Marlon is a results-driven and detail-oriented financial manager with over 15 years of private sector experience. His experience includes managing costs and establishing strategic, mutually beneficial partnerships and relationships with users, vendors and service providers. Marlon also bring to the table outstanding presentation, communication and cross-cultural team management skills. He is a high-energy, results-oriented leader with an entrepreneurial attitude. Broad background includes:
Financial Reporting, Business Planning, Contract Analysis and Financial Systems Development and Implementation, Budget Development Office Management & Administration
Quantitative and Statistical Analysis.
Forecasting Management System
Oracle Application Express
Zoho Project Management
Managed entire accounting department, streamlining operations so that finance and other areas of the company worked in tandem.
Handled all functions related to financials of the company.
General Ledger Accounts
Maintained accurate accounts including cash, inventory, prepaid, fixed assets, accounts payable, accrued expenses and line of credit transactions.
Financial/Business Development Director01/2012 to CurrentIntegrasys IncNew York, NY
Conducted quantitative analysis of financial data to forecast revenue, identify future trends, and assess risk associated with capital expenditures
Develop detailed spreadsheets to identify trends and develop forecasts
Consolidate and analyze monthly results and budgets
Provide robust modeling and reporting to facilitate executive-level decision making
Utilize strong analytical skills in support of business operations through analysis of key performance indicators and trends
Integral in ensuring due diligence is performed
Meet with clients to determine business issues
Work with clients to define initial project scope based on project allocations
Extensive travel to customer sites.
Helping clients with change-management activities.
Intimate involvement with the sales cycle and maintenance of contact with client organizations.
Identifying potential clients and building and maintaining contacts.
Assistant Director of Finance01/2009 to 01/2012Hilton HotelsWashington, DC
Managed $25 million dollar budget.
Oversaw all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
Maintained internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures in adherence to SOX regulations.
Coordinated all audit activity, liaise across various business units and promote organizational success.
Consistently analyzed financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner to Department Directors and Cooperate VP of Finance; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep Directors abreast of their Department financial status.
Assisted Directors in the annual budgeting and planning process; review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate.
Supported the Director of Finance in engaging the Executive Committees around issues and trends in financial operating models and delivery.
Oversaw all financial, project/program; ensuring that expenditures were consistently aligned with approved budget matrix; collated financial reporting materials for government and corporate.
Managed organizational cash flow forecasting by working in partnership with the Director of Finance and Corporate vice president; continuously collaborated with Director of Finance to assess the financial efficacy of program operations and establish finance and administrative systems to support program operations.
Managed and tracked the performance of invested assets in keeping with policies and investment guidelines.
Leveraged strengths of the current finance team members, and helped to clarify roles and responsibilities
Developed and implemented training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals.
Provided leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; created and promoted a positive and supportive work environment.
Oversaw all financial or interfaced software installations and managing relationships with software vendors.
Provided training to team members with being analytic, organize and problem solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation versus simple reporting.
Prepared time sensitive footnotes.
Negotiated contracts with all vendors.
Ensured all GL accounts are reconciled monthly and all outstanding issues resolved.
Assistant Controller01/2008 to 01/2009Hilton HotelsWashington, DC
Prepared monthly reconciliations for Asset accounts and other GL reconciliations as given, research and resolve outstanding items.
Accounted for and maintained expenditure schedules for construction in progress, furniture, fixture and equipment, and revision and alteration projects.
Assisted internal and external financial auditors which includes, coordination of work with CPA firms and delivering information requested by auditors.
Prepared accurate and timely financial statements; assisted in managing and directing year-end audits.
Reviewed and posted all journal entries as needed.
Prepared any special reports, statements, etc. as requested by other special projects and responsibilities as assigned.
Prepared monthly District of Columbia sales and use tax.
Prepared Hotel/Motel Income Expenditure report.
Monitored all financial transactions made by each department and record and report cash variances based on the contracted threshold.
Reported directly to Controller.
Prepared work papers monthly and quarterly in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, internal control policies and SOX regulations.
Audited Sales, Catering, Tenants, and Vendor contracts periodically.
Collated information and submit to Corporate Finance to prepare year end 1099's and W2's.
Junior Accountant01/2000 to 01/2008Washington, DC
Identified with the responsibilities of the Assistant Controller and acts as delegate whenever possible to assist when necessary; back-up for the Assistant Controller.
Directed the efforts, quality and timeliness of all aspects of the general ledger, income audit, and general cashiering.
Participated in the physical inventory counts and the subsequent accuracy of count, price and valuation.
Safeguard the revenue resources of the hotel through accurate and timely recording and review of all sales revenues and settlement transactions.
Supported various department applications including but not limited to spreadsheets and word processing.
Performed other tasks or projects as assigned by the Controller.
Responded in a timely manner to guess inquires about statement/folios and merchant disputes.
Prepared payroll while Payroll manager on vacation.
Perform complex balance sheet reconciliations and prepare and enter correcting entries.
Book accruals, expense allocations and perform General ledger account analysis as part of the month end close process.
Preparing Financing packages to be submitted to bank.
Responsible for Fixed Assets which includes updating work-in-process schedules, entering new assets using Excel and Oracle software, booking depreciation and completing the fixed asset roll-forward.
Performed analysis of Company revenues.
Temporary worked as Account payable and receivable personnel until open positions were filled.
Bachelor of Science: AccountingStrayer UniversityTakoma Park, MDGPA: Magna cum laudeAccounting Magna Cum Laude
Successfully passed the Comprehensive Exam for Financial Management