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Location:
Wayne, New Jersey, 07470, United States
Salary:
115000
Posted:
October 09, 2016

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MATTHEW J. PALADINO

** ******** *****, *****, ** 07470 201-***-**** © acwzaf@r.postjobfree.com

Senior Level Finance and Accounting Director that is a highly motivated, results oriented financial professional with exceptional leadership skills and an extensive background in accounting and finance. Demonstrates ability to proactively work independently, to produce within a team oriented environment and to creatively problem solve and identify opportunities for increased efficiency and expense reductions. Adept in the production and presentation of consolidated financial statements to Board of Directors and in the preparation of payroll, budgets and financial statements. Excellently qualified in financial, managerial and cost accounting and analysis with a history of continued improvement in cross-functional areas of both increasing revenues and decreasing expenses. Extensive background in the following broad based competencies:

*Cash Management *Financial Analysis

*Budgeting and Forecasting *AP/AR

*Grants Management *Cost Accounting

*GAAP knowledgeable *Staff Management

*Balance Sheet/Bank Reconciliations *Detail Oriented

*Project Management *Financial Statement Preparation

Experience:

Consultant, Bergenfield Board of Education; Bergenfield, NJ --- July-October 2016

Developing and overseeing districts State mandated financial reports.

Assisting with 2015-2016 audit process as liaison with outside auditing firm.

Collaborating with Director of Finance on various needs in Finance Office.

Director of Finance/Assistant Finance Director/Staff Accountant, Ridgefield Park Board of Education; Ridgefield Park, NJ 2005-2016

Managed and developed budget.

Managed all State, Federal and Local Vendor Grants

Oversaw all financial accounting and reporting.

Oversaw management of and coordination of fiscal reporting.

Maintained compliance with financial covenants.

Reviewed all month end and year end closing activities, including account reconciliations and general ledger adjustments.

Oversaw payroll and benefit administration.

Liaison with external auditors.

Spearheaded construction projects.

MATTHEW J. PALADINO

16 Patricia Court, Wayne, NJ 07470 201-***-**** © acwzaf@r.postjobfree.com

Senior Accountant, West New York Board of Education; West New York, NJ 2003-2004

Maintained G/L, AR, bank and cash reconciliations.

Reviewed State and local tax filings.

Created financial reports within Excel.

Reviewed budget and forecasts with management.

Assisted management in preparation of budgets.

Senior Staff Accountant, Paterson Board of Education; Paterson, NJ 2001-2003

Maintained daily bookkeeping: reconciled sub ledger to G/L account balances.

Verified, allocated and posted transactions to accounting system.

Provided support for audits by preparing supporting schedules.

Performed payroll and payroll tax related schedules.

Verified contracts, orders and vouchers.

Staff Accountant, Irvington General Hospital; Irvington, NJ 2000-2001

Managed cash receipts.

Assisted with preparation of financial statements.

Assisted with monthly closings.

Interfaced with external auditors.

Prepared A/R billings and Journal entries.

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Education:

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ BS in Accounting

College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ - MS in Management

Certifications:

School Business Administrator

Qualified Purchasing Agent



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