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Financial Analyst Accountant

Arlington, TX
November 30, 2020

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Diane Jenkins

Results Driven Candidate

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Work Experience

Arlington, Texas

Financial Additions

Fixed Asset Accountant

SSCP Management

Senior Accountant

Technology Ventures

Accountant III

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Operations Senior Specialist

Treasury Service Operation Finance Associate

Columbus Data Services at First Bank and Trust

Reconcilement Specialist

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Payments Service Senior Reconciler

Financial Addition c/o Sunoco Dallas, TX

Accountant – Fixed Assets

From March 2020 to September 2020

Reviews Authorization Request (AR) to validate that the project meets the requirements to be treated as a capital expenditure.

Monitors and reviews Construction in Process (CIP) and works closely with field personnel to ensure timely in-service dates with proper useful lives and asset classifications.

Collaborates with field personnel to ensure the accuracy of charges and timeliness of closure and fixed asset unitization.

Maintains fixed asset records including additions, retirements, transfers and depreciation for multiple companies with multiple ledgers covering GAAP, Regulatory and Tax.

Performs roll forward, variance analysis, reporting and other close out tasks.

Performs ongoing reporting and analysis, including monthly, quarterly, and annual management reporting of capital expenditures.

Supports quarterly financial, SOX audits, regulatory reporting, rate case and audit inquiries.

Performs any other duties assigned by management which might include special projects.

SSCP Management a Franchised Owner Dallas, TX

Senior Accountant

From April 2018 to October 2019

Review and reconcile daily transaction to the Accounts Payable, Credit Card, Payroll and Operations accounts:

Extract all daily bank deposits from Sonic’s accounts with Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Chase Bank.

ACH wire to pay Landlords, Health Insurance and Food & Beverage companies.

Process weekly Store Sweeps from the depositing banks to the main Operations bank.

Distribute bi-monthly corporate office payments including legal, vendor, utility, rent, food and beverage services; distribute yearly property and real estate taxes payments.

Assist Vice President of Operations, Area Director, Vendors, Utility Companies, Landlords, Tax Offices, Banks and over 1000 Sonic employees with daily operations support.

Ensure proper posting of accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Complete Month end P&L reviews.

Managing accounts payable and financial analyst team to ensure proper posting of monthly payments to P&L.

Create a yearly budget for the Sonic Operations.

Technology Ventures c/o Fannie Mae Dallas, TX

Accountant III

From April 2015 to December 2017

Classifies accounting transactions, maintains and reconciles accounts.

Reconcile reverse mortgage claims thru HECM, Documentum, E-boutique and Hermit. This process is part of the unapplied 571 expenses (taxes, appraisal, attorney & foreclosure fees, property inspections, flood and hazard insurance, etc.).

Prepares balance sheets and other financial reports.

Reports organization's finances to management, and offers suggestions s about resource utilization, tax strategies.

Diligently researches uncontrollable expenses on delinquent accounts for resolution.

Coordinates the production of various financial reports that summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position. Submits requests to correct misallocated, funds and getting those funds re-allocated (principal, suspense, over capitalization).

Identifies, communicates and tracks additional recovery opportunities with Investors, Insurers and/or Vendors and Default business departments.

Performs account close out procedures.

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Arlington, TX

Operations Senior Specialist

From July 2010 to April 2015

Performed accurate and timely financial reconciliation of Default out of pocket expenses.

Processed loss analysis tasks to complete the write-off/charge off of loans when completed analysis and approvals have been received.

Completed root cause analysis to identify source of losses by working with Default business departments such as foreclosure, REO, loss mitigation, bankruptcy, claims, invoice processing, recourse and recovery, corporate accounting, investor and financial reporting.

Diligently researched uncontrollable expenses on delinquent accounts for resolution.

Worked non-prime and prime Chase, Washington Mutual, EMC loans through the loss submission process. Act as liaison to corporate accounting, recourse and recovery, claims or other loss reporting groups on all research matters related to loss submission.

Submitted requests to correct misapplied funds and getting those funds applied to the correct place (principal, suspense, over capitalization).

Researched root causes of borrowers, investor and bank detriment errors on home loans.

Identified, communicated and tracked additional recovery opportunities with Investors, Insurers and/or Vendors and Default business departments.

Columbus Data Services at First Bank and Trust Dallas, TX

Reconcilement Specialist

August 2008 to July 2010

Reconciled general ledger accounts for over 13 million ATM transactions, over 21 million Paycheck Value Credit Cards and over 5 million Gift Cards.

Researched any out of balance conditions with Plus, Visa, Cirrus, Master Card, Discover, American Express, NYCE, Quest and Star.

Prepared end of day transactions for any forward or return adjustments for funding.

Completed weekly meeting with team to discuss how we can improve on customer satisfaction and meeting daily deadlines.

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Dallas, TX

Payments Service Senior Reconciler

November 2004 to August 2008

Completed accounting entries to depository financial institutions, general ledgers, government agencies and other Reserve offices, as well as inter and intra departmental units.

Responsible for all aspects of balancing process, including balancing the final proof and accounting.

Collected and posted debits/credits for multiple accounts and enter totals into Integrated Accounting System.

Corrected and resolved complex out of balance conditions.

Resolved final proof and accounting differences.

Prepared internal and external feedback forms identifying error sources.

Documented and communicated out of balance situations to management.

Compiled daily and weekly reports as necessary.

Provided recommendations for process improvements and updated internal control procedures as necessary.

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co Dallas, TX.

Treasury Service Operation Finance Associate

July 1997 to November 2004

Reconciled general ledger commercial accounts.

Provided Debit, credit, daily transmittal and extensive customer service with the New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Chicago commercial lockbox

Researched and resolved any out-of-balance conditions involving commercial client accounts.

Completed daily cash reconciliation of operating transfers and preparation of journal entries.

Filed commercial accounts in alphabetical order and analyze with the team on service improvement.

Recommended and implemented department process improvements as needed.

Attended quarterly meetings with upper management to recognize any potential problems and key situations.


High School Diploma

College Non-Degree

Technical Skills

Investigation; Organized; Communication; Report Preparations; Proof Reading; Data Entry; Typing; 10-key; Filing; People Soft; Oracle; SAP; AS400; Adobe Reader and Microsoft Access, Outlook, Excel (V-lookup, Pivot Table), Power Point, Word, SharePoint.

Hermit; Documentum; HECM; CPCS; PEGA; MSP (Fidelity Director); LPS Invoice Management; LPS Desktop; Passed online GAAP Assessment Test (Indeed).

Special Recognition

Contributions to Treasury Service 9% charge off rate to a 1-% charge off rate; Contributions to Item Processing 6 million-dollar outages on return items general ledger account; Contributions to First Bank & Trust 3,000 returns items to 100 return items; Contributions to Federal Reserve Bank unidentified checks; 13 Service Stars from satisfied clients; Contributions to Home Lending Testing Systems. Contribute to bringing Sonics 180 past due accounts to current and 30 days net.


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