§ Senior level executive with extensive hands-on experience in financial, accounting, and administrative management of nonprofit organizations.
§ Proven ability to work in partnership with CEO and Board of Directors in strategic planning and achievement of organizational goals.
§ Thorough knowledge of computer applications requiring advanced technical skills; creative development and management of Internet sites and eNewsletters.
Specialties: Assisting with the management of a growing Nonprofit and Small Business company, accounting and finance, training, troubleshooting, web design, eMarketing, direct mail.
Since its founding in 2010, AHG has been assisting nonprofits and small businesses achieve their goals. Expertise includes nonprofit & small business set ups, accounting and finance, QuickBooks, Xero, Sage (Peachtree), e-Marketing, Websites, Direct marketing. Free initial no-obligation consultation available.
What do you like most about your profession?
Opportunity of helping business owners with management and accounting chores.
What questions do clients most commonly ask you? How do you respond?
How to automate accounting functions and how to budget and cut costs. I can provide help with implementation, have experience with track record of success.
Describe a recent client engagement or project.
Referral from an existing client, this new client needed a trustworthy adviser to automate routine accounting tasks to be able to produce reliable month-end financial statements.
What are 3 attributes you need to be successful in your industry?
Being Trustworthy, Helping attitude, Value pricing
How do you typically handle disagreements with clients?
With patience and understanding try to put myself in their shoes
Finance and Accounting Manager at Smiles International
January 2015 - Present
Management of Business Finance, Accounting, and Marketing of Smiles International Premier Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry
Founding Officer at America's Parks Online
January 2010 - Present
Responsible for expanding the Online promotional and educational efforts for the benefit of America's Parks and its People.
President at Accounting Heritage Group LLC
November 2008 - Present
* Providing specialized accounting services to small businesses and nonprofit organizations
* Certified ProAdvisor for QuickBooks, advanced expertise in Sage Peachtree
* Services related to websites, eNewsletters, bulk emailing, design and implementation.
* Free personalized initial consultation
President (Since April 2012) at Conservation & Preservation Charities of America (CPCA)
May 2005 - Present
Conservation & Preservation Charities of America (CPCA) is a charitable federation group recognized and authorized by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management to certify and present conservation charities to federal, military, and postal employees in the U.S. Government's annual Combined Federal Campaign. The group represents nearly 100 national and international charities and has revenues of approximately $3 million annually.
Senior Vice President at National Park Trust
December 1997 - October 2008
Davinder worked at the National Park Trust for 21 years, including 10 years at the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA). Davinder served as Vice President of both NPT and NPCA. Among Davinder's many accomplishments are his assistance in the creation and financial management of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, the creation of the Virginia Association for Parks where he served as one of the founding board members and its Treasurer, and his leadership on the board of the Conservation and Preservation Charities of America. Davinder introduced NPT to the electronic age in the late 1990s by developing the first website and the electronic newsletter, called Parkland News.
Davinder continued his involvement in the parks and conservation efforts. He can be reached at Davinder@parksonline.org
Controller at National Parks and Conservation Association
May 1987 - July 1990
Provided accounting leadership to NPCA; developed and monitored the annual budget; handled payroll, related taxes and employee benefits program; managed annual fiscal audit with outside accounting firm.
Vice President and CFO at National Parks Conservation Association
May 1987 - August 1997
Provided financial and accounting leadership to NPCA; directed activities of accounting and lockbox staff; managed all financial reporting and computerized accounting operations; developed and monitored the annual budget; implemented and monitored procedures for maximizing cash flow and investment return; handled payroll, related taxes and employee benefits program; maintained relationship with outside accounting firm and coordinated annual fiscal audit; established the organization's Internet web site and online program.
Accountant at Council of Churches
January 1979 - January 1987
Managed the Council’s daily accounting function. Trained and supervised accounting aides. Prepared payroll and handled related tax reporting for 100+ employees. Presented financial results and projections to Board of Directors and Management Committee. Developed the annual budget. Coordinated preparation of schedules for the annual audit. Commended for role in consistently receiving excellent management reports at the conclusion of audits. Negotiated with United Way, District of Columbia Government, Maryland State Government and other agencies to secure program grants.
Field of Study: Business/Accounting
Washington, DC area, VA