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									                                                    PAUL R FISCHETTE
                                                     Rochester, NY 14625
                                                        585-586-0165
                                                 pfischette@rochester.rr.com
Certified Public Accountant
                             ANALYSIS  COST ACCOUNTING  CONSOLIDATED| SEGMENT REPORTING
Dynamic and versatile Financial Manager/leader with 15+ years of experience implementing standards,
streamlining workflows and optimizing performance
Astute analyst, strategic thinker and problem solver; controlled revenues/budgets to $20M. Trusted executive advisor
in technology, real estate, construction, manufacturing and non-profit sectors. Engaging, articulate, persuasive and
savvy negotiator. Identify weaknesses in accounting systems; create job costing, product pricing and
decision support tools; ensure data quality and accuracy.

                             SKILLS, ABILITIES & ACHIEVEMENTS MATRIX|VALUE OFFERED
                                         Core Competencies/Strengths at a Glance:
General Ledger Consolidated Financial Statements Multi-Company Reporting General Accounting Fixed Assets
Cash-Accrual Basis Accounting Financial Analysis Budgeting Cash Management  Bank Reconciliation Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable Billing Credit- Collections  Payroll Fringe Benefits Taxation Bill of Materials

Comparative balance sheet and income-expense statements by program, cost center, product line and entity.
Bank reconciliation and short term cash flow planning. Accounts Payable-Receivable coding, entry, payment,
check runs and credit-collection inquiries. Property taxes and insurance, fixed assets and depreciation.
Job, program, product, inventory and standard costing. W2, W3, 940, 941, 1096, 1099 and state unemployment tax.
Budgeted versus actual income-expense and actual versus projected income-expense analysis.
Sales analysis and statement of sources and uses of cash.

                                                    CAREER SNAPSHOTS
Trimmed 3 days off the closing process for all employers and reduced expense associated with year-end CPA audits;
achieved insurance cost savings at SWAN, Inc.
Calculated breakeven point and instituted sales tax reporting systems for 40 states at TechNet Global and
secured early payment discounts.
Restructured pricing for 20 product lines at Velmex; designed activity-based, cost accounting system for
Century Mold praised by General Motors " as one of the best in the USA."
Offer proficiency in Fund EZ, Avalara Sales Tax, QuickBooks, Timberline, Takestock, and custom software
accounting software. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
                                  CAREER TRACK & PERFORMANCE | DRIVING FORCES
FINANCIAL MANAGER                                                                                       Since 2007
SWAN INCORPORATED                                                                                       Rochester, NY
  Purpose and Scope: Delivered energy, expertise, insight, acumen and leadership vital to advise directors on fiscal
  decisions, define and achieve goals for a $1M organization. Performed financial and risk analysis; formulated budgets
  and controlled cash flow. Managed general ledger, financial statements, accounts payable and receivables systems.
  Coordinated audits and ensured compliance. Selected vendors and negotiated contracts; troubleshot problems.
  Spearheaded improvement initiatives and championed best practices.
    Organizational Impact|Contributions:
       Cut costs of group health, workers compensation and property insurance costs; designed internal controls that
          increased accuracy; won cost reimbursements and improved cash flow.
       Streamlined closing process, reduced errors, and saved 3 days; created a database that allocated labor costs by
          employee, cost center and funding source; handled workers compensation audits.




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                                                      PAUL R FISCHETTE
ACCOUNTING DIRECTOR: Analysis & Financial Planning                                                       2005–2007
TECHNET GLOBAL SERVICES|PRFA                                                                             Rochester, NY
  Purpose and Scope: Calculated breakeven point and managed tax reporting for enterprise operating in 40 states.
  Handled asset disposition and property inventories; got appraisals; sold real property; settled private estates.
  Prepared fiduciary income tax returns, net worth and income-expense reports. Worked with CPAs, attorneys and
  court officials.
    Organizational Impact|Contributions:
       Introduced sales tax reporting systems for $3M in TechNet revenues across state and local jurisdictions;
          improved compliance, lowered penalties and won early payment discounts.
       Established accurate gross profit data for all TechNet jobs by product segment and customer.
          Devised management tool that enabled monitoring of income, expense and breakeven trends.

CONTROLLER                                                                                              2001-2005
DINARDO SPOLETA REALTY| SAUCKE BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION                                                    Rochester, NY
 Purpose and Scope: Directed planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of systems governing
 general ledger, accounts payable and cash management for the $4M DiNardo Spoleta and $2M Saucke Brothers
 real estate property management businesses. Generated timely and accurate financial statements and reports
 for multiple properties.
    Organizational Impact|Contributions:
       Instituted standardization of month- and year-end adjusting entries and procedures, which decreased errors and
          trimmed 3 days from the closing process at DiNardo Spoleta.
          Prepared Chapter 11 filing and facilitated reorganization at Saucke Brothers; maintained job costing and
          %-of-completion on construction projects.

INTERIM CONTROLLER                                                                                   1999-2001
R. P.FEDDER | CANNON INDUSTRIES                                                                      Rochester, NY
        Developed activity-based costing for R.P. Fedder’s manufacturing operations and 3 sales offices;
           reduced closing time by 3 days and bettered accounting data quality for income of $4M.
           Improved general ledger, financial reporting and cash management for the $3M Cannon Industries;
           prepared financial statements for year-end audit.

CONTROLLER                                                                                               1994-1999
VELMEX                                                                                         East Bloomfield, NY
       Grew profits and improved cash flow for a $5M manufacturer; created product costing and pricing structure that
          guided management decisions for 20 product groups; maintained 25% gross profit margins.
       Automated GL and AP; obtained cash discounts for on-time payments; cut closing times by 3 days;
          developed bills of materials (BOM); boosted accuracy of cost, gross and net profit data.

ASSISTANT CONTROLLER                                                                                    Prior to 1994
CENTURY MOLD COMPANY                                                                              Rochester, NY
        Introduced activity-based costing for tooling and injection molding operations with $15M sales; bettered data quality
           for pricing; produced accurate income-expense statements.

LEARNING CREDENTIALS- BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING-ST. JOHN FISHER COLLEGE ROCHESTER, NY

LICENSES-NEW YORK STATE CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT (CPA)

ORGANIZATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS-INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS/TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL

                                          PERSEVERANCE IS GREATER THAN GENIUS

               REFERENCES AND FURTHER DATA PROVIDED UPON ESTABLISHMENT OF MUTUAL INTEREST




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