Name : Schlyce A. Martinez
Industry Type : Related Professions
City & State : Vancouver,
Job Title Controller
Relocation Preferences : N/A
Objective : Seasoned, goal-focused professional with demonstrated track record of leading preparation and analysis of financial reports, budgets, and forecasts while maintaining complex accounting objectives. In-depth experience across corporate finance, treasury, and investor functions.
Resume :  
Schlyce A. Martinez, MBA, MAFM

Vancouver, Washington


Seasoned, goal-focused professional with demonstrated track record of leading preparation and analysis of financial reports, budgets, and forecasts while maintaining complex accounting objectives. In-depth experience across corporate finance, treasury, and investor functions.

Proven expertise in driving efficiency and productivity through evaluation of financial management systems and implementation of process improvements. Strong leader with success directing highly skilled financial management teams in supporting and achieving corporate objectives; actively pursuing CMA certification and CPA eligible.

Financial and Management Competencies

  • Corporate Treasury / Accounting

  • Technology Systems / Integration

  • Cost Analysis and Reduction

  • Strategic Planning and Implementation 


  • Profit and Revenue Optimization

  • Regulatory Compliance

  • Turnaround / Crisis Management 


Education and Credentials

Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Public Administration (2014)

Master of Accounting and Financial Management (2011)

Keller Graduate School of Management At DeVry University – Portland, OR


Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics & Honors Humanities (2001)

Central Washington University – Ellensburg, WA


Pilates Instructor Certification (2019 - pending) – 500 hrs

Club Pilates / Pilates Method Alliance – Vancouver, WA

Career Experience

Club Pilates – Vancouver, Washington

Accountant/Business Consultant, 05/2019 – Current

Industry: Health & Fitness; Privately Held

Perform monthly bookkeeping tasks, prepare and post payroll-related expenses, including accruing for unpaid hourly wages and employer liabilities at month end and providing a sounding board for business owners’ questions regarding business operations.

Key Contributions:

·      Review business operations with owners and advise regarding employee, inventory and expense management.


Wall to Wall Tile & Stone – Vancouver, Washington

Contract Controller, 02/2020 – 04/2020

Industry: Construction / Manufacturing

Coordinate daily collection efforts by Accounts Receivable team, reconcile daily treasury activities; analyze, formulate and post monthly expense amortizations, prepaid expense reclasses and expense accruals. Prepared weekly variance reporting for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy filings and managed daily cash expenditures to ensure Company met operational funding requirements.

Key Contributions:

·      Reduced outstanding Accounts Receivable by 27% in 30 days and past due Accounts Receivable by 40% within the same time period.

·      Integral member of the Leadership Team, providing weekly Cash Forecasts, Collection results, company liabilities and operational expenditures. 

·      Prepare operational budgets to benchmark monthly expenses and compare budget-to-actual expenditures.

·      Effective supervision and development of 4 member Accounting Department.

·      File monthly Sales & Excise taxes for multiple states and annual 1099 forms. 


REACH Community Development, Portland, OR

Contract Senior Accountant, 12/2020 – 02/2020

Industry: Non-Profit Property Development; Privately Held

Reconcile balance sheet accounts, record intercompany billing and loan transactions, review and analyze financial statements, and assist with audit preparation.  

Key Contributions:

·      Execute data validation and provide journal entry support for software conversion from MAS 500 to Yardi.

·      Record and reconcile monthly construction draw requests and fund accounting deposits and disbursements.


Opus Solutions, Beaverton, Oregon

Senior General Ledger Accountant, 10/2018 – 09/2019

Industry: Event Management; Privately Held

Manage recurring journal entry assignment tracking and coordinate reconciliations for month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing. Record and reconcile semimonthly payroll and employee benefits, accrued unpaid hourly wages, employer liabilities and compare to budget. Account for monthly expense variances (variance analysis), consolidate and reconcile intercompany transactions and review Fixed Asset schedules.

Key Contributions:

·      Automate journal entry template to streamline the creation of journal entry transactions and consolidated support documentation into a single file.

·      Mentor Staff Accountants on Accounting processes and reconciliations while encouraging development of additional skills in Excel and Access to increase process efficiency.


