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Career Objective:

Seeking a Certified Public Accountant position with Wayside Technologies where I can make the most of my strong leadership, analytical, and strategic-thinking skills, including accounting knowledge for managing organization’s financial operations.

Summary of Skills:

  • More than 5 years of accounting experience, including serving as a financial team leader, and creating timely financial reports for the organization

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting policies and practices, GAAP, tax planning and compliance, auditing practices, accounting system, financial analysis and research, and preparation and review of financial statements

  • Strong leadership skills to plan and direct the work of accounting team, and provide training as appropriate

  • Effective communication skills to establish and maintain strong working relationships with accounting staff, stakeholders, and clients

  • Excellent analytical skills to analyze and evaluate complex financial and accounting information along with strong numerical skills to perform complex mathematical calculations

  • Solid critical thinking and problem-solving skills to resolve issues along with the ability to pay attention to every detail

  • Effective decision-making skills under pressure, and ability to quickly adapt in a fast-paced work environment

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including advance Excel, Google Docs, ERP systems, QuickBooks Online, and latest business intelligence and accounting software

  • Excellent report writing skills to prepare clear and concise financial statements, and reports

  • Reliable and trustworthy person to maintain confidentiality of company’s financial status

Work Experience:

Certified Public Accountant

Green Key Resources, Los Angeles, CA

July 2016 – Present

  • Analyzing, organizing, and updating financial records, and ensuring accuracy, completeness, and conformance to standards defined

  • Working with senior management on appropriate financial and fiscal strategies, and developing effective financial model using the latest technologies

  • Handling budget processing, managing reconciliation general ledgers, including accounts payable and receivable

  • Preparing revenue forecast for each quarter

  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements based accounting information collected through various department

  • Performing monthly bank reconciliation and other financial analysis

  • Working with tax accountants and assisting in tax planning, research, scheduling tax payments

  • Performing audits on financial documents, investments and expenses to ensure sound financial condition of the organization

  • Overseeing bookkeeping activities, and creating manuals for accounting and bookkeeping personnel

Accountant

EngageIQ, Los Angeles, CA

January 2014 – March 2016

  • Oversaw various accounting and financial operations of the organization, including accounts payable and accounts receivable, monthly bank reconciliations, general ledgers, and reconciliation of balance sheet

  • Coordinated with internal and external auditors to design, maintain and test internal controls over financial reporting

  • Compiled and prepared financial reports and submitted to the higher management

  • Participated in the design and drafting of work procedures for junior accountants, and provided training on execution of procedures

  • Used accounting and industry knowledge with strong analytical skills to resolve complex issues in a very effective way

  • Provided recommendations related to accounting and financial practices to accounts manager

  • Assisted in developing and implementing new accounting system for ease of tracking business

  • Prepared financial statements by analyzing and compiling organization’s financial records and reconciling key accounts

  • Ensured financial records are maintained in compliance with the best accounting practices and procedures

Junior Accountant

M Financial Group, Los Angeles, CA

December 2012 – November 2013

  • Assisted with month and year-end closing processes, including the preparation of journal entries as assigned

  • Coordinated payroll processing of active and retired employees of the company

  • Prepared and recorded daily cash receipts, and communicated key information to management team

  • Provided assistance and back-up to accounts payable team, and assisted other accounting teams with any specific projects as required

  • Created and updated internal accounting processes and policies in compliance with GAAP

  • Used various accounting software to assemble, format, and update financial data and periodic financial reports

Education:


  • Master’s Degree in Accounting

    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

    2011


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting

    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

    2009

Certifications:


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

    2012

Reference:


On request.

Related Link

  • Certified Public Accountant Cover Letter

  • Certified Public Accountant Job Description