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Accounting Accountant

Location:
Minneapolis, MN
Salary:
90000
Posted:
October 14, 2018

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CHUNLAN (LANA) Li, CPA

**** ****** ***, ****** ******, MN 55422 (612) 309 – 6569 ac7dqi@r.postjobfree.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

Senior Accountant Financial Auditor, Schechter Dokken Kanter, Minneapolis, MN October 2017 – present

Plan and conduct financial statement audits (GAAP, PCAOB, IFRS, etc) for clients at various complexity levels and industries (including SEC, complex consolidated entities, companies preparing to go public, etc.)

Analyze client’ s financial statements and reports to identify business treads and evaluate internal controls to identify business risks

Plan and conduct employee benefit plan audits (limited scope and full scope)

Plan and conduct Service Organization Controls (SOC) audits (SOC 1 & SOC 2)

Actively participate and manage audit planning, execution and wrap up process to ensure audits are performed in accordance with professional and firm quality standards.

Perform internal control evaluations, risk assessment, and provide recommendations for improvements

Senior Accountant, Abdo, Eick, & Meyers, LLP Edina, MN December 2014 –September 2017

(Baune Dosen merged with Abdo Eick & Meyers in December 2014.)

Planned and performed financial statement audits, review, compilation, and agreed upon procedures in accordance with firm and professional standards

Planned and conducted internal audits for various banks, evaluated internal control adequacy and effectiveness, and provided recommendations for improvements

Prepared and reviewed financial statements and footnotes, management reports, and other requested deliverables

Performed detailed reviews of working papers completed by other associates

Provided training, direction, motivation, feedback, and supervision to staff accountants

Communicated proactively with clients, engagement leaders, and associates regarding open items, testing problems, or other important matters in a timely manner

Identified, responded to, and resolved client issues working directly with client, or in collaboration with other accountants

Senior Accountant, Baune Dosen Co., LLP, Plymouth, MN December 2010 – December 2014

Planned and performed financial statement audits, review, compilation, and agreed upon procedures in accordance with firm and professional standards

Planned and conducted internal audits for various banks, evaluated internal control adequacy and effectiveness, and provided recommendations for improvements

Performed and trained client on reconciliations of various general ledger accounts

Assisted client with journal entries, and month, quarter end, and/or year-end general ledger closings, and provided external audits support.

Managed expectations effectively through clear and continuous communication with the client and/or other accountants

Prepared individual, estate, non-profit, partnership, and corporate tax returns

Product Account/Marketing Specialist, WTR, Inc. Bloomington, MN May 2008 – November 2010

Prepared bids on a regular basis and successfully obtained over $1 million projects

Analyzed and reviewed product costs and quality control,

Managed product purchasing and negotiated financial terms with venders,

Maintained efficient and effective communication with offshore venders,

Translated and interpreted technical and business documents between English and Mandarin Chinese.

Tax Intern, Patricia L. Nelson CPA, Inc., River Falls, WI January 2008 – April 2008

Prepared business and individual tax returns,

Prepared fixed asset depreciation schedules

Accounting Intern, Valleyfair, Shakopee, MN May 2007 – October 2007

Furnished and analyzed labor and multiple daily, weekly, and monthly revenue reports,

Audited inventory and register receipts, and reconciled ticket usage,

Reconciled revenue accounts on the daily basis

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting: University of Wisconsin – River Falls May 2008

Senior Merit, Chancellor’s Award, Accumulated GPA 3.6/4.0, Major GPA 3.7

PROFICIENCIES

Accounting Software: QuickBooks, Sage

Tax Software: ProSystem CCH, ProSystem Fixed Assets, BNA Fixed Assets,

Audit Software: Caseware Working Paper, Caseview, ProSystem Engagement, ProSystem document

Microsoft Software: MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point, Outlook,

Foreign Language: Fluent in Mandarin Chinese (Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening)



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