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Manager Accounting

Pleasanton, California, United States
July 23, 2018

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Dear Hiring Manager,

I was excited to read about this opening as I have the qualifications you are seeking. I have over 25 years of experience in a wide variety of field’s areas including Office Manager, Accountant, Bookkeeper and Payroll Manager.

Here are some of the highlights of my skills:

25+ years Managerial Experience

28+ years Bookkeeping Experience

28+ years Payroll Experience

25+ years Human Resource and Benefits Experience

Processed Full Cycle Payroll

Processed Union Payroll

Processed Certified Payroll

Processed Payroll for over 2000 employees

Managed office for over 25+ years

Full Cycle AP and AR

Software Knowledge/Computer Skills

Literate on both Mac/Apple and PC

Expert Knowledge of the entire Microsoft Office Suite Programs, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel

Expert testing scoring 100% on Excel

Internet Savvy

Knowledge of up to date software and apps for best running of any business.

QuickBooks 2018 Pro and Enterprise - QuickBooks experience for over 25 years

ADP/Paychex/QuickBooks for Payroll

APP Payroll experience

In addition to my extensive office experience, I have excellent communication skills. I always maintained a mature, gracious and professional manner when communicating with people, even when difficulties arise. I encourage you to review my resume as I have many qualifications that are a perfect fit for this job. Some of the best qualities I have is ability to be flexible, understand, and logical.

My salary requirements would depend on the total compensation package including benefits and the opportunity to earn performance-based incentives. I am confident we can arrive at a mutually beneficial agreement during our interview. My greatest goal is to find a position that works well with me and that I can excel in.

My broad experience and range of skills make me a superior candidate for this position. My resume, which is below, provides additional information on my background and qualifications. I look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible to arrange time for an interview.

Thank you for your consideration,


Brenda Fleming

Brenda Fleming

Experience Summary

I am willing to learn anything to be an asset, and my greatest desire to learn and improve myself, always means I am going to strive for excellence in everything I do. My personal mantra comes from my many years of JROTC which is “Leadership” and “Excellence”.

I am a Highly-focused professional with proven record of successfully leading management, integration, review, and reporting of critical financial information to support strategic financial and business decision making. Detail-oriented and analytical with talent for research and assessment of complex Human Resources, Payroll Management, financial records, financial statement preparation, budget planning, forecasting and variance resolution. Skilled in supporting efficiency and productivity through evaluation and improvement of operational procedures and best practices. Strong, proactive team leader proficient in directing highly skilled financial technicians in supporting and achieving objectives.

Professional Experience

Attention To Detail, Inc., Pleasanton, CA


Human Resources, Payroll & Accounting Manager

Previous Titles Held: Office Manager & Bookkeeper


Promoted to Office Manager after six months of employment.

Promoted to Accounting Manager after 3 years of employment.

Promoted to HR Manager after 5 years of employment.

Created entire paper copy back up, then took all records paperless.

Basic Responsibilities:

Payroll Management – Full Cycle

Human Resources – From search, interview, hire, and termination; including creation of Handbooks. Benefit enrollment and management as well as 401 K management.

Accounting – Full Cycle

oAll Facets of operating the company were under my jurisdiction.

oProblem solving/Managing complaints/problems at all levels.

oCreated Contracts for customers.


oTax preparation

oMaintained supply rooms and inventory

oManaged 100 employees

oWorked without supervisions

oMaintained a Flex Schedule for my time, as all work was always completed.

oManaged Facilities.


oRecords management

oDetailed Duties:

Payroll Management/Human Resources Management

ADP, Paychex and QuickBooks for payroll

Signed all payroll checks

Processed payroll for Certified Payroll

Processed payroll for Prevailing Wage

Processed payroll for over 2000+ employees

Managed the On-Site Supervisors

On Site personally managed 100+ employees

Interviewed new candidates and made all new hire decisions.

Maintained staff

Made all decisions to let go or keep employees.

Processed all PTO/Sick Time

Processed all hours and earnings for payroll for over 25 years.

Hired all new candidates for all positions of the company.

Verified all W-4 Information

Created and maintained the employee handbook

Created and maintained new employee packets with information on W4, Handbook, policies and Procedures, and benefits.

Operations Manager/Client Management

Managed an office staff

Managed Office, Financials, and all work for the owner of the company.

Prepared all bids for service including doing the bid walks.

Prepared and wrote all contracts for services.

Signed all checks including payroll and AP.

Managed employee benefits such as Health insurance and dental insurance.

Managed all insurances and licenses for the business.


Full Cycle Accounts Receivable

Full Cycle Accounts Payable

Collections of past due accounts

Bank Reconciliation

Reconciliation of all accounts

Financials for Business

Squeegee Express, Pleasanton, CA


Payroll Specialist/HR Generalist & Bookkeeper


Bookkeeping – Full Cycle

Payroll Management – Full Cycle

Human Resources – From search, interview, hire, and termination.

ADP, Paychex and QuickBooks for payroll

Processed payroll for Certified Payroll

Processed payroll for Prevailing Wage

State of Hawaii – Department of Transportation – Harbors Division, Hilo HI


Student Intern I


Received accommodations for excellent phone etiquette


Answering the phone – Multi-line telephone experience

Provided Excellent Customer Service

Created Data Base for all Fishing Permits to the Hilo Harbor

Controlled and maintained Harbor Fishing Permit Control.

Bank Deposits

Computer Skills

Created Filing System for all of the Hilo Harbors Division

Aloha Marine Service, Hilo HI


Student Intern I


Answering the phone – Multi-line telephone experience

Provided Excellent Customer Service

Created Data Base for all inventory items

Bank Deposits

Computer Skills

Created Filing System

Data Input


Universal Classroom * Payroll Management * 2013

Universal Classroom * Accounting * 2013

Universal Classroom * Accounts Receivable Management * 2012

Universal Classroom * Accounts Payable Management * 2012

Center for Legal Studies, Hilo, HI * Legal Assistant * 1995

University of Hawaii, Hawaii Community College, Hilo, HI * A.S. Degree - Admin. Of Justice – Accounting * 1995

Volunteer Experience

State of Hawaii, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Hilo. HI, Domestic Violence Unit, 1994-1995

Preformed Court Monitoring

Clerical Assistance

File Maintenance

Creating Victim/Witness Files.

Konawaena High School JROTC Wildcats Battalion, Kealakekua, HI, Senior Support Cadre, 1991-1995

Taught Leadership and Communication

Advise, support and counsel Staff members

Teach and train cadets in Leadership and Battalion Procedures

Instruct on various subjects as needed such as; First aid, communication, and Leadership techniques.

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