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Somerville, MA 02143

Phone: 781-***-**** Email:




CPA candidate (All 4 parts of exam passed as of December 2008) with two and

a half years of public accounting and approximately one and a half years of

non profit accounting experience looking for a challenging accounting

position that will utilize my professional expertise, knowledge and



. Solid understanding of GAAP and general business environment.

. Capable of interpreting and summarizing financial data.

. Ability to work within a team or independently.

. Self Motivated.

. Effective communication skills.

. Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, MRI, Profx Engagement,

FAS, Quickbooks, and Peachtree software applications.

. CPA Candidate


The Community Builders Inc. (TCB), Boston, MA

July 2008 - November 2009

Corporate Accountant

. Prepared and supervised A-133 audit of federal fund.

* Coordinated and summarized documentation relating to expenditures,

billing, and cash disbursements.

* Summarized findings for external auditors.

* Worked closely with external auditors to investigate and

correct any discrepancies.

. Provided primary oversight for all of the organization's Charitable

Trust activities.

* Responsible for working with TCB Legal Counsel and Property Managers

to obtain required documentation such as loan agreements and

other back-up documentation.

* Improved controls for disbursement of funds by detailing activity in

Charitable Trust accounts.

* Enhanced budgeting process by enforcing the limit of available

funding for each development entity.

* Coordinated with VP of Operations and Legal Department in granting

additional funding.

. Monitored financial statement activity to make sure TCB was not in

violation of loan covenants, using various calculations (loan to

value, liquidity, debt to equity).

. Researched and resolved any variances between properties owned by TCB

and its Corporate Entities through analysis of financial data,

application of MRI property management software, and analysis of

various source documents.

. Worked with entire accounting department (Corporate, Property, and

Development) to automate reconciliations in order to make the process

more efficient and accurate.

. Prepared month end journal entries including: interest accruals, note

payable discount amortization, fixed asset depreciation, and lease


. Participated in preparation of Quarterly and Year End Financial


* Reconciled any variances with consolidated entities.

* Prepared consolidated footnotes and supporting schedules for various

accounts such as: Notes Payable, Notes Receivable, Fixed Assets,

Prepaid Expenses, Due to/from Affiliate, and Non-cash Transactions.

. Worked closely with Corporate Controller to automate "Accounts Payable

to Accounts Receivable" process in order to save time and provide more

accurate accounting records.

. Resolved various tax related issues relating to TCB and its Corporate


* Followed up with the responsible associated government tax


* Collaborated with external tax accountants in order to file

tax returns in a timely manner.

Parent, McLaughlin, & Nangle, Certified Public Accountants, Boston, MA

January 2006 - July 2008

Semi-Senior Accountant

. Worked independently and within teams on audit and other types of

attestation engagements.

* Ensured all audits were performed in accordance with GAAS

guidelines through use of industry standard practice aids.

. Participated in planning and execution of financial statement audits

for various industries including: financial services, non-profit, and


* Tested and evaluated balance sheet and income statement accounts for

accuracy in accordance with GAAS procedures.

* Prepared various planning documentation and necessary client

correspondence such as engagement letters and management

representation letters.

* Compiled Auditor's Report for clients at close of field work.

* Worked independently for planning and fieldwork stages of 401k


. Followed up with clients after completion of audits and addressed any

client questions and concerns.


Boston Earned Income Tax Coalition: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance -

Provided tax assistance for low income families and individuals.


. University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA,

B.S. Business

Administration, Concentration in Accounting and Finance, December 2005

* Coursework included: Intermediate Accounting, Advanced Accounting,

Cost Accounting, Auditing, Business Finance, and Investments.

* Putnam Investments Company Internship - Provided customer support

for all investment products.

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