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Sr. Staff Accountant

Dallas, Texas, United States
February 13, 2018

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Mia Edwards Phone: 972-***-**** Email:


Highly competent and experienced Accountant looking for a new challenging role. Over 10 years’ track record of success preparing asset, liability and capital account entries by effectively compiling and analyzing account information. Exceptionally well-versed in documenting financial transactions and recommending financial actions by analyzing accounting options.


Sunoco, LP, Dallas, TX August 2017 – Present

Accounts Payable Specialist

Code the general ledger and efficiently process vendor invoices.

Rectify escalating accounts payable issues with the different stores and vendors.

Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies.

Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.

Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices.

Texas Western Hospitality, Dallas, TX March 2017 – August 2017

Senior Property Accountant

Investigates, verifies and reconciles all general ledger accounts on assigned property trial balances with sub-ledgers.

Coordinates accounting processing, verifying that it is properly accounted for in accordance with established guidelines. Researches performance issues or unreasonable discrepancies and notifies appropriate departments.

Assists other accounting departments with the completion of special projects.

Maintains balance sheet schedules for utilization in the correct reporting of monthly financials and for the reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.

Responsible for communicating on a regular basis with property managers to relay financial information as well as to ensure the understanding of various financial reports.

Identify opportunities to improve accounting process efficiencies.

MV Transportation, Dallas, TX April 2016 – November 2016

Senior Staff Accountant

Researched and resolved problems pertaining to financial reporting systems, ensured compliance with United States generally accepted accounting principles.

Maintained good working relationships peers, financial and executive management.

Reviewed and recommended modifications to accounting processes and procedures.

Maintained financial records and financial statements and prepared various monthly consolidated financial reports and analysis.

Investigated material, sometimes complex, for various balance sheet fluctuations, and documented differences for management.

Reconciled sub-system to general ledger to provide support for balance sheet accounts

Assisted the supervisors in monthly preparation, reviewed, and sign-off of balance sheet.

Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor.

FirstService Residential, Dallas, TX November 2014 – April 2016

Client Accountant

Prepared and reviewed association financial statements, P&L variances, bank reconciliations.

Monitored and reconciled bank accounts.

Reviewed profit and loss statements to ensure accuracy.

Conducted research on any outstanding or unexplained items.

Assisted management in the preparation of annual operating budgets.

Identified and recorded income and expenses by accounting periods and followed accounting schedules by preparing accruals, prepaid schedules, or receivables schedules in a timely manner.

Communicated with management, Board of Directors, developers and/or bank representatives.

Responsible for reviewing all invoices and checks generated by accounts payable associates for accuracy and completeness in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Riverstone Residential Group, Dallas, TX January 2013 – October 2014

Property Accountant

Assisted in ensuring timely month-end closes, prepared and entered monthly journal entries, bank reconciliation, and calculated owner’s distributions and maintenance of cash sheets

Reviewed all invoices and checks generated by accounting associates for accuracy and completeness in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Reviewed profit and loss statements to ensure accuracy.

Maintained balance sheet schedules for correct reporting of monthly financials and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.

Communicated on a daily basis with property managers and third party owners to relay financial information as well as ensure understanding of various financial reports.

Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, Dallas, TX July 2012 - October 2012

Staff Accountant

Reviewed all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.

Prioritized invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms.

Processed check request and matched invoices to checks, obtained all signatures for checks and distributed checks accordingly.

Prepared, examined, and analyzed accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, and completeness.

Reconciled financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.

Maintained financial security by following internal controls and reconciled general ledger accounts.

Answered accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.

Visiting Nurse Association, Dallas, TX July 2008 - July 2012

Staff Accountant

Maintained the company’s general ledger and subsidiary ledger accounts, including posted and prepared opening, adjusting, and closing journal entries.

Prepared statement of cash flows and handling all the monthly cash reporting.

Reviewed journal vouchers and general ledger transaction journals to ensure their accuracy and compliance to GAAP.

Filed and maintained journal entries for the department.

Maintained the Fixed Asset and associated depreciation schedules in Great Plains; provided monthly detail to the Controller; ensure proper recording of new purchases and disposals.

Performed bank reconciliations, performed account reconciliations between the general ledger and subsidiary ledger, account reconciliations between the general ledger and the financial statements.

Researched status of AP checks, stop payments, and cancelled check copies.

Researched and made correcting entries to General Ledger.


Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Minor in Economics


MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Pivot Tables, PowerPoint)

Great Plains, SAP, Yardi, CAM, Lawson, M3 Knowledge (Hospitality), PDI.

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