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Senior Accountant

Location:
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Salary:
70,000.00
Posted:
April 26, 2019

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DANIEL J PEHRSON

*** ******** **., ********, ** *5125 651-***-**** ac871e@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

To obtain a position that will allow me to best utilize all of my skills to help a company obtain its goals.

Experience

Sr. Accountant/Property Staff Accountant

Start Date: 06/11 End Date: Present

NEW LIFE MULTI-FAMILY MANAGEMENT; LLC.; Edina, MN

Coordinate and run all month end closing for 15 properties. Ensure compliance with coding and month end procedures. Handle all security deposit true-ups via journal entry and submit transfer amounts to the accounting manager.

Provide staff accounting services of A/R, A/P, Payroll analysis, G/L, Financial statements, and month end closing for a portfolio of 8 properties and 2 management companies.

Process all account reconciliations, and bank reconciliations for said properties.

Process all monthly journal entries, recurring journal entries, accrual entries, and create financial statement packages for the property owners and investors.

Responsible for cashbook analysis and reconciliation of daily, weekly, and monthly postings. Use Real Page accounting software.

Review operating statement packages from the other staff accountant to ensure accuracy and proper procedures were followed.

Review escrows and file for escrow analysis with lenders if account balance is too high. Also perform Balance Sheet reconciliations with taxes, insurance, and prepaid expense accounts.

Staff Accountant

Start Date: 11/10 End Date: 05/11

SNI COMPANIES AND PRIVATE CONSULTING; Eden Prairie, MN

Worked in multiple client environments through private consulting and SNI Companies.

Provided clients with necessary journal entries.

Processed the weekly accounts payable check runs and reporting.

Assisted with multiple projects as required by client including: auditing, financial statement preparation, bank reconciliations, accounts receivable processing, and any others needed.

Staff Accountant

Start Date: 08/09 End Date: 11/2010

JEANE THORNE, INC., Minneapolis, MN

Process the weekly A/P invoices for a non-profit organization. Analyze the total dollars spent; provide information to the CFO on funding needed to process the weekly check run.

Complete all necessary bank account and general ledger account reconciliations as required.

Responsible for all A/R journal entries including: monies received, invoiced, and written off, and adjust all customer ledgers as necessary.

Assist the CFO with various audits, budgeting analysis, extraordinary J/E’s, and any other projects that may come up.

Used QuickBooks accounting software.

Internal Auditor

Start Date: 08/06 End Date: 12/08

AMERICAN MANAGEMENT SERVICES, Maitland, FL

Conducted internal audits of all eligible staff accountants' financial statements to ensure compliance with departmental policies and procedures.

Audit one financial package per month for each staff accountant that is eligible for the current internal audit program. Composed and maintained tracking log detailing 22 audit criteria of performance policies. Updated tracking sheet for each individual audit.

Provided accounting managers and departmental managers with necessary written feedback regarding the accountants’ stats, performance, and incentive award earnings. Followed up with management on unresolved or unanswered items from both current and previous auditing rounds to ensure that any necessary corrections or changes to the identified issues have been made.

Performed monthly, quarterly, and annual updates about the overall performance of the department and to ensure accuracy of the following of department policies and procedures.

Used Yardi, MRI, Blackrock, INVESCO, and Henderson accounting software.

Staff Accountant

Provided staff accounting services of A/R, A/P, Payroll, G/L, Financial statements, and month end closing for a portfolio of 15 properties.

Processed all mortgage payments, account reconciliations, and bank reconciliations for said properties.

Processed all monthly journal entries and recurring journal entries, and created financial statement packages for the property owners and Investment Managers.

Responsible for cashbook analysis and reconciliation of daily, weekly, and monthly postings.

Used Yardi, MRI, Blackrock, INVESCO, and Henderson accounting software.

Construction Accounts Payable Supervisor

2005–2006 Starwood Vacation Ownership, Orlando, FL

Supervised a staff of 5 A/P specialists.

Processed all weekly and monthly check runs. Maintained all data records and information.

Processed monthly journal entries, reconciliations of accounts, and retainage registers. Maintained contact with vendors to ensure timely payments, resolve any invoicing issues that arise, and communicate effectively among our numerous departments.

Used SAP accounting software and Crystal reporting software.

Accounts Receivable Manager

2004-2005 AmSan, Inc. St. Paul, MN

Processed all invoices and statements on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. Handled all collection phone calls and letters to our past due customers.

Acted as liaison between our salesmen and our customers assisting them with invoicing questions, comments, or concerns.

Prepared journal entries, account analysis, and necessary paperwork on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. Handled all yearly tax reporting issues up through 1099 distribution to our vendors.

Used Great Plains accounting software.

Service Department Administrator

2001-2002 Central Roofing Company Fridley, MN

Processed all invoices, daily and monthly, for our customers including all of our general contractors and sub-contractors.

Handled payroll for all service department personnel on a weekly basis. Assisted with union reporting and information analysis.

Maintained numerous spreadsheets, assisted with month end closings, and filed all quarterly and yearly tax reports.

Payroll and Accounts Payable

1997 – 1999 Central Roofing Company Fridley, MN

Processed all weekly payrolls for a union roofing contractor with a staff of 130 people including all office workers. Handled all garnishments for the payroll: completed tax returns and tax payments associated with payroll.

Processed on average $250,000 weekly in accounts payable invoices. Processed and distributed 1099’s for all vendors requiring one. Compiled all invoices for accrual at month end and assisted with the closing process of the general ledger.

Completed all quarterly tax reporting including the 940 and the 941 federal tax forms. Maintained all union reports and corresponded with the union regarding employees’ hours worked, benefits rate, and their accrual for the period. Handled all bank reconciliations for the payroll and payables accounts.

Education

Minnesota School of Business, Richfield, MN

2006-2007

MBA Business Administration

G.P.A. 4.0 Graduated with highest honors

Globe College, Oakdale, MN

2001-2004

B.S., Accounting

G.P.A. 3.65 Graduated with full honors.



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