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Senior Accountant Resume

Alpharetta, GA

SUMMARY:

  • CPA, Big 8 audit (Arthur Andersen)
  • SEC reporting, acquisition accounting
  • Consolidations, including international
  • Project management
  • Software implementation

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

Oracle Financials, Excel (advanced including pivot and vlookups, macros), PowerPoint, Access, Visio, SQL, Crystal Reports, SAP, Peachtree general ledger systems, Axentis SOX 404 compliance software. Microsoft SharePoint and LiveMeeting applications

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

Senior Accountant

Responsibilities:

  • Privately held global provider of business, financial and information management software for legal and professional services firms.
  • Responsible for month - end financial statement preparation for expenses.
  • Supervise Accounts Payable, General Accounting, Fixed Assets, Accounts Receivable, Cash Collections.
  • Liaison for Deloitte tax department for state tax returns.
  • Treasury operations - bank reconciliations, merchant accounts, interest expense, wire transfers.
  • Responsible for international locations in UK and Netherlands.
  • Supervise 4 staff accountants.

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

Senior Accountant

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared monthly Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Bad Debt Reserve, and Fixed Assets for a $250 Million subsidiary.
  • Performed monthly variance analysis for actual results to both rolling Forecast and Annual Plan.
  • Ensured compliance with Confidential SOX controls, coordinate SOX and external audits with Deloitte & Touche.
  • International accounting for a UK subsidiary, foreign currency translation and consolidations.
  • Post Acquisition integration for 4 acquisitions totaling $200 Million, performed purchase accounting for opening balance sheet, implementation of the Confidential Oracle general ledger and training staff on Confidential accounting processes.
  • Analyzed Goodwill and intangible assets for acquisitions.
  • Identify, research, and assist in the resolution of complex accounting transactions.
  • Provide support, research, analysis, and information reporting as needed for Controller, Directors, Corporate Controller, and Regional Financial Analysts.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and executed the initial SOX audit program for a $19 billion corporation, including international locations. Coordinated the accumulation of more than 10,000 SOX test results globally for year end SOX reporting and analysis resulting in timely remediation of test fails. Identified internal control gaps and made recommendations for improvement.
  • Compiled internal control reporting results used to develop dashboards reviewed by Executive leadership and used by external auditors, ensuring CCE compliance with SOX 404.
  • Project managed the implementation of a SOX 404 compliance software system in a 60 day period.
  • Supervised 3 accounting staff.
  • Trained 800 management employees at 600 distributed locations, including European locations in Great Britain, France and the Netherlands, on the online SOX controls certification software resulting in accountability and understanding of internal controls at the location level. Managed the on-going field support and communication.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Accounting Contractor

Responsibilities:

  • Cox Enterprises, Interim Controller for Confidential Soccer
  • Consolidated financial results utilizing Peachtree software for 8 teams in the United States resulting in accurate financial condition of the league. Developed standardized billing for TV commercial time for timely collection of sponsor funding resulting in increased cash flow. Conducted weekly conference calls with 8 Team Controllers to communicate corporate initiatives and receive feedback.
  • UPS Capital, Senior Accountant
  • G/L and loan reconciliation project. Analyzed 50 customer loans over a 12 month period and re-calculated interest income. Prepared 200+ journal entries to correct recognition of interest income. Balanced Bank of America bank statement with over $300 million in assets resulting in correct account reconciliations and elimination of over 200 reconciling items dating back more than 12 months. Utilized Oracle Financials.

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