Accountant/Accounting Coordinator – Account analysis and reconciliation; Posting Journal Entries – Abilities First Inc
My ideal position is one that is diversified and challenging and provides me with the opportunity to utilize my skills to reach optimum efficiency. My career goals are ever changing as I thrive on new experiences and responsibilities and I am always looking for ways to get the work done in the most efficient way possible. My can-do attitude has provided me with many opportunities to learn new programs and teach myself new and useful methods of completing tasks. I am a self-starter who is willing to learn anything that is given to me. I believe that my ability to review how something was done, replicate the work and then improve the process to reach utmost efficiency makes me an asset to any company.
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Accountant/Accounting Coordinator – Account analysis and reconciliation; Posting Journal Entries
October 2012 to Present
software program; Monthly Financial Statement preparation; Budget preparation; Maintain detailed and complicated Excel spreadsheets; Perform and construct allocations in accounting software; Oversee report-writing and preparation of month end journal entries for payroll department; Work with other departments with regard to consumer benefits; Assist with preparation of Consolidated Fiscal report; Responsible for all phases of the implementation of new Paylocity Payroll software and timekeeping system, including correspondence with Paylocity regarding initial setup, training of staff, and enrolling/setup of staff in the timekeeping system; Work closely with Controller with regard to oversight of fiscal operations.
June 1999 to Present
May 2003 to September 2012
Managed payroll office including three employees and two payrolls (consumer and staff) for a total of approximately 750 employees; Installed Vertex system and Cognos 8 system (report writer for Ultimate Software payroll system); Wrote several payroll reports in Cognos 8; Prepared Journal entries for posting to the General Ledger by downloading from Ultimate Software, manipulating in Microsoft Excel, then importing to Fund EZ accounting software; Responsible for overseeing payroll for consumer group through ADP and staff through Ultimate Software; Prepared and filed quarterly 941’s and NYS-45’s; Prepared and distributed W-2’s and filed all necessary year end documents/web filing; Maintained and constructed several Microsoft Excel reports as necessary; Ensured proper application of agency policies and procedures; Attended Payroll Law conferences in order to stay abreast of changes; Used mail merge in Microsoft Word to prepare form letters using Excel sheet detail; Communicated with staff in other departments as necessary, especially HR, in order to facilitate a smooth payroll process; Prepared and distributed expense reports showing different types of payroll detail to directors as needed or requested.
June 1999 to April 2003
learned all aspects of the business through performing various A/P and A/R responsibilities; Accountant – performed bank reconciliations, month end posting to GL; account reconciliation; budget development; Higher level payroll function including Journal entry preparation and maintenance of salary detail in Excel sheets used for CFR; and all other accounting duties as necessary.
A/R Bookkeeper, A/P Bookkeeper, Payroll Bookkeeper
June 1989 to May 1999
* A/R – Posted invoices and cash receipts, Prepared deposits, Made collection calls using aging to determine overdue invoices, Completed bank reconciliations, All other A/R responsibilities
* A/P – Prepared, posted and paid invoices, Reconciled statements, Handled vendor phone calls, Followed appropriate procedures, All other A/P responsibilities
* Payroll – Checked timesheets, calculated and proofed payroll, Entered payroll adjustments to payroll system as needed, Printed checks, Answered employee questions, liason with HR.
June 1963 to September 1995
Assist Customers, Run Register including processing payments and memorizing item sku numbers
BS in Business Administration in Finance
September 2015 to Present
Associate in Applied Science in Accounting in Accounting
September 1987 to May 1989