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Chatsworth, Georgia, United States
March 20, 2019

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Philip Dykes

** ******** **** **** *• Chatsworth, GA • 30705• 706-***-****•

OBJECTIVE: Pursue a career in the accounting profession that will allow me to offer a strong technical background and

business education to an organization that can benefit from my strong work ethic and willingness to learn all aspects of the accounting profession.


Florida State University Tallahassee, Florida

Bachelor of Science in Business Management Graduated December 2015

GPA 3.575

Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA

Bachelor of Science in Accounting Graduated December 2006

GPA 3.0


RL Jennings & Associates, PC Ellijay, GA January 2017-November 2018

Staff Accountant

Prepared Tax Returns that included Individual and Business Returns along with Business Expense Reports for Business Returns

Copied Tax Information after Receiving it from Customers for Tax Returns

Copied and Scanned Final Tax Returns and prepared it to go into Filing Cabinet and Computer

Audited Cities, NW GA Regional Commission, and Other Government Entities

Inserted Information into Audit Software

Modified and summarized Monthly Minutes for the Audits

Adjusted Journal Entries into TB as needed

Updated Binder for the Audits by changing Word and Excel Files

Completed Testing on Disbursements, Water, Police Tickets, and Revenue Items

Verified Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables during Audits

Answered Phone Calls as necessary along with other office duties as necessary

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Tallahassee, FL August 2008-May 2016

Accountant III November 2013-May 2016

Populated warrant registers and Journal Transfer Registers into folders daily

Prepared bi-weekly prompt pay reports, monthly voucher deletion, and reduction reports

Organized invoices into folders for MFMP in order to pull them out when warrants are ready

Matched warrants against invoices and verifying information matches the warrants or not

Stamped in mail as needed and organizing the mail to everyone in the Disbursement section

Entered correction error data into FLAIR correction

Corrected journal entry mistakes by doing corrections on it and auditing memberships

Answered the main phone line for Finance &Accounting and sending them to the right people and researching issues that are related to Disbursement Section

Accounting Associate Intern May 2015-July 2015

Verified the amount on the check line matches up with the amount on check and remittances

Stamped the checks in with a clock date machine

Put the remittance and check data into a Cash Receiving Management software to get the payments officially logged in

Verified the amounts of the checks to the amount on the Cash Receiving Management software

Created transmittals for each check batch

Accountant II -MFMP March 2009- November 2013

Audited My Florida Market Place Purchase Orders of Parks, Divisions, and Other Program Areas

Assisted program area in resolving their issue and problems with their invoices

Communicated with program area on their invoice issues

Verified that all of the proper documents are in their IR and PR in order to process them

Accountant I –P-Card/Travel August 2008-March 2009

Audited Purchase Card charges in my assigned group in FLAIR

Audited P-Card envelopes

Verified warrant address compared to invoice address

Mailed out warrants and EFT checks that came from Department of Financial Services (DFS)

Audited warrants against remittance and verified mathematical accuracy

Communicated discrepancies during auditing to reviewer/reconciler

Southern Scapes Chatsworth, GA January 2007-August 2008

Bookkeeper & Tax Advisor

Assisted family- run business with its start-up using QuickBooks software

Created company general ledger, established banking relationships, processed payroll and performed all general accounting functions for the company

Mohawk Industries Calhoun, GA May 2006 -December 2007

Corporate Tax Intern

Worked with the corporate tax team to prepare the quarterly tax provision using Tax Provision System (TPS)

Helped compute M-3 adjustments, came up with deferred inventory and reconciled the deferrals back to the balance sheet

Assisted in the implementation of the RIA Insource RS provision tax module

Prepared tax estimates using FAS 109 to do quarterly provisions using TPS, input M-1 adjustments into the federal tax work papers and compiled quarterly accrual entries for the Sales Tax Department

Assisted in the preparation of separate legal entity Federal pro-forma tax workbooks and Form 1120

Assisted the Sales Tax Department with computing quarterly accrual entries and in preparing for state tax audits


Dean’s List Kennesaw State University Fall Semester of 2004

Part-Time Dean’s List Dalton State College Spring Semester of 2004

Kissinger Scholarship from the Georgia 4-H Foundation July 2001

Georgia Master 4-H Member July 2001


Proficient in Word, Excel, Quick Books, AS 400, Microsoft Outlook, FLAIR, MFMP, OCULUS, ProSystem

Engagement, Fixed Asset Manager, Pro Series by Intuit

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