1. Susan Abrishami CPA
Accounting Manager and Financial Analyst
● (954)415-0331● firstname.lastname@example.org● Palm City, FL, 34990
Experienced professional with a strong background in accounting, finance, information technology, financial
analysis with a proven ability to identify complex accounting issues thus develop innovative solutions for achieving
a wide range of business development strategies and financial management objectives. Recognized as the key “go-
to” person by management moreover peers with the ability to consistently devise innovative, cost-effective
solutions to everyday business problems in addition to effectively interact with individuals both within and outside
of the organization.
Recommended the implementation of new reports in Oracle that would help utilization of data as quickly as
possible. Automating repetitive tasks in excel by creating Macros.
Successfully join data from multiple tables with inexact textual data in to one table (Fuzzy V-lookups).
Create report in FRX to be able to see detail transaction for different companies in one shot instead of going to
Automated Workers Comp, Payroll Allocation, 401K, Health and Dental Insurance reducing a 5 day job to 1 day.
Automated reconciliation of complex accrualaccounts analysis by leveraging excels and use of conditional
functions. Reducing from 8 working hours to 1.
Migrated all fixed assets from Excel based tracking to Great Plains fixed assets module.
Automated running of financial statements in FRX reporting by using macros (visual basic) from 1 hour to 5
Cut the production of the Revenue Report by 60% with effective use of Excel; implanted sum array formulas, V-
Lookups and creating checkpoints by using the conditionings to reassure the accuracy of data.
FUSION TELEVISION JV WITH ABC AND UNIVISION COMMUNICATION
Accounting Manager, April 2014-Present
Lead and manage a team of five professionals, including selection/hiring, objective setting, performance
management, coaching/development and training.
Responsible for the monthly close as well as maintenance of all accounting ledgers including monthly review of
all account reconciliations and journal entries.
Preparation of all financial reports, including Profit and Loss Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash
Flows, as well as the year-end financial reports.
Provide timely explanations of variances between actual results and forecasts/budgets; provide corrective action
recommendations to management.
Ensure completion and review of all balance sheet reconciliations and identify and communicate findings.
Liaise effectively with finance constituents on financial accounting and reporting deliverables, issues and process
Being a lead person for Year End and interim audit to ensure full cooperation from accounting staff and
compliance with all qualified requests.
Special projects as needed
STRYKER CORPORATION LATIN AMERICA
Project Accountant- Consulting, August 2013-April 2014
In charge of payments for the in transient company moving to Ireland; setting up vendors in shared services;
preparing 1099b’s and miscellaneous 1099’s; bank reconciliation, AR, Sales, AP, Intercompany accounts.
2. COMPREHENSIVE WELLNESS SERVICES
Accounting Manager- Consulting, Feb 2013-Jun 2013
In Charge of recording all month end entries including payroll, accruals, amortization of prepaid, 401k match,
PTO, Workers Comp, Insurance Expense, Revenue, depreciation, and bank entries for 10 difference districts.
Cutting checks for Garnishments, severance, and adjustments per payroll department request.
Run integration and upload payroll for 7 districts.
Creating custom Reports in ADP and Bank in order to automate the process.
In charge of all the balance sheet reconciliation; variance analysis, and preparation of financial statements.
QPAY, INC. – BISCAYNE BLVD, FL
Senior Financial Accounting, March 2011 –Feb 2013
Responsible for balance sheet analysis and variance analysis
Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules, while facilitating and completing monthly closing
Successfully manage Accounts receivable and cash department by overseeing the operation of both departments
on a daily basis.
Responsible for analyzing general ledger accounts, recording accruals, maintaining prepaid schedules, as well as
correcting discrepancies and explaining monthly differences in account analysis and reconciliation
Responsible for documentation of all the accounting processes.
Performed deep data analyses by using advanced excel functions such as pivot tables, V-Lookup, H-Lookup,
Macros, and sum array formulas.
LEARN.COM- SAWGRASS, FL
Revenue Analyst-Consulting, October 2009 –Feb 2011
Assisted the CFO and Controller to quickly and efficiently drive new revenue numbers according to GAAP.
Prepared different reporting to assist the company buyout.
OFFICE DEPOT, DELRAY BEACH, FL
Senior Financial Analyst, Consulting October 2007-September2009
In charge of reconciling fixed asset between two different accounting systems (P-soft accounting and BNA fixed
assets). Maintaining and updating BNA fixed asset system (add, retire, transfer,and modification). Preparing
heavy excelanalysis of data to identify whether the assets qualify for certain depreciation methods, or qualifies as
lease hold improvements for certain tax benefit criteria.
SILVERSEA CRUISES, FT LAUDERDALE, FL
Financial Analyst & System Administrator November 2002- July 2007
System Administrator (06/06-07/07)
As the administrator of the financial systems assisted with the implementation of the new accounting software
Navision as well as serving as to “go-to” person for questions regarding the use of the system especially in the
area of purchase orders, credit memos, and expense programs.
Assisted in the implementation of ACH for the vendor payments to reduce the amount of check issuances.
Trained Entertainment, Hotel Operations, Charter & Incentives, Legal, Shore Excursions, and IT departments in
how to use the new accounting software and how to use the PO system.
Financial Analyst (11/02-06/06)
Reporting weekly revenues to owners and investors in Monaco office by taking data base, organizing data,
analyzing data which required strong excel abilities and also excellent analytical skills. Responsibilities included
3. preparing and analyzing Sales-Revenue Performance,onboard revenue- expenses (vesselfood - beverage)
individual revenue performance per countries, and Yield analysis.
In charge of calculating bonuses for the sales team based on planned goals on a worldwide basis.
VIASOURCE INC, FT LAUDERDALE, FL
Senior Accountant- October 2001-Nov 2002
Oracle application support
Provided ad-hoc reports for Bankruptcy court.
In charge of full reconciliation of Inventory.
In charge of exporting payroll and closing periods in oracle application.
NEFF RENTAL CORPORATION, MIAMI, FL
Accounting Manager- February 98-October 2001
Responsible for managing cash by providing daily cash report, cash projections, and forecast.
Supervised 6 employees, “4 staff accountants, accounts payable supervisor and accounts receivable supervisor.”
Review work of staff accountants and approve journal transactions for data entry.
Directed the entire closing process on a monthly basis.
Assisted the Controller in all aspects of accounting including the preparation of consolidated financial statements
and actual to budget expense variance reports.
Assisted branch managers with their respective P&L questions.
Participated in implementation & conversion of Wynn accounts to JD Edwards by setting up conversion cross-
AMERICAN TELNET, PLANTATION, FL-Staff Accountant 05/95-02/98
NORMAN ELIOTT, CPA Firm, Miami, Florida- Staff Accountant 08/93-05/95
Areas of Expertise
Financial Statements● Financial Analysis ● Budgeting and Forecasting Modeling ● Financial Consolidation & Reporting ●
General Accounting Operations
Florida International University, Miami
Masters in Accounting Information Systems
Florida International University, Miami
Bachelors of accounting degree
Computer skills: Expert in handling large volumes of data and producing useable output. Expert in Microsoft Office
Great Plains, FRX Report Launcher, Oracle 11i, Wings (Financial Reporting) , Quick Books, Peach Tree, Excel, BNA
fixed asset system, Lotus, Words for windows, Wynn System (As400), Ac-pac, Creative Solutions, Oracle, Platinum,
FRX financial reporting, Navision, Wings Reservation System (As 400)