Results oriented Accountant/Administrator with extensive experience in Hospitality & Public Financial Management. Exceptional interpersonal skills with a temperament that engenders team work & productivity complimented by an exquisite customer service disposition. Highlights Proficient in Sage/Peachtree, PeopleSoft & Excellent PC skills with proficiency in MicroSoft Adaco accounting software, with a working office products. knowledge of Quickbooks Excellent oral and written communication skills, Extensive payroll experience, with knowledge in with great customer service disposition. Paychex & Advantage payroll systems
01/2014 to 04/2014
Senior AccountantInterContinental Hotel Group – Boston, MA
This was a two and a half months consulting contract to fulfill an immediate need due to overwhelming work load that the company needed to address immediately.
Responsible for supporting the entire Accounts Payable cycle.
Verifying that all invoices have purchase orders & receiving documents.
Reconciled all invoices in the GL in PeopleSoft & Adaco with every skipped invoice flagged for accrual.
Responsible for the accrual of invoices after the cut-off dates for month end closing.
Reviewed income audit on a daily basis from the previous day's transactions.
Participated in month end closing, preparing coding corrections, miscellaneous adjustments & balance sheet items.
Updated all contracts with the necessary addendum & renewal documentation.
Special projects assigned by the Director of Finance.
10/2007 to 08/2013
Assistant ControllerMerry Hill Corp. DBA Concords Colonial Inn – Concord, MA
Held this position for over 5 years in various capacities beyond the scope of my designation, by also being the de facto operations manager as a result of my involvement in every facet of the business.
Responsible for the full cycle Accounts Payable process.
Conducted bi weekly check runs to ensure all vendors are paid in a timely manner.
Prepared General Ledger reconciliations, analyze and clear reconciling items timely.
Accounts included bank reconciliations, prepaid, accrued and interest expenses.
Updated accounting system preparing journal entries, cash receipts & disbursements and payroll related expenses & accruals.
Processed, reviewed & submitted payroll on a weekly basis for over 100 employees.
Worked on solutions to improve the business process and internal controls.
Reconciled & balanced all relevant accounts for month end closing.
03/2006 to 09/2007
Staff AccountantHampton Inn Logan Airport – Revere, MA
As Staff Accountant my duties entailed a wide range of activities interacting with Sales, Front Office, Night Audit and all other departments.
I also served as liaison between the company and major airline companies with direct billing agreements to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.
Responsible for the full cycle Accounts Receivable Process.
Conducted bi weekly credit meetings to review aging reports Performed income audits for previous day's transactions.
Made collection calls on a regular basis to follow up with debtors.
Researched and resolved all credit card charge backs.
Special Projects assigned by the Controller.
05/2004 to 07/2005
Quality Assurance Analyst/Funding SpecialistFirst Marble Head Corporation – Medford, MA
Reviewed & audited all approved loan disbursement files.
Audited selected disbursements at lender's request.
Audited general disbursements for securitization Reviewed adverse action letters from declined loans.
Checked all disbursement rosters for errors and/or omissions.
Verified that all cancellations & reissues have been voided/posted.
Updated LIBOR interest rates on a daily basis.
09/2001 to 10/2003
Investment SpecialistCDC – Boston, MA
Processed trades and market transactions for investors.
Assisted investors & shareholders with mutual funds trades.
Resolved investors & shareholders errors and/ or omissions.
Disseminated marketing information of all products & services.
Provided investor & shareholder support.
Bachelor of Science: Insurance & Finance Business Management & Marketing Boston University - Boston, MA Insurance & Finance Fellowship program for mid career professionals in leadership positions or potential leadership roles in their
respective professions. Business Management & Marketing