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MONIKA SZYMANIK, MBA

Mt. Laurel, New Jersey 08054 (267) 408-5384 mlvmonika@yahoo.com

SUMMARY
A strong financial background, including Big 4 experience, combined with an extensive experience in working with large
multinational public and private companies in the distribution, utility, healthcare and professional services industries.
Extensive experience in managing critical projects with the knowledge to balance the requirements for functionality, quality,
economy, and timeliness. Advisor to senior executives on financial performance and analysis of business metrics. Extensive
expertise in driving change and performance improvement within the finance organization, including corporate, regional and
shared service centers. Exceptional capacity to enter new environments and begin to produce clear-cut results right from the
start with well developed technical and communication skill; flexible and adaptable to both new situations and changing
organizational needs.
CORE COMPETENCIES
Key Account Management, Leadership, Financial Risk and Quality, Accounting System Implementation, Finance, General
Ledger, Budgeting, Forecasting, Financial Reporting, Internal Controls, SOX Compliance, Key Performance Indicators,
Shared Service Center, Process Design, Implementation and Improvements, Analytical Expertise, Problem Solving,
Effectiveness, Efficiency.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
June 2013 Present International SOS, Trevose, PA
($2.8 billion - Provides medical assistance, international healthcare, and security services).
Controller
Main Accomplishments:
-Successfully implemented Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Global ERP software) for the Government Services business segment.
- Coordinated creation of a new legal entity into the existing structure.
-Managed DCAA audit and issuance of Disclosure Statements for the new legal entity.
-Successfully coordinated year-end audit in the new accounting system.
Project manager responsible for implementation of a fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning software
solution.
New accounting system implementation enabled the company to bid government work, improved effectiveness and
efficiencies of pricing, financial reporting and compliance.
Customized functionality to provide enhanced key metrics reporting to improve financial performance and visibility.
Reported to senior management critical insights on pricing and sensitivity analysis.
Managed month end close process by overseeing general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and
cash management functions.
Recognized the function to optimize resources leveraging new technology. Led hiring and training of top talent.
Responsible for audit and compliance programs implementation and training.
Maintenance and development of policies and procedures to achieve compliance and mitigate identified risks.
March 2013 June 2013 The Siegfried Group, LLP, Wilmington, DE
National CPA firm that delivers a full range of Accounting Resource Services to major public companies and other
large organizations, including three Big Four firms.
Corporate Accounting Manager (Consultant)
Main Accomplishments:
-Significantly reduced financial closing cycle time through automation and realignment of process and responsibilities.
-Prepared Restatement of prior years Financial Statements.
Responsible for general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, cash management, and month end close.
Reviewed all monthly and quarterly reports, submitted monthly debt covenant compliance (reporting.)
Main point of contact for external auditors.

MONIKA SZYMANIK, MBA


Mt. Laurel, New Jersey 08054 (267) 408-5384 mlvmonika@yahoo.com

March 2011 to October 2012 - Sonepar, Hamilton, NJ

($20 Billion, Global distributor of electrical equipment.)


Senior Accountant (Controller)
Main Accomplishments:
- Implemented new financial reporting process to identify cost reductions and eliminated inefficiencies.
- Reduced financial closing cycle time through automation and realignment of process.
- Improved quality of management reporting and analysis of key business metrics.
- Analyzed Key Operational and Financial Performance Indicators to ensure execution of business strategy
Responsible for accounting and financial reporting for over $250 million operating company with 31 branches
including, month-end close, monthly and quarterly reporting, and financial analysis.
Led monthly financial performance reviews of actual vs. budget analysis with the President and Sr. VP of Finance.
Successfully realigned key reporting processes for cash flows, journal entries and financial reporting.
Eliminated inefficiencies related to monthly review processes and improved quality of management reporting,
improved forecast monitoring and analysis of key business drivers resulting in shorter reporting timelines.
Participated in financial budgeting and forecasting process.
Managed Fixed Assets and Sales Tax Filings.
Developed, implemented and trained the entire team on new processes.
Main point of contact for internal and external auditors.
December 2006 to December 2010 American Water, Voorhees, NJ
($2.5 billion - largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company.)
General and Financial Reporting Accountant
Main Accomplishments:
- Completed work on Pre-IPO, Final IPO and NYSE Public Company Listing (AWK).
- Project team leader to improve quality and reduce financial reporting cycle time by over 50%.
Responsible for month-end close and fluctuation analysis.
Responsible for year end and quarterly SEC Reporting and annual reports to the utility commission.
Main point of contact for internal and external auditors.
Provided technical expertise for regulatory and accounting matters.
Led major process improvement initiatives: automated and eliminated inefficient reporting and recording processes.
Participated in design and implementation of key internal controls and SOX compliance for IPO.

October 2005 to December 2006 - PwC, Philadelphia, PA


Project Team Specialist
Main Accomplishments:
- Hired as part of the initial project team to launch the shared services center for auditing.
- Developed new reporting and controls processes to reduce overall cost of delivery of audits.
- Initiated best practices across global engagement teams for efficiency & quality improvements.
- Executed audit procedures to better leverage manpower utilization and lower costs.
- Analyzed cost and budget performance and financial results.
Developed process to ensure high quality and integrity of the Global Entity Management System.
Monitored engagement economics and financial performance.
Reviewed and presented budget to actual analysis, cash flow and billing.

MONIKA SZYMANIK, MBA


Mt. Laurel, New Jersey 08054 (267) 408-5384 mlvmonika@yahoo.com

March 2002 to October 2005 The Hibbert Group, Trenton, NJ


(Company involved in the fulfillment and distribution of marketing materials and information, Program
administration, direct marketing and database marketing)
Financial Analyst
Main Accomplishments:
- Automated and realigned billing processes to improve quality, eliminate inefficiencies and reduce billing time cycle.
- Improved efficiency and accuracy all Accounts Receivable processes to ensure accuracy and proper reconciliation.
Presented clients with monthly billing and budget to actual reports.

Supported sales executives and directors with costing, billing, budgeting, reporting, and forecasting.
Participated in month-end close including cash flow reporting.

EDUCATION:
2012

2002

University of Phoenix
MBA: Master of Business Administration

Immaculata University
BS: Accounting
COMPUTER SKILLS: Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PeopleSoft, AccPac, Oracle, Mainframe
Database, JDE, Navision, Eclipse, Great Plains, NAV.