Marcella A. Hammond
A results-driven and highly dedicated financial services professional with experience in real estate and personal property tax, corporate- and company-owned fixed asset bookkeeping, customer service, accounts payable/receivable, recordkeeping, data entry, and general office management. Knowledge of a wide range of bookkeeping duties in Oracle and accounting tools. Draws on broad-based interpersonal and communication skills to interact with a variety of internal and external individuals while carrying multiple tasks to completion simultaneously. Excellent attention to detail, exceedingly well organized, and driven in the performance of duties while striving for continuous improvement.
DHL SUPPLY CHAIN Westerville, Ohio
Tax Analyst 2017 - 2018
Gather all information necessary to process work papers to present to a third party processor for personal property taxes which include fixed assets, supplies, drop boxes and leases. This information comes from the SAP and Oracle accounting systems. Process monthly journal entries for all DHL entities nationwide including DHL Information Services, DHL Express, Global Mail, and DHL Global Forwarding (approximately 1500 sites). Perform monthly reconciliations to balance financial transactions and present to corporate officers for each entity utilizing Excel spreadsheets. Process personal property tax bills according to the different due dates for each state. After six months with the company took on additional duties with processing business licenses for each site location for each DHL entity, either through annual renewals or set up of new locations. Due to each city or state jurisdiction requiring various information to renew or set up, good customer service is a must to acquire the information needed. I work well with others which include general managers, accountants, governmental agencies and various accounting tools to accomplish the tasks at hand. As part of my responsibilities, I scan and file electronically all work papers, personal property assessments, personal property tax bills and business licenses to our EShare system which can be accessed by accountants and officers of the company.
HEXION CHEMICAL Columbus, Ohio
Accounts Payable Clerk 2016 - 2017
Posted invoices through "SAP" accounting computer system, ensuring payment to vendors. Analyzed invoices for coding and proper purchase orders to validate accuracy of invoices. Processed 100 invoices per day while filing of invoices. Carried out exceptional customer service as well as interaction with other departments. Maintained the ability to remain well organized, and still manage my time in a fast paced environment.
MCDONALD’S CORPORATION Columbus, Ohio
Real Estate and Personal Property Tax Team for U.S. and Canada 2011 - 2016
Researched, processed, and monitored all real estate tax and personal property tax bills to counties, cities, towns, schools, and landlords on behalf of company-owned and owner-operated stores using Excel spreadsheets, internet research for tax bills not received, and maintaining physical files for each tax jurisdiction. Averaged 2,700 payments per tax per year. Identified tax bills using real estate tax calendar and through real estate accounting screens. Paid supplemental tax issued by various states through Oracle system. Processed change notices, such as lease or purchase of new store or additional property, sale of property, excess property transactions, or landlord change of address.
Processed workups (required by legal due to store closings or sales regarding tax delinquencies, current payments, time period covered, and estimates of taxes billed or credited) and pre -opening documentation (if taxes are paid prior to store opening).
Provided excellent customer service to internal customers, such as legal, accountants, corporate tax department, owner-operators, and regional finance managers, as well as external customers, such as taxing agencies and landlords.
Possess a professional demeanor at all times, working in a busy environment and still maintain the ability to work both independently as well with a team.
McDonald’s Corporation - Corporate- and Company-Owned Fixed Asset Bookkeeper 2004-2011
Reviewed and processed potential invoices in accordance with capitalization policies and generally accepted accounting principles. Performed account reconciliations. Maintained fixed asset ledgers by adding, retiring, and transferring assets as needed. Closed projects, entered project numbers and serial numbers on all appropriate asset numbers, and separated out assets with multiple items. Provided new/acquired/sold store information.
Posted Federal Communication information, including updating spreadsheet, sending new store information for processing, sending new FCC licenses to store after updating with FCC agency.
Provided outstanding customer service to both internal and external customers.
EL CAMINO COLLEGE, Torrance, California Degree in Accounting, 1985
Six Sigma Yellow Belt for Continuous Improvement