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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
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Executive Profile

Dedicated Chief Financial Officer with extensive financial leadership and success.

Areas of Expertise
  • Financial reporting
  • Public & private sector bookkeeping
  • Contract negotiations
  • Payroll and HR supervision
  • GAAS accounting standards
  • Budget development
  • Banking covenants
  • Board and Customer relations
  • Staff supervision
  • Policy and procedure development
Professional Experience
Stillwater Mining Co. Nye, MT Senior Accountant 07/2013 to Current

Month-end close procedures including preparation of journal entries and reconciliation of general ledger accounts.  Maintain balance sheet reconciliations and asset schedules.  Provide presentations for senior management.  Ensure audit controls and GAAP guidelines are strictly adhered, including working with outside auditor KPMG.  Daily review of all capital and operating expenses, funding requisitions, authorizations for expenditure, and cost analysis.  Implemented greater departmental accountability of costs.

Young Stone Inc. San Antonio, TX Chief Financial Officer 02/2002 to 06/2013

Oversaw all financial operations of a large international importation and distribution company. Accounts receivables, accounts payables, sales, budgets, contract negotiations, financing, payroll, HR, RFP and purchasing, information technology, monthly/annual reconciliations, financial statements and reportings (state, federal, banking covenants). Secretary to the Board of Directors - agendas, minutes, reports. Heavy customer interaction and supervisory experience.

Texan Accounting Wimberley, TX Owner 06/1993 to 06/2013

Directed daily activities of a outsourced accounting and bookkeeping services firm.  Managed financial activities for numerous accounts, including: medical professionals, contractors, non-profits organizations, and realty firms.  Specialized in ledger clean-up and maximizing profitability.  Proficient in financial statements, payroll, and human resources.

Relevant Accomplishments

President - Wimberley Independent School District, elected official  (2002-2012)

  • Constituent inquiries - citizen complaints and media requests
  • Budget Process - annual budgets, audits, funding, salary schedules
  • Meetings/Committees - Board Chairman, set agendas, minutes, hosted hundreds of town hall events
  • Legislative efforts - funding formulas, finance testimony, close interaction with State legislators
  • Legal negotiations - employee terminations, lawsuits, construction, property acquisition & disposal
Education and Licensure
Bachelor of Science 1990 Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, USA
MONTANA LICENSED REAL ESTATE AGENT #39122
TEXAS LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER # 500519
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Summary of Skills
  • Financial Statements
  • GAAP and IFRS 
  • Inventory management
  • Internal Control
  • Budgeting
  • SAP/Oracle/Sage 50
  • Excel/Access/PPT  
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective Leadership
  • Bilingual (English/Mandarin)
Accomplishments
  • Cost control 
  • Variance Analysis
  • Management procedures implementation
  • Accounting process optimization
  • Financial data accuracy
Experience
Smurfit Kappa November 2018 to Current Senior Accountant
Forney, TX
  • Deliver/Adjust month end close deadline to make sure the flow of the process.
  • Close/Open sublegers in Oracle
  • Prepare Journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Conduct distribution cost variance and analysis to better support budgeting
  • Establish FOB report for sales price module
  • Monitor/Analyze energy consumption of all US divisions
  • Assit in adopting IFRS 16 to transit lease expenses to balance sheet & maintain CLM lease module in SAP 
  • Reconcile and clear intercompany transactions 
  • Review & approve vendor/customer setup in the system for record accuracy and avoiding duplicate setups
  • Streamline accounting process to boost efficiency and communication between departments
  • Assist internal/external audits
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Ace Tire & Axle March 2017 to November 2018 Senior Accountant
Lindale, TX
  • Monitor direct material, direct labor, and overhead cost to ensure the accuracy of inventory cost
  • Analyze main drivers of cost and expense increase for optimal sales price setting to maximize profit margin
  • Responsible for three (3) divisions' financials (Income Statement/Balance Sheet/Cash Flow statement)
  • Consolidate financials during buyout
  • Oversee payroll and prepare journal entry
  • Introduce and implement PO procedures in divisions for better cost control
  • Standardize inventory control to prevent loss, stealing, and miscounting
  • Maintain and reconcile PP&E
  • Prepare budget and variance analysis
  • Lead teams to optimize accounting processes (billing/inventory receiving)
  • Set up new divisions' framework in accounting software (Sage)
  • Train new employees remotely
  • Assist with imports from China
  • Coordinate with external auditor during audit period
Altice USA March 2014 to March 2017 Accountant
Tyler, TX
  • Analyze circuit contracts and manage Access database to ensure information accuracy
  • Analyze monthly circuit cost and file disputes resulting in an average savings of $140,000 per month
  • Prepare variance report and explanations for discrepancies
  • Manage engineering and vendor relations to improve efficiency and profitability
  • Amortize costs based on regional revenue
  • Prepare monthly accruals, balance sheet reconciliations, and other customized reports
Texas State University September 2011 to December 2012 Graduate Assistant
San Marcos, TX
  • Assist Economic department faculty research
  • Coordinate the development of the international business program
  • Maintain Global institute website
Education
Texas State University 2013 Master: Business Administration San Marcos, TX, United States
Chongqing Technology and Business University 2007 Bachelor: Accounting Chongqing, China
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Summary
Collaborative accountant who effectively manages strict deadlines, schedules, repetitive tasks and unexpected challenges with a positive, proactive attitude.
Highlights
  • Private Equity and Mutual Fund Accounting
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Flexible team player
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Investran
Experience
09/2002 to 04/2017
Assistant Vice President Credit Suisse New York, NY

