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Staff Accounting

Location:
Camden, New Jersey, United States
Salary:
open
Posted:
November 08, 2018

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Kamina Patel

Kamina. Patel ac7m1n@r.postjobfree.com

**** ********* *****

Voorhees, NJ 08043

Home: 856-***-**** Cell: 856-***-****

Accountant / Financial Analyst

●Senior Financial/Accounting professional with a Master’s degree in Accounting with extensive knowledge with concepts of accounting management, analyzing financial statements, Treasury Management, credit risks, performing net capital calculations, compliance, audits and risk analysis.

●Lead special projects with upper level management which involved budget forecasting, researching company assets, liabilities, and performing yearly financial statements.

●Worked across various business units to implement policies/guidelines and administered million-dollar budgets.

●Play a key role in implementation of projects and work closely with the development team.

●Proficient in functional ERP platforms and QA testing with software modules as related to accounting. Perform as a business analyst on multiple project teams.

●Extremely proficient with standard software applications (Advanced Excel skills including VLOOKUP’s, pivot table, and macros; knowledge of SAP and Hyperion reporting, PowerPoint and Project)

●Working knowledge of SAP, Oracle R12, Pass Port, SmartView, Hyperion and Peoplesoft, AP, AR.

●Forecast budgets monthly/quarterly/yearly, month-end journal entries, financial and property statements, and analysis through general ledger. Organized, synthesized, and analyzed all invoices, balance sheets, and reimbursement collections. Prepare of monthly financial statement. Accounts payable and accounts receivables. Coordinate with internal and external auditors

Education

Masters in Accounting: Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ.

Diploma in Computer Programming: Star Technical Institute, Deptford, NJ.

Bachelor in Commerce: University of Bombay, India

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

SAP Accounting, Oracle Hyperion reporting, Excel functions.

Professional Experience

Coperion Corporation. Sewell, NJ. (Contract position) March 2018-Oct 2018

Staff Accountant (Contract position)

Duties & Responsibilities

Prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance.

General ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. Working with Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets & fixed assets depreciation and recording of adjusting and reclassification journal entries, if necessary.

Assist in the preparation of financial statements (P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow) Prepare bank reconciliations.

Prepare and analyze the monthly budget/forecast-to-actual variance reports

Prepares financial reports for management.

Analyzes and reconciles accounts.

Enters journals entries, coordinates accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger. Work closely with the ap responsibilities to include processing and coding purchase orders, as well as reconciling AP.

Working with monthly closing activities to ensure proper and timely financial reporting. Month End close for all GL accounts, as well as reconciliations.

●Worked with Oracle R12 software GL, AR and AP modules in developing integration processes within Oracle Application modules as well as other accounting software used by third party vendors.

●Prepared global invoices for enter each vendor invoices, prepared billing list and verify/prepare checks for general funds. Reconciled payroll banking statements and prepared report for management. Processed payments for vendors and related clients request. Prepared complex intercompany reconciliations analysis reports as required in the consolidations process.

●Assisted with month end closing process which, included preparation of various management reports under strict timelines and as per request. Defined areas of business process improvement and make recommendations to management. Assigned to special project for analysis and developing reports as requested by Management.

Hoppecke Batteries), Mount Laurel, NJ March 2017 –Feb 2018

Staff Accountant

●Monthly review of assigned profit center’s income statements (AP, AR and GL)

●Prepare and assistance on the monthly close, interacting with various departments and levels of management

●Prepares various financial reports for management and operations

●Enters journals entries, coordinates account payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger systems.

●Administrate the company payroll system and work closely with the banks and vendors.

●Participate in yearly external audit

●Assists on projects or duties as assigned

●Using SAP accounting software across the accounting department.

●Builds effective relationship with all levels of management across the firm.

●Oversee the operation functions of the accounting department, including payroll, accounts payable and all the internal\external audit duties.

