A highly motivated, results-oriented, and dedicated professional with a verifiable record of accomplishment spanning over 20 years of experience in the areas of accounting, finance, and financial management.
As a Finance Assistant, I was responsible for the financial statement preparation for the company. The company was sold to the parent company.
Assisted Controller in the preparation of the company's annual operating plan. Worked with the CFO to develop and implement a new financial model for the company.
Implemented technology and software upgrades to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Reduced cost of goods sold by 50%. Created a new process to track and report on the sales.
Implemented new accounting system and trained staff on the use of the general ledger, accounts payable, and accounts receivable modules.
Managed the conversion of accounting software from QuickBooks to NetSuite. Implemented new system and trained staff on the use of the general ledger.
Managed the monthly close process, including the preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, and balance sheet reconciliations.
Senior Corporate Accountant
Worked closely with the Controller to ensure all accounting functions were in compliance with SEC reporting requirements. Responsible for the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecast.
Performed financial and operational audits of the company, including the preparation of SEC filings, annual audit, and other ad hoc requests.
Provide leadership and direction to the accounting team in the areas of financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting for all of the divisions of the company.
Provided financial support to the merchandising department, including the preparation of monthly reports, and the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecast.
Assisted in the preparation of annual audit schedules and other related accounting and administrative operations as required. Worked closely with the Controller to ensure proper internal controls were in place.
Worked closely with the accounting department to ensure that all financial transactions were recorded in accordance with GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley, and internal policies and procedures.