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Accounts Payable Accountant

Philadelphia, PA
May 14, 2021

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Ledice McKnight

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Philadelphia, PA 19147


Summary of qualifications

Efficient and proactive in a Profit and Not-for- Profit Accounting

Government contract billing

SOX knowledge

General ledger account reconciliation

Asset management intermediate level knowledge

Accounts payable and receivable

Trained accounting clerks in Accounts Payable and Payroll

Payroll, ADP payroll

Month-end close activities (journal entries, accruals)

Financial Statement Preparation

Bank reconciliations

Budget Preparation

Revenue analysis

GAAP strong knowledge

Development of indirect rates

Cost proposal for large government contracts

Contract pricing

Spanish proficient level

Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

Analytical and Research Skills

Good oral and communications skills

Accounting software: QuickBooks, Financial Edge, Avid Xchange, Sage, Sympaq, Deltek, PeopleSoft

Professional Experience

Methodist Services for Children Philadelphia, PA October 2018 –June - 2020

Staff Accountant

Provides transactional processing support to the department for routine transactions, such as a large volume of accounts payable using Financial Edge and AvidXChange Bill pay system

Works vendors to address invoices discrepancies or address various business- related inquiries

Preparing all assigned journal entries in accordance with current financial standards and as required to accurately present financial activity in the general ledger.

Participate in accounts payable end-month closing

Assist with gathering information on end of year audit engagements

Accountemps, Philadelphia, PA January 2017 –September 2018

Staffing Agency – Robert Half

Part-time - Staff Accountant – Not-for-Profit Organizations clients

Post Vendor invoices to AP

Post PR journal entries to the GL

Updated Excel spreadsheet to calculated budgeting of expenses and PR taxes

Post hand written check and reconciled bank and credit cards accounts

Archer Smith, LP Frederick, MD March 2014 – December 2016

Certified Public Accountants and Business Development Advisor

Staff Accountant

Not-for-Profit clients

Prepare the Statement of Net Position and Statement of Activities

Post vendor invoices to AP ledger, review invoices discrepancies and post to the general ledger

Post hand written check and reconciled bank and credit cards accounts

Post PR journal entries to the GL

Prepare adjusting and accrual journal entries for en of month closing process

Perform budget and expense analysis •

Monitor and track status of each program throughout each program life cycle

Prepare end of year compilations for review by the project manager

Penngood and Associates, LLC Washington, DC January 2013 to January 2014

An integrated strategic communications firm that addresses health and social disparities with culture-specific information and dissemination strategies.

Staff Accountant

Prepare and management full cycle of accounts payable and payroll

Manage daily cash reporting and reconcile cash and bank accounts daily

Cash flow projections

Record general ledger transactions into accounting system using QuickBooks

Prepare weekly cash flow analysis

Manage bi-weekly payables and bi-monthly payroll, pension and health benefits

Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements for internal review according to GAAP principles

Prepare monthly and quarterly closing

Prepare and file 940s and 941s and other states and local tax forms

Source Staffing, Inc. Silver Spring, MD October 2002 – December 2012

Facilities management operation support services and diverse personnel staffing solutions

Senior Accountant

Full-charge accountant. Provided financial information to management by preparing and analyzing accounting data used in preparing reports such as preparation of financial statements, prepared accounts payable, receivable and payroll. Financial statements were prepared following the GAAP principles

Assisted the operations manager with proposal preparation for FFP and Tand M contracts

Prepared pricing and cost methodology for proposal bidding

Prepared indirect rates

Performed full-cycle accounting, which included accounts payable, account reconciliation, financial reporting, G/L closings and reconciliations, cost reports and various other accounting reports; provided interpretation of accounting reports results, as appropriate, and end of month closing and preparation of monthly financial statements

Prepared monthly general and standard and accrual journal entries

Prepared weekly payroll using pay differential for employees assigned to multiple government contracts, TM (Time and Material) and FFP (Firm Fix Price) Contracts using ADP and Paychex and reconciled monthly employee benefits report

Prepared monthly billing according to FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) contracts specifications

Worked closely with the auditors in the preparation of end-of-year audit

Reviewed and maintained the fixed asset and associated depreciation schedules to insure accurate monthly recording of expense and insure proper recording of new purchases and disposals

Submitted small bid for temporary personnel at according to RFQ (Request for Quote)

Prepared contract closeout to include all documentation related to final closeout invoices

Assisted in tracking and maintaining company insurance policies, including annual renewals

Prepared the annual budget and prepared a quarterly report to compare actual vs. budget figures

Tracked contract revenue and prepared a monthly revenue report

Prepared company internal control policies


Prepared the GSA Federal Supply Pricing Schedule, TAPS. The Federal Supply Schedule helped the company to secure a 2.4 million dollars contract with GSA. A five-year contract with two consecutive extensions.


Tax Specialist - 2004-2010

Prepared Federal and state taxes for individuals and small businesses to more than 100 clients.

Researched tax issues internal revenue code, treasury regulations and other relevant authority information

Market to get new clients


Master Accounting/Finance - University of Maryland University of College

Bachelor Degree in Business Management - University of Maryland University of College

Major: Accounting

Minor: Human Resources

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