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Staff Accountant

Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States
August 31, 2017

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Professional Summary

Dedicated Professional who leverages initiative and resourcefulness to deliver excellence in meeting

business objectives.


Superior attention to detail Financial reporting

Effective time management Budget development

Exceptional organization Federal/State payroll tax preparation

Computer Proficient Microsoft Office products

Experienced in various accounting software


Work History

Staff Accountant 08/2012 to 08/2016

National MS Society-Michigan Chapter – Southfield, Michigan

Processed daily transactions which included cash receipts, accounts payable and general ledger.

Generated departmental financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures each


Created and analyzed monthly balance sheet accounts and maintained workpapers necessary for year-end audits

Participated in Chapter Events managing the registration/check in area which collected all


Trained staff of 19 to use the new purchase order system introduced by the Society.

Created monthly specialized reports providing necessary information to various divisions within the


Application Specialist 12/2011 to 08/2012

Continental Services – Sterling Heights, Michigan

Compiled and reviewed weekly profit and loss financial information for multiple banquet facilities

using their EventMaster system.

Event coordinator adding and maintaining all event item information used by the sales staff.

Managed and monitored usage of the system for each event so that all compliance issues were


Provided sales margin reporting to upper management.

Trained new employees to use their EventMaster system to manage and enter all banquet events.

Volunteer 06/2011 to 12/2012

National MS Society - Michigan Chapter – Southfield, Michigan

Provided various administrative/accounting support for the Michigan Chapter on a part-time basis.

Updated two databases with client information related to fundraising events conducted by the

Society which included donations made and events participated in.

Assisted the Accounting Manager processing accounts payable for 19 employees entering invoices

and processing payments.

Reconciled and posted journal entries to record daily on-line credit card donations using their Chase

Paymentech application.

Accounting Manager 08/1999 to 05/2011

Michigan Veterinary Specialists – Southfield, Michigan

Managed one of the largest 24-hour veterinary specialty hospitals in Michigan with gross revenues

exceeding $12 million including general operations, monthly accounting closing and financial reporting.

Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account

analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.

Introduced new and efficient accounting, financial and operational systems to standardize how

information was processed.

Instrumental in the organization, development and implementation of producing departmentalized

financial statements to more effectively manage the organization.

Documented human resource procedures, identified areas to improve internal controls and gain

additional efficiencies to improve employee relations.

Developed annual budgets in collaboration with the financial director.

Staff Accountant 03/1999 to 08/1999

Parkwest Gallery – Southfield, Michigan

Managed revenue and expenses incurred for the gallery's At Sea Cruise Line Division in accordance

with each cruise line's contract.

Calculated all auctioneer's commissions and expense reimbursement as stated in each individual's

contract. Wire transferred payments to proper personal bank accounts both domestic and


Managed and remained up-to-date on multi-state sales and use tax filings and set up new states as

needed for land art auctions.


Associates Degree in Accounting: 1999

Macomb Community College - Warren, Michigan

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