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Mid Level Accountant

Chicago, IL
September 21, 2018

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Self-Motivated, Friendly, Courteous and Articulate. A good eye for detail, well organized and skilled in setting priorities. Able to meet demanding time goals. Experienced in clear and effective business communication. Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from DePaul University.


Walmart 08/14/2014-12/01/2017

Providing high customer service self-service area and have been presented with “Happy to Help”

“Sam’s Award” and “Top Service Plan for District Recognition”

Floating Cashier working front and back registers as needed.

Service Host at self-serve corral

Deli-Associate – Preparing Sandwiches, Wraps, Slicing Cold Cuts and Sanitation

Robert Half/ Accountemps-Consulting taking Temporary Assignments 09/21/2012-Present

Account Analysis, Bank Reconciliations, Journal Entry Adjustments

Corporate Multistate-Indirect Taxes – VAT Taxes, Sales & Use Tax Compliance

Monthly Sales & Use Corporate Returns for all States

Corporate Franchise Tax, Business Licenses, Annual Report Fees, Corporation Tax, Petroleum Taxes, Utility Taxes, Unclaimed Property Tax Returns and Environmental Reports along with Liquor Taxes and Occupancy Taxes, Hotel/Motel Misc. Taxes

Corporations: BP Amoco, TruServ, ACS Group, Interlake Mecalux Inc., Harlem Furniture, Namco, Leica Microsystems, Inc., Amerisuites Hotels, CDW, Lieberman Management, Corn Products, Culligan, Motor coach, Namco

Volunteer Activities:

Illinois Department of Employment Security, 2444 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago

Help applicants fill out online-computer claims and certifications – walking them through, if necessary, the website data entry screens.

Assist IDES Staff with helping claimants through the document process.

Inform and assist patrons of free job assistance locations and access.

Leica Microsystems via SRI Technologies ( temp agency), Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Sales and Use Tax Compliance Accountant/Analyst - May 2012 – August 2012

Prepared Multi-State corporate Sales & Use Tax Returns for 48 States.

Entailed signing on to each individual on-line account with secured passwords and reporting Sales and Use Activity utilizing Vertex, Excel and AS400 as presentation tools.

Conferring with Accounting Staff regarding specific income streams and jurisdictional origins of revenue items for reporting purposes- regarding proper tax rates.

Guided Manager as to handling of Various State Sales & Use tax delinquency letters on a state basis.

Robert Half/Accountemps, Chicago, Rosemont, Northbrook, Oak Brook 06-20-2000 - 02-30-2013

Mid- Level Accountant-Sales & Use Tax Analyst-taking assignments as available and qualified

Account Reconciliations, Property Accounting

Sales & Use Tax Compliance using Vertex, and Tax Solver

Multi-State Corporate Sales & Use Tax filings and Bulk Filing

Personal Property Tax Renditions

Training Staff on current preparation of Sales & Use Tax Returns, including preparing hyperlink schedule of state sites for time management and maintaining tax tickler schedule.

Utilization of schedules using Excel and follow-up communications using Microsoft Word.

Permanent Experience:

State Of Illinois-Child Support Adjuster 1996-2000

Accountant Reconciling Court Order Adjustments to Responsible Relatives Child Support Obligations to the Department of Public Aid’s Records.

Department of Insurance Financial Examiner – Insurance Division

H&R Block-Office Manager/Off Season Tax Preparer 1990-1996

Awarded Top Notch Performer by Regional Director

Managed two offices Concurrently for two tax seasons

Scheduled and organized operation in the highly pressurized tax season

Individual Income Tax Preparation Off Season extensions and follow up

Liquid Carbonic-Inventory Accountant 1987-1990

Coordinated and Reviewed Physical Inventory procedures for Specialty Gas Area

Journal entry and auditor review preparation

Associates Commercial Corporation – Floorplan Auditor 1985-1987-80% Travel-Road Warrier

Independently performed Balance Sheet Audits – focusing on inventory financing

Retail and Wholesale payoff review included along with Excise Tax payment review

Borrowing Base Calculations effecting Inventory financing revolving credit lines

Full financial ratio presentation on scaled (review finding) financials

EDUCATION AND TRAINING-Check me out on Likedin

DePaul University, Chicago IL

Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Majoring in Accountancy 1984

Triton Community College, River Grove IL

Associates in Liberal Arts 1982

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