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Accounting and Payroll

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
January 27, 2017

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Dynamic and dedicated accounting and payroll professional with a diverse background in accounting. Passionate about payroll and analysis. Knowledgeable in monthly financial reporting, tax, general ledger, fixed assets, accruals and other closing entries, accounts payable and receivable, account reconciliation, and audit facilitation. Self-starter, strong work ethic, and solid multi-taking abilities. Familiarity with GAAP, SOX, and IFRS. History of improving efficiency and accuracy in accounting departments and small businesses. Effective trainer and mentor with excellent verbal communication and written skills.

JD Edwards, Oracle, Quickbooks,(Certified Proadvisor), BusinessWorks, ProSeries, UltraTax, Master Tax, ADP, Paycor, Paychex, Paylocity, BNA, MicrosoftOffice13,(Pivot tables and vlookups), 10-key by touch


7/11/2016 TO PRESENT

Dover Business Services, LLC

Westchester, OH


Preparation of 20 operating companies’ (3,000 people) weekly, biweekly, and semi-monthly payrolls including onboarding, tax setup, and comprehensive payroll processing in a shared services environment using a variety of ADP and Paylocity platforms

Lead tax analyst resolving all tax notices and responsible for setting up all new tax entities across the US

Preparation of G/L reports required for booking payroll journal entries

Research and resolution of any employee issues in payroll

Training of newly hired payroll analysts

Creating and preparing reports for the accounting departments at the various operating companies

Member of the transition team for the planned migration to ADP Global (July 2017)

4/29/2014 TO 10/31/2016

CL Products International, LLC/Candle-lite

Cincinnati, OH


Biweekly Payroll Preparation for 75 in corporate office using ADP, Multi-state payroll taxes.

Oversee plant payroll staff on weekly and biweekly payroll for 475 ensuring SOX compliance

401K administrator

Administer FSA/ Self-billed insurance calculations/calculate Ohio Worker’s compensation

Monthly closing journal entries, bank recs, balance sheet account recs

Calculate monthly sales commissions/ Calculate cost on sales PQA’s

Review and approve of all check runs and ACH and wire transactions for SOX compliance

Coding of AP invoices/Review of AP transactions. Sales and Use tax calculations.

Weekly Cash Flow and Flash report for senior management

Forecasting for headcount and salary expenses

Accounting transactions for subsidiary property company and company outlet store.

Facilitator for annual audit, 401K audit, semi-annual bank audits, and miscellaneous insurance and worker’s comp audits

ACA reporting for entire company

Financial analysis projects for SG & A

1/2/2013 TO 4/28/2014

Frutarom USA, Inc.

West Chester, OH


Recovered substantial payroll tax dollars from successorship errors due to acquisition

Resolved tax notices from acquisition issues

Facilitated benefit platform change through payroll system to streamline benefit enrollment process

Researched and resolved issues from prior years’ 401K audits and developed internal controls and processes to improve 401K administration.

Redesigned headcount analysis report for Global HR improving readability and ease of use.

Completed successful acquisition of 100 employees in multiple states in 1Q2014. Trained new employees in the various locations to establish processes for the newly on boarded employees/managers.

Multi-state payroll processing for 320 employees biweekly using Paylocity

Weekly processing of Union Payroll

401K administrator/audit facilitator/executive committee member

Managed Union pension and benefit plans

Corporate Headcount report and Monthly Salary Analysis for senior management

Calculated Sales Commissions

Forecasting for salary and headcount

Special Financial Analysis Projects for Direct of Finance and CFO as requested. Helped to greatly reduce costs at the corporate level.

Journal Entries for payroll using Oracle

5/22/2012 TO 1/2/2013

Rainbow International

Cold Spring, KY


Accounts Payable and accounts receivable

Bank and Credit Card Reconciliations

Payroll using Paychex

Job costing

Forecasting and Analysis for Franchise Owner

Financial statement preparations on Accrual basis/ Cash Basis

All HR Functions

Involved in financial decisions along with owner and general manager

8/1/2011 TO 5/1/2012


Cincinnati, OH


Audit of new client’s payroll year-to-date from a tax compliance perspective

Guided clients through any required tax amendments and required payments and did follow-up entry to the new payroll record at Paycor

Partnered with the tax department to obtain proper tax impounds for the payroll transitio

Assisted EDI department with proper electronic GL setup for client download and trained clients in its use

Reviewed submitted sales deals to ensure smooth transition from former payroll method to Paycor

Assisted with year-end duties to ensure timely W-2’s and preparations of W2-C’s as needed

5/2011 to 8/2011 Northgate Arinso Cincinnati, OH


Processed 600 tax notices resolving issues for clients

Filed amended payroll tax returns in 28 states

1994-2001& 2005-2011 VolzCPA, Inc. Cincinnati, OH



Payroll taxes (including 30+ states)

Implemented new cloud payroll service in 2010

Set-up, processed, prepared payroll taxes for clients on cloud payroll product

Quickbooks Proadvisor- marketed, trained, and consulted for client accounting needs (small to medium clients)

Prepared 1040, 1120, 1065 and 920 tax returns as well as associated state and city returns

Prepared client forms 1099, 1098, and W-2’s.

2001-2005 Isaac M Wise Temple Cincinnati, OH


Successfully performed the database/accounting system conversion in 2002

Annual budget preparation with the Temple Administrator (CEO)

Manage and Record Investment Fund transactions

Monthly financial statements and Board of Trustee Reports

Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Bank Reconciliations, Fund account reconciliations

Assisted with HR and IT functions

Facilitated annual audit



Strayer University

Mason, OH


Pursuing MSA-accounting

Current GPA 4.0

1993-99 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH

Studied Accounting and MBA prerequisites

GPA 4.0

1985 Otterbein College Westerville, OH

Studied Accounting and MBA prerequisites

GPA 3.61

BA degree in music, cum laude with departmental honors, minor in business

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