FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL
Motivated, results-oriented, and dynamic professional with more than 20 years of comprehensive financial and operational management expertise, specializing in non-profit environments with an emphasis on educational, social-service, healthcare provider, manufacturing and energy sector, and faith-based organizations; Skilled communicator able to build collaborative relationships with cross-functional teams, peers, communities, and stakeholders; analytical and organized with hands-on style of leadership and fearless approach to problem solving.
Accounting & Payroll
Strategic Planning & Analysis
Training & Development
Funding Sourcing & Proposals
Sept 2016 – Present - Senior Accountant (Consultant-Part Time) – Apex Commerce Solutions, LLC, Dobbs Ferry, NY
Analyzing general ledger accounts, maintaining weekly cash flow report for management.
Designed and implemented organizational budget; Performed analysis of data on operational budget spend to enable team to meet Key Performance Indicators.
Accountable for Month and year-end closing, supervising both Accounts payable and Accounts Receivable including
reconciliation of subsidiary ledgers. Oversees purchasing, maintenance, contracts and IT departments
Feb. 2018 – Present Hi-Tech Info, LLC – Self owned consulting company
Client: Robert Half International – Contractual Assignments as third party vendor
1.Assistant Controller - Hudson Heritage Federal Credit Union, Newburgh, NY
Quarterly brick analysis for various different banking products, maintain FHLB & prime rate schedule; analyzed various different type of loan product, prepared asset and liability management (ALM) reports to manage risks. Reconciled & compared various accounts from AIRES (Automated Integrated Regulatory Examination System) to general ledger accounts and prepared financial reports; research differences & reconciled charge off amounts. Collected and analyzed project level and counterparty financial statements, business plans, annual budgets, and cash flow projections to create a value of a portfolio of investments. Analyzed weekly reports and systems to determine the accuracy of information and proceeded appropriate action to correct if inaccurate or incomplete; produced risk-rating scores for multiple investments; provided data analysis and portfolio stratification across entire credit risk portfolio in support of capital modeling and credit risk reporting. Analyzed various deposit accounts; loan interest obligations comparisons & analysis with AIRES records;
2.Controller – MPI Systems, Poughkeepsie, NY
Accountable for month end, year end and yearend audit with external auditors for final certified financials, Prepared accurate and timely financial statements in accordance with the manufacturing firm’s established schedule and compliance with GAAP principles; Reconciled various balance sheet accounts including work-in-progress, Inventory; reconciled monthly bank statements; Reviewed payroll journal entries; Reviewed/prepared/posted journal entries (Made2Manage); Prepaid fixed assets, accrued expenses, and accrued work in progress and inventory accounts, Managed staff of 3.
Mar. 2017 – June 2017 Audit Manager (Consultant thru Creative Financial Services) – GMHC New York, NY
Prepared accurate and timely financial statements in accordance with the firm’s established schedule and compliance with GAAP Principles; Preparing account reconciliations to ensure accurate financial reporting and general ledger maintenance. Reconciled various balance sheet accounts; reconciled monthly bank statements; Reviewed payroll as prepared biweekly by the firm’s Payroll Accounting Associate (ADP); Reviewed/prepared journal entries (MIP); prepared work papers for year-end audit, including Prepaid Assets, Accrued Expenses and Deferred Rent; accomplished external audit for last three years.
Oct. 2012 – Aug. 2016 Accounting Manager (Controller) – Somers Manor Nursing Home, Inc. Somers, NY
Owned month end and year end closing process for total revenue of 40 million dollars; balance sheet, General Ledger and profit & loss accounts analysis, cash flow; researched past and current reconciling items; resolved and ensure data integrity; reviewed/prepared bank reconciliations; supervised in-house weekly payroll of 350 employees. Managed A/P and A/R operation including monthly billing to match-up with census, managed collection from Medicaid, Medicare, MLTC plans, HMO plans and various insurance.
