Over 15 years of finance and accounting experience in both large company and entrepreneurial environments
Proven ability to both manage and execute all accounting functions
Highly motivated individual known for organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task in fast paced settings
Proficient with Quickbooks Pro, MAS 90, Peachtree, Great Plains, and Microsoft Excel/Word
Controller January 2001 to January 2003Celebra Technologies, Inc － Phoenix, AZ
Executed all financial, accounting and human resources functions for a private software company focused on IT consulting and high-end technical education.
Accountability extended to monthly close, financial statements and cash flow analysis.
Reported directly to CEO.
Completed all annual business filings and monthly sales and use tax reports for five locations in four different states.
Implemented and maintained 401(k) program, including filing Form 5500.
Responsible for all activities in the life cycle of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll.
Calculated monthly and quarterly commissions and bonuses for all applicable employees.
Executed monthly closing of general ledger, making any necessary adjusting journal entries and generating financial statements for Executive Team.
Assistant Controller January 1993 to January 1999InfoImage, Inc － Needham, MA
Managed three person accounting department of the Northeast Division of a Global ISV Microsoft Partner focused on providing Collaborative Applications/Groupware and Enterprise Information Portals to Fortune 1000 companies worldwide.
Implemented internal controls, streamlined accounting processes and developed policies and procedures as division grew from three employees to 50 over a period of three years.
Supervised all Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Credit and Collections and Payroll functions.
Completed monthly sales and use tax filings for MA and NY.
Primary contact for completion of Annual Audit in conjunction with External Auditing firm.
Generated division financial statements and account analyses including deferred revenue and intercompany account reconciliations.
Teacher January 1994 to January 1999The Tower School － Marblehead, MA
Taught math and science in a small, independent, coeducational day school for grades pre-kindergarten through 9.
Math instruction included pre-algebra, algebra and geometry.
Science instruction focused on seventh grade life science.
Active faculty member who served as a Faculty Advisor to Student Council, Chair of Faculty Development Committee, Girls' JV Basketball Coach, Scoreboard Operator for all home basketball games and Arts Block Instructor.
Teaching Intern January 1993 to January 1994The Pike School － Andover, MA
Participated in all aspects of teaching while completing the requirements of the Lesley University/Pike School Joint Master's Degree Program.
Co-taught fourth through seventh grade science; fifth grade computers, math and geography.
Along with six other interns, created and implemented a two-week summer camp for students.
SEC Reporting Manager January 1992 to January 1993Vicor Corporation － Andover, MA
Completed all SEC finings of a publically traded, high technology manufacturer.
Prepared Press Releases and wrote quarterly shareholder reports.
Maintained the books and records for four subsidiaries, including a Foreign Sales Corporation.
Accounting Manager January 1990 to January 1992Copley Systems Corporation － Westwood, MA
Supervised seven person accounting department of a medium size, high growth, computer reseller.
Coordinated monthly general ledger closings, generated monthly financial statements and analyses for the Company's Executive Committee, and ensured the integrity of all subsidiary ledgers.
Senior Accountant January 1987 to January 1990Ernst & Young － Boston, MA
Organized and supervised all aspects of compliance audits of both public and private companies.
Client experience encompassed small to medium size companies, both publicly and privately owned, in the high technology, manufacturing, distribution, environmental services and consulting industries.
M.S : AccountingStern School for Business at New York UniversityAccounting
A.B : Psychology and EconomicsWilliams CollegePsychology and Economics North Carolina Standard Professional I Teaching License
Middle Grades Social Studies (6-9), 2008
Massachusetts Standard Teaching License
Certified Public Accountant, Massachusetts : Social Studies, 2005Middle SchoolSocial Studies