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Manager Accounts Payable

Tampa, Florida, United States
November 12, 2017

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Magda Meleka

Phone: 347-***-****


Knowledgeable Controller with 29 years of work experience in the hotel industry and seeking new employment opportunity to continue developing in this area of expertise. Experience

Controller Library Hotel – New York, NY March 2008 – June 2017

• Managed the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable.

• Managed cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, payroll, general and entity accounting, and cost accounting.

• Produced and distributed complete financial statements for all relevant parties.

• Coordinated the preparation of the corporate annual report.

• Coordinated the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit.

• Complied with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.

• Oversaw all financial, accounting and human resources activities.

• Oversaw employee benefits plans such as medical, dental and 401K retirement packages.

• Maintained a system of controls over accounting transactions.

• Ensured that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner.

• Ensured that accounts receivable are collected promptly.

• Processed payroll in a timely manner through ADP.

• Ensured that periodic bank reconciliations are completed.

• Ensured that required debt payments are made in a timely basis.

• Maintained the chart of accounts.

• Maintained an orderly accounting filing system.

Accounting Manager Gansevoort Hotel – New York, NY 2007-2008

• Efficiently managed all accounts payable functions.

• Produced and distributed all the end-of-the-month closing statements.

• Maintained and updated schedules of rent and fixed assets. Payroll and Human Resources Manager Mayflower Hotel 1996-2007

• Managed payroll systems and processed payments.

• Managed people and provided support for personnel issues.

• Oversaw benefits administration, worker’s compensation, and employment law.

• Managed and utilized all data entry systems.

• Developed and utilized compensation and wage structures.

• Developed standards, financial skills, and accounting. Payroll Manager Waldorf Astoria – New York, NY 1984-1996

• Maintained payroll information by designing systems; directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data.

• Updated payroll records by reviewing and approving changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, job titles, and department/division transfers. 2

• Paid employees by directing the production and issuance of paychecks or electronic transfers to bank accounts.

• Prepared reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.

• Determined payroll liabilities by approving the calculation of employee federal and state income and social security taxes, and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments.

• Balanced the payroll accounts by resolving payroll discrepancies.

• Provided payroll information by answering questions and requests.

• Maintained payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.

• Complied with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; and advising management on needed actions. Education

College of Staten Island – New York 1983-1985


el Dahir Business School - Egypt 1976




• Peachtree

• Visual1

• Microsoft Work

• Microsoft Excel

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