Dynamic, solution driven Accountant with 6 years demonstrable professional competence in corporate accounting. Experienced in analyzing financial information, preparing and creating artifacts for dissemination and financial reports. Possesses extensive knowledge and expertise in general ledger and inter-company accounting, month-end close, variance analysis, projecting and monitoring cash flow, proactive reconciliation of accounts, informing and providing recommendations to management. Self-directed and exceptional communicator with proven strong analytical and problem solving aptitude, adaptable to changing priorities and ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks. A commitment to excellence and dedication to leveraging and further developing my expertise in a new and rewarding engagement.
Core competencies include:
* Month-end Close * Inter-Company Activity * Account Reconciliations * Variance Analysis
* Cash Flow Forecasting * Financial Report Preparation * Foreign Currency * Accounts Receivable * Accounts Payable
At-Pac 2015 - 2016
Global supplier in industrial scaffolding industry servicing the resources sector, with operation centers in US, Canada, Australia, UK and China.
Analyzed financial information, prepared and posted standard and month-end adjusting journals; including accruals, prepaid and depreciation, performed monthly reconciliation of balance sheet, profit & loss and bank accounts and maintained fixed assets schedule. Managed accounts receivable to include billing, inventory audit, recording receipts, follow up delinquent accounts and analysis of associated reports, and monitored and maintained 12 week rolling cash forecast.
Mineral Resources (contract) 2014
Leading Australian based diversified mining service, contracting, processing and commodities production company. FY14 Revenue of $1.9b, net profit of $230.5M, 45% increase in EBITDA.
Assisted in month-end close, prepared and posted journals, FX translation gain/loss, reconciliation of balance sheet and inter-company accounts, ensured timely payment of client invoices, created back charge invoices, and performed multiple foreign currency bank reconciliations.
Ophir Energy Plc 2013 – 2014
Oil & Gas exploration focus with deepwater drilling expertise, holding net contingent resources of 1,031mmboe. Cash position of $1,17b, net profit of $54.8M and total assets of $1,69b.
Performed month-end accounting duties for 7 parent companies and 29 subsidiary companies. Charged with identifying, preparing and accurately recording standard and month-end journals within a 4 day close period, reclassifications and other adjusting entries, performed reconciliations of balance sheet and inter-company accounts, reviewed and monitored trial balance/movement researching variances and providing recommendations and explanations to management. Assisted with external audit queries and ad-hoc reporting and analysis as requested by management.
Maintained fixed assets register, including acquisition, disposal and modification, and posted monthly depreciation entries
Monitored and maintained operating cash balances, prepared weekly cash flow, performed multiple local and international bank
reconciliations, recorded cash transfers between entities
Reconciled joint venture accounts, prepared and posted recharge billing to joint venture companies
Verified project coding of invoices, reviewed and authorized payments
Kagara Ltd 2011 – 2012
Resources group, mining and exploration of Copper, Nickel and Zinc, with a net asset position of $496.6M and EBIDTA of $49.2M.
Identified, prepared and recorded standard and month-end journals and adjusting journal entries, to include accruals and prepaid, FX translation gain/loss, coordinated with various departments compiling month end information to review completeness and accuracy. Assisted as back up for bi-weekly payroll for 150 full time staff.
Reconciled monthly inter-company accounts, managed accounts receivable and disseminated department project cost reports
Calculated and submitted monthly Government Royalties and various quarterly Government agency requirements
Talison Lithium Pty Ltd 2008 – 2011
Leading global producer of Lithium, mining in Western Australia and South America. FY2014 Revenue $43.1M. Net profit $9.4M.
Responsible for identification and recording month-end journals, reclassification and other adjusting entries, including accruals, prepaid, share capital, fixed assets, FX translation gain/loss. Assisted in preparation of monthly financial reports and disclosure notes. Prepared cost center reports, analyzed and monitored budget against actual, locating discrepancies, making necessary corrections and providing explanation to management. Assisted with external audit queries and ad-hoc reporting and analysis as requested by management.
Reconciliation of balance sheet and profit & loss accounts, multiple local and international bank accounts and processed cash entries
Managed accounts receivable sub-ledger; raised client invoices, coordinated with logistics department to ensure requirements are
completed and resolve outstanding receivables, distributed weekly aged debtors listing to management, organized funding requests
Calculated and submitted tax reporting requirements and Government royalty return
Crown Perth 2006 – 2008
Premier entertainment prescient comprising of Australia’s second largest casino, 2 hotels, state of the art convention center and 17 food & beverage outlets. FY2014 Reported revenue $315.7M. Net profit $171M.
Staff Accountant (Jul 2007 – Jun 2008)
Responsible for month-end P&L review of 2 cost centers, analyzed variances, corrected and provided explanations to management
Completed multiple local and foreign currency bank reconciliations, prepared daily and weekly cash flow, month-end journal entries and
monthly balance sheet reconciliations
Calculated and reconciled monthly tax return of Global Goods & Services
Accounts Payable Supervisor (Oct 2006 – Jun 2007)
Directed accounts payable department and provided mentoring to 7 staff members, orchestrated weekly and monthly payments, retrieved appropriate authorization in a timely manner, reviewed and coded expense claims, and provided management with month end reports.
Performance managed 7 staff members
Completed Leadership Essentials I-IV workshops
Achieved processing of a continuing 90+ days invoice backlog, through development and administration of bonus scheme
Fleetcare Pty Ltd 2004 – 2006
Finance Officer (Dec 2005 – Oct 2006)
Managed payroll for 31 full time staff; preparation and posting of all relevant payroll entries, reports, calculation and submission of payroll tax and pensions fund contributions in a timely manner. Monitored accounts payable and accounts receivable function.
Recruitment, hiring and training of accounts payable and accounts receivable staff
Accounts Assistant (Jan 2004 – Dec 2005)
Managed accounts payable and accounts receivable functions; reviewed creditor invoices for completeness and accuracy, ensure time payments of all wire transfers/checks. Orchestrated direct debits, tracked and resolved delinquent accounts extending payment arrangements in accordance with company policy and procedures.
Reconciled bank and creditor accounts
Processed wire transfers/checks, authorized and created new creditor & debtor accounts
Edith Cowan University 2013 – Current
Bachelor of Business, Accounting Major
ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Proficient in PeopleSoft, Epicor, Pronto, SUN Systems and Quantify Rapid ability to learn new systems and procedures
Advanced Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) Exceptional planning and organization
Sound knowledge of GAAP and IFRS Meticulous and adaptable to changing priorities
Deadline driven with ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks Superior work ethic and high level of integrity
Excel working both autonomously and in cross-functional collaboration Strong analytical and problem solving aptitude
Solid interpersonal and leadership skills Clear and concise written and verbal communication