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458 Jenkins Estates
Houston
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458 Jenkins Estates
Houston
TX
Experience Experience
04/2015 – present
Los Angeles, CA
VP & Controller
VP & Controller
04/2015 – present
Los Angeles, CA
VP & Controller
04/2015 – present
  • Review all external reporting, such as the Maryland Personal Property Tax Return, and US Commerce reports, before remitting/mailing
  • Attend Operation Council meeting and contribute to discussions on internal and external policies as well as strategies around organizational goals
  • Overall responsibility for the Financial Accounting Department
  • Oversee, review and approve all payroll work affecting the GL
  • 10% Customer Service
  • Responsible for external audits performed on the Company's consolidated financial statements, as well as audits of individual international subsidiaries and the Company's 401 (k) Plan. Negotiates audit fees and ensures that audits are completed timely and without significant deficiencies or material weaknesses in the Company's controls
  • Keeps current on accounting and financial reporting trends, new GAAP and IASB accounting pronouncements impacting the Company, SEC guidance and disclosure trends impacting the Company, etc
10/2008 – 01/2015
Houston, TX
VP, Controller
VP, Controller
10/2008 – 01/2015
Houston, TX
VP, Controller
10/2008 – 01/2015
  • Work with parent company Controllers group to develop global accounting practices that conform to any new international accounting standards
  • Participate in the weekly Sales calls and provide financial guidance/reporting as requested by senior management
  • Support the CFO by providing tactical and strategic advice and performing special projects
  • Various other ad hoc projects, including working on future implementation of additional SAP modules
  • Drive the effort for process improvements within the LAC region. Initiate and propose procedural changes to enhance quality and process flows
  • Work with business on other control-relateditems including: firm-wide UT program roll-out, risk-event reporting (REDs), risk-basedprocess reviews
  • Manage merger activities such as merging financial operations and GL data, accounting and finance reporting and analysis, and GAAP compliance
12/2005 – 04/2008
Philadelphia, PA
VP-controller
VP-controller
12/2005 – 04/2008
Philadelphia, PA
VP-controller
12/2005 – 04/2008
  • Work closely with external auditors and key internal resources to schedule, prepare for, and execute on the annual financial audit
  • Oversee the development of accounting procedures and workflow to ensure adequate documentation of the month-end close process
  • Responsible for the supervision, management, development and direction accounting tax staff
  • Review and improve key accounting processes to ensure processes are efficient and effective
  • Responsible for the management and oversight of the month-end close process, including the following
  • Developing accrual estimates,
  • Track, update and provide detail of any significant income/expense financial activity on a monthly basis
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
East Carolina University
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
Skills Skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, detail oriented and able to coordinate/manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal skills. A strong communicator capable of interacting with the CEO, CFO, other executive management and Board of Directors
  • Ability to get to the heart of issues quickly and act decisively while seeing the “bigger picture” and communicating clear messages to the business as a whole
  • Knowledgeable in managing an entire audit process
  • Ability to execute, taking ownership and driving all activities with a sense of urgency. Results oriented. Strong work ethic
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work well in a fast paced and high volume environment
  • Excellent project and time management, problem-solving, interpersonal and analytical skills ad ability to work in a team environment
  • Professional
  • Strong international experience with APAC region
  • Strong business ethics
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VP-controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for the management and oversight of the month-end close process, including the following
  • Approving journal entries posted to the general ledger, and
  • Assessing transaction activity for proper accounting treatment
  • Review and approve monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Track, update and provide detail of any significant income/expense financial activity on a monthly basis
  • Manage the monthly balance sheet and income statement variance analysis
  • Supervise and manage a staff of three
  • Develop meaningful financial analysis in support of Global Real Estate decision making
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with the finance and operations groups in Global Real Estate as well as Line of Business contacts
  • Coordinate preparation and review of quarterly and annual disclosures with Corporate Financial Reporting group
  • Provide accounting guidance related to interpretation of Corporate Accounting Policies and US GAAP
  • Oversee the development of accounting procedures and workflow to ensure adequate documentation of the month-end close process
  • Assist Global Real Estate Finance team in creating annual budgets and updating mid-year forecasts
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, Control Self Assessment, and other internal control documentation standards
  • Train, coach and develop staff
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple responsibilities within predetermined timeliness is essential
  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Accounting
  • Minimum 6-10 years financial accounting experience required, working in a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Technology Requirements: Experience with automated financial systems (such as SAP), database management, worksheet-modeling tools (Excel, Access)
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VP, Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
  • Big Four public accounting experience, and / or CPA a plus
  • Experience with Essbase or SAP a plus, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word and Access proficiency is required
  • Proven experience in the preparation and review of financial statements in accordance with GAAP. Experience working in an environment that requires attention to detail and the adherence to strict rules and standards required
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VP-controller, Accounting Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage a team of 6-8
  • Responsible for oversight of accounting activities, including
  • Real estate project financial reporting, review, and closeout
  • Invoice review and audit
  • AP upload process
  • Monthly journal entries and reconciliations
  • Fixed asset register entries
  • Ad hoc analysis
  • Responsible for monthly Construction in Progress Executive Reporting
  • Liaison with other corporate groups, including Finance, Fixed Assets, Audit, Accounts Payable, Risk Management, and Property Accounting
  • Key contact for Construction Accounting constituents, including Retail (~5,700 branches) and Global Real Estate (~900 properties) departments
  • Accounting guidance related to interpretation of Firm accounting policy and GAAP
