Sandra Mellas - Chief Financial Officer Resume Simple
A highly motivated, results-oriented, and dedicated professional with over 25 years of experience in the field of accounting, finance, and financial management.
  • compliance, cash flow, sec, counseling, testing, reporting, revenue recognition, financial statements, sox, cash, tax, legal
  • treasury, accounts receivable, credit, auditing, logistics, reporting, balance sheet, distribution, planning, collections, financial reporting, finance, inventory, operations, taxation
  • 2017-12-252017-12-25

    Chief Financial Officer


    • Responsibilities include: Financial statements preparation, cash flow analysis, monthly close, and the consolidation of all financial reports.
    • Developed and implemented internal controls and procedures for all financial reporting, including SOX compliance, SEC filing, and tax integration.
    • Performed financial analysis of the acquisition of a new computer network, including the development of a new system, testing of the general ledger, and the creation of a new legal entity.
    • Managed the month-end close process, including revenue recognition, account coding, and supervision of staff. Reviewed and approved all work performed by the staff.
    • Provided counseling and guidance to staff on the proper handling of all employee benefit programs.. Maintained and updated employee records.
    • Implemented a new system to track and report on the financial performance of the company. This resulted in a more efficient and accurate process.
  • 2017-12-252017-12-25


    Long Island University

    • Managed all aspects of accounting, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, cash management, and asset management, and external audits.
    • Responsible for all aspects of Finance, treasury, operations, budgeting, planning, auditing, and reporting. Directed and supervised the day-to-day activities of the accounting department.
    • Created and implemented a new distribution system to track and analyze the balance sheet and income statement. This resulted in a more efficient and accurate financial statement.
    • Developed and implemented credit and collections policies and procedures for all new accounts, including taxation, inventory control, and logistics.
    • Responsible for financial reporting, including the preparation of the annual operating plan. This included the development of the annual operating plan and monthly forecast.
    • Implemented a new product costing process to improve profitability. Reduced cost of goods sold by 20%. Increased gross margin by 5%.