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Real Estate Team Leader

New York, New York, United States
April 21, 2017

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December 2016-present-Totilo & Company Certified Public Accountants

Senior CPA

Position involves servicing all client engagements retained by the firm. Utilize CCH ProSeries and CS Professional Suite General Accounting Software (Thomson Reuters).

November 2010-October 2016-Iona College

Senior Analyst/Accountant-Vice President of Finance & Administration office

Daily workload consists of analysis of all Cash and Investments of the college. Position involves general ledger fluctuation analysis on a monthly basis. Responsible for quarterly/annual tax reporting and draft of communication with tax authorities when situations arise, work closely with IT department on special projects within a PeopleSoft software environment. Responsible for planning, managing and coordination of staff for monthly closings and the December year-end close involving required filings and accounting adjustments. Receive instruction and diversified assignments from VP of Finance which have included coordinating the Tuition Remission program, Form 990 and Form 5500 preparation, Pension Plan (403b) audit, cash flow analysis, and preparation of the Indirect Cost Rate Federal Submission.

January 1991-present –Jacqueline M. Donohue CPA

Provide Accounting (General Ledger) & Tax Services to Individuals, Corporations, and Trusts in the NYC area. Tax returns filed include 1040, 1120, 1120S, 1065, K-1, 1041, and 706. Year-end filings include 941/W/3, 1099/1096, and 5500. Software packages utilized are QuickBooks, Lacerte, CCH, and Drake.

March 2000-November 2010-Metropolitan Transportation Authority/MNRR

Senior Financial Analyst - Budget Department/Analyst –Business Service Center

Position involved monthly analysis of revenue and expenditures of operating departments throughout the agency. Responsible for variance analysis, mid-year and year end forecasting, as well as budget planning for present and future financial needs. Daily research of spending criteria includes reconciliations of opening/ ending account balances, and analysis of revenue and expense funding shortages. Responsible for monthly MTA Performance Indicator calculations and ratios, cash to accrual reconciliations, intercompany billings and funding, and documentation and planning of miscellaneous contract payments. Team leader for agency wide annual budget system input. Position required extensive use of Excel spreadsheets and PeopleSoft applications. Position at the Business Service Center evolved into becoming a Team member of MTA company restructuring, consolidating and parallel testing of General Ledger, accounts payable, budget/finance, and payroll systems.

July 1991-March 2000 - New York City Housing Authority

February 1999-March 2000 - Assistant Director of Capital Budgeting, Finance Division

Responsible for the reporting of capital expenditures allowable under the five year capital plan approved by the NYC Housing Authority and federal HUD agency. Transaction detail included a universe of over two hundred fifty NYCHA housing projects. Financial reporting involved availability of funds, analysis of construction management accounts and revenue reconciliations between bank documents and federal and New York City reports, also responsible for the five year Capital plan report and managing a staff of seven.

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December 1994-March 1999 - Assistant Director of Tax/Finance/ Division

Responsible for all tax reporting, correspondence and payroll audits in addition to general ledger reporting for division. Managed garnishment and tax levy team, financial reporting and cash reconciliations, and payroll inquiry units. Division liaison with IT department to implement quarterly and year end reporting and worked as a member of the GL and HRIS conversion teams. Additional duties included responsibility for pension and accrued vacation calculations and related tax effects. Position included managing a divisional staff of thirty employees.

July 1991-December 1994 – Auditor

Duties included investigative audits involving cash collection, program analysis and directives, and examination of financial statements and tax returns submitted by agency vendor and contractors.

January 1990-July 1991 – Pannell Kerr Forster-CPA’s

Senior Real Estate Auditor

Assigned to the High Net Worth Real Estate Division of cooperative apartments in the NYC area.

Performed Certified Audits of buildings and review of related tax compliance.

July 1987-January 1990 - Donald E. Talbot & Company CPA’s

Senior Accountant

Position entailed preparation of audits, reviews, compilations and assurance of tax compliance. Position evolved into providing all aspects of diversified client services such as financial/tax planning, business operation evaluations, pension & profit sharing compliance, and trust and estate planning.

July 1984-June 1987-Salibello & Broder CPA’s

Senior Tax Accountant

Member of Tax Department, responsible for preparation of Individual, Partnership, and Corporate tax returns for clients of the firm. Heavy client contact involved responsibility for accurate tax estimation, provisions for investment income/sales, real estate income and losses and generation succession planning utilizing trusts and estates.

January1983-July1984 - Federal Bureau of Investigation

Investigative Auditor

Performed financial analysis for cases being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s office, assigned to White collar and Organized crime units.


B.S. in Accounting - SUNY Geneseo CPA licensed in N.Y. NYS Series 27 license.

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