Objective:
  To use my expertise to produce accurate reports that identify issues that need to be addressed and identify other concerns that will promote further profitability and efficiency.


Consumer Product Strategy Analyst III

Bank of America Corporation

 

May, 2008 to Present

Calabasas, CA

Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions. My responsibilities were in the Closing Services department.
  • Primary Contact with FNMA on FNMA Default Reporting
  • Subject Matter Expert for FNMA Default reporting with internal team members
  • Performed Variance Analysis
  • Automated several SQL and Excel processes and created validation checks
  • Improved SQL queries for new situations and more accuracy
  • Ad-Hoc Reporting
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Investment Accountant

AIG/SunAmerica, Inc.

 

October, 2003 to April, 2008

Woodland Hills, CA

This international financial service organization has almost $700 billion in assets.  My duties related to AIG Retirement Services.

  • Compared actual versus projected Cash Flows, adjusting projections and/or actual as necessary
  • Balanced, analyzed, and adjusted security-related asset and income accounts.
  • Automated work processes
  • Performed all Reconciliations and Resolved Reconciliation Items for Entity assigned
  • Maintained various GAAP (via SI), statutory (blue and green book), and roll-forward reports and analysis
  • Documented departmental procedures
  • Solved departmental spreadsheet and system-related issues
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual journal entries and assisted in preparation of Annual Financials
  • Also performed Partnership Accounting:  Private Equities, Hedge Funds, and Derivatives
     

Financial Analyst

Countrywide Home Loans Corporation

 

July, 2002 to October, 2003

Calabasas, CA

This corporation was the largest independent mortgage lender with $58 billion in assets. My function was maintaining the books for a joint venture for the distressed assets division.

  • Created various month-end reports measuring actual versus budget.

  • Created, entered, and posted most daily and monthly journal entries

  • Automated work processes

  • Balanced, analyzed, and adjusted balance sheet accounts.

  • Resolve Reconciliation Items

  • Troubleshooted all spreadsheet issues

  • Created custom spreadsheets as requested

Staff Accountant

Financial Analyst (promotion)

Casden Properties Inc.

 

                                        November, 1999 to February, 2001

February, 2001 to July, 2002

Beverly Hills, CA

 

This private $200 million REIT owned affordable, conventional, and commercial buildings.  My involvement was with the cash management and corporate reporting.

  • Created Weekly and Monthly Cash Flow Forecasts more previously performed.

  • Performed divisional monthly close and automated monthly variances to budget

  • Approved all Cash Disbursements and created a system to keep track of disbursements pending and a mechanism to revoke approvals as necessary

  • Created Custom Reporting for CFO, VPs, and other officers being able to attach and directly link and attach source documents to ensure and prove data accuracy

  • Developed spreadsheets to better identify intercompany discrepancies

  • Maintained Financial Statement report structures to ensure data integrity

  • Performed Balance Sheet and Income Statement consolidation of the parent company

  • Responsible for Departmental Business Taxes

Operations Manager

CompUSA, Inc.

 

November, 1993 to October, 1999

Los Angeles Region

 

This Fortune 500 corporation was the world's largest computer specialty store.  At this $6 billion retail environment, the Operations Manager is in charge of the Profit and Loss for the store.

         Created Storewide budget allocating corporate goal among two departments

         Reported actual versus budgeted performance and reallocating budget as necessary

         Supervised Payroll data, automatically produced daily payroll reporting , interviewed, selected candidates, and counseled team members as required

         Managing Cashier and Warehouse Managers

Accountant

Trauma Service Group, P.C.

October, 1992 to March 1993

Exton, PA

This $10 million professional corporation is dedicated to medical staffing needs. My part was the accounting for this professional corporation.

  • Maintained Cash Accounts for all accounts and provided funding as required

  • Performed all Bank Reconciliations

  • Booked all closing General Journal Entries and maintained  Solomon Accounting Program

Major:  Accounting

California State University, Northridge

July, 1985 to August, 1989

Northridge, CA

I have successfully completed all the required courses for the Bachelor's of Science in Accounting including:  Quantitative Analysis, Strategic Management, Business Statistics, Computer Applications, Computer Information Systems, Computers-Their Impact and Use, Managerial Accounting, Auditing, Money and Banking, Business Law, Income Tax, and all financial accounting courses through Advanced Accounting.

In-depth working knowledge of the following software packages:  Excel, SQL, PowerPoint, Hyperion/Essbase, various AS400 software, Access, SAP, Word, Expression Web, Publisher, Access, WordPerfect, Quattro Pro, Paradox; 123, WordPro, and Approach; Yardi, Peachtree, QuickBooks, DAC Easy, RealWorld, Solomon, and ACCPac accounting packages