Ella Westbrook - Assistant Controller Resume Simple
Experienced accounting professional with over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Proven ability to manage multiple projects and consistently meeting deadlines under pressure.
  • compliance, gaap, management, audits, financial reporting, consolidations, documentation, reconciliations, leadership, accounting, budget, analysis, p l, sec, strategy, reporting, financial statements, general ledger, operations, sarbanes oxley, tax, budgets
  • compliance, financial reporting, healthcare, peoplesoft, training, gaap, financial report, reporting, integration, general ledger
  • 2017-12-252017-12-25

    Assistant Controller


    • Led the month end close process, including reconciliations, journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and budgeting, and financial statement preparation for all departments.
    • Assisted in the preparation of monthly financials, including consolidation of financial statements, variance analysis, budgets, and compliance with GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley.
    • Worked closely with senior management, operations, and corporate Finance to develop and implement financial policies and procedures, including consolidation of the company's internal controls and compliance.
    • Managed the general accounting functions including consolidations, month-end close, and monitoring of internal controls, documenting and analyzing key performance indicators, and preparing monthly and quarterly P&L and balance sheet.
    • Prepared monthly financial reporting package for senior management and Board of Directors. Worked with external auditors to prepare the annual budget and tax strategy.
    • Led the internal audit process by providing documentation and support to the external auditors for the annual audits of the company's insurance and financial services.
  • 2017-12-252017-12-25


    Bank of the West

    • Implemented Lawson general ledger system to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Created and maintained a PeopleSoft Finance module for the entire company.
    • Managed integration of financial reporting and GAAP compliant data integrity. This included the development of a new chart of accounts, and the creation of a new chart of accounts.
    • Provided training and support to the healthcare team to ensure the accuracy of the data. Prepared and reviewed monthly reports for the senior management.
    • Analyzed and interpreted financial data and trends to provide accurate and timely financial information. Worked with the team to develop and implement a new chart of accounts.
    • Developed and implemented new process for tracking and analyzing financial data. Worked with the business to develop a system to track and report on the monthly activity.