--Senior Accountant-- Resume
|Desired Industry: Accounting/Bookkeeping
|Desired Job Location: Hebron, Ohio
||Date Posted: 5/21/2017
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
|Desired Wage: 60000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: No
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: No
Seasoned, astute, and results-oriented professional, offering extensive experience in accounting management within the banking and finance industries
Knowledgeable of equity fixed income and international market structure; as well as financial strategy and reporting, as well as general ledger structure.
Expert at developing effective strategies to optimize efficiencies, reduce trading costs, and enhance relationships with financial institutions and capital markets.
Skilled at implementing cost controls through understanding of full cycle accounting; as well as providing financial analysis and reconciliations to ensure complete conformity with established accounting guidelines.
Known for excellent interpersonal skills in interacting with clients, staff, and other business partners to establish a foundation that fosters growth and understanding.
2Checkout, Columbus, OH
Senior Accountant 2014–Present
Report directly to the controller in performing various accounting duties within the Accounting/Finance Department, including:
Evaluation of quarterly tax filings;
Processing of accounts payable invoices, including corporate credit cards;
Maintenance of W-9 file and production of 1099s during year-end;
Reconciliation of accounts payable on a monthly basis, including general ledger to the subsidiary AP ledger;
Administration of any necessary monthly adjusting entries, including resolution of identified issues;
Oversight to the unclaimed funds process, such as due diligence letters, state filings, and refund checks;
Collaboration with Human Resources and third-party payroll processor to improve the payroll process; and
Preparation of bi-weekly payroll, encompassing weekly, quarterly, and annual reports; as well as departmental payroll reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
Provide hands-on assistance with the following departmental processes:
Account reconciliation for all general ledger accounts;
Interim and annual financial statement audits;
Documentation of processes and review of internal controls; and
Assessment and reconciliation of daily accounts receivable activity (sales and cash receipts), including aging analysis and resolution of outstanding balances.
Initiated new procedures on merchant payments, which significantly brought outstanding results.
Drove key efforts in reducing month-end closing processing from 10 to 5 business days; as well as time for the reconciliation of outstanding items from 3 to 1 day.
Developed and executed a new reconciliation process of the company’s newest and most complex client.
Streamlined payments review process, which expedited the process and decreased errors.
Citigroup, Columbus, OH
Senior Analyst, Expense Management 2014–2014
Oversaw fund administration support for expense reporting.
Participated in a functional team accountable for budgets, accruals, monthly calculation of asset-based fees, vendor invoices, regulatory filings, ad hoc reporting, and hedge clients.
Expertly handled additional expense pro-forma and ad hoc requests as necessary.
Maintained active involvement in preparing and reviewing 1099s for vendors and trustees; as well as all expense-related data within funds, N1-A filings, and annual/semi-annual reports.
Facilitated the research and resolution of specific issues/initiatives.
Offered hands-on support in answering audit-related questions as necessary.
Earned promotion to senior analyst position through the following efforts:
Training of new staff members and offshore team in India;
Successful migration of the company’s largest client; and
Development of numerous procedures.
Staff Accountant, Portfolio Accounting 2011–2014
Managed and maintained investment transactions for clients, including foreign exchange records and currency projections.
Guaranteed accuracy of accounting entries in the general ledger based on client and administrative standards.
Generated journal entries for accounting and reconciliation requirements, while evaluating financial statements to ensure accuracy and consistency.
Observed strict compliance with regulatory guidelines through daily audits and verified futures, options, and swaps trades.
Carried out key tasks, such as reviewing financial statements, facilitating due diligence on monthly and daily holdings of mutual funds, and evaluating cash statement for trading purposes.
Served as liaison for high-level reporting, while performing ad hoc reporting for business and developmental teams and presenting weekly/monthly cash and position reports to portfolio managers and clients.
Took charge of the largest and most complicated mutual fund valued at $15B.
Spearheaded outsourcing-related programs, as well as efficiency and Lean implementation, including effective solutions on related issues.
Administered daily fund activities, including corporate actions and dividends, along with existing positions in terms of payments (interest and dividends), rights, and corporate actions.
Implemented period-end closing activities, including parallel valuation of different accounting standards.
Automated the accounting system that increased productivity by 50% by identifying variances in investment transactions, defining causes, and reconciling outages.
Rendered direct oversight to the successful migration and implementation of the State Employee Retirement System of Ohio to the middle office group.
Woodforest National Bank, Newark, OH
Branch Manager 2008–2011
Provided direction to all facets of branch performance and growth initiatives, including profit and loss management, as well as financial management and human resources.
Formed and supervised a high-performing team by hiring talented applicants and training employees on various areas, including sales, services, and operations.
Thoroughly evaluated customer’s needs and recommended suitable products and services to ensure retention and growth.
Worked in collaboration with the top management to accomplish monthly and annual objectives.
Achieved sales, operations, and performance goals in a highly competitive sales environment by increasing annual sales by approximately 20% and minimizing branch charge off by 20%.
Contributed in positioning the bank among the top four branches in the region.
Worked closely with corporate managers in improving branch customer satisfaction and reaching 99.8% satisfaction rate, which was considered as the highest in the region.
Assistant Branch Manager 2006–2008
Planned and coordinated branch activities, including training of employees and ensuring workforce stability by enforcing a professionally healthy environment.
Held full accountability in maintaining high profile accounts to satisfy clients’ financial banking needs.
Offered recommendations on the basis of audit findings to strengthen internal controls and safety in adherence to laws, regulations, managerial policies, and generally accepted audit standards.
Promptly responded to technical operating issues as necessary and performed operational, sales, and administrative functions as directed by the branch manager.
Bachelor of Arts in Accounting: 2001 | Otterbein university, Westerville, OH
Account Reconciliation | Tax and Regulatory Filings | General Ledger | Fund Administration
Payroll Processing | Financial Statements Preparation | Audit Facilitation | Customer Relations
Writer–www.hawaiianbrian.com | Ping Pong Champion/Player–2Checkout Ping Pong Team
Member–Wellness Committee | Committee Member–United Way | Member–Meals on Wheels
Member–Greater Columbus Tennis/Associate Tennis Team | President–Eta Phi Mu Fraternity
Microsoft Dynamics–GP | Microsoft Excel | Multifonds | Bloomberg
Oracle-Based Financial Reporting | Data Query Applications
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