Popular in Course
verified elite notetaker
Popular in none
This 2 page Document was uploaded by an elite notetaker on Tuesday December 22, 2015. The Document belongs to a course at a university taught by a professor in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 9 views.
Reviews for Senior-Accountant-Accounting-Manager-in-San-Francisco-Bay-CA-Resume-Michael-Lewis
Report this Material
What is Karma?
Karma is the currency of StudySoup.
You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!
Date Created: 12/22/15
M ICHAEL E. L EWIS Cell:(707) 246-6154 Napa, California 94558 firstname.lastname@example.org SUMMARY Hands-on accounting professional with understanding of all phases of accounting, information systems, operational improvements, and staff development. Extensive management experience leading critical planning, analysis, and positioning of finance functions concurrently for two related companies. Highly dedicated and conscientious. Relied upon as the point person of finance and administration. Accomplished in establishing, reorganizing, streamlining, and strengthening financial operations. Capitalized on intercompany synergies to maximize performance and profitability. Involvement in strategic-level business planning and execution. S PECIALTIES - A/R, A/P, P&L, General Ledger, and Payroll - Credit and Collections - Process Improvement / Restructuring - Technology System Conversions - Internal Controls and Fiscal Procedures - Invested Capital Management - Financial Reports, Statements, and Budgets - Gap Analysis and Forecasting - Accounting and Administration Operations - Cost Containment Strategies P ROFESSIONAL E XPERIENCE CORK SUPPLY USA, Benicia, CA, 2012 S ENIOR A CCOUNTANT Recruited to serve as support for the CFO. Over see Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Credit and Collections. Manage and reconcile daily banking activity with U.S and Euro accounts. Track all Fixed Assets and depreciation expenses Collaborated with ISO re-certification team, writing procedures and work instructions. Compiled month end closing entries, reconciliations and procedures. ` Collaborated in reducing companies financial close to five business days. Ad hoc analysis and reporting. AMORIM CORK AMERICA, Napa, CA, 2005-2010 CONTROLLER In 2005, promoted by parent company and tasked to overhaul Amorim Cork America's finance/accounting division based on achievements at Portocork America. Demonstrated high-level of leadership, flexibility, creativity, and follow through in overseeing financial functions of both Portocork America and Amorim Cork America concurrently. Hired, trained, and managed a combined staff of seven. As Controller with shared presence at both companies, played major role as key member of the executive team. Charged with streamlining operations and improving general accounting and financial reporting systems and procedures, including integration of process flow with parent company HQ. Capitalized on best practices to optimize synergy and homogenize operating procedures. Identified cost-reduction opportunity and negotiated a zero percent building lease for $15,000 savings. Reduced $60,000 in payroll costs through reallocation of human resources. Saved $34,000 by restructuring health insurance program. 1 PORTOCORK AMERICA, INC., Napa, CA, 1996-2010 CONTROLLER Revitalized finance functions through comprehensive overhaul and realignment of existing financial records system and general ledger. Instituted reporting and analysis, reconciled variances, eliminated redundancies, and brought consistency for business intelligence, standardizing and streamlining procedures and practices for increased accuracy and efficiency. Planned, managed, and provided leadership for accounting and human resource matters, including financial analysis/reporting, payroll, benefits, and budgets. Oversaw external audit processes with CPAs and tax accountants, providing necessary worksheets/data to minimize billable hours. Cost Reductions: Negotiated a business insurance reduction of 18% or $52,000 in 2010 and $26,000 in 2009. Helped increase procurement efficiency, significantly reduce purchasing costs, and enhance purchasing power overall by developing profitable supplier relationships and improving forecasting. Reduced packaging costs 15%. Finance and Accounting: Enhanced financial management system through streamlining efforts; improved business financial transparency and reporting efficiency through standardization of financial reports/metrics. Prepared and presented budgets (up to $74M combined) to the international Board of Directors annually. Delivered critical financial reports to parent company monthly to define financial structures, accounting functions, and controls. Reviewed managerial and gap analysis with local management teams monthly. On a monthly basis, analyzed and produced P&L, balance sheets, cash flow, and variances. Managed accounts reconciliation and physical inventory counts balanced to the general ledger quarterly. Executive Management: Maximized profits through strategic relationships with banking, insurance, and supply sources. Cultivated strong personal working relationships with executive leaders and top decision makers and leveraged Portocork and Amorim together for a competitive advantage. Facilitated market advantage by maximizing shared intercompany assets, resources, and inventories. Information Technology: Led U.S. team in the design and implementation of new Navision based ERP accounting system as a part of the upgrading and integration of global IT functions across the U.S. and Europe. Project unified Purchasing, Inventory, Sales, Production, and Accounting and reporting process with other sales companies around the world. Outcome: real-time inventory and forecasting with central access; tremendous increase in productivity; elimination of redundancies; and improved quality, accuracy, and accessibility of financial and business information. Software: Microsoft Office, Excel, Navision, Quickbooks, Solomon. E DUCATION Accounting Certificate Program, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA (anticipated 2013) A.A., Liberal Arts, Rhode Island Community College, Warwick, RI 2
Are you sure you want to buy this material for
You're already Subscribed!
Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'