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Accounting Staff

Location:
Sun City, California, United States
Posted:
March 12, 2019

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PROFILE ZACH GEORGE, CPA 951-***-**** ac8rhv@r.postjobfree.com

www.linkedin.com/in/zach-george-cpa-2667493 Sold my home 27701 Murrieta 210, Menifee, CA 92586 Packed & ready to move

Areas of Practice (Orange County, L.A.)

Trainer of Controllers, Hands-on

Accounting, Auditing, Consulting

Cutting Costs and Expenses

Internal Controls Expert (Big 4), Liaison

Financial Statement Preparation, Monthly Close, AR / AP, Job Costing, Payroll,

General Ledger, Reconciliations

Cost Accountant, Cost Accounting Expert

EFFICIENCY AUDITOR--- 5 years total experience including GSMI and others

• Control or cut expenses and costs

• Training of client Controllers, CFOs, and accounting staff. Very hands-on.

• Business Process Improvements

• Job function automation - reduction of time, manpower, and labor costs. Very hands-on.

• Identify bottlenecks.

• Quantify operational problems.

• Fine tune strategies, policies, procedures.

• Implement best practices.

• Analyze profitability ratios.

• Report key performance indicators.

• Reduce waste.

• Improve efficiency.

• Increase productivity.

• Profitability Improvements

• Cash Recoveries- $38 Million so far

• Problem Solver

Industry Lines

Diverse industries, including Oil & Gas, Food & Drugs, Manufacturing, Retail and Wholesale Distribution, Healthcare, Restaurants, and Construction

Computer Applications

Technically proficient in

MS Power Business Intelligence(PowerBI)

MS Excel / MS Word / MS Access, Paradox, Dbase, Lotus, SQL, HTML, Advanced Revelation, Progress,, Quickbooks

ERPs, Solomon, JD Edwards, MS Dynamics,

Peoplesoft, Hyperion, SAP, Oracle, NetSuite

PC Computer expert with over 19 years experience in hardware, software,

programming, data structure design, data manipulation, and overall system design. Programming skills in over 100 different computer languages, coding of

unfamiliar programming languages.

Proficient in system design, flow charting,

coding, debugging, ad hoc reporting and data mining. System and Data CONVERSIONS

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting Major and Computer Science Minor

Stephen F. Austin State University

Master of Business Administration

Almeda University, 2004

Principle Areas of Practice (Riverside County)

Over 26 years of experience as an auditor/accountant for diverse industries. Including Cost Accountant, SOX Auditor, Financial Auditor, Internal Auditor, Internal Control Specialist, Controller, and Organizational Efficiency Auditor, as well as Big 4 firm experience. CPA for over 24 years.

Major Projects

Consulting - Independent Contract Accountant 2011-2018

• Basic accounting and Cost Accounting -- Control or cut expenses and costs

• Business Process Improvements -- Implement best practices.

• Computer repairs and user training – Creating great websites.

George S. May International - A Large Consulting Firm 2008-2010

Identified over $2 million in savings for clients, which were small businesses generally under $5M in annual revenues each. My average client's ROI was over 250% from recommendations to reduce overtime, change sale commission structure, drop non-productive advertising, add a service support administrator, improve WIP accounts costing by job, inventory control, cost accounting, and purchasing methods.

Training of client Controllers, CFOs, and accounting staff.

Crossturn Consulting - An ERP Installer Firm 2007-2008

• Interim Controller – Train existing Controller and 5 staff members.

• Review, test, evaluate internal controls, then install new ones, to please auditors.

• Coordinate computer system installations and conversions.

• Coordinate accounting staff for invoicing, receivables, payables, and budget of $10M.

• Reconciliation of all Quickbooks G/L accounts. Non-profit entity.

• Cleanup of financial statements including 24 monthly closings.

• Got Clean Audit Opinion despite previous threat from auditors to not allow.

K-Force Staffing Firm 2006-2007

Sarbanes Oxley - Internal Control Audit.

Risk Matrix evaluation and determination of primary internal controls points.

Review, document, test, and evaluate internal controls using flowcharts and interviews.

Internal control documentation, narratives, and SOX Audit testing of GAAP/IFRS of clients in the High Tech Auto Parts manufacturing and distribution.

Risk analysis, documentation, testing, and remediation.

Scher Tire, Inc $40million Repair Service and Retail Distribution

Computer conversion of spreadsheet financial statements to Quickbooks software

Setup monthly data transfer system from AS400

Create chart of accounts and budgets

Reduced time to prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements

Jefferson Wells International A large Multi-national Accounting Firm

Internal control documentation, narratives, and SOX Audit testing of clients under GAAP/IFRS in the following industries:

Aerospace manufacturing

Electronics manufacturing

Industrial laser equipment manufacturing

Pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution

Utility distribution

TotalFinaElf Energy $400 million Oil, gas, and chemical manufacturing company

Load and reconcile gas marketing transactions into new software system

Multiple computer system data conversions (including IFRS to GAAP)

Data mining extraction from old obsolete accounting system dating back 12 years enabling successful resolution of lawsuit.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Independent Contract Accountant Consultant 2011 – Present

George S. May International Consultant Jun 2008 – Feb 2010

Crossturn Consulting Group Interim Controller Nov 2007 - May 2008

K-force/Workway/Tatum SOX Auditor/Interim Controller Jul 2006 – Aug 2007

Scher Tire, Inc Acting Controller Feb 2005 - Jun 2006

JeffersonWells International SOX Auditor Jul 2004 – Nov 2004

TotalFinaElf Energy Consultant Jun 2002 – Nov 2003

Deloitte (Touche Ross) in Houston TX Auditor May 1978 – Feb 1979

Recent Client Description

Machine Shop -- Aerospace parts mostly aluminum - $8 million annual sales

Fixed non-functional job costing system. Educated Sales department on calculation of minimum sales bids. Educated owner on Break-Even formula with desired profit.

IFRS COURSES TAKEN RECENTLY

Name

Complete

1

IFRS: Presentation of IFRS Financial Statements

Jan 16, 2019

2

IFRS: Accounting Changes and Error Corrections

Jan 15, 2019

3

IFRS: Earnings Per Share

Jan 15, 2019

4

IFRS: Operating Segments

Jan 14, 2019

5

IFRS: Subsequent Events

Jan 13, 2019

6

IFRS: Property, Plant and Equipment

Jan 11, 2019

7

IFRS: Inventories

Dec 30, 2018

8

IFRS in the U.S.A.: An Implementation Guide

Dec 29, 2018

9

IFRS: A Guide to IFRS and a Comparison with GAAP

Dec 23, 2018



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