Beryl A. Fomundam
Summary of Qualifications
A motivated MBA graduate and results-driven financial professional offering 8years of accounting and financial management experience and an extensive background in the following broad-based competencies: Accounts Reconciliation; Account Payable; Financial Statement Preparations; Vendor Management; Reporting; Project Management; Contract Management, Employee Training and Staff Management.
Demonstrated ability to proactively work independently, to produce and lead exceptional performance within a team environment
Proven ability to diligently and effectively complete task under short deadlines and in a fast paced environment.
Excellent technical, communication and writing skills to serve in any office related setting
Ability to safeguard confidential information and the willingness to learn new things
Bunker Hill Community College, Business Office, Charlestown, MA May 2014 – Present
Prepare journal entries and assist the comptroller on month end & year-end audit, financial statements preparations and also in external audit by providing necessary information auditors may need.
Create sessions on ACH payments & checks received into the system and process deposits into the company’s citizen’s bank account using EzDeposit system on weekly basis.
Reconciles accounts e.g. miscellaneous Revenue, workforce development receivables, commission receivables, credit card transactions (American Express and JP Morgan Chase) and bank statements to ensure conformance with established standards.
Provides monthly financial reports to management e, g. Accounts Payable Report, State Payables & expense report etc.
Processes check & Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) run twice a week for about a million dollar for a large institution of about 1000+ vendors
Maintain petty cash funds, prepaid (subscriptions & memberships) and commission funds
Resolve customer issues with discrepancies they may have on their accounts
Maintain vendor files and contracts (making sure new vendors submit completed signed state contracts)
Train and manage 3 AP staffs with accounts payable duties (e.g. manage the accurate & timely processing of invoices, making timely payments to vendors & customers, filing & Online Payment Requests)
Reviews & process 1099 forms for IRS filings
Successfully trained cost center/department managers in the use of online payment request (OPR) system. This has speed up processing time for payments and avoided late fees & interest charges on invoices. It also improved budgetary control & management and lastly facilitated on-line tracking of documents/statuses of approval.
Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC), Business Office, Charlestown, MA May 2011 – April 2014
Created sessions on credit card transactions and cash/check deposits, issued cash receipts to the appropriate persons/departments
Efficiently processed vendor invoices, coordinated approval process of all accounts payable invoices (Prioritized invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms)
Processed and managed student semester train passes using the Massachusetts Bay Transportation and Authority system (MBTA). Collect applications & payments, reconcile payments to match bank statement, submit order to the MBTA and distribute train passes to students upon receipt.
Provided high quality customer service to vendors, staffs, colleagues and students.
Opened and assigned new vendor accounts
Processed W9 from the IRS system to make sure vendors are Massachusetts state vendors.
Filed purchase orders & vouchers to their respective cabinets, and W9s using Image Now software
Responded to all vendor inquiries via email and phone regarding the online requisition process
Youth Action Africa Inc., Malden, MA 09/ 2010 – 04/ 2011 Staff Accountant
Recorded and tracked donations while providing monthly financial statements to the Board of Directors
Processed checks received as donations and issued receipts.
Gathered/tracked financial information throughout the year to assist with the annual Audit
Maintained historical database of funding and volunteer grants
Maintained inventory files, monitored and ordered office supplies
Attended staff meetings and training sessions; responded to inquiries regarding assigned functions
Photocopy, fax, scan and file documents as needed
Fitchburg State University, MA June 2017 – July 2018
Master’s in Business Administration – concentration in Accounting, GPA of 3.4
Northeastern University, Boston, MA, Sept. 2012 – June 2014
B.A in Finance & Accounting Management, GPA of 3.5
Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA, Jan. 2011 – Aug. 2012
Associate Degree in Accounting, GPA of 3.6
Certificate in Advance Project Management, Damelin Business College, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa, Sept. 2008 – Sept. 2009
Volunteer & Affiliations
Treasurer – Prebexsan Boston alumni;
Member –Zenith Investments Boston;
Union of Strength Investment Club and
Volunteer (Food Pantry, Weymouth)
Proficient in desktop systems, Microsoft Office Suite including Excel: Pivot tables, QuickBooks, Project Accounting, Outlook, Image Now, Datatel (Colleague) and EzDeposit software.
References: Available upon request