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Accounting Service Representative

Ashburn, Virginia, United States
January 31, 2018

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Professional Summary

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Candidate who is experienced with maintaining business documentation and following agency procedures under highly pressured work environment. Combination of accounting education and hands-on experience aimed at meeting a company’s aims. Ability to work both in a team-based or independent setting.


Computer skills: Excel, Word, Power Point, Basic Access and QuickBooks, Defense Enterprise Accounting Management System, Defense Activities Initiatives

Language skills: Proficient in English, French, and Swahili.

Security Clearance: DOD Secret Clearance, October 2015


Master of Business Administration (MBA) in General Management, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA, 2008.

Accounting Career Certificate, Northern Virginia Community College, 2012

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Candidate


Consultant Accountant: Octo Consulting: March 2017

Check and balance process for Octo’s subcontractors

Supported process that resulted in minimizing researching time if the invoice is correct and reducing the errors the subcontractors makes on their invoices

Specifying mandatory documentation such as timecards and other supporting documentation and mandating a deadline for turning in their invoices to make certain “pay runs” occur within the month.

Accounting Technician, U.S Department of Defense/ Defense Finance and Accounting Services, Columbus, Ohio, July 2016-February 2017

Perform various duties involving the maintenance of ledgers and accounting data.

Balance, reconcile and research discrepancies; assist higher graded technicians in maintaining more complex accounts; receive various accounting documents and/or transactions.

Review and examine accounting documents, verify mathematical accuracy and completeness of data, determine necessary processing actions.

Review documents for correct authorizations and validity of accounting classifications; classify groups of related transactions to proper account codes; post and input data verified against source documents into automated accounting systems.

Maintain or reconcile accounts and accounting records.

Accounting Technician, U.S Department of Defense/ Defense Finance and Accounting Services, Limestone, Maine, October 2015- July 2016

Perform duties for the full range of accounts and types of transactions that support validating, monitoring, controlling, and maintaining accounting transactions and accounting records/ledgers for multiple accounts

Enter data into the applicable system(s); compare transactions entered to those intended and correct invalid/incorrect entries. Periodically screen file for accuracy and compatibility. Receive extracts, records and balances data in automated systems.

Respond to questions from customers or co-workers regarding accounting data, discrepancies, and procedures

Research minor problems covering all aspects of processing technical accounting data; compile, analyze, and summarize data from systems, documents, and reports.

Explain procedures and problems and take corrective actions as necessary to ensure the accuracy and propriety of transactions and records.

Medical Laboratories Service Representative (courier), Sunrise Medical Laboratories, Fairfax, VA

2006- 2015

Receive, and distribute laboratory and bio-hazardous specimens for analysis and reporting.

Handle delivery of consumer related documents and materials to and from different sites.

Maintain documentation of daily medical transactions in accordance with HIPPA regulations.

Intellectual Disability Support Specialist, St. John Community Services, Leesburg, VA, 2009-2013

Provide support to adult clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities to assist with independent living in the community, including and not limited to self-care and house hold management, community safety, utilizing community resources, and engaging in trainings/activities.

Assist clients with managing budgets and money management on daily living activities.

Conduct on-going assessments for client safety and well-being; maintain clinical documentation of client progress.

Collaborate with the community and other staff agencies to insure client progress in accordance with the services plans.

Central Africa Vision Org., Staff Accountant, Portland, ME, 2004-2006

Perform accounting tasks and collecting business related statements. Maintain database and spreadsheets related to business transactions.

Manage account receivable, including daily collections of individual’s contributions, grants and other related donations.

Responsible for timely payments of all invoices for the organizations (supplies, travel missions, fundraising events, banquets, relief inventory).

Prepare daily bank deposit, contact donors regarding pledge dues. Monthly bank reconciliations.

Verify financial transactions for compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Assist with in-house training on financial management of the organization.

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