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Full Charge bookkeeper/Office Manager

Location:
Centereach, New York, United States
Posted:
December 31, 2017

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CATHERINE ROSATI

*** ****** ****, **********, ** 11720 ac3u55@r.postjobfree.com / 917-***-****

SUMMARY & OBJECTIVE:

Seasoned, detail-oriented Full Charge Bookkeeper/Assistant Controller with a proven track record, exceptional analytic, problem solving, multi-tasking, collections and customer service skills seeking employment within a growing organization.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

CTG DISTRIBUTORS, LLC. CONTROLLING THE GAME Long Island City, NY Aug 2014 - Present

Retail / Wholesale - Manufacturers of Sporting Goods (SSK Baseball USA)

$1M revenues & 10 employees)

Full Charge Bookkeeper / Accts. Receivable & Accts. Payable Manager

Controlled and performed all daily postings to A/R & A/P using Universal Accounting System.

Reconciled A/R, A/P, C/R, C/D and created aging reports for A/R.

RKL BUILDING SPECIALTIES CO., INC. College Point, NY Jun 2012 – Aug 2013

Retail / Wholesale - Manufacturers of construction industry products of masonry & custom steel work

($2M revenues & 26 employees)

Full Charge Bookkeeper / Accts. Payable Manager

Controlled and performed all daily postings to A/P using Universal Accounting System.

Reconciled A/R, A/P, C/R, C/D and created aging reports for A/R & A/P.

Performed month-end postings and made adjusting journal entries to the General Ledger

up to & including Trial Balance.

Prepared and filed monthly and quarterly Sales Taxes and Highway Use Taxes.

BOUNDARY FENCE & RAILING SYSTEMS, INC. Richmond Hill, NY Aug 2006 – Feb 2012

Retail / Wholesale Manufacturers of Fences ($1.5M revenues & 150 employees)

Full Charge Bookkeeper / Assistant Controller

Controlled and performed all daily postings to A/R, A/P, C/R, C/D, P/R and Sales Journals.

Used Excel to balance multiple sets of books on a daily basis and processed payment for all vendors.

Prepared month-end schedules and Bank Reconciliations meeting tight deadlines for each of the company’s 7 locations.

Made adjusting journal entries and performed month-end postings to the General Ledger up to & including Trial Balance in preparation for the accountants’ monthly and yearly adjustments/accruals.

Prepared and filed Sales, Commercial Rent Taxes. Created monthly budget and A/R aging reports for all locations.

THE NATIONAL HERALD, INC. Long Island City, NY Oct 2005 – Aug 2006

Greek Newspaper Publishing Firm ($2.7M revenues & 35 employees)

Accounts Receivable Manager

Analyzed, reconciled and successfully handled 2000+ A/R accounts in the Credit and Collections Dept.

Sourced A/R, A/P, C/R and C/D data from the accounting system Vision Data to perform accounts receivable management.

Developed A/R management tools using Excel to fulfill monthly collections of approx. $50K with an 85% success rate.

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Used daily aging reports to evaluate delinquent customer accounts and credit risk profiles.

Performed aggressive outbound collections via personalized written correspondence and phone calls.

C.P.C. POOLS, INC. Port Washington, NY Sept 2003 – Oct 2005

Retail / Wholesale Swimming Pool Products & Services ($2.5M - 5M revenues & 50 employees)

Full Charge Bookkeeper / Office Manager

Responsible for all daily and monthly bookkeeping functions such as: A/R, A/P, C/R, C/D, Bank Reconciliation and Journal entries, up to and including Trial Balance using QuickBooks Pro and Excel.

Performed month-end Bank Reconciliations, journal entry adjustments, G/L postings and created budget & aging reports.

Prepared and paid Sales and Quarterly Payroll taxes.

Reviewed and checked daily retail store sales invoices, credit card receipts and processed payments for all 25 vendors.

Performed A/R functions such as preparing and sending collection letters to approx. 500 customers and resolving billing issues.

Implemented procedures to improve and simplify daily tasks (with the president’s approval) resulting in a 25% increase in productivity and financial control.

ERICA WILSON NEEDLE WORKS / VLADIMIR KAGAN DESIGN GROUP, NYC Dec 1991 - Sept 2003

Retail / Wholesale Sewing, Needlework, and Piece Goods Stores ($1M – 2.5M revenues & 20 employees)

Full Charge Bookkeeper / Office Manager

Full charge bookkeeping duties up to and including Trial Balance including posting through G/L for two sets of books.

Converted manual, paper-based bookkeeping functions to a computerized system using QuickBooks Pro.

Prepared and paid all taxes (Sales Tax, Commercial Rent Taxes, and Quarterly P/R taxes).

Controlled and reviewed daily sales receipts for two store locations and processed vendor payments.

Worked closely with the presidents of both companies to design marketing materials including detailed price lists, product catalogs, company pamphlets, post cards and flyers.

SKILLS:

EXPERT:

PROFICIENT:

Microsoft Excel analytics, record-keeping & reporting

Collections and Customer Service Skills

Error detection, mitigation & resolution skills

Team-player with superior interpersonal skills

Excellent verbal & written communication skills

Efficient multi-task who meets tight deadlines

Administrative, organizational and filing skills

QuickBooks

Sage 50 (Peachtree)

Vision Data Accounting Software

Universal Accounting Software

Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word

Cash management

Marketing material design

Supervisory experience

LANGUAGES: Fluent in English, French and Greek; Conversant in Italian.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Music (Cum Laude), Hunter College, New York, NY, 1997

Accounting Courses, Hunter College, New York, NY

Notary Public of the State of New York – Qualified in Queens County

McGill University, Music Coursework, Montreal, Canada



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