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Kim Barkov

Accounting, Reporting and Compliance, with a Project-Oriented Mindset


A well-rounded Senior Professional who has held increasing responsible senior management and consulting roles spanning several industries (bank, mortgage and real estate in particular); from small to medium-sized businesses, professional and consulting service firms, to multi-billion private and publicly-traded companies 
With a diverse set of accounting, reporting and compliance skills - often hired to lead and optimize accounting and closing processes and integrated systems, to review and improve reporting metrics and analytics, to coordinate tasks and documents in conjunction with acquisitions, mergers and audits; or to liaise and collaborate with stakeholders and cross-functional teams during software upgrades, acquisition and integration initiatives

Willing to relocate to: Scottsdale, AZ - Reston, VA - Boca Raton, FL

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Managing Consultant/Accountant

Accounting & Financial Solutions, Inc. (to entrepreneurs, attorneys, forensic accountant, private investors)
Boca Raton, FL

January 2013 to Present (3 years, 6 months)

− Perform accounting compilation and review services; prepare budgets and strategic plan documents 
− Liaise, review or prepare audit readiness documents in conjunction with recurring or special audits  
Review accounting software utilization; streamline and formalize recurring accounting processes

Bank Acquisition and FDIC Settlement Liaison

First Federal Bank, Southern Bank and Trust, First-Citizens Bank & Trust
Raleigh, NC

March 2010 to December 2012 (2 years, 9 months)

FDIC-Assisted transaction - acquisition liaison for three acquiring banks (six transactions): 
− Participated in due diligence, closing and post-close accounting, reporting and transition activities  
− Administrated FDIC critical deadlines in accordance with “Purchase & Assumption” agreements: validated acquired balances, coordinated decision making activities and reviewed settlement transactions

Pro-Forma RAC Receivership Assistance Contractor

FDIC, as Receiver
Dallas, TX

2008 to December 2009 (1 year, 11 months)

− Executed “Pro-Forma Checklist” to validate and document balance sheets of five failed banks 
− Performed post close asset servicing function for assets retained by the FDIC

Functional Business Analyst, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains "GP" Consultant

Clients: Campus Management, Terremark, Global Tower Partners,
Fort Lauderdale, FL

2006 to 2008 (2 years)

− Reviewed current business processes and software utilization; configured Dynamics GP Modules 
− Executed data validation and performed user acceptance tests during upgrades and new installations

Senior Financial Restatement Consultant

Fannie Mae
Herndon, VA

2006 to 2006 (1 month)

− Identified, quantified and documented metrics and drivers that led to change in restated financials 
− Developed and executed data validation scripts to confirm reprocessing of transactions

Senior "SOX" Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Auditor

Tyco International, BFC Financial, Cross Country Healthcare Inc.
Fort Lauderdale, FL

2003 to 2005 (2 years)

− Conducted internal control reviews of business entities and key processes; documented, analyzed and provided recommendations to remediate control weaknesses 
− Defined configuration details for implementation of S-O Comply SOX software

Director of Accounting and Finance

Bristol Home Mortgage Lending, LLC
Boca Raton, FL

2001 to 2003 (2 years)

• Managed and oversaw accounting transactions and financial reporting activities 
• Converted from Cash to Accrual Basis; implemented FAS 140 
• Developed annual budgets, interim forecasts and strategic plan models

Business Analyst/Subject Matter Expert

Ocwen Technology Xchange - FL

2000 to 2000 (1 month)

Gathered and documented functional business requirements of commercial asset and loan servicing activities for subsequent development of a general ledger interface

Interim Controller

Applied Digital Solutions, Aspedient Technology, Adcom Information Services
Miami, FL

1997 to 1999 (2 years)

• Coordinated and administrated accounting processes and software applications (Dynamics GP and FRx)  
• Prepared audit work-papers; liaised with CPA’s during interim and year-end audits

Assistant Controller, Senior Financial Analyst

Intercontinental Bank, Seacoast National Bank, Southeast Bank N.A.
Miami, FL

1985 to 1996 (11 years)

• Reviewed, prepared and automated accounting close, financial reporting and budget activities 
• Liaised with internal and external auditors; member of technology and new product committees


Pursing 2nd Degree in MIS (Management Information Systems)

Florida Atlantic University -
Boca Raton, FL

2016 to 2018

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting & Finance

Drexel University -
Philadelphia, PA

1979 to 1983


GAAP, FASB, Accounting, Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance, Internal Control Compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley, Audit; Financial Analysis, Key Performance Indicators, Budgeting, Forecasting, Planning, Business Process Improvement, Expense Controls/Reductions; Mergers and Acquisitions, Transition and Integration, FDIC-Assisted Transactions, RESPA, Fair Value, Change Management, Certified Microsoft Business Management Solutions Specialist, Dynamics GP “Great Plains”


Microsoft Dynamics GP "Great Plains" Version 10 (Financials)

Microsoft Office User Specialist - Word and Excel


MISA - Management Information Systems Association (FAU)

January 2016 to Present

A group that promotes the information systems profession and fosters interaction among students, professors, alumni and professionals within the IT field.

The FENG (Financial and Executive Networking Group)

2005 to Present

A membership forum for senior financial executives to share job opportunities and experiences. Members have held titles such as Chief Financial Officer, Controller, Treasurer, Managing Director, as well as Vice President of Tax, Mergers & Acquisitions, or Internal Audit.