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Staff Accountant, Payroll Administrator, Accounts Payable Processor

Inglewood, CA, 90303
August 23, 2012

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Damian Escalante

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Inglewood, CA 90303


Summary: . Experienced in diverse accounting functions including

payroll, accounts payable, receivable, inventory control,

GL reconciliations.

. Knowledgeable of GAAP.

. Good communications and interpersonal abilities; work well

with all level of staff and management.

. Self-starter with ability to multitask. Good organization

and administrative skills.

. Able to thrive in deadline-oriented, high-pressure


. Quick learner, adapting easily to new protocols and

changing environments.

. Diverse computer skill with proficiency in multiple

software programs.


Thompson Industries, LTD Hawthorne, CA

Accounting Specialist February 2006 to February 2012

. Prepared and posted JE of Accruals and Prepaid transactions.

. Executed daily operations of A/P, A/R, and Payroll.

. Reconciled employee expense reports and corporation credit cards.

. Reconciled bank accounts and Intercompany transactions.

. Reconciled A/P, A/R and liability accounts against GL.

. Filed Sales and Use Tax Return.

. Maintained Fixed Assets schedule for depreciation purposes.

. Was instrumental in transitioning to new protocols and systems.

. Compiled and analyzed data to prepare annual Property Taxes and other

municipal and state taxes.

. Assisted with the financials and Workers Comp audits providing

information and answering questions.

. Trained, couched, and supervised associates in A/P, A/R and Payroll.

. Perform ad-hoc projects as assigned.

. Ran the front office.

Hilton LAX Los Angeles, CA 90045

Payroll Administrator February 1997 to November 2005

. Processed 650+employees'three-shift payroll with different wage and

hour rules on a biweekly basis meeting established deadline using ADP and

PeopleSoft software.

. Reviewed daily attendance sheets to compare it with time logs and

look for any inconsistence to make sure each employee will be paid


. Verified and processed all types of wage garnishments ensuring

employee proper deduction and timely payments to the agencies that

originated them.

. Answered and completed employment verification, disability claims,

and labor statistics.

. Prepared various payroll related report for DOF, ADOF, HR and the GM.

. Filed and maintained all personal files, reports, and journals.

Accounts Receivable clerk

. Responsible for invoicing tour and travel groups to local companies

and overseas companies as well, using customized software

. Sorted the batch of daily work in order to have it ready to post.

. Generated invoices and matched them with their corresponding folios;

verified that invoices comply with preset standard procedures and mailed

them out.

. Researched billing discrepancies in order to resolve client's


. Provided back-up for other A/R related departments.

Education: El Camino Community College South Bay, CA

AA major in accounting 2004

Computer Skills: Global Shop, PeopleSoft, Windows XP, MS Word, Excel, and

Outlook, ADP Time Saver, ADP Pay Expert, ONQ Billing System, QuickBooks Pro

and QuickBooks On line.

Languages: Fluent in Spanish

Keywords: Accounting, Payroll Administrator, Accounts Payable, Accounts


Accounting Assistant, PR, A/P

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