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Accounting Manager Resume

Cleveland, OhiO

SUMMARY:

Has over 10 years of professional experience which has focused on month - end, quarter-end and year-end accounting, financial reporting and audit. Experiences include financial reporting, assessment, specialty risk audits and transition of newly implemented general ledger reporting systems and financial analysis. With a combination of an accounting and IT background, am able to assess risks, work efficiently and identify improvements from both a business and accounting perspective.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Outlook, SAP, ORACLE, QuickBooks, Premium, RISKTAP, and FiServ Pro GL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Cleveland, Ohio

Accounting Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting for companies within Confidential ’s parent company (AFSI)
  • Analyzed financial data on a quarter-end and year-end basis to identify any trends or significant fluctuations
  • Focused on the ORACLE implementation and ensured proper reconciliation of accounts along with proper controls
  • Prepared GAAP financial statements and analytics within an aggressive deadline
  • Managed a team of professionals, including selection/hiring, objective setting, performance management, coaching/development and .
  • Worked with internal and external auditors during quarterly, year- end and SOX testing to ensure any specific questions regarding key controls or accounts were resolved
  • Performed periodic budgeting/modeling to project monthly cash requirements
  • Prepared monthly and annual expense forecasts, including any necessary recommended action to manage costs to achieve budget
  • Compiled and analyzed sales and revenue data to assist in budget preparation
  • Ensured completion and review of all balance sheet reconciliations and identified and communicated findings
  • Ensured the General Accounting processes around all inter-company recordings were accurate
  • Responsible for consolidating subsidiary company ledgers to the parent company (AFSI) main general ledger on a quarterly and year-end basis

Specialty Risk Audit Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Tested all domestic Specialty Risk clients for financial risk by reviewing the programs financial statements (Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement, Income Statement) for any abnormalities
  • Generated standard financial ratios to compare the performance against similar clients
  • Assessed client credit ratings in order to notify executive management of potential collection risks
  • Analyzed months of client activity, including financial, premium and claims reporting/remittances to verify the client adhered to the terms outlined in their contract
  • Conducted interviews with clients’ senior management to address key risk areas identified in previous audit engagements
  • Compiled and reported audit findings to executive management
  • Implemented departmental standards to help track the efficiency of client audits
  • Responsible for the financial due diligence of prospective Specialty Risk clients, including a complete financial review to identify any potential credit risk and verify the proper controls are in place surrounding the financial processes identified in the drafted contract

Confidential, Cleveland, Ohio

IT Advisory & Audit Senior Associate

Responsibilities:

  • Scoped, facilitated and performed Sarbanes-Oxley engagements
  • Identified both audit and business risks of clients’ IT environments, while providing management recommendations and implementation assistance to clients
  • Provided financial audit support by addressing multiple IT related issues such as Program Change, Program Development, Computer Operations and End User Computing as required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • Identified key controls and performed test of design and operating effectiveness to ensure controls are implemented as stated and functioning appropriately to enable reliance for the financial statement audit
  • Responsible for leading engagements including the assignment of tasks, tracking engagement status and budget, and staff
  • Provided effective communication with client management and staff
  • Utilized knowledge of GAAP during IT audits

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