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Yojanci Acosta

Brentwood, NY 11717
(631)-839-5463
Yojanciacosta@gmail.com

Summary:
Experienced Reconciliations Controller with 10+ years in the professional finance industry. Looking for a
position that will allow utilization of experience, education and skills while continuing professional
growth.

Education:
BS, Accounting, Herbert H. Lehman College
FINRA Series 99 certified-Operations Professional

Skills:
Microsoft Office: Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Clearing and Reconciliations Systems: Concur SAP T&E, Concur SAP Invoicing, People Soft, FED,
CHIPS, SWIFT Wire Transfers, DTC, NYSE, AMEX, CME, OCC, BATS, ARCA, JEMS, MIMA, Global
Recon, GOCARS, SPL, GMI, GOJAM, CASA, MPRS, COOL, CSW, and BAPR
Fluent in Spanish

Professional Experience:
Expense Management & Reconciliations Controller Vice President (2015Present)
Bank Leumi USA

Head of the Expense Management Department in Finance with responsibilities for invoice payments,
expense Balance Sheet/PNL General Ledger allocations/reconciliations and Month End Closing for third
party vendor charges. Innovated systems enhancements and strengthened controls fostering an
environment of transparency/accountability with focus on cost savings opportunities. Successfully
streamlined the work environment with the innovation of new technology and efficiencies.

Managed all cash management functions including wires and account funding. Ensured
adequate liquidity for working capital needs.
Hired employees, trained, conducted performance evaluations and improved work product.
Developed, implemented and maintained systems, procedures and policies.
Managed accounting functions including maintenance of general ledger, AP and projects.
Reviewed/approved all daily wire transfers to vendors/employees, funding of accounts,
intercompany money movements and clearing reconciliations versus bank DDA accounts.
Ensured vendor on-boarded inventory was maintained current with correct banking/1099
W9/1042 W8 IRS data.
Analyzed and reported accrual amounts impacting the month end closing
SME and point of contact for internal/external clients, audits and escalations.

Projects/Systems enhancements-Concur SME:

Successfully spearheaded the bank wide People Soft Ledger conversion.

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Yojanci Acosta
Brentwood, NY 11717
(631)-839-5463
Yojanciacosta@gmail.com

Professional Experience (Continued):


Expense Management & Reconciliations Controller Vice President (2015Present)
Projects/Systems enhancements-Concur SME:

On-boarded all employees to Concur for T&E out of pocket enforcing systematic audit approval
flows prior to the execution of payments.
Eliminated all paper invoices ~24000 by migrating all vendors to Concur. Enforced systematic
approval flows with strict controls segregating end user's requests for payment from approvers.
Successfully launched the Bank Leumi Employee Corporate Card plus system interface with
MasterCard enabling employee's T&E expenses to auto feed Concur.
Upgraded from Concur standard to Concur PRO for added controls and reporting options.
Eliminated >48000 manual journal entries by implementing an FIS People Soft to Concur
interface applying auto journal entries of expenses/PNL to the general ledger for payments
made from Concur.
Created various Concur reports providing within 30 seconds year to date budget analysis in
addition to proper month end accruals and other highly impacting financial data used for
reconciliations, T&E out of pocket/credit cards, employees on-boarded/terminated plus vendor
management inventory.
Innovated an end to end 1099 W9 and 1042 W8 record retention and maintenance for all
vendors enabling proper year to date reportable amounts to the IRS.
Adhere to all internal/external audits, maintain procedures current and train all Concur users.

Billing Operating Unit Expense & Receivable Controller Vice President (20102015)
JPMorgan Chase

Managed global employees for the Expense Management Department located in Brooklyn, NY and
Bangalore India, with responsibilities to validate, pay and allocate ~72000 invoices for trade executions
and fee charges providing global support to the ECS, EDG, PBS, PB, BDS, WSS and PCS Businesses.

In 2013 traveled to Bangalore India to assess the expansion of the Expense Management North
America footprints. Expanded the invoice payments from ~210 million paid/allocated in 2010 for
invoices, to ~$1.2 billion in 2015. Aligned EMEA/APAC/WHEM to 1 reporting business structure.
Mitigated risk by transitioning all US Listed traded invoice charges with ~ $100 million in manual
payments to the Corporate Accounts Payable CONCUR SAP system a centralized and robust
payment tool that can capture potential duplications and incorrect wire instructions.
Global partnership with Finance, Controllers and Operations. Met Month End Closing deadlines
and published accruals and expense trend analysis reporting.
Reviewed and approved ~$1.2 billion in wire payments and journal entries.
Successfully collected ~$52 million every year in brokerage fees ~99% of CMTA receivables.
Enforced all procedures were current. Certified General Ledger balances and reconciliations.
Recognized as a highly effective manager/project leader and SME with focus on
efficiencies/controls. Excellent problem solver, client focused and communicator.

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