  • Provide direction and independent decision-making for moderately complex accounting and reporting issues under limited direction
  • Analytical review of construction in progress to ensure propriety of balances
  • Assess transaction activity for proper accounting treatment
  • Coordination of annual Sarbanes-Oxley and Controls Self Assessment testing
  • Bachelors Degree required, Accounting preferred; CPA/MBA preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 years accounting experience, with 3 years management/supervision experience required, working in a high volume, fast-paced environment; previous public accounting experience preferred
  • Creative self starter with strong initiative, ability to take ownership and work independently as well as contribute to the broader team
  • Sound judgment and decision-making ability
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VP, Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the Risk and ControlSelf-assessment (RCSA) process for multiple business units globally (UK, US,and India). This includes partnering with the business and other ORMs toidentify key risks/controls/ issues and implementing standards
  • Coordinate the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) processincluding risk assessment, scoping, and testing. Serve as liaison with PwC and internal auditfor client requests
  • Prepare and lead business controlcommittee and scorecard meetings with senior management, presenting riskmetrics, risk agenda updates and initiatives requiring businessengagement
  • Responsible for the Global CloseManagement program and associated documentation, reporting and communicationswith continuous review of the Global Close Management process to identify areasfor efficiency/improvement ensuring the service provides timely, accuratemetrics and issue reporting
  • Manage the business continuityprocess that includes maintaining resiliency plans, determining acceptablerecovery times to meet business/regulatory/legal obligations, and coordinatingresiliency testing (in country and out of country) of these plans
  • Support clients in implementingCorporate or LOB policies, procedures, or other initiatives related to controlenhancements or best practices
  • Work with business on other control-relateditems including: firm-wide UT program roll-out, risk-event reporting (REDs), risk-basedprocess reviews
  • Maintain a strong partnership withtechnology groups and Information Risk Managers to identify, remediate andreduce technology risks impacting the business and the Global Close process
  • 8-11 years experience, preferably with 3-5 years of Operational Risk or Audit experience
  • Effective leadership and management skills to communicate and drive the ORM agenda across Corporate Finance with the team
  • Strong analytical and evaluation skills with the ability to assess the operational and financial impact of findings and control issues communicate findings and develop remediation recommendations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to negotiate, compromise and demonstrate diplomacy in sensitive situations and to interact effectively with senior management
  • Ability to work independently and in cross functional team environments. Strong time management skills with the ability to manage projects and tasks with concurrent/overlapping deadlines
  • Results driven and proactive in identifying and resolving problems
  • Intermediate MS Office skills(Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint) with the ability to quickly learn and master new applications. Previous experience with Phoenix is a plus
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VP / Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead the Accounting Project Management Office (“PMO”) within Corporate Sector Accounting
  • Represent Corporate Other Accounting in accounting related projects that span multiple lines of business. Examples include
  • 6+ years of relevant experience required in accounting or finance, with demonstrated career progression
  • Proven ability to interface with various partners and customers
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VP, Controller Asia Pacific Resume Examples & Samples

  • Complexity in accounting due to multi-dimensional financial reporting requirements – data needs to be analyzed by cost centre, account, product, country, projects, and services as well in various currencies. In addition, accounting records need to comply with US GAAP and local statutory financial and tax laws, and may require to consider impact of tax issues in each country. The financial reporting systems are highly integrated with statistical and operational databases
  • Degree in Accounting or professional accounting qualification (FCA, FCCA CPA or equivalent)
  • Minimum 14 years of relevant accounting experience (ideally in a multi-national publicly traded company)
  • Hands on experience with US GAAP/IFRS and SEC/statutory requirements
  • Experience in a Big 4 public accounting firm is required
  • Knowledge of Oracle, Hyperion and other related tools
  • Business
  • Ability to work well under pressure and juggle multiple priorities
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
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VP, Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Complexity in accounting due to multi-dimensional financial reporting requirements – data needs to be analyzed by cost center, account, product, country, projects, and services as well in various currencies. In addition, accounting records need to comply with US GAAP and local statutory financial and tax laws, and may require to consider impact of tax issues in each country. The financial reporting systems are highly integrated with statistical and operational databases
  • Professional
  • Minimum 15 years of relevant accounting experience (ideally in a multi-national publicly traded company)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work well in a fast paced and high volume environment
  • Technical
  • Strong technical accounting skills, and experience researching and documenting accounting issues
  • Conversant with integrated accounting applications – particularly Oracle
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office applications – Excel, Word, Access
  • Conceptual and working knowledge of financial database
  • Strong business ethics
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VP, Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Dedicated accounting resource and advisor to cable entertainment businesses
  • Lead process change across the portfolio
  • Responsible for the coordination and or preparation of quarterly close and reporting schedules
  • Lead quarterly balance sheet reviews and account reconciliation process
  • Monitor key internal controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and lead related SOX testing
  • Key point of contact between division level finance teams and corporate accounting
  • Key point of contact for internal and external auditors
  • Implement new internal/external accounting policies
  • Establish and review accounting policies across cable entertainment
  • Disclosure checklist review and consolidation
  • Portfolio representative for Corporate system roll-outs and enhancements
  • Portfolio systems access reviews (SAP, AP, Blackline)
  • SNAP Superuser for the portfolio (troubleshoot issues, approve CAM changes)
  • SAP Decentralized Maintainer for the portfolio (approve SAP structure changes, open/close accounts, profit centers and cost centers)
  • Portfolio T&E and PCard Superuser (approve new cards, credit limit changes, etc.)
  • Acquisition/Disposition/Purchase Accounting and related policy integration
  • Complete accounting DR’s on behalf of the cable entertainment businesses
  • Review centralized account reconciliations
  • Charitable contributions and Holiday gifts policy and process
  • Restructuring/severance journal entry reviews
  • 10+ years overall experience
  • CPA with public accounting experience preferred
  • Strong excel and power point skills
  • Good working knowledge of systems (SAP, BW)
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Senior VP-controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • 10+ years of experience leading an Accounting department for a mid-sized company
  • 15+ years of direct staff management experience and proven ability to effectively lead resources from other parts of the company
  • Experience managing a team of financial professionals is essential
  • CPA required with membership in the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and State CPA membership
  • Experience leading intercompany/entity accounting
  • Experience leading an international Accounting Function (experience working across Europe and Asia preferred)
  • Demonstrated expertise in financial analysis and corporate finance theory and application; experience consolidating budgets, forecasts, and longer range plans
  • Experience working within a publicly traded company Government Contracting experience and working knowledge of FAR and CAS
  • Deltek Costpoint and Oracle HFM experience preferred
  • MBA and CFA Experience within a Management Consulting/Professional Services firm
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Superb analytical and qualitative strategic thinking capabilities and outstanding influencing and collaboration skills
  • Embodies a “One ICF” philosophy and commits to ICF’s high level of integrity and company values, including compliance with all legal and ethical standards
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VP Controller, Wholesale Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for the overall financial analysis, planning, control and compliance for all TH Wholesale Divisions
  • Annual budgets and three-year plans (Income Statement & Balance Sheet)
  • Expense planning and control
  • Capital expenditure planning and control
  • Monthly and annual planning, analysis and forecasting (including sales, inventory, gross margin, expenses, capital expenditures, and cash flow)
  • Month end Financial Closings and related Financial statements (including Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows and all related schedules)
  • Shop in Shop analysis (including new and existing shops). Provide analysis and recommendations for all fixture/shop negotiations
  • Create and deliver monthly financial updates, variance analysis and presentations
  • Review and approve analysis for each quarter and year end to be submitted to corporate and auditors
  • Point person for quarterly and year end audits
  • Prepare any adhoc reports necessary to analyze the business and/or growth opportunities. Ie: Pro forma P&Ls, ROI analysis etc
  • Support the EVP of wholesale with day to day operations
  • Oversee sales plans, gross margin analysis and inventory levels
  • Manages month end and year end closing processes
  • Develops annual fiscal budget and monthly estimates in conjunction w/ the SVP of Planning
  • 8-10 years prior accounting experience in the apparel industry or consumer products
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Finance or Accounting required
  • MBA or CPA strongly recommended
  • Proficiency in Microsoft package software programs
  • Knowledge of SAP financial packages (general ledger)
  • Knowledge of Hyperion/HFM software (financial reporting)
  • Knowledge of ACS (sales, cost of sales & inventory)
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VP-controller / Banking Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage US payroll accounting activities, to include monthly/quarterly accounting close activities, account maintenance and reconciliations, financial reporting, variance analysis and budgeting and forecasting
  • Implement, and ensure compliance with, GAAP accounting rules that affect payroll accounts globally
  • Partner with global payroll leadership and local Finance to ensure all payroll internal controls are appropriately designed and executed; financial reporting is standardized and effective; and consistent and collaborative communications to tax authorities
  • Engage with global payroll leadership in all key change initiatives, focusing on payroll accounting related activities and internal controls to mitigate risk
  • Participate in ad hoc payroll projects and initiatives, such as system conversions and complex transactions
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance with CPA and/or MBA designation preferred
  • 10+ years' experience in payroll accounting, reconciliation and compliance related activities on a global level
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills coupled with a strong track record of executing against goals
  • Ability to effectively communicate with and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Superior leadership and management skills supported by a strong customer service orientation and the ability to work in a team environment
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VP & Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • NURTURING their high-engagement, high-integrity culture
  • FOSTERING the future of scientific innovation
  • CULTIVATING sustainable communities
  • SUPPORTING patient communities
  • Oversight of Accounting, Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable and Payroll functions for all global sites. Represents these functions from the perspective of their operations, output and performance to Executive Management and, where appropriate, the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Responsible for various SEC filings and other public documents, including: Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, quarterly Earnings Press Releases, and certain financial sections of the Company's Annual Proxy Statement
  • Oversees implementing, maintaining and enhancing internal controls in connection with functions on this position's purview. Oversight of Company-wide SOX key controls, including review of changes to or implementation of new key controls
  • Responsible for external audits performed on the Company's consolidated financial statements, as well as audits of individual international subsidiaries and the Company's 401 (k) Plan. Negotiates audit fees and ensures that audits are completed timely and without significant deficiencies or material weaknesses in the Company's controls
  • Prepares meeting materials for quarterly Audit Committee of the Board of Directors meetings to review the Company's quarterly financial results, draft Earnings Releases and draft Form 10-Qs or 10-K, as applicable. Also responsible for coordinating external auditor presentations to Audit Committee and various other accounting and financial reporting updates, as appropriate
  • Responsible for the Company's quarterly Disclosure Committee review process of draft Earnings Releases and draft Form 10-Qs and 10-K, as applicable
