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Accounting Manager

Orange, California, United States
March 22, 2019

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Lisa Engler

Aliso Viejo, CA

A highly motivated finance professional with broad experience in design construction accounting leading to executive management over treasury, accounting, internal controls, and risk management. Positive leader and team player for continuous improvement and one who challenges the status quo to exceed expectations. Strengths include:

• General Ledger GAAP Accounting • Detailed Capital budgeting

• Preparation of Financial Statements • Treasury Cash Management

• Debt service management

• Internal & external audits

• Multiple intercompany allocations

• Comprehensive Financial Analysis

• Multiple Company Consolidations

• Custom Accounting Report Writing

• Integration of new accounting ERP systems, Deltek, Sage, & Quickbook Products WORK EXPERIENCE

Senior Project Accountant

Motorola Solutions - Temecula, CA - August 2018 to Present

• Revenue Recognition and cost tracking for major projects. 15M and above.

• Tracking labor, material purchases, overhead allocations.

• Reporting on major projects to financials.

Controller Consultant

JKE CONSTRUCTION - Aliso Viejo, CA - September 2017 to November 2018 Accounting - AP, AR, GL, Document Control, Revenue Recognition, & Financial Reporting Temporary position through ASP Staffing

TENEX HEALTH - Lake Forest, CA - March 2017 to June 2017 Medical devices

Senior Accountant:

• Daily Revenue Recognition reviews, accounts receivable and aging Management

• Process daily receipts and produce cash log and cash forecast report

• Process weekly aging & revenue reports and sales commission reports for management meetings

• Tracking of all Contracts & change orders for monthly billing purposes.

• Process and reconcile Employee expense credit cards and track man hours for job costing. Consultant

REGENISIS CORPORATION & KMZ COMPANIES, INC - December 2016 to February 2017 Implementing new Sage construction accounting system for Construction Divisions. Senior Project Accountant


La Palma, CA (4/2014 - 11/2016)

Medical Innovations and Construction Company.

Senior Project Accountant

• Daily Cash Management for over 100M in Construction Projects

• Process all intercompany journal entries and reconciliations

• Process weekly CIP reports for management meetings

• Process all journal entries for GL monthly posting for prepaid insurance, payroll, & prepaid taxes,

• Tracking of all contract change orders for monthly billing purposes.

• Management of Sales commission reports

• Prepare and manage monthly financial reports for Healthcare Design & Construction

• Monthly analysis of all balance sheet accounts

Sr. Financial Accountant

FIDELITY NATIONAL FINANCIAL - Riverside, CA - June 2009 to January 2014

• Preparation and Management of Monthly Financial Reports for Chicago Title - So. CA, Fidelity National '

• Monthly, quarterly, annual financial closings

• Revenue Recognition Management & Reconciliations

• Management of Accounts Receivable and Aging Reports

• Initiate /Approve all Treasury escrow wire transfers. Treasury Cash Manager

SUNSTONE HOTEL INVESTORS, INC - San Clemente, CA - January 1998 to May 2009 San Clemente, CA (1/1998 - 5/2009)

An $800M public traded real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in developing upscale U.S hotels. Treasury Cash Manager (2 years)

• Management of banking structure and pooling of cash from 200+ accounts into 5 primary accounts

• Monthly, quarterly, annual financial closings. Sox compliant

• Management of investments of $100M+ & Management of debt service of $200M+ and Cash management of working capital needs for over 50 luxury hotels

• Prepare all monthly FF&E Reserve Draw Requests for loan servicers and manage receivables Job Cost Accountant (9 years)

• Job Cost Accounting including Percentage of Completion Billings, Change Orders, & Lien Releases

• Responsible for over 60 Hotel Renovation and Capital Budget Reporting and Lender Loan Draws

• Principal liaison for Financial Reporting and Capital expenditure ($100M+) cash flow forecasting

• Provided due diligence for IPO Oct. 21, 2004

• Manage capital expenditures including evaluating proposals and preparing Board submissions

• Designed and managed ACH payment system for the Accounts Payable Division resulting in annual Bank rebates


JOHN M. FRANK CONSTRUCTION, INC - Laguna Hills, CA - June 1994 to December 1997 Supervision of Accounts Payable Clerk and Office Assistant.

• Responsible for all Financial Reporting, Percentage of Completion Billing, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Flow, in house Payroll, Human Resources, and Tax & Insurance. Project Cost Accountant

TURNER CONSTRUCTION, INC - San Diego, CA - September 1989 to June 1994 Responsible for full cycle accounting on all assigned projects. Resume of Projects: Kaiser Hospital - Riverside $25M, Kaiser Hospital - Fontana $30M, Cabot Cabot & Forbes Corp. Building - San Diego $29M, Kaiser Hospital - San Diego, Saint Joseph's Hospital (4 Phases)- Burbank $45M.


B.S. in Business Admin



ACCOUNTING (10+ years), ACCESS (Less than 1 year), ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS (Less than 1 year), CITRIX (6 years), CODA (Less than 1 year), Viewpoint (4 years) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

• Computer Skills: Advanced in Excel, Access, Word, & Powerpoint, Dropbox, OneNote, Drive One, Viewpoint

• Software expert in most new ERP Accounting systems, Sage 100 Contractor, Sage 300, including: Intacct, Deltek, Concur, MAS500, Quickbooks, American Contractor. Treasury Management CEO systems, Wires III, Cognos, Smartview, Citrix Solutions, Crystal Reports, & Sharepoint.

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