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Chatsworth, California, United States
May 15, 2019

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Linda Ruano

Chatsworth, CA · 818-***-**** ·

Professional Experience

Lifetech Resources LLC, Moorpark, CA July 2013 – December 2018


·Developed and improved accounting procedures and processes within the department

·ERP experience utilizing ProcessPro software for manufacturing company

·Daily Cash Management: monitored, analyzed and posted bank transactions, incoming wires, outgoing wires, bank transfers, prepayments and chargebacks

·Uploaded daily transactions for positive pay banking; reviewed and approved exception reports

·Trained and supervised AP/AR staff and implemented procedures for efficiency and accuracy

·Uploaded all daily activities into the General Ledger; resolved accounting discrepancies

·Prepared Monthly Commission Reports

·Implemented, developed and tested strategies on effectively processing Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Invoicing for all EDI customers in a timely manner

·Managed and processed all trade show budgets, expenses and expense reimbursements; created detailed spreadsheets for accurate management of expenses

·Maintained fixed assets; amortized prepaid expenses; handled accrual entries

·Bank reconciliations and General Ledger account reconciliations

·Analyzed, coded and reconciled all corporate employee credit card charges; posted all entries to General Ledger

·Month-end and year-end closing processes

·Prepared year-end 1099’s

·Projects as requested by Chief Financial Officer

Bank of America, Simi Valley, CA January 2010 – June 2013

Foreclosure Book Loss Specialist (Contractor):

·Audited and validated default/liquidation process for all Conventional and REM loan transactions to ensure compliance with federal/state and investor regulations

· Reconciled financial transactions to ensure maximum recovery for Bank of America

· Identified and reported areas of financial risk and exposure

· Reviewed exceptions in the book loss tracking system and book loss population

Prospect Mortgage LLC, Sherman Oaks, CA December 2005 – March 2009


·Responsible for the high-volume daily reconciliation and cash analysis of Principal and Interest (P&I), Tax and Insurance (T&I) and Service Release (SR) on a loan level basis in the Finance Department

·ERP experience using JD Edwards software for mortgage company

·Heavy monthly operating cash and warehouse cash account reconciliations and analysis

·Uploaded daily P&I, T&I, SR activities and FHA wires into the accounting program

·Audited impound transactions, maintained daily cash reconciliations

·Maintained positive pay banking and prepared daily deposits

·Analyzed post-funding adjustments to ensure accuracy of loans funded, confirmed adjustments are posting to the General Ledger correctly, updated notes in the loan tracking program

·Analyzed and reconciled multiple General Ledger accounts on the balance sheet

·Amortized all prepaid expenses, handled accrual entries, cleared suspense accounts

·Month-end and year-end closing processes

·Processed business personal property tax returns, business tax licenses, excise taxes

·Provided information for annual audits and other functions as assigned by the Finance Management Team

Bluewater Plumbing & Fire Protection, Van Nuys, CA May 2004 - November 2005


·Responsible for daily cash management for construction company

·Developed and improved accounting procedures and processes; maintained internal controls

·Supervised accounts payable and payroll; established procedures for accuracy and efficiency

·Processed accounts receivable for over 50 subcontractors: provided conditional, unconditional, supplier and labor release forms

·Prepared and submitted prevailing wage reports

·Maintained positive pay banking, prepared deposits, bank reconciliations

·Transmitted weekly payroll tax deposits, prepared weekly cash flow reports

Dressler & Associates, Inc., Century City, CA May 1995 – March 2004 Account Manager:

·Business Management: Responsible for accounting through financial statements for high net worth clients in a variety of industries, the majority in the entertainment field

·Worked in a highly computerized environment managing multiple sets of books

·Supervised accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll

·Cash management of client’s personal and corporate books

·Processed and submitted weekly cash flow reports to clients

·Prepared and analyzed budgets for clients

·Handled intercompany transactions

·Preparation of monthly financial statements; General Ledger analysis

·Handled medical claims, insurance, bill backs

·Maintained continuous income schedules of investments; recorded broker’s statement transactions

·Bank reconciliations of domestic and foreign accounts

·Processed quarterly and annual payroll tax returns

·Prepared year-end 1099’s and W-2’s

·Prepared year-end tax files

·Provided pertinent information for audits


University of California, Los Angeles, CA Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Computer Skills

Microsoft Excel:

·V-look up

·Pivot tables

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Outlook

Accounting Software:

· JD Edwards ERP (mortgage)

· American Contractor (construction)

· Datafaction (business management)

· ProcessPro ERP (manufacturing)

Loan tracking/servicing programs:

· Datatrac / LSSI / AS 400

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