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Accounting Customer Service

Houston, Texas, United States
April 21, 2017

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Houston, TX ***** (713)***-****


To acquire an Accounting position that utilizes my skills and experience and provides opportunity for growth.


-Over 10 years of Accounting and Finance; experience in Operations and Project Management

-Leadership and team supervision; ability to interact with, foster, and manage critical relationships

-Strong verbal and written communication skills

-Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint capabilities

-BA in Accounting, 2005 (University of Phoenix)


Sr. Staff Accountant, The Driven Group

8/2015 01/2017

Houston, TX

-Maintain general ledger for a diverse mix of business entities

-Reconciliation of balance sheet and income statement accounts

-Prepare journal entries as needed

-Prepare budgets and cash flow forecasts for clients

-Assist in creating accounting policies and procedures

-Review of monthly cash flow reports

-Work with external CPA firm in creating quarterly reports and compilations

-Special projects as needed

Staff Accountant, RWR Enterprises

3/2015 8/2015

Houston, TX

-Implement new AP documentation system that integrates with Dynamics accounting software

-Handle all aspects of AP, including tracking and coding invoices, maintaining vendor files, payment/vendor inquiries, etc.

-Enter JEs, including expense accruals and prepaid allocations

-Bank reconciliations and cash reconciliations

-Month end close, including preparations of financials for distribution to partners, president, etc.

-401k and HSA funding

Accountant 2, Metropolitan Human Services District, L.A.

02/2014 03/2015

New Orleans, LA

-Prepare required financial statements and fiscal reports which include the compilation and analysis of data for monthly, quarterly, and annual reports

-Communicates with public and private accountants; state, federal, and independent auditors; banks; brokerage firms; program or management personnel; and vendors for the purpose of providing information and technical assistance needed to resolve problems

-Maintain cash management records, including funds drawn and received, funds disbursed by sources, deposits of funds, issuance of refunds, and classify revenue as to sources of funding and expenditures as to their nature

-Prepare, monitor, reconcile, audit, and forecast revenues, expenditures, and budgets.

-Review and approve purchase requisitions and contracts

-Participate in the development of new accounting processes in the design and implementation of accounting subsystems, preparation of manuals and desk procedures for accounting and computer applications, and preparing managerial reports

Operations/Finance Manager, Campus Living Villages

8/2012 1/2014

Houston, TX

-Manage relationships with University leadership and delivery of exemplary customer service to all key stakeholders

-Direct and supervise bookkeepers of multiple properties in A/R and A/P activities, reviewing performance and providing feedback and recommendations to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures

-Leadership/supervision of the operations team

-Responsible for month-end journal entries, including amortization of all prepaid assets, expense accruals, depreciation/amortization of long term assets, debt entries and deferred revenue entries for multiple properties

-Ensure the overall integrity of the property general ledger; perform bank reconciliations for multiple accounts; assist with month-end close process; enter and process accounts payable and account receivable

-Work with the General Manager to prepare the annual budget, monthly forecast and manage billing and collection issues

-Work closely with corporate accountants and controllers on monthly close and production of published accounting reports including: monthly report to owners, annual audit reports, annual budgets and monthly forecast reports

-Meet with residents to resolve resident complaints, roommate issues, and billing inquiries

-Manage resident database (rent roll), billing and collection processes for multiple properties

Accountant, Silvestri Investments, Inc.

2/2006 3/2011

Houston, TX

-Assisted CFO; handled special projects as directed

-Managed all aspects of A/P and A/R for multiple entities

-Managed month and year end journal entries and associated reports; assisted with final review for preparation of Financial Statements

-Maintained property insurance policies and allocation of premium among properties

-Worked on various allocations and monthly journal entry postings

-Responsible for bank reconciliations, common area maintenance (CAM) billing and annual tenant billings

Commercial Banking Assistant, Regions Bank

3/2004 2/2006

Houston, TX

-Reviewed loan closing packages which included notes, agreements, and contracts; Reviewed and processed construction draw funding requests (AIA forms); Analysis of draw requests, account activity, and relationships.

-Borrower relationship services, including explanation of account information, wire transfers, records maintenance, and collateral management

-Recorded and tracked interest accruals

Real Estate Processor, Southwest Bank of Texas

12/2002 3/2004

Houston, TX

-Reviewed and disbursed construction draw funding requests (AIA forms)

-Responsible for incoming and outgoing wire transfers

-Verified loan documents (note, agreements, and contracts) and customer equity contributions.

-Responsible for informing customers and contractors on draw request process

Corporate Accounting Assistant, Transwestern Commercial Services

9/2000 12/2002

Houston, TX

-Processed accounts receivable and accounts payable

-Ensured accuracy in accounting and posting all cash receipts

-Compiled and processed general accounting ledger entries; reconciliation of general ledger

-Prepared and handled all cash deposits to financial institutions

-Reviewed and disbursed construction draw funding requests

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