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Accounting Accounts Payable

Roswell, Georgia, 30076, United States
March 14, 2011

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Kimberly Straughan

**** ******** *****. *******, ** 30076 . 818-***-**** .

OBJECTIVE An Accounting position that helps utilize my professional

experience, and capability to communicate with mangers and

administrative heads

Summary of Qualifications

Highly organized and detail-focused Bookkeeper with an exceptional track

record of accurately handling financial reporting in deadline-oriented


> Skilled in all aspects of recording transactions, posting debits and

credits, reconciling accounts, and ensuring accuracy and completeness

of data.

> Expertise in developing and delivering monthly, quarterly, and annual

financial statements for management within tight deadlines.

> Proficiency in managing accounts payable and accounts receivable,

generating invoices and monthly statements for clients.

> Proven ability to identify and implement improvements to streamline

processes and increase efficiency and productivity.

> Excellent computer skills; proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft

Excel, Microsoft Access, Datafaction Imaging, Timeslips, Yardi,

Epicor, Financial Suites, Quicken and QuickBooks and able to learn

proprietary systems/applications quickly and easily.

Skill Proficiencies

Quarterly Reports Budget Preparation Financial Statements

Accounts Process Improvement

Payable/Receivable Reconciliation


Bachelors of Arts in Economics, 2005

California State University- Northridge, California

Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA

Accounting Courses Taken, 3.40 GPA

Intermediate Accounting I and II Corporate Taxation

Advanced Accounting Special Topics Auditing

Accounting Consolidations Individual Taxation

Managerial Accounting Cost Accounting

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Professional Experience

Consumer Source Inc. - Norcross, Georgia 2010

- 2011

Cash Coordinator

Process and identify daily lockbox and EFT deposits within an ERP System.

Identify, research and process cash refunds, write-offs and cash issues.

Process, reconcile daily credit card transactions and maintain credit card

spreadsheet. Distribute cash related information via Credit and Collections

module in Epicor. Process over the counter transactions and ascertain

applicable coding.

Gordon and Associates - Encino, California

2008 - 2010

Full-Charge Bookkeeper

Manage all financial transactions, posting debits and credits, producing

financial statements, and recording all transactions. Prepare management

reports and financial summaries using Microsoft Excel detailing company's

financial status. Generate bank deposits, verify and balance receipts.

Create invoices and track overdue accounts. Manage payroll and prepare

payroll tax returns. Research and resolve billing and collections disputes.

Key Contributions:

. Supported a significant increase in productivity levels by

streamlining accounting processes.

. Prepared and delivered to management, under extremely quick turnaround

timelines, accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial


Sobul, Primes, and Schenkel - Los Angeles, California

2007 - 2008


Managed financial transactions and record keeping with strict attention to

detail. Verified and posted transactions to general ledger. Reconciled and

balanced accounts online. Compiled statistical reports for management.

Generated monthly statements and invoices for customers. Communicated with

customers to address inquiries and resolve issues.

Key Contributions:

. Improved processes for creating customer invoices, which reduced

overall timeframe for receiving payments.

. Excelled within a fast-paced environment, continually taking on

increased levels of responsibility.


Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman - Los Angeles, California

2006 - 2007

Bookkeeper (temporary position)

Ensured accurate and timely processing of accounting data. Performed

accounts receivable functions, balancing cash and posting sales invoices.

Worked with accounts payable department to post invoices. Accurately

entered transactions into proprietary company accounting system. Completed

ad hoc assignments and analyses for managers and supervisors.

Key Contributions:

. Demonstrated talent for quickly learning new tasks and completing

assignments ahead of schedule while maintaining a high degree of


. Contributed substantially to reducing outstanding accounts receivables

through improved collections processes.

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