Donald Hug

  • Arvada US-CO
Donald Hug

Accounting Business

Owner

Don Hug & Associates

October 2005 — Present 

303-421-3670

720-363-7045 donhug@q.comAccounting • Bookkeeping • Financial ConsultingI DO accounting assignments for small companies * Monthly Bookkeeping * Microsoft Excel Projects* Special Accounting Projects * Repair Accounting Records* Quick Books Certified* Resolve Problems with Quick Books* Your Office or Mine* Reliable Backup for Your Accounting Staff. * Staff Emergency? Can Provide Acting Controller Services I will save you money by having your accounting records in proper order so your tax person or chief accountant will spend less time when doing your taxes.Over 25 years accounting experience including 16 years as Controller. Free Initial consultation

Summary

Available for work.

I am looking for two different types of situationsFirst of all, I am looking for an accounting position. I would prefer contract or part time assignments. A full time position would be great in the right situation.Second, I am expanding my accounting practice and would like to take on a few more monthly accounting clients. I am Quick Books certified and very experienced with Microsoft Excel. 

I have a unique blend of Controller level accounting experience combined with Real Estate sales and acquisitions.  I am experienced in diverse accounting environments including real estate property management, non-profit and manufacturing companies.

I am a highly organized individual with excellent analytical and organization skills.Demonstrated ability to efficiently prioritize and oversee a broad range of responsibilities concurrently to consistently meet guidelines.

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Professional Experience Summary

I have extensive experience in accounting and corporate financial management, having spent

over 16 years as Controller of several companies.

As a hands-on accountant, I have had total responsibility for and supervision of all accounting and cash flow management functions for separate divisions and entire companies.  This included cash control, financial reporting, budgeting and all daily accounting activities such as: cash receipts, accounts payable, month end closings, journal entries and financial statements.

A couple of my achievements are:1. Totally redesigned accounting system and procedures for large property management company. This re-established tight accounting controls for up to 20 trust accounts managed by the company. 2. Created system to have month end accounting done and all financial statements to property owners by 5th of month enabling management to make current financial decisions.  

Additionally, I have performed extensive financial evaluations of real estate investment properties.This requires analysis of rents, expenses, cash flow and operating statements.Also includes comparing operating results of a property to other properties and lender requirements in order to establish a market value conclusion. 

Personal benefits I can bring to your company:

1. Extremely well organized.  I can see the steps to completion in detail and get them done. 

2. Entrepreneur mentality.  I treat company and position like its my own. 

3. Team player, yet independent thinker.  Goal oriented and able to function well in many areas.

Skills

Skills

Strongest Personal Skills

I am highly organized, extremely analytical, inquisitive, efficient and self-motivated.   Also, I have the ablity to quickly adapt to and understand any accounting system and software.

Technical Skills

Donald Hug’s Specialties: Accounting, controller, accountant, accounting process, cash flow management, budgeting, finance, bank reconciliations, journal entries, general ledger, financial statements, financial reporting, fund accounting, non-profit. Real Estate, real estate sales, financial analysis, property valuations, closings, transaction coordination, due diligence, factual data research, acquisitions.     I am most skilled in using these computer programs: Quick Books  Certified User.                  Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word                                          Top Producer Contact Mgr Q&A Database                                          Q & A Write Outlook Express                                        Internet Explorer   Also I have used these programs in the past: Mas 90                                                        Deltek Vision Outlook                                                       Olympus camera program Open Office writing and spreadsheet   Member:  Institute of Management Accountants,  IMA

Work History

Work History
Oct 2005 - Present

Job Seeker

Don Hug & Associates

Job Seeker

Don Hug & Associates

December 2005 — Present (3 years 11 months)

I have been doing contract accounting assignments as listed below:Contract Assignments for Robert Half Accountemps:

Acting Controller for Non-profit Environmental Mediation Company from March to September 2006:  Responsible for all accounting activities; cash receipts, accounts payable, restricted and unrestricted grant and donated funding, month end closings, journal entries and financial statements for each of six divisions and entire company. Used Deltek Vision and several complex Excel spreadsheets.

