8+ years of Travel, Financial Operation and auditing experience within the Federal Government. Extensive knowledge of GAAP, GASB, FASB, prompt pay, A-123, FMIS. Process multiple invoices on a daily basis 5+ years of Supervisory experience Combination of customer service, administrative, and accounting skills. Ability to manage multiple demands and meet deadlines without compromising accuracy or quality. Manage over 3million worth of accounts payable for travel budget. E2 Travel System
U.S DOJ, Supervisory Accountant01/2015 to CurrentDepartment of JusticeWashington DC, NW
Hours per week E2 implementation supervisor for Civil Division Identify and mobilize members of the component implementation team Schedule a weekly implementation meeting all CIV divisions.
Determine migration strategy - one phase or multi-phase approach Finalize implementation schedule for each group Develop training plan (complete needs assessment) and logistics plan Develop communications plan and materials Conduct business process review, identify gaps, and how to manage them Navigate through the E2 test environment to become more familiar with E2 functionality Analyze compliance with E2 desktop configurations requirements Document configuration settings and production data, hierarchy, user profile data, routing pools, routing template, spreadsheet, minor customer POCs Develop validation plan Develop system administration plan Review help desk plan and determine approach Conduct one on one training for those who need it Create routing templates and routing pools in E2 Set up help desk email account and respond to all inquiries/issues for all civil division employees as a member of the help desk team.
Confirm CBA/GTA is setup for Voucher Transaction Fee (VTF) Determine Go/No-Go decision two weeks before planned Go-Live date Provide login information to users Mail Merge Communication Go-Live and execute transition strategy Identify lessons learned four weeks after implementation Post implementation support conference call Setup E2 OBD training classes for travelers, arrangers, approvers and system administrators for all components of Civil Division.
Served as Travel Supervisor for Civil Division, overseeing 10 litigation branches and twenty plus travel coordinators.
Review all authorizations and vouchers for errors before being certified.
Assign YREGDOC numbers to all travel authorization after carefully reviewing them for errors.
Distribute work accordingly Review and approve all authorizations before they reach the certifying officer.
Review and approve all vouchers have the correct information and documents attached before reaching the certifying officer.
Return vouchers or authorization if there is incorrect information.
Resolve all voucher and authorization errors within E2 Provides support to the audit staff for travel to help identify solutions.
Process travel authorization and vouchers for OPBE Reviewed, payed and obligated over 10,000 claims for 9/11 victims comp program.
Process and oversee travel card & passport program Administrate and delivery of travel-specific training program to division staff Provide advice, training and counsel to workers related to work and administrative matters.
Serving as the division travel expert.
Reviews, develops and implements new and innovative methods and procedures to handle workload in the most efficient and effective manner as appropriate.
Supervise the finance travel team in analyzing reports on obligations, accounting data and government credit card use.
Process OF-347 for training purchase.
Coordinate with Department headquarters travel personnel as required regarding financial operations, financial audits, and in ensuring all travel-related financial policies, rules and regulations are being followed.
Works directly with senior Division managers to resolve travel issues, including the provision of authoritative policy guidance on short notice.
Resolve problems and negotiates solutions with these senior managers with little direct supervision.
Process or review over 400 invoices monthly.
Process 911 victim's comp claims.
Reconcile credit card for GTA and procurement office.
Staff Accountant Contractor01/2014 to 01/2015Department of JusticeWashington, DC, NW
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) Hours per week Update and maintain Revenue Operation's Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and provide training to ATF staff.
Analyze prior audit findings to confirm audit procedures Review supporting documents to ensure laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards are correct.
Gather, compile, organize and verifies the accuracy of information needed to address audit- related problems and issues.
Conducted assessments to identify significant risk and test internal controls using validated samples Made recommendation for corrective actions to program office supervisor/management.
Reconcile four lockbox deposits for the Federal Firearms Licensing Center (FFLC), the Federal Explosives Licensing Center (FELC), Imports Branch (IMPF), National Firearms Act Transfers (NFA) and National Special Occupation Tax (NSOT).
