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Financial Accountant/analyst Resume

NY

SUMMARY

  • A results oriented & focused professional with comprehensive knowledge.
  • Experience in financial accounting and analysis in firms of varying sizes. The last sixteen years in the same company.
  • Experience in preparing monthly financial statements by collecting data; analyzing and investigating variances; summarizing data, information and trends.
  • Skilled in presenting accounting and finance issues to all levels of management in a comprehensible manner.
  • Skilled in generating all spreadsheets used by outside auditors to prepare Federal and State Tax returns.
  • Demonstrated expertise in financial analysis/planning, budgeting and process analysis.
  • Experienced preparing State Sales and Use Tax, Local Tax and Payroll Tax Returns.
  • Proficient in Excel, Opera, M3 and several in - house systems.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • General Ledger
  • Balance Sheet
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • All Financial Statements
  • Excel Spreadsheets
  • Budgeting
  • Tax Handling
  • Management Reporting
  • Financial Planning and Analysis

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, NY

Financial Accountant/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Total responsibility for all accounting, budgeting and analysis functions.
  • Prepared spreadsheets for outside auditors and assisted in due diligence audits.
  • Prepared all monthly financial statements and collecteted; analyzed and investigated data variances; prepared budgets and developed forecasts.
  • Reconsiled all financial reports and bank statements.
  • Responded to accounting/finance inquires by gathering, analyzing, summarizing and interpreting data.
  • Prepared all State Sale Use Tax, County Rent Tax and Payroll Tax returns.
  • Complied with state, federal and local tax filing requirements by researching regulations; adhering to requirements; advising management on required action and assembled data for annual tax filing.
  • Negotiated tax settlement with the State of New York and had assessment reduced by $45,000.
  • Conserved company resources by implementing automated accounting system to replace manual system.
  • Create, prepare and maintain extensive Excel spreadsheets to generate appropriate journal entries from raw data related to lodging, restaurant and lounge activities.
  • Re-design of system allowed for reduction by half of time allotted to accounting functions.
  • Generated extensive management accounting and analysis reports using Excel.
  • Assisted in implementation of M3 accounting system for newly acquired property.

Confidential, Bellmore, NY

Financial Account Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for sales and comparative analysis of various mortgage rates and offerings.
  • Acted as liaison with several banks and lenders.

Confidential, New York, NY

Finance Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for financial analysis and budgeting for $160 million operation.
  • Managed Balance Sheet accruals as well as the Royalty, Accounts Payable, Cash, Inventory, Cost and Tax Departments.
  • Dramatically improved both inventory control and the accuracy of cost of goods sold calculations by developing new on-line system reports and Excel spreadsheets
  • Was able to reduce annual staffing costs by $40,000 by creating and implementing inventory reports.
  • Reduced time needed to prepare semi-annual royalty statements by over 40 hours by re-engineering process.
  • Re-negotiated payment schedules during short cash period that allowed average payable age to increase to 153 days from a normal of 40 days, while protecting vendor relationships.
  • Reviewed a previously negotiated tax settlement with the State of New York and had assessment reduced by $80,000.
  • Decentralized budgeting process by fully involving the division heads
  • Responsible for reviewing financial results and generating reports to explain variances and trends.
  • Prepared all state Sales and Use Tax and City Rent Tax returns.
  • Generated all spreadsheets used by outside auditors to prepare Federal and State Income Tax returns.

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