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Accounting Analyst

Performed the use various accounting tools and pivot tables in the identification of any discrepancies and fraudulent activity with external clients and employees.

  • Achieved a 40% to 50% decrease in project time by creating automated multiple reconciliation spreadsheets accounts for payroll and the billing department to review for accuracy.
  • Assisted in leading reconciliation efforts for the group's commerce bank accounts, with values fluctuating between $10 to $12 million in any given month.
  • Participated in implementing a streamline automated accounting processes to increase the work flow from 50% to 100% by using PeopleSoft software
  • Prepared month-end journal entries to clear adjustments for bank reconciliations and account reconciliations.
  • Successfully identified external employee fraud by accurately running queries and reports and communicating the findings to payroll department by developing financial queries and reports for the payroll and billing department to use to reconcile accounts.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Management
2

Senior Accounting Analyst

Prepared monthly operating results, as well as the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statement schedules for utilization by senior management and external clients including the SEC. Oversaw all aspects of the daily cash transactions, general ledger entries, and month end close activities including expense accruals, posting of journal entries, and account reconciliations.

  • Developed a new cash process that reduced the overnight deposit cushion from $30 million to $5 million, which subsequently brought in returns in excess of $1 million in 2012.
  • Implemented stronger internal controls to manage the holding company’s daily cash deposit of over $5 billion into the Federal Reserve.
  • Provided narrative comments for various financial packages to attain financial statement sign-offs as part of SOX compliance.
  • Served as a key member on a team that streamlined reconciliation procedures for over 3,000 accounts.
  • Created and developed procedures for wire transfers of foreign dividends paid to employees, which reduced time and improved accuracy and efficiency in AR analytics
  • Analyzed accounting business processes and performed ad-hoc analysis that aided strategic planning by increasing cost saving and reducing inefficient tasks.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
3

Accounting Analyst

Subject Matter Expert advising 8 intercompany accountants on monthly close, journal entries, variance analysis, account reconciliation, and profit & loss analysis. Implemented standardized accounting procedures that improved accuracy and efficiency.

  • Analyzed P&L accounts and implemented strategy that prevented variances caused by exchange rate fluctuations.
  • Identified and resolved hundreds of missing / erroneous AP and AR entries by working with IT to resend missing data and creating journal entries to manually post documents in general ledger.
  • Utilized MS Excel pivot tables, V-lookups, and macros to analyze high volume activity, create journal entries, and perform account reconciliations.
  • Recommended efficiencies in auto-clearing of Accounts Receivable documents that saved over 5 man-hours each month.
  • Implemented MS Excel macro to reduce 10 man-hours for processing journal entries.
  • Recognized by management twice for employee excellence working on migrating accounting application to SAP.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Accounting & Finance
4

Senior Accounting Analyst

Managed accounting operations and account reporting. Reconciled General Ledger accounts with over $300 million in assets. Processed journal entries and revenue estimates.

  • Reconciled assigned balance sheet accounts, researching issues resolving questionable items, and analyzing month-to-month variances to spot trends and capitalize on potential cost savings.
  • Prepared and maintained amortization schedules.
  • Produced cost savings for the company through diligence in identifying taxes erroneously added to purchase orders, researching entries, and facilitating timely reversal of charges.
  • Prepared and processed monthly journal entries with supporting documentation into SAP.
  • Managed ongoing production support for daily and monthly revenue activities by providing analysis, troubleshooting, and technical support for various journal tables.
  • Acted as a liaison between database administrator, network department, and Accounting department for the financial systems throughout integration testing.
  • Effectively trained offsite staff in all office systems and databases, policies and procedures while focusing on minimizing errors by 85% and generating superior results.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MA
Business Management
5

Accounting Analyst

Review, audit and process invoices and cash flow analyses. Performs bank reconciliations and work on special projects. Communicates closely with executives of the company on a daily basis concerning clients and company operations. Manage with the entire responsibility of analyzing account receivables and aging reports thereof.

