Forward-thinking and detail-oriented accountant with over 15 years combined experience in general accounting and all sub-ledgers in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, financial reporting, internal controls and audit preparation and coordination.
General ledger accounting
Strong organizational skills
General ledger accounting
Financial statement preparation
Audit coordination and preparation
Co-led a team of financial professionals responsible for successfully transitioning California State University San Marcos' accounting system in accordance with implementation of GASB Statements 34/35, Basic Financial Statements—and Management's Discussion and Analysis—for Public Colleges and Universities, which required improved financial accounting and reporting standards for state and local governments and public institutions.
12/2013 to 01/2016
Small Business AccountantAmazing Athletes of San DiegoMaintained overall accounting system for small business including Quickbooks Online setup and maintenance, payroll transactions and tax accruals and payments, credit card processing, payment application, bank reconciliation.
04/2002 to 05/2013
Senior Financial Analyst/Lead Reporting AccountantCalifornia State University San Marcos
Perform professional accounting duties in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Governmental Accounting Standards Board pronouncements, and State regulatory (legal) requirements including oversight of transactions to ensure financial data integrity, coordinate month-end and year-end close, research and analyze complex accounting transactions, provide training and guidance about accounting procedures to other employees and departments, monitor internal control processes and possible weaknesses, recommend changes to procedures and processes as necessary, assist and provide recommendations during the implementation of modules and set-up of systems which will affect the general ledger, compile year-end financial statements and prepare audit documentation as requested by the auditors.
06/2000 to 04/2002
State of CA 22nd District Agricultural Assoc/Del Mar Fair Perform professional accounting duties including General Ledger maintenance and reconciliation, assist with month-end closing process, management and tracking of fixed assets, bank reconciliations for six accounts, oversee accounts payable and payroll functions, review and analyze monthly department financial reports, and determine Cost of Sales by program for the various events hosted on grounds.
01/1999 to 05/2000
Staff AuditorDeloitte & Touche, LLP
Performed audits of clients' financial statements complying with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, report and compile financial statements and notes to financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, review and test internal control systems of the business cycles, review and proof clients' SEC filings on a quarter and annual basis.
05/1998 to 12/1998
Internal AuditorUniversity of Missouri-Internal Audit
Performed audits of the departments in the University in compliance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, performed inventory observations of departments at year-end, performed procedural audits of all ticket sales and cash revenues for events, additional special projects and surprise audits as directed.
Bachelor of Science: AccountancyUniversity of MissouriGPA: GPA: 3.2 Recipient of Emerging Leader Award
*American Business Women's Association scholarship recipientAccountancy GPA: 3.2 Recipient of Emerging Leader Award
*American Business Women's Association scholarship recipient
Credentials Certified Public Accountant January 2004
Accounting, accounts payable, Auditing, bank reconciliations, C, CA, Certified Public Accountant, clients, documentation, financial, financial reports, financial statements, fixed assets, General Ledger, inventory, legal, notes, month-end closing, payroll, processes, research, Sales, year-end