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Samuel Kupperstein CPA
122 Cedar Brook Drive
Churchville Pa. 18966
Telephone (H) (215) 322-4662
Telephone (W) (215) 491-9800 Ext. 207
Telephone (C) (215) 834-3670
Email: skupperstein@yahoo.com
OBJECTIVE: To gain employment with a successful expanding organization and to contribute to its
growth and profitability with my financial and managerial background.
EXPERIENCE: C.F.O./CONTROLLER 10/2006-
Present
Atlantic American Fire Equipment Company – A Distribution Company servicing the
Atlantic region of the United States. Annual sales are approximately $50,000,000 and Inventory consisting
of 5000 sku’s with a value of $7,000,000.
Responsible for the management of the company’s accounting department to include all
financial reporting, budgeting, year-end audit, inventory management, staff supervision, human resources,
tax compliance, and treasury management.
♦ Implemented all financial reporting and the monthly preparation of The Board of
Directors Financial Package.
♦ Implemented a new front-end software package for reporting and an industry
specific inventory management system.
♦ Created and administered internal controls on treasury management, inventory,
accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll to safeguard company assets.
♦ Supervised all tax compliance within the company to include Corporate Income
Tax, Payroll Taxes, State Sales Taxes, and all other business taxation.
♦ Fully versed in 401K and employee benefit plan administration as it pertains to its
accounting treatment as well as how the plans operate.
♦ Prepared and implemented the company’s operating, capital, and special project
budgeting systems. Prepared all budgetary variance reports for review with
department managers.
♦ Supervised a staff that included a payroll accountant, A/P an A/R clerical staff, as
well as staff level accountant personnel.
♦ Created all reporting of financial and non-financial key metrics reporting as an
additional tool in analyzing company growth and stability.
♦ Liaison and main point of contact with our independent accounting firm in
successful preparation of our annual audit of the financial statements.
♦ Maintain high level contact with Bank Officer pertaining to our outstanding line of
credit. Main point of contact for the bank’s annual financial audit.
Page 2: Employment History Continued
EXPERIENCE: CONTROLLER 06/2002-09/2006
Payroll Associates – A $25,000,000 Payroll Software/Services Company
Responsible for the management of the company’s accounting department to include all
financial reporting, budgeting, year-end audit, staff supervision, human resources, tax compliance, and
treasury management.
♦ Implemented all financial reporting and the monthly preparation of The Board of
Directors Financial Package.
♦ Implemented a new front-end software package (Great Plains).
♦ Created and administered internal controls on treasury management, accounts
payable, accounts receivable and payroll to safeguard company assets.
♦ Supervised all tax compliance within the company to include Corporate Income
Tax, Payroll Taxes, State Sales Taxes, and all other business taxation.
♦ Team leader on due diligence of all potential acquisitions.
♦ Prepared and implemented the company’s operating, capital, and special project
budgeting systems. Prepared all budgetary variance reports for review with
department managers.
♦ Supervised a staff that included an assistant controller, payroll accountant, and
A/P an A/R clerical staff, as well as staff level accountant personnel.
♦ Created all reporting of financial and non-financial key metrics reporting as an
additional tool in analyzing company growth and stability.
♦ Liaison and main point of contact with our independent accounting firm in
preparation of our annual audit of the financial statements.
Page 3: Employment History Continued
EXPERIENCE: CONTROLLER/GENERAL MANAGER 11/1988-05/2002
Promedia Publishing Company, A subsidiary of Philadelphia
Newspapers Inc. (A Knight Ridder Company) Sales $40,000,000
Responsible for all facets of the company's financial management to include capital,
operating, and special project budgeting, systems for financial control, banking and cash management,
personnel, insurance and company benefit programs, credit and collection, corporate, business, and payroll
tax compliance, all financial reporting and liaison with the Company’s outside auditors.
♦ Key member of management team of this newspaper group. The company was
formerly a family owned newspaper before being sold to Philadelphia
Newspapers Inc., a subsidiary of Knight Ridder Inc.
♦ Developed all financial reporting analysis used during the family owned period of
ownership. I was responsible for the monthly close procedure and the preparation
of all financial statements for our subsidiary group.
♦ I have worked with and implemented various front end systems consisting of
industry specific software for billing, general ledger, payroll, purchasing, and
Budgeting.
