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Professional Summary

Dedicated Professional driven to apply a strong work ethic and motivational skills to achieve company goals, as well as employee and customer satisfaction. Focused on maximizing productivity and increasing customer base. Believes exceptional customer service is essential to success in any growing business. 

  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Strategic Sales Knowledge
  • Motivated Team Player
  • Creative Problem Solver
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Team Building Expertise
  • Financial Operations
  • Trusted Key Holder
  • Exceptional Communication Skills
  • Strong Client Relations
  • Training Development Aptitude
  • Critical & Creative Thinking
  • Highly Organized
  • Effective Negotiator
Work History
Finance and Accounting Intern 06/2017 to 08/2017
Owen's Corning Toledo, OH
  • Executed benchmarking projects and suggested budgetary changes to increase company profits.
  • Modified a comprehensive financial reporting package to reflect growing organizational complexity.
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.
  • Filed the Q2 10-K as well as tax returns and prepared governmental reports in compliance with strict standards.
  • Optimized and managed research and development spending through collaboration with key business leaders.
  • Analyzed and researched reporting issues to improve accounting operations procedures.
Server 08/2015 to Current
King Cafe Oxford, OH
  • Greeted customers entering the store to ascertain what each customer wanted or needed.
  • Earned management trust by serving as key holder, responsibly opening and closing store.
  • Communicated with vendors regarding back order availability, future inventory and special orders.
  • Assisted customers with food selection, inquiries and order customization requests.
Marketing Intern 06/2016 to 12/2016
Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault, and Schaffer Co., LPA Toledo, OH
  • Collaborated with designers and the editorial team on marketing materials.
  • Managed project deadlines and monitored milestones through completion stage.
  • Coordinated with internal business divisions, agency partners and local vendors to guarantee on time, cost-effective delivery of all marketing communications materials.
  • Cultivated and managed relationships with key clients, vendors and community partners.
Paralegal Assistant Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault, and Schaffer Co., LPA Toledo, OH
  • Investigated facts and laws to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Researched state statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes and documents.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail as well as outside vendors on behalf of attorneys and legal departments.
  • Created and implemented all policies, work flow processes and work assignments.
File Center / Mail Room 12/2015 to 06/2016
Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault, and Schaffer Co., LPA Toledo, OH
  • Facilitated organized record retrieval and access by maintaining filing system and oversaw inventory and office supply purchases.
  • Prepared documents for shipment claims submissions.
  • Recommended investments in technology, capital, equipment systems and other assets to improve service quality.
  • Conducted research on logistics operations, including literature reviews, interviews and site visits.
Farmer School of Business: Business & Finance May 2018 Miami University - Oxford, OH

