Pursuing a challenging and rewarding position in Finance management, that will provide the opportunity for professional growth and advancement. Accurate and detailed Senior Finance Analyst with forecasting, budgeting and accounting expertise. Effective in multi-tasking and meeting deadlines.
Microsoft Office: Excel and Word, Oracle Financial and Reporting systems, Lotus Notes, Cognos Financial Planning,
Markview, Solomon Software, Asset Keeper.
Senior Financial AnalystOct 2008 to Current Holland America Group
monthly variance analysis at a department level providing detailed explanations
of monthly performance to forecast and plan.
monthly flash reporting for the Onboard Revenue areas.
preliminary and final P&L for each Onboard Revenue department.
with presentation of Onboard Revenue trade performance for ship visits.
and assist with brand comparisons for the various Onboard Revenue
and maintain monthly accruals for the Onboard Revenue areas.
and tested all Onboard Revenue financial reports for Oracle R12 system upgrade.
management with preparation of budget.
and maintain the Alaska Casino tax accrual.
and maintain relationships with operational departments and with other finance
adhoc analysis as requested.
Senior Staff AccountantNov 2005 to Oct 2008
Holland America Group | Serving Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn, and P&O Australia Responsible for month, quarter and year-end close activities for two subsidiaries Princess Cays and Global Fine Arts.
Participated in the purchase of the Bohemian island Princess Cays with financial reports, detailed analysis and ad hoc reports to management.
Performed operational and financial analysis and account reconciliations.
Participated in transition of Cunard Line Onboard Revenue accounting from Santa Clarita to P&O UK.
Helped create and develop the Art program structure regarding account reserves, intercompany elimination entries, Art director payments and brand commissions Handled monthly GFA brand commission payments to Carnival, Costa, Princess, Cunard and P&O Australia Performed financial and operational analysis.
Prepared journal entries and account reconciliations.
Senior Operations Manager / Senior ManagerMay 1996 to Jun 2005 Medical Eye Services, Inc － Costa Mesa, California
Supervised ten staff accountants Provided quarterly training seminars for employees Prepared annual employee reviews Performed all full general ledger duties for a vision care insurance administrator.
Set up the company and their Chart of Accounts using Solomon software Set up all A/P, A/R, Employee, Vendor and Supplier accounts within Solomon Set up and maintained fixed assets in Asset keeper software Developed annual budgets and quarterly projections Facilitated annual budget presentation with Board of Directors annually Prepared and submitted all Federal and State income, licensing and payroll reports and deposits Filed quarterly and annual Department of Managed Health care returns Filed multi state tax returns, personal property tax filings, and federal and state levies.
Generated all financial reports: Balance Sheet, P/L and Budgeting Reports Tracked and reported on aged payables and receivables Processed and issued all commission payments to sales staff Prepared all bank and account reconciliations Provided the training and did reporting necessary to remain in compliance with the HIPAA laws.
Handled journal entries to post to accounts Managed deferred compensation accounts.
Senior Staff AccountantJun 1995 to May 1996 Peripheral Support, Inc － El Segundo, CA
Performed all full general ledger duties for a canon peripheral repair facility.
Supervised the accounting department of one staff account and two bookkeepers Handled accounts receivable, accounts payable, billing and budget reports Processed ADP payroll for entire company Monthly general ledger reconciliations Month-end closing activities Handled all human resource functions.
Bachelor's Degree, BS, AccountingMay 1995Elizabeth City State University － Elizabeth City, North CarolinaAccounting