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Accounting Financial

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
December 28, 2015

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Jerome Alexander Fowler

*** ****** ******* ***** * Temple, GA 30179* (Home)* 646-***-***** (Cell) 646-***-****

acsxid@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVE

To obtain an Accounting Position that will utilize my related background and qualifications.

Offering a diverse background of experience, training, and achievements in the following areas:

Financial Management Month-end Closing Annual & Quarter Statement

Reconciliation General Ledger Business Policies and Procedures

Staff Supervision Journal Entries State Report Tax Filings

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

-Consistently received outstanding performance evaluations in all positions held.

-Strengths include excellent analytical, time management, leadership, interpersonal and problem solving skills.

-Highly proficient in Microsoft Windows and Office Suite (MS Excel, Word, Access), AS400, Oracle Financials, Premium Pro(tax), Wings, Pro Financials, FRS, FRX, Foxpro, Great Plains, SAP, PeopleSoft 8, Blackline, Alliance, SQL.

EDUCATION: ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY, Albany, Georgia – Bachelor of Science in Accounting (June 1992)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SafeGuard Products, Atlanta, Georgia – Senior Reinsurance Accountant (08/13-Present)

(Type of Industry-Insurance, Auto warranty)

Prepare statutory schedules for client’s insurance reporting.

Prepare financial modeling utilized for budgeting transactions.

Month end close of the books and GAAP analysis.

Prepare month end journal entries.

Prepared bank reconciliation for cash accounts.

Conducted Budget and forecast accounting.

Reconcile, review, and analyze financial reports prepared for client partners..

Inventory accounting adjustments for five different divisions.

Record Depreciation and Obsolescence for raw materials and finished goods.

Produce and Review financial statements for Reinsurance Clients.

Reconcile concentration accounts; maintained fixed assets, depreciation, and liabilities

Curtis 1000, Atlanta, Georgia – Senior Accountant (07/08-08/13)

(Type of Industry-Printing, Marketing, Manufacturing, and E-Business)

Initiated setup and ongoing maintenance of property and equipment sub-ledgers.

Prepared financial modeling utilized for budgeting transactions.

Month end close of the books and GAAP analysis.

Prepared month end journal entries.

Prepared bank reconciliation for cash accounts.

Conducted Budget and forecast accounting.

Reconciled and reported Aging receivable accounts.

Inventory accounting adjustments for five different divisions.

Recorded Depreciation and Obsolescence for raw materials and finished goods.

Produced and Reviewed financial statements for Regional Managers.

Reconciled concentration accounts; maintained fixed assets, depreciation, and liabilities

ARBY’S Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia – (contract) Senior Accountant (03/08-07/08)

(Type of Industry-Food service)

Maintain the aging consolidated reports for various franchisee.

Performs reconciliation of receivable accounts to the general ledger.

Research Discrepancies in payments made by franchisee for advertisement and royalties

responsible for all accounts payable, bank reconciliations, monthly account reconciliation and analysis,

Performs daily journal entries, monthly closing procedures for multiple entities, and reconciling accounts payable to the general ledger to ensure/maintain accurate balances.

Maintain financial records and prepare financial reports.

BERKLEY SPECIALTY UNDERWRITING MANAGERS, Atlanta, Georgia – Senior Insurance Accountant (01/07-03/08)

(Type of Industry-Reinsurance)

Prepared Financial Statements and sub-schedules for Quarter and Annual results. (Yellow book and Blue book)

Conducted Month End Close by recording monthly financial activities to the general ledger.

Assisted external auditors in reporting financial information. (Audited Financial Statements form 10-K)

Prepared State Premium Tax filings and regulatory data calls.

Oversaw timely and accurate reconciliation of various sub-ledger accounts on a monthly basis.

Recorded and prepared journal entries for revenue and expense accounts.

Maintained and balanced Intercompany accounts.

Generated Reports for SOX compliance.

Verified property,casualty, life, and health lines of business.

BERKLEY SPECIALTY UNDERWRITING MANAGERS, Atlanta, Georgia – Staff Accountant (07/06-01/07)

Prepared Financial Statements and sub-schedules for Quarter and Annual results.

Conducted Month End Close by recording monthly financial activities to the general ledger.

Recorded Direct, Assumed, and Ceded business for monthly activities.

ASSURANT, INC, Atlanta, Georgia – Financial Accountant III (10/04-07/06)

(Type of Industry-Insurance)

Prepared the financial statements (balance, income, cash flow) on a Statutory reporting basis for the NAIC.

Determined how to record items for P&L and balance sheet activities.

Balanced, adjusted, and maintained the entire Yellow book and Blue book financials

Recorded and prepared journal entries for revenue and expense accounts.

Prepared and reviewed complex statements and schedules to explain company financial trends and fluxes.

Prepared state premium tax filings, and liaison with regulatory or reporting authorities or clients.

Prepared Schedule T and Schedule P. (SOX compliance)

Reported Insurance activity to the domiciled states on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.

Prepared 10-Q, 10-K, and notes for External Auditors.

ASSURANT, INC, Atlanta, Georgia – Financial Accountant I (08/03-10/04)

Recorded and prepared journal entries for revenue and expense accounts.

Prepared and reviewed complex statements and schedules to explain company financial trends and fluxes.

Prepared Schedule D for reinsurance accounts using NAIC standards.

Prepared Schedule F for treasury reporting.

Created letters of credit for reinsurance.

Reconciled monthly bank accounts.

GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORP, Atlanta, Georgia – Accountant II (12/00-07/03)

(Type of Industry-Paper Products Manufacturer)

Oversaw timely and accurate reconciliation of various sub-ledger accounts on a monthly basis.

Recorded and prepared journal entries for revenue and expense accounts.

Conducted monthly close.

Coordinated inter-company close activities with all corporate controllers by balancing ledger accounts.

Provided multi divisional support

Recorded escheatable property and property tax to general ledger.

Answered IRS request for Data Calls

REFERENCES: Excellent personal and professional references will be provided on request.



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