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Sr. Accountant

Austin, Texas, United States
August 28, 2017

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Laura Vinnai

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McMaster University – DeGroote School of Business Ontario, Canada Honors Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting (Minor in Economics)

• Golden Key International Honors Society Member

• DeGroote Commerce Society

• DeGroote Accounting Association

CPA Candidate – Expected Completion 2017

Canadian Securities Course Certificate – Canadian Securities Institute Technical Skills:

• Extensive knowledge of Oracle, MS Excel, Sequel, PMI, Maintenix, MS Access, Micros and Squirrel computer systems

Related Employment Experience:

Mesa Airlines, Inc. Phoenix, Arizona

Senior Accountant (July 2016 – Present)

• Assisted the Inventory Accounting Manager in performance of all accounting responsibilities, including the adoption new inventory accounting software system

• Prepared month end journal entries and reconciliations

• Prepared and analyzed monthly balance sheet account reconciliations

• Prepared and analyzed monthly roll-forwards and inventory variance analyses

• Prepared internal and external audit deliverables

• Assisted in training and development of Staff Accountants and other accounting personnel

• Maintained thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

• Documented procedures and policies

• Assisted Controller with special projects and additional tasks as assigned Staff Accountant – Inventory (May 2015 – June 2016)

• Prepared month end journal entries and account reconciliations

• Analyzed monthly inventory reserves and consignment inventory accounts

• Performed monthly pricing analysis to assist in the valuation of ending inventory

• Assisted with year-end audit schedules

• Prioritized tasks and assignments to ensure accurate and timely completion

• Provided ongoing support to operational departments and accounting clerk Fixed Asset Accountant (January 2015 – May 2015)

• Prepared month end journal entries

• Communicated with operational managers in preparation of monthly entries

• Maintained the Fixed Asset Subsidiary Ledger

• Monitored and tracked in-progress capital projects prior to capitalization

• Prepared and analyzed quarterly financial projections

• Compiled quarterly asset review based on location and possible impairment

• Assisted with special projects and additional tasks as assigned Pak-Man Waste Disposal: (2012-2013) Burlington, Ontario Accounting and Administrative Assistant

• Prepared reports related to client requirements for clients in Canada and the United States

• Processed billing for commercial clients for the services of front end containers, compactors, and roll off equipment

• Communicated directly with the owner and operations managers on a daily basis ClubLink Enterprises Limited: Heron Point (2008-2014 - Seasonal) Ancaster, Ontario Floor Manager

• Provided members and guests with professional engaging service during tournaments, meetings and regular play

• Completed opening and closing procedures, daily work sheets, restaurant procedures, cleaning schedules and all other duties required to successfully execute daily service while adhering to ClubLink standards

• Successfully managed various teams of employees during the absence of Food and Beverage Manager

• Assisted with receiving deliveries and thoroughly checking invoices for product quality, quantity and price

• Communicated professionally and directly with the Executive Chef, Food and Beverage Manager, and Food and Beverage Team on all service issues

Fairmont Chateau Whistler (Summer 2010) Whistler, British Columbia Health Club Associate

• Provided consistent, professional and engaging service to guests on a daily basis according to Fairmont Service Standards

• Preserved a high degree of cleanliness, as well as the upkeep of amenities and the preventative maintenance of fitness equipment and aquatic facilities

• Facilitated membership enrollment and program purchases, as well as amenity sales using Micros computer software

• Arranged booking times for tennis courts, cabana rentals, and aqua aerobics programs

• Assisted guests with knowledge of visitor activities, event schedules and various local recommendations

• Assisted with food and beverage service on pool deck Volunteer Experience

• Whistler Animals Galore (WAG) – Dog Walking/Care

• Community/Environmental Clean-Ups

• Breast Cancer Awareness Walks and Fund-Raising Events References available upon request

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