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Sales Accountant

Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
March 01, 2019

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Maria Jacobs


Innovative strategic full-cycle accounting professional and proficient in extracting financial data from various reporting systems and suggesting key operational changes capable to navigate the challenges of a rapidly changing financial landscape. Looking to establish a long-term employment also, capable of working independently and as a team player. Fluently in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.


Acquainted with U.S. GAAP, SEC, and SOX.

Acquainted with internal and external auditing procedures.

Experienced on monthly and year-end reconciliations/closing, Balance Sheet, P&L, and Income Statements preparation/analysis.

Proficient in maintaining accruals, deferred accounts, prepaid expenses, depreciation, amortization, and inventory cycle procedures, also for CIP and R&D.

Proficient with cash reconciliation and on hand, short and long-term debts, security deposits, royalties, cash requirements and budget.

Proficient with intercompany transactions and reconciliations.

Acquainted with currency conversion.

Proficient with A/R and A/P process for domestic and foreigner customers also vendors.

Proficient with Travel Expense auditing and payments (domestic and foreign currency).

Proficient with Payroll cycles, wage garnishment and PTO, journals and reconciliation.

Proficient with Federal and State withholdings and fillings.

Experienced with Sales and Used Tax fillings.

Experienced with General Liability and Workman’s Insurance also Licenses Renewals.

Experienced with small businesses profit and non-profit consulting

Experienced with 1099’s and 1096 fillings.

Acquainted with Hiring Process, I-9, W2, W3 and W4 Forms.

Acquainted with subcontractors W-9 (domestic) and W8-BEN (foreign).

Acquainted with Individual and Small Business Tax Returns.

Experienced with State of Massachusetts Manufacturer Census Survey.

Experienced of handling Customers and Vendors relationships.

Personal Skills:

Accountable, independent, eager, project/deadlines achiever, and a team player.

Accounting/Finance/Cost Accounting.

Capable to communicate in English, Portuguese, Spanish and pro cultural diversity.

Systems and Software

QuickBooks Enterprise

Microsoft Office Suite


Epicor, and Oracle

Assets Management





CRM and BM Systems for sales projects and executions also bank integrations.

Microsoft Drive - (Cloud)


NSG System - Sales and Marketing

BNA - Assets Software

Great Plains


Continue professional development by obtaining the CPA License. Currently, attending Becker - CPA Online Training


Master’s Degree in Accountancy focusing on the CPA License, University of Phoenix, AZ, July 2017

Bachelor of Science of Business - Accounting Concentration - University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

General Banking and Financial Services - The Center for Financial Training - June 2004


Handled systems transition from QuickBooks Pro to Enterprise successfully.

Handled systems implementation, such as Inception Digital Time Card data and integration to ADP.

Handled cash collection for more than 60% and 100% AR and AP cleanups.

Consulting for Small companies accounting, and other departments also trained personnel effectively.

Implemented and handled high level closing calendar.

Capable of joint to different businesses industries and project hands on.

Professional Experience:

Cafua Management, LLC Dec 2018 - February

Sr. Accountant - Robert Half

Joined Cafua team in reconciliation of 2018 month/quarter end for GLs accounts for 300 stores due to high staff turnover.

Handled 30 stores month and quarter GLs reconciliations for the year of 2018 and 2019 involving trust and intercompany transactions.

Upload inventory and other files into GP.

Dover Saddlery Inc. Nov- Dec 2018

Sr. Accountant - Robert Half

Reconciled month and quarter end GLs accounts for the year end due to high staff turnover.

QSA - Global, Burlington, MA Sep - Nov 2018 Sr. Accountant - Robert Half

Reconciled month and quarter end GLs accounts.

Handled CAPEX Reconciliation

Fixed Assets Transactions

Financial reports analysis, and reconciliation; comparison budget vs actual.

Solar Five LLC, Lexington, MA Jul - Sep 2018

Consultant/GL Accountant/Assistant Controller - Robert Half

Reconciled cash and involved in the process of establishing accounting and systems procedures.

Provide cash flows budgeted versus actual as well as insights to Business Management and Strategic decisions.

Handled daily routine; contact insurance companies and vendors also handled payroll and employee related matters.

Reconciled AR to BM and fund distribution from financed sales to Dealers statements.

Followed Dealer fees payments, charges to AR, and analyze its effect on the business Gross Margin.

Reclassed COGS associated with solar systems sales.

Provided financial reports to the CEO, CPA, Controller, and to other managers as needed.

Involved in the Accounting/Finance/Management team decisions and strategies to trace and improve business’ trends to SWOT analysis and Risks Management.

Mitralign Inc. Tewksbury, MA - Temp Mar - Jun 2018 Consultant/GL Accountant - Robert Half

Handled daily cash/reconciliation.

GL accounts reconciliations and journals for accruals, depreciation, as needed.

Implemented monthly closing agenda, AP/Purchasing and HR reports reconciliation.

Internal and external auditing procedures

CCF/CCA Ministry- Nonprofit Organization/School/Charity Sept - Dec 2017 Independent Contractor - Per Diem

Handled accounting/finance and other systems improvement by providing procedures and strategies to maintain up-to-date financial data and cash receipt.

JV Granite Inc. Lowell Per Diem

Independent Contractor - Per Diem

Implemented accounting/finance system procedures to organize the business accounting and financial data.

*From December 2015 through December 2016, I was taking care of family severe illness and, it is taken care of in meanwhile consulting for small firms and attending online school for the master’s degree.

