Royalty Accountant, 12/2011 to CurrentGlobal Brands Group Grandover Parkway － Greensboro, NC
Ensure all royalty related contractual requirements are met on the contracts I am responsible for Accrue the monthly anticipated Royalty related income and expenses on a tight time constraint Prepare the quarterly Royalty statements and make sure the correct payment is made on a timely basis and booked properly Utilize SAP to extract reports and post entries Prepare quarterly analysis reports and updates of tracking reports that provide senior management with current status and contract history of all contracts and sub-contracts responsible for Participated in the conversion to a dedicated Royalty software system.
In January 2014 I was given full responsibility for all international and retail sub-contracts for Jennifer Lopez, in addition to the wholesale contracts I was responsible for, thus serving in the capacity of a licensor as well as licensee.
I ensured: All payments were received from the subs when due and pursued payments when late Contractual responsibilities were being adhered to by the subs and pursued explanations and resolutions when there were exceptions Proper taxes were being withheld, recognizing and pursuing a tax refund when the wrong withholding rate was being applied in Italy and Germany.
Senior Accountant, 06/2007 to 11/2011High Point, NC
Responsible for reviewing the monthly financial statements prepared by staff accountants Developed and managed the tax return preparation process during tax season and prepared tax returns for individuals and small businesses Created all engagement letters; managed the general ledger and compiled financial statements for clients Trained client staff and in-house staff in accounting related responsibilities.
Selected Achievement Created a system of recording and tracking the flow of tax returns through the preparation process during tax season, making it possible to know where each return was and what remained to be done at any time, greatly improving efficiency and client service.
Estate Paralegal, 01/2002 to 01/2004Carruthers & Roth Law Firm － Greensboro, NC
Responsible for preparing federal and state individual, gift, fiduciary and estate tax returns Worked closely with the clients as they went through the estate administration process, ensuring that all required accountings were filed with the Clerk of Court on a timely basis.
Operations Analyst, 01/1999 to 01/2002Galey and Lord Industries, Inc － Greensboro, NC
Responsible for consolidating the physical inventory amounts costed by the plants for the various stages in the manufacturing process Prepared the month-end journal entries for inventory and entering them into the general ledger system Prepared post-close reports that analyzed various aspects of the inventory for use by upper levels of management.
Selected Achievement Utilized Excel formulas and macros to convert what had previously been a mostly manual system to an automated system for the consolidation process, greatly reducing the time necessary to complete the process and the risk of errors.
Bachelor of Arts degree:AccountingUniversity of South Florida － Tampa, FloridaGPA: Summa cum Laude GPA: 4.0Accounting Summa cum Laude GPA: 4.0
Bachelor of Arts:EducationGPA: Summa cum Laude GPA: 4.0Education Summa cum Laude GPA: 4.0
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Companies Worked For:
Global Brands Group Grandover Parkway
Carruthers & Roth Law Firm
Galey and Lord Industries, Inc
University of South Florida
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Bachelor of Arts degree : Accounting Bachelor of Arts : Education
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