●Maintain schedules of general ledger accounts for auditing purposes, including the fixed asset schedules.

●Prepare journal entries as needed and work with the team in month-end closings and preparation of financial statements.

●Work closely with the company public accounting firm and third-party auditors to ensure the year-end audits are completed.

●Prepare and assemble various financial and statistical reports required by internal and external parties.

●Process Accounts Payable checks in conjunction with Woods AP department.

●Prepare and process bi-weekly checks and direct deposit for vendor distribution.

●Collect, sort, prioritize and prepare invoices:

●Timely and accurate processing of: - payables utilizing 3-way matching and resolve all pricing/receiving discrepancies

Stucki Company International, Harrisburg, PA July, 2015 – Feb 2017

Finance Consultant

●Responsible for all monthly close process and adjustments

●Making sure the cash and disbursement process are centralized under one system

●Manage deposit reconciliation and for multiple accounts and client information

●Maintain a cost effective collection process for EDI and cash deposit

●Manage global vendor payment system as a single process

●Assist in development of single system that can handle multiple type of payments

●Interface and use your data early in the business day after posting for time-sensitive business needs

●Working capital represents the difference between firm’s current assets and current liabilities

●Projecting long term and short liabilities and developing various models

●Working towards lowering fees and expenses over the investments made by the firms

●Preparation of monthly accrual accounts, account reconciliations and general accounting.

●Generate and organization all work papers supporting general ledger accounts and footnotes to the financial statements, as required by corporate policies for year- end reporting.

●Perform general ledger account maintenance for perform analysis and metrics

●Responsible for coordinating for all holdings company trial balances on a monthly basis to develop a single view.

●Assistance in providing various financial analysis reports, including the preparation and distribution of global capital spending

●Assist in the development and creation of financial models and annual operating budget which are aligned with the strategic business plans. (This would include short and long-term planning).

●Manage monthly forecasting process to provide visibility into business results, including developing a business unit forecast and monthly forecast to budget/actuals variances. Identify trends and deliver insightful observations regarding the business.

●Evaluation of financial data, such as balance sheets and income statements Working capital current assets and current liabilities.

●Assist with cash management and cash positioning on daily basis.

Peco Exelon Corp-Philadelphia PA Feb 2013- JUN 2015

Finance Analyst: (Contract position)

•Manage General Ledger, Intercompany transactions, financial statement preparation, process improvement and development and implementation, monthly closing, financial statement preparation, prepare complex account reconciliations, manage transactions in various currencies (intercompany process), 10-Q preparation, MD&A analysis, footnote preparation, external audit coordination, work with management to reduce costs and closing times.

•Managed monthly closing process through the preparation of financial statements. Using Hyperion tool for all reporting.

•Provide ownership on monthly pricing processes, implementing price changes and providing implementation backing to Pricing Manager. Provide support for the monthly gross profit forecasting process and optimization process, evaluating customer segment margin and attrition; give recommendations and provide support to Gross Profit Forecasting Manager.

•Managed AP, AR, Payroll, GL analysis and reconciliation, Treasury, Inventory, and Financial Reporting.

Managed all intercompany activity including billing, payments, and confirmations.

Coordinated annual audit, prepare all required schedules.

•Managed tax process ensuring all returns were processed timely (sales and use tax, federal and state tax returns)

Automated financial reporting process from a completely manual reporting system. Perform Quality testing as part of data readiness

•Prepared complex general ledger account reconciliations. Prepared account reconciliations and complex bank reconciliations. Managed monthly closing process for various Lines of Business. Managed Cash and AR, monthly P&L reporting for 150 locations. Core project member in ORACLE implementation including developing staff and implementing ORACLE within business unit.

•I will be responsible for complex accounting and reporting activities associated with the GAAP accounting close and financial statements and supporting schedules. I carry out duties such as SEC reporting, GAAP accounting close and Business Unit support.

