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Accounting Manager Life Insurance

Location:
Old Bridge, NJ
Posted:
March 31, 2019

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ZALINA BEEKIE

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Email ac8yol@r.postjobfree.com

Cell # 732-***-****

EDUCATION:

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BA: Business Administration, concentration in Accounting

CERTIFICATIONS: Successfully completed all 4 parts of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination

SKILLS: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Oracle, SAP, Fast Tax applications

EXPERIENCE:

NRG Energy: January 2019 to Present

Consultant – SEC Financial Reporting and Analysis

Prepare financial statements and footnote disclosures for NRG’s 2018 10K.

Prepare Earnings release for NRG

DEUTSCHE BANK October 2014 to November 2018

Vice President – Regional Finance, Americas Region

Remediates USGAAP consolidation system and creates reports to monitor consolidation process.

Compares SAP balance sheet and income statement line items to line items on Fed reports to ensure accurate Fed reporting.

Prepares monthly report of results for Deutsche Bank Trust Company for Board of Directors.

Reviews annual audited financial statements and footnotes for Deutsche Bank Trust Company.

Coordinates review of audited financial statements and footnotes for Deutsche Bank Trust Company with senior management and external auditors.

Reviews quarterly results and provides variance analysis for FR Y9C and Call Reports for Deutsche Bank Trust Company.

Participates in monthly close process to resolve close issues, researches and explains results and variances to senior management.

PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL April 2002 to 2013

Director – GAAP Consolidation (7/10 - 2013)

Automated preparation of consolidated GAAP balance sheet, income statement, statement of stockholders’ equity, statement of cash flows and statement of comprehensive income for Prudential Financial Inc’s 10K and 10Q to save two hours daily during the close period.

Created analysis of the consolidated statement of cash flows for senior management and external auditors to become confident with the accuracy and completeness of the disclosure in PFI’s 10K and 10Q.

Worked with business groups to resolve equity differences in ledger.

Partnered with systems department and business units to create a new tool to collect and consolidate supplemental disclosure of financial information from all businesses throughout the enterprise for SEC reporting purposes.

Prepared quarterly footnote disclosures for DAC, Value of business acquired and Other Intangibles for SEC reporting.

Responsible for managing monthly and quarterly Enterprise wide ledger close process and coordinate review of consolidated financials and footnotes with internal and external auditors.

Supervised and developed two managers and one staff person who prepared footnote disclosures for SEC reporting.

Manager – GAAP Consolidation (5/07 - 7/10)

Reviewed GAAP Package quarterly submissions by legal entities to ensure accuracy and consistency.

Created a process to facilitate a high level review of cash flows by legal entity to easily identify variances.

Partnered with business groups to resolve equity differences in ledger on a quarterly basis

Updated AOI work papers to process all AOI adjustments in ledger and management reports and created AOI handbook.

Prepared quarterly and annual footnote disclosures for Segment reporting, Fair value of assets and liabilities, certain non-traditional long duration contracts and reinsurance.

Revised the GAAP tables for data used to prepare the footnote for Certain non-traditional long duration contracts to include controls to facilitate reconciliations to the general ledger.

Prepared financial highlights and worked on certain aspects of Chairman’s letter for the Annual Report.

Supervised and developed 2 staff persons preparing supplemental disclosures for SEC reporting

Accounting Manager –Individual Annuity Financial Reporting (4/05 – 5/07)

Prepared and analyzed Individual Annuity GAAP & STAT financial results by Legal Entity.

Partnered with business associates to streamline and update workpapers to be used in analyses of financial results

Transitioned reinsurance accounting functions from Shelton CT to the Annuity Financial Reporting unit in Newark.

Established initial STAT and GAAP balance sheet for new block of business acquired through reinsurance agreement.

Determined the accounting and created a process for recording, reporting and analyzing results for new block of business acquired through reinsurance.

Accounting Manager –Individual Life Financial Management (4/02 – 3/05)

Prepared and analyzed Individual Life Insurance STAT and GAAP Forecasts by legal Entity.

Calculated Required Equity and Returns on Required Equity by legal entity.

Assisted in the comparison of projected quarterly GAAP investment results to actual.

Worked on various ad hoc forecasting projects relating to capital management and investments.

THE NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY March 1998 to 2002

Director of Accounting – GAAP Division (10/01 – 3/02)

Developed a standardized process to analyze and consolidate the GAAP Forecast from all Profit Centers.

Supervised creation of the GAAP Plan Database in Oracle.

Created reports and established procedures for Profit Centers to use in developing their GAAP forecast.

Interacted with Profit Centers for explanations and trouble shooting during the planning process.

Prepared and analyzed consolidated quarterly financial statements for GAAP and Management reporting.

Senior Accountant – GAAP Division (3/99 – 9/01)

Supervised and evaluated 4 Accountants in the GAAP Financial Reporting Division.

Supervised preparation and analyses of quarterly GAAP financial statements and annual profit plan by Profit Center.

Prepared analysis of financial statements and development of questions to profit centers regarding the variances.

Recommended and implemented changes in information flow from profit centers to enhance efficiency during the quarterly reporting process.

Participated in Enterprise wide conversion of the general ledger from ABC to SAP.

Accountant – GAAP Division (3/98 – 2/99)

Recorded adjustments to STAT financial statements to report on a GAAP basis.

Prepared and analyzed consolidated financial statements for the Parent company.

Recommended workflow changes within the division to enhance quarterly financial reporting process.

Developed tools to be used for financial statements analysis.



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