Accounting / Administration Construction Professional

Posting ID : A1068536816
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Resumes Job Wanted

ENERGETIC, HARD-WORKING AND TECHNICALLY SKILLED ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST known for accuracy, attention to detail and timeliness in managing disbursement functions for diverse-industry employers. Accounting career spans 25 years of experience in the construction (subcontractor) industry. Backed by solid credentials (BS in business administration) and proficencies in generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP) as well as MS Office Suite and Quickbooks Pro (Intuit Certified since 1998). Expert in Florida Lien Law and all documents associated with ensuring right to payment.
Accounts Payable Processes & Management
Invoices/Expense Reports/Payment Transactions
Corporate Accounting & Bookkeeping
Payroll For Up To 90 Employees With Job Costing
Vendor Negotiations & Management
Account Reconciliation (Banking, A/P, A/R)
Project Management
Florida Lien Law SpecialistsAccounts Receivable Processes & Management
Records Organization & Management
Construction Pay Requests & Schedule of Values
Teambuilding & Staff Supervision
Spreadsheets & Accounting Reports
Purchasing & Receiving
Sales & Marketing
Owner, National Lien Law Specialist, 1/11 to 07/15
Handled all functions related to construction lien law on a national level with heavy focus on the State of Florida. Conducted research and prepared Notice To Owner, all Release of Liens, Claim of Lien, Satisfaction of Lien, Certified Statement of Acconts and all other related documents pertaining to construction projects.
Conducted all phases of sales and marketing via direct mail, internet sales, phone sales, website development and outside relationship building sales.
Planned and developed software program handling all lien documents in Microsoft Word with input of project information on a one time only basis. Program written in Microsoft Visual.
Handled all phases of accounting related to small business such as Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Payroll, Purchasing, Account Reconciliation, Loan Set Up, General Ledger and all other phases of the accounting cycle.
Office Manager & Accounting Manager, 8/85 to 10/10
Handled daily A/P processes; supervised A/P clerks; managed vendor/supplier relations; and oversaw the timely, accurate processing of invoices, purchase orders, expense reports, credit memos and payment transactions. Maintained adherence to corporate, accounting and GAAP standards; addressed escalated issues from employees and vendors regarding accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, all insurances (general liability, automotive and workers compensation); and ensured accurate and compliant files and records in accordance with company policies and government regulations. Researched and prepared all Florida Lien Law Documents.
Key Results:
Managed the accurate and timely processing of up to progress payment invoices ($1M) per month for large construction projects as well as one time billing on smaller projects that did not require pay requests or schedule of values.
Prepared and tracked all Notice To Owner, Release of Liens, Claim of Lien, Satisfaction of Liens.
Implemented next-generation technologies and process automations to foster an environment of continuous improvement. Trained users and served as the primary "go-to" troubleshooter on these new systems, which propelled efficiency gains and significant time- and cost-savings.
Facilitated "no-fault" internal and external audits as a result of sound recordkeeping and thorough documentation.
Instituted thorough cross-checking of pack-lists, receivers and invoices that halted a previous history of thousands of dollars in overpayments to suppliers. Reconciled all credit card billing in accordance with job costing per project.
Renegotiated payment terms with dozens of suppliers/vendors from Net 7 to Net 60 days to "paid when paid". Improved cash flow and helped facilitate company's return to profitability.
Oversaw over 90 employees in conjunction with safety policies, workers compensation costs and claims, unemployment claims and company policy and procedures. Consistently maintained accuracy in calculating figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, change orders, retainage, proportions and percentages.
Processed and 1120 returns. Worked closely with CPA on a weekly / monthly / quarterly basis.
Conducted take off, prepared proposal, negotiated subcontract, managed project.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1992
MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint) ? ACT ? AutoCAD ? QuickBooks ? Internet Research ? Windows (all)

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