Village Enterprises Inc., Portland, Oregon

Controller, 2/2016 – 04/2018

Industry: Healthcare / Property Management; NonProfit

Direct all corporate finance and human resources activities, including monthly/quarterly financial report preparation and forecasting as well as budget development and Cash Flow Statements. Oversee general accounting functions including AR/AP, account reconciliation, and cash management. Administer financial management systems, evaluating and integrating new applications. Develop highly skilled accounting and financial management team to achieve established objectives. Prepare financial reports and present to Board of Directors and President. Coordinate and facilitate annual audits for multiple entities. Prepare annual 1099’s and compile, prepare and file annual 990 tax forms, including applicable schedules.

Key Contributions:

·      Championed monthly facility and departmental budgets that provided expenditure benchmarks while reducing cash outflow by 15%.

·      Decreased average resident days-to-pay to under 10, down from 22 past first-of-the-month due date. 

·      Spearheaded recovery of 78% past due resident accounts receivable and 98% of third-party accounts receivable, totaling more than $125K.

·      Repaid over $500K in outstanding accounts payable balances, and ensured all future invoices paid within 45 days of receipt.

·      Management of multiple Capital Improvement projects by developing and administration of capital improvement reserves for multiple properties, allowing timely maintenance and property improvements in a fixed-revenue organization structure.


Robert Half International (Contract Positions), Portland Oregon

Accountant (Cyclone Bicycle Supply), 11/2015 – 1/2016

Industry: Retail; Privately Held

Financial Analyst (XPO Logistics), 5/2015 – 10/2015

Industry: Transport Solutions; Publicly Traded

Contracted to short-term projects for companies in need of expert problem resolution in the areas of accountancy, general ledger management, payroll processing, heavy reconciliations, and audit preparation.

Key Contributions:

·      Cyclone Bicycle Supply – Developed company Accounting process procedures, administered cash applications for Amazon receivables, and originated treasury domestic and international wires and transfers. 

·      XPO Logistics - Resolved 2014 Fiscal Audit findings, performing over 2K account reconciliations for entire Latin American region. 


PEM Real Estate Group LLC, Scottsdale, Arizona

Accounts Payable Manager, 11/2014 – 2/2015

Industry: Property Management; Privately Held

Prepare and close monthly financial statements and audit reports. Perform monthly account reconciliations and monitore general ledger transactions. Collaborate with controller to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial information in support of overall business objectives.

Key Contributions:

·      Performed cost/benefit analysis of Yardi PAYscan module, resulting in expedited approval processing between Property Manager and Accounts Payable Specialist, improved invoice account coding, and recouped cost within six months.

·      Designed comprehensive Cash Flow Forecast Excel workbooks, providing three-month summaries of multi-property, budget-to-actual data.


Danny’s Family Companies, Phoenix, Arizona

Controller, 4/2014 – 8/2014

Industry: Retail / Automotive / Trucking; Privately Held

Calculate budget variances, monitor debt levels, and maintain compliance with government reporting requirements and bank debt covenants.

Key Contribution:

  • Updated financial statements and multiple entity fiscal FY2013 and quarterly FY2014 quarterly closings, ensuring completion of periodic bank reconciliations.


Newtek Technology Services (NASDAQ - NEWT), Phoenix, Arizona

Senior Accountant, 7/2013 – 5/2014

Industry: Software As Service (SAAS); Publicly Traded

Forecast daily cash projections using cash receipts, obligations, and average accounts payable activity, providing an accurate estimate of the company’s cash position. Develop interdivisional expense tracking, amortization and accrual inconsistency discovery procedures.

Key Contribution:

  • Saved more than $10K in software, utilizing SharePoint to deliver online Purchase Order Approval and Invoice Verification Processing.


UTi Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ – UTIW), Portland, Oregon

General Ledger Analyst, 7/2010 – 4/2012

Industry: Transport Solutions; Publicly Traded

Trained and managed a team of General Ledger Specialists, delegating responsibilities, providing for additional opportunities to further skill levels and reviewing journal entries in line with authority levels for approval and posting; evaluated multiple property allocations monthly; verified and approved property payments by AP, accrued and reconciled property tax allocations and recorded journal entries as required in Oracle 12.

Key Contribution:

  • ERP software conversion from Legacy systems to Oracle 12 from multiple legacy systems (Lawson, QuickBooks, Great Plains); COA mapping; data validation, process development and employee training.

