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Accounting / Finance Management
Financial Analysis & Reporting ( Team Building ( GAAP
Experienced Accounting Manager with demonstrated expertise in complex
business analysis, financial system administration, cost and financial
accounting, and team leadership.
FINANCIAL STATEMENT PREPARATION PAYROLL, A/R, AND A/P MANAGEMENT
COST CONTROL / ASSET MANAGEMENT PROCESS IMPROVEMENTS / STREAMLINING
CASH MANAGEMENT TEAM TRAINING & MOTIVATION
BUDGETING & FINANCIAL PLANNING INTERNAL CONTROLS DEVELOPMENT
INTERNATIONAL PAPER - ONTARIO, CALIFORNIA
2/2007 TO PRESENT
Ontario (Aug 10'-Present)
Los Angeles (Feb 07'- Aug 10')
Manage full accounting cycle for a paper converting facility in the San
Bernardino area with estimated gross sales of $16MM.
. Responsible for the management and operation of the Finance Dept,
including general accounting, budget, fixed assets, payroll, accounts
payable and cost accounting.
. Provide financial leadership in the development and implementation of
business strategies, objectives and operating plans to ensure fiscal
soundness, operational effectiveness and customer satisfaction.
. Ensures all assets are appropriately safeguarded, transactions are
properly authorized, processed and recorded, and financial reports are
presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
. Ensures the facility maintains accurate ledgers and reports are in
compliant with Sarbanes Oxley and division's procedures and practices.
. Determine the assets of the facility are properly managed and protected
through proper procedures and controls.
. Ensures the accounting and budgeting functions are appropriately
coordinated, standardized and integrated, including appropriate
. Responsible for the analysis of key performance drivers to determine
lack of efficiencies and assist in determining opportunities.
. Committed to mentoring and developing a training program for all
financial employees to assist in creating learning tools that are in
line with their career objectives.
LA Complex Accounting Manager
Manage full accounting cycle for two facilities in the Los Angeles area
with combined gross sales of $125MM. Maintain and establish effective
fiscal procedures and controls, budgeting, analyzing performance, costing
and directing action while providing leadership to the finance staff and
others in the facilities.
. Recruited to develop, train and provide guidance to the accounting
personnel and serve as the company's accounting manager for the Los
Angele Complex .
. Accountable for timely communication with the complex controller,
regional controller and regional manager regarding internal controls,
business analysis and strategic planning.
. Ensure both facilities maintain accurate ledgers in accordance with
generally accepted accounting principles, are compliant with Sarbanes
Oxley and division's procedures and practices.
. Determine the assets of the plants are properly managed and protected
through proper procedures and controls.
. Coordinate internal audits, served as main point of contact with state
auditors and prepared the facilities for balance sheet reviews.
. Communicate with vendors, brokers and customers regarding payment
schedules, cash receipts, rebate payments.
Direct the preparation and analysis of operating results, operating trends,
capital projects, special projects, and operating forecasts to assist in
coordinating management's objectives.
Ultra Pro L.P. - Commerce, California 4/2005 to
Manage full accounting cycle for $25MM private consumer products
manufacturing company with three business units. Maintain primary
responsibility for financial analysis and decision-making, development of
internal controls, budgeting, and financial planning.
. Recruited to serve as company's first accounting manager; implemented
formal accounting procedures to improve accuracy and integrity of
accounts payable and receivable, and general ledger.
. Significantly improved employee retention through diligent training and
motivation which contributed to zero turnover.
. Proven abilities in back office operations including treasury
management and human resources.
. Project cash flow and provided weekly flash reports to CFO and
. Coordinate external audits and served as main point of contact with
auditors, third party accounting firms and banks.
. Communicate with vendors and customers regarding payment schedules.
. Supervise and train a four-member accounting team in all aspects of
general ledger accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable and
UR1 International, USA Inc. - Cerritos, California 4/2002 to 4/2005
Managed full accounting cycle for $27MM private wholesale distribution
company. Supervised two members of the accounting department, with
responsibility for preparation of monthly financial statements, bank
reconciliation, cash forecasting, and budget development.
. Organized a new accounting department and recruited and trained two
. Negotiated and managed migration to new Paychex payroll system from
. Implemented policies and procedures that streamlined the accounting
cycle and financial reporting used throughout the company.
. Prepared personal property and sales & use tax forms.
. Substantially reduced significant audit adjustments through better
. Back office operations including payroll and human resource functions.
. Designed and implemented a department performance evaluation system.
Rembrandt Photo Services - Commerce, California 9/1999 to 4/2002
. Streamlined financial package preparation and improved formats.
. Liaised with bankers, insurers and solicitors regarding financial
. Performed general ledger and fixed asset accounting.
. Assisted with cash forecasting budget preparation.
. Collaborated with accounts receivable, accounts payable, and sales
staff to verify accuracy and integrity of data on financial reports.
Education / Credentials
MBA - Keller Graduate School of Management, Long Beach, California
Bachelor of Science in Accounting-DeVry University, Pomona, California
Technical Skills-Microsoft Office, MANMAN, SAP, Arrow, QuickBooks,
Netsuites, MAS 90, Witron, Harry Rhodes.