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Controller/Assistant Controller/Accounting Director

Yonkers, New York, United States
January 24, 2017

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Yonkers, NY *****

Mobile: 914-***-**** email: chapins


Accounting Professional with extensive experience in a broad range of organizations. Responsibilities have included financial reporting, cash management and banking, payroll administration, accounts receivable and payable, entity formations; and, tax and corporate filings. Experience

TRUE NORTH MANAGEMENT GROUP, LLC, White Plains, NY 2011 2016 Controller

Provided accounting support for investment advisor; assisted the chief financial officer and fund administration managers with preparation of fund financials and other related investor reports.

Managed cash balances, transactions, systems, and analyses for corporate and investment entities.

Assisted with preparation of investor questionnaires and communications.

Assisted with completion of quarterly compliance documentation.

Transitioned external payroll system to professional employment organization, on boarded new employees, administered payroll and managed benefits coverage renewals.

Managed, organized, and maintained entity formations, organizational documents and corporate filings.

Prepared and submitted annual electronic filings: System for Award Management (SAM) and Dun

& Bradstreet.

Supported audit and tax professionals with preparation of financial statements and tax returns; interfaced with property managers, legal and banks, as required. THE COMMUNITY PRESERVATION CORPORATION (CPC), New York, NY 2009 2011 Director of Accounting

Responsibilities for two corporate entities: CPC and CPC Resources, Inc.

Managed reporting process including preparation of financial statements and other reports, as required for CPC. Managed cash and accounts payable.

Assisted with monthly, quarterly and year end close of financials. Included payroll, expense accruals, shared cost allocations and intercompany service charges. Provided analysis of results.

Participated in the annual audit by preparing disclosures, narratives, schedules, documentation and other material required for the audits.

Managed all aspects of accounting process for CPCR and subsidiary Opportunity Funds I and II, as well as various related special purpose entities.

Prepared monthly consolidated financial statements and other related reports; prepared comparative variance analyses.

Prepared quarterly reports for presentation to the Board of Director and investors, including statements of capital.

Analyzed and prepared script for financial data in the annual report.

Prepared special departmental reports, account analyses and reconciliations.

Responsible for daily banking transactions, investments and Revolving Credit Line transactions. NICOLE CHAPINS - Page Two

Controller 2003 2009

Prepared annual expense budgets, including distribution and review with all departments and field offices; compiled final budget reports.

Participated in the annual audit by preparing disclosures, narratives, schedules, documentation and other material required for the audits.

Managed Accounts Payable and Cash Management functions for the firm which included forty subsidiaries.

Submitted electronically all audit and annual report filings.

Prepared fund investor capital calls and distributions.

Analyzed and prepared script for annual report.

Authorized wire and ACH transactions; authorized check signer for all parent and subsidiary bank accounts; processed electronic stop payments and all online banking administration.

Prepared special departmental/field office reports, account analyses and reconciliations. GORTON ASSOCIATES, INC., New York, NY 1999 2003


Managed all accounting functions within the organization.

Processed general ledger activity including monthly accounts receivable billing with detailed recoverable expense support; and accounts payable.

Managed bank accounts, including reconciliations. Custodian of petty cash.

Prepared payroll in house via direct deposit banking software; prepared payroll taxes, and year end information reporting.

Prepared spreadsheet analyses, such as year end tax return reconciliations.

Prepared cash flow schedules and financial statements.

Managed office operations including human resources, health insurance and pension plan administration.

Assisted with preparation of corporate brochures, proposals and presentations for marketing.

Prepared management reports for clients, including conceptual project budget reports with hard and soft costs, project requisitions and anticipated cost reports. NATIONAL RE/SOURCES, L.L.C., Greenwich, CT 1998 1999 Accountant

NORTH AMERICAN PROPERTIES GROUP, Stamford, CT 1994 1997 Comptroller

ARTHUR J. GIGLIO, C.P.A., White Plains, NY 1987 1994 Staff Accountant

Education and Credentials

PACE UNIVERSITY, Pleasantville, New York

Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting: June 1992 Notary Public, New York State, since December 2011 Computer Skills

One Write Plus Accounting TurboTax Paychex

Timberline Accounting Novell Netware Computron

Computax ProSystem FX and Engagement WordPerfect Argus

Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint Peachtree Accounting Winfiler Plus

TriNet HR Passport

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