Highly analytical, dependable Certified Public Accountant bringing management experience and willingness to take on added responsibility to meet tight deadlines. Enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic, exceptional communication skills, and advanced complex problem solving expertise.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Cash flow analysis
Superior attention to detail
Expert in GAAP and statutory reporting
Background in Auditing various types of entities
Research and analysis
Excellent communication skills
Accurate and detailed
Excellent planner and coordinator
Advanced MS Office Suite knowledge
Advanced financial analysis
Consistently meet goals
Audit In-Charge, 09/2010 to 03/2016 Alexander, Lankford & Hiers, Inc. – Lufkin, TX
Worked as an external auditor on several different types of engagements, including Audits of Local Governments (counties, cities, colleges, school districts, health districts), Single Audits, Audits of Non-Profit Organizations, Audits of Financial Institutions, and a variety of for-profit private companies.
Supervised staff on audit engagements.
Prepared audit reports for all entities mentioned above.
Communicated audit results to upper management through written reports and oral presentations.
Articulated audit findings, risks and detailed recommendations to upper management.
Met with clients to identify and assess business controls, risks, process gaps and work flow inefficiencies.
Prepared compilations and reviews.
Assisted in tax return preparation.
Assistant Controller, 03/2016 to Current Ritter Construction Company, LLC – Carthage, TX
Maintained integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.
Analyzed monthly balance sheet accounts for corporate reporting.
Generated financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures each month.
Compiled general ledger entries on a short schedule with nearly 100% accuracy.
Created a 13-Week Cash Flow analysis in order to forecast future cash collections and cash needs, and reported this to corporate on a weekly basis.
Analyzed and researched reporting issues to improve accounting operations procedures.
Trained new employees on accounting principles and company procedures.
Created periodic reports comparing budgeted costs to actual costs.
Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
Assisted in the transition to a new ERP system and gave recommendations to improve accounting for construction projects.
Posted receipts to appropriate general ledger accounts.
Researched and resolved accounts payable discrepancies.
Balanced monthly general ledger accounts to accurately record cost and month end accruals.
Documented business processes and analyzed procedures to see that they would meet changing business needs.
Analyzed key aspects of the business to evaluate the factors driving results and summarized results into presentations.
Prepared program operating budgets, budget reports and other financial performance reports.
Analyzed contract performance for bids, budgets and forecasts.
Coordinated upper management's market visits and key account calls.
Conducted research to prepare, gather and proof briefing materials, agendas and decks for all executive-level meetings.
Monitored and analyzed financial, statistical and operational data trends.
Built and maintained databases for forecasting future financial performance.
Identified and investigated variances to financial plans and forecasts by interpreting financial results.
Analyzed budgets, financial reports and projections for accurate reporting of financial standing.
Managed high volumes of financial activity in a fast-paced, risk-based corporate environment.
Resolved employment-related disputes through proactive communication.
Developed and enforced company policy and procedures relating to all phases of human resources activity.
Supported Chief Operating Officer with daily operational functions.
Analyzed departmental documents for appropriate distribution and filing.
Bachelors of Business Administration and Masters of Professional Accountancy: Accounting, 2010 Stephen F. Austin State University - Nacogdoches, TX