The lockbox collection batch from Bank of America is reconciled against the Treasury report in Government On-Line Accounting Link Information Access System II (GOALS II/IAS), the ATF accounting system, and reports from the FFLC, NSOT, NFA, and IMPF systems.
In instances where ATF receives a bad check from an applicant, that information is also researched in Treasury's Electronic Check Processing (ECP) system and updated in the FFLC, NSOT, NFA, and IMPF systems.
Responsible for lockbox deposits that are posted to the wrong routing number or incorrect lockbox, the issue is researched and corrections are made in Unified Financial Management System (UFMS), FFLC, NSOT, NFA, and IMPF systems (if necessary).
Process chargeback's (cases where a cardholder has disputed their license credit card payment with their card issuer) are researched and the necessary information is sent to the appropriate licensing office.
Update and maintain the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the Accounts Payable (AP) accrual process, and refine for procedure updates as needed.
Perform the Open Obligations review tasks quarterly and provide results of the review to ATF management, including maintaining a CFO metrics log of responses.
Attend Open Obligation review meetings with Contracting Officer's Representatives (CORs), Contracting Officers (COs), Funds Control Personnel or Management when necessary; Perform an analytical review of Open Obligation responses to ensure reasonableness and accuracy of amounts recorded in the financial system.
This includes: (1) validating Period of Performance if Obligation is still open, (2) identifying the Obligation's Nature Of Contract to determine an estimated payment (based on vendor history of receivers and trends) that should be recorded versus response provided by directorate, compare the two and reach out to directorate when appropriate, (3) questioning any Receiver provided to ATF by directorate during review to determine if it falls within specified date and (4) updating CFO Metrics with Open Obligation and Open Receiver responses; Identify all small dollar "open" obligations that require closure in UFMS and ensuring closure before quarter end, if not notify the Financial Statement and Analysis Section (FSAS) of dollar amount.
Perform a review (the month after quarter end) to ensure the responses provided by directorates actually have been recorded into UFMS.
Provide management with a bi-monthly report to include results and suggestions for process improvements.
Run open obligation report to generating the High Dollar Vendors from the Excel Macro (both months prior to quarter end, and last month of quarter); Identify COR/COs associated with High Dollar Vendors and providing list to Accounting Branch management; Create Vendor Query Excel spreadsheet and import all High Dollar Vendors and their associated COR/CO; Validate all unbilled responses and amounts provided by vendors and CORs by (1) running Business Object reports (Receivers report and Payment Voucher (PV) report) for specific Contract number's listed, (2) comparing dollar amounts, contract numbers, and invoice number to Payment Vouchers (APVs) and Receivers (ARGs) listed on the Business Object (BO) reports, (3) reviewing contract to determine if billed amount listed are reasonable and in accordance with the period of performance and services/goods received, (4) performing a reconciliation of BO's ARG report and APV report to determine what remains unbilled and unpaid.
Confirm High Dollar Vendor packages are reviewed by Project Manager and Sr.
Project Manager and then provide to Accounting Branch Management with supporting documentation Perform quarterly review of unrecorded liabilities (URL).
Run queries in UFMS based on document status and performing research to determine if the transaction is valid.
Contact individuals for validation of amount, period of performance and goods/services.
Run May 2014 IPAC reports for Revenue ALC-15-07-0001 to obtain Stale Checks (Z Documents) and check for other IPAC's that don't belong to this ALC.
Follow up on prior month Z Document.
Reconcile the Statement of Difference for Deposits for each month for REV & S&E ALC's Provide insufficient fund information to the Licensing Centers using GOAL II & ECP.
U.S DOJ, Supervisory Accountant02/2007 to 01/2014Department of JusticeWashington DC, NW
Hours per week Assist the division's audit liaison with DOJ, department wide financial audit performed by external independent auditors.
Assure all processes are in compliance with GAAP, GASB, FASB and all other rules and regulations.