Saved material expenses by negotiating contracts with vendors. Created, implemented and monitored budget, reports versus actual for senior management and board of directors. Created operating expense budget and operating expense variance analysis, utilized analysis to recognize cost savings; performed monthly review of financial statements. Prepared quarterly and year end reporting packages and schedules for financial reporting, legal and tax departments. Review and approved PO's and capital project requests, trained and assisted staff. Managed staff of 7
Accountable for Month and year-end closing, responsible for prepaid, fixed assets and depreciation schedule and related journal entries. Administered employee benefits including 401K Plan, health insurance, flex spending and transit checks. Accomplished supporting documentation to annual financial statements footnotes for outside auditors,
May 2007 – Oct. 2012 Senior Accountant – Frette Inc., New York, NY
Prepared work papers for annual audit; supervised A/P and A/R operations including cash disbursements and expense reporting lease contracts, security deposits, quarterly commercial property and sales and use tax filings, calculation of additional and percentage rent, Sales analysis, calculated sales comminsions; prepared and reconciled monthly sales and sales commission reports; inventory management and reports; Balance sheet, General Ledger and profit and loss Accounts analysis, accounting detail, cash receipts; bank reconciliation; researched and analyzed past and current reconciling items; resolved and ensure data integrity; compiled and tracked information for products; prepared cash reports, trial balances, budget variances, coordinating wire transfers for disbursements; monitoring, managed and reconciled cash accounts. Managed Staff of 4
Aug. 1996 – May 2007 Hi-Tech Info, LLC – Self owned consulting company
Client listing provided as follows:
Entergy - Indian Point Nuclear Energy, Buchanan, NY - June 2006 - May 2007
Lakeland Central Schools District, Shrub Oak, NY - July 2005 - June 2006
Jewish Board of Family & Children’s Services, Inc., NY, NY - Mar. 2004 –June 2005
Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, NY - Aug. 1998 – Feb. 2004
Medtronic Inc, Allendale, NJ - Aug. 1996 – Aug. 1998
Responsible for planning, directing and administering comprehensive accounting department, regular financial reporting, reports on all capital projects; month-end & year-end closing under FERC accounting guidelines, prepared monthly and quarterly cash flow and financial management reports collaborated with project managers in maintenance of historical statistical records.
Reconciled/analyzed balance sheet and p/l general ledger accounts; administered preparation of payroll for 600 employees, calculated retro pay, longevity bonuses and differentials; completed/filed NYSED financial reports, including form ST-3; prepared NY State and Federal certified fiscal financial report (CFR). Recorded/calculated fixed asset and monthly depreciation expense/accruals, accumulated provision for depreciation.
Designed, implemented and maintained operating budgets of $170 million for State and Federal trust and grants; conducted in depth financial analysis of camp programs and activities and managed financial reports for state funded programs; prepared bank reconciliations for various cash and treasury accounts; managed daily cash receipts/cash disbursements, prepared daily cash reports and projections; overseen encumbrances for construction of new Children’s Hospital (over $330 million); prepared and maintained expense reimbursements reports for State and County backed public bond trust.
Designed/executed operating budget of $385 million for Medical center and Taylor Care Center (Nursing Home with 400 beds), provided senior management timely financial information and reports; Analyzed Medicare and Medicaid insurance compensation.
Detailed account analysis for P&L and balance sheet. Managed payroll journal entries, maintained 401K contribution records; filled sales tax returns for U. S. States and Canada. Inter-company accounting, monthly journal entries, allocations and reconciliations, sales and revenue forecast
Prepared various AD-hoc Reports as required. Capital projects monthly variance financial reports, expenses and contracts analysis; directly working with project managers and assisting business services department, maintains historical statistical records; negotiated vendors’ contracts for Federal, State and local Governments.
(1) Bachelor’s Accounting and Auditing – Gujarat University
(2) A.A.S., Computer Systems Mgmt. – (3) A.B.A., Marketing & Business Mgmt. – The College of Westchester, NY
SAP • QuickBooks • JD Edwards • Oracle • MS Dynamics Great Plains • PeopleSoft 9.0, Synergy SIS, ALM, AIRES
• Macola • SOS • Sigma Care • MIP • MS Office Suite • Raisers Edge • E-Z Fund • Made2Manage