Administered ten private bank feeder and three fund-of-fund private equity funds

  • Managed various teams of accountants from outsource firms in New York City and Hyderabad, India.
  • Produced annual audited financial statements.  Managed outside accountants who prepared work papers, including financial highlights and IRR, that were submitted to auditing firm.  Answered any questions posed by auditors. 
  • Produced quarterly unaudited financial statements and partners' capital statements.
  • Prepared semi-annual combined account statements and annual report of fund activity to investors.
  • Supported Firm's compliance by preparing quarterly fund financial statements for FIN 46 consolidation purposes.
  • Reviewed daily cash activity to ensure that entries were properly reflected in the trial balance and general ledger.
  • Prepared support for annual Form PF and monthly TIC Form SLT regulatory reporting.
  • Prepared quarterly management fee calculations.
  • Worked with front office personnel to answer client inquiries.
  • Prepared distributions of proceeds to funds' limited partners.  Worked with Treasury department to make cash movements.
  • Prepared calls of capital from funds' limited partners. 
01/2001 to 05/2002
Senior Accountant GSC Partners Florham Park, NJ

Administered two private equity funds and one collateralized debt obligation

  • Performed daily accounting function, including management of cash function and booking of general ledger entries.
  • ​Produced audited financial statements.  Answered queries made by auditors. 

05/1995 to 01/2001
Associate Manager Prudential Financial Newark, NJ

Administered four mutual funds 

  • Managed team of two accountants.
  • Produced annual audited and semi-annual unaudited mutual fund financial statements.
  • Provided support to tax team for 1120 RIC federal tax filings.
  • Calculated quarterly management fees and submitted for payment.
  • Monitored daily cash activity and booked general ledger entries.
Education
1994
Bachelor of Science: Accounting Rutgers School of Management - Newark College of Arts & Sciences Newark, NJ
2015
Wood Badge N5-358-15 Blairstown and Rockaway, NJ
  • Participated in a leadership training course for adults sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America.  Completed course in August 2016.
2016
Wood Badge N5-333-16 Rockaway, NJ
  • Selected by Course Director to carry out the role of Troop Guide, helping six adult scouters to complete the Wood Badge course.  N5-333-16 will conclude in April 2018.
Certifications
American Red Cross - April 2017 to April 2019
  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Affiliations
Boy Scouts of America (BSA) - Assistant Scoutmaster
  • Support the mission of the BSA to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes.
  • Provide guidance to the scouts in the troop to help them grow their leadership and technical skills so they can be prepared and do their best.
 
