Resume




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Brian E. Somogie 

New Town North Dakota, 58763 | 678-763-8686


briansomogie@gmail.com | https://sites.google.com/site/briansomogie/


http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=46606848&trk=tab_pro


Summary

Talented Accountant and team-player is seeking an organization to utilize accounting, internal control, auditing and analytical strengths through time tested business practices and techniques.


Qualifications

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  • Extensive knowledge of tax law, accounting functions, reporting systems and business operations.
  • Excellent communication skills with management and colleagues enhancing teamwork.
  • Excellent multi-tasking, prioritizing, problem solving skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Able to commute and relocate to client business sites for migration programs.

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EXPERIENCE


I.V.M. Construction, Subsidiary of Site Energy Group | New Town, North Dakota 8-2013 – Present

Payroll Accountant | Internal Control

  • Reported payroll for a multi-site organization employing over 400 individuals.

  • Converted the organization from legacy system to Heavyjob including implementation and migration.

  • Increased corporate billings by 6% from underreported field data sheets.

  • Implemented necessary internal controls over payroll processing resulting in a zero error rate.

  • Daily management meetings involving S.W.O.T. analysis and business strategy planning.

  • Readily prepared ad hoc reports for sundry business requirements.


Temp Agency Assignments | Atlanta, Georgia 2010 & 2012

Shipping Clerk Assignments | Quality Analyst

  • Excelled in three way invoice matching procedures; highly knowledgeable in regards to tax form testing and quality reporting analysis


The Sports Authority | Morrow, Georgia 8-2010 Through 3-2012

Sales

  • Eclipsed veteran sales leaders within the first 2 months of my arrival; obtained first place sales percentage status as a part time employee within the organization


Georgia Department of Revenue | Atlanta, Georgia 5-2007 Through 2009

Revenue Agent I

  • Added $130K of new revenue streams; maintained levels of accountability across a multitude of variable reporting entities

Accounting skills deployed include:

  • Management directives: reporting, planning, meetings, counseling and objectives.

  • Accounts Receivable: Aging, dunning levels, write offs, entries for collected write offs.

  • Calculations, reconciliations, foot / vouch transactions, account classifications, accruals.

  • Evidential matter: work papers, video monitoring, statistical sampling reports, materiality.

  • Tax and book differences: depreciation, amortization, sales and service revenue reporting.

  • Tax: sales tax, payroll, withholding, corporate, partnership, small business, realty, individual.

  • Microsoft Office Suite, Access, SAP | ERP, Quickbooks, Great Plains, Oracle, Legacy systems.

  • Journal entries, posting, adjustments, settlements, cash remittance / entry, revenue recognition.

  • Legal parameters for accounts receivable collections, Fair Credit Reporting Act, filing guidelines.


Burlington Coat Factory | Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 8-2006 Through 12-2006

Receiving Manager

  • Ensured accurate inventory counts and error free reports for management

Accounting skills deployed include:

  • A/R, 3 way matching, data verification / entry, Microsoft Office Suite, Access,Legacy systems.

  • Substantive testing: internal / external communications, Evidential matter: work papers, receiving video monitoring, statistical sampling reports, credit memos, damaged returns, materiali


H & R Block | Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 11-1999 Through 5-2007

Tax Office Manager

  • Increased client retention 15%; managed office environment with beginner, mid level, and experienced tax professionals

Accounting skills deployed include:

  • Verbal conveyance of information relating to various taxation topics and fee issues.

  • Imparting 100% confident assurance for tax clients as to best tax filing arrangement.

  • Client follow up on a regular basis relating to: information, payment, final return pickup.

  • Tax reporting: payment schedules and posting, late filing computations, fine settlements.

  • Tax season planning: reports, training, meetings, counseling, updates and goal planning.

  • Daily cash reconciliations, bookkeeping on client and corporate office levels, fact checking.

  • Listening and problem resolution abilities, tactful fact interviewing insights, soft-skill capabilities.

