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.
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
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 JobLink.com 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.
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
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DePaul University, Chicago IL
Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Majoring in Accountancy 1984
Triton Community College, River Grove IL
Associates in Liberal Arts 1982