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General Accountants, or General Ledger Accountants, ensure that a business' transactions have been properly accounted for and accurately reflect the accounting process of the company. Skills exhibited by General Accountants and incorporated into their sample resumes include daily reviews of cash collections, and matching the supply of treasury bonds or the bank with collections and recording. A college degree in business or accounting is the most often required educational background on a General Accountant's resume. Most General Accountants are also CPAs.

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General Accountant

Monitored and executed all special billing arrangements for groups as required to ensure postings are align with contract. Liaise with Front Office, Sales & Events, and guests regarding disputed invoices, making necessary adjustments and updating of invoices. Performed month end closing procedures. Responsible for clearing and cancellation/attrition accounts and providing back-up for any variances.

  • Reconciled Great America package, generated revenue of $20,000, with less than a 10% variance rate.
  • Successfully collected payments for extensive aging accounts resulting in a DCSO (Days Credit Sales Outstanding) decrease of 11 days within one week.
  • Created a "How to Filter Accounting Calls" guide, which increased Front Office confidence & competency, reduced guest response time from five to two days, ensuring guest customer satisfaction
  • Provided invoices for multiple corporations and sporting teams with revenues exceeding $500,000 in a timely manner
  • Commended on September 2013 Event Satisfaction Survey, by a representative for a top 100 of the Fortune 500 company, for my clear, concise, easy to digest final reporting.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AA
Business
2

Senior General Accountant

Developed, documented and implemented SOP ensuring internal control (GAP and SOX).

  • Provided trainings to managers in MA, NY and TX on Deloitte & Touche's Risk Control Tracking System.
  • Pioneered web-based filing of Sales and Use Taxes resulting in improved efficiency and reduced workload.
  • Managed month end close processes streamlining the process from 4 to 2 days to meet corporate requirements.
  • Prepared, analyzed and presented financial statements to management team including SEC required 10K package.
  • Developed budget estimates and prepared monthly analysis detailing variance between budget and actuals.
  • Completed monthly reconciliations including all bank accounts, inter-company and accrual accounts.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
3

General Accountant

Daily responsibilities of uploading cash journals, tracking over and shorts, keying in states and adjustments into Excel spreadsheets from the nightly packet, calculating taxes, verifying banks

  • Period ending responsibilities of account reconciliation, counting, inputting and tracking inventories
  • Stepped into the role of Systems Manager of four significant internally managed systems, and provided leadership to the Front Desk by creating a complete manual for all operations and cash handling policies
  • Department achieved the first "green" score on an internal audit in 2006, while the property achieved the Top Operations Award from Marriott in three of my four years
  • Registered guests and assigned rooms, accommodated special requests whenever possible
  • Gained proficiency with Property Management and reservation systems used
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
4

General Accountant/general Cashier

Serves as the head cashier for the hotel, responsible for recording daily cash receipts and preparing all bank deposits. Responsibilities include preparing and entering all entries related to accounts receivable for the hotel. Strong focus on safeguarding the hotel's cash and cash equivalents to minimize losses. Recognized numerous times for outstanding commitment to guests and internal guests.

  • Processed daily journal entries to record daily receivables and revenue
  • Performed weekly internal audits with Assistant Controller to prevent and monitor misappropriation of cash
  • Managed and safeguarded hotels main cash fund of $80,000
  • Decreased cashier overages/shortages by leading several initiatives to educate hotel cashiers on safe cash handling
  • Reconciled petty cash fund weekly to ensure funds were used in accordance to hotel's standard operating procedures
Candidate Info
47
years in
workforce
47
years
at this job
BA
Communication
5

General Accountant

Supports the Office Manager and Controller in a wide variety of accounting tasks including the finalization of truck deals, GL reconciliations, month end closing, validation of cash deposits, sales commissions and A/P verification for three locations.

  • Improved sales documents to increase efficiency and accuracy while reducing completion time by 50%.
  • Participated in several company lean team projects to increase productivity and work flow environment.
  • Prepared and Implemented procedures to improve accuracy in A/P and truck sales functions.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Accounting
Accounting
6

General Accountant

Responsible for the preparation of daily deposits and worked closely with operational leaders in the research and follow up of cash over/short variances.

  • Maintained close communication with department leaders and vendors to ensure payment of invoices and tax accruals on Pcard purchases.
  • Reported the completion of the monthly Club Spending Report followed by the issuing of Marriott Rewards points to 500 club members based on their incidentals totals.
  • Regularly completed work in a timely manner in a team effort to support the department by servicing guest calls, promptly resolving guest issues, and following up with stakeholders.
  • Worked closely with Assistant Director of Finance and Evention support team to install Secure Drop, a software designed to create greater efficiency in the daily tasks of a cashier. The hotel was one of the first Marriotts to install.
  • Assisted the Director of Finance and Assistant Directors of Finance with various projects
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Management Graduate
Accounting I
7

General Accountant

Performed monthly bank reconciliation; processed wire transfers; provided support to cash management

  • Prepared monthly and fiscal year closing
  • Analyzed and handled the maintenance of the fixed Asset system
  • Maintained and reconciled the general ledger and chart of accounts
  • Worked closely with external auditors, accomplished year-end auditing schedules
  • Achieved quarter and year end employer tax return
  • Performed other work -related duties and special projects as assigned
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English Language And Literature
BS
Accounting
8

General Accountant

Managed all aspects of the fixed assets function, including analysis, resolving discrepancies and reconciling accounts.

  • Prepared personal property and real estate tax returns.
  • Main contact for personal / real property tax audit. Met with tax examiner, provided reports, arranged for and answered questions during facility audit tour.
  • Managed merger of fixed asset databases and general ledger accounts during the consolidation of two divisions. Validated account balances in both the general ledger and fixed asset database and set up project files and backup detail for each active capital project.
  • Prepared numerous reports for external annual audit and served as main contact for audit questions relating to fixed assets.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Comprehensive Accounting And Administrative Management
9

General Accountant

Compiled and analyzed financial information to prepare financial statements in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for correcting discrepancies and explaining monthly differences in account analysis and reconciliation.
  • Responsible for monthly general ledger entries, inventory accounting and bank reconciliation of multiple accounts.
  • Performed analysis of various financial variables to ensure optimum efficiency.
  • Developed and documented business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Reviewed and recommended modification to accounting system and procedures.
  • Prepared monthly management requested profitability reports. Proficient in SAP and advanced Excel.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Financial Accounting Management
Teaching
10

General Accountant

Worked with deadlines to complete audit schedules, to reduce the cost of outside audit.

  • Completed schedules for management review in decision making.
  • Analyzed questionable transactions to determine proper accounting of income and expense.
  • Audited various accounts such as receivables and worked with store management for resolution.
  • Provided auditors with assistance on audits.
  • Participated in acquisitions and closings of tire center locations.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Accounting

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