Capable fund Accountant successful at managing multiple projects and consistently meeting deadlines under pressure. Extensive knowledge of accounting software and processes. Ability to work well with others in a difficult and constantly changinglandscape. A true team player.
*Ability to complete the most difficult funds in an effortless and timely manner with 100 percent accuracy.
*Personally hand picked by numerous clients to take on the clients most difficult funds. Had a key part in landing a key client for Bank of New York Mellon from quality work that was done as a Senior Accountant.
*Was hand picked to work on an original 4 member team that included working with 2 Senior Managers, and 4 Senior Supervisors. Was one of only 2 Seniors Accountants chosen to start up what is thought to be the most difficult and demanding fundload in Fund Accounting.
*Was assigned all of the Audit work for one of the most complex funds for Gabelli and was able to handle all work including personal interaction with the auditors as well as providing on time with great detail all supporting documentation with no errors.
Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts while under tight deadlines. Collaborated extensively with auditors during quarterly as well as year-end audit processes. Was in charge of doing some of the most complex funds not only within my group but across the company as a whole. Completed month-end deadlines and various other recs as needed from time to time from various auditors. Was one of the very few Accountants chosen because of my vast knowledge within multiple fund groups to take on some of the newest funds some of which have never been seen before withing Fund Accounting. On numerous occasions showed the ability to learn on the fly as company training was not available for some of these unique and complex instruments.
Worked closely with Supervisors to accomplish daily deadlines as well as monthly deadlines for various mid/level accounting work. Was responsible for a very demanding workload that was handled with respect, professionalism and timeliness. Helped to assist in the training of new hires as we experienced tremendous turnover during this period of time. Began to take on a variety of challenges such as handling of options, bonds and foreign currency.
Hired December 2nd 2006 during the most difficult and complex time as the Gabelli group was approaching year-end for nearly all of the funds. Hit the ground running despite the fact had never worked in the accounting sector prior to accepting the position. Was quickly given some of the more challenging funds as I familiarized myself with the accounting principles. Was one of the very first accountants to begin to work with multiple groups making the company more efficient. A key player at a valuable time.
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