Recent college graduate seeking to leverage exceptional accounting skills and academic knowledge to gain an entry-level position in the accounting field. Dedicated, competent, and detail-oriented individual with the capacity to go beyond what is expected and achieve company goals.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting (AACSB-Accredited) December 2017
Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
Core Courses: financial, managerial, audit, business law, economics, statistics, income tax, and advance accountings
Associate’s Degree in Computer Information System May 2006
St. Augustine College, Chicago, IL
PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
HELPSudan International Chicago, IL
Founder, Executive Director, Accountant, and Project Manager 2005 - 2017
A not-for-profit organization founded to support educational and health projects in South Sudan.
Assisted in the preparation financial statements and yearly budget
On-site project manager responsible for all aspects of construction of a school in South Sudan, including developing $500k project budget, contracting construction company, purchasing materials, payment of workers, and fiscal accounting to board.
Authorized payments and cut checks for various vendors/contractors
Prepared monthly payrolls for employees
Processed incoming invoices and travel expenses
Followed up with donor pledges, deposited cash into accounts, and maintained financial records
Provided assistance in all areas of general accounting
CIBC-Bank Chicago, IL
Lockbox processor (Contract) 1/2008 - 06/2008
Cashed and deposited checks
Processed money orders and cashier checks
Balanced books for vaults, ATMs, and cash-in/cash-out boxes
Bridgeview Bank Group Chicago, IL
Bank Teller 8/2005 - 2/2007
Cashed and deposited checks; processed money orders and cashier checks.
Balanced books for vaults, ATMs, and cash-in/cash-out boxes.
Assisted new customers in opening accounts and many other banking responsibilities
Knowledge of account payable (Data entry, code ledger accounts, print manual checks)
Knowledge of Sage ERP Mass 90 software
Basic knowledge of QuickBooks Pro
Excel (complex formulas, v-lookup), Word, PowerPoint
Languages: Dinka and Oral Arabic