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    Javier Martinez Certified Public Accountant

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    JAVIER MARTINEZ, CPA

    (305) 815–6966 • javier.miguel.martinez@gmail.com

    Miami Lakes, FL 33014 • linkedin.com/in/javiermartinezcpa

    • Skilled accounting and business leader with a proven history of strengthening operations through disciplined financial management, strategic business analysis, sound governance, and a customer focus.
    • Held roles with external auditor Grant Thornton and in corporate accounting departments. Managed budgeting, reporting, financial analysis, controls, systems, and other accounting functions.
    • Develop talent and drive engagement through coaching, mentoring, and individual career planning.
    • Globally oriented, with applied multinational business experience. Fully bilingual in English and Spanish.

    SKILLS & COMPETENCIES: Accounting & Finance Operations • Business Strategy • P&L Management • Closings • Financial Reporting • Reconciliations • General Ledger (GL) • AP • AR • Cash Flow Management • Systems • Audit • Analytics • Inventory • Data Governance • Risk Management • Policy Development • Talent Management • GAAP • ERP Systems • QuickBooks • Hyperion • MS Word, Excel (Advanced – Pivot Tables, Macros) & PowerPoint

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS

    MARTINEZ ACCOUNTING SERVICES: 2013–Present

    Managing Partner • Accounting & Business Advisory Practice Leader

    Founded and manage a firm providing a portfolio of small and midsize corporate clients the full spectrum of accounting, finance, and business consulting services. Contribute to clients’ long-term success via outsourced management of corporate accounting functions, including the creation and analysis of business plans, implementation of accounting systems, consolidated reporting, forensics, treasury, AP & AR, payroll, tax, business modeling and forecasting, and other functions. Notable client engagements:

    J&D Equipment (Doral, FL): Served as outsourced CFO to a construction equipment refurbishment and export firm with a $4.5M valuation. Managed corporate accounting, finance, and tax functions, and directed strategies positioning the company for sustained profitability and increased return on investment.

    Delivered a 60% increase in total corporate valuation via end-to-end structural realignment.

    Strengthened firm’s financial position. Rapidly eliminated all debt, and improved working capital position via innovative strategies that accelerated collections and reduced surplus and obsolete inventory.

    Revitalized existing revenue streams. Expanded global distribution channels, established new strategic partnerships, and built digital marketing strategies to drive lead generation and increase conversions.

    Conceptualized new revenue streams. Introduced new B2B services and diversified real estate utilization to generate passive income opportunities delivering incremental top-line revenues.

    Binick Digital Imaging (Doral, FL): As outsourced CFO of a large-format printing firm, led the creation of financial systems, processes, and controls to prepare the company for near-term 2X expansion and long-term success.

    Built integrated financial and business strategies serving as a platform for growth. Co-created the business plan, implemented accounting software, and helped secure financing for capital investments.

    GoldFellow, LLC (Weston, FL): Hired to serve as interim Controller for a reseller of precious metals. Provided direction on GAAP-based accounting, consolidated reporting, and treasury. Trained a newly-hired Controller.

    Other Engagements: Provided expertise and advisory services on the implementation of accounting systems, bookkeeping, payroll, taxation, and capital financing for clients in the manufacturing and distribution industries.

    GOLDFELLOW, LLC: 2011–2013

    Accounting Manager

    Directed a broad variety of accounting duties for a $30M business as member of the Finance leadership team. Led a staff of 2 performing GAAP-compliant financial reporting, closings, and consolidation for 30 purchasing channels, and collaborated with the Controller & CFO on forecasting and financial analysis.

    Developed strategic insights supporting a rapid, 40% corporate expansion. Delivered detailed analytics used to manage cash flows, identify locations for new offices, and build new lines of business.

    Strengthened financial reporting. Streamlined closing cycles by upgrading software functionality,  automating accounting flows, and developing new schedules that improved executive decision capability.

    Built a high performing team through coaching, mentoring, and individual career planning. 

    BRIGHTSTAR CORPORATION (A SOFTBANK COMPANY): 2011–2011

    Senior Accountant

    Played a pivotal role in the management of the corporate office financial reporting for a $6B telecom company transacting across multiple currencies and with operations around the world. Led the processing of multiple balance sheet reconciliations, journal entries, and collaborated on closing cycles. Ensured compliance with GAAP, other accounting regulations, and internal processes. Trained and managed 2 staff accountants

    Role rapidly expanded to incorporate a larger scope of accounting operations.

    Designed and implemented a systematic approach for periodic closings that decreased cycle times and reduced manual tasks. Processes subsequently adopted across global accounting teams.

    Liaised with KPMG auditors on advanced analytics and due diligence in preparation for a planned IPO.

    J&D EQUIPMENT: 2009–2010

    Senior Accountant (Part Time)

    Performed a broad variety of accounting activities. Designed and implemented improvements to daily corporate accounting processes and introduced new schedules that resulted in operational efficiencies, improved financial reporting, and enhanced financial perspective.

    GRANT THORNTON LLP: 2007–2009

    Associate – Assurance & Advisory Services

    Held successive roles with a leading accounting and consulting firm. Participated in onsite audit and advisory engagements for Watsco, Inc., Geo Group Inc., Kellstrom Industries, and other corporate clients.

    VERDEJA, DE ARMAS & TRUJILLO, LLP: 2006–2007

    Associate – Assurance Services

    EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

    FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF BUSINESS: Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree

    UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA FISHER SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTING: Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Accounting

    DPBR – FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION: Certified Public Accountant

    INTUIT: QuickBooks Desktop & Online Certified ProAdvisor