My professional experience expands over Twenty years. I have worked and consulted for various industries such as civic organizations, insurance, publishing, food manufacturing, retail, entertainment, resorts, hardware manufacturing, and professional services. I have been instrumental in structuring internal controls, software implementation, and reorganizations at various companies as well as training. I have dealt with various levels of
My professional experience expands over Twenty years. I have worked and consulted for various industries such as civic organizations, insurance, publishing, food manufacturing, retail, entertainment, resorts, hardware manufacturing, and professional services. I have been instrumental in structuring internal controls, software implementation, and reorganizations at various companies as well as training. I have dealt with various levels of management in finance and operations while trying to resolve external customer issues.
The following are a summary of my current skills:
B/S, P&L, G/L, A/R, A/P, J/E, bank reconciliation, payroll, purchasing, inventory, expense reports, some SOX compliance as well as taxes.
Month end reporting, accounts reconciliation, forecasting, budget, planning, variance analysis, consolidations, credit analysis, clearing accounts, process improvement, metrics, cost analysis, and special projects.
Software implementation, system maintenance, system testing, consulting, A+ certified, exposed to various kinds of main frame software including McCormack & Dodge, Agena, ACCPAC, AS400, Alpha Micro, Oracle, Khalix, GL Warehouse, BPS, Fourgen, People Soft, and SAP. I also have experience with PC Software such as Lotus 1-2-3, Excel, Word, WordPerfect, Access, Quattro, Easy, Symphony, PowerPoint, as well as Microsoft Windows
Assisted in the incorporation of three small companies, installed computerized accounting system, and consulted on internal controls.
IMO Analyst @ Acosta Sales & Marketing
-Providing business consulting, knowledge as well as finance expertise.
-Building credibility, establish rapport, & maintain communication with stakeholders at multiple levels. From 2014 to Present (1 year) Accountant/Financial Analyst @ -Enhanced Financial Data analysis to provide a more accurate assessment tool.
-Automated Variance Reporting in order to expedite the delivery of results.
-Improved Balance Sheet reconciliations by eliminating printed reports and automating the same.
-Streamlined financial reporting and consolidation process
-Developed a comprehensive Logistics forecasting and budgeting process.
-Reviewed financial reports to insure accuracy
-Maintained accounting and financial controls
-Prepared presentations for VP of Finance From 2012 to 2014 (2 years) Busines Management Adjunct @ -Business Management
-Communications Skills for the Workplace
-Spanish From 2009 to 2012 (3 years) Financial Analyst @ -Conducted SOX auditing
-Compiled, prepared governmental reporting, tax packages, as well as related party transactions.
-Reconciled, prepared, analyzed as well as resolved unidentified Relating to B/S reconciliations.
-Prepared & consolidated operational reports for several locations.
-Supported management with year-end budget process.
-Developed metrics to measure the effectiveness of various operations.
-Assisted senior operational managers with special projects.
-Designated SAP super user for Project Management.
-Responsible for automating reports as well as creation of new reporting.
-Responsible for Monthly as well as quarterly forecasting for those divisions.
-Helped ensure accuracy of plan numbers in the system. From 2001 to 2008 (7 years)
Masters, Management @ University of Phoenix From 2005 to 2006 Bachelors of Science, Accounting @ Northeastern Illinois University From 1982 to 1987 Carlos Avalos is skilled in: Accounting, Financial Reporting, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Marketing, A+ Certified, Sales, Excel, Word, Motivational Speaking, Accounts Payable, Finance, Forecasting, Internal Controls
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