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Accounting Sales

Mount Kisco, New York, 10549, United States
August 29, 2017

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• Passed all four parts of the CPA exam

• Aspiring public accountant with a Master of Science in Accounting from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business

(GPA: 3.74; May 2017)

• Accumulated over 5 years of academic training and 3 years of professional experience in accounting

• Developed advanced skills in Excel including analytical and modeling functions such as pivot tables, macros, index, what-if analysis, solver, query, and at-risk analysis

• Exposed to a diverse array of accounting systems and procedures via experience in both the private and public sectors

• Deep foundation in accounting with high relevance to auditing and taxation, including preparing financial statement, reviewing audit workpaper and disclosure, tax research, compliance, planning, payroll and sales tax

• Skills: advanced Excel and tax research skills; accounting and tax software such as CCH, RIA, Lacerte, ProSeries, ERP, Navision, NetSuite, Xero, and QuickBooks; fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese

• Certifications and Affiliations: The New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA); EDUCATION

Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business (New York, NY) MS in Accounting (Overall GPA: 3.74) May 2017

• Relevant Coursework: Advanced Auditing; Corporate Taxation; Estate and Gift Tax; International Accounting; Internal Control and Reporting; Financial Statement Analysis; Federal Tax Research and Procedures

• Leadership: Junior Treasury of Fordham Accounting and Taxation Society Indiana University, Kelley School of Business (Bloomington, IN) BS in Business December 2014

• Majors: Accounting and Information Technology

• Case Competitions: winner of the Kelley School of Business Macy’s Case Competition; headed up the financial analysis component of this team competition, and presented findings, including market research, cash flow analysis, implementation plan and timeline, and recommendations to senior Macy’s executives in New York

• Leadership: selected as one of 13 students to tutor over 100 students in the Computers in Business (K201) class, helping students build their Excel and Access skills


Kalmus, Siegel, Harris & Goldfarb, CPAS LLP (Garden City, NY) Staff Accountant January 2017– present

• Tax Preparation: prepared and reviewed Individual, Partnership, Corporate, and Non-for-Profit organization tax returns

• Tax Analysis: created related work papers for tax reporting including analyzing bank statements, calculating tax penalties, translating foreign financial statements, consolidate interrelated entities and filing FBAR

• Client Engagement: working closely with clients to provide full service tax compliance, planning, accounting, QuickBooks sales tax and payroll filing services

• Financials: prepared year-end financial statements compilation and review for numerous corporations

• Tax Research: resolved tax audits notices and performed tax research for multi-state clients and foreign businesses

• General Ledger: created year end journal entries and reconciled sales and payroll tax DO & CO Group (Jamaica, NY) Staff Accountant April 2015–January 2016

• Accounts Receivable/Payable: collaborated with the Senior Accountant and external auditors to oversee A/R and A/P at this multinational commercial catering company for airlines

• Bookkeeping: created the template for and performed monthly invoice reconciliations for major airlines such as British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airways

• Systems Optimization: using the aforementioned invoicing template, identified and resolved accounting discrepancies, saving over $54,000, raising profit by 5% and enhancing A/R internal controls

• Expense Management: created weekly reports to track tens of thousands of dollars in expenses

• Trade Agreements: prepared the trade agreement and set all provisions for the company’s deal with Emirates

• Profit Analysis: analyzed profit margins monthly and adjusted pricing in order to meet minimum margin requirements The Hunger Project (New York, NY) Finance Intern March 2015–April 2015

• Budgeting: collaborated with the compliance, accounting, and finance departments to prepare a $130,000 budget for programs in Argentina at this global nonprofit which operates across 13 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America

• Forecasting: performed Q1 forecasts, and analyzed 2014 actual versus budgeted spending in the annual report

• Variance Analysis: performed and presented variance analysis to the Board of Directors, facilitating an understanding for the organization’s funders of how monies were being allocated

• Expense Reporting: prepared the Program Service Expense Report, part of the organization’s annual financial statement

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