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Customer Service Real Estate

Location:
Cumming, Georgia, United States
Posted:
November 03, 2018

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Jeremiah A. Harris

**** **** *** ***** 770-***-****

Cumming, GA 30028 ac7lke@r.postjobfree.com

Career Profile

•General accounting, bookkeeping, expense and cash management

•Over ten years of accounting, coordination, administration, and customer service experience

•Analytical abilities with reasoning and problems solving skills; issue research and resolution

•Client billing and invoices monitoring of aged accounts

•Familiarity includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and payroll

•Client and vendor account management

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

v Improved Property & Real Estate Taxes processing time from one week to 2 days thus reducing penalties, interests, and late fees

v Reduced processing time for freight charges from one full day to half a day

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

June 2016 – Present – Project Financial Coordinator- Barton Malow Construction Company, Alpharetta, GA

Oversee project’ budget ensuring that funds are properly expensed

Prequalify Sub Contractors through Barton Malow’s (CPS) Contractors Prequalifying System

Review contractors and create Standard Purchase Orders for Subs

Review and process invoices from vendors making sure that they are paid timely

Ensuring that Sub Contractors are paying their suppliers/sub and confirming what is paid

Make sure that Project Managers are reviewing and approving invoices from our suppliers

Monitor Certificate of Insurance from Sub Contractors for compliance

Review and process overhead expenses for entire office

Collect and review Lien Waivers and Sworn Statements

Periodic visit to jobsite to make sure that deadlines are met by Sub Contractors

Perform monthly Change Orders audit

Monitor project closeout spreadsheet for Cost Analyst to track Pay Applications

September 2010 –February 2016 - Expense Analyst II – Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, Alpharetta, GA

•Global expense management and client account support for domestic and international clients

•Audited client expenses for compliance with corporate relocation policies

•Audited, Processed, and approved third party disbursements to vendors and client employees

•Client invoice preparation and billing

•Authorized ACH, Wires, and Check payments and reimbursements

•Vendor and client management with resolution of researched issues

•Travel charges authorization and corporate credit card validation

•Primary customer service contact for expense and payroll related issues

October 2009 – August 2010 - Analyst, Financial Services – Crawford and Company, Atlanta, GA

•Process recoveries and refunds of claims payment sent to lockbox

•Daily, weekly and monthly balancing of recoveries and refunds

•Research and resolve problems with recoveries and refunds

•Process and move payments between claims

•Monitor Client-Owned and independent bank accounts and process refunds

•Track daily lockbox deposits and record transactions to Control Log

•Liaison between branches and headquarters

July 2005 to May 2009 – Accountant II- Siemens Energy & Automation, Alpharetta, GA

•Processed Property & Real Estate Taxes for over 100 Siemens properties throughout the United States of America

•Validated actual tax bill against assessed value

•Prepared journal entries to re-class charges from Corporate to Business Units

•Reconciled general ledger tax account

•Researched Property & Real Estate taxes and provided solutions

•Processed Fixed Assets for all Siemens Business Units (i.e.) retirements, transfers, capitalizations, and internal orders

•Prepared weekly Freight charges for all of Siemens Energy & Automation

•Uploaded processed freight charges to SAP for accounts payable to process payment

•Prepared monthly gain & loss analysis for Siemens Energy & Automation foreign currency transactions

•Reconciled four general ledger accounts monthly

•Assisted with month-end close

Accountant I – Siemens Energy & Automation, Alpharetta, GA

Created and prepared journal entries for inter-company loan statements and served as liaison to other business units and affiliates

Reconciled inter-company loan accounts

Ensured accurate billing of invoices and credit memos to affiliates and business units profit centers and cost centers

Analyzed financial transactions to ensure accuracy and completeness of journal entries

•Assisted with month-end close

Accountant I – Siemens Medical Solutions – Malvern, PA

•Managed affiliates loan account on a daily basis

•Prepared inter-company account receivable vouchers

•Processed vouchers from various affiliates

•Prepared daily cash report and posted payments

•Liaison for dispute resolution between affiliates

•Performed collection between affiliates

•Reconciled nine general ledger accounts

•Assisted with month-end close

June 1999 to January 2005 Staff Accountant – Berlitz International (ELS Division) Princeton, NJ

•Performed monthly bank reconciliation for various assigned field centers

•Served as liaison between company and host families

•Validated host family vouchers against field center report

•Processed payment for host families monthly

•Reconciled home stay report provided by field centers

•Processed refunds for no – shows

•Prepared monthly adjusting entries

•Prepared and paid sales & use tax for Texas, Boston, New York, California, Georgia, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Chicago

EDUCATION: Rutgers University – Newark, NJ

Economics – Major / Accounting Minor

University of Liberia – Liberia, West Africa

BA – Primary Education

COMPUTER SKILLS: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and QuickBooks,

ERP SYSTEMS: SAP, Bluebeam, PeopleSoft, Oracle

REFERENCES WILL BE FURNISHED UPON REQUEST



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