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Financial Accountant

Location:
Dallas, Texas, United States
Posted:
October 10, 2016

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Carlos Linares

***** ******** ***** * ******, Texas 75240 l 972-***-**** l acwzn3@r.postjobfree.com

www.linkedin.com/in/carlos-linares-24595ab

Accountant

I am Senior Accountant with over 15 years of experience in general accounting and treasury functions for large, multi-business unit Corporations. I am seeking to secure a challenging position that will provide an opportunity to apply and enhance my current skills, acquire new skills and contribute constructively to an organization.

Key Skills

Oracle

PeopleSoft

Hyperion Financials (HFM)

NetSuite

QuickBooks

MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint

Month End Close

Financial Statement Preparation

Financial Statement Analysis

Account Reconciliation

Accrual Journal Entries

GAAP

Depreciation Schedules

Amortization Schedules

SOX Compliance

Audit Schedules

Process Documentation

System Implementation

Experience

Rolland Safe and Lock – Dallas, Texas

7/2015 to 4/2016

Senior Accountant

Generated and distributed Financial Statements on a monthly basis

Analyzed Financial Statements for variances between actual and forecasted amounts

Implemented Fixed Asset system

Assisted in developing a new Payroll process

Created and documented VAT process for Mexico office

Month End close duties included posting payroll and fixed assets depreciation

Prepared prepaid amortization schedule and posted amortization journal entry

Prepared and distributed Daily Sales report

Reviewed revenue accounts at month end close to ensure proper revenue recognition

Prepared and posted accrual and adjusting journal entries

Provided support and guidance to AP and AR departments

Prepared ad hoc reports for external audits

CHRISTUS Health – Irving, Texas

8/2012 to 7/2015

Senior Accountant

Analyzed Financial Statements for variances between actual and forecasted amounts

Generated and distributed Financial Statements on a monthly basis

Assisted in documenting and developing a contract administration process

Prepared accrual and adjusting journal entries for month end close

Provided analysis and documentation for all new and existing contracts

Tracked financial data from contracts for budgeting and forecasting purposes

Responsible for terminating and renewing contracts

Federal Grant Reporting, Administration and Budgeting

Month End reconciliation and analysis of assigned expense accounts

Tracked operational expenditures and regularly reported financial status to department Director

Assisted in the preparation of annual budget

Responsible for the monthly billing of Co-Location clients

Assisted with Special Projects and Ad Hoc Reporting as needed

Publicis USA – Plano, Texas

9/2008 to 5/2012

Staff Accountant

Generated and distributed Financial Statements for 9 business units

Analyzed Financial Statements for variances between actual and forecasted amounts

Prepared and posted Inter-company Income and Expense journal entries

Prepared prepaid amortization schedule

Posted Prepaid Amortization journal entry

Prepared and posted adjusting and accrual journal entries

Prepared weekly AR Aging schedule

Ensured AR Aging Schedule is distributed and reviewed by Account Managers

Prepared and archived daily bank reports and lockbox deposits

Ensured client payments were posted correctly and in a timely manner

Developed, implemented and administered Unclaimed Property compliance procedures

Responded and prepared documentation for external and internal audit requests

Regus Management Group – Addison, Texas

7/2007 to 8/2008

Treasury Analyst

Verified, reviewed and prepared wire transfers and payments prior to release

Maintained daily cash schedules to ensure sufficient funding for payments

Calculated and recorded monthly credit card fees for all business units

Issued and released stop payment requests

Analyzed and prepared foreign exchange transactions

Reconciled over 50 bank accounts on a monthly basis

Prepared and posted adjusting entries to cash accounts

Prepared and analyzed daily bank reports

Deposited and recorded client payments sent to Corporate Office

Purchasing Card administration

Responded and prepared documentation to internal and external audit requests

Atmos Energy – Dallas, Texas

11/1999 to 7/2007

Staff Accountant

Reconciled over thirty bank accounts on a monthly basis

Prepared and posted adjusting journal entries to cash accounts as needed

Maintained prepaid amortization schedule and posted amortization journal entry

Recorded miscellaneous cash receipts to general ledger and Fixed Asset system

Developed, implemented and administered Unclaimed Property procedures

Responded and prepared documentation for internal and external audit requests

Assisted with accounts payable and accounts receivable processes

Prepared and posted to the General Ledger adjusting and recurring Journal Entries

Assisted with the preparation and review of year end Audit Schedules

Education

DeVry University - Irving, TX

1996 - 1999

Bachelor of Science, Accounting

GPA 3.25

Dean’s List



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