|Desired Industry: Accounting/Bookkeeping
|Desired Job Location: Cheltenham, Maryland
||Date Posted: 2/19/2011
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 03-14-11
|Desired Wage: 48,000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 50-75%
|Highest Degree Attained: Other
||Willing to Relocate: Undecided
To work for an organization where I am able to utilize my many skills and abilities in order to contribute to the success of an organization.
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION- Aug. 2008- Present
Treasury Totals Acct. Accounts Payable Dept. - Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772
Audit for proper invoice authorization
Assign appropriate General Ledger Accounts to expenses
Responsible for completion and verification of electronic and paper check runs. ($1-$4 million daily)
Provided company-wide support as it relates to inter-company transactions and handling all inter-company related journal entries.
Ensured the cash account was balanced to the Check Register on a daily basis.
Communicated with processors on a daily basis requesting missing invoices, correction of invoices or vendor information.
Enter and maintain daily Check Registers and collaborate on clearing outstanding cash items
Processing and maintenance of journal entries
Review Travel and Entertainment Expenses for approximately 35,000 employees
PGS COUNTY BD OF EDUCATION-Marlton Elementary School Aug. 2007- June 2008
Substitute Teacher/Para-Professional- Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772
Interpret basic classroom instruction for students;
Working with individual and groups of students to reinforce instruction previously initiated by the teacher;
Preparing instructional plans and instructional materials;
Providing personalized attention and assistance to students to develop or improve skills in the academic, technical or specialized areas of instruction to which assigned;
Providing appropriate activities, discussions, practice and drill work; showing films and filmstrips and employing other audio-visual equipment as required;
Assisting students experiencing difficulties; taking charge of a group of students working on a project;
Conducting activities for the class while the teacher is working with a small group or is otherwise engaged;
Conferring regularly with teacher(s) to discuss plans, receive professional guidance and facilitates professional evaluation of student's progress;
TOWN OF FOREST HEIGHTS MARYLAND- Jan. 2006 - Dec. 2006
Treasurer-Forest Heights, Maryland
-Worked under the general guidance of the Mayor and Council as the Financial Officer of the Town of Forest Heights.
Managed and supervised assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources and managed investments of the Town funds in accordance with the investment policies, goals and local and state regulations.
Provided professional advice to supervisors, made presentations to council members, civic groups and the general public.
Assured that assigned areas of responsibility were performed within budget, performed cost control activities, monitored revenues and expenditures in assigned areas to assure sound fiscal control.
Prepared annual budget requests, assured effective efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, supply materials, facilities and time.
Reconciled the general ledger, bank and investment statements, and maintained accounts receivable and payable along with payroll processing through ADP.
Administered the collection of town taxes, special assessments, fees, liens and other revenues in accordance with town laws and regulations
Worked closely with the auditor providing year-end financial reports and documents
Assisted the Mayor in all aspects related to ensuring that all financial procedures was adhered to with accuracy and in a timely manner.
THE INTERMODAL ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA Sept. 2004 Feb. 2005
Accounting Manager- Greenbelt, Maryland
Chosen to reorganize the many changes being implemented in the Accounting Department which included the set-up and evaluation of new software. (Avectra: netForum)
Position entailed the setting up of the chart of accounts, maintaining the trial balance, generating over 6,000 membership invoices on a monthly basis,
Processed all receivables on a daily basis, reconciling the general ledger, bank reconciliation, created financial statements on a monthly basis, responding to member invoice inquiries, month-end closing and assisted with audit preparations.
. Created numerous Excel spreadsheets in order to readily have financial reports linked to various accounts for departmental review.
. Suggested various banking institution links and contacts in order to gather more informative reports when reconciling the bank and credit card statements.
AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INTERNATIONAL LAW Sept. 2003 Sept. 2004
Accountant Washington, District of Columbia
Selected to oversee the set up and processing of all accounts payable and receivables functions performed by a third party accounting service.
Position entailed the preparation of bank reconciliations, monthly financial reports, and journal entries and through review of the trial balance and departmental budget spending.
Maintained all functions associated with the upkeep of the postage and copier machines.
. Responsible for the selection, purchase and monitoring of new banking software which improved the flow of payments.
INTL CTR FOR THE INTEGRATION OF HEALTH AND SPIRITUALITY AUG.2001 Co. closed July 2003
Accountant - Rockville, Maryland
Brought on to oversee systems processes and financial records for a non-profit research organization. Position entails processing accounts payables and receivables, payroll, bank deposits, electronic transfers and benefit credits; verifying purchase requests; creating invoices and budget and financial reports; preparing 1099 tax forms, bank and investment reconciliations; maintaining state filing requirements; monitoring budgets and disbursements; and coordinating annual audits.
Improved the flow of payment requests by creating policies that met audit requirements.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES- Oct. 1998 Aug. 2001
Accounting Technician - Washington, District of Columbia
Chosen to reconcile revenues for a non-profit organization that develops county government data.
Responsibilities included reviewing transactions and invoices;
Processed purchase order, travel and check requests; made deposits; retrieving payments; posting cash receipts to the ledger; preparing tax documents and financial reports; and verifying work papers.
Joined a team that developed and implemented the associations first Marketing Committee Program.
Coordinated the first conference bookstore that generates approximately $5,000 per event.
Given the Achievement Award for Excellence for exceeding 95% on the annual audit.
Suggested an accounting software change that improved financial report generation readability.
MONTGOMERY WARDS Mar. 1991 Co. closed Oct. 1998
Business Office Manager - Hyattsville, Maryland
Challenged to coordinate an annual $3 million inventory.
Duties included, training managers; administering audits; preparing financial reports and transfers; overseeing cash drawer and bank reconciliation; reviewing accounts receivable and payable; and processing check and customer requests, purchase orders and vendor payments
Drafted guidelines that reduced financial report and company record errors.
Improved store cycle counts by optimizing schedules and division of labor and investing in advanced equipment that reduced employee days, cash expenditure and duration from seven to two days.
Earned the Montgomery Ward Outstanding Customer Service Award in 1992, 1994 and 1997 by providing exceptional customer service that led to written customer comments to the corporate office.
Achieved 100% audit compliance from 1993 to 1995.
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE College Park, Maryland
PRINCE GEORGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Adelphi, Maryland
Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Highly motivated and results-oriented accounting professional possessing exceptional written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to streamline operations that increase efficiency and company profit. Strong background in new product development that increases revenue base. Knowledge of GAAP/GAAS, FASB requirements; strong research and problem solving skills. Fully computer literate including experience with PayChoice, QuickBooks Pro, Peachtree, Solomon IV, Oracle, MAS90, TASC, AVECTRA (netForum), Lotus 123, Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) WordPerfect, Windows 98 and DOS
Available upon request.
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