Act as a Trustee and Plan Administrator for the Agencies 403(b) plan, including but not limited to participation on the investment committee.
Oversee all banking procedures and practices and relevant investment vehicles.
Develop and implement finance, accounting, billing and auditing policies and procedures.
Assist in obtaining and maintaining all necessary licenses and insurance for the Agency.
Ensure compliance with local, state and federal budgetary reporting requirements.
Supervise accounting or other personnel involved with financial matters.
01/2001 to 01/2006
Director of Internal AuditQueens Village Committee for Mental Health for J-CAP, Inc － Laurelton, NY
Responsible for a full range of financial, compliance, and operational audits, business advisory and consultation services, investigations, internal control structures, accountability and use of resources.
Evaluate and examine policies and procedures and systems in place at the Agency to protect assets.
Evaluate the reliability and integrity of information and the efficient and effective use of resources at the Agency.
Review compliance with policies, procedures and state and federal laws and regulations.
Report results and make recommendations to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.
Follow up on the progress of implementation of recommendations and directions to the Executive director and Board of Directors.
Participate in process and internal control initiatives.
Assist the Board of Directors in carrying out their fiduciary responsibilities.
Assist management of the Agency with identifying and assessing strategic risk.
Created an Accounting Policies and Procedures manual.
Acted as Controller from September 2003 to April 2004 and December 2005 to June 2006; assumed all duties and responsibilities.
Develop and implement the annual audit plan based on risk assessment studies.
01/1996 to 01/2001
ControllerDMKGP, Inc － New York, NY
Responsible for all accounting and auditing functions of four corporations with annual revenues of $12 million.
Prepared weekly financial reports and presented findings and recommendations to partners.
Boosted profits and profit margin through cost savings cross promotion and improving the efficiency of operations by limiting spoilage, waste and theft.
Reduced the cost of goods sold percentage by encouraging competition in the procurement process and by selecting high quality, low cost products.
Decreased the overall labor expense by identifying and capitalizing on the skills of each staff member.
Responsible for general ledger analysis, financial statement preparation, tax reporting, cost accounting and business plan preparation.
01/1995 to 01/1996
Internal Audit - ManagerCornell University Medical College － New York, NY
Independently plan and conduct highly complex and diverse departmental audits including; compliance, operation and investigative reviews involving the study and evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of modern management techniques, organization and internal controls.
Survey functions and activities, prepare audit programs and independently conduct audit fieldwork.
Prepare work papers, record and summarize data to produce reports, make written recommendations, review them with various levels of management, assist in the implementation of recommendations and follow up on audit observations.
Assist management in developing policy and procedures.
Participate in external audit functions with outside agencies.
01/1989 to 01/1995
ManagerGentile Pismeny & Brengel LP － Great Neck, NY
Responsible for a variety of account management, auditing, and supervisory activities for this medium-sized accounting firm servicing large and small companies from diverse industries.
Excelled in the rapid completion of assignments on a regular basis, which resulted in satisfied clients and considerable savings for the firm.
Guaranteed timely preparation and reporting of client work by providing management skills to ensure compliance with demanding deadlines and to avoid penalties.
Advised clients on a spectrum of issues to improve operating performance, including insurance coverage's and risk management, capitalization sources and financial strategies.
Managed successfully the accounting activity on a key account with $20 million in annual sales volume.
Propelled productivity and efficiency to new levels by using an effective management style to motivate performance and elicit staff coordination.
Promoted to greater levels of responsibility in a faster-than-usual time frame, based on excellence in performance and numerous contributions.
Managed over 100 client accounts.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: AccountingSt. Francis College － Brooklyn, NYAccounting