Senior Accountant/Asst.Controller

Posting ID : A1068485320
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Resumes Job Wanted

I have vast experience in R/E property management (residential, commercial, shopping centers, industrial, office buildings and tennis courts), non-for-profit and financial organizations. My accounting responsibilities have been overseeing A/R & A/P input, journal entries, financial reporting, audits, payroll, bank reconciliations, cash management, budgets, variance reports and managing ERISA accounts. In my contract work I have helped in property set-ups, software conversions, tenant ledger reconciliations, managed accountants, updated IHDA systems, trained employees and worked on detailed special projects. I am also fluent in Spanish. I feel with my diverse experience I would be an asset to any company. My resume follows:

ANGELICA I. MERINO

CAREER RELATED EXPERIENCE

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT FOR 3F PROPERTIES (07/2015-8/2015)
Completed bank reconciliations and maintained cash control balances.
Inputted job cost invoices in both Yardi and Quickbooks.
Handled and gathered information for constructions draws per banks
requests. Reconciled credit card accounts.

ASSISTANT CONTROLLER FOR MANNA MANAGEMENT (12/2011-5/2014)
Completed financial statements for 14 residential and commercial properties, also brokerage offices, (Yardi & Quickbooks) supervised A/P & A/R person, handled cash management and bank transfers for 24 bank accounts, completed payroll, created budgets and helped in tax preparation. Used fluency in Spanish to translate for tenants, letters & notices.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT FOR MCSHANE DEVELOPMENT (July 2011)
Completed journal entries, monthly workpapers and financial statements on Timberline. (Residential, office buildings
and industrial properties) Created management fee spreadsheets and completed bank reconciliations. Completed
construction draws and updated amortization and depreciation schedules.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT FOR HEARTLAND ALLIANCE (10/08-8/2009)
Helped in the set-up for residential subsidized properties in Yardi 5.0 system. Analyzed and corrected tenant ledgers
and trained personnel on Yardi system. Reconciled tenant ledgers in CHA Yardi system to Housing Yardi system.
Completed bank reconciliations and investigated discrepancies in cash accounts. Worked on various analysis projects.
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CONSULTING WORK FOR VARIOUS COMPANIES (1/07-10/2008)
Completed budgets, financial reporting and special projects pertaining to monthly reporting and year end reconciliations.
Helped in ledger clean-up on CHAC residential properties for upgrade to Yardi 6.0 system.

SENIOR PROPERTY ACCOUNTANT FOR RMK MANAGEMENT (6/05-12/2006)
Inputted property account information in the conversion process of Timberline to Yardi for 30 residential
properties . Input budgets, completed journal entries and property and corporate monthly financial statements and
reconciled employee expense accounts. Completed audit work papers and property, investment and corporate bank
reconciliations. Completed variance reports and worked on various analysis projects.

SENIOR PROPERTY ACCOUNTANT FOR NEW FRONTIER MANAGEMENT (1/05-4/2005)
Handled monthly closing for 6 HUD residential properties, including analysis comparison of IHDA reports, work
papers, cash analysis, bank reconciliations and year end audit schedules. Completed journal entries and prepared
financial statements on MRI Windows 5.0 system.

CONSULTING WORK FOR VARIOUS COMPANIES (9/04-12/2004)
Completed financial reporting and special projects pertaining to monthly reporting and year end reconciliations.

ACCOUNTING MANAGER FOR PRIME REALTY GROUP (6/04-8/2004)
Supervised two property accountants handling 20 industrial properties. Handled all monthly journal entries
and work papers, updated (FAS) fixed asset system, updated straight line rent (FASB), completed quarterly variance
comparison reports and prepared financial statements for 150 unit office building.

CONSULTING WORK FOR VARIOUS COMPANIES (1/02-5/2004)
Completed financial reporting and special projects pertaining to monthly reporting and year end reconciliations.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSOC. OF ASSESSING OFFICERS (10/99-12/2001)
Handled monthly closing responsibilities and prepared financial reports for non-for-profit organization. Supervised all aspects
of computer conversion to Great Plaines. Completed bi-monthly payroll, monitored time sheets and employee insurance billings.
Corrected $50,000 discrepancy in pension plan and handled all aspects of 401K plans. Responsible for bank reconciliations, cash
flow balances, sales and use tax returns, audit papers and year-end closing procedures. Supervised accounting assistant.

CONSULTING WORK FOR VARIOUS COMPANIES (4/98-9/1999)
Completed financial reporting and special projects pertaining to monthly reporting and year end reconciliations.

PROPERTY STAFF ACCOUNTANT FOR GENERAL GROWTH MANAGEMENT, INC.(11/96-3/1998)
Responsible for four shopping centers ( REIT) and the timely completion of general ledger account balancing for financial
statement preparation. Completion of sales and use tax returns, bank reconciliations and preparation of annual adjustments
of expense recovery billings Reviewed tenant leases and calculated yearly increases. Prepared audit work papers for
year-end closing.

CONSULTING WORK FOR VARIOUS COMPANIES (1/06-10/1996)
Completed bank reconciliations and account analysis for investment company handling pension plans.


PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING LIAISON FOR TENNIS CORPORATION OF AMERICA (01/95-12/1995)
Handled accounts receivable, accounts payable, and bi-monthly payroll for three tennis clubs for a property management
organization. Monitored cash flow balances, initiated wire transfers and completed month end closing activities. Prepared
monthly financial reports, audit papers and handled year end closing activities.

CONSULTING WORK FOR VARIOUS COMPANIES (11/93-12/1994)
Completed financial reporting and special projects pertaining to monthly reporting and year end reconciliations.
Handled bi-lingual consumer collection for credit corporation.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT FOR POPE, BALLARD, SHEPARD & FOWLE, LTD(05/93-10/1993)
Handled trust accounting and participant record keeping, on company owned system, for three ERISA plans for prestigious law
firm. Implemented correspondence with investment brokers and prepared quarterly employee pension reports. Responsible for
monitoring insurance payments, bi-monthly payroll and bank reconciliations.

CONSULTING WORK FOR POPE, BALLARD, SHEPARD & FOWLE, LTD. (2/93-4/1993)
Completed special projects, bank reconciliations, and account analysis. Consequently hired as full --time employee.

ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST FOR CB COMMERCIAL (10/88-01/1993)
Handled accounts receivable, accounts payable, closing entries and preparation of monthly financial reports for 10 commercial
properties (REIT office and shopping centers). Responsible for monthly financial reporting for METLIFE, PRUDENTIAL and
UNUM computer systems. Monitored cash flows, initiated bank transfers and prepared year-end audit papers and closing activities.

EDUCATION
DePaul University, College of Commerce, Chicago, IL
Major: Management Minor: Accounting

AWARDS

GECC Golden Eagle Award, Member Who's Who Among American High School
Students, Spanish National Honor Society

COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE & PROGRAMS

Excel Windows, Microsoft Word, Lotus, Word Perfect, Great Plaines,Timberline
TIMMS, MRI Windows, ADP Payroll, System 38, DC-100, Yardi 6.0, J.D. Edwards
Microsoft Outlook, Access, Tenant Pro, FAS, Quick Books


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