Ken D. Date

Experienced Finance Manager

  • More than 15 years of experience in Accounts and Taxation.
  • Proven ability in supervising smooth functioning of accounts department.
  • Exceptional negotiation and relationship management skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, with expertise in synthesizing data into business forecasts.

Work Experience

Finance Manager July 2008 – Present

Big, Slow & Struggling Corporation
New York, NY
  • Managing a team responsible for reporting financial results.
  • Responsible for developing business strategies for ongoing projects.
  • Responsible for budgets and forecasts for major projects.
  • Resident expert in creative accounting practices across all functional areas.
Achievements
  • Awarded the prestigious Bravo (Best Performer) Award thrice in the past five years.
  • Successfully built relationships with clients, managing US$ 1M worth of annual business.
  • Led a task-force charged with appraising and improving procedures and policies.

Assistant Finance Manager July 2003 – June 2008

Creative & Honest Finance Co.
New York, NY
  • Supervised tax audits.
  • Prepared budgets and forecasts, with variance analysis.
  • Profitability analysis for multiple projects.
  • Sole responsibility for three major accounts.
Achievements
  • Recognized for expertise in creative accounting.

Finance Associate June 1998 – June 2003

Creative & Honest Finance Co.
New York, NY
  • Filed tax returns for individuals and corporate clients.
  • Prepared and filed sales tax returns for clients.
  • Helped with corporation registration paperwork.
  • Helped with client relationship management.

Education

Certified Creative Accountant May 1999 – May 2004

Creative Accounting Institute

Bachelors in Financial Accounting July 1995 – May 1998

NoFraud University
Accountsville, XY

Publications

  • Advances in Creative Accounting Frauds. Creative Accounting and Beyond (July 2007)
  • Behavioural Creative Accounting. Creative Accounting Insights Magazine (April 2005)

Competencies

  • Financial Accounting (Budgeting & Forecasting)
  • Compliances (Tax & Regulatory)
  • Negotiation and Relationship Management

Software Proficiency

  • Taxation: FreeMoney, NoTax
  • Accounting: CookBooks Advanced

References

Will I. Recommend

+1-999 999 9999 / will@example.com

Director at Finance Auditor, Inc.

V. O. Yue

+1-999 999 9999 / vou@example.com

Client at Honest & Good, Inc.