  • Leads their teams in preparing for continued expansion of the Company's business through regulatory approval of new drug products, expansion of the Company's research and development and commercialization activities, and global expansion into new countries throughout the world. Plans accordingly for the impact to Accounting, Financial Reporting, Payroll and Accounts Payable and proactively addresses issues and challenges
  • Keeps abreast and reviews drafts of various business development initiatives. Provides accounting guidance and feedback as initiatives are being developed to ensure that BD leadership and the CFO understand the accounting and financial reporting ramifications of potential transactions. Responsible for implementing new accounting policies and procedures related to new BD transactions and ensuring proper disclosure, as applicable, in quarterly and annual SEC filings
  • Keeps current on accounting and financial reporting trends, new GAAP and IASB accounting pronouncements impacting the Company, SEC guidance and disclosure trends impacting the Company, etc
  • Develops collaborative working relationships with leaders throughout the organization, especially in the areas of Finance, Tax, Treasury, Business Development, Information Technology, Procurement, Legal and Human Resources
  • Oversight from a "business owner" perspective of ERP applications utilized by this leader's functional departments, especially Oracle financial applications
  • Bachelor’s degree, Masters in Accounting or MBA is a plus
  • Minimum of 15 years of progressive, relevant experience, with a mix of public accounting and global publicly company industry experience, preferably with the biotech or pharmaceutical industries
  • Preference towards a Corporate Controller currently operating at a publicly traded company
  • Superior leadership skills and the ability to keep the team focused on the key metrics that drive business
  • Possesses analytical, strategic, business planning, communication, and teamwork/collaboration skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, the ability to foster relationships, and the capability to develop innovative ideas and solutions
  • Strong understanding of legal and regulatory environments
  • Ability to continuously demonstrate Regeneron’s core values
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VP, Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Management of the accounting activities related to general and administrative expenses within the company
  • Management and accounting of capital expenditures
  • Coordination of the monthly closing process, including consolidation, account reconciliation and review activities
  • Support financial statement consolidations for actual, plan and reforecast information
  • Maintenance of appropriate accounting procedures and control descriptions for those activities within the scope of the Shared Services Controller role
  • Support of a culture of continuous improvement to derive enhanced methods for explaining the appropriate business drivers, for accelerating close timing, for improving close accuracy, and for enhancing controls over financial reporting
  • Provide leadership and direction for key initiatives within the group
  • Provide mentoring and guidance for the accounting team
  • Strong understanding of controls and in managing organizational awareness of criticality of a robust control environment over financial reporting
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience, with experience in public accounting and financial services industry strongly preferred
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels or management
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and activities
  • Strong leadership and management skills, particularly in managing and leading organizational change
  • Experience in managing and operating within an Oracle Financial environment is a plus
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting and CPA license
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VP, Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • BS/BA required in Finance or Accounting; MBA or Master’s degree a plus
  • Must be a certified public accountant (CPA)
  • Significant SEC reporting experience required
  • A minimum of 15 years of finance experience in retail, other multi-unit consumer business, and/or national public accounting firm
  • Ability to execute, taking ownership and driving all activities with a sense of urgency. Results oriented. Strong work ethic
  • Financial system experience with Lawson and/or Hyperion is a plus
  • Collaborates effectively across functional areas. Able to influence the business indirectly through others
  • A track record of successfully managing several disciplines within the finance function and adding value in the growth and development of a business
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with all levels. Ability to deal with ambiguity and to think outside the box and provide a continuous flow of new ideas and process improvements. Versatile and able to thrive in a dynamic corporate environment
  • Solid internal control experience. SOX experience a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills. A strong communicator capable of interacting with the CEO, CFO, other executive management and Board of Directors
  • Effective leadership presence and persuasive communication/influencing skills with the ability to be empathetic, aware of team needs and gain the confidence, trust and respect of the team
  • Creates strong morale, good spirit in his/her team and brings fun to the workplace; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue. Strong team player with the ability to build deep relationships with customers and respect among other functional teams. Passionate about developing people and teams
  • Strategic/Forward thinker, with the functional expertise and experience to manage both a broad scope of responsibility and a high level of complexity. Is widely trusted; known as a direct, truthful individual
  • Excellent organizational skills, result-oriented, proactive and focused
  • Ability to get to the heart of issues quickly and act decisively while seeing the “bigger picture” and communicating clear messages to the business as a whole
  • Energetic, innovative and resourceful in overcoming barriers and ensuring solutions; high performance standards
  • A genuine passion for customer service and quality
  • Highest standards of integrity. Aligned with company values
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VP-controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results
  • Ensure all balance sheet accounts are reviewed and reconciled on a monthly basis
  • Preparation of monthly US and Canadian financial statements and related narrative
  • Preparation of quarterly global consolidated financial statements and related narrative
  • Preparation of Annual global consolidated financial statements and related footnotes
  • Work closely with external auditors and key internal resources to schedule, prepare for, and execute on the annual financial audit
  • Responsible for accounting policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the supervision, management, development and direction accounting tax staff
  • Works closely with CFO
  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in accounting
  • CPA degree
