Kenyatta Lawson MBA, MAFM
Professional experienced accountant with 20+ years of accounting and finance experience.
Accounting and Finance Expertise
GAAP Knowledge Journal Entries
General Ledger Accounting Accounts Payable and Receivables
Financial Reconciliation Prepare and close month end reporting
Record Management Budget and Analysis Reporting
Billing Audit/Assurance & Compliance
BEREAN CHRISTIAN CHURCH- Stone Mountain, GA
JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT, 2007- PRESENT
Analyze financial statements and correct discrepancies.
Ensure compliance with organizational guidelines, procedures and state and federal regulations.
Accurately perform daily reconciliation of cash, check and credit card transactions.
Assist in financial and tax audits, and general ledger preparation.
Assist with monthly reconciliation process.
Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions and enter data into computer system.
Full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
Compile data and prepare financial reports.
Reconcile bank and credit card statements.
Prepare and post journal entries in accordance to GAAP standards.
Manage and process 1099’s.
Designated as departmental trainer.
Prepare and analyze budget.
Audit intercompany control process and procedures and make recommendations we needed.
Verify the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records.
Interact and respond to corporate customers in a timely manner.
Recommend actions to resolve discrepancies.
Complete onboarding for new hires which include; new hire orientation, benefits enrollment and payroll processing.
ATLANTA RESEARCH & EDUCATION FOUNDATION- Decatur, GA
ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT, 2006- 2007
Processed bi-weekly payroll for over 250 employees.
Researched and reconciled accounts discrepancies.
Reviewed invoices for processing.
Reviewed and processed expense reports.
MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Keller Graduate School of Management, Masters in Accounting Financial Management
Keller Graduate School of Management, Masters in Business Administration
DeVry University, Bachelor of Technical Management in Business Administration/Accounting