James Di Nardo

Summary

Experienced in most accounting functions to include aged accounts receivable research and some auditing.

Solid skills in SQL data mining with experience in the Microsoft Suite.

A strong communicator with a diverse business background who is able to serve as an effective interdepartmental liaison.

Outstanding work ethic.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2003 - Present

Equity Analyst

Self Employed

·Data mined the equity markets to identify promising companies with the potential for appreciation in value.

·Analyzed the balance sheets of these companies to identify which ones had enough financial stability to reach their potential.

·Researched and analyzed information on the valuation ratios of these equities and how they compared to historical norms.

·Compiled a portfolio of stocks and lived off the profits over time.

May 2007 - Present

Writer/Reporter

Self Employed

·Researched and undertook various day-trips in the outdoors after consulting maps, navigations charts, etc.

·Published photo-journals of these experiences on my website, www.destressoutdoors.com.

·Gained some self-taught skills in digital photography, writing/editing and website administration.

Jul 1998 - Mar 2003

Financial Analyst

Medical Mutual of Ohio

·Developed ad-hoc financial and other database reports for a contracting department of 12 utilizing SQL (DB2) and the Microsoft Suite.

·Served as a liaison between the accounting and finance departments and the I.T. area in communicating, researching and resolving issues.

·Assisted in trouble-shooting hardware and software problems for the staff.

·Performed training on the functionalities and business benefits of data mining and how to run queries.

Jun 1995 - Jun 1998

Accounting Generalist

Andrews Moving & Storage

·Analyzed and reconciled aged accounts receivable reports, uncovering an embezzlement scheme and helping to recover nearly a million dollars in aged receivables for this small company.

·Reconciled driver charge-back reports as regards damage claims and initiated purchase orders for repairs.

·Processed billing and payroll for the drivers and salespeople utilizing an AS/400 system.

 
Jun 1992 - Jun 1995

Disbursement Reporter/District Coordinator

E.G. & G. Dynatrend

·Passed a 10 year F.B.I. background check for access to top secret government clearance for this former Department of Homeland Security contractor.

·Processed documentation and data for disbursement reports on the results of seized property auctions, coordinating with government offices all over the country.

·Career progression led me to be in charge of vendor oversight, quality control and documentation of government seized property for a 9 state district.

·Gained familiarity with a massive set of procedures covering property which ranged from airplanes to consumer goods.

·Set up and trained new vendors on the proper procedures for storage, documentation and billing.

Education

Education