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Accounting Manager

Bedminster, New Jersey, United States
February 08, 2019

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Bedminster, NJ 07921


Accounting and Financial Management Professional and Accounting Professor with strong analytical, leadership and educational skills. Founded and manage tax preparation and business accounting company.


2012- Hills Tax and Accounting, PC, Bridgewater, NJ Chief Executive Officer and Senior Accountant

. Responsible for all tax, accounting and management functions of the enterprise Services Provided include:

. Tax Preparation (Individual, Corporate and Not for Profit)

. Tax Debt Resolution Services

. Business Accounting (Financial Statements, Ongoing Accounting Maintenance and Special Projects)

. Tax Planning and Tax Strategies Implementation

. Outsourced CFO, Controller and Tax Manager Services

. QuickBooks Proadvising and Training

2010-2012 William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

Adjunct Professor, Accounting

Taught College Level courses in Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting

. Improved student performance and attitudes toward learning, motivation and use of technology 2008-2010 Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ Adjunct Professor, Accounting

Taught College Level courses in Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting

. Improved student performance and attitudes toward learning, motivation and use of technology 2007-2013 Raritan Valley Community College, North Branch, NJ Adjunct Assistant Professor, Accounting

Taught College Level courses in Financial Accounting

. Improved student performance and attitudes toward learning, motivation and use of technology 2000-2002 Lucent Technologies, Inc., Warren, NJ

Manager, Income Statement Consolidation and External Reporting Responsible for the consolidation of all 15 business units and external reporting of the corporation's income statement, including coordinating the activities of analysts in all 15 units.

. Improved efficiency and shortened timeframes of the monthly and year-end reporting processes 1998-2000 Engelhard Corporation, Iselin, NJ

Management Consultant, Controller's Organization

Conducted full review of wire transfer payment system

. Identified internal accounting control weaknesses

. Presented report with recommendations to the Controller. Improved analysis and reconciliation processes and procedures:

. Implemented improved analysis and reconciliation of accounts payable subsidiary ledger to general ledger.

. Eliminated differences of $1.2 million.

. Implemented reconciliation of cash payments to general and subsidiary ledgers.

. Resolved numerous differences between general ledger cash accounts and bank accounts.

. Trained and supervised Accounts Payable Analyst in new analysis/reconciliation methods. Prepared annual SEC 11K reports for 401K plans. Improved efficiency of the process. Managed all activity of $1 billion fixed asset base. Conducted monthly and quarterly closes. 1989-1998 AT&T Corporation

AT&T - Financial Management, Warren, NJ and Bedminster, NJ (1993-1998) Manager, Financial Operations; Fixed Asset Financial Integrity, Compliance and Policy Managed a team of four professionals including newly hired college graduates in the analysis and reporting of all balance sheet accounts: Trained and supervised training of newly hired employees.

. Preparation of quarterly and annual SEC reports.

. Disaggregation of balance sheet in accordance with AT&T's 1996 spin-off and Initial Public Offering of Lucent Technologies and NCR.

. Reconciliation of all interentity accounts with 43 business units; achieved $58 million reduction in variances.

. Achieved full Subsidiary Ledger implementation for 38 balance sheet accounts. Responsible for fixed assets accounting policy:

. Interpreted Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for practical application by division management and assured compliance with policy and GAAP.

. Made capital vs. expense determinations for hardware and software acquisitions and all related expenditures.

. Developed capitalization and classification guidelines governing $32 billion of fixed assets.

. Authored Practice on Accounting for Impairments. Page 2


26 Sage Court

Bedminster, NJ 07921

AT&T - Internal Auditing, Morristown, NJ (1991-1993) Internal Auditor; Corporate Audit Program for Professional Development (CAPP) Planned, led and performed audits in various financial and operational areas of Communications Products and Communications Services:

. Financial statement integrity, inventory, billing, sales compensation, etc.

. Led a diverse group of four auditors in audit of affiliate transactions in compliance with regulatory requirements. Coordinated annual audit planning:

. Interviewed senior management for audit concerns.

. Developed guidelines for annual audits.

Developed and presented overviews of financial measurements including Economic Value Added. Selected to participate in management/leadership training program. AT&T - Information Management Services, Warren, NJ (1989-1991) Accountant; Associate Manager, Accounting Operations and Analysis Reconciled and analyzed all accounts on entity's balance sheet:

.Prepared quarterly and annual SEC reports.

. Improved quality and efficiency by mechanizing preparation of all schedules and reports.

. Analyzed all activity and balances in capital lease accounts and restructuring reserves. Reconciled all interentity accounts and negotiated adjustments with other business units:

. Achieved a reduction of $25 million in interentity variances in capital lease obligations. Trained and supervsed new employees:

. Supervised inception of entity's first cash flow statement according to FASB Statement 95. 1985-1988 Ulano Corporation, New York City

Chemist in Research and Development.

Conducted experimentation towards development of new products. Presented new products to sales staff.

Traveled to customer locations to conduct new product demonstrations. COMMUNITY RELATED

2014- Bedminster Democratic Committee

Representative of Bedminster District 5

1998-2000 Bedminster Hills Village Master Association Treasurer and Member of the Executive Committee

. Developed and Implemented Plan for Management Succession EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:

2012 Certified QuickBooks Proadvisor

Gold Level Member

2006 Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville, NJ New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey - Stage I

Prepared lesson plans, presentations, student rules and procedures, rubrics and procedures for parent conferences.

2006 Certificate of Eligibility (CE)

Teacher of Business: Finance and Economics

1993 Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

1989 Rutgers University, Graduate School of Management, Newark, NJ MBA in Professional Accounting.

1985 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

BS Chemistry; Minor Technical and Professional Communications. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) COMPUTER SKILLS:

Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Email, Internet, Financial Inquiry Systems. HEALTH:

Partially disabled

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