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Senior Accountant, Accounting Manager, Controller

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
August 24, 2018

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Ann Scheuermann, CPA Ann

**** ******** **** **., *** Orleans, Louisiana 70124 504-***-****

Career Summary

Progressive experience working in the accounting field, beginning with my time in public accounting specializing in tax preparation. Moved on to private industry where I converted a manual accounting system to a computerized General Ledger using software designed for a large law firm. Established an accounting department managing four accounting clerks. For the last 18 years took over all accounting functions for an architectural firm. Both industry positions involved financial statement preparation, various projections and analyses, client billing using Excel software as well as Microsoft Word, payroll preparation both in-house and also utilizing an outside service. Communicated with outside CPA firm to provide information for tax return preparation.

Work Experience

John T. Campo & Associates, Inc. New Orleans, Louisiana

Controller March 1999 - May 2017

As controller maintained the general ledger and prepared financial statements and analyses. Responsible for year-end closing and provided all information needed by outside CPA firm in order to prepare tax returns. Updated accounting software as well as researched new software. Managed installation of software. Responsible for semi-monthly payroll and preparation of all payroll tax returns. Prepared all client billing invoices.

Post all accounting transactions as well as prepare deposits and process all disbursements.

Accumulate details for all architectural project fees and costs in order to prepare all client billing invoices using Excel.

Provide architects with all pertinent information regarding current architectural projects, including hours by employee and by specific phases of each project, as well as billing and payment updates.

Process semi-monthly payroll and all payroll tax returns as well as annual workers' compensation audit report.

Gather information requested by outside CPA firm for corporate return, including preparation of financial statements for their use. Provide outside CPA with information for owner's personal tax return.

Establish new architectural projects in accounting software.

Prepare financial analyses for owner as requested.

Patrick W. Buckley, CPA (APC) Metairie, Louisiana

Senior Tax Accountant January 1997 - February 1999

Preparation and review of personal, corporate and fiduciary tax returns

Prepared personal tax returns

Prepared corporate tax returns

Reviewed personal and corporate tax returns

Johnson & Hammett, CPAs Metairie, Louisiana

Senior Accountant June 1993 - October 1996

Senior Tax Accountant handling preparation and review of tax returns. Review and posting of client records.

Tax preparation and review

Prepared closing journal entries for client records

Data entry and bank reconciliations for clients using QuickBooks and Quicken

Adams & Reese New Orleans, Louisiana

Accounting Manager August 1982 - October 1992

Established and managed accounting department with four accounting clerks. Prepared financial statements and projections. Provided outside CPA with accounting information for preparation of corporate tax returns. Provided outside service with information for payroll processing. Converted manual accounting records to computerized system

Responsible for all information that flowed through General Ledger, including year-end closing entries.

Payroll processing

Managed and trained accounting clerks (Accounts Payable, Cash Receipts)


Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Loyola University

Professional Designations & Certifications


Professional Associations

Louisiana Society of CPAs


Patrick W. Buckley, CPA APC

2637 Edenborn Avenue, Suite 204

Metairie, LA 70002

Telephone: 504-***-****

Dione E. Fernandez, CPA

(Formerly of Johnson & Hammett, CPAs)

2008 Athania Pkwy.

Metairie, LA 70001

Telephone: 504-***-****

Mark S. Embree, Esq.

Adams and Reese LLP

701 Poydras Street, Suite 4500

New Orleans, LA 70139

Telephone: 504-***-****

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