♦ Administered to all company benefit programs including medical and dental
insurance, 401k retirement plan, life and disability insurance, along with flexible
spending plans.
♦ Successfully negotiated the company's union contract with the production workers
union (Communications Workers of America) for thirteen years without any work
stoppage interruptions.
♦ Implemented a new sales commission structure that helped to elevate the
Company’s revenue consistently on an annual basis without increasing the
percentage of sales costs to sales.
♦ Accurately prepared company's operating budget on an annual basis. I was
responsible for all variance reporting and other budget analysis.
Page 4: Employment History Continued
SENIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT 1984-1988
Isdaner and Company Certified Public Accountants, a full service public accounting firm
servicing the Northeastern portion of the United States.
Responsible for a wide variety of accounts in the manufacturing, wholesale, retail,
healthcare, and service industries. Included in these responsibilities was serving on audit teams, developing
financial documentation for companies seeking an initial public offering, all corporate and personal tax
planning and preparation, as well as all financial statement preparation.
♦ Responsible for some of our firm's largest clients. I worked closely with management to
develop better financial reporting, budgeting, and cash management.
♦ Prepared various federal, state, and local corporate business taxes for our clients, as
well as various individual tax returns.
♦ Assisted in the monthly close of several of our clients which included the preparation of
all financial statements both for lenders as well as for internal management purposes.
♦ Served on a team that worked on the development of financial data that was to be
incorporated into the company's business plan used for an initial public offering.
SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS EXPERIENCE
The following is a list of software programs I have worked with in my career.
♦ All Microsoft Office Software
♦ Quickbooks accounting systems
♦ Microsoft- Naivision Accounting and Inventory System
♦ Jet Report Financial Reporting Package
♦ Oracle Purchasing and GLDI general ledger system
♦ All ADP and Paychex Payroll Software
♦ Various industry specific software
♦ Various tax preparation software – Turbo Tax, Tax Cut
EDUCATION:
I received a B.A. degree form Temple University in May 1984.
I also have earned and maintain my CPA license in Pennsylvania
REFERENCES:
Jim Pirolli CEO Pirolli and Co. CPA’s (610) 667-6700
David Wolf CEO Access Consulting (484) 678-1128
Robert Smylie CEO Promedia Publishing Co (561) 747-6157

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  • 1. Samuel Kupperstein CPA 122 Cedar Brook Drive Churchville Pa. 18966 Telephone (H) (215) 322-4662 Telephone (W) (215) 491-9800 Ext. 207 Telephone (C) (215) 834-3670 Email: skupperstein@yahoo.com OBJECTIVE: To gain employment with a successful expanding organization and to contribute to its growth and profitability with my financial and managerial background. EXPERIENCE: C.F.O./CONTROLLER 10/2006- Present Atlantic American Fire Equipment Company – A Distribution Company servicing the Atlantic region of the United States. Annual sales are approximately $50,000,000 and Inventory consisting of 5000 sku’s with a value of $7,000,000. Responsible for the management of the company’s accounting department to include all financial reporting, budgeting, year-end audit, inventory management, staff supervision, human resources, tax compliance, and treasury management. ♦ Implemented all financial reporting and the monthly preparation of The Board of Directors Financial Package. ♦ Implemented a new front-end software package for reporting and an industry specific inventory management system. ♦ Created and administered internal controls on treasury management, inventory, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll to safeguard company assets. ♦ Supervised all tax compliance within the company to include Corporate Income Tax, Payroll Taxes, State Sales Taxes, and all other business taxation. ♦ Fully versed in 401K and employee benefit plan administration as it pertains to its accounting treatment as well as how the plans operate. ♦ Prepared and implemented the company’s operating, capital, and special project budgeting systems. Prepared all budgetary variance reports for review with department managers. ♦ Supervised a staff that included a payroll accountant, A/P an A/R clerical staff, as well as staff level accountant personnel. ♦ Created all reporting of financial and non-financial key metrics reporting as an additional tool in analyzing company growth and stability. ♦ Liaison and main point of contact with our independent accounting firm in successful preparation of our annual audit of the financial statements. ♦ Maintain high level contact with Bank Officer pertaining to our outstanding line of credit. Main point of contact for the bank’s annual financial audit.
