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Streamlined all accounting operations while introducing internal controls and spearheading powerful financial initiatives. Achieved the highest value for properties through building renovations and upgrading 150 units.

  • Reviewed project estimates, controlled budgets, and maintained bonding/insurance. Hired, supervised, and coached 15+ accounting and project management professionals.
  • Maximized project profitability while expertly managing budgets from initial property acquisition to final sale.
  • Improved gross profit margin from $2 million to $26 million as revenues increased from $15 million to $48 million.
  • Garnered net project return of 44% after completing project 17% under budget.

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Accounts payable specialist

Entry level

Handled invoice reviews and documentation for vendor operations, decreasing accounting errors by 60% over 2-year timeframe. Partnered with vendors, accountants, and company leadership to maintain cross-departmental collaboration.

  • Monitored invoices and reviewed against budget requirements on a daily basis.
  • Maintained vendor communications and spearheaded resolution of report inconsistencies as they arose.
  • Compiled and delivered weekly and monthly reports to supervisor and company executive leadership.
  • Reviewed operational best practices to ensure operational efficiency.

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Accounts receivable specialist


Promoted within 5 months of hire to the highly responsible role of overseeing accounts receivable for three business units across the USA. Managed invoicing, billing, collections, cash/credit transactions for world-class beverage companies’ while delivering excellent customer service.

  • Administered collections of overdue accounts, generate aging collection reports, protect, and recover assets by proactively following up on unpaid invoices.
  • Performed monthly Accounts Receivable, purchase orders, expense reports, invoicing, billbacks, credit memos, and payment transactions for three branches.
  • Implemented new internal controls to improve billing and reporting processes while maintaining company policies.
  • Processed $ 10 M worth of invoices and reconciled 200 invoices per week, accurately tracked information utilizing SAP and Microsoft Dynamics AX, and coded invoices to General Ledger.
  • Streamlined Standard Operating Procedures(SOP’s) for effective workflow and production. Ensure all accounting processes and procedures comply with company policies, GAAP standards, and federal regulations.

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Staff accountant


Multifaceted role requiring relations expertise to maintain multiple functional working relationships with stakeholders and team mates.

  • Effectively managed tax statements, journal entries and account payable and receivable.
  • Delivered comprehensive financial analysis, reports and forecasts to facilitate growth.
  • Worked closely with executives to evaluate business operations, identify risks and develop solutions.
  • Collaborated with other departments to streamline workflows.

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Cost accountant

Entry level

Performed financial analysis for a food and drink corporation, while planning, preparing, and coordinating budgets with management. Earned International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) accreditation.

  • Managed product costs and monitored pricing trends.
  • Oversaw timeliness and accuracy of period end closings.
  • Developed forecasts and predictions for product supply and demand.
  • Conducted internal audits to assess audit readiness.
  • Collaborated with compliance networks to prepare reports of best practices.
  • Developed new product costing in accordance with costing standards.
  • Validated and reviewed proposed savings.
  • Tracked compliance on open audit follow ups.
  • Collected, analyzed, and recorded data and tracked forthcoming results.

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Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Entry level

Multifaceted role requiring adaptive and critical thinking skills to seamlessly transition into organizational workflows and facilitate the success of the accounting department.

  • Managed cost accounting functions encompassing the accurate product costing, preparing and interpreting cost reports to aid strategic business decisions.
  • Compiled and analyzed accounts payable/receivable to deliver comprehensive financial reports.
  • Collaborated with other departments to identify deficiencies and address them.
  • Delivered routine financial reports and forecasts.

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Tax accountant


Provided professional tax management and advisory services to a wide range of individuals and organizations such as charities, small businesses, trusts, and non-profit organizations. Ensured all the organizations comply with audits and adhere to government regulations, grant requirements, Federal acquisitions Regulations, per Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards(GAGAS), and GAAS.

  • Computed tax and prepared financial statements including balance sheets, profit & loss statements, cash flows, federal statement of income and expenses, financial system development, statement of expenditures of federal awards (SEFA), and Massachusetts Uniform Financial Statement (UFR).
  • Analyzed statements for determining tax liability and processed federal and state tax returns as per state law and regulations; verified the accuracy and ensure compliance with state and federal laws.
  • Filed returns with IRS using Ultra Tax; diligently and accurately maintained tax fillings within designated project timelines.

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Provided leadership in the coordination of efforts that ensure smooth, timely, and accurate financial information and profitable performance. Managed all domestic and international finance and accounting. Oversee all financial statements, budgeting, cash accounting, account analysis, and monthly global consolidating management reporting and analysis. Serve as a key advisor to execute leadership and supervise a team of 7.

  • Oversaw AR/AP, general ledger maintenance, accruals, monthly financial accounts, financial reporting budgeting, account reconciliation, cash flow projection, and deferred revenue.
  • Advises management on resource allocation, tax policies, fiscal budget forecasts, and legal expenses.
  • Trained, supervised, and delegated tasks to team members, ensuring they understood all policies and procedures for the accounting department.
  • Supervised the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and facilitate quarterly presentations to the board, including audit and budget presentations.
  • Identified, developed, and executed analysis of business initiatives product launches, new service offerings including discounts; work closely with sales and marketing to establish pricing strategies.
  • Streamlined billing and accounting processes across the finance and accounting department.

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Accounts payable specialist


Decreased company overpayments by 20% via audit processes and process improvement initiatives. Developed and implemented streamlined review and authentication procedure to support accounting department.

  • Analyzed monthly and yearly expense reports to highlight errors and patterns of inconsistencies.
  • Conducted in-depth audits to examine expenses against company budgets.
  • Developed multi-step process for reviewing and validating vendor and client invoices.
  • Presented solution to leadership for approval and distribution across accounts payable department.

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Accounts receivable specialist

Entry level

Conducted outgoing communications to 30+ insurance company representatives to resolve discrepancies and maximize company’s profitability. Built and maintained long-lasting relationships with clients while facilitating timely payments and procedures.

  • Maintained and updated address book of provider and client contacts.
  • Conducted outreach and targeted communications to follow up on outstanding payments and resolve issues.
  • Processed invoices, incoming payments, and billing receipts utilizing Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks applications.

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