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Summary

Proficient accounting professional offering 8 years' experience in financial operations. Excellent general ledger accounting skills with full knowledge of account receivables and payables, financial reporting, and GAAP. Gifted communicator and relationship-builder with top strengths in multitasking and prioritization.

Skills
  • Accounts Receivables and Payables
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Account reconciliation expert
  • General ledger accounting
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Knowledge of financial statements
  • GAAP understanding
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Customer Relations
  • Highly organized, able to multi-task multiple objectives
Experience
Accounting Manager 11/2013 to Current WinnCompanies Fort Hood, TX
  • Lead and train an accounting staff of 4 employees.
  • Review financial statement packages and monthly reporting prior to submission to Corporate/Govemment.
  • Analyze various receivable, payable, and purchase order reports and distribute results to appropriate departments.
  • Complete monthly financial projections for senior leadership.
  • Analyze and summarize financial statement variances.
  • Coordinates and oversees the completion of a full cycle accounting month end close process.
  • Prepare and coordinate weekly check selections with corporate AP office.
  • Provide quarterly training sessions with property management staff to review discrepancies relating to accounting functions.
  • Record fixed assets acquisitions and disposals.
  • Assist Financial Controller with tracking of capital expenditures to budget.
  • Coordinates and oversees the preparation for annual external audits.
  • Coordinates and oversees the completion of quarterly inventories.
Staff Accountant 02/2013 to 10/2013 WinnCompanies Fort Hood, TX
  • Assist with month end close processes
  • Complete bank and balance sheet account reconciliations on a weekly/ monthly basis
  • Financial statement variance analysis
  • Prepare and record weekly/monthly journal entries
  • Accounts Payable processing
  • Prepare reports for weekly check runs
  • Accounts Receivable reporting
  • Assist with preparation of year end external audit
  • Complete extra duties as assigned by Accounting Manager or Financial Controller
Assistant Office Manager 05/2006 to 09/2008 Fiesta Toyota Lawton, OK
  • Assist Office Manager with the training and development of employees.
  • Reconcile general ledger schedules and perform routine journal entries on daily basis.
  • Perform semi-monthly payroll for hourly, salaried, and commissioned employees.
  • Assist with month end close.
  • Assemble all financial packets for the sale of vehicles and sent  them to assigned bank for funding.
  • Ensure all new or used vehicles were stocked in and ready for sale.
  • Process cash receipts and cash disbursements up to $100,000 per week.
  • Prepare daily cash deposits ranging from $6,000 to $100,000.
General Manager 02/2001 to 04/2006 CleanServ International San Diego, CA
  • Manage daily operations, customer service, and leading and developing a team of 50 employees.
  • Supervise and maintain company bank accounts; manage company cash flows.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and financial reports monthly.
  • Prepare semi-monthly payroll and disburse payroll checks by required deadlines.
  • Prepare monthly budgets for upcoming months.
  • Develop and execute effective strategies for all sales and marketing for the company.
  • Established and maintain company's training programs resulting in 365 consecutive days of an accident free workplace.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Accounting 2013 Colorado Technical University Colorado Springs, CO
Associate of Science: Accounting 2011 Colorado Technical University Colorado Springs, CO
Additonal Information
  • Knowledgeable in property management accounting, proficient in Yardi
  • Knowledge of human resource activities; including hiring and termination of employees, payroll, employee training and development, workplace safety, resolving employee conflicts, and team building
  • 2018 WinnLead Graduate and 2015 Winner's Circle Recipient, WinnCompanies
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Summary

Enthusiastic Assistant Accountant with extensive experience managing budgets, administering payroll, distributing invoices and handling any other accounting function in an efficient and effective manner. Focused on maintaining compliant and sustainable business operations.

In addition to my career goals, I aim to become a financial accountant in the next 3 years.

