Saurin Parikh, MBA
88 Princess Drive North Brunswick, NJ 08902 732-742-2289 mobile Saurin79@gmail.com
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
A proven self-starter with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to ensure a project or task is completed accurately and in a timely fashion
Excellent writing skills
Skilled at team building and creative problem solving
Strong analytical skills and detail oriented
Prudential Financial, Inc.-Newark, NJ
Senior Financial Reporting Associate 2015-Present
Responsible for supporting the Expense Accounting and Reporting for Asset Management (Prudential Investments and
Prudential International Investment) and International Insurance.
Created a reporting tool which significantly reduced time to research variances and identify key business expense
drivers for our monthly and quarterly analysis.
Led and instructed multiple classes on how to effectively use our Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) program for our
reporting and analysis to staff members, team leaders and managers.
Tracking and reporting of International Affiliated activity which includes identifying costs to be charged to local countries,
established month end affiliated sub bills and track settlement of affiliated activity.
Support the development of monthly and quarterly reporting packages to the Business Units.
Support the quarterly account reconciliations and pass sign-off process (PASS).
Senior Financial Reporting Associate 2013-2015
Responsible for accounting and financial reporting for the month and quarterly financial close for Prudential Funding, LLC and
Prudential Securities Group.
Created automated Reports for PSG Financials causing significant reduction in preparation during the financial close.
Developed efficient monthly expense report for Prudential Funding, LLC
Streamlined over 30 reports for Sox Scope and Coverage causing significant reduction in preparation
Created and presented an award winning in-depth analysis package for Prudential Funding, LLC to upper senior
Cross trained upper management in Oracle BI for efficienciesin their financial reporting
Prepared quarterly balance sheet and income statement analysis
Assisted in GAAP forecast and Statutory equity forecast
Prepared month-end closed entries, reconciliations and GAAP supplemental
Successfully prepared and maintained support for Prudential Funding, LLC annual audit and partnered with PwC
Accounting control function including PASS
Assisted in the Quality Review of various PASS accounts and its support
Business Analyst Associate/Accountant 2012-2013
Responsible for implementing, maintaining, and enhancing the various applications within the Financial Systems Architecture.
Working with end users and business owners to define and implement financial applications and solutions for Prudential’s
Successfully streamlined our international companies to report their financials efficiently and effective during the
Assisted in the development of queries and ad-hoc reports to support business area analysis
Supported the development of project documentation and associated test scripts to support testing of report requests
Cross-trained on various functions within the Reporting, Analysis, & Control Unit
Partnered with business areas to analyze reporting needs and identify the most appropriate solution
Analyzed GAAP Balance Sheet and Income Statement from our various International Business groups
Acted as a Liaison between our business groups and our IT developers
Prudential Real Estate Investors (PREI)-Parsippany, NJ 2010-2011
Accounting/Financial Reporting Associate
Assisted in the accounting and financial reporting for real estate portfolios and certain aspects of a large commingled real estate
Managed properties totaling over $200 million in multiple portfolios while ensuring accurate accounting and financial
Assisted Fund Operations with quarterly and annual financial statement and reports, including necessary analyses and
supporting workpapers and documentation that are in compliance with established guidelines
Effectively researched accounting and financial reporting issues relative to statutory reporting, Prudential policies,
current value accounting, and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
Assisted and trained a Senior Portfolio Accountant on initiating wires in our Gateway Wire System
Completed Equity Reconciliations (forecasting) for various commercial properties for quarterly and year-end financials
Provided quarterly and year-end variance explanations from the property manager’s monthly package
Assisted Asset Management in calculating the internal rate of return (IRR) for various commercial properties
Conducted quarterly ledger analysis from our general ledger against the property manager’s general ledger
Completed different schedules for our various property portfolios
The Chubb Corporation-Warren, NJ 2006-2010
Staff Accountant II (2009-2010)
Prepared Schedule E for quarterly and year end public filings
Assisted the Technical Accounting group with the Schedule P filing for year-end public statutory filings
Assisted Senior accountant in cash analysis from one of our P&C companies and with the balance sheet
Developed efficient processing method that reduced an extensive reconciliation workflow from 7 hours to 5 hours
Prepared Risk Based Capital (RBC) for statutory filings.
Staff Accountant I (2008-2009)
Created and post journal entries for various cash accounts and other accounting sections. Reviewed and analyzed cash activity
for various accounts. Assisted in researching and clearing bank reconciliations issues with accounting and non accounting
areas. Analyzing the trial balance to ensure accounts appear reasonable compared to expectations. Created monthly activity
reports licensing payments made by Agency Services.
Worked effectively with team in order to complete state filings in a timely manner
Greatly reduced reconciliation issues from the bank reconciliation group
Managed to maintain a zero balance in all control (suspense) accounts on a monthly basis
Successfully able to meet deadlines in timely manner
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Old Westbury
Master of Business Administration
Concentrations: Professional Accounting and Accounting with IT
University of Florida (UF), Gainesville
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Clarity, Oracle Financial, Oracle SQB, Oracle Essbase, Oracle BI, ATOM, SUMMIT, Charms, Gateway Wire System, IBM
Cognos, MRI, PeopleSoft, AM Best, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Masterpiece II, Masterpiece Real Time,