assistant controller resume example with 14+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Versatile Corporate Controller with a proven track record providing transformative leadership to growing organizations. Expertise in manufacturing enterprise environments. Committed to developing robust standards, internal controls and processes while minimizing risk. Talented financial leader well-versed in accounting principles and regulations.

Areas of Expertise
  • GAAP Financial Reporting
  • Internal Controls
  • Risk Management
  • Data Analytics Reporting
  • Planning & Budgeting
  • Financial Analysis Reporting
  • Big 4 Audit & Internal/External Audit
  • Accounting Principles
  • Payroll Management
  • Leadership
Colorado State University Englewood, CO Expected in 2020 Master of Arts : Accounting - GPA :
University of Phoenix Tempe, AZ Expected in 2015 Bachelor of Science : Accounting - GPA :
Professional Experience
9 Energy Service - Assistant Controller
Kilgore, TX, 01/2020 - 05/2020
  • Mitigated risk by implementing internal controls and safeguards for revenues and expenditures.
  • Support controller with month-end closing, year-end closing closing, and annual audit procedures.
  • Prepared corporate fiscal and business plans to help strategically direct business operations and strengthen controls.
  • Introduced internal controls to monitor critical areas of financial control and devised corrective actions to address risks or deficiencies.
  • Established alternative audit, accounting and internal control procedures and recommended process improvements to aid clients in addressing deficiencies.
  • Reconcile and journalize inventories at end of period: raw materials, work in process, finished goods, raw materials.
  • Track cost and sales analytics reports weekly for distribution to management team.
  • Oversaw departmental accounting and budgeting including A/P and A/R processing and supervisory of 3 accounting clerks.
  • Proposed and published metrics and KPIs; track cost and sales analytics reports weekly for distribution to management team.
  • Stayed on top of applicable federal and state requirements to minimize legal and financial risks to manufacturing and inventory supply chain.
Exova - Finance Controller
Concord, CA, 10/2009 - 10/2019
  • Directed general accounting, financial reporting, and auditing overseeing accounting staff through full accounting and IFRS reporting aligned with GAAP standards.
  • Collaborated with CPA firm regarding all tax and statutory obligations and partnered on all external audit engagements directly with Big 4 auditing firms.
  • Performed internal audit functions under IIA Standards to ensure systems of internal controls are effective under COSO Framework.
  • Apply data analytics process to support internal audit function.
  • Supervised accurate, efficient and compliant completion of monthly financial reporting, cost accounting, and forecasting for sales increased cash flows and profitability through efficiencies and cost management.
  • Formulated strategic plans and supported tactical initiatives to execute cost-savings deliverables.
  • Managed budgets, assets, portfolios, accounts payable and receivable and general financial reporting procedures.
  • Updated and reviewed financial reporting packages and managed financial reporting processes, profitability, organizational growth, and mitigating risk.
  • Created and distributed reports on internal and external finances, audits and budgets.
  • Reviewed processes and procedures to guide governance, ERP program implementation, and optimized auditing.
Exova - Finance Controller
Bothell, WA, 09/2005 - 09/2009
  • Oversaw accounting operations for export food distributor; created and distributed reports on internal and external finances, audits and budgets.
  • Worked directly with owner to establish strategic and operational procedures. Collaborated with IT consultant for ERP conversion.
  • Directed accounting team of 4 direct reports in full cycle of accounting and office management duties.
  • Managed payroll, benefits administration, and all human resource functions.
  • Increased cash flows and profitability through billing efficiency, job cost controls, and effective cost management practices.
  • Supported due diligence requirements during merger & acquisition process.
  • Prepared financial statements and reporting, accruals, month-end and year-end close.
  • Completed daily accounting tasks including tracking funds, preparing deposits and reconciling accounts.
  • Managed complex finance projects under direction of senior management to meet deadlines and budget limitations.
  • Compiled general ledger entries, cost accounting and budgeting for product units, sales pricing, volume determining profit analysis.

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School Attended

  • Colorado State University
  • University of Phoenix

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  • Assistant Controller
  • Finance Controller
  • Finance Controller


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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