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Financial Analyst Accounting

Location:
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Posted:
March 23, 2019

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LAURIE A. FORAND

Knowledge of retail and manufacturing industries. Strong communication skills and

attention to detail. Highly experienced in the Finance/Accounting field. I enjoy looking “Outside of the Box”.

EXPERIENCE:

DANIELE, INC. 1000 Daniele Dr. Mapleville, RI

Accounts Payable Supervisor November 2016-Current

Ensure that the Accounts Payable Department runs smoothly.

Auditing the process and meeting with department heads to implement improvements.

Supervise and mentor our Accounts Payable clerk

Ensure that all invoices are applied to the correct general ledger for our bi-weekly check run.

Work with I/T department to update A/P system and generate new financial reporting.

Monitoring system to make sure Great Plains and A/P coincide.

Resolve issues with vendors, returns, receiving, pricing, etc.

Month end reconciliations, capital projects, general ledger, financial reporting, accruals, journal entries, wire transfers.

Accounting Technician March 2016-November 2016

Entering invoices and performing weekly check runs.

Month end reconciliations, financial reporting, accruals, journal entries, wire transfers.

Analyze dollars to ensure allocated to proper general ledger accounts

Prepare work papers for assigned accounts, maintain capital projects, track progress of farmer’s market.

Work with upper management to create new reporting, execute new projects, and brainstorm process improvement tactics.

HALLKEEN MANAGEMENT, 1400 Providence Hwy. Norwood, MA

Accounting Specialist April 2015-March 2016

Accounting for 8 properties (combination of assisted living and large apartment complexes)

Month end reconciliations, payroll, journal entries, invoice entry, check runs, reporting, and ACH entries using OneSite accounting software.

Reconciliation of security deposit accounts, configuring interest, and providing proper paperwork by the state law requirements.

Wire transfers, stop payments, and deposits using each property’s bank.

Petty cash and expense reimbursement calculations.

Communication with property managers, regional managers, and VP’s.

STELLAR INDUSTRIES, 50 Stowe Ave. Millbury, MA

Accts Payable/Rec Specialist April 2013-December 2014

Post and receive checks in Peachtree. Make weekly collection calls.

Check invoices for pricing discrepancies, post and pay in Peachtree..

Run detailed reporting in Peachtree as requested by management and sales.

Print weekly checks, journal entries, deposits, review and send statements.

Prepare shipping documents (including International), labels, and resolve discrepancies in all.

Calculate commissions for outside sales and distribute applicable checks, month end reconciliations.

CVS/CAREMARK, 1 CVS Drive Woonsocket, RI

Financial Analyst/Auditor April 1999-March 2010

Analyze several departmental procedures that may result in money due CVS.

Analyze accuracy of time management in financial areas.

Present suggestions of improvement to management to ensure accuracy in the future.

Work with Accounts Payable to improve 3 way match system.

Train temporary employees and distribute duties as well as manage their productivity.

Management of an external auditing firm. (Balance accounts, calculate & approve commissions)

Reconciliation of accounts, preparation of journal entries and uploads.

Create and collect claims resulting from audits performed along with achieving the monthly budget.

Software:

Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, People Soft Financials, Peachtree, Onesite Accounting, Timberline, SAGE, Great Plains

28 Farnum Street, Pawtucket, RI Cell 401-***-**** ac8vod@r.postjobfree.com



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