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Manager Accounting

Location:
Metairie, Louisiana, United States
Posted:
October 19, 2016

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Jodie Laurent

**** ******* ******

Metairie, LA *0006

Home 504-***-**** --- Cell 504-***-****

OBJECTIVE

Secure a position in ACCOUNTING ADMINISTRATION in which to utilize my skills, training and ability to be an asset to my employer and a valuable team member.

QUALIFICATIONS

Diversified professional experience and specialized training in all areas of accounting

Financial Statement Preparation, Payables, Receivables, Payroll and Bank Reconciliation’s

Proficient in the use of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, Solomon.

Skilled in use of Maximo and AX accounting processing systems

Complete working knowledge of ADP System & ADP Payroll.

Incisive and innovative approach to problem identification and resolution.

WORK HISTORY

CORNERSTONE CHEMICAL COMPANY JULY 2011 – Aug 2016

ACCTS. PAYABLE COORDINATOR – JAN 2015 – AUG 2016

Oversee A/P team in daily operations of department functions, preparation of payment journals, monthly accruals, weekly reporting to Financial Service Manager, participate in task groups to test and maintain computer integration procedures. Work with other department leaders to meet company needs for payable operations.

ACCTS. PAYABLE SPECIALIST - JULY 2011- DEC 2014

Daily input of invoices, vendor statement reconciliation, vendor communications and resolution of issues as needed; daily ACH payment processing and weekly check preparation.

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE OCT 2007- FEB 2011

ACCTS. PAYABLE SPECIALIST - Process A/P invoices: Prepare weekly check runs; Reconcile vendor statements; Communicate with vendors as needed; Responsible for telecommunications billing reconciliation for 3 accounts of 100+ lines; Manage corporate credit card account.

WEISER SECURITY, INC. FEB 2004-SEPT 2007

SR. PAYROLL SPECIALIST –Generate payroll for approximately 2000 employees throughout multi-state branches of the company utilizing customized payroll system; Oversee payroll specialist for 4 other regions; Process banking transactions as necessary for payroll direct deposits; Produce billing for clients based on data input from payroll; Maintain records for garnishments, vacation schedules and payroll deductions; Follow-up and resolution of discrepancies with employees and clients; Job cost and various other monthly reporting.

MBS COMPANIES, INC. Business Closed JAN 2003- NOV 2003

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE ADVISOR - Responsible for invoice entry, payment processing of payables related to various properties; statement reconciliation; communications between community directors and corporate office; customer/vendor relations

CRESCENT CITY MOTORS Business Closed JAN 1998- OCT 2002

WARRANTY ADMINISTRATOR - Responsible for booking all repair orders in the service department; submission of claims to manufactures and extended warranty companies for payment; reconciliation of receivable accounts; maintain sublet accounts with various vendors; work directly with manufactures representatives to maintain records and insure all procedures are followed in accordance with policy.

GARRARD CHEVROLET, INC. Business Closed JUNE 1997- JAN 1998

ASSISTANT ACCT MGR. - Billing of car deals; maintain car inventory; follow-up and reconciliation of receivables, general schedule reconciliation; assist with all areas of accounting office - payables, system administration and financial statement preparation.

ROYAL BUICK/MITSUBISHI, INC. Business Closed SEPT 1993- MAY 1997

CONTROLLER - Supervise the accounting department through all phases of accounting; financial statement preparation; schedule reconciliation; cash management; loss control supervision for all departments; bank reconciliation; hiring/training of office personnel; customer/vendor problem resolution; payroll preparation; quarterly tax preparation; employee benefits.

SPECIAL INTEREST

GIRL SCOUTS OF USA 1998-2014

Troop Leader for all levels of scouts, Cookie Mom for 8 years for multiple troops

Service Unit Cookie Manager – served for 6 years as manager of 30+ troops through cookie season – included training, sales reporting, cash management and motivation event planning

Delegate for Annual Corporate Meeting – 2 years

Served one year as task group member answering to Second Vice President of Girl Scouts of South East Louisiana

Received Special Thanks Award Merit Pin 2012

EDUCATION

JEFFERSON VOCATIONAL SCHOOL Accounting I (57hrs); Accounting II (48hrs)

RIVERDALE HIGH SCHOOL Graduate

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST



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