accomplished Accounting Manager with over 15 years' experience demonstrating
expertise in the area of accounting, supervision of employees and preparation of financial reporting and analysis. Proven ability to manage multiple
assignments efficiently under extreme pressure while meeting tight deadline
schedules. Demonstrated hands-on management style in the development and implementation
of accounting and system processes to support company growth.
Sound knowledge of multiple ERP systems and related applications
Immense ability to coordinate with various corporate levels
Exceptional ability to improve workflow processes and create efficiency
Strong accounting and organizational skills
Hands-on experience in handling international accounting
Accounting Manager04/2016 to CurrentPlanet Labs, IncSan Francisco, California
Overseeing daily operations of the accounting department & supervise two staffs
Examine & make recommendations in improving overall accounting process to increase proficiency.
Successfully reorganized AP workflow process and improved data accuracy rate from 75% to 95%.
Assisting manufacturing department to improve inventory transactions accuracy and workflow related process.
Completed implementation of new functionalities in NetSuite, such as ACH, Virtual payment, Fixed asset, Auto-entries and MRP module, as well as continuous working closely with consultants to improve existing system proficiency.
Assisting in purchase accounting during company's $250M acquisition.
Prepared and co-led two annual audits with outside audit firm and completed audits on timely basis.
Implemented procedures to streamline work flow between departments, and worked closely with Department Managers to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
Establishing performance standards and expectations for staffs, review work assignments both in-progress and when completed.
Timely track and prepare filing for city or state relates.
Accounting Manager06/2015 to 06/2016CardioDx, IncRedwood City, California
Reported directly to CFO and oversaw all accounting related activities.
Supervised 7 days accounting close with 2 staffs
Responsible standard cost review on a quarterly basis and worked closely with Manufacturing to justify standard cost changes and provide impact analysis for review and approval
Assisted in monthly Budget and Actuals analysis with company FP&A department.
Prepared audit schedules and interfaced with outside accounting firms and external government auditors.
Timely prepared Footnotes and Disclosures for upper management's review.
Accounting Manager11/2010 to 09/2015Crescendo Bioscience, IncSouth San Francisco, California
Responsible for accounting close as well as maintenance of all accounting ledgers including review account reconciliations and journal entries.
Performed complex accounting such as Revenue Recognition relating to collaboration contracts, Stock-based Compensation (ASC718) and Fair Value Accounting (FAS157) by using Black-Scholes model.
Timely processed 150 employees payroll via ADP
Prepared Used tax returns for multiple states.
Interfaced directly property tax auditor as company lead during audit with no additional tax findings or penalties.
Managed 4 years annual audits and successfully minimized audit adjustments from 6 to zero in the final year.
Prepared footnotes and disclosures in timely basis for upper management review.
Worked closely with senior management and department managers to monitor expense drivers against budget.
Successfully established fixed assets tracking in QuickBooks for total assets value of more than $10M
Led major project for transitioning all accounting aspects from QuickBooks to Oracle within a month during company acquisition.
Accounting Manager11/2005 to 08/2010Kurt Orban Partners, LLCBurlingame, California
Managed accounting operations, accounting close, account reporting and reconciliations.
all day-to-day financial transactions and supervised two staffs.
Reconciled and managed sales commissions and bonus payout.
Managed and analyzed of 60 insurance claims, effectively communicated
with personnel and third party
to resolve claims in timely basis
Sr. International and Cost Analyst12/2004 to 11/2005Cutera, IncBrisbane, California
Managed and provided accounting guidance to 7 international bookkeepers and assurance of reporting in compliance to US GAAP.
Performed consolidation and translation in SAP
manufacturing related variances including scrap, purchase price, rework and
Senior International Analyst11/2002 to 08/2004Nuance CommunicationsMenlo Park, California
Supervised and managed 13 international bookkeepers for timely accounting close.
Performed consolidation and translation in Oracle
Senior Accountant10/1998 to 08/2002CoSine Communications (IPO in 2000)Redwood City, California
Co-led SAP implementation by reconciling current and historical general ledger accounts, payables and fixed asset modules.
Supervised 23 international bookkeepers to ensure timely accounting close.
Assisted in preparation of schedules for 10K and 10Q.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: AccountingCalifornia State UniversityHayward
SAP, Oracle, NetSuite, QuickBooks, ACCPAC, CapMx, Concur, Microsoft Office