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Accounting Specialist Resume

Laurel, Maryland, 20707, United States
September 09, 2009

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Shavoune Desper

**** *********** *****

Laurel, MD 20707

Phone: (202) ***-****



Seeking to obtain a position with an organization that gives me the opportunity to utilize my education and skills in accounting or business management


University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, Maryland

Masters of Science in Financial Management - 5/2011

Masters of Science in Business Administration - 5/2011

University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, Maryland

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - 5/2008


• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project

• Proficient in using Project Management and Accounting software Deltek Vision and Deltek FMS

• Proficient in Goldmine Software to monitor sales and client information


Avalere Health LLC - Washington D.C. August 2007 – June 2009

Accounting Specialist

• Data Entry of all Accounts Payable invoices into Deltek accounting system

• Deposit and enter check and electronic payments

• Prepare, schedule, and process payments for Ballpark, Sales, County and State property taxes

• Prepare documentation and review statements for financial monthly and fiscal closings

• Reconcile General Ledger Accounts and Credit Card statements

• Review and post receipts and payments to appropriate ledgers, spreadsheets, records, and databases

• Match invoices and other requests for payment with purchase order or contract documents

• Review and reconcile Aged Accounts Receivable

• Receive and review payment reports to ensure accuracy, proper authorization with policies and procedures

• Reconcile and compute payments due for various benefit program providers

• Assist with training less experienced staff as assigned; direct the work of subordinate staff on a project basis

• Review payables for accuracy and full supporting documentation, e.g., commercial bills, travel and other expense reimbursements, check requests, consultant invoices, etc.

• Code and obtain/verify appropriate department head approvals

• Prepare checks for signing by Chief Financial Officer and President

• Review vendor statements and investigate discrepancies

• Prepare and mail invoices, receipts, checks, and other requested items

• Audit invoices against purchase orders, researches discrepancies, and approves for payment

• Prepare accounts payable checks

• Investigate problems that vendors or purchasing agents have with obtaining payment for bills

• Monitor accounts payable to ensure payments are accurate and timely

Metro Offices LLC April 2005 – June 2007

Senior Office Coordinator

• Prepare monthly financial reports and petty cash request

• Coordinate networking events for subtenants and clients

• Utilize strategic and critical approaches to decision-making and to understand audit and business risks

• Coordinate international and domestic video conference meetings

• Provide Regional Manager with accounts receivable/ accounts payable reports

• Prepare worksheets, create portfolios, and make travel arrangements for tenants

• Demonstrate objectivity, integrity, and ethical behavior and continuously acquire new skills and knowledge

• Develop solutions and alternatives to client’s issues with office operations

• Conducted online business with virtual clients

• Maintained bookkeeping duties

References: Available Upon Request

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