Highly organized and detail-focused Accounting Professional with an exceptional track record of accurately handling financial reporting and processing in deadline-oriented environments and the ability to quickly learn proprietary systems and applications.
General Office Mgmnt
Accounting Technician II January 2006 to CurrentTown of Chapel Hill -Stormwater Mgmnt － Chapel Hill, NC
Managed the yearly billing for a database of 15,000+ parcels in the Town of Chapel Hill jurisdiction.
Researched and balanced new accounts, assisted with annual budget preparation.
Prepared and calculated billing files: ensured timely distribution to Orange and Durham county residents.
Printed and mailed bills to 20k businesses and households: handled inquiries from county residents and officials.
Reviewed and reconciled open and closed purchase orders.
Distributed invoices to supervisors for approval Prepared and distributed quarterly and annual spending reports.
Tracked past due accounts, notified property owners of non-payment of fees, and transferred past due account to collection agencies.
Office Accounting Assistant III March 2005 to January 2006Orange County Public Works － Hillsborough, NC
Processed all payable accounts for Public Works Dept, Motor Pool Div, Janitorial Div, and Facilities Maintenance & Administration, verified, coded, and entered all invoices for accounts payable into the Munis Accounting System with strict attention to detail.
Generated, processed, tracked and balanced all purchase orders for expenditures over $250.00.
Reconciled accounts with 30 or 60 day balances.
Contacted vendors for invoices and balanced open invoices with checks processed.
Maintained database of all vehicles in the Motor Pool, departments using vehicles, analyzed mileage and recorded expenses to specific departments using vehicles.
Improved the receipt and approval process of all vendor invoices: reduced posting times by 20%.
Excelled within a fast-paced environment, continually taking on increased levels of responsibility.
Receivable Coordinator March 2004 to March 2005Mark Jacobson Toyota － Durham, NC
Ensured accurate and timely coding of all payable invoices and entered all invoices into the company's accounting system.
Performed accounts receivable functions, balancing cash and posting sales invoices.
Reconciled bank statements for several bank accounts.
Researched any discrepancies and made necessary corrections.
Accurately entered transactions, corrections, and adjusting entries into company accounting system.
Performed collections on all past due accounts, verified balances, contacted vendors, applied company collection procedures for accounts sixty plus days past due.
Key Contributions: Accepted new tasks quickly and completed assignments ahead of schedule with a high degree of accuracy.
Substantially reduced outstanding accounts receivables and outstanding payables through improved collections and verification processes.
Cost savings $500.00.
Assessment Analyst I May 2003 to February 2004
Processed all Business Personal Property Declarations for all businesses in the Town of Groton taxing area.
Completed on-site inspections of businesses and residences used in a business in order to discover, list, and establish value of business personal property for assessment purposes.
Analyzed financial statements of businesses to determine if an audit of the business is warranted and completed audits as needed.
Prepared reports, correspondence and reviewed assessment procedures with taxpayers, town officials, and state agencies.
Maintained and filed with the State of Connecticut reports for exemption reimbursable to the Town of Groton.
January 1999 to February 2004Town of Groton - Assessor's Office － Groton, CT
Assessment Technician IV January 1999 to May 2003
Completed course work and received my Connecticut Certified Municipal Assessor certification in September of 2003.
Maintained and annually updated the Geographic Information System and the Arc View mapping system with all real estate property splits, lot line adjustments, parcel modifications, and subdivisions.
Corrected any errors in the database as identified by title searches or department personnel Title searched properties specifically for town records to correct any errors that arose from title transfer.
Reviewed deeds and surveys recorded in Land Records for new property ownership and transfer of ownerships Processed the Regular and Supplemental Motor Vehicle Tax List; verified the records for correct taxing district, ownership, and value of vehicles.
Administered the programs for elderly and disabled taxpayers for credits and reduction in taxes Prepared reports to the State of Connecticut Office of Policy and Management for reimbursements to the Town of Groton from these programs Completed.
Jr. Accountant October 1993 to January 1999Mariners Health Care Services, Inc － New London, CT
Processed accounts payable for 14 health care facilities in Connecticut, Florida, and the Mid-West Accurately coded, verified and balanced invoices and vendor statements; entered all invoices into the accounts payable system.
Managed facility accounting clerks; trained new employees.
Managed and balanced monthly petty cash accounts for serviced facilities; balanced facilities check registers and balanced checking accounts.
Prioritized facilities invoices for immediate payments.
Assisted with budget preparation for each facility and monitored the budgeted expenditures.
Audited facilities for compliance to company policies and proper accounting procedures.
Masters of Science : Financial Accounting, June 2013Strayer University － Morrisville, NC
B.S : Business Administration, December 2008North Carolina Wesleyan College － Rocky Mount, NC