Gail L Pauley
Talented and results-driven Accounting and Administrative Specialist with experience in customer service, recordkeeping and tax preparation. Thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting -principles (GAAP), month -end closing procedures and financial reporting requirements. Proven strengths in payroll preparation, bank reconciliation and client relationship management. Additional background in HR with demonstrated talents in training/supervising staff members, administering benefits programs and tracking vacation/sick time. Valued team member respected for exceptional attention to detail and investigative/analytical abilities. Skill set includes:
Financial Statement Preparation Payroll Processing Scheduling Inventory Control P&L Management Process
Improvement Records Management Office Administration Leadership & Team Building
Computer Skills: Quickbooks, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word)
Selected Professional Highlights
Prepared simple and complex tax returns for individuals and small businesses as Office Manager (Seasonal) for Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, supervising 5 Tax Preparers, developing and enforcing franchise policies and procedures, providing excellent customer service, formulating/reviewing employee schedules and processing payroll to ensure overhead remained within budget.
As Full-Charge Bookkeeper for Mission Bindery, devised new system for monitoring vacation and sick time that improved accuracy and efficiency.
Delivered key contributions as Full-Charge Bookkeeper/Office Manager for Cellular Link, Inc.: Managed weekly payroll for hourly and salaried employees including calculating bonuses and commissions for sales staff.
Handled monthly close, prepared financial statements and journal entries, reconciled bank statements and verified/performed daily bank deposits for 3 stores.
Additionall held responsibility for inventory control and HR duties such as administering benefits, cataloging vacation and sick time and maintaining personal records.
Designed new chart of accounts that better defined profit centers and expenses incurred at each location to more accurately show performance of sales staff and products.
Presided over day to day operations of cattle and horse ranch, tracking each animal individually using computerized system and performing all accounting functions utilizing QuickBooks.
Self-Employed Ranch Owner, Bertram, TX 1999 to 2017
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, Temple, TX Office 2006 to 2008
Cellular Link Inc., Campbell, CA 1995 to 1999
Full Charge Bookkeeper/Office Manager
Additional experience as Full-Charge Bookkeeper for Mission Bindery, Fremont, CA and Full-Charge Bookkeeper for Pacific Trade Bindery, Mountain View, CA