ANJANA V PATEL, CPA
*** ********* *****, ***** *****, GA 30024
CELL 404-***-**** Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking a responsible and challenging position in accounting that offers opportunity for professional development and enhancement that will effectively utilize my extensive accounting, management, and organizational skills.
Resource Global Professional. Atlanta. GA Oct 2014 - Present
A Global Professional Service Provider.
Consultant – Various Projects
Senior Accountant Nov 2018 – Feb 2019
Successfully completed review and set up for reseller in all states for Wayfair ruling.
Reviewed and confirmed the requirement for each State and completed registration if required.
Prepared template for sales tax filing.
Payroll Journal Posting – Weekly & Semi monthly
Capital Project spending tracking and approval of spending.
Senior Accountant Sept 2018 – Nov 2018
Reconciliation of Customer Deposits and Rent payments
Senior Accountant Jan 2018 – Jul 2018
Accounts Receivable Cash Application and billing support
Maintain Rebilling Account and Reconcile Bank Account
Accounts Receivable Lead Accountant April 2017 – Nov 2017
Reconciling MMAR AR
Resolving Pricing Discrepancies for MMAR
Reviewing of MMAR.com/Authorize.net orders regularly
Sales Tax Certificate Updates for MMAR customers and Amazon Tax Report
Refunds and Charge back approval
Posting Amazon and Paypal payments with high volume.
Rebate and quarterly commission communication:
Senior Accountant July 2016 – Mar 2017
Bank Reconciliation – New System Conversion related issue.
Revenue Accountant Nov 2014 – May 2016
Reviewed complex counteracts for accuracy under new and old Revenue Recognition Standards.
Maintained data base for contacts.
NCR Corporation. Duluth, GA – Public Corporation April 2010 – Oct 2014
A global technology company.
Sr. Financial Analyst
Review Balance Sheet and P&L accounts in detail to prepare monthly Financial Reports of Americas Reporting
for CLA countries, GSL and Dutch Holdings total 30 SOBPS.
Review Monthly Flux analysis and send to manager for approval to upload to Consolidation Share Point Site.
Process GSL Inter-company transactions and assist all inquiries regarding invoices and process correcting vouchers.
Reconcile GSL Freight Liability Account.
Review and approve high volume vouchers over 250K for CLA, GSL and Dutch Holdings.
Assist to follow up on Balance Sheet Review outstanding aged reconciling items for high risk accounts.
Ciba Vision JCA. Duluth, GA – Public Corporation Aug 2008 - Dec 2009
The eye care unit of Novartis AG (NYSE: NVS), one of the world’s leading providers of healthcare solutions.
Sr. Affiliate Accountant (Contract Position)
Developed Inter-company Affiliate Accounts Payable processing resulted in reduction of highly qualified accountant.
Successfully completed 48 Inter-company Affiliate Accounts Payable reconciliation (Complex and multi-currency) for USA, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Assist in Month-end closing as required 2 day Close USA and Puerto Rico.
Assist in preparing multilateral payments and wire transfer USA and Puerto Rico.
Polyvision Corporation. Suwanee, GA – Public Corporation Oct 2005 - April 2008
Steelcase Inc. Company Leader in Chalkboards, static whiteboards and the best writing surfaces and integration of these time-tested tools with innovative interactive technology to meet the needs of today’s learners.
Developed process for Sales Tax Reporting of all 50 States that resulted reduction in number of workdays required for filing of all sales tax returns. Implemented monthly Balance Sheet account reconciliation process for 165 general ledger accounts which provided accuracy in financial reporting.
Integral part of SOX compliance team.
Documented Key Internal Controls for SOX implementation. Organized meeting with various departments for developing SOX testing. Assisted in preparation of SOX testing process documentation and user instructions. Assisted in developing SOX test result tracking system for reporting. Provided training for Sox Testing.
Produce Quarterly supplemental schedules used in the SEC filing for Parent Corporation.
Full responsibility of corporate books with hands on involvement in the month end process.
Consolidation of financial results of multiple legal entities and accounting systems.
Convert currency of foreign subs from EUR and DKK into USD denominated financials.
Supervise tax accountant and General Ledger accountant
Compliance with FAS 109 income tax issues
Responsible for developing Revenue Recognition process for new products according to guidelines set forth by SOP 97-2 and SOP 81-1.
Storage Tek Corporation, Atlanta, GA - Public Corporation May 2003 - Oct 2005
StorageTek a global data storage company that enables businesses, through its information lifecycle management strategy, to align the cost of storage with the value of information.
