156378 | Contract

This strong Controller/CPA/MBA has extensive experience in the accounting, finance and audit functions. Expertise includes overseeing end-to-end accounting, process improvements and ERP implementations for growing organizations. Industry experience includes manufacturing, insurance and distribution. Systems experience includes JD Edwards, PLEX, PeopleSoft, Prelude, Hyperion Enterprise, Paychex, Paylocity, Sage, SmartView, IQMS, EMS, IREN, GEAC and advanced Excel.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Managed day-to-day operations, documented standard processes and enhanced monthly close processes
  • Reduced number of days to close by 50% and programmed systems to reduce manual work in fixed assets and payroll
  • Managed the full financial and accounting operations for divisions of large companies including AP, GL, credit and collections
  • Prepared financials in accordance with U.S. GAAP
  • Reviewed, identified, designed and implemented new reporting process by working with the vendor and using report writer
  • Created a report that reduced processing time from one day to 2.5 hours and allowed them to meet corporate close deadline
  • Improved time to issue audit reports from an average of 120 days to 26 days
  • Created a library of examples of audit findings to allow team to edit for their situation and right-sized the audit team, resulting in decreased overall company findings
  • Led implementation of Blackline as a project manager, ensured team stayed on track, met deliverables and rolled out to enable global standardization