Hardworking and detailed Accountant with 15+ years of experience in account reconciliation, audit, general accounting and collections. A strong work ethic and determination to complete task in a timely
Manage and supervise the day-to-day opereations of the License Section which includes accounting, audit and online system maintenance. Direct and supervisie the license section employees in their assigned duties, administer employee training and prepare performance evaluations. The Conservation Electronic License System (CELS) generates in excesss of 22 Million Dollars annually in license revenue. Responsible for ensuring collection of monthly license revenue from over 200 agents; perform monthly reconciliations to ensure that all license revenue is remitted to DCNR accurately and timely. Post all payments into Conservation Distribution and Payment System (CDAPS) to ensure agents are paying the correct amount and analyze payments for discrepancies and resolve variances. Ensure that revenue distributions tables are updated accruately which drives revenue to be distributed to the appropriate revenue source as outlined in the Code of Alabama. Post daily cash receipts into STAARS with minimum errors or rejections. Reconcile license revenue collected online thru e-Gov provider to ensure revenue is submitted to DCNR accuratley; credit card denials are resubmitted timely with supporting documentation and rejections are billed dirctly to the customer for collection. Maintain and update revenue distribution tables to ensure that all license revenue is distriubted as outlined in Code of Alabama. Maintain and update privilege codes, cost, commission, indicators and categories in the Reporting Electronic License Accounting Conservation Sales System (RELACS) that enable agents to sell privileges by set criteria (age, resident, non-resident, military exemption, etc). Oversee the online license system to ensure the system is properly functioning to allow customers and agents the ability to purchase and sell licenses. Troubleshoot and resolve license issues preventing license purchases and provide support to WFF and MRD in establishing privilege criteria, issuance of refunds and software enhancements. Perform annual license audit to ensure collection of all license revenue, submit agent variances to surety company for collection in the event the agent does not pay. Since 2012 surety claims have decreased to a bare minimum becasue of new procedures I implemented to deactivate non paying agents after being 60 days in arrears. Provide reports to WFF and MRD upon request and assist with customer relations. Prepare monthly journal entries, reconcile 'funds held in custody' and initiate payment request for GAX and GAX1.
Monitor and enforce internal controls compliances of the 5 Divisons of DCNR. Conduct individaul audits of 22 State Parks and examine the systems process and procedures of internal control to ensure they are adequate, relaiable and effective. Prepare audit reports with findings and recommendations; perform subsequent audits to ensure corrective actions are in place. Audit transactions to determine authorization and approval as required. Monitor the royalty practices of all offshore producers and audit royalty payments from all oi and gas commission contracts. Reconcile various general ledger accounts including endowment funds. Assisted with audit of the License Section in 2010 where we recommended the conversion of the current manual license system to an all electronic system to reduce cost, improve efficiency and generate more revenue. The License Section went totally eelctronic in September 2011.
Responsible for examining and analyzing the financial record keeping of the State Parks Division to ensure accuracy of receipts, inventory disbursements and purchases. Determine compliance within established accounting standards and the divison's policies and procedures. Conduct cash and gasoline audits, develope and maintain internal control procedures; prepare detailed findings and make recommendations. Prepare workpapers that are organized, cross referenced and supported by conclusions. Assisted in reconciling the endowment funds and reviewed Smart Plans for compliance and documentation. Provided reports to Accounting Director as requested.
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