Jalen R. West
American Military University Charles Town, WV
oMasters of Accounting Aug. 2017-May. 2019
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
oBachelor of Accounting Aug. 2012-May. 2016
Bishop Dwenger High School, Fort Wayne, Aug 2007- May 2011
Accounting Skills & Professional training
Strong communication skills both verbal and written
Fundamentals and principles (IFRS and GAAP)
Balancing and reconciling general ledger accounts
Journal entry preparation and posting
Microsoft Office, CaseWare, Idea, PeopleSoft, Data Entry, QuickBooks, V-LOOKUP and pivot tables
Month-end close process
Analyzing monthly journal entries and reporting documents
Internal & external audits
Query writing advance
Experienced, detail-oriented accountant seeking a position in accounting or finance which will allow me to utilize my problem-solving skills and development analytical skills, as well as an advanced understanding of popular accounting and finance. CPA candidate
Sikich LLP. Indianapolis, IN Nov 2019- Apr 2020
Prepare audit, review, compilation and attest work papers
Develop relationships with clients and team members
Work on a variety of different accounting and consulting projects
Service multiple client engagements at the same time
Work in a variety of industries, client size and complexity
Consult with clients on various accounting issues and transactions, as needed
Indiana State Department of Health. Indianapolis, IN Sep 2018- November 2019
Prepare cash draws and indirect cost journal entries for each federal fund within the assigned program(s).
Prepare monthly reports for each federal and state fund within the assigned program(s).
Meet with program staff that are responsible or individual federal grants and associated state or dedicated funds on a quarterly basis.
Responsible for insuring that accurate chart fields are entered for all requisitions. Work with contract and grant managers to insure that proper project costing data and activities are contained within the Request for Contract form.
Serve as Procurement Approver for Supplier Contract Module.
Tax Management Associates - Indianapolis, IN June 2017-Aug 2018
Provide detailed comprehensive cost reconciliations on personal property returns filed with local jurisdictions.
Conduct audits on various small proprietorships and billion dollar manufacturing corporations.
Contact taxpayers and prepare correspondence letters, forms, and notices to act as an expert witness for any appeals processes.
Indiana National Guard (Army), Indianapolis, IN Sept. 2016- Present
Receive, inspect, load, and unload inventory. Store, issue and deliver supplies and equipment.
Maintain automated supply system for accounting of organizational and installation supplies and equipment.
Issue and receive small arms. Secure and control weapons and ammunition in designated areas.
Schedule and perform preventive and organizational maintenance on weapons.
Enterprise Rental Car, Muncie, IN AUG. 2014-2016
Monitored inventory for supplies and cleaned interior and exterior of vehicles.
Verified appropriate stickers were attached to automobiles and assisted with local deliveries.
Inspected entire vehicle after returned. Determined need for vehicle fluid and gas.
Entrusted to serve as both the face of Enterprise to customers and partners and the behind-the-scenes operational expert