  • 7 – 10 years’ experience in functions directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • Strong organizational and computer skills with proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Working knowledge of general ledger system such as JD Edwards or Enterprise One
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VP Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage, mentor and coach team utilizing the Firms Business Principles
  • Oversee the lifecycle of a telecommunications product from contract negotiation to product installation and billing
  • Responsible for overseeing accurate and timely implementation of JPMC Telecommunication Contracts for Domestic and International Network Services
  • Complete telecom audits in collaboration with Sourcing, Global Technology and Global Finance organizations
  • Provide global monthly performance reporting: contract status, financial tracking of disputes, credit/debits and cost saves
  • Lead efforts to drive cost saving initiatives within the firm; analyze and report on all cost savings
  • Responsible for all mergers and acquisitions that impact telecommunications services; verifying proper contracts are in place and projects are completed timely and accurately
  • Perform risk self assessment testing; validate accuracy and ensure timely completion of substantiation documentation
  • Incorporate new technologies as they are deployed by Global Technology. Train Telecom Invoice Analysts on new products and processes
  • Manage the tracking of supplier’s telecom contractual obligations, credits, SLAs, etc
  • Participate in annual rate benchmarking with Sourcing and key telecom suppliers
  • Must have a college degree or comparable experience within the Telecommunications Industry
  • 10 years of telecommunications experience
  • 5 years of management experience; require leadership experience in managing cross-functional teams and the ability to influence people at a variety of levels internally and externally
  • Must have experience in contract implementation, auditing, and interpretation of contract language
  • Experience with Telecom Expense Management systems/tools
  • Strong process, project management and problem solving skills
  • Strong ability to evaluate job performance, provide training, coaching and communication to enhance career development
  • Must possess strong Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access skills
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Senior VP, Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develops financial statements and management reports and analyzes and forecasts financial results
  • Formulates responses to internal and external auditors and the Corporation’s officers and authorized check signers
  • Directs the Corporation’s day-to-day accounting operation including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable, grant and travel accounting functions
  • Manages electronic and manual financial records and systems and recommends the implementation of improved systems, policies and procedures for effective and efficient financial operations
  • Provides information and analytical reports to the EVP & Chief Financial Officer for use in preparation of budget submissions, justifications and internal budget allocations presented to the Office of Management and Budget, Congress, the Corporation’s Board of Directors and officers
  • Prepares regular and special corporate financial reports including balance sheets, statements of revenue and expenses and changes in fund balance, statements of changes in financial position, and budget vs. actual reports by fund and all sources of funds
  • Coordinates the year-end Financial Statement and OMB Circular A-133 audit including the preparation of the trial balance/lead schedules, reconciliations of all general ledger accounts, and preparation of responses to external and internal auditor inquiries
  • Coordinates the year-end pension audit
  • Manages the preparation of corporate tax returns such as the Form 990 and 5500 and oversees the issuance of wage statements, 1099’s and the timely filing of sales tax, property tax, and other applicable taxes in various jurisdictions
  • Oversees commercial, trust and investment banking activities, including cash management and treasury services
  • Oversees the corporate acquisition of annual business liability insurance coverage and corporate travel card programs
  • Proposes and coordinates appropriate finance policy changes and amendments to the corporate administrative manual and requisite policy statements
  • Ensures that Finance staff members deliver a high degree of friendly, accurate and useful customer service to staff, consultants, vendors and others
  • Manages and directs the daily activities of assigned personnel; sets clear performance measures and conducts regularly scheduled performance reviews for those staff members under incumbent’s supervision
  • Other job related duties as assigned
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VP & Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • 50% Financial Management
  • Review and approve all journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations each month. Manage the departmental worklist as monthly work is completed
  • Oversee the disbursements of monthly allocations and designations to all agencies, and give final approval on disbursements
  • Oversee the daily cash requirements for the organization. Oversee the line of credit activity, balances, usages and loan repayments
  • Oversee, review and approve all grant work
  • Oversee, review and approve all payroll work affecting the GL
  • Oversee and direct all activities related to the general ledger and financial statement reporting including donor services interfaces, journal entries, payroll entries, cash receipts, all accounts payable work, grant work, and the month end close process
  • Oversee the preparation of the monthly financial statement package, with highlights, dashboard graphics, and related analytical reports. Give final approval on all reports before the CFO review
  • Oversee the preparation of the organization’s annual budget. Review draft of operating, program services and endowment fund budgets and supporting schedules for allocated expenses. Assist EMC and take the lead on the preparation of the organization’s annual Spending Plan and Multi-Year Budget supporting schedules. Provide completed documents to EMC for detailed review and discussion to enable strategic operational decisions to be made
  • Assist the CFO on the annual evaluation and preparation of the insurance policies evaluating the organization’s risk, current needs and appropriate coverages
  • Collaborate with the LFCC on the CBACFC campaign overseeing the preparation of the monthly financial reporting required by the government entity until the contract expires
  • Oversee compliance with all grant award requirement including financial reporting, marketing, and other mandated requirements
  • Provide support for fiscal management opportunities. Evaluate the MOU between UWCM and the agency. Provide primary audit support, and coordination with auditors, during the annual audit of UWCM, and A-133 including a staffing timeline with due dates and work assignments in accordance with the auditors PBC list
  • Review with the Assistant Controller the draft of the IRS Form 990 before CFO review and approval
  • Review all external reporting, such as the Maryland Personal Property Tax Return, and US Commerce reports, before remitting/mailing
