Apopka, Florida *****
Phone Number: 416-***-**** Email: email@example.com
Consulting: Aug 2019 -Present
Prepare, examined and analyzed accounting records as well as other financial records to access accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards. Prepare Bank reconciliation and assist with imports and billing. Handled accounts receivable, accounts payable and cash receipts. Offered key support to controller and benefit managers. Served as liaison with employers and members on contract and payment issues. Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close; review, analyze and report on inventory valuation, raw materials, WIP, direct and indirect labor, overhead costs, and related variances. Assist in coordination of the annual and cycle physical inventories, including investigate inventory counting variances and resolve issues. Develop and maintain the standard costing model. Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies.
Black and McDonald Sep 2018 – May 2019
Prepare and maintain project budgets, analyze budget variances and prepare estimates of costs to complete. Use JDE to set up job, add cost codes, log, enter, and review change orders, record booked sales, and review/update job forecast. Monitor labor cost.
Prepare salary recovery worksheets and other cost transfer forms
Run and review productivity report. Prepare detail variance analysis and identify trends
Flag any potential risks and concerns. Provide job cost information for month end, quarter end and year end.
Understand billing and revenue language in the contract. Ensure the project set up/structure supports the billing requirements, billing line set up as required
Generate accurate and timely draft billing for customer approval, post approved invoices, and collect overdue invoices. Reconcile monthly billed/unbilled vs. revenue activity, and investigate/resolve unexplained reconciling items. Monitor job for holdback release timelines and required documents for release.
Kenaidan Contracting Ltd. Apr 2009 – Feb 2018
Audit Job Costing Reports, analyzing variances, working with Project Managers, identify areas of cost recovery and solutions. Audit and verify revenue and Invoices to Owners, Change Orders, and Cash Allowance accounts.
Review cost reports to verify that budgets, planned and actual costs, contracts and subcontracts have all been properly tracked. Perform project reviews with Senior Executive and Project Management Personnel
Communicate problem areas to project staff and make adjustments where necessary.
Provide support and expertise to Project Management staff in projecting anticipated costs and savings and identify areas of possible correction and opportunities for recovery.
Participate in monthly job costing meetings providing clarification to printed reports and making note of any decisions or outcomes which need to be analyzed or changed.
Make regular visits to sites on a rotational basis to become familiar with technical and labor issues
Reviews and processes subcontracts, subcontract change orders and Performance and Payment Bonds to ensure they are in compliance with specified terms.
Collects and reviews project subcontractor/supplier lien waivers.
Collects, reviews, and processes subcontractor/supplier monthly project invoices. Needs to ensure all invoices have been accrued properly and timely to the correct cost reports and phase codes.
Ensures proper payments to all subcontractors and major suppliers.
Assists in providing documentation for internal and external reporting and routine audits
Provides monthly assistance to PM staff in the preparation of monthly billings to project owners.
Collects reviews and submits monthly owner billings to the Senior Project Accountant II for processing.
Monitors cash flow and communicates with the project staff on tracking A/R and when the projects are paid.
(DANPLAST PIPE & TUBE INC.) Dec 1996-Mar 2009
General and Cost Accountant Manager
Responsible for the financial and standard cost system for the company:
Perform month-end and year end closing that pertains to Sales, Cost of Sales and Manufacturing variances.
Prepare detailed Cost, Sales and Inventory reconciliation.
Identify and analyze variances and inventory adjustments and provide root causes for corrective actions.
Prepare plant performance reports and inventory turns schedule.
Prepare the monthly flexible budgets and analyze the spending variances. Analyze product line Margin.
Measure changes of materials and operations cost on a quarterly basis.
Assist in auditing annual physical inventory counts, procedures, processes and accuracy.
Review daily stock and purchase adjustments and attend daily production meetings to investigate discrepancies
Key Accomplishment: Prepared and implemented physical inventory and payroll procedures.
Prepared annual audit schedules and liaison with external auditors, which reduced audit time from 20 to 12 working days; a net annual saving of $10k.
National Rubber Company Ltd. (Division of Allen Group Ltd. New York) ADTEK PIPE & TUBE May 1988 – April 1996
Controller /Senior Cost Accountant
Responsible for the day to day work flow of the accounting department of five: Ensure timely and accurate monthly financial statements and oversee preparation of reporting packages.
Initiated effective cost controls over inventory and labor distribution.
Preparing cost-of-goods-sold and production reports for upper management.
Provided financial analysis and support to plant operations.
Improved the company cash-management function through strong controls over cash payments.
Analysis of cost of sales, variances of material, labor efficiencies, and overhead.
Prepared monthly journal entries and assisted Division Controller with the financial reporting for manufacturing facility. Assisted in annual internal and external audits.
Maintained all companywide fixed assets, cost reconciliation and depreciation for federal tax.
Monitored and directed formulation and processing of bills of material. Served as internal auditor for semi-annual inventories.
Accomplishment: Directed the testing and implementation of AccPac financial application, which reduced month-end closure from 8 to 5 working days. Saved almost $ 300,000 annually and improved accounting efficiency
Certified General Accountant Canada (C.G.A.) program—level 4 BA Accounting and Finance (university of Guyana)
Key Courses: Cost Accounting, Financial Accounting, Financial Management and analysis and development of information systems. Managerial Accounting, Corporate Audit and Reconciliation, Intermediate Accounting I and II, Financial Management, Accounting I and II, Internal Audit, Accounting for Not-For-Profits and Managerial Economics.
COMPUTER SOFTWARE / SKILLS
AS 400, JD Edwards, Viewpoint, Jonas, Great Plains, Yardi, Macola, Mas 90, Manman, Peachtree, Quick Book, Navision and Microsoft Office.
Jeff Mirza 647-***-**** President Danplast Inc.
David Murray 416-***-**** Construction Manager Kenaidan Contracting Ltd.