Senior Accounting Manager with 18 years of knowledge with payroll and accounts payable and over 15 years of managerial experience.
PeopleSoft Financials 9, PeopleSoft HRMS 9, PeopleSoft Query, Oracle SQL, MS Excel, Macros, VBA, MS Access, MS PowerPoint & Word, Visio, Vista Plus
General ledger accounting, Account reconciliation, Analytical reasoning
01/2013 to Current
Senior ManagerCompany Name － City, State
Responsible for departmental budget and cost control for 15 employees.
Coordinate requests for all of Shared Services for Internal Control, Internal Audit and External Audit including Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance.
Oversee GL Interface process and make all necessary modifications.
Variance analysis during and after month end close.
Reconciliation review and journal entry posting.
Develop and run complex queries in Oracle for internal and external reporting.
Responsible for enterprise wide unclaimed property process.
07/2006 to 12/2012
Supervisor/ManagerCompany Name － City, State
Supervise daily activities of four Staff and Senior Staff Accountants.
Interact with many levels of management across departments.
Prepare reports used by Chief Accounting Officer for decision making.
Review reconciliations prepared by team on a monthly basis.
Review and post journal entries prepared by team for month end close.
Use SQL daily to run reports and assist team with daily activities.
Tested and implemented modifications for multiple acquisitions.
Tested the GL interface for the PeopleSoft HR and Financials upgrades.
Coordinated the automation of many key processes for the GL interface.
08/2003 to 07/2006
Staff/Senior Staff AccountantCompany Name － City, State
Assisted team with daily problem solving and operational issues.
Analyzed corporate pension and made monthly entries to meet actuarial targets.
Prepared monthly headcount report/analysis and quarterly variance analysis for Corporate Executives and Divisional Vice Presidents.
Prepared weekly journal entries to post payroll activity for 45,000 employees.
Ad hoc variance analysis.
Monthly Cash Flow Analysis.
Reconciled payroll tax GL accounts and researched items for resolution.
Reconciled AP Disbursement bank account with monthly volume of 50,000 payments.
Created PeopleSoft queries for use by my entire team.
Developed MS Access database to automate the tracking of all unclaimed wages and associated escheat filings.
02/2002 to 08/2003
Benefit Accounting ManagerCompany Name － City, State
Responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, disciplining, developing corrective action plans, and preparing and delivering annual performance reviews for 10 employees.
Interfaced with internal and external auditors on a regular basis.
Responsible for accuracy of Benefit reconcilements for Bank of America for over 100 accounts.
Responsible for all metrics reporting to client.
Tested the GL functions for the payroll system conversion to PeopleSoft for the Bank of America / NationsBank merger.
Six Sigma Greenbelt trained and completed the first Greenbelt project in Charlotte Service Center that reduced the reconciling time of the manual check GL account from 5 days to 5 hours.
10/2000 to 02/2002
Benefit Accounting SupervisorCompany Name － City, State
Supervised daily activities of five financial analysts.
Responsible for interviewing, training, disciplining, developing corrective action plans, and preparing and delivering annual performance reviews.
Developed uniformed metrics for entire department to use as a reporting tool.
Reviewed approximately 140 reconciliations monthly prepared by team.
Maintained departmental metrics for reporting.
Assisted team in the development and implementation of new reconciliation processes.
Reconciled approximately 15 General Ledger benefit accounts with large volume including 401k, pension, executive retirementplans and employee taxes.
Created program in Excel for multiple users to uniformly calculate retroactive payroll more accurately and efficiently.
07/1999 to 10/2000
Financial AnalystCompany Name － City, State
Reconciled 15-20 General Ledger payroll accounts with volume for 150,000 employees.
Prepared aging reports for all GL accounts.
Improved existing and implemented new reconciliation processes.
Used available technology to extract data from reports using Docu Analyzer that reduced time from hours to seconds.
Developed solution to streamline direct deposit GL reconciliation and reduced the reconciliation time from 4 weeks to 5 hours.
B.S: Business Administration AccountingCoastal Carolina University － City, StateBusiness Administration Accounting Wall School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Accounting, acquisitions, streamline, Ad, AP, automate, automation, budget, Cash Flow Analysis, conversion, cost control, client, database, decision making, Financials, Financials 9, financial, General Ledger, GL, hiring, HR, Internal Audit, Macros, MS Access, MS Excel, Excel, MS PowerPoint, Word, month end close, enterprise, Oracle, Oracle SQL, payroll, PeopleSoft, PeopleSoft HRMS 9, performance reviews, problem solving, processes, reconciling, reporting, Sarbanes Oxley, Six Sigma, SQL, tax, taxes, upgrades, Variance analysis, Visio, Vista, VBA
*MVP Award for helping another department with Excel macros
*Total Quality Service Award for help during transition
*Total Quality Service Award as part of project team
*Excellence in teamwork award for reconciliation project transition.
*Customer Service Excellence Award for completion of the first Six Sigma Greenbelt project in my center
*Two Customer Excellence Leadership Awards for process improvements
*2000 Peer recognition award
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