  • Improve efficiencies and internal controls within the department with an emphasis on compliance and cost reduction. Work with the Finance team to prepare an accounting and financial procedures manual that is published electronically
  • Manage the maintenance of all significant historical numbers such as campaign results, operating expenses, program service expenses, allocations, 990 info, etc. Prepare reports as needed or requested from accounting system
  • Member of the core user group for all finance and donor services software packages. Provide input on other organizational software programs, including the impact on financial processes and reporting
  • Attend Operation Council meeting and contribute to discussions on internal and external policies as well as strategies around organizational goals
  • Non-voting member of the Audit & Finance Committee, Investment Committee, Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Support and assist with the follow-through on assignments and requests
  • 40% Supervision
  • Overall responsibility for the Financial Accounting Department
  • Leverage the strengths of the current finance team members; help clarify roles and responsibilities; develop individual members for both professional and organizational goals
  • Conduct annual performance reviews
  • Set departmental direction and create a positive and supportive work environment
  • Strengthen internal communications with staff throughout the organization
  • Conduct bi-weekly, and no less than monthly, departmental meetings
  • 10% Customer Service
  • Respond to external (agencies, companies, donors, other United Ways) and internal customers (campaign staff, Loaned Executives, other departments) for requests and inquiries in a timely and professional manner
  • Provide direct training to organizational staff through the use of internal meetings to present new procedures, or review existing procedures, so as to promote financial accountability throughout the organization and to answer questions
  • Financial statements are produced and ready for distribution prior to the board meeting materials mailing date
  • Budget managers are met with at least quarterly to review the accuracy of the numbers, get explanations for variances and update projections as needed
  • Budget is completed and ready for the Audit & Finance Committee review and the Board review by the established mailing dates
  • 95% of the work list is completed by the established dues date – the 20th of the month – with 100% by end of the month. All work is kept current, processed accurately, and stored/filed within department deadlines. Use analytical skills and in-depth knowledge and understanding of UWCM’s operating complexities and challenges to successfully troubleshoot work
  • 1099 MISC forms are mailed to the recipients and IRS before the Jan 31st deadline
  • MD Property Tax Return is completed & mailed before the April 15th deadline
  • US Census Commerce report is mailed before established deadline
  • All grant invoice billing is mailed prior to the deadlines established by the grant
  • Draft CFC audit and AUP submitted to LFCC by the June 30th, final to LFCC by August 1st, and forwarded to OPM by LFCC by September 15th each year until the contract expires
  • Audit work papers and draft of audited financial statements are completed prior to the arrival of the auditors each August
  • Receipt of an unqualified audit opinion each year
  • IRS Form 990 is filed on-time each year by the due date established by the CFO
  • Prepare all insurance renewal applications by the established due date
  • The percentage of EFT vendors and agencies increases each year
  • Supervised staff turnover is infrequent (excluding transfers or promotions within the organization)
  • Implement work efficiencies and internal controls with an emphasis on cost reduction
  • Use experience and creativity to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Maintain financial records in an organized file system for year-end audit review
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VP Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • High energy, dynamic professional with strong leadership presence who can drive a culture of continuous improvement
  • Experience leading a large accounting team
  • Executing multiple high visibility projects and juggling competing priorities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business. MBA preferred
  • CPA (big 4 technical accounting experience preferred)
  • 15 plus years of experience performing significant accounting and financial analysis in a corporate structure
  • Considerable FAR & CAS experience
  • Experience with Deltek CostPoint financial
  • Experience as a primary interface with DCAA & DCMA
  • Effective presenter who can clearly and concisely explain accounting items & financial results. Track record of leading, mentoring and developing an experienced team and building a succession plan
  • Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced environment and recognize the importance of relationship building and professionalism in interacting with both senior management and staff employees
  • Track record of policy management and implementing new processes
  • Track record of implementing metrics to understand Department performance
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VP, Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide business advice to Business Unit President
  • Review business unit’s budgets on an as needed basis
  • Lead and support various initiatives and financial cultural changes
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VP & Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Directs the division's financial control function including all aspects of profit center accounting and control, cost and operation analysis, and administrative systems and procedures in adherence with prescribed Support Center and division policies. Recommends changes in policies and procedures as appropriate
  • Formulates, recommends, and implements policies and programs that enable the division to recognize economic opportunities and realize maximum benefits from such opportunities
  • Coordinates development of broad division operation plans that assure attainment of profit and growth objectives. Reports progress toward approved objectives
  • Develops periodic estimates and long-range financial and operational forecasts for the division
  • Accumulates, analyzes, and reports to management complete information regarding results of operations and financial condition of the division, including cash flow and investment components
  • Coordinates the development of capital expenditure requests. Maintains appropriate project accounting controls on approved projects
  • Advises and counsels senior management on interpretation of operating results and trends. Assists with recommendation on countermeasures where required
  • Stays abreast of trends and developments in the control function
  • Selects, trains, develops and evaluations staff
  • 5+ years of management experience in general accounting and financial analysis in the long-term care industry
  • Expert accounting and financial skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of business law, payor contracting, and information systems
  • Knowledge of state and federal reimbursement methodologies
