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Accounting Accountant

Kansas City, Missouri, United States
September 28, 2019

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Joseph A. Tristanio

**** **** **** ****** 816-***-****

Kansas City, Missouri 64114


Experienced, resourceful and talented Accountant with diversified experience and a highly successful background in accounting, finance and business in corporate and non-profit accounting brings an outstanding skill set and work ethic to exceed corporate goals and expectations. TECHNICAL/ SYSTEMS EXPERTISE

SAGE (Fixed Assets)


Great Plains


CYMA (Non-Profit

Accounting software)

EMOMED-MO Medicaid

Billing & Payments

Fixed Assets & Depreciation

Gray Swan-Medicaid

Billing Platform

Complex Excel Analytics

JD Edwards World

Corridor (Purchase


H&R Block StarWeb


Medicare & Medicaid


H&R Block Financial


Payroll, Income and

Expense Accruals

Oracle 10-7, 11i

Powerforward Logistics

Enterprise One

Metafile (Document


WebClarify (Payroll)

DDX Accounting



Senior Level Asset Management Experience.

Analysis and Problem-Solving.

Quick to apply complex data structures to

Accounting and Finance applications.

Passion for Numbers, Detail and Accuracy

Highly Ethical, Honest and Confidential.

Corporate Credit Card Management.

Accounting Process Improvements.

In-depth Accounting Research and Analysis

Financial Statement Preparation.

Financial Reporting.

Budgeting and Forecasting skills.

Bank and General Ledger Reconciliations.

Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable


Relates easily to Challenging Personalities.

Purchasing Operations/Vendor Relations.

Microsoft Word, Excel and Other Office



Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. Overland Park, Kansas 3/2018-Present Fixed Asset Accountant

Quickly applied sound Accounting practices in maintaining accurate asset records for 110 company locations.

Responsibilities include:

Managing fixed asset accounting functions: acquisitions, maintenance, disposals.

Accurately maintain depreciation schedules on such company assets as fleet vehicles, manufacturing, excavating, and other factory/production equipment.

Analysis, calculation, evaluation of all personal property and real estate taxes.

Provide support to branches in identifying and tracking all fixed assets.

Ensures that the General Ledger reflects all changes in asset depreciation and valuation.

Record month and year-end accruals, reconciliations and adjusting journal entries.

Assist with the preparation of monthly financial statements to investors and management. Joseph A. Tristanio Two


Use SAGE Fixed Assets, SYSPRO Enterprise and PaperVision software extensively.

Collaborate with other Accounting areas to perform external audits. The Whole Person, Inc. Kansas City, Missouri 9/2013-3/2018 Staff Accountant

Enhanced the Accounting Department’s performance by emphasizing education and streamlining internal processes to meet both corporate and client goals.

Enhanced the Department’s reputation while earning the trust and confidence of the CFO and Controller as the “Go-to” resource for complex accounting questions.

Position upgraded by the CFO to include serving as a Knowledge Expert for the Group.

Earned 10 “Merit Citations” for excellent performance and superior customer service.

Received exceptional Merit Raises that averaged twice the norm for other staff.

Appointed to the Corporate Communications and Employee Recognitions Committees. Home Goods/TJ Maxx, Inc. Kansas City, Missouri 9/2012-9/2013 Supervisor, Processing, Receiving and Bulk Merchandise, 11/2012-9/2013

Promoted to mid-management position to improve efficiency and productivity.

Acted as a Change Agent in improving accounting processes and practices. Floor Associate/Cashier (Part-Time) 9/2012-11/2012 Contract Staffing Positions Kansas City Metro Area 1/2010-9/2012 Accounting/Banking/Computer Operations

Acquired additional accounting, finance, banking and administrative skills through various contract assignments in the Greater Kansas City area. Park University Parkville, Missouri 2/2009-12/2009 Assistant Director of Purchasing

Chosen for this new position overseeing the University’s Purchase Card Program based on superior auditing, website integration and accounts payable management.

Issued purchase cards, monitored usage, identified and resolved questionable charges and instructed employees in program practices and policies.

Optimized the University’s vendor application; system to expedite supplier approval.

Served as Director of Purchasing and Budgeting during their absence. AMC Entertainment, Inc. Kansas City, Missouri 1/2001-10/2008 Fixed Asset/Project Accountant, 10/2006-10/2008

Facilitated the transfer of purchases and related acquisitions from Project Accounting and Accounts Payable to various fixed asset accounts.

Coordinated the updating of tasks and assets, including reclassifications, adjustments, transfers, retirements and depreciations for both domestic and international operations.

Created Excel spreadsheets to translate raw data into reports for upper management. Accounts Payable Disbursement Accountant, 1/2006-10/2006 Accounts Payable Invoice Accountant, 1/2001-1/2006 EDUCATION

Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri

BSBA, with emphasis in Accounting, Finance, Economics and Business Management Graduated with Honors. MBA, PhD studies in Accounting and Finance to follow.

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