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Accounting Accounts Payable

Location:
Lorain, Ohio, 44055, United States
Posted:
March 05, 2018

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Patti-Ann Czipa, C.P.A.

**** *. **** ******, ******, OH 44055

Cell: 440-***-****

ac4pbb@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

I will bring more then 36 years of accounting experience in the planning, administration, and control of corporate, partnership, and not for profit accounting, finance and tax operations to your firm. I have worked 20 plus years in not for profit, fund accounting companies. I am a self-starter, highly motivated individual with minimal supervision required. I have diverse research skills, take the initiative, skilled at meeting challenges and deadlines and am a team player. I am easy to work with and am considered an over-achiever by my peers. I am a flexible CPA who adapts seamlessly to constantly evolving accounting processes and technology. I am a capable accountant successful at managing multiple projects and consistently meeting deadlines under pressure. I have extensive knowledge of budget forecasting, financial reporting, corporate tax planning and accounting software and processes.

HIGHLIGHTS

CPA certification

AICPA accounting skills

Public and private accounting knowledge

General and tax accounting knowledge

Budget analysis

Budget forecasting

General ledger accounting

Account reconciliations

Financial statements preparation and analysis

Grant writing knowledge

Effective time management

Strong organizational skills

Superior research skills

Supervision and management skills

Excel

Microsoft Office

Proseries tax program

Ultra tax software

Creative Solutions software

Engagement software

MIP accounting software

SAP

Great plains software

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Maintained accurate accounts including cash, inventory, prepaid, fixed assets, accounts payable, accounts receivables, accrued expenses, and line of credit transactions.

Was go-to person for all research projects in both CPA firms.

Wrote grant proposal to purchase laptop computer and projector equipment for social service personnel to use for presentations and client meetings.

Helped write grant proposal to pay for an additional handicapped van to use to transport clients.

Received accommodation for initiating unreported income program for IRS. Resulted in several fraud referrals.

EXPERIENCE

KOCIAN & CO.

Strongsville

Staff Accountant 1/2017 to Current

Working on client’s books-Analyzing and adjusting general ledger on a variety of clients

Bank reconciliations.

Imputing data into QuickBooks and QuickBooks online.

Imputing payroll data into programs and completing payroll tax returns.

Reviewing client’s books and records and producing financial statements, including comparative, compilation, consolidated.

Completing individual, partnership, and corporation tax returns – including reviewing and signing returns.

Preparing and reviewing various state tax, sales tax and payroll tax returns.

FOREST CITY ENTERPRISES, INC.

Cleveland

Tax Accountant 5/2016 to 9/2016

Completing partnership and corporation tax returns.

WASACZ & SKVORETZ

Middleburg Heights

Tax Accountant 2/2016 to 4/2016

Completing individual, corporation, and partnership tax returns

Reviewing completed individual, corporation, and partnership tax returns

LEVIS, SEGUIN, CPA

Elyria, Ohio

Staff Accountant 12/2011 to 12/2015

Accounting & auditing services.

Analyze and adjust general ledger on a variety of clients

Bank reconciliations.

Produced financial statements, including comparative, compilation, consolidated and review.

Broad working knowledge of payroll, payroll taxes and return preparation.

Broad working knowledge of corporate, partnership, not for profit, and individual taxation and return preparation.

Acquired excellent experience on both the start up and use of QuickBooks and Peachtree.

Have successfully trained part-time employees in the use of various software programs.

Provided critical research as needed to partners of company.

Supervised part-time and new employees.

PARK & ILLENBERGER CPA’S, INC.

Lorain, Ohio

Charge Accountant 02/2008 to 07/2011

Was laid off because firm did not need a third CPA; according to main partner.

Accounting & auditing services.

Analyze and adjust general ledger on a variety of clients

Bank reconciliations.

Produced financial statements, including comparative, compilation, consolidated and review.

Broad working knowledge of payroll, payroll taxes and return preparation.

Broad working knowledge of corporate, partnership, not for profit, and individual taxation and return preparation.

Understanding of sales tax and commercial activity tax returns.

Acquired excellent experience on both the start up and use of QuickBooks and Peachtree.

Built and maintained strong working relationships with top executives of small and mid-cap companies to evaluate their financial positions, discus earnings forecasts and perform comprehensive research as required.

Received many accolade in regards to software training abilities.

Provided the critical research, and analytical and documentation support essential for the growth and correction of problems of each firm.

BAYSHORE COUNSELING SERVICES

Sandusky, Ohio

Finance Manager 12/2004 to 02/2008

All accounting duties, monthly financial statements, budgets, grant writing, analysis projection, bank reconciliation, year-end closings, and payroll.

Produced budgets, analysis projections, and required reports for Medicare, insurance, and grant requirements.

Worked closely with Executive director on all facets of financial need.

Working closely with CPA to complete A-133 audit.

Brought three fiscal years of general ledger up to auditing standards with resultant audits in less than one year.

Researched and purchased appropriate accounting software. Brought computer accounting program on-line.

Taught proper personnel, including Director, the accounting program and its functions.

ROCK PILE, INC

Avon, Ohio

Accountant 01/2003 to 06/2004

Part-time position.

Bookkeeping duties.

Balancing G/L accounts

Accounts receivable and accounts payable input and review.

Bank reconciliations.

Month and year-end closing.

Work with outside CPA to balance books and prepare financial statements.

Training other employees in proper duties.

Balancing registers, cash management through POS system.

Opening and closing store on regular basis.

CHRISTMAS ON THE MALL

Elyria, Ohio

Store Manager 10/2002 to 01/2003

Managed 15 people.

Kept time sheets and scheduled employees.

Opening and closing store on daily basis,

Balancing registers.

Making Deposits daily.

Filing daily sales reports and weekly payroll reports

Devised a way to determine which employee was stealing money.

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

ACCOUNTTEMPS & ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL

Accountant 04/1998 to 4/2002

Worked for non-profit doing cash flow analysis, budget analysis, and updating budget

Worked for various companies in their accounting departments (nursing home, college, furniture store, and manufacturing companies)

Worked as full charge accountant, in the payroll department, in the accounts payable department, and in inventory/cost department.

SENIOR CITIZENS ASSOCIATION OF LORAIN COUNTY, INC

Elyria, Ohio

Fiscal Coordinator 04/1992 to 04/1998

Full charge accountant

In charge of budgets, grant proposal budgets and monthly reports for board.

Bank reconciliations.

All G/L functions.

Accounts payable and accounts receivable.

All payroll functions.

Trend report and forecasts.

Worked closely with director and board.

Did any and all reports and tax returns needed for non-profits.

Computerized all book and records.

Taught several employees to use computers with various software.

Lorain Senior Center

Lorain, Ohio

Accountant 03/1989 to 04/1992

Full charge accountant.

Handled general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll

Bank reconciliations.

All reports required by non-profits.

Computerized books and records.

Taught several employees to use computers.

ACCOUNTANT/SELF EMPLOYED

Sheffield Lake, Ohio

04/1985 to 04/1989

Had several clients that I did weekly and monthly accounting records for.

Filed all proper tax returns, including sales tax, payroll taxes and year-end returns.

EDUCATION

MASTER’S DEGREE BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 2005

University of Phoenix

Major Accounting

G.P.A. 3.713

BACHELOR’S DEGREE BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 1978

Myers College (formally Dyke College)

Major Accounting

G.P.A. 3.613

Graduated Magna Cum Laud

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

AICAP

Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants

Lorain County Metro Parks Volunteer

LCMP Raptor corps



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