Dedicated Accounting Professional with proven history of integrity, accuracy and efficiency. Proficient working in a fast-paced environment while addressing to details. Eager to apply knowledge of General Ledger/Month-end Closing-acquired over 15 years of industry experience to add value to the accounting team. Exceptional written and interpersonal skills. Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Accounting Manager (01/2002-02/2004)
Responsible for the successful transition of the Accounts Payable department to Business Service Center.
Manage the day-to-day operations of all functional areas within the Accounting Department including any
special projects assigned by the Director of Finance.
Supervise two accounts payable coordinator and Cash Manager
Trained all department personnel to implement new paperless computer system with online coding and retrieval
of accounts payable invoices.
Appointed team leader for the General Ledger Lawson conversion project
Responsible for preparing quarterly and yearly schedules to corporate office for Parent Company and one
Prepare all payroll transaction and accrual journal entries
Authorize letters of credit and offshore wire payments for Domestic and International vendors.
Accountable for the reconciliation, booking and posting of all in-transit inventories for contractors and
Maintain general ledger and authorize additions of new G/L accounts
Compilation and analysis of financial information.
Coordinate and validate information and reports requested by Internal and External Auditors
Monthly reconciliation of general ledger balance sheet and P&L accounts
Complete and prepare all month-end related transaction in a timely and accurate manner.
Import/Export Specialist (07/2001-01/2002)
Lead in the effort to recoup $164M in CBI duty over payments resulting in an upside to the year-end results.
Collaborated with Custom Broker and Lawyers to provide proper documentation and samples of product to
Prepared annual Customs Reconciliation of duty payment
Provided custom broker proper documentation for the clearing of shipments, such as visas, quota, and textile
declaration forms, in addition to providing agent with HTS classification.
Prepared value statement for clearing of shipments
Responsible for auditing offshore suppliers' facilities to ensure compliance with duty incentive programs
Plant Accountant (05/1997-06/2001)
In conjunction with Controller developed, established and implemented an effective system of internal
control in order to monitor compliance with policies and procedures established by management.
Performed physical inventory for offshore locations
Booked finished goods and inter-company sales
Validated all manufacturing related expenses and completed the month-end closing for all offshore locations.
Performed fixed asset audit to reconcile variance between FAS and General Ledger for all offshore locations
Recorded and reconciled the Fixed Asset of new business acquisition to ensure compliance with all internal regulations
Assisted all four plant managers in the preparation, and variance reporting analysis of overhead expenses.
Managed all accounting transaction for the Controlled Foreign Corporation (CFC)
Responsible for preparing capital expenditure request, maintaining an accurate register of all additions, disposal, transfers and sales between
manufacturing plants, and running depreciation reports.
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