Professional Experience
Assistant Accountant 04/2018 to Current Nextt health Pty Ltd Sydney, NSW
  • Attending to daily bank and credit card reconciliation
  • Process supplier invoices and employee expense claims accurately and on time by using the Dataline electronic invoice processing system
  • Process and record approved purchase orders for all departments
  • Prepare month end balance sheet reconciliations and maintain general ledger accounts
  • Support finance manager with budgeting and cash flow forecasting processes
  • Assist with monthly Business Activity Statements (GST), Payroll Tax, PAYG and FBT
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset register
  • Responsible for company motor vehicles and property enquiries, including liaising with internal and external associates
  • Provide support to the payroll team and senior financial accountant
  • Assist with external and internal audits
  • Ensure high level of customer relationship management is met with customers, suppliers and work colleagues
Account Officer 03/2017 to 04/2018 Pro-Guard Security Group Sydney, NSW
  • Performed general accounting duties with respect to accounts payable and receivable, BASs, time sheet reconciliations and the production of management reports for senior management team
  • Reconciliation of timesheets and payroll for over 300 employees located across Australia ensuring accuracy is met
  • Application of payments received from trade debtors to outstanding invoices including regular catch up with clients
  • Preparation of monthly business forecasts for the management team and identify any trends in relation to specific P&L and Balance Sheet accounts
  • Implementation and application of NAB Connect payment system to ensure accuracy and efficiency is met for the payroll process for over 300 employees located across Australia
  • Utilisation of internal systems and communication tools to ensure that all staffs are notified of the most updated rosters
  • Creation of various excel workpapers for payroll and timesheet reconciliation for over 300 employees to ensure accuracy is met
  • Usage of MYOB AccountRight to process payroll, bank reconciliation, record of trade debtors and creditors
  • Established good relationships with colleagues, contractors and clients
  • Document management including filing and updating of employee, clients, suppliers and contractors information Regular communication and liasion with clients by telephone and email methods
Tax Accountant (Internship) 01/2017 to 03/2017 Aptus Accounting & Advisory Baulkham Hills, NSW

Aptus Accounting & Advisory

  • Preparation of tax returns for individuals, partnerships, trusts and companies with Xero practice manager
  • Assisted with business activity statements (BAS) reports and workpapers
  • Obtained Xero Adviser Certification and various training opportunities on accounting information systems
  • Composed and input journal entries into Xero. Reconciliation of Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss statement for accuracy
  • Utilisation of the ATO Tax Agent Portal to view clients taxation profile and registrations
  • Drafted email for senior manager to request additional information from client to ensure completeness is met
  • Worked under minimal supervision of senior managers
  • Built close relationships with team members and clients
  • Proficient in using various accounting, management and communication information systems including Xero, Microsoft Office, Dropbox, Karbon and Slack
Education
Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accountancy 01/2019 to Current

Institute of Chartered Accountant - Australia

  • Provisional Member of CA
Master of Professional Accounting 07/2015 to 06/2017
University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT 
  • Member of University of Canberra Accounting Association 
Bachelor of Business Administration 09/2009 to 07/2013
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies - Guangzhou, China 
  • Leadership experience: Student Vice-Presiden of English Community 
Bachelor of International Business 09/2009 to 07/2013

Guangdong University of Foreign Studies - Guangzhou, China

  • Major in English and Japanese
Demonstrated Skills

Attention to Detail

During my current position, I have developed strong attention to detail as I am required to reconcile various accounts including fixed asset register, cash flow forecasts, budgeting, month end journals, bank accounts, credit cards, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll. I am driven to meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy and have always submitted assignments before deadlines.  

Hard-Working, Enthusiastic, and Eager to Learn

Reliable and trustworthy with strong work ethics and values. Strong passion for Accounting and commenced the Chartered Accountants Program to learn and grow with the company. 

Communication and Teamwork

Extensive experience as an assistant accountant with high levels of interpersonal skills and professionalism. Enjoy working in a team with strong written and verbal communication skills acquired through study and work.  