•Prepare and review financial statements and supporting schedules according to the GAAP accounting close calendar. Assist with the GAAP accounting close including the preparation and review of journal entries and account reconciliations.

•Support quarterly earnings release and other investor relations-related matters such as debt offerings and investor presentations. Conduct financial analysis on consolidated and business unit results, including providing ongoing support for the business unit teams and our various other partners as needed.

Towers Watson: Philadelphia, PA Sept 2012- Feb 2013

Finance and Accounting (Contract position)

●Worked with Oracle R12 software GL, AR and AP modules in developing integration processes within Oracle Application modules as well as other accounting software used by third party vendors.

●Prepared global invoices for enter each vendor invoices, prepared billing list and verify/prepare checks for general funds. Reconciled payroll banking statements and prepared report for management. Processed payments for vendors and related clients request. Prepared complex intercompany reconciliations analysis reports as required in the consolidations process.

●Assisted with month end closing process which, included preparation of various management reports under strict timelines and as per request. Defined areas of business process improvement and make recommendations to management. Assigned to special project for analysis and developing reports as requested by Management.

●Gathered business requirements and developed testing criteria.

Canon Finance Services, MT Laurel, NJ Jan 2012-Sep 2012

Finance and Accounting (Contract position)

●Job responsibilities include preparing monthly, quarterly, annual reports as well as updating daily cash position reports and bank reconciliation for selected key customer bank accounts.

●Prepared monthly depreciation & amortization, prepaid journal entries, upload monthly accounting transaction received from third party administrators. Performed and assist in additional accounting duties and activities as requested by management.

●Processed customer checks requests as requested by other business departments. Maintained key vendor files activities, review invoices and reconcile any issues and concerns.

●Prepared and reconcile on going monthly job costing project reports. Working with intercompany Income Expense Accruals and preparing purchase orders for vendors and customers.

●Worked with Oracle Financial Software in the area of accounts payables, accounts receivable, fixed asset, expense management and general ledger.

●Worked also with SAP modules as the company was acquiring other business, which were on SAP platform.

Develcom, Real Estate, Bellmawr, NJ. Nov 2010-Dec 2011

Finance and Accounting (Contract position)

●Prepared quarterly and yearly excel budget reports for 125 tenants as well as organized clients’ 1099 and 1040 forms.

●Developed monetary cost for over 15 million square feet in 15 active projects which were sold to developers. Performed intercompany profit and loss analysis for 25 accounts, investigated monetary variances, and month-end close duties using General Ledger. Created budget forecasts using SAP 6.0 to reconciled monthly inventory counts, prepared account analysis, coordinated annual budget, and prepared standard costs. Prepared monthly/quarterly/yearly budgets in a group of twelve individuals of upper level management.

●Worked closely with stores to improve and streamline all aspects of the accounting activities (collection, billing, posting, and tracking), established pricing/credit. Performed monthly bank reconciliation and month end closing.

Schenker Logistics, Sharon Hill, PA. Oct 2004-Nov 2010

Accountant

Performed special projects which included in-depth research analysis of accounts payable and accounts receivable tractions versus appropriate approvals and documents.

Bookkeeping support for the CFO of administration which included printing checks, posted checks to QuickBooks online, copied checks, filed with paid invoices, and reconciled bank statements

Worked with General Ledger to input daily activities in 75 bank accounts, recorded monetary variances, and prepared month-end closing statements. Coordinated and interfaced with internal and external auditors during month.

Southland Corporation, Burlington, NJ Jan 1996-Oct 2004

Accountant

Prepared monthly/quarterly/yearly budgets in a group of twelve individuals of upper level management for

250 7-Eleven stores

Worked closely with stores to improve and streamline all aspects of the accounting activities (collection, billing, posting, and tracking), established pricing/credit guidelines for 250 7-Eleven stores, and maintained sales corrections database

Performed monthly bank reconciliation and monthly closing of office administration activities



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