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Manager Accounting

Fresno, California, United States
September 25, 2019

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Marco J. Jacobo, CPA

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Fresno, CA *3722


Qualifications Certified Public Accountant Strategic Planning

Revenue Forecasting / Analysis Consolidations

Corporate Accounting Financial Accounting / Reporting

Budgeting Process Improvement

Cash Management System Conversions

Investor / Lender Relations Treasury and Tax

Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Divisional Management

Land Development Zoning and Entitlements

Contract Management Project Management


Jun 2016 - Nov 2016 Selma Auto Mall Selma,CA


·Supervise all accounting functions for ten auto dealerships

·Manage preparation of monthly international factory financial statements

·Regulate $65 million auto factory flooring line

·Review in-house payroll, daily accounts payable and accounts receivable

·Supervise a staff of 20 employees

·Manage HR accounting functions

·Attended and graduated from Financial Management School at NADA in Washington, D.C.

·Completed training at Reynolds and Reynolds University, Dayton,OH

Jan 2014 – Sep 2014 Fresno Rescue Mission Fresno, CA

Comptroller, Director of Accounting

·Oversee and supervise all accounting functions for entire company

·Weekly accounts payable of approximately 75 independent payments

·Manage weekly bank drafts and EFTs

·Weekly budget to actual tracking and reporting

·Semi-monthly payroll for approx.. 90 employees

·Complete daily cash management

·Created new cash management status report

·Prepared and reviewed 7, 15, 30, 45 and 90 day cash position look aheads with senior management

·Direct debt structure and advise accordingly

·Successfully refinanced expiring revolving line of credit

·Prepare consolidated financial statements

·Consolidated all entities into monthly balance sheet and statement of profit and loss

·Prepared MD & A for presentation to Board of Directors

·Assisted with yearly audit and tax return preparation

2012 – 2013 The Green Group Fresno, CA

Project Manager

·Manage and complete all tasks related to land development of mixed-use project (commercial and residential).

·Meet with City of Clovis several times per week to manage the zoning and entitlement process

·Meet with subcontractors / vendors to assure best pricing for overall project

·Successfully launched project in August, 2013 with full permitting and City approval.

·Create, develop and refine business plans for future endeavors of this development group.

·Establish and maintain banking relationships in order to secure financing for upcoming opportunities.

·Manage all accounting functions for major landscaping company, belonging to the principal owner, including payroll, A/P, A/R and financial statement preparation.

2011 - 2012 Alves Accountancy Corporation Clovis, CA

Accounting Manager

·Manage and complete all third party payroll functions for over 60 companies.

·Individual, fiduciary, partnership and corporate tax return preparation.

·Treasury management for several entities, total annual revenue of over $5 million.

·Strategic tax planning for individuals, partnerships and corporations including internal control analysis and prior return review.

2006 – 2010 Pacific Building Care Fresno, CA

Vice President, General Manager

·Manage two divisions within local company overseeing approximately 200 employees.

·Prepare monthly financial statements, complete quarterly and year end reporting, forecast divisional deemed earnings projections.

·Direct responsibility for business development, sales and marketing, operations, safety, quality control and administration.

·Coordinate all ongoing litigation between local division, local counsel and corporate counsel to manage deadlines, due-dates and schedule staff to appear for testimony.

2005-2006 Alliance Gaming Corporation Las Vegas, NV

Director, Corporate Consolidations

·Responsible for preparing consolidated financial statements to include local and foreign subsidiaries and all divisions of company.

·Completed SEC 10-K filing for Parent Corporation.

·Manage accountants in month-end process and year-end closing process with duties ranging from journal entries to revenue recognition deferrals and inventory valuation.

·Interface with outside public accounting firm to complete year-end audit report as well as quarterly interim work for the following year’s report.

·Oversee accounts payable functions. Review critical path items to find better efficiencies and streamline processes.

2004-2005 Longford Group, Inc. Las Vegas, NV

Corporate Controller

·Responsible for preparation of consolidated financial statements for four divisions with multiple intercompany eliminations. Improved financial statement preparation by 10 days in the month.

·Manage operational and overhead budgets for various divisions by preparing individual budget variance analysis tables as well as trend identification through charting and matrices.

·Coordinate with tax accountants to prepare multiple corporation, partnership and individual tax returns for all related entities. Filed over 30 returns accurately and timely.

·Supervise all facets of accounting department including heavy involvement in improving efficiencies and controls in accounts payable and the entries into the general ledger. Reduced check cycle time by half and improved internal controls by establishing designations of authority.

·Serve as interim cash manager by tracking sources and uses for all divisions. Duties include coordinating loan draws, forecasting upcoming land purchases and tracking weekly, bimonthly and monthly payments to subcontractors. Create cash management tracking system for corporate headquarters.

2003-2004 Haycock Petroleum Company, Inc. Las Vegas, NV

Corporate Controller

·Head of multi-state accounting departments in all phases including accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, cash and financing activities. Staff of approximately thirty-five strewn across seven divisions in three states of the continental southwest United States.

·Assisted with system-wide accounting software conversion in addition to process management for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

·Responsible for preparation of monthly financial statements for internal presentation and management review. Statements include divisional profit and loss as well as monthly gross profit analysis by product. Caught up financial statements by three months and kept them current going forward.

·Head of the conversion team responsible for taking two “legacy” systems, completing a consolidation and eventual launch onto and MAS200 platform from a modified dos/windows environment.

·Prepare multi state and federal excise and motor fuel tax returns including all requests for refunds, filing for timely extensions and exemption status updates.

1999-2003 TCH Development, LLC. Henderson, NV

Manager, Finance and Administration

·Manage and oversee financial activities including disbursement requests, capital calls and reporting for development loans on various projects to include Hyatt Regency, Lake Las Vegas Resort and The Ritz Carlton, Lake Las Vegas Resort. Completed these projects on time and under budget.

·Prepare budgets, perform value engineering, assess feasibility and financially manage construction of projects both locally and regionally. Oversee zoning and entitlement process for projected purchases of commercial properties. Successfully rezoned and entitled parcels for their changed, intended use.

·Secure financing for commercial projects throughout the United States by analyzing lease rates, return on investment and sales value. Secured over $200 million in credit facilities.

·Coordinated financial efforts for various developers in creation of MonteLago Village, a destination resort feature containing 70,000 sq. ft. of retail space, a 40,000 sq. ft. casino, a 30,000 sq. ft. retail bridge and a 350 room-key hotel.

·Negotiate leases with tenants for commercial space before the commencement of the projects.

·Reconcile budgeted construction hard and soft costs to actual costs and prepare variance analysis and reports to be opined on by prospective tenants.

·Prepare various monthly reports that include financial statements, short and long term forecasting reports and operational summaries.

·Perform analysis on costs of projects for various reporting agencies.

·Supervise eight employees in processing accounts payable, accounts receivable and cash management.

Education Masters of Business Administration

Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

Bachelors of Science – Accountancy

California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA

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