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Accounting Food Service

Location:
Hollywood, FL
Posted:
October 23, 2019

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HARRY TAUBENFELD

**** ********* **** *****, **** LAUDERDALE, FL 33312

C: 954-***-**** adanuy@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

A seasoned financial and operations executive with extensive experience in accounting, budgeting and analysis, and strategic planning for public and private companies ranging from $10M to $150M.

Vital in growth of local distribution company from $15M to $100M and subsequent sale to Sysco Corporation

Developing and managing hundred million-dollar budget for subsidiary of Fortune 100 company

Owning and managing one of the industry's premier Kosher hospitality companies

Supported structure and execution of IPO of privately held businesses and subsequent acquisition of new companies

WORK HISTORY

TOWN OF PEMBROKE PARK

A temporary assignment through Robert Half Management Resources

Interim Budget & Finance Director Pembroke Park, Florida 2018 – Present

Work closely with Town Manager to implement new accounting policies and procedures

Facilitate and oversee Annual Audit; work with outside auditors to prepare Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

Prepare financial analysis of budgets and monthly reports for City departments and third-party agencies

Reconcile City accounts and financial records with bank institutions and regulatory agencies

Perform general accounting duties including maintaining chart of accounts, preparing and reviewing journal entries, reconciling and balancing general and subsidiary ledgers

LASKO GETAWAYS

One of Southeast United States’ most respected Kosher hospitality companies, LKG plans and executes multi-million dollar buy-outs

of prestigious luxury hotels for exclusive use during Passover and the Jewish New Year.

Chief Operating Officer Hollywood, Florida 2010 – 2018

Purchased 50% stake in business, which expanded my role to include developing strategic plan; reorganizing debt; implementing new systems

Operated profitable Passover hotel in first year of ownership. Doubled profit in three-year period and paid off $1M of debt in seven years.

Key team member in pursuit of growth opportunities. Performed financial and business analysis to determine viability of new business prospects.

Handled daily business operations including specialty program planning, all accounting functions; overseeing sales and marketing; managing hotel room inventory; and liaising with hotel management, third-party caterers and event production companies.

Oversaw onsite programming and service execution including guest relations, daily activities, staffing for over 100, and provision for over 3,000 meals per day.

Controller Hollywood, FL 2007 – 2010

Recruited to manage finances of $20 million hospitality company.

Responsible for accounting and bookkeeping including reconciliations of dual systems, financial reporting pertaining to cash receipts, expenditures, and profit and loss.

Created and managed annual sales and expense budgets for multiple entities

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FRESHPOINT SOUTH FLORIDA, A DIVISION OF SYSCO CORPORATION

A leading produce and dairy distribution company in the southeast, Freshpoint services the food service, retail, cruise and export industries. Freshpoint acquired independent distribution company, A One A Produce, in late 2005.

Chief Financial Officer Pompano Beach, FL 2006 – 2007

Restructured POS system to help enable accuracy and attain cost savings. Streamlining process increased warehouse efficiency and reduce cost by a half million dollars.

Facilitated the conversion and implementation of new financial and management reporting systems to create compatibility between and efficiency of in-house and corporate platforms.

Instrumental in merger process of two produce companies and the relocation into 170,000 square-foot facility.

Oversaw 15-person team responsible for Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, Human Resources, Inventory Control; and prepared weekly and monthly financial reports for newly merged company.

A ONE A PRODUCE & PROVISIONS, INC.

The largest fresh produce distributor in South Florida at the time, A One A Produce grew from an independent $16 million company to a $100 million company.

Controller Pompano Beach, FL 1996 – 2006

As part of executive management team, helped increase annual revenues by 525% in 10 years via expansion of product line, foray into export and cruise ship sectors, and supporting penetration into Southwest and Central Florida.

Key member of due diligence financial team related to company sale.

Supervised nine-person team including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Human Resources.

Worked directly with CFO in the development of annual operating budget.

Performed monthly accounting functions including preparation of journal entries, account analyses of P&L variance, inter-company accounts and aging; and balance sheet reconciliations.

EDUCATION

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE Accounting, Yeshiva University, New York



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