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Professional Summary

Detail-oriented with a willingness to take on added responsibility to meet tight deadlines. Enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic, analytical skills. Forward-thinking individual with an understanding of financial forecasting, budget, accounting processes and analisis.

Work History
Accounting Analyst 09/2018 to Current
TracFone Wireless Inc. Miami, FL
  • Responsible for financial reports, ensuring that results comply with GAAP.
  • Maintaining account records, mitigating risk.
  • Maintain General Ledger by analyzing, reconciling and recording journal entries in accordance with GAAP.
  • Perform day to day processes to ensure accurate and timely recording of accounts payable transactions and check runs.
  • Prepare accounts payable accruals and reversals.
  • Manage and track POs, calculate taxes, Record and prepare monthly CAPEX report.
  • Maintain entity Account Receivables balances and report these as requested.
  • Assist in tasks as tax return preparation and annual budget.
  • Organized financial statements and assessed cash activities to ensure accuracy.
  • Preparation of weekly cash flow.
Accountant 03/2016 to 09/2018
Doral Elite Collision Center, LLC Doral, FL. United States
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including chart of accounts.
  • Reconciled company bank, credit card and line of credit accounts.
  • Research discrepancies in system. Prepared financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures.
  • Generated invoices upon receipt of billing information and tracked collection progress.
  • Produce monthly sales reports and payroll reports for management .
  • Introduced internal controls to monitor critical areas and devised corrective actions to address risks or deficiencies.
  • Assessed company resources and made adjustments to keep operations efficient and cost-effective.
  • Developed monthly, quarterly and annual profit and loss statements and balance sheets.
Accounting Consultant 05/2015 to 03/2016
RemoteBooks LLC- CPA Firm Doral, FL. United States
  • Supervise Integrate Accounting System: Monthly Bookkeeping cash and accrual, Training in QuickBooks, Legal Consulting, Payroll and Full time advisory.
  • Manage monthly accounts from 15 different companies and industries.
  • Reconciled customer's company bank, credit card and line of credit accounts.
  • Generated and analysis financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures each month.
  • Developed monthly, quarterly and annual profit and loss statements and balance sheets.
MBA: Business Administration 05/2015 Millennia Atlantic University MAU - Miami, FL
Bachelor of Arts: Business Administration 07/2012 Universidad Tcenologica Del Centro UNITEC - Guacara, Venezuela
Associate of Arts: Marketing 05/2012 Universidad Tecnologica Del Centro UNITEC - Guacara, Venezuela
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Staff Accountant
01/2018 - Current
Stone Staffing Wakefield, MA Contractor
  • Cash Applications.
  • Consolidated Cash Reporting.
  • Accrued Vacation.
  • Assist Accounst Payable.
02/2016 - 04/2017
WHALE IMAGING INC Waltham, MA Accounting Manager
  • Plan and supervise financial and accounting processes to ensure timely and accurate production of financial reporting package for parent company based out of China.
  • Oversee daily operations, fixed asset management and depreciation schedules, internal account reconciliations, and accounts payable processing.
  • Monitor, assess, and approve employee expenses and credit card charges.
  • Contribute to strategic analysis and planning, forecasting, and budget administration.
  • Manage regular payments by assigning account numbers, requesting disbursements, and reconciling accounts.
  • Maintain proper records, files, and reconciliation accounts to ensure accurate general ledger entries.
  • Ensured accurate recording of new purchases and disposals through efficient and timely communication to the CFO.
  • Improved existing accounting policies and procedures by recommended crucial modifications after detailed analysis of existing operations.
  • Responded professionally and promptly to all accounting and financial queries.
06/2014 - 07/2015
ROBERT HALF Burlington, MA Accounting Consultant
  • Provided general financial and administrative support.
  • Held accountability for daily cash reconciliations, bank reconciliations, expense report approvals, and accounts payable management.
  • Planned and executed month end closing.
  • Efficiently managed domestic and foreign currency transactions.
  • Contributed to the efficient and timely completion of quarterly and yearly audits.
02/2006 - 08/2013
ULVAC TECHNOLOGIES INC Methuen, MA Staff Accountant II
  • Facilitated preparation of reports, billing customers, and reconciling financial statements.
  • Reviewed, reconciled and balanced general ledger accounts on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis.
  • Directed monthly accruals, expense monitoring & approval, bank reconciliations, fixed asset management, bookings and backlog reports, cash flow forecast, and revenue & cost recognition.
  • Created and analyzed month-end and year-end statements.
  • Supervised and guided to accounts receivable and payable clerk.
  • Provided IT support for computer installations and technical troubleshooting.
  • Successfully managed domestic and foreign currency transactions and international account reconciliations Ensured complete adherence to regulations and qualified requests by preparation of internal and external audits.
  • Expertly assisted the CFO and accounting manager with new ERP system training.
09/2004 - 12/2005
WATTS Burlington, MA Accounts Payable Coordinator
  • Held responsibility for accurate data entry and review of high volume of invoices within stringent.
  • timelines.
  • Facilitated vendor management by processing vendor returns and inspection discrepancy.
  • reports and resolving queries.
  • Supported the preparation and management of all accounts payable.
  • documents.
SOUTHERN NEWHAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY Manchester, NH Bachelor of Science: Accounting Accounting
Financial Reporting & Analysis * Reconciliations & Closing * Cost & Revenue Recognition * General Ledger Accounting * Cash Flow Management * MS Office Suite * A/P & A/R Management * Regulatory Compliance * Problem Resolution
account reconciliations, account reconciliations, accounting, accounting manager, accounts payable, accounts receivable, accruals, administrative support, A/P, asset management, asset management, bank reconciliations, billing, budget, Cash Flow, Closing, credit, data entry, ERP, external audits, financial, financial and accounting, Financial Reporting, financial statements, forecasting, general ledger, General Ledger Accounting, general ledger accounts, inspection, IT support, Regulatory Compliance, MS Office Suite, month end closing, policies, Problem Resolution, processes, reconciling, recording, Reporting, Revenue Recognition, strategic analysis and planning, troubleshooting, vendor management, year-end
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During my 20 years at Caterpillar I have had many diverse experiences which have prepared me for the BCP Business Support Manager position in Athens, GA.  

