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Accounting Assistant

New York, NY
April 10, 2016

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Colley Gaston

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Jackson Heights, NY 11372



1Knowledgeable and resourceful accounting professional with several years of experience.

2Experience in auditing, analyzing and verifying fiscal records and reports

3Strong knowledge of general accounting

4Excellent communication skills


House Of Hills Funeral Home

Assistant P/T Bookkeeper

1226 St John, Brooklyn, N.Y.

10/13 Present

Processing Account/Payable and Receivable, Insurance Billing, Bank Recociliation, Inventory

counts, Customer's Service, Lite phone.

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Payroll Coordinator Temp

655 West Street, NYC

03- 13 / 10/ 13

Process payrolls and benefits for various departments using the E-Time, Payforce Oracle,

and manual labor reporting methods.

Prepare and process labor/payroll related reports and records to outside organizations such as

NYS unemployment, labor unions, etc, when requested to provide such information.

Assist with document retention and archiving of payroll records and reports.

Answer payroll related questions from employees when called upon to do so.

New York City Department of Health And Mental Hygiene

Temporary Health Police Clerk

28-09 28th, Queens

11-10 / 12-12 Ensure ongoing data support is maintained for all mental hygiene contracts/agreements

Identify Division surplus/deficits.

Assist in managing setup of accruals.

Monitor contract funding, eligibility, and spending.

Provide analytical assistance to the Division's program units.

Valley National Bank Richmond Hill, NY

Payroll Coordinator 04-07 / 10-10

Handled all aspects of payroll utilizing ADP for Windows and Pay Expert.

Answered phones and handled questions regarding payroll.

Managed reports, third party payments as well as annual reporting/ analysis.

Generated and reported monthly fiscal reports to management.

Handled payroll taxes.

Posted to G/L Coding and journal entries.

The Bank of New York Jackson Heights, NY

Accountant 09-00 / 02-07

Kept record of financial transactions for branches.

Prepared branch balance sheets, profit/loss statements.

Maintained customer’s records.

Summarized details in separate ledgers and computer files.

Prepared journal entries and reconcile general ledger and subsidiary accounts.

Dime Saving Bank Uniondale, L.I.

Fraud Investigator 04-95 / 07-20

Posted compiled information in G/L system.

Responsible for alert report and fraud detectionsystem back reports.

Responsible for notification suspicious activity, impacts marketing inquiry and funds

Availability inquiry.

Johnson & Johnson Amityville, N.Y.

Bookkeeper 06-92 / 02-95

Prepared payroll (manual) EDP, payroll taxes (940, 941) Union Dues.

Processing A/P, and A/R, billing

Bank Reconciliations, and inventory


US Army 03-80 / 03-84

Payroll Specialist


York College Queens, NY

B.A. Accounting 09-85 / 05-91


Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Timberline and QuickBooks

Bi-Lingual Spanish

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