Technical Skills 

Strong technical proficiency in MYOB, XERO, Handisoft, Dataline, Microsoft Office Programs (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), and any other management applications. 

Language Skills

Fluent in spoken and written English, Cantonese and Mandarin. 
 

References
  • Name : Yulia
  • Position: Payroll Manager
  • Company: Nextt Health Pty Ltd
  • Contact detail: 0414 014 288
  • Name: Mark
  • Position: Finance Manager
  • Company: Nextt Health Pty Ltd
  • Contact detail: 0402 478 872
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Professional Summary
A Highly analytical deadline-driven Accountant, who completes accounting activities with accuracy and speed. Very innovative professional, proficient in extracting financial data from various reporting systems and suggesting key operational changes. Excellent communication skills, team building and coaching experience. Passionate about working with people and entusiastic about  new challenges.
Skills
  • Financial reporting specialist
  • Financial modeling capability
  • Expert in GAAP and statutory reporting
  • Oracle proficiency
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Blackline reconciliation
  • MS Office Suite
  • Budget analysis
  • Data trending knowledge
Work History
Product Specialist, 05/2018 to Current
Comcast CorpRockville, MD
  • Identified and analyzed key competitors and related products.
  • Developed and maintained long-term relationships with policyholders and small business entities.
  • Addressed problems in a proactive and knowledgeable manner to maintain and enhance client satisfaction.
  • Researched and customized service proposals for clients.
  • Delivered a high level of service to clients to both maintain and extend the relationships for future business opportunities.
  • Boosted team profits with efficient time and resource management focused on meeting and exceeding sales targets.
     
Senior Accountant, 10/2017 to 04/2018
Vico Micro FinanceAccra, Ghana-West Africa
  • Implemented improved recovery procedure to suit business needs and to maximize profits.
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.
  • Filed tax returns and prepared governmental reports in compliance with strict standards.
  • Analyzed monthly balance sheet accounts for upper management.
  • Created periodic reports comparing budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Analyzed and researched reporting issues to improve accounting operations procedures
Senior Accountant, 01/2017 to 10/2017
First DataHagerstown, MD
  • Generated financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures each month.
  • Analyzed and researched reporting issues to improve accounting operations procedures.
  • Compiled general ledger entries on a short schedule with nearly 100% accuracy.
  • Analyzed monthly balance sheet accounts for corporate reporting.
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.
  • Facilitated successful internal and external audits through sound and thorough documentation
Staff Accountant, 05/2014 to 01/2017
First DataSandy Spring, GA

  • Reconciled discrepancies between accounts receivable general ledger account and accounts receivable trial balance account.
  • Reconciled vendor statements and handled payment complaints or discrepancies.
  • Balanced monthly general ledger accounts to accurately record cost and month end accruals.
  • Researched and resolved accounts payable discrepancies.
  • Monitored payments due from clients and promptly contacted clients with past due payments.
  • Composed effective accounting reports summarizing accounts payable data.
Assistant Process Analyst, 01/2009 to 12/2010
JP Morgan ChaseFrederick, MD

  • Implemented user acceptance testing with a focus on documenting defects and executing test cases.
  • Identified process inefficiencies through gap analysis.
  • Managed testing cycles, including test plan creation, development of scripts and co-ordination of user acceptance testing.
  • Performed competitor bench marking analysis and identified savings opportunities and potential product enhancements.
  • Conducted interviews with key business users to collect information on business processes and user requirements.
  • Documented business processes and analyzed procedures to see that they would meet changing business needs.
Senior Customer Support Advisor, 05/2007 to 01/2009
JP Morgan ChaseFrederick, MD
  • Gathered and verified all required customer information for tracking purposes.
  • Addressed and resolved customer product complaints empathetically and professionally.
  • Accurately documented, researched and resolved customer service issues.
  • Effectively managed a high-volume of inbound and outbound customer calls.
  • Improved call center functionality and service capacity by resolving customer complaints efficiently and quickly.
  • Managed customer calls effectively and efficiently in a complex, fast-paced and challenging call center environment.
 
