Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2005 - Apr 2010

AVP, Corporate Controller

Guidance Residential, LLC
  • Manage accounting team to ensure accuracy and timeliness of GL postings.
  • Serve on functional management team designed to lead the company's process restructuring and developing metrics in line with Balanced Scorecard initiatives.
  • Orchestrate annual external audit including generating an extensive list of schedules.
  • Facilitate annual budget preparation and preparation of quarterly international parent company reporting.
  • Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements for bank and state compliance and management team analysis.
  • Coordinate bank reconciliations, cash flow and inter-company accounts for six companies.
  • Increase team efficiency by utilizing available technology for reporting and collaboration.
Apr 2004 - Sep 2005


Jagtiani + Guttag, LLLP
  • Completed setup and implementation of in-house payroll processing.
  • Analyze employee profitability and company cash flow for management reports.
  • Reconcile accounts and prepare financial statements and reports for bank compliance.
  • Provide Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable processing.
  • Update accounting system and procedures for efficiency.
Jun 2003 - Mar 2004

Bookkeeping Supervisor

Vance, Flouhouse & Garges, PLLC
  • Furnish QuickBooks implementation, clean up and training for clients.
  • Supervise client services department including managing preparation of monthly compilations for numerous companies.
  • Handle firm administration including client billing and accounts payable.
  • Provide clients with the full range of bookkeeping services including assuming AR, AP and payroll functions, account reconciliation, quarterly payroll returns processing and financial statement preparation and analysis.
Nov 2001 - May 2003

Staff Accountant

Dixson Hughes (formerly Pratt-Thomas, Gumb & Co.)
  • Assisted user implementation of the first paperless file system installed in a South Carolina accounting firm.
  • Furnished QuickBooks implementation, clean up and training for clients.
  • Provided clients with bookkeeping services including assuming AR, AP and payroll functions, account reconciliation, quarterly payroll return processing and compiled financial statement analysis.
  • Provided in-house training on various computer programs.
  • Prepared tax returns including Forms 1040, 1041, 1120 1120S- specializing in Not-for-Profit Form 990 returns.
  • Utilized firm resources to research various tax and accounting issues.
Jun 2000 - Nov 2001

Accounting Intern

Charleston County Controller's Office
  • Assumed audit related duties of the Fixed Asset Supervisor in his absence.
  • Assisted wiith improvements to database fixed asset tracking in preparation for GASB 34 implementation.
  • Assisted the fiscal year 2000 and 2001 audits by gathering data and preparing schedules.
  • Initiated monthly reconciliation of 78 general ledger accounts related to victim notification special revenue funds.


Jun 1996 - May 1998


Cumulative GPA: 3.776



QuickBooks/Accounting Software

Microsoft Office

Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint