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Accounting Assistant

Orem, UT
May 14, 2020

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Trang Ta



Brigham Young University – Marriott School of Business Provo, UT Master of Science, Accounting; Bachelor of Science in Accountancy; Minor: Information Systems Apr 2020

Emphases: Audit & Assurance, Data Analytics

Cumulative GPA: 3.91/4.00; Major GPA: 3.92/4.00

Scholarships: Brigham Young (merit-based), Marriott School (merit-based) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Uniform CPA Examination (State of California)

Candidate Jan 2020 – Present

Passed REG (94) and FAR (96)

Scheduled testing appointments for BEC on 06/15/2020 and for AUD on 06/17/2020

Completed all 150 credit hours of the education requirement for licensure BYU School of Accountancy Provo, UT

Teaching Assistant/Grader Jun 2018 – Apr 2020

Assisted several accounting professors to continually monitor and improve the accounting core program

Administered and graded exams and assignments for 6 core accounting classes (nearly 300 students)

Provided help to students with questions on class materials or technical issues Deloitte & Touche, LLP San Francisco, CA

Audit Intern Jun 2019 – Aug 2019

Performed tie-outs to investigate and reconcile differences between financial statements provided by clients and those developed by audit engagement teams

Applied accounting knowledge to review journal entries and perform audit testing of accounts receivable and financial assets

Assisted in setting up spreadsheets and preparing various audit workpapers to ensure client’s compliance with GAAP

Gained hands-on audit experience in the financial services and technology industries

Improved communications and teamwork skills through collaborating with different audit team engagements BYU Dining Services Provo, UT

Accountant Aug 2017 – Dec 2017

Processed and revised 100 high volume purchase orders, sales orders, and vendor invoices per month

Monitored all accounts receivables transactions to ensure payments are collected accurately and timely

Developed inventory reporting trends for all department locations to help allocate resources more efficiently

Verified that data is correctly posted by researching and reconciling discrepancies in accounts receivables and inventory LEADERSHIP & SERVICE

Deloitte Audit Case Competition Provo, UT

1st Place Finalist Nov 2018

Placed first as a team of 5 in an audit research competition with 20 teams

Used FASB Codification to determine the accounting treatment for transactions between possible variable interest entities

Presented to a panel of 5 judges including Deloitte partners, accounting scholars, and consultants Women in Business Club Provo, UT

Mentor Jan 2018 – Apr 2018

Counseled 3 mentees in their development of skills and strategies for successful application to desired business programs

Provided incoming Marriott School students with resources to learn more about their areas of interests SKILLS & INTERESTS

Accounting & Auditing:

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel; familiarity with SAP, IDEA

Knowledge of SOX, FASB Codification, and business cycles Computer:

MS Office, Tableau, VBA, SQL, RPA, HTML, CSS

Languages: Vietnamese (Native), English (Fluent)

Interests: Singing karaoke, playing the piano, and cooking

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