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Financial Analyst Accounting Manager

Trenton, NJ
May 10, 2021

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Victor Thogode


Progressive experience in corporate and financial accounting management in manufacturing, distribution, consumer, financial securities, and state government.

Proficient in general ledger accounting, accounts receivable and accounts payable, payroll, cash management, GAAP and regulatory compliance.

Superior research and analytical skills; expertise in financial reporting, consolidated financial statement preparation, budgeting, forecasting and variance reporting.

A strong leader who identifies and manages talent well, cultivates a strong team, and mentors’ staff to provide continuous opportunity for growth.

Solid business acumen combined with an Intuitive understanding of executive level reporting needs.

History of success in managing projects and process improvement initiatives using advanced computer skills to drive technological changes that improve reporting functionality.


Congoleum Corp-Mercerville, NJ May 2017-November 2020

Financial Analyst

Responsible for analyzing Sales, Purchases, Operating results and Accounts Payable using historical data, trends and forecasts.

Identify areas of efficiency/inefficiency and communicate findings to the Director of Finance and Accounting Manager

Assist in updating and improving financial models, asset management, fixed assets scheduling, spreadsheets, analysis, and forecasts.

Support the month-end close through reconciliation and maintenance of subsidiary ledgers for assigned accounts

Maintain construction in progress projects including approved amounts, timing and subsidiary ledgers

Serve as a backup for the finance team performing cash application, expense report review and check distribution when team members are out of the office

Special side projects

Learning all new aspects of the manufacturing industry

BNY Mellon-King of Prussia, PA

Senior Associate-Financial Reporting April 2016-December 2016

Contribute to the work of the Client Reporting Team in its objective to deliver Black Rock client reporting and the Automation of Client reporting for the reporting period

Prepared Quarterly, Semi-annual, and Annual reports for clients adhering to the guidelines of regulatory reporting

Addressed questions from clients and update reports accordingly

State of New Jersey – Trenton, NJ 2014 – 2015

Senior Financial / Budget Analyst (Contractor)– Department of Community Affairs, Hurricane Sandy Relief Division

Administered a $3.4B post-disaster reconstruction budget funded through the US Department of Housing & Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery programs.

Reviewed, approved, processed, and allocated $1.7B in funding requests to homeowners, tenants, landlords, developers, and local governments based on parameters of 15 separate funding programs.

Executed daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual, and annual financial reporting to funding authorities.

Created Excel spreadsheet programs using pivot tables and advanced functionality to compile budge and perform forecasting.

State Street US Investor Services / State Street Corporation – Princeton, NJ 2000 – 2014

Senior Financial Analyst (Contractor) (2011 – 2014)

Supported corporate relocation of securities transaction processing job function to Boston, MA at the request of Departmental VP.

Extracted data from Bloomberg Financial System and IDC (International Data Group) to set up derivatives for swaps, options, futures, and securities in the Portfolio Accounting System (PAS).

Researched, analyzed, and communicated financial data to clients on behalf of management.

Collected, analyzed, and consolidated data from various sources for daily financial reporting purposes.

Fixed Assets Account Manager / Supervisor/PAS Specialist/Senior Accountant (2000 – 2011)

Managed a team of up to seven Accountants; hired, trained, mentored, and motivated personnel to execute daily fund accounting work with strict reporting standards and processing deadlines.

Directed daily valuation and reporting of assigned municipal bond mutual funds in accordance with GAAP and industry standards, internal controls, and applicable securities reporting requirements.

Prepared and booked journal entries for monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and year-end closings.

Analyzed and responded to variance inquiries in security calculations from the client (BlackRock) and provided customer service support to clients in the banking industry on a daily basis.

Performed financial analysis of mortgage-backed securities on Bloomberg.

Responded to SEC inquiries and facilitated internal and external audit proceedings.

Performed complete set up of derivatives and executed on ad-hoc reporting requests from Senior Manager using advanced Excel and computer skills.

Drove successful data migration initiative to convert from PAS to MCH system.

As Subject Matter Expert, researched, responded to, and resolved technical and accounting issues related to the PAS System and related fund accounting practices.

Provided operational support to 300+ accounting personnel processing mutual fund transactions.

Communicated regularly with third-party vendor to troubleshoot and resolve technical system issues, serving effectively as a liaison between service provider and Fixed Asset and Support departments.

Identified, researched, and resolved discrepancies resulting from accounting processing errors and assisted Trade Processing Unit with trade entry problems.

Recorded complex trades and corporate actions in PAS.

Executed BETA testing of PAS system enhancements and development projects.

Mentored, trained, and supervised Staff Accountants in the execution of daily / monthly transaction processing and all reporting functions associated with mutual fund accounting.

Executed high-level fund portfolio analysis projects as well as complex calculations to determine value and cash availability.

Reconciled transaction processing and resolved discrepancies with transfer agents and bank.

Generated reports and maintained records required for fund audits, published reports for shareholders, tax returns and SEC filings.

Prepared ad hoc reports for senior management and ensured overall operational compliance with required controls and regulatory reporting requirements.


BS Degree: Cazenovia College – Cazenovia, NY (1991)


Bloomberg Financial System, Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced Excel, Word), Outlook, Access, QuickBooks, PeopleSoft, Portfolio Accounting System (PAS), Multi Currency Horizon (MCH), SAP.

14 Heather Drive Ewing, NJ 08638 732-***-****

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