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Accounting Management

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
August 14, 2018

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Employment History:

Aug **- Present Spectranetics – Now a part of Philips

Senior Accountant

As a long term contractor I am responsible for the following tasks:

Fixed Assets Accounting

oFixed Assets Module

oAssisting internal users with the process of capital expenditure purchasing

oBudget reviews to assure purchases are within approved limits

oReconciling fixed assets accounts

oAuthorizing Invoices

oCapitalizing/Retiring Assets


oTagging Assets


oFixed Assets re-valuation project as a result of the acquisition

oAd-hoc reporting for senior management

Cash Accounting

oReconciling various bank accounts

oLiaise with other departments such as (AP, AR & Payroll) to resolve outstanding items/variances

oPrepare journal entries

oQuarterly control testing

Business Property tax and Sales & Use Tax

oMonitoring business property tax returns by working closely with an external vendor

oMonthly review of funding request reports submitted by the vendor to pay for property taxes

oReviewing/sorting tax related post and submitting to the external vendors (such as tax notices; tax bills etc.

oMonthly review of sales and use tax returns and authorization of the amount to be paid

oReconcile various tax accounts and liaise with Philips tax regularly until everything gets transferred over to them


oAct as a liaison between IT and Finance department for Fixed Assets integration projects

oParticipate in UAT testing

oRespond to audit inquiries from internal and external auditors

oRevise SOPs and other documentation to align with policy changes

Jan 11 – Dec 16 United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Finance Associate

During the course of five years, I have worked an as Independent consultant for UNOPS in Copenhagen, Denmark. As a consultant, I worked on various accounting projects; such as Reconciliations, Preparing training material for the implementation of IPSAS, Data collection exercises for property, plant & asset, annual leave, leases, advance payments etc.

General accounting operations

oPrepare and issue reports for senior management

oAccounts analysis, accounts reconciliation and preparation of adjusting journal entries

oAssist in monthly, quarterly and annual closing of books

oPrepare funding plans for long-term employee benefits liabilities

Accounts payable

oApproval of staff related benefits payments in compliance with UN rules and regulations

oTimely corrective actions on vouchers with budget check errors, unapproved vouchers for staff related payments

Payroll management

oRequest payroll posting for specific pay groups

oMonitor payroll posting status

oPrepare payroll reconciliation for specific accounts on quarterly basis and adjust discrepancies

oPayroll monitoring for separated staff and follow up with HR when corrective action needed

Assistance with UNOPS Implementation of IPSAS (International Public Sector Accounting Standards)

oPrepare presentations and other training material

oReview policy documentation on various IPSAS standards

oAssist and support the analysis of data received for IPSAS compliance

oRespond to questions and inquiries related to Data collection exercises

oContribute to the review of Atlas-solutions for various IPSAS work packages

oMaintenance of Intranet on as required basis

Maintenance of the position management system and administrative budget

oCreate, update and maintain positions

oReview of Payroll transactions and make corrections, as necessary

oPeriodic update of UNOPS staffing table and reports

oReview and upload approved administrative budget in ATLAS in consultation with the Budget Officer

oParticipate with other ATLAS agencies on issues relating to Payroll, Post Management and Budget

Ensuring Implementation of operational strategies

oAchieve full compliance of financial and HR processes/records with UNOPS regulations

oPeriodic recommendations to improve the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Position Management

Finance Focal point for the UNOPS Knowledge Management Team

oParticipate in monthly meetings with internal/external counterparts

oShare knowledge with Finance Practice group in weekly meetings

April 08 – Oct 10 Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd.

Staff Accountant II – Cash Operations

As a Staff Accountant, a big chunk of my daily job was reconciliations. Along with that I also provided monthly reports to the senior management by analysing specific trends. I performed daily credit-cast forecasting and worked very closely with the collections department.

Responsible for reconciling 24 clearing accounts monthly

Performs operational and financial analysis and complex balance sheet reconciliations associated with Cash Operations.

Responsible for month-end close tasks related to all areas of revenue accounting including detailed analysis, timely journal entries and management reporting

Examines and develops processes for a variety of accounting and reporting tasks

Daily credit-card forecasting

Journal entry audits for accuracy

Submit monthly reporting to the Credit & Collections team

Responsible for providing collectors with billings to be raised

Assist with various projects related to credit card transactions

Communicate with various account executives for credit card companies in U.S. and overseas

Sept 05 – April 08 LinkEdge Technologies, Inc. Chatsworth, CA Staff Accountant

Being the only person in the Accounting department, I did full-cycle accounting. I also provided recommendations to the management team based on monthly analysis of financial reports.

Managed payroll operations

Accounts payable/receivable

Invoiced customers for software usage

Analysed financial reports to evaluate company progress

Bank reconciliations

Presented monthly financial reports and quarterly reports to the President

Followed up with clients regarding invoices and contracts

Addressed client concerns regarding invoices getting paid within net terms

Education and Training:

California State University of Northridge 2003 – 2007

Bachelors of Science in Finance

California State University of Northridge 2003 - 2007

Bachelors of Science in Marketing

California Lutheran University 2009 - 2011

Masters of Business Administration – MBA

Key Achievements:

Awarded Employee of the month for the Finance department of Princess Cruises in January 2010

Awarded Employee of the month for Princess Cruises in June 2010

PRINCE2 Foundation Certification; PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification

Course in Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence and The Age of Sustainable Development

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