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Dian Dyckes

Consultant

Dian Dyckes is an experienced accounting and project management professional across a variety of industries. She is a PMP with extensive experience in financial reporting, systems implementations and process improvement.  Past employers include The Related Companies, the Lincoln Center Development Project, and RESIG.

Bio

Sun Management Group, Inc.

Controller (2017 – 2019)

  • Prepared financial statements in accordance with GAAP for multiple entities.
  • Coordinated financial updates with external accounting group.
  • Reviewed external bookkeeping to ensure accuracy and consistency.
  • Recommended and implemented process improvements streamlining billing and reporting.
  • Implemented daily dashboard providing executives snapshot of key metrics.

 

The Related Companies, Inc.

Multiple Positions on Multiple Projects (2006 –2017)

Program Manager – Construction Management Systems

  • Responsible for the implementation, administration, and management of Construction Management Systems (CMS) leveraged by development and construction activity across all divisions. The CMS include functionality such as document management, change management, procurement, contract compliance, cost reporting, and workflow.
  • Responsible for collaboratively defining reporting, approval and process standards used by construction projects.
  • Worked closely with Project Managers to ensure policies and procedures were consistently applied.
  • Coordinated with internal IT team and software developers to integrate accounting software and CMS to produce automated reports in compliance with defined standards.
  • Managed CMS vendor relationships.
  • Worked closely with various stakeholders in the strategic planning and assessment of business opportunities that leverage Construction Management and other data.

Controller

  • Reviewed financial statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Reviewed quarterly work papers – tax and GAAP.
  • Communicated with outside auditors to ensure timely completion of audit.
  • Reviewed monthly bank requisitions and job cost reports for bank officers and key executives.
  • Designed and prepared construction budgets and cash flow projections in conjunction with project managers and clients.
  • Oversaw analysis and processing of progress payments to consultants, sub-consultants and contractors and tracking budgets to contract payments.

Assistant Controller – Tuxedo Reserve Project

  • Prepared financial statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Prepared quarterly work papers – tax and GAAP.
  • Prepared monthly bank requisitions and job cost reports for bank officers and key executives.
  • Updated construction budgets and cash flow projections in conjunction with project managers and clients.
  • Analyzed and processed progress payments to consultants, sub-consultants and contractors and tracking budgets to contract payments.
  • Oversaw and implement accounting systems conversion to JDE.

Lincoln Center Development Project, Inc.

Senior Project Accountant (2004 –2006)

  • Established project accounts for development entity, as well as for $450,000,000+ design and construction project with sub-components and multiple clients.
  • Designed and prepared construction budgets and cash flow projections in conjunction with project managers and clients.
  • Oversaw analysis and processing of progress payments to consultants, sub-consultants and contractors and tracking budgets to contract payments.
  • Designed and prepared progress reports for Boards, Committees and multiple clients.
  • Oversaw and implemented accounting systems conversion to Timberline.
  • Set procedures and controls in order to insure project accounts were properly administered.

RESIG, LLC

Senior Project Accountant/Assistant Hard Cost Administrator (2002 – 2004)

  • Reviewed AIA’s, change orders, SOV’s, for accuracy and compliance.
  • Updated schedule of values (SOV’s), scope changes, and change order logs for hard cost analysis and reconciliation to Timberline.
  • Provided Hotel Project Manager with budget overrun analysis and job cost reports.
  • Prepared monthly bank requisitions and job cost reports for bank officers and key executives.
  • Generated pivot tables and excel spreadsheets for retention and cost analysis.
  • Provided quality control for tenant improvements and tenant chargebacks.
  • Reviewed contracts, change orders and invoices to insure sales tax compliance.
  • Provided answers and solutions to stakeholder inquiries on billings, contracts, change orders and design change requests.

Santa Fe Construction, Inc.

Project Accountant (2001 – 2002)

  • Reviewed and approved monthly subcontractor and vendor payments.
  • Input purchase orders, change orders and requisitions.
  • Analyzed and reconciled general ledger accounts.
  • Prepared payroll, union and staff, made federal and state payroll tax deposits and prepared quarterly federal and state payroll tax forms.
  • Handled all union reporting.
  • Reconciled bank accounts.

Young Equipment Sales, Inc.

Accountant (1998 – 2001)

  • Provided budgets, projections and key financial ratios to upper management.
  • Met with and established relationships with bank managers in order to obtain financing.
  • Handled all aspects of accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Hired, supervised and trained staff.

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