Sales Associate, 05/2004 to 03/2007
Home DepotGaithersburg, MD
  • Greeted customers in a timely fashion, while quickly determining their needs.
  • Recommended new products to customers, resulting in a 20% in add-on business.
  • Answered customer questions about product availability and shipment times.
  • Referred unresolved customer grievances to designated departments for further investigation.
  • Responded to all customer inquiries thoroughly and professionally.
  • Documented all customer inquiries and comments thoroughly and quickly.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Accounting, December 2014
Mount St. Mary's University - Emmitsburg, MD
Bachelor of Science: Finance, August 2014
University Of Maryland - College Park, MD
Associate of Science: Business Adminstration, December 2012
Frederick Community College - Frederick, MD
Certifications

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

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Summary
A bright, motivated and talented accounting graduate who is looking to join a reputable financial company. I am looking for an Accountant Trainee position with a rewarding and forward-looking company.
 
I am dedicated, competent, and detailed oriented person with capacity to go beyond what is expected and achieve company's goals. I am excellent in communication skills with an ability to interpret and communicate financial data to non-financial associates. Easy going by nature and able to get along with both work associates and senior managers.
Skill Highlights
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to prioritize individual workloads according to deadlines 
  • Good customer services
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to model problem-solving skills
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Having a mathematical mind with good analytical skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft Software
  • Ability to use Quick Books Software
  • Ability to operate 10-key calculators, keyboard, and copy machines to perform calculations and produce document
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Tax knowledge
Experience
Tanzania Ministry of Energy and Mineral Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania Senior Financial Accountant (Internship)- TANESCO 06/2017 to 08/2017
  • Prepared, examined, and analyzed accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports
  • Assessed accounting accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
  • Operated computer programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information
  • Complied with Tanzania Ministry of Energy and Minerals, and TANESCO policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Evaluated data pertaining to costs to plan budgets
  • Prepared risk reports for management analysis
  • Compiled employees payroll data, and other records
WaterCom and Afya Water Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania Accountant 07/2016 to 09/2016
  • Provided customer service by greeting, assisted customers and responded to inquiries and complaints
  • Directed and supervised employees to engage in sales, inventory-taking, and perform services for customers
  • Instructed staff on how to handle difficult and complicated sales
  • Monitored sales activities to ensure that customers receive satisfactory service and quality goods
  • Gathered data on competitors and analyze their prices, sales, and method of marketing and distribution
  • Collected and analyzed data on customer demographics, preferences, needs, and buying habits to identify potential markets and factors affecting product demand
  • Processed journal entry and performed accounting corrections to ensure accurate accounting records
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Accounting 2018 Tanzania Institute of Accountancy, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
High School Diploma: Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination 2015 Al-Haramain Islamic Secondary School, Dar es Salaam , Tanzania
Certificate: Certificate of Information Technology 2012 Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology, Dar es Salaam , Tanzania
Certificate: Certificate of Secondary Education Examination 2011 Mbezi High School , Dar es Salaam , Tanzania
Certificate: Certificate of Primary Education 2007 Upendo Primary School at Mbezi Louis, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
RELEVANT COURSES
  • Cost Accounting
  • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
  • Auditing Theory and  Practice
  • Research Methodology and Consultancy
  • Managerial Economics
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • International Finance
  • Public Sector Financial Reporting
  • Public Finance and Taxation
  • Information Technology Microsoft Software Statistical Analysis
MAJOR STRENGTHS
  • Financial reporting
  • Strategic business reviews
  • Financial analysis
  • Accounting systems
  • IT skills
  • Expenditure tracking
  • Profitability analysis
  • Cost analysis
  • Cash management 
  • Marketing
  • Budget Control