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Accounting Manager

Union, NJ
February 22, 2015

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Anthony M. Manochio CPA, CGMA

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> CPA and CGMA with diversified financial / operational experience in both

Domestic and Global Operations.

> Areas of expertise include SEC Reporting (20-F), Technical Reviews (QC),

Public Accounting and Internal Audit.

> Team-oriented, willing to lead and work collaboratively with colleagues

to successfully achieve goals and expectations.

> Seasoned professional with sound technical accounting background,

effective interpersonal and communication skills.

> Proficient in Stock-Based Compensation, Revenue Recognition, Fair Value,

Pensions, Debt and Equity Offerings.

> Achieved significant results in challenging and dynamic environments.


ETONIEN LLC Leading Management Consulting Firm - January 2014 to

Present - New York City, New York


Principal SEC Consultant - January 2014 to August 2014

> External Reporting and SEC Consulting for a Spin-Off of a major Multi-

Billion $ Media and Entertainment Company, including Form 10 Registration

Statements filed with the SEC.

> Accountable for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of Form 10

Registration Statements, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, and the related financial

statements and footnote disclosures, in accordance with US GAAP and SEC


> Assisted in the preparation of Management Discussion & Analysis of

Financial Condition ("MD&A).

> Provided the proper accounting, reporting and disclosures for major debt

offerings and stock-based compensation.

> Assisted the Financial Reporting group with month-end and quarter-end

General Ledger close and Consolidation.

> Provide technical accounting expertise and support while advising the

Company on its business issues/transactions.

> Perform research and provide guidance on technical accounting issues on a

range of accounting topics including revenue recognition, impairments,

restructuring, foreign currency, fair value measurements, pensions, stock

based compensation.

> Contributed to monitoring and evaluating new US GAAP accounting guidance

and SEC reporting requirements.

> Participation in the Company's Disclosure Review Committee, established

to review all Company SEC filings and the adequacy of disclosure


> Participation in the Company's implementation of Sarbanes Oxley

requirements ("SOX 404").

> Prepared analysis of balance sheet and P&L movements for Senior

Management review.

> Worked closely with External Auditors, Ernst & Young with respect to SEC

filings and Sarbanes Oxley ("SOX").


SEC Technical Review Manager (Quality Control) - May 2007 to August


> Responsible as lead manager on both SEC filers and private companies

across all industries, including retailers and manufacturers, issuing

audit opinions in accordance with US GAAP, GAAS, PCAOB, IFRS and large

public debt and equity offerings, mezzanine financing, SEC Rule 144A, S-4

and S-1 filings.

> Performed Technical Reviews ("QC") of the Firm's clientele - SEC,

Commercial Services (mainly Manufacturing / Retail), Financial Services

(Hedge Funds, Broker-Dealers and Private Equity) and Employee Benefit

Plans (ERISA).

> QC reviews mainly comprised of (i) independent technical reviews of

financial statements / work papers, (ii) issuing comments and

recommendations to respective engagement teams, citing material

accounting, auditing and QC deficiencies prior to final report issuance,

(iii) consulting and communicating technical accounting / auditing

related issues on US GAAP, GAAS, SEC, AICPA, PCAOB, IFRS and (iv)

research new accounting standards (FASB, SEC).

> QC reviews for the Firm's SEC clientele included 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 20-Fs, 6-

Ks, 8-Ks, and S-1 Registration Statements for "Special Purpose

Acquisition Companies" ("SPACs"), including IPOs that raised in excess of

a Billion $, and such reviews of the Firm's operating SEC clientele and

navigating the evolving issues of the public reporting landscape.

> Consulted Partners / Managers on select SEC issues and assisted in

drafting client responses to SEC Comment Letters.

> Performed Annual "Internal Inspections" of select client engagements,

noting areas of improvement and deficiencies.

> Firm's point person supporting proper accounting for Share-Based

Awards, Fair-Value, and Employee Benefit Plans.

> Assisted in the preparation of the Firm training seminars - SEC, FASB

Codification, Accounting Standards, IFRS.


Senior Manager, SEC Reporting - May 2003 to April 2007

> Group Leader of project team responsible for completing select SEC

filings, Fiscal 2001/2002 10-K, Fiscal 2003 10-Qs, resulting in the

Company's successful emergence from "Chapter 11 Bankruptcy" ("SOP 90-7"),

as required by the SEC.

> Provided the proper accounting, reporting and disclosures for $79M

Financial Restatement ("10-K/A") related to

"Cost of Access Expense", the largest and most significant expense

in the Company's Income Statement.

> Reduced overtime and increased productivity during annual and quarterly

reporting periods by more than 50% based on strong organizational and

planning skills.

> Team leader for Sarbanes-Oxley ("SOX 404") requirements and process

documentation for SEC/External Reporting. Built SOX compliance model for

corporate and external auditors (Ernst & Young LLP).

> Effectively organized and managed the preparation and support process for

the SEC filings (10-Ks, 10-Qs), successfully streamlining the financial

reporting process, including detailed review of supporting documentation.

> Assisted Investor Relations in completing Annual Proxy Statements and

Press Releases (8-Ks).

> Assisted the Accounting Group with month-end, quarter-end and year-end

General Ledger close.

> Created accounting models / analyses for Common Stock and Convertible

Debt Offerings; to provide proper accounting treatment.

> Worked closely with External Auditors, Ernst & Young with respect to SEC

filings and Sarbanes Oxley ("SOX").

AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) Jersey

City NJ / New York NY

Technical Accounting Manager - May 2000 to April 2003

> Successfully developed the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section

(FAR) for the new computer-based format of the Uniform CPA Exam,

including financial accounting simulations (new for computer-based

format), and select multiple choice-type questions addressing recently

issued financial accounting standards (SFAS).

> Assisted various departments within the AICPA on issues related to SEC

(10-Ks, 10-Qs), Public Accounting and Standard Setting, providing

guidance for certain AICPA publications.

SCHOLASTIC CORP Lyndhurst NJ / New York NY

Principal SEC Consultant, Financial Reporting - December 1999 to

April 2000

> Six-Month Consulting assignment, preparing 10-Qs (Fiscal Q2 /Q3), 11-K

(Pension Plan), and year-end 10-K planning.

TIFFANY & CO Parsippany NJ / New York NY

Financial Reporting -- November 1997 to October 1999

> Managed the preparation and support process for the Company's Annual

Reports (10-Ks), quarterly filings (10-Qs), Registration Statements,

Earnings Releases (8-Ks), annual report for Employee Benefit Plans (11-


> Improved the existing preparation and support process for the Company's

SEC filings, effectively streamlining the complete financial reporting

process and achieving timely reporting of such SEC filings.

> Assisted Investor Relations in completing Annual Proxy Statements and

Press Releases (8-Ks).

> Assisted the Accounting Group with month-end, quarter-end and year-end

General Ledger close.

> Preparation of basic and diluted earnings per share calculations on an

annual and quarterly basis.

> Preparation of stock-based compensation calculation (RSUs / Stock

Options) and assumptions, on an annual basis.

> Worked closely with External Auditors, Pricewaterhousecoopers ("PWC")

with respect to SEC filings.


> DELOITTE & TOUCHE LLP Senior Accountant

> CR BARD INC Internal Audit and Special Projects

> BOC GROUP PLC Internal Audit and Special Projects


> Rutgers University, BA Accounting -- Selected for Accounting Internship

-- Education 100% Self-Financed


> Certified Public Accountant, registered in NJ and NY. Chartered Global

Management Accountant (CGMA)




> MS Office, Abode Acrobat (PDF), SAP, Longview/Khalix, Hyperion,

PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, QuickBooks

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