Here is a summary of my experiences:

  • Worked in three manufacturing facilities, two service centers, and one product group – engaged understanding of products and processes through all levels of the organization
  • Passionate about coaching and developing people as demonstrated by the results of managing accounting teams in Oxford, MS and Italy
  • In Oxford, hired an employee from the shop floor with an accounting degree and provided coaching that led them to being hired into the management pool for accounting
  • In Italy, strengthened the team's understanding of Caterpillar processes and procedures and led a project to eliminate the ISE role of business manager as the team took over those responsibilities locally
  • CPA certification
  • People development
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Strong analytical reasoning
  • ISE assignment in Italy
  • Effective under pressure
  • Proficient budget development and analysis
  • Established cost accounting
  • SAP Knowledge
  • 6 Sigma green belt trained
  • Quickly and successfully closed HPE tornado insurance claim with a very favorable result.
  • Saved Caterpillar over a million dollars in consulting fees through my leadership of the finance team during the HPE tornado recovery.
  • Accepted ISE assignment as business manager for CFS, improving team engagement over 30% and saving business over $3M in cost, taxes and penalties.
  • Developed the reporting for CFS contract manufacturing agreement with Caterpillar, Inc.
  • Created an analysis tool that explained by sales model the volume, mix, and price impacts on the Large Engine Center Business.
Accounting Consultant - RSCC Product Group 05/2015 to Current Industry Solutions, Components & Distribution (ISCD), Caterpillar, Inc. Mossville, IL
  • Provided financial and business support in developing and maintaining Global Leader Profile Strategies. Incorporated competitive value analysis and internal footprint sourcing studies.
  • Completed footprint sourcing analysis for HPE and Aurora Tubes facilities. Engaged engineering and facility resources, product group leadership, purchasing, technical and corporate accounting, and suppliers.
  • Using the knowledge I gained at HPE, I provided guidance to the team and helped with closing activities which resulted in accelerating the facility exit time-line.  
  • Prepared make-buy analysis for WHEX product group on hose assemblies sold into China and Europe. 
  • Leading the financial support for PER Negative margin/pull through initiative.
Facility Business Manager 05/2013 to 05/2015 Caterpillar Fluid System (CFS) Milan, Italy
  • Consulted with technical accounting to correct and reconcile IT ledger to US ledger
  • Educated accounting team to better understand Caterpillar processes and procedures.
  • Improved team engagement 30% from previous manager using my leadership style and soft skills.
  • Collaborated with Italian Tax Consultant to remove 1M EUR from open tax audit and established a solid case for remaining issues.
  • As an active member of the facility leadership team was able to contribute to $2.5M year over year cost reductions.
Business Unit Mach 1 Finance Transformation Lead 06/2012 to 05/2013 Reman and Components Division (RCD), Caterpillar, Inc. Peoria, IL
  • Provided leadership and support to all aspects of the Mach 1 Finance Transformation and Mach 1 implementations for RCD focus facilities.
  • Led and supported Mach 1 Finance activities from readiness through Post Go-Live for 4 Anchor Coupling sites and readiness to Go-Live for Morganton, Sumter, and CFS (Italy) before the freeze was implemented and canceled these three sites.
  • Provided leadership for Mach 1 internal controls for 9 facilities post go live and 3 facilities in transition.
Facility Business Manager 10/2005 to 06/2012 High Performance Extrusion (HPE) Facility, Caterpillar, Inc Oxford, MS
  • Finance Lead on the team that invested $75M on the Oxford facility re-tooling project.
  • Hired and developed accounting team with one hourly employee successfully advancing his career to management.
  • Lead the accounting team that managed the recovery for the Oxford Tornado in 2008. Consulted with technical accounting and did not miss one reporting date during quarterly closings.
  • Finance contact during the tornado recovery with FM Global (insurance company) agents and E&Y consultants.  Saved Caterpillar over $1M in consulting fees due to leadership of on-site finance team.
  • In 2011 was finance lead for HPE Mach 1 Finance Transformation
  • In 2006 revamped internal controls (SoX) for the facility
Career Building Positions 03/1997 to 10/2005 Caterpillar, Inc. - Various Groups
  • Business Resources IT Marketing Support - GIS, E. Peoria, IL
  • Business Resources IT Infrastructure Accounting - GIS, E. Peoria, IL
  • Business Resources Software Development - GIS, E. Peoria, IL
  • Product Development - LEC, Laffayette, IN
  • Business Development & Cost Reduction - LEC, Lafayette, IN
  • Forecasting and Financial Analysis - LEC, Lafayette IN
  • Inventory Legal Entity Accounting - FA&PS - Peoria, IL 
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)  
Washing State Board of Accountancy
Number 18625
June 24, 1996