I am an operational and financial leadership professional with nearly twelve years in the profession. I am a multi-dimensional leader having extensive operational and budgetary responsibility. I have a proven track record of ensuring all month-end close deadlines are met.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Balance Sheet Reconciliation P&L Budgets
P&L Review Bank Reconciliation
General Ledger Accounting GAAP
Month-End Financial Close Procedure Development
UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
General Ledger Accountant 06/2016 to Present
Perform month-end close activities that include compiling and analyzing financial information for entry to the general ledger. Create general ledger journal entries during month-end close. Prepared monthly balance sheet reconciliations on general ledger accounts. Research reconciliation variances. Assist campus controllers in accruing expenses. Amortize prepaid expenses for all campuses. Review prelim reports to identify and explain variances. Support auditors in conducting internal and external audits. Collaborate with other Shared Service groups (payroll, people services, IT) to improve and standardize processes.
San Jacinto, CA
Accounting Specialist 01/2012 to 04/2014
Supervised payroll processing for 750 casino employees. Manage full cycle A/P, verify invoices match purchase orders through MAS PO module including G/L account distribution. Work closely with dept managers and directors regarding monthly expenses and budgets. Worked with leadership on budgets to increase revenue and cut expenses. Manage the process for A/P, Payroll, and G/L accountants with month end financial close. Create journal entries for accounts payable, payroll, and other balance sheet accounts for month end close. Post journal entries to the general ledger. Reconcile G/L accounts for month end close.
Accountant 01/2006 to 12/2010
Managed responsibilities of purchasing, billing, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, account reconciliations, and month-end close. Handled the tasks of analyzing accounts, preparing journal entries, and posting to the general ledger. Responsible for auditing payroll data, purchase orders, sales tax reports, and other financial documents to identify discrepancies. Reconciled accounts and ensure accurate recording of accounting transactions. Ensured the tasks of facilitating and completing monthly accounting closing procedures and met strict financial close deadlines. Responsible for preparing and maintaining proper records of monthly account reconciliations. Produced monthly budget reports for department managers.
BACHELOR OF ARTS: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION – MANAGEMENT December 2015
Cal State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS: LIBERAL ARTS June 2006
Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CA, United States