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Accounting Manager

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
June 07, 2019

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Operations Financial Management Control

Executive leader with more than 25 years of progressive experience in financial management, accounting, and corporate operations. Demonstrated ability to manage budgets up to $14 million and streamline business processes that drive growth and increase efficiency. Strong qualifications in developing and implementing internal controls. Possess solid leadership, organization, and communication skills. Experienced in collaborating and building rapport with members at all levels of organization. High degree of professionalism and passion for success. Technical proficiency in MS Office Professional 2013, MS Small Business Accounting Professional, Yardi, Sage 100 Advanced ERP 2013, NetFORUM, Paychex, ADP Payroll, Paycom, Paylocity, ProCas Project Accounting SaaS, ProCas Time & Expense, QuickBooks Pro, Peachtree, AICPA GL & AR System, Adobe Acrobat Pro X, Vendor Inquiry Payment Electronic Reporting System (VIPERS), Wide Area Work Flow e-Business Suite 5.8.0 (WAWF), General Services Administration (GSA) payment system.

Accounting Operations

Financial Management & Analysis

Financial Reporting

Cost Control & Reduction

Budgeting & Forecasting

Operations Efficiency

Audit Data Standards

ERP Tools

Client & Vendor Relations

Effective Communication

Analysis & Problem Solving

Regulatory Compliance


Association for Information Science & Technology – Silver Spring, MD 2018 - Present Director of Finance and Administration

Responsible for the oversight of administrative and financial systems including finance, accounting, information technology, human resources, and physical infrastructure.

Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial reporting materials for all donor segments, and oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting.

Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes necessary.

Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the ED; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes; and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status.

Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.

Establish and maintain the chart of accounts.

Implement a robust contracts management and financial management/ reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.

Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department’s overall policy and procedure manual.

Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the board of directors.


Finance Manager

Provide financial reports for multiple companies and interpret financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action. Advise on investment activities and provide strategies that the company should take.

• Maintain the financial health of the organization. Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans.

• Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances. Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.

• Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met. MARIA AGNES OSBORNE Resume, Page 2

• Manage the preparation of the company’s budget.

• Liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained.

• Audited several companies and established them in QuickBooks Desktop Premier Edition 2017. DIOCESE OF PENSACOLA-TALLAHASSEE, Pensacola, FL 2016 - 2017 Assistant Controller

The Assistant Controller works with the Chief Financial Officer of the Diocese and Treasurer of Catholic Charities to ensure the assets are safeguarded and the financial records are complete and accurate.

Manage accounting office staff comprised of two accounting positions.

Oversee the Annual Budget Preparation and monitor the accounting of federal/state grants.

Oversaw all aspects of accounting, budgeting, cash management, and internal controls.

Led the process of preparing and presenting monthly and annual financial reporting to the Board of Directors. FOULGER-PRATT MANAGEMENT, INC., Lansdowne, VA (Contract) 2015 – 2016 Property Manager/Accountant), Crockett Facilities Services

Manage six commercial medical and physician properties

Prepare and administer annual operating and capital budgets for each property

Monitor, analyze, and report budget variances

Approve all accounts payable and ensure timely payment of invoices

Coordinate building maintenance, and capital improvements, observing all budget restrictions

Interact with suppliers to ensure that all required services are performed

Conduct site inspections and report to management on the status of each property

Supervise all engineering and administrative on-site personnel

Provide customer service by handling of tenant requests Key Accomplishment:

Implement best practice processes to increase efficiency. Managed building and tenant issues DSCG SOLUTIONS, INC., Chantilly, VA (GovCon) 2014 – 2015 Finance Controller

Oversaw all aspects of accounting, budgeting, cash management, and internal controls

Led the process of preparing and presenting monthly and annual financial reporting to the Board of Directors

Provided leadership and direction to the accounting, finance, and HR teams

Managed accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, costing, and invoicing

Liaised with external auditors, banks, and vendors Key Accomplishments:

Facilitated an appropriate credit resource under highly competitive terms. Managed relationship with banks

Established a highly effective internal control system that ensured the accuracy of information and the existence of appropriate safeguards to protect the operation's assets

Developed and issued timely monthly financial statements and cash flow statements VIRGINIA NEWS GROUP, LLC (formerly TIMES COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS), Leesburg, VA 2013 – 2014 Finance Controller

Directed and ensured all company accounting procedures and reporting conform to US GAAP

Managed team of 14 encompassing AR, AP, GL, and IT staff

Projected cash flow, revenue, and expense

Planned and implemented internal control activities

Coordinated annual audit and tax preparation

Key Accomplishments:

Determined job areas for cost improvement and reduction by analyzing and comparing standard to actual costs

Developed a high performing finance team

C.B. HARRIS & COMPANY, INC., Washington, DC (GovCon) 2011 – 2013 Director of Finance and Administration

Managed daily financial operations and human resources for an organization with $8-10M in annual revenue and 38+ employees (contracts with Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Army, SERCO, Department of State (Kentucky)

Partnered with executive leadership on strategic planning, business development, and financial reporting MARIA AGNES OSBORNE Resume, Page 3

Performed cost reporting and forecasting with variance analysis and trends; managed accounts payable/receivable as well as month- and year-end procedures

Developed and maintained policies, procedures, and internal controls for accounting and finance functions Key Accomplishments:

Audited company’s books and uncovered fraud involving embezzlement of $6 million

Reconstructed accounting records and achieved DCAA compliance

Revamped accounting and HR functions while implementing new procedures, driving a 50% increase in productivity within a high-volume environment

Instituted new accounting and collections procedures, resulting in a 50% increase in recouped payments

Meticulously assessed benefits plans and capitalized on opportunities for cost reduction without compromising coverages

TURN KEY OFFICE SOLUTIONS, LLC, Arlington, VA (GovCon) 2009 – 2011 Contractor

Performed core accounting functions, including cash management, financial reporting, balance sheet management, inter-company accounting, events management, and regulatory compliance (FAR, SEC, and GAAP), Contracts with Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) ELECTRONIC RETAILING ASSOCIATION, Arlington, VA 2005 – 2009 Finance Controller

Provided leadership of company financial planning, debt financing, cash flow, and budget management

Managed process for converting membership database into netFORUM enterprise management software Additional experience as Finance Manager for Washington Suburban Press Network in Reston, VA EDUCATION & TRAINING

Masters of Accounting & Financial Management, Keller Graduate School of Management, Manassas, VA Est. 2020 Bachelor of Science in Business Management, University of Phoenix, Reston, VA 2007 Associate degree in Accounting, University of Maryland University College, Adak, AK Inventory Management, USAF Technical Training Center Colorado, Lowry AFB, CO

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