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Accounting Accountant

Indianapolis, IN
May 16, 2020

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Jalen R. West


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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

Tacking inventory

Cost Accounting

Internal & external audits

Budget Analyst

Query writing advance

Public Accounting



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

Staff Accountant

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

Accountant 1

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.

Supply Clerk

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.

Management Trainee

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

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