(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Strategic Finance Professional, resourceful in directing productive and cost-effective financial activities. Offers an exceptionally rich and versatile skill set in controller responsibilities. Utilizes analytics and audit methodologies to maximize profitability and expense control with a proven record of staff development and implement efficient financial process solutions.
  • Finance Operations & Management
  • Inventory Control
  • Financial Reporting & Budgeting
  • Auditing
  • QuickBooks Online Pro Advisor
  • Process Improvement
  • Cash Flow
  • Payroll and Taxes
  • Microsoft Office
  • Attention to Detail
University of Akron Akron, OH Expected in Bachelor of Science : Accounting - GPA : Bachelor of Science: Accounting University of Akron - Akron, OH
CPA Certified Public Accountant CIA Certified Internal Auditor
Rooms To Go - Tax Preparer
Cypress, TX, 01/1 - Current
Cascades - Senior Controller
Piscataway, NJ, 11/2012 - 11/2013
  • Responsible for all financial controls, planning, reporting, and core financial transaction processing in a high volume entertainment venue. Provide district level reporting and support to other venues as needed to ensure accurate financial information provided to corporate senior management.
  • Preparation of an $8M annual budget plan. Forecasting and re-forecasting based on daily event activity, and financial analysis to ensure operational efficiencies
  • Preparation and roll-up of monthly operational reports (Profit & Loss, Inventory Reconciliation, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable)
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of month-end close process and timeliness of accurate financial reports including weekly component result reviews of sales and payroll results compared to budget
  • Collaborate ongoing with component managers to ensure adherence to budget with the emphasis on profitability (EBIT). Specifically gross margin, payroll, and other controllable expenses
  • Provide district level support to other Unit Controllers (11 venues) on monthly P&L reporting guidance and preparation of roll-up reports to corporate senior management
  • Enforce policies designed to maximize cost effectiveness and control of inventories, cash, sales and expense reporting
  • Supported Regional/District Management on corporate initiatives, including implementation and training on new financial system rollout to select locations Jessica Claire cell
University Of Maryland - Owner/Entrepreneur
Berwyn Heights, MD, 09/2004 - 01/2012
  • Franchise owner of multiple restaurants ($1.6M annual sales) with complete responsibility for all operations and financial activities
  • Responsible for all areas of operations including marketing/advertising, hiring, training, inventory control, entertainment, landlord and community relationships
  • Responsible for all financial transaction processing and reporting utilizing Quickbooks. Emphasis on sales and expense control.
  • Effectively managed capital investment, working capital/cash flow utilizing lines of credit when necessary
  • Responsible for weekly payroll processing and completion of all payroll tax returns
  • Effective procurement of inventory through purchasing with lowest cost vendor/outlets Maintained a very low level of employee turnover due to building trusting relationships and hiring low risk candidates. Led and directed team members on effective operational procedures
OfficeMax, Inc - Assistant Controller-Finance Operations
City, STATE, 01/2000 - 01/2004
  • Directed finance operations processes inclusive of Finance Vendor Management (A/P & A/R Vendor Subsidy), Inventory Control, Revenue & Cash Accounting. Ensured department alignment with all corporate and financial objectives
  • Identified inaccurate vendor financial reporting and vendor funded rebates to ensure enhanced accuracy and maximize recoveries
  • Partnered with Audit Recovery firms resulting in enhanced subsidies exceeding $25MM annually in post audit claims/recoveries
  • Examined and addressed key inventory categories to attain operational and financial standard compliance, minimized risk, and reduced shrink/loss rates year over year
  • Oversight of strategic process of revenue recognition, inclusive of sales, cash, gift card, and credit card processing
  • Account reconciliations facilitating financial statement compilation, preparation, and reporting
  • Managed several disposition initiatives of outdated inventory in partnership with a liquidation company to maximize cash value
  • Evaluated, identified areas of process improvement in corporate operations to implement solutions and minimize risks
Internal Audit - Director
City, STATE, 01/1 - 01/1
Managed all field and corporate audit initiatives to minimize risks and identify opportunities for improvement Developed and oversaw all corporate and field audit initiatives to ensure compliance with company policy
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