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Lawrence Gordon lg15e6862@westpost.net http://www.linkedin.

com/in/logobr Home: (415) 337-8454 Mobile: (415) 302-7504 SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS * MBA with 16years of retail industry experience in Accounting, Finance, and Sto re Operations * BS degree in accounting with two years of public accounting audit and tax expe rience * Strong experience in financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC, San Francisco, CA April 2009 to Present Senior Analyst - Payroll Accounting Services * Prepared recurring and non-recurring journal entries and insured that all mont hly general ledger postings for payroll transactions were timely and accurate * Prepared General Ledger Account Reconciliations for 27 Payroll-related General Ledger Accounts on a monthly basis. * Facilitated quarterly payroll related SOX testing * Reviewed and approved required payroll tax deposits and filing of quarterly/an nual tax returns * Managed the process of identifying and recovering payroll overpayments BEBE STORES INC., Brisbane, CA April 2007 to April 2009 Senior Financial Planning Analyst * Full P&L responsibility for all store-line operating expenses, including creat ing budgets, monthly close variance analysis, and monthly, quarterly, and annual forecasting * Managed an end-to-end store labor allocation model that holds 300+ stores acco untable to operate within budget guidelines * Managed field and stores incentive programs for monthly sales and semi-annual inventory shrink GAP INC., San Francisco and San Bruno, CA May 1991 to March 2007 Senior Financial Analyst (May 2004 to March 2007) * Managed Banana Republic pilot and subsequent roll out of Essbase-based stores payroll allocation tool * Create and validate store-level payroll and benefits budgets for 400+ stores * Facilitate in-season management of stores payroll * Provide financial planning and analysis for stores payroll and benefits expens e monthly forecasts * Monitor and reconcile actual versus forecast variances * Manage field and stores sales incentive programs * Facilitated development of KPI dashboard for stores and field organization Zone Business Manager (December 2001 to April 2004) * Primary business partner facilitating Corporate Finance/Operations functions a

nd the field/stores organization * Created quarterly field operating budgets and managed stores in-season to exec ute to budget * Monitored and managed in-season store top line results, and provide store perf ormance feedback to field management Project Manager - Field Financial Strategy (May 2000 to November 2001) Acted as the Corporate/Field liaison in developing and administering the followi ng: * Financial/Non Financial Key Performance Indicators * Store Traffic/Conversion reporting * Field Management Incentive Programs * Payroll expense budgeting/daily control Payroll Supervisor (May 1995 to April 2000) * Managed all Payroll accounting and general ledger * Trained, motivated and developed a staff of seven * Participated in Peoplesoft 5.0 rollout (5/98), subsequent enhancements (7.5 up grade), requirements, testing, training, support * Supervised payroll administration for Canada stores, distribution center, head office, approximately 7,000 employees (ADP) * Familiar with Kronos timekeeping used at US distribution centers * Supervise payroll administration for field, and headquarters employees, approx imately 5,000 employees (ADP) * Developed and rolled out Lotus Notes-based headquarters non- exempt Timesheet * Developed and rolled out intranet based headquarters monthly exempt employee e xception report * Partnered with Employee Relations/Store Operations to manage updates/changes i n wage and hour policies and participated in presentations to management GAP BRAND STORES, Washington, DC 1 991 to 1995 * * * * * Promoted from assistant manager to store manager in 18 months District Staffworks store labor scheduling specialist Performed district-wide operational audits Proficient in all in-store processor functions Managed management staff of five @ $5million Gap store

WINTER PARK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Winter Park, FL 1988 to 1990 Corporate Accountant - Responsible for consolidation of subsidiary entities to p arent organization.

BRENT MILLIKEN &CO., New Smyrna Beach, FL 1986 to 19 88 Staff Auditor for a regional public accounting firm - Responsible for audit and tax work for local government and non-profit agencies EDUCATION MBA with concentration in Accounting Keller Graduate School of Management, San Francisco, CA June 2006 Graduated with Honors - 3.97 (out of possible 4.0) GPA

Bachelors of Science, Accounting Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL August 1985 Graduated with Honors - 3.40 (out of possible 4.0) GPA COMPUTER SKILLS Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint), Visio, OutlookSoft, Lawson Financial s, Hyperion Essbase, Oracle Financials, PeopleSoft HCM 8.8, SAP