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Streamlined all accounting operations while introducing internal controls and spearheading powerful financial initiatives. Achieved the highest value for properties through building renovations and upgrading 150 units.

  • Reviewed project estimates, controlled budgets, and maintained bonding/insurance. Hired, supervised, and coached 15+ accounting and project management professionals.
  • Maximized project profitability while expertly managing budgets from initial property acquisition to final sale.
  • Improved gross profit margin from $2 million to $26 million as revenues increased from $15 million to $48 million.
  • Garnered net project return of 44% after completing project 17% under budget.

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Staff accountant


Multifaceted role requiring relations expertise to maintain multiple functional working relationships with stakeholders and team mates.

  • Effectively managed tax statements, journal entries and account payable and receivable.
  • Delivered comprehensive financial analysis, reports and forecasts to facilitate growth.
  • Worked closely with executives to evaluate business operations, identify risks and develop solutions.
  • Collaborated with other departments to streamline workflows.

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Accounting assistant

Accounting assistant


Assisted the finance department with accounting and bookkeeping duties including accounts receivable, accounts payable, collections, payroll, GL accounts, and customer service. Served as the point of contact between the CFS Department and other departments within the company.

  • Handled invoice processing, expense reports, credit memos, and payment transactions.
  • Processed journal entries and assist with bank account and credit card reconciliations.
  • Ensured checks were accurate and signed by management before bank deposit/distribution.
  • Reconciled vendor statements and handled payment complaints or discrepancies.
  • Updated and maintained accounting software and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Ensured compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and company policies.

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Accounting assistant

Entry level

Challenging role requiring administrative and mathematical skills to support workflows.

  • Maintained detailed records of financial transactions and performed data processing using MS Excel.
  • Leveraged effective communication skills to facilitate seamless workflow that promote accuracy.
  • Provided excellent customer service by leveraging relations skills
  • Worked to ensure all requirements were completed to meet daily and monthly closing schedules.

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Saved company $1M in overpayment fees and by streamlining documentation operations and identifying substantial lost revenue to be recovered. Leveraged cross-departmental collaboration to strategize and complete process improvement initiative.

  • Worked with accounts payable, accounts receivable, and accounting departments to research expense reports.
  • Discovered and highlighted correlated errors.
  • Reached out to vendors associated with problematic entries and negotiated recovery of funds.
  • Developed and implemented streamlined operational best practices.

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Oversaw accounting tasks including billing, AR, AP, GL maintenance, accruals, financial statement preparation. Provided office management and administrative support to the Vice President. Managed travel arrangements, prepared documentation, and planned events and OSHA meetings. Prepared financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.

  • Coordinated tax returns with CPA; performed payroll and human resources duties.
  • Developed strategies and policies to reduce costs and improve internal operational controls.
  • Tracked and ordered inventory, managed PBX operator duties, processed license renewals.
  • Troubleshoot computer hardware problems, managed helpdesk inquiries, and software installation.
  • Maintained budgets and cash flow projections, managed and reconciled cash, banking, credit cards, line of credit, and loans.
  • Prepared and delivered monthly, quarterly, and annual Profit and Loss statements and balance sheets.
  • Established and maintained effective relationships with employees, clients, and vendors.

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Assistant controller


Detail-oriented Assistant Controller with five years of experience facilitating the distribution, management, and documentation of financial resources. Strong communicator who consulta with executive management teams to identify accounting issues and implement processes for compliance with financial laws and regulations. Data entry and interpretation expert on accounting data to create and reconcile monthly, quarterly, and annual budgets. Proficient with accounting software programs.

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Managed all corporate and subsidiary accounting and information technology functions, with gross revenue of $70M, including direct responsibility for all company cost controls, cash management, credit/accounts receivable, and financial reporting, for leading, full-service engineering, planning, and environmental science firm serving the municipal, agency, private, energy, and industrial markets.

  • Directed all accounting functions including benefit and payroll administration, investment activities related to cash reserves, project costing, tax and audit preparation, cash management, and invoicing; established and maintained strong banking and lending relationships.
  • Prepared and analyzed monthly financial statements and created and maintained budgets and forecasts; accurately reported financial results to management and Board of Directors.
  • Performed weekly and monthly cash flow analysis along with monthly earnings forecast.
  • Served as the Plan Administrator for all Welfare Plans and Qualified Retirement Plans with oversight of assets of over $60M and Corporate Secretary for the Board of Directors.
  • Identified key risk areas, recommended and implemented changes to mitigate associated risks.
  • Retained accountability for a $1.5M annual IT budget while leading a team of 10. Oversaw organization’s information system functions including business analysis, information reporting, and database management.
  • Enhanced and continually improved accounting procedures, information reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and ERP systems.
  • Maintained strategic and consistent direction for accounting and system functions that support overall organizational objectives.
  • Designed and developed business analytics to meet current operating needs; conducted workshops, delivered group and individual training sessions, and created user-training materials.

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All job titles Accountant Accounting assistant Accounting clerk Accounts payable specialist Accounts receivable specialist Assistant controller Auditor Bookkeeper Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Controller Cost accountant Payroll specialist Staff accountant Tax accountant Tax preparer

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Senior finance and accounting executive offering 20+ years of expertise in establishing and leading all aspects of accounting and finance operations of multinationals. Serves as a solid foundation and knowledgeable advisor throughout the financial decision-making process. Effectively analyzes financial data, recommends tools, systems, and accounting measures that drive profitable performance, limits costs, and significantly improves overall profit margins and cash flow. Excellent cross-functional management skills including working across multiple departments.

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Accounting assistant

Highly organized professional offering proven skills in data processing and documentation management. Adept at working collaboratively within a fast-paced and detail-oriented environment to facilitate workflow and drive defined goals.

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Diligent, efficient, and self-motivated bookkeeper with 10 years of relevant experience driving accounting operations, report documentation, and business-to-business (B2B) communications for enterprise company. Analytical and efficient data analyst with business acumen, research skills, and ability to meet payment processing deadlines and report accuracy goals. Responsible finance manager with history of balancing payroll budgets, communicating with customers, and streamlining documentation operations.

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Solutions-focused and forward-thinking Finance and Accounting Executive with a 20-year career, demonstrating visionary leadership and outstanding performance in business expansion and financial management across the USA. Successfully capitalizes growth opportunities, improves bottom-line performance, and optimizes organizational efficiency and productivity. Comprehensive knowledge of various accounting functions, audits, taxing authorities, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

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Detail-oriented and efficient recent accounting graduate, seeking an entry level accounting role at Star Inc. to contribute practiced analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills to the attainment of company objectives.

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Accounting assistant

Analytical and creative accounting assistant, recognized for innovative approaches to solving complex problems. Adept at driving workflows and providing strategic support by leveraging practiced communication, data processing and analytical skills. Seeking to leverage organizational and analytical skills to drive corporate goals at a fast-paced organization.

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Proficient and detailed bookkeeper with relevant office administration experience. Organized and efficient personal assistant looking to apply accounting experience and critical thinking skills towards supporting cost saving initiatives for company with growth opportunities.

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Proactive and precise financial controller, adept at fully evaluating large financial and business data to develop accurate forecasts and calculated strategies that scale businesses and drive defined corporate growth. Seeking a challenging position that requires precision and facilitates further career growth.

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