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Accountant Accounting

Location:
Houston, TX
Posted:
May 16, 2020

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SATO FUJII, CPA

Houston, TX *****, C: 832-***-****, adc9by@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

JERA Americas Inc. – Houston, TX 6/2018 - Present

Corporate Accounting Supervisor

• Oversee company’s power generation business investment portfolio of six IPP projects of 1.3 billion

Directly reports to Controller.

• Participate in acquisitions and sales of IPP investments including project background, contracts, due diligence

reports, financial reports, tax returns, closing process, and accounting and tax implications

• Work with Big 4 accounting firms for annual audit, tax provisions, transfer pricing, PPA and VIE study

• Business liaison with parent company in Japan for accounting matters including quarterly financial reporting

• General accounting functions, which include preparing technical journal entries, supervising the

close process and preparing the consolidated financial statements

• Assist Development and Asset Management teams on accounting and tax matters

• Responsible for drafting annual service fee agreements with affiliate companies

• Supervise and review work of two accountants including performance reviews

Accomplishments

Led a continuous work flow process improving project involving consultant. Identified inefficiencies and improved 50% in time turnaround by changing policies and procedures and implementing a software.

Work with Upper Management and IT groups to implement a new consolidation system

IHI E&C – Houston, TX 7/2016 – 6/2018

Principal Accountant

• Managed the accounting close process for three entities including the preparation of the consolidated

financial statements

• Produced monthly labor and expense reports for Upper Management

• Researched and provided technical recommendations for various accounting and reporting procedures

• Reviewed and prepared balance sheet account reconciliations

• Maintained fixed asset account register

• Managed PBC requests from external auditors

• Supervised a staff of two accountants

Accomplishments

Improved journal entry productivity by 50% via the creation of macros

Transferred over 2,000 fixed assets from the old to the new accounting system

CORE LABORATORIES – Houston, TX 9/2008 – 6/2016

Senior Financial Reporting Accountant: (2013 – 2016)

Financial Reporting Accountant: (2008 - 2013)

• Maintained eight international entities in the consolidated books in compliance with GAAP

• Responsible for all monthly corporate financial reporting of $250M revenue business unit

• Performed monthly variance analysis of actual vs forecasted revenue and costs for US, Canada, Asia

and Latin America

• Performed intercompany elimination inventory sales revenue and profits entries for different business units

• Assisted with SOX and internal control testing documentation

• Facilitated compiling PP&E expenditures for over sixty international subsidiaries

• Reviewed balance sheet reconciliations of international subsidiaries

Accomplishments

Provided training on various topics to other accountants

Discovered $400k overstatement of business unit inventory balance which led to reduction of account balance

HINES – Houston, TX 9/2006 – 4/2008

Property Management Accountant

• Managed all aspects of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial closing process

• Updated rent leveling and deferred lease cost schedules for leases, including computing and posting

the monthly corresponding journal entries

• Supervised and trained property bookkeeper

• Prepared monthly construction progress report of $20M project

• Prepared and provided audit work papers and tax schedules to external auditors

• Analyzed budgets and quarterly projections for selected revenue and expense accounts

Accomplishments

Assisted in managing a building sale of $110M, netting $40M in profit

Resolved misapplication of cash receipts, which helped identify outstanding tenant payments that led to a reduction in outstanding Accounts Receivables of $125K

Toyo USA, Inc. - Houston, TX 2/1997-8/2006

Accountant

• Managed all aspects of the monthly, quarterly and annual close

• Prepared financial statements including statement of cash flow reports for parent company, and semi-

annual budgetary report

• Assisted in accounting of $85M project, including billing client, paying vendors, reconciling bank accounts,

obtaining state business license, expediting procedure changes, and coordinating visas with legal council

• Supervised and reviewed work of staff accountant

Accomplishments

Implemented MAS90 accounting system, including testing configurations prior to integration, conducting initial system training, and developing /maintaining system user manual

SYSTEMS EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

• Proficient in Oracle R12, Deltek Vision ERP, JD Edwards, QuickBooks, Hyperion, MS Office, MAS 90 (Sage

100 ERP)

• Fluent in Japanese

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

Lynn University - Boca Raton, Florida

BS - Business Administration: Accounting

Certified Public Accountant, State of Texas, 2008



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