BBA - Accounting, CPA qualified candidate
BBA - Finance, CFP qualified candidate
•Special Project: Clear aged variances from Fixed Maintenance & Prepaid Maintenance GL Accounts
•Since taking over the Fixed Maintenance Recs in Oct. 2012:
•Special Project: Worked 3 months on a “Fire Project” for Corporate Accounting - Sales Tax Project with Corporate Sales Tax group to help streamline backlogged sales tax reports for filing.
•Reviewed, analyzed and Reconciled Fixed Maintenance Receivable and Payable accounts; Prepaid Maintenance Payables, Receivables & Unearned Income accounts; Managed Net Investment accounts; Escheatment Accounts; Property Tax Reserve Accounts; Sales Tax Receivable, Sales Tax Payable, and Reserved Value Insurance accounts for Bank Holding Company and Bank.
•Ensured balances were valid and appropriate supporting documentation exists in accordance with US GAAP and the company's procedures; Researched and cleared variances; collected and maintained documentation.
•Reviewed, Analyzed, Reconciled and Cleared variances in a timely manner for all assigned accounts for Bank Holding Company and Bank for US and Mexico Business Units.
•Prepared various reports for and worked with other department management and staff; worked with internal and external auditors and others to obtain and provide information
•Responsible for month-end, quarter-end and year-end journal entries for General Ledger accounts for assigned accounts and uploaded journal entries for Corporate Finance GL accounts.
•Reviewed, documented and updated existing processes and procedures; Created new procedures for new accounts/processes Established and implemented improvements to new and existing policies and procedures
•Outstanding work ethic - possess high level of integrity - maintain absolute confidentiality
•Results oriented – proven ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
•Communicated effectively with diverse staff at all levels of the organization
•Proficient in Excel- Pivot Tables, V-Lookups, Formulas, Access Database Queries, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, PeopleSoft, Oracle
•Established excel spreadsheet project for Texas Unclaimed Property Penalty & Interest Assessment of over $1.7 million; determined dollar amount of unclaimed property reported per company, per branch and per representative; wrote 11 letters to Texas state controller to request penalty and interest abatement waivers due to economic conditions; received all waivers approved; saved the company over $1.7 million
•Enabled the Unclaimed Property group to get all reports completed and sent out 2 weeks earlier than the previous year; Finalized (and submitted for approval) over 1000 California, Illinois, and Texas annual unclaimed property refund requests (the majority of all the requests for 2010); Contributed to the preparation and submission of from 750 to 1000 of the 50+ states 2010 Unclaimed Property Reports;
•Reviewed, analyzed and reconciled 7 multi-million dollar trust accounts to the penny and numerous Operations G/L accounts; Consistently received grade of “A” from Treasury Department; Oracle; STAT; FSI Track; IMAGE Scanner; Asset Manager
•Researched and documented issues as assigned; Q & A of documents to scan & scanned documents; Utilized various tax and legal research tools, i.e. CCH and Lexis-Nexis; Reviewed and coordinated refund requests and supporting documentation; Multi-state Unclaimed Property issues.
•Public accounting; Accounting, Tax and Auditing Services; Compilations and Reviews
•Tax preparation – individual 1040, 1120,1120S, K-1; 1065; federal and state; 940, 941, payroll tax; UCT-6 monthly state sales tax
•Payroll tax and sales tax calculations, deposits, return preparation and e-filing for 12 business clients;
•Monthly, quarterly and year-end bank reconciliation for 12 business clients and 3 trust accounts; G/L entries and adjustments and Financial Statement preparation
•Bookkeeping, payroll, bill paying and check writing for the PA's trust accounts and several clients
Series 7 & 66 Licenses, Life, Health & Variable Annuities License
MBA, CRPC, CFP candidate, CPA candidate
•Financial planning; comprehensive and target planning; asset allocation and investment selection and sales; 401k rollovers; retirement planning; wealth management; investment management; portfolio management; protection planning - life insurance, disability insurance, long term care insurance, health and HSA insurance; education planning; small business financial and retirement planning; estate planning issues; trust account management
Microsoft Excel expert - Pivot Tables, V-Lookups, Formulas
Access Database Queries & data mining
Proficient in Microsoft Office, MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
PeopleSoft use & knowledge - Queries & data mining
SharePoint use experience
InfoLease for Lease and Financial Accounting & CITConnect Research
Internet Accounting, Finance and Tax Research - Lexis-Nexis, CCH & RIA Tax Research - STAT- FSI Track - Ultra Tax - IMAGE Scanner - Asset Manager -10-key; Printers & Scanners; general office tools - QuickBooks
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