STAFF ACCOUNTANT - GRANT MANAGEMENT AND FUND DEVELOPMENT
Flexible accounting professional with 5+ years of experience in accounting operations, budget forecasting, grant management, audits, regulatory financial reporting and analysis in both public and private sectors. Adapts seamlessly to constantly evolving accounting processes and technology. Successful at managing multiple projects simultaneously and consistently meeting deadlines.
Strength in regulatory reporting
Public and Private accounting
Data collection and analysis
Budget forecasting and analysis expertise
Full cycle payroll processing
Strong organizational skills
Proficient in childcare management software
Staff Accountant - Grant Management and Fund Development August 2014 to March 2016Los Angeles Urban League － Los Angeles, California
Ensured timely and accurate invoicing to grant agencies, foundations and individuals.
Lead the creation and revision of all program budgets.
Reviewed government contract budget modifications and expenditure plans.
Compiled financial, accounting and auditing reports and tables for cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable, receivables and profits and losses.
Monitored daily banking transactions.
Tracked all grant spending against approved grant budget.
Reviewed accountant book entries to ensure accuracy of the General Ledger.
Teamed with Controller to coordinate all A/R cost allocations.
Directed annual agency and program audits.
Assisted Controller in tracking and maintaining property and liability insurance policies.
Reconciled all funding data between Finance and Fund Development department.
Fiscal Specialist - Payroll/AP July 2011 to June 2013COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE SVGM － Los Angeles, CA
Accurately processed data, validation and transmission for semi-monthly payrolls in ADP system.
Managed payroll and time and attendance systems.
Processed employee payroll/status changes, withholding notices and leave requests in ADP HR/Benefit Solutions.
Performed operating budget development and prepared budget revisions as needed.
Handled accounts payable coding and review.
Monitored weekly Financial Transaction Detail Report and performed general ledger maintenance as required.
Managed purchasing, receiving and payment of invoices.
Sourced new vendors for purchasing needs.
Oversaw bidding processes.
Prepared year end 1099 and W-2 forms;
Set up new vendor accounts;
Processed employee mileage and expense reimbursements.
Accountant November 2008 to June 2011LOS ANGELES URBAN LEAGUE HEADSTART & STATE PRESCHOOL － Los Angeles, CA
Managed State, Federal and Local Contracts; Prepared quarterly reports for submission to State for reimbursement;
Prepared annual financial plans and program budgets, and monitored monthly for compliance and modification;
Reviewed accounts payable transactions to verify proper documentation and general ledger accuracy.
Accurately entered Accounts Payable transactions into accounting system and processed payments.
Posted journal entries for purchases, cash distributions and receipts.
Maintained petty cash fund balance, disbursements and request for replenishment.
Processed payroll via ADP ensuring they were accurate, complete and fully executed; Prepared payroll journals;
Monitored vacation accrual.
Prepared monthly financial reports and bank reconciliation for submission to Corporate office and Grantee.
Participated in yearly financial audit and maintained fixed asset information.
Driver Pay Clerk/Customer Care Specialist September 2005 to March 2008American West Worldwide Express － Compton, CA
Processed payroll for 200 line haul and local drivers.
Maintained driver payroll files, prepared reports and year-end tax forms.
Responded to driver inquiries regarding payroll, bonuses and benefits.
Monitored driver miles to ensure compliance with laws.
Processed driver quarterly incentives and safety bonuses.
Assisted Controller with account analysis, account reconciliation and month-end closing.
Researched and resolved discrepancies in monthly and quarterly financial reports.
Managed accounts payable and receivables transactions for Line haul Division.
Lead Customer Care agents for Blanket Wrap Furniture division.
Monitored and updated status of all shipments on daily basis.
Responded to customer calls regarding shipment status, rate quotes and special delivery arrangements.
Certificate : Accounting, 2017University of California, Los Angeles － Los Angeles, CA, USA
Master of Arts : Management, August 2014University of Redlands, School of Business － Redlands, CAManagement
Bachelor of Science : Business and Management, May 2005University of Redlands, School of Business － Redlands, CABusiness and Management