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Manager Accounts Payable

Miami, Florida, United States
October 21, 2016

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Courtney Griffiths

Controller/Operation Manager

Miami, FL 33169 - 305-***-****

Seeking a position in an organization where my abilities, education, and experience in accounting, administration and property management would be of value. Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer


Controller/Operation Manager

DAN One Electric Contractors Inc - Brooklyn, NY - 2013 to 2016 Company has approximately eighteen employees working throughout the tri borough areas under the supervision of license electricians, participate in practical operation supervising and correcting junior employees on circuit application procedure. Responsible for a/r, a/p, journal entries, risk management, payroll, general ledger through balance sheet.

Property Manager/Controller

Palmetto Services Inc - Miami, FL - 2010 to 2013

Palmetto Services Inc. 7200 N.W 36th Street Miami, Fl 33166 Palmetto Services Inc. (Formally Regulus of Florida Inc.) Property Manager/Controller.

Re-established relationship with principals of property, hired to increase occupancy, to improve property maintenance and building improvement. Replaced heating system, trained maintenance staff on system operation.

Operation Manager

Reel Protection Inc - North Miami Beach, FL - 2008 to 2010 Managing and scheduling over sixty security officers on different sites, implement workers participation within the company for better employees relationship which helps to increase profitability. Prepared payroll and supervised accounting operation, preparation of accounting books for income tax returns. Accountant for nine

(9) properties throughout the United States - Miami Beach, FL - 2007 to 2008 Prudent Property Managers 300 71st Street Miami Beach, Fl 33140 Accountant:

Accountant for nine (9) properties throughout the United States, reconciling approximately sixty (60) operating bank accounts monthly, supervising and preparing all aspects of accounting operation and HUD request using SKYLINE operating system. Finishing and presenting all financial statement including profit and loss statements to Board of Directors, organized and review all files for yearly audit and tax returns. Controller

Courtyard by Marriott - Miami, FL - 2004 to 2007

Assisted in changeover of Accounting System from DDHAP2000 to DDHAP.Net. Reorganized Accounts receivable and implemented a detail system to recoup lost revenue over the sum of Seventy Five Thousand dollars. Maintain system up to date, keep all revenue without complication. Controller for all accounts payable/ receivable and Payroll; Review weekly journal entries and adjustments for capital and budgeted expenditures submitted to Home Office. Prepare weekly forecast to improve revenue management. Maintained monthly interaction with account holders in order to ensure proper payment schedule. Property Manager / Controller

Regulus of Florida - Miami, FL - 1995 to 2004

Responsible for administration, management and leasing of two properties totaling approximately 160,000 sq. ft. of office space. Overall supervision of maintenance operation, tenant relations, tenant improvements, lease administration, budgeting, and skyline property management accounting. Accomplishment: Streamlined operations and consequently reduce expenses by renegotiate maintenance contracts and insurance policies for ownership. Planned and supervised renovation and up-to-date code requirements of building, inclusive of fires sprinklers, smoke detection and HVAC system Brought occupancy level from 68% to 98% through my efforts as a leasing agent and Property Manager. Controller, maintaining accounting operations including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and financial statements through balance sheet, forwarded to the board of director in California monthly. General Manager / Controller

Catalina Resort - Miami Beach, FL - 1994 to 1995

Consultant during bankruptcy procedures. Manager for all aspects of hotel operations. Accounting; payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable using AccPac Software, thru Trial Balance. Property and Financial Manager for all aspects of Hotel operations Codina-Bush Group, Inc - Miami, FL - 1992 to 1994

d/b/a Holiday Inn (Civic Center) Miami, FL

Property and Financial Manager for all aspects of Hotel operations. Implemented change-over of Accounting Programs. Reorganized Food/Beverage Department Control. Full charge bookkeeper for all Accounts Payable and Receivable; Weekly and Monthly journal entries and adjustments for month-end closings; Thru Trial Balance. (Hotel in receivership) Controller

WAK Limited, Inc - Miami Beach, FL - 1983 to 1992

Supervised renovation of approximately $ 4,000,000 in improvements of hotel. Assisted Marketing Director to establish marketing and operation budget. Controller for all aspects of hotel operation through balance sheet. Converted manual operation system to computerized method for a more efficient operation. EDUCATION

A Level

Cornwall College

Business / Accounting

University of the West Indies


Insurance Agent

September 2014 to Present

Assisted Living Facility Administrator

September 2016 to Present


Ground-up experience in all aspects of accounting and administration operations. Highly versatile. Experienced in crisis management. Liaison with outside management group for special programs. Knowledgeable experience in computerized management system (skyline and timberline). Experience in cash management, financial operation and credit procedures. Experienced in accounts payable and receivable, payroll, budgeting, inventory, forecasting, accrual, adjustment, lender relationship and all other aspects of accounting through balance sheet. Practical knowledge of HVAC system, electrical wattage and amperage, gas boiler maintenance, schedule cleaning, water level and temperature guide safety level maintenance.


Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook) Word Perfect / Internet Explorer Accounting Programs: ACC PAC, Skyline, Timberline, Peachtree, QuickBooks, DDHAP 2000 + DDHAP.NET / Familiarity with and most Property Management System. (Fosse, Yardi & Sap )

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