Highly analytical accounting professional with an extensive knowledge of payroll management and financial accounting practices. Experienced with technologies transition and development of process improvements in a wide variety of financial matters.
NetSuite, Salesforce, Sage Mas 200, Peachtree, PayExpert, Workforce Now, ADP Reporter, eTime and
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
January 1995 to January 2014Competitrack, Inc － Long Island City, NY
Assistant Controller/Payroll Manager February 2003 to December 2014
Managed multistate payroll and ensured compliance with federal, state and local tax laws.
Administered Workforce Now, ADP time and attendance system, and provided training to users.
Collaborated with the CFO on payroll projections and provided payroll analytical reports on headcounts, salary, gross payroll and taxes.
Reconciled employee benefit plans and liaised with healthcare insurance brokers/providers to resolve inquiries and cases.
Collaborated with Human Resources and department managers to develop and implement policies for internal payroll process controls.
Assisted in managing employee benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance, transit program, and followed up on disability cases.
Managed all aspects of payroll tax filings and reconciled year-end reports with W-2s, 1099 and 941 forms in a timely manner.
Collaborated in the administration of organization's 401k plans and Flexible Spending program.
Maintained and updated payroll compliance laws and ensured timely communication of changes.
Coordinated with external auditors on workers compensation insurance audit.
Assisted the CFO to complete annual compensation and bonus process.
Leadership and Process Improvement Directed implementation of Workforce Now, including system configuration, to facilitate company transition to new technologies and payroll processing efficiency.
Provided cost-effective accounting solution by customizing general ledger interface to automate the creation of biweekly payroll journal entries.
Led financial systems integration in the successful conversion of accounting system from MAS 200 to cloud based NetSuite.
Supervised accounting staff and provided coaching, guidance and support to enable accounting efficiency.
General Ledger & Reporting Assisted the CFO/Controller in preparation of financial statements.
Supervised month end closing and prepared capitalization of IT development costs.
Prepared payroll analyses, including calculation of monthly employee paid time off accrual for financial reporting.
Provided analytical account analyses including general ledger reconciliations and resolved variances.
Reviewed bi-weekly payroll and ensured accurate posting to the general ledger.
Assisted in the development and documentation of accounting procedures, policies and controls.
Filed monthly and quarterly New York state sales and use taxes and updated tax laws compliance.
Treasury Functions Managed all aspects of treasury/cash management including online banking, electronic funds transfer and wire transfer.
Setup and maintained merchant services portal to process secured credit card transactions accurately.
Accounting Manager December 2000 to January 2003
Processed bi-weekly payroll and reconciled employee benefit plans, including liaised with healthcare providers.
Assisted Human Resources administration, managed employee wage garnishments, and provided support for workers compensation and disability cases.
Initiated and managed employee benefits transit program.
Directed implementation of eTime, ADP time and attendance systems, to improve workforce management efficiency.
Maintained and updated payroll and benefits policies and procedures.
Administered banking activities and provided daily cash position and monthly cash projections.
Maintained general ledger and prepared account reconciliations, journal entries, adjustments and accruals.
Performed accounts reconciliation to support timely month-end and year-end closings.
Initiated and managed merchant services portal to process secured credit card transactions accurately.
Led implementation of accounting system Mas 200 to facilitate expanding business growth.
Administered accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with standards.
Senior Accountant July 1995 to November 2000
Processed bi-weekly payroll and assisted Human Resources administration and reconciling employee benefit plans.
Managed accounts payable, resolved payment questions and issued debit/credit memos for returns.
Provided support for sales team in managing operation work flow.
Managed cash and banking activities and provided reports to management.
Improved the company's accounting system by successful implementation of Peachtree Accounting, resulted in overall progress and efficiency.
Staff Accountant January 1993 to January 1995Mac Swed Inc － New York, NY
Prepared invoices and managed accounts receivable.
Generated weekly sales reports for management review.
Bachelor of Business Administration : AccountingBarnard M. Baruch College － New York, NYAccounting
Passed all 4 parts of CPA Exam (in the process of certification)
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