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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
February 10, 2019

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Michael Richardson

Treasury Accountant

Qualifications Profile

Results-focused, highly organized, and detail-oriented professional, with extensive background in finance analysis, accounting, and banking administration. Adept at handling portfolios, developing fixed income investment strategies, and managing banking processes. Armed with highly developed financial modeling competence, with knowledge in all aspects of treasury operations. Equipped with outstanding communication skills essential in coordinating with management, staff, and employees.

Areas of Expertise

Payment and Payroll Processing Tax Preparation Accounts and Accounts Receivable Auditing and Inventory Control

Account Analysis and Reconciliation General Ledger Regulatory Compliance

Financial Statements and Reporting Accounting Records and Documentation Risk Assessment

Professional Experience

Venture Back Office, Cary, NC

Treasury Accountant 2018–Present

Assume full responsibility in handling 56 accounts for a venture capital fund with more than $2B

Work as an integral part of the new client onboarding while providing assistance to the conversion of clients financial information

Monitor the lock box transactions; send automated clearing house (ACH) payments to vendors; and handled domestic and foreign exchange wires

Carry out cash, disbursement, and cash accounting activities within the client treasury function

Execute general ledger and accounting functions within several financial systems; bank reconciliations; audit inquiries; as well as core treasury functions

Guide staff in applying certain measures beneficial to the company while participating in several additional projects and duties as requested by management

Administer the company’s bank accounts; create journal for all bank account transactions; and prepare financial reports

Ensure proper client banking operations with efficiency and returns

Deal with the verification of cash transactions as well as investigation and proposal of resolution for any discrepancies

Guarantee the availability of sufficient funds to cover operational and capital investment needs

Take charge of sending weekly capital call wires to fund managers and post it in QuickBooks

Ensure accuracy in preparing forecasting workbook to guarantee the availability of funds for the fund capital calls as well as assist several lines of credit accounts

Disseminate distributions to fund investors or limited partners and post it in QuickBooks

Post capital calls sent to investors as well as receive and post funds while managing accounts receivable aging

Run ad hoc bank reporting and save capital letters

Career Highlight:

Initiated Thomson Reuters World check screening to monitor criminals and corrupt practices, such as money laundering

Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Durham, NC

Revenue Accounting Analyst II 2017–2018

Consistently complied with the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in carrying out tasks for multi-element arrangements

Completed accounting tasks to all revenue and deferred revenue related to different professional services projects and revenue streams

Drafted and submitted monthly, quarterly, and annual revenue along with deferred revenue and accrued income journal entries

Took charge of performing monthly reconciliations on deferred revenue, accrued income, and projects revenue and cost as well as regular assessment of contracts to determine the revenue accounting’s effect and its potential recognition issues

Assisted the revenue accounting manager in executing keen monthly, quarterly, and yearly forecasts

Collaborated with the Accounting Team in performing monthly close processes while aiding in the implementation of revenue accounting systems and processes

Implemented diverse accounting rules in Oracle and led the user acceptance training (UAT) testing for Oracle

Utilized Oracle in handling cost, intercompany, customer fulfillment, and general ledger while assisting the Sales Team in quickly responding to revenue questions

Rendered direct assistance in the completion of the following:

oMonthly project’s preliminary, intercompany, and final closure;

oBusiness partner and trade incentive program reporting; and

oPricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in executing quarterly audits and reconciliations; managing journal entries; and answering shipping and billing questions, Morrisville, NC

Accountant 2007-2017

Coordinated with the chief financial officer (CFO) in supervising the performance of three employees

Keenly assessed deal points in contracts to create settlements and invoices through ad hoc reporting

Carried out the sending of international and domestic wires and ACH transfers and prepared expense reports through the use of Expensify

Offered help to clients in processing payments, reconciling merchant accounts, and sending commission payments

Reconciled Etix bank accounts and merchant accounts as well as processed all invoices monthly to collect transaction fees and billed clients for the Etix marketing agency in Nashville

Supported fraud analyst in dealing with chargebacks while issuing and maintaining employee door access codes

Collaborated with underwriters in providing certificate of insurance to clients and overseeing the operations of Client Services, Sales, Development, and Inventory departments

Settled sales and merchandise fees through direct communication with the fan club organizations

Career Highlights:

Played a pivotal role in attaining gray line sales for travel destinations and global agencies

Achieved the Rock Star award through provision of outstanding service to customers

Successfully drove revenue by executing weekly bank deposits and wire payments receipts

Earlier Career

First Citizens Bank, Raleigh, NC

Trust Accountant II Trust Reconcilement Specialist II 2004–2007


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with Concentration in Finance

University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC

Technical Acumen

Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, and QuickBooks) Blackline Software Oracle Dynamo Software

Backstop Solutions Metavante Trust System Bloomberg Expensify Salesforce

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