Presbyterian Church of Livingston - Treasurer, Ruling Elder
  • Prepare vouchers for the payment of church bills. 
  • Prepare annual budget.
  • Attend Finance Committee meetings.
  • Assist Finance Committee in preparing annual financial statements and annual report to congregation.
  • Report on the state of the church's financial position at monthly meetings of Ruling Elders.
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Professional Summary
Dependable Accountant with 9 years of experience who effectively manages strict deadlines and repetitive tasks with a positive attitude. Detail-oriented and self-motivated with exceptional problem solving skills.  Possesses budgeting and inventory control experience. 
Skills
  • Self-motivated professional
  • MS Office Suite
  • Highly Trustworthy
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Inventory Control 
  • Assisted with Budgeting
Work History
Senior Accountant, 12/2011 to 10/2014
Standard Duplicating Machines Corporation Andover, MA
  • Participate in month-end closing process including preparation of journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Process and approve Travel and Entertainment expense reports.
  • Provide appropriate reports for each employee and the management on a monthly basis
  • Analyze prepaid expenses, maintenance contracts, and deferred revenue
  • Prepare and file sales and use taxes to applicable states on a timely basis
  • Assist in budgeting process, revenue recognition and financial analysis
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of all monthly financial information
  • Collaborate with other departments to support company's overall goals and objectives
  • Maintain Inventory Masters: new inventory setup, cost and price update, etc.
Staff Accountant, 07/2005 to 11/2011
Standard Duplicating Machines Corporation Andover, MA
  • Reconcile and analyze various General Ledger accounts
  • Prepare and enter monthly journal entries in accounting software
  • Assist controller in the budgeting process
  • Assist Auditors during yearly audit Prepare analysis, spreadsheets, and reports as requested by management in order to facilitate the decision making process
  • Approve and enter credits and invoices provided by customer service Match inventory received to vendor invoices in accounting software.
  • Perform various account payable duties on a daily basis such as entering vouchers and debit memos
  • Backup to purchasing manager
  • Responsible for inventory control such as maintaining inventory master, reconciling stock status to book inventory and reviewing cycle counts made by the warehouse.
Direct Sales Representative, 10/2004 to 08/2005
Comcast Westford, MA
  • Career Connections.
  • Enter high volumes of sales into database in order to schedule prompt install dates for customers.
  • Enter sales into Microsoft Access in order to maintain accurate sales reports.
  • Help in maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration Accounting, June 2004
University of Massachusetts - Lowell
Business Administration Accounting 3.41/4.0 Dean's List 2000-2004
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Professional Summary
Financial Planning & Analysis Manager with 14 years of progressive experience in all areas of accounting and finance for a publicly traded international company in the insurance industry with $1 billion of annual revenue. Strong analytical ability and effectiveness communicating financial information to all levels of an organization and its stakeholders.
Core Qualifications
Excel (VLookup, Conditional, Pivot tables) PowerPoint, Word, Access COGNOS - Finance, Contributor, Planning Analyst, BI, TM1 Millennium General Ledger, Mainframe Billing, AS400, Salesforce, Peoplesoft, Lawson
Experience
05/2010 to 06/2015
Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
  • Facilitate, analyze and report annual budget and capital expenditure budget process from field input to Board of Directors' PowerPoint presentation for U.S.
  • P&C (Property and Casualty) $350M revenue division.
  • Advocate for division at CEO Budget Challenge sessions.
  • Prepare daily revenue and monthly P&L forecast models reporting anomalies and trends to upper management.
  • Subject matter liaison to IT in development of automated adjuster bonus computation through Lawson and instructed U.S.
  • branch managers on usage.
  • The implementation increased timeliness, accuracy, and auditability.
  • Instituted company-wide reporting enhancements to more effectively manage U.S.
  • costs such as computers, cell phones and VOIP.
  • Resulting expense reductions were 9% and 3% for the division and corporation, respectively.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and variance analysis for U.S.
  • P&C division.
  • Identify reclasses, accruals and errors submitting necessary entries to Finance.
  • Prepare monthly CEO and quarterly Board of Directors' PowerPoint presentations consolidating Americas results.
  • Participate in monthly CEO calls to review Canadian and South American results.
  • Prepare Mergers and Acquisitions analysis and accounting impact.
  • Performed operational audits of under-performing units and recommended obtainable solutions.
  • Use COGNOS tools to respond timely to all internal and external financial data requests including CEO, CFO, external auditors and clients.
  • Responsible for SOC 1 Report for U.S.P&C including narrative revisions, testing, risk assessment and remediation.
02/2007 to 05/2010
Senior Internal Auditor
  • Executed branch audit programs throughout the United States and formally reported results to division management.
  • Updated Sarbanes-Oxley 404 process documentation as required.
  • Prepared audit programs, performed testing and facilitated remediation of control findings.
  • Administered confidential alert line, conducted all financial investigations and submitted all required formal reports to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Responsible for SAS 70 (prior to SOC 1) Report for Broadspire division including narrative revisions, testing, risk assessment and remediation.
06/2003 to 02/2007
Senior Accountant
  • Supervised Fixed Asset clerk responsible for recording all fixed asset acquisitions, transfers and dispositions in the accounting system.
  • Ensured all fixed asset and overhead allocation entries were recorded in accordance with GAAP.
  • Reviewed preparation and authorized payment of all applicable city, county and state property taxes.
  • Reconciled balance in fixed asset clearing account.
  • Prepared annual Goodwill Impairment Analysis.
  • Prepared journal entries in accordance with SOP 98-1 to properly record expenses provided by IT for all internally developed software.
  • Prepared Consolidated Balance Sheets and Statement of Cash Flows.
  • Assisted in the preparation of all SEC filings and the annual report.
04/2001 to 06/2015
Crawford & Company Atlanta, GA
Education
BBA: Accounting Georgia College & State University Milledgeville, Georgia Accounting
Interests
Girl Scout Volunteer; Running; Obstacle Races
Skills
accounting system, acquisitions, COGNOS, financial statements, General Ledger, Mainframe, Mergers and Acquisitions, Peoplesoft, Pivot tables, risk assessment, risk assessment, Sarbanes-Oxley, SAS, variance analysis, VOIP
Additional Information
  • Interests Girl Scout Volunteer; Running; Obstacle Races