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General Ledger Accountant

Location:
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Salary:
55,000-65,000
Posted:
September 14, 2018

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AARON NICHOLAS

*** ****** **, *********, ** ***** Cell: 480-***-**** ac61vf@r.postjobfree.com

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

EXPERIENCE

UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE

Scottsdale, AZ

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.

SOBOBA CASINO

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.

SYNAGRO TECHNOLOGIES

Corona, CA

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

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