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Accounting speicalist

$35.000 TO $40.000
September 03, 2008

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Lisa L. Rice

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

Baltimore, MD *1215

Phone Number 410-***-****

Email ********@***.***


To obtain a challenging and lucrative accounting position which will use my professional experience, accounting skills, education and interpersonal skills as well as providing broader challenges and opportunities for professional and personal growth.


I am a detailed oriented, organized, accurate and reliable team player with strong skills, good judgment to plan and accomplish goals and a desire to succeed.


4/2000-Present Accounting Specialist, Partners Resource Group 410-***-****

I have gone on many long term temporary assignments, which have included companies such as UPN Fox TV, Under Armour, Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Maryland, Baltimore Can Company and Streuver Brothers, Eccels and Rouse. I have had many accounting responsibilities A/P, Payroll, A/R, Cash Postings, Bank Reconciliation, Monthly Closings, Cash Management, Monthly Billings, Excel Spreadsheets, Expense reports, Etc....

12/1997-4/2001 Tax Preparer, Jackson Hewitt Tax Services 410-***-****

During the past four tax seasons, I have worked for Jackson Hewitt Tax Services as a Tax Preparer. Preparing personal, commercial, small businesses and corporate taxes. Also, assisting in running the office by answering the telephones answering customer's inquiries, preparing tax packages and issuing out tax refund checks.

6/1999-2/2006 Accounting Specialist, Serenity Limousine Services 410-***-****

My primary responsibilities were to manage all aspects of the financial department. A/P, A/R, Cash Receipts, Cash Posting, Billings, Bank Deposits, Bank reconciliation, Cash Management and Collections. Preparing and filing all tax forms. Preparing payroll, expense reports and preparing monthly closing reports. Advertising, vendor and customer contact.

4/1998-5/1999 Accounts Payable Manager, Marcorp, LTD 410-***-****

My primary responsibilities were to manage the Accounts Payable Department ensuring timely payments of vendor’s invoices, expense vouchers, rents, taxes and loans. Worked with vendors to insure best payment terms. Making payment priority decisions, keeping accurate records and reports. Making sure that all accounts were reconciled, preparing, reviewing, G/L coding, approving and processing a/p invoices as well as processing petty cash payments, monthly reports, processing all manual checks, weekly check runs, journal entries and month end accruals.

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10/1993-4/1998 Accounts Payable Bookkeeper, The Rouse Company 410-***-****

My primary responsibilities included processing the invoices for eight different malls by verification of invoices authenticity, authorizations from approved personnel, G/L coding, batch preparation and entering the information into the system to generate payments. Preparing journal entries, monthly and quarterly closing by preparing expense accruals and checking the monthly interface reports for verification. Duties also included verification of sales & use taxes and 1099 qualified vendors. Also providing resolutions to vendors and mall contacts of any inquiries.

7/1988-10/1993 Supervisor, North American Marketing 410-***-****

I was responsible for over 30 employees between the Accounts Payable, Telemarketing and Customer Service Departments. I was responsible for the employment screening, testing, training, personnel records and preparing payroll. I set up new customer accounts and had heavy telephone contact in the customer service department. Authorizing invoices to be paid ensuring timely payments of vendor invoices and all monthly reports. Setting up new and improved filing system for the A/P department, I also was responsible for the daily deposits and the monthly bank reconciliation. .

9/1983-7/1988 Senior Incoming Currency Clerk, Signet Bank 410-***-****

I was responsible for receiving and balancing large deposits from corporate and commercial customers and settlement of 24 teller’s daily receipts from the coin room and the currency room. Handling all customers inquiries. Training all new employees the cash counting and daily settlement process. Preparing weekly and monthly balance sheets and reports for monthly meetings.


9/1976-6/1979 Mergenthaler High School, General Studies and Business Accounting

8/1979-5/1982 Baltimore City Community College, Business and Accounting, AA Degree


Word Perfect, Lotus 123, Excel, J.D. Edwards, Millennium, Microsoft Office, Works & Word, MAS 90, ESI, AS400, Timberline, Turbo Tax, People Soft, Fast Tax and Lilly


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