Senior accounting professional with 20 years experience as a trusted advisor assisting companies with financial analysis, reporting, account reconciliations, and strategic planning. Proven leader in the accounting profession influencing and driving initiatives impacting financial reporting and fiscal accuracies. Highly skilled in generally accepted accounting principals (GAAP) and managerial practices and procedures.
Resolved outstanding discrepancies by conducting comprehensive review of journal entries.
Increased productivity through the implementation of various process improvements.
Examined and evaluated financial and information systems,
recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.
*Manage accounting operations
* Evaluate accounting requirements during discovery meetings with potential clients.
* Utilize QuickBooks to complete reconciliations, payroll, annual bonus, sales tax and annual reporting.
* Review accountant book entries to ensure accuracy of the G/L.
* Reconcile bank statements to clients' books and prepare financial statements from client documents. Prepare monthly and annual expense forecasts, including any necessary recommended action required to manage costs to achieve budget. Investigate and resolve discrepancies in monthly bank accounts. Thoroughly review financial statements and correct any discrepancies. Prepare an average of 300 annual federal and state tax returns for both individuals and businesses. Educate management on strategies for minimizing tax liability.
Manage accounting functions such as, job costing, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger. Develop and implement procedures for project management, accounts payable and accounts receivable. Oversee individuals in relation to project coordination and accounts payable for projects. Train fellow employees on new procedures and on computer software called "Solomon" by Microsoft. Implement new utilization for Solomon software in areas of Project and Contract Management. Work with CFO to provide financial statements, accounting procedures and accounting functions for 4 companies including Hall Development, Hall Property Management, Virtual Systems and Extreme Limousine. Oversee day to day accounting functions for all 4 companies.
Manage accounting functions such as general ledger activity, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, inventory and cash flow management. Develop and implement procedure changes for inventory management and accounting, service plan set up and many other business functions. Train fellow employees on company procedures and provide support on all computer functions including a packaged software for HVAC companies called "Successware21" and the entire networking function. Oversee employees in relation to accounts payable, payroll, purchasing, inventory and general business functions. Handle all human resource functions including medical insurance, 401k, vacation, new hires and terminations. Work with developing budgets.
Work with the preparation and implementation of budgets for income and expenses as well as architectural and engineering projects. Train back-up support. Wrote accounting software and procedure manual. Completed a conversion from a DOS based computerized accounting system to a Windows based package called Wind2 that is written specifically for architectural and engineering firms. Handle all accounting functions on the Wind2 software. Also use Excel, Word and Word Perfect for Windows. Utilize Crystal Reports, a sophisticated report writing software, allowing endless flexibility in report writing in coordination with Wind2. Complete all accounting functions for company including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, General Ledger, Cash Management, Job costing, Government Reporting and more. Prepare monthly financial statements on both cash and accrual basis. Work closely with owners/partners to facilitate all their financial information needs. Prepare and maintain fixed asset records.
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