  • Shared Service Centre implementation to centralize operations for North and South American subsidiary companies; including travel to subsidiary company locations to evaluate accounting processes to develop and implement global corporate policies and systems.


ChannelForce Inc., Gladstone, Oregon

Senior Accountant (2008 to 2010)

      Industry: Marketing; Privately Held

Processed Concur expense reports, verifying monthly credit card statements, allocated costs to client job based on activity/PO; compiled monthly invoices in PeopleSoft.


Straits Orthopaedics Inc., Vancouver, Washington

Accountant (2007 to 2008)

      Industry: Manufacturing; Privately Held

Calculated and processed bi-monthly payroll for accounts payable and budgetary purposes; compiled tracking PTO classes, administration of employee benefits, and daily performance information into monthly manufacturing productivity spreadsheets for analysis and benchmarking.


Rushing Electric Co., Inc., Savannah, Georgia

Office Manager/Accountant (2006)

      Industry: Electrical Contractor; Privately Held

Developed job cost analysis spreadsheets for commercial and residential contracts; processed invoices once electrical work was completed based on job costs and payroll hours incurred. spreadsheets for job cost analysis for large/small contract jobs. Processed and reported sales and use excise taxes.


Clark Regional Wastewater District, Vancouver, Washington

Finance Specialist II (2002 to 2005)

      Industry: Special Purpose District / Government Utility; Government

Calculated progress payments for Capital Project activities by labor and materials on percentage of completion basis for sewer line expansions and Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansions Phase III and IV. Managed 21,000 Residential & Commercial AR accounts in Springbrook – account set-up, monthly billings, intent to lien/lien processing, collections. Matched District Geographic Imaging System (GIS) with Utility Billing database, cross referenced with Rent Rolls, to locate, dye-test, and bill all connected properties; resulting in more than $200,000 in lost revenue, of which the District collected 98%. 


Industry Experience

·     Construction 

·     Health & Fitness

·     Government Utilities
·     Healthcare

·     IT / SAAS

·     Leisure / Hospitality
·     Manufacturing

·     Marketing / Event Management

·     Nonprofit
·     Property Management

·     Retail

·     Transport Solutions



Technical Skills

ERP SYSTEMS – ACCPAC, Great Plains, Jonas, Lawson, Microsoft Dynamics, Moraware, Oracle 12 Enterprise, Peoplesoft, QuickBooks Enterprise 2010/2012, QuickBooks Online, Sage Intacct, Sage MAS 500, Springbrook, Stone Profits, uOP (AS400), ViewPoint, Yardi


SOFTWARE – Hyperion HFM; Adobe CS6 – Acrobat Professional, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign; iWork - Pages, Numbers, Keynote; Microsoft Office 365 – Access, Word (Advanced), Excel (Advanced), Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio; Timetrac, Paychex, ADP, SharePoint, Dropbox, Skype, WebEx, ZOOM


ADMINISTRATIVE – Internal/External Client Relations, Contract Review, Event Coordination, Pamphlet Design, Staff Supervision, Team Building, Staff Mentoring/Training, Human Resource Management, Payroll, Benefits Administration, Procedure Review and Implementation, Budgeting, Budget to Actual Reporting, GAAP, IFRS, GASB, Financial Statements, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Preparation, Financial Analysis, Financial Statements, General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Collections, Job/Project Costing, Fixed Asset Management, Cost Accounting, Revenue Recognition, Property Taxes, Sales & Excise Taxes, Month/Quarter/Fiscal Close Processes, ERP System Implementation/Documentation, Property Tax Allocation


Skyview High School, Vancouver, WA – (2010 – 2013)

Volunteer Dance Instructor

Taught daily dance classes; prepared and presented lesson plan to teaching staff, directed interaction with classes ranging in size from 40 to 60 students.


Vancouver Parks and Recreation, Vancouver, WA – (2002 – 2005; 2007 – 2012)

Assistant Dance Instructor

Assisted senior instructor with weekly classes. Worked directly with students ranging in age from adolescent to elderly at beginner to advanced dance skill levels on technique, repetition, timing and musicality.


Thrill the World Portland, Portland, OR – (2008 – present)

Dance Instructor/Event Coordinator

Coordinated weekly rehearsals culminating in “Thriller” flash mob; collect and account for participant donations to charity. Participant classes varied from five to fifty in number.
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