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CPA

Location:
Villa Rica, Georgia, 30180, United States
Posted:
March 03, 2018

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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Highly innovative, results oriented, and detailed CPA with extensive experience in all aspects of accounting and financial management and demonstrated track record of leading preparation and analysis of financial reports to summarize and forecast financial position.

EXPERIENCE

08/2016 - present

Manager, Accounting, HD Supply

Read and interpret customer agreements and amendments on ongoing basis and ensure payments are contractually compliant

Track monthly sales and calculate timely and accurate accruals of rebates at the end of each month

Assure timely processing of rebates from validation of sales data and rebate submission through reconciliation and final payment to customer

Create and generate reports for various rebate customers as required in the customer’s executed agreement

Perform account analysis for rebate accounts and follow up on submitted rebate payments to confirm deposited

Research and resolve rebate discrepancies as necessary and communicate with district sales and regional managers to gather data to resolve discrepancies

Assist in the development and implementation of new procedures and features related to rebates to enhance workflow of departments

Prepare quarterly and yearly reports for various internal departments and assist with quarterly and yearend audits

Balances and closes/analyzes accounts payable subsidiary ledgers and compares to the general ledger using established account reconciliation policy and procedures

12/2014 -08/2016

Director of Finance, River of Life

Analyzed and monitored organizational cash flow, cost controls, and expenses in partnership with senior management

Developed and maintained financial databases to ensure accurate reporting and analysis of revenues and expenses and compliance to church guidelines and federal, state, and local tax laws

Supervised, reviewed, and reported on giving, produced year end statements, and maintained tax reporting requirements

Managed process of bookkeeping for all funds received placing in correct bank accounts and posting to appropriate funds in general ledger

Managed the accounts payable process of checks for signature from approved invoices and vouchers, posting, and mailing of checks

Prepare payroll and submit to outsourced company for processing and post payroll with payroll related expenses to general ledger

Reconciled monthly bank statement for general fund, designated accounts, and checking, loan, and investment accounts

Prepared annual operating budgets, monitored spending for adherence to budget, coordinated ongoing ministry budget review, and recommend adjustments as needed

Managed monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end accruals and journal entries

Compiled and analyzed financial information to prepare corporate and departmental financial statements, management reports, and year end reporting to include W-2, 1099, and tax returns and resolve accounting discrepancies

04/2013 -02/2015

Accounting Supervisor, Home Depot

Managed accounts payable including customer vendor relations and the AP disbursement group which handles all check disbursements, 1099 and tax related matters for ERP system

Collected, filed and processed invoices and checked payments for vendors to ensure timely payment

Verified the accuracy of A/P batch output to insure correct coding of vendor, cost center, general ledger account, invoice amount, and matching these to check or ACH output

Provided final approval for all submitted invoices and checked pending requirements from all departments which fall into an expense category as dictated by the disbursement model of the business unit

Investigated and handled complex payment issues and vendor complaints that were escalated and required immediate attention

Prepared and recommended operating budgets for approval and monitored spending for adherence to budget and recommend variances as necessary

Managed monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end accruals and journal entries.

Developed, implemented and maintained systems, procedures and policies, including accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to company guidelines

11/2012 – 03/2013

Fuel Accounting Manager, VPS Convenience Store Group

Ensured the accuracy of fuel product costing, the protection of inventory, and proper utilization by completing weekly shortage analysis and monthly inventory schedules

Supervised and participated in the preparation of various financial statements/reports and review with management personnel

Directed the installation and maintenance of accounting records for general and subsidiary ledgers to show receipts and expenditures

Directed and participated in fuel cost analyses and rate studies

Directed internal audits involving review of accounting and administrative controls and coordinated preparation of external audit materials and external financial reporting

Established system controls for new financial systems and developed procedures to improve existing systems

Accumulated and validated shipment/usage activity critical to excise and sales/use tax reporting, recorded journal entries for excise and sales/use tax accruals, payments, and other adjustments, and compiled tax return information and prepared tax returns for property and sales and use tax

Maintained tax compliance schedule including internal timelines and external due dates

Assisted with tax research and providing necessary information requested during tax audits

03/2007 – 10/2012

Accounting Supervisor, Home Depot

Managed general accounting areas that included construction in progress, fixed assets, capital expenditures reporting, inventory, and other related areas

Managed the capital portfolio which included the review, approval and documentation of all capital project requests from operations

Tracked and analyzed actual spend to budgeted spend for both capital and expense by project and managing the project to ensure adequate cash flow

Performed financial analysis, including fluctuation, trend, and variance analysis on a monthly/quarterly basis to interpret variances in construction projects, research and document explanations

Transferred CIP balances to fixed assets, including set up and assignment of asset number in fixed asset system and confirm posting to correct general ledger account

