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Manager Accounting

Edinburg, TX
January 03, 2020

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Matthew Martinez

Manager Accounting Division - Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards

Edinburg, TX 78539


Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Work Experience

Manager Accounting Division


November 2007 to May 2019

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Solid knowledge in the following: Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAAP/Yellow Book), OMB Circular A-133 Single Audit, Teammate Electronic Work Papers (EWP), Microsoft Suite including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access, and standard accounting software packages such as QuickBooks. Manager Accounting Division Identipak, McAllen, TX - 11/07 - Present Responsible for all accounting and bookkeeping activities including accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll for international packaging group. Ensured transactions were recorded in compliance with GAAP, prepared adjusting journal entries, and compiled financial and performance reports. Presented financial information to upper management, explained non-routine transactions where necessary, worked with subordinate staff to ensure accounting policies and procedures were followed.

Payroll Accountant/Auditor

Texas Pack - Port Isabel, TX

May 2003 to November 2007

Responsible for correct classification, processing, and weekly payment for 200 hourly, salary, part- time and contract employees. Responsibilities included verifying deductions, recalculating batch totals, reconciling payments with master file, ensuring batch processing through interfaces with employee and employer accounts, ACH transfers, and where applicable, manual check issuance for payment corrections. Audited employee clock hours, on a sample basis, to ensure automated systems (payroll application) functioned in accordance with business rules. Monitored over-time and trended results to identify business units in need of further investigation and review for compliance with payroll policies and procedures. Prepared weekly, quarterly, and annual filings for payroll taxes, employee benefits, and other labor reporting requirements to comply with county, state, and federal labor laws Customer Support Representative First National Bank, Port Isabel, TX Cash checks; Processes deposits and change orders; Balance cash drawer ensuring accuracy; Audited cash transactions, where required, to comply with bank policies and procedures. Healthcare Billing Auditor Wellcare Medical, Harlingen, TX Provided audit and research activities for billing department related to healthcare coding, Medicare/ Medicaid charges, and allowable charges; Assisted in collections and payment plans; Compiled and presented routine financial reports.

Senior Healthcare Accountant A-Touch Home Health Care, Harlingen, TX Performed bookkeeping and accounting for two business segments; Calculated and filed quarterly and annual sales tax report; Maintained General Ledger and provided financial reports based on accounting transactions.

Senior Auditor Long Chilton CPA Firm, Harlingen, TX Responsible for annual independent financial statement audits of school districts including OMB Circular A-133 compliance audit. Conducted audit procedures such as interviews, observations, data review/analysis, verification, and criteria development. Responsible for the audit report including the preparation of summary memos, preparation of a draft report, review of audit workpapers, and submission of the final report for executive review and approval. Sales Tax Auditor

Internet Advertising - Austin, TX

January 2001 to October 2001

Responsible for Sales and Use Tax Audits using the State of Texas Comptroller Audit Guides and Protocols for the following business segments: Manufacturing, Construction, Contracting, Wholesale/ Distribution, and Internet Advertising. Used statistical sampling to select and test transactions for compliance, calculate and collect delinquent taxes and assess questioned costs for under payment. Responded to phone calls, email inquiry, and during training sessions to tax payers and the public regarding compliance with sales tax laws, rules, and regulations Senior Grant Auditor Austin Independent School District Austin ISD - Austin, TX

June 2000 to December 2000

Responsible for AISD's compliance with State and Federal Grants requirements including OMB Circular A-133 and OMB Circular A-87 Assisted grant managers in preparing grant budgets and calculating grant reimbursements. Calculated and submit monthly draw downs and reimbursements for State Grant funds. Prepared ad-hoc reports for management review; approved grant expenditures based on reasonable, allowable, and allocable policies and federal OMB circulars. Senior Auditor

SAO - Austin, TX

August 1998 to June 2000

Conducted GAO Yellow Book audits for: State of Texas Bond Program at State Agencies and Universities, Management Controls over State Medical Schools, State-Wide Audit of Medicaid Program

(8 billion dollar budget), State's Contract Workforce, and State of Texas Performance Audits Conducted audit planning, fieldwork, and reporting procedures such as interviews, observations, data review/analysis, verification, and criteria development; preparation of summary memos, audit report generation process and review of audit work-papers; and submission of the final report for executive review and approval. Presented audit findings to client including discussing compliance requirements. Education



accounting, Payroll, Management, Quickbooks

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