  • Implemented accounting standards; developed more efficient Excel spreadsheets to ensure accuracy.
  • Consistently recognized for outstanding performance and promoted into positions of increased responsibility.
  • Selected and participated in quality service team for department, which reduced errors of accounting items by 80%.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Network System Administration
BBA
Finance
6

Regional Accounting Analyst (p/t)

Closed monthly books for three major cities using Epicor, then using AS400 upon system migration due to merger with Standard Parking

  • Learned new system, set up recurring entries, assisted in creating customized reports in the new system, and created detailed checklists
  • Analyzed automatic base and percent rent and management fee accruals
  • Created adjusting journal entries and other accruals
  • Prepared profit and loss statements, rent and management settlement invoices, and rent and management settlement vouchers for clients monthly or annually and for partnerships quarterly
  • Reconciled balance sheet accounts and Client A/R to general ledger
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BBA
Accounting
7

Associate Accounting Analyst

Review Receivable for 1/3 of [company name]. Third Party Payers. Identified systems issues in our 2nd largest Payer. Removed $1 million in Medicare liability and recovered nearly $500,000 in missing payments.

  • Analyze transactions fees for largest third party PBMs. Recouped $800,000+ in invalid fees.
  • Oversee $1.5 billion in quarterly payments. Reduced DSO of non-compliant remitters 5 days through EFT enrollment and Contractual Pressure.
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives. Reduced Write-Off expense by $20,000 by rebilling incorrectly reversed claims, and reduced quarterly expenses over $10,000 for improperly billed claims.
  • Project Monthly Sales Adjustments. Reduced time for monthly forecasts from 3 days to 4 hours through improved record-keeping, trending, and balance analysis.
  • Maintain invalid audit records for compliance and legal purposes. Successfully identified and monitored $1.6 million in deductions on tens of thousands of claims over 4 years of business transactions.
  • Reconcile inter-company dollar transfers between [company name]. and our largest subsidiary. 1000+ monthly transactions totaling $30 million.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Finance
8

Accounting Analyst

Prepared and analyzed account reconciliation for purchased Finished Goods to ensure payments to vendors are accurate and timely.

  • Developed and implemented an automated invoice feed for largest vendor to the legacy accounts payable system to reduce processing time from weeks to days.
  • Coordinated a value stream analysis of the reconciliation process for Finished Goods to streamline and standardize.
  • Prepared and recorded month end general ledger journal entries.
  • Provided ad-hoc reports as needed to various levels of management.
  • Initiated root cause analysis as needed to improve departmental tasks.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MS
Accounting And Information Technology
9

FINANCIAL and ACCOUNTING ANALYST

Reviewed customer supply agreements to validate and interpret payment terms and conditions for customer rebates for retail national accounts.

  • Implemented and accrued $800M in annual payments from 70+ different rebate programs.
  • Ensured all payment programs were administered in accordance to SOX, GAAP, and industry regulations.
  • Provided reporting and reconciliation directly to all customers, VP of Sales, and the finance team on monthly/weekly basis.
  • Collaborated with Rebate Partners to improve supply agreement processes.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
MBA
Economics, Accounting, And Financial Accounting
10

Accounting Analyst

Build monthly P/L packages and highlight key variance drivers and risks to initial projections

  • Drove company efforts to lower overall expenditure of iOS consultants down by 9%, using in house developers and improved overall utilization of outsourced resources
  • Spearhead weekly cash flow operations meetings with company CFO; build and implement
  • Improved overall cash position by $1.5 Million using enhanced metrics such as operating
  • Prepare and review relevant financial data comparing actuals to forecasts and budgets using the
  • Overall resource allocation on iOS vs Android platform was unbalanced, assets and expenditure were realigned to better reflect and drive future growth goals of the organization
  • Implement and improve fixed asset financial model for monthly and quarterly financials working with business owners to detail sources of positive and negative variances
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration

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