123 Main Street • Atlanta, Georgia • 30339
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Objective: Seek the Position of Accounting Manager
SUMMARY: Immensely gifted, efficient and result-oriented Accounting Manager with huge experience assisting the Auditor in meeting the statutory requirements of the office by designing and maintaining the accounting system, preparing periodic financial reports and supervising the work of the staff accountants who process and audit payroll and accounts payable, audit cash receipts and who maintain the inventory/fixed asset records of the County.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
Remarkable ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
Exceptional ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Strong ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.
Immense ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of geometry.
Remarkable ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Strong ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Profound ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Dept. of Administration, Rainbow County, Minneapolis 2002 - Present
Design, review and modify the accounting system covering 50 or more funds for County government.
Ensure the accuracy of data and adherence of the system to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Audit departmental accounting data, identify and correct errors, identify and compute accruals, apply accounting principles to transactions and recommend revisions in departmental accounting procedures to ensure conformance with applicable statues, laws, County Board polices and General Accepted Accounting Principles.
Design internal control systems for all departments to ensure the safeguarding of County assets.
Co-ordinate the annual independent audit including preparing financial statements which are audited.
Prepare the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and the preparation of supporting statistical schedules which is used for internal analyses by various County departments and the County Board and is also used for evaluation of the County's financial health by other governments, taxpayers, bondholders and bond-rating agencies.
File reports necessary to comply with State law and Federal regulations for audits of recipients of Federal grants.
Maintain the fixed asset inventory system by supervising the recording of all items in the inventory, maintaining pertinent records and ensuring adequate treatment of fixed asset acquisitions and retirements.
Perform special accounting studies such as preparing cost allocation plans and calculating billing for services performed by County departments.
Dept. of Administration, Standard University, Minneapolis 2000 - 2002
Verified accuracy of data processing for accounting information.
Answered verbal and written inquiries about accounts payable and receivable.
Had complete responsibility for accounts payable systems and prepaid orders, including receipt of all invoices, sorting, review for approvals and account numbers, requesting checks and processing interdepartmental transfers and invoice cancellation.
Had complete responsibility for items billed and accounts receivable, including invoice mailing, handling cash receipts and statements, and processing interdepartmental transfers.
Prepared journal entries and checked those prepared by others.
Supervised other regular clerical and accounting staff during a minor portion of the employee's work time; duties included assigning, reviewing and evaluating work.
Assisted with special accounting projects.
Prepared summary reports of accounts supervised.
Reconciled budget and expense statements with departmental accounts.
Ordered office supplies, furniture and equipment as authorized.
Dept. of Administration, Standard University, Minneapolis 1998 - 2000
Prepared profit and loss statements and monthly closing and cost accounting reports.
Compiled and analyzed financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions.
Established, maintained, and coordinated the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.
Analyzed and reviewed budgets and expenditures for local, state, federal, and private funding, contracts, and grants.
Monitored and reviewed accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness.
Prepared and reviewed budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents.
Analyzed revenue and expenditure trends and recommended appropriate budget levels, and ensured expenditure control.
Explained billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, vendors and clients.
Resolved accounting discrepancies.
Recommended, developed and maintained financial data bases, computer software systems and manual filing systems.
Supervised the input and handling of financial data and reports for the company's automated financial systems.
Interacted with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
Performed other duties as assigned.
Education And Professional Training
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting University of New York (1998)