A highly motivated professional with 9 years of hands-on experience in accounting along with 11 years in a management/supervisory role. Seeking a forward thinking company that can further enhance my knowledge and skills I developed from being an entry level position to a supervisory and management level of responsibility. Extensive knowledge of the full accounting cycle and committed to providing excellent customer service through my friendly personality. Highly devoted to my professional career with the balanced approach between career and family. Strong belief in protecting the interests and assets of my employer as if it were my own. Hard work and perseverance guided me with the positive growth and opportunity in my career. Well respected by colleagues and subordinates that attributed to my success as a professional.
Bachelor of Science: BUSINESS/ACCOUNTINGUniversity of Phoenix － Woodland Hills, CA
Language - Bilingual (Spanish)
Typing - 50 wpm and 10 key-proficient
General Software - Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint & Publisher)
Specialty Software - Business Works (Accounting), The Mortgage Office (Real Estate), Yardi (Property Management)
Areas of Expertise
General GAAP & Tax Accounting
Trust Fund Accounting
Bureau of Real Estate reporting
Checks & balances for fraud prevention
General Ledger balancing & journal entries
Accounting systems assessment
Real estate mortgages
Cash basis & accrual basis comprehension
Payroll for 2 companies
Remote Banking deposits
City of Los Angeles tax filings
State Sales Tax filings
State of California Escheat reporting
1099 yearly processing
Bank account reconciliations
Management & accounting for Mutual Funds
06/2008 to Current
Accounting ManagerR.C. TEMME GROUP － Woodland Hills, CA
Managing a team of staff accountants as a head of the Accounting Department.
Overseeing all accounting functions including journal entries, financial reporting, accounting treatments, and internal controls for 16 different entities consisting of a C-Corp, S-Corps, LLC's, Mutual Funds, Trust accounts, and a Pension Plan.
Identifying and resolving accounting problems and reviewing the work of others for completeness and accuracy.
Performing quality assurance by ensuring that the cash of 30 bank accounts are balanced daily and reconciled monthly.
Continually implementing new accounting procedures, accounting treatments, internal controls, & setting up new companies using new or existing software.
Consistent, timely filing of all financial reporting, government compliance matters, the Department of Real Estate quarterly filing, and yearly audits.
Entrusted in maintaining the company president's personal financial records.
Motivating the team of accountants in continually improving the timely filing of all financial reporting, government compliance matters, the Department of Real Estate quarterly filing, and yearly audits.
Piloting the effort to increase interest income of the company and its affiliates through equitable reinvestment of idle cash.
Submitted quality deliverables that resulted in multiple promotions from Staff Accountant to Senior Accountant to currently as head of the Accounting Department.
10/2001 to 06/2008
Customer Service SupervisorSOFTUB, INC, NATIONAL SUPPLIER/MANUFACTURER OF SOFTSPAS － Valencia, CA
Provided excellent customer service by personally addressing the issues and concerns of the customers which resulted to be promoted from a representative position to supervisor level where I led a team of Customer Service Representatives.
Continually improved dealer relations by expediting warranty claims and reconciling major account credits.
Exhibited respectable and friendly personality that resulted in reduction of customer service complaints.
Created approximately a dozen "easy to understand" product updates, how-to-instructions, and developed new procedures by updating our service manual and sending service bulletins.
Performed efficient quality control review of products and conveyed the results to the engineering team to assist in reducing product failures.
Entrusted to train national sales and service reps and to host seminars locally and in the state of Massachusetts.
Awarded twice to be the employee of the month.
Strong Ethics - Always in compliance with GAAP, government regulations, tax laws, company policies and
Self-Disciplined - Has unique set of skills of self-checking work for accuracy.
Strong Analytical Skills- Seek full comprehension before beginning a duty or project, conduct proper research, check work
for accuracy, provide adequate presentation before finalizing.
Positive Attitude - Always maintains a positive attitude when interacting with all types of people and environments. Ability to achieve positive results even with the more difficult personalities & situations. Build on relationships to achieve mutual productivity.
Effective Oral Communicator - Can engage in effective dialogue and has the patience to listen and learn from others.
Time Management - Prioritize each tasks accordingly, estimate the time of completion, simplify it by breaking it
down and assign it in pieces to ensure comprehension, completion, and accuracy.
Detail Oriented - Focuses on details and collects facts for all tasks.
Problem Solving/Critical Thinking -Critical thinking skills are used to solve key problems. Finding several
methods to a solution, then testing the methods to find the best one can minimize errors.
Acting as a Team Player - Polished team skills at University of Phoenix, where a team environment is required for
all course work. Learned to fill the need of any role, whether in the form of a leader if the need arises, or a specific
role to achieve maximum team success.
Ability to accept and learn from criticism - Receptive to any criticism. There is something to be learned from
anyone that provides feedback, whether it is positive or negative.
Flexibility/Adaptability - Flexible and can adapt to the evolving changes in a workplace. Any new product, service,
software, idea, procedure, policy or control, is important to give 100% and learn, train, improve, report, enhance the
new concept for its full effectiveness.
Working under Pressure - Avoids potential pressure situations by planning ahead. Handles strict deadlines by focusing all efforts into task until completed. Works well under stress. Have never lost professionalism when under stress.
Self-Learner - Can learn independently by conducting research, reading manuals, going thru online tutorials, and studying historical data.
Decision Maker - Utilize all critical thinking skills, problem solving skills, experience, and research skills above to reach a decision or conclusion. It is important to support important decisions with facts, documentation and research; for
which is why my decisions are made with confidence.