Obtain an accounting position in a progressive and diverse team where my knowledge and experience can be best applied to achieve the organization accounting goals. Proficient user of Microsoft Office Strong communication skills software: Excel, Microsoft Reporting Superior attention to detail Services *QuickBooks Pro Advisor course Accounting procedures consultant completion Account reconciliation specialist Financial reporting specialist Self-motivated professional Proficient in accounting operations Financial modeling capability Tax accounting specialization
Financial Analyst, 03/2016 to Current Weber Grill Restaurant – Rolling Meadows, IL
Design and create weekly and monthly spending reports Identified operational process inefficiencies and recommended necessary improvements Audited internal financial processes, invoicing journal entries, and account reconciliations Analyzed pricing and sales for menus in the restaurants Executed and reported variance and gap analysis.
Modified a comprehensive financial reporting package to reflect growing organizational complexity.
Maintained integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.
Filed tax returns and prepared governmental reports in compliance with strict standards.
Analyzed monthly balance sheet accounts for corporate reporting.
Analyzed and researched reporting issues to improve accounting operations procedures.
Created periodic reports comparing budgeted costs to actual costs.
Optimized and managed research and development spending through collaboration with key business leaders.
Generated financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures each month.
Staff Accountant, 01/2014 to 03/2016 GIA PUBLICATIONS INC – Chicago, IL
Perform on a monthly basis bank reconciliations along with necessary adjustments.
Reconcile monthly credit card statement and assign expenses to appropriate GL account.
Reconcile and audit GL Balances for discrepancies, perform end of month related adjustment entries.
Assist in month end closing including analysis of expense accounts, vs budget, and document significant variances.
Update current customer database by cross referencing multiple online tools and previous databases to ensure we continuously have up to date customer information.
Review and ensure weekly payables contain necessary documentation for approval.
Assist in end of year process by conducting analytical review of GL accounts prior to closing the books.
Perform other business related duties as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer.
May, 2015 CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL - Deerfield, IL Accounts Representative WAREHOUSE DIRECT - Des Plaines, IL Familiarize with all current accounts Record all transactions relating to client payments Generate and distribute invoices for services rendered Audit all client files quarterly to ensure accurate record keeping Monitor company email and other communication systems to ensure fast responses to clients Meet with clients to discuss future projects and campaigns. General Manager Responsible for employee development on succession planning. Successfully develop and promoted 12 employees to management positions. Local business of the year award from the Village of Deerfield for supporting community programs and local business development. Achieve store sales growth within the Illinois market from Top 100 to Top 25 in sales. Sales growth increased from
Bachelor of Science: Business and Management Accounting, RAMS IMPORTS INC - San Juan, PR Assist in general office duties such as invoicing, filling. Coordinate logistics for shipment delivery. Process accounts payable and accounts receivable, including collections of delinquent accounts. Maintain accurate in-house inventory. Provide support to customers with their orders including customer service over the phone. Retain customers by offering alternative solutions to protect and collect revenue. Manage deposits, accounts receivables, accounts payables and oversee all aspects of office and warehouse operations using QuickBooks. Business and Management Accounting
Arts, Northeastern Illinois University - Chicago, IL Arts
Oakton Community College - Skokie, IL Arts
Fully bi-lingual (Spanish-English) Written and Verbal. *Leadership and team building