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STEPHEN T.

ROSSI, CPA, MBA


1405 Larkspur Lane
Malvern PA 19355-8727
610.724.3635 (Cell) and 610.644.5133 (Home)
srd5e38e@westpost.net
QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY
CFO/Controller: I am a dynamic and creative leader with strong communication and
financial planning skills. I am an accomplished accounting/finance professiona
l with a combination of public accounting and private industry experiences. I am
able to teach and nurture my direct reports to improve themselves and their wor
k. I am able to streamline and write narrative on accounting and cost accountin
g systems and issues.
Expertise In:
* Budgeting and Forecasting* Business Process Knowledge* Financial Modeling * E
xcel & Word * GAAP* Cost Accounting Expert* Analytical Thinker* Supervisory Expe
rience
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FIDELIO INSURANCE COMPANY, Glenside, PA


2008 - 2010
Controller
* Closed books for two dental insurance companies with common ownership
* Prepared Monthly and year-to-date income statements
* Prepared and filed 2 NAIC quarterly regulatory reports.
* Prepared Annual Budget
* Prepared 5500 for Profit Sharing Plan.
* Prepared monthly Profit & Loss statements on both accrual and cash basis.
* Coordinated two different sets of outside auditors
* Interacted with two sets of state regulators from Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
* Prepared insurance specific reports internally and for outside agencies.
RELEVANTE, INC., Horsham, PA
2005 - 2008 Consultant - Accounting and Finance
Clients and functions
* Sharp Corporation - Prepared year-end payroll entries and reconciled accounts
* Integration Consortium LLC - Prepared tax return
* American Water Works, Inc - Reconciled various states franchise tax compliance
* Superior Group, Inc - Worked on internal audit team
* Drug Information Association - Prepared various tax schedules
* SunGard Data Systems Inc - Set up initial fixed asset depreciation schedule fo
r new entity
* The Vanguard Group - Performed accounting for investment trusts
SIANA CARR & O'CONNOR, Paoli, PA
Practicing Certified Public Accountant
2005
* Prepared individual, corporate, partnership tax returns.
* Audited a 401(k) Plan
* Prepared financial statements - compilations, reviews and audits.
* Finalized clients' year-end closing work.
ACCOUNT IN-SOURCE LLC, Collegeville, PA
2004
Part-Time Controller
* Installed Peachtree Accounting system for clients
* Reviewed & edited client inputs
* Created monthly P&L and Cash Flow statements.
* Prepared monthly and year-end closing entries
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC, Fort Washington, PA
2001 - 2003
Senior Financial Analyst
* Coordinated $20 million annual expense budgets for U.S. based S&M and R&D.
* Prepared P&L, revenue, expense budget, and strategic plan financial models.
* Created a daily sales, and orders backlog by product line.
* Generated monthly allocation of R&D expenses (annual budget of $8M) to product
lines.
* Developed Dashboard of Key Performance Indicators for 4 Product Managers
* Instituted process improvements for tracking leased PC equipment inventory
* Improved management of $2 million capital budget by monitoring capital expendi
tures monthly
* Designed and implemented mechanism for worldwide reporting of monthly product
line P&Ls
I-SUN NETWORKS INC Philadelphia, PA - CLOSED
WORLD GAMING CORPORATION Philadelphia, PA - SOLD
1998 - 2001 CFO/Controller
* I-SUN and World Gaming had common management teams
* Managed books and records for two Early Stage Development companies.
* Managed all aspects of finance & banking relationships debt, leases, insurance
& cash.
* Prepared projections/financial models for private placement offering memorandu
m 504
* Collaborated with investment bankers and attorneys on due diligence and all st
ock transactions.
* Instituted and managed effective complex revenue recognition system process
* Helped facilitate the 9.5 M cash sale of World Gaming Corp. to a publicly held
company.
* Conducted investor-financing search for 3 Internet software technology compani
es
* Established two retirement plans: a 401(k) plan and a SIMPLE plan

RHI MANAGEMENT RESOURCES, Philadelphia, PA


1997 - 1998
Management Consultant
* Facilitated annual plan, budgeting and weekly forecast system of a multi-branc
h company.
* Performed analysis & prepared documentation for tax returns for a Delaware non
-profit hospital.
JOSEPH P MELVIN COMPANY, Wayne PA
1993 - 1997
Practicing Certified Public Accountant
* Prepared financial statements - compilations, reviews and audits.
* Structured corporate, partnership and individual tax returns and tax planning
models
* Consulted and facilitated clients in arranging refinancing with their banks
* Arranged business plans, cash projections and budgets for clients.
Firm Administrator:
* Negotiated numerous equipment purchases/leases.
* Hired, trained, and supervised support staff - seven people.
* Established firm's 401(k) plan and administered all insurance programs.
OSTROFF FAIR & CO, Philadelphia PA
1992 - 1993
Practicing Certified Public Accountant
* Prepared financial statements - compilations, reviews and audits.
* Prepared corporate, partnership and individual tax returns
* Assisted in external audit engagements.
VILLANOVA UNIVERISTY, Villanova PA
1986 - 1991
Full Time Student - Undergraduate and Graduate work
HANOVER INDUSTRIAL MACHINE COMPANY, Hanover, PA
1985 -1986
Cost Accounting Manager
* Accounted and costed jobs for job-shop operation.
* Managed and accounted for direct labor costs
* Charged to machines/pieces produced and they
* Created labor and overhead absorption standard & actual rates
INOLEX CHEMICAL COMPANY, Philadelphia, PA
1975 -1985 Controller and Cost Accounting Manag
er
* Managed accounting records of a $46 M industrial chemical manufacturing compan
y.
* Prepared financial statements including commentary on performance.
* Created, implemented & maintained a standard cost accounting and perpetual inv
entory systems.
* Implemented sophisticated variance analysis
* Measured variances on such items like overhead utilization and overhead effici
ency.
* Created weekly production reports to feed this system.
* Weeded out unprofitable products because costing system was successful
* Company was sold by its parent, American Can Company, to private investors
* Managed a process cost system because much of the inventory was in bulk storag
e
* Improved the perpetual inventory that eliminated the need for monthly physical
inventories.
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION
* VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY, Villanova, PA
MBA - Masters in Business Administration - General Concentr
ation
BS - Bachelors in Science - Accountancy
* CPA - Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania
* Six Sigma Green Belt Trained
COMPUTER/TECHNICAL SKILLS
* Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Windows, & Access,
* QuickBooks, Peachtree, Oracle Accounting, JD Edwards, QAD
* Business Objects, Oracle Financial Analyzer, Time Value, Finance 10, Profit Me
ntor
* CCH Pro fx, Turbo Tax, LaCerte, BNA Fixed Assets Software,
MEMBERSHIPS
* Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) -
Past President Mid-Atlantic Council (regional governing body)
Professional Development Conference Program Team Member (Past Director)
Past Chapter President of Valley Forge, Main Line & Greater Philadelphia C
hapters
* Main Line Chamber of Commerce - Past Member of Member Value Committee
* Devon Strafford Little League - President/Board Director
* Main Line Association of Continuing Education (MACE) - Board Member & Speaker
Recruiter