DR. BENJAMIN C. ILO
Knowledgeable management, business and accounting professional offering proven history of success leveraging hands-on entrepreneurial and organizational expertise to elevate corporate performance.
Proven experience leading large, cross-functional management and accounting departments and ensuring success of business ventures.
Advanced expertise managing cost accounting, internal audits, financial analysis and reporting, and budget management to establish strong foundation for future growth.
Strong cross-cultural expertise as business leader, manager, and supervisor in diverse corporate settings.
Strategic Management Cost Control Cross-Cultural Relations Change Management US GAAP. Organizational Method & Behavior Business Development & Administration Inventory. General Ledger Accounting Financial Analysis & Reporting Account Reconciliation Financial Statement Reimbursements Mergers & Acquisitions. Regulatory Compliance Auditing Treasury Management Team Leadership.
BENCIL FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS, Carson, California 2013-Present.
General Manager: Accounts & Administration: Oversee all aspects of administrative, finance and accounting operations including cost accounting, internal audits, financial analysis and reporting, and budget management. Coordinate Accounts Payable and Receivable; manage General Ledger accounting; oversee treasury and tax strategy. Manage marketing and distribution, sales, revenue growth, and inventory. Analyze business plans; forge connections with local businesses to build client base.
Grew company revenue 15% within first 12 months of employment through skilled loss prevention, product development, and establishment of performance-focused environment.
Expanded client base by developing and administering primary research surveys to assess prospect interest in accounting products and services.
Trained and counseled clients in analytical tools, accounting procedures, and financial best practices to foster entrepreneurial success.
Established and enforced effective loss prevention control and compliance procedures that elevated bottom-line growth.
Secured over $250,000 in cost savings by renegotiating vendor contracts and eliminating waste.
SECURITAS SECURITY USA, INC., LOS ANGELES CA.
Security Officer (Part Time): 06/2014 – 12/2015
Had security services training in Difai Academy, Los Angeles CA in June 2013.
Have a Current Guard Registration Card No G1834011
Worked as a security officer in Securitas Security Services USA Inc.
Carried out my jobs in different locations of the Company’s clients as assigned.
AZINGE HEALTH CARE SERVICES, Carson, California 2009-2013
Manager – Accounts and Administration: Ensured timely preparation of monthly reversals and accruals. Posted interfaces including work orders, fixed assets, and inventory documentations. Managed financial close process. Conducted regular financial reporting. Reconciled subsidiary books for Accounts Receivable and Payable; aligned balances with general ledger.
Doubled P&L success by implementing effective waste and loss prevention strategies.
Developed sales, marketing, and distribution strategies that drove bottom-line growth.
Introduced safeguards to company fixed assets including property, vehicles, plants and machinery; applied to relative depreciation.
LIMO PLASTICS INDUSTRIES LTD., 2004-2009
Chief Accountant: Managed team of corporate managers, staff accountants, marketing managers, and over 2,000 cross-functional employees. Conducted cost and financial accounting, payroll management, and general administration; managed Accounts Payable / Receivable, marketing and distribution, and inventory. Prepared annual financial report. Communicated with external auditors to manage yearly audits.
Reduced average payable liabilities by more than $1 million through expansion of marketing and distribution efforts to absorb fixed costs.
Increased P&L performance from $0.5 million to over $0.75 million within 9 months by reducing waste and implementing key process improvements.
Introduced marketing, sales, and distribution improvements that resulted in significant bottom-line growth.
Developed and implemented measures to protect company fixed assets, including property, vehicles, and machinery.
Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration
University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
Master of Business Administration: Accounting
Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Nigeria
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
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