Experienced Accounting Professional

Posting ID : A1068484714
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Resumes Job Wanted

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Approximately 20 years hands on experience in the Caribbean, Massachusetts, and Georgia as a project professional/consultant/contract and full-time employee within the Professional Services and Non-Profit industries
Considerable knowledge of GAAP, accounting practices and procedures
Created reports to assist financial departments with better use of time management
Communicated effectively with business clients to improve internal customer service and relationships
Proficient on Intermediate level in Microsoft Office; Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point
Performed HR functions: new hires, terminations, and benefits packages
Managed Receivables: invoice and contract entry, payment receipt, account reconciliation, collections
Processed high volume of invoices using QuickBooks, Great Plains, PeopleSoft, Lawson, and SAP
Processed W2 and 1099 forms, month-end close, year-end audit
Processed multi-state payroll including: ACH/wire transfers, garnishments, payroll taxes and reports

TECHNICAL SKILLS
SAP Business One & Crystal Reports, Oracle, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft Financial, QuickBooks Enterprise & Pro Versions, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, SL, Great Plains, Solomon IV, SagePro, ADP Workforce Now, Concur, Paycom

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Warbird Consulting Partners, Atlanta, GA April 2014 to April 2015
Sr. Staff Accountant -- Payroll Manager
Accountable for the accuracy of all system generated direct deposits and checks, including calculation of bonus, commissions, expense reimbursement, and vacation pay for internal employees and project professionals via Microsoft Dynamics SL -- Advanced Management v8.0 and ADP Workforce Now 2.0, Concur, and Paycom
Overseen the multi-jurisdictional payroll process ensuring the accurate, timely and compliant payment of employee wages; assisted with system implementation
Reconciled payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports and resolved payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
Protected organization's value by keeping information confidential
Assisted Corporate Controller with month-end activities as it related to payroll: analysis, account reconciliation, and created journal entries for all wages, taxes, and benefits

Connectivity Wireless, Inc., Duluth, GA May 2012 to April 2014
Staff Accountant
Managed Accounts Receivable which includes invoicing customers based on purchase order details and client requirements, managing payment receipts, and reconciliation
Prepared project invoicing schedules and advise management of perceived timing issues and payment term changes
Assisted in SAP process setup and creating reports
Prepared monthly revenue and receivable management reports (including project level % of completion, region breakdown, DSO analysis, appropriate ratios, and other requested reports)
Assisted in month-end close and audit schedules

StaffSource, Inc., Atlanta, GA June 2011 to May 2012
General Accounting Contractor
Accounts Payable Assistant at Morris Hardwick Scheider in Atlanta, GA: March -- May 2012
Processed high volume of accounts payable invoices into Microsoft Dynamics SL 7.0 as submitted by branch offices at 49 locations within 10 states
Created new vendors and verified payment status of vendor statements
Processed checks and debit adjustments
Mailed checks via USPS, FedEx, or Interoffice Courier File invoices and W9 forms
Staff Accountant at American Intercontinental University in Atlanta, GA: June -- October 2011
Assisted VP of Finance with daily operations of Finance Department and Campus Bookstore
Purchase order management and approved accounts payable invoices utilizing PeopleSoft Financials
Scholarship approval assistance with Financial and Admissions Team
Generated department budget and forecasting reports, and assisted with month-end close

Coker Consulting, LLC, Alpharetta, GA June 2009 to March 2011
Accounting Coordinator
Project Accounting for Healthcare and Financial Consultants
Generated weekly/monthly invoices of labor/expenses (100 -- 300) for healthcare professionals; ambulatory healthcare services, hospitals, nursing and residential care facilities using Microsoft Dynamics SL
Trained new hires on entering time/expense Solomon Portal
Records management -- created/maintained/audited financial analysis reports
Managed collection activities: sent follow-up inquiries, negotiated with past due accounts, keeping track of cash receipts

Kinetix, LLC/Bearing Point, Inc., Atlanta, GA October 2008 to May 2009
Staff Accountant, A/P Procurement Specialist
Assisted in inventory and account reconciliation for Data Centric, IT and Kinetix, LLC
Reviewed data provided by CEO, Controller, and IT for reconciliation projects
Created and updated Excel spreadsheets to record detailed information for 24 Balance Sheet accounts
Processed high volume of invoices using Great Plains & SAP
Analyzed customer data and processed journal entries

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. -- IHQ, Decatur, GA February 2007 to August 2008
Staff Accountant
Recorded daily bank balances (Wachovia, Bank of America) via Excel
Processed full cycle Accounts Payables in QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions
Assisted in Accounts receivable (cash receipts, account reconciliation)
Served as Online Program Administrator for American Express and BB&T corporate credit cards
Reviewed online orders and corresponded between customer and vendors
Received and processed new hire information
Submitted bi-weekly payroll to ADP
Processed W2s and 1099 forms for employees and customers
Assisted with year-end financial audit

EDUCATION
Strayer University, Atlanta, GA June 2009 to December 2013
B.S. -- Accounting
G.P.A. 3.667


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