Brian K

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Senior Level Accounting & Financial Professional Corporate & Facility Level Accounting | Financial Analysis | Multi-Site Integrations — A strategic Accounting & Finance Professional with an expansive background providing in-depth analysis, planning and strategy through sound and established accounting and financial management practices. Demonstrated ability to communicate throughout various levels of the organization and contribute a broad understanding of business operations to accounting functions. — Cross-functional Professional with an established track record of contributing to complex operations through financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting and team leadership. Effective and efficient analytical capabilities include proficiency in developing and implementing feasible timelines and budgets, liaison experience, and creative problem solving. — Broad experience in corporate- and facility-level operations, performing general accounting functions that include general ledger, AP/AR, payroll, and reconciliations for multi-site operations. Eligible to sit for Spring 2017 CPA exam. QUALIFICATIONS & DISTINCTIONS  — Cross-Functional Collaborations — Relationship Management — Maximized Resource Utilization — Risk Mitigation & Management — Financial Forecasting — Contract Negotiation — A/P, A/R, General Ledger — Single/Multi-Site Payroll — Month-End Closings — Financial Planning & Analysis — Expense Grid Management — Reconciliations — Financial Projections Modelling — Executive Level Reporting — Financial Reviews — Profit & Loss Projections PROFESSIONAL HISTORY 2014 to 2016: Proven Results HealthCare (Client: HonorHealth), Scottsdale, AZ – Accounting & Financial Consultant Drive strategic business expansion efforts and critical operations support for a fast-growing 5-hospital physician network with 53 clinics situated throughout Scottsdale. Recruited to establish financial and accounting operations controls that aimed to establish consistent processes and procedures to improve financial transparency, accurate financial management and positive audit results. — Targeted to align and establish financial operations post-merger, incorporating a 3-hospital organization with a 2-hospital organization that required a comprehensive overhaul to foster employee loyalty and sound accounting principles. Engaged operational leaders to identify practices and establish a project roadmap for normalizing financial reporting that included an in-depth timeline, benchmarks and expansive industry expertise. — Corrected A/P revenue reporting, correcting reserve and bad debt reporting while establishing reconciliations for monthly reports against A/R reports. — Developed and implemented an effective and streamlined process that eliminated estimated depreciation and ensure all work was appropriately performed while leading 2 direct reports to execute implementation and ensure cohesive reporting across disparate sites. Expertly provided financial analysis and accounting oversight across multiple projects supporting integration of the independent operations of Scottsdale Healthcare and John C Lincoln Healthcare Network. — Converted accounting systems to include a unified general ledger, accounts payable and purchasing tracking, working closely with team members to transition new system and train end-users on appropriate reporting. — Utilized best practices approach to consolidate functions and duties among independent general accounting and accounts payable departments. — Created and implemented a comprehensive process flow and documentation process to report and track multiple monthly processes that included revenue recording and contractual adjustments. — Improved Physician Practices Monthly Dashboard reporting that expanded to allow detailed analysis of individual physician offices relative to the group as a whole that resulted in increasing ownership of performance by both office managers and physicians. 2008 to 2013: Izon Media, San Francisco, CA – Senior Accountant Aligned key accounting and financial objectives via analytical assessments of financial data and key positioning projects for an out-of-home networking operation with $150M in annual revenue serving industry leaders including Walmart, Costco, Sam’s Club and other national businesses. Streamlined financial and accounting operations into a cohesive, accurate reporting structure, implementing processes and functions to eliminate redundancies, reduce required manpower, and improving accuracy on month-end reporting, approved coding, and quoting campaigns. Expertly led and directed all general ledger functions, maintaining timely monthly, quarterly and annual processes that included account true-ups, fixed assets, balance sheet analyses, and internal and external reporting. Collaborated among internal and external sources to maintain closing processes, ensuring accurate recordings across journal entries and completing account reconciliations to adhere to management-established closing deadlines for multiple entries. — Engaged industry expertise to prepare monthly closing schedules for General Ledger and all sub-ledgers, analyzing and approving journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations along with monthly close binder completion. — Developed and maintained a top-performing staff of financial professionals by implementing skill development initiatives geared toward a pro-active vs. reactive approach to desk functions. — Contributed in-depth analysis to assess new retailer contracts, identifying revenue share calculations, payment requirements, performing monthly and quarterly revenue share calculations, and processing all retailer reports. — Developed a Fixed Asset database to facilitate a smooth new joint venture that included importing files to upload 2,000 assets.  Protected stakeholder interests by preparing schedules for both internal and external audits, preparing annual tax packages for the corporate tax department, and ensuring follow-through for accurate, timely and transparent financial management. — Timely prepared and processed monthly, quarterly and annual Sales & Use tax returns for various states. Early Career: Senior Accountant: Arizona Public Service, Phoenix, AZ Senior Financial Analyst: Comsys International, Phoenix, AZ Senior Accountant: Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ Financial Analyst: LeapSource, Inc., Tempe, AZ EDUCATION Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Accounting & Management | Moorhead State University Technologies: Microsoft Office Suite, Lotus 123, SQL, Hyperion Financials & Report Writer, CARE, TPX, PeopleSoft, Cost Point, McKesson, PowerPlant, Dynamics, Sage Fixed Asset Software, Aperek (Premier Software)

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