Capable Accountant successful at managing multiple projects and consistently meeting deadlines under pressure. Extensive knowledge of accounting software and processes. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word. Previous experience using Lotus 1-2-3.
Accounting Software skills
ACCPAC Deltek Government Contracts One-Write
MAS 90 McCormick and Dodge
Peachtree Intuit Quickbooks
MANMAN ADP Payroll Paychex
Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word
Knowledge of GAAP guidelines
Strong problem solver
Formally recognized for excellence achieved in financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting.Produced 20% more account reporting data than required by taking on additional duties.
General Ledger Accounts
Reviewed all tax returns prepared by individual departments before approval.Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts while under tight deadlines.Supplied detailed tax documentation needed to submit accurate corporate returns.Processed journal entries, on-line transfers and payments.Verified that information in the computer system was up-to-date and accurate.
Also worked in the Accounts Payable area, entering invoices into computer, setting payment dates for each invoice. Matched invoices to copies of purchase orders and shipping documents, verifying signature approvals prior to entry into computer for payment.
Collaborated extensively with auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes.Supplied detailed tax documentation needed to submit accurate corporate returns. Reconcile all accounts and make corrections to software program that was designed for use by non-profit organizations.
Block grant funds were properly adjusted to appear in program accounts for which these funds were intended. Money was deposited in the bank accounts but incorrectly posted or not posted at all to program accounts for use by various administrators and Board of Directors.
Processed check requests for rollover of 401k accounts from one retirement plan to a different retirement plan. Also processed checks for payment to beneficiaries of deceased account holders. Worked with check control area to verify checks were being processed daily as needed. Interacted with immediate supervisors and senior management regarding problem issues with check processing. Also maintained spreadsheets of checks processed on a weekly basis for review by supervisors.
Received approval for payment of manual checks from senior management after verifying all related documents regarding payee information was attached. Sought further documentation from 401k plan administrators when manual checks were not approved for payment.
Trained a new temporary employee in the process of producing manual check requests from various plan administrators. Taught her how to use Microsoft Excel in entering information about manual checks after daily cutoff times.
Verified that information in the computer system was up-to-date and accurate.Compiled statistical information for special reports.Tested the design and effectiveness of internal controls by completing walk-throughs of complex business processes.Performed debit, credit and total accounts on computer spreadsheets/databases, using specialized accounting software.Addressed and resolved non-routine, complex and unexpected variances.
Reconciled checking accounts with average monthly balances of $50000 and 500 checks per month were written. Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts while under tight deadlines.Verified that information in the computer system was up-to-date and accurate.Performed debit, credit and total accounts on computer spreadsheets/databases, using specialized accounting software.Addressed and resolved non-routine, complex and unexpected variances.
Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts while under tight deadlines. Learned how to use Deltek and the different modules in that program including Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Cash Receipts and Job Costing. Aging of Accounts Payable and monitoring current balances of active bank accounts were done every day.Posting payments from government agencies to various outstanding invoices. Diligently monitored remediation plans to confirm proper resolution.Aligned all financial activity with the regulations of the GAAP.
Bank account reconciliations for unreconciled cash and zero-dollar(payroll) bank accounts from different locations. Corrections to Cash account were made as needed. Discovered that a $50,000 discrepancy between reconciled bank account for cash and amount shown in G/L was related to prior year's ending balance not carried over to current year. Made correcting G/L entry with management approval to resolve discrepancy. Posted cash receipts and outstanding invoices to General Ledger.
Prepared Audit schedules for small non-profit organization.Systematically prepared documents and assembled financial statements for independent auditors.Issued 350 paychecks to employees on a bi-weekly basis.Updated confidential employee banking information with accuracy and speed.Processed bank reconciliations and financial reports to verify practice of proper due diligence.Processed payroll, electronic deposits and employee pay adjustments.
Verified that information in the computer system was up-to-date and accurate.Identified and resolved system and account issues.Provided base level IT support to company personnel.Trained new employees and explained protocols clearly and efficiently.
Converted 401K client data from WANG computer system to IBM System 36. Reconciled State Street bank accounts to T. Rowe Price account balances for various clients as shown from the old computer system. Wrote down step-by-step directions on how to access the Wang computer, including printouts of screens as visual aids.
Explanations of procedures to new personnel assigned to project. Submitted written instructions to supervisors for their review and to gain a further understanding of my job. Spreadsheet creation for Guaranteed Income Contracts including merging of old and new data for management review.
Researched and resolved billing and invoice problems. Billed customers every month for premiums based on number of employees in the Health Insurance plans. Copied checks deposited through lock box accounts and posted payments to customer accounts. Processed vouchers for commission checks sent to third-party insurance brokers and independent agents. Made collection calls on delinquent accounts and processed policy cancellation requests from customers.
Collaborated extensively with auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes.Tracked all capital spending against approved capital requests.Aligned all financial activity with the regulations of the GAAP.Supplied detailed tax documentation needed to submit accurate corporate returns.Coordinated fixed asset additions and retirements.Managed accounting operations, accounting close, account reporting and reconciliations.
Performed debit, credit and total accounts on computer spreadsheets/databases, using specialized accounting software.Received, recorded, and banked cash, checks, and vouchers as well as reconciled records of bank transactions.Reviewed accountantÆs book entries to ensure accuracy of the G/L. Spreadsheets were NOT created using Lotus 1-2-3.Verified that information in the computer system was up-to-date and accurate.Processed confidential tax form information.Processed confidential tax form information.Developed and created a more effective filing system to accelerate paperwork processing.
Processed an average of [<400>] invoices per month for a large-scale organization.Calculated figures such as discounts, percentage allocations and credits.Suggested process improvements to secure prompt and regular receipts for the organization.Coded the general ledger and processed vendor invoice payments.Opened and assigned new client accounts.Balanced batch summary reports for verification and approval.Researched and resolved billing and invoice problems.
Additional coursework in Intermediate Accounting and Corporate Finance. Minor in Economics,Portfolio management seminar. International Relations coursework specifically focused on Exchange rates. Emphasis in investments, corporate finance. Additional coursework in Management Information systems
CPA Exam Prep Course May to late October 1990
Income Tax Reporting course
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