Supervise a staff of eight senior accountants and non-accountants.
Astute knowledge of DOJ policy and guidelines, prompt pay, A-123 Served as Travel manager for Civil Division, overseeing six litigation branches and twenty plus travel coordinators.
Assisted with the successful audit with no major findings for FY2011 KPMG financial audit Identified potential problems and recommend appropriate mechanisms to address potential audit weaknesses and areas of concern to senior management.
Performs quarterly pre-audit reviews for Civil Division Travel, Finance, Accounting Branch, obligations, accounts payable and expenditures to ensure accuracy.
Have delegated authority as approving official for vendor payments, travel, reimbursements and phone bills.
Input payroll data into system for Time Money and Attendance Report System (STAR).
Check, correct and initial other employee's payroll work once finished.
Responsible for management and execution & reporting of travel budget for over 3million dollars.
Run expenditure and allotment reports to monitor budget and execution.
Process travel authorizations into FMIS system to allow transfer of funds for creation of new obligations, modify or cancel existing obligations, and prepare obligations for upload to the DOJ main frame Process Expert, Fact, and Employee witness travel with GTA account.
Make hotel and flight reservations for traveling employees using government credit card.
Generate travel report to identify duplicate or erroneous transaction Responsible for making accrue adjustments on a quarterly basis (accounts payable) (undelivered) for cost projecting submitted by eight litigation branches.
Run and review reports from Consolidated Obligation Report System (CORS3) to verify obligation and accrual posting.
Reconcile data in multiple accounting systems and making corrections when needed.
Monthly financial reporting for travel, obligation funds for payments, invoices and reimbursements Process and reviewed over 400 invoices on a monthly basis Process over 200 travel authorization on a monthly basis.
Bank Teller08/2006 to 11/2006Account Pros Federal Credit UnionWashington DC, NW
Hours per week Opened and closed accounts; withdrew and deposited money into accounts.
Answered the phone, and managed customer inquiries/issues on a daily basis.
Opened and closed loans; posted loans to account.
Updated and maintained account information as needed.
Distributed money orders, traveler's checks, gift cards, and cashier's checks.
Opened and distributed mail; posted incoming mail to individuals' accounts.
Opened ATMs and deposited into account.
Accounting Assistant05/2006 to 07/2006Sparks Staffing, One Irvington Centre National Electronic Benefit FundsRockville, MD
Hours per week Sent letters to customers with outstanding balances.
Pulled payroll reports.
Cleared Accounts Receivable refunds.
Performed Chevy Chase Bank daily downloads.
Process lockbox Bank reconciliation Posted to general ledger.
Completed journal entries.
Verified checks and prepared deposit slips from contributions and incoming reciprocity.
Reviewed and mailed id month Accounts Payable checks.
Pulled manual check requests.
Reviewed and mailed board expense reimbursements and Accounts Receivable payments.
Ordered and distributed fare cards.
Reviewed and audited pension checks.
Bank Teller11/2005 to 03/2006Census Bureau Federal Credit union Silver Hill RDSuitland, MD
Account Temps Staffing.
Answered phones and worked with customers on a daily basis.
Deposited and withdrew cash/check deposits entries into individual accounts.
Distributed money orders, traveler's checks, and cashier's checks.
Account Receivable12/2004 to 05/2005Sparks Staffing, One Irvington Centre King Lincoln Mercury SuzukiRockville, MD
Acted as liaison between Body Shop Manager and insurance adjusters.
Conducted off-site meetings with various insurance providers.
Compiled comprehensive Excel spreadsheets for Controller.
Managed accounts receivable for Body Shop claims including collections calls.
Reconciled accounts with received payments and balances due.
Accounts Receivable collections.
High School Diploma05/2001Montgomery Blair HighSilver Spring, MD
Bachelor of Science: Accounting Business06/2007Strayer University, Takoma Park CampusWashington DCAccounting Business Management Credits Earned: 180
MBA: Management06/2011Strayer University Takoma Park CampusWashington DCManagement
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