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To secure an accounting position in a growth oriented organization which will offer me opportunities to contribute to the success of the organization, leverage, and develop my skills and experience in accounting while I work towards obtaining my Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.
  • MS Office Suite and Accounting Software (Quickbook)
  • Strong obligation to accountability and innovative with "can do" attitude
Junior Accountant Jan 2017 to Aug 2017
  • Hilltop Accounting & Tax Services, Calgary.
  • Prepared individual and corporate tax returns.
  • Prepared clients financial statements and other accounting reports.
  • Entered account payable and invoice into QuickBooks.
Intermediate Records Technician Jul 2014 to Sep 2015
  • Suncor Energy (TAB Products of Canada), Calgary Key Responsible: Daily file room operations: filing pre-coded data, file maintenance, creation of new files, bar coding of material, responding to basic client request regarding various file series, answering standard reference questions, inactive management, cataloguing and document delivery.
  • Examined physical and electronic documents and other records for the purpose of coding, organizing, and indexing information in accordance to Suncor policies.
  • Applied proper naming conventions to electronic documents and managed electronic files folders in Suncor database.
  • Responsible for accurate maintenance of central hard copy files, coordination between the hard copy, computer records, and performing additional tasks as assigned.
  • Ensured file management is in compliance with audit requirements.
  • Ensured clients request are completed within timelines agreed on in the service agreement.
Records Technician Feb 2013 to Jun 2014
Conoco Phillips
  • TAB Products of Canada), Calgary Key Responsibilities: Daily operation, filing pre-coding, file creation and maintenance, bar coding of material and responding to basic client requests regarding various file series.
  • Ensured clients request are handled professionally and in a timely manner to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Created, organized and maintained files in accordance with company policies and procedures, including the completion of complex tasks necessary to support the evolution from paper to electronic file system.
  • Ensured file management is in compliance with audit requirements.
  • Communicated with team and team leader on any procedural changes.
  • Used the Enterprise Content Management software (Livelink) as the primary electronic document repository.
Accountant Jan 2012 to Dec 2012
  • Erodise Publication, Mississauga Key Responsibilities: Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Analyzed and gathered financial information and assisted in preparing financial statements and other related reports.
  • Entering receipts and income into the computerized system.
  • Prepared sale invoice and updated and retrieve financial data when needed.
Accounting Intern Sep 2011 to Dec 2011
  • Data-Line Management Group, Mississauga. Key Responsibilities: Preparing various reports, assembling and organizing clients' information, data entry/management and other accounting activities My internship goal was to apply knowledge acquired in the classroom to a real-world situation, as well as gain the skills and experience that is necessary to prepare me for a successful career in accounting.
  • Prepared individual, corporate, partnership, and not-for-profit tax returns to meet government requirements and within the timelines required.
  • Compiled and analyzed financial information and carried out account reconciliations.
  • Analyzed the historical trends of budgets and budgeting control statement.
  • Prepared financial statements and balance sheets and analyzed the cost of inventory.
  • Maintained the records of clients and meet clients deadline for preparation of reports.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Applied Business Administration, Accounting Current SAIT Polytechnic Canada Accounting
Post Graduate Certificate, Global Business Management 2012 Humber Business School Canada Global Business Management
Bachelor of Science, Accounting 2009 Bowen University Nigeria Accounting
Member of Toastmasters International, Canada *Reading, Researching and Networking
account reconciliations, Accounting, Accounting Software, attention to detail, balance sheets, basic, budgeting, budgets, interpersonal, Excellent communication, Content Management, continuous improvement, copy files, client, clients, data entry, database, delivery, filing, file management, financial, financial reports, financial statements, preparing financial statements, focus, government, indexing, inventory, team leader, MS Office Suite, Enterprise, organizing, organizational, policies, problem solving skills, profit, coding, Publication, QuickBooks, file maintenance, reporting, Self-motivated, self-starter, Tax, tax returns, time management
Additional Information
  • Activities and Hobbies *Member of Toastmasters International, Canada *Reading, Researching and Networking

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Professional Summary
Highly motivated and detail-oriented college senior seeking a professional position that will allow me to utilize my skills in accounting for mutual benefit. 
BBA: Accounting, Current
Texas A&M University - College Station, Texas
  • GPA 3.2
  • Will be CPA eligible in May 2018
  • Audit reporting
  • Proficient in QuickBooks & Microsoft Suite  
  • Internal and external auditing 
  • Fiscal budgeting
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Budget development
  • Reconciliations
  • Bookkeeping 
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Creative thinker 
Work History
Audit & Tax Intern, 06/2016 to 08/2016
Gaskill, Pharis, & Pharis, LLC Dalhart, Texas
  • Reconciled books for a new company brought on
  • Built a spreadsheet in excel to use for litigation in a fraud case
  • Reconciled quarterlies for a well-known company and its subsidiaries
  • Produced year-to-year to the month and year-to-year quarterlies comparisons and variances
  • Performed cash audits for banks, found wrong amounts and reconciled their registers 
  • Worked on accounts receivables for a restaurant, sorted out paid and unpaid items
  • Figured out what items were missing and what items were needed for that restaurant 
  • Completed and mailed bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks
Accounting Intern, 06/2015 to 08/2015
Security State Bank Midland, Texas
  • Witnessed implementation of new internal controls before bank hit it's first $1 billion in assets
  • Checked for any large amounts at end of day that looked unusual and performed reconciliations
  • Confirmed that three signatures of approval were on each record/file/transaction that took place 
Office Assistant , 06/2014 to 08/2014
Celero Energy Midland, Texas
  • Organized and filed official corporate documentation
  • Utilized a complicated database management system that sent wellhead pressures from Midland to Fort Worth
  • Created and managed Excel tables, graphs, and spreadsheets for various specified company needs