  • 2. Page 2: Employment History Continued EXPERIENCE: CONTROLLER 06/2002-09/2006 Payroll Associates – A $25,000,000 Payroll Software/Services Company Responsible for the management of the company’s accounting department to include all financial reporting, budgeting, year-end audit, staff supervision, human resources, tax compliance, and treasury management. ♦ Implemented all financial reporting and the monthly preparation of The Board of Directors Financial Package. ♦ Implemented a new front-end software package (Great Plains). ♦ Created and administered internal controls on treasury management, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll to safeguard company assets. ♦ Supervised all tax compliance within the company to include Corporate Income Tax, Payroll Taxes, State Sales Taxes, and all other business taxation. ♦ Team leader on due diligence of all potential acquisitions. ♦ Prepared and implemented the company’s operating, capital, and special project budgeting systems. Prepared all budgetary variance reports for review with department managers. ♦ Supervised a staff that included an assistant controller, payroll accountant, and A/P an A/R clerical staff, as well as staff level accountant personnel. ♦ Created all reporting of financial and non-financial key metrics reporting as an additional tool in analyzing company growth and stability. ♦ Liaison and main point of contact with our independent accounting firm in preparation of our annual audit of the financial statements.
  • 3. Page 3: Employment History Continued EXPERIENCE: CONTROLLER/GENERAL MANAGER 11/1988-05/2002 Promedia Publishing Company, A subsidiary of Philadelphia Newspapers Inc. (A Knight Ridder Company) Sales $40,000,000 Responsible for all facets of the company's financial management to include capital, operating, and special project budgeting, systems for financial control, banking and cash management, personnel, insurance and company benefit programs, credit and collection, corporate, business, and payroll tax compliance, all financial reporting and liaison with the Company’s outside auditors. ♦ Key member of management team of this newspaper group. The company was formerly a family owned newspaper before being sold to Philadelphia Newspapers Inc., a subsidiary of Knight Ridder Inc. ♦ Developed all financial reporting analysis used during the family owned period of ownership. I was responsible for the monthly close procedure and the preparation of all financial statements for our subsidiary group. ♦ I have worked with and implemented various front end systems consisting of industry specific software for billing, general ledger, payroll, purchasing, and Budgeting. ♦ Administered to all company benefit programs including medical and dental insurance, 401k retirement plan, life and disability insurance, along with flexible spending plans. ♦ Successfully negotiated the company's union contract with the production workers union (Communications Workers of America) for thirteen years without any work stoppage interruptions. ♦ Implemented a new sales commission structure that helped to elevate the Company’s revenue consistently on an annual basis without increasing the percentage of sales costs to sales. ♦ Accurately prepared company's operating budget on an annual basis. I was responsible for all variance reporting and other budget analysis.
  • 4. Page 4: Employment History Continued SENIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT 1984-1988 Isdaner and Company Certified Public Accountants, a full service public accounting firm servicing the Northeastern portion of the United States. Responsible for a wide variety of accounts in the manufacturing, wholesale, retail, healthcare, and service industries. Included in these responsibilities was serving on audit teams, developing financial documentation for companies seeking an initial public offering, all corporate and personal tax planning and preparation, as well as all financial statement preparation. ♦ Responsible for some of our firm's largest clients. I worked closely with management to develop better financial reporting, budgeting, and cash management. ♦ Prepared various federal, state, and local corporate business taxes for our clients, as well as various individual tax returns. ♦ Assisted in the monthly close of several of our clients which included the preparation of all financial statements both for lenders as well as for internal management purposes. ♦ Served on a team that worked on the development of financial data that was to be incorporated into the company's business plan used for an initial public offering. SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS EXPERIENCE The following is a list of software programs I have worked with in my career. ♦ All Microsoft Office Software ♦ Quickbooks accounting systems ♦ Microsoft- Naivision Accounting and Inventory System ♦ Jet Report Financial Reporting Package ♦ Oracle Purchasing and GLDI general ledger system ♦ All ADP and Paychex Payroll Software ♦ Various industry specific software ♦ Various tax preparation software – Turbo Tax, Tax Cut EDUCATION: I received a B.A. degree form Temple University in May 1984. I also have earned and maintain my CPA license in Pennsylvania REFERENCES: Jim Pirolli CEO Pirolli and Co. CPA’s (610) 667-6700 David Wolf CEO Access Consulting (484) 678-1128 Robert Smylie CEO Promedia Publishing Co (561) 747-6157