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Accountant

Location:
Landing, New Jersey, 07850, United States
Salary:
75000
Posted:
November 26, 2017

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QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE

Success-driven, multifaceted, and detail-oriented professional, offering hands-on experience in all aspects of financial and account

management. Expert at developing innovative and cost-effective solutions; analyzing business requirements needs; and identifying

deficiencies and potential opportunities to improve profitability, enhance competitiveness, and drive positive results. Additional

qualifications include:

Create financial statements, reports and other related documents to communicate comprehensive financial information to the Managing

Partner. Examples include weekly Inventory, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable reports and monthly Profit and Loss statements

Strong competency in gathering and analyzing pertinent information toward the identification of discrepancies; execution of necessary

adjustments; and implementation of financial solutions. Review approximately 75-100 sales contracts of luxury vehicles per month as

well as vendor invoices. Execute solutions to discrepancies such as incorrect sales figures, state / county sales tax percentage used

or incorrect client information

In-depth knowledge of accounting and finance best practices and principles, along with governing policies and regulations. Responsible

for knowing various tax laws and regulations regarding personal tax returns, payroll tax returns, sales tax returns, tire tax and

corporate tax as well as staying current on the changes or updates of these tax laws or regulations

Solid proficiency in utilizing various software and tools to expedite accounting and finance functions on a daily basis for financial,

accounting and payroll reporting and analysis

Effective at developing and recommending viable solutions and strategies to drive cost reduction and operational efficiency. Work

closely with Managing Partners, Company owners and various staff members to identify deficiencies and swiftly implement solutions

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential Hasbrouck Heights, NJ (Gross Sales 1 -1.5 million per month)

Confidential Aug 2016–Present

Responsible for comprehensive review of 75-100 sales contracts of luxury vehicles per month

Manage all accounts payable and accounts receivable (Wholesale and Retail), general ledger reconciliations, and accounting transactions

on a daily and monthly basis. Reconcile five bank accounts monthly

Directly supervise and assess the performance of ten staff members including the Finance Officer, Sales Manager, Sales Associates,

BDC/Receptionist, Office Manager / Motor Vehicle Clerk, Mechanic and Car Detail Specialists

Prepare weekly payroll using Parker Payroll Software. Initiate the process and preparation of payroll tax returns of all employees on a

monthly and quarterly basis, as well as reconciliation and filing of New Jersey sales tax returns and tire tax returns. Make monthly

federal payroll tax deposits as well as pay monthly NJ Sales tax

Administer overall human resources procedures including ensuring proper documentation is completed

Robert G. Lamana & Co. Kenvil, NJ

Accountant Mar 2012–Aug 2016

Prepared 75-150 personal income tax returns on a yearly basis

Accounting for 15-25 business clients ranging from gross sales of 500 thousand to one point five million. Accounting for these business

clients consist of monthly bank reconciliation, weekly payroll calculations and filing monthly payroll tax deposits and NJ Sales Tax

Payments. Additionally on a quarterly basis prepared financial Profit and Loss Statements, Payroll tax returns and Sales Tax Returns.

Prepared year end Corporate and Partnership tax returns

Delivered first-rate services to clients by providing consultation on financial planning and forecasting

Samuel Klein & Co. Newark, NJ

Auditor Accountant Sep 2008–Mar 2012

Served as the head of finance for the Borough of Union Beach, in charge of administering ten million dollar budget, forecasting, write

-ups, bank reconciliations, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and billing

Closely interacted with council, board members, and department officials for consultation

Strategically directed the Audit Team of 4-6 people in planning for multiple municipal and school board audits, (On a yearly basis the

Audit Team was responsible for 12 audits with approved budgets ranging from ten million to eight hundred million dollars.)

Performed thorough analysis of financial statements, tax returns, and bank reconciliations

Executed field testing of departments by evaluating operating procedures and risk assessment

Chaves & Armstrong CPA Hollywood, FL

Staff Accountant Jun 2006–Jul 2008

Prepared 25-50 personal income tax returns

Oversaw accounting operations for 10 – 15 business clients ranging from small automotive repair shops and food establishments to larger

building contractors with gross sales ranging from five hundred thousand to one million

Prepared monthly payroll tax deposit and quarter payroll tax returns

Functioned effectively as an outside consultant for corporate office of Office Depot, responsible for analyzing assets and identifying

lifespan and depreciation

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major in Accounting – Widener University, Chester, PA

Member and Treasurer, Phi Delta Theta

SPECIAL SKILLS / SOFTWARE

QuickBooks: Daily accounting transactions, monthly bank reconciliations, making general journal entries as well as preparing monthly

and yearly financial Profit and Loss statements and Balance Sheets

Drake Tax Software: Prepare personal corporate and partnership tax returns

Parker Payroll Software: Payroll calculations and generating payroll registers and journals

Microsoft Excel: Prepare various expense analysis spreadsheet reports including bank reconciliation accounting write up and payroll

registers and journals. Also used for tracking Accounts Payable and Receivable

Frazer: Automotive software used for booking vehicles in inventory and billing out sales of Vehicles. Track Accounts Payable and

recording the purchase of vehicles. Used also to generate individual sales recaps, vendor reports and current inventory

Microsoft Word: Business correspondence for clients, state and federal agencies



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