Theodore Bucki, Jr.
A challenging auditing position in a company accounting office where skills acquired in an academic environment well as my various accounting work experiences would lead to advancement.
CHA 2013 – Present
Chicago Housing Authority, Chicago, IL
Senior Accountant Fixed Assets
Write-off equipment/ record asset transfers (location) in FA and GL
Identify/obtain CIP completion add to AM system
Add all new and existing assets between 15 to 50 additions monthly.
Capital leases based on R&O or attach Habitat costs (project costs if applicable)
Write-off demolished structures
Run depreciation and close AM application
Run reports, journalize and balance 7500/90 equipment accounts
Review bank wires for mixed finance transactions and record loan transactions
Record Habitat transactions for the month; Identify CIP and Loan transactions
Prepare and submit reconciliation on GL Vs FA Module
Reconcile accounts on gain and loss on capital assets
Prepare and submit Fixed Assets roll forward and CAFR note
Prepare and submit cash flow working
Review CIP transactions for correctness.
Dispense tag, obtain detail information for new equipment additions and update AM
Follow up on resolve FA Reconciling items
Identify completed assets(forward CIP list and receive confirms) and perform AM additions
Assign building codes and update excel property address data base
GL account or FA related account analysis if needed
Redbox 2009 - 2013
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Fixed Asset Accountant
Reviewed supporting documentation to ensure assets are being capitalized or expensed in Record fixed asset transactions in FAS, including set-up of capital expenditures, transfer of expenditures from CIP to in-service asset records, and processing fixed asset disposals
Worked independently with various departments to review the status of CIP assets accordance with GAAP and with Company established capitalization policy
Coordinated timely month-end close of fixed assets system in accordance with the Accounting month-end close schedule
Prepared monthly, quarterly and annual fixed assets reporting, including general ledger reconciliations, roll-forward schedules, additions & disposal details and depreciation expense
Assisted with tax and audit requests and other ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests
Assisted with SOX 404 documentation and testing
Identified opportunities for process improvements or automation
Supported management in completing special projects and other tasks as assigned
NorthShore University Health System 2001 – 2009
Prepared and maintain Fixed Asset and CIP monthly spreadsheets.
Tracked CIP Projects invoice detail via Crystal Reports and using Image
Now system to backup all supporting documentation for Capital Acquisitions.
Updated and Maintained assets through Lawson systems of: Asset Management and
Lawson Activities module.
Interacted with external parties such as: Project Management Company and External Auditors for year-end auditing in the vouching of assets.
Other special projects relating to Fixed Assets: Participated in Bond Financing Issuances and responded to various other Annual Capital Expenditure Surveys and questionnaires.
DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Science / Major: Accounting
SAP, Lawson, Great Plains, Excel, Crystal Reports, Lotus Notes, Image Now, On Demand, and SAGE Fixed Asset System.
References available upon request