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Accounting Accounts Payable

Baytown, Texas, United States
March 01, 2018

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Cheran Charlemagne-Marcial

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Accountant with fifteen years financial accounting experience, with six years oil and gas accounting, four years in accounts payable, billing, one year in investments (Invesco), five years audit experience (Harris County Auditors’ Office). I am proficient in Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and several accounting software packages, including Oracle 11i, SAP, Bloomberg, JD Edwards and View Point.


MBA – Business Administration (29 hours of Accounting) (May2006 - August 2008) – University of Phoenix

3.83 GPA

Selected among final 3 students for valedictorian for graduation ceremony

Bachelors Degree – Business Management – University of Houston/Downtown – December 2002

GPA 3.33

Dean’s List - 3 semesters

Senior Business Project selected by Houston Small Business Association as one of the best papers

Associates Degree – Accounting – Lee College – 1994

Technical Skills

Oracle – 7 years

JD Edwards – 1 year

SAP – 1 year

Bloomberg – 7 months


Auto Audit

Microsoft Office 2007, intermediate Excel, PowerPoint, Word, QuickBooks, Business Object


Austin Industrial December 2017 – Feb. 2018

Administrative Manager

Managed the Accounts Payable process

Prepared accrual entries

Received open invoices against Purchase Orders to create committed cost – month-end close process

Created Purchase Orders

Billing, and general office work

Phoenix Services June 2017 – October 2017

Accounting Clerk (Temporary)

General accounting work

Assist Risk Manager with Financial Risk management

Harris County Auditors’ Office Nov. 2012 – May 2017

Financial Analyst/Auditor III

Reviewed and reconciled accounts, identifying potential financial accounting issues, financial reporting impact of these issues under various acceptable statutory accounting practices e.g. US GAAP as well as reviewed financial models to ensure appropriate presentation of accounting treatment and accuracy of financial models

Performed Risk Assessments and used independent judgment to handle situations outside standard methods and resolve difficult problems.

Coordinated finance team’s efforts by adapting and applying procedures in complex matters

Risk Management

Provided finance and accounting support for ongoing projects.

Decision Making: Operated more independent, decisions range from those governed by general policy to those on technical or complex issues within authorized limits.

Prepared audit schedule, field work, write up audit findings and prepare final audit reports

Prepared Quarterly Audit Reports for 8 constables for County Auditor’s signature

Worked closely with the Revenue Accounting team for any bank deposit issues that may affect bank reconciliation at month end

Performed general office work which included uploading work papers in Auto Audit

Contract Assignments Sept. 2010 – Oct. 12

Invesco Ltd. (April 2012 – Oct 2012)

Fund Accountant

Prepared fund reports daily and assisted, performed NAV Calculations on a needs (daily or weekly basis)

Balanced daily fund amounts to Real Time Trial Balance

Prepared Cash Reports

Reconciled fund balances to General Ledger Accounts

Prepared Roll Forward Reports

Posted fund values to NASDAQ daily

Ran Fitch and Moody’s test reports weekly

Account Reconciliation, with 23 funds monthly

DMC Carter Chambers (July 2011- April 2012)


Helped them out with A/P, A/R, Invoicing and Billing

Billed customers daily

Prepared customers’ invoices

Prepared journal entries

Created Excel spreadsheet to record daily sales

Run Aging Report

Billed all drop shipments from company to outside customers

Accounts Payable

Sysco Business Services (SBS) (3 months)

GL Accountant

Company was moving offices, hired to help with extensive account reconciliation

Prepared journal entries (recurring, miscellaneous, monthly)

Helped develop a report in SAP that tie maintenance material inventory to the company daily warehouse inventory

Worked closely with management team and financial accounting on accounting procedures as SBS brings in more operating companies under one umbrella

Intertek Inc. (3 months)

Accounting Clerk

Set up bank account information for direct deposit; routing numbers; setting up accounts because of issue that a lot are getting lost

Worked with Canadian branch customers on payment information;

General office work

British Petroleum (BP)

Accounting Clerk

Processed invoices for payment for multiple projects; helped identify open and closed projects and purchase orders

Invoice research

Allocated Project cost -General Ledger

Prepare journal entries – Capital projects

Worked with Cost Engineer on invoice/project related payments

Panhandle Energy August 2004 – May 2010

Staff Accountant (November 2008 – May 2010)

Assisted in Pipeline Accounting and Financial Reporting groups with financial research and analysis for special projects as well as financial statement preparation

Prepared journal entries relating to prepaid insurance, upload all entries to the General Ledger

Oil payments; Accruals; Reversals; Re-class journal entries

Account Reconciliation, (balance sheet accounts)

Bank Reconciliation; Asset Allocations; Month-end close process

Prepared Forecast vs. Actual variance analysis report for management

Run Discoverer queries for account activities

Prepared quarterly reports for PriceWaterHouse and FERC for quarterly reporting purposes, SEC reporting – 10Qs, 10Ks Form2s

Prepared Corporate Allocation Reports

Prepare customer invoices (Accounts Receivables)

Reconciled Aging Report to Account Reconciliation and the General Ledger

Sales and Use Tax for Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma

Senior Accounting Clerk (August 2004 – Oct 2008)

Processed invoices for payment (500 weekly)

Validated invoices for payment

Prepared electronic uploads for payment

Reconcile payment batches to bank payment register daily

Created new vendor set-ups – with W-9 information

Successfully completed vendor clean-up project on the vendor table, to prevent duplicate vendors, duplicate payments, proper naming convention, and compliance with SOX procedures

Bank deposits

Completed Vendor Maintenance Project – saved the company $35,000.00

General Electric Sept. 2001 – July 2004

Accounts Payable Specialist

Processed invoices for payment

Resolved customer invoice issues against Purchase Order information

Ran Accounts Payable Report

Worked with foreign currency conversion

Researched invoices for payment, price, and purchase order information

United States Gypsum Feb. 1997 – Sept. 2001

Payroll Specialist

Entered timesheet information into excel spreadsheet

Upload timesheet information in Payroll System

Run Labor Distribution Report for accuracy purposes

Run Payroll Register along with all other payroll reports

Cut checks, and direct deposit slips

Prepare direct deposit information for employees on a weekly basis

Report all payroll information to Labor Department

Administer Company’s Skills Evaluation Test to prospective employees

Prepare safety meeting documentations

Prepare company Newsletter weekly

Inventory Accounting

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