Fernando Chapa

Fernando Chapa

New York, NY, US



Dear Recruiting Manager,


I am a professional with extensive experience in accounting, audit, financial reporting and analysis.  I am results-oriented with a strong track record of implementing initiatives that improve financial and departmental operations.  In addition, I am fully bilingual in Spanish and I have worked extensively in finance and audit projects in Latin American countries.


I believe my expertise would be a value to a company looking for effective leadership and direction. The enclosed resume summarizes my experience and other information you will find helpful in understanding my background.


If you are seeking leadership from someone with my qualifications, experience and track record, I would welcome a personal interview.





Fernando Chapa


Live Nation Entertainment, New York, NY, US, Accounting Manager

➢ Directed accounting department for Live-Nation north east region
➢ Lead and monitor the month-end close process
➢ Responsible for reviewing and analyzing financial reporting
➢ Responsible for general ledger management
➢ Managed and review balance sheet account reconciliations and variance analysis
➢ Monitored accounts payable and receivable functions
➢ Supervised fixed assets management
➢ Performed and review reconciliations of intercompany accounts
➢ Supervised audit process for both internal and external audits
➢ SOX compliance internal control assessment and implementation

Jul 2012 - Jan 2013

Steverson Accounting Professionals, Houston, TX, US, Consultan

➢ Performed Gl accounts reconciliation and management
➢ Responsible for month-end close of books
➢ Analyzed and forecast daily cash position
➢ Prepared financial statements and reports
➢ Monitored accounts payable function
➢ Responsible for capital and operating budget
➢ Filed federal and state taxes
➢ Assisted with internal and external audits
➢ Conducted development of standard operating procedures

Oct 2011 - Apr 2012

Houston Texas Fire Fighters Federal Credit Union, Houston, TX, US, Accounting Manager

➢ Responsible for supervising and directing the accounting department
➢ Responsible for general ledger management and review, financial reporting and regulatory reporting
➢ Conducted month-end close
➢ Presented financial information to Senior Management and Board of Directors
➢ Performed financial analysis including asset liability management and forecasting
➢ Prepared and monitored capital and operating budget
➢ Monitored fixed assets management
➢ Responsible for treasury management
➢ Supervised document preparation and review for both internal audits and government examinations
➢ Responsible for federal taxes and payroll
➢ Ensured that the Credit Union was in compliance with federal laws and regulations
➢ Performed implementation of policies and procedures and the streamline of processes

Oct 2009 - Jul 2011


Texas A&M University, Laredo, TX, US, Masters, Public Accounting

Jan 2003 - Aug 2005

St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX, US, Bachelors, Accounting

Jan 1994 - May 1997