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Accounting Manager

Manassas, VA
December 30, 2020

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Kamala Lama

Pikesville, MD-***** Phone: 703-***-**** Email:


Virginia International University

MBA, Major: Accounting, 2012

Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Bachelor of Business Studies, Major: Accounting, 2001

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN)

Chartered Accountant, 2007


Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN)

Student Member at AICPA


Accounting Software: Oracle JD Edwards, SAGE Depreciation Network, ADP Payroll, INTUIT Payroll, QuickBooks

Microsoft Office System: Word, Excel (Pivot Table, VlookUp), PowerPoint, Outlook


Dewberry Engineers Inc, Fairfax, Virginia 11/2019 to 06/2020

Senior Staff Accountant

Prepare and post various entries into the general ledger, including adjustments and closing entries

Prepares various account reconciliations, schedules, exhibits and summaries to support the general ledger balances.

Assist with the month end/year end closing and prepare financial statement preparation

Performs detailed account analysis / reconciliations to ensure appropriate accounting for transactions and account balances & Resolves discrepancies

Maintain records of Fixed Assets, Run Depreciation Report in SAGE Fixed Asset/Depreciation Network

File property tax returns & analyze property tax bills

Performs special projects as needed and provide support to the accounting team

Xceltech Inc. and Business Intelligence Systems Inc., Dunn Loring, Virginia 02/2013 to 11//2019

Senior Accountant

Maintained financial records as per GAAP and examine to ensure accuracy, completeness and conformance of the financial statements to the reporting and procedural standard QuickBooks Accounting Software

Bank reconciliation; General Ledger Reconciliation; Credit Card Reconciliation

Receivable & Accounts Payable

Process Payroll and address employee’s payroll related queries

Prepare commission reports and other management reports

Ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws

File Sales Tax Return; Property Tax Return; Annual Report; BPOL

Coordinate with CPA for corporate tax filing for the Group of Companies

Facilitate Worker’s Compensation Audit and other Audits as and when needed

Perform year end closing of books of accounts for group of companies

Ensure adequate Internal Control System is in Place

Prepare Budget and Forecast, Perform variance Analysis

Recruit, Train & Supervise Accounting Team of 3-4

VLS Systems Inc, Chantilly, VA 11/2010 to 9/2011


Maintained accounting records in QuickBooks Accounting Software

Prepared & Ensured accuracy of financial reports as per the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Bank reconciliation; Accounts Payable; Electronic Fund Transfer (ACH)

Actively participated in Collection of Accounts Receivable, reconciliation of balances & Improved the aging of

Accounts Receivable

Processed payroll for W2 employees & 1099 Consultants

Reconciliation of 401(k) and profit-sharing contribution

Corporate tax filing & 1099 filing

Ensured compliance with the local, state and federal regulations

LO/FTF Council, Danish Trade Union Council for International Development Cooperation 08/2009 to 01/2010

Finance Manager - South Asian Sub-Regional Office (SRO)

Set up Accounting & Financial Reporting Systems for the LO/FTF Kathmandu

Prepared budget, disbursement plan, fund request and financial reports

Reviewed financial reports of LOFTF funded Projects in Vietnam, Bangladesh and India

Actively participated in the workshop for development of “Financial and Administrative Procedures” for

LO/FTF Regional Office conducted in Manila Philippines

The Himalayan Times National Daily 05/2008 to 07/2009

Manager Accounting/Finance

Supervised daily operation of Accounts and Finance Department, a team of 9-10 employees

Coordinated with other departmental heads of the company and dealt with the problems and queries related to

accounts and financial management

Prepared financial statements of the company in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

(GAAP) and the International Accounting Standards

Actively participated in coordinated with the statutory and tax auditors of the company for tax filing & financial

audit of the company

Provide necessary reports and support to the Internal Audit department to ensure adequate internal control


T.R. Upadhya & Co, Chartered Accountants, Correspondent firm of KPMG International 11/2001 to 02/2006


Developed audit plan and programme for Financial, Internal and Tax Audit of the various clients including Multi-National Companies (Bottlers Nepal – Coca-Cola; Colgate Palmolive Nepal)

Prepared audit reports for manager’s/partner’s review

Participated in the communication and discussions of audit findings with the clients

Supervised & trained team of 3-4 audit staff

Performed statutory, tax, internal and group audit of various commercial banks of Nepal such as Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd; development organizations (e.g. Family Health International, Action Aid, GTZ etc), MNCs including Bottlers Nepal Pvt. Ltd. – Coca-Cola Nepal), Colgate Palmolive Nepal Pvt. Ltd and other public and private businesses

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