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Top Financial Management Position - Financial Manager - in a Major Corporation
Extremely talented, self-motivated, enthusiastic financial management and accounting professional with over twelve years of experience
in both the public and private sector, preparing financial reports; directing investment activities, and implementing cash managemen
strategies to the highest possible standards of excellence, transparency and compliance with all external regulations, accounting and
financial management standards and internal policies and procedures. Proven track record in achieving sound development and
monitoring of budgets for grants, contracts and general funds.
Maintenance of accurate financial records and ability to prepare clear and accurate reports for informational, auditing and operational use.
Creative and resourceful thinking.
Ability to make quick and excellent decisions and organize thoughts in the face of time constraints and full workload.
Outstanding communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
Sound knowledge and understanding of latest in computer technology.
Deep knowledge of international finance.
Proficiency in French and Spanish.
Ability to achieve strong grasp of operations of various departments within the organization in a short time.
Sound Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines.
Superb organizational and detail-oriented skills.
Outstanding knowledge of governmental accounting practices and procedures, fund accounting and fiscal management.
Uncommon ability to analyze and interpret complex financial data.
Liberty University, Everett, WA 2003 - Present Assistant Financial Manager
Analyze complex financial data and extract and define relevant information; interpret data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and to project a financial probability.
Oversee the development of unrestricted funds budgets, research grants and contracts, revenues, and gift accounts. Analyze budget patterns and projects expenditures.
Oversee the preparation of working papers and approved budgets; ensure that expenditures for budgets, and grants and contracts are monitored and that reports are prepared to maintain balanced accounts.
Develop management, narrative, and statistical reports for private and government donors.
Serve as the contact person for all corporate relations to maintain and enhance Liberty Life's corporate image.
Develop and oversee the maintenance of budget monitoring systems.
Develop complex financial reports for forecasting, trending, and results analysis.
Monitor, identify, and communicate over expenditures to faculty and administrative staff and resolve funding shortfalls.
Oversee the receipt of payments from sponsors and participate in the development of payment schedules.
Review budget justification to ensure it relates to budgeted dollars.
Confirm that anticipated promotions and other increases are calculated into the cost of project.
Ensure compliance with all relevant university and agency regulations and restrictions.
Use appropriate cost rates, such as indirect and benefit rates for proposed budgets.
Confer with appropriate internal and external administrative offices to ensure that required procedures are followed.
Provide instruction and answer questions relating to budget procedures and serve as liaison between the business office and unit areas.
Identify budget issues, provides alternative solutions, and resolves problems.
BigBrother Snacks, Everett, WA 1999 - 2003 Senior Accountant
Responsible for all accounting and financial information for the BigBrother Snacks' retail activities, including web sales, the BigBrother Store, and Repeat Performance.
Performed monthly, quarterly, and annual reconciliations and audit work papers, footnotes, and schedules as requested.
Reviewed, advised, and implemented modifications to accounting systems to maximize productivity, reporting and internal controls.
Provided training in the use of the BigBrothert's computerized financial system and assisted departmental personnel with budget questions, proper expenditure coding,document processing and other accounting related activities.
Performed fiscal year-end and fixed asset accounting as well as annual and mid-yearbudgets.
Performed monthly close processes to increase accuracy of recording financial transactions and analyzing results in a timely manner.
Performed variance analysis, labor efficiency, labor and BigBrother spend analysis, cost estimates, budgets, standard updates, journal entries and account reconciliations.
Act as liaison between Finance and Franchise Cell operations to improve productivity and achieve strategic objectives.
City Technologies, Seattle, WA 1993 - 1998 Accountant
Prepared journal entries and reconciles general ledger and subsidiary accounts;
Prepared monthly financial statements, including distributing monthly revenue and expenditure reports to departments.
Analyzed and reconciled expenditure and revenue accounts, including trustee accounts and investment reports.
Maked wire transfers and journal funding transfers and reconciled monthly bank statements.
Monitored grant revenues and expenditures, ensured data is recorded in the City's financial accounting system.
Calculated and prepared reimbursement billings and tracks receivables; reconciled monthly accounts receivable.
Prepared audit schedules for external auditors and acted as a liaison between the City and auditors.
Prepared and filed annual financial statements for the City, Redevelopment Agency and Public Financing Authority.
Assisted with the preparation of the annual and mid-year budgets.
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
MBA, New York University (1994)
BS degree in accounting, New York University (1992)
Advanced study in linguistics.
Computer Skills: Windows, WordPerfect, PowerPoint, Word, Westlaw, Lexis-Nexus, Lotus Notes and Excel