  • Legal IRS and state considerations relating to various transactions and related AGI calculations.


Dunham's Sports and Athleisure | Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 10-2002 Through 5-2005

Operations Manager

  • Maintained compliance with firearm audits with 100% accuracy; increased internal controls over various assets through auditing and reconciliation techniques

Accounting skills deployed include:

  • Financial reports, A/R, A/P, check runs, invoicing, 3 way matching, data verification / entry.

  • Cash controls: bank reconciliations, proofs of cash, sales records, charge offs, credit controls.

  • Internal controls: tests of controls, reporting levels, reliance, confirmations, control environment.


TEMPORARY INDUSTRY ASSIGNMENTS INCLUDE

Washington Group at IBM, Pennsylvania | Shipping: 2007; Southern Siding and Windows, Georgia | Marketing: 2005

Tyco Electronics, Pennsylvania | Accounts Payable 1998; J. Allen Steel, Pennsylvania | Accounts Payable 1995

Temp job assignments accounting for industries: steel, automotive, electronics, medical.


EDUCATION

Target I.T. | Certificate Program / SAP 2011

LaRoche College | B.A.B.S. / Accounting 1994

Community College Beaver County | A.A.S. / Accounting 1994


SAP / ERP / GUI

  • Configuration: data collection, basis group memos, user training, end user setup.

  • Document number ranges, parking documents, holding documents, clearing documents.

  • W.R.I.C.E.F.: full life cycle, sandbox, documentation, realization, cutover, live data, support.

  • Modules: FI / SD, Solution Manager. Netweaver, New General Ledger, Asset Areas / C.O.D.


SAP Group / Americas | Knights of Columbus / Volunteer | Georgia State CPA Society | SAP migration group




MARKETING PLAN

Brian Somogie

North Dakota Bakken

678-763-8686

briansomogie@gmail.com



Multitalented Accountant with a demonstrated ability enabling individuals, companies and agencies to maximize profits, minimize costs and avoid losses using time tested business techniques. An accomplished businessman with experience spanning many industries offering accounting, consultation and advisory services. Specialties include SAP, accounts payable/receivable, tax, financial statements, bank reconciliations, internal controls over assets, and audit assistance.


Looking to work in small and medium size firms and be able to help the accounting department with all aspects of journal entries, tax reporting, payroll, and other aspects of the treasury functions in the role of staff accountant, junior accountant, bookkeeper, auditor or assist executive level management.


Specifically seeking opportunities that reside within the role of an assistant to executive level management, ascertaining fair representations reported on financial statements and regulatory requirements. Included in reporting these business operations are analytical procedures applied to various transactional processes and verifying accuracy within materiality limits, as well as proper reporting, recording and disclosure of revenue recognition, cash equivalents, deprecation differences between tax and book reporting, asset retirement, and early debt extinguishment and the related investigative process included in these activities.


Seeking to assist basis teams, cosultants, management and end users with implentation of SAP / ERP, from sandbox, testing, Q & A, training, and cutover. Exposed to Financial and Controlling and Sales and Distribution, knowledge base includes New General Ledger, Sales Organization, Pricing Procedures, Company Codes, Business Areas, workflows and flowcharts. Trained in all aspects from legacy systems to cutover and live data production, Post Cutover coverage and end user support and following each stage throughout the entire life cycle - W.R.I.C.E.F. project and end user introductions.


Preferred geographical locations include:


Fargo, North Dakota

Rapid City, South Dakota

Bismarck, North Dakota

Helena, Montana

Dickinson, North Dakota

Billings, Montana

Minot, North Dakota

Wyoming

Devils Lake, North Dakota

Western Minnesota

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Northern Midwest



Companies, Firms and Agencies that I am currently targeting for the ability to offer these unique skill sets, talents and abilities would include:


  • Cargill



  • MBI Energy



  • Bakken Staffing



  • Titan Machinery



  • Catholic Health Initiatives










  • B.M.W. Production / Greenville, SC


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