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Sr. Accountant Resume

Desired Industry: Accounting/Bookkeeping SpiderID: 76614
Desired Job Location: Varna, Illinois Date Posted: 12/10/2015
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: Immediately
Desired Wage: 65000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Management (Manager, Director) Willing to Travel:
Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors Willing to Relocate: Yes


Seasoned, astute, and detail-oriented professional, equipped with extensive experience in accounting and finance operations for

various business client entities.

Adept at collaborating with all levels of individuals; while working and cultivating productive working relationships with

professionals from different backgrounds and cultures. Armed with excellent interpersonal and communication skills; able to thrive in

competitive, highly challenging, and deadline-driven environments.


Professional Experience

Variety Specialties & Amusements, Inc. (VSA), Lacon, IL
Controller Jan 2014– Present
Manage all aspects of bookkeeping including deposits, collections, corrections, sales tax for multiple cities, payroll tax, asset

control, reconciliation, balancing, and financial reporting for five separate entities. Review and develop balance sheet and income

statement transactions to align with the United States generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Administer the balancing of

inter-company transactions. Provide support to other teammates in creating Excel worksheets using formulas and tables for performance

and verifiability development. Prepare and submit all financial statements and custom reports based on owner’s request.

Notable Accomplishments:
Successfully identified various discrepancies through demonstration of analytical skills with outstanding results:
Unemployment payroll tax with Missouri employees by coordinating with state officials, obtaining payroll tax identification numbers,

and completing and filing proper documents;
Sales tax reporting wherein credit card transactions were not included in sales tax preparation;
Missing balance sheet assets, liabilities, and cross-company transactions which were not properly recorded.
Developed and implemented Excel spreadsheets to document and track credit card sales; sales tax preparation spreadsheet to include

credit card sales by city and tax rate; pivot tables, vlookup and what-if scenarios for collection and inventory control.
Initiated stop-loss procedures including inventory control programs to avoid theft and misuse of company assets and products.
Led the implementation of alternative payment methods such as credit card, e-check, and online payments.

Standard Heating & Cooling, Peoria, IL
Accountant/Office Manager 2012–2013
Employed analytical skills with the computation of maintenance agreement documents. Secured and properly maintained cost reduction of

accounts payable through vendor discounts. Proactively engaged in various union and government document update inquiries to ensure

compliance. Responded to customer and vendor inquiries regarding payments, purchases, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and

services. Assisted the company president by submitting cost reporting on job analysis and monthly financial statements.

Notable Accomplishment:
Drove key efforts to effectively maintain receivable turnover ratio and electronically depositing accounts receivable checks.
Employed analytical skills in verifying and correcting journal entries to align with GAAP.
Successfully maintained union payroll deductions and documentation.

Diamond Remodeling & Repairs, LLC, Joliet, IL
Controller Oct 2011–Dec 2013
Facilitated in-depth researches on federal, state, and local business requirements for contracting activities in Joliet. Prepared and

submitted federal, state and city documentation for the development of an LLC contracting company. Handled the completion and

documentation of annual 1065 income tax records. Accurately recorded all work orders from three contracted companies including

monitoring all job costs, vehicle expenses, small tool replacement and office and equipment costs. Identified and presented all

accounting errors and documentation to contracted companies along with pay discrepancies. Prepared and submitted all financial

statements comprising of income statements, balance sheets, and documentation for income tax purposes. Made use of H&R Block software

in producing and submitting state and federal income tax returns and K-1 reports.

Notable Accomplishment:
Demonstrated industry skills in creating an accounting chart of accounts, balance entries and preparing federal and state income tax

for a newly formed LLC in compliance with the US GAAP.

American Storage, Inc., Spartanburg, SC
Resident Manager Jun 2010–Oct 2011
Took charge of verifying and gathering accounts receivable while participating in collections and intent-to-sell delinquent activities

compliant with state and federal regulations. Keenly supervised two locations for vacancies, in need of maintenance or signs of

vandalism. Ensured compliance with company and state guidelines in preparing tenant lease agreements; as well as gathering and posting

tenant payments and item sales based on location. Generated and distributed month-end closing reports for income, rented units, and

petty cash. Accurately administered the recording of collection activities while preparing and sending certified sale-of-unit

inventory documents to delinquent tenants.

Tranquil Winds, LP, Spartanburg, SC
Partner/Controller Aug 2007–Oct 2011
Led comprehensive research on federal, state, and local business requirements for various contracting activities in the state of South

Carolina. Generated proper documentations for a partnership company. Closely monitored accounts and prepared financial reports on a

regular basis. Oversaw the completion and filing of annual 1065 income tax documents and K-1 reports.

Notable Accomplishment:
Devised and executed an accounting chart of accounts and beginning balance entries for a newly formed LLC in adherence to US GAAP.

Charter Bank, Albuquerque, NM
Corporate Accountant Jan 2006–Aug 2007
Evaluated and validated daily operations from all bank, insurance, and mortgage transactions to identify discrepancies. Offered hands

-on support to the chief financial officer in generating monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements including consolidated

financials. Rendered direction to internal and external auditors in collecting required financial documentation.

Notable Accomplishments:
Worked closely with the IT and Purchasing departments to effectively develop and maintain a more efficient fixed asset schedule.
Acted as the driving force behind the integration of division information into corporate accounting software for independent and

consolidated corporate reporting.

Earlier Career

Mahoney & Associates LP, Glendale, AZ
Owner / Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Mar 2001–Dec 2005



Master of Science in Accounting: In Progress; Expected Date of Graduation: Nov 2017
Western International University, Tempe, AZ

Bachelor of Science in Accounting: 2002 | Western International University, Tempe, AZ


Professional Affiliations

Member–American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Student Access–Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) | Member–Accounting and Finance Professionals


Areas of Expertise

Profit and Loss Statements
General Ledger Accounting
Corporate Tax Returns
Problem Resolution
Account Reconciliation
Payroll Reporting
Sales/Use Tax Returns
Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR)
Accounts Receivable and Payable
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Financial Statement Balancing and Verification
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Additional Information:

Professional Development

Microsoft Excel Advanced: 2006, Albuquerque, NM

Technical Acumen

Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) | Microsoft Access | Various Accounting and Tax Software | DOS

Available upon request.

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