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Entry Time Staff Accountant

Birdsboro, PA
March 24, 2023

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Michael Twigg

Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, United States 610-***-****


Hardworking, dependable individual with over 28 years experience in the accounting industry specializing in Condominium, Law Firm and Retail. Attention to detail, conscientious, problem solving capabilities and an ability to quickly learn any accounting system. I am proficient with Yardi Genesis, Timberline, Paychex, Word and Excel. I have also used Juris, CMS, LMS, ARCS, Equitrac, MAS 90 and Great Plains. Authorized to work in the US for any employer


Staff Accountant

Pennmark Management Company

Jul 2022 - Sep 2022 (3 months)

Opened daily financial department mail

Coded the daily receipts

Posted checks to tenant's accounts

This was a 3 month assignment

Accounting Manager


May 2018 - May 2018 (1 month)

Post checks to tenant’s accounts

• Make collection calls to tenants

• Post charges to tenant’s accounts

• Review tenant letters for accuracy of charges

• Run monthly rent roll and post

• Update monthly financial reports

• Match cash receipts with bank deposit slip

* Process CAM & Real Estate monthly charges for tenants Staff Accountant

Oak Hill (Legal name: CT Institute for the Blind)

Jan 2010 - Aug 2017 (7 years 8 months)

Process biweekly payroll in Paychex

• Processed monthly billing • Scanned checks in Panini scanner for deposits

• Entered receipts in billing systems

• Entered charges for owner's in billing systems

• Imported utility charges from Yardi

• Processed 3407 resale requests

• Processed monthly reports

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• Entered month end and year end journal entries in GL

• Reconciled all bank statements

• Processed year-end reports including accruals

• Worked with outside accountants for year end audit

• Processed vendor invoices with account codes and cut checks for payment

• Resolved resident billing issues

• Set up new owner's and vendors in billing systems

• Involved with implementation of new billing system, Yardi Genesis

• Put in daily backup tapes for nightly system backup

• Entered work orders for residents

• Answered phone calls as needed

• Met with new residents to go over welcome packet Senior Staff Accountant


Nov 2008 - Apr 2009 (6 months)

Updated daily cash position in excel with deposits, disbursements, payroll, and miscellaneous transfers and sent to partners twice weekly

• Processed the American Express bill by verifying all charges and posting to appropriate accounts and submitting for payment

• Reconciled all bank statements

• Entered daily, monthly and yearly journal entries as needed including payroll download from ADP

• Performed month end and year end close including gathering information for outside accountants for audit

• Processed month end financial report data from GL to be posted in Outlook Retail Accountant

T solutions

Jul 2007 - Oct 2008 (1 year 4 months)

Reconciled cash, credit card and telecheck sales for all stores in the US and Puerto Rico (over 100 stores)

• Ordered bank supplies, credit card and telecheck equipment

• Resolved discrepancies with store deposits and sales

• Improved retail sale reconciliations reports by introducing more efficient procedures • Improved store discrepancy resolutions 20% with new database tracking

• Reduced store managers retail sales involvement with more efficient procedures allowing store associates to get involved in reporting

Accounting Coordinator

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Jan 2000 - Jun 2007 (7 years 6 months)

Maintained GL updates for the Philadelphia office, billed clients, entered cash receipts and collected outstanding balances

• Reduced firm's outstanding receivables 50% with new collection database and dedicated effort

• Assisted in transition of AP, AR and GL outsourcing by providing backup as requested from former system

• Established attorney trust accounts with local bank as needed to ensure proper handling of retainers Michael Twigg - page 2

• Improved the setup of new clients process by 20% by reducing manual forms with a move to an automated process

Staff Accountant


Jan 1991 - Jan 2000 (9 years 1 month)

Processed cash deposits and entered cash receipts

• Interfaced billing and GL systems to bill clients for services performed

• Processed financial statements for approval by Director of Administration and distributed to Partners

• Performed month end and year end journal entries

• Streamlined GL accounts list eliminating unnecessary accounts to make financials more accurate and readable

• Reduced expense entry time 20% by utilizing equitrac system

• Maintained thorough files for the outside accountants semi-annual and annual audits

• Maintained and prepared files for offsite storage facility Education

St. James High School - College Preparatory Widener University Bachelor of Science, Accounting

1984 - 1992


accruals • adp • ap style • ar • attorney • backup • billing • billing systems • credit • customer relations

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