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Accounting Accounts Payable

Location:
Decatur, Georgia, 30030, United States
Posted:
January 23, 2018

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KENYATTA LAWSON MBA, MAFM

*** ******** *****. ***** ********, GA 30083 ac35qd@r.postjobfree.com 412-***-****

Diligent, focused, reliable; over 20 years of accounting experience seeking exciting new opportunity to utilize skills working towards achieving their goals in maximizing profitability and long term growth.

PAYROLL ● JOURNAL ENTRIES ● GENERAL LEDGER ACCOUNTING ● ACCOUNTS PAYABLE/RECEIVABLE ● FINANCIAL RECONCILIATION ● MONTH END CLOSING

EXPENSE REPORTS FINANCIAL REPORTING ● ADP ● RECORD MANAGEMENT ● INVOICING ● BUDGETING AND ANALYSIS ● AUDITING/COMPLIANCE ASSURANCE ● GAAP KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE

Education/ Professional Training & Association

MAFM(Masters Accounting Financial Management)- Keller Graduate School of Management

Master’s Degree (Business Administration)-Keller Graduate School of Management

Bachelor of Technical Management(Business Administration/Accounting)-DeVry University

CPA Candidate

AICPA Member

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

KRH BUSINESS SERVICES 10/1999- Present

Owner/Operator Stone Mountain, GA

Regularly interact with clients and respond timely to their needs

Assist with startup documentation for small businesses

Prepare chart of accounts and new vendor set according to GAAP

Bookkeeping and Income Tax preparation for individuals, small businesses

Payroll services

Manage and process year –end 1099’s

JUNIOR FINANCE ASSISTANT 7/2007 – Present

BEREAN CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC. Stone Mountain, GA

Accounts Payable- set up new vendors processing vendor invoices/payments,, weekly cash flows review, cost control, research and resolve discrepancies using QuickBooks

Accounts Receivables – Cash handling, deposit entry

Bank and Credit Card Reconciliations

Team Training - training of members in finance department of A/P processing, new vendor set up, deposit entry, credit card reconciliations

Auditing-adept in data collection and analysis tools and techniques, identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to seniors, managers and external auditors

Analyzed financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital

Assist in the monthly close process by preparing and posting journal entries in accordance with GAAP

Assist in the monthly intercompany reconciliation process

Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries

Prepare and Analyze budgets

Manage and process the year-end 1099’s

Regularly interact with key corporate customers and respond timely to their needs

Identify internal control issues and inefficiencies and makes recommendations for improvements

Provide timely, accurate processing of semi-monthly payroll and paycheck distribution for 25-100 employees.

Provide member services such as research and resolution of issues concerns, while performing additional clerical duties

Perform HR generalist duties including new hire orientation, benefit enrollment, payroll information, while recording and filing payroll information in accordance with policy and regulations.

ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT 10/2006 – 2/2007

ATLANTA RESEARCH & EDUCATION FOUNDATION Decatur, GA

Tasked with executing the timely and accurate processing of bi-weekly payroll for 250+ employees; assisted in account reconciliation and researched discrepancies and reconciled reimbursement accounts.

Reviewed and audited invoices and travel expense reports for approval and coding; processed travel reimbursements for payment; prepared travel arrangements as needed.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

QuickBooks

MS Office Suite

MAS90

IPPay



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