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Senior Accountant

Location:
Houston, TX
Posted:
May 21, 2020

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MARIA LUISA ADOLFSSON

281-***-**** addc0n@r.postjobfree.com 2114 Gentryside Dr Hou TX 77077

13+ years of Strategic Accounting, Financial, and Audit Leadership across multiple industries

/Excel Specialist/ Customized Reporting / Business Process Improvement / Financial Management & Reporting –

Audits – Internal Controls GAAP / EPICOR / SAP / QuickBooks / Cash Flow Management / Forecasting / Budgets / Advanced Computer Skills / Profit Optimization / Human Resources / Expense Control – Accounting Functions (AP,

AR, GL, Financial Statements, P&L, Reconciliations) /Taxation /Financial Policies & Procedures – Monthly, Quarterly & Year-End Close / Budget/ Multi-Cultural / Multi-Lingual

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

KEPPEL INDUSTRIES HOUSTON, TX PRESENT

Senior Accountant/Assistant to HR Manager 2016-2020

Maintain accounting and finance activities of 3 new entities of a joint venture business

Special project - contacted customers, collected $ millions weekly from years of overdue accounts

Manages and maintain HR issues including payroll and benefits

Ensure GAAP requirements in General Ledger and financial statements

Meticulous attention to detail insures accurate reporting

Collaboration achieved between adversarial companies and accounting departments

Responsible in training employees for a newly implemented ERP system, SAP FICO and HR

Ensured proper accounting of general ledger transactions and prepared monthly general ledger reconciliations

Keeping track of accounts payable and accounts receivable of the head office of the company

Prepare monthly bank reconciliation

Develop and adjust audit plan based on risk assessment of company’s compliance

Established new process and procedures in the AR Department

Involve in special projects in Finance and HR Dept

Trusted with confidential strategy decisions by parent company (Keppel)

Created customized reports, pivot tables and other financial documents

Audit preparation uncovered potentially fraudulent charges and unrealized tax savings

Superior organization skills produce lightning fast response to inquiries

Worked meticulously with Price Water House for 4 years during audit period

Prepare and organize budget in Human Resources Dept

Responsible for month end closing

Manage and process bi-weekly payroll for salary/hourly employees using ADP Payroll

Reduced stress of managers by having accurate financial data available immediate

ASW ALLSTATE CONSTRUCTION HOUSTON, TX 2015-2016

Director of Accounting and Human Resources

Meticulous financial reporting, record keeping and documentation

Managed all financial responsibility for budgets, forecasting, payroll, accounts payable and receivable

Streamlined special projects to increase profitability

Maintained complete project files, including subs and vendors for the entire duration of the project

Ensured that subcontractors are in compliance with the terms and conditions of the contract

Examined costs to establish agreement with the contracts, policies, etc.

Processed payments to subcontractors in a timely manner and ensure compliance with requisition due dates

Enforced company policies and ensured that procedures are adhered to

Oversaw the Chart of Accounts to accurately reflect cost, income and expenses and general administrative expenses in order to ensure accurate financial reporting

Maintained all checking accounts and reconcile daily and monthly

Performed monthly bank reconciliation

Oversaw preparation of all reports as required

Tracked all company assets and liabilities.

Coordinated with customers regarding discrepancies and inquiries

GLOBAL GROUP HOUSTON, TX 2013-2015

Assistant to Controller

Responsible for the maintenance of accounts and systems

Review, analyzed and reconciled assigned general ledger accounts to ensure accuracy

Designed advanced Excel spreadsheets with detailed Profit and Loss, and Balance Sheet Statements used by senior managers used for strategy planning

Involved in special projects in helping the process and procedures of the company

Ensured proper accounting of general ledger transactions and prepared monthly general ledger reconciliations

Reviewed margin analysis report

Responsible for reviewing and posting journal entries.

Performed month end close, which includes reviewing, and posting all accounting automated journal entries

Responsible for balance sheet analysis and reconciliations monthly

Prepared all entries related to payroll, including benefits, garnishments, payroll taxes and related entries

Diligently worked on all prepaid expenses, including spreadsheets updates and all other entries

Responsible for reconciling daily cash accounts, including all branches and divisions

Responsible for maintaining monthly and year-end sales reports used by President, Vice President, managers and Sales Reps

Directly worked with controller and vice president

GOURMET TABLE SKIRTS HOUSTON, TX 2012-2013

Finance Manager\HR Manager (Manufacturing Company)

Managed all areas relating to accounting functions, financial reporting, administration and human resources

Developed new procedures which increased efficiency, maintaining a high level of accuracy

Responded to inquiries from the CEO regarding financial results, special reporting requests, etc.

Responsible for daily, weekly and monthly accounting tasks and activities

Allocated resources to enable task performance

Analyzed internal processes and recommend and implement procedural or policy changes to improve operations

Managed Inventory data report

Drafted accounting reports covering income and outgoing shipments

Supervised and manage the finance and human resources department

Mainly responsible in processing payroll

Analyzed benefit packages including medical, vision, life and benefits

Compared estimated costs to actual costs

Accurately processed payroll and calculated complex commission compensation

Responsible for HR issues -such as payroll, benefits, orientation, workplace situation

Prepared detailed reports on labor costs

Managed market analysis report

Reconciled ledger accounts and other daily reports

Responsible for monthly Bank Reconciliation

Identified and corrected cost errors

Analyzed trends, variance and cost benefits

Prepared journal entries, reconciliations and analysis of various inventory and warranty assets.

Analyzed costs and identify productivity enhancements

YOUNG AUDIENCES OF HOUSTON Houston, TX 2007-2012

Finance Director/Human Resources Manager

Managed accounting, audit, and human resources functions

Created, organized, and streamlined annual audit reports

Performed audit procedures related to the effectiveness of the company's financial reporting

Implemented internal audits ensuring compliance of financial data within the company

Created reports taken from financial statements to give accurate, unbiased information for true and fair audit

Involved in special projects of the company and responsible for maintaining spreadsheets related to the project

Responsible for maintaining accounting compliance with internal Corporate policies & procedures, external laws, and government regulations

Analyzed and created solutions for all finance and accounting critical situations

Responsible for, AP, AR, GL, payroll, bookkeeping, collection billing, cash flow management, and bank reconciliation of multiple accounts, including cost accounting

Responsible for monthly closing entries and period year-end closing, including internal and external audits

Managed tax preparation of city, county, state, and federal, including all insurance, customer, vendor, and TWC matters

Responsible for coordinating client’s credit reports, collecting delinquent accounts and prompt payment based on the collection goals of the company

Managed bad debts ensuring payments

EDUCATION / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT / ADDITIONAL SKILLS:

B.Sc. Major in Accounting, Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Manila Philippines

Excel Advance Course, Excel Solution Team

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (pending)

Certified Tax Preparer, H & R Block

SAP FICO Courses, Learn SAP LLC Education Programs

Multi-Lingual (English, Swedish, Filipino, some Spanish)



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