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Accounting Accounts Payable Payroll

Firestone, Colorado, United States
55,000 - 65,000
August 27, 2018

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Firestone, CO ***** 303-***-****

Staff Accountant Payroll Specialist

Versatile and multi-faceted Financial Specialist with 15+ years accounting and payroll experience. Most effective in work assignments of high precision and accuracy to capitalize on my high detail orientation.

A strong guardian of standards and procedures. Excellent, considerate, analytic listening style. Keen eye for research and account analysis with the ability to identify operational problems and implement workable solutions. Utilizes outstanding customer service skills as a stabilizer with a calm demeanor.

Ability to work independently or in a team collaboratively to create a harmonious and productive work environment.


Payroll Accounts Payable G/L Account Analysis Compliance

Accounting Financial Reports Sarbanes-Oxley Variance Analysis

System Conversion Journal Entries Project management Research

Reconciliations Procurement Audit preparation Taxes


Bachelors Science in Business Management, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA.

Fundamental Payroll Certificate, American Payroll Association


Intermediate Excel, Word, Oracle, Ceridian Dayforce HCM, ADP, Kronos, PayCom, PeopleSoft Payroll, ProBusiness, Paychex, AS400, LCP Tracker, Concur.


TransZap, Inc. dba OILDEX Denver, CO

Premier Cloud-based oil & gas accounting software with workflow automation and electronic data exchange for oil and gas industry.

Payroll/Accounting Coordinator 2016 - present

Processing Payroll for 250 Canadian and Multi-State US employees on Ceridian Dayforce HCM.

Implementation and completion of systems conversion from ADP and PayCom to Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Approval of Concur expense reports. Ensure compliance with applicable tax and accounting regulations.

Two Acquisitions transition into payroll systems.

Respond to, research and resolve system issues.

Preparation of 401K and RRSP contribution files to third party vendors.

Year-end W-2 and T4 preparation, tax reconciliation.

Accounting Principals Temporary assignments

Client – CDM Smith, Denver, CO

Certified Payroll Construction Trades, Contract Administrator Intercompany billing 2016

Client - Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc., Broomfield, CO Payroll Administrator 2016

Reconciliation of 401K deductions, preparation of audit sample selection schedules.

Processing Canadian payroll, setup new state tax jurisdictions.

MASCO CABINETRY, LLC, Service Centers, North Las Vegas, NV. & Denver, CO. 2014 - 2015

Manufacture and installation of Merillat, Masterpiece, and Quality brand cabinets for kitchens and baths.

Staff Accountant, Accounts Payable, Business Processes

Created purchase orders for third party vendor items for both Service Centers in Oracle. Reviewed, classified and validated accuracy of accounting records provided by the Independent Contractors’ project completion and preparation for Accounts Payable payment. Prepared Kronos Payroll and Accounts Payable processing to Corporate for payment.

Generated Oracle Discoverer financial reports to assist management in operations.

Created Month-End Revenue Recognition G/L entries and Accounts Payable Expense Accruals.

Organized the disconnection of services and utilities for the office relocation.

K E MEDICAL GROUP, Las Vegas, NV. 2011 - 2013

Medical and Diagnostic Center – Patient Care for 8 Physicians

Medical Records - Medical Coder

Responsible for medical coding of multi-specialty physician practice caring for an average of 100 patients per day.

Resolved inaccurate/incomplete data to ensure billing for services rendered.

Developed solutions from analysis of billing denials and/or patient inquiries to receive payment.

Assisted in the transition from manual paper records to Electronic Medical Records system.

RANDSTAD FINANCE and ACCOUNTING, Las Vegas, NV. 2010 - 2011

Client – Angel Management Group - Management of Nightclubs, Bars, Restaurants and Pool Clubs

Payroll Accountant

Preparation of six company payrolls processing for 700 Union and Non-union employees.

Ensured accurate and timely pay for regular, commissions, tip pool reporting, and banquet pay.

Identified and successfully resolved discrepancies between manual and automated timekeeping

systems. Validated 401K, Union, Medical, Dental, Vision deductions for accounting liaison.

Met deadlines during the software conversion from ADP to PayChex, and company ownership

from the acquisition of Pure Management Group by Angel Management Group.

Resolved discrepancies in garnishment deductions, tax-reporting issues, year-end tax, and W-2s.


Manufacture and installation of Merillat, Masterpiece, and Quality brand cabinets for kitchens and baths.

Staff Accountant, SOX Coordinator, Accounts Payable

Guided the department supervisors in day–to-day operations’ accounting transactions of the service center including the areas of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Sarbanes-Oxley, Human Resources, Payroll reporting, Progress Billing, Invoicing, and Inventory Control. Processed Las Vegas Branch’s Accounts Payable transactions.

Assisted manager in analyzing complicated product line Branch financial statements to discover and correct misallocated journal entries and errors. Identified key elements of variance from budget to operating expenses monthly.

Remediation of SOX controls completed in six months to correct deficiencies in all business cycles of the Branch. Worked effectively with internal and external auditors, management, and staff while maintaining objectivity, independence, confidentiality, and GAAP compliance.

Streamlined processes of payroll timekeeping system that reduced Supervisors time by 30%.

Created and compiled ad-hoc reports of sales data using Excel reports and graphs for budgeting, sales analysis, presentation to corporate staff and tracking Fixed Assets of the Branch.

Assisted with Open enrollment Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K deductions. Validated deductions with Accounting staff. Facilitated employee questions being answered with Corporate Human Resources office in Michigan.

AVERY DENNISON, Las Vegas, NV 2004 - 2006

Manufacturer of RFID “smart labels”, pressure-sensitive labels, electronic, office and automotive products, graphic printable media, and retail informational services. $5.5 billion in sales with 7,000 U.S. employees

Senior Accountant, Payroll Audit and Controls

Created monthly PeopleSoft queries and Excel spreadsheets, disseminated information activities for payroll liability accounts and bank account for analysis and disbursement of funds.

Routinely collaborated with General Accounting, Corporate Tax, and Treasury department managers on payroll and tax related account reconciliations for month/quarter/year-end close.

Simplified and automated the Expatriate Inter-company re-charge billing processing from five days to two days completion per month.

Prepared Internal Control Grids and key process flowcharts for legal and fiscal compliance.

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