General Ledger Accountant with 15+ years in account analysis, reconciliation, and general ledger activity. Resourceful Accounting Professional excelling at designing efficient quality control procedures and maintaining sound internal controls.
General Ledger accounting
Account reconciliation specialist
Excellent attention to detail
Sarbanes Oxley audits
Requires minimal supervision
Proficient in Advantage Software, Great Plains, and Promail
Strong organizational skills
Asset and lease accounting
Record retention policy
Sr. General Ledger Accountant05/2000
to Current Grizzard Communications Group – Atlanta,
Performs complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
Sub-ledger reconciliation and daily transaction review.
Prepares accurate monthly financial statements with distribution.
Maintains fixed asset module/lease worksheet for expense and expiration.
Maintains custody of yearly capital budget, and track progress.
Establishes and implements monthly close procedures and timetable.
Management and vetting of new vendor requests, including conflict of interest.
Provides support for quarterly Sarbanes Oxley audits, and other internal and external audits as needed.
Identify areas for process improvement and assist with implementation.
Create internal process manuals for all sections of finance department.
Provides support for AP, AR, Controller, and CFO including ad hoc reports & projects.
Accounts Payable Clerk04/1998
to 04/2000 Grizzard Communications Group Inc – Atlanta,
High volume invoice entry & processing
Researched and resolved accounts payable discrepancies.
Reconciled vendor statements and handled payment complaints or discrepancies.
Audit all expense reports for accuracy and proper expense disclosure.
Financial Aid & Bookstore Manager06/1984
to 12/1997 Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics – Pittsburgh,
Financial Aid processing-grants and loans
Tuition payment processing
Student Bookstore sales and stock orders
Generated student tuition invoices
Researched and implemented electronic Cash Register system
Managed office supplies, vendors, organization and upkeep for students and employees.
Associate of Applied Science: AccountingCCAC-
Adapted the asset software to record and track prepaid expenses (licenses, software, dues, and maintenance).
Created a Records Retention Policy-before it became an SBOX requirement.