Joslin Diabetes Center Jun 2017

Accountant, Complete Staffing Solutions, Inc.

Implemented and organized finance department involving high-volume of AP invoices procedures and guidelines to maintain the department up-to-date as well as staff training.

Novemer, Inc, - Temp Nov 2015

Senior Accountant - Complete Staffing Solutions, Inc.

Performed company’s closing, travel expense auditing, A/R, A/P, Payroll, and cash reconciliation, depreciation, prepaid, and accruals, short and long-term debts, security deposits, royalties, cash requirements, Balance Sheet, P&L, cash flow, budget, and assets management, duties including also Sales & Use Tax filing NY.

ArcherDx, Inc, Beverly Feb 2015 - Sept 2015

Staff Accountant

Duties included banking, credit card, travel expenses, and payroll reconciliations.

Maintained accruals, prepaid expenses, depreciation, AR/AP, GLs, JEs, Balance Sheet, and P&L updated.

Handled domestic and foreign cash disbursement also cash receipts journals entries and reconciliations.

Worked on monthly and quarterly closings, inventory cycle accounts journals and reconciliation.

Sales & Use tax filings, MA and other states including NY, Colorado, North Carolina, and California.

Audited and paid electronic travel expense through Concur also uploaded files to Epicor.

Nike, North Andover MA Oct 2014 - Jan 2015

Staff Accountant, Randstad

Provided general accounting reconciliation, JEs and GLs entries as needed and worked with the controller on internal and external auditing processes.

Handled and processed more than 6 months unprocessed Customs Invoices.

TMC/Ametek, Peabody MA Mar 2013 – Apr 2014

Accounts Payable and Receivable Administrator, Contract

Handled, travel expense auditing as well as AR/AP reconciliations.

Handled with the Cost Accountant the inventory cycle accounts, reconciliation and month closing.

Supported internal and external examining processes

Exposed to foreigner currency conversion, and intercompany reconciliation

Sales & Use Tax filing for states of MA, and CA

Handled MC-33901 also 1099’s and 1096 filling.

Domestic and foreign electronic funds transfers and cash receipts process.

Vendors and Customers relationships

Provided staff training successfully.

Maintained accruals, prepaid, depreciation schedules, Balance Sheet and P&L in a timely basis.

King’s Stone Marble & Granite Inc, Lowell MA Nov 2012 - Mar 2013

Granite CounterTop Pro Inc, Wilmington

Staff Accountant/ Per Diem

Implemented QuickBooks, employees’ handbook, and business contract formulation.

Sales and Payroll taxes process through QuickBooks including withholding filings manually and or electronic.

Banking reconciliation and State auditing process.

Vendors and Customers relationships.

Provided staff training.

Space Optics Research Lab, Chelmsford, MA Jan 2009 - Nov 2012

Dynasil Corporation of America Inc, Watertown, MA

Staff Accountant, Accountemps

Handled year-end closing.

JEs and GLs as needed, accrual, depreciation, accrual, and prepaid schedules also payroll and retirement benefits reconciliations

Wire transfers and credit card processing.

Intercompany transactions and reconciliation

Provided financial reports, cash flows, cash on hand, budget, balance sheet, P&L, also supported external auditing process.

Managed AP/AR wide world.

Expose to 10Q and 10K filings

Handled domestic and foreign suppliers also customers relationships.

Devens CPL Inc, Devens Aug 2006 - May 2008 Accountant/Office Administrator

Handled Accounts Payable/Receivable and reconciliation for more than 100 stores.

Applied cost accounting for food supply chain management.

Handled with the Plant Manager with the implementation of Inception Digital time cards, and Paros

Technology food management system.

Established cordial relationships with Customers and Vendors

Processed ADP online payroll.

Managed employees’ time cards, wage garnishment, and health insurance for 150 employees.

Handled the Immigration employment status (1-9 Form)

Provided Human Resources in areas, such as OSHA compliances and Worker Insurance Compensation filling/closing cases.

Handled OSHA training and internal reporting/assessments.

Participated as a member of OSHA Safety Community

Took charges on insurance policies, licenses, permits renewals and personal business property tax.

Handled QuickBooks online accounting reconciliation.

Interacted with Vendors and Customers.

Took charges on general office administration and personnel training.

Cross Cultural Communication Systems, Inc, Woburn MA Jul 2005 - Aug 2006 Office Manager

Accounted for banking, sales and payroll reconciliations, also 1099’s and 1096 reporting.

Balance Sheet, P&L, and auditing compliances as required.

Managed 5 employees and provided administrative support also personnel training

Coordinated QuickBooks transition from Pro to Enterprise successfully.

Collected Aged AR for more than $3,800 as well as cleaned up idle checks

Other Professional Experience: Dec 2017 - Mar 2018 LHS - Lowell High School, Lowell, MA

Paraprofessional/Assistant Teacher

Worked as substitute of Mathematics, Science, and English teacher.

Worked as a paraprofessional (One-One) to help partial disability children to achieve the State Massachusetts academics.

Crossway Homecare LLC


Provided one-one patient care, home assistance and other as needed Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank, Lowell MA Jan 2001 - July 2005

Customer Service Representative

Handled cash transactions, ATM and helped with vault balancing.

Took charge of daily basis balancing vouchers.

World Mobilization Jan 2005 - Present Secretary/Treasurer - Volunteer

Responsible for the business records and filings with the USA government.

Responsible for the Trade Mark renewal.

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