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Senior Accounting Consultant Resume

Blue Bell, PA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Senior accounting professional with a proven record of productivity, quality & integrity. Analytical and detailed oriented, able to identify and implement process improvements that increase accuracy, consistency and efficiency. An energetic team leader, able to communicate effectively with people of all ages and backgrounds, to collaboratively resolve problems, and achieve organizational objectives.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Accounting operations professional
  • Accounts Receivables (AR) & Accounts Payable (AP)
  • Month - end close
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Financial Statements & Management Reporting
  • Sales Tax filing
  • Job costing & analysis
  • Payroll & Human Resources
  • Budgets & Fixed Assets.
  • Deferred Revenue & Royalty

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Great Plains, SAP, MS Office Suite, PeopleSoft, QuickBooks Expert, Xero Expert, FreshBooks Expert, Platinum,Peachtree, FRx, Concur, Epicor, Solomon, Drake, ProSeries, Clients & Profits, Blackline, Oracle, Hyperion HFM

WORK HISTORY:

Senior Accounting Consultant

Confidential, Blue Bell, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the management of the monthly global financial statement close and reporting process focusing on restructuring.
  • Responsible for general ledger/consolidations accounting for restructuring.
  • Preparing Balance sheet/account reconciliations.
  • Using financial and financial related applications/systems (Hyperion - HFM, Hyperion Smartview, Oracle R12, and Blackline) in the monthly and quarterly close and financial reporting processes.
  • Providing quarterly and annual financial and disclosure related information (i.e. Schedules, etc.) to the Director of External Reporting for the Form 10-Q/10-K and ensure the accuracy and completeness of company filings for those respective disclosures.
  • Collaborating with various functional departments (Accounting, Finance, SEC Reporting, and Tax) as appropriate.
  • Preparing working papers for SOX testing
  • Participating in various special projects as needed.

Accounting Consultant

Confidential, Wayne, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and approving balance sheet account reconciliations for assigned accounts in Blackline.
  • Reviewing and approving Fixed Assets Sub-ledger transactions, Depreciation and General Journal entries in SAP.
  • Reviewing and approving R&D Accruals in SAP SRM.
  • Reviewing Fixed Asset processes and transactions for US GAAP adherence and SOX compliance.
  • Responding to Internal Audit questions on SOX Testing.
  • Performing Monthly Financial Statements Trend Review for assigned entities using Hyperion HFM.
  • Assisting with Interim Reporting, Quarterly Reviews & Annual Audits.
  • Other Duties and Projects as assigned.

Senior Accountant T&E - Consultant

Confidential, Wayne, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared balance sheet account reconciliation for assigned accounts.
  • Prepared P&L variance analysis along with commentary for assigned P&L Accounts.
  • Prepared Bank Reconciliations and intercompany reconciliations.
  • Prepared Journal entries, maintaining Depreciation, Lease and Fixed Asset schedules and other amortization schedules.
  • Assisted with Annual Audit, interim reporting and monthly financial statement preparation.
  • Assisting with CashFlow forecast, assisting with annual Budgets & Forecasts.
  • Managed T&E reimbursement process on Concur which includes New Hire setup, terminations & expense audits.
  • Ensure adherence to company T&E policies
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Assistant Controller (Consultant)

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Managed daily AR & AP functions and staff. Monitored cash inflow and outflow and prepared cash-flow forecast.
  • Prepared and approved Invoices and expense in foreign currencies and recorded FX gains and losses.
  • Calculated and monitored Gross Margin, Sales and Artist commissions for Confidential and Exhibitions.
  • Prepared Monthly Artist Statements.
  • Prepared Intercompany billing and reconciled Intercompany accounts.
  • Maintained schedules for Owned, Consigned and Commissioned works.
  • Filed Monthly Sales & Use tax; researched and prepared P&L Budget vs Actual variance analysis along with comments.
  • Assisted with the preparation of Budget & Forecast.
  • Prepared, approved and posted journals entries. Analyzed balance sheet accounts and supporting schedules for month end corporate reporting. Facilitated month end close and timely delivery of Financial statements.

