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Accounting Manager/Controller

Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ontario, L3Z, Canada
October 27, 2016

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TAMMY ALTER 647-***-**** Newmarket, Ontario, Canada


Accounting and financial management specialist.

Strong knowledge of corporate accounting practices, consolidated financial and management reporting and cash flow forecasting, experience with accounting for international subsidiaries and consolidation accounting. Complies with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), IFRX & US GAAP. Excellent interpersonal leadership skills and collaborative management style. Superior organizational, coordination and project planning proficiency. Resourceful in problem solving and identifying process improvement opportunities. Demonstrates efficiency in fast-paced and high-pressure environments. Microsoft Dynamics - Great Plains, Oracle's JD Edwards, Infor's APlus ERP, QAD's MFG, Sage's Simply Accounting, IBM's Cognos, Oracle's Hyperion, Salesforce, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, project, Visio, Outlook) SKILLS


EngHouse Systems, Senior Accountant, Markham, Ontario 2015 2016 Generate, review and adjust a full set of monthly/quarterly financial statements for 5 companies. Manage migration of acquired sister companies into parent company's accounting software. multi-company consolidated reporting, international and multi-currency accounting. Manage sister companies' accounting department to ensure smooth transition into parent company. Analyze and interpret reports for finance and operations managers and recommend solutions to a wide range of financial issues.

Prepare monthly journal entries and maintain a full set of balance sheet account reconciliations. Prepare annual budgets, quarterly revenue forecasts and variance analyses. Prepare a wide variety of ad-hoc financial reports, commission calculations; revenue reports, PS backlog reports and expenditure analyses.

Implement department procedures and controls for new acquisitions. Prepare project profitability reports for the management team as required. Inventory management.

BFS Entertainment & Collectables Direct, Controller, Richmondhill, Ontario 2013 2015 Managed the accounting operations; reviewing journal entries, inventory, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and reporting.

Prepared monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports, balance sheet reconciliations and P&L accounts. Established and monitored internal controls.

Budgeted and forecast cash flow projections.

Reviewed and approved all general ledger reconciliations, analyses, and significant accounts on a regular basis. Ensured that all reconciling items are properly disposed of. Monitored income and expenses to ensure that items are appropriately classified and presented. Processed and reviewed licensee royalty statements for contract compliance and analyzed contracts for licensors and other third parties.

Prepared quarterly/monthly royalty reports for licensors and other third parties. Managed and quality ensured the month/quarter/year end processes in a timely manner. TAMMY ALTER

Spicers Canada, Regional Controller, Vaughan, Ontario 2009 2013 Managed and controlled 6 branches located in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina and Winnipeg. Prepared monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports, balance sheet reconciliations and P&L accounts. Responsible for the reconciliation of inter-company balances and bank accounts and the corporate consolidation by preparing and reviewing all necessary journal entries. Prepared year end working paper files for submission to auditors (Internal/External). Managed annual corporate insurance renewals.

Developed recommendations for effective financial control mechanisms to ensure expenditures comply with budgeted levels.

Coordinated the preparation and analysis of regular variance reports related to the contracted service targets and expenditures.

Provided support in the implementation of company policy related to the Fixed Asset accounting function in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) to ensure that the reporting, recording and analyzing of all Property and Equipment (PPE) and Intangible Asset (IA) transactions are completed accurately and timely.

Performed cost analysis for major projects.

Syneron Medical, Accounting Manager, Markham, Ontario 2006 2009 Managed and supervised 6 employees in the Accounting Department. Responsible for General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Inventory Control and Cash Management.

Cost estimating/analysis execution: developed, maintained, updated and delivered fully documented and well supported costs estimates.

Produced accurate monthly, quarterly CGAAP and USGAAP financial reports. Maintained SOX procedures.

Interfaced with North American business units to ensure reporting compliance to corporate. Coordinated deal processing between the sales support team, accounting team and logistics team. Prepared trial balance of books, reconciled accounts and inter-company accounts. Introduced and implemented budgetary control procedures to monitor expenses. Interfaced with the ERP provider to drive changes required for corporate reporting. EDUCATION

Tel Aviv University

Accounting and Commerce

CMA equivalent

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