Ann Marie

Project Consultant

Ann Marie is an experienced leader with demonstrated success in payroll management, project management, finance and accounting, consulting and senior management. She is experienced in accounting research and GAAP application, SOX compliance, external SEC reporting, IT implementations and upgrades, operational reporting, budgeting, financial analysis, payroll, sales, and tangible taxes, foreign subsidiary management and reporting, intercompany transactions, as well as small business set-up.

Professional experience

Representative examples of Ann’s professional experience include:

  • In-House payroll processing, as well as ADP processed payroll.
  • Responsible for Payroll Tax Reporting and Remittances, including Form 940, W-2s, 1099s, with strict adherence to the $100,000 rule, as well as Reporting and Remittances in a multi-state environment.
  • Specific hands-on experience regarding migration to a shared-services environment including payroll, accounts payable and purchasing.
  • Responsible for Payroll Accounting, including Expatriate Payroll, Vacation Liability, Stock Options, multi-state and international.
  • Responsible for Relocation Reimbursement and grossing up for taxes.
  • Ensured appropriate flex spending, insurance, 401k, savings, loan payments, garnishment, bond purchase, union dues, etc. deductions occurred.
  • Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting, filings (10-K, 10-Q, 8-K).
  • Sarbanes Oxley compliance including documentation of process flows using Visio, identified key controls at the entity and transactional levels, created test plans, performed testing, recommended remediation, performed regression testing and further remediation.
  • Specific hands-on experience and accounting research related to restatement of financial statements, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, asset valuation, segment definition and reporting, leases, minority interest, joint ventures.
  • GAAP research, including but not limited to FAS 52, Foreign Currency Translation; FAS 123, Accounting for Stock-Based Compensation; FAS 142, Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets; FAS 144, Accounting for Impairment or Disposal of Long-Lived Assets; FAS 13, Accounting for Leases.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions - due diligence, closing and implementation phases.
  • Multi-national experience including payroll and payroll taxes, expatriate accounting, intercompany transactions, and foreign currency translations.
  • System implementation experience, including Oracle, Lawson, PeopleSoft and QuickBooks.
  • Centralized fixed assets as well as electronic timekeeping in relation to project accounting and payroll.
  • Managed large teams and groups of accountants working in a high-volume transaction environment.
  • Implemented metrics reporting for performance analysis.
  • Experienced in cost accounting for WIP and COGS.

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