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Accounting/Payroll/Accounts Payable Manager

Des Moines, Iowa, United States
January 21, 2017

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Kelly Low

Address: **** ******** ******

Norwalk, Iowa 50211

Phone Number: 515-***-****


Career Objective

To obtain a challenging accounting position in an organization wherein my experience will benefit the professional organization.

Key Skills

Excellent organizational skills for managing a multi-faceted department

Expertise Microsoft Office Skills; Excel, Word, Access & Powerpoint

Quick Learner and adapt easily to new systems; used many different versions of payroll and accounting software

Effective communication skills that aid in the development of a healthy work culture within organization

Effectively meet demanding deadlines

Possess professional demeanor to represent the organization well

Work Experience

Position: Administrative Assistant

Organization: Ames City Assessor

Duration: August 2016 – December 2016


Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll processing.

Auditing and final preparation of Personnel Handbook

Created valuation history for multiple years of appealed assessments.

Position: Accounting Manager

Organization: Polk County Assessor’s Office

Duration: February 1987 – August 2016


Forecast, preparation and maintenance of an 8 Million Dollar budget; reporting to the Iowa Department of Management with review of various union and employee contracts

Processing and reporting of monthly, quarterly and yearly budget statistics

Bi-weekly payroll preparation for 50+ employees implementing Polk County software; computing FICA, IPERS and other payroll deductions

Employee benefits coordinator; in depth knowledge of personnel benefits

Employee salary computation of COLA, merit & longevity increases

Preparation of various biweekly, quarterly and yearly wage and tax reports

Maintenance of employee personnel and leave accrual records

Weekly Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processing of 100+ accounts

Coordinated annual tax assessment appeals; posting and reconciliation of final values as well as preparation of state statue mandated notices accordingly

Created and maintained annual assessment value appeals to district court & to the state board of appeals

Annual preparation of Conference Board budget hearings and required publications

Maintenance of workman’s compensation, EPLI and general insurance policies

Maintenance of equipment lease and purchases as well as scheduled maintenance

Annually assessed credit union and grain values

Maintained/updated employee policy handbook

Preparation of assessor’s annual report; analyzing abstract and reconciliation reports

Educational Qualifications:

Bachelor of Business Administration, 1985, Grand View College, Des Moines, Iowa

oSpecialization: Accounting

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