corporate accounting and finance team with accounting and month end close issues in a monthly, quarterly and yearly close processes, trends, variances and margin reports.

Analyze, consolidate and provide corresponding flux analysis and explanations on daily, weekly and monthly business performance metrics. Investigate anomalies and variances.

Analyze, reconcile and prepare monthly job costs reports for projects assigned, other financial information and projections based on Cost-benefit analysis, working closely with Projects Managers, research technical accounting solutions with other departments.

Audit point of contact of financial statements by preparing schedules and responding to auditor requests, collect and summarize financial data for Business partnering.

Successful in improving the cycle, process and progress for vendor accounts using various modules and tools such as Os- procurement, MY AP, J/E in JD Edwards, SAP Projects and Purchasing.

Successful in developing, implementing and maintaining vendor’s payment procedures and policies, to ensure adherence to company guidelines and avoid issues in late payment.

Responsible for providing approval for all submitted cGMP invoices and check pending requirements from all departments. Review and keep track of A/P aging reports.

Implement, improve and write cGMP processes to streamline the regular monthly and quarterly close processes.

Cross functional collaboration throughout the different Financial departments.

Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies

Daily, Weekly, Quarterly and Monthly Financial reports as well as AD-Hoc Reporting and Analysis.

Various Contract Assignments: Apr/14 – Aug/15

Estee Lauder Companies - Financial Analyst, Melville NY 2014 and 2015

NAPA North American Partners in Anesthesia - Senior Staff Accountant, Melville NY

Systemax – Global Industries - Assistant Controller, Port Washington NY

Process Invoice Payments, accounts payable and expense reports; assist in the budget control, P.O.’s, disbursement of funds and reconciliation of accounts, cost centers.

Create, consolidate, compile, and analyze forecasts, budgets and reporting packages.

Responsible for the accruals of local and international issued invoices using SAP system

Track headcount and productivity trends, basic rates, contractual rates, fees and overhead, labor and non-labor.

Process invoice payments ensuring that the budget coding and allocations are calculated appropriately

Maintain an invoice log to track payment status across all global billing locations and follow up on any invoice discrepancies for rebilling or credit issues, create journal entries for SAP

Report, review, analyze and respond to all billing discrepancies within USA and affiliates in Europe, Asia and LATAM. (USA GAAP-IFRS).

G/L accounts reconciliations, provisions, accruals, prepayments, month end closing, cash transactions, expenses accounts allocations, preparation in excel of complex journal entries – Trends reports, J/E postings, to upload to ERP SAGE.

Validate payroll files from ADP and reconcile accounts with SAGE.

Journal Entries for each company and inter-companies, Business Partnering and Control and assessment.

Prepare vendor payment reconciliations to company Voucher Analysis and General Ledger, review and reconcile open Pos, close and open POs accordingly.

Process affiliates cross-charges with appropriate approvals and coordinate with International A/P department, rates, and exchange currency.

Prepare accounts receivable reconciliation; perform bad debt analysis for Bank collateral monthly report

Equashield LLC, Port Washington, NY (Medical Supply Distribution company)

Administrative Assistant/Accountant, (Quick-Books and Priority) Nov/12 – Jan/14

Maintain company’s financial records by assisting the CFO with accounting procedures, journal entries, account reconciliations, prepaid and accruals.

Prepare financial and tax sales reports for the public accounting firm service.

Accounts payable process - ensuring accurate coding of invoices and perform adjusts entries where needed, process invoices, check request and wire transfers. Perform bank account transfers ACH as directed by CFO.

Accounts receivable processes by maintaining an up to date billing system, followed up on collections and review of A/R aging reports to ensure compliance track and follow up of outstanding invoices.

Assist the Operations Manager in the control of available inventory, stock issues, product pricing, back order adjustments, chargebacks and/or credits.

Support the Regional Sales Manager in setting goals and identifying key trends, calculating and paying commissions, reviewing and reconciling travel expenses reports in Concord System.

Process payroll on a bi-weekly basis for transmittal to payroll service, timesheet allocation and corresponding J/Entries.

Reconcile cost and maintain accurate inventory records of supplies to be distributed.

Recording of costs information for use in controlling expenditures.

Perform accounts reconciliations, prepare all month-end and related journal entries, and develop reports to be sent to Israel (USA GAAP-IFRS).

SEDRI, Quito, Ecuador (Oracle, Peoples ‘Soft) Sep/03 – Dec/11

Projects Finance and Accounting Manager (Non-Profit-International Org, for development of Sustainable Projects)

Successful in planning and coordinating all administrative and operational matters of accounting and financial matters, building and maintaining an effective administrative structure, overseeing the daily operational activities, annual budgets and cash flow statements.

Prepare status reports on in-process and completed projects. Analyze if projects are within budget parameters.

Manage all facets of accounting including GL, AR, AP, PR and reconciliations.

Manage treasury financial funding, planning, budgeting and reporting. Budget development and forecasting.

Prepare and present budgets projections for new or ongoing work.

Review and verify transactions to be posted, accounts coding, adjustments, classification and reclassifications to update cash – banks and other transactions coordinating all accounting books and financial reporting.

Coordinate tax reporting programs and investor relations activities. Analyze, consolidate, and direct all cost accounting procedures together with other statistical and routine reports. Cost allocations for each project.

Work with the CFO in implementing new Oracle system modules, evaluating and give recommendations to business partners, establishing and maintaining contact with project coordinators, financial institutions, and the international fund investment organizations.

Treasury; perform bank account transfers ACH as directed by CFO, requests and issue check, wire transfers, review deposits and disbursements and update daily cashflow.

Assist the CFO in the preparation of the annual operating budget and quarterly forecast with variance analysis. P&L Analysis and reporting (month-end and related journal entries-USA GAAP-IFRS), for reports to sent overseas.

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance and Accounting, Quito, Ecuador

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