Senior Accounting Professional Resume
6851 Sample Road, City, Georgia 30328, (555) 555-7856, Email@yahoo.com
SENIOR ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONAL
Financial Management ~ Corporate Accounting ~ Management Consulting
Seasoned financial and management accountant acknowledged for
sound decision-making abilities, analytical skills, business
acuity, ongoing education, and problem solving skills.
Strategic, methodical and reliable; enjoy the challenge of
resolving long-term issues, and influencing revenue positive
outcomes. Recognized for calm demeanor in mediating conflict,
and pursuit of delivering consensus amongst stakeholders with
diverse agendas. Enjoy opportunities to think "outside the box"
deriving new solutions to old problems through strategic
information gathering, data collection, and comprehensive
scrutiny. Persuasive and concise communicator; experienced in
dealing with all levels of management in varied industries, and
coaching subordinates for greater productivity and
understanding. Academic preparation includes Certified
Public Accountant, BBA in Accounting, and SAP Certification in
FI/CO module. Available for travel and relocation.
Areas of Experience
- Financial Analysis & Management Reporting
- Strategic Financial & Business Planning
- Information Systems Implementation
- Managerial & Human Resource Experience
- Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance
- Audit & Internal Control
- International Experience
- Staff Supervision & Training
- Corporate Accounting
- Project Management
- Budgeting & Forecasting
- Asset Acquisition
SAP, J.D. Edwards (JDE), PeopleSoft, Oracle, Fourth Shift, Timberline, Platinum, Infinium, Business Control Systems
(BCS), Property Tax Management Systems (PTMS), Microsoft Office and Windows operating systems.
Key member of Coca Cola Enterprise's Sarbanes-Oxley
(SOX) Implementation and Compliance Team testing for
compliance with requirements of SOX section 404 & 302 and
COSO framework. Developed and executed test scripts for
application, governance, and access controls including SAS70
attestation and remediation testing. Work with business
unit process control owners to identify, document and test
controls. Prepared SOX Project Status reports and provided
information to outside auditors, Ernst & Young (2004 - 2006).
Management Consultant for Adecco Financial to
Fortune 500 companies such as McKesson
(Pharmaceutical/Healthcare IT), Exide Technologies
(Industrial Energy) and S1 Corporation (Software Development).
Provided financial analysis on Revenue Recognition
project encompassing SOP 97-2 compliance. Reconstructed
and reconciled large corporate cash accounts, including analysis
and recreation of related general ledger accounts spanning
several years. Examined Corporate Escheat Property transactions
for statutory compliance. Analyzed corporate Employee Stock
Purchase transactions, including 1099 activity and federal tax
filings ensuring IRS reporting accuracy (2002 - 2004).
Consulting Controller to Pace Manufacturing, a private
brand manufacturer for Bristol-Myers Squibb and BBW (Bath & Body
Works). Managed all plant accounting activities,
including general ledger, costing, inventory, financial
reporting, accounts receivable/payable, payroll, and taxes.
Analyzed and prepared State, local, property, payroll, and sales
taxes for period spanning 2 years. Negotiated with
attorneys and taxing authorities, resolving tax and litigation
issues. Managed the acquisition and disposition of
fixed assets (2000 - 2002).
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SAP financial software consultant
for SAP America's corporate clientele, including Lockheed
Martin, Coca Cola, Ryobi North America (partial
list). Project scopes involved system configuration,
training, testing, and analysis, of financial data
conversion from client Legacy system to SAP software.
Trained client Subject Matter Experts (SME's) in new SAP
processes. Wrote and edited client documentation training
manuals. Analyzed and developed recommendations for client
process improvement of software utilization. Co-authored
release information for software upgrades (1998 - 2000).
Provided financial consulting and audit
engagement services to clientele for CPA firm and other
clients while simultaneously training as FI/CO consultant
for SAP enterprise-wide software solutions (1996 - 1998).
SAMPLE CORPORATION - Atlanta, Georgia
Division Manager - Accounting - (1979 - 1996)
Progressed through increasingly
responsible positions from Accounting Supervisor to
Assistant Controller of International Operations, Regional
Accounting Manager, and Division Manager - Accounting for
this Fortune 100 company; a global manufacturer of tissue,
pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related
chemicals, with 700 locations in North America and Europe,
employing 55,000 people with $13 billion in annual revenue.
Directed corporate level accounting
activities involving Economic Value Activity (EVA)
analysis, capital expenditure analysis, project
management, financial reporting, budget preparation, and
Led accounting and related information
system functions, including variance analysis, capital
asset expenditures, audit compliance, internal controls,
planning and budgeting, inventory costing/control, and
systems training/development for 32 branches in 10
states generating $800 million in annual revenues.
Managed all accounting directives
encompassing joint ventures, equity interests, foreign
currency conversion, foreign tax and regulatory
compliance, letters of credit, bank loan compliance,
customs, and inventory costing/ control for Foreign
Subsidiaries in Asia, South America, Saudi Arabia,
Import/Export operations, port facilities, and ocean
Supervised general accounting
department comprised of 12 direct reports engaged in
accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, state
and local taxes, contract compliance, month-end close,
annual reporting and working with outside auditors for
30 manufacturing facilities with $300 million in annual revenues.
Led system analysis of $600 million freight payment system resulting in project savings of $10 million.
Designed and implemented EVA system to measure project value returns in excess of $20 million.
Analyzed $3 million claims system, enhancing AR reporting accuracy and decreasing aging by 30 days.
Analyzed, identified and recommended division administrative cost reduction in excess of $1 million.
Key member for system conversion from design through training and implementation for 150 locations.
Developed and implemented significant improvements in accounting consolidation of foreign subsidiaries.
Wrote accounting procedure manuals for company's CPA firm, Arthur Anderson.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Public Accountant ~ BBA, Accounting, University of Texas, El Paso ~ SAP Certified in FI/CO Module