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Oct 2014Mar 2015

Accountant/Financial Services

Metro One Loss Prevention Services Group

Assisted in the development and implementation of goals, policies and procedures relating to financial management, budget, accounting and payroll. Responsible for the maintenance of accounting records to show receipts and expenditures Prepared daily and monthly statements by collecting data, analyzing and investigating any variances, and summarizing data and information for upper management Prepared state quarterly and annual statements by assembling data, studying regulations, adhering to requirements and advising management of any required actions. Prepared all monthly sales tax reports for all U.S. subsidiaries Performed cash analysis computations Managed AP/AR duties for all subsidiary offices Accomplished finance and organization missions by completing related results as needed.

Feb 2012Oct 2014

Financial /Operations Manager

Labelust, LLC

Provided Retail and E-Commerce business to customers via Amazon and eBay Responsible for the execution and maintenance of day to day operations such as maintaining metrics models on Amazon, designing and maintaining break even reports on collected data Supervised small staff dedicated solely to the distribution of products from manufacturers to fulfillment centers in Amazon Responsible for website and e-commerce platform development, third party integrations, EDI platform development and support Responsible for all daily and monthly accounting activities

Aug 1997Aug 2011

Financial Officer

Sterling Commodities Corporation

Assisted Executive VP in preparation of financial statements, month end closings, and all monthly reporting to the CFTC, NFA and CME. Managed audit relationships between Sterling Commodities and both internal(NYMEX) and external(CFTC) regulatory agencies. Prepared daily segregated and secured statements, monthly net capital computations. Responsible for firm's compliance with AML Rules and Regulations. Responsible for all daily and monthly bank reconciliations including the maintaining of all daily transactions between exchanges and banking institutions. Proficient with the processing and booking of all clearing and trade processing activities through the use of Sungard/GMI and Rolfe & Nolan. Responsible for the end to end reconciliations of firm positions and trade bookings. Provided direct support to the trading desks with regards to bookings, positions and any customer settlement queries. Executed real-time fee calculations, automatic payment processing and online viewing of transactions via GPS System. Verified accuracy of risk and p/l required for trading. Proficient in the setup, maintenance and technical support of 2 Electronic Trading Platforms(Trading Technologies & CQG) for 120 locals. Managed all accounting responsibilities of start-up organization Monarch Capital Group, LLC(sister company to Sterling Commodities Corp.), including financial reporting and coordinating annual audit with external auditors, filings with the NASD and SEC Assisted in the implementation of a complex trading platform system with external software engineers needed for the daily trade operation of 55 day traders. Interacted with outside Fin-ops and Accountants for proper registration of the broker dealer within the guidelines of the NASD.

Aug 1996Aug 1997

Senior Auditor


Assured that all pension benefit claims are in compliance with ERISA, IRS and AFM&EPF regulations. Audited, Analyzed and approved both financial and supplementary documentation for client's pension payout cases. Served as liaison between the pension management and IT to help in implementation of software solutions that assure proficiency, effectiveness and efficiency of pension processing. Worked with IT to ensure requirements gathering and testing meet required timelines Verified the accuracy of the calculations of participants' pension benefits Reviewed, analyze and approve new benefit processing procedures Performed review of pension analysts' daily activity to ensure the most up-to-date procedures are properly applied and utilized.

Jun 1995Aug 1996

Senior Auditor

New York Mercantile Exchange

Coordinated and supervised financial and compliance audits of several Futures Commissions Merchants. Responsible for the coordination of quarterly, semi-annual and annual financial statements. Reviewed equity runs of member firms to determine that accounts were in compliance with CFTC Regulations. Controlled all project financial operations; verified financial statements, justification of expenses, requests, and disbursements.

Jun 1993Jun 1995


New York Mercantile Exchange

Performed financial and compliance audits of all member firms. Performed financial analysis of CFTC required financial statements. Monitored market volatility and its effects on select exchange member firms. Performed analysis on specific firms to determine if any accounts were under margined.

Jul 1992Jun 1993

International Tax Specialist

KPMG Peat Marwick

Prepared Expatriate/Foreign National tax returns for executives of Fortune 500 Firms. Implemented and established improved systems in several areas of accounting including the reconstruction of an International Staff List necessary for the preparation of tax returns. Established contacts with overseas offices regarding the arrangement of compensation reports necessary for the preparation of tax returns.


Sep 1987May 1992


St. John's University

Accounting Degree, GPA 3.3


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