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Accounting Manager

Location:
Staten Island, New York, 10305, United States
Posted:
October 09, 2016

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MAGDALENA MAJEWSKI

*** ********* ***, ****** ******, NY 10305

acwzf1@r.postjobfree.com, 718-***-****

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Accounting Manager /Financial Controller

I am results-driven professional, equipped with a strong background in all aspects of finance and accounting principles for publicly and privately held corporations with excellent communications, interpersonal and technical skills.

I have an outstanding track record of leading, planning, and executing projects as a manager and an individual contributor.

CORE STRENGTHS

●Full - Cycle Accounting

●Financial Analysis, Management Reporting, Forecasting

●Revenue Recognition

●Cash Management

●GAAP Standards

●A/R & A/P Management

●Audit & Internal Control

●Multi-Entity & International experience

●Payroll Administration

●Team Leadership

●System Implementation

●Policies, Procedures & Workflow Improvements

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Financial Controller, Industrial Color Brands September 2015-present

Industrial Color provides a full suite of creative production and post-production services: from digital still & video capture to video editing

●Supervise and manage accounting operations including A/P, A/R, general ledger, fixed assets, payroll and intercompany transactions for 6 business units; manage team of 4

●Oversee financial close of all accounts and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with company’s accounting procedures and appropriate GAAP and regulatory requirements in a timely manner

●Analyze and prepare end-of-month journal entries including recurring transactions, accruals, depreciation, prepaid and inventory

●Manage all balance sheets key accounts reconciliations and analysis

●Responsible for cash management including forecasting

●Direct the execution of the external audit process and work closely with audit firm to ensure timely deliverable and serve as point person for all audit issues

●Work closely with the management team to establish best practices and improve internal policy and procedures

Key Accomplishment:

oSuccessfully lowered monthly closing by 7 days through effective introduction and coordination of enhanced financial closing procedures

oDevelop clear, cohesive financial reports that identified opportunities for cost savings throughout all entities

Accounting Manager, CAST Software, Inc, New York, NY September 2008- September 2015

Listed on NYSE-Euronext, CAST is a pioneer and world leader in Software Analysis and Measurement. CAST serves IT intensive enterprises worldwide with a network of offices in North America and Europe

●Full ownership of the day-to-day accounting activities for US subsidiary of software company with annual revenue of 22 mln; streamlined and automated processes reducing significantly month and year end closing

●Maintained, balanced and reconciled the general ledger to subsidiary journals, including fixed assets, prepaid, accrued liabilities, deferred revenue

●Streamlined internal controls for the revenue recognition process to ensure GAAP compliance and proper revenue recognition on contract

●Validated the accuracy and completeness of internal financial reports, including KPI’s, departmental profitability for 12 departments

●Provided timely explanations of variances between actual results and forecasts/budgets; provided corrective action recommendations to management, where necessary

●In charge of reconciliation of all intercompany transactions between US, parent company and other worldwide subsidiaries, including foreign currency transactions

●Forecasted, monitored and tracked weekly and monthly cash flow

●Accountable for calculating bonuses and commission for sales, consultants and marketing department

●Handled monthly payroll through ADP, including all reconciliation to the GL. Work closely with the HR department to ensure accuracy of payroll transactions involving new hires, terminations, change in pay rates

●Created cash collections procedures which resulted in 95% collection success

●Overseen and reviewed A/P transactions to ensure that all invoices and staff reimbursements, including for T&E, are paid accurately, timely and consistent with company policies and procedures

●Managed all tax statutory compliance including sales/use tax filings for over 20 states and Canada GTS tax, commercial rent tax

●Communicated with external tax accounting firm to collaborate audited financial statements for year-end taxes

●Executed all company audits including the PricewaterhouseCoopers annual audit, to ensure timely deliverables and served as point person for all audit issues, no material weakness noted in any audit

●Assisted CFO with annual budget preparation

●Responsible for researching accounting treatment for unusual or infrequent transaction to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP

●Implemented internal controls and accounting policies and procedures for more effective and accurate financial reporting

Key Accomplishments:

oReduced monthly closing cycle by five days with identification and recommendation of enhanced closing procedures

oReduced cost and improved efficiency resulted from the development and implementation of a new accounting procedures

oShorten on-site annual PricewaterhouseCoopers from 5 days (team of two) to 3 days (one person) by providing clear supporting documents and schedules saving company on professional fees and auditors travel fees

Senior Accountant, Therapeutic Resources, Queens, NY March 2003- September 2008

Therapeutic Recourse is medical staffing agency providing professionals for Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy, Nursing and Allied opportunities

●Supervised a team of 3 bookkeepers in a timely and proactive manner for payroll functions for 5 divisions

●Maintained the company's general ledger and subsidiary ledger accounts, including posting adjusting and closing entries

●Prepared bank reconciliations with all necessary adjustments for all business units

●Handled treasury function including revolving line of credit

●Refocused and led the reorganization of the Payroll Department to ensure the team accurately processed the company's unique in-house payroll needs and provided outstanding customer service to both internal and external customers

●Ensured the Payroll Department accurately and timely reconciled tax payments and garnishments to the general ledger

●Managed preparation of quarterly and end-of- the year payroll reconciliation

●Maintain all Inter-company transactions for 5 business units

Staff Accountant Alcal Business Corp., Queens, NY September 1999- February, 2003

Alcal provides accounting and bookkeeping services for small businesses

●Fully handled and maintain bookkeeping data for over fifty small businesses on day-to-day basis

●Maintained A/P and A/R for all assigned clients

●Prepared bank reconciliation

●Prepared companies payroll

●Prepared financial statements for small businesses

●Prepared and filled out full line of taxes for small commercial and private parties (940, 941, 1040, 1065, 1120) for review

EDUCATION

BS in Accounting, Hunter College, New York, NY



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