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SUMMARY:

Strategic and analytical finance professional with 15+ years of success in financial reporting, joint Interest Accounting, Fixed Assets, analysis and project management. Highly skilled at increasing productivity through detailed cost analysis. Highly motivated and thrives in high - pressure environments. Accomplished and results-oriented and consistently meets deadlines that help increase company revenue. Excellent financial analyst who is proficient in all industry financial reporting, financial closing, cost accounting, sales and use taxes/Texas, general accounting, intercompany, full cycle accounting, including, reconciliation and account analysis, journal entries, monthly, GAAP quarterly and year-end closing, budget and variance analysis, fixed assets, payroll accounting, accounts payable and receivable.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Microsoft Dynamics: GP, Management Reporter for Microsoft Dynamics ERP, JD Edwards, Excalibur accounting software, QuickBooks, SQL and SQL Server, SAP R/3 ERP, MRP, ECC 4.6, 4.8 & 6.0, Oracle, Oracle Primavera, Business warehouse, Solomon, Peachtree, AS400, MS Project, Cognos TM1, Cognos Planner, MS Office, Lotus Notes, Pivot Tables, Power Point, ERP / Financial System, and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM).Crystal Reporting, 3

Full cycleSAP implementations: FI/CO, New G/L, MM.

3SAP Upgrades: SD & P2P, BW, and data migration. SQL and SQL Server, and experience in gathering business requirements, configuration, writing functional design, working with developers, creating and executing test scripts, mapping and troubleshooting, post implementation support.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Consultant-Contractor

Responsibilities:

  • Month-end closing, journal entries, payroll accounting, accrual entries, Inventory, and fixed assets
  • Monthly, Quarterly & Annual financial statement preparation
  • Filing Texas sales tax returns related to retail sales, leases and rentals
  • Tax Returns

Confidential, Woodlands, TX

Accounting Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • Review and update accounting policy and procedures. Review and approve Journal entries, calculating deferred cost, account analysis, income analysis, Affiliates State filings, wage reporting.
  • Financial closing, Treasury management and analysis, fixed asset inventory reporting, annual staff review and performance evaluations.

Confidential

Controller

Responsibilities:

  • Month-end closing, journal entries, payroll accounting, accrual entries, Inventory, and fixed assets
  • Monthly, Quarterly & Annual financial statement preparation
  • Filing Texas sales tax returns related to retail sales, leases and rentals
  • Bank Reconciliation and account analysis, cost accounting, cost analysis, fix asset schedules
  • Forecast & budgets
  • Accounts Payable/receivables, aiging of accounts receivbles
  • Microsoft Dynamics ERP for Management reporting
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP, QuickBooks, Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Pivot Tables, Queries

Confidential, Houston, Texas

Senior Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Financial and management analysis, cash management, budget analysis, account analysis. Financial reporting: variance analysis, planning, forecasting, and projects, Accounts receivables and invoices.
  • Prepared annual operating and capital budgets, monthly financial forecasts and projected financial statements.
  • Reconcile sales and use tax accrual accounts
  • Responsible for the reconciliation using Cognos and SAP,and crystal reports
  • Analyzed profitability of capital expenditures to support capital budgeting decisions
  • Monitored capital budget spending analyzed and reported on differences between expected and actual spending.
  • Determining the cost of Drilling analysis and reconciliation
  • Participated in monthly reviews of financial results with Operations and Corporate management, and in Annual Operating Plan reviews during the annual budget cycle.
  • Developed and maintained spreadsheet models for forecasting revenues, cost of sales, and operating expenses
  • Develops monthly project progress reports, earned value management (EVM) reporting, prepare and coordinate budget cost reporting with management, management reporting tools, budgeting and estimating and department leads
  • Validation of the Reporting Process and systems using SAP BI/BW and Cognos
  • Complete and submit provisional and year-end Global Cost Contribution Agreement;Ensure reconciliation of lead schedules to US & UK company ledgers
  • Project cost reporting, and audit schedules, Headcount Reporting: regular and contract employees.
  • Maintain the SAP cost code structures required to report UK and US hosted cash cost
  • Complete monthly analysis of general ledger accounts for all companies and profit centers; engage in quarterly review of trial balance and sign-off

