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Fresh Meadows, NY 11365 (646) 957-7553

SUMMARY Experienced accounting professional with cross-functional competencies in all phases of general accounting, financial statement reporting, compliance and audit procedures. Specialty in designing, streamlining and automating financial analysis reports utilizing a variety of advanced Excel features. Pursuing CPA designation. KEY PROFICIENCIES Advanced Excel utilization Financial reporting Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance Financial statement audit

Financial analysis Management reporting Information systems audit General ledger maintenance

Budgeting & forecasting Trend & variance analysis Monthly close & journal entries

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. 2009-2010 Financial Analyst International Finance Department Public company manufacturing and marketing cosmetics; annual sales of $8.8B. Prepared monthly and quarterly Balance Sheet, P&L and Cash Flow statements for multiple Estee Lauder brands across European, Middle Eastern, and South African markets (EMEA region). Streamlined and developed ad hoc financial reports using advanced Excel features for the International Finance Department and overseas EMEA finance departments. Prepared and maintained financial analyses including budgets, estimates and variance analysis. Reviewed and approved purchase orders and invoices related to capital expenditures. The Siegfried Group, LLP 2006-2008 Professional Resource UBS Financial Services, Inc. CPA firm providing accounting resource services; annual revenue of $41M. Reviewed and ensured accuracy and completeness of alternative investment funds books and records maintained by fund administrators for single manager, fund of funds and private equity funds. Managed fund and departmental accounts payable process and cash accounts. Calculated and analyzed incentive allocation payouts according to funds prospectuses; recalculated assetbased management and administration fees. BDO USA, LLP 2003-2006 Experienced Associate General Assurance and Information Systems Assurance CPA firm providing accounting, tax, financial advisory and consulting services; annual revenue of $5.3B. Planned, led and executed all phases of audits of financial statements and internal controls for a varied portfolio of SEC and private clients. Assessed operating effectiveness of internal controls; identified and evaluated deficiencies, key risks and controls related to both business processes and information systems. Designed and performed tests of business process and IT process control activities; conducted interviews with all levels of client personnel; articulated findings and recommended to management measures to enhance and establish internal control procedures. Performed planning, budgeting, work paper preparation and review and preparation of financial statements. Supervised, trained and directed activities of junior engagement staff.

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OTHER POSITIONS HELD Full-Charge Bookkeeper Anderman & Anderman, LLP Legal practice and real estate firm Full-Charge Bookkeeper Financial Comfort Inc. Accounting and consulting services firm Audit Associate/Intern Buchbinder, Tunick & Company, LLP CPA firm Bookkeeper Combined Pension Funds Account of the I.B.E.W. Electrical workers union EDUCATION Queens College of the City University of New York Bachelor of Arts in Accounting COMPUTER SKILLS High proficiency in MS Excel (advanced formulas and functions e.g. trend analysis, macros, pivot tables), MS Office Suite, Hyperion, CaseWare, QuickBooks.

2002-2003 2001-2002 2001-2001 1997-2001

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