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Accounting Financial

Location:
Tucson, AZ, 85712
Salary:
$80-$90K
Posted:
March 09, 2020

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SUMMARY

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EXPERIENCE

SB STEPHANIE

BALLESTEROS

adb7xp@r.postjobfree.com / C: 520-***-****

Tucson, AZ 85750

Seasoned financial leader with over 31 years' experience in accounting, financial planning, and reporting, seeking to leverage background to take next career step with respected organization rewarding talent, ambition, and results. Executive leadership advisement

Corporate strategic planning

Internal controls development

Balance sheet management

Profit and loss management

Payment disbursement

Financial document review

Month-end and year-end closings

General ledger accounting

Risk management

ControllerCurrent / GG Growth LLC/Growers House LLC - Tucson, AZ 12/2014 - Reorganized finance and accounting departments to improve efficiency and cut excess spending. Validated systems and procedures to support program implementation and streamline auditing processes. Created internal controls and corrective actions to reduce risk or deficiencies. Updated billing procedures to improve overall efficiency and reduce accounts receivable. Managed cash flows to optimize year-end tax benefits. Administered payroll for employees and oversaw corporate payroll reconciliation and tax activities. Collaborated with program leaders and staff to provide education and training on finance and accounting procedures.

Oversaw financial reporting, accounts payable and receivable, asset coordination, account management and budgets.

Prepared monthly financial statements, coordinated annual audits and facilitated preparation of Consolidated Annual Financial Reports.

Facilitated and completed annual financial statement audits and reviewed results. Developed complex P&L reports to inform stakeholders. Reviewed account reconciliations and journal entries and resolved discrepancies to maintain record and account accuracy.

Managed accounts payable and receivable and developed budgets. Managed accounts payable and receivable.

Managed day-to-day finance operations by working closely with accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll staff to provide direction. Consistently tested and developed strategies to improve information flow throughout organization. Controller / Cherry Landscape Inc. - Tucson, AZ 01/2001 - 05/2012 EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Spearheaded and directed accounting divisions to manage fund accounting, accounts payable and accounts receivable, payroll, budget and grant accounting functions. Oversaw financial reporting, accounts payable and receivable, asset coordination, account management and budgets.

Maintained general ledger and chart of accounts, performed complex accounting functions such as journal entry preparation, account analysis, balance sheet reconciliation and preparation of quarterly financial statements. Oversaw month-end closing process, prepared financial statements and managed advanced reconciliations. Collaborated with program leaders and staff to provide education and training on finance and accounting procedures.

Used US GAAP to shape technical accounting policies and procedures. Managed accounting, payroll, and financial reporting activities. Controlled revenue collection systems to maintain information quality and integrity. Controller / Concrete Done With Love Inc. - Tucson, AZ 01/1998 - 04/2001 Managed daily accounting operations, including closing, reporting and reconciliation functions. Maintained general ledger and chart of accounts, performed complex accounting functions such as journal entry preparation, account analysis, balance sheet reconciliation and preparation of quarterly financial statements. Maintained internal controls and safeguards for revenues, costs, budgets and expenditures. Implemented multiple software conversions, including desktop setup and staff training. Modified comprehensive financial reporting package to reflect growing organizational complexity and managed financial reporting processes to validate internal and external financial results align with GAAP. Oversaw financial reporting, accounts payable and receivable, asset coordination, account management and budgets.

Oversaw month-end closing process, prepared financial statements and managed advanced reconciliations. Controller / A & D Development Inc. - Tucson, AZ 01/1989 - 12/1997 Prepared and presented operational reports to senior management and executive teams. Supervised accounting and financial functions, including month-end close processes, and reconciled treasury transactions; worked with Chief Financial Officer and external auditors to complete year-end close process. Updated billing procedures to improve overall efficiency and reduce accounts receivable. Used US GAAP to shape technical accounting policies and procedures. Administered payroll for employees and oversaw corporate payroll reconciliation and tax activities. Maintained general ledger and chart of accounts, performed complex accounting functions such as journal entry preparation, account analysis, balance sheet reconciliation and preparation of quarterly financial statements. Reviewed account reconciliations and journal entries and resolved discrepancies to maintain record and account accuracy.

Assured corporate income tax compliance to maintain accurate completion of corporate income tax returns, including application of favorable tax codes.

Controlled revenue collection systems to maintain information quality and integrity. Spearheaded and directed accounting divisions to manage fund accounting, accounts payable and accounts receivable, payroll, budget and grant accounting functions. Produced financial reports and audit documentation to facilitating internal and external auditing. University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ 05/1989

Bachelor of Science: Education



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