Seeking a challenging growth opportunity in which my experience and education can be of mutual benefit within the Finance department of the organization as a permanent, full-time employee.
Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint)
Hands-on experience in Great Plains financial software and FRX financial reporting
Hands-on experience with QuickBooks
Hands-on experience with Bloomberg BNA system for fixed & intangible assets capitalization
Hands-on experience in the usage of SAP, MetaFreight & Route-Guide, Metrum, Oracle and Discoverer databases
Hands-on experience in the usage of FYI, Bloomberg and Morningstar software for dividends
Financial Analyst III Senior Accountant11/2012 to CurrentFreedom Communications IncSanta Ana, California
Perform financial month end closes encompassing bank reconciliations and a large volume of accrual and reclass Generate monthly financial reports comparing actual versus budget, forecast and previous year Handle reconciliations of multiple general ledger accounts and security of journal entries Manage the flow of capital projects and subsequent monthly depreciation/amortization of assets Manage trade contracts and trade accounts, charity accounts, and statistical reporting Handle inventory reconciliations and quarterly physical count Oversee AP workflow to ensure all invoices are processed and approved accordingly and timely Responsible for Sales & Use taxes and business license application & renewal taxes Responsible for providing financial info and documentation to auditors Responsible for circulation carrier bi-weekly billing and fiscal closes Systems testing for upgrades.
Financial Analyst I08/2005 to 10/2012Freedom Communications IncSanta Ana, California
Maintain, generate and provide Publisher's Statements to the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) Performs system testing on PBS and DTI software for circulations Handle all non-salary compensations for 15 sales departments (monthly, quarterly and annually) Extensive modeling of comp plans and executes the implementations/reviews of these plans Maintain legal compliance in regard to severance and commission/reward payouts Prepare annual budgets and monthly forecasts Prepare month-end reconciliations, accruals, variance write-ups and variance analysis Reclass revenue out of Mactive suspense and into appropriate accounts at close of each month Coordinate the approval process and implementation of Legal contracts Provide various internal and ad hoc reports on a monthly basis Ensure maintenance of documentations (min.
7 years) for auditing purposes.
Account Manager11/2002 to 06/2005TBG FinancialLos Angeles, California
Manage 10 clients with over 20 deferred compensation plans Resolve day-to-day issues arising from clients and individual participants Handle open enrollment set-ups and provide report card status for each plan Perform monthly, quarterly, annual and revised internal audits Provide ad hoc reports upon requests Generate special reports on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis for each client Communicate distributions, 1035 exchanges and fund changes to both clients and participants Maintain overall smooth operations by monitoring the work flow through other departments Maintain good relations, communications and superior services to each client.
Investment Analyst09/2000 to 10/2002TBG FinancialLos Angeles, California
Analyze and maintain the liability side of 200+ clients' portfolios Perform monthly, quarterly, annual and revised internal audits Perform and maintain daily pricing, gains/losses and dividends from various providers Oversee the processes of termination, withdrawal requests and distribution re-balancing Generate monthly Historical Performances of Investment Choices (HPICs) reports Daily hands-on experience with maintaining and implementing Bloomberg and Morningstar reporting databases, Excel spreadsheets (formula-driven), MS Word, PowerPoint, Access, Metrum, Oracle/Discoverer and FYI databases.
Logistics Analyst09/1999 to 07/2000Logistics Management Solutions Chocolate Bayou PlantSaint Louis Anniston Houston, Missouri AL TX
Contractor for LMS at Solutia Inc.
Oversee and manage the central dispatching of three sites: Pensacola Plant and CIP Warehouse (Gonzalez, FL), Anniston Plant Work daily with SAP, MetaFreight and Routing Database to achieve maximum cost efficiency.
Intern03/1999 to 08/1999The Boeing CompanySaint Louis, Missouri
position within the international IP division of the Company.
Conduct country analysis and industry assessment for six countries in Central Europe and the Nordic region.
Work directly with the country managers and directors of South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia in the development of offset proposals.
Master: International BusinessAugust 1999Saint Louis UniversitySt. Louis, MissouriGPA: Anheuser-Busch Endowed Fellowship in International Business Scholarship
Summa Cum Laude GPA: 4.00/4.00International Business Anheuser-Busch Endowed Fellowship in International Business Scholarship
Summa Cum Laude GPA: 4.00/4.00
Bachelor of Science: Business and Administration FinanceAugust 1998Frost Campus of Saint Louis UniversitySt. Louis, MissouriGPA: Summa Cum Laude GPA: 4.00/4.00Business and Administration Finance Summa Cum Laude GPA: 4.00/4.00
High School DiplomaJune 1992Garden Grove High SchoolGarden Grove, CaliforniaGPA: GPA: 4.35/4.00GPA: 4.35/4.00
Bilingual in English and Vietnamese
accruals, accrual, ABC, ad, AP, auditing, bank reconciliations, billing, Bloomberg, budgets, budget, bi, contracts, client, clients, databases, Database, DTI, dispatching, documentation, English, financial, financial reports, financial reporting, general ledger accounts, Great Plains, internal audits, inventory, IP, Legal, legal compliance, Access, Excel spreadsheets, Excel, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word, MS Word, modeling, Oracle/Discoverer, Oracle and Discoverer, pricing, processes, proposals, QuickBooks, reporting, Routing, Sales, SAP, taxes, upgrades, variance analysis, Vietnamese, workflow