Senior Revenue Recognition Accountant
Responsible for applying revenue recognition guidelines set forth by SOP 97-2 for the West Region, which generated approximately 100 million in revenue annually.
Reconcile all direct sales and associated accounts to the general ledger on a monthly and quarterly basis.
Provide assistance to the field for any potential revenue recognition concerns or GPD issues.
Initiated and organized projects that targeted process improvement and customer satisfaction issues.
Assisted in several projects like work flow process improvement, preparing training manuals for accounting department, development and testing of revenue recognition processes.
The Coca-Cola Company Atlanta, GA –Public Corporation Nov. 2002 - Mar. 2003
A Global leader in beverage Industry
Accountant II - Payroll and Finance Compliance (Contract Position)
Reconcile the domestic payroll system interface with SAP general ledger and performs root cause analysis to resolve issues.
Research and resolve issues resulting from payroll activity against the Corporate, USA and its subsidiaries.
Participate in year-end processing, testing new processes, and other projects as assigned.
Recommend improvements to domestic payroll process.
Logical Choice Technologies Inc. Duluth, GA - Private Corporation July 1999 - Sept 2002
Technology Integration with expertise in government procurement and in Federal GSA and State Contracts.
Implemented warranty service billing process resulted in recovery of $50k unpaid balance
General Ledger: Responsible for month end closing process of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable & Inventory. Prepared and reviewed manual journal entries and post to General Ledger.
Handled heavy monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts including cash, receivable, payable, and fixed assets.
Prepared various schedules and reports for month-end financial package.
Responsible for cost analysis of product and services.
Prepared sales tax and property tax returns.
Prepared year-end audit schedules; respond to any auditor inquiries.
In charge of daily and monthly cash management.
Set up procedures, assign various duties to employees, and ensure smooth and efficient workflow.
Managed warranty receivables and payables for Compaq, Dell, NEC, and Toshiba.
Calculate and prepare commission statement for sales staff.
Designated SAP super-user in the department.
Yxlon International, Inc. Duluth, GA – Public Corporation Aug. 1998 - Apr. 1999
The leading supplier of Industrial X-ray inspection systems and industrial Computed Tomography (CT) solutions for the non-destructive testing of materials (NDT).
Responsible for month end closing process such as setting schedule in conjunction with two outside factories, prepare and review manual journal entries and post to General Ledger, closing of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable & Inventory.
Handled monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts including cash, inter-company receivable, payable, and fixed assets including heavy inter-company reconciliation.
Prepared various schedules and reports for month end financial package.
Supervisory responsibilities in accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory control.
Responsible for cost analysis of product and services.
Assisted with the preparation and accumulation of year-end audit schedules.
Assisted with preparation and analysis of annual budgets.
Maintain fixed asset database and calculation of depreciation.
Mitsubishi Consumer Electronics America, Inc. Norcross, GA – Public Corp Jan. 1997 – Jul. 1998
Manufactures and Markets comprehensive line of premium quality 1080p 3D ready home theater TV’s.
Performed Sr. Accountant related all functions as described above.
Responsible for set up and maintenance of Vertex Database, prepared monthly and quarterly sales tax returns for 28 states.
Prepared month end closing entries and reconciliation of various accounts.
Established and supervised Accounts Receivable group supervised daily process of various lock boxes, EDI payments, wire transfers, credit card payments and bank relations.
Prepared procedure manual for various functions as per company’s requirement.
Designated SAP super-user in the department.
Assisted in conversion from AS400 (BPCS) to SAP.
Balanced business areas and profit centers to General Ledger.
Processed reconciliation of Financial and Controlling modules in SAP.
Balanced various Business Areas" retained earnings with balance sheet.
Processed various Batch input transactions to clear errors from interface between DSI Freight Payment and SAP.
Verified configuration of new set-up and Maintained Sales Tax Rates and Reports.
Masters - Accounting – Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
B.S. – Accounting. H.L. Commerce College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Certified in SAP R/3 – Financial/Management Accounting & Reporting and Technical Core Competence (NT/MS SQL Server)
Certified QuickBooks Pro-advisor from 2004 -2013
Proficient in Microsoft Access, Excel, Vertex, FAS, MAS-90, Microsoft Dynamics, Peachtree, QuickBooks, Professional Pro Series Taxes and Oracle 12i.