Flexible CPA with a strong work ethic who adapts seamlessly to constantly evolving accounting processes and
technology. Capable of managing multiple projects and consistently meeting deadlines under pressure.
Financial Statement Analysis
Flexible team player
Strong organizational skills
Monthly, Quarterly, YE Reporting
General Ledger accounting
Certified Public Accountant ~ Active
Oracle/ BNA/ Lawson/ MAS90/ ADP/Paychex
Deadline-driven and highly motivated
QuickBooks Desktop and Online.
Participated in the implementation for ADP Payroll to Paychex to improve accuracy and bring about time and labor functionality.
Revamped the manual partner distribution to ensure more accurate reporting.
Oversaw and participated in the cleanup of 200 balance sheet accounts.
Revised SOX documentation and implanted key controls for all departments' functions.
Revamped Oracle FSG financial reports.
Developed processes and procedures to ensure compliance with sales and use tax rules in multiple jurisdictions.
CPA ~ BOOKKEEPER03/2014 to CurrentSWISHBECK TRUCKING, LLCCastle Rock, COProcessing daily, monthly and quarterly transactions including billing, payroll, accounts receivable, and reconciliations. State and federal reporting for payroll, international fuel tax and other reporting as needed for the owners. Revenue $156k. Converted from QuickBooks Desktop to Quickbooks Online.
CONTRACTOR ~ ACCOUNTANT01/2017 to 02/2017AMERICAN MINERALSCentennial, COBrought all the entities to current using QuickBooks, including posting payments, receivables, bank and credit card reconciliations. Additional duties as assigned by the Manager.
CONTRACTOR ~ SR ACCOUNTANT09/2015 to 04/2016CH2M HIllEnglewood, COMonthly close and reconciliation duties in the Global, Energy and International departments, purging of data due to the Oracle R12 Conversion. Year-end tax package assignments for multiple companies, and additional duties assigned by the Supervisor.
ACCOUNTING MANAGER06/2014 to 06/2015COLORADO REHABILITATION AND OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINEDenver, CO
Provided cash management for 16 entities, full cycle accounting for four entities including month-end close, monthly financial statement preparation, bank reconciliations, intercompany transactions, employee incentives, partner distributions, fixed asset accounting and daily flash reporting.
Provided oversight on all tax preparations.
Oversaw the payroll and accounts payable functions.
Responsible for training and supervising a staff of 2 employees.
Used MAS90 software.
GENERAL LEDGER MANAGER01/2013 to 05/2014TRIZETTO CORPORATIONEnglewood, CO
Provided support to the General Ledger (GL) and Fixed Asset (FA) Teams with monthly, quarterly and yearly close duties within the Oracle FA and GL modules.
Performed monthly reviews of SOX controls, all non-revenue journal entries and Balance Sheet and Equity reconciliations.
Completed monthly consolidation of foreign and non-foreign entities as well as payroll (ADP-GL) and stock-based compensation accounting.
Prepared quarterly and yearly external audit schedules and reporting for the department.
Coordinated with Field and Corporate finance teams to ensure accurate reporting of expenses and associated Variance analysis.
Monthly financial statement preparation and chart of account and report maintenance.
Responsible for training and supervising a staff of 4 employees.
CONTRACTOR09/2011 to 11/2011QEP RESOURCESDenver, CO
Shadowed the Fixed Asset Accountant position to relocate the functions to Denver.
Also includes FAS144, warehouse inventory, partnership accounting, and reconciliations.
CONTRACTOR04/2012 to 09/2012COBANKDenver, CO
Approved vendors, verified payables, uploaded and created journals in PeopleSoft, audited expense reports.
Advised on process improvements and other assignments as needed.
CONTRACTOR12/2011 to 02/2012TW TELECOMLittleton, CO
Helped with year-end in the Capital Project/Fixed Asset area; assist with PeopleSoft upgrade from 8.8 to 9.1.
Various project assignments: Verification of year-end capital projects, year-end capital accruals and depreciation accruals, allocation of corporate projects.
GENERAL ACCOUNTING MANAGER08/2006 to 10/2011FRONTIER REFINING & MTKGDenver, CO
Supported and led the Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, and Fixed Asset staff in day-to-day duties, as well as monthly and yearly close activities.
Variance analysis during closing, monthly close of corporate cash and investment activities as well as department head of quarterly and yearly internal and external audits and SOX compliance.
Trained and supervised a team of 5 employees.
Company acquired by Holly Corp.
Pre-merger revenue $5.9B.
Used Trafxs software.
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT01/2002 to 01/2006BEST BUY, INC CORPORATE CAMPUSRichfield, MN
Coordinated multiple accounting functions and maintenance, along with $30M in monthly depreciation, closing, taxes and reconciliation, as well as SOX compliance for property, plant, and equipment of 800 locations.
Monitored $228M in ongoing construction.
Served as a liaison between business users and Information Systems department, also served as a troubleshooting expert for all finance systems.
Trained and supervised a team of 3 employees.
Used Oracle FA/PA/GL/AP Software.
Selected accomplishments: Played key role in developing automated Leasehold Improvement process that improved accuracy and saved 16-man hours per month.
Automated the acceleration and amortization of relocating stores resulting in more accurate reporting and a seamless closing process.
Master of Science: Accounting2012REGIS UNIVERSITYDenver, COAccounting 3.867 Graduated with Honors
Bachelor of Arts: Social WorkCOLORADO STATE UNIVERSITYFort Collins, CO
Completed additional 38 graduate and undergraduate Accounting and Taxation credits prior to sitting for the CPA exam
Financial Reporting, Financial Statement Preparation, Variance Analysis, Monthly, Quarterly and Yearly Closing. Fixed Asset and General Accounting, Sox Compliance, Payroll Accounting, and Account Reconciliations.