Expert in Financial Management, Forecasting, and Financial Analysis
Highly accomplished finance and accounting professional offering a rich blend of accounting, operations, strategic, and administrative experience in progressively responsible leadership roles. CPA candidate with a strong background of reorganizing, streamlining, and strengthening financial operations to maximize performance and profitability. Demonstrate extensive Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Proficient in Microsoft Office (Microsoft Excel - Pivot Tables, V-Lookups, Sumifs, and Report Filters). Acknowledged for sound decision-making abilities, analytical skills, and business acuity. Areas of expertise include: General Ledger Accounting | Income/Financial Statements | Strategic & Financial Analysis | Accounts Receivable/Payable Financial Research | Balance Sheet | Financial Planning Analysis | Financial Reconciliations | Cash Flow | Profit & Loss
Accounting Analyst January 2015 to CurrentTHE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART － New York, NY
Maintain $200M in accounts receivable accounts.
Coordinate the month-end closing cycle and perform a variance analysis of general ledger accounts and balance sheets.
Supervise a team of three temporary employees and two interns.
Lead continuous improvement projects for the month-end revenue accounting processes to increase overall and strengthen month-end policies and procedures.
Researched and prepared monthly reconciliations to properly allocate general ledger account charges for accounts receivable accounts and ad-hoc balance sheet accounts.
Successfully executed accounting processes and controls through general ledger account reconciliations and journal entry preparation in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Analyzed, trained, and developed ad-hoc reporting and support for various team members resulting in increased clarity and efficiency in performance of responsibilities.
Created narrative commentary for financial packages to achieve financial statement sign-offs as part of SOX compliance.
Accountant January 2013 to January 2015JAPAN SOCIETY, INC － New York, NY
Maintained and oversaw accounts receivables of over $13M including billing, collections, and credit card processing.
Prepared and analyzed monthly financial data for journal entries, income, and balance sheets, account reconciliations, and cost reports.
Identified and researched variances and unusual income statement and balance sheet activities.
Communicated issues, proposed solutions, and pinpointed preventative measures to management.
Analyzed accounting business processes and performed ad-hoc analysis that aided strategic planning by increasing cost saving and reduced inefficient tasks.
Generated detail revenue and expense project reports and assisted with the year-end audit preparation of reconciliations.
Accountant January 2011 to January 2013BETHEX FEDERAL CREDIT UNION － Bronx, NY
Prepared and posted journal entries and supporting documentation and took necessary action to correct errors.
Participated in month-end close process.
Created financial statements and management reports.
Reconciled assigned balance sheet accounts to general ledger.
Processed and verified ACH debit and credit origination.
Delivered extensive account analysis of general ledger, accounts payable/receivable, bank reconciliations, journal entries, income statements, and balance sheets.
Generated and maintained Participation Loans with multiple credit unions; increased the profit margin and prevented losses.
Successfully managed cash flow and cash order transactions for Money Service Businesses (MSB) accounts.
M.S : Accounting, 2014LEHMAN COLLEGE － Bronx, NYGPA: 3.9Accounting 3.9
B.A : Accounting Computer Information Systems, 2010Accounting Computer Information Systems
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Candidate (Exam-Eligible)