Confidential, Houston, Texas

Lead Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated consolidation and release of audited Annual Report for a stand-alone legal entity by liaising with FP&A team, and Financial Accounting and Reporting team. GL account mapping, design and implementation, and End User Testing and Support.
  • Liaised with external auditors during year-end annual report and financial statement attestation.
  • Financial process closing including: manual journals, deferrals, account analysis and reconciliation, accruals, orders.
  • Develop Finance reporting tools, budgeting/ estimating processes, standard Cost set ups and analyses.
  • Financial Analysis and Budgeting
  • Validation of the Reporting Process and systems using SAP BI/BW and Cognos, and crystal reports
  • Inventory and standard costing processes including suspense, and inventory revaluation.
  • Balance Sheet reviews, accounts receivables, audit support, and physical inventory audit. Provided business support activities such as cost center, and profit center creation and maintenance.
  • Planned and estimated system loading transactions.
  • SAP FICO/Controlling Module

Confidential, Houston, Texas

Cost Controller (Contract)

Responsibilities:

  • Develop drilling and completion projects cost structure reporting, Peoplesoft Project Costing and cost account codes directory under standard work breakdown structures for various generic project types.
  • Project cost estimates, earned value management (EVM) reporting, projects budgets and forecast estimates.
  • Project scheduling, accounts receivables, project portfolio management and reporting.
  • Profit center and cost center analysis, Assist Project Manager in tracking cost estimates in the projects. Weekly and monthly cost reports, accruals, cost analysis and advise project leaders on cost over-runs.
  • Manage daily activities for Accounting, Accounts Payables, Cost Accounting and Treasury.
  • Processed monthly accruals and other write-off journal entries.
  • Tracked provider invoices and calculated estimated accruals.
  • Updated balance sheet reports to reconcile between general ledger and sub ledgers.
  • SAP Fi/CO Module

Confidential, Houston, Texas

Senior Financial Analyst (Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain the integrity of the financial reporting process and financial controls. Coordinate, develop and update written policies and procedures over the financial reporting process.
  • Maintain and strengthen internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Research and resolve accounting issues, evaluated and implemented new accounting processes to ensure alignment with GAAP and SOX. End User Testing.
  • Analyzed and managed cash transactions, bank reconciliation, financial closing, account and variance analysis
  • Budget forecast and adhoc Reports
  • Created and updated GL Account Process Documentation, Account Reconciliation and Research.
  • SAP for financial model, micro-soft office suite for dynamics, pivot tables, vlook up and business objects.

Confidential, Buffalo Grove, Ill

Senior Business Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • 75%-90% travel on a regular basis, proving business solutions and valuation services, mergers & acquisition and customizing tax planning to clients throughout the USA and Canada, including filing sales and use tax application. In addition, offering the direction necessary to guide business clients back on course, with modifications to current processes and recommendations, implementation of new systems, and End User Testing.. Including gl account design and mapping.
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Management Reporter for Microsoft Dynamics ERP
  • SAP Fi/CO, MM, and CO Modules

Confidential, Houston, TX

Senior Project Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared annual operating and capital budgets, monthly financial forecasts and projected financial statements.
  • Ensured compliance of financial reporting with group policies and procedures.
  • General accounting to support IT projects and expenditures
  • Financial analysis on structural processes and accounting compliance
  • Financial analysis: profit center, cost center, and job costing
  • Financial closing and market reporting, analyzing financial results
  • Managed capital expenditures
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Monthly closing
  • Monthly financial reporting
  • SAP implementations May 2000- planning, documentation, testing and end user training gathering business requirements, mapping, end user testing, and support.

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