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VP, Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements, maintaining internal control safeguards for the receipt of revenue, costs, and both budgets and actual financial results
  • Responsible for monthly close of the general ledger and review monthly financial reports in the Finance Committee and Board packages
  • In promoting a culture of high performance and continuous improvement, the role will be responsible for leading the Accounting department including different skill levels, mentoring and developing staff using a supportive and collaborative approach, ensuring that accountabilities are assigned, sufficient training and support is available, and performance and development goals are met
  • Analyze the existing processes and systems and work closely with the CFO and other senior managers to streamline current systems, leverage new information technology, and establish standard operating procedures that provide maximum benefit to all parties involved
  • Collaborate with other senior managers to educate them on accounting procedures, and provide accounting setup and support for branch opening or closing and new or changes in products or member services
  • Manage related vendor conversions, including major conversions such as deposit processing, share draft (checking account) clearing, ACH, and other conversions that affect the branch operations and back-office departments
  • Safeguard company assets such as cash, bank accounts, and fixed assets and ensure internal controls in place and complied with
  • Implement consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures
  • Optimize the handling of banking relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash positions
  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior managers abreast of Patelco’s financial status
  • Manage merger activities such as merging financial operations and GL data, accounting and finance reporting and analysis, and GAAP compliance
  • Minimum of a BA or BS in business administration or finance; CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • Minimum of seven years of experience; credit union/banking experience preferred
  • Minimum of five years of experience in leading and managing teams
  • Solid experience in handling audit activities and managing reporting, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, fixed assets, month-end close, and regulatory reporting
  • Technology savvy with the ability to manage data for financial reporting quickly and effectively
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and unwavering commitment to Patelco’s mission; a proactive, hands-on strategic thinker. Promotes a service culture through modeling and instilling a sense of urgency in the team to improve the team and membership experience
  • Ensures administrative systems and processes are in place to understand, monitor and manage risk
  • Effectively collaborates across divisions to deliver organizational objectives and results
  • Effective communication skills; ability to present with impact; experience in effectively communicating key data and information to individuals at all levels
  • Keen analytic, organization, and problem solving skills that support and enable sound decision making in a complex organization
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems
  • Strong people development, collaboration, and team leadership skills
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VP, Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee key financial processes and reporting for the following functions: payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, investment and debt accounting, cash management and banking, budgets, fixed asset accounting, capital projects, grant reporting, financial systems applications and integration, financial statement preparation, external audits and tax filings
  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure the highest level of financial accountability, compliance, policy and procedures, business systems, and financial reporting
  • With the CFO, support the strategic development and deployment of the $140M operating budget and related capital budget in alignment with organizational goals
  • Along with the CFO, analyze the current staffing structure, business processes, and performance metrics to promote efficient and effective practices in all operational areas and foster a culture of continuous process improvement and best practices. The Controller will nurture a customer service orientation, emphasizing timeliness, reliability and collaboration
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of timely financial reporting in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. The Controller will oversee the monthly and annual accounting calendar, review the financial plans during the course of the year and work closely with senior staff to make adjustments where necessary. In concert with the CFO, communicate results to the Executive, Finance, Investment and Audit committees of the Board of Trustees
  • Ensure an appropriate system of internal controls so that assets are safeguarded and accounting activity is reported accurately and timely. The Controller is a key participant in managing LCPA’s exposure to risk
  • Serve as liaison with external auditors and manage the audit process effectively to ensure accurate and timely completion. Prepare and deliver reports to the Audit Committee as required
  • Support the CFO by providing tactical and strategic advice and performing special projects
  • Strong manager and collaborator: Able to recruit, develop, motivate and manage professional staff and hold staff accountable for accurate, timely results, and excellent customer service. Experience setting a tone and expectation of excellence, continual improvement, and strong customer service to the organization and to external parties who interact with the office
  • Effective communicator: Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization including Senior Management and Board Trustees. A superior understanding of how best to communicate policy and procedures in a consistent and clear manner across LCPA
  • Effective implementer: Experience advancing projects, including large organization-wide projects and financials systems applications, in a way that is inclusive and collaborative with all stakeholders and demonstrates strong listening and influencing skills
  • Exceptional personal qualities: A reputation for integrity and the highest ethical standards; sound judgment and enthusiasm; creativity in solving problems; collaborative style with acute desire to be an integral member of LCPA’s leadership team
  • Technical skills, experience and training: A bachelor’s degree and a CPA certification are required; MBA is desirable. Five to ten years’ experience as a Controller for a non-profit institution of some scale is preferred. Experience working with non-profit endowments and municipal debt is highly desirable
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VP, Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • End-to-end responsibility for all general accounting functions
  • Full ownership of month end close process including bank reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations, fixed asset and associated depreciation schedules
