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Accounting (all bookkeeping functions to final accounts)

Hollywood, Florida, United States
January 20, 2017

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**** ** ***** ******, *******, FL **027

954-***-**** – CELL 954-***-****



In excess of fifteen years of accounting experience at senior management level.

Self-motivated, organized individual adept at handling multiple tasks, and setting priorities to achieve both immediate and long-term goals.

Analytical by nature, very detail-oriented with the ability to learn quickly, perform at a high level and excellent research and problem-solving skills.

Excellent communication skills


Property Manager/Caretaker – Villa Mara, Mammee Bay Estate, Jamaica April 2007 – January 2016 (Migration)

Responsible for all repairs, maintenance, security and supervising the functions of guest service personnel. Manage and perform all general accounting and financial reporting functions including the procurement of supplies for house and guests.


Financial Controller 1993 to March 2007

Managed and supervised all accounting functions to ensure the financial affairs of the company was efficiently maintained and with integrity.

Developed, instituted and monitored performance criteria in the area of cost control for the operational departments of the hotel.

Monitored the procurement of all goods and services ensuring integrity in the processes of purchasing, inventory control and usage of supplies.

Monitored special projects including refurbishing and building to ensure compliance with the Board of Directors authorized specifications.

Negotiated financial arrangements with banks and other financial institutions.

Advised the Managing Director on financial issues for strategic planning

Created comprehensive Statistical Reports, Forecast Cash Flow and Annual Budgets – monitoring and analyzing same at intervals for preventative and corrective measures

Reported to the Board of Directors of the Industrial Commercial Development (I.C.D.) Group of Companies

Assistant Financial Controller 1984 to 1993

Assisted the Financial Controller to manage the financial affairs of the hotel by supervising Account Receivables, Account Payables/Payroll Inventory Control and Cashiering functions ensuring strict compliance with pre-determined controls.

Implemented and formalized various control systems and procedures especially in the area of inventory control which was particularly weak at the beginning of my tenure.

Preparation of financial statements with attendant schedules, reconciliations and analyses for Management and external auditors.

Reconciliation of General Ledger Accounts including Bank Accounts, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Inventory Control Accounts.

Maintained the Fixed Asset Register with the attendant charges for depreciation. Ensuring the monthly Provision for Bad Debts and other provisions and pre-payments are correctly booked.

Trained accounting personnel to a high level of efficiency and initiated cross-training to reduce the incidence of bottle-necks in periods of absenteeism.

Ensured statutory regulation compliance.


Assistant Financial Controller 1980 to 1984

Management Accountant 1979 to 1980

General Ledger Clerk 1976 to 1979

Accounts Payable Clerk 1975 to 1976

Chief Cashier 1974 to 1975


University of Technology (formerly College of Arts, Science & Technology)

Diploma – Business Administration – Major Accounting July, 1979


Microsoft Office: MS Word, Excel; Realworld (General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable & Inventory Control); MCS Power Pay (Payroll)

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