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Erik J.

19 Sheffield Road
Roslindale, MA 02131
617-477-3620 (home)
857-939-0721 (cell)

To seek a finance position that would utilize my previous experience, research s
kills, analysis expertise, and interpersonal skills to contribute to the financi
al stability and minimize risks of a company that values accurate accounting, bu
dgeting and financial reporting.
* MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Visual Basic, Hyperion Essbase Fi
nancial System, PeopleSoft, Apprise & Great Plains Accounting Systems
* Knowledge in Oracle, Lotus and Adobe Acrobat Professional

Forrester Research, Cambridge, MA 2009-Present
Senior Accountant
* Performed a management role by supervising the Travel & Entertainment (T&E) te
am to ensure employees are abiding by Forrester's T&E policy.
* Service support leader for the Forrester's PeopleSoft employee helpdesk, guide
d employees on the PeopleSoft expense process and resolved any troubleshoot ques
tions that may arise.
* Supervise Accounts Payable process to ensure vendors are paid accurately and i
n a timely manner.
* Produced, analyzed and presented Financial Reports to both the Controller and
Chief Accounting Officer: Accounts Payable, Expense Accruals, Domestic and Inte
rnational Bank Reconciliation, Income Statement Analysis and any other ad hoc re
ports that were requested on a monthly basis.
* Assisted in implementing a new T&E process to catch any offenders to Forrester
's T&E policy, saving the company thousands of dollars per week.
First Act, Incorporated, Boston, MA 2007-2009
Accounting/Finance Manager
* Produced many of the Financial Reports for First Act: Accounts Receivable, Ac
counts Payable, Inventory, Prepaid and Accrual, Depreciation, Bank Reconciliatio
n and Cash Flow.
* Prepared tax reporting documents (sales tax, corporate tax and 1099 reporting)
* Supervised the Accounts Payable department, to ensure vendors were paid on a t
imely basis.
* Coordinated with departments to provide a monthly financial review and create
the annual budget.
* Worked with auditors to mitigate risk within the accounting and finance depart
* Streamlined the monthly reporting process by 20% through automating excel repo
rts and cutting repetitive processes through organization and communication amon
g team.
KPMG International, Boston, MA 2005-2007
Senior Associate - Internal Audit & Regulatory Compliance
* Supported corporate internal controls by mitigating risk and abiding by govern
ment regulations while satisfying organizational goals and objectives.
* Analyzed business processes to identify high risk controls, audit planning, de
velopment of audit programs, and testing of internal controls of critical busine
ss areas (such as finance, billing, accounting, external reporting (10K, 10Q), i
nvestment management, Sarbanes Oxley 404 compliance, marketing, HR, etc...) for
companies in the Financial Services, Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, Cons
umer Goods, Telecommunications & Equipment Rental industries.
* Evaluated results of test work, developed recommendations to mitigate residual
risks and/or improve efficiency of the operation, and delivered recommendation
s to management.
State Street Corporation, Boston, MA 2004-2005
Assistant Controller
* Assisted the Senior Money Market Controller, within the Global Treasury divisi
on, by creating the financial reports for State Street Corporation.
* Created, analyzed and audited the Money Market's daily, monthly and quarterly
reports which were distributed to various Directors, Vice Presidents and Executi
ve Vice Presidents within State Street Global Markets and Global Treasury divisi
* Streamlined financial reports by using Excel macros and formulas, which increa
sed the accuracy of the reports while cutting the labor hours to create the Exec
utive Committee financial reports by a third.
* Maintained the general ledger and worked with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compl
iance, forecasting, budgeting and verifying invoices.

Erik J. Kallevik

* Auditing our client, General Electric Asset Management's accounts (custody and
non-custody portfolios), to verify the integrity of their monthly financial rec
* Researched and reconciled exceptions: outstanding receivables and payables, fa
iled trades, past due income, pending foreign exchanges and share discrepancies.

* Worked closely with the Quality Assurance team and IT department to communicat
e any issues identified and correct the financial portfolios.
Senior Portfolio Accountant
* Enforced and maintained daily accounting/custody procedures and controls for G
eneral Electric Asset Management custody group - over thirty pension trust accou
* Trained and assisted team members within the Portfolio group, which prepared m
e to take more of a management role within the fund group.
* Reconciled cash, shares, corporate actions and past due income as well as proc
ess any cash transfers for the portfolio account on a daily basis.
Portfolio Accountant
B.S., Resource Economics with a concentration in Managerial Accounting
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 1998