George G

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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Accountant in Old Bridge, New Jersey

Summary
I am a Certified Public Accountant with 9 years progressive experience in general accounting including Financial Statement preparation, budgeting, forecasting, consolidation, inter-company reconciliation, auditing, internal controls, and experience and technical knowledge of IFRS and GAAP. In addition, Six Sigma and process improvement skills to help identify and solve issues to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness within the department.

Experience
Controller/Financial Reporting & Analysis 08/2012 to Present Toll Global Forwarding - Carteret, NJ

 Responsible for financial reports including ad hoc reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis in accordance with GAAP/IFRS fundamentals.
 Manage daily activities for Accounting, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
 Managed monthly Fixed Assets and Depreciation reporting for tax, financial and budget. Fixed Assets are maintained on sub ledger program (FAS) and reconciled to Trial Balance on monthly basis.
 Responsible for preparation of supported documents for governmental annual reports including financial and non-financial reports as well as personal property tax filling.
 Responsible for budget preparation by running historical reports and communicating with departmental managers to go over budgeted numbers including addition and submit final budget to executives for final review and approval.
 Provide leadership and support in the implementation of the Company’s Fixed Assets sub ledger FAS.
 Responsible for monthly and year-end close process within a condensed time frame including intercompany reconciliation and consolidation reporting.
 Managed timely upload of month end financials into HFM as we as budget, the time frame for month end close including HFM upload was 3-4 days.
 Oversee daily accounting activities; including general accounting, accounts receivable and accounts payable.
 Manage and prepare supporting schedules for interim and fiscal yearend audit to the external auditors (KPMG).
 Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
 Manages continues improvements to enhance processes and to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the department.
 Responsible to keep maintaining segregation of duties and internal controls in the department and writing SOP’s when changes or implementation is needed.
 Six Sigma training with a yellow belt certificate.

Internal Auditor
Toll Global Forwarding - Carteret, NJ 07/2011 to 08/2012

 Design and execute operational audit programs according to the company standard operating procedures and prepare written audit reports to document findings and recommendations.
 Responsible for periodic review and compliance with department SOPs, Finance policies and procedures.
 Assist in determining the effectiveness and adequacy of controls and compliance with departmental standards. Evaluate the effectiveness of controls over the key risks determined by our global group internal audit team and management.
 Communicate with and educate process owners on the importance of controls, an effective control environment and the role of internal audit.
 Involved with potential fraud detection and investigation related to unusual spending and general ledger accounts that are rarely used.
 Support assigned tasks related to Capital projects / Fixed Assets.
 Assist external auditors in understanding and documenting our internal control process during interim and yearend audit.
 Conduct and maintain periodic fixed asset physical inventory, records and schedules to comply with our group inventory policy.

Assistant Controller 2/2009 to 07/2011 NYS Collection - Metuchen, NJ

 Responsible for the monthly closing process for specified legal entities foreign and domestic by performing tasks required to effectively close the books (record journal entries, accruals, perform account reconciliations and account analysis)
 Responsible for schedules and calculation of prepaid expenses and amortization according to the terms.
 Provide leadership and support in the implementation of the Company’s ERP system (NetSuite).
 Oversee both Accounts Payable to ensure correct GL booking for P&L and Balance Sheet, and Accounts Receivable to ensure correct billing as well as accounting for accrued revenue for month end close.
 Manage and maintain deferred expense entries and schedules for lease obligation according to US GAAP.
 Responsible for reporting monthly account analysis and financial reporting to the controller to be reviewed by the partners.
 Assist in preparation of annual budget, financial forecasting and quarterly consolidated financial statements.
 Assisting in the development and implementation of internal controls.
 Performed cash management activities, money transfers and bank reconciliation for foreign and domestic entities.
 Preparation of balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports foreign and domestic.

Corporate Accountant 06/2007 to 2/2009
Paramount Property Management, Bayonne, NJ

 Ensured that monthly mortgage or other recurring monthly payments were processed timely, avoiding any penalties for late payment.
 Prepared journal entries by maintaining records, files and reconciling accounts.
 Reviewed expense funding requests and all invoices for proper GL classification and sufficient supports.
 Prepared monthly sales tax for UEZ and quarterly sales tax for NJ and NY for the corporate level.
 Insured the closing of purchase orders for internal accurate billing.
 Performed banking duties as needed or requested, Check Voiding, Stop Payment Requests, Requesting backups for banking issues or discrepancies.
 Reviewed and approved AP check runs and verifying cash balance report to ensure funds was available.
 Performed cash management activities including handling receipts and bank reconciliation.
 Assisted in quarterly end close.
 Processed and completed special projects as requested by Chief Financial Officer and Controller.
 Prepared amortization schedules pursuant to loan agreements and pre-paid insurance.
 Reviewing annual operating expense.
 Calculated CAM and other tenant escalations and ensure supporting backups are included in quarterly billing.
 Conducted year-end reconciliation for Common area maintenance (CAM), real estate taxes and Water and Sewer.
 Assisted in preparation of annual property budgets.

Education and Certificates
 Certified Public Accountant – NJ/CA
 BS Accounting from New Jersey City University

ERP
Experienced in Microsoft Excel (Advanced), QuickBooks, Timberline, NetSuite, Cargo Wise, Platinum, and Sage Fixed Assets (FAS).


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