Flexible Accountant who adapts seamlessly to constantly evolving accounting processes and technology. Adept at budget forecasting, financial reporting and planning. 2 years experience in commercial real estate accounting.
Highly trustworthy, ethical
Financial statement analysis
Budget forecasting expertise
Account reconciliation expert
Effective time management
Partnership equity distributions
SAB 104 and ASC 606 Revenue recognition
Strong analytical skills
Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Strength in regulatory reporting
Flexible team player
Expert in customer relations
Senior Accountant IApr 2017 to Current Jones Lang LaSalle － Los Angeles, CA
Manage all financial reporting and consolidations for the Northwest region Project Development Services Business Unit. Includes 8 separate markets.
Utilized pivot tables, V-Look ups and complex excel formulas to analyze large data sets.
Review real estate leases, commission agreements, and other legal documents to determine proper revenue recognition under SAB 104 and ASC606 guidelines.
Reconcile and adjust general ledger accounts as required.
Post monthly/quarterly journal entries, adjusting entries and accruals.
Manage deferred revenue recognition for multiple markets within the brokerage business unit.
Manage accounts receivables.
Properly apply incoming cash payments to closed deals and subsequently payout broker commissions.
Perform day-to-day and adhoc reporting.
Accounting AssociateJun 2013 to May 2015 Harman International Industries, Inc － Northridge, CA
Performed month-end close duties including reconciliations of over 50 general ledger accounts.
Calculated and posted monthly accruals.
Posted/ reconciled/ analyzed monthly payroll for the Lifestyle-Americas and Global divisions.
Prepared monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial reports, including Profit and Loss Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows and other supplemental schedules.
Managed intra-company AR/AP reconciliations between 25 domestic and international entities within the Lifestyle BU including posting monthly/quarterly intercompany elimination and inventory in transit entries.
Prepared quarterly fixed asset cycle counts which included working closely with department leaders in accordance with external and internal auditors.
Worked with internal and external auditors during reviews and audits to ensure compliance.
Calculated and filed sales tax for nine states including business license renewals and the rent tax for the Harman flagship store.
Analyzed and constructed amortization and payment schedules based on royalty contracts.
Adhoc projects as needed by management.
Audit InternJan 2012 to Apr 2012 Holthouse, Carlin & Van Trigt, LLP － Westlake Village, CA
Assisted with highly complex partnership equity distribution calculations (waterfalls) in accordance with partnership agreements.
Completed 32 low-income housing tax credit audits between two internships.
Audited all applicable accounts and drafted respective client financial statements and notes.
Assisted with setting up two first year audits.
Corporate Finance InternApr 2011 to Sep 2011 Semtech Corporation － Camarillo, CA
Created spreadsheet to assist the accounting team in analyzing/updating customer credit limits.
Tracked and analyzed costs and expenses such as travel, commissions, and entertainment for regional sales groups for the worldwide director of sales and marketing.
Created a template to easily track these costs in the future.
Tracked and analyzed new product workflow and ROI (return on investment) for the director of finance.
Analyzed, developed and implemented a model for forecasting employee fringe benefits worldwide.
Proposed new process to the FPA team/director and the CFO using Excel and PowerPoint.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science, AccountingCalifornia Lutheran University － Thousand Oaks, CASumma Cum Laude