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405828 | Contract

This highly efficient Controller/CPA with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting has significant experience in accounting and audit with publicly-traded firms including the Big 4. Expertise includes leading the accounting and external reporting teams in monthly, quarterly and yearly close, and managing the consolidation and reporting functions. Industry experience crypto, SaaS, professional services and technology. Systems experience includes Oracle, SAP, Blackline and advanced Excel.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Developed, maintained and implemented technical accounting policies and procedures in accordance with U.S. GAAP and the latest regulatory guidance for multiple startups
  • Mentored team members by helping to develop professional goals and providing the guidance and feedback needed to achieve those goals
  • Ensured partnerships with external auditors and third-party specialists in execution of quarterly reviews and annual audits for multiple clients
  • Prepared the annual budget, supporting schedules and monitored cash requirements to maintain adequate funds
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP, IFRS, SEC (10Q, 10K), SOX

Accounting Manager

405860 | Contract

This highly resourceful Accounting Manager with a bachelor’s degree in Science, Finance and post-baccalaureate degree in Accounting has significant experience in accounting with publicly traded companies. Expertise includes supervising accounting staff, full daily accounting operations, full-cycle month-end close, financial reporting and analysis. Industries include oil & gas and construction. Systems experience includes Oracle, QuickBooks, JDE Enterprise One, Sage, Quicken, Peachtree, and advanced Excel.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Supervised accounting staff, full daily accounting operations, full-cycle month-end close, financial reporting and analysis
  • Mitigated risks to ensure financial statements are complying with U.S. GAAP
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP, IFRS


404631 | Contract

This seasoned Controller/CPA/MBA/CMA is a hands-on finance leader with a solid foundation in corporate accounting managing multiple teams across varying levels. Expertise includes process improvement, profitability and scenarios analysis, metrics design and business advisory for strategic-decision making.  Industry experience includes manufacturing and technology.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Managed month-end close, consolidations, P&L analysis, AP and AR
  • Highly experienced in process improvements and ERP implementation with mid-market systems
  • Managed teams across all monthly close activities including GL, financial reporting, variance analysis, journal entries, reconciliations and cash flow
  • Implemented ERP systems, designed, maintained, trained and multi-site set up
  • Implemented another ERP in her most recent position
  • Managed financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, treasury, GL accounting, even journal entries and reconciliations
  • Managed financial P&Ls and GL accounting for five plant locations including annual product budgeting, strategic planning, monthly forecasting, profit analysis, cash flow and capital investment

Senior Financial Analyst

211764 | Contract

This versatile Senior Financial Analyst has extensive experience in month-end close, reconciliations, financial reporting, financial analysis, accounting for rebates and payroll, and recently completed four successful projects through Brilliant. Industry experience includes manufacturing, financial services, medical device and wholesale. Systems experience includes SAP, Syspro, Sage, Hyperion, PeopleSoft, Blackline and advanced Excel.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Automated consolidation processes while leveraging Excel tools and supported month-end close within complex accounting systems
  • Reconciled third party warehousing inventory, including discrepancies, on a daily basis utilizing SAP and Excel
  • Worked with vendors, reconciled accounts receivable and cash, and analyzed variances in the monthly variance report
  • Analyzed the monthly rebate report and identified major variances for each vendor and provided management with detailed analysis on variances
  • Handled the month-end close and analysis for five business units
  • Reconciled balance sheet accounts; prepared journal entries and posting accruals; worked with vendors on payment status and rebate analysis; and provided monthly analysis on actual vs. budget
  • Reviewed AP invoices and matched them to appropriate POs to reverse out the accrual previously recorded, properly accrue expenses against proper projects and match invoice to the proper project
  • Prepared financial statements, journal entries, accruals, intercompany reconciliations
  • Automated the consolidations of five entities in Excel; cut completion time down to a few hours
  • Used pivot tables and v-lookups to create reconciliations and prepare month-end journal entries
Skills: Accruals, Audit Planning, Balance Sheet, Bank Reconciliations, Budgeting & Forecasting, Cash Flows, Deductions, ERP Software…
Skills: Accruals, Audit Planning, Balance Sheet, Bank Reconciliations, Budgeting & Forecasting, Cash Flows, Deductions, ERP Software Implementation, Excel – Intermediate, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, General Ledger, Hyperion, IFRS, Insurance & Statutory Accounting, Internal Audit, Journal Entry Preparation, Management Experience, Month End Close, Payroll Processing, PeopleSoft, Project Management, SAP, Six Sigma, SOX, Tax – Compliance, Tax – Provisions, Year End Close

Senior Accountant

404544 | Contract

This high-level Senior Accountant/CPA with an MBA has 20 years of management accounting experience within both private and publicly traded firms. Expertise includes high knowledge of accounting principles, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger, invoicing, financial statements, fx, technical accounting and audit. Systems experience includes Cost Point, PowerPoint, Peoplesoft, Oracle, Great Plains, BI360, FRx, SAP, CTI, various industry-specific software systems and Excel.

Additional qualifications include:

  • High level of U.S. GAAP knowledge and stays up to date on best practices
  • High level of familiarity with SOX compliance and SEC regulations
  • Managed analysis of yearly/monthly billings via accounting
  • Performed high level of audit prep including 10Q, 10K and 8k
  • Proven leadership skills demonstrating strong judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities


Finance Manager

395383 | Contract

This strong Finance Manager has extensive experience in finance and accounting including budgeting, forecasting, financial planning, general ledger, accounts receivable/payables, account reconciliations and financial statements.  Expertise includes implementing and establishing financial processes and procedures for startups and overseeing all fiscal and financial operations. Systems experience includes NetSuite, QuickBooks, SaaS, FreshBooks, CopperCRM and advanced Excel.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Identified opportunities to achieve cost efficiencies and streamlined operations
  • Established the entire financial structure of the company, created policies and procedures, and oversaw all financial and accounting operations
  • Worked primarily on an accounts receivable project, and reconciled and cleaned up past due balances, chart of accounts and general ledger
  • Prepared financial statements, P&L reports and monthly, quarterly and yearly budget reports including profitability analysis of all products and services
Skills: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Credit, Customer Service, General Ledger, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Project Management,…
Skills: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Credit, Customer Service, General Ledger, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Project Management, QuickBooks, Revenue, Salesforce