Resume 

ANDY R. DAVIDS

E-mail: andy@andysworld.net

 

EXPERIENCE

Salo Project llc, Minneapolis, MN, January 2005 to current

Financial Consultant

- Project work includes reviews for Sarbanes Oxley for large public companies.
- Financial Analysis, Mark To Market analysis and reporting (GMAC Rescap).

NRG Energy, Minneapolis, MN, March 2001 to December 2004


Power Marketing Portfolio Accounting Manager,
March 2003 to Present

- Responsible for providing daily, weekly and monthly Gross Margin statements to New York power trading desk.

- Preparing Month end close for corporate accounting, ensuring accuracy of entries in ledger.

- Providing monthly settlements to power trading desk and ensuring proper entry in corporate accounting.

- Preparing and assisting in documentation and analysis for Sr. Management.

- Preparing monthly and quarterly analysis on results for planning and analysis department.

- Responsible for and assisting in budgeting and forecasting activities.

- Providing cash flow projections to treasury department and restructure consultants.

- Responsible for operational duties on settlements of derivatives and physical power sales.

- Review of quarterly FERC filings

- Supervising accounting and desk activities of the Natural Gas and Oil desks.

Power Marketing Operations Accountant, March 2001 to March 2003

- Responsible for providing daily and monthly financial statements of the Natural Gas trading group.

- Responsible for providing daily position reports of oil and natural gas derivatives to Sr. Management and trading desks.

- Responsible for operational duties on settlements of derivatives and physical gas purchases.

- Responsible for supervising staff members on operational and accounting duties.

- Responsible for providing trading desks with accurate and timely accounting information.

Ernst & Young, Minneapolis, MN, September 2000 to March 2001

Internal Auditor

- Responsible for internal audit projects in the health care industry specifically

- Projects have included compliance and business processes

McGladrey & Pullen LLP, Sioux Falls, SD, July 1999 to May 2000

External Auditor

- Responsible for conducting financial audits and reviews for a variety of industries, including banking, manufacturing and health care, in a team setting as well as individually.

- Responsible for leading staff members on engagements where applicable.

- Prepared corporate and individual tax returns.

Moret Ernst & Young Accountants, Maastricht, the Netherlands, January 1989 to August 1997.

External Auditor

- Responsible for conducting financial and compliance audits in a team setting as well as individually.

- Compiled financial reports for clients as well as providing clients with accounting services.

- Lead auditor for the last 3-4 years of employment, depending on company audited, and responsible for reporting to the senior accountants, accountant-managers as well as the partners.

- Audited a variety of businesses including retail, wholesale/distributing, health insurance, governmental departments, non-profit organizations, media, manufacturing, real estate, pension funds.

 

EDUCATION

- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting Major,

University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.

- Business School GPA = 4.0

- Graduated May, 1999

SKILLS

- Computer: Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access), Zai*Net, JD Edwards / Peoplesoft, Fuelworx, Nmarket.

- Languages: Fluent in Dutch and German.

REFERENCES

- Available upon request.

 

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Achievements

 

NRG Portfolio accounting manager

- Managed P&L for New York region, with revenues in excess of $600 million, gross margins of more than $400 million.

- Supervised a team of three Staff accountants, responsible for accounting for Natural gas and Oil trading desks.

- Helped resolve generator metering issues, resulting in $13 million refund from NYISO counterparty.

- Streamlined, designed and automated the monthly settlement process at the New York settlement power desk, saving 60 hours/month of work.

- Streamlined and helped automate the New York trading desk weekly/monthly close process, saving 4 hours/ week, 8 hours/ month.

- Streamlined, designed and automate the annual Budget and quarterly Reforecast upload, saving up to 8 hours per upload.

NRG Natural Gas operations accountant

- Secured $1.0 million NY state/city tax refund after finding error in tax dept. filing

- Achieved considerable efficiencies by automating manual procedures and processes at the Power and Gas desks, resulting in saving a full FTE at gas desk, and streamlining and reprioritizing Power desk activities.

- Streamlined and helped automate the Natural Gas trading desk monthly close process, saving 40 hours per month.

- Improved communications with corporate accounting to facilitate timely, accurate and complete financial entries in ledger

- Designed daily unsettled derivative position reports for use by (sr) management as a platform to discuss and monitor financial positions and strategies for the Oil and Natural gas trading desks.

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