Controller / Accounting Manager

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Oversaw Accounting, Human Resources, Payroll and Logistics functions of the organization.
  • Managed daily AR, AP, Billing and Collections and prepared weekly cash-flow forecast. Researched and approved chargebacks, and followed-up discrepancies.
  • Prepared job costing and negotiated prices with factory vendors.
  • Liaised with Factory vendors, Shipping companies and 3rd Party warehouse on order prioritization, accuracy and on-time delivery and pickups.
  • Filed Monthly Sales & Use tax; researched and prepared Budget vs Actual variance analysis along with comments.
  • Maintained GL integrity, posted journals, prepared bank reconciliation, analyzed balance sheet accounts and prepared Financial Statements. Prepared annual budget and suggested budgetary changes to increase Profit.

Controller

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Communicated weekly with Sales Team on Sales forecast and client purchase order confirmation and sales order entry.
  • Communicated daily with Warehouse on EDI transactions; confirmed receipt of EDI PO, transmission of Packing slips and Invoices. Reviewed daily shipment reports from warehouse and resolved issues affecting delayed shipments.
  • Communicated with Production Team on product costing and price negotiations.
  • Communicated with Logistics Team on shipping terms and issues that impact Letters of Credit.
  • Responded to Factor company on questions relating to client credit approval, daily sales, Letters of Credit and Cash Advance requests. Prepared borrowing Base Calculation. Daily reconciliation of Internal AR vs Factor AR. Acted as point of contact for Bank Audits.
  • Prepared and sent monthly Royalty calculations and reports to Licensor company. Acted as point of contact for Royalty audits
  • Facilitated Month end close, timely preparation and delivered of financial statements.

Divisional Accounting Manager

Confidential, Brooklyn, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Reported to Division Controller and managed 10 Staff performing AR, AP, Purchasing and Payroll
  • Managed weekly Union Payroll processing. Ensured accurate hours, rates and payroll deductions entries. Approved rates and payroll adjustments.
  • Approved purchase orders. Researched PO to AP discrepancies. Approved and posted AP vouchers for payment.
  • Approved daily Billing entries (Driver hours and vehicle mileage), Fuel deliveries, and Cash Fare Reconciliation.
  • Prepared monthly balance sheet account reconciliations, posted adjusting entries, prepared P&L and Balance Sheet.
  • Prepared P&L Variance analysis; researched variance and prepared comments. Reviewed comments with Division Controller & General Manager before submission to Corporate.

Assistant Controller

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Initially responsible for all accounting function QuickBooks setup, created chart of accounts.
  • Managed accounts payable, ensuring that liabilities were recorded and vendors were paid timely and in accordance with established payment terms.
  • Daily reconciliation of credit card transaction, ensured chargebacks were investigated and processed in a timely manner.
  • Prepared balance sheet account reconciliation, posted journal entries and files Sales & Use Tax returns.
  • Prepared the monthly financial statements, P&L variance analysis and cash flow forecasts.
  • Reviewed financial statements with the Finance Director before submission to upper management.
  • Acted as point of contact and administrator for system conversion from QuickBooks to Platinum.

Accounting Manager

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Managed daily operations of finance department trained, mentored and reviewed staff on job responsibilities and performance. Ensured strict adherence to company Accounting Policies and GAAP and IFRS Standards.
  • Acted as point of contact and administrator for PeopleSoft Financial system conversion and Concur system implementation.
  • Prepared monthly P&L Variance analysis, revenue analysis and margin analysis and trend.
  • Performed Month End close, reviewed and all balance sheet accounts & schedules for accuracy, reviewing and approving Journal entries. Reviewed Bank reconciliation & Inter-company billing. Prepared Cash Flow forecasts and management reports.
  • Worked with Auditors and prepared work papers for quarterly reviews, yearly audits and income tax preparation.

Accounting Supervisor / Staff Accountant

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Managed and performed daily A/P & A/R staff and functions.
  • Reported and managed daily lock box collection activities and referred past due accounts to collections agencies.
  • Prepared monthly payroll entries and commissions reports.
  • Prepared monthly exchange reports which includes calculating and processing third party and soft dollar commissions.
  • Prepared monthly accruals, prepaid, depreciation and deferred revenue entries. Prepared Balance sheet analysis for assigned accounts. Maintained fixed asset schedule. Assisted with month end closing and preparation of Financial Statements.

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