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Senior Accountant

Flower Mound, TX
March 25, 2019

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Christina Bivins

Flower Mound, TX 214-***-**** (Cell)


Background includes an MBA in Strategic Management, a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, direct and indirect managerial experience and 20 years of accounting experience.


Work Experience

Senior Accountant 5/18 to Present

Chronos Solutions, recently acquired by Covius (formerly LenderLive) Coppell, Texas

Month-end close and Balance Sheet Reconciliations for 14 Mortgage and Servicing subsidiary companies.

Accounting entries for payroll, benefits, credit cards, prepaid agreements and expense accruals.

Assist Treasury by creating and posting I/C transfer je’s in the GL and subledger to post cash transactions to A/R customers and A/P for Vendor refunds.

Pull Jet and NAV Reports to build A/P aging by Entity and Vendor monthly.

Review month-end trial balance variances by business units and accounts and record adjusting entries.

Complete Balance Sheet Reconciliations for Jan 2017 through 2019 to prepare for company audit and buyout. Complete Bank Reconciliations and research for 34 operating accounts for Jan 2017 through 2019.

Accounting Manager 12/17 To 4/18

The Container Store, Corporate Office. Coppell, Texas

Supervise five Accounts Payable employees and one Fixed Asset Accountant

Calculate Rent Sales monthly for 100 stores

Interact with IT on the vendor chargeback project

Document current processes

Financial Analyst 7/17 To 10/17

Brinks, Corporate Office. Coppell, Texas

Assist with the Apptio software implementation

Work with IT managers to research expense accounts and coding of invoices

Work with Fixed Assets team and Project managers to support project spending reporting

Senior Accountant II 8/16 To 7/17

Tronc (formerly named Tribune Publishing-owner of the LA Times, Chicago Tribune & Baltimore Sun) Lewisville, Texas

Track and maintain prepaid expense contracts for the Business units. Create and maintain amortization tables, entries and reconciliations.

Review invoice activity. Reconcile Balance sheet and P&L accounts.

Supervise the staff accountants by reviewing and approving their reconciliations and journal entries to ensure completeness and accuracy. Train and direct staff on work and research as needed.

Effectively communicate with the various Business Unit contacts.

Prepare monthly BS variance explanations, ad hoc reporting and year-end audit schedules.

Senior Financial Analyst 11/11 To 6/2016

McKesson MIT Finance Lewisville/Carrollton, Texas

Promoted two management levels within McKesson to support IT Finance and multiple project managers across the US

Track and monitor capital spending of $91m/150 active projects in construction in progress, reconcile CAPEX project spending at the project and gl level using SAP

Financial reporting and research for Project Managers, Cost Center Owners, and multiple Accounting and Finance teams

Extensive research on aging multi-million dollar developed software projects to clean up current construction in progress accounts and financial reconciliations

Monthly-A/P Invoice, purchase orders and supporting documents review in One Source, reconciliation to project spending and capitalizations in SAP

Ad Hoc Reporting for Project Managers, Accounting, Finance and Tax Department

Reconcile project spending to the general ledger and the fixed asset module for capitalization

Budget to Actual, period to period and ytd to prior ytd reporting and forecast support

Accruals for depreciation/amortization and reclasses of project spending from expense to capital or between projects

Video Conference, WebEx, teleconference, and remote management across multiple locations

Senior Accountant 7/2008 To 11/11

McKesson General Accounting-Pharma, MIT and Corp. Carrollton, Texas

General Accounting role supporting Pharmaceutical, IT and Corporate business units

Publicly traded healthcare company, Fortune 5 on the 2017 Fortune 500 List

Fixed Assets transactions in SAP- asset creation, transfers, capitalizations, retirements, depreciation/amortization journal entries, invoice and purchase order review

Monthly HFM Reporting Schedules, Blackline tasks and reconciliations and Winshuttle je uploads

Quarterly and Year-End reporting for Balance Sheet and Income Statement accounts for fixed assets

Audit Schedules and testing support for Deloitte

Interaction with the Tax Department for Sales and Property Tax Audits

SOX process documentation and testing for fixed assets and capital projects

Accountant/Senior Accountant 2/2001 To 6/2007

Governmental Accounting Flower Mound, Roanoke and Little Elm, Texas

Month end close, GL Reconciliations, Annual Report (CAFR) preparation, Audit Schedules, purchase order and invoice review, bank reconciliations, supervised payroll and accounts payable employees and processes.

Assist in the annual budget review process for multiple departments and monitor budget to actual spending throughout the year.

Two-year GASB 34 Fixed Asset implementation project including multi-million dollar infrastructure asset systems and construction in progress projects (Flower Mound).

Interaction with all levels of management in HR, Purchasing, Municipal Court, Engineering, GIS, Fire and Police departments.


MBA in Strategic Management

University of North Texas. Denton, TX Graduated 5/07

9 hours in Graduate level accounting courses

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

University of North Texas. Denton, TX Graduated 8/99

GPA: 3.82

Magna Cum Laude

Pivot tables

V look-up

GL Reconciliation

Ad Hoc Reporting and Analysis

Budget to Actual

Sox Documentation and Compliance




Oracle Hyperion Financial Management




MS Dynamics-NAV software and Jet reports

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