Seeking a challenging new position in Revenue Management in the hospitality industry, to contribute to the mission and vision of the company, and translate my experience, knowledge, skills and abilities into exceptional value and deliver innovation for the organization. An accomplished finance and accounting professional with rich experience in revenue analysis, strategic planning, corporate finance, accounting operations, auditing and compliance. Core strengths in providing and interpreting financial information, financial advice, support to clients and colleagues for sound business decisions. Proven expertise in cost analysis, accounting principles, revenue analysis, process/procedural improvements, detailed data/information analysis and accounting system implementation. Strong analytical, interpersonal and yield management skills coupled with the ability to work well under pressure and deliver productive results.
MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Internet Applications
Windows, Visual Basic, Oasis Lighting Industry software
QuickBooks and Peachtree
CALIFORNIA LIGHTING SALESIRWINDALE, CAAccounting Lead / Commissions Analyst
Responsible for auditing all jobs to reconcile the cost of material against revenues received.
including calculations on earned profit and commission of payments Reviewing and analyzing financial information and assisting in schedules in $US and local currencies Assisting and educating customers on the financial information available including how to access and interpret that information Maintaining records of all job-related invoices, billing, client payments, managing accounts payable posting, invoice matching and check runs Monitoring the funds flow and cash flow statements, reviewing the inflow & outflow of funds and ensuring optimum utilization of available funds to accomplish organizational goals Designing applications and databases using Microsoft Access, improving productivity and enhancing overall reporting capabilities for management and sales team Establishing new departmental policies and procedures to facilitate transition to Oasis order entry software application Liaising with the debtors/vendors while analyzing their billings, reconciliation, invoices, agreements and other legal documents and ensuring the payments are done on a timely basis Responsible for preparing month-on-month commissions variance report and monitoring monthly commission collections from represented manufacturers.
SIERRA MADRE TRADING, INCSIERRA MADRE, CAAccounting Assistant
Worked with spreadsheets, sales and journals, ensured timely & accurate posting to accounts and managed overall accounts receivable functions Examined & evaluated all data in the systems to ensure that records are accurate & controls are adequate to safeguard against fraud / misrepresentations Ensured full compliance with internal standards, policies and procedures, calculated and checked accurately to ensure payments, amounts and records are correct Responsible for controlling credit and chasing debt, reconciling finance accounts and direct debits, kept a track of MIS reports to provide feedback to top management on profitability and budgetary control Partnered and assisted the manager in accounting operations and dealt with customers & external agencies in a positive manner Implemented processes for effective cost reduction and executed activities as per the SLAs defined.
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Worked with attorneys to defend insurer's position, prepared and presented claims to insurance companies.
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