Experienced Accountant successful at managing multiple projects and consistently meeting deadlines under pressure with extensive knowledge of accounting software and processes. Results-oriented and skilled in regulatory reporting, accounting operations and tax accounting. Proficient in extracting financial data from various reporting systems and producing complex analytical tools easily quantified for end user variance explanation simplification.
Accounting, Auditing, Financial Analysis
Extensive experience with Financial Statements audits, reviews, compilations and audits for Governmental organizations (A-133).
Operated computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, retrieve and analyze information.
Formally recognized for excellence achieved in financial analysis in excess of expectations.
Conducted detailed technical and analytical review of federal/state corporate, partnership and S corporation tax returns, FAS 109 provisions, and quarterly estimates prepared by associates.
Led the development of more than two new financial reporting methods to measure productivity and efficiency.
Reimbursed >$200,000 by researching payments made by bank draft for properties employer no longer had presence in.
Resolved budget disputes by creating a tracking system process for Business Unit expense approvals.
Relevant Professional Experience
11/2015 - 04/2016
Heifer International － Little Rock, ARContract Accountant-A/PAssured proper approval process compliance for invoice payment. Reviewed and prepared journal entries for payments executed through Heifer's Agresso
Reconciled weekly check payments made to vendors for coding assurance.
Researched inquiries from various department's personnel regarding concerns with budget
inconsistency due to possible submission of incorrect expense coding.
04/2015 - Current
Landers Building LLC/ Big Daddy's Pawn － Little Rock, ARConsultantAssess
inventory value to determine price parity with comparable retail outlets.
on price adjustments to meet comparable market value to increase sales and
reduce shelf life.
different selling options to maximize margin for items with a higher demand in
an online marketplace. Assist with Quickbooks Accounting Software for report generation as needed.
04/2013 - 03/2015
Hewlett-Packard Inc － Little Rock, ARFinancial AnalystCompleted monthly & quarterly
reconciliation of State Medicaid Drug Rebate accounts.
Provided assurance services for the
processing of State Medicaid Pharmaceutical Drug Rebate Payments and
Credits. Corresponded with Pharmaceutical
Drug Labelers to settle disputed invoiced National Drug Codes (NDC).
Prepared, reviewed, and submitted
documentation for Arkansas State Legislative Audit Requests. Researched CMS guidelines to ensure
compliance with adopted regulations and processes.
Resolved disputed NDC quantities,
& conversions of Medicaid Pharmaceutical claims with drug manufacturers.
04/2012 - 09/2012
Pinnacle Business Solutions Inc/BCBS － Little Rock, ARAuditorRemained accountable for the performance of desk review and audit procedures in order to
timely and accurately process Statements of Medicare Reimbursable Costs as
filed by providers of health care services.
Worked closely and corresponded with provider personnel regarding audit and
reimbursement issues and cost report audit adjustments.
11/2011 - Current
Pulaski County Election Commission － Little Rock, AR Election Day Area ManagerEnsure all workers, voters,
and candidates are in compliance election laws at 13 Area voting
precincts. Coordinate with Precinct
Chief Judges on Election Day logistics and strategy. Address any voting precinct issues that occur
on Election Day. Ensure election worker
attendance and prepare payroll documentation.
Identify areas of improvement for Election Commission Staff. Inventory & Transport precinct election
results to the Election Commission Headquarters.
11/2009 - 10/2011
AR Dept of Finance & Administration － Little Rock, ARTax AuditorWorked as a tax auditor for the Corporate & Individual income tax departments. Reviewed Arkansas
Corporate and Individual income tax returns to ensure they were in compliance
with Arkansas income tax law. Requested documentation from taxpayers to support claims. Addressed inquiries from
taxpayers and tax preparers on tax interpretation and preparation.
to taxpayer inquiries in a timely manner
06/2007 - 09/2009
Alltel Communications － Little Rock, ARFinancial Analyst/Coordinator-Finance/Sr. Accounting Clerk
Financial Analyst-Prepared monthly Sales and
Use tax returns for the states of GA,
TX, SC, NC, and ND & TRS and USF tax
compliance for the states of TX, NC, and ND.
Researched business license
requirements and completed required applications. Maintained tax rate change audit documentation for SOX compliance utilizing RIA, CCH, and Vertex. Submitted
rate changes to telephony billing department.
Coordinator-Finance-Analyzed telephony billing
information in various databases, to ensure payment accuracy and business presence. Maintained
contact with utility providers and addressed payment issues.
Sr. Accounting Clerk-Analyzed and researched late
payment & disconnect notices to ensure 100% utility up-time for all cell site &
retail locations. Processed payments for
all utility disconnect notices.
Maintained contact with regional personnel for proper
utility account setup ensuring BU budget expense accuracy.
10/2005 - 03/2006
Audit Bureau of Circulations － Schaumburg, ILField AuditorPerformed on-site inspection
of publisher records to assure Bureau Bylaw compliance.
Remained accountable to Audit
Manager for time, expenditures and completion schedules related to assignments.
04/2002 - 10/2005
Stoby's Restaurant － Conway, ARAssistant ManagerHandled shift staffing needs. Dealt with customer service & product quality concerns. Executed weekly computation of COGS entailing: payroll, invoice analysis, inventory variances, overhead, and petty cash.
Assisted in determining and
enforcing company policies and disciplinary procedures.
University of Central Arkansas － Conway, AR, United StatesBachelor of Arts: Accounting & FinanceCPA eligible