HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
Areas of Accounting Expertise: International, Corporate, Month End close, Tax Administration.
In depth knowledge of standard cost and inventory management.
Analytical – Synthesizes complex and diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; design work flows and procedures.
Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
STAFF / TAX ACCOUNTANT
Fairview Borough April 2017 - Present
Compile and analyze financial information to prepare and record journal entries with supporting documentation.
Maintain and control the general ledger accounts and business transactions of the organization using (GAAP).
Analyze account fluctuations and research discrepancies on a timely manner providing management with explanations.
Responsible for client billing, processing payments, reviewing late fees, and client correspondence.
Reconcile bank statements and follow up on long outstanding reconciling items.
Support management in the creation of financial forecasts including monthly, quarterly and annual budgets.
Assist with enhancements to current internal processes to recognize continued growth.
Tax filings and compliance with local, state and federal government reporting requirements.
RETAIL STAFF ACCOUNTANT
Aramark Inc. October 2008 - April 2017
East Rutherford, NJ
Perform accurate and timely monthly reconciliations of general ledger balances and resolve any discrepancies.
Process revenue of items sold to Balance Sheet, adjust cost of goods sold, replenish inventory as needed.
Implement innovative marketing strategies that drive product positioning and awareness.
Meet and exceed sales goals by increasing in-store visibility of client products and promotions.
Polo Ralph Lauren Company February 2000 – October 2008
Ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis and tracing costs back to underlying activities.
Audit customs broker invoices against cost sheet for variances and for reconciliation.
Inventory tracking and calculation of material variances.
Month-end process to include accuracy of sales and cost and recording proper entries.
COST ACCOUNTANT (International Division)
Liz Claiborne Inc. April 1991 – February 2000
North Bergen, NJ
Focused on International Inventory Shipments for the analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis and tracing costs back to underlying activities.
Research seasonal cost sheets and gross profit margins for material variances.
Audit all cost components of received goods for accuracy
with production reports.
Prepared month-end cost reports for upper management.
Rutgers University – Newark, NJ
B.S. - Accounting
Sandra A. Bellanich
Extremely knowledgeable and analytical Accounting and Tax Specialist with excellent reputation for timely and accurate work.
Seeking an opportunity to obtain an Accounting position within an organization where I can utilize my extensive Accounting skills and knowledge of tax administration and cost accounting.
Skills & Abilities
Munidex Tax, Edmunds, J.D. Edwards, Lawson, XL Paragon, AS400
Showcase, Monarch Pro, Magic View, Sourcing 2000, Client Access
Microsoft Access, Excel/V-Lookups, Windows
New Jersey Real Estate License,
2002 - Present
94 Hamilton Ave., Fairview, NJ 07022