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Manager Accounting

Saline, Michigan, 48176, United States
October 02, 2016

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Sophie Giviyan



BBA Accounting, Eastern Michigan University, Diploma Magna cum Laude

MS Accounting, Eastern Michigan University, GPA 3.9

Work Experience

Auditor, Bennett & Associates, CPA PLLC, January 2016-presently.

Senior Accounting Consultant, M&O Marketing (M&O Capital, Inc. and Subsidiaries), February, 2015- December, 2015.

Accountant, volunteer, Jewel Heart Tibetan Buddhist Center, Ann Arbor, 2013-presently.

University of Michigan, 1998-2005.


Finance Manager, UMHS Livonia Specialty Care Center, 2002-2005

Senior Accountant, Financial Operations, General and Agency Funds, Endowment Fund, Sponsored Programs (Federal Grants), Investments, 1998 - 2002

Accountant, General Scientific Corporation, 1997-1998


Financial Analysis

Database configuration for use in operational analyses, key management indicators and bench marking

Financial results analysis and specific recommendations to improve operation performance, reduce costs and improve profitability

Compilation of financial data necessary for the preparation and evaluation of business plans and the allocation of funds

Monthly and yearly financial forecasts

Operations and sales leadership support in pricing, costing, and working capital management


Tax preparation (corporations, partnerships, individual)

Audit (non-profit and for-profit organizations)

Month-end and year-end closing

General Ledger

Financial statements preparation, reconciliation and interpretation

Budget preparation and budget to actual analysis

Cost accounting and cost allocation

Presentations to senior management in areas such as potential acquisition analysis, capital budgets and annual profit plan


Hiring, management and training of staff.

Executive level summaries and financial presentations.

Proven ability to generate creative ideas to solve problems and improve work methods independently and in collaboration with multi-discipline and cross-functional teams.

Proven ability to promote individual responsibility for improving work while working as a team.

Proven ability to positively deal with changes, adapt to shifting priorities, recognize need for change, and support organizational change.

Ability to acquire and evaluate the necessary data, identify causes, implement corrective actions, anticipate problems and develop contingency plans to deal with them, develop and evaluate alternative courses of action.

Self-motivated with ability to manage multiple work streams simultaneously.

Accounting Software Knowledge: Thomson Reuters CS (UltraTax CS, Engagement CS, Accounting CS, PPC Checkpoint), QuickBooks, MS Dynamics GP with Integration Manager and Management Reporter, MS Dynamics CRM, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

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