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Senior Staff Accountants oversee teams of accountants who prepare financial documents for their clients, like income tax returns, monthly reports and financial statements. Example resumes of Senior Staff Accountants include such responsibilities as assisting the Controller with financial and operational analysis and reporting, and assisting in the preparation of external audits. A Bachelor's degree in accounting is the required educational background for candidates interested in becoming Senior Staff Accountants, as well as prior accounting experience.

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Senior Staff Accountant

Provided complete accounting services to 8 independently owned companies in several industry sectors including marketing, book publication, information technology and real estate companies.

  • Successfully converted 6 years of accounting records from internet based NetSuite to QuickBooks. Increased accounting efficiency by 100%.
  • Brought previously outsourced payroll functions in-house for about 150 employees in several U.S. States and Canadian provinces; effectively maintained and communicated payroll and benefit information.
  • Trained and developed 6 personnel in payroll, cash management, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Interacted with government authority and auditors regarding corporate tax, sales tax, payroll tax and unemployment benefit issues; successfully recovered $10,000 in GST tax assessment.
  • Reduced receivable collection time by 60% through improvements in over 30,000 customers' invoices and payments process.
Candidate Info
2
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
MS
Accounting
2

Senior Staff Accountant

Generated financial, accounting, and auditing reports including profit and loss statements, balance sheets and aging reports.

  • Produced reconciled sales report of air shipments to facilitate the sales management team with quarterly sales revenue forecasts.
  • Improved the aging accounts payable schedule with weekly remittance status which increased cash flow by 20%.
  • Oversaw the transition of the manual payroll system to a direct deposit system, and performed bi-weekly payroll management.
  • Coordinated approximately $100,000 in funds through wire transfers to international agents and clients on a weekly basis.
Candidate Info
41
years in
workforce
41
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
3

Senior Staff Accountant

Provided oversight to the daily accounting operations of four business units, namely Advertising,
Promotional Medical Education, Independent Medical Education, and Healthcare Business
Informatics. Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

  • Administered staff accountable for billing, accounts receivable collections.
  • Decreased outstanding AR, which led to 85%, increase in cash flow and customer relations.
  • Handled accrued revenue process, timesheet reporting and month end closing.
  • Supervised a staff of (4) four clerks
  • Delivered on-time and precise budget balancing to clients, which prevented loss of revenue.
  • Lead accounting system migration form Adman to Solomon for the New York office.
  • Implemented Sarbanes-Oxley and successfully past testing.
Candidate Info
52
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Computer Science
Business Finance
4

Senior Staff Accountant

Manage accounting processes, staff initial contact for general inquiries. Assist in creating a functional accounting system and finance unit.

  • Reduced timeline for facilitating month-end financial statements from the 15th to the first week of each month
  • Provide high priority turnaround for inquiries received from Controller and Chief Operating Officer
  • Created streamlined system to determine status of outstanding checks, curtailing down time
  • Developed a monthly summary report that emphasizes outstanding credit card reconciliations and missing receipts, thus decreasing Chief Operating Officer's audit time
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Liberal Arts
5

Senior Staff Accountant

Awarded a promotion based on excellence in performance and consistent expansion of duties.

  • Trained staff accountant in Accounts Payables process being mindful of best practices and includes regular theory discussion with both learner and instructor feedback.
  • Coordinated yearly process of $12M budget with nine (9) departments and thirty-five (35) cost centers; budget responsibilities also include updating module with monthly monitoring and adjusting during current fiscal year.
  • Developed Communication Protocols for Member lead Investment Committee.
  • Created organization wide education tools for credit card and cash expense reporting.
  • Provided analysis of investment vehicles using Value parameters standardized by Member lead Investment Committee.
  • Furnished uniform methodology for interdepartmental document storage eliminating redundant data.
  • Researched and provided analysis of potential budget and reporting tools for replacement of current system.
Candidate Info
123
years in
workforce
47
years
at this job
BA
Business
6

Senior Staff Accountant

Assisted with the preparation of Company's 10-Q and 10-K, including preparing supporting schedules.

  • Ensured timely and accurate completion of monthly financial statements including cash flow, balance sheet and income statements.
  • Assisted in completion of monthly closings, including accruals, consolidation and eliminations of subsidiary companies.
  • Reviewed and recorded expense allocations for internal reports issued to management.
  • Reviewed and verified accuracy of workpapers prepared by Staff Accountants.
  • Reviewed and post all journal entries prepared by the Staff Accountants
  • Developed and implemented internal departmental reports in order to provide senior management with timely insightful information in order to maximize profitability and reduce cost.
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
MS
Accounting
7

Senior Staff Accountant

Maintained all accounting records, including sales processing via AS400, monthly reconciliations for 15+ general ledger asset accounts, month-end closings, credit-due logs, and notes payable documentation. Monitored interest rate changes. Reviewed P&L for 40 stores.

  • Automated marketing credit due log from AS400 to PC-based format, collaborating with IT.
  • Improved communication and oversight of marketing department expenses/recoveries, by introducing a detailed quarterly report with comparison markers to budget.
  • Enhanced productivity/accuracy developing procedure manual for sales processing software.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
8

Senior Staff Accountant

Prepared monthly account reconciliations with emphasis on funds held accounts and other various balance sheet accounts - cleared all items within 60 days

  • Filed monthly sales tax returns in multiple states
  • Assisted in monthly and annual financial close process - terminated end of term leases and prepared adjustments in Lease Plus
  • Processed daily speedpay transactions for collectors
  • Reviewed customer refunds for legitamacy and accuracy - noted gain and ensured all applicable end of term fees were assessed and paid
  • Participated in the company's quality initiative program
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Accounting
9

Senior Staff Accountant

Responsible for preparing monthly, quarterly and year end closing cycles that did not missed the deadline once

  • In charge of general ledger activities - recorded journal entries and performed account reconciliations
  • Handled annual audit preparations to put all account reconciliations and supporting documentations in a package
  • Reconciled over 30 bank accounts, identified, researched and resolved all reconciling items in timely manner
  • Ensured compliance of filing sales/use tax returns for multiple states in timely manner
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
MS
Finance
10

Senior Staff Accountant

Provided ownership with Daily Cash Forecast consisting of cash transactions for more than twenty bank
accounts

  • Depreciated Trust Company fixed assets
  • Prepared accruals and allocated expenses between departments
  • Provided ownership with accurate and timely financial reporting
  • Maintained detailed general ledger account reconciliations
  • Assembled information for annual audit
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Accounting

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