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Cathy Toretto

Executive Office Administration / Accounting

Keystone Heights, FL

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Work Experience

Executive Office Administrator/Business Office Manager

SOUTHEASTERN RECOVERY GROUP, INC
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Fort Pierce, FL
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July 2011 to September 2013

Full service Property Preservation Specialist serving Brevard, Indian River, Port St. Lucie and Martin counties of Florida and the State of South Carolina 
 
Provided support to President by conducting calendar management, meeting coordination, travel arrangements; both professionally and personally. Managed operations of corporate office. Prepared management reports, contracts, spreadsheets, presentations and correspondence. Processed financial statements, general ledger and inter-company reconciliations, A/P, A/R and daily operating controls. Handled Human Resources; new hires, terminations, unemployment, benefits, health insurance, time card calculations and processing of payroll through ADP. Liaison between owner and clients, banking institutions and sub-contractors for job progress (On-line billing) for funding purposes.

Executive Office Administrator/Business Office Manager

Bencmark Custom Builders II, Inc.
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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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June 2006 to October 2010

High End Custom Home Builder/General Contractor 
 
Provided support to President and Vice President by conducting calendar management, meeting coordination, travel arrangements; both professionally and personally. Managed operations of corporate office. Prepared management reports, owner contracts, vendor contracts, spreadsheets, presentations, correspondence and compliance reports. Processed payroll through Frank Crum system and handled employee benefits and health insurance. Oversaw and controlled all financial functions. Processed financial statements, general ledger and inter-company reconciliations and daily operating controls. Directed all areas of financial reporting from forecasting to budget preparation and analysis. Supervised, directed and supported an Administrative Department staff of 6 responsible for accounting, contract administration, purchasing, estimating and secretarial support. Liaison between owners and clients, field supervisors, attorneys, banking institutions and sub-contractors for job progress for funding purposes (AIA billing). Worked very closely with President, Vice President and Project Managers from due diligence through site completion. 
 
Successfully implemented new accounting software system and increased department productivity.

Controller

THE ROYAL BAY GROUP
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Miami, FL
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February 2002 to May 2006

Custom Home Builder/Development Group 
 
Prepared annual budget, quarterly and year end financials to Chief Financial Officer. Managed accounting staff and oversaw all A/R, A/P and requests for funding (AIA billing) to banking institutions. Worked with field personnel regarding job progress for billing and funding determination.

Controller

LEONARD ALBANESE & SONS, INC
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Boca Raton, FL
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February 1998 to January 2002

High End Custom Home Builder and Developer 
 
Prepared financial statements, general ledger and inter-company reconciliations, and daily operating controls for parent holding company and fifteen subsidiaries. Directed all areas of financial reporting from review of original account entry to budget preparation and analysis. Oversaw and supervised accounting staff. Provided executive management and department heads with monthly management reports and handled special projects. Monitored Real Estate Taxes and HOA for each project. Responsible for funding requests on all spot and construction loans (AIA billing). 
 
Implemented new accounting software system. Instituted measures to decrease accounting close time and A/P turnaround time by 50% and increased department productivity. 
 
Coordinated and conducted office setup In Aspen, Colorado, as well as hiring and training of personnel.

Executive Office Administrator

STEPHENSON & MOORE, INC
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1990 to 1998

Provided support to Vice President by conducting calendar management, meeting coordination, travel arrangements; both professionally and personally. Managed, supervised and trained all employees and operation of corporate office. Prepared annual budget, quarterly and year end financials to CPA. Managed accounting staff and oversaw all A/R and A/P.

Skills

Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 • Microsoft Office Professional 2007 • Windows 8 • Mac/PC/iPhone • QuickBooks Premier Contractor Edition 2013 • Sage Master Builder • Timberline • MAS 2000 • Peachtree • Yardi • ADP and Frank Crum Payroll Systems

Additional Information

State of Florida Real Estate Sales Associate 
State of Florida Notary