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Accounting Professional Experience

Chicago, IL
March 17, 2018

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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.

Professional Experience:

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

Evanston, IL

Senior Accountant

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

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