controller resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Detail oriented, focused and highly ethical Audit and Finance Professional with 7 years of experience in a Big Four. Certified Public Accountant in the Dominican Republic. Experience in training and supervising staff, budgeting, scheduling, directing multiple ongoing complex audits and facilitating the inclusion of proper internal controls as part of the systems development process. Bilingual skills fluent in Spanish and proficient in English.
  • Areas of expertise include:
  • Project Management Audit Planning Internal Audit Deliverables Financial Analysis and Evaluation Audit Procedures and Processes Client Relationship Building Compliance Cost / Budget Control SAP Preparation of financial statements IAS, IFRS, GAAP Control identifications and design Creation of budget and forecast Applications control testing Staff supervision and development.

Accomplished [Job Title] with [Number] years' expertise in overseeing accounting functions for multinational companies. Proficient in directing end-to-end accounting cycles, financial reporting, and policy and procedure development. Well versed in US GAAP, IFRS, and other statutory requirements. Looking to apply background and proven leadership to secure [Job Title] position with [Company].

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Power Point), SAP, EUREKA and MUS Sampling. Strong financial modeling / reporting skills using Excel for analysis including usage of VLookup, Pivot Tables and others.
  • Accounting, Progress
  • Accountant, Reporting
  • Accounts receivable, SAP
  • Accruals, Fluent in Spanish
  • Audit reports, Spanish
  • Monthly bank reconciliations, Supervision
  • Banking, Tax
  • Budget management, Upgrade
  • Budget, Utilities
  • Cash Management
  • Closing
  • Client management
  • Client
  • Clients
  • Data mining
  • Databases
  • Designing
  • English
  • Financial
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial modeling
  • Financial statements
  • Fixed Assets
  • Internal audit
  • Inventory
  • ISA
  • Letters
  • Market
  • Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Power Point
  • Word
  • Month end close process
  • Payroll
  • Process payroll
  • Personnel
  • Pivot Tables
  • Processes
  • Process improvement
  • Executive leadership advisement
  • Month-end and year-end closings
  • Balance sheet management
  • Internal controls development
  • US GAAP proficiency
  • General ledger accounting
  • Project management
  • Financial forecasting
  • Management accounting
Education and Training
UNIVERSITY APEC (UNAPEC) Dominican Republic, Expected in 05/2004 Bachelor of Science : Accounting - GPA :

3.31 GPA

Alvarez & Marsal - Controller
Dallas, TX, 06/2017 - Current
  • Collaborated with program leaders and staff to provide education and training on finance and accounting procedures.
  • Facilitated and completed annual financial statement audits and reviewed results.
  • Oversaw financial reporting, accounts payable and receivable, asset coordination, account management and budgets.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements, coordinated annual audits and facilitated preparation of Consolidated Annual Financial Reports (CAFR).
  • Coordinated financial statement reviews to coordinate variance reporting, analysis of year-to-date and forecast performance against expectations.
  • Oversaw month-end closing process, prepared financial statements and managed advanced reconciliations.
  • Supervised accounting and financial functions, including month-end close processes, and reconciled treasury transactions; worked with Chief Financial Officer and external auditorsto complete year-end close process.
  • Led annual financial audit and preparation of support for audited financial statements.
  • Coordinated and finalized quarterly and annual financial reporting packages.
  • Maintained general ledger and chart of accounts, performed complex accounting functions such as journal entry preparation, account analysis, balance sheet reconciliation and preparation of quarterly financial statements.
  • Coordinated timely dissemination of financial management reports such as internal and external financial statements, annual audits and annual budgets.
  • Managed day-to-day finance operations by working closely with accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll staff to provide direction.
  • Provided guidance and leadership to 8 employees.
  • Designed and formatted financial reports for internal and external users.
  • Produced financial reports and audit documentation to facilitating internal and external auditing.
Precision Castparts Corporation - Accounting Manager
Gardena, CA, 12/2010 - Current
  • Responsible for monthly and annual closing processes.
  • Prepare monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Prepare daily cash Management report, initiate wire transfers on line.
  • Review monthly bank reconciliations prepared by staff accountant.
  • Prepare and review daily and monthly journal entries for expenses, payroll, revenue, accruals and other.
  • Analyze revenue, cost and operating expenses as part of the month end close process.
  • Maintain Fixed Assets schedule.
  • Maintain Pre-paid schedule.
  • Supervise staff of 6 in the Accounting Department, ensuring accuracy and timely completion of all functions.
  • Process payroll for 70 employees via Paycheck.
  • Assist and supervise 1099 preparation.
  • Create, implement and update controls over key processes as needed.
  • Able to identify process improvement opportunities for posting and reporting.
  • Work with internal and external auditors.
  • Participation in system upgrade and changes.
  • Communicate opportunities and issues to management.
  • Perform special financial analysis as needed.
  • Dramatically improved team efficiency by continuously reviewing process and implementing improvements.
  • Supervised accounting tasks, which included accounts payable and receivable, general ledger management and expense reporting oversight.
  • Prepared P&L reports and financial statements for review by management.
  • Supervised team of accounting professionals and motivated performance to meet objectives.
  • Supported annual audits by providing information and answers to auditors.
Mayer Hoffman Mccann P.C. - Supervising Senior Audit Associate
Los Angeles, CA, 12/2002 - 12/2009
  • Conducted complete audit engagement, designing audit program routines and schedules, working papers, budget management and internal audit reports.
  • Assisted in the design of audit program routines, using IDEA and MUS software to analyze computer systems databases and perform data mining and analysis to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of automated controls.
  • Evaluated client financial statements, assessed the effectiveness and efficiency of internal control system, communicated conclusions and recommendations to both clients and the firm's managers and partners.
  • Prepared recommendations for all levels of management, considering materiality, pertinence and documentary evidence.
  • Conducted complete audit procedures of more than 40 clients in accordance with ISA, IAS, IFRS and GAAP, including performing audit at over four clients at the same time with two or four staff members under my supervision.
  • Proactively interacted with key client management to gather information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations for audit assessment and business and process improvements.
  • Used of analytical ratios and models to analyze the fluctuations and variations of financial statement versus the market environment to determinate unreasonable discrepancies.
  • Supervised and trained the staff members on audit processes and assessed performance, coordinating the audit team activities to meet objectives within budget constraints.
  • Assisted the income tax division to prepare corporate income tax.
  • Prepared management letters.
  • Wrote audit reports to document findings and recommendations in both official languages (English & Spanish).
  • Performed audit procedures in several corporations including two large multinational corporations in national industries, such as banking, beverages, utilities, building material, airports and public institutions.
  • Performed general inventory accounting.
  • Independently conducted analytic, substantive testing of transactions and reconciled significant receivable and payable accounts, including aging analysis and recommendations for doubtful accounts receivable.
  • Enhanced relationships with clients by understanding their needs and interviewing client personnel at all levels on accounting practices and areas in need of improvement.
Community Action Program For Central Arkansas - Accounting Assistant
Heber Springs, AR, 12/1999 - 12/2002
  • Responsible for accounts analysis construction projects in progress.
  • Responsible for monthly recorded amortization and depreciation.
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