Results-oriented Accountant skilled in regulatory & financial reporting, accounting operations,budget forecasting, information systems management and data analysis.Adapts seamlessly to constantly evolving accounting processes and technology, accomplished in building efficiency in accounting processes and integrating new process
Senior Accountant /Business Analyst, 01/2015 to CurrentFLASHCO MANUFACTURING, INC － SANTA ROSA, CA
Analyzed business requirements and build logical data models that describe all the data and relationships between the data in SQL server.
Utilize Power BI and Excel to develop reports and dashboards from multiple data sources using data blending.
Performed project-based analysis and the reporting data projects and executive ad hoc report requests.
Manage a team of two direct reports in carrying out all aspects of compliance, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, and financial statement audit document preparation for a national roofing supply company with annual sales of more than $16MM.
Developed new reports for six manufacturing plants to implement metrics for tracking productivity and controlling costs, reducing man-hour per piece ratio by four units per hour and reducing cost per unit by .65 per unit, driving 2% indirect cost of goods reductions across all plants.
Manage the planning and development of design and procedures for metrics reports, forecasting and sales analysis reporting.
Performed accounting functions pertaining to month-end close, intercompany transactions, budgeting, financial reporting, as well as other general accounting duties in a high-volume environment.
Accountant, 01/2013 to 01/2015BOISSET FAMILY ESTATES － ST. HELENA, CA
Performed complex accounting work relating to the California operations of a major French wine company, serving as one of seven accountants for a $60MM operation spanning five locations.
Managed all accounting aspects of the winery's dealings with growers across Napa and Sonoma County, including development of sales contracts, processing more than $15MM in grape purchases, and filing all required paperwork with the state.
Oversaw the $5MM expense budget of more than 35 salespeople to ensure compliance with all procedures and expense limits.
Prepared and posted month-end recurring journal entries, reconciled general ledger accounts, and worked with auditors during annual audits.
Prepared monthly financial statements for production, vineyard development and farming, general and administration, and management departments using AMS software.
Staff Accountant, 01/2013KENDALL JACKSON － SANTA ROSA, CA
Prepared and consolidated financial reports for a regional winery with annual sales of more than $500MM, with responsibility for performing regular integrity tests on Business Object and Oracle, analyzing and interpreting gross margin reports, and preparing monthly executive summaries.
Served on the team that implemented the Hyperion business analysis system and reporting system, serving as the liaison between IT and Finance teams to share financial reporting department challenges and expectations, and training all staff in the system's use and benefits after implementation.
Performed monthly balance sheet analysis and reconciliations and produced Ad Hoc reports.
Prepared closings of monthly/quarterly/year end accounting and financial statements, calculated commissions.
IT Audit/Software Tester, 01/2012ECALIX CONSULTING, INC － FREEMONT, CA
Oversaw a six-month IT risk assessment audit, including internal/external risk assessments, gap analysis against industry standards, and recommendation of a range of mitigation and process automation options.
Provided consulting for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance on the development and testing of SOX 404 IT controls.
Conducted systems design and application audits in support of internal audits, provided recommendations for resolving defects, and tested features across various browsers.
Tested features across various browsers.
Automated repeatable tasks where possible.
Developed use cases, review test cases and track feature bugs.
organizational change management strategies.
Associate IT Auditor, 01/2011 to 01/2012AFFIRM GLOBAL － BOWLING GREEN, OH
Performed risk assessment on major processes and system components.
Test the design and effectiveness of internal controls by completing walk-throughs of complex work processes and proposed solutions to improve system efficiencies and reduce total expenses.
Completed regulatory, pre-implementation and risk-based audits to achieve business objectives.
Assessed internal controls based upon the CobiT framework: IT general and application controls, information security, systems development, change management, business continuity, disaster recovery, computer operations, risk management, SAS 70 assessments and regulatory compliance.Created use cases, reviewed test cases, and tracked feature bugs.
Education and Training
BS:Information System Auditing & Control,2012Bowling Green State University － Bowling Green, OHInformation System Auditing & Control
Master of Science:Accounting,2017Sacramento State University － Sacramento, CAAccounting
CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditing) -(2016), Visualization in Excel & Power BI-(2017) Data Analysis in Excel (2017), Quality Assurance (2012)
BS : Information System Auditing & Control , 2012 Master of Science : Accounting , 2017 CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditing) -(2016), Visualization in Excel & Power BI-(2017) Data Analysis in Excel (2017), Quality Assurance (2012)
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