GEORGE W. THOMAS
Baltimore, Maryland 21206
Dynamic and accomplished Accountant with over 20 years of progressive experience handling many aspects of accounting matters, from accounts receivable, Accounts payable, payroll, 401k benefits, and time keeping. I have strong analytical skills with the ability to resolve accounting issues in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. I have strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with individuals at all levels within an organization. I am a quick learner with portable skills to resolve complex problems in any industry. Experience with large government contracts and various accounting software packages and tools: Financial Edged, Mas200, Kronos, PeopleSoft, Deltek Costpiont, Impromptu, DPM, Ceridian encore system, Microsoft Word 6.0, Microsoft Excel, Repertoire system, Peachtree, Accpac, Wang, Financial Edge, ADP PC Windows and ReportSmith.
Strengths and Abilities
Accounts Receivable / Billing
401k Benefit Plans
Analytical and Problem Solving skills
FSAB - Reporting
NABA, Inc., Greenbelt, Maryland 10/2013 – 12/2015
Assist with maintaining the company’s accounting system and general ledger
Assist with month-end and year-end close processes, including the preparation of month-end journal entries
Assist with monthly account reconciliations and account analysis
Assist with preparation of various accounting reports
Assist with creating and monitoring the budget for the organization
Monthly bank reconciliations
Reconcile daily cash receipts
Assist with preparation of billings and monitor convention invoicing and receipts
Maintain accounts receivable and assist with unbilled accounts receivable
Preparation of bi-weekly payroll
Preparation of bi-weekly payroll journal entries
Processing accounts payable
Various accounting functions as assigned - Projects, Contracts and Other Organizational Duties
ACCOUNTANT /NASA-GODDARD ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING SERVICES CONTRACT
MEI Technologies Inc., Seabrook, Maryland 2/2005 - 10/2013
Successfully process a wide range of accounting matters concurrently while utilizing excellent analytical and accounting skills. Communicate and coordinate with Program Management, Engineering, Procurement Human Resources and Business Development.
Processed payroll and clients invoices using Deltek Costpoint
Prepared billing for government invoices using DCAA standards
Assisted senior management in the preparation of financial statements and audits
Prepared month end close reconciliation’s.
Prepared accounts payable vouchers with proper general ledger account coding for processing
Resolved vendor and employee invoice inquiries
Prepared journal entries for month end close
Generate and maintain reports using Impromptu
Processed company travel and expense reports
ACCOUNT RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST
Fiberplus, Inc – Jessup, Maryland 8/2003 - 2/2005
Determined billing requirements/schedule for each individual project.
Prepared invoices and promptly billed state and commercial customers within 24 hours of job completion.
Prepared billing for government, state and commercial customers on AIA documents.
Prepared and filed billing for various schools to be submitted to USAC, which controls E-rate funding for payment.
Prepared monthly customer summary statements for all delinquent accounts.
Prepared bi-weekly customer billings and generated statements to all state and commercial customers.
Entered cash receipts and reconciled deposit transactions with deposit slips.
Performed reconciliation of bank statements for seven companies.
Performed monthly reconciliation of accounts receivable aging to general ledger for seven companies.
Coordinated Collection calls to delinquent commercial customers for seven companies.
Set-up Jobs for all existing work to be carried out by technicians on a daily basis.
Monitored Projects to track the progress of all existing jobs for billing purposes.
Prepared commission data utilizing Crystal Reports.
Reported and closed all accounting schedules monthly.
Prepared credit applications.
Entered and updated all information into job costing module, utilizing MAS200.
Process and printed monthly sales and cash receipts reports for review and analysis before presenting to comptroller.
Performed budget analysis.
Reviewed monthly expense and revenue reports.
SENIOR ACCOUNTING CLERK
Harte-Hanks Direct Marketing, Baltimore, Maryland 2/2002 - 8/2003
Processed payroll for 1000+ salaried and hourly employees using the ADP PC Payroll for Windows.
Reconciled payroll liability general ledger accounts.
Generated weekly reports using Report Smith software.
Processed payroll timely by importing pay files from KRONOS clock.
Processed Accounts Payable using PeopleSoft.
Resolved vendor issues and audited data entry to ensure accuracy.
Worked closely with HR on hiring and Open Enrollment employee benefits.
BENEFITS AUDITOR AND SUPERVISOR
Aerotek, Hanover, Maryland 6/1999 - 02/2002
Assisted in forecasting trends within the 401k program.
Analyzed accuracy of benefit information.
Assisted with record keeping on year-end testing and company match for the 401k program.
Managed yearly audits for the company 401k plan and completed weekly transactions of the employee contributions.
Managed reconciliation of benefits data.
Audited insurance plans monthly.
Performed quarterly review of matching contributions.
Prepared conversion for new 401k programs.
Supervised three employees and prepared their quarterly and yearly evaluations.
ASSOCIATE ACCOUNTANT AND TIMESHEET ADMINISTRATOR
Honeywell Technical Solution Inc. - Columbia, Maryland 11/1997 - 6/1999
Coordinated labor and payroll processing for internal and external employees.
Resolved payroll issues with Site Administrator and Tempe Payroll Office.
Processed employee pay records for termination, new hires and transfers.
Processed union dues and reconciled accounts.
Administered Deltek electronic timesheet system to process timesheets and to reconcile interim timesheets.
Maintained ET Employee database (Group changes, new employees, terminations, etc.)
Authorized charges to picklist delegated duties to timesheet supervisors.
Resolved invalid electronic timesheet charges not accepted by Costpoint system.
Enforced ATSC timekeeping policies and procedures.
Bachelor of Science in Business/Accounting, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore, MD
Master of Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Greenbelt, MD