Zeta Tau Alpha Chapter (08/2013 to Present)
Corresponding Secretary

  • Exemplify effective planning and time management skills
  • Create milestones and deadlines for student organizations to reach philanthropic goals
  • Assure the highest quality and optimum results for Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation 

Aggie Investments Club (09/2014 to 05/2015)

  • Learned various stock market terms and investment techniques
  • Gained the ability to manage a personal portfolio 

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (02/2014 to Present)

  • Selected for being a first or second year college student with a GPA above 3.4
  • Positioned in the top 20 percent of graduating class
  • Participate in community service and personal development  

Phi Eta Sigma (11/2014 to Present) 

  • Chosen for maintaining a 3.5 GPR during freshman year of college
  • Ranked among the top 20 percent of class
  • Bloomberg Market Concepts 

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Bachelor of Science: ACCOUNTING 2018 Montclair State University (MSU) Montclair, NJ
GPA: 3.97, Dean's List: Fall '14, Spring '15, Fall '15, Spring '16, Fall '16, Spring '17 and Fall '17
Academic goal: Complete 150 credits and pass the CPA exam by May 2019
Upcoming Spring 2018 Accounting Intern
Accounting Extern and Intern 06/2016 to 04/2017 Untracht Early Florham Park, NJ
  • Prepared U.S. Individual Income Tax Returns (Form 1040). 
  • Completed partnership and individual federal and state extensions.
  • Prepared journal entries in QuickBooks to reconcile bank statements.
  • Analyzed and organized work papers such as K-1 summaries, and Form 1099s.
  • Assisted in preparation of Corporate Dissolution or Liquidation (Form 966) for foreign corporations.
Prepared Individual and Partnership Tax Returns in Prosystems as well as tax reconciliations
Prepared Individual and Partnership Tax Returns in Prosystems as well as tax reconciliations
Prepared Individual and Partnership Tax Returns in Prosystems as well as tax reconciliations
Prepared Individual and Partnership Tax Returns in Prosystems as well as tax reconciliations
Prepared Individual and Partnership Tax Returns in Prosystems as well as tax reconciliations
Accounting Intern 06/2017 to 08/2017 Wilkin & Guttenplan East Brunswick, NJ
  • Prepared Federal, NY and NJ Common Interest Real-estate Association tax returns in excel, Super Forms, and Go Tax software.
  • Assisted in preparing Corporate and Partnership Income Tax Returns (Forms 1120, 1065, and 1120S)
  • Documented audit procedures and cross referenced work papers in CCH Prosystem fx Engagement software.
  • Performed audit field work at client office including testing of expenses, cash, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.
  • Proposed adjusting journal entries during audit and discussed with supervisor.
Accounting Intern 06/2016 to 08/2016 ICIMS Matawan, NJ
  • Verified Forms W-9 for more than 2,000 vendors.
  • Reviewed post closed journal entries during risk assessment for accuracy and internal controls.
  • Performed transactions in NetSuite's accounts payable and accounts receivable modules.
  • Shadowed Finance team including completing mock profit and loss statement forecast.
  • Reviewed audited financial statements with the Vice President of Finance. 
Guest Service Associate 05/2015 to 08/2015 European Wax Center Matawan, NJ
  • Generated $8,000+/month in package sales, ranked as best seller by manager.
  • Managed customer relations, appointments, and cash register.
  • Proficient in various tax preparation softwares including Prosystem FX Tax, Go Tax and Super Forms 
  • Excellent in Excel (Pivot Tables, V-Lookups), PowerPoint, Word 
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Attentive Customer Service Skills 
  • Adept in preparing and giving presentations
  • Proficient in NetSuite Accounting Software
  • Experienced in working in Go File Room (GFR) , Engagement (CCH Prosystem) and XCM software
  • Ellyn A. McColgan Scholarship (Dean's office scholarship)
  • Dr. Irene Douma Scholarship 
  • National Society of Leadership and Success
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
Activities & Community Service
  • Montclair State University Accelerator Program- Selected Participant
  • Accounting Society, MSU
  • Delta Phi Epsilon National Sorority 
  • Montclair Miracles- Recruitment Chair
  • Special Olympics, Volunteer, 2014-Present
  • Missionary Trip to Dominican Republic, TwentyFive-35, 2015