SHELDON L. HOCKADAY
An accomplished and result-oriented professional in Bookkeeping and Office Administration with more than 20 years of experience in managing and operating budgets. Adept at increasing work process efficiency and profitability through functional and technical analysis. Possess strong leadership skills in coordinating organization’s day-to-day operations and financial structure along with expertise in accounting tools. Offers in-depth understanding of bookkeeping and office management
Looking for a senior level position in the areas of Bookkeeping and Business Management in a reputable organization wherein my skills and experience can be utilized to make a difference.
Adept at using QuickBooks Pro Plus (Enterprise, Cloud & Online).
Comfortable reading and creating computer spreadsheets using Microsoft office.
Excellent ability to carry out accurate basic math calculations mentally.
Knowledgeable about database maintenance and management.
Ability to work independently and also with a team.
Possess vast knowledge of bookkeeping and office management. AKESOgen, Inc., Norcross, GA Jun. 2016 – May 2018
Corporate Controller/ Office Manager
Maintain financial ledger and accounting processes in line with financial procedures utilizing QuickBooks Pro Plus.
Coordinated all supplier P.O’s, shippers, invoices and record into QuickBooks; file originals.
Receiving all customer payments and deposit according to instructions
Overseeing all supplies for office equipment and related premises management.
Implementation and maintaining of procedures/office administrative systems.
Sorting and optimizing all mail-envelopes received unless addressed to an individual and stamp a receipt date on all documents; distribution of mail to individuals internally.
Organizing induction programs for new employees to orientate them about policies and procedures.
Keeping personnel records including a record on staff attending conferences and training.
Supervision of all administrative activities in the organization. Georgia Works, Inc., Atlanta, GA (Contractor) Feb.2016 – Aug.2016 Chief Financial Officer
Converted entire accounting system from QuickBooks Online to QuickBooks Pro Plus.
Performed detailed account reconciliation processing and reporting.
Prepared information for the CPA to perform year-end audits, payrolls and other financial statements.
Performed all detailed account reconciliation for year-end processing and reporting; maintains the GL, ensuring compliance with GAAP and tax laws.
Initiated the Pay Card (PCard) for all Clients to prevent fraud. Greater St. Stephen Ministries, Atlanta, GA May 2010 – Feb. 2016 Chief Financial Officer
Maintained current funding balance on Operational, Bookstore, School of Ministry, Building Account and TV Ministry accounts.
Provided all data required to CPA for completion of monthly financial statements in timely manner.
Accelerated the delivery of weekly financial reports using QuickBooks Enterprise to Senior Pastor/CEO, Co-Pastor, CAO, Administrator and CPA. CAREER OBJECTIVE
P.O. Box 12011, Atlanta, GA 30355
Excellent written and oral
Dependable and able to maintain
Excellent Customer Service
Efficient and Productive
Skilled in prioritizing tasks and
Able to work independently with
Independent and self-disciplined
Ability to work independently and
also as a team player
Quick problem solver with ability to
meet deadlines within limited time
Diplomatic, positive attitude and
ability to perform tasks under
QuickBooks Pro Plus (Enterprise,
Cloud & Online)
Online Banking, Apple (Mac)
Microsoft Office Suite
Professional & 365
ADP Payroll & Time/Labor
Automated Church Systems (ACS)
Paychex Payroll Software
Certification - Notary Public – Expires
SHELDON L. HOCKADAY
Norcross, GA (Elekta, Inc. - Contractor) Oct. 2008 – Jun. 2010 Human Resources Specialist II
Conducted New Hire Orientation to ensure employees gain an understanding of company benefits and insurance plans.
Presided over the human resources unit; medical, dental, dental, disability, paid off time, 401k, life insurance and profit sharing.
Performed customer service functions by answering employee concerns and assisting with problems courteously and promptly.
Liaised with various external vendors and fostered effective relationships with client representatives.
Ensured employees understanding of company policies and procedures by regularly communicating and assisting employees as situations arise. Rainbow House, Inc., Jonesboro, GA (Contractor) Feb. 2007 – Aug. 2008 Business Office Manager
Utilized acquired knowledge in QuickBooks to accurately, efficiently, and ethically maintain business records.
Ensured that USDA grant requirements are met, including maintaining reports and submission of monthly claim information.
Performed accounting, budgeting, payroll administration, purchasing, and related fiscal duties.
Collaborated with the Program Coordinator in overseeing the hiring process including reference checks, criminal record checks, drug screens, and physicals. Victory Church, Stone Mountain, GA Jul. 2005 – Dec. 2006 Director of Operations
Supervised and assisted members of staff according to the staff organizational structure set forth in the Organizational Chart of staff leadership.
Maintained relationships with financial institutions in conjunction with the Advisory Council, also administered banking arrangements and loan agreements, and invested the church's assets as approved by the Pastor.
Pioneered the approval of all recommendations made on the annual budget by the Trustees Ministry.
Coordinated and managed all accounting functions including: accounts payable and receivable, payroll, capital expenditures, building fund maintenance, cash management, loans, audits and internal accounting controls.
Coordinated procedures and reviews pertaining to related receipts.
Reviewed and approved all Purchase/Funds Requests against all funds. Life Center Ministries, New Orleans, LA Jun. 1994 – Aug.2005 Director of Finance
Coordinated delivery of weekly Financial Reports to Senior Pastor/CEO, Senior Executive and CPA.
Preparation of financial report for the monthly Board of Trustees meeting.
Coordinated the finance room and proper accountability of parishioners’ weekly offering.
Maintained account balances for all ministries with deposits and withdrawals.
Reviewed all budget funding submitted by auxiliaries and also made revisions and recommendations when needed. Facilitated discussion payment arrangements with new and current vendors as required.
Formulated recommendations regarding possible cost overruns and savings.
Coordinated the management of the Finance Department, which include accounts receivables and data entry.
Available upon request