Ensured that capitalized items were properly recorded into the fixed asset databases and ensured capitalization procedures set forth by management were followed and maintained in accordance with GAAP

Processed daily fixed asset transactions (additions/dispositions/transfers, etc.), investigated and reconciled differences between the fixed asset system and the general ledger monthly and generate monthly net book value report for all fixed assets

Ran fixed asset module at month end to generate and posted fixed asset depreciation expense and ensured expense is posted to the appropriate expense account and reconciled to net change in accumulated depreciation

Coordinated and completed the monthly close process including preparation and/or review of balance sheet reconciliations and quarterly roll forward schedules and assist with the preparation of cash flow statement and capital asset reporting

Facilitate the quarterly and annual audit in addition to the preparation of work papers and serve as audit liaison for both Internal and External auditors and manage SOX activities

Compiled, analyzed, and provided financial information data to staff and management related to project accounting and fixed asset transactions to ensure appropriate use of systems and information and adherence to policies and procedures and compliance with all SOX controls

Trained, supervised and developed offshore accounting department staff confirming staff is adequately trained, coordinating workloads, priorities, and schedules to ensure timely and effective completion of work

06/2006 – 12/2006

Accounting Manager, AFR & Associates

Ensured the management of prime contract files including preparation and control of all modifications and correspondence with the Contracting Officers

Prepared project estimates to complete, monitored program performance, and issued project budgets

Analyzed, generated and presented monthly financial performance summaries

Maintained and supported all company internal management systems

Generated and analyzed billings, payments and contract investments and generated monthly revenue and cost accruals to maximize ROI

Provided financial support to customer and vendor negotiation/discussions and supported Government and company audits.

Supervised and participated in the analysis, preparation, processing and distribution of time sheets, timesheet data, invoices, invoice supporting documentation

Provided financial, labor and other reports and or documents to government as requested

06/2004 – 05/2006

Project Accountant, H.J. Russell & Co.

Processed, reviewed, and posted construction draws for multiple projects to general ledger

Reviewed, calculated, and recorded all revenues for construction division in accordance with GAAP at both joint venture and consolidated levels

Tracked, managed, and reported accounts receivable balances and ensured amounts are collected timely

Generated and booked wires daily for receivables and transfers of cash between companies

Processed and reviewed all accounts payable invoices, expense reports, and check requests and ensured posted to applicable job number, cost code, GL account

Calculated and invoiced general contracting fees and allocated G&A payroll to projects and assisted with processing payroll and certified payroll when necessary.

Prepared and reviewed bank account and corporate balance sheet reconciliations and other corporate monthly internal management reports and accrued dividend and interest income where applicable and posted any reconciling items

Ensured that inter-company balances are reconciled and paid in a timely manner

Obtained monthly financial statements for joint venture partner managed projects and prepared consolidated joint venture financial statements

Prepared monthly project job cost tracking and variance reports and prepared quarterly financial statement package for submittal to management

Communicated with project managers to manage funding and draw requests requirements, billing and collection verification, and other aspects of construction accounting.

01/2002 – 06/2004

Project/Property Accountant, S & W Masonry/Waugh Real Estate

Compiled, consolidated, and submitted monthly pay applications for work performed on projects and perform continuous accounts receivable follow-up and maintain accurate records and control reports of daily activity

Handled cash allocations and deposits, customer account maintenance, maintained and updated a payment deduction report

Compiled, approved, and processed vendor invoices for payment and match with receiving documentation and log into control book for tracking amount of invoices vs. purchase orders and prepare checks

Ensured contracts, certificates of insurance, sales and tax use certificates, bonds, and federal tax identification are current, complete, and on file and obtain contractual information from subcontractors and vendors

Managed all project closeout activities including ensuring completion of items from corrective action list and punch list, obtain necessary licenses and permits, and prepare final documentation

Completed assigned monthly accounts receivable/accounts payable, bank and inter-company account reconciliation

Maintained all aspects of billing and collection for up to 10 rental properties and provided control over the AP function by matching checks to invoices

Responsible for preparation and analysis of monthly financial information

Completed monthly A/R report explaining balances due and actions taken

Performed calculation of monthly management fees, sales taxes, and other fees

Performed monthly general ledger account analysis and balance sheet account and bank reconciliations

Assisted with property transitions and communicate with property owners and personnel as necessary

Completed filing for properties including setting up files for newly acquired properties

EDUCATION

1996 - 2001

Bachelor of Business Administration, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2008 - 2010

Masters of Accounting & Finance Administration, Keller Graduate, Atlanta, GA

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Public Accountant, Licensed Real Estate Broker, State Registered Real Property Appraiser

COMPUTER SKILLS

SAP, Vistex, Sage, Great Plains, HomeTracker, CMIC, Yardi, Quickbooks, Peachtree Accounting, JD Edwards, Microsoft Office



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