  • Manage preparation of monthly financial statements, including balance sheet and income statement accounts; ensuring all schedules are up-to-date and maintained in an “audit ready” form, which includes being proactive in resolving any open items
  • Manage preparation of annual statutory report, including balance sheet, income statement, cash flow and footnotes
  • Ensure good internal control practices exist within the accounting groups
  • Interact with external auditors as the primary point person to ensure a smooth and efficient audit. Ensure all requested schedules are produced in a timely fashion and proactively resolve any open items
  • Ensure new accounting and closing procedures take full advantage of SAP’s functionality
  • Work with accounting departments in other regions to ensure accounting consistency and comparability
  • Work with parent company Controllers group to develop global accounting practices that conform to any new international accounting standards
  • Assist with due diligence on potential acquisition targets on an as needed basis
  • Assist with the purchase accounting and integration of newly acquired companies on an as needed basis
  • Various other ad hoc projects, including working on future implementation of additional SAP modules
  • Manage staff of 5 accountants
  • Understanding of international accounting and finance concepts
  • Expert in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Basic understanding of the publishing industry; experience in Publishing a plus
  • Experience in global environments / financial systems
  • Good management/people skills
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in a Finance & Accounting roles
  • CPA or CMA certification
  • Media experience preferred
  • Participation in one or more relevant ERP project implementations a plus
  • Familiarity with SAP ERP system a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA or other relevant degree preferred
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VP, Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Direct the preparation of the theatres financial processes, fillings, statements and reports in compliance with US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and local GAAP, to include the monthly financial close process, foreign income tax filings and transfer pricing coordination
  • Primary contact with external auditors in Singapore and other APAC entities. Ongoing and proactive interaction with regional accountants and outsourced accounting providers to ensure that all statutory and filing obligations are met on a timely basis
  • Primary liaison between Corporate Accounting, Finance and Tax teams and internal and external Audit and other accounting and tax service providers
  • Understand and follow all international statutory requirements for all APAC entities
  • Contribute financial expertise to various functions, specifically as it pertains to sales discounting and revenue recognition
  • Participate in the weekly Sales calls and provide financial guidance/reporting as requested by senior management
  • Act as the Company signatory as required and carry out fiduciary duties to ensure corporate policies adherence, governance and compliance
  • Responsible for overall APAC budgeting and forecasting and primary liaison with Corporate Finance on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Provide overall management, direction and integrity of the global accounting function, systems, and reports ensuring accurate and timely dissemination of information that is consistent with the Company’s global accounting initiatives
  • Understand consolidations and inter-company transactions, including accounting for foreign currency
  • Build relationships with cross-functional areas across the company and handle any conflicts in a professional manner
  • Execute extensive audit processes, including statutory audits in multiple international jurisdictions
  • Primary accounting contact for all APAC international 3rd party accounting firms
  • Mentor and develop a team of approximately 25 people and implement changes as appropriate to improve accuracy and efficiency
  • Leadership skills, including motivation and organization of teams
  • Must be willing to travel, primarily in the APAC region
  • Responsible for upholding F5’s Business Code of Ethics and for promptly reporting violations of the Code or other company policies
  • Understanding of US GAAP, local GAAPs and financial reporting
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to collaborate effectively with accounting team and to document work for management and auditors
  • Flexible and open to new ideas and is proactive about suggesting and implementing process improvements
  • Excellent project and time management, problem-solving, interpersonal and analytical skills ad ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to make sound judgments or solve problems independently, knowing when to bring situations to the attention of management
  • Confidential, discrete and professional
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution
  • 10+ years of progressive Accounting experience in a leadership role
  • Previous public accounting related experience required
  • Transfer pricing experience
  • Strong international experience with APAC region
  • Experience with Oracle or other large ERP systems
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft office software to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal skills, detail oriented and able to coordinate/manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Knowledgeable in managing an entire audit process
  • Attainment of CPA, or like designation
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Assistant VP, Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum of 10 years of public/private real estate accounting experience
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently with attention to details
  • Clear communicator with ability to interact with senior leaders
  • Mature professional with sound judgment and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent written and communication skills
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VP / Controller Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assistant to Controller – Will assist the controller with daily tasks that are not routine in nature. Must be flexible and able to manage deliverables as requested sometimes on tight deadlines. Will occasionally represent controller in meetings. Executive presence and ability is a must
  • SEC Reporting – Will assist SEC reporting team in the preparation of interim and annual SEC filings, primarily SEC Forms 10Q and 10K. Work with external audit firm to support timely and accurate completion of quarterly and annual internal and external financial reporting requests
  • Regulatory Reporting – Assist as needed in preparation of all regulatory audit financial reporting requirements including Reg A/B, USAP, FNMA, GNMA, Freddie Mac, MBFRF, NMLS, and various state requirements
  • Other – Respond to various ad hoc requests, including assistance with SOX team controls efforts as time permits
  • Executive Presence – Ability to represent accounting in a clear and precise manner to groups that are not technical accountants. Business liaison that will interact with the executive team members on a regular basis. Ability to grow with position by taking on additional responsibilities. Have the mindset to represent the controller when needed