Highly proficient, quality-focused Accounting professional eager to contribute expertise toward actively supporting a dynamic organization in optimizing operational performance as a key team member.
Ø Specific subject matter knowledge regarding accounting functions, including accounts payable and receivable, accounts reconciliation, electronic funds transfers, invoicing, purchase orders, check runs, and tax preparation.
Ø Comprehensive understanding of manufacturing environment with specialized skill set in executive support within this setting.
Ø Strong accounting and administrative background with the ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously.
Ø Act as a solid support professional to tax associates and legal counsel in many different aspects.
Ø Skilled at developing and implementing efficiency best practices to increase productivity.
Ø Uses knowledge of various accounting regulations and company protocols to support executive management.
Ø Technology savvy and proficient in multiple software systems, including MS Office Suite, ProSystem fx Engagement, ProSystem fx Tax, ATB, Peachtree, Quickbooks, SMART e-Practice Aids-Risk Assessment, and IDEA.
Ø Demonstrate dynamic leadership qualities and strong communication skills in successfully steering planning meetings and delivering comprehensive strategies.
Ø Proven history of saving company resources through development and implementation of efficiency best practices resulting in decreased operational costs.
Ø Capable of in-depth research and data analysis with the purpose of improving efficiency best practices and productivity.
Ø Allocate, administer and control budgets for various projects in a cost-effective manner.
Ø Embrace company initiatives and lead process integration efforts throughout various departments.
Ø Increase information sharing between executives, middle management, and staff through strategic communication protocols.
Ø Proactively resolve account service issues and respond to customer inquiries promptly and effectively.
Ø Adhere to operational controls, including legal, corporate, and regulatory procedures to ensure security of the organization.
Senior Auditor, Walker & Company, LLP 2008-Present
Primary responsibilities include planning and performing audits, reviews, attestation and special project engagements;
Research professional standards and develop technical solutions to new or highly complex accounting and auditing matters;
Prepare audit final results and participate in presentations to board members of various entities;
Report audit findings and make recommendations regarding improvements in operations and correcting internal control deficiencies;
Perform budget, variance and ratio analysis on complex financial statements;
Prepare financial statements for a range of non-profits and private entities;
Train associates, staff auditors in executing and documenting audit work and results;
Establish effective team environments, coordinate and monitor assignments;
Participate in peer review preparation and assignments;
Develop and maintain productive client and staff relationships;
Perform performance evaluations, motivate and encourage self development of the staff;
Prepare meeting agenda and direct monthly staff meetings.
Accounting Assistant, Walker & Company, LLP 2005-2008
Main responsibilities included analysis of audit data to assess accuracy of financial statements, including;
Performed audit field work such as evidence gathering and control testing procedures;
Assisted in planning audits, preparing work papers, and documenting client processes;
Prepared federal and state tax returns of organizations exempt from income tax.
Accounting Tutor, University of the District of Columbia 2004-2006
Main responsibilities included tutoring students in Accounting, helped students understand the fundamentals and principles of Accounting, and assisted students with information regarding accounting careers and professional memberships.
n BBA C Accounting, University of the District of Columbia (Graduated Summa Cum Laude)
n Membership C National Association of Black Accountants
n Membership C Delta Mu Delta Business Administration Honors Society
n Membership C Accounting Club, UDC
n Languages C English and French
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