Staff Accountant at meat processing company January 2007 to April 2007. Used MAS 90 software and Excel spreadsheets. Year end journal entries for three US and five UK and French companies. Reconciled bank accounts and input budgets.

Accountant at large trash collection company. Audited commercial contracts. Oct to Nov 2007, and Sep to Nov 2008. Huge Excel spreadsheet.

Other contract assignments May 2007 through today.

Temporary Contract Assignments with A-1 Careers:Accountant with social services company, Lafayette, Co., February 2009. Reconciled aging detail of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable to General Ledger, out of balance due to computer system conversion. This was done using an Excel spreadsheet.

Real Estate Broker. Specializing in sales, leasing and exchanging of all types of commercial properties, apartments, offices, warehouses, homes, and land. Proficient in small and large real estate transactions.Coordinated Real Estate transactions, monitored contract performance and all closing activities. Performed extensive financial analysis of investment properties: apartments, office and commercial. This required analysis of rents, expenses, cash flow and operating statements. Also included comparing operating results of a property to other properties and lender requirements in order to establish a market value conclusion.

Apr 1985 - Dec 2005

Real Estate Broker

Lee Wedgwood & Associates

*Specializing in sales, leasing and exchanging of all types of homes, commercial properties, apartments, offices, warehouses and land; helping sellers and buyers determine and achieve their real estate and financial goals.

*Proficient in small and large real estate transactions including 1031 exchanges.

*Experienced working with all parties to a transactions.

*Performed extensive financial evaluations of investment properties.This activity included: 1) The search for the property, 2) Acquisition analysis, 3) In-depth financial analysis, 4) Due diligence, 5) Factual data research, 6) Preparation and presentation of proposals.

*Know how to independently evaluate the cost of property and provide recommendations to solve title objections, encroachments and legal actions.

*Experienced analyzing rents, expenses, cash flow and operating statements of various including establishing a market value conclusion and matching property cash flows to lender requirements

*Coordinated Real Estate transactions activities and parties including inspectors, appraisers, lenders, escrow services, co-op agents, sellers, buyers, and tenants to accomplish successful closings.

Apr 1974 - Apr 1985

Treasurer / Controller and Real Estate Broker

Andrews & Company

A leading property management company specializing in quality office, apartment, and condominium builings. 

Treasurer / Controller:

*  Responsible for all financial management and reporting for all real estate, partnership, corporate investments and contract property management funds managed by the company.

*  Responsible for cash flows in excess of ten million dollars for over 100,000 sq. ft. of office space and 1,000 to 4,000 apartment units under management at various times.

*  Managed cash flows for complex ownerships enabling the precise matching of current cash requirements with short and long term investment needs.Maximum cash invested at all times

*  Included reconciliations, journal entries, general ledger, financial statements,financial reporting, budgeting for real estate, partnership, corporate investments and property management funds.*  *  Established accounting systems along with financial policies and procedures for all of the above.

*  Developed operating budgets and forecasts for planning, analysis and cash flow assessment and provided monthly financial analysis of cash flow and budget variance.

Real Estate Broker.

Supervised company purchase and sale of eleven real estate properties.This activity included the search for the property, acquisition analysis and full due diligence.Supervised final sales of condominium project homes and land, including sale of development company assets. 11 major transactions involving office buildings, apartments, land and warehouses, with a sales volume in excess of $28.2M.

Property Manager for four office buildings in the Denver Tech Center and Lakewood and one warehouse.This included leasing, tenant finish construction, and energy savings improvements.

Leasing Agent Comprehensive experience in commercial leasing, lease negotiation, property management, tenant finish construction, and energy savings plans for large buildings.35 major leasing transactions with a lease value in excess of $3.5 Million

Education

Education
1983 - 1984

University of Colorado

Real Estate courses leading to the GRI designation, Graduate Realtors Institute.

Courses are sponsered by the Colorado Division of Real Estate and adminstered by University of Colorado.

Also have taken many hours of continuing education since to maintain my proficiency in Real Estate.

Sep 1964 - Jan 1965

University of Denver
Sep 1960 - May 1964

Bachelor of Science Degree

Regis University