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Areas of Practice

Management
Financial Restatement
Income Tax Returns
Audit Preparation
General Ledger Accounting
Research and Reconciliation
Budgeting and Forecasting
Month-end Closing
Accounting Computer Systems Implementation
Amortization, Depreciation and Capitalization
Financial Analysis
Variance Analysis
Cost Control
Real Estate Finance
Financial Statement Preparation
Consolidations
Industry Lines
Financial Services
Health Care
Electric Utility
Manufacturing
Computer Applications
PeopleSoft
McCormack & Dodge
QuickBooks
SAP Financial Accounting Module
Oracle
Hyperion
Crystal Reporting System
MS Excel, Access, Word, Power Point
Education/Qualifications
BBA Accounting
Master's Accounting
CPA-State of Georgia-Active license
Leadership Development Program
Career Blazers Computer Training
SkillSoft On Line Training
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Professional Experience
Proven track record of fixing and/or improving existing financial data
management systems. Years of experience working with month-end close, audit pr
eparation, and financial reporting. Thoroughly professional and driven to add v
alue to companies and business units. Dependable, positive attitude, hard work
ing, strong organizational skills, and results focused.
Principal Areas of Practice
Accounting Consultant with extensive financial restatement, budgeting and foreca
sting experience. Strong reconciliation, financial analysis, cost control, syst
ems utilization and data management skills. Excelled in the Corporate Accounting
, Public Accounting, and Accounting Consulting environments. Work well in envir
onments with tight deadlines. Have supervised and trained accounting staff as w
ell as worked independently.

Manufacturing
Huron Consulting Group
Consultant
Worked at Navistar International, Chicago, IL to ensure the pension plans were c
orrectly valued and the data was accurate and supported. Adjusted retained earni
ngs and additional paid in capital. Worked on data validation to ensure the mul
tiple financial data bases were reconciled.

Health Care
Huron Consulting Group
Consultant
Consulted at HealthSouth, Birmingham, AL to ensure the Pool Balances on Partners
hips in Surgery, Outpatient, and Inpatient divisions were correct. Worked on a
project to prepare financial statements and documentation for approximately 300
Partnerships. Worked on the Partnership Restatement Communication team which pre
pared financial statements to inform the Partners of the changes as a result of
a financial restatement.
Award for assisting Huron Consulting Group in obtaining previous employer (Fanni
e Mae) as a strategic client.
Financial Services
Fannie Mae
Manager, Accounting
As Accounting Department head for the Southeast Region, directed the regional ac
counting operations and activities. Managed a staff of up to eighteen accounting
professionals and clerks.
Responsible for financial statements, general ledger, budgeting, A/P, A/R and pa
yroll.
Conducted operational reviews to monitor compliance with corporate policy.
Reviewed lender financial statements to determine their financial condition and
made recommendations to senior management.
Provided financial consulting to senior management.
Evaluated and implemented cost reduction measures as the project lead of the exp
ense management task force.
Installed on time and under budget a state of the art automated system for track
ing the company's inventory of foreclosed properties resulting in better control
and substantially reduced costs.

Areas of Practice
Management
Financial Restatement
Income Tax Returns
Audit Preparation
General Ledger Accounting
Research and Reconciliation
Budgeting and Forecasting
Month-end Closing
Accounting Computer Systems Implementation
Amortization, Depreciation and Capitalization
Financial Analysis
Variance Analysis
Cost Control
Real Estate Finance
Financial Statement Preparation
Consolidations
Industry Lines
Financial Services
Health Care
Electric Utility
Manufacturing
Computer Applications
PeopleSoft
McCormack & Dodge
QuickBooks
SAP Financial Accounting Module
Oracle
Hyperion
Crystal Reporting System
MS Excel, Access, Word, Power Point
Education/Qualifications
BBA Accounting
Master's Accounting
CPA-State of Georgia-Active license
Leadership Development Program
Career Blazers Computer Training
SkillSoft On Line Training

Financial Services
Fannie Mae
Manager, Accounting
Automated the regional budget operation to make the process more effective and
time efficient.
Electric Utility
Oglethorpe Power Corporation
Section Manager, General Accounting
Responsible for preparing financial statements, assisting the external auditors
with the annual audit, reconciling the general ledger and preparing the annual c
orporate budget. Also handled utility contracts, utility billing and A/R.
Managed a section of six accounting professionals and clerks. Developed and tra
cked the annual section budget and strategic plan.
Manufacturing
Scripto
Senior Corporate Accountant
Prepared financial reports for management, the parent company, stockholders and
governmental agencies including SEC Reporting, the Annual Report, Proxy and inco
me tax returns.
Responsible for the monthly and annual consolidation of the financial statements
.
Manufacturing
Southern Cross Industries
Accounting Manager and Internal Auditor
Promoted from Internal Auditor to Accounting Manager within six months of hire d
ate.
Supervised a staff of six accounting professionals and clerks in the areas of ge
neral ledger, A/P, billing, payroll, monthly financial statements, income tax re
turns, SEC reporting and the annual report.
Public Accounting
Ernst & Young
Auditor
Audit responsibilities included year-end audits, interim audit work and inventor
y observations.
Prepared corporate federal income taxes and worked on SEC reporting.
Assigned mentor was former Chